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Republic of the Philippines


Antipolo City

Semi Detailed Lesson Plan in English 8

At the end of the lesson, the students will be able to:
1. Define the meaning of noun.
2. Identify abstract and concrete noun.
3. Differentiate abstract and concrete noun.
4. Use abstract and concrete nouns in a sentence.


Topic: Noun: Abstract and Concrete Nouns
References: 8: A Journey To Afro-Asian Literature Learner’s Guide (Book),
Citing websites, Identifying Concrete/Abstract Nouns.
Retrieve at November 15,2013 from

Materials: cards with words, visual aids,

Preliminary Activities
1. Prayer
2. Greetings
3. Checking of attendance
4. Classroom Management
5. Review
6. Motivation/Priming
Task 1: “Let’s sing and dance!”
The teacher will teach the students a song titled “I Spy
Song”. The song is accompanied by dance steps which the
students need to follow.
After they sing and dance, the teacher will show a word from
the lyrics of the song and will ask the students if what part of
speech are those words.
The words are:
Bear, Happy, Pig, Sad, Cat, Angry, Bunny, Scared, Owl,
Surprise, Monkey, Silly


Task 2: “Awaken your Knowledge”

When the students found out what kind of part of speech are
those words, the teachers will ask the students to sort out the
words into two piles by asking them which words can you perceive
by your five senses and which words are not.

After the sorting out of the word, ask the students if what
kind of noun are those words.

The teacher will now introduce the topic to the students.

Noun: Abstract and Concrete Nouns

Abstract Noun are words that refers to entities that we

cannot feel, see, smell, taste, hear or touch them. It can be
qualities, emotions, feelings, concepts, and ideas that exist only in
the minds of humans.

Concrete Noun are words that can be detected and felt with
our five senses.

Task 3: “Mull with the Group”
The teacher will divide the class into two groups and let them
work on the given task.

Task: Using the things inside the envelope, write down the
words found in the sentence and explain whether it is an
example of abstract noun or concrete noun in front of the

Group 1. Despite the bad news, Mother still had hope that the
house will be built soon.

Group 2. Father had a new idea about how to raise money for the
building of the house that will became a source of pride of the
The groups will be graded based on the following rubrics.


(5) (4) (3) (2)
Understanding Indicates a Good Fair Presentation
of Topic clear understanding understanding is off topic
understanding of topic of topic.
of topic.
Cooperation All members Some members Few members Group does
contribute by contribute by contribute by not work
playing role playing role playing role together in
well well well playing their
Presentation - Shows - Shows some - Unsure of - Portrayal
Confidence confidence responsibility stalls
- Informative - Presents - Somewhat - Lacks
- Entertaining; some informative information
engages the information - Engages - Audience
audience - Engages audience bored
- Speaks loudly audience intermittently - Mumbles
and clearly - Can be heard - Hard to hear - Body
- Appropriate - Some use of - Some language is
use of body body language movement lacking;
language inappropriate


Task 4: “The Venn Diagram”

The teacher will ask the students to compare and contrast the
abstract noun and concrete noun using the Venn diagram below and
answer the question why do we have to study abstract and concrete
Venn Diagram

The teacher will give the students sentences. In each if the following
sentences, a noun is in bold. Circle the noun if it is abstract and underline if it is
concrete noun.

1. Time is a great teacher.

2. Marie looks at herself I the mirror.
3. The teacher asked the students to arrange the chairs.
4. The car was drove by Shana.
5. Ian’s perfume was everlasting.
6. His art teacher applauded him for his creativity.
7. The door slummed shut.
8. The mouse took courage to help the lion.
9. John loves his mom so much.
10. It is so relaxing laying on the bed.

Directions: Read and analyze the sentences. Identify whether the
underlined word is abstract or concrete noun.

1. Liza sent a postcard from Canada.

2. Let the caged birds have their freedom.
3. I bought a new uniform for the upcoming school year.
4. I hope for your success.
5. Maya is known for her kindness and honesty.

Answer Key:
1. Concrete noun
2. Abstract noun
3. Concrete noun
4. Abstract noun
5. Abstract noun

V. Assignment/ Agreement
Collect five examples of abstract noun and five examples also of
concrete noun and use it in the sentence.

Prepared By:
Jonna Marie C. Magay