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SESSION TITLE: 21st Century Literature of the Philippines and the World, 1st Quarter


OBJECTIVES: The 6-hour session should enable the trainers to facilitate the discussion on the first quarter of the 21st Century Literature
of the Philippines and the World competently. Particularly, the participants should be able to:
1. Identify the components of the curriculum guide
(i.e content, content standards, performance standards, learning competencies, coding)
2. Determine the pedagogy in translating learning competencies
3. Choose appropriate assessment activities for teaching/ learning activities
1. Overview on the use of the curriculum guide and its contents
2. 21st Century Literature and its characteristics
3. Literary History of the Philippines
4. Literary genres and text types of the 21st Century Literature of the Philippines
5. Literary texts written in the different regions of the Philippines

Mendoza, P. B & Silva, M. (2016) 21st Century Literature from the Philippines and the World. St. Andrew’s Publishing House.
Plaridel, Bulacan.
Retrieved from: last March 21, 2017 watch?v=cZGghmwUcbQ Retrieved March 21, 2017


Methodology/ Activity/ Time/

Objectives Key Learning Points Materials
Procedure Duration

Analyze the components of the A. Recognize the

Curriculum Guide such as content, importance of the Curriculum Guide and its
content standards, performance curriculum guide Contents
standards, learning competencies, B. Identify the salient
and coding features of the Copies of curriculum
curriculum guide and DO: Distribute copies of the guide
their functions curriculum guide.
C. Explain the functions
of the content standard, Activity
performance standard, DO: Show a picture of a
and the learning Filipino student. Slide 5 minutes
D. Show appreciation SAY: As a teacher, what do you
of the curriculum in aspire for this student to have/
developing and be? (Make them answer this Metacards/manila
producing a holistic question individually. Their papers/masking tape
Filipino learner answers will be written on
meta cards)

Work in groups and

brainstorm on your answers. 10 minutes

Create a collaborative
vision for the student.

Choose a representative to
present the output. 15 minutes

DO: Lead the participants to
answer individually the
following questions about the Meta cards 5 minutes
1. Having in mind the visions
presented by the groups, how
do you think will these visions
become a reality?
2. How will you be of help
for this vision to be a reality?
3. How will you be equipped
in order to help the students
realize this dream?
4. How will the revised K-12
curriculum be of aid in
realizing the vision of the 20 minutes

DO: Discuss the role of the
curriculum in realizing the
visions for the child.

SAY: Knowing the role of the

curriculum in realizing the
visions for the child, the
curriculum was designed to
address the needs of the
children to become globally
competitive and equipped with 30 minutes
the 21st century skills

DO: Have a walkthrough of the

curriculum guide then discuss
its salient features and how
these could help in bringing
out the best in the students.

10 minutes
DO: Lead the participants to
understand clearly the
functions of the learning
standards by answering a
worksheet. UNPACKING CS/PS
(attached file)
Ask participants to watch a
motivational Thai video on
one’s mission in life. Relate it
to the teaching profession and
how the future of every student Video clip
depend on teachers.
SAY: The lead character maybe watch?v=cZGghmwUcbQ
likened to teachers. The people
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to whom he offered his help
are the students. They are in 2017

different situations and
encounter different problems.
2. Determine the appropriate Objectives of the
pedagogy in translating learning session: 21st Century Literature
competencies A. understand what 21st
century literature is, its SAY: What is 21st century
3. Prepare proper assessment contents, and its literature? What are its
activities for teaching/ learning characteristics characteristics? How does it
activities across competencies B. identify different differ from the previous
literary pieces and periods of literature?
classify them according
to the literary period it Activity
was written
C. identify the 21st Let us find out the
century canonical answers to the questions in an
authors and the works activity that you will be
of national artists engaged in.
D. Compare and
contrast the major DO: To answer those
literary genres of the questions, make the Slide no. 19
21st century participants work in groups 20 minutes
E. Observe the and perform the designated
literature of some tasks in the task cards assigned
regions from their to them.
F. Choose a short A. Illustrate the distinct
literary piece and create traits of the students in the 21st 5 minutes
a multimedia century.
presentation/ short B. Enumerate words/
video clip about it phrases that can be associated
with 21st Century Literature.
C. Using a venn diagram
compare and contrast 21st
century literature from the
previous literature.
D. Work on a creative
presentation about the reason
why there is a need to teach the
21st Century Literature.
E. Illustrate an artifact
(symbol/ drawing of an
object/s) that best represents
the 21st century literature.

Assign a representative to
explain/present each group’s

DO: Make the participants
answer the questions about the
activity. Slide no. 16
1. How do you find the
2. How does teaching the 21st
century literature help the 21st
century learners in their daily
3. In your personal view, how
important is teaching
literature? Why?
25 minutes

DO: Clarify / state the
importance of teaching the 21st Slides 17 and 18 5 minutes
Century Literature from the
Philippines and the World.

SAY: The 21st Century

Literature, as stipulated in the
curriculum guide, is composed
of all literary works written
and published at the latter part
of the 21st century (from 2001
onwards). These works are
often characterized as gender
sensitive, technologically
alluding, culturally pluralistic,
operates on the extreme reality 20 minutes
Two sets of folded strips
or extreme fiction, and
of papers with the major
questions conventions and
supposedly absolute norms. literary genres

Major Literary Genres in the

21st Century

Guess what
DO: Group the participants
into two. Ask them to choose
five representatives for each
group. The representatives who
will act out the major genres of Meta cards
literature. The group who
guessed the most number of
literary genres and has
garnered the highest number of
correct answers will be the

DO: Ask the participants to
answer the following on meta
1. Are you familiar with the
literary genres that you
guessed in the charades?
2. How would the students’ Slide no. 20
involvement in social media
affect the emergence of new
literary genres in the
15 minutes
3. How do you think these
literary genres and text types
influence the eagerness of
students to read?

DO: Lead an interactive
discussion on the major literary Slides 21-34
genres in the 21st century
5 minutes

SAY: Work with groups.
Choose a literary genre and
create an output based on its
Choose a presenter and
rate your own work based on
given rubrics.
30 minutes
Literature in the different
Regions of the Philippines

SAY: Work with groups and The regional riddles and
answer the riddles from the their answers/ Manila
different regions. Present your Papers/ scotch tapes/
output after. markers 15 minutes
DO: Ask the participants to
give their observations
regarding the activity.

SAY: How do you find the

activity? How does this help
you understand more about the
literature in the regions of the

DO: Present the slides on the Slide
30 minutes
literature of selected regions in
the Philippines

SAY: Brainstorm about the
literature in the regions/
Manila papers/markers/
province you belong to, think
coloring materials
of a symbol that best describes
the literature in your places.

Prepared by:
Ruth Gladyz B. de Guzman
Division of City Schools- Malolos