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Department of Education

Division of Naga City

BUDGET OF WORK
ENGLISH 8

QUARTER I. Beginning the Knowledge Quest

Content Standard: The learner demonstrates concrete understanding of the prosodic features of speech,
study and research skills, making sense of unfamiliar words, using non-linear texts to show relationships
between ideas through oral literatures of selected Afro-Asian countries and informative text to familiarize
oneself with the traditions and values that will guide him/her in knowing his/her identity as a Asian.

Performance Standard: The learner presents an informative and creative exhibit to show the
different traditions and values of selected Afro-Asian c ountries.

Lesson I. Searching for Knowledge

Learning Competencies Domains No. of Days


1. Use appropriate registers to suit the intended audience, and Learning Competencies 1
variation in intonation and stress for emphasis and contrast
2. Identify prosodic features: stress, intonation and pauses Listening comprehension 2
serving as carriers of meaning that may aid or interfere in the
delivery of the message in stories and informative texts
3. Develop strategies for coping with unknown words and Vocabulary Development 1
ambiguous sentences structure and discourse
4. Adjust reading speed based on ones purpose for reading and Reading Comprehension 2
the type of materials read
5. Organize information extracted from a program viewed Viewing Comprehension 1
6. Discover literature as a means of understanding the human Literature 1
being and the forces he/she has to contend with
7. Use varied adjective complementation Grammar Awareness and 3
8. Use of simple, compound, complex and compound-complex Structure
sentences
8. Accomplish forms and prepare notices 3
9. Use non-linear texts and outlines to show relationships
between ideas Writing and composition
10.Write informative articles (e.g. posters, slogans,
advertisements, brochures) that relate to culture and values
11. Ask sensible questions based ones initiative Attitude 1
12. Express opinion without being difficult
13. Gather data using library and electronic resources Study Strategies 1
consisting of general references, periodical index, periodicals
and internet sources/other websites to locate information Total = 16 days
Lesson 2: Building Up the Knowledge Bank
Learning Competencies Domains No. of Days
1.Express feelings and attitudes by utilizing contrastive stress Listening Comprehension 1
and variations of tone and tempo
2. Identify changes in meaning signalled by stress, intonation Oral Language and Fluency 1
and pauses
3.Guess meanings of words or expressions by noting keywords Vocabulary 1
in expressions, context clues, collocations, clusters, etc. Development
4. Scan rapidly for sequence signals or connectors as basis for Reading and Comprehension 3
determining the rhetorical organization of texts
5. Narrate events logically
6. Demonstrate a heightened sensitivity to the needs of others Literary Appreciation 2
for a better understanding of man
7.Write informative articles for (e.g. posters, slogans, Writing and Composition 3
advertisements, brochures) that relate to culture and values
8.Prepare a travel brochure on the traditions and values of
China, Japan, and Philippines
9.Formulate correct conditional statements Grammar Structure and 2
Awareness
10. Organize information extracted from a program viewed Viewing Comprehension 1
11.Gather data using the general references: encyclopaedia, Study skills 1
dictionary
12. Express a different opinion without being difficult Attitude 1
Total = 16 days
Lesson 3: Sharing the knowledge Learned
Learning Competencies Domains No. of Days
1. Listen to points the speaker emphasizes as signalled by Listening Comprehension 1
contrastive sentence stress
2. Use stress, intonation, and juncture to signal changes in Speaking-Oral Language and 1
meaning Fluency
3. Guess the meaning of expressions by noting keywords in Vocabulary Development 1
expressions, context clues, collocations, clusters, etc.
4. Skim to determine the authors key ideas and purpose by Reading comprehension 2
answering questions raised after surveying the text
5. Read closely to select appropriate details from a selection for
specific purposes
6. Narrate events logically Viewing comprehension 2
7. Validate mental images of the information conveyed by a
program viewed
8. Respond to questions raised in a program reviewed
9. Discover through literature the links between ones life and Literature 2
the lives of people throughout the world
10. Transcode ideas from text to concept maps Writing and Composition 3
11. Make a write-up ideas presented in concept maps
12. Put up an informative and creative exhibit
13. Use of coordinators and subordinators Grammar Awareness and 2
14. Use of correct complex and compound-complex sentences Structure
15.Get and assess current information from newspaper and Study Strategies 1
other print and non-print media
16. Set new goals for learning on the basis for self-assessment attitude 1
made Total = 16 Days
QUARTER II. Embracing Our Heritage

