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Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 6

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Republic of the Philippines
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Teaching Notes
English Grades 1 to 6
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Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 6


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Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 3


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Table of Contents


Message iii

English Expressways 1 1

English for You and Me 2 1

English for You and Me (Reading) Grade 3 2

English for You and Me (Language) Grade 3 4

English for You and Me (Reading) Grade 4 10

English for You and Me (Language) Grade 4 17

English Expressways (Reading) Grade 5 20

English Expressways (Language) Grade 5 20

English for You and Me (Reading) Grade 6 20

English for You and Me (Language) Grade 6 23




















Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 6


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English Expressways 1
Reading and Language Textbook
Justine Balajadia, Amber de Jesus, et al.
S.D. Publication, Inc., Copyright 2008

Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s

Recommended Correction or Revision
187 Line 14
Misleading
phrase: … play in
the sun.
Explain the intended meaning of the
phrase, play in the sun.
221
No. 1,
illustration C
The illustration is
not realistic.
Explain that the illustration is meant as
a distractor.


English for You and Me 2
Reading and Language Textbook
Benita N. Miranda
Book Wise Publishing House, Inc., Copyright 2008

Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
3 Ben’s 2
nd

dialog, line 2
Wrong article
Replace the with a.
… a thin boy.
21 No. 2 Missing article
Replace with:
2. Where does the rain come from?
22
The Little
Clown, line 3
Wrong word
choice
Delete tall and.
This little clown is strong.
33 Act. 4
Direction lacks
clarity.
Replace with:
Give antonyms for each pair of pictures
below.
34 C, direction Lacking phrase
Insert for the underlined word after
antonym.
56 Puzzle, no. 1 Inappropriate word Replace bright with clean and dry.
82 No. 2 Wrong structure
Replace the period after moving with a
comma and set in lower case the article
the.
87
Act. 1, par. 1,
4
th
sentence
Direction lacks
clarity.
Add as suggested by the words in
parentheses after those.
107 Source Wrong source Replace the source with Aesop’s Fables.
180
Last
sentence
before 1
st
box
Lacking words Add clothes now after washing.
186
Mr. Galo’s
last dialog
Awkward sentence
Replace with:
They plant seeds of flowering plants …
They put a fence around the plants.
202
Last
sentence
Wrong verb tense
Replace with:
“The palace is far. I can’t fly,” answered
the bat.
220
Let’s Write,
2
nd
sentence
Lacks clarity
Replace with:
Change the verbs in parentheses into
the past form.
242 Act. 1, par. 1 Redundant Delete the second sentence.
Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 3


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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
254
No. 2, 4
th

sentence
Inconsistent verb
tenses and wrong
pronoun
Replace with:
Soon, they bore fruits.

English for You and Me 3
Reading Textbook
Benita N. Miranda
Book Wise Publishing House, Inc., Copyright 2008

Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
14
Par. 1, 2
nd
&
3
rd
sentences
Inappropriate
words used:
The walls of the
pupa case break…
Replace with:
The pupa skin splits and what do you
think comes out? A fully-grown adult
butterfly comes out.
25
No. 1, 2
nd
&
3
rd
sentences
Inaccurate facts
Replace 2
nd
& 3
rd
sentences with:
They have front legs with a brush at the
"elbow" that they use to clean
themselves.
No. 4, 1
st

sentence
Factual error
Replace with:
Spiders are not insects.
30
Par. A, 3
rd

sentence
Wrong preposition:
Others lay their
eggs in stones …
Replace in with on.
Others lay their eggs on stones …
32
Par. 1, 4
th

sentence
Missing
preposition
Replace with:
She can lay 100 eggs in a day.
41 Act. 5, line 5
Wrong grammar:
Crickets are
another kind of
insects.
Delete s in insects.
Crickets are another kind of insect.
42 Par. 2, line 1 Missing word
Replace with:
Roy likes to read too.
50 No. 1, line 4
Awkward
sentence: Sun is a
heavenly body.
Replace with:
The sun is a heavenly body.
64
Alma’s
dialog, 2
nd

sentence
Awkward
sentence: You
stay with us …
Replace with:
Why don’t you stay with us in the city?
67
Act. 2, par. 3,
line 1
Lacks parallelism:
Today, traveling is
fast and more
comfortable.
Replace with:
Today, traveling is faster and more
comfortable.
Act. 2, par. 3,
line 6
Wrong preposition:
… ride in
automobiles, on
jeepneys, buses,
bicycles, and
motorcycles.
Replace with:
… in automobiles or jeepneys or on
buses, bicycles, or motorcycles.
69
Par. 4, 1
st

sentence
Wrong choice of
word
Replace somebody with anybody.
I don’t think anybody is here.
Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 6


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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
71
Par. 4, line 3
– 5
th

sentence
Missing article:
I saw garbage can.
Insert a before garbage can.
I saw a garbage can.
75
Act. 3, no. 4,
line 4
Poor choice of
words:
injecting the
patients
Replace with:
giving medicines to the patients
77 No. 7 Conceptual error
Replace with:
7. You don’t see it, but it can blow down
power lines and trees.

86 No. 1, letter b
Awkward phrase:
… somebody in
the days to come

Replace with:
b. to be somebody in the future
93
Par. 4, 4
th

sentence
Wrong word
choice
Replace largest with biggest.
These were the teeth with the biggest
cavities.

Par. 4, 5
th

sentence
Factual error Delete the sentence.
2
nd
to the last
line
Missing
punctuation marks
Enclose the word Go in quotation marks.
… any food from the “Go” foods.
105 Line 4
Awkward
sentence:
… red and
beautiful roses.

Replace with:
Lina brought beautiful red roses.
107
Par. 6, 4
th
&
5
th
sentences
It is not realistic to
grow orchids from
their seeds.
Delete the two sentences:
My child, we can get many seeds from
them. We can grow many orchids from
those seeds.

109
Par. 9, last
sentence
Missing word
Replace with:
Today, I am going to learn how to swim.
113
B, no. 2, lines
1, 3, and 5
Wrong preposition:
Milo was in the
seashore …
Replace with:
Milo was by the seashore …
114 Act. 2, line 6
Wrong choice of
word:
… is heard a few
minutes after…
Replace with:
The echo is heard a few seconds after
one shouts …
118
Third Child,
line 3
Wrong choice of
word
Replace with:
Take a deep breath.

