English I

Quarter 4 ESSAY
Module 2 REFLECTIVE ESSAY BASED ON OBSERVATIONS AND
EXPERIENCES IN LIFE

EXPLORE Your Understanding

In this part of the module, you are to demonstrate understanding that a reflective
essay presents, expresses, and reveals the writer’s personal feelings, thoughts, views and
insights.
You will also answer a diagnostic test to find out if you are familiar with any
concepts related to Philippine reflective and personal essays and to check your readiness
and competence on the prerequisite skills to the tasks at hand.
At the end of this module, you are expected to write a reflective essay which will be
graded based on criteria presented at the latter part of the module.
As you do the following tasks, you will be guided by the essential question, ”How
are preferences, feelings, and insights communicated in a reflective essay?

Welcome to module 2!
Before we start any discussion,
we have to determine if you have
background knowledge about the topic.
Should we start exploring them?
Let’s do a diagnostic test then!

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Activity 1: What lies beneath the Ink?
Below are questions you have to answer. Each question represents a concept or idea
which is about to be discussed in this module. Don’t leave any item unanswered!

From “ Once More Ermita” by Vicitacion dela Torre

1. Before the International Monetary Fund (IMF) conference, which “sprouted”
other five-star hotels, Manila Hilton was the place to be seen at.
2. Noted journalist Carmen Guerrero Nakpil, who is a native of Ermita, points out
that Ermita was then a Tagalog village peopled by free, energetic and
handsome Malays who drank whine, wore gold bangles and treated each other
and the Spanish newcomers with exquisite courtesy.
3. Those, whose beliefs in religion, in life, in just anything are unorthodox air their
views in Ermita’s Coffee Shops,

1-9 For items 1 -9, do the following:
1. Underline the antecedent used in the statement.
2. Circle the relative pronoun ; and
3. Underline the relative clause twice.
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Before the International Monetary Fund (IMF) conference, which “sprouted” other
five-star hotels, Manila Hilton was the place to be seen at.
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Noted journalist Carmen Guerrero Nakpil, who is a native of Ermita, points out that
Ermita was then a Tagalog village peopled by free, energetic and handsome Malays who
drank whine, wore gold bangles and treated each other and the Spanish newcomers with
exquisite courtesy.
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Those, whose beliefs in religion, in life, in just anything are unorthodox air their views
in Ermita’s Coffee Shops,
10. A type of essay which aims to reflect on a personal event or experience of the author is
called a__________________.
A. persuasive essay

B. Reflective essay C. narrative essay D. Character Sketch

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Processing points
This activity will not be recorded, however, your score is important to diagnose
whether you have background knowledge of the topic.

Do you wish to go further? Of course you do, let’s go!
Activity 2: Reflective Circles
What is a reflective essay? Try to dissect the idea using the Venn diagram below:

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It is big. a. It does not rock with the waves. Fill out the table below: Write what you remember the most about the pictures. it is very comfortable just like a floating hotel.) Put a plus mark (+). Moreover they endanger our health. Those smoke belching vehicles should be banned from the streets. c. tricycle. They pollute the air. d. plane. That power steering device makes driving very comfortable because the driver does not have to shift gears anymore. Write the transport talked about. b. Besides that. 4 . My goodness! The noise it makes before it takes off is deafening because it has to gather speed so it can get off the ground. boat.Activity 3: Photo Reflection Below are interesting pictures that have to do with activities (both academic and leisure) in school. etc. train. (motor vehicle. if the remark made is a positive one or put a minus sign (-) if it is a negative one or a statement of disapproval. I'll take this ride anytime. Fill out the table below: What is the picture all about? What does the picture remind you of? Activity 4: Transpo Below are comments about transportation vehicles. The machine helps him do it.

It's fast for it has its own tracks to run on. not only that. g. What comes into your mind when you hear the word train? Write your answers in the graphic organizer below. Copy your answers in your notebook. 5 .e. f. How does it differ from the other means of land travel? ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ 3. They should be allowed only on the side streets. What advantages does a train have over other land transports? ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ 4. 1. This is the fastest and cheapest way to travel. What is the modern-day train model? ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ 2. They tie up traffic. they are also very noisy. What are some of the disadvantages? ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________ 5. Isn't it dangerous to go out to sea in that craft since it has only one outrigger? Won't it capsize in rough seas because it is not balanced? Activity 5: CHOO –CHOO train! Read the following questions. hence it does not get caught up in traffic.