Content Standard: The learner demonstrates understanding of how Afro-Asian literature and other text
types equip him/her with communication skills that lead to embracing diverse cultural heritage.

Performance Standard: The learner performs an interactive human exhibit of Afro-Asian characters.

Lesson I. Tracing our Roots


Learning Competencies Domains No. of Days
1. Listen to note important information and details of a listening Listening comprehension 1
text
2. Determine if the speaker is neutral, for or against an issue Speaking-Oral Language 1
3. Formulate responses to questions Fluency
4. Identify the meaning of words through visual context Vocabulary Development 1
5. Use appropriate idioms
6. Infer character traits from a reading text Reading Comprehension 2
7. Evaluate content, elements, features, and properties of a Viewing Comprehension 2
reading or viewing selection
8. Point out the elements of a short story Literature 3
9. Show understanding and appreciation for the different Asian
literary texts
10. Point out how the title contributes to the theme
11. use correct coordinators Grammar Awareness and 2
Structure
12. Use graphic organizer to sum up ideas 3
13.Employ concept mapping as aids in taking down notes and Writing and composition
organizing ideas
14. Use writing conventions to indicate acknowledgment of
resources
15. Observe the correct format in bibliographical entries Study strategies 1
Total=16 days
Lesson 2: Revisiting our Rich Past
Learning Competencies Domains No. of Days
1.Employ appropriate listening skills when listening to descriptive Listening Comprehension 1
and long narrative texts
2. Ask for and give information, express needs, opinions, feelings, Speaking-Oral Language and 1
and attitudes explicitly and implicitly in an informative talk Fluency
3. Use collocations of difficult words as aids in unlocking Vocabulary 2
vocabulary Development
4. Decode the meaning of unfamiliar words using structural
analysis
5. Evaluate content, elements, features, and properties of a Reading Comprehension 3
reading or viewing selection using a set of criteria developed in
consultation
6. Discern negative and positive messages conveyed by a program Viewing comprehension 3
viewed
7. React appropriately and provide suggestions based on
established fact
8. Follow task-based directions shown after viewing
9. Interpret the big ideas/key concepts implied by the facial
expressions of interlocutors
10. Show understanding and appreciation for the different genres Literature 2
with emphasis on types contributed by Asian countries
11. Communicate thoughts and feelings in write-ups summary Writing and Composition 2
results, notes, etc. using appropriate styles (formal and informal)
12. Use varied adjective complementation and formulates correct Grammar Structure and 3
complex, compound-complex sentences and appropriate Awareness
parenthetical expression
13. Uses writing conventions to indicate acknowledgment of Study skills 1
resources Total=18 days

Lesson 3: Sharing the knowledge Learned


Learning Competencies Domains No. of Days
1. Ask for and give information, express needs, opinions, feelings, Listening Comprehension 1
and attitudes explicitly and implicitly in an informative talk
2. Determine if the speaker is neutral, for or against an issue that
relates to the community
3. Communicate thoughts and feeling in write-ups in summary of Speaking-Oral Language and 1
results, notes, etc. using appropriate styles Fluency
4. Identify the derivation of words Vocabulary Development 2
5. Define words from context and through word analysis
6. Decode the meaning of unfamiliar words using structural
analysis
7. Organize information illustrated in tables, graphs, and maps Viewing comprehension 2
8. Interpret the big ideas/key concepts implied by the facial
expressions of the participant
9. Point out how the choices of title, space, allotment, imagery, Literature 3
choice of words, figurative language, etc. contribute to the
theme.
10. Construct meaningful expanded sentences and conditional Writing and Composition 2
statements
11. Use conditional sentences in useful contexts Grammar Awareness and 2
Structure Total=13 days
QUARTER III. Overcoming Challenges
Content Standard:

