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MTB-MLE
(Mother Tongue Based-Multi Linguistic Education)
Learner’s Material
Unit 1
Department of Education
Republic of t...
MTB-MLE – Grade 3
Learner’s Material
First Edition, 2014
Republic Act 8293, section 176 states that: No copyright shall su...
Table of Contents
Quarter 1
Knowing Myself and My Family
Week 1 - ...........................................................
Activity 9.......................................................................................25
Activity 10..............
Week 6 - .................................................................................... 48
Activity 1..................
Activity 5.......................................................................................75
Activity 6...............
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Quarter 1
Knowing Myself and My Family
2
Week 1
Read the dialogue of the two pupils.
What did they tell to each other?
If you were one of the children in the dia...
3
Activity 1
A story is made up of different elements.
Create a map by filling in the information for the story “The Pet”
...
4
A story has three elements.
Setting, Character and Plot are elements of a Story.
The setting tells about the time and th...
5
A noun is a name of a person, a place, or a thing.
B. Father saw a kitten on the grass.
C. Greg enjoyed looking at the d...
6
Activity 4 – A
Read the story.
Answer the following questions.
1. Who is coming home?
Read and Learn!
Waiting for Sally
...
7
2. Who will meet her at the bus station?
3. What do you think did the family feel?
4. How do you think Sally feels too?
...
8
_________ 2. _______________________________________
_________ 3. _______________________________________
_________ 4. _...
9
3. My Aunt Sally needs a bottle of cooking oil for the menu.
4. Father bought vegetables and fruits for dessert.
5. Moth...
10
Activity 3:
Read each sentence carefully. Choose a word from the box
that will complete the idea of the sentence. Then ...
11
“I have to check the machine, kids, “the driver said. “We will
be a little late, but don’t worry this is just a small p...
12
Answer the following questions.
1. Who are the characters in the story?
2. What are they doing in the bus? Why?
3. What...
13
The setting of a story tells:
 the place where the story happened and,
 the time when the story happened
The setting ...
14
Activity 6:
Choose the correct setting for the kind of stories below. Write the
letter of your answer.
1. Fiesta
Where ...
15
Activity 7
Fill in the boxes with the correct spelling of the words from the story
to be dictated by the teacher.
Read ...
16
The Plot is an element of the story.
It is made up of the problem and its solution.
The problem tells a situation that ...
17
COME AND GET TO KNOW ME!!!!!
What is your complete name?
What is your favorite color?
How many brothers and sisters do ...
18
POST ASSESSMENT
Exercise # 1:
Fill in the boxes with the correct nouns. Then write 5
sentences using the nouns below.
1...
19
Week 3
Activity 1
Read the story. Answer the questions that follow.
A hungry dog went into an open gate. He saw a brown...
20
Events in poems and stories happen in a certain order.
When we sequence events, we arrange them according
to the order ...
21
Count nouns are nouns that can be counted by piece.
Mass nouns are nouns that cannot be counted.
Activity 3
Read the se...
22
Activity 5
Study your answers for Activity 4. Identify the count nouns and the
mass nouns based on the answers you have...
23
a bowl of
a kilo of
a pack of
a bag of
a box of
Activity 7
Put Gina’s activities after school hours in order. Number th...
24
________Upon reaching home she goes straight to the
kitchen to eat her snacks.
Activity 8
Read each word. Then write th...
25
Activity 9
Use the correct counter for the following mass nouns. Choose your
answer from the box.
________of soup _____...
26
POST ASSESSMENT
A. Imagine that you are going on a camping trip for 5 days. List
down at least 20 person, places and th...
27
Sentence 1: _______________ Sentence 4: _______________
Sentence 2: ______________ Sentence 5: _______________
Sentence...
28
4. My brother _______es to meet an alien from outer space.
5. Norman ________s to win the jackpot prize in the contest....
29
hope ___ wish ___ hope ___ wish ____
hope ___ wish ___
Activity 3
Read these nouns taken from the story “Let Me Get In!...
30
What do you think can a little cat give?
What does the little cat feel each time she meets a new
playmate?
Activity 4:
...
31
Answer the following questions.
1. What is the poem about?
2. How will you describe the little cat in the poem?
3. Is t...
32
5. What do you think is the best thing that the little cat brings to
her owner? Explain.
Activity 5
Can you tell the ro...
33
Activity 6:
Read the following words from the poem “Little Pussy Cat.”
Underline the affixes used.
happiness uncertaint...
34
Activity 8
Write S for story and P for poems.
1. The sentences are written in paragraphs.
2. The words at the end of th...
35
mis- -ry -ness -ment un-
Using your answers to the activity, put them together to form
a short story. Write it on the l...
36
2. He shared his bright idea to the class.
3. He is very thirsty.
4. I love to play music.
5. She is an honest child.
E...
37
c. the result of not gaining something
3. disbelief
a. without belief
b. full of belief
c. with belief
4. impatience
a....
38
Who are the famous people in your community?
In what places in your community will you bring your friends if they
want ...
39
Activity 3
Read the following words taken from the story “A Birthday
Wish.”
Compare the words in column A with the word...
40
Activity 4
Can you use concrete nouns to show the abstract nouns?
Write concrete nouns from the word bank that will rep...
41
Friends are like Diamonds
by: Florita R. Matic
You and I do need friends
The right persons whom we can depend on
Like r...
42
Activity 6
Answer the following questions.
1. Why is a friend compared to a rock? What characteristic
or description of...
43
5. Friends are like gold that glitters all day.
 What objects are used to describe a friend in the poem?
 Can human b...
44
Activity 10
Rearrange the following words to form sentences with simile.
Write the correct answers on the spaces provid...
45
Answer the following questions.
1. Who wrote the letter?
2. To whom did she send the letter?
3. What is the letter abou...
46
Activity 12
The paragraph is written in a wrong way. Rewrite the
following paragraph. Check punctuation marks, capitali...
47
as dark as as sweet as
an angel a sun a river
Exercise # 1 – B:
Read the sentence then answer the questions. Write the ...
48
1. Her tears flowed like ______.
2. Her hair is ______ night.
3. She speaks like ________.
4. Our friendship is _______...
49
I went to the backyard
And started to work hard
I was an ox in the meadow
And not a couch potato.
Soon the plants grew ...
50
Activity 3
Draw a garden that you would like to have.
If you are feeling blue
As if everything is taken away from you
M...
51
Activity 4
Read the following sentences taken from the poem.
1. I was an ox in the meadow.
2. I am not a couch potato.
...
52
______ 2. The paper is as light as feather.
______ 3. Model has a great taste in clothing.
______ 4. Mary could not fin...
53
Monday, July 22, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
Ms. Santos, my grade 3 teacher brought her Science
class to the school garden to obser...
54
Activity 8
Which part of Ronel’s journal did you like best?
Draw something about it inside the frame.
Write 2 to 3–sent...
55
Activity 9
Write a one-day journal entry about your personal experiences in
taking part in protecting your environment....
56
POST ASSESSMENT
Exercise # 1
Match the metaphor to its meaning. Write only the letter of the
correct answer.
A B
_____1...
57
Week 7
Similes and metaphors compare words in a sentence. They
make the sentences interesting.
The following are exampl...
58
Activity 1
Below are sentences that contain similes and metaphors.
Underline the two words being compared. Then write S...
59
Answer: Barbara is a hungry horse.
1. The cat’s fur is as white as snow.
2. John is sleeping like a log.
3. The athlete...
60
Activity 4
Read the following sentences taken from the story.
a. Athena sweeps the yard.
b. Brigette waters the plants....
61
Activity 5 – A
Identify the subject and the predicate in the given
sentences. Underline the subject and encircle the pr...
62
2. __________________________
3. __________________________
4. __________________________
5. __________________________...
63
Activity 6
Just Like the Ants
by: Claire B. Barcelona
“Look at the ants Kuya Anton, why are they always
busy?”asked Bri...
64
Activity 7
Find the main idea. Read the paragraph carefully then answer the
questions that follow.
Questions:
1. What i...
65
Activity8
Read the following paragraphs. Underline the key sentence
that gives the main idea of the paragraph.
1. It wa...
66
Paragraph 2
Leila and Bebot are good friends. They seat together during
classes. At recess time, they share their food ...
67
Joseph: I think I must join you reading this book.
Mark: Reading is fun!
ANCHOR 2: This is a friendly reminder of AKLAT...
68
Glossary
Index
Title Page
Table of
Contents
Activity 12
Challenge
Connect the parts of the book to locate the informati...
69
“Tomorrow is the grand parade. We are almost ready with
the preparations for our fiesta,” Barangay captain said with
ex...
70
C. Circle the letter of the correct answer.
It is Saturday morning. The siblings prepare for their visit to
their grand...
71
c. Ramil went to Manila and he visited his wife Joyce.
d. Anjelie cried because she lost her favorite computer in
schoo...
72
Activity 2
Words with Multiple-Meaning
Analyze the meanings of the word in the chart.
Word Meanings
trip Journey stumbl...
73
Activity 4
Inferring Character Traits
A story has characters. They do and say things in the story.
We can tell the kind...
74
Read the sentences. Give the character trait of the person
based on his/her actions. Choose from the list below.
brave ...
75
Activity 5
From the list of words in the box, put a  mark on the word that
describes a character trait. Put an  mark ...
76
(and) 1. Miss Dela Rosa is excited. Miss Dela Rosa is happy.
Answer: Miss Dela Rosa is excited and happy.
(and) 2. Fath...
77
Erick swims like a fish* *The band sings in the party.
Rose dances gracefully* *He joins in the poster making.
Ramil ru...
78
 What information/data are found in the table of
contents?
 How do you make use of the information in the table of
co...
