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English Month Celebration 2020

Theme: Making Education Sustainable in the New Normal

All entries must be submitted and compiled by the adviser(s) on or before November 23, 2020

Nursery Rhyme (Preschool Department)

  • Each nursery rhyme must not last longer than 5 minutes.
  • Each entry will be uploaded to streamable.com and the link will be sent to their adviser.
  • Costumes and props of each participant are highly encouraged.
  • The winners will be chosen based on the following criteria:
    • Rhythm- 40%
    • Tone- 30%
    • Presentation- 30%

Poem Recital (Primary Department)

  • Each participant will be given a piece by their advisers.
  • Each entry will be uploaded to streamable.com and the link will be sent to their adviser.
  • Participants may use costumes and props for their entries.
  • The winners will be chosen based on the following criteria:
    • Rhythm- 40%
    • Tone- 30%
    • Presentation- 30%

Book Character Parade (Preschool to Primary Department)

  • All students from Pre-school to Primary level must participate in this culminating activity.
  • Each entry shall be a representation of a famous fictional character from any popular book.
  • There will be no restrictions as to the kind of materials the competitors will be using for the costume of the character.
  • The decision of the judges is final and irrevocable.
  • The winners will be chosen by the following criteria:
    • Costume- 40%
    • Resourcefulness- 40%
    • Relevance- 20%

Poem Writing (Intermediate to Junior High Department)

  • All students from Grade 4 to Grade 6 must participate in this culminating activity.
  • Each entry shall be hand-written in a long bond paper.
  • Must have own title and the content must be relevant to our theme.
  • Minimum of 3 stanzas and maximum of 6 stanzas with 4 lines each.
  • There will be no restrictions to the designs, as long as you showcase your creativity.
  • The decision of the judges is final and irrevocable.
  • The winners will be chosen by the following criteria:
    • Content- 50%
    • Creativity- 30%
    • Relevance- 20%

Essay Writing (Senior High Department)

  • The contest is open to all Senior High School students of SVDPA.
  • The participants must follow the following format:
    • MS Word
    • Arial 12, Justify
    • Minimum of 500 words
    • Own Title
  • The winners will be chosen based on the following criteria:
    • Content (relevance to the theme, appropriateness of the language, comprehensiveness, clarity of thought) – 50%
    • Organization (unity, coherence) – 30%
    • Mechanics (punctuation, spelling, capitalization, grammar) – 20%

Song Translation (Intermediate to Junior High Department)

Declamation Contest (Senior High Department)

  • Each contestant will be given the freedom to choose his/her own declamation piece and is expected to memorize it.
  • The video must be uploaded to streamable.com and send the link to their adviser.
  • The contestant is not allowed to use any editing apps. The video must NOT be edited.
  • The winner will be chosen by the following criteria:
    • Overall interpretation- 40%
    • Pronunciation, Intonation and Fluency- 30%
    • Mastery of the Piece- 15%
    • Stage Presence- 15%

Mr. and Ms. Literature (Intermediate to Senior High Department)

  • Each section will choose the characters that they will portray.
  • Each pair must prepare their self and character introduction, the story where it belongs and a famous line from the character that they are portraying.
  • The video must be uploaded to streamable.com and send the link to their adviser. The medium to be used must be ENGLISH.
  • The participants should emphasize the use of face mask and face shield as part of their costumes.
  • The winners will be chosen based on the following criteria:
    • Overall Interpretation- 25%
    • Creativity- 45%
    • Stage Presence & Projection- 30%

Authors’ Gallery TikTok Challenge (Intermediate to Senior High Department)

  • This culminating activity is open for participants from Grade 4 to Grade 12.
  • Each participant will portray ONE PROMINENT LITERARY AUTHOR.
  • Participants will use the TIKTOK APP and they will use #museo de filipino as reference
  • Participants must indicate a brief background and their contribution of their chosen PROMINENT AUTHOR in the LITERARY WORLD.
  • The video must be uploaded to streamable.com and the participants will send the link to their adviser.
  • The decision of the judges is final and irrevocable.
  • The winners will be chosen by the following criteria:
    • Creativity – 50%
    • Projection – 25%
    • Appropriateness – 25%

Spelling Bee (Intermediate to Senior High School Department)

  • The English Teachers from Grade 4-10 will do the elimination round on their regular class.
  • The student who got the highest score on each grade level will represent his/her section on the scheduled final round.
  • The schedule for the final round are as follow:
    • November 23, 2020, 2:00pm – Intermediate
    • November 24, 2020, 1:00pm – Junior High School
    • November 26, 2020, 1:00pm – Senior High School
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