125 No. 8
Wrong choice of
word
Replace much with many.
8. Rina eats too many candies, …

137 No. 3, letter a
Wrong grammar:
No animals would

Delete s in animals.
139 No. 3, line 1
Missing
punctuation marks
Enclose the words best in attendance in
quotation marks.
Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 3


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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
143
2
nd
to the last
par., last
sentence
Awkward sentence
Replace with:
Sometimes she was only half her size,
like a semicircle.
147
Par. 5, 2
nd

sentence
The illustration and
the text do not jibe.
Replace the sentence with:
In a stable, they found Joseph and Mary
with the little Child Jesus in her arms.
148
3
rd
from the
last sentence
Wrong verb:
Are you going to
be …
Replace with:
Will you be sad or glad this year?
152
Act. 1, no. 1,
4
th
sentence
Inappropriate use
of a noun
Delete s in girls.
There was no place where the girl could
get water.
158
Par. 3, 2
nd

sentence
Inappropriate use
of a noun
Replace ant’s with ants’.
The ants’ bites were very painful.
162
No. 5 – 3
rd

from last line
Wrong tense of the
verb
Replace dragged with drag.
165
No. 2 -
above the
box, 3
rd

sentence
Wrong preposition
Replace with:
A cat with a rat in its mouth.
169
Column 2,
line 7
Lacking s
Add s to bite.
nibble … take in small bites
Column 2,
line 21
Poor choice of
word
Replace drop with amounts.
… drink in small amounts.


English for You and Me 3
Language Textbook
Benita N. Miranda
Book Wise Publishing House, Inc., Copyright 2008

Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
iii Lesson 1 title Lacking s
Add s to Thought.
Words to Express Complete Thoughts
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Lesson 7, line
2
Poor choice of
word: Making
Questions…
Replace with:
Asking Questions about the Pictures
Lesson 7,
Line 4
Poor choice of
word: Giving
Questions…
Replace with:
Asking and Answering Questions …
vi
Lesson 23,
lines 2 & 4
Wrong preposition:
Filling Up Forms
Replace up with out.
vii Line 2
Poor choice of
words: English
Language
Textbook has
been … your
learning in English
meaningful.
Replace with:
English for You and Me has been ….
your learning English meaningful.
Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 6


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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
3 Line 4
Wrong word in:
And blow the birds
above the sky,
Replace with:
And blow the birds about the sky,
4
No. 1, line 2
Missing
preposition
Insert with between play and kites.
play with kites
No. 4
Unnecessary
hyphens
Delete the hyphens in all-day.
5 No. 4, no. 6 Wrong preposition
Replace with:
4. Joy lives with her father on the farm.
6. The birds up in the tree
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Line 7
Wrong use of the
word up
Delete up.
But rice and dried meat.
Line 9
Wrong grammar:
What words that
have the same
sound?
Delete that.
What words have the same sound?
13
No. 3
Missing word:
… the health
children said?
Replace with:
… the Health Land children said?
Line 8 Missing word
Replace with:
What can you say about these words in
each pair?
Line 10
Inappropriate
words: These
words have similar
sounds.
Replace have with end with.
These words end with similar sounds.
Words that end with similar sounds are
words that rhyme.
15
Illustration 1
Misleading
illustration: The
farmer’s wife looks
very young. Also,
since the mice are
blind, they should
not be looking at
the farmer’s wife.

Use the illustration as a springboard to
develop ability to focus and be analytical
of the details of the illustration.
Three Blind
Mice, line 3
Wrong verb tense:
They all run …
They all ran after the farmer’s wife,
Three Blind
Mice, line 7
& 8
Wrong words in:
Did you ever hear
such a thing in
your life?
Replace with:
Did you ever see such a sight in your
life?
Pussy Cat …,
line 4
Wrong words
Replace with:
I’ve been to London to look at the
Queen.
Pussy Cat …,
line 7
Wrong words
Replace with:
I frightened a little mouse under her
chair.
20
No. 5, 2
nd

sentence
Wrong
prepositions
Replace with:
In the corridor two boys were playing
with their legs …
Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 3


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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
24
Act. 5, par. 1,
1
st
sentence
Wrong preposition
Replace up with in.
Fill in the missing …
2
nd
to the last
line
Wrong preposition
Replace in with at.
It will be held at my grandparents’ farm.
26 Act. 7, no. 3 Wrong preposition
Replace in with at.
Invite your friends to spend a weekend
at the farm …
27 No. 14
Missing
preposition
Insert for between ask and some.
You want to ask for some pieces of
chalk.
28 No. 3 Wrong preposition
Replace at with on.
They live on Eleventh Avenue …
29 Last line
Wrong sentence
based on the
referent
Replace with:
Where is the comma placed?
33
Nos. 1, 2, & 6 Wrong verb tense Replace are with were.
No. 7 Missing article
Insert the between spell and words.
Did I spell the words correctly?
34
Sentence in
parentheses
Wrong preposition
Replace through with on the.
(Mother calls Miss Garcia on the
telephone.)
40 Par. 2
Unnecessary
article
Delete the before Rosal Building.
43
Nestor’s
dialog, line 2
Delete s in
towards.
Replace with:
… toward Diego Silang Street.
44 No. 2
Unnecessary
article
Delete the before melchora aquino
building.
46
A, Jay’s
dialog, last
line
B, Man’s
dialog, 3
rd
line
B, Jay’s
dialog, last
line
Add s to direction.
Replace with:
… directions on how to reach his house.
… give me the directions on how to go to
his house?
… the right directions.
54
No. 3, last
line
Awkward clause:
… why Barangay
Maligaya was a
model barangay.
Replace with:
… why Barangay Maligaya became a
model barangay.
No. 8, line 2 Wrong preposition
Replace in with at. Add s to question.
… at your friend’s place. What questions
will you ask him or her?
55
3
rd
from the
last par., line
2
Wrong preposition
Replace in with at.
The papayas at Grandfather’s farm are
very sweet.
Last line Wrong preposition
Replace in with at.
… and Grandmother at the farm,” said
Linda.
56 No. 3 Wrong preposition
Replace in with at.
What do the children like at the farm?
Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 6


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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
57 Par. 1 Lacks clarity
Replace with:
Here are some pointers to remember in
changing the meanings of words.
58 Act. 4, no. 6 Inappropriate word Replace much with many.
61
Write It
Correctly,
par. 2, line 4
Wrong number of
noun in: … of
biscuit for her
brother.
Replace with:
… of biscuits for her brother.
62
The Monkeys
and the
Crocodile,
line 1
Unnecessary
comma
Delete the comma after Five.
63 Lines 1 & 9
Unnecessary
commas
Delete the commas after Five and Four.
64
Boxed text,
no. 1, column
1
Wrong preposition
Replace on with in.
One little monkey is swinging in the tree.
72
No. 8, line 2
Missing
preposition
Insert on between pass and the.
(Ours, Our) was able to pass on the
muddy road.
2
nd
to the last
line
Wrong number of
noun in: The box
of crayon ….
Replace with:
The box of crayons belongs to …
80
Act. 3, no. 1,
line 2
Lacking s in
vegetable
Replace with:
… like to eat chopped vegetables and
corn.
82
Write It
Correctly, no.
2
Missing
preposition
Replace with:
His neighbors often ask for some plants
from him.
No. 6 Missing line
Underline rendag.
The town mayor awarded him a set of
rendag tools.
83 Last line Wrong preposition
Replace in with from.
… from (8) gardens.
85
Line 8 Inappropriate word
Replace catch with shoot.
I use a bow and arrow to shoot birds.
Line 21 Wrong preposition
Replace in with into.
We like to swim and dive into the sea.
87 No. 5 Wrong preposition
Replace in with at.
Mother and I stayed the whole day at the
farm.
93
1
st
column
below the box
Lacks clarity
Replace with:
Words with –s endings such as tells,
brings, makes, and keeps …
2
nd
column
below the box
Inappropriate use
of the word like
Replace like with such as.
Words without –s such as …

