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COURSE SYLLABUS IN TEACHING OF LITERATURE

I. COURSE CODE: ENGLISH 215


II. COURSE TITLE: TEACHING OF LITERATURE
III. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course prepares students to teach literature by instilling in them the love for reading and for literature, immersing the students in poetry, fiction, and drama, and
exposing them to integrative strategies in teaching these genres.

CREDIT UNITS: 3
PREREQUISITES: None
TIME ALLOTED: 3 Hours/week
IV.
OBJECTIVES TEACHING CONTENTS STRATEGIES VALUES INFUSED INSTL DEVICES/
MATERIALS
EVALUATION
INSTRUMENTS
A. State the importance of reading in all
aspects of life
B. Discuss the advantages of being able to
read
C. Write a caption that expresses the
importance of reading
D. Make and present a poster that
illustrates the importance of reading
E. Write a pledge signifying their
commitment to read.

A. Importance of Reading
B. The Wednesday Surprise
Storytelling
Sharing of ideas
Poster-making
Graphic
representations
Writing a pledge
Gratitude for the
ability to read
Appreciation for
good books
Commitment
Storybook: the
Wednesday
Surprise
Recitation
A. Give the various definitions of literature
B. Discuss the overview of literature
C. Identify the different genres and their
sub-genres
A. Definitions of Literature
B. Literary genres and
subgenres
Lecture-discussion Appreciation of
literature and its
purposes
Lecture hand-
outs
DLP projector
Netbook
Recitation
Participation
in project
making
A. Discuss the nature of poetry
B. Discuss the types of poetry
C. Identify the distinctive features of poetry
D. Identify the Figures of Speech used in
selected poems
E. Discuss tips in teaching poetry
F. Demonstrate activities in teaching poetry
A. Natures of Poetry
B. Distinctive features of
Poetry
1. Imagery
2. Figures of Speech
3. Sound Devices
4. Poetic Meter
Lecture-discussion
Game
Groupwork
Collaborative
learning
Demonstration
Appreciation of
poetry
Attentiveness
Creativity
Innovativeness
Teamwork
Lecture hand-
outs
Activity sheets
DLP projector
Netbook
Materials for
Recitation
Seatwork
Quiz
Group Work
Output
Project

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MARIKINA POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE
Sta. Elena, Marikina City

C. Tips in teaching Poetry
D. Strategies in teaching
Poetry
1. Literary Maps
2. Compositions
3. Graphic
Representations
4. Dramatic
presentations
5. Creative writing
teaching project
Copies of
poems
A. Discuss the nature of Fiction
B. Identify the elements of Fiction
C. Discuss tips in teaching Fiction
D. Demonstrate activities in teaching Fiction









E. Nature of Fiction
F. Elements of Fiction
1. Setting
2. Characters
3. Plot
4. Pattern of
Development
G. Tips in teaching Fiction
H. Activities in teaching
Fiction
1. Journal Writing
2. Simulation
3. Show and tell
4. Poster-making
Lecture-discussion
Game
Groupwork
Collaborative
learning
Demonstration
teaching
Love for and
commitment
towards reading
short stories and
novels
Attentiveness
Creativity
Innovativeness
Teamwork
Lecture hand-
outs
Activity sheets
DLP projector
Netbook
Materials for
projrct
Selected short
stories and
novels
Seatwork
Quiz
Groupwork
Output
Project
A. Discuss the nature of Drama
B. Discuss the different performance spaces
C. Identify the Types of Drama
D. Discuss tips in teaching Drama
E. Demonstrate activities in teaching Drama
A. Nature of Drama
B. Performance Spaces
C. Elements of Drama
1. Setting
2. Characters
3. Plot
4. Theme
D. Types of Drama
E. Tips in teaching Drama
F. Activities in teaching
Drama
Lecture-discussion
Groupwork
Collaborative
learning
Demonstration
teaching
Appreciation of
drama as a
literary genre
Attentiveness
Creativity
Innovativeness
Teamwork
Lecture hand-
outs
Activity sheets
DLP projector
Netbook
Copies of
selected
drama
Seatwork
Quiz
Groupwork
Output