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A Semi-detailed Lesson Plan

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English II
I . Objectives
1. Distinguish between fact and oinion
!. "ive meaning to difficult wo#ds th#ough conte$t clues.
II. Subject %atte#
Distinguishing &etween 'acts and Oinions
(efe#ence)
English E$#esswa*s II . !+,-!++
English -ommunication A#ts and S.ills
/h#ough Af#o-Asian Lite#atu#e0 . !!1-!230 14-11
%ate#ials)
Pictu#es u55le0 hand-outs0 cha#t0 sentence st#is
III. Inductive
A . %otivation
'o#m a ictu#e using the ieces of u55le #ovided to *ou. 6hat ictu#e is fo#med7 6ho
among *ou use these at home7 Does *ou# famil* use this at home7 6h* do *ou thin. *ou#
famil* is not using this at home7
& . P#esentation
In toda*8s high-technolog* wo#ld0 old inventions .nown as low technolog* seem obsolete
o# no longe# useful. Is this t#ue7 A#e an* of these inventions #eall* obsolete7 Let us find out.
/his mo#ning we a#e going to #ead a selection about 9/he Lowl* :alan comes of Age; and at the
same time afte# #eading the sto#* we will stud* how to identif* facts and oinion.
- . <nloc.ing of difficulties
'o# us to full* unde#stand the selection let us fi#st answe# the following)
Di#ections) (elace the unde#lined e$#ession in the sentence with an a#o#iate wo#d f#om
the bo$.
=alte#native =#ecetacle
= indigenous =coma#tment
=accustomed =conveniences
=adjustable
=chimne*
(ecetacle 1 . A cuboa#d is what is used to ut o# .ee things in to .ee them safe f#om
dust and di#t.
-oma#tment! . /he sec#et sea#ate a#ts of an object that is used fo# .eeing things in m*
jewel bo$ is wide enough fo# asso#ted .inds of jewel#*.
-onveniences2 .I want an aa#tment with all the mode#n ieces of e>uiment designed to
ma.e life easie#.
-himne* ? . /his gas fi#e doesnt need a ie th#ough which smo.e goes u into the ai#.
Adjustable 3 . /he seats a#e @can be changed to diffe#ent ositions o# si5es.A
Accustomed, . I was @eas* to deal withA to being the onl* child at a table full of adults.
D . Setting of Standa#ds
-lass0 befo#e we #ead the selection0 let us fi#st #ecall the standa#ds in silent #eading.
6hat a#e those7
-Sit #oe#l*
-(ead selection with e*es onl*
-"et the thought of the sto#*
E . Silent (eading of Selection
' . Discussions
1. &ased on the selection of what is fact7 6hat is an oinion7
!. Bow do the* diffe#7
2. E$#ess *ou# a.A e#sonal feeling b.A judgment c.A #ediction about the selection.
?. Do *ou ag#ee that the#e can be a good blend of old and new technolog*7
suo#t *ou# answe#.
3 . Bow can *ou ma.e *ou# oinion a fact7 -ite an e$amle.
" . Pass the bo$.
%echanics) Pass the bo$ containing sentences while music is being la*ed. -ontinue assing
the bo$ until the music stos. /he last e#son holding the bo$ will be the one to answe#.
Dete#mine whethe# the statement in the st#i is a fact o# oinion. Post the st#i on the co##ect
colunm.
Sentence on the bo$)
'act 1 . /he Sue# .alan which has adjustable #ing lates0 is made of aluminum.
Oinion ! . /h#ough the *ea#s0 the inventions have not stoed t#*ing to e#fect stove models
whic the* thin. could answe# the need of filiino families fo# an ene#g* save#.
'act 2 . A stove that loo.s li.e a biscuit can is the g#een cha#coal coo.e#.
Oinion ? . A lightweight aluminum stove with cabinet and g#ills is O& stove0 ideal fo# aa#tment
:ithen.
Oinion 3 . Accustomed as she is to the convience of a bu#ne# o# #ange #un b* elect#icit* o#
LP"0 she now wants a substitute that is just eas* as well as du#able0 economical0 o#table and
eas* to clean.
Oinion,. /he #ising cost of elect#icit* and Li>uified Pet#oleum "as @LP"A fo# coo.ing0 elect#ic0
and gas bills began shooting u and so the u#ban housewife is now sea#ching fo# an alte#native
coo.ing device that uses indigenous o# native mate#ial fo# fuel.
'act +. If cha#coal is not available0 wood0 cha#coal0 ae#0 and sawdust can be used as fuel.
B . P#actice E$e#cise @wo#. g#ouA
/he class will be g#oued into 2 g#ous.An enveloe containing a sho#t selection is
inside and *ou will need to identif* as much facts as well as oinions in the selection #ead. /he
g#ou with the most 'acts o# Oinions will #eceive a #ewa#d.
