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  1. 1. English I Quarter 4 ESSAY Module 1 BASIC FEATURES AND ELEMENTS OF AN ESSAY EXPLORE Your Understanding In this part of the module, you are to demonstrate understanding of the basic features, parts, structures, pattern of development that make the tone and style of reflective and personal essays of the Philippines effective. You will also answer a diagnostic test to find out if you are familiar with any concepts related to Philippine Essays and to check your readiness and competence on the prerequisite skills to the tasks at hand. At the end of this module, you are expected to produce meaningful journal entries which will be graded based on the criteria presented at the latter part of the module. As you do the following tasks, you will be guided by the essential question “How can journal entries be meaningful?” Welcome to module 1! Before we start any discussion, we have to determine if you have background knowledge about the topic. Should we start exploring them? Let’s do a diagnostic test then! Activity 1: What Lies Beneath the Ink? Below are questions you have to answer. Each question represent a concept or an idea which is about to be discussed in this module. Don’t leave any unanswered item! 1
  2. 2. From “ The King of the Road” , Anonymous Take an ordinary school day. You stand by the roadside, on the alert for the first jeepney that will take you to school. Any slight move on your part is like an invitation to a driver. He stops his jeepney, and calls out, “Quiapo!” That should take you right to your school’s steps, so you hurriedly board the jeepney. It then swings back into the traffic, swerving from lane to lane. It tries to beat the red light corner, you are thrown hard against your seatmate. You get elbowed as a result. 1. What is referred to in the title? A. jeepney B. taxi C. tricycle D. train 2. What makes it the “king of the road”? A. It has a castle where it parks every day. B. It is visible everyday at the road. C. It has a driver in it. D. It is a special vehicle. 3. Where is the jeepney going? A. Intramuros B. Quiapo C. Baclaran D. Makati 4. What modal is used in the text? A. Is B. that C. will D. calls C. imagination D. personal 5. What is the source of the essay? A. news report B. hearsay experience 6. What style was used by the author in the text? A. reflection B. quotation C. narration 7. What is the purpose of the author in writing the essay? A. to inform B. to entertain C. to convince opinion D. anecdote D. to share an 8. How do you call the first paragraph of an essay which draws interest or hook the students’ attention to continue reading. A. introduction B. body C. conclusion D. editorial 9. Which part of the essay contains the “meat” which elaborates all important details that support the main idea. A. introduction B. body C. conclusion D. editorial 2
  3. 3. 10. Which part of the essay sums up the whole idea of the written text and provides a perfect end for the reader to validate an understanding, confirm a stand, influence to act or ponder more about the topic. A. introduction B. body C. conclusion D. editorial Activity 2: ETHOS – LOGOS- PATHOS Reflect on the meaning of ETHOS, LOGOS, PATHOS. Write random thoughts about each word. Do webbing or mapping to extract concepts about the word. · Logos Ethos Pathos Activity 3: Leave a Mark! Incorporate concepts of an essay. Use the traffic light technique like the one below: Think of what an essay is, how it looks, what it contains. (Red) Explain how an essay differs from a narrative or a drama. (Yellow) Write all the things you know about the essay. (Green) 3
  4. 4. Activity 4: Punctuation Auction Punctuation marks are in auction. As a form of bid, list as many ideas as possible. Aspects of Philippine Essays you have questions about Aspects of Philippine Essays you have little knowledge on Processing points How will you rate yourself in essay writing? Justify your answer. ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________ 4
  5. 5. Activity 5: Write Right! Study the photos below. Write sub-topics which represent dominant themes in Philippine essays. ____________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ __________________________________________ ____________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ ____________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ ________________________ 5
  6. 6. ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________ _____________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________ ___________________ Processing points: What have you noticed in the photos? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ _________ What conclusion can you draw out of it? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ _________ 6
  7. 7. Activity 6: Pen and Paper Below are questions written on pens. Arrange the questions according to relevance. Who writes essays? What are the themes of most essays? How is essay different from narrative? How can journal entries be meaningful? What are the basic parts of an essay? 7