Performance Standard:

Lesson I. Resilience in Embracing Challenges


Korean Literature
Learning Competencies Domains No. of Days
1. Determine the persons being addressed in an informative talk, Listening comprehension 1
the objectives of the speaker and his attitudes towards issue
2. Use attentive listening strategies with informative texts
3. Use appropriate turn-taking strategies (topic nomination, topic Speaking- Oral Language 2
development, topic shift, turn-getting, etc.) in extended Fluency
conversations
4. Interview to get opinions about certain issues
5. Respond orally to ideas and needs expressed in face-to-face
interviews in accordance with the intended meaning of the
speaker
6. Develop strategies for coping with unknown words and Vocabulary Development 1
ambiguous sentence structures and discourse
7. Identify the derivation of words
8. Define words from context and through word analysis (prefix,
roots, suffixes)
9. Use collocations of difficult words as aids in unlocking
vocabulary
10. Arrive at the meaning of structurally complex and ambiguous
sentences by separating kernel sentences from modification
structures and expansions
11. Utilize varied reading strategies to process information in a text Reading Comprehension 2
12. Note the function of statements made as the text unfolds and
use it as basis for predicting what is to follow
13. Express emotional reactions to what was asserted or expressed
in a text
14. Employ approaches best suited to a text
15. Analyse the elements that make up reality and fantasy from a Viewing Comprehension 1
program viewed
16. Discover Philippine and Afro-Asian literature as a means of Literature 1
expanding experiences and outlook and enhancing worthwhile
universal human values
17. Express appreciation for worthwhile Asian traditions and the
values they represent
18. Use subordinating and correlative conjunctions Grammar Awareness and 1
Structure
19. Use specific cohesive and literary devices to construct 2
integrative literary and expository reviews, critiques, research Writing and composition
reports, and scripts for broadcast communication texts, including
screenplays
20. Expand ideas in well-constructed paragraphs observing
cohesion, coherence and appropriate modes of paragraph
development
21. Derive information from various text types and sources using Study strategies 1
the card catalog, vertical file, index, microfiche (microfilm), CD
ROM, Internet, etc.
22. Use locational skills to gather and synthesize information from
general and first-hand sources of information
23. Ask sensible questions on his or her own initiative Attitude 1
Total=13 days

Lesson 2: Burmese/Myanmar Literature


Faith in Times of Challenges
Competency/Objectives Domains No. of Days
1.Determine the persons being addressed in an informative talk, Listening Comprehension 1
the objectives of the speaker and his/her attitudes towards issues
2. Note clues and links to show the speakers stand and assumption
3. Listen for clues and links to reveal the speakers train of
thoughts
4. Determine the stand of the speaker on a given issue
5. Use appropriate turn-taking strategies (topic nomination, topic Speaking Oral language 1
development, topic shift, turn-getting, etc.) in extended and Fluency
conversations
6. Use communication strategies (paraphrase, translations, and
circumlocution) to repair breakdown in communication
7. Use collocations of difficult words as aids in unlocking Vocabulary 1
vocabulary Development
8. Develop strategies for coping unknown words and ambiguous
sentence structures and discourse
9. Identify propaganda strategies used in advertisements Reading Comprehension 2
(bandwagon, testimonial, transfer, repetition, emotional words)
and consider these in formulating hypothesis
10. Utilize varied reading strategies to process information in a text
11. Analyse the elements that make up reality and fantasy from a Viewing comprehension 1
program viewed
12. Discover Philippine and Afro-Asian literature as a means of Literature 1
expanding experiences and outlook and enhancing worthwhile
universal human values
13. Assess the Asian and African identity as reflected in their
literature and oneself in the light of what makes one an Asian or
African (through the different genres)
14. Use specific cohesive and literary devices to construct Writing and Composition 2
integrative literary and expository reviews, critiques, research
reports, and scripts for broadcast communication texts, including
screenplays
15. Expand ideas in well-constructed paragraphs observing
cohesion, coherence and appropriate modes of paragraph
development (expository, descriptive, narrative, persuasive,
creative)
16. Use varied adjective complementation Grammar Structure and 2
17. Use appropriate idioms, collocations, and fixed expressions Awareness
18. Derive information from various text types and sources using Study strategies 1
the card catalog, vertical file, index, microfiche (microfilm), CD
ROM, Internet, etc.
19. Express a different opinion without being offensive Attitude 1
Total=13 days
Lesson 3: The Literature of Arabia and Israel