Important question about reflective essay Next important question Third important question Least important question Processing point  Why is it your most important question? _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ 6 .Activity 6: The Question is Fill out the chart below.

and insights communicated in a reflective essay? Do we have the same answer? Very good! Let’s explore further and answer this question in the activity that follows. The correct answer is “How are preferences. Processing points Are all the characteristics expressed in your chosen question? If so. 5. It raises other important questions. It has no simple “right” answer.Activity 7: Check My Question! You have selected the most important question in Activity 6. try selecting another question and repeat the process enumerated in this activity. 7 . It is related to life. now it is time to make an evaluation of your chosen question using the checklist below: Write your question here: ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________ Start evaluating your chosen question here: Characteristics of Essential Question Expressed Not Expressed 1. It could be argued. then your question is an essential question! If not. It provokes critical thinking. feelings. 3. 2. 4.

. draw a circle on the output you are to accomplish in this module. Activity 9: Full Clue! What are your expectations in this topic? Are you curious to know what output is expected of you to accomplish at the end of this topic? Based on the clues presented. We need to study the succeeding topics carefully to find out whether your tentative answers are valid or not. Tentative answer 1: _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ Tentative answer 2: _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ Tentative answer 3: _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ Processing Points All your answers are accepted as of this moment. 8 . • a colorful poster  Written output • a meaningful reaction paper  Daily account of experiences • a music video • reflective essay Clues:  reflection Processing points Good! The product you are expected to carry out is a meaningful reflective essay. Answer the question below using the diagram.Activity 8: My Tentative Responses Now it’s time to examine what comes in your mind if the question is posted for you to answer.

Good luck! 9 . and insights communicated in a reflective essay? Bear in mind that this question will be your guide in FIRMING UP your understanding of Philippine essays.You will be graded based on the following criteria:  Focus/Content  ·Unity  ·Coherence  ·Clarity  ·Mechanics  ·Language Are you enjoying the activities so far? Are you excited to learn more? I am so glad to hear that! But before we go further. Think of all your tentative answers to this question and have them validated as you go on with the next phase. feelings. let me remind you to bear in mind the ESSENTIAL QUESTION: How are preferences.

10 . expresses and reveals the writer’s personal feelings. Structure of a Reflective Essay Here is a probable scheme of a reflective essay: • • • The aim of the opening paragraph is to get the reader involved in the author’s expression of ideas including interesting details and personal experiences. your role in it. This also highlights grammar lessons on forms and functions of relative clauses. You will have all these things contained in the varied activities you are to accomplish. You will be engaged in meaningful and challenging activities that will enrich what you have learned. The main condition is that it has to be a certain personal experience on which the author expresses his very own perception about life. The introductory paragraph is used for describing the background of your topic.FIRM UP Your Understanding This part of the module will enable you to illustrate or crystallize your knowledge of reflective essay that presents. The concluding sentences summarize the main ideas and experiences highlighted in the essay. This experience or event is revealed in the essay in order to demonstrate its importance for understanding social relations and the essence of people. views and insights. and the reasons for choosing it. The author makes a reflection of his general perception of the given topic. Let’s the discussion! Lesson 1: Thestart Reflective Essays Reflective essay is a type of essay aimed to reflect personal event or experience of the author. The style must be very vivid and must appeal to the reader. It is also important to mention your aim and goals for developing the reflective essay writing. thoughts. The middle part reveals a good variety of the author’s ideas on the topic.

abstraction called humanity ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ c. answer these questions: • • • • Did you achieve your goals? What would you like to change if you had another chance? What useful expertise have you obtained from the task? How could it be improved? Activity 10: Vocabulary in a Flash Below are phrases you will encounter while reading the essay “The World in a Train “ by Francisco Icasiano.. without regard to hygiene ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ d..In the supporting paragraphs you will explain the process of working on the reflective essay from its initial research to the final stages. a. What do you mean by . fashion so distasteful ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ f. small world ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ b. To conclude your reflective essay efficiently. hard-fought battle ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ e. complete indifference ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ 11 . Be sure to pay attention to both the weak and strong points. positive and negative experiences and any associated feelings.