Boxed text,
no. 2
Factual error
Replace the sentence with:
The butterfly helps in the pollination of
plants.
Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 3


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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
94 Line 5
Unnecessary
article
Delete the after with.
You and I always go with action words
not ending in s.
95
Act. 3, 2
nd
&
3
rd
sentences
Sentences lack
clarity, wrong
preposition
Replace with:
Tell your classmates what you do in
three or more sentences. Use some of
the action words from the chart.
100 Line 4 Wrong preposition
Replace on with in.
He rides in his boat every morning.
101
Chart, 2
nd

column, line 4
Missing article in:
reads newspaper
Insert the between reads and
newspaper.
102 No. 4 Awkward sentence
Replace with:
My mother (attend, attends) cooking
classes during Saturdays.
104 No. 2 Wrong preposition
Replace with:
They (sail, sails) on the sea.
107 Line 2 Wrong verb tense
Replace is with was.
His school was not like yours.
108
No. 3 –
above the
box, 2
nd

sentence
Wrong word
Replace stone with iron.
They use iron tools today.
Boxed text,
line 3
Missing words
Insert and phrases after words.
Words and phrases like yesterday, last
year…
109 Last line
Awkward
sentence:
The Negritos
shared together all
the foods they
gathered.
Replace with:
The Negritos shared with one another all
the foods they gathered.
111
In the Farm Wrong preposition
Replace with:
At the Farm
In the Farm,
1
st
sentence
Wrong preposition
Replace in with at.
My friend and I … at the farm.
112 Try Again, A Missing words
Replace with:
Select the correct form of the verbs in
parentheses.
117
No. 3
Unnecessary
apostrophe:
The church’s bell

Replace with:
The church bell rings every morning.
No. 7
Wrong preposition:
7. I ride on a
jeepney …
Replace on with in.
I ride in a jeepney.
No. 9 Wrong preposition
Replace on with in.
9. Cora writes in her diary every day.
120 B, no. 3
Wrong preposition:
3. They see …
play in the
seashore.

Replace in with on.
3. They see … play on the seashore.
Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 6


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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision

B, no. 4 Wrong preposition
Replace on with in.
4. They ride in a boat.
121
Par. 2, 2
nd

sentence
Inappropriate word
Replace grass grows with grasses grow.
He lives in a place where tall grasses
grow.
123 Act. 2, line 2 Wrong preposition
Replace on with in.
… what they will do or say in the given
situation.
126
Act. 5, lines 1
& 2
Inappropriate word
& wrong
preposition
Replace with:
Ask questions about the following
situations and let your classmates
answer in complete sentences.
127 B, no. 3, c Wrong verb
Replace am with are.
c. are going to succeed
131 Act. 3, line 1 Wrong preposition
Replace to with into.
Change each statement into a question.
136
God Loves
Us Best, line
3
Wrong preposition
Replace in with on.
He protects us on our way.
138 Act. 2, line 3 Wrong word
Replace word with phrase.
… in column B for each phrase in …
140 Act. 5, no. 1 Wrong grammar
Add s to flower.
… picks flowers in the garden.
144
Line 19
Insufficient
explanation:
Two tells number.
Replace with:
Two tells how many or a number.
Line 21
Insufficient
explanation:
Round tells shape.
Replace with:
Round tells what shape it is.
Blue tells its color.
Line 23
Insufficient
explanation:
Big tells size.
Replace with:
Big tells its size.
146 Act. 2, no. 2 Wrong preposition
Replace under with in.
The old man walked in the rain.
147
Par. 1, line 2 Missing word
Insert mental before picture.
They make the word clear and give a
mental picture of the word.
Act. 5, line 1 Inappropriate word
Replace right with correct.
Choose the correct word for each blank.
156 Let’s Listen Wrong sentence
Replace with:
Listen as your teacher reads the
following poem.
158 Act. 1, line 1 Wrong pronoun
Replace it with them.
Look at the pictures and read the
sentences after them.





Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 3


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English for You and Me 4
Reading Textbook
Benita N. Miranda
Book Wise Publishing House, Inc., Copyright 2008

Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
v
1
st
sentence
Poor choice of
words: English 4
(Reading) contains

Replace with:
English for You and Me 4 contains ….
2
nd
sentence
Poor choice of
word, unnecessary
words
Replace with:
The activities will improve your
vocabulary and comprehension skills.
Par. 2, 2
nd

sentence
Missing
preposition
Insert on between write and or and
replace the with this.
Do not write on or tear the pages of this
book.
3 Act. 1, no. 1
Poor choice of
word
Replace with:
1. We thank thee for your gifts to us.
6
Par. 1, line 3 Wrong grammar
Replace it with them.
… words and write them on your paper.
Act. 1, no. 4 Conceptual error
Replace with:
4. Rain falls from the ickth clouds in the
sky.
No. 8 Wrong pronoun
Replace they with it.
8. The wind hisperws to the trees when it
passes by.
7
Par. 3, 2
nd

sentence
Inaccurate
Replace with:
Dots are used to divide the words into
syllables.
9
Last par., 2
nd

sentence
Inappropriate word
Replace topmost with left.
The first guide word found on the left …
Last
sentence
Wrong word
Replace easy with easier.
Looking up words in the dictionary is
made easier because of the guide
words.
11 Par. 3, line 4
Wrong choice of
word:
… prevent it from
wearing away.
Replace with:
… and prevent it from eroding.
12
Act. 1, last
sentence
Lacking s in
answer
Replace answer with answers.
Write your answers on your paper.
13
Par. 1, last
sentence
Lacking s in
answer
Replace answer with answers.
Write your answers on your paper.
Think and
Write, line 2
Wrong grammar:
… meaning of
these words in the
glossary and use
them in a
sentence.

