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Republic of the Philippines


Echague Campus Echague, Isabela




1ST Semester/S. Y. 2011-2012

Vision of the Isabela State University The Isabela State University, a globally recognized institution of higher learning for people empowerment and sustainable development embodying excellence, effectiveness, accountability and integrity.

Mission of the Isabela State University The Isabela State University is committed to train and develop students to become professionally competent graduates who are equipped with sound moral principles; and to serve the community through research, extension and resource generation by way of inspired leadership and responsive manpower.


Course Number: Literature 11 Course Title: Philippine Literature Course Description: Study of literary forms or genres as exemplified by selected texts from various regions of the Philippines written at different periods in Philippine literary history. CREDIT UNITS: 3 UNITS Course Prerequisites: None Course Objectives: At the end of the semester, the students should be able to:

IV. V. VI.

A. define literature and identify writings qualified as literature; B. trace the history of Philippine literature from the ancient times to the present; C. distinguish the different categories and genres of literature; D. read sample literary pieces of the different regions and cultures in the Philippines; E. analyze the literary works in terms of elements; F. discover themes and life lessons in Philippine literature; G. develop appreciation of the literatures of the Philippines.

Specific Objectives

Course Content

Time Allotment 2 hrs

Teaching Strategies Solicitation of Ideas Values integration

Materials Used Flyers Bulletin boards

Evaluation Tools Recitation



Orient students with the mission, vision, goals and objectives of the school.

1. Vision, Mission, Goals and Objectives of the University

Familiarity Understanding

Brief students with the 2. Course Overview and topics to be covered in Grading System the course and how they will be graded.

1 hr

Briefing and orientation

Syllabus Course Outline


Define literature.

3. Introduction to the Study of Philippine State the functions of Literature literature. Definition of Literature Why we need to study Enumerate types of Philippine Literature literature and literary Functions of Literature genre. General Types of Literature Approaches in studying Literature Trace the history of Philippine literature from the ancient times to the present 4. Philippine Literary History The Pre-Spanish Period (1565) The Spanish Period (1565-

6 hrs

Lecture and Discussion Class Recitation Use of Illustrations

Chalk Board and marker Textbooks

Recitation Quizzes

Attentive Listening Understanding

18 hrs

Lecture and Discussion

Chalk Board and marker

Recitation Quizzes

Organization Reasoning

Discover the different influences which shaped the literature of the country

1898) The Period of Enlightenment (1872-1898) The American Regime (1898-1941) The Japanese Period (19411945) The Rebirth of Freedom (1946-1970) The Period of Activism (1970-1972) The Period of the New Society (1972-1980) The Period of the Third Republic (1981-1985) The Periods 1986

Class Recitation Lecture and Discussion

Textbooks Examination Curiosity Awareness

Read literary works written by authors from the different regions of the Philippines

Analyze literary texts in terms of elements and writers style Compare cultures of the different regions as manifested in the literary works

Part II. Literatures of the Philippines -Dead Stars by Paz Marquez-Benitez -Footnote to Youth by Jose Garcia Villa -The Homecoming by Paulino Lim Jr. -The Morning Before Us by Gilda Fernando -My Father Goes to Court by Carlos Bulosan -Magnificence by Estrella Alfon -Hunger Gilda Fernando

Attentive Listening Reporting Understanding Oral Reports Solicitation of Ideas Recitation Class Recitation Confidence

Creativity Diligence

Discover the common themes occurring in the different literatures Determine masterpieces of Filipino authors

Depict Filipino way of life in literary texts

Develop appreciation of the native literatures of the Philippines

- A Man From Slums Contemplates on his Church by Danton Remoto - I saw the Fall of the Philippines by Carlos Romulo -What is an Educated Filipino? By Francisco Benitez -Tatarin by Nick Joaquin -The Moon and the Sun -Biag-ni Lam ang -Tasani -Scent of Apples -My Fathers tragedy -The Tomato Game

Reaction Papers Simulations Role Playing

Familiarity Reasoning Accuracy

Quizzes Film Showing Curiosity Patriotism Examination Effectivity

Prelim: Midterm: Final:



Books: Enriquez, Delia C., Philippine Literature: A Regional Approach, Mandaluyong City, National Bookstore, 2006 Kahayon, Alicia H., Zulueta Celia A. Philippine Literature Through The Years Pasig City, National Book Store, 2000 Lacia, Ferdilyn C., Libunao, Lydia L., Cabrera, Corazon B., Fabella, Mark G., The Literature of The Philippines,

Computer Software: Microsoft Encarta and Encyclopedia


VII. COURSE REQUIREMENTS: Class Attendance Recitation Quizzes Speech Delivery Compilation of Literary Genres Mid-term and Final Examination VIII. GRADING SYSTEM LECTURE A. Class Standing: Quizzes/Long Exams Attendance Report/Library Work/Projects/Concept test/Minute Paper Photo folio Recitation/Oral Exam B. Midterm C. Final Examination 50% 60%

1.00= 98-100 1.25= 95-97 1.50=92-94 1.75=89-91 2.00= 86-88 2.25= 83-85 2.50= 80-82 2.75=77-79 Passed 4.00= 70-74 (Conditional) 5.00=below 70- (Failure)

25% 25% 100% Approved by: Noted by:

Submitted by: Instructor: Ma. Theresa L. Eustaquio

Dr. Hilda A. Manzolim Program Chair, Languages Department

Dr. Helen C. Ramos Dean College of Arts and Sciences