2. Principle 1:
KNOWN TO THE UNKNOWN
Learning requires meaning. We learn when we use
what we already know to help us understand what is
Second language learners use what they know in
their own language (significant in reading).
4. Principle 3:
Students who use their multilingual skills have
been shown to develop both the cognitive
flexibility and divergent thinking
Usage of High Order Thinking Skills (HOTS)
6. Principle 5:
Peer interaction – peers and teacher
Second language active learning – learners gain confidence
during in the “hear-see-do” activity.
Purposeful talk – talking make us sense of new ideas and
7. Principle 6:
MEANING AND ACCURACY
reading and writing
activities that focus on
both MEANING and
8. Principle 7:
Language Transfer - refers to speakers or writers
(learners) applying knowledge from one language to
It takes a minimum of 2 years to learn basic
communicative skills in a second language when society
supports that learning.
Errors are normal part of L2 learning.
10. Principle 8:
Valuing the home language/ culture.
Valuing students with talents in their home language
more powerfully enables learning than just valuing learners
of English whose home language is irrelevant to academic
Learners from ethno-linguistic groups thrive in a
welcoming learning environment.
Each group will present a 3-minute role play (including brief explanation afterward) of
a visible scenario in the application of the assigned Guiding Principles.
There will be an 8 minute allotted time for the preparation and practice.
Principle 1. Known to the Unknown (GROUP 1)
Principle 2. Language and Academic Development (GROUP 1)
Principle 3. Cognitive Development (GROUP 2)
Principle 4. Discovery Learning (GROUP 2)
Principle 5. Active Learning (GROUP 3)
Principle 6. Meaning and Accuracy (GROUP 3)
Principle 7. Language Learning/Language Transfer (GROUP 4)
Principle 8. Affective Component (GROUP 4)
Given with 5-8 minutes, each learner
will make a creative output
(illustrated symbol, slogan, comics,
poster, poem, etc.) in a long bond
paper about the importance of
MTB-MLE to the Filipino
learners. The output should be
explained at the back of the paper in
at least 2-5 sentences only.
CRITERIA POINTS SCORE