Replace meaning with meanings and
them with each.
Look up the meanings of these words in
the glossary and use each in a
sentence.
Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 6


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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
15
Line 8 below
illustration
Inappropriate word
Replace went with arrived.
… When he arrived home, …
Line10 below
illustration
Missing article
Insert a after of.
… complaining of a headache.
16
2
nd
to the last
par., 2
nd

sentence
Lacking s in
medicine
Replace with:
A prescription slip is a written statement
of the list of medicines a patient …
19 Line 2
Awkward
sentence:
Do not put it where
the sun can shine
on it.
Delete the sentence and replace the last
sentence with:
Keep it away from sunlight and heat.
20
Last boxed
text, line 6
Inappropriate word
Replace like with such as.
… crawl such as cabinets, ceilings, …
21
2
nd
boxed
text, last
sentence
Missing words
Insert from a after suffers.
If the patient suffers from a continuous
headache, consult a doctor.
25
Par. 2, 3
rd

sentence
Awkward
sentence:
… they heated the
fresh eggs in the
sun …
Replace with:
… they heated the fresh eggs under the
heat of the sun until they were moist.
26 Act. 1, no. 2 Awkward sentence
Replace with:
2. The eggs are first placed under the
heat of the sun until they are moist.

28
Boxed text,
line 2
Wrong preposition
Replace in with into.
Get a basin and pour water into it.
Act. 1, no. 3
Wrong choice of
word
Replace with:
3. Put vinegar up to one inch of an
empty bottle.
29
Par. 2, 2
nd
&
3
rd
sentences
Wrong grammar
Replace with:
When we give directions, they must be
simple and clear. When directions are
written, read them carefully before
following them.
31
Par. 2, lines 5
to 8
Wrong grammar
Replace with:
Soil around the volcano became fertile
… the volcano threw out during
eruptions. The volcano is a source of
income for farmers living near the area.
Last line
Wrong choice of
word:… when the
volcano calms.
Replace with:
… when the volcano is calm.
33
Par. 1, line 2 Missing article Insert the before activities.
Act. 1, line 1 Delete s in blanks.
Replace with:
… Think of a word to fill in the blank.
34
Act. 2, 2
nd

sentence
Lacking s in
answer
Replace answer with answers.
Write your answers on your paper.
37
Think and
Read, 2
nd

sentence
Pronouns referring
to Rice Terraces
are wrong.
Replace with:
This story will tell you where they are
found and how they were built.
Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 3


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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
Par. 3, line 2 Missing comma
Insert comma (,) after first.
At first, they farmed the lowlands …
40
No. 4, 1
st

sentence
Wrong grammar
Replace with:
The children were walking barefoot on
the seashore.
45 Line 7
Missing
preposition
Insert by after passed.
… the lake shore, they passed by the old
woman’s garden.
46
Lines 6 & 8
Wrong word
choice
Replace unkindly with unkind.
Last par.
Wrong subject-
verb agreement
Replace tell with tells.
Which of the following sentences tells
about the first paragraph of the story?
48
No. 1, line 2
Wrong grammar:
… especially in
time of need.
Replace with:
… especially in times of need.
No. 2 Awkward sentence
Replace with:
2. … The younger person takes the
elder's hand (usually someone at
least 15 years older), bring it to
his/her forehead to show respect.
51 D, line 4 Inappropriate word
Replace have with put.
We will put our gifts under the tree.
52
Par. 1 of
letter, line 6
Wrong preposition
Replace in with on.
… on the farm.
53 Par. 1, line 3 Wrong preposition
Replace in with on.
… him with his work on the farm.
54
Words for
Study, nos. 3
& 4
Wrong subject-
verb agreement
Replace store with stores.
3. Jim’s father stores food…
a. sells b. distributes c. keeps
4. Jim’s family stores enough food …
56
No. 4, lines 4
& 5
Wrong verb tense
Replace with:
… At noontime, they return to the
seashore where they are met by fish
vendors.
No. 5, line 2 Wrong preposition
Replace on with to.
… frogs and turtles clinging to small
rocks.
59
Last par. ,
line 4
Wrong preposition
Replace in with with.
… tried to find fault with Daniel so that
they could report him to the king.
61 Par. 5
Word not
capitalized
Replace o with O.
“It’s your law, O King, and it is our duty
…”
62 No. 4 Wrong verb tense
Replace had with has.
4. The king has a trusted officer who
knows about …
63
Nos. 4, 5, &
6, lines 16 to
19
Missing commas
Replace with:
4. If you worship God, pay …
5. If you capture something, do you …
6. If you are a captive, are you …
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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
65 No. 5, line 6 Wrong verb tense
Replace can with could.
… where poor people could stay in the
free ward when they got sick.
66
Do It Right,
no. 1
Inappropriate
words
Replace with:
1. The announcer should speak loudly
and clearly.
70
No. 3, 4
th

sentence
Inappropriate
sentence
Replace with:
In the painting, two dead gladiators are
being dragged across the floor.
74 Line 11
Wrong verb tense:
Which they eat…
Replace eat with ate.
Which they ate with a runcible spoon;
90
Par. 4, lines 3
& 4
Conceptual error
and awkward
phrase:
Muslims go
through thirty days
of fasting to burn
away their sins.
Replace with:
Muslims fast for thirty days to have their
past sins forgiven.
91 Par. 2, line 2 Wrong grammar
Replace with:
The datu in a barrio sometimes gives a
feast.
93
Act. 2, no. 3,
c
Awkward phrase
Replace with:
c. The whole month is for fasting, to
have their past sins forgiven.
94
Par. 4, line 1
Wrong pronoun:
Milo and his father
went to their
uncle’s place …
Replace with:
Milo and his father went to his uncle’s
place …
Par. 4, line 4 Wrong grammar
Replace with:
… busy decorating their homes.
Last
sentence
Missing open
quotation mark
and comma
Replace with:
It is the farmers’ way of giving thanks, so
we call it the “farmers’ festival.”
95
Act. 1 line 2 Inappropriate verb
Replace are with contains.
… Column A contains the headings …
Column A,
no. 1
Lacking s
Add s to Preparation.
1. Preparations made before the festival
97 C, no. 1, b Lacking s
Add s to Name.
b. Names of parents
98 Last line Awkward sentence
Replace to get with of getting.
It is afraid of getting hurt.
104
Par. 2, 1
st

sentence
Inappropriate
words
Replace with:
The monkey took the bundle of wood
and walked toward the town to sell it.
No. 2
Unnecessary
article
Delete the before people.
106
Par. 3, 2
nd

