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LEARNING PLAN CALENDAR

SUBJECT: ENGLISH 8 (EN8) NO. OF WEEKS: 9 weeks (34 hours)


UNIT TOPIC: AFRICAN LITERATURE
DESIGNER: DONNALYN O. CASTILLO

CONTENT STANDARD: The learner demonstrates understanding of:


1. African literature as means of exploring forces that human beings contend with;
2. various reading styles and reading purposes;
3. prosodic features that serve as carriers of meaning;
4. ways by which information may be organized, related, and delivered orally; and
5. parallel structures and cohesive devises in presenting information
PERFORMACE STANDARD: The learner transfers learning by composing and delivering an informative speech based on a scientific topic of interest keeping in mind the proper and effective use
of parallel structures and cohesive devises and appropriate prosodic features, stance, and behavior.
COMPETENCIES:
1. Reading Comprehension
a) scan for logical connectors to determine the text type;
b) skim to determine key ideas;
c) use the appropriate reading style (scanning, skimming, speed reading, intensive reading etc.) for one’s purpose; and
d) read intensively to determine the author’s purpose.
2. Listening Comprehension
a) listen for important points signalled by volume, projection, pitch, stress, intonation, juncture, and rate of speech;
b) determine how volume, projection, pitch, stress, intonation, juncture, and speech rate serve as carriers of meaning; and
c) note the changes in volume, projection, pitch, stress, intonation, juncture, and rate of speech that affect meaning.
3. Vocabulary Development
a) determine the meaning of idiomatic expressions by noting context clues and collocations; and
b) use appropriate strategies in unlocking the meaning of unfamiliar words and idiomatic expressions.
4. Literature
a) express appreciation for sensory images used;
b) explain the literary devices used;
c) determine tone, mood, technique, and purpose of the author; and
d) explain how a selection may be influenced by culture, history, environment, or other factors.
5. Writing and Composition
a) present ideas using a variety of graphic organizer;
b) organize ideas in one-step word, phrase, and sentence outline forms; and
c) arrange notes using a variety of graphic organizer.
6. Oral Language and Fluency
a) use the correct sounds of English
7. Grammar Awareness
a) use parallel structures; and
b) use appropriate cohesive devices in composing an informative speech.

SESSION 1 SESSION 2 SESSION 3 SESSION 4


Target Date: June 18, 2018 Target Date: June 19, 2018 Target Date: June 25, 2018 Target Date: June 26, 2018

EXPLORE FIRM-UP
DIAGNOSTIC TEST NO CLASSES Act 1: 4 pics 1 word (Photos showing Africa) Act. 1: Reading and Listening to the poem “Africa”
Act 2: Introduction to African Literature by David Diop
Act 3: Show video about the African Life. Ref.
Ref. Youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fw_xzgrjPWA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2s5ev0i8tm) Act. 2: Underlining unfamiliar words and looking
for its meaning in the dictionary
FIRM-UP Act. 3: Process Questions
Act 4: Reaction Guide (A table containing 1) What does the poem reveal about African
statements about Africa, where students need to character?
write if they agree or disagree in the statement. 2) How do Africans respond to the challenges
Act 5:Process Questions of modernity as revealed in the poem?
1) Which of the following statements do you Ref. EN8 Module 1 &2 pp. 13-14
believe to be true?
2) Why do you say that these statements are DEEPEN
true? Act. 4: Reciting the poem with proper
3) Why do you think these are not true? pronunciation
Ref. EN8 Module 1 &2 pp. 7-8 Act. 5: Using the unfamiliar words in sentence
Act. 6: Understanding Context Clues (Meaning
Assignment: and Kinds of Context Clues)
Have a copy of the poem “Africa” by David Diop Act. 7: Analyzing examples of context clues in a
and bring your dictionaries. sentence.
Ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 50-51; EN8 Module 1 &2 pp.
Remarks: 42

Remarks:
SESSION 5 SESSION 6 SESSION 7 SESSION 8
Target Date: July 02, 2018 Target Date: July 03, 2018 Target Date: July 09, 2018 Target Date: July 10, 2018