  8. 8. Processing points: What are your bases in arranging the questions from the most important to the least important? ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ____________ Activity 7: Check My Question! You have selected the most important question in Activity 6. Now it is time to make an evaluation of your chosen question using the checklist below: Write your question here: _________________________________________ _________________________________________ ______ Characteristics of essential question Expressed Not Expressed Sta rt eva luat ing you r cho sen que stio n here: 8
  9. 9. 1. It has no simple ‘right” answer. 2. It could be argued. 3. It provokes critical thinking. 4. It raises other important questions. 5. It is related to life. Pro ces sin g points: Are all the characteristics expressed in your chosen question? If so, then your question is an essential question! If not, try selecting another question and repeat the process enumerated in this activity. The correct answer is “How can journal entries be meaningful?” Do we have the same answer? Very good! Let’s explore further and answer this question in the activity that follows: Activity 6: My Tentative Responses Now it’s time to examine what comes in your mind if the question is posted for you to answer. Answer the question below using the diagram. Tentative answer 1: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______ Tentative answer 2: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______ Tentative answer 3: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______ 9
  10. 10. Processing Points: All your answers are accepted as of this moment. We need to study the succeeding topics carefully to find out whether your tentative answers are valid or not. Activity 7: Full Clue! What are your expectations in this topic? Are you curious to know what output is expected of you to accomplish at the end of this topic? Based on the clues presented, draw a circle on the output you are to accomplish in this module. . • a colorful poster Written output • meaningful journal entries Daily account of experiences • a meaningful reaction paper • a music video reflection • a straight news recounts for a possible Clues: reenactment using drama conventions. Processing points: Good! The product you are expected to carry out are meaningful journal entries. You will be graded based on the following criteria: Focus/Content ·Unity ·Coherence ·Clarity ·Mechanics ·Language 10
  11. 11. Are you enjoying the activities so far? Are you excited to learn more? I am so glad to hear that! But before we go further, let me remind you to bear in mind the ESSENTIAL QUESTION: How can journal entries be meaningful? Bear in mind that this question will be your guide in FIRMING UP your understanding of the Philippine essays. Think of all your tentative answers to this question and have them validated as you go on with the next phase. Good luck! FIRM UP Your Understanding This part of the module will enable you to illustrate or crystallize your knowledge of the basic features, parts, structures, pattern of development that make the tone and style of Philippine essays effective. This also highlights grammar lessons on modals and their functions. You will have all these things contained in the varied activities you are to accomplish. You will be engaged in meaningful and challenging activities that will enrich what you have learned. Let’s start the discussion! 11
  12. 12. Lesson 1: Parts of the Essay Introduction is the part of the essay that presents your first ideas. Introductions are usually the first paragraph of the essay, in some cases, the first two or three paragraphs make up your introduction. The body of the essay develops the ideas that you have presented in the introduction. Some people refer to this as “meat” of the essay and the process is known as "fleshing out" your ideas. It can be helpful to make a list of the ideas you want to present, along with any research to support those ideas. The conclusion is sometime called the “finishing touches” of the essay. The conclusion is where you bring together all of the elements you previously mentioned in the introduction and body of the essay. Activity 8: Enrich your Vocabulary Give the synonyms of the following words. 12
  13. 13. These words are your keys in understanding the text you are about to read. Are you a Filipino? What makes up a Filipino? These are just two of the thousand of questions we can ask ourselves after reading the text below. I Am A Filipino by Carlos P. Romulo I am a Filipino – inheritor of a glorious past, hostage to the uncertain future. As such, I must prove equal to a two-fold task – the task of meeting my responsibility to the past, and the task of performing my obligation to the future. I am sprung from a hardy race – child many generations removed of ancient Malayan pioneers. Across the centuries, the memory comes rushing back to me: of brown-skinned men putting out to sea in ships that were as frail as their hearts were stout. Over the sea I see them come, borne upon the billowing wave and the whistling wind, carried upon the mighty swell of hope – hope in the free abundance of the new land that was to be their home and their children’s forever. This is the land they sought and found. Every inch of shore that their eyes first set upon, every hill and mountain that beckoned to them with a green and purple invitation, every mile of rolling plain that their view encompassed, every river and lake that promised a plentiful living and the fruitfulness of commerce, is a hollowed spot to me. By the strength of their hearts and hands, by every right of law, human and divine, this land and all the appurtenances thereof – the black and fertile soil, the seas and lakes and rivers teeming with fish, the forests with their inexhaustible wealth in wild and timber, the mountains with their bowels swollen with minerals – the whole of this rich and happy land has 13
