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Unit Title: PhilippineNarrative Year Level: Timeframe: First Year 60 minutes
Lesson Topic: Elements of Plot
Essential Question: Why order of events in a story is important? Students will be able to do: Students will be able to: y sequence the events in a fable; y use diagrams, charts, drawings and other visuals to illustrate understanding of ideas y retell a story while sequencing sentences on a storyboard; y identify exposition, rising action, climax, falling action, and resolution for a fable story; y use a graphic organizer to illustrate story events; and y create their own fable story. Teaching/Learning Sequence
Explore Activity 1: What¶s next? One thing leads to the next... 1. Place the scrambled illustration of ³The Monkey and the Turtle´ on a story board. Then ask the following questions; a. Why did the turtle punish the monkey? b. Why the monkey threatens the turtle? c. Did you understand the story? 2. Ask the learner to arrange the illustrations according to the order of events of the story in The Monkey and the Turtle. Select the frame which illustrates about the first event in the story, and the following events in the next row of the pocket chart. 3. Continue until all illustrations are in sequential order. To check if their answers are correct, reveal the strips . Then, post the questions; a. Why did the turtle punish the monkey? b. Why did the monkey threatens the turtle? c. Did you understand the story? 4. Introduce the essential Question, ³ Why order of events in a story is important? ´ Process the learners¶ answers. Put up the word "PLOT". Discuss Understanding the order of events helps us understand the story.
1. The Monkey and the Turtle are best of friends. As they walk along the bank of the river, they found a banana tree. 2. Both wanted to have the plant to himself. 3. The monkey and turtle split the tree into two parts. The monkey takes the top part, and the turtle takes the bottom.
4. The monkey planted the top part of the plant with the hope of growing some more fruit. 5. The tortoise did not have to do anything with his half of the plant at all, as it was still rooted to the ground as a stump. 6. The monkey decided to sneak into the tortoise¶s yard one night and steal the bananas straight from the plant.
The turtle punishes the monkey by placing thorns around the tree.
8. The monkey jumped down from the plant after having eaten as many bananas as he could, and was stung in so many places all at once!
9. The monkey threatens the turtle. The turtle asks not to be thrown into the water. 10. The monkey throws the turtle into the water. The turtle resurfaces and taunts the monkey.
Activity 3: Plot thickens
Ask the students to recall important points of ³The Monkey and the Turtle.´ 2. Instruct them to plot the illustration of The Monkey and the Turtle in the Plot by taking out the illustration/ strips from activity 1.
Falling Action Resolution
Allow them to present and compare their ideas to the whole class. 4. Process the learners¶ answers
Powerpoint Presentation 1: Elements of Plot.
Activity 4: Make your own Fable story in Anime Comic Strips ( Graphic organizer: Sequence Chain ) Ask the students to group themselves with 5 members each and work collaboratively. Instruct them to ± a. brainstorm together and develop a good story idea based on the chosen animal b. assign each member of the group a section of the story c. use their chosen animal character as the focus or lead character e. set their imagination free to write a story considering these questions What will be the time and place of the action? Who will be the other characters apart from the animal character? How will they speak, move, act and look? What events should occur as part of the plot? What will happen in the beginning, the middle and the end? f. decide on which part they will illustrate through drawing g. choose parts which are interesting to illustrate h. decide how many frames or sections they will need i. draw the picture of each frame and leave enough room for dialog bubbles j. write in the bubbles what each character says k. apply color to each frame of the comics strips l. let each member of the group comment on the comics strips m. polish the anime comics strips based on the comments of their group mates Allow each group to share its illustrated comic strip to other groups. Use rubrics to access / evaluate the learners¶ work.
Rubric for grading: Character Development -- 25pts (Did the student develop the character?) Setting Development -- 25pts (Did the student describe the setting?) Plot Development -- 25pts (Did the student clearly explain the situation in a logical manner?) Illustration -- 25pts. (Does the illustration give a depiction of the story and is it colorful?)