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Day2, Session 6.

Grade 10

Session Topic

Understanding the K to 12 Curriculum (Grade 10)

Session Title

A Walkthrough of the Curriculum Documents

Quarter 1


4 hours

Resources Needed:
Curriculum Guide, Teachers Guide and Learners Materials (60 copies
each), Manila Paper, Permanent Marker, Masking Tape, Scissors (6
pieces each), Laptop, LCD and Slides
In this learning session, the participants will be able to:

activate prior knowledge on the key features of the K-12

curriculum through a mind map (Workshop 1)
discuss the relationship among the CG, TG and LMs
(Workshops 2,3 and 4)
gain clearer understanding of the contents and processes in
teaching Quarter 1 (Workshops 3 and 4)
discuss the assessment and pedagogical implications of format
and structure of TGs and LMs (Workshop 4)

In the previous learning sessions, you were able to see the bigger
picture of your roles as trainer / teacher to the development of the Filipino
child. In this session, we will take a closer look at the contents and how they
are processed by walking through the first quarter of the Learners Material
and Teaching Guide.

Group the participants into six (6).

Provide each group with a copy of CG, LM and TG
Provide each group with a copy of Task Cards 1, 2 and 3.

Workshop 1: Schema Building

1. Provide each group with a word from the list below:
Spiral Progression
Learner centeredness

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2. Ask each group to construct a mind map of the word assigned to them.
3. Ask all the representatives to present their outputs.
Analysis 1
1. What commonalities can be observed from the mind maps?
2. How are these mind maps related to the development and utilization of
curriculum documents?

Reveal to the participants that the concepts provided to them are the
key features embedded in all the curriculum documents.
Emphasize how the Department of Education responds to the need to
incorporate all these concepts in the documents.
Discuss the process of development, validation, revision, finalization
and publication of curriculum materials and importance of
understanding the curriculum materials.

Workshop 2: The Curriculum Guide (Unpacking of Standards)

Workshop Task Card 2: Elements of Learning Standards (20 mins)

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Analysis 2
1. What is the significance of the key concepts (nouns) extracted from the
content standard?
2. How important are the skills (verbs) extracted from the performance
3. What use do adjectives and adverbs have in the assessment?
1. The key concepts indicate the topics to be discussed, the coverage
and its limits.
2. The adjectives in the performance standard indicate the criteria in
which the performance should be assessed.
3. The adverbs and adjectives indicate how the rubric must be crafted.

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Workshop 3: Learners Materials (Structure and pedagogical implications)

Workshop Task Card 3: The phases, their features and purpose (30 minutes)


General features

Activities and purpose

Phase 1 in all subject

differently as Your
initial task, What to
Know, Explore, and
Phase 2 in all subjects
differently as Your
Process, Firm Up,
and Ilahad.
Phase 3 in all subject
differently as Your
Discover Task, What
to Reflect, Deepen,
and Palalimin.
Phase 4 in all subject
differently as Your
Final Task, What to
Transfer, Transfer ++
+, and Paglilipat.
Analysis 3:
1. What are common among the activities when grouped according to
2. Who gives the inputs? Who processes the activities?
3. How do the activities address the objectives?
Abstraction 3:
1. Activities are grouped according to phase so as to determine their
purposes and the standard they address.

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2. Depending on the phase, inputs could come from the teachers,

students or both. The teacher, as facilitator of learning processes all
the activities.
3. Each activity addresses a particular objective. Objectives are arranged
in order of appearance in the module.
Workshop 4: Teaching Guides (Structure and assessment plan)
Workshop Task Card 4: Teaching and Assessing (30 minutes)

Guide Questions

Overview of
contents and

What information
does the overview


How are the activities

communicated in the
What other features
are noticeable among
the activities?


Are the resources

accessible, useful
and credible?


Assessment Plan Describe the

assessment plan as a

Analysis 4:
1. What are the components of the teaching guide?
2. How are the components presented in the teaching guide?

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3. How are these components important?

Abstraction 4:
1. The components of the teaching guide are Overview, Activities,
Resources and Assessment Plan.
2. Overview describes what the students are supposed to learn in the
3. The activities are presented as instructions to teachers
4. The activities are arranged accordingly based on the arrangement of
the objectives.
5. The activities are processed through questions.
6. The purpose of the activities is presented.
7. Alternate activities are provided.
8. Resources detail the bibliography where the texts, photos, and others
are lifted.
9. Resources provide other resources and useful links.
10. Assessment plan articulates DepEd Order No 73. S. 2012. It specifies
both the purpose and levels of assessment known as KPUP.

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