  14. 14. been for centuries without number, the land of my fathers. This land I received in trust from them, and in trust will pass it to my children, and so on until the world is no more. I am a Filipino. In my blood runs the immortal seed of heroes – seed that flowered down the centuries in deeds of courage and defiance. In my veins yet pulses the same hot blood that sent Lapulapu to battle against the alien foe, that drove Diego Silang and Dagohoy into rebellion against the foreign oppressor. That seed is immortal. It is the self-same seed that flowered in the heart of Jose Rizal that morning in Bagumbayan when a volley of shots put an end to all that was mortal of him and made his spirit deathless forever; the same that flowered in the hearts of Bonifacio in Balintawak, of Gregorio del Pilar at Tirad Pass, of Antonio Luna at Calumpit, that bloomed in flowers of frustration in the sad heart of Emilio Aguinaldo at Palanan, and yet burst forth royally again in the proud heart of Manuel L. Quezon when he stood at last on the threshold of ancient Malacañang Palace, in the symbolic act of possession and racial vindication. The seed I bear within me is an immortal seed. It is the mark of my manhood, the symbol of my dignity as a human being. Like the seeds that were once buried in the tomb of Tutankhamen many thousands of years ago, it shall grow and flower and bear fruit again. It is the insigne of my race, and my generation is but a stage in the unending search of my people for freedom and happiness. I am a Filipino, child of the marriage of the East and the West. The East, with its languor and mysticism, its passivity and endurance, was my mother, and my sire was the West that came thundering across the seas with the Cross and Sword and the Machine. I am of the East, an eager participant in its struggles for liberation from the imperialist yoke. But I know also that the East must awake from its centuried sleep, shake off the lethargy that has bound its limbs, and start moving where destiny awaits. For I, too, am of the West, and the vigorous peoples of the West have destroyed forever the peace and quiet that once were ours. I can no longer live, a being apart from those whose world now trembles to the roar of bomb and cannon shot. For no man and no nation is an island, but a part of the main, and there is no longer any East and West – only individuals and nations making those momentous choices that are the hinges upon which history revolves. At the vanguard of progress in this part of the world I stand – a forlorn figure in the eyes of some, but not one defeated and lost. For through the thick, interlacing branches of habit and custom above me I have seen the light of the sun, and I know that it is good. I have seen the light of justice and equality and freedom, my heart has been lifted by the vision of democracy, and I shall not rest until my land and my people shall have been blessed by these, beyond the power of any man or nation to subvert or destroy. 14
  15. 15. I am a Filipino, and this is my inheritance. What pledge shall I give that I may prove worthy of my inheritance? I shall give the pledge that has come ringing down the corridors of the centuries, and its hall be compounded of the joyous cries of my Malayan forebears when they first saw the contours of this land loom before their eyes, of the battle cries that have resounded in every field of combat from Mactan to Tirad Pass, of the voices of my people when they sing: Land of the morning. Child of the sun returning . . . Ne’er shall invaders Trample thy sacred shore. Out of the lush green of these seven thousand isles, out of the heart-strings of sixteen million people all vibrating to one song, I shall weave the mighty fabric of my pledge. Out of the songs of the farmers at sunrise when they go to labor in the fields; out the sweat of the hard-bitten pioneers in Mal-ig and Koronadal; out of the silent endurance of stevedores at the piers and the ominous grumbling of peasants in Pampanga; out of the first cries of babies newly born and the lullabies that mothers sing; out of crashing of gears and the whine of turbines in the factories; out of the crunch of ploughs upturning the earth; out of the limitless patience of teachers in the classrooms and doctors in the clinics; out of the tramp of soldiers marching, I shall make the pattern of my pledge: I am a Filipino born of freedom, and I shall not rest until freedom shall have been added unto my inheritance – for myself and my children’s children – forever. Did you enjoy reading the essay? I’m sure you did! Activity 9: Understanding the Text 1. Who is the author of the essay? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 2. What are the characteristics of the Filipino as mentioned by the author? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 15