79
1. Which description was shown by Miko?
a. confident b. selfish c. foolish d. friendly
2. How did Myka feel about his b...
80
Which sentence in correct?
a. The girls recited the poem so the boys danced well.
b. The girls recited the poem, but th...
81
11. What information is found on page 32?
a. Exercise b. Food Guide
c. Prevention d. Workout
C. Choose the meaning insi...
82
b. The store sells fresh fruits every Saturday
2. The flower vase is only a foot high.
a. I only need one foot of the b...
83
2. Mimi left a note for her sister.
3. Two volleyball players try to block from their opponent’s spike.
4. Tie the lace...
84
Activity 3
Recall the events in the story. Choose the character trait of the
person described in the sentence.
a. Monit...
85
Activity 4
Read and understand each situation. Complete the Character
Trait Chart.
Character Trait Chart
Who? Character...
86
Activity 5
Read the following simple sentences. Combine them using
because or while. Write your answers in your noteboo...
87
Activity 6
A. Read each sentence carefully. Tell if it is a Compound sentence
or a Complex Sentence.
1. We visited our ...
88
Activity 7
Read the journal carefully. Answer the questions.
Comprehension Questions:
1. Who wrote the journal?
2. What...
89
Activity 8
JOURNAL WRITING
Answer the following questions in complete sentence:
1. What important things happened to yo...
90
Content and Organization Rating
1. Sentences are well-written,
complete and clear.(with proper
punctuations)
2. Sentenc...
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  1. 1. 3 MTB-MLE (Mother Tongue Based-Multi Linguistic Education) Learner’s Material Unit 1 Department of Education Republic of the Philippines This instructional material was collaboratively developed and reviewed by educators from public and private schools, colleges, and/or universities. We encourage teachers and other education stakeholders to email their feedback, comments, and recommendations to the Department of Education at action@deped.gov.ph. We value your feedback and recommendations.
  2. 2. MTB-MLE – Grade 3 Learner’s Material First Edition, 2014 Republic Act 8293, section 176 states that: No copyright shall subsist in any work of the Government of the Philippines. However, prior approval of the government agency or office wherein the work is created shall be necessary for exploitation of such work for profit. Such agency or office may, among other things, impose as a condition the payment of royalties. Borrowed materials (i.e., songs, stories, poems, pictures, photos, brand names, trademarks, etc.) included in this book are owned by their respective copyright holders. Every effort has been exerted to locate and seek permission to use these materials from their respective copyright owners. The publisher and authors do not represent nor claim ownership over them. Published by the Department of Education Secretary: Br. Armin A. Luistro FSC Undersecretary: Dina S. Ocampo, Ph.D. Department of Education-Instructional Materials Council Secretariat (DepEd-IMCS) Office Address: 5th Floor Mabini Building, DepEd Complex Meralco Avenue, Pasig City Philippines 1600 Telefax: (02) 634-1054 or 634-1072 E-mail Address: imcsetd@yahoo.com
  3. 3. Table of Contents Quarter 1 Knowing Myself and My Family Week 1 - ...................................................................................... 2 Activity 1.........................................................................................3 Activity 2.........................................................................................4 Activity 3.........................................................................................5 Activity 4A......................................................................................6 Activity 4B.......................................................................................7 Post Assessment ...........................................................................7 Week 2 - ...................................................................................... 8 Activity 1.........................................................................................8 Activity 2.........................................................................................9 Activity 3.......................................................................................10 Activity 4.......................................................................................12 Activity 5.......................................................................................13 Activity 6.......................................................................................14 Activity 7.......................................................................................15 Activity 8.......................................................................................16 Activity 9.......................................................................................17 Post Assessment .........................................................................18 Week 3 - .................................................................................... 19 Activity 1.......................................................................................19 Activity 2.......................................................................................20 Activity 3.......................................................................................21 Activity 4.......................................................................................21 Activity 5.......................................................................................22 Activity 6.......................................................................................22 Activity 7.......................................................................................23 Activity 8.......................................................................................24
  4. 4. Activity 9.......................................................................................25 Activity 10.....................................................................................25 Post Assessment .........................................................................26 Week 4 - .................................................................................... 27 Activity 1.......................................................................................27 Activity 2.......................................................................................28 Activity 3.......................................................................................29 Activity 4.......................................................................................30 Activity 5.......................................................................................32 Activity 6.......................................................................................33 Activity 7.......................................................................................33 Activity 8.......................................................................................34 Activity 9A....................................................................................34 Activity 9B.....................................................................................34 Activity 10.....................................................................................35 Activity 11.....................................................................................35 Post Assessment .........................................................................35 Week 5 - .................................................................................... 37 Activity 1.......................................................................................37 Activity 2.......................................................................................38 Activity 3.......................................................................................39 Activity 4.......................................................................................40 Activity 5.......................................................................................41 Activity 6.......................................................................................42 Activity 7.......................................................................................42 Activity 8.......................................................................................42 Activity 9.......................................................................................43 Activity 10.....................................................................................44 Activity 11.....................................................................................45 Activity 12.....................................................................................46 Post Assessment .........................................................................46
  5. 5. Week 6 - .................................................................................... 48 Activity 1.......................................................................................48 Activity 2.......................................................................................49 Activity 3.......................................................................................50 Activity 4.......................................................................................51 Activity 5.......................................................................................51 Activity 6.......................................................................................52 Activity 7.......................................................................................52 Activity 8.......................................................................................54 Activity 9.......................................................................................55 Post Assessment .........................................................................56 Week 7 - .................................................................................... 57 Activity 1.......................................................................................58 Activity 2.......................................................................................58 Activity 3.......................................................................................59 Activity 4.......................................................................................60 Activity 5A....................................................................................61 Activity 5B.....................................................................................61 Activity 5C....................................................................................61 Activity 6.......................................................................................63 Activity 7.......................................................................................64 Activity 8.......................................................................................65 Activity 9.......................................................................................65 Activity 10.....................................................................................66 Activity 11.....................................................................................67 Activity 12.....................................................................................68 Post Assessment .........................................................................68 Week 8 - .................................................................................... 71 Activity 1.......................................................................................71 Activity 2.......................................................................................72 Activity 3.......................................................................................72 Activity 4.......................................................................................73
  6. 6. Activity 5.......................................................................................75 Activity 6.......................................................................................75 Activity 7.......................................................................................75 Activity 8.......................................................................................76 Activity 9.......................................................................................77 Post Assessment .........................................................................78 Week 9 - .................................................................................... 81 Activity 1.......................................................................................81 Activity 2.......................................................................................82 Activity 3.......................................................................................84 Activity 4.......................................................................................85 Activity 5.......................................................................................86 Activity 6.......................................................................................87 Activity 7.......................................................................................88 Activity 8.......................................................................................89 Activity 9.......................................................................................89
  7. 7. 1 Quarter 1 Knowing Myself and My Family
  8. 8. 2 Week 1 Read the dialogue of the two pupils. What did they tell to each other? If you were one of the children in the dialogue, what other information will you give? Get a partner and get to know each other by telling those informations. Tell and Learn! Hello! I’m Rosita. I’m 8 years old. You may call me Rose. Hi! I’m Albert. I’m 8 years old too. You may call me Bert.
  9. 9. 3 Activity 1 A story is made up of different elements. Create a map by filling in the information for the story “The Pet” Setting Map Character Map Title of the Story Who are the important people in the story? Tell something about each person in the story. Who is your most liked person in the story? Why? Title of the Story Where does the story take place? When does the story take place? How does the place look like? Tell and Learn!
  10. 10. 4 A story has three elements. Setting, Character and Plot are elements of a Story. The setting tells about the time and the place where the story happened. The character tells about the important person or persons in the story. The Plot tells about the events in the story. It includes problems the character faces in the story and the resolution of the problem. Plot Map Activity 2 Read the following sentences from the selection “The Pet” A. The family was going to a beach resort. Title of the Story What are the important events in the story? What is the problem of the character/s in the story? What is the solution to the problem? Tell and Learn! Remember!
  11. 11. 5 A noun is a name of a person, a place, or a thing. B. Father saw a kitten on the grass. C. Greg enjoyed looking at the dragonflies around. D. There were colorful butterflies in the garden. E. A boy carrying a big cat came along. Can you identify the nouns in the sentences? Copy and write them on your notebook. What are nouns? Activity 3: Each sentence describes a noun. Read each one carefully and write the noun it describes on the blank. 1. We have the same mother and father. We live in one house. She is my __________________. 2. We eat it. It has fins and scales. It swims in the water. It is a ____________. 3. It can be round and it can be square or other shapes, too. Mother prepares it for my birthday. It is a _________. 4. I use it to clean our house. I also use it to remove cobwebs. It helps me do my chores. It is a ________. 5. I carry it to school. I read it and it teaches me a lot of things. I get a lot of ideas from it. It is a ________. Remember! Let’s Try This!
  12. 12. 6 Activity 4 – A Read the story. Answer the following questions. 1. Who is coming home? Read and Learn! Waiting for Sally (By: Nelia D. Bamba) “Sally is coming home today!” said mother. “We should go to the bus terminal to welcome her.” Father and Ben went along. Sally will surely have heavy baggage. Aunt Rosa stayed back home to prepare Sally’s favorite buko shake and bibingka. “How exciting, mother! After two long months of work, she is coming home,” said Ben. “I wonder what she bought for me.” At the terminal, Father asked, “Buses have come and gone. Where is Sally?” “The sun is now starting to set. Let’s wait for the next bus. Sally might already be in it, “mother said with a worried voice. Holding back tears from his eyes, Ben said, “Mother, I’m sure she’s on the next bus. Don’t worry.” “Here is the last bus from the city!” said father. “Let’s hope Sally is in it.” As the door of the bus opened, Sally ran to her family with smile on her lips and shouting “Mother, father, at last, I’m here!” “You have made everybody worried,” said father. “I’m sorry but traffic was long,” said Sally. Father and Ben helped Sally with her bags. Sally carried the extra bag. “Ben, I bought you three new t-shirts and a back pack,” said Sally. “Thank you,” said Ben. “But what is more important is we’re together again.”
