Grade 7 English Learning Package
Our Elders’ Wisdom
This lesson allows you to appreciate the wisdom of our ancestors thatcontinues to influence our experiences. Discover how their proverbs serve asguideposts towards strengthening our values. You must aim to:
Express whether a statement is true or false based on what you know.
Recognize differences in voice levels and speech patterns.
Determine words or expressions in a selection that are similar or opposite.
Use information presented in an article to infer, to evaluate, and to expresscritical ideas.
Discuss the features of proverbs, their intended purpose, and the setting duringwhich they were produced.
Use appropriate volume and enunciation in a given communication situation.
Identify the unique features and properties of oral language.
Observe rules on subject-verb agreement.
Recognize the features and codes of the
library‘s information sources.
YOUR INITIAL TASKSTask 1. True or False?
On a half-sheet of paper, write T if the statement is true according to what youknow and F if it is false. Be ready to explain your answer with a partner. _____ 1. Philippine literature existed even before the Spaniards came. _____ 2. Proverbs express the unending wisdom of the old. _____ 3. Proverbs communicate only traditional beliefs and values. _____ 4. The form of proverbs is chiefly poetic. _____ 5. It is difficult to preserve proverbs.