I could not. I suppose. and finally because trains sometimes leave and arrive according to schedule. Inertia. and another woman who must have been the efficient father's sister. Was he dreaming of the Second World War or the price of eggs? Had he any worries about the permanent dominion status or the final outcome of the struggles of the masses. there came to my notice three husky individuals who dusted their seats furiously with their handkerchiefs without regard to hygiene or the brotherhood of men. or was it merely the arrangement of the scales on a fighting roaster's legs that brought that frown on his face? But the party that most engaged my attention was a family of eight composed of a short but efficient father. imagine how he would look if he were awake. His movements were fast and short. all the while his head danced and dangled with the motion of the train. partly because I am allowed comparative comfort in a coach. In the coach I found a little world. It gave me no little annoyance that on such a quiet morning the unpleasant aspects in other people's ways should claim my attention.The World in a Train Francisco Icasiano One Sunday I entrained for Baliwag. a town in Bulacan which can well afford to hold two fiestas a year without a qualm. and the sort of reality we moderns know make falling in love with my immediate neighbors often a matter of severe strain and effort to me. He removed his coat. a section of the abstraction called humanity whom we are supposed to love and live for. for the love of me. Then he pulled out his wallet 12 . They distributed themselves on four benches – you know the kind of seats facing each other so that half the passengers travel backward. The more I looked at the short but young and efficient father the shorter his parts looked to me. I took the train partly because I am prejudiced in favor of the government owned railroad. grandmother. with his slippered feet comfortably planted on the opposite seat. four very young children. mother. I had previously arranged to divide the idle hour or so between cultivating my neglected Christianity and smoothing out the rough edges of my nature with the aid of grateful sights without – the rolling wheels. When I noticed him he was already snuggly entrenched in a corner seat. folded it carefully and slung it on the back of his seat. A child of six in the next seat must have shared with me in speculating about the dreams of this sleeping man in green. First. the flying huts and trees and light-green palay seedlings and carabaos along the way. Then there was a harmless-looking middle-aged man in green camisa de chino with rolled sleeves who must have entered asleep. too. Let me give a sketchy picture of the little world whose company Mang Kiko shared in moments which soon passed away affecting most of us.

the enemy – shrimps. led the march to the train faucet. . The toddler of the family of eight lost his balance and caught the short but efficient father off-guard. . the short but efficient father made a courteous gesture which is still good to see in these democratic days. no words spoken. Is this Christianity? "Blessed are the poor . the father would jog about a bit without blushing. the children (except the baby in his grandmother's arms) began to dig away with little encouragement and aid from the elders. Tsk”. upon which was applied a moist piece of cloth. In a short while the skirmish was over. The child had. There were no reproaches." But with what speed did that bent old woman cross the platform into the next coach! While thus engaged in unwholesome thought. shake his own. Willy-nilly I dropped a coin and thereby filled my life with repulsion. with a glass in hand. There is something in begging which destroys some fiber in most men. a bent old woman in black boarded the train. rice and tomato sauce – were routed out. "Every time you drop a penny into a beggar's palm you help degrade a man and make it more difficult for him to rise with dignity." In one of the stations where the train stopped. 13 . As it moved away. dropping both hands. the old woman went about the coach. "Tsk. The discipline in the family was remarkable. he bent from the hips and. or was it because they considered the head as a minor anatomical appendage and was therefore nor worth the fuss? Occasionally. developed two elongated bumps on the head. made an opening in the air between my collocutor and me – a gesture which in unspoiled places means "Excuse Me. followed by three children whose faces still showed the marks of a hard-fought-battle. look at the bumps on his child's head." There was something in his beggar's eye which seemed to demand. save for a few shrimps and some rice left for the grandmother to handle in her own style later. In passing between me and a person. and stretching forth her gnarled hand in the familiar fashion so distasteful to me at that time. and efficient father stood up and pulled out two banana leaf bundles from a bamboo basket and spread out both bundles on one bench and log luncheon was ready at ten o'clock. Then the short. in no time.from the hip pocket and counted his money while his wife and the rest of his group watched the ritual without a word. . young. then engaged in a casual conversation with me. Then came the water-fetching ritual. "Now do your duty. The father. . With the efficient father leading the charge. I felt myself jerked as the train made a curve to the right. omelet. In an instant all his efficiency was employed in collecting the shrieking toddler from under his seat. and move his lips saying. when the child's crying rose above the din of the locomotive and the clinkety-clank of the wheels on the rails. begging holding every prospective Samaritan by the arm." And I did. And nothing more.

