Demonstration Lesson Plan In English V

I. Objectives At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to: A. Identify and use contextual clues correctly; B. Differentiate a definition and appositive contextual clues; C. Use the dictionary; and D. Participate actively in the discussion. Learning Content A. Subject Matter: Using Contextual Clues B. Reading Selection: Intramuros: The Walled City C. Reference: Reading 5 Textbook, pp. 40-49 D. Materials: Pictures, charts, illustration boards, markers Procedure (Cooperative Learning Group) Teacher s Activity 1. Unlocking of Difficulties I have a box here. Inside the box are unfamiliar words that we can find in the story that we will read today. Let us find out the meaning of each. I will draw each word from the box and each group will look for the meaning in the dictionary and write it on the board provided. The first group to raise their board will get the point. 1. Artillery 2. Blue Print 3. Edifice 4. Hoary 5. Moat A place where guns and other firearms are guarded. A detailed plan of action/A photographic plan of a building Large building Ancient A deep wide canal filled with water around the castle A low wall or railing



Pupil s Activity

6. Parapet 2. Motivation What are the historical landmarks in the country? So Intramuros is one of the beautiful historic place in the Philippines. Do you know that Intramuros was a center of politics, religion, business, and social life in the Philippines? Yes, it was the center during the older days and it also played an important role.


Pupils will enumerate examples such as: Luneta Park Heritage Village Etc.

No answer.

Motivation Question Today we will read about Intramuros. While Reading 1. What do you think was its significance to our past and present? Alright. Reading Proper 2. Group I Question: Describe Maynilad before the Spaniards came? Group II Question: What changes happened to Maynilad in the hands of the Spaniards? Group III Question: What could have been the purpose of Intramuros being shaped as a pentagon. Comprehension Check a. . Answering Comprehension Questions I will give each group a question to answer to test if you understand what you have read. You will write your answer on the board and you will report it afterwards. - Read with your eyes Understand the story being read Do not be noisy Etc. Setting Standards Ask: What should you do while ready silently? Pupils give variety of answers. Reporting Pupils will read the selection Intramuros: The Walled City Pupils will report their answers. B. let us find out in the story.3. 4. Group IV Question: Why is the walled city a source of pride to us Filipinos? b.

And contextual clues has two main type which is definition and opposite of context clues. No.3. even without the aid of the dictionary. What will you do in case there is no dictionary available? Can you still give the meaning of an unfamiliar word? Yes. - C. Today. present and future as Filipino Nation. We need to know about contextual clues. What are context clues? Contextual Clues are words or group of words in a sentence or surrounding sentences that helps in defining and giving the meaning of an unfamiliar word. No answer. - First one. No response. Answering the Motive Question What is the importance of the walled city to our past and present? Intramuros played a significant role in shaping our religious. social. What is their difference? Let us read these two example on the board to understand it Pupils will read the sentences. we can still give the meaning of an unfamiliar word. Second one . farther. it serves as a bridge that links our past. No response. What is their similarity? They both help in defining an unfamiliar word. Discussion Earlier you defined unfamiliar words using a dictionary. cultural and business life during the Spanish regime. Post-Reading 1. Does each example define the underlined word? Which do you think is a definition of a contextual clue? Yes.

gates of Intramuros are beautiful. 1. A moat is a canal around a castle used to protect it from invaders. Application Direction: Copy the context clue that helps you guess the meaning of the underlined words. detailed work. Practice Exercise Direction: Identify if the underlined words is a definition or an appositive. 1. The soldiers attacked the fort. a military enclosure. and Appositive Context Clues is a word or a phrase that identifies the word it follows and is separated by commas and sometimes dashes. 2. State whether the clue is a definition or appositive. 4. The elaborate. what is then the difference between the two? The difference between a definition from appositive is the way they help in defining an unfamiliar word or the structure of the sentence itself that makes it different. 2. 5. Definition Context Clues give a statement that describes or explains just like in the first example. that serves as the headquarters of the enemies. . Manila was once called a noble which means well known city. is an example of Filipino craftsmanship. On the other hand. The name Manila came from Maynilad which means mangrooves. 3. the walled city. 3.How about the appositive contextual clue? So. - First Second No response. Intramuros.

City within a city b. 5. Why was Fort Santiago built? a. After the king of Spain b. A definition contextual clue describes and explains the unfamiliar word while appositive contextual clue identifies the word and often separated by comma. To be a religious center __________4. Evaluation A. To be a business center b. Heritage in store b. Lapu-Lapu c. was erected to house the refugees. Walled city c. Direction: Choose the letter of the correct answer and write it on the space provided. present and future c. __________1. A significant link between our past. a portable shelter made of cloth. Puertas are opening with elaborate gates that were built with chamber for guards. 4. After the churches you can find in it __________5. Intramuros is actually a pentagon. Rajah Matanda d. City of flowers d. A and B __________3. Who ruled Maynilad before the Spanish came? a. a figure with five sides. Part of country s patrimony d. 4. After its structure that was surrounded by walls c. A tent. 3. What is the difference between a definition and appositive contextual clue? IV. The general s artillery was composed of armed forces trained in the use of guns. Sinful city __________2. To keep Filipinos prisoners c. How would you describe Intramuros to today s generation? a. For defense against pirates d. After its constructor d.2. Memory of Spanish regime in the country . What is Intramuros popularly known? a. How did Intramuros got its name? a. Rajah Sulayman b. Generalization What is a contextual clue? Contextual clues are word or words that helps us understand an unfamiliar word.

Intramuros As described in the selection As you imagine it would be today . __________2. an epidemic caused by bacteria. Michael was checked by a pediatrician. __________5. Our sewer which is an underground pipe was fixed by a skilled plumber. __________3. killed thousands of people. challenger. The bubonic plague. The beaming light which is very bright illuminates the park.B. __________1. Pacquiao s next rival. Assignment Direction: tell something about Intramuros as indicated in the chart. __________4. will be Mosley. Direction: Box the contextual clue and identify if it is a definition or an appositive. a doctor specializing in children s diseases. V.

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