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KWCA High School

B9 L15 Earth St. Carrieland Countryhomes, Ampid, San Mateo, Rizal

Weekly Lesson Plan in English 8
Prepared by: Isaac Moises G. Veracruz

At the end of the lesson, the grade 8 students should be able to:
a. identify sensory images in a literary text
b. value the mood in a literary text through its diction
c. compose songs using sensory images
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud by William Wordsworth
Mood created through diction
Using sensory images
Reference: Chua, R. G., Bernardino-Viloria, M., & Zara, N. O. (2016). English for the 21st Century
Learners 10. Makati: Diwa Learning Systems Inc.


Handout of I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
Illustration Board
Coloring Materials
A. Pre-reading:
a. Prayer
b. Review of previous lesson
Prior to the reading task, ask the students to research on the meaning of the following words
in the dictionary. The students should get at least 2-3 different definitions of the words and
use each in a sentence.

Before the discussion, ask the students to state the various definitions of each word and
how it is used in the sentence. They should be able to analyze that a word meaning could
vary when combined with other words in a different context. This is called collocation.
Understanding collocations would not just help the student know the meaning of a word,
but also provide them the alternative ways in expressing themselves.

d. Each 2 lines from the 4 stanzas will be discussed for a more vivid understanding of the selection. B. Ask the students what is being shown in the picture. Let them share their experiences in overcoming such solitude.2. (Say: The persona in the literary actually experience being alone. What do you think is his way of alleviating the problem he has. MOTIVATION QUESTION: Ask the students the place where they usually find joy each time they feel alone. ask the students to analyze the following lines: . MOTIVE QUESTION: Post a hanging question in class about the selection to be read. If the students’ answer is “flower” or “plant”. Discussion: The strategy used in discussing the selection is the sectional approach. BACKGROUND OF THE LITERARY TEXT Present an image of a daffodil to the students. lead them to state its exact name by a support question (Say: What kind of flower?) c. Use the following questions as guide in discussing the selection 1st Stanza What does the word “wander” mean? Was it used in the same way in the 1st line? Why? Are clouds lonely? Where do clouds belong? Why do you think did the author compare himself to a cloud that is lonely? What did author see from a distance? How would you describe their number? What are the words that made you figure out that they are many? How did the persona describe the movements of the daffodils? What does this mean? 2nd Stanza What image is being impressed with the words “stars” and “milky way”? In what sense are the galaxy and the daffodils compared to? What are their similarities? Do you think the writer really counted the number of flowers as ten thousand? What does he want the reader to picture? What do you call that figure of speech? What is hyperbole? How about the dancing daffodils? What feeling is being expressed on the said line? 3rd Stanza What was out-did by the daffodils in the poem? What do you think does it mean? How did the author feel about the waves and the daffodils? What word/s signal such response? What does the author mean when he said “wealth the show to me had brought?” 4th Stanza What came back to the author upon gazing at the daffodils? What does the author feel each time he thinks of the daffodils? What is the theme of the poem? Are there also things in life where you find joy just by seeing it? What are those? What is the mood or atmosphere in the story? After the discussion.

laughed) so loudly when Delbert cracked a joke 2. which shows shedding of tears. Let the students figure out how these words help them in reading the selection. Which is the bliss of solitude. The author’s choice of words is called Diction. introduce the notion of sensory images or imagery. Have the students test their skills by answering the following statements: 1. A sensory image is a technique used by the author to help readers comprehend and appreciate the literary text. yet its intensity varies. A host of golden daffodils Hearing Smelling Tasting Feeling Ask the students to verify the answers as the teacher dictates the words in each column. would the same emotion be maintained? Which shows a clearer expression of the author’s feelings? They flash upon that inward eye. The words should be classified according to the senses being revealed. Bouncing into the room. what if we replace the statement as “I walked around lonely as a cloud”. Skill Focus: Using sensory images. This creative way of expressing one’s emotion affects the mood or the atmosphere that the reader feels while reading the text.I wandered lonely as a cloud Use the following questions to elicit response from the students:  What emotion is being expressed by the author?  Wander also means “walk around”. A person may WEEP. but the word WAIL speaks of a more intense surge of emotion (involves screaming). . Once they rationalize. how would you rate his happiness? Rationalize that words provide us with a deeper understanding of a person’s feeling. All of this words are associated to crying. It provides mental images so that the reader could “experience” the feelings and atmosphere in the text.   What does bliss mean? How is it different with happiness. C. Seeing Ex. Arnold (giggled. Ask the students to fill out the table with phrases that help them picture the atmosphere of the selection. she lit up the vicinity with a joyous/happy glow on her face as she told about her fiancé and their wedding plans. joy or fun? Which shows a higher sense of happiness? What can you say about the author’s feelings? In a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest).

The tragic incident was caused by a mine. an artificial setting for a theatrical scene b. a solidified metal b. a. There was a sow crawling in the mud outside. EVALUATION I. characterized by having a lot of knowledge. visual (sight) and auditory (hearing). b. hurt or inflict damage c. a. a female pic 3. A pit or tunnel from which minerals are taken b. a. an explosive c. divide the students into four groups and ask them to compose their own song with the same title. After that.Sensory images are classified as kinesthetic (touch). to plant seed for growth c. an injury b. a. gustatory (taste). He is a very learned individual. Use sensory images in describing their ideas about a wonderful world. to dig for something 5. He was able to visit the set. to gain knowledge c. to hear or be told 2. tightened the spring of . a division of a tennis match c. They wound up the toy as soon as they got it. Present the table to show a list of words that signal sensory images in the selection: Visual Mountain view Dim light Flaring eyes Clear water Dark alley Bright light Large mansion Auditory Shriek Silence Listen Tone Whisper Silence Bang Nasal Squeal Quiet Kinesthetic Rough Soft Thorny Sticky Smooth Cold Intense pain Muddy Wet Olfactory Rotten Fragrant Fruity Sweet Aroma Stench Gustatory Spicy Sweet Bland Rotten Sour Salty Bitter Fresh Juicy Insipid Group Activity: Present the song “What a wonderful world” in class. olfactory (smell). a group of persons associated by a common interest 4. Multiple Choice Directions: Identify the correct usage of the underlined words based on their collocation in the following sentence 1. a. V.

. twisting the sheets. ASSIGNMENT On a short bond paper. feeling its warm salty strength buoying her up. the flustered mother screamed uncontrollably at the innocent teacher who gave her child an F in her card.II. She imagines diving in. grappling with a problem years too big for him. III. He rolled in his bed. Her mind feels drowsy with happiness 3.” – Charles Dickens 2. Bursting through the door. the student dared to experiment with his professor’s intelligence by interrogating him about the Bible. Kayla walks closer to the water. draw your interpretation of the atmosphere in Wordsworth’s “I wandered lonely as a cloud”. Word Pool Directions: Observe the writer’s diction in the following lines and identify its mood by choosing the correct answer on the box below Suspenseful Anger Lonesome Calm Joyful Suspicious 1. Drawing the attention of his classmates as well as his teacher. 5. reflecting the clear blue of the sky. letting the waves lap her feet. awake in the night like a single sentinel on picked -Stephen King 4. “The river. Essay Directions: Play a lyric video of the song “It’s for you” by The Fray in class and ask them to identify the sensory images by filling out the table Visual Auditory Kinesthetic Olfactory Gustatory VI. glistened and sparkled as it flowed noiselessly on.