Strength in Facing Challenges of Modernity


Competency/Objectives Domains No. of Days
1. Determine the persons being addressed in an informative talk, Listening Comprehension 1
the objectives of the speaker and his attitude towards issues
2. Listen to get different sides of social, moral and economic
issues affecting a community
3. Use appropriate turn-taking strategies (topic nomination, topic Speaking-Oral Language and 1
development, topic shift, turn-getting, etc.) in extended Fluency
conversations
4. Use communication strategies (paraphrase, translations, and
circumlocution) to repair breakdown in communication
5. Develop strategies for coping unknown words and ambiguous Vocabulary Development 1
sentence structures and discourse
6. Use collocations of difficult words as aids in unlocking
vocabulary
7. Utilize varied reading strategies to process information in a text Reading and 1
8. Distinguish facts and opinions comprehension
9. Employ approaches best suited to a text
10. Compare and contrast ones own television-viewing behaviour Viewing comprehension 1
with other viewers viewing behaviour
11. Discover Philippine and Afro-Asian literature as a means of Literature 1
expanding experiences and outlook and enhancing worthwhile
universal human values
12. Identity oneself with the people of Arabia and Israel through
literature taking note of the cultural differences so as to get the
heart of problems arising from them
13. Give and respond to feedback on ones paper in the revision Writing and Composition 2
process
14. Use grammatical structure and vocabulary needed to
effectively emphasize particular points
15. Produce and e-journal of poetry and prose entries with
emphasis on content and writing style
16. Show respect for intellectual property rights by acknowledging
citations made in reports and researches
17. Formulate correct complex and compound-complex sentences Grammar Awareness and 1
and correct conditional statements Structure
18. Derive information from various text types and sources using Study Strategies 1
the card catalog, vertical file, index, microfiche (microfilm), CD
ROM, Internet, etc.
19. Extract accurately the required information from sources read
and viewed to reject irrelevant details
20. Express a different opinion without being difficult Attitude 1
Total=11 days
Lesson 4: African Literature
Courage in Rising above Challenges
Competency/Objectives Domains No. of Days
1. Use syntactic, lexical, or context clues to supply items not Listening Comprehension 1
listened to
2. Infer the functions of utterances and respond accordingly taking Speaking-Oral Language and 1
into account the context of the situation and the tone used Fluency
3. Identify derivation of words Vocabulary Development 1
4. Express emotional reactions to what was asserted or expressed Reading and 1
in a text comprehension
5. Determine the validity and adequacy of proof statements to
support assertions
6. Organize an independent and systematic approach in critiquing Viewing comprehension 1
various reading or viewing selections
7. Express appreciation for worthwhile Asian and African traditions Literature 1
and the values they represent
8. Assess the Asian and African identity as reflected in the light of
what makes an Asian or African
13. Give and respond to feedback on ones paper in the revision Writing and Composition 2
process
14. Use grammatical structure and vocabulary needed to
effectively emphasize particular points
17. Formulate meaningful expand sentences following balance, Grammar Awareness and 1
parallelism, and modification Structure
18. Formulate appropriate parenthetical expressions
19. Get vital information from various texts and sources Study Strategies 1
using websites in the internet
20. Give credence to well thought-out ideas Attitude 1
Total=11 days
QUARTER IV. Changing Perspectives

Content Standard: The learner demonstrates understanding of how communicative competence is best
explored through the different domains of literacy enabling him/her to analyze, do critical evaluation, and
make critical choices to suit different purposes without sacrificing socio-cultural values and attitude.

