Inferring Traits of a Character
I. Learning Objective • II. Infer traits of a character.
Subject Matter A. Topic: B. References: Inferring Traits of a Character PELC III 4.5.2 Learning English as a Second Language, pp. 181–183 Skill Builders for Efficient Reading Third Edition, pp. 69–71 charts, pictures Patience and Perseverance
C. Materials: Value Focus: III. Procedure
A. Preparatory Activities Warm-up Activity Action Song It’s nice to meet together ha, ha, ha, ha, ha (3x) (Partners shake hands) Ha ha ha (3x) Change meet to dance, jump, walk, etc. Unlocking of Difficulties Which-What Fishing Which bait will catch what fish? Draw a line to connect the fish with the appropriate bait.
. Do the following afterwards.) Mother is the prettiest lady in Rome. Write them on the lines. Darius and Marcus were watching the two ladies. Cornelia’s Jewels Place: Time: Darius: In the beautiful garden of neat little White House. 2. Enumerate the qualities/traits of the three characters in the dialog.grateful
does not give up
pleased. Compare the three characters using picture clues. 1. One bright morning in summer. boastful
B. Barrera isn’t as tall as Mother and look! Her face isn’t as kind as mother’s either. Development of the Lesson Presentation Let’s read the dialog about Cornelia’s Jewel. Mrs. (Cornelia was talking with her pretty guest.
Barrera: Cornelia: Mrs. Barrera: Cornelia: Cornelia
You’re right. Barrera: Marcus: Cornelia: Mrs. Barrera gallant?
. but her dress is more expensive than Mother’s. 4. (Touches the pearls) And as smooth as silk too. (Surprised) Really! Can I see them? (Draws her two boys beside her) Here they are. Cornelia? (Smiling) Of course I have. Don’t you have any jewel. Barrera Two sons
____________ ____________ ____________ Using Picture Clues 1. (Calls out) Boys. come here. They are the finest sons a mother could ever have. 3. (Holds up a necklace) See this necklace? It is made of the biggest pearls in the world. Barrera: Cornelia: Mrs.
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Who is kind? Why do you say that Cornelia is proud of her two sons? If you were Cornelia would you feel the same? Why is Mrs.Marcus: Cornelia: Mrs. She wears a lot of jewelry. 2. Mrs. See these glittering red rubies! They’re as red as glowing coals. Look at that sparkling diamonds on her. The pearls are as white as milk.
Valdez is placing the food in the container. Say: a. helpful. Mrs. Valdez operates a canteen. etc. appreciative. Mang Alfonso is __________. helpful. brave. Mang Alfonso cultivates his land everyday so his plants are robust and productive. (healthy. Teresa makes one for Aling Melba. Ms. Teresa is a ________ girl. honest) e.Analysis and Discussion Picture Talk Strategy:
.) 2. Mrs. ( industrious. friendly) d. (polite. What character trait does Aling Melba have when she told Teresa “Your embroidery is very beautiful. Valdez is __________. What character trait can you associate with the pictures? b. Ask: a. thrifty. thrifty) c. What do you really see on the picture? (Mang Alfonso is making a plot for his plants. She spends two thirds of it and saves the rest. (kind. I hope you can make me one”. (obedient. She is a _________ girl. She welcomes everyone who enters her canteen with a smile so she has plenty of costumers. loving) b. Teresa receives one hundred fifty pesos from her embroidered pillow case.
Write the letter of your answer on the line. generosity. though the pace seems slow. Post Activities Application Shake hands to show friendliness. _____ 4.Values Integration Recall the dialog “Cornelia’s Jewels. Barrera? Can you cite the situation from the dialog where it was shown? How do you show your perseverance in the classroom or at home? Generalization How do we infer traits of a character? • We infer traits of a character through the actions done by a person. show anger. _____ 5. Enrichment Infer the traits of a character by matching column A with column B. helpful b. He also helps them carry heavy things. courtesy etc. helpfulness. She never buys what she does not need even if it is cheap. Carlos always helps old women or little child cross busy streets. _____ 3. A _____ 1. Arlene never spends her money before she has it. patient d. self-reliant
. C. honesty. prompt c.” Did Cornelia show perseverance to Mrs. _____ 2. Ana does not give up. B a. thrifty e. joy. Through facial expressions. She thinks she might succeed with another blow. Mrs. Cerezo never puts off for tomorrow what he can do today. Lily never troubles another for what she can do herself.
his youngest brother. incomplete c. The monkey liked the shark’s friendship and enjoyed throwing more fruits into the sea.” he said. wicked c. Alfonso. The shark swam back and forth and waited for the monkey. Sanchez blew his whistle and waved his arms. loving b. studious b. You have learned how to play soccer very well. the boys ran up to him. very weak 5. “Good. but James is still awake. asked for some but Mario didn’t give him any. Mario received one gallon of ice cream from his grandfather as a present. a.IV. happy c. Quickly. Sanchez?
. 1. James is studying his lessons for the next day. It is late in the evening. a. How did Mr. Leo. 1. How did the boys respond to Mr. a. naughty 2. Thinking that the monkey had left his fruit in a tree farther. tidy c. patient c. was thinking of putting the used bubble gum on his classmate’s seat. Write the letter of the correct answer in your answer sheet. coward b. the shark waited longer. cruel b.
Assignment Read the paragraph and answer the questions about the mood of the character: Mr.
Evaluation Infer the trait of the character that is best expressed by each short paragraph. brave 4.” he said. friendly 3. Sanchez treat the boys? 2. a pupil in Mrs. greedy
V. a. Fadera’s class. a. curious b.