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LESSON PLAN --- VERBS I. Objectives Focus Skill: Distinguish verbs and classify it to its kind.

Support Skills: 1. Define verbs and its kinds. 2. Point out the verb and its object in a sentence. 3. Analyze how verbs affect the meaning of sentences. 4. Construct sentences using different kinds of verbs. III. Procedure A. Daily Routine 1. Greeting 2. Checking of Attendance B. Motivation Act the Verb. The teacher will divide the class into 2 (the boys and the girls). Each group will choose 2 pairs of representatives who will each act out a verb for their groupmates to guess. The groups will only be given 1 minute to guess the answer. The group who is able to guess correctly the greater number of words will win. 1. Cheat 4. Mourn/grieve 2. Kidnap 5. Confiscate 3. Jaywalk 6. choke C. Presentation The teacher will write the guessed words on the board and introduce verbs to the class. Teachers Activity Students Activity Maam, the words show action. Class, look at the words on the board. What do you notice in them? Thats right. These words are action words. In We call it Verbs. English, we have a name for those words. What do we call them? A verb is a word that expresses time while Correct. Please read the definition on the showing an action, condition, or a fact that board. something exists. Another time, one of my sisters suddenly On page 23 of your book, we have a short started screaming in the middle of the night. selection showing some more examples of Mother reached her first and tried to calm her. verbs. They were in italics and boldface. Boys My sister cried and groaned. When father and girls, kindly read the selection lighted the lamp, my sister stared at us with simultaneously. shame in her eyes. What is it? My mother asked. Im pregnant! she cried. Don't be a fool, Father shouted You are only a child. Mother said. I'm pregnant I tell you! she cried. Father knelt by my sister. He put his hands on her belly and rubbed it gently. How do you know you are pregnant? he asked. Feel it! she cried. We put our hands in her belly. There was something moving inside. Father was frightened. Mother was shocked. ---My Father Goes to Court

D. Discussion The teacher will present the topic VERBS, its three uses, and its kinds: intransitive and transitive, linking verbs, and auxiliary or helping verbs. Teacher Activity Student Activity In our definition, it was mentioned that verbs have three uses: showing action, condition or USES EXAMPLES the existence of something. Turn to the next Action One of my sisters started page of your book (page 24). Read and screaming in the middle of the analyze each example. night. Condition You are only a child. Existence There was something moving inside. I think you know full-well verbs that show action. The verb started in the example is concrete, showing real movement. But how about this sentence: My five-year-old sister thinks she is pregnant. Do we consider thinks as action? Why? Very good! Verbs can be physical or mental action. Now look at the example for condition. You are only a child. The verb there is are. But how do we know that it shows condition? Any idea? We know that a verb shows condition if it was followed by a phrase that modifies the subject. The subject in the sentence is You. You is modified by the phrase only a child. Is it clear to you? Or another example? Rain is a very graceful dancer. Good. Now lets look at existence. There is something moving inside. Could somebody here tell the class why or how the verb in the sentence shows existence? Thats correct. There are instances when a verb, aside from showing condition, also signifies the presence of a thing. Example: A man is standing in the corner. The pen is in the chair. Are the uses of verbs now clear to you? Any questions? On what point? Lets now move on to the kinds of verbs. What is the first kind of verb in your book? What is a transitive verb? Yes, because verbs could either be physical or mental action.


Yes or No.

The verb in the sentence implies the current presence of a thing, as in: something moving inside.

Yes or No.

Transitive and intransitive verbs. Transitive verbs direct action to someone or

Right. Lets study the example. Suddenly my sister opened her blouse. Father dropped the lamp. Could somebody come in front and show us which is the verb and its object. Underline the verb and encircle its object. Very Good. What about intransitive verbs? Look at the example: Mother fainted. The oil spilled on the floor. Based on the definition, why are these verbs intransitive? Right. I hope the intransitive and transitive verbs are clear to you? Other examples: The car turned over. The man turned the doorknob. Another kind of verb is the linking verb. What is a linking verb, anyone?

something named in the same sentence. The receiver of the action of a transitive verb is the object of the verb. Suddenly my sister opened her blouse. Father dropped the lamp.

Intransitive verbs do not direct its action to any object. The verb fainted does not have an object. The spilled is also the same. On the floor is not an object, but a prepositional phrase that simply modifies the verb. Yes or no.

Linking verbs link or join two or more words in a sentence. Usually, linking verbs connect word or words at the beginning of the sentence or the subject to a word or words at the end or near the end of the sentence or the predicate.

Lets look at the example in your book: Laughter was our only wealth. The verb here is was. It connects the subject to the predicate. Other examples: She was our class president. My hobby is jogging by the river.

E. Drill G. Generalization F. Evaluation IV. Assignment