This lesson allows you to begin your journey into understanding yourself as a Filipino which will hopefully lead you to mastering yourself. You will know about the desirable traits of a true Filipino. It will help you answer questions about your role and duties as a citizen of this country. You must aim to:
1. show respect and appreciation for the national symbols of the Philippines; 2. discuss desirable Filipino traits and values;
3. use four words adjectives in describing yourself as a Filipino; 4. use information presented in a reading or viewing selection to infer, to evaluate, and to express critical ideas; and
5. respond to ideas, issues, and concerns presented in a reading or viewing selection in creative forms;
II. Subject Matter
Topic : I am a Filipino by Carlos P. Romulo
Reference : English for Communication Arts and Skill
Materials : bell, pictures, cartolina, power point presentation, ,laptop and other improvised materials.
Teacher’s Activity A. Routines 1. Opening Prayer 2. Classroom Management 3. Checking of Attendance B. Priming/Motivation What is it? Now, class let’s have a guessing game. I will show you blurred pictures and try to guess what is portrayed in the given pictures. I will be giving you three clues to easily guess those pictures. I will group you into two groups. If you know the answer, just press the bell. For every question there are five members who will represent your group. So all of you will have the chance to answer. The winning group will receive a prize later, after the class. So now, APOLLO are you ready? (Visual presentations are provided.)Clues: It helps the people in carrying heavy things. According to a fable, its skin switched with a cow. It has horns. What is it? Clues: It can be used as necklace. We usually give it to our Saints. It smells good. What is it?Clues: It serves as our viand. Its name is a compound word. It has many bones.What is it? Clues: It tastes sour sometimes sweet. It can be used in making candies. It is rich in vitamin C.What is it? Clues: It is used as material in making furnitures. It has a seed that has thorns. It is the strongest tree.What is it? What did you notice with those images? Is there a resemblance among them? Yes, very good. All of them are our national symbols. I’m glad that you are still aware of our national symbols.b. UNLOCKING OF DIFFICULTIES As we read the selection, we may encounter different words that will hinder us to understand the text, so in order us to find no difficulty in understanding let us be familiar with these words. Directions: Identify the meaning of the underlined word in each sentence. Analyze the sentence in order to get the real meaning of it.Your Initial Task (Visual aids are provided.)___1.The Filipinos are inheritors of the glorious past. ___2. Our rivers and lakes are teeming with fish.___3. Early Filipinos are considered rich with their appurtenances in the different parts of their body.___4. The purple invitation beckoned them to come in rich and happy land.___5. The frail craft rocked as he clambered. Before we go on discovering what molded us as Filipinos, let’s identify the characteristics that we inherit from our ancestors. | Students’ Activity Yes. (Students form their group.)...