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Introduction to Philippine Literature?

Philippines: The Land of the Orient Seas The Republic of the Philippines is a sovereign state in archipelagic Southeast Asia, with 7,641 islands spanning more than 300,000 square kilometers of territory. It is divided into three island groups: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The Philippines was named after Prince Philip (later King Philip II) of Spain by the Spanish explorer Ruy Lopez de Villalobos during his 1542-1546 expedition to the islands.
The 3 Reading Techniques

At the end of the lesson, the students are expected to;

Understand the history ,culture, and literature of the Philippines

Distinguish the 3 Reading Techniques

Give the meaning of Scanning, Skimming, and Close Reading

Explain the importance of the 3 reading Techniques

Scanning is reading a text quickly in order to find specific information ( names, figures, or ideas).

Examples:

What is the capital of Benguet?

Who is the president known as the “Defender of Democracy”

Skimming refers to the process of reading only main ideas within a passage to get an overall impression of the content of the selection.

Examples:

Looking for the general news of the day in  a newspaper.

Browsing a  throug a book to see if you want to read it.

Close Reading  is also known as serious reading enables you to extract  detailed   information, to note the sequence of events,and to be aware of patterns, similarities,comparisons, and contrasts.

Examples:

Reading a math problem to be solved

Reading the procedures for a laboratory experiments.