  16. 16. 3. How can you prove the claim of the author that the Philippines has rich land? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 4. What is the two fold task of a Filipino? Expound your answer. ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Activity 10: Interpreting the Text 1. What does the “seed” symbolize? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 2. Why is the Filipino a child of the marriage of the East and the West? Explain. ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 3. Differentiate the culture of the East from the West. ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Activity 11: Challenging the Text 1. What could be the other title for the essay? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 2. What other details about the Filipino can you add? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 3. What other conclusion can you provide? 16
  17. 17. ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Activity 12: Crossing Author’s Mind 1. What does the essay reveal about the author? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 2. What is his purpose in writing the essay? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Activity 13: Thought Outline The essay is about ______________________________________________________ The essay is introduced by the following interesting statement: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________ ________________________________ The essay is introduced with the following idea: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________ ________________________________ Main point of paragraph 1: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________ ________________________________ Main point of paragraph 2: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________ ________________________________ Main point of paragraph 3: ______________________________________________________________________ 17
  18. 18. ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________ ________________________________ Main point of paragraph 4: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________ ________________________________ Activity 14: Who is the Real Filipino? Below are pictures of known personalities. Who is the most Filipino-looking icon? Identify each one of them and describe their physical features on the space provided opposite each photo. ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ 18
  19. 19. __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________ Processing points 19
  20. 20. Who among the personalities above is the most Filipino-looking? ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ What is your basis for choosing? ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________ Activity 15: Form and Style Style is a unique way of expressing ideas or a special approach employed by a writer. Word choices and sentence structure are important elements of style. Revisit the essay “I am a Filipino” by Carlos P. Romulo and complete the table below. Imagery Sense Symbolism Meaning Critic the essay and accomplish the table provided below: Purpose What is the purpose of the writer in writing the essay? Audience Who are the target audience of the essay? Pattern of Development How did the author develop the essay? Was there any particular pattern of development evident? Dissect the essay into its basic parts and accomplish the sheet below: 20
  21. 21. Title:__________________________________________________________________ Why is it entitled “I am a Filipino?” ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Writer: ________________________________________________________________ What do you know about the writer? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Introduction: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ What are the strengths of the introduction used by the writer? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Body: (Point out the best details included in the essay that support the introduction) ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 21
  22. 22. ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Conclusion: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ What can you say about the conclusion? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ In what way does it support the introduction? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Processing points: 22
  23. 23. How does style affect reader’s interest in reading the whole text? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ How does style provide identity to an essayist? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Activity 16 : “Pinoy Ako” How can you show the world the Filipino in you? In words In thoughts In actions Processing points: How does it feel to be a Filipino? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 23
  24. 24. Are you as proud as Carlos P. Romulo? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Lesson 2: Functions of Modals Modals or modal auxiliaries are helping verbs. Some quick rules about modals follow. • • • Modals are always accompanied by other verbs. Modals are never conjugated. Modals are followed by the simple form of the verb. Uses of Modals Modals are used to convey many different kinds of meaning. Most modals have more than one meaning. Modals are used to show the following meanings. • • • • • • • • • • • • • ability possibility probability permission advisability necessity requesting assistance making conclusions giving instructions making suggestions showing preference making offers making promises or predictions 24
