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exercising jogging

dancing boxing

reading
Exercising is good for our health.

Lukas favorite exercise is


jogging.
Merla keeps herself in good
shape by dancing.
Lester does boxing in the gym
twice a week.
My favorite hobby ,reading , is
not boring..
Gerunds

•is usually defined as a word


ending in –ing, that is
formed from a verb and
that functions as a nouns.
Exercising is good for our
health.
Subject
Lukas favorite exercise is jogging.
Subjective Complement
Merla keeps herself in good
shape by dancing.
Object of a Preposition
Lester does boxing in the gym
twice a week.
Direct Object
My favorite hobby ,reading , is
not boring..
Appositive
What do you call about these
words ending in –ing formed
from a verb and functions as a
noun?
Give an example of sentence
using a gerund as a SUBJECT.
Give an example of sentence
using a gerund as a DIRECT
OBJECT.
Criteria
Excellent Good Fair Poor Total
4 3 2 1

Enthusiasm The group The group occasionally The group shows some The group shows
demonstrates a strong shows positive feelings negativity toward absolutely no interest
positive feeling about about topic. topic presented. in topic presented.
topic during entire
presentation.

Teamwork/Participatio The group works very The group works well. Group communicates Group does not work
n
well and presentation Some members relatively well with a well. There are
is shared equally participate slightly few lapses in the obvious flaws in
among the group more than others. presentation; some communication and
members. students dominate the lapses in the
presentation and presentation.
**
others do not
participate much.

Content Group members have Most of the group Group members have Group members have
a stronghold on the members have a solid only an artificial a little understanding
content and content is understanding of the understanding of of the content
thoroughly addressed. content. Content is content. Several addressed in the
No mistakes are made missing minor mistakes are made presentation.
with regard to content elements or contained during the
knowledge. minor errors. presentation.
Total
4 points -
Legends

4 points 3 points

2 points 1 point

TTTotal:
Directions: Underline the gerund in the following sentences and
identify their use as nouns. Write S for Subject, SC for Subjective
Complement, OP for Object of a preposition, DO for Direct
object and A for Appositive on the blank before each number.
Write it on a ¼ sheet of paper.

____1. He needs little exercising.

____2. Vegetable raising is profitable.


____3. My mother got tired of waiting for me.
____4. He was prevented doing that work.
_____5. Waiting to be loved in return is one thing
we should never done to avoid heartache.
Assignment

Directions: Search about


participles and participial phrase
on your book , A Journey
through Anglo-American
Literature , page 314.