Oliotopia | Stories and Poems
Below are the descriptions of the stories and poems available at my Teachers Pay Teachers store Oliotopia. If you would like to purchase any of the products, email me using the Contact form in the main menu above. U.S. dollar prices will be converted to Philippine pesos.
“Sina Hansel at Gretel” Mini e-book (U.S. $1.50)
Click here to see a preview of “Sina Hansel at Gretel”.
“Si Goldie at ang Tatlong Oso” Slideshow (U.S. $3.00)
Click here to see a preview of “Si Goldie at ang Tatlong Oso”.
“Ang Bata sa Tula” Mini E-book and Video (U.S. $ 1.50)
Description: THIS PRODUCT IS FOR ON-SCREEN VIEWING ONLY. IT IS NOT A PRINTABLE PRODUCT.
This product is written in the Filipino language. It is a mini e-book of ten short Filipino poems about children (five boys and five girls). Each poem has four lines. Titled “Ang Bata sa Tula” (The Child in the Poem), this product can be used for practice reading Filipino, recreational reading, or as a motivational activity for a lesson on Filipino rhyming words. The ebook has three versions listed below.
1. Ang Bata sa Tula.pdf: This file shows each 4-line poem in one page. Going to the next page shows another poem.
2. Ang Bata sa Tula_Per Line.pdf: This file shows the line one at a time until the entire poem is displayed. A teacher or parent may prefer that each line be read first before the next line appears. Going to the next page shows the next line of the poem.
3. Ang Bata sa Tula.mp4: This video is 3 minutes and 38 seconds long. It has no music and no reading voices because it is meant to be read aloud for the learner or read silently by the learner. The lines of the poem are displayed consecutively and a couple of seconds apart. Pages transition with a page curl effect.
This product is for personal and classroom use only. Commercial use and mass distribution or presentation are not allowed.
Click here if you want to see a preview of the video “Ang Bata sa Tula”.
“Kaya Ko” Video Poem (U.S. $ 1.00)
Description: This product is written in the Filipino language. It is a short video (an mp4 file that is 2:32 minutes long) of the Filipino poem Kaya Ko (I Can). Written from the perspective of a child, it tells of the few things (specifically 12 things) that a child can do with his or her hands (e.g., eat, write, brush his/her teeth, comb his/her hair, etc.).
There are two versions of the product. One has background music and the other has no background music. Both have NO reading voices. Parents or teachers can read the poem for their learners as the video plays. Learners may also be asked to read the lines of the poem out loud. Scenes transition with a page curl effect.
The short video can be used by teachers as an introductory or motivational activity for a lesson on verbs. It can also be used for practice reading in Filipino.
Click here if you want to see a preview of the video poem “Kaya Ko”.