Miyerkules, Hulyo 23, 2014


Bilis ng kaba sa’king dibdib
Sa iyong mga mata, ako’y nakatitig.
Anong hiwaga ang dala nitong pag-ibig
Na sa isang iglap ako’y umibig.

Pag-ibig ang puno’t dulo ng lahat
Ang rason kung bakit nandito tayong lahat.
Oh, kaysarap alalahin ng bawat minsan
Ngunit kaysakit kung ito’y lumisan

Pag-ibig na siyang bigay ng Diyos
Na dapat gamitin ng maayos
Pagkat kung ito’y maubos
Lahat ay matatapos.

Sabado, Mayo 24, 2014

Lesson: Parts of the Letter                                                           Prepared by: T. Myra A. Alontaga
End Goal:
                                -The completeness of the idea the sender would like to persuade including the details are upon the completeness of the parts of the letter.

A. Activation
                                Write an acrostic about writing a letter ( invitation letter, excuse letter, business letter). It is either in a phrase form or only a word. See to it that your words must have a coherence from first to last to have unity.

                                Why is it important that we should know how to write a letter (formal or informal)?
                                What is the use of the letter in our modern era?
                                Is it still accessible to our generation?
                                What do we need to know before we can write a complete letter?

B. Building Up:
                                Don’t you know that:

                                -Letter is like a human body, it is not be called as a complete body if one part is missing. Letter has a part also that plays a complete role to communicate to the reader. Same to human body, letter has a part to be completed so that it can function well.

                                *The teacher will post the parts of the human body in the left side, and the parts of the letter in the right side. The students are asked to give the similarities and difference between the two pictures. Furthermore, the teacher asks the students to give their insights about the topic being presented.
                                                                                    ( Address and Date)    HEADING - _____________________
_________________, SALUTATION ( Greetings)
                                INTRODUCTION ________________________________________________________

                                                                                                                                CLOSING- ______________________,
                                                                                                                                SIGNATURE ____________________

                                *Why there is a need to know the parts of the letter?
                                *What is the role of the parts of the letter in writing a letter?
                                *What is a letter according to dictionary, encyclopedia and to you?
-Then, the teacher will discuss the different types or kinds of letter (invitation letter, business letter, excuse letter, friendly letter). And she will give one sample in each kind.
C. Culmination
                                A.Directions: There are some errors in this letter. Spot the errors in capitalization and punctuation. Rewrite the letter correctly in the space provided.
                                                                                                                                                August 4, 2003
49 Barangka Drive
Mandaluyong, Metro Manila

dear sheila,
                                hi! our school will hold our science week on august 9-12. mr. Santos, our science teacher has planned several Activities. michael, our club president will bring his pet dog named cham. Bernadette will bring a dog Cage. Bobby my Best friend will bring dutchess, his cat.
                                According to emma, one of the club officers a song entitled “pet’s world” will be played during the animal Show.
                                dr. ocampo will be the guest of honor.
                                see you.
                                B. PRACTICE:

                                The students will have a practice in making the different kinds of letter. They need to make one sample in each kind (based on the discussion of the teacher). They need to write their draft on a sheet of paper for checking. After that, if everything is correct they need to write their final paper on a short bond paper.
Lesson: Counters and Determiners                                                          Prepared By: T. Myra A. Alontaga
End Goal:
                -It signifies the presence of a noun

A. Activation
                -Have you experienced giving your order to a staff of a restaurant? What were your orders?
                -There is a family I’ve gone with in a restaurant. The youngest sibling had a very funny order which made of us laugh.
At the restaurant:
                *Santos Family and I went to a restaurant. His father asked everyone what would like for snacks. Lito’s answer made us all laugh.
                I’d like a glass of milk,                                                                     I’d be happy with some biscuits
                With one spoon of sugar, please.                                             or any kind of sweets,
Or pineapple juice without sugar,                                             Slices of bread with some peanut butter
                but two cubes of ice.                                                                      or orange marmalade.

                I’d prefer lemonade                                                                       All these I’d like for snacks
to any kind of cool ade.                                                                 You may double them for lunch
I don’t take coffee                                                                          As for my dinner,
Neither do I like tea.                                                                       Please ask me later.

