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21st CENTURY LITERATURE FROM THE PHILIPPINES AND THE WORLD

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This course aims to engage students in appreciation and


critical study of 21st Century Literature from the Philippines and the World encompassing
various dimensions, genres, elements, structures, contexts and traditions.
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES
BEHAVIORAL
1.
Define literature
2.

Enumerate ,
explain, and
provide examples
of different literary
forms and genres.

WEE
K

HOUR
S

TOPICS

REPORTER/A
CTIVITY

Literature
Defined
Literary genres

3.

4.

5.

6.

Use figurative
language in the
context of 21st
century.
Differentiate
fiction and nonfiction

Figurative
language/Figure
s of speech

Fiction vs. nonfiction

Enumerate and
explain the
elements of fiction

7.
Identify the parts
of a plot in a story
Differentiate the
kinds of narrators.

.8

Identify the
various
dimensions of
Philippine literary
history from precolonial to
contemporary.

Dimensions of
Philippine
literary history
8.1
Pre-Colonial
Period
Biag ni Lam-ang
(epic)

8.1
Spanish Colonial
Period
Padre Fauna
Witnesses the
Execution of
Rizal
By Danton
Remoto
(Poem)

Viewing
Mi Ultimo
Adios (English
Subtitles) by
Joey Ayala

Group Activity
Write and
perform a song
about JP Rizal

NOTES

p. 9

8.2
American Period
Dead Stars Paz
Marquez Benitez

8.3
Contemporary
Period/Modern
Apo on the Wall
By BJ Patino
p.11
FlickerFadeGon
e
By Carljoe Javier

Small Group
Work
p.13

Informal
Debate
Video Games
Should be
Banned p.61

Justice
R. Galan p. 33

9.
Identify the
representative
texts and authors
and works of
National Artists in
Literature.

Martines
Anna Felicia
Sanchez

9.1
Armando
Hernandez
Kung Tuyo Na Ang Luha
Mo, Aking Bayan
(poem)

9.2
Jose Garcia Villa
Footnote to Youth
(prose)

9.3
Carlos Romulo
I am a Filipino
(prose)

9.4
Alejandro Roces
We Filipinos are Mild
Drinkers
(prose)

Group Activity
Exploring
Stereotypes p.
89

10
.

Literary Genres,
traditions and
forms from
different national
literature and
cultures, namely
Asian, AngloAmerican,
European, Latin
American, and
African.

710
10.1
Asia
A Thousand
Splendid Suns
By Khaled
Hosseini

Viewing
Burka Avenger

A Country Boy
Quits School
By Lao Tsiang
The Lion Maker
Panchatantra
10.3
European
Coraline by Neil
Gaiman

Coraline
Puzzle; Watch
Trailer

10.4
Latin American
Malinche
Laura Esquivel

Group
Assignment:
Travel Guide:
Pre-colonial
Mexico p.111
Venn Diagram:
p.111

10.5
African
The Telephone
Conversation

JOURNAL ENTRIES:
DRAWING BOOK

#1

Content: 50 %
Creativity: 30 %
Cleanliness: 10%
Punctuality: 10%
What is Literature?
What are the different genres of literature?
Figurative Speech
Elements of Fiction
ACTIVITY:
Use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast the different genres of literature.

prose poetry
#2
Make your own timeline on the history of Philippine Literature. Describe every
period and give
2 examples of the notable works written on that period.
#3
Biography and Works of your selected National Artist for Literature.
#4

FINAL PROJECT
By Group
Make your own movie adaptation of any of the discussed literary pieces.