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 based on the Most Essential Learning Competency from English 8 Curriculum Guide. The lesson found in this module is divided into independent units with their own activities. The lesson herein helps you on how to synthesize essential information found in various sources.
Further, this module can be used for individualized instruction by working through each topic. In this respect, we hope that the module will be put to use productively and will contribute to its underlying aim: to save the learners from dropping out and to develop critical thinking skill among our learners.
The most essential learning competency in this module is to synthesize essential information found in various sources.
As a learner of this module, you are expected to;
1. define the concept of synthesis;
2. differentiate synthesized paragraph from an unsynthesized paragraph;
3. determine the essential information from varied sources;
4. organize ideas through outlining;
5. create a synthesized paragraph based on various sources read; and
6. express the importance of synthesis in writing through a slogan.