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Grade 8 English Module: Developing Paragraphs that Illustrate Text Types

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 is developed for you, Grade 8 learners. This is based on the expected competencies that you should learn in your specific grade level. The module has been crafted thoroughly with varied and detailed examples and exercises. Lastly, it has been structured accordingly to suit your level of understanding and capabilities.

The Most Essential Learning Competency covered in this module is develop paragraphs that illustrate each text type (narrative in literature, expository, explanatory, factual and personal recount, persuasive).


  • As a learner of this module, you are expected to:
  • define the different text types;
  • identify the text types illustrated in sample paragraphs;
  • develop paragraphs that illustrate specific text types; and
  • explain the importance of knowing the different text types.

Grade 8 English Quarter 4 Self-Learning Module: Developing Paragraphs that Illustrate Text Types


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