Walking Through Grade 9
English
Module 4: Unchanging Values in a Changing Time
Focus: Contextualization and Localization
GETTING READY!
• Visit Module 4 of the Learner’s Material (LM)
• Group 1 will be working on Lesson 1, Group 2 on Lesson 2 and
so on
• Read all the tasks under each phase (Your Initial task, etc)
• Identify the tasks that made use of contextualization and
localization
• Identify the tasks where contextualization and localization could
be applied
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
GETTING READY!
• Use the template below for the said purpose
Phase
Activities that made use of
contextualization and
localization.
Activities where contextualization
and localization could be applied
Your Initial Task
Your Text
Your Discovery
Task
Your Final Task
(Enabling task
only)
• Write your answers on a manila paper
• Have your outputs presented to the class
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
How did you find
the activity?
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
What have you
noticed from your
answers?
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Why is it necessary
contextualize and
localize the tasks?
Why?
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
How did you feel when
you’re identifying the
contextualized and
localized tasks?
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
What helped you in
identifying them?
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
What have you realized
about contextualizing
and localizing
instruction?
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Contextualization and
Localization:
Guiding Principles
GUIDING PRINCIPLES
• Localization maximizes materials that
are locally available
Contextualizing and Localizing Materials
Sample Activity
EXAMPLE: Lesson 1 (LM)
Page 440
Task 7 can be CONTEXTUALIZED AND LOCALIZED in terms of
Materials by using a video, other photos, a situation, caricature,
a comic strip instead of the photos above. Make sure that
replacements are of the same theme.
GUIDING PRINCIPLES
• To contextualize, teachers use authentic
materials, activities, interests, issues, and needs
from learners’ lives
• Should create rooms for students to pose
problems and issues and develop strategies
together for addressing them
Contextualizing and Localizing
Task’s Content
EXAMPLE: Lesson 1 (LM)
Page 439
Sample Activity
Task 2 can be CONTEXTUALIZED in terms of CONTENT by using
other song that is more current and with the same meaning.
Do you know one?
Contextualizing and
Localizing Issues
Sample Activity
EXAMPLE:
Lesson 1 (LM)
Page 262
Task 2 can be can be CONTEXTUALIZED AND LOCALIZED by
using another social issue relevant to the Lesson Sub theme:
“HOLDING ON TO A DREAM IN A CHANGING WORLD”.
Can you suggest an example?
Contextualizing and Localizing
Transfer of Learning Processes
Sample Activity
GRASPS is one good way to contextualize and localize
situations and interests.
POINTS TO PONDER
• The localized or contextualized curriculum is
based on local needs and relevance for the
learners where there is flexibility and
creativity in the lessons.
GETTING READY!
• Tailor-fit the lesson
• Build on what they already have
• Accommodate and respect cultural,
linguistic, and racial diversity
Revisit, Reflect and Revise
• Go back to your outputs in the preliminary activity
• Choose an activity where contextualization and localization
can be applied.
• Contextualize and localize the activities in terms of :
1.
2.
3.
4.
Materials
Issues
Processes
Activity’s content
Keep in mind...
Each student is unique!
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