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Demonstration Lesson in Communication Arts in English II

I. Objective
A. Generate the significance of a mother’s love and wisdom as a worthwhile human
value as it enhances substance among the youth which expands their experiences and
ideals in life

II. Subject Matter

A. Short Story
“The Story of the Aged Mother”
A Japanese Folktale

B. Reference
Serrano, J.B. and Lapid, M.G. (2001). English Communication Arts and Skills
through Afro- Asian Literature. Quezon City: Phoenix Publishing House, Inc.

III. Procedure
A. Motivation
1. The teacher will play the chorus part of the song entitled “Mama” by Spice Girls
and ask the students to close their eyes as they listen to the song.

“I never thought you would become the friend I never had

Back then I didn't know why
Why you were misunderstood
So now I see through your eyes
All that you did was love
Mama I love you. Mama I care
Mama I love you . Mama my friend. You're my friend “

2. The teacher will ask the one who is being talked about in the song.
3. The students will describe their/a mother by providing words which starts with:


4. What does your/ a mother symbolize? How significant is her role in honing your
B. Presentation

A mother is a symbol of love, unselfishness and wisdom.

C. Discussion of the short story through a picture puzzle

1. The teacher will prepare a picture of a mother which is cut into 5. Each piece will
contain the chronology of the events which transpired in the story.
2. Each group will be given a section/ part of the story as it is divided into 5. They
are tasked to draw pictures which will symbolize the event/s in the part assigned
to them. At the end of the discussion, a picture of a mother and son inside a heart
will be revealed.
3. Processing and discussion

D. Firming up of concepts
1. Discussion of the following saying drawn out from the story:

“With the crown of snow cometh wisdom”

E. Enrichment
1. The students are tasked to demonstrate how they love and appreciate the love and
wisdom they acquire from their mothers through the following:
Group I – Role Play
Group II – Song
Group III – Letter writing
Group IV – Talk Show/ Feature Story
Group V – Collage in a poster

2. Peer evaluation using a scoring rubric

IV. Assignment
Think of your own mother and ponder on the words of wisdom you gained from her.
Write your acquired wisdom and reflect how it changed you to be a better person. Be able to
come up with a creative output.