-Have you met people like this before?
-Have you experienced this or seen like this scenario? When? Where?
-What is you impression to these kind of people?

B. Building Up
                Try to look at the underlined words:
glass of milk                                                                                        some biscuits
spoon of sugar                                                                                  some peanut butter
cubes of ice
-What have you observed to the underlined words?
-What kind of words are they?
-What do we call to the word that can make mass noun into countable noun?
-What do we call to the word being indicated in the beginning of the noun group to indicate something?
-What is the difference between counters and determiners? How and when we will use them in a sentence?
-What is the importance of counters and determiners in the noun?

                1. cups of- two cups of milk
                2. bottles of- three bottles of soy sauce
                3. bars of- ix bars of soap

                1. There’s some salt in the cup.
                2. There is little water in the can.
                3. Much food was wasted.
*Then, the teacher will give another set of examples. After that, the students will give their own examples.

C. Culmination
A. Directions: The following paragraph is an account of the excitement that goes with cooking for the first time. Underline the correct determiner in the parentheses.
                I know how to cook only (few, little) recipes. One day (some, any) of my friends challenged me to bake bibingka special. I didn’t have (some, any) idea about this dish. My sister told me that I would need (some, any) galapong. Galapong is made up of (several, some) rice powder mixed with water. I added a (few, little) sugar to the galapong. Accidentally, I mixed (much, many) baking powder with (several, any) well beaten eggs. I poured the mixture into (much, many) baking pans. When the bibingka was almost cooked, I sprinkled a (few, little) grated cheese on top. We had fun eating my specialty.

B. Directions: Complete the dialogue. Write counters or determiners on the blanks.
Mr. Reyes: Waiter, please.
Mr. Benito: I’d like ____________ orange and ________________ pizza pie.
Waitress: And you, Sir?
Mr. Reyes: _____________ lemonade and _______________ marble cake, please.
Waitress: How much sugar would you like for your orange, Sir?
Mr. Benito: I don’t want _________________.
Waitress: How about your lemonade, Sir? How _____________ sugar would you like?
Mr. Reyes: __________________ sugar and _____________ ice will do.
Waitress: Thank you. Your order will be ready in a few minutes.

Lesson: Singular and Plural Nouns                                                           Prepared by: T. Myra A. Alontaga
End Goal:
                -Each singular noun has its own plural form.

A. Activation
                The teacher will present a piece to the class entitled “English is a Funny Language”. They will be given 5 minutes to read silently. After the given time, they teacher will instruct them to read together.
                After reading aloud, the teacher will ask:
                *How do you find the piece?
                *What is the message of the piece?
                *Is there something wrong with our language today?
                *What could be the possible reason why there are certain things that the equivalent is not the same as what we think and believe?

B. Building Up
                *Try to look at these:

                ox-oxen                                               box-boxes                                          lady-ladies                          key-keys
                *Why we cannot say that the plural of ox is oxes where in fact the plural of box is boxes?
                *Why is it the plural of key is keys and lady is ladies not ladys?
                *What are the explanations behind this mysterious English Language?
                -Give me another example of the word which has a unique plural form.
                *What could be the reason why there are things that is not ought to be as what we are expected?
                *Why we cannot change the word based on our preferences? What will happen if we will change it based on our standard?
                *What are the rules that we will consider in changing the singular noun into plural form?
                -After that, the teacher will discuss the rules for further explanation.

C. Culmination
                To start, roll the dice and pick a card. You must answer the card by saying and spell the plural noun correctly. If you get it correct then you get to move forward as many spaces as the dice says. BE CAREFUL! If you land on an arrow they must go back one space. The winner is the first person who gets to the end. Good Luck! May the PLURALS be with YOU!
                A. Directions: Encircle the correct plural form in each group.
1. giraffies                                                           giraffes                                                 giraffs
2. journeis                                                           journees                                              journeys
3. trophys                                                            trophies                                               trophees
4. videos                                                              vidious                                                  vidieos
5. wrenchies                                                      wrenchees                                         wrenches
                B. Directions: Classify the nouns in his poem. Write them in the boxes below.
Faster than fairies, faster than witches,                                 Here is a child who clambers and scrambles,
Bridges and houses, hedges and ditches;                              All by himself and gathering brambles;
And charging along like troops in a battle,                             Here is a tramp who stands and gazes;
All through the meadows, the horses and cattle;                              And there is the green for stringing the daisies!
All of the sights of the hill and the plain                                  Here is a cart run away in the road
Fly as thick as driving rain;                                                            Lumping along with man and load;
And ever again, in the wink of an eye,                                    And here is a mill, and there is a river:
Painted stations whistle by.                                                        Each is a glimpse and gone forever


Biyernes, Abril 25, 2014

“The Easter Kiss”

The sky is rejoicing
The people are sleeping
Mama and I are talking
While waiting for something.