DEEPEN TRANSFER: EXPLORE DEEPEN


Act. 1: Discussing the Prosodic Features of Ass. 1: Story Wheel Act. 1: Guess the meaning of the statements. Act. 1: Reacting to Writer’s Devices
Speech (stress, intonation, phrasing, Ref. Module 1&2 pp. 14 (Those statements are proverbs) Ref. Module 1&2 pp. 45
gesture) Ass. 2: 20 item quiz about the use of context
Act. 2: Deriving meanings from proverbs. Act. 2: Analyzing different Literary Devices
Ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 7-8 clues and prosodic features of speech.
Ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 5-6, 10 Ref. https://www.virtualsalt.com/rhetoric.htm
Act. 2: Applying the proper stress, Act.3: Recognizing the great South African
intonation, phrasing, and gesture through leader, Nelson Mandela. TRANSFER
reciting the poem “Africa” by David Diop. REVIEW FOR THE 1 MONTHLY EXAM ON Ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 18-19
ST Act. 3: Exercise 2 (Lines from the poem;
Act. 3: Silent Reading of the short story JULY 4-5 determining the literary device)
“Open house” by Musa Nagenda FIRM-UP Ref. Module 1&2 pp. 46
Act. 4: Discussing the meaning of unfamiliar Act. 4: Unlocking difficulties
word from the story. Remarks: Act. 5: Reading the poem “When Negro Teeth
Act. 5: Oral Reading of the short story using Speaks” by Ouologuem Yambo and answering
the proper emotions. comprehension questions. Remarks:
Ref. Ref. Module 1&2 pp. 42-45
http:/maanlitworks.wordpress.com/2014/05/
26/open-house-2/
Remarks:
Remarks:

SESSION 9 SESSION 10 SESSION 11 SESSION 12


Target Date: July 16, 2018 Target Date: July 17, 2018 Target Date: July 23, 2018 Target Date: July 24, 2018

EXPLORE DEEPEN: EXPLORE


Act. 1: Guessing Game  Organizing Ideas Through Outlining  What is a verb?
 Recognizing the difference between ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 41-42 CLASS SUSPENDED DUE TO TYPHOON  Recall the tenses of verbs.
tales, fables, folktales, poem, and  Gerund and Present participle
short stories. Act. 1: Reading the fable “Whiteman and FIRM-UP
Act. 2: Reading the West African folktale Snake”  Active and Passive voice
“Tale of the Cow-Tail” Act. 2: Compare and Contrast characters Ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 11
Act. 3: Unlocking unfamiliar words from the using a Venn Diagram  Rules in changing active to passive voice
folktale Ref. Voyagers 8 pp.21 Act. 1: Exercise A
Ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 33-36 Act. 3: Exercise A and B Ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 11-12
Ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 42-43
FIRM-UP Act. 4: Look for gerund and present participle DEEPEN
Act. 3: Understanding Words Through in the folktale. Act. 3: Changing Active to Passive Voice in a
Affixes paragraph.
Act. 3: Answer Exercise A, B, & C TRANSFER Act. 4: Exercise B
Ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 39-40 Ass. 1: Outline the folktale Ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 12
Act. 4: Underlining words with affixes from Ass. 2: Using words with affixes, gerunds, and
the folktale. other verbals in a meaningful sentence. TRASFER:
Ass. 1: Exercise C
Remarks: Remarks: Ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 12
Ass.2: Role Playing (Script using proper voice of
verb)

Remarks:

SESSION 13 SESSION 14 SESSION 15 SESSION 16


Target Date: July 30, 2018 Target Date: July 31, 2018 Target Date: August 6, 2018 Target Date: August 7, 2018

EXPLORE FIRM-UP
Act. 1: Corner game Act. 1: Writing a complex sentence
NUTRITION MONTH CELEBRATION NUTRITION MONTH CELEBRATION -The corners of the room will be divided into Act. 2: Writing a Comparative Paragraph
narrative, journalistic, expository, and persuasive. Ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 28-31
Then the teacher will give a material and the
students will identity the type of text and will go to DEEPEN
the corresponding corner.  Reading the poem “The Sling” and “The
Zebras” by Roy Campbell.
FIRM-UP  Recognizing parallel structures
 Identifying text types  Correcting Sentences with Faulty
Ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 13-15 parallelism.
 Writing strategies Ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 51-54
Ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 16-17
 Using Cohesive Devices Remarks:
Ref. Voyagers 8 pp. 22-24

Remarks:
SESSION 17 SESSION 18 SESSION # SESSION #
Target Date: August 13, 2018 Target Date: August 14, 2018 Target Date: August 15-17, 2018 Target Date: August 20, 2018

TRANSFER TRANSFER
Ass. 1: Make a paragraph following the  Make a 2 minute speech
writing strategies with the following topics: FIRST QUARTERLY EXAM PRESENTATION OF SPEECHES
 Education
 Studying
 Family
 Freedom REVIEW FOR 1ST QUARTERLY EXAM

EXPLORE
Act. 1: Video presentation of a 2-minute
speech
Ref. YouTube

FIRM-UP
 Strategies in making and
performing a speech
Ref. Voyagers 8 pp.54

Remarks: