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NAME: _____________________________________________________ SCORE: ______________________________ COURSE & SECTION: __________________________________________ DATE: ________________________________ EXERCISE 1: RIZAL IN THE EYES OF THE FILIPINO YOUTH Dr. Jose Rizal is generally known to most Filipinos as the Philippines’ national hero, a genius with many talents, who died a martyr in the hands of the Spaniards while defending the rights of his countrymen. A constant repetition of the historical account of his wife, works and writings, and martyrdom, from their elementary days to their high school days, has made many Filipino students feel that they are already experts on Rizalian studies and that there is nothing more to learn while taking up the mandatory Rizal course in college. Since the young needs both novelty and depth, getting to know Dr. Rizal better through a different means has become necessary. Activity: A. 1. Get hold of several local or foreign newspapers/magazines. 2. Examine the pictures on the said newspapers/magazines. 3. Choose and clip picture (preferably colored) which, seemingly, is not related to Rizal but which best reminds you of him. 4. Attach the chosen picture and explain why you have chosen the said picture. Minimum of 250 words. B. 1. What do adolescents like you think of Dr. Rizal? Are these generally positive or negative? Explain your answer. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2. Is Dr. Rizal an ideal role model for the Filipino youth? Explain your answers. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________
NAME: _____________________________________________________ SCORE: ______________________________ COURSE & SECTION: __________________________________________ DATE: ________________________________ EXERCISE 2: THE MAKING OF A HERO Heroism is connected with various concepts. For historians, heroes are nationalistic persons from our pasts who died while defending the Philippine sovereignty and who, at present, serve as role models among Filipinos. For Governments administrator who are concerned with economic development, heroes are synonymous to overseas contract workers who remit dollars to our country, thereby adding to our dollar reserves which are badly needed to keep us competitive in the global market. For environmentalists, heroes are those who keep the environmental clean and green, making sure that it could still be used and enjoyed by future generations. To the ordinary Filipino, heroes are those who simply do the right thing without its and buts, those who do good to help others without asking for anything in return. Personality, nowadays, is often related with an individual’s physical bearing and ability to deal with others with grace. Personality development ads, which appear on leading newspaper, promise that after their offered short- term course, their clients will surely have a better personality because of improved communication and work skills, knowledge of correct etiquette in everyday activities, and better dress and make-up sense, forgetting that there are more to personality development than these mentioned elements. One’s personality reflects one’s outlook in life, attitude, and behavior. Thus, one’s decision-making style and practice depend upon her or his personality. Activity: 1. Give five different definitions of the term “hero”. a.

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