This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.
Each SLM is composed of different parts. Each part shall guide you step-by-step as you discover and understand the lesson prepared for you.
Pre-tests are provided to measure your prior knowledge on lessons in each SLM. This will tell you if you need to proceed on completing this module or if you need to ask your facilitator or your teacher’s assistance for better understanding of the lesson. At the end of each module, you need to answer the post-test to self-check your learning. Answer keys are provided for each activity and test. We trust that you will be honest in using these.
Please use this module with care. Do not put unnecessary marks on any part of this SLM. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises and tests. And read the instructions carefully before performing each task.
If you have any questions in using this SLM or any difficulty in answering the tasks in this module, do not hesitate to consult your teacher or facilitator.
This module was designed and written with you in mind. It is here to help you master the various types of information. Information is very important in increasing knowledge on a particular subject and in making us aware of the things that happen around us. The scope of this module can be used in many different learning situations. The language used recognizes the diverse vocabulary levels of learners like you.
The module is divided into three lessons, namely:
Lesson 1 – Gathering Relevant Information from Various Sources
Lesson 2 – Determining the Tone, Mood, and Purpose of the Author
Lesson 3 – Identifying the Purpose and the Structural and Language Features of Informational/Factual Text
After going through this module, you are expected to:
1. identify the purpose and the structural and language features of informational/factual text;
2. gather relevant information from almanac, encyclopedia, and dictionary; and
3. determine the tone, mood, and purpose of the author.