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Teacher: Camille Trinidad, Nueva Ecija, 9:40 pm

I. Learning Objectives
At the end of the lesson, the students will be able to:
1. discuss the poem “If” by Rudyard Kipling;
2. analyze the poem using SLIME strategy;
3. synthesize a realization or insight from the poem discussed

II. Learning Content:

A. Subject Matter
Literature: If by Rudyard Kipling
B. Learning Resources
A Journey through Anglo-American Literature book
C. Materials
Crossword puzzle, picture, copies of the poem, SLIME graphic organizer
D. Strategies
Use of graphic organizer, interpretive reading
E. Time Frame
1 hour

III. Learning Procedure

Teacher’s Task Learners’ Task

A. Introduction
1. Preliminaries
“Good afternoon class.” “Good afternoon maam.”

“Please stand for the prayer.” Prayer

“Please all be seated.”

Further instruction

2. Review

“Yesterday, we discussed about Figures of “Figures of Speech or figurative languages

Speech. Can someone share with the class his are literary expressions whose meanings are
learning?” different from the literal interpretation.”
“Very good. Thank you.”

3. Motivational activity
“Today we will have a new topic”
Shows a picture

“Look at this picture and tell something about “That is a picture of a father and his son.”

“Alright, thank you.”

4. Unlocking of Difficulties

“Before we proceed, let us unlock some

unfamiliar words from the poem by
answering this crossword puzzle.”

1) These are your achievements, 1) Triumph

accomplishments, or success 2) Disaster
2) It means misfortune or bad luck 3) Impostors
3) They are called fakes 4) Knaves
4) Playing cards 5) Stop
5) To bow or to bend 6) Sinew
6) Tissue that connects muscles to bones 7) Virtue
7) Good quality or morally good 8) foes
8) Enemies or opponents

5. Introduction of Topic

“Today, we will analyze the poem by

Rudyard Kipling, If. Rudyard Kipling is an
English short story writer, poet, and novelist.
His poem is written as an advice to his son
who died during the first world war.”

B. Lesson Proper/Presentation

Presentation of topic
Reading of the poem
“While you are reading, please look at these
questions that will be answered during and
after our activity.”
1. What do you feel while you are reading the
2. What is the poem all about?
3. What did you realize?
“To analyze the poem, we will use the SLIME
graphic organizer as our strategy”
S- structure
L- Language
I- Imagery
M- Message
E- Effect

C. Developmental Activities
1. Activity

“For your activity, you will be grouped into

four ad each group will discuss the stanza
assigned to them. I will give you ten minutes
to finish your work.”

After 10 mins
“Now that you’re done, each group will share
their work to the class.”

2. Analysis

“What is the poem all about?”

“What do you think is the message of the

3. Abstraction

“What do you feel while you are reading the

What did you realize?”

4. Application

“What insights, realization or lesson about life

does the poem generates?”

“Let us put your answers in our graphic

organizer to finally complete our SLIME.

IV. Evaluation
Direction: Get one half sheet of paper, choose one quotation and explain it in 3 to 5
“Have hope in life even if life is hard.”
“Overcome challenges and obstacles in life; don’t let them beat you.”
“Continue, keep going.”

V. Assignment
Find a partner. In a ¼ illustration board, make a poster that is related in the poem and be