  25. 25. Image source: http://esl.lbcc.cc.ca.us/eesllessons/modals/modals.htm Activity 17: Modal Model Highlight each modal used and explain its function in the text. Like the seeds that were once buried in the tomb of Tutankhamen many thousands of years ago, it shall grow and flower and bear fruit again. 25
  26. 26. __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ But I know also that the East must awake from its centuried sleep, shake off the lethargy that has bound its limbs. . . __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ . . . I shall not rest until my land and my people shall have been blest by these. . . __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ This land I received in trust from them, and in trust will pass it into my children. . . __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ Activity 18: Plan of Action Make a midterm plan of action about the activities enumerated below. Using the appropriate modal as your guide, complete the open-ended questions below. 26
  27. 27. A. ON HOUSEKEEPING I shall ______________________________________________________________ I will ______________________________________________________________ I must ______________________________________________________________ B. ON STUDYING I shall ______________________________________________________________ I will ______________________________________________________________ I must ______________________________________________________________ C. ON WORKING (If applicable) I shall ______________________________________________________________ I will ______________________________________________________________ I must ______________________________________________________________ D. ON DEALING WITH OTHER PEOPLE I shall ______________________________________________________________ I will ______________________________________________________________ I must ______________________________________________________________ 27
  28. 28. Processing points: What UNDERSTANDING can you draw out of the activities you have accomplished, the learning you have gained and the realities about life represented by the essay you have read? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________ That’s fantastic! How about making your UNDERSTANDING more ESSENTIAL? Rearrange the words in the box to reveal the hidden understanding. about personal views, thoughts, feelings, attitudes, judgments and observations can lead to meaningful journal entries. Free and effective communication of reflections and insights Write your Essential Understanding here: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ That’s impressive! You have completed the FIRM UP phase! I’m sure the next phase will be a lot more fun and exciting! 28
  29. 29. DEEPEN Your Understanding Welcome to the Deepen Phase! In this phase, you are provided with thought-provoking questions that will make you reflect, revisit, rethink, and revise your earlier assumptions about Philippine personal and reflective essays. You are also expected to deal with authentic situations to highlight the grammar structure of the dramatic texts discussed herein. The differentiated instruction will address your uniqueness, strengths and weaknesses and will reinforce what you have learned. At the end of the phase, you will be engaged in meaningful self –evaluation of learning through a short summative test. Are you ready to deepen your understanding further? What are you waiting for? Start at once! Always bear the ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING in mind as you answer the succeeding activities. Good luck! Activity 19: Jingle All the Way Extract lines from the essay, “I am a Filipino” by Carlos P. Romulo”, rearrange or modify the lines and compose a jingle out of it. _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ 29
  30. 30. Activity 20: Draw Pinoy Select lines from the essay of Carlos P. Romulo, “I am a Filipino”. Sketch or draw a “Filipino” based on how he is described by Romulo in his essay. Caption: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Activity 21: Strips of Comics Make a comic strip showing that you are talking to a foreigner about how proud you are to be a Filipino. 30
  31. 31. Processing points: How did you feel while drawing the strip? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ With reference to the comic strip you have drawn, is this possible to happen in real life? Do you see yourself in the same situation? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Activity 22: Dear Essayist Write a letter to Carlos P. Romulo expressing how you feel about his essay. Detail the lines that struck you the most and how his essay changed your perspective. Date: _____________ Dear Mr. Romulo, ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ Yours, ________________ 31