  13. 13. 7 2. Who will meet her at the bus station? 3. What do you think did the family feel? 4. How do you think Sally feels too? 5. Why did Aunt Rosa stay at home? 6. Why was mother worried? 7. What did the family feel? Dramatize. 8. What did Ben feel? Dramatize. Activity 4 – B Read each riddle. Encircle the correct answer in the box. 1. It is a pet. It has four legs and one tail. ant cat bird 2. It can be round or square. It is delicious and sweet. Mother prepares it for me on my birthday. bag cake candy 3. It has four legs and two long horns. He helps the farmer in the field all day long. cow carabao horse 4. I have many different colors. You see me in the sky after a rainy day. rainbow clouds color 5. I have many seats. You can ride on me and I will take you anywhere. pencil bus school POST ASSESSMENT Exercise # 1: Read the story “Waiting for Sally”. Copy five (5) sentences from the story that contains a noun. Underline the nouns in the sentences Then tell if it is a name of person, place, or thing. Example: person 1. “Sally is coming home today, said mother.”
  14. 14. 8 _________ 2. _______________________________________ _________ 3. _______________________________________ _________ 4. _______________________________________ _________ 5. _______________________________________ Exercise # 2: Read the sentences. Write the underlined noun in the appropriate column in your notebook. a. Julie walked around the barn and saw the chickens. b. A cat was seen running with the dogs. c. Mother asked them to play marbles with you. d. The beach is filled with colored umbrellas. e. I can’t get him out of bed. f. Jim bought a box and two jars. NOUN Singular Plural Week2 Activity 1: Read the sentences. Copy the nouns in each sentence. Then tell if it is a count noun or a mass noun. Write your answers in the proper column. 1. The water from the fountain is cool and clean. 2. Ana wore a red ribbon on her hair. Tell and Learn!
  15. 15. 9 3. My Aunt Sally needs a bottle of cooking oil for the menu. 4. Father bought vegetables and fruits for dessert. 5. Mother carried a can of milk and a bowl of oatmeal. Count Nouns Mass Nouns ___________________ _______________________ ___________________ _______________________ ___________________ _______________________ ___________________ _______________________ Activity 2: Look around you. Can you name examples of count nouns and mass nouns? Count Nouns Mass Nouns Let’s Try This! Remember!  Nouns can be divided into two groups: COUNT nouns and MASS nouns.  Nouns can be counted are called “count nouns.” The plural forms of these nouns are usually made by adding an “s” to the singular forms. For example: flower – flowers kite – kites road – roads friend – friends  MASS nouns are things which cannot be counted one by one. Some common mass nouns are: rice flour oil sugar
  16. 16. 10 Activity 3: Read each sentence carefully. Choose a word from the box that will complete the idea of the sentence. Then tell if the word is a count noun or a mass noun. Write your answers on the blank. mass nouns 1. Drinking lots of coffee will keep you awake. ___________ 2. I will use some ______ on my skin so it will not be dry. ___________ 3. Filipinos eat with ______ and fork. ___________ 4. A glass of ______ a day is good for your bones. ___________ 5. Doctors say we need to drink at least eight glasses of ______ . ___________ 6. Mother needs five ______ for the dish. Read the story orally. Juicy, Juicy, Fruits By: Nelia D. Bamba “Beep, beep, beep!” The school bus is here!” the children scrambled out and picked their bags. “Time to go home, thank God its Friday!” said the children. “Alright kids, everybody on the bus now,” said Mang Peping. Soon the bus was on its way. Suddenly, the bus stopped. It would not run. Read and Learn! tomatoes lotion spoon milk mangoes coffee water
  17. 17. 11 “I have to check the machine, kids, “the driver said. “We will be a little late, but don’t worry this is just a small problem.” The children let out a loud sigh. “I thought I can still watch my favorite cartoon show, “Frances said. “Wow! Look outside! Everybody look outside! Look at those melons, pomelos, pineapples, and guavas at the stalls! They look so fresh,” said Marie. “Those fruit stalls were not there yesterday,” said Miguel. “It’s harvest time,” said Mang Peping. “Those fruits were harvested yesterday by those people from their farm.” “I wish mother had seen these fruits. She will surely buy some,” said Miguel. “I love to eat fruits. Mother said they’re good for the health.” “Hey, remember the activity we did in class this morning?” Ana said. “Yes, we did a rap and a chant about healthy food with Miss Santos,” Kevin answered. “Instead of getting bored waiting, let’s rap,” Jose exclaimed. The he began to rap: “Pomelos, Pomelos, juicy, juicy, juicy, Pomelos juicy, fruity, juicy pomelos (Right) I love juicy, juicy pomelos Juice that tickles, tickles me best. (Yes, yes, yo!) Jose, Mario and Ana followed and started rapping: “Melons, Melons, juicy, juicy, juicy, Melons juicy, fruity, juicy melons (Right) I love juicy, juicy melons Juice that tickles, tickles me best. (Yes, yes, yo!)” All the other kids joined in the rap naming all the fruits they saw in the fruit stand. No one noticed the bus running again to take them home.
  18. 18. 12 Answer the following questions. 1. Who are the characters in the story? 2. What are they doing in the bus? Why? 3. What did the children do while in the bus? Activity 4: Write each noun in the appropriate box. a. a bottle of cooking oil b. a pan of rice cake c. an apple d. a cup of sugar e. ten mangoes f. a pack of butter g. one banana h. a jar of salt i. a glass of juice j. three oranges Tell and Learn! Think It Over! N O U N Mass Noun Count Noun
  19. 19. 13 The setting of a story tells:  the place where the story happened and,  the time when the story happened The setting answers the questions where and when. Activity 5: Choose five phrases from the list in Activity 4. Write your own sentences using the nouns. 1. _______________________________________ 2. _______________________________________ 3. _______________________________________ 4. _______________________________________ 5. _______________________________________ Read the paragraph taken from the story “Up, Up, and Away”. It’s Saturday. Father and Marlon could spend the whole day together. They walked across rice fields and a stony path before they reached the meadow. Marlon was all excited! Where did the story happen? When did the story happen? What is the setting of the story? What part of the story tells when and where the story happened? Remember! Tell and Learn!
  20. 20. 14 Activity 6: Choose the correct setting for the kind of stories below. Write the letter of your answer. 1. Fiesta Where will it take place? a. in the barrio b. in a canteen c. at the sea When will it happen? a. opening of classes b. Christmas time c. any time of the month 2. Fairy Tale Where will it take place? a. School b. palace c. zoo When will it happen? a. Past b. present c. future 3. A school singing contest Where will it take place? a. In a party b. in a program c. in the office When will it happen? d. 12:00 midnight e. lunch time f. after class hour
  21. 21. 15 Activity 7 Fill in the boxes with the correct spelling of the words from the story to be dictated by the teacher. Read the story and answer the questions that follow. Rolly ran to the store. He was going to buy salt for mother who was cooking lunch. He saw his friend, Cris, at the store. Cris showed him his new toy robot. Rolly was so thrilled at the toy. Suddenly, Aling Maria asked him. “Are you going to buy something?” Rolly looked at Aling Maria with a blank look on his face. He forgot what it is that mother asked him to buy. Aling Read and Learn! Let’s Try This! J t r y S b e th h v l
  22. 22. 16 The Plot is an element of the story. It is made up of the problem and its solution. The problem tells a situation that the character of the story faces. The solution tells how the character faced the solution and solved it. Maria asked him what his mother was doing. Rolly smiled and answered, “She is cooking lunch. I need to buy her a pack of salt.” Leaving the store, Rolly thanked Aling Maria for helping him remember. What is Rolly’s problem? How was he able to solve his problem? What do you call the part of the story that tells character’s problem and how he/she solved it? Activity 8: Read the short story below. Try to find the problem in the story, and its solution. Paragraph A Jenny and Joyce visited grandfather’s farm. “I really love this place,” said Jenny “The trees are amazing!” said Joyce. “They’re full of fruits. Let’s go to my favorite tree,” she added. “It has lots of fruits in it! I want to get some but I can’t reach them.” What is the problem? _________________________________ What is the solution? _________________________________ Remember!
  23. 23. 17 COME AND GET TO KNOW ME!!!!! What is your complete name? What is your favorite color? How many brothers and sisters do you have? What are your favorites? What do you usually eat for breakfast? What do you love to eat for lunch? What is your best dinner meal? Reminder: ANSWER IN COMPLETE SENTENCE Paragraph B “Here, take this pole,” said Jenny. One, two, down the mangoes go. “I got two!” said Joyce. “Look at those ducks in the pond. Look how lovely they are,” said Jenny. She moved closer. One of her slippers slipped off her feet and floated away. “Oh, no, my slipper! “she shouted. “Let go of it,” said Joyce.” I have a pair of slippers in my bag,” she added. Activity 9: How do you know yourself? Fill-up the following questionnaire with the appropriate information. Answer in complete sentence. What is the problem? _______ What is the solution? _______
  24. 24. 18 POST ASSESSMENT Exercise # 1: Fill in the boxes with the correct nouns. Then write 5 sentences using the nouns below. 1. a bottle of catsup 2. egg 3. a kilo of flour 4. meat 5. jelly 6. cucumber 7. a cup of vinegar 8. apple 9. carrot 10. orange Sentences: 1. ___________________________________________________ 2. ___________________________________________________ 3. ___________________________________________________ 4. ___________________________________________________ 5. ___________________________________________________ N O U N Count Nouns Mass Nouns
  25. 25. 19 Week 3 Activity 1 Read the story. Answer the questions that follow. A hungry dog went into an open gate. He saw a brown hen with five chicks scratching the ground. The little chicks looked good to eat. He slowly walked towards them with sharp teeth showing. The farmer saw the dog and immediately got a wooden stick. The dog saw the farmer and ran away. Comprehension Questions: 1. Why did the dog enter the gate? 2. What did the dog want to do? Why? 3. How did the farmer save the hen and the chicks? Number the following sentences according to the sequence of events in the story. Write the numbers 1-5 on the blank. __________ The farmer got a wooden stick. __________ The dog ran away. __________ The hungry dog saw a hen with her chicks. __________ The dog entered an open gate. __________ He walked towards the chickens ready to attack. Read and Learn!