A Diagnose of Death
CI am not so sue#stitious as some of *ou# h*sicians - men of science0 as *ou a#e leased to be
called0C said Bawve#0 #el*ing to an accusation that had not been made. CSome of *ou - onl* a
few0 I confess - believe in the immo#talit* of the soul0 and in aa#itions which *ou have not the
honest* to call ghosts. I go no fu#the# than a conviction that the living a#e sometimes seen
whe#e the* a#e not0 but have been - whe#e the* have lived so long0 e#has so intensel*0 as to
have left thei# im#ess on eve#*thing about them. I .now0 indeed0 that oneCs envi#onment ma*
be so affected b* oneCs e#sonalit* as to *ield0 long afte#wa#d0 an image of oneCs self to the e*es
of anothe#. Doubtless the im#essing e#sonalit* has to be the #ight .ind of e#sonalit* as the
e#ceiving e*es have to be the #ight .ind of e*es - mine0 fo# e$amle.C
CDes0 the #ight .ind of e*es0 conve*ing sensations to the w#ong .ind of b#ains0C said D#. '#a*le*0
smiling.
C/han. *ouE one li.es to have an e$ectation g#atifiedE that is about the #el* that I suosed
*ou would have the civilit* to ma.e.C
CPa#don me. &ut *ou sa* that *ou .now. /hat is a good deal to sa*0 donCt *ou thin.7 Pe#has
*ou will not mind the t#ouble of sa*ing how *ou lea#ned.C
CDou will call it an hallucination0C Bawve# said0 Cbut that does not matte#.C And he told the sto#*.
CLast summe# I went0 as *ou .now0 to ass the hot weathe# te#m in the town of %e#idian. /he
#elative at whose house I had intended to sta* was ill0 so I sought othe# >ua#te#s. Afte# some
difficult* I succeeded in #enting a vacant dwelling that had been occuied b* an eccent#ic docto#
of the name of %anne#ing0 who had gone awa* *ea#s befo#e0 no one .new whe#e0 not even his
agent. Be had built the house himself and had lived in it with an old se#vant fo# about ten *ea#s.
Bis #actice0 neve# ve#* e$tensive0 had afte# a few *ea#s been given u enti#el*. Fot onl* so0 but
he had withd#awn himself almost altogethe# f#om social life and become a #ecluse. I was told b*
the village docto#0 about the onl* e#son with whom he held an* #elations0 that du#ing his
#eti#ement he had devoted himself to a single line of stud*0 the #esult of which he had
e$ounded in a boo. that did not commend itself to the a#oval of his #ofessional b#eth#en0
who0 indeed0 conside#ed him not enti#el* sane. I have not seen the boo. and cannot now #ecall
the title of it0 but I am told that it e$ounded a #athe# sta#tling theo#*. Be held that it was ossible
in the case of man* a e#son in good health to fo#ecast his death with #ecision0 seve#al months
in advance of the event. /he limit0 I thin.0 was eighteen months. /he#e we#e local tales of his
having e$e#ted his owe#s of #ognosis0 o# e#has *ou would sa* diagnosisE and it was said
that in eve#* instance the e#son whose f#iends he had wa#ned had died suddenl* at the
aointed time0 and f#om no assignable cause. All this0 howeve#0 has nothing to do with what I
have to tellE I thought it might amuse a h*sician.
C/he house was fu#nished0 just as he had lived in it. It was a #athe# gloom* dwelling fo# one who
was neithe# a #ecluse no# a student0 and I thin. it gave something of its cha#acte# to me -
e#has some of its fo#me# occuantCs cha#acte#E fo# alwa*s I felt in it a ce#tain melanchol* that
was not in m* natu#al disosition0 no#0 I thin.0 due to loneliness. I had no se#vants that slet in
the house0 but I have alwa*s been0 as *ou .now0 #athe# fond of m* own societ*0 being much
addicted to #eading0 though little to stud*. 6hateve# was the cause0 the effect was dejection and
a sense of imending evilE this was eseciall* so in D#. %anne#ingCs stud*0 although that #oom
was the lightest and most ai#* in the house. /he docto#Cs life-si5e o#t#ait in oil hung in that
#oom0 and seemed comletel* to dominate it. /he#e was nothing unusual in the ictu#eE the man
was evidentl* #athe# good loo.ing0 about fift* *ea#s old0 with i#on-g#e* hai#0 a smooth-shaven
face and da#.0 se#ious e*es. Something in the ictu#e alwa*s d#ew and held m* attention. /he
manCs aea#ance became familia# to me0 and #athe# GhauntedG me.