What did he learn about the people from those scenes? ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ 4. we could weep for other men if we are the mood to shed copious tears over the whole tragic aspect of a world thrown out of joint. How did he feel about them? ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ 14 . although they may not know it. There I rested my thoughts upon the billowing silver and grey of the clouds. despite our pretensions. or three husky men dust their seats. I looked into the distant horizon where the blue Cordilleras merged into the blue of the sky. Describe the different scenes that he saw in the coach? ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ 3. Then a little child falls from a seat. laughing at their ways if we happened to be in a position to suspend our emotion and view the whole scene as a god would. We each would mind our own business and suffer in silence for the littlest mistakes of others. Why did the writer prefer to take the train in his journey to Bulacan? ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ 2. or a beggar stretches forth a gnarled hand. It is strange how human sympathy operates. We claim that they are the hardest to fall in love with in the normal exercise of Christian charity.Fairly tired of assuming the minor responsibilities of my neighbors in this little world in motion. and we are. lightly remarking upon their being a trial to us. We assume an attitude of complete indifference to utter strangers whom we have seen but not met. Why not? If even a sleeping man who does nothing touches our life! Activity11: Understanding the Text Answer the following questions: 1. affected. or.

what he did to attain his goal ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ 7. Would a person be able to see all of these in a ride on the light railway train in the city? Why? What have you gained with developments in railway travel? What have we lost? ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ 15 . the writer's objective ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ c. What did the writer find out about himself in his reactions to the people he observed? ________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ 8. the situation ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ b.5. What was the aim of the writer in observing the people around him? ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________ 6. Which paragraphs describe these items? a.

and what he learned from them. his reaction towards them. Scene Nos. Persons What they did Author’s Reaction Lessons Learned 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Activity 13: Discovery Path The essay provided an opportunity for both the author and its readers to reflect about themselves. Complete the grid that follows: 16 .Activity 12: Details Galore Recall the details in the essay read then complete the grid below to show the scenes that the writer saw in the train.

You use: • • • who for people. whom as the object of a relative clause (in more formal English). though it is increasingly common to replace it with who. A university is a place where people pursue advanced knowledge in specific academic disciplines. as a determiner before nouns.e. where) or the word that. which for things. There is a new book that investigates the controversy over political reforms in Hong Kong.g. 17 .Things the author discovered about himself Things you are beginning about yourself Lesson 2: Relative Clause A clause is a group of words with its own subject and verb or predicate. who. to identify or give more information about it). A relative clause is a subordinate clause that begins with a relative pronoun (e. which. and that for both people and things. For Example: • • • Students who can develop independent learning skills often achieve good academic results. You can use it to modify a noun or pronoun (i. that and when are called relative pronouns when they are used to introduce relative clauses. Words like who. whose to indicate possession.

the italicized words are your relative pronouns and the clause that followed formed the relative clause. 1. 3.The father was followed by three children whose faces still showed the marks of a hard-fought-battle. I entrained for Baliwag. a bent old woman in black boarded the train Processing points  Do you know how the underlined words are called? Why did you say so? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________  What word introduces the clause? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________  How do you call the introductory word in each clause? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________  How about the shaded words? How do you call them? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 18 . The underlined words are called antecedents. 4.In one of the stations where the train stopped. Activity 14: I Can Relate Read the following sentences and answer the questions below.• The lecture theatre which the inauguration ceremony will be held is now being cleaned. 2. a town in Bulacan which can well afford to hold two fiestas a year without a qualm.Let me give a sketchy picture of the little world whose company Mang Kiko sharedin momentswhich soon passed away affecting most of us.