  26. 26. 20 Events in poems and stories happen in a certain order. When we sequence events, we arrange them according to the order they happened in a story or poem. Activity 2 The sentences from the story are in the wrong order. Copy and then arrange the sentences according to the correct sequence of events. Do this in a separate sheet of paper. Story Number 1:  That night, I had a stomach ache.  Mother brought home a basket of fruits from the farm.  I ate green mangoes, camias and sampaloc when mother was not looking.  She told me not to eat sour fruits at one time.  I felt very full. ______________________________________________________ __________________________________________________. Story Number 2:  We visited the People’s Park and the Shrine called “La Tierra de Maria  We had a great time visiting my cousin in Tagaytay last summer.  My brother and I will be visiting Tagaytay again next vacation.  At the park, I rode a white horse and took pictures of the Taal Lake.  We also went to visit the church of the Pink Sisters. ______________________________________________________ _______________. Remember!
  27. 27. 21 Count nouns are nouns that can be counted by piece. Mass nouns are nouns that cannot be counted. Activity 3 Read the sentences taken from the selection. a. Mother started cleaning the plates, pans, and pots. b. Louie placed a glass of milk on the table. Which are the count nouns and mass nouns in each sentence? Which nouns can be counted? Which nouns cannot be counted? Which are the mass nouns? Which are the count nouns? What are mass nouns? What are count nouns? Activity 4 Mother is going to the grocery to buy thing she needs for the dish she is going to cook. Put a check mark () on the things that you get by using exact numbers and a star for the things that you will buy using different counters. Example: _______ powdered pepper _______ oregano leaves Remember! Tell and Learn! oil oranges mangoes flour chicken legs salt vinegar potatoes cream tomatoes onions soy sauce
  28. 28. 22 Activity 5 Study your answers for Activity 4. Identify the count nouns and the mass nouns based on the answers you have written. Count Nouns Mass Nouns Activity 6 Match the correct quantifier for the following mass nouns. Draw a line from the object to the quantifier Handful Bottle glass Piece
  29. 29. 23 a bowl of a kilo of a pack of a bag of a box of Activity 7 Put Gina’s activities after school hours in order. Number the events as they happen. Gina tells Annie what she does in the afternoon after school hours. ________Then, she goes to the kitchen sink to help mother wash the dishes. ________When her homework is done, she sits at the sala to watch her favorite show with mother. ________Next, she gets her assignment notebooks and do her homework. ________Finally, after kissing mother goodnight, she goes straight to bed to take a good night sleep. Let’s Try This!
  30. 30. 24 ________Upon reaching home she goes straight to the kitchen to eat her snacks. Activity 8 Read each word. Then write the correct answer inside the chart. Word Root word suffix Meaning Let’s Try This! Remember! Events in a story follow a sequence or order. To arrange the events in a story, look for signal words like first, next, last, before, after and finally or last to help you figure out the sequence. Other word clues in the text may also be used depending on your own knowledge and understanding to find the sequence. sackful spoonful bagful basketful packful
  31. 31. 25 Activity 9 Use the correct counter for the following mass nouns. Choose your answer from the box. ________of soup ________of raisins ________of juice ________of medicine _________of jam _________of rice Activity 10 Arrange the steps in taking a test by writing the number before each item. _______ Read and understand the directions. _______ Write the information needed like your name, grade and section. _______ Find out the time allotted for the test. _______ Review the answers. _______ Read each test item carefully before you write the answer bucketful dropful boxful bowlful plateful basketful bottle bag jarful handful cupful glassful
  32. 32. 26 POST ASSESSMENT A. Imagine that you are going on a camping trip for 5 days. List down at least 20 person, places and things that you would like to see or bring in the camp. B. Study the list you have made. Then put a check mark () beside the word if it is a count noun and a star mark ( ) if it is a mass nouns. C. Choose the correct counter for each mass noun. Then use them in simple sentences. jar of slice of basketful of plateful of bottle of cup of handful of drop of glassful of
  33. 33. 27 Sentence 1: _______________ Sentence 4: _______________ Sentence 2: ______________ Sentence 5: _______________ Sentence 3: ______________ Week 4 Activity 1 Fill in the blanks with hope or wish to complete the sentence. 1. I _______ it will not rain on my birthday. 2. Maria and Carla ________ they are magical fairies. 3. I _______ that my grandparents visit us today. Tell and Learn! ________ water ________ jelly________ rice ________ cake _____ cake _________ fruits ________ fruits __________sand ________ raisins
  34. 34. 28 4. My brother _______es to meet an alien from outer space. 5. Norman ________s to win the jackpot prize in the contest. Activity 2 Study the pictures carefully. Tell if it shows hope or wish. Put a check mark on the blank. hope ___ wish ___ hope ___ wish ____ Remember! Hope and wish are used to tell about your dreams or things that you would like to happen. Use hope to tell about something you want and you think it is really possible. Ex. I hope it will rain tomorrow. Use wish to tell about something you desire but you do not think it is possible. Wish is also used to express your desire for things to be different from what they are at present. Ex. I wish I have wings. I wish I am not here. Wish can also be used to express goodwill and pleasantries. Ex. I wish you a Merry Christmas.
  35. 35. 29 hope ___ wish ___ hope ___ wish ____ hope ___ wish ___ Activity 3 Read these nouns taken from the story “Let Me Get In!” love garden happiness excitement siblings beauty fear dishonesty bushes trees misery disobeyed Which of these nouns name things you can see, hear, touch, taste, or smell? Which of these nouns name thing you cannot see, hear, touch, taste, or smell? What are these nouns called?
  36. 36. 30 What do you think can a little cat give? What does the little cat feel each time she meets a new playmate? Activity 4: Listen to the teacher first as she/he reads the poem. Read the poem with appropriate speed, intonation and expression. Read and Learn! Think It Over! Remember! A concrete noun is a noun which names something that can be touched, seen, or experienced using the senses. An abstract noun names an idea, a thought or a feeling which cannot be touched, seen or experienced using the senses.
  37. 37. 31 Answer the following questions. 1. What is the poem about? 2. How will you describe the little cat in the poem? 3. Is the little cat a happy cat? Which stanza of the poem proves your answer? Read it. 4. Which stanza tells that the little cat is a friendly cat? Read it. Think It Over! Little Pussy Cat by: Florita R. Matic I am a little cat They call me Pussy Cat This cute little cat Gives a lot of love. The love that I give Brings real happiness Uncertainty and loneliness Are out of my interest. Eagerness and excitement Are the feelings I get Each time I meet A new playmate.
  38. 38. 32 5. What do you think is the best thing that the little cat brings to her owner? Explain. Activity 5 Can you tell the root words of the following? 1. dishonest 2. impolite 3. happiness 4. colorful 5. unhappy What words were added to the root words? Is there a change in the meaning of the root words when the words dis-, im-, -ness, -ful, and un- were added? What are affixes? Remember! Tell and Learn! Affixes are syllables which are added to the root words to form words with new meanings. They may be added before the root words such as dis-, im- and un-. Example: dishonest, impolite, unlock They may also be added at the end of the root words such as –ful and –ness. Example: thoughtful, greatness.
  39. 39. 33 Activity 6: Read the following words from the poem “Little Pussy Cat.” Underline the affixes used. happiness uncertainty excitement loneliness eagerness Activity 7 Read the following words. character setting plot paragraph stanza verse rhyme poem story How can you classify the given words? Which words tell something about a story? Which words tell about a poem? Poems and stories tell about ideas, experiences, and feelings. A story is made up of paragraphs. It has the elements like characters, the setting and the plot. The first sentence of the paragraph is indented. A poem is made up of stanzas. A stanza is made up of sentences arranged in lines. Most poems use words that rhyme at the end the lines. Remember! Tell and Learn! Let’s Try This!
  40. 40. 34 Activity 8 Write S for story and P for poems. 1. The sentences are written in paragraphs. 2. The words at the end of the line rhyme. 3. The sentences are arranged in lines. 4. The idea or experience in written in stanzas. 5. The first sentence of the paragraph is indented. Activiy 9 – A Write one-stanza poem about your pet. Answer these questions as your guide in writing your poem. Make the last words of your lines rhyme when possible. First Line: What is your pet? Second line: How do you call your pet? Third line: What quality of your pet do you like most? Fourth line: What are the things that you do together? Fifth line: How do you feel about your pet? Activity 9 – B Write the first thing that comes into your mind for the following: 1. setting – one place __________________________ 2. setting – a time _____________________________ 3. characters – two persons ___________ ________ 4. describe each character you named – two words each to tell something about the character 5. plot – one memorable event of happening Let’s Try This!
