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Detailed Lesson Plan in English 9

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Learning objectives
At the end of the lesson, the students should be able to:
define argumentative text;
extract important information from argumentative text;
illustrate through a chart the pros and cons of a given problem; and
develop logical reasoning

Value Focus: Open-mindedness


Learning Content
a Topic: Argumentative Text
b Reference: A Journey through Anglo American Literature 9 page
237-239
c Materials: Visual aids; PPT Presentation; Worksheets; Chart and
Paper Strips
Procedure

TEACHERS ACTIVITY
A. PREPARATORY ACTIVITIES
1. GREETINGS
Good morning class!
How are you today?
Great! Are you ready for todays topic?
Excellent!
2. REVIEW
3. MOTIVATION
Class, who can name the picture
presented in the slide?

STUDENTS ACTIVITY

Good morning maam!


Fine maam
Yes maam

Cellphones maam

Very good! Its a cellphone. Who among


you here have his or her cellphone?

(Students will raise their hands)

Ok, how important in your daily activities


or school activities the use of cellphones
or technologies?

It makes work easier


(Solicit answer)

Boring, Sad,
Try to imagine this class, there are no
cellphones or technologies nowadays,
what will you feel?
What do you think might happen to us

(Solicit answers)

and to our daily activities?

(Solicit answers)

If you were to choose a machine that


you want to compare yourself, what
would that be? Why?
Very good!
So class before we discuss our topic for
today lets read first a text entitled The
Telephone by Edward Field, but before
that you are going to unlock some
unfamiliar words present from the text
so that you will understand clearly what
the text is all about.

Yes maam

Are you all ready?


Great! So bring out sheet of paper
because this will be an activity that will
be recorded. Each item will be
equivalent to 5 points.
4. UNLOCKING OF DIFFICULTIES
Direction: Arranged the jumbled
letters to get the correct answer.
1. To become twisted together into a
jumbled mass, or make something
become twisted into a jumbled.
EGLANT
2. Conversation about the personal
details of other people's lives, whether
rumor or fact, especially when malicious
SSIPOG
3. To die by being underwater too long
and unable to breath.
DORNWIGN
4. Full of shades and shadows, not
clearly seen or understood.
DSHAWOY
5. To walk slowly in a free and relaxed
way.
AMLBE
Did you enjoy your activity class?

TANGLE

GOSSIP

DROWNING

SHADOWY

AMBLE
Yes maam

5. READING PHASE
Model the reading of the poem The
Telephone by Edward field then after
that ask the students to read the poem
for the second time
Task 1. Group the class into five to
discuss the message of the poem. Have
each group discuss the given part of the
poem prompted by the guide questions.
My happiness depends on an electric
appliance.
And I do mind giving it so much credit.
Guide questions:
What is the predominant feeling of the
speaker in these lines? Why does he feel
that way?

With life in the city being what it is


Each person separated friends
By a tangle of subways and buses
Guide question:
Why are friends disconnected?

Yes my phone is my joy


It tells me that I am in the world and
wanted
It rings and I am alerted to ,love or
gossip
I go comb my hair which begins to
sparkle
Guide question:
How does the speaker justify his joy of
having a telephone?
Without it I was like a bear in a cave
Drowsing through a shadowy winter
It rings and spring has come
Guide questions:
a. To what did the speaker compare
mans situation before the advent of the

The speaker is happy because he had


those machines that can satisfy his
needs in life

Friends are being disconnected because


they are very busy in all their activities
living in the city

With the use of telephones the speaker


is alerted and connected to chatters

He compared mans situation to a bear


in a cave
People value telephones as their device
in linking to the world

telephone?
b. What value do people give to the
telephone when he has the access to it?

I stretch and amble out into the sunshine


Hungry again as I pick up the receiver
For the human voice and the good news
of friends
Guide question:
What does the speaker hunger for?
Was he able to connect to the world?

He is hunger for the human voice and


the good news of friends. Yes he was
able to connect to the world with the use
of his phone

Yes maam

Is it clear now class?

B. Development of the Lesson


1. PRESENTATION
Class, do you like arguing with your
seatmates, classmates, brothers and
sisters when it comes to technologies or
machines?
What technologies or machines you
usually argue about?

Yes/No maam

Answers may vary

Argumentative Text maam


So, anyone from the group who can
guess what is our lesson for today?
Brilliant!
2. DISCUSSION
What is argumentative text?

Argumentative Texts are intended


to persuade and convince the
audience in terms of
communicative functions.

Correct! It is intended to
persuade and convince the audience.
And in Argumentative text we have?
Very good!

Pros and Cons maam

Pros are an argument or consideration in


favor of something. Take note of the
word Favor
Cons are an argument or opinion against
something. Remember the word
Against
(The teacher will give her examples then
after giving her examples the students
will do the activity)
Task 1. From the hidden paper strips
under your chairs paste it if they belong
to pros and cons.
Given Problem: Use of technology in
school works

(Students will do the activity)

Yes maam
3. GENERALIZATION
Did we get across class?
What is an argumentative text again
class?

Argumentative Texts are intended to


persuade and convince the audience in
terms of communicative functions.

Pros maam
It is the favorable and advantageous in
an argument?
How about the unfavorable, against and
opposing opinion or views?
Excellent!
From the given text class, can you give
me the pros or cons of it

Cons maam

(Students will answer)

C. Post Activities
1. APPLICATION
Group Activity
Divide the class into two (2). Let the group leader pick from the bowl if they will be
the Group Pros or Group Cons then after that the teacher will give the problem.
Problem: Use of tablets as textbooks

PROS

CONS

IV. EVALUATION
INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITY
Write five (5) pros and five (5) cons of Bringing Mobile Phones to School.
(Worksheet)
V. ASSIGNMENT
In a one (1) whole sheet of paper. List five (5) advantages and five (5)
disadvantages of the following communication technology.
1. Computer/Laptop
2. E-mails
3. Voice mail
PREPARED BY:
SHERYL ANN T. DIONICIO
PRACTICE TEACHER CSU-LASAM