Module 9. Kopkoppatti: Analyzing Greed: How a Babaylan taught a greedy man a lesson
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This story is about an old man named Wawwus who encountered an old woman with magical powers. Derived from the narrative of Arfonso Nacleo.
LESSON 1: ANALYZING GREED
Greed is a selfish and excessive desire for more of something, such as money, food, power, than is needed. In this lesson plan, students will be discuss greedy characters in this story and drawing parallels to current events.
Students discuss the story. What did they think of Wawwus? How about Kopkoppatti? What did they find interesting about the story? Who do you think was Kopkopatti? Do you think she a babaylan (Shaman)?