  41. 41. 35 mis- -ry -ness -ment un- Using your answers to the activity, put them together to form a short story. Write it on the lines below. . Activity 10 In each sentence below, underline the concrete nouns and circle the abstract nouns. 1. The teacher asked all the pupils to think about the importance of honesty. 2. The pupils wrote a letter to tell their teacher of their love for her. 3. Celso looked at the food on the table with hunger in his eyes. 4. Isabel looked at her project with happiness. 5. Her eyes were full of hope as she asked her mom to let her keep the kitten. Activity 11 Write the correct affixes to form new words. Choose from the list below. 1. serious____ 2. brave_____ 3. ____awareness 4. ____communication 5. accomplish_____ POST ASSESSMENT Exercise # 1-A: Underline all the abstract nouns in the given sentences. 1. Children should never tell a lie.
  42. 42. 36 2. He shared his bright idea to the class. 3. He is very thirsty. 4. I love to play music. 5. She is an honest child. Exercise # 1-B: Encircle the concrete nouns in the given sentences. 6. The dress is very beautiful. 7. We live in a small house by the river. 8. Gary closed the door with a bang. 9. Sarah dropped her cell phone with a thud. 10. She moved to table to the right side of the room. Exercise # 2: Fill in the blanks with affixes to form new words. 1. hospital___ 2. ____justice 3. _____perfection 4. aware____ 5. enjoy____ Exercise # 3: Choose the meaning of the words in each number. Write the letter of the correct answer in a separate sheet of paper. 1. bravery a. not brave b. the state or condition of being brave c. not showing courage 2. achievement a. the act or result of gaining something b. the act of not gaining something
  43. 43. 37 c. the result of not gaining something 3. disbelief a. without belief b. full of belief c. with belief 4. impatience a. with patience b. not showing patience c. showing patience 5. loneliness a. inability to feel alone b. without the feeling of being alone c. the state or condition of being alone Week 5 Activity 1 Can you name some famous people, places and events in your community? Tell and Learn!
  44. 44. 38 Who are the famous people in your community? In what places in your community will you bring your friends if they want to visit you? In what events is your place known for? Activity 2 Use the graphic organizer to show the famous people, places and events in your community. Paste the pictures on the designated parts of the body: head – famous people hands – famous events feet – famous places. Let’s Try This! Remember! Communities have different famous people, places and events. We must learn to respect them.
  45. 45. 39 Activity 3 Read the following words taken from the story “A Birthday Wish.” Compare the words in column A with the words in column B. A B Excitement smile Surprise gift Loneliness tears Enthusiasm party Eagerness family Which group of words can we experience with our five senses? How about the words that tell something we cannot see, hear, touch, taste, or smell, in what column can we find them? What are these nouns called? Tell and Learn!
  46. 46. 40 Activity 4 Can you use concrete nouns to show the abstract nouns? Write concrete nouns from the word bank that will represent the abstract nouns. Write them on the spaces provided for. Example: Love – flowers chocolate 1. faith – 2. justice – 3. education – 4. culture – 5. progress – Think It Over! Remember! Concrete nouns are naming words that we can experience using the five senses. Examples are ball, book, and friend. Abstract nouns are nouns that tell about things we cannot see, hear, touch, taste, or smell. Examples are love, anger, and friendship. market prayer room school police officer jail roads books dances artifacts bible
  47. 47. 41 Friends are like Diamonds by: Florita R. Matic You and I do need friends The right persons whom we can depend on Like rocks that stood mightier With strength that will never end. Do you have friends? How will you describe your friends? Can you compare your friends with things around you? Activity 5 Read the poem and find out how friends are described. In moments when we go astray Friends are there to stay Like roads that lead the way Real friends will never leave our way. True friends shine like precious gems Like gold that glitters all day No amount of treasure can ever repay The goodness of having a lifetime friend. The value of friendship is immeasurable Its worth is really unthinkable Friends’ love sparks as bright as diamonds And keeps its shine forevermore. Read and Learn! Think It Over!
  48. 48. 42 Activity 6 Answer the following questions. 1. Why is a friend compared to a rock? What characteristic or description of a rock is like a friend? 2. Why is a friend compared to a road? How is a road similar to a friend? 3. Why is a friend like a precious gem? In what way are they the same? 4. Why is a friend compared to a diamond? In what way are they similar? Activity 7 Read the poem again. What does the poem tell us? Write it inside the box. Activity 8 Read and analyze the following sentences taken from the poem. 1. Friends are like rocks with strength that never ends. 2. Friends are there to stay like roads that lead the way. 3. A friend’s love sparkles like diamonds. 4. True friends shine like precious gems. Read and Learn! Think It Over!
  49. 49. 43 5. Friends are like gold that glitters all day.  What objects are used to describe a friend in the poem?  Can human beings be compared to objects?  Do human beings and objects have similar characteristics?  What do you call the way in which two unlike things are explicitly compared?  What words are used in making comparisons? Activity 9 Underline the simile that is used in each sentence. Example: That lady is like a rose. 1. His eyes shine brightly like the sun when he saw Leah. 2. She speaks as gentle as the wind. 3. The paper is as light as feather. 4. A gentle wind feels like soft cotton. 5. Her eyes shone like stars in the sky. 6. The swimmer swam as fast as fish. Let’s Try This! Simile is a figure of speech in which two unlike things are compared. It uses the expressions, as and like. Example: She is as sweet as candy. She is beautiful like a rose. Remember!
  50. 50. 44 Activity 10 Rearrange the following words to form sentences with simile. Write the correct answers on the spaces provided for. 1. box, as light as, The, feather, is. 2. The, as busy as, worker, a bee, works. 3. laborer, The, works, like, an ant. 4. idea, as bright as sun, Her, is. 5. cookies, The, are, rocks, as hard as. 6. Her, flows, like a river, idea. Read the friendly letter. Observe how the body of the letter is written. 18-B. Chico St. Marulas Valenzuela City July 23, 2013 Dear Ellaine, My grandmother will be celebrating her 89th birthday on August 10. I am planning to surprise her with a special homemade 3-layer 9 inch chocolate cake. Can you help me prepare the cake? Please send me the recipe that I need to prepare and the directions that I need to follow. I know that my grandmother would be delighted if you can come on her birthday. Thank you in advance and I hope to see you on my grandmother’s birthday celebration. Your friend, Eunice Think It Over!
  51. 51. 45 Answer the following questions. 1. Who wrote the letter? 2. To whom did she send the letter? 3. What is the letter about? How is the body of the letter written? 1. How is the first sentence in each paragraph written? 2. How is the beginning of each sentence written? 3. How does each sentence in the letter end? 4. How are the words spelled? 5. What can you say about the two sides of the letter? Activity 11 Write a friendly letter. Think of two important things you did in school today. Tell it to your friend by writing him or her a letter. Dear ________, . Your friend,
  52. 52. 46 Activity 12 The paragraph is written in a wrong way. Rewrite the following paragraph. Check punctuation marks, capitalization and the proper way of writing a paragraph. my sister and I enjoy cooking together every Saturday, mother teaches us how to cook this weekend we are going To Bake a cake we are excited about it POST ASSESSMENT Exercise # 1 – A: Write the words under the appropriate heading.
  53. 53. 47 as dark as as sweet as an angel a sun a river Exercise # 1 – B: Read the sentence then answer the questions. Write the letter of your answer on your notebook. Sentence 1: She admired her beauty in the mirror. 1. What is the concrete noun in the sentence? a. she b. admired c. mirror 2. What is the abstract noun in the sentence? a. admired b. beauty c. mirror Sentence 2: Ernie cannot hide his anger when the ball hit him in the face. 1. What is the concrete noun in the sentence? a. cannot b. anger c. ball 2. What is the abstract noun in the sentence? a. hide b. face c. anger Exercise # 2: Complete the simile using the words from the word bank. success gold medals love patience knowledge books computer school peace flaglets
  54. 54. 48 1. Her tears flowed like ______. 2. Her hair is ______ night. 3. She speaks like ________. 4. Our friendship is _________jam. 5. His smile is like _____ that brightens my day. Exercise # 3: Write the following steps in frying fish in paragraph form. Observe the convention in writing a paragraph. first you have to clean the fish with water then cover it in flour seasoned with salt and pepper next Put the fish in hot oil last Fry the fish until golden brown Week 6 Activity 1 Do you have garden at home? How can a garden be a source of food? What else can a garden be? Read the poem to find out. My Garden…My Platter by: Florita R. Matic One day I woke up And saw the sun popped up It smiled to me so sweetly Like a fair lady. Read and Learn!
  55. 55. 49 I went to the backyard And started to work hard I was an ox in the meadow And not a couch potato. Soon the plants grew fast They were giants at last Plants were nice to look at They were the apple of my eye. If you are feeling blue As if everything is taken away from you My garden will be there for you To take away all your sorrows. My garden is also my platter That keeps me healthier Because I nurture it well With tender love and care. Answer the following questions. 1. What is being talked about in the poem? 2. Who is talking in the poem? 3. To what was the sun compared? 4. Read the second stanza. Where did the “I” go? What did he do there? Activity 2 Getting the main idea from each stanza. The main idea tells what a stanza is all about. Read each stanza. Choose the sentence that gives the main idea. Write the letter of your answer on your notebook. Think It Over!
  56. 56. 50 Activity 3 Draw a garden that you would like to have. If you are feeling blue As if everything is taken away from you My garden will be there for you To take away all your sorrows. Main Idea: a. My garden will give you sorrow. b. My garden can make you happy. c. My garden can take everything away. I went to the backyard And started to work hard I was an ox in the meadow And not a couch potato. Main Idea: a. The speaker takes care of an ox. b. The speaker works hard in the garden. c. There are potatoes in the garden. Soon the plants grew fast They were giants at last Plants are nice to look at They are the apple of my eye. Main Idea: a. Plants are nice to look at. b. Plants look like apples. c. Plants are giants.