  32. 32. Processing points: How do you think Mr. Romulo would react on your letter? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ In what other ways can you show your appreciation to Mr. Romulo for writing his essay? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Activity 23: Quota on Quote “I am a Filipino, inheritor of a glorious past, hostage to uncertain future”. Explain this quotation in your own words. _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Processing points: What similarities between your life and the Filipino as described by Romulo have you discovered? How did you feel about it? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ What realities about life have you realized from the activities in this phase? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 32
  33. 33. Do you see any connection between your life and how themes and ideas expressed in most of Philippine essays? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Remember your Essential Understanding: YÜxx tÇw xyyxvà|äx vÉÅÅâÇ|vtà|ÉÇ Éy ÜxyÄxvà|ÉÇá tÇw |Çá|z{àá tuÉâà ÑxÜáÉÇtÄ ä|xãá? à{Éâz{àá? yxxÄ|Çzá? tàà|àâwxá? }âwzÅxÇàá tÇw ÉuáxÜätà|ÉÇá vtÇ Äxtw àÉ ÅxtÇ|ÇzyâÄ }ÉâÜÇtÄ xÇàÜ|xáA Congratulations for completing the DEEPEN phase! But to ensure your understanding, try answering the test below: SUMMATIVE TEST From Feeling the Rain by Visitacion de la Torre In case one is a homebody, he can listen to the rain fall. In neighborhoods where rooftops and windows cannot as much have a breathing space, the children rush out to play in the rain. It is equally true that rain will replenish whatever reservoir of water is needed by man and his world. For 1-6 Recognize the modals used in the text and indicate their functions: (1)Modal ________ (2) function ____________________ (3)Modal ________ (4) function ____________________ (5)Modal ________ (6) function ____________________ 33
  34. 34. From The October 24 Movement by Jose L. Lacaba The nation, they pointed out, would be embarrassed no end if some boors decided to follow the example of those Australians who had hurled paint bombs at Lyndon Baines Johnson’s famed bubbletop and thereby marred that country’s warm deception. A rally supporting the seven-nation meeting was another thing and presumably a permit was issued to a group of about 200 students who marched to Malacanang three days before the opening of the Summit with a manifesto claiming that “a bigger group of youth and students”. 7. What is the function of the modal “would” in the first statement? A. possibility B. probability C. ability D. necessity 8. What is the essay all about? A. love B. family C. activism D. study 9. How is this essay similar to “I am a Filipino” by Carlos P. Romulo. A. Both talks about change. B. Both talks about love of country and citizenship. C. Both talks about vacation. D. both talks about Australia. 10. Summit is a form of _________. A. rally B. party C. conference D. training 11. Which part of the essay presents a general overview of the topic to be discussed? A. conclusion B. introduction C. body D. title 12. In what pattern or style did the Carlos P. Romulo develop his essay? A. logical B. spiral C. argumentative D. narrative 13. Which of the following categorizes “I am A Filipino” a reflective essay? a. It presents ideas. b. It presents ideas and criticisms. c. It presents ideas and supporting facts. d. It presents the writer’s ideas, supporting facts and contemplation. 34
  35. 35. Processing point: Congratulations! You have made it to the last phase. TRANSFER Your Understanding Welcome to the Transfer Phase! This part of the module will allow you to make independent applications of the various processes (autobiographical collections, portfolio production, writing dialog journals, making a specialized journal which focuses on a specific activity) they have learned. This will enable you to do independent performance or project using varied and complex assessment procedures and most importantly, see the connections between tasks in this module and the real world. Are you ready to transfer your understanding? Activity 24: Write-A-Thon Produce a series of meaningful journals that focus on a particular activity, such as participating in basketball game or any athletic endeavor. The journal entries may also include a learning log, which is a personal learning tool that freely explore your thoughts and feelings about basketball game or any athletic endeavor. The journal entries may also include a learning log, which is a personal tool that examines your thoughts and feelings about the activity. Example: Day 1: ___________________ What happened today? _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ 35
  36. 36. What have you learned from this experience? _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________ Activity 25: Engraved Thoughts Write your own journals for a week. These journals are a way to freely explore your thoughts and feelings. Your journals should contain the details that may seem unimportant at first, but which add to the reader's appreciation and understanding. Resources: Books, Internet, Multimedia materials, Computer, DVD, CD, Graphic Organizer, pictures, drawings, art materials, film clips,e-journals, Philippine Drama books Acknowledgement: 1. Dr. Nilda Sunga for the indicators used to evaluate an essential question which appeared in activity 5 of explore phase. 2. Mr. Larry T. Diaz for providing the graphics/visuals in this module. 3. Mr. Lito A. Palomar for researching the text used in this module. 36
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