sentence
Wrong article
Replace a with the.
The lion was caught in the trap.
107
No. 1, b Lacking s in hunter b. The hunters came.
Do It Right, Lacking s in Add s to answer.
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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
par. 1, last
sentence
answer Write your answers on your paper.
Do It Right,
line 11
Missing article
Insert the before rivers.
Rainwater runs into the rivers that flow
into the ocean.
108 Line 1 Missing article Insert the before rivers.
111 Par. 4, line 1 Wrong verb tense
Replace with:
“Ines has many wealthy and handsome
suitors,” his mother said.
112 Par. 6, line 2 Missing commas
Insert commas before and after
however.
113
Words for
Study, no. 1
The options are
not appropriate to
the sentence
structure.
Replace with:
a. ordinary
b. extraordinary
c. mediocre
115
Line 5 Awkward sentence
Magellan wanted the islands near Cebu
to be ruled by Rajah Humabon.
Par. 1, line 4 Lacking s
Ass s to shield.
… but the shields of their enemies
stopped the bullets.
119
Par. 3 Missing pronoun
Insert me after give.
Can you give me three fried eggs …
Par. 4, line 2 Awkward sentence
Replace with:
… and took the bread out from his bag.
Par. 5, line 2 Inappropriate word
Replace falls with rains.
“I must be on my way home before it
rains.”
124
Think and
Discuss
Missing article and
conjunction
Replace with:
Understanding the Cause and Effect
Relationship
Last
sentence
Missing
conjunction
Replace with:
A cause and effect relationship …
125
Act. 1, no. 2
Wrong subject-
verb agreement
Replace with:
2. There are a lot of termites …
Act. 2, no. 1 Awkward sentence
Replace with:
… because he walked in the rain.
126
Act. 3, no. 1
Missing
preposition
Replace with:
1. Children play with kites …
Act. 3, no. 4 Missing article
Replace with:
4. A flood causes …
131
Act. 2, line 2
Lacking s in
answer
Replace with:
Write your answers on your paper.
Example Wrong preposition
Replace on with with.
He walks with his crutches.
132 No. 4, line 4 Lacking s
Add s to handkerchief.
… handkerchiefs and stopped the cars
from crossing the street.
134
Par. 6, 1
st

sentence
Missing article and
conjunction
Insert the after showing and and after
cause.
Answer these questions … showing the
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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
cause and effect relationships.
Think and
Write, Par. 2
Inappropriate verb
Replace do with would.
Which of these stories would you like …
137
Par. 4, line 3 Wrong verb tense
Replace have with had.
… from those who had money to pay
and treated the poor people for free.
No. 4
Inappropriate
preposition
Replace on with into.
4. A person sent into ______ lives …
138
Think and
Discuss, nos.
1 & 3
Wrong verb tenses
Replace with:
1. Jose Rizal taught the boys … so
they could speak the language.
3. Jose Rizal and the boys … so the
people would have clean water to
drink.
139
Act. 2, 1
st
&
2
nd
sentences
Missing article and
conjunction
Replace with:
Combine these pairs … showing a
cause and effect relationship. Use the
words so, so that, or because …
No. 6 Wrong verb tenses
Replace with:
Rivers and brooks are dry. It didn’t rain
for months.
141
Par. 1, 2
nd

sentence
Inconsistent verb
tenses
Replace with:
… he visited his horses and saw to it
that they were comfortable.
No. 3
Inconsistent verb
tenses
Replace has with had.
3. How did del Pilar show that he had
concern for other people?
142
Par. 4, line 2
Wrong subject-
verb agreement
Replace with:
They finally found … who was under the
rule of a sultan.
Par. 4, line 4 Awkward sentence
Replace with:
The sultan then asked the boy’s parents
to go to him.
Par. 4, line 5 Awkward sentence Delete them after asked.
Par. 4, line 6
Wrong word
choice
Replace recovered with removed.
143
Words for
Study, line 1
Confusing
instructions
Replace left with right.
No. 3 Factual error
3. A bile is secreted by the liver.
Replace letter c with:
c. a bitter fluid that aids in the
digestion of fats
145 Par. 1, line 4 Redundant Delete again.
147
Do It Right,
line 2
Lacking s in
answer
Replace with:
Write your answers on your paper.
149
Par. 5, 2
nd

sentence
Inappropriate
words
Replace with:
“Who gives every blow to every tree? …
151 Par. 1, line 3 Lacking s
Add s to coin.
… continued to take out the coins and
drop each …
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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
No. 3, line 2 Wrong verb tense
Replace will with would.
… would not be caught in the heavy rain.
152 Act. 1, line 2
Wrong word
choice
Replace better with best.
165
Line 9
Wrong preposition:
It’s fun to ride in
boats …
Replace in with on.
Line 11
Redundant:
Chinese of China
Replace with:
… Asian group, the Chinese.
166
Line 3
Incomplete
instruction
Insert in your notebook after letters.
Answer these
questions,
no. 2
Inappropriate verb
Replace do with would.
2. Which of the places visited would you
like to live in?
Line 2 from
the bottom
Poor choice of
word
Replace occurs with falls.
Rain seldom falls.
167
Act. 1, par. 1,
lines 6 & 7
Inappropriate word
and missing
preposition
Replace with:
But when she opened her cabin door,
she saw people running and going up to
the upper deck.
174 Act. 2, no. 2 Wrong verb tense
Replace can with could.
The jeeps had wings and they could fly.
175
No. 10, 2
nd

sentence
Wrong verb tense
Replace can with could.
10. … The frog could talk.
176 Par. 2, line 2
Wrong word
choice:
… surrounded her,
so she could not
leave.
Replace with:
… guarded her, so she could not leave.
178
Par. 3, 2
nd
&
3
rd
sentences
Inaccurate
information
Replace with:
The grasshopper has a series of air
holes in the covering of its body. Air
flows into these holes.
180
Last
sentence
Wrong preposition
Replace at with in.
Master milk is now available in all …
183
Last par., 1
st

sentence
Inaccurate
information: Dark
clouds fall as rain.
Replace with:
Clouds are visible water vapor floating in
the sky.
184
Column 1,
challenge,
line 2
Insufficient
meaning
Add invite somebody to compete.
Column 1,
creature
Insufficient
meaning
Replace with:
Something created either animate or
inanimate.
Column 2,
enchanted
Meaning should be
in the same tense
Replace with:
charmed: delighted
Column 2,
gleamed
Meaning should be
in the same tense
Replace gleamed with gleam.
Column 2,
gossip
Inappropriate word Replace other with another.
Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 6


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English for You and Me 4
Language Textbook
Benita N. Miranda
Book Wise Publishing House, Inc., Copyright 2008

Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
7 Act. 2 No. 7 is missing
Replace numbers 8, 9, and 10 with 7, 8,
and 9, respectively.
15 Road map Missing label
24 B, no. 2 Lacks clarity
Replace with:
2. If the call is not for you, say, Please
hold your line, and call the person the
caller wants to talk to immediately.
29
Illustration of
vinta
Wrong illustration
of vinta
Replace vinta with banca in letter e.
35
Writing
Words
Correctly, no.
3
Wrong word used Replace nose with mouth.
36
Nos. 1 & 6 Wrong grammar Replace everyday with every day.
No. 5
Inaccurate
information
Replace The with Some.
Some people have to live in igloos …
40 Line 7
Misleading
sentence
After reading A sea surrounds an island,
explain that an island may be
surrounded by other bodies of water.
42 Act. 2, line 2
Wrong grammar:
… use them in a
sentence.
Replace with:
… use each in a sentence.
43 No. 5
Missing
preposition
Insert for after asked.
A Grade 1 child asked for candy …
55 Act. 2, no. 9 Wrong grammar
Replace with:
9. My brother drew a (dog tail) on his
bookmarker.
57 Par. 1, line 2 Wrong pronoun
Replace with:
… underlined words into their
possessive form.
58
Act. 1, line 2
Lacking s in
answer
Replace with:
Write your answers on your paper.
Act. 2, 1
st

sentence
Unclear
instructions
Replace with:
Use each group of words in a sentence
that uses the possessive form. …
No. 8
Inconsistent
number of the
noun used
Replace toy with toys.
64 Par. 2 Awkward sentence
Replace taking part with one of the
participants.
67
Act. 1, line 2
Inappropriate
words:
… police officer’s
Replace with:
… the uniform of the police officer
Act. 2 2
nd

sentence
Lacks clarity
Insert below after sentences.
Discuss the new sentences you will
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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
make from the sentences below using
possessive nouns.
69
Writing
Words
Correctly, no.
2
Extra letter-box Delete the last box.
73 Last par. Unclear sentence
Replace with:
The words separated by commas
from the rest of the words in the
sentences give a description …
77
Par. 2, last
sentence
Missing word
Insert messages after what.
The people know what messages the
drums are telling them.
79
No. 2 Awkward sentence
Replace with:
How do you get rid of flies from your
homes
No. 4
Inconsistent noun
used
Add s to place.
Dirty canals are the breeding places …
No. 10 Wrong article
Replace with:
10. Cleanliness is a concern …
80 No. 4 Wrong preposition Replace to with for.
83
Par. 3, 2
nd

sentence
Awkward sentence
Replace with:
Don’t you think it would be funny to see
a monkey pick a guava fruit with its tail?
104 Line 21 Wrong pronoun
Replace with:
Whom was the blind man waiting for?
106
Act. 1, no. 1 Awkward sentence
Replace with:
1. … My sister helps me do my
assignments.
Act. 2, no. 10 Inappropriate word
Delete shells and other and s in seafood.
10. Eating seafood make them strong
and healthy.
109
God Loves
Us Best, line
2
Awkward sentence
Replace with:
He keeps us safe,
113 Line 14 Awkward sentence
Replace with:
“Whom would you like to see?”
114 Act. 2
Unclear
instructions
Replace with:
Rewrite the sentences using the
correct pronouns for the words in
parentheses. Do this in your notebook.
118 Act. 2, no. 5
Unnecessary
preposition
Delete on.
There were children crossing the
street…
121
Box 1,
columns 1 &
2, no. 1, Box
2, column 2
Wrong grammar Replace everyday with every day.
125
The Reyes
Family, line 3
Wrong grammar Replace everyday with every day.
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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
128 Nos. 12 & 14 Wrong grammar
Replace everyday with every day.

131 Box 2, line 3 Redundant Replace past form with past tense.
132 Act. 1, par. 1
Unclear
instructions
Replace -ed form with past form.
133 Act. 3, no. 5
Inappropriate
pronoun for baby
Replace with:
5. The little girl winked her eyes.

137
Act. 7, no. 1 Factual error
Replace 15
th
century with 16
th
century.

Writing
Words
Correctly,
par. 2, line 4
Redundant
Delete the last on the seashore.
They lie on the seashore and watch the
other boys play.
147
Spider’s last
sentence
Awkward sentence
Replace with:
There is a soft bed where you can rest
your soft and shiny wings.
152
Box, column
2
Misaligned word
The word lovely should be aligned with
the other words in the column.
161 No. 4
Unnecessary
article
Replace with:
4. Leni’s dress is less expensive than
Lara’s dress.
164 Act. 2
Unclear
instructions
Replace with:
Give the correct comparative or
superlative form of the adjective …
167 Act. 3, line 3 Wrong grammar
Replace (everyday) with (every day).

169
Act. 5, line 1 Wrong preposition
Replace on with in.

Last par.
Unclear
instructions
Replace instructions with:
Copy these sentences in paragraph
form. Insert the adverbs in the
parentheses correctly in each sentence.

174 Act. 3, line 5
Awkward
prepositional
phrase
Replace to the front with in front.
178
Act. 1, nos. 1
Confusing options,
both choices may
be correct
Change one of the choices.
Act. 2,
instructions
Wrong preposition Replace on with in.
183 Index
Not alphabetically
arranged
Following directions should be after
Expressions denoting quantity.
The poem titles are not
alphabetically or chronologically
arranged.






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20
English Expressways 5
Reading Textbook
Evelyn B. Angeles, Agnes P. Galapon, et al.
SD Publications, Inc., Copyright 2008

Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
10
No. 10

Incomplete
definition
Replace with:
A list of often difficult or specialized
words with their definitions, often placed
at the last pages of a book.
135 Act. 5, no. 2
Missing
punctuation
Insert comma after accident and after
witnessed.



English Expressways 5
Language Textbook
Evelyn B. Angeles, Agnes P. Galapon, et al.
SD Publications, Inc., Copyright 2008

Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
103 Box, line 3 Factual error
Replace National Heroes’ Day with
Bonifacio Day.
123 Act. 2, no. 5 Inappropriate word Replace rice with palay.


