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.
This module focuses on citing evidence to support a general statement in texts read. Your ability to identify evidence that support general statements in reading helps you understand the main ideas of writers and how they support those ideas. In both speaking and writing, your ability to prove your point is equally important as you present your opinions and persuade others to consider your side of the issue.
The module is divided into two lessons, namely:
- Lesson 1 – Distinguish Between General and Specific Statements
- Lesson 2 – Cite Evidence to Support a General Statement
Most Essential Learning Competency:
- Cite evidence to support a general statement.
After going through this module, you are expected to:
1. distinguish between general and specific statements; and
2. cite textual evidence to support the general statements in a text