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Dr. Maria D.

Pastrana National
School: Grade Level: Grade 8
High School (Grades 7 to 12)
Teacher: Mary Joy J. Tangyab Learning Area: Art

Teaching Date: Quarter: 4th Quarter

Jan. 28, 2019

A. COGNITIVE The learners demonstrate understanding of the characteristics of Chinese Peking


B. PSYCHOMOTOR The learners create and perform an opera

C. AFFECTIVE The learners reflect on the aim of performing Chinese Peking Opera

II. CONTENT (Subject


Chinese Peking Opera

A. References

1. Teacher’s Guide Pages

2. Learner's Materials pages Music and Arts of Asia

Learner’s Module Grade 8 pages 347-352

3. Textbook Pages
B. Other Learning
A. Preparatory Activities

Teacher’s Activity Students’ Activity

Good afternoon class!

 Good afternoon ma’am!
1. Drill Someone lead the prayer!
 (student will lead the prayer)
Who is absent today?
 No one is absent today ma’am.

Who among the class still

remember the topic we discussed
2. Review yesterday?
 The topic that we discussed
yesterday is all about the China,
Japan, Indonesia, and Thailand
Theater Arts and Festivals.

Very good! You have a good

Have you ever watched an
3. Introduction
 Yes I did but only in the
That’s good. So, will you
share your insights in the opera that
you’ve watched?
 I observed that most of their
performance is presented
through singing and dancing.
You’re right!

I will play a video and I want

you to watch attentively. Later on, I
will ask you about the video that
4. Motivation you’ve watched.
 (The students will watch
From the video that you’ve
watched, what have you noticed?
 I observed that the costumes are
so grandiose and the music is

Very good!
B. Developmental

1. Presentation of the I will group you into two. All

Lesson / Activity you need to do is to complete the
word. You will write your answer on
the board.

For example:
_a’_m _J

Answer: Ma’am MJ

1. _EK_NG OP_R_
2. _H_NG
E, S,
3. _A_
N, D
4. _IN_
J, G
5. C_O_
U, H Answer Key:
1. Peking Opera
2. Sheng
3. Dan
4. Jing
5. Chou
2. Discussion / Analysis On the activity that you’ve done,
what word is familiar to you? On our activity earlier, the word
Peking opera is somehow
familiar to me.
Do you have any idea what is
done in Peking Opera?
 The performers of Peking Opera
are acting while singing.
Correct! So, what do you think is
our topic for today?  I think our topic for today is all
about Chinese Peking Opera.

Precisely! Our topic for today is

all about the Peking Opera of China.
Will you describe Peking Opera?
 Peking Opera is a traditional
theater art form of China. It is
based on Chinese history,
folklore and contemporary life
which combine music, vocal
performance, pantomime, dance,
and acrobatics.
We also have roles and characters
in Peking Opera. What are those
characters from the activity that
you’ve done?  The characters in Peking Opera
are Sheng, Dan, Jing and Chou.
Who is sheng?
 Sheng is the main male role in
Peking opera
Who are the characters of Sheng,
will you enumerate and give the roles
of those three?
 Xiaosheng actors are often
involved with beautiful women
by virtue of the handsome and
young image they project.
 Wusheng is a martial character
for roles involving combat.
They are highly trained in
acrobatics, and have a natural
voice when singing.
 Laosheng is a dignified older
role; these characters have a
gentle and cultivated
disposition, and wear sensible
Who is Dan in Peking Opera?
 Dan refers to any female role in
Peking opera.
Who are the female characters
of Dan?
 Laodan- old woman.
 Wudan- martial woman.
 Daomadan are young female
 Qingyi are virtuous and elite
 Huadan are vivacious and
unmarried women.
What can you say about their
facial expressions and make-up?
 They have different facial
expressions and make-up
according to their roles.
Great! So, going back to your
activity, what are the remaining
characters that are not yet mention?
 The remaining characters are
Jing and Chou.
Will you identify the role of a
Jing in Peking Opera?  Jing is a painted face male role
who plays either primary or
secondary roles. This type of
role entails a forceful character,
which means that a Jing actor
must have a strong voice and be
able to exaggerate gestures. The
red color denotes loyalty and
goodness, white denotes evil,
and black denotes integrity.
How about the role of a Chou?
 Chou is a male clown role. The
Chou usually plays secondary
roles whose name also means
Okay. If we have those
characters in Peking Opera, what do
you think does a Peking Opera
performer utilize?  Peking opera performers utilize
four main skills and these are
the song, speech, dance-acting
and acrobats.
What is the meaning of colors in
Peking Opera Masks/Make-ups?
 Red - devotion, courage,
bravery, uprightness and loyalty.
 Black - roughness and
 Yellow - fierceness, ambition
and cool-headedness
 Purple - uprightness,
sophistication and cool-
 Reddish purple - just and noble
 Blue - loyalty, fierceness and

In the first place, what do you

3. Abstraction/ think is the aim of the characters in
Generalization Peking Opera in performing?
 I think their highest aim is to put
beauty in every motion they do.
Very good!

Go to your respective groups

earlier. I have here a script from a
4. Application / Closure drama movie. All you need to do is
to perform an opera using the script
that is given to your group but with a
twist. You are going to sing it with a
sad face.

I. Enumeration.
C. Evaluation Write your answer on a ¼ sheet of

2. Give 5 female
3. characters in
4. Peking Opera
7. What are the colors
8. used in Peking
9. Opera?
Answer key:
1. Laodan
2. Wudan
3. Daomadan
4. Qingyi
5. Huadan

D. Assignment
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