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Date: July 27, 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. Objective:
 Use tag questions correctly.
Value: Honesty
II. Subject Matter:
Using Tag Questions

References: PELC II. B. 2.3 p. 14; BEC. B. 3.3.2. p. 23 Growing in Eng. Lang. VI / p. 28, 31
Language Wonders VI p. 181; Integrating Values with Communication Arts p.
Materials: chart, pictures of scenic spot in our country sentence strips

III. Learning Activities:
A. Preparatory Activities:
1. Drill / Review
What are the rules we should remember in changing statement into questions.
Change the following into questions
1. He draws pictures well.
2. They asked me to join the cheering squad.
3. We need each other to keep the world going
2. Checking of assignment

B. Teaching the New Lesson
1. Motivation
What should you do if you found a wallet full of money?
2. Presentation
a. Listening Activity
Selected pupils will dramatize the story while the rest of the class listens.
“Aunt Martha stopped from her tracks to acknowledge a shout from behind.
"Ma'm! Ma'm! You had dropped your purse!" "Oh, God bless you! I must have
been too absorbed in my thoughts that it had fallen". The pimpled face of young
man showed a thrifty smile. Then Aunt Martha seemed to recognize him.”
b. Speaking Activities
The teacher will ask some comprehension questions about the short selection.
The class will listen to the intonation of the sentences taken from the selection
as they are read by the teacher. Then after the second reading, the pupils will
repeat after her.
3. Discussion and Analysis
a. Study the sentences again written on sentence strips.
You are Chona’s lad, aren’t you?
She isn’t sick, is she?
Ask: What can you say about the sentences? How many parts do they have? How is
the tag question formed?
b. Discussing the intonation patterns use in saying tag questions.
Analyze each sentence below
You’re the secretary, aren’t you?
The tag question has a rising intonation when the speaker desires information.
The person addressed is asked to confirm, or deny the idea, to answer yes or no.
You are the secretary, aren't you"
In saying statements with tag questions you are not sure of the answer, use the
falling intonation on our voice goes down on the tag question.

4. Practice Exercises:
Read each sentence observing the correct intonation patterns.
1. We aren't safe from air pollution even inside our home, are we?
2. Cigarette, pipe, and cigar smoking cause lung cancer, don't they?
3. You don't use charcoal to barbecue indoors, do you?

C. Generalization
What is a tag question? How is it formed?

D. Application
A. Put a tag question after each statement on stem:
1. You are afraid of the dark, _____?
2. There are no black gumamelas, _____?
3. The vase is full of red rose, _____?
B. Call individual pupils to read each sentence above with correct intonation

E. Fixing Skills
Work in dyads. Using tag questions, Ask your partner about the following. The read
his / her work in front of the class observing correct intonation pattern.
1. whether he / she protects the environment.
2. whether he / she dusts the furniture at home.
3. whether he / she knows his / her duties as a pupil

F. Infusion of Values
Have you ever experienced being appreciated or praised because of being honest?
Why is being honest important Are you honest to yourself?
IV. Evaluation:
The statements below are either positive or negative, add a tag question in the affirmative
or negative to each.
1. He is the man you're looking for, _____?
2. Ana doesn't talk too much, _____?
V. Assignment:
Study the rules in forming / using tag questions. Then try to write at least 4 sentences
with tag questions. Do these in your notebook.