English for You and Me 6
Reading Textbook
Elodie C. Cada
Book Wise Publishing House, Inc., Copyright 2008

Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
5
Par. 14, 2
nd

sentence
Wrong pronoun:
It made her look
prettier.
Replace with:
They made her look prettier.
6
Act. 1, line 1 Wrong grammar Add s to meaning.
Letter i Awkward phrase Delete as used in the story.
10
Using
Prefixes, A,
no. 3
Wrong pronoun
Replace what with who.
… who is a nonconformist?
11
Inside the
box, -er or -
or
Wrong pronoun Replace who with that.
Inside the
box, -able
Awkward:
Comfortable
means having the
comfort.
Replace with:
Comfortable means having a sense of or
feeling of comfort.
12 Line 3
Wrong sentence:
Use these words in
Replace with:
Use these words in sentences.
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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
a sentence.
13
2
nd
to the last
line
Missing article
Insert a after even.
… not even a glimpse.
20

Pen Power,
narrated
portion, lines
9 to 12
Lacks consistency
in the tenses of the
verbs used
Narrated parts should be in the past
tense.
Replace goes with went, sneaks with
sneaked, plays with played, enters with
entered, arrives with arrived, finds with
found, gets with got, and cries with cried.
Girl’s 2
nd

dialog, 3
rd

sentence
Awkward sentence Delete I trust you so much and even.
21 Par. 1, line 4
Wrong subject-
verb agreement
Replace with:
… her two sisters and her brother make
her lonely
22
13
th
line from
the bottom
Missing word
Insert go before back.
“I have to go back to the cave and …
28
Par. 8, line 2
Wrong preposition:
… to be absent in
class, Rogelio?”
Replace in with from.
… to be absent from class, Rogelio?”
3
rd
from the
last line
Inappropriate
expression
Replace bounce back Ogie to his Dad
with asked Ogie.
29
Line 1
Missing quotation
mark
Insert a close quotation mark (”) after the
question mark (?).
Line 10
Wrong use of
apostrophe
Delete the apostrophe in it’s.
… and we’ll know its size, …
Line 11 Missing article
Insert a before stack.
… I know I’ll have a stack of drawings for
you!”
30 Boxed text
Wrong tense Replace swat with swatted.
Inappropriate
choice
Replace bounced with __________?
31 Line 5, no. 5 Wrong tense Replace will with would.
32
Act. 2, line 1
Inappropriate
sentence
Replace with:
Copy the sentences that tell about the
events in the story.
Act. 2, no. 5
Wrong word
choice
Replace happy with happily.
34 No. 5
Inappropriate
words
Replace with:
5. The Koran … forbids eating of meat
and blood of dead animals.
44
Par. 8, line 1 Wrong preposition
Replace in with of.
… he’ll be out of the hospital.
Par. 10, 1
st

sentence
Awkward sentence
Replace with:
Suddenly, Bobby felt happy, a magical
feeling.
46 Act. 2, no. 3 Inappropriate word
Replace wiggle with shake (as the
answer).
48
No. 4, 2
nd

sentence
Typo error
Replace with:
And the boys did not talk.
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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
No. 4,
choices a & b
Redundant word:
day
Replace with:
a. The day was bright and happy.
b. The day was gloomy and sad.
49
Last
sentence
Wrong tense of
verb
Replace will receive with receives.
55
Act. 1, 1
st

sentence
Wrong number of
a noun
Add s to meaning.
60
Act. 2, no. 1,
line 2
Missing comma Insert a comma after themselves.
61 Line 2
Options a and b do
not fit the sentence
structure.
Replace with:
a. easily push
b. carefully handle
72 Line 2
Wrong word
choice: flesh of a
deer
Replace with:
meat of a deer
80
Par. 8, 2
nd

sentence
Wrong phrase Replace By the by with By and by.
90 Act. 2, no. 2
The choices lack
parallelism.
Replace with:
b. good posture
c. inclined posture
92 Act. 1, no. 3 Awkward sentence
Replace with:
3. Selected areas of the airport are
open to passengers only.
108 Act. 2, no. 1 Illogical Delete hiding in the bushes.
109 Last line Poor word choice Replace transmit with communicate.
110 Act. 2, letter d Missing words
Insert to remind others after loud.
d. People cried out loud to remind
others to stop hurting the animals.
111 Line 2 Poor word choice Replace Execute with Organize.
116 No. 7 Irrelevant phrase Delete and work on my homework.
120
No. 4, d
The options do not
fit the sentence
structure.
Revise the options to fit the sentence
structure.
No. 9
Options are
different parts of
speech.
Replace with:
a. attack
c. destruction
123 No. 3, a Awkward
Replace with:
a. Lencho lifted up his soul because of
loneliness.
124
Par. 4, 2
nd

sentence
Missing commas
You should start
with a capital
letter.

Replace with:
Choose a partner, as well as the kind of
music you feel comfortable with, to move
in rhythm with. And presto! You are now
dancing.
128 Act. 1, no. 8 Unnecessary word Delete today.
139
Memory
Power, no. 6
Missing word Insert family’s between your and worth.
145
Memory
Power, no. 4
Poor word choice Replace play with game.
147 Skills in Wrong pronoun Replace you with one and add s to
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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
Focus, par. 1,
last sentence
describe.
148
No. 5, e
Unnecessary
phrase
Delete using point of view.
Act. 2, no. 3,
line 4
Poor word choices
Replace with:
At my age, swooning to Martin Nievera
… is something I wouldn’t do anymore.
151
Act. 1, 1
st

sentence
Wrong number of
a noun
Add s to meaning.
153
Act. 2, 2
nd

sentence
Awkward sentence
Replace with:
Then put a check before the sentence
that tells that the atmosphere of the
poem is very silent.
Act. 2, no. 7
Not a sentence


Awkward
Replace with:
7. The mooing of the cows could be
heard by the riverside.
Delete number 8
160
Act. 2, no. 5 Wrong preposition
Replace of with to.
Give importance to a person’s right …
Act. 2, no. 7 Wrong preposition
Replace to with among.
Create an atmosphere of family
solidarity among the readers.
163
Line 4
Wrong use of
preposition
Delete at after told.
… Miss Racelis told them.
Line 26
Missing
preposition
Insert of between out and the.
… Miss Racelis came and told them to
go out of the room.
166 Act. 2, no. 6
Poor choice of
words
Replace total with full and from with by.
He should be given full attention by
everybody …
206
Column 1,
propped
Wrong past form Replace sticked with stuck.


English for You and Me 6
Language Textbook
Elodie C. Cada
Book Wise Publishing House, Inc., Copyright 2008

Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
3 C Inappropriate word
Replace instruction with:
Identify the intonation pattern of the
following sentences.
5
Exer. 2, par.
1
Redundant
Replace with:
Copy and punctuate these
sentences. After each sentence, put a
/ mark if it is …
Exer. 2, no. 2 Awkward sentence
Replace with:
2. Call her up on her cell phone.
Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 3


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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
Exer. 2, no. 7 Missing word Insert how between learn and to.
Exer. 3, 2
nd

sentence
Awkward sentence
Replace with:
Give the correct stress on the word as
you read each sentence.
Exer. 3, no. 1
Unnecessary
article
Replace with:
1. Lightning scares me to death.
9
Rouel’s 1
st

dialog
Inappropriate
expression
Replace with:
Rouel: Mr. President, may I be
recognized?
10
Paulo’s
dialog, 2
nd

sentence
Awkward sentence
Replace with:
I move that the English Club sponsor the
literary contests.
12
Exer. 1, no. 1
Missing
preposition
Replace with:
2. Who presided over the meeting?
Exer. 2,
column B,
letter i
Inappropriate word
Replace with:
i. The meeting is ended.
15
Ma’am
Orpha’s
dialog, last
sentence
Awkward sentence
Insert a comma between then and while.