in a reflective essay by direct observations are effectively and meaningfully communicated Write the Essential Understanding here: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ That’s impressive! You have completed the FIRM UP phase! I’m sure the next phase will be a lot more fun and exciting! 19 . Personal preferences. the learning you have gained and the realities about life represented by reflective essay you have read? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ That’s fantastic! How about making your UNDERSTANDING more ESSENTIAL? Rearrange the phrases in the box to reveal the hidden sentence.Processing points  What UNDERSTANDING can you draw out of the activities you have accomplished. feelings and insights and vivid account of one’s experiences.

revisit. Complete the items under SUNRISE by writing experiences derived from positive or encouraging encounters.DEEPEN Your Understanding Welcome to the Deepen Phase! In this phase. 20 . The differentiated instruction will address your uniqueness. Good luck! Activity 15: Rise or Set? Look for an enticing topic for essay writing activity. rethink. you are provided with thought-provoking questions that will make you reflect. Complete the items under SUNSET by writing discouraging experiences that helped them reflect on certain things. you will be engaged in meaningful self –evaluation of learning through a short summative test. strengths and weaknesses and will reinforce what you have learned. You are also expected to deal with authentic situations to highlight the grammar structure of the essays discussed herein. At the end of the phase. Are you ready to deepen your understanding further? What are you waiting for? Start at once! Always bear the ESSENTIAL UNDERSTANDING in mind as you answer the succeeding activities. and revise your earlier assumptions about Philippine Essays.

SUNRISE SUNSET OR (Positive encounters) (Negative encounters) 21 .

Activity 16: The Rough Draft Choose a topic for your reflective essay. Write the details of this topic using the outline below: Title: ______________________ Introduction: Thesis Statement: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Details: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Body: Main Topic 1: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Supporting Details: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ Main Topic 1: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Supporting Details: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 22 .

steps. What are the stages.______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Main Topic 3: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Supporting Details: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Conclusion: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Activity 17: Domino String Sometimes events are linked by time. phases or events? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ B. phases or event take place? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ 23 . This means that a subsequent event requires a preceding event to happen. A. How do the stages. Decide on the kind of event the following will reflect about. steps.

Realizations about reflective essay Phase of the lesson Why is the reflection significant to me? Activity 19: Reflection Time Line Imagine that you are on your way home from your friend’s party. He just had a fight with a big fat which left a long painful scratch at his 24 . This organizer develops critical reading and reflective questioning.C. on your way home from a friend’s party you saw a staring at you. It’s 4:00 pm. A Dialectrical Journal is a type of double-entry-note-taking which you can use in reading literature. Be reminded that the things you appreciate the most about the lesson must be reflected in the journal entry.What happens if an event does not take place? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ D. (Reason: ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________).What is the final outcome? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Activity 18 DIALECTRICAL JOURNAL Prepare a dialectrical journal. Write your reflection in each of the object you will see along the road on your way to your home.

but revelry is the same flower. when rank and running to seed. (Reason: ______________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________). Not too far from where the dog and the cat is a which seemed untouched (Reason: ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________) and a with missing pages beside it. you spotted a sad young (Reason: About two ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________). Reflection: ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Activity 20: Quota on Quote “Reflection is a flower of the mind.”Explain this quotation in your own words. (Reason: ______________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________).back. _____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ 25 . giving out wholesome fragrance.

thoughts. attitudes. Underline the antecedent once. judgments and observations can lead to meaningful journal entries. encircle the relative pronoun and underline the relative clause twice. The patron saint of Antipolo is known as the Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage. Congratulations for completing the DEEPEN phase! But to ensure your understanding. 1. please try answering the test below: SUMMATIVE TEST Part I Directions: Copy the following sentences in your notebook. 26 ._____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________ Processing points  What realities about life have you realized from the activities in this phase? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________  Do you see any connection between your life and how these activities leading to writing of meaningful reflective essay? ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ Remember your Essential Understanding: Free and effective communication of reflections and insights about personal views. feelings. which church is located right at the heart of the city.