Performance Standard: The learner shows sophistication on the power and effect of communicative
competence through creative, critical, and confident and responsive interaction employing varied types of
strategies to suit to different audiences in formal and non-formal situations.

Lesson I. Literature as Communication:


Literary Folio
Learning Competencies Domains No. of Days
1. Deliver a choral interpretation of a literary text focusing on the Speaking-Oral Language 2
theme Changing Perspectives Fluency
2. Point out the role of literature in enabling one to grow in Literature 2
personhood
3. Determine what makes a text literary
4. Achieve sentence fluency in written outputs Grammar Awareness and 2
Structure
5. Produce an e-literary folio which focuses on the theme Writing and composition 2
Changing Perspectives Total=8 days

Lesson 2: Business Communication


Letter of Application
Learning Competencies Domains No. of Days
1.Listen for details Listening Comprehension 1
2. Deliver a speech using correct stress for emphasis Speaking and Language 2
fluency
3. Define words from context and through word analysis (prefix, Vocabulary 1
suffixes, and roots) Development
4. Abstract information from the different text types by noting Reading Comprehension 2
explicit and implicit signals used by the writer.
5. Acquire critical thinking skills essential for evaluation, forming Viewing comprehension 2
judgment, and making decisions
6. Develop the value of respecting others point of view Literature 2
7. Used fixed expressions for business writing Writing and Composition 2
8. Write a letter of application and the accompanying documents
e.g. resume
9. Use the transactional and interactional functions of language Grammar Structure and 2
in letters of appeal, inquiry, etc. Awareness Total=14 days
Lesson 3: Academic Communication:
Writing Annotation
Learning Competencies Domains No. of Days
1. Listen to note important details and infer character traits Listening Comprehension 1
2. Determine meaning of words through contextual clues Vocabulary Development 1
3. Read different text types including informational texts Reading and comprehension 2
4. Analyse, and choose information from varied sources Viewing comprehension 2
5. Achieve brevity in writing Writing and Composition 3
6. Show respect for intellectual property rights by acknowledging
citations made in reports and researches
7. Arrive at the meaning of structurally complex and ambiguous Grammar Awareness and 3
sentences by separating kernel sentences from modifications Structure
structures and expansions
8. Compile an annotated bibliography of sources for an Behaviour 1
informative speech Total=13 days
Lesson 4: Global Communication:
Informative Speech
Learning Competencies Domains No. of Days
1. Listen critically to speeches Listening Comprehension 2
2. Use appropriate devices for emphasis Reading and comprehension 3
3. Write an informative speech based on the theme, Changing Writing and Composition 3
Perspectives
4. Write meaningful expanded sentences Grammar Awareness and 3
Structure Total=11 days
BUDGET OF WORK SUMMARY
ENGLISH 8

TitleNo. of DaysQUARTER ISEARCHING FOR KNOWLEDGE48Lesson 1Beginning the


Knowledge Quest16Lesson 2Building Up the knowledge Bank16Lesson 3Sharing the
knowledge Learned16QUARTER IIEMBRACING OUR HERITAGE47Lesson 1Tracing our
Roots16Lesson 2Revisiting our Rich Past18Lesson 3Appreciating our Origin13QUARTER
IIIOVERCOMING CHALLENGES48Lesson 1Korean Literature:13Resilience in Embracing
ChallengesLesson 2Burmese/Myanmar Literature:13Faith in Times of ChallengesLesson
3Arabian and Israel Literature:11Strength in Facing Challenges of ModernityLesson
4African Literature:11Courage in Rising Above ChallengesQUARTER IVCHANGING
PERSPECTIVES46Lesson 1Literature as Communication: Literary Folio8Lesson 2Business
Communication: Letter of Application14Lesson 3Academic Communication: Writing
Annotation13Lesson 4Global Communication: Informative Speech11