Cultural relics
Do you know the following cultural relics (heritage sites)?
The Forbidden City (紫禁城 紫禁城) 紫禁城
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor and Terracotta Warriors
Temple of Heaven
The White Cloud Tower
It is one of the seven wonders in the world. It is the only wonder that can be seen from a spaceship in space. It is the symbol of China and its culture.
They are near the capital city of EgyptCairo. They were the tombs of the Egyptian kings and queens. They are the symbol of Egypt and its culture.
It is in England. It is a circle of large standing stones. It was built in stages from 3100 BC to 1500 BC. It is the symbol of England and its culture.
In Search of the Amber Room
Looking for ! 寻找!
the Amber Room in Russia
Main idea: the strange history of the Amber Room What happened to the Amber Room?
Par. 1: an introduction of the Amber Room Colour Design Made up of (formation)
Yellow-brown Of the fancy style popular in those days amber(7000 tons) gold jewels 10years for a team of the country’s best artists.
Time of building it
The best and biggest work of amber art ever mad (有史以来所制作的最大最好的琥珀艺术作品)
  2: A gift to Peter the Great
Q1: In fact, What was the amber room first made for? Key: It was first made for the palace(寝宫)of Frederick I.
Q2: What happened to the Amber Room in 1916?
Frederick William I (the king of Prussia) to
Peter the Great (the Czar)
as a gift of friendship
Something given to a person
in return
gave 55 of the his best soldiers
as a reward for something
  1. his winter Palace in St Petersburg
  2. a small reception hall for impartant visitors.
use for
More details were added to the Amber Room Par.
Who (person) : Catherine II What(event):
  1.She had the Amber Room moved to the palace outside of St Petersburg.
  2.Told her artists to add more details to its design
600 candles lit the room The mirrors and pictares shone like gold bom
  4: the missing of the Amber Room : Time : Event: 1941
at war
(the Russians)
Nazi Germany
(the Nazis)
were only able to remove furniture and small art objects
to take something away the Nazis arrived
stole the Amber Room
the Amber Room was missing
sent it to Konisberg
  5: A new Amber Room
Fill in the blanks: While the search the old room continues ,the Russians for and Germans have built __ new Amber Room at the summer a palace. In the spring of 2003, it was ready for the people of St. Petersburg to celebrate 300th birthday of their city. the
1 Read the passage again and choose the best answer for each blank.
1 The king of Prussia who gave the Amber Room as a gift to Russia was A Frederick I B Frederick William I C Peter the Great D Catherine II 2 The king of Prussia gave the Amber Room to Russia because A he wanted to marry Catherine II B he was kind C he needed better soldiers D he wanted to make friends 3 The Amber Room Was stolen by A Russian soldiers B German soldiers C people in Konigsberg D people in St Petersburg 4 In 1941, the city of Konigsberg was in A Germany B Russia C Sweden D France 5 The Russians didn’t hide the Amber Room because A they were at war B they couldn’t find a place C the German soldiers arrived too soon D no train could take it away
was given was becoming
was built
was added
was rebuilt
was missing
was stolen
Amber Room, the best and biggest work of amber art ever made, was the of first built for palace Frederick I. In 1916, Frederik William I as a gift in gave it to Peter the Great of friendship and return he got the Czar’s 55 best soldiers. Thus the Amber Room became part of the Czar’s summer palace in St.Petersburg and served as a reception for small hall important visitors. Later,Catherine II told her add artists to more details to design. Unfortunately, in its at war September,1941,When Russia and Nazi Germany were , stolen the Amber Room was secretly by the Nazis. 100,000 pieces of There is the room were put inside twenty-seven wooden boxes. no doubt that the boxes were then put on a train for was missing Konigsberg.After that,the Amber Room . While the search for the old room continues, the Russians and Germans have built a new Amber Room which was ready for the people of St.Petersbrug to celebrate the 300th birthday of their city in the spring of 20


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