  57. 57. 51 Activity 4 Read the following sentences taken from the poem. 1. I was an ox in the meadow. 2. I am not a couch potato. 3. Plants were giants. 4. Plants were the apple of my eye. 5. If you are feeling blue, my garden will be there for you. 6. My garden is also my platter that keeps me healthier. How are things compared to each other in the sentences? What kind of comparison is used in these sentences? These comparisons are called metaphor. Activity 5 Draw a star ( ) before the sentence that uses metaphor. ______ 1. The ocean was a raging bull during stormy weather. Let’s Try This! Remember! Read and Learn! A metaphor is a figure of speech in which a person or a thing is compared to another without the use of as or like.
  58. 58. 52 ______ 2. The paper is as light as feather. ______ 3. Model has a great taste in clothing. ______ 4. Mary could not finish any work because she is a couch potato. ______ 5. She is the apple of the eye of her father. Activity 6 Complete the sentence using a metaphor from the box. 1. Your teeth are the __________, its whiteness is incomparable. 2. The owner of the house has a ____________. He sent the children away even at the height of the strong rain. 3. Maria’s hair is the _________ without light. 4. Juan’s car is a _________________ in the sleepy road. 5. My mother’s mouth is a _______________ when she is upset. Activity 7 Do you have journal? What do you write on your journal? Read Ronel’s journal and find out what he does daily. I am Ronel, 8 years old. Gardening, collecting plants and planting trees are my favorites hobbies. I am truly a nature lover boy. Every close encounter I have had with nature is recorded in my journal. Read and Learn! pearl of the seas wild horse machine gun heart of stone dark night
  59. 59. 53 Monday, July 22, 2013, 7:00 p.m. Ms. Santos, my grade 3 teacher brought her Science class to the school garden to observe the plants. I was amazed by the number of colorful plants in our school garden. I admired the way our school gardener takes care of those plants. Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 7:30 p.m. I had a chance to talk to our school gardener, Mang Carding. He told me that he talks to his plants every time he waters them. Probably, the school garden was the apple of his eye! Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 7:00 p.m. On my way home from school, I saw again Mang Carding. He surprised me with what he gave me on that day...seedlings of different plants! He said that those were spare seedlings from our school garden. I was very thankful for his gesture. He knew that I really love planting! Thursday, July 25, 2013, 8:00 p.m. I woke up early to plant the seedlings in my garden. I poured a little water on them. I also put them in a place where there is no direct sunlight. I can’t wait to see them grow! Friday, July 26, 2013, 7:15 p.m. I went home early to visit my garden. I pulled the weeds and picked the dried leaves. I enjoyed watching the flower buds of my ornamental plants. Saturday, July 27, 2013, 8:00 p.m. I woke up early though we had no classes. I was not a couch potato. After cleaning my bedroom, I immediately went to my garden. To my surprise, I saw some young leaves sprouting from the young plants!
  60. 60. 54 Activity 8 Which part of Ronel’s journal did you like best? Draw something about it inside the frame. Write 2 to 3–sentence paragraph to describe your work. . Sunday, July 28, 2013, 7:00 p.m. I invited my classmates to visit my garden. They saw different varieties of ornamental plants in my garden. They also saw that my garden became the haven of many colorful butterflies .They were inspired to put up their own garden!
  61. 61. 55 Activity 9 Write a one-day journal entry about your personal experiences in taking part in protecting your environment. Be guided by the following questions. Follow the format in writing a journal entry. 1. How will you describe yourself? 2. What exciting experience do you want to share? 3. When and where did it happen? 4. What happened on that day? Are you fond of reading books? Do you know the different parts of a book? Can you identify five of these parts? Encircle them. Think It Over! cover title page body sports page bibliography title editorial table of contents
  62. 62. 56 POST ASSESSMENT Exercise # 1 Match the metaphor to its meaning. Write only the letter of the correct answer. A B _____1. apple of the eye a. lazy _____2. rug rat b. not sympathetic _____3. couch potato c. sad _____4. feeling blue d. love or favorite _____5. heart of stone e. little boy Exercise # 2 Put a check mark on the parts of a book from the list below. Exercise # 3 Choose the letter that best describes the main idea of the poem. Write it on the blank provided for. Remember! Books have different parts. These are cover, title page, copyright page, preface, table of contents, body, index, glossary, and bibliography. cover sports page copyright page index glossary title title page table of contents tables surface preface body
  63. 63. 57 Week 7 Similes and metaphors compare words in a sentence. They make the sentences interesting. The following are examples of Simile 1. A star is like a diamond in the sky. 2. The charcoal is as black as midnight. 3. She is like a calculator. The following are examples of Metaphor 1. The baby is an angel in the family. 2. He is a hungry lion. 3. The sun is a ball of fire. o How was each picture described? o Does the description given match with the comparison shown? Why? o How does a simile differ from a metaphor? _____1. In a city they live A family they were No backyard to plant trees So in cans and bottles And boxes they sow Pechay, tomatoes and eggplant Oh, how lovely Rico’s garden to see. a. Rico and his family plant vegetables. b. Rico and his family wish to have trees in their backyard. c. Rico and his family has no vegetable garden.
  64. 64. 58 Activity 1 Below are sentences that contain similes and metaphors. Underline the two words being compared. Then write S for simile and M for metaphor on the blank. _______1. The smoke was cotton balls floating in the sky. _______2. Cindy is a fish in the water when she swims. _______3. Pamela’s smile is as fresh as the morning. _______4. Tom is like a bouncing ball. _______5. Her eyes are balls of fire. Activity 2 Change the following simile to metaphor. Write your answers in a separate sheet of paper. Example: Barbara is as hungry as a horse. Remember! A simile is when you compare a person or place, animal or a thing to something using “as” or “like”. Example: She sleeps like a baby. The baby is as sweet as sugar. A metaphor is when you directly compare a person, place, animal or thing to a different thing whose qualities or characteristics are similar to each other. Example: My father is a dragon when he is angry. The rains were wild horses in my roof.
  65. 65. 59 Answer: Barbara is a hungry horse. 1. The cat’s fur is as white as snow. 2. John is sleeping like a log. 3. The athlete runs like lightning in the race. 4. Anita is as light as a feather. 5. My sister and I fight like cats and dogs. Activity 3: Spin the Wheel Describe the picture in the wheel using simile or metaphor.
  66. 66. 60 Activity 4 Read the following sentences taken from the story. a. Athena sweeps the yard. b. Brigette waters the plants. c. Rose cultivates the soil. d. Kuya Anton carries the dry leaves to the compost pit. e. Little Mark pulls the weeds. f. Mang Jose puts organic fertilizers to the plants. Who is being talked about in each sentence? What does the sentence tell about him or her? How did the sentence end? Remember! Read and Learn! A sentence has two parts, the subject and the predicate. The subject tells who or what is being talked about in the sentence. The predicate tells something about the subject. A simple sentence expresses one complete thought or idea. It ends with a period.
  67. 67. 61 Activity 5 – A Identify the subject and the predicate in the given sentences. Underline the subject and encircle the predicate. 1. My family lives in a small house. 2. We are a happy family. 3. Father and mother teach us how to do house chores. 4. My brother helps father in the backyard. 5. I help mother cook in the kitchen. Activity 5 – B Complete the following sentences by giving a subject. 1. ________________ works hard in the garden. 2. __________ and _____________study their lessons every night. 3. ___________ clean the classroom everyday. 4. ________________ teaches us how to read and write. 5. _______________ eats bananas. Activity 5 – C Write simple sentences about each picture. 1. __________________________ Let’s Try This!
  68. 68. 62 2. __________________________ 3. __________________________ 4. __________________________ 5. __________________________ 6. __________________________ 7. __________________________ 8. __________________________
  69. 69. 63 Activity 6 Just Like the Ants by: Claire B. Barcelona “Look at the ants Kuya Anton, why are they always busy?”asked Brigette. “They help each other looking for food to save for the rainy days,” answered Attila. While they were busy observing the ants crawling on the ground, they heard their father. “Athena, Brigette and Rose come here. Please help me clean our backyard,” called Mang Jose. Immediately the children ran towards their father. Soon they were busy with their chores. Athena sweeps the yard. Brigette waters the plants. Rose cultivates the soil. Little Mark pulls the weeds. Kuya Anton carries the dry to leaves to the compost pit and Mang Jose puts organic fertilizers on the plants. Every one helped in the vegetable garden. Mother smiled. She said,” You’re just like the ants, so busy working on your chores.” Answer the following:  What did each member of the family do?  Why do you think mother compared them to the ants?  What did Anton mean when he said that the ants save for the rainy days?  What lesson does the story teach us? Read and Learn!
  70. 70. 64 Activity 7 Find the main idea. Read the paragraph carefully then answer the questions that follow. Questions: 1. What is the paragraph all about? 2. Which sentence in the paragraph tells it? 3. What do you call the sentence that gives the main idea? 4. What do the other sentences tell about the family? 5. What do you call the sentences that add details or information about the main idea? Remember! Tell and Learn! We are a happy family. Father and mother teach us to be good children. We always obey what father tells us. My sisters and I help mother in the house chores. My brother, Jose helps father in the garden. The main idea is the most important part of the paragraph. It tells what the paragraph is all about. The main idea can be found in the key sentence. The key sentence can be found in the beginning, middle or end of the paragraph. All the other sentences in the paragraph add information to support the main idea.