Oh, it’s 2 o’clock in the dawn
We need to prepare things so soon
This is the day of Jesus’ resurrection
Come and join in this biggest celebration.

Easter day is today
We should thank God and be happy
For Jesus has risen
To proclaim His reign.

The mass has started
Everybody is delighted
Their smiles are undefeated
For it is the best gift from the ONE who made it.

Mama says  “Happy Easter day”
And kiss my forehead instantly
To my surprise, I say “yeah”
And my eyes turn blurry.

Lunes, Abril 14, 2014


             In the middle of a deep sleep, I woke up suddenly. Time check: 3:45 in the dawn. When I woke up, the first question I asked myself is “Why I suddenly awake?”. Gosh, I hate this routine of mine. Sleeping late and waking up early. Wait a minute, why I felt so lonely deep inside. Is it loneliness or more on worrying to something? God knows how I hate to be lonely. That is the last word on earth that I want to know. Since my grandfathers died, I don’t want to hear any death moment. They are enough to let me feel the anger, suffering and the feeling of in depth sadness. How I wish they will come back into my life. I missed Lolo Masong’s jokes and our singing moment. The adventure we experienced using his magnificent mouth and sharing his love story how they met with my grandmother. Sad to say I wasn’t there to witness their love affair ( I am sure I am still in the farthest place on earth that time ). I missed Lolo Lucio’s words of encouragement and his jokes also. Have you observed? They are both jokers, no doubt why I have this talent of having a sense of humor. They are my best buddies in terms of laughing because we believe that “Laughter is the best Medicine”. Not until they left me. I seldom believe on that saying anymore. Before they died, I was very curious on the movie scene where there are burial scenes. I couldn’t help but to ask, “Why they need to cry if someone’s dead? Is is necessary? All of those questions were answered when two of my special someone died. It was very painful that you lost someone who is very important to you. It feels like you are stabbing for a million times. While I was watching him lying in the coffin, I could hardly breathe and I can’t stop to stare at him. Oh Lord, why they need to stop breathing? Why they need to go? Why they need to leave us? The worst is, why they died in the same month “DECEMBER”? I know I don’t have the right to question the decision of the Lord because He is omnipotent and He knows everything above all, but I couldn’t help myself from thinking all of the questions all over again and again. The pain is always there. I know they are now happy wherever they are right now, but am I too greedy if I will say I am not happy without them? I remember when I was maybe 6-7 years old. I asked my Lolo how much is the bread and I don’t have money, he just said “It’s ok, you can “utang” that one. Eventhough I know that my grandma will be mad if she will find it out that but because of his love to me Lolo let me “utang” the bread. Lolo was the only one who continued loving us because right from the start we knew that we are not near to the heart of our grandmother. We are not Lola’s apple of the eye because she thinks that we are just poor like a rat. In spite of that, we are still blessed because the family of my mother loves us so much as if we are like an expensive jewel in the whole world. They are the one who let us feel that we have the right to be loved.
                     I know that Lolo Masong and Lolo Lucio are very proud of us right now because we followed their values and wisdom. Maybe they are not physically present here but deep in my heart they are always in perfect attendance. No one can replace their love in my heart. If I have given a chance to choose a grandfather in the second life, I would still choose them for they are the best Lolo in the world. I love you Lolos. Wherever you are, I am praying that you will not forget me, that you will still guide me even if it is only through my dreams and imaginations. God knows how much I missed you guys. You did not even say a word before you left me. And it hurts me the most because I want to her something from you, even a single last word because it means a lot to me. You never let me see your face before you died. Maybe you intended to do that because as you know I won’t let you go. I Love You Lolos and I really really missed you!