16
Ma’am
Orpha’s 1
st

dialog, 2
nd

sentence
Wrong verb tense Replace has with had and delete always.
Eugene’s 2
nd

to the last
dialog
Verbose
Replace that will make a person a
success with will make a person
successful.
19
Move Your
Pen, A
Vague instruction
Replace with:
Copy and fill out the information
sheet below. Then, gather the data to
find out how many of your classmates
love to read.
20
Martha’s
dialog, 3
rd
to
the last line
Inappropriate use
of word
Replace two with Perla and Luisa.

21
Perla’s last
dialog
Awkward sentence
Replace with:
The two of you are my real friends,
aren’t you?
Nos. 1 & 2
(bottom)
There are
exceptions.
Mention that there are exceptions.
22
Remember,
lines 7 and 8
Awkward
sentences
Combine the two sentences by using the
conjunction that.
A falling intonation means that the
speaker is sure that the statement is
true.
23 Nos. 3 to 5 Awkward sentence
Replace with:
The whole class watched the ballet
dancers.
24 Nos. 6 to 7 Lacking word with
a silent letter
Replace with:
He resembles the knight with a shining
Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 6


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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
sword.
Nos. 9 to 10
Lacking word with
a silent letter
Replace cleaned with wrote on.
25
A
Awkward
instruction
Replace with:
Listen to your teacher as she reads the
lines in the comic strip.
1
st
comic strip Lacks fluidity
Replace with:
I’m on study leave. The company sent
me to finish my MBA here.
27
A, no. 2, last
line
Unnecessary
pronoun
Replace where you all are with where
you are.
Exer. 3, B Wrong word Replace instructions with situations.
31
2
nd
to the last
line
Missing word Insert do between can and before.
34
Remember,
no. 1
Limited to said that
Explain that there are other introductory
statements like told that, declared that,
etc.
47
Line 3, 2
nd

column
The plural of deer
may be deer or
deers.
Mention that deers is also acceptable.
48
Remember,
exer. 3, no. 5
Words wrongly
hyphenated
Delete hyphens. Replace with:
rear admiral rear admirals
editor in chief
Spell It Right,
no. 5
Awkward phrase
Replace with:
5. (Headlines, Headsline) motivates me
to read the whole news.
49
2
nd
to the last
line
Missing article
Insert the article a after as.
The web serves as a …
50
Par. 3 Awkward sentence
Replace with:
All of a sudden, no water came out of
the faucet.
No. 7, 1
st

bullet
Awkward sentence
Replace with:
No water came out from the faucet.
52
Remember
Inadequate
explanation
Add:
Like other nouns, they may also be used
as predicate nouns, direct objects, etc.
Exercise 2,
no. 2
Awkward sentence
Replace with:
2. She believes ____ (to dance) keeps
her young.
56
Exer. 1,
instruction
Inappropriate word Replace an expression with a phrase.
62
Remember,
par. 2
Limited
explanation
Add:
Conjunctions like for, nor, yet, or so may
also be used.
No. 5, line 2 Wrong pronoun
Replace her with it.
The cat didn’t see it.
65 Nos. 1 & 2 Wrong examples
Replace with:
1. Good weather is here so we can go
swimming.
Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 3


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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
2. Enjoy the frolicking sun before the
clouds cover it.
Last par., last
sentence
Awkward
sentences
Replace with:
Dependent clauses are introduced by
connectors like because.
67
Lines 1 & 2,
nos. 8 & 9
Awkward
sentences
Replace with:
8. We can’ start the program unless the
band is complete.
9. I was overloaded with work until he
came.
90
Par. 1, 1
st

sentence
Factual error
Replace to the province of Paoay with
at the town of Paoay.
Par. 2, line 4 Awkward sentence
Replace with:
All eyes were focused on her.
92 Exer. 2 Unclear instruction
Replace with:
Give a sentence using the present
perfect tense of these verbs.
94 No. 4 Wrong pronoun
Replace with:
4. How did copies of Christian books
survive?
99
Ronald’s
dialog, 1
st

sentence
Wrong punctuation
mark
Replace the question mark with a period.
100
Danilo’s
dialog, last
line
Wrong verb tense
Replace with:
…had happened and are happening.
101
2
nd
box Factual errors
Replace with:
… the famous adventure novels,
“Treasure Island” and “Kidnapped.”
3
rd
box Factual error
Replace with:
Walt Disney made cartoon films about
Mickey Mouse, …
102
1
st
box, row
2, column 3
Factual error
Replace with:
cartoon films about Mickey Mouse,
Donald Duck, and Snow White and the
Seven Dwarfs.
1
st
box, row
3, column 3
Factual error
Replace with:
The famous adventure novels, “Treasure
Island” and “Kidnapped.”
105
Par. 3, 2
nd

sentence
Wrong choice of
word
Replace with:
We (go) ___ there by airplane.
111
Last
sentence
Missing article Insert the before adjectives.
119
Par. 1, 2
nd

sentence
Unnecessary
words
Delete through Arabic.
Par. 2, 1
st

sentence
Wrong verb tense Replace mummify with mummified.
120
Letter, 1
st

sentence
Wrong verb tense Delete d in celebrated.
128 2
nd
box, line 3 Wrong word used Replace of all with of the three vehicles.
Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 6


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Page
No.
Specific Part
on the Page
Description of
Finding/s
Recommended Correction or Revision
130 Exer. 2, no. 2
Inappropriate
choices
Replace with:
2. Yogurt is ____ than candies.
a. delicious c. most delicious
b. more delicious
137 Line 10
Wrong number of
a noun
Add s to boat.
143 Line 2
Unclear
instructions

151
Jerald’s 5
th

dialog, last
sentence
Missing
conjunction
Insert and after go.
154 Exer. 3, line 1 Inappropriate word Replace with with using.
157 Line 10
Inappropriate
spelling
Replace ok with okay.
159
Boxed letter,
par. 3, line 4
Lacking and wrong
preposition
Replace with:
…knowledgeable of and experienced on
the position.
160
Remember,
no. 5
Missing article Insert the after all.
161
Spell It Right,
line 2
Wrong verb tense
Replace with:
Number 1 was done for you.
Down, no. 2 Unclear clue
Replace with:
Your name written at the end of the letter
168 Exer. 2, line 2 Inappropriate word Replace places with spaces.



























Teaching Notes for Elementary English Grades 1 to 3


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