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The Donkey Cart

  1. 1. The Donkey Cart S. T. Hwang
  2. 2. <ul><li>The students shall be able to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify the synonym of words from the story. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete a story map. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Review some elements of a short story. </li></ul></ul>Bull’s Eye
  3. 3. <ul><li>Read the title of the story. What, do you think, is the story about? </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the first two columns of this K-W-L chart before you read the story. </li></ul>Knowledge Scan Once your done, ask your facilitator to check your work. What I l earned from the story What I w ant to learn from the story What I k now about the story
  4. 4. You've got your brain in gear today! See next page for the next challenge
  5. 5. <ul><li>Look at the book. </li></ul><ul><li>What have you noticed with the book? </li></ul><ul><li>Which did you notice first the dot or the white portion of the book? </li></ul><ul><li>Imagine that the book symbolizes the good things that you have done and the dot represents your mistakes. Which of the two (good or bad) is more noticeable? Which of the two is easily remembered by other people? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you believe that it is easier for people to remember your bad side than your good side? Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Here is a story of a man who had the same experience with you. Let us see how the man solved his problem. </li></ul>Hyper Link Borrow a copy of the story from your facilitator. After reading the story, see next page for some activities.
  6. 6. <ul><li>A. Identify the synonym of the underlined word. Choose your answer from the box below. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The students use the workbooks sparsely . Their teachers ask them to photocopy activities from other books. Hence, the parents complain to the principal. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The man tried to convince the woman. However because of the woman’s obstinacy , the man failed. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>She cannot decide on the issue so she spent more time contemplating . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>According to the doctor, the boy is always sick because of his feeble body. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The disease spreads quickly because of the unsavory environment. </li></ul></ul>Tab of Ideas : Word Scan Infrequently Weak Always Stubbornness Thinking Talking Strong Dirty Organized Forgetfulness Are you done? If you are, see next page for the correct answers.
  7. 7. Word Scan : Key <ul><li>Infrequently </li></ul><ul><li>Stubbornness </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>Weak </li></ul><ul><li>Dirty </li></ul>Great! You did a good job! You may now see the next page to perform the next activity. You may now check your work, if you have questions, you may approach your facilitator.
  8. 8. <ul><li>B. Complete the following table. You may visit the library or check on the internet to accomplish this task. </li></ul>Tab of Ideas : Vocabulary Log Are you done? If you are, ask your facilitator check your work. 5. Unsavory 4. Feeble 3. Contemplating 2. Obstinacy 1. Sparsely Use in a Sentence Drawing Antonym Synonym Definition Word
  9. 9. That’s terrific! You are now ready to do a more challenging but a more interesting task. You may now see next page.
  10. 10. Tab of Ideas : Story Map Let us see how far have you understood our story. What is the title of our story? Good! Our story is entitled The Donkey Cart. Be able to complete the story map according to your understanding of the story. You may also scan the story while you are accomplishing this task. Good luck! See next page.
  11. 11. This is a story map. Do not answer this yet. I will guide you throughout the process. We will have some review and I will give you time to answer. See next page. <ul><li>Setting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>________________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>________________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Main Characters </li></ul><ul><li>A. ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>B. ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>C. ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>D. ________________ </li></ul>III. Plot A. Exposition B. Rising Action C. Climax D. Falling Action E. Resolution IV. Theme __________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ V. Moral __________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________
  12. 12. Let’s review : Setting The setting includes the “when” and the “where” of the story. When did the story happen? Where did the story happen?
  13. 13. Let’s review : Characters The characters are the people or animals that are involved in the story. Protagonist vs. Antagonist There are two main kinds of characters: the protagonist and the antagonist. The protagonist is the hero of the story. The antagonist is the villain in the story.
  14. 14. Let’s review : Plot The plot is the arrangement of events in the story. Here is a pyramid plot structure. Exposition Rising Action Climax Falling Action Resolution For a more elaborate review about the pyramid, see next page.
  15. 15. <ul><li>Exposition is the beginning of the story. It introduces the setting and characters. </li></ul><ul><li>Rising Action includes events leading up to the climax. There are conflicts that arise during these events. Conflicts are problems or complications. There are many types of conflicts, but the most commons ones are as follows: </li></ul><ul><li>* Man vs. man – two people arguing or fighting </li></ul><ul><li>* Man vs. himself – a person who has problems within, such as depression, </li></ul><ul><li>unresolved anger or love, feelings of rejection, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>* Man vs. nature – a person against a natural disaster or Mother Nature, i.e. a </li></ul><ul><li>storm, blizzard, hurricane, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>* Man vs. supernatural – a person against things that are not easily explained or </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;normal&quot;, such as ghosts, evil forces, gods, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Climax is the turning point of the story. It is the highest point of interest. </li></ul><ul><li>Falling Action includes events after the climax. These events lead to the resolution. </li></ul><ul><li>Resolution is the end of the story where all of the loose ends are tied up for the reader. </li></ul>Let’s review : Plot
  16. 16. Let’s review : Theme vs. Moral Do not cheat. Example Cheating is bad. It is written in an imperative sentence. Form It is written in a declarative sentence. It is the values learned from the story. Meaning It is the central idea of the story. Moral Theme
  17. 17. You may now complete the boxes. Great! You are done now. Ask your facilitator check your work. <ul><li>Setting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>________________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Place </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>________________________ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Main Characters </li></ul><ul><li>A. ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>B. ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>C. ________________ </li></ul><ul><li>D. ________________ </li></ul>III. Plot A. Exposition B. Rising Action C. Climax D. Falling Action E. Resolution IV. Theme __________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ IV. Moral __________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________ _______________________________
  18. 18. <ul><li>Now that you are done with the story map, you may now fill in the last column of this K-W-L chart. </li></ul>Mind Check Once your done, ask your facilitator to check your work. What I l earned from the story What I w ant to learn from the story What I k now about the story
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