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I.

OBJECTIVES
a. FOCUS SKILL:
1. To discuss the importance and the value of doing one’s duty and
responsibility

b. SUPPORT SKILLS:
1. To expand one’s vocabulary using context clues
2. Relate a personal experience about their goals & responsibilities in
life
3. To list dreams, goals & interests in life by interviewing others
4. To interpret the poem with the help of quotations
5. To perform speech and theater arts activties

II. SUBJECT MATTER:


Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost
ENGLISH COMMUNICATION ARTS & SKILLS THROUGH WORLD LITERATURE
Josephine B. Serrano, Milagros G. Lapid p. 355

III. INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS:


Visual Aids (poem, vocabulary enrichment, quotations, graphic organizer and
pictures)
Letter cut-outs

IV. LEARNING PROCEDURE


MOTIVATION:
GIVE ME 5
a. Each student is given 2 minutes to interview one classmate about his
responsibilities/promises he has kept and interests in life. The first five
to finish will share something to the class.

INTERESTS that are hard to RESPONSIBILITIES AND


resist PROMISES to someone or to
yourself
1
2
3
4
5

UNLOCKING OF DIFFICULTIES
Directions: The class will be divided into 5 groups. Letter cut outs are
placed on top of 5 chairs. Their goal is to arrange the letters to form
words by posting them on the board. The teacher will show the words
used in sentences.

For example, in this sentence, if he wants to answer “funny”, he will look for the
word “funny” among the letter cut-outs.
a. Queer - funny
“You may think it queer to see me standing asleep.”
a. lovely
b. funny
c. crazy

b. Harness - a support consisting of an arrangement of straps for holding


something to the body
“You can’t ride a horse without a harness.”
a. a metal shoe to protect its feet
b. a support of strap holding the body
c. a thing that covers the sides of his eyes

c. Downy - having an almost wool-like covering of long hairs


“I have seen a bed and a sofa so downy.”
a. soft
b. smooth
c. rough

d. Village - a community of people smaller than a town


“He was living in a village full of tribes in a town in Manila.”
a. a community smaller than a town
b. a town of the same kind
c. a community with boundaries

e. Woods – Forest
“He went into the woods to look for unusual animals.”
a. a place with many woods
b. a forest
c. a place for wild life

3. DISCUSSION OF THE BACKGROUND OF THE POET


One of the students will tell/report about the life of Robert Frost.

4. GUIDE QUESTIONS
1) Who is the persona? Describe him.
2) Where did he stop? Describe the place.
3) Why did he stop by the woods in spite of heavy sorrow?
4) Why do you think the persona said this:
“But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep”?
5) What figures of speech were used?
6) What regret does he express in the last stanza?
7) What is the symbolism for the woods?
8) What is the main idea of the poem?

5. FIRST READING
The teacher will read the entire poem and he may ask them to
imagine the poem & let them create sounds of the wind to create
an ambience. The teacher may play sounds of the woods to make
it more real.

6. SECOND READING
The teacher will vary the way of reading.
e.g. Boys to read the first and third stanzas; girls to read the
second and fourth stanzas.
7. ANSWERING OF GUIDE QUESTIONS
The teacher will post the graphic organizer. Each student will be
given copies of the organizer and questions will be assigned to
them.
Example:
Group I - 1&2
Group II - 3&4
Group III - 5&6
Group IV - 7
Group V - 8

QUESTIONS

ANSWER

8. VALUING
The teacher will present questions for value formation.
a. If you were the speaker would you stop and stay by the woods?
Why?
b. What are your obligations as a child? A student? And as a Filipino
citizen?
1. WRITING ACTIVITY
The teacher will post a whole cartolina on the board with the
heading, “DREAMS TO FULFILL BFORE I REST IN PEACE?” The
students are given pieces of papers to write their goals, dreams
or even responsibilities. Afterwards, they will post it on the
cartolina.

2. DISCUSSION OF THE TOPIC


The teacher will discuss the given topic briefly.

V. APPLICATION

1. PREPARATION

The teacher will give quotations about goals & the importance of time to
meet their goals.

2. PERFORMANCE:
The students will perform the following tasks by using the poem and the
given quotations. They are given 5 minutes to prepare; 10 minutes for the
whole performance of the five groups.

SPEECH AND THEATER ARTS ACTIVITY


Example:
Group I - Skit
Group 2 - Tableau
Group 3 - Choric Reading
Group 4 - Mime
Group 5 - Tableau

QUOTATIONS
Group I (skit)
“We don't have an eternity to realize our dreams, only the time we are
here.” -William Shakespeare

Group II (tableau)
“Lost time is never found again.” -Benjamin Franklin

Group III (choric reading)


“Stopping by the woods on a snowy evening” –Robert Frost

Group IV (Mime)
“If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead
anywhere.” -Frank A. Clark

Group V (tableau)
“Goals are dreams with deadlines.” -Diana Scharf

3. EVALUATION

Directions: Each group will be evaluated by the use of smiley. The groups are
given four happy faces, four fair faces and four sad faces. They are going to
post the smiley under each group on the board; happy smiley will be counted,
the more happy smiley they have, the more chances of getting the prize.

-Excellent

- Fair

- Needs Improvement

VI. ASSIGNMENT
Read Brothering Fish pp. 358-360 on your book and answer the
comprehension response on page 361.