It is quite a place that hankers to be left alone. Personal C. It is a kind of clause formed by using words as that. Body B. 4. It is a type of essay based on everyday accounts of observation or experience. whose “Noli Me Tangere” and “El Filibusterismo” were hailed the best novels of all times. 3. appositive 27 . Subordinate clause C. Participial phrase D. who wrote “A Portrait of An Artist as Filipinos” is known by the pen name Quijano de Manila. who. Body D.2. Nick Joaquin. Introduction C. relative clause B. Rizal. Our national hero is Jose P. which or when. Reflective 7. where. It is the first paragraph of an essay that usually provides the background of the topic. A. Ermita is a place where one can go to bare his soul (no matter how putrid or pure). Recommendation 10. A. 5. Body B. Introduction B. A. Introduction C. Conclusion C. Conclusion D. Part II Directions: Write the letter of the correct answer in your activity notebook. Character Sketch D. 6. whom. Recommendation 9. It is the part of an essay that details all supporting information about the topic. whose. Narrative B. Recommendation 8. It comprises the last paragraph of an essay that puts an end to the text. Conclusion D. A. A.

TRANSFER Your Understanding Welcome to the Transfer Phase! This part of the module will allow you to make independent applications of the various processes (autobiographical collections. production. This will enable you to write a reflective / personal essay using varied and complex assessment procedures and most importantly.Processing points Congratulations! You have made it to the last phase. Are you ready to transfer your understanding? Activity 21: Pre-Writing @Thoughts Abound (page 106) Scan your thoughts. Write ten possible topics for reflective journal writing. Be reminded that the topics may be interdisciplinary (science-based. writing of dialog journals. making a specialized journal which focuses on a specific activity) they have learned.) Discipline __________ Topic ___________________________ Discipline __________ Topic ___________________________ 28 . see the connections between tasks in this module and the real world. technically-inclined etc. portfolio.

Discipline __________ Topic ___________________________ Discipline __________ Topic ___________________________ Discipline __________ Topic ___________________________ Discipline __________ Topic ___________________________ Discipline __________ Topic ___________________________ Discipline __________ Topic ___________________________ Discipline __________ Topic ___________________________ Discipline __________ Topic ___________________________ Activity 22: Outlining @ Ideas and Details Topic: ___________________________________________________________ Introduction Options: Introduction statement 1: ____________________________________________ Introduction statement 2: ____________________________________________ Introduction statement 3: ____________________________________________ 29 .

Try to check your essay using the rubrics below:  All parts of an essay are included.  The title has an impact by itself.  The introduction is interesting enough to hook the readers.  Clearly expressed ideas/details in the body of the essay  Carefully chosen words  Logically arranged statements  Sustains interest  Brief but interesting concluding statement 30 . Erase. Activity 24: Revising @ Erase. Be reminded of the principles.Body Options: Main Idea 1: ___________________________________________________________ Main Idea 2: ___________________________________________________________ Main Idea 3: ___________________________________________________________ Conclusion Options: Concluding statement 1: __________________________________________________ Concluding statement 2: __________________________________________________ Concluding statement 3: __________________________________________________ Activity 23: Drafting @ Writing the Draft Write your reflective statement using the topic in your outline. structure and elements of a meaningful reflective essay you have learned in the previous module. Erase Reread your essay.

Computer. Set. film clips. Larry T. Resources: Books.Activity 25: Roof reading @ No Spoofs. Dr. CD. Diaz for providing the graphics/visuals in this module. Philippine Drama books Acknowledgement: 1. capitalization and paragraphing. Read! Rewrite your essay and submit it to your teacher. Nilda Sunga for the indicators used to evaluate an essential question which appeared in activity 5 of explore phase. art materials. Mr. spelling. All Proofs Share your essay with any family member or a classmate in the same program. Internet. Activity 26: Publishing @ Ready. Multimedia materials. pictures. e-journals. drawings. Graphic Organizer. DVD. 31 . 2. Ask them to spot errors in punctuation.

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