COne evening I was assing th#ough this #oom to m* bed#oom0 with a lam - the#e is no gas in
%e#idian. I stoed as usual befo#e the o#t#ait0 which seemed in the lamlight to have a new
e$#ession0 not easil* named0 but distinctl* uncann*. It inte#ested but did not distu#b me. I
moved the lam f#om one side to the othe# and obse#ved the effects of the alte#ed light. 6hile
so engaged I felt an imulse to tu#n #ound. As I did so I saw a man moving ac#oss the #oom
di#ectl* towa#d meH As soon as he came nea# enough fo# the lamlight to illuminate the face I
saw that it was D#. %anne#ing himselfE it was as if the o#t#ait we#e wal.ingH
CGI beg *ou# a#don0G I said0 somewhat coldl*0 Gbut if *ou .noc.ed I did not hea#.G
CBe assed me0 within an a#mCs length0 lifted his #ight fo#efinge#0 as in wa#ning0 and without a
wo#d went on out of the #oom0 though I obse#ved his e$it no mo#e than I had obse#ved his
ent#ance.
COf cou#se0 I need not tell *ou that this was what *ou will call a hallucination and I call an
aa#ition. /hat #oom had onl* two doo#s0 of which one was loc.edE the othe# led into a
bed#oom0 f#om which the#e was no e$it. %* feeling on #eali5ing this is not an imo#tant a#t of
the incident.
CDoubtless this seems to *ou a ve#* commonlace Gghost sto#*G - one const#ucted on the #egula#
lines laid down b* the old maste#s of the a#t. If that we#e so I should not have #elated it0 even if it
we#e t#ue. /he man was not deadE I met him to-da* in <nion St#eet. Be assed me in a c#owd.C
Bawve# had finished his sto#* and both men we#e silent. D#. '#a*le* absentl* d#ummed on the
table with his finge#s.
CDid he sa* an*thing to-da*7C he as.ed - Can*thing f#om which *ou infe##ed that he was not
dead7C
Bawve# sta#ed and did not #el*.
CPe#has0C continued '#a*le*0C he made a sign0 a gestu#e - lifted a finge#0 as in wa#ning. ItCs a
t#ic. he had - a habit when sa*ing something se#ious - announcing the #esult of a diagnosis0 fo#
e$amle.C
CDes0 he did - just as his aa#ition had done. &ut0 good "odH did *ou eve# .now him7C
Bawve# was aa#entl* g#owing ne#vous.
CI .new him. I have #ead his boo.0 as will eve#* h*sician some da*. It is one of the most st#i.ing
and imo#tant of the centu#*Cs cont#ibutions to medical science. Des0 I .new himE I attended him
in an illness th#ee *ea#s ago. Be died.C
Bawve# s#ang f#om his chai#0 manifestl* distu#bed. Be st#ode fo#wa#d and bac. ac#oss the
#oomE then a#oached his f#iend0 and in a voice not altogethe# stead*0 said) CDocto#0 have *ou
an*thing to sa* to me - as a h*sician7 C
CFo0 Bawve#E *ou a#e the healthiest man I eve# .new. As a f#iend I advise *ou to go to *ou#
#oom. Dou la* the violin li.e an angel. Pla* itE la* something light and livel*. "et this cu#sed
bad business off *ou# mind.C
/he ne$t da* Bawve# was found dead in his #oom0 the violin at his nec.0 the bow uon the
st#ing0 his music oen befo#e him at -hoinCs 'une#al %a#ch.
"ene#ali5ation
'#om the se#ies of activities we made0 how will *ou distinguish between facts and
oinion7 @Answe# should be based on the concet given in the discussion.A
II . Evaluation
6#ite fact if the statements can be #oven to be t#ue and oinion if it cannot be t#ue.
6#ite *ou# answe# befo#e the numbe#.
'act 1 . /he coming of the Ame#icans int#oduced the English language which 'iliinos
began using as a lite#ac* medium.
Oinion ! . English as a lite#ac* vehicle fo# 'iliino w#ite#s is a choice fo#ced b* histo#*.
'act 2 . 6ith the coming of the Ame#icans0 a new s*stem of education was begun and
English made the medium of inst#uction is schools.
'act ? . 6ith the onset of the English Language the diffe#ence of the filiino we#e b#idged.
Oinion 3 . /he filiino w#ite#s emb#aced deel* the cultu#es of the Ame#ican lite#atu#e.
'act ,. /o settle on lanets0 man has to use ene#g*0 such as #oc.et owe# o# sace
vehicles.
Oinion+. Desite the t#emendous success of the sace #og#am0 which #eall* is ve#* g#eat0
much still #emains to be done.
'act J. A sace station is a .ind of o#biting latfo#m0 going a#ound the ea#th.
'act 1. /hese sace station a#e used to dessiminate info#mation to ea#th o# th#oughout the
wo#ld.
Oinion14. /he ne$t thing to be maste#ed is the #ende5vous of two o# mo#e vehicles.
I. Assignment
-o* f#om a sto#* 3 statements containing 'acts and 3 statements containing Oinion.