The topic that I have chosen is under the Physical Education component which is about Philippine Folk Dances. This is taught in the fourth grading period in high school and partly taught in the collegiate level under the Physical Education 2 subject which is about Dances in general. I have chosen this subject since I think of all the topics taught in PE, this has been given minimal consideration especially in teaching, considering that these dances have an integral part in our culture.
First is the attainment of the objectives in learning Philippine Folk Dances. Some of the objectives in relation to culture include the following: a) to foster patriotism and nationalism through the study of our dances; b) to arouse better appreciation of Philippines music and folk dances; c) to preserve posterity, folk dances and music indigenous to the different regions in the Philippines. There are instances that these objectives are neglected and focused more on the technical aspect of learning Philippine Folk Dances, like execution of the steps