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Value Focus: Balance and Harmony

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 and gerund phrases
 Construct sentences from a given visual aid
 Identify worth doing recreational activities

II. Subject Matter

A. Topic: Gerunds and Gerund Phrases

B. References: PELC II 2.9.4

C. Materials: pictures, charts

III. Procedure

A. Preparatory Activities

1. Motivation

Teacher acts out an activity one at a time. The pupils guess the
teacher’s action that ends in –ing.

Actions to be performed by the teacher:

 planting
 washing clothes
 typing
 singing
 exercising

B. Development of Lesson

1. Presentation

Teacher presents a huge picture showing the hobbies or
recreational activities of each member of a family.

Say: I have here a picture of a family. Observe the activities that each
member is doing.

How do you call these activities? (hobbies/recreational activities)

2. Elicitation

(Teacher writes on the board the pupils’ answers for the given

 What activity makes Mr. Cruz healthy? (Playing tennis makes Mr.
Cruz healthy.)
 What is Mrs. Cruz hobby? (Reading magazine is Mrs. Cruz’
 What is Franz’ favorite hobby? (Franz’ favorite hobby is biking
around the village.)
 What is Erlie’s past time? (Erlie’s past time is watching TV
 What does Lolo Genie enjoy doing? (Lolo genie enjoys listening to
the radio.)
 What does Lola Amy love doing? (Lola Amy loves gardening.)

3. Analysis and Discussion

Study the underlined phrase in each sentence.

Give the first word for each underlined phrase.
(playing, reading, biking, listening, watching, gardening)

How do these words end? (They end with –ing.)

These phrases are names of activities. Hence, these words with -ing are

Identify the verb in each sentence. Where is each underlined phrase
placed in the sentence? (It generally comes before or after the verb).

4. Generalization

A gerund is a verb form ending in –ing and used as a noun.

A gerund phrase consists of a gerund and other word/s that go/goes
with it.

A gerund or a gerund phrase may come before or after the verb in a

C. Post Activity

1. Application

Change the words in the parenthesis to gerunds.

(jog) 1) ________ makes one healthy and fit.

(watch) 2) We love ________ the sunset at the Manila Bay.

(dance) 3) Daryl’s favorite hobby is ________.

(sell) 4) ________ fruits is Reyes family’s source of income.

(write) 5) Henry finds ________ poems worthwhile.

2. Enrichment

a. Group Work/Oral Exercise

Pupils form groups of four. Name members A, B, C and D
respectively. The teacher gives the question “What do you enjoy
doing during you free time?” The members tell their hobbies one at
a time using gerunds or gerund phrases. After everyone in the
group has spoken, the teacher then calls out some pupils to answer
the questions.

b. Paired Work/Written Exercise

Working with a partner, fill in the blanks with appropriate gerunds or
gerund phrases to complete the sentences.

1) The seven-year-old Lucy enjoys ________ on weekends.

2) ________ is prohibited inside the school premise.

3) One of the forms of exercise is ________.

4) ________ keeps us away from getting sick.

5) My uncle’s favorite sport is ________.

3. Values Integration

There are many hobbies – good and bad ones. What do good hobbies
give us?

(Good hobbies give us enjoyment; make us healthy and sharpen our

IV. Evaluation

Complete each sentence with a gerund formed from the word before the

(teach) 1) It is often said that ________ is the noblest profession.

(dive) 2) Leo loves ________ into deep pools.

(drink) 3) ________ eight to ten glasses of water is a healthy habit.

(smoke) 4) Most men’s hobby is ________.

(attend) 5) ________ flag ceremony every day shows love for one’s

V. Assignment

Change these words into gerunds then use them in meaningful sentences.

1. learn
2. wrap
3. cook
4. collect
5. sleep