  71. 71. 65 Activity8 Read the following paragraphs. Underline the key sentence that gives the main idea of the paragraph. 1. It was going to be Carla’s first airplane ride. She woke up early and dressed for the trip. She was already thinking of the clouds and all the things that she will see. She can’t wait to be at the airport. 2. Mario and Carlo wanted to make a garden of their own. They went to see Mang Jose, the school gardener. Mario asked Mang Jose if he could give them some seedlings. Carlo told him about the garden they are going to make. 3. Sarah and her classmates brought broomsticks and rags to school. Miss Tadeo told them to come early. They were going to help. It was Brigada Eskwela week. Activity 9 Read the paragraph carefully. Then fill the graphic organizer that follows it with the information needed. Paragraph 1 Carabaos help farmers in the field. They plow the field to soften the soil. They also carry heavy baskets of fruits and other crops during harvest time. They work hard all day. Key sentence Supporting sentence Supporting sentence Supporting sentence
  72. 72. 66 Paragraph 2 Leila and Bebot are good friends. They seat together during classes. At recess time, they share their food to one another. They always help one another. Activity 10 Read the infomercial in a radio broadcast. ANCHOR 1: DCBB top of the hour news will return after this Infomercial. Joseph: Mark, where have you been? Mark: I went to the library. I prepared my homework there and borrowed this book. Joseph: Why do you read those books? Let’s just play computer. Mark: Tata said reading is a good exercise. Here, let me show you, my favorite book. Joseph: You really know where to locate the favorite part of this book. Mark: Of course, I learned already the different parts of the book. I can easily locate them. Tell and Learn! Key sentence Supporting sentence Supporting sentence Supporting sentence
  73. 73. 67 Joseph: I think I must join you reading this book. Mark: Reading is fun! ANCHOR 2: This is a friendly reminder of AKLAT Foundation and this station. o What is the infomercial about? o How did Mark convince Joseph to join his hobby? o Why was Joseph amazed with how Mark located his favorite part of the story? Activity 11: Study the data below that give information of the parts of the book. The Title Page The title page appears at the beginning of the book and gives… Title Author Illustrator Publisher Place of Publication The Table of Contents The table of contents appears in the front of the book. It lists… *units, chapters, or stories along with their page numbers The Glossary The glossary appears in the back of the book. It lists… alphabetically new words used in the book with their definitions. The Index The index appears in the back of a book following the glossary. It lists… alphabetically names, places, and topics in the book with page numbers.  What are the different parts of a book?  What information is found in each part?
  74. 74. 68 Glossary Index Title Page Table of Contents Activity 12 Challenge Connect the parts of the book to locate the information. Column A Column B 1.English for You and Me 3 Benita N. Miranda 2.Unit 1- Looking Around Me 3.Book Wise Publishing House, Inc. 4.Lesson 7- The Fireflies 5.village/vill’age (n.) community 6.animal kingdom 5 Antelope 9 7.Kiddie Goat…… 70 8. cats 24, 25 cheetahs 16 9.meadow/mead’ow (n.) piece of grassland 10. Antonio Basilla, illustrator POST ASSESSMENT A. Listen to the short story and answer the questions. “Mama, where are you?” Mark cried out loud. He looked around the house but nobody was there. He went out of the street. Everybody was busy! Father cleaned the canal. Kuya Attila threw the plastic bottles to the garbage can. Mother and Athena swept the street. Brigette collected the plastic bags while Rose segregated the non- biodegrade waste. Mark ran towards them and helped too. Let’s Try This!
  75. 75. 69 “Tomorrow is the grand parade. We are almost ready with the preparations for our fiesta,” Barangay captain said with excitement. “Together we stand, divided we fall,” Mark commented. 1. What is a good title for this story? a. The Festival b. Cleaning Time c. Family Participation d. Preparation for Fiesta 2. Which statement summarizes the idea of the selection? a. Everybody was busy cleaning the street. b. Barangay Captain requested every family to clean. c. Children helped maintain cleanliness in the community. d. Parents encouraged their children to become responsible. 3. Which sentence below supports the idea “Together we stand, divided we fall? a. Children are encouraged to clean the streets. b. Only the old ones must be involved in the preparations for the fiesta. c. Barangay captain ordered every family to clean the street. d. Every member of the family helped in the preparations for fiesta. B. Underline the figures of speech used in each sentence. Write on the blank S for simile and M for metaphor. _____4. The traveler is so hungry that he eats like a pig. _____5. Mrs. Tuazon was a lion when she saw her favorite vase broken. _____6. Durian fruit smells like hell but tastes like heaven. _____7. The winner is a horse that nobody can outdo him in the race.
  76. 76. 70 C. Circle the letter of the correct answer. It is Saturday morning. The siblings prepare for their visit to their grandparents. Athena wakes up early and cooks the Bicol express. Brigette bakes cookies for grandpa. Rose picks fresh Gumamela flowers for grandma. Little Mark practices his song for his grandparents. Attila and Joseph rehearse their dance in school. They are excited to visit their grandparents’ farm. 8. What is the key sentence? a. It is Sunday Morning. b. They are excited to visit their grandparents’ farm. c. Little Mark practices his song for his grandparents. d. The siblings prepare for their visit to their grandparents. 9. Which sentence does not support the main idea? a. Brigette bakes cookies for grandpa. b. Attila and Joseph rehearse their dance in school. c. Rose picks fresh Gumamela flowers for grandma. d. Little Mark practices his song for his grandparents. 10. What is the main idea of the paragraph? a. The busy children b. A weekend in grandparents c. Excitement for a day in the farm d. Preparation for visit to grandparents 11. Rose wants to find out the author, illustrator and publisher of the story book. Which part of the book must she look into? a. index b. glossary c. title page d. table of contents 12. Study the group of words below. Which is an example of a simple sentence? a. The children help mother cook lunch. b. Three lovely butterflies in a beautiful garden
  77. 77. 71 c. Ramil went to Manila and he visited his wife Joyce. d. Anjelie cried because she lost her favorite computer in school. D. Describe the picture using appropriate figures of speech. Write three (3) simple sentences about it. (13-15) Week 8 Activity 1 Trip Everybody is on a hurry Feeling happy and lucky Come, let’s go on a trip Watch your steps be careful not to trip Comprehension Questions: 1. Who are going to a trip? 2. How did they feel about going to the trip? 3. What do you call people who love going on trips? ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ Read and Learn!
  78. 78. 72 Activity 2 Words with Multiple-Meaning Analyze the meanings of the word in the chart. Word Meanings trip Journey stumble foot base or lower part end of leg top spinning toy upper surface fan cooling device enthusiastic admirer Activity 3 Study the sentences and connect it with the correct meaning in the picture. Think It Over! Remember! Tell and Learn! Words can have more than one meaning. The meaning of the word depends on how they are used in a sentence. We use context clues to know which meaning is correct.
  79. 79. 73 Activity 4 Inferring Character Traits A story has characters. They do and say things in the story. We can tell the kind of person they are by understanding what they say and do in the story. Tell and Learn! My family likes to watch teleserye shows in the evening. Martha was so worried because she lost her ring. Brigette enjoyed dancing at the ball last night.
  80. 80. 74 Read the sentences. Give the character trait of the person based on his/her actions. Choose from the list below. brave kind greedy honest intelligent Sentence Character Trait 1. Anita saw a wounded bird. She brought it home and took good care of it. 2. Mang Jose’s manggo tree was full of fruits but he never shared a single fruit to anybody. 3. A twenty-peso bill was lying on the cantee table. Janet saw the money and she gave the money to the teacher. 4. It was getting dark. Mother asked Mark to go to the store and buy medicine for his brother. He had never gone there alone but he knows is brother needs it. He got a flashlight and the money. Soon he was back with the medicine. 5. Gracia studied hard for the test. She carefully reviewed all the lessons the teacher taught them. She got the highest mark in the class. Remember! You can describe a character of the story using Character Traits. Character Trait tells about the kind of person the character is. You can tell the trait from what the character says and does in the story.
  81. 81. 75 Activity 5 From the list of words in the box, put a  mark on the word that describes a character trait. Put an  mark if it is not. __________1. happy __________6. kind __________2. respectful __________7. smart __________3. candy bar __________8. helpful __________4. cheerful __________9. hardworking __________5. lazy __________10. school house Activity 6 Read the sentences and choose from the list in Activity 1 the character trait of the character. _______________1. Sandra and Grace greeted their teachers. _______________2. Tatay worked in the rice fields the whole afternoon. _______________3. Maria always try to make the people she loves happy. She tells them jokes and smiles at everyone. _______________4. The little boy hates cleaning. He avoids taking a bath and brushing his teeth. He says these make him so tired. _______________5. Every morning Sarah cleans their room. She sees to it that Miss Paz has a clean chalkboard and eraser. Activity 7 Compound Sentence Read the sentences. Combine the given simple sentence. Use the connector before each number to form one compound sentence. Read and Tell!
  82. 82. 76 (and) 1. Miss Dela Rosa is excited. Miss Dela Rosa is happy. Answer: Miss Dela Rosa is excited and happy. (and) 2. Father is proud of their children. Mother is proud of their children. Answer: _________________________ (and) 3. Josie worked hard to get good grades. She succeeded. Answer: _________________________ (but) 4. Charito is a hardworker. Bryan is lazy. Answer: _________________________ (but) 5. She called. No one answered. Answer: _________________________ Activity 8 Where’s my pair? Connect the two sentences to form compound a sentence. Use the connector and to join the ideas. Write the compound sentence on your paper. A B Mark loves painting * *He practices in the track daily. Joseph plays guitar* *She leads the cheering squad. Remember!  A simple sentence has one idea or thought. It ends with a period.  A compound sentence has two ideas or thought. Is has two independent clause joined by a connector.  Compound sentences use the connectors and or but to combine simple sentence.
