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August 4, 2014


Six 1 7:40 – 8:30
Six 2 6:50 -7:40
Six 3 8:30 – 9:20
Six 4 11:10 – 12:00
Six 5 9:20 – 10:10
I. Learning Objectives

 Use gerunds as subject of the sentences.
 Write sentences using gerund as a subject.

II. Subject Matter

A. Topic: Using Gerund as a Subject of the Sentence
B. References: PELC II 9.4
Language Connections by Flora
C. Materials: pictures, wheel

Value Focus: Health and Cleanliness

III. Procedure

A. Preparatory Activities


Ask: What did you do before coming to school today?
Call out some pupils and let them and act in front of the class what they
did before coming to school.

B. Development of the Lesson


Show pictures of the daily activities of the children before coming to
school. Write their answers on the board.



 Notice the ending of every word.

Using the list of gerunds, write sentences using each gerund as subject of
the sentence. Write your sentences in the strips of cartolina. Underline
the gerunds.


 Walking is a good exercise.
 Eating is an everyday activity.

Analysis and Discussion

Ask What can you say about the underlined words in the sentences?
(They are verbs.)
 verbs ending in –ing used as nouns are called gerunds.

Can the examples in the table above as sentences? (Yes)
Why? What do they have? (They have a subject and a predicate.)

What is the subject in each sentence? (Walking and Eating)

Values Integration

 How can we keep ourselves clean and healthy?
 Why do we need to keep our body always clean and healthy?
(To look presentable and to feel comfortable.)


What are gerunds? When do we use them? In what part of the sentence
can we use gerunds?

(Gerunds are verbs that end with –ing which are used as nouns or as a
subject of a sentence.)

C. Post Activity


Determine whether the gerunds in the following sentences are used as
the subject or not. Put a check before each number for those used as

_____ 1. Our neighbors like buying clothes.
_____ 2. Watching my plants grow gives me a feeling of achievement.
_____ 3. I dream of putting up a garden.
_____ 4. Keeping a garden according to my brother is not an easy job.
_____ 5. Making things out of empty bottles is my hobby.

Directions: Spin the wheel. As the wheel stops, choose a gerund and use
it orally in sentence.


Complete the sentences with the gerund form of the words before each

(Be) 1. _____ poor is not a hindrance to success.
(fail) 2. _____ in school work has serious consequences.
(make) 3. _____ something useful out of waste is called recycling.
(learn) 4. _____ from past mistakes makes one wiser.
(listen) 5. _____ attentively can do a lot more for you than reading

IV. Evaluation

Change the underlined subject to gerund.

Example: To dream is fun.
Dreaming is fun.

1. To gamble for money makes one poorer.
2. To see old friends after many years is exciting.
3. To contribute for the fire victims is a good act.
4. To work abroad is my achievement.
5. To hunt is always been interesting.

V. Assignment

Change the following s form of the verbs to –ing form and use them as
subject in sentences.
1. plays
2. writes
3. reads
4. climbs
5. plants
stand pick