Course Outline in Mythology and Folklore

Time Frame Learning Content/Topic Specific Objectives Teaching Methodologies Experiential Learning Infused Values Evaluation Tools Performance Indicators References
Prelim

1 Week

Lesson 1

1 Week

Lesson 2

3 Weeks

Lesson 3

Midterm

6 Weeks

Lesson 3 (continua…)

Finals

4 Weeks

Lesson 5

  1. Introduction
  2. Nature of Mythology and Folklore
    1. Aims of studying mythology and folklore

2. Storytelling

A. The fundamentals and techniques of storytelling

B. The cognitive Strategies: The use of graphic organizers

  1. The Myths
    1. Intro to Classical Mythologies
    2. Greek

- The Gods

-The Two Great Gods of the Earth

-How the world and mankind were created

-The Earliest Heroes

-Stories of Love and Adventure

-The Quest of the Golden Fleece

-The Great Heroes before the Trojan War

  1. Roman

-Aenied

-Romulus and Remus

  1. European
    -Le Morte d’ Arthur
  2. Norse

-The Stories of Sidney and Sigurd

-The Norse Gods

  1. The Folklore
    1. Africa
    2. Australia
    3. Brazil
    4. China
    5. Japan
    6. Middle East
    7. Pacific Islands
    8. Philippines
At the end of the semester, the students will be able to:

  1. Describe the nature of mythology and folklore
  2. Write an essay about the importance of mythology and folklore; and
  3. Explain that myths and folklore stories reflect the culture of a particular place

At the end of the lesson, the students will be able to:

  1. Explain the fundamental techniques of storytelling;
  2. Enumerate the different graphic organizers as tools in storytelling; and
  3. Appreciate the value of storytelling

At the end of lesson, the students will be able to :

  1. Describe the different mythologies of the world
  2. Retell the myths
  3. Value the literary pieces of each the countries
  4. Research for mythology stories using the internet
  5. View movies relevant to the lesson
  6. Dramatize some mythological stories and
  7. Utilize varied graphic organizers in telling a story

At the end of the lesson, the students will be able to:

  1. Identify the different folk stories of different countries;
  2. Be aware of the value of folklore in a culture of a place;
  3. Story tell the different folklore;
  4. Create picture stories for story telling; and
  5. Use the internet in finding sample stories of folklore
Interactive lesson, group discussion

Interactive lecture; group discussion

Interactive lecture, reporting, film viewing, simulated activities

Interactive lecture, reporting

Collaborative work, small group discussions

Group dynamics

Collaborative learning, written and oral reports

Collaborative learning

Appreciation of literature

Creativity and industry

Independence, determination, cooperation, ingenuity

Kindness, appreciation of one’s literature and culture

Essays, rubrics, quizzes

Objective tests, quiz on the different graphic organizers

Essays, dramatization,

Written examinations, reporting, projects,

95% of the students should be able to write an essay

90% of the students should have accurately identified different graphic organizers

90% of the students should have explained, retold the myths of different countries discussed

85% of the students should have researched on internet the required assignments

90% should have presented a play or dramatization of a literary piece discussed

90% of the students should have passed the objective tests

100% of the students should have created a picture story for story telling

R. 9 pp 6-10

R2, R5, R6

R 1 pp 168-180, 205-220, 291-381,

R2 pp 58-78

R4, R9 pp 44-54,144-159, 266-268 R10 pp16

Handouts from reporters

R8

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