  83. 83. 77 Erick swims like a fish* *The band sings in the party. Rose dances gracefully* *He joins in the poster making. Ramil runs as fast as the horse* *He receives gold medal. Activity 9 Table of Contents Study the table of contents entry. Answer the questions. o How many lessons are in this book? o What is the title of the last lesson? o What pages can you find the information about discovering the strengths? o What information is found on page 98? o If you want to know the effects of hobbies, which lesson must you read? o Which lesson gives an overview of hobbies? o Attila loves to share his talents to his sisters, on which lesson can he relate his experiences? o Which lesson discusses the relevance of prioritization and hobbies? o If you are starting to discover your talents, which lesson must you read? YOUR HOBBIES AND YOU Lesson1 Talking about Hobbies…………………..1-7 Lesson 2 Discovering Your Strengths…………….. 8-39 Lesson 3 Honing Ones Potentials………………… 40-76 Lesson 4 Sharing with Others …………………….. 77-99 Lesson 5 Personality Development………………100-124 Lesson 6 Hobbies vs Priorities………………………125-150
  84. 84. 78  What information/data are found in the table of contents?  How do you make use of the information in the table of contents? POST ASSESSMENT A. Read the story. Answer the questions that follow. Choose the letter of the correct answer. Miko and Myka are twins. They received birthday presents from their Uncle Bobby. Myko insisted that the bicycle was his. Even though he was playing with his basketball, he didn’t want Myka to use it. Miko and Myka are twins. They received birthday presents from their Uncle Bobby. Myko insisted that the bicycle was his. Even though he was playing with his basketball, he didn’t want Myka to use it. “I won’t use your bicycle. May I please play with your basketball,” Myka pleaded. “No, you can’t,” Miko shouted. “This is my ball. You have your doll, too. You can’t play with this,” he said angrily. Remember!  The table of contents is an important part of the book.  It is found at the beginning part of the book.  It lists units, chapters, or stories along with their page number arranged in the order in which the parts appear.
  85. 85. 79 1. Which description was shown by Miko? a. confident b. selfish c. foolish d. friendly 2. How did Myka feel about his brother’s actions? a. guilty b. lonely c. angry d. sorry 3. What character traits could you infer that Miko has? a. selfishness b. foolishness c. helpfulness d. friendliness 4. Which statement proves that Miko is a self-centered child? a. You can’t play with this. b. You have your doll too. c. I won’t use your bicycle. d. May I please play with your ball? B. Write the letter of the correct answer. _____5. Which is a compound sentence? a. Myka pleaded to borrow the new basketball of Miko. b. Miko and Myka received a gift from their Uncle Bobby. c. When Miko did not let Myka borrow his toys, she left teary-eyed. d. The children thanked their uncle and they appreciated the gifts. 6. My brother Ramil went to Manila to work for a large firm. What meaning of the underlined word is used in the sentence? a. strong b. determined c. difficult to move d. a business company 7. Combine the simple sentences using appropriate conjunction. The girls recited the poem. The boys danced well.
  86. 86. 80 Which sentence in correct? a. The girls recited the poem so the boys danced well. b. The girls recited the poem, but the boys danced well. a. The girls recited the poem, and the boys danced well. b. The girls recited the poem when the boys danced well. 8. Study the picture. Which meaning of the word steps was used in the sentence correctly? a. Don’t step on the grass. b. Watch your steps, you might fall. c. I enjoyed the steps in the Hiphop dance. d. Tristan ran down the steps to meet his mother at the gate. 9. Miguel saw flames coming from the kitchen of their neighbor. He ran to the barangay hall and informed the officials. He got bucket of water and helped the firemen extinguished the fire. What kind of boy was Miguel? a. brave b. selfless c. grateful d. obedient Study the table of contents entry. 10. Which lesson must you read if you want to know a workout that suits you? a. lesson 1 b. lesson 2 c. lesson 3 d. lesson 4 HEALTHY LIVING Lesson 1 What’s good for your body? .................1-18 Lesson 2 Prevention more than cure ……………19-36 Lesson 3 Working Out: Regular Exercise…………37-54 Lesson 4 Food Trip: What’s best for you? ............55-75
  87. 87. 81 11. What information is found on page 32? a. Exercise b. Food Guide c. Prevention d. Workout C. Choose the meaning inside the box. Write only the letter of the correct answer. _____12. The railroad track cuts across the road. _____13. Horses raced around the track. D. Study the picture. Write two (2) compound sentences about it. Week 9 Vocabulary Enhancement Activity 1 Read each sentence carefully. Decide which of the answers has the same meaning as the underlined word in the first sentence. 1. Maria went to the store to buy some biscuits and noodles. a. I asked Aling Charito to store the old newspaper in a box. Read and Learn! a. pathway b. rail structure c. recorded input d. course of travel 14._______________________________________________ 15. _______________________________________________
  88. 88. 82 b. The store sells fresh fruits every Saturday 2. The flower vase is only a foot high. a. I only need one foot of the blue ribbon. b. Mr. Mariano pledged to foot the rent of the sound system. 3. We are holding the program in the open field near the school. a. Kindly open the door. b. The open stage is a good place for the program. 4. Mr. Peron, the photographer, promised to take pictures of the whole event. a. Wow! I can already picture the fun and excitement. b. My family pictures are important for me. Activity 2 Picture Search: Put a check on the correct picture for the given sentence. 1. Gina never forgets to water the plants every morning. Let’s Try This! Remember!  Many words have more than one meaning.  The meaning of the word depends upon how it is used in the sentence.  Readers think about how the word is used in the sentence to decide which meaning is best.
  89. 89. 83 2. Mimi left a note for her sister. 3. Two volleyball players try to block from their opponent’s spike. 4. Tie the lace properly. 5. The player hit the ball with the bat.
  90. 90. 84 Activity 3 Recall the events in the story. Choose the character trait of the person described in the sentence. a. Monita leaves the unwashed dishes for Monina to wash in the evening. Monita was __________. generous disrespectful lazy b. Monina washes all the dishes without complain. Monina was __________. kind giving helpful c. “Monita, let us give our baon to the poor, old woman,” volunteers Monina. Monina is __________. sad angry generous d. “You give your baon but I will not give mine,” replies Monita. She was __________. selfish thoughtful friendly e. She felt __________. glad lonely irritated  What a character says, does, thinks and feels shows the kind of person he/she is.  What other characters say also give you clues to his/her character trait. Remember! Tell and Learn!
  91. 91. 85 Activity 4 Read and understand each situation. Complete the Character Trait Chart. Character Trait Chart Who? Character Trait? Evidence? I know… is… because in the story… Read and Learn! “Missy! Come here!” Mother called out in an irritated voice. “I almost fell from the stairs when I tripped on your dolls.” “I’m sorry, Mother,” Missy apologized. “But it’s Mimi who left them there.” “No! It was you who used them this morning. You really never keep your toys after using them,” said Mimi. “Stop arguing, instead you get and keep those toys,” Miki said. “Next time always put your things in proper places to avoid accidents.” “Yes, Miki is right. Let us not wait for anyone to be hurt before you start organizing your things,” Mother added.
  92. 92. 86 Activity 5 Read the following simple sentences. Combine them using because or while. Write your answers in your notebook. 1. I am happy. I passed the test. __________________________________________________ 2. Maria cleaned the room. Mario waited outside. __________________________________________________ 3. The boy sang. His classmates listened attentively. __________________________________________________ 4. We went home early. The principal called for a teachers’ meeting. __________________________________________________ 5. The dog barked angrily. There were strangers in the backyard. __________________________________________________ What is a complex sentence? How do we form complex sentences? Remember! Read and Learn!  A complex sentence is made up of two simple sentences. It expresses two ideas joined together by connectors.  Because and while are two of the most common connectors used in complex sentences.
  93. 93. 87 Activity 6 A. Read each sentence carefully. Tell if it is a Compound sentence or a Complex Sentence. 1. We visited our garden but we didn’t do any work there yesterday. 2. Alice was sick and she had to stay home for a week. 3. The Montemayor family went to the evacuation center because they wanted to help. 4. Lina and Sarah cannot ride the bike because it has a flat tire. 5. Mother read a magazine while she waited for the bus to arrive. B. Complete the following complex sentences with the connectors because or while. 1. We visited a lot of places _____ we were in Cebu. 2. Martha had to wear slippers for school ______ she hurt her toe. 3. The Gagarra family are well-known ________all their children are in the school honor roll. 4. We have to read a lot _______ we are young and able. 5. We stayed in the library ______ the boys cleaned the room. Let’s Try This!
  94. 94. 88 Activity 7 Read the journal carefully. Answer the questions. Comprehension Questions: 1. Who wrote the journal? 2. What important events did he write in his journal? 3. What does the journal tell about Bert? A journal is a record of happenings of the day and their feelings about them. It helps us to remember important events in our lives. Remember! Read and Learn! April 25, 2012 Father bought me a blue bike. I will be spending my summer learning how to drive my bike. I am so excited. Bert April 27, 2012 I am good at driving my bike now. Father taught me but I slipped in the wet road yesterday. I hurt my knee. It was very painful. Bert
  95. 95. 89 Activity 8 JOURNAL WRITING Answer the following questions in complete sentence: 1. What important things happened to you during the weekend? Write two sentences. 2. Why did it happen? 3. How did you feel about it? Using your answers to these questions, write a journal entry on the space provided for, Enrichment Draw and Color. Make a drawing to show your journal. Make your work interesting with colors. Share and celebrate your work in class. Share and Celebrate Read the journal entry carefully. Put a check mark on the column that will describe the journal entry best. My Journal Entry _______________________ Date _________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________.
  96. 96. 90 Content and Organization Rating 1. Sentences are well-written, complete and clear.(with proper punctuations) 2. Sentences complete and clear. 3. Sentences not complete but clear. Quality 1. Journal entry is pupils own life experiences and clear details. 2. Journal entry show a little detail and similar with other pupils 3. Journal entry lacks detail. Final Rating : Excellent 6 stars Very Good 5 stars Good 4 stars Fair 3 stars

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