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Learning Objectives
Use gerunds and gerund phrases
Construct sentences from a given visual aid
Identify worth doing recreational activities


Subject Matter
A. Topic: Gerunds and Gerund Phrases

B. References: PELC II 2.9.4

C. Materials: pictures, charts

Value Focus: Balance and Harmony

III. Procedure
A. Preparatory Activities
Teachers Activity
1. Review
Underline the verb in the sentence.

Father waters the plants everyday.

Anna writes inspiring message for the children.
Nilo go to school everyday.
The teacher teaches the young children
how to read and write.

2. Motivation
Teacher acts out an activity one at a time.
The pupils guess the teachers action that ends in ing.
Actions to be performed by the teacher:

washing clothes

Pupils Activity

B. Development of Lesson
1. Presentation
Teacher presents a huge picture showing the hobbies or recreational activities of each member of
a family.

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. Analysis and Discussion

(Teacher writes on the board the pupils answers for the given questions.)

What activity makes Mr. Cruz healthy?

What is Mrs. Cruz hobby?

What is Franz favorite hobby?

What is Erlies past time?

What does Lolo Genie enjoy doing?

Playing tennis makes Mr. Cruz

makes Mr. Cruz healthy
Reading magazine
is Mrs. Cruz hobby.
Franz favorite hobby
is biking around the village.
Erlies past time
is watching TV programs.
Lolo genie enjoys
listening to the radio.

What does Lola Amy love doing?

Lola Amy loves gardening.

Study the underlined phrase in each sentence.

Give the first word for each underlined phrase.
How do these words end?

playing, reading ,biking,

Listening, watching, gardening

These phrases are names of activities.

Hence, these words with -ing are nouns.
Identify the verb in each sentence. Where is each
underlined phrase placed in the sentence?

it generally comes before or

after the verb.

3. 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 sentence.
C. Post Activity
1. Application
Change the words in the parenthesis to gerunds.

1) ________ makes one healthy and fit.


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


3) Daryls favorite hobby is ________.


4) ________ fruits is Reyes familys source of income.


5) Henry finds ________ poems worthwhile.

2. Group Activity
a. Recall the standards of a group activity.
b. Each group will present the output at the of the activity.
Direction: Pupils form groups of four. Name members A, B, C
and D respectively. The teacher gives the question
Ask: What do you enjoy doing during you free time?
The members tell their hobbies one at a time using

gerunds or gerund phrases.

3. Values Integration
Ask: What do good hobbies give us?

Good hobbies give us

enjoyment, make us healthy
and sharpen our knowledge.

IV. Evaluation
Complete each sentence with a gerund formed from the word before the sentence.

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


2) Leo loves ________ into deep pools.


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


4) Most mens hobby is ________.


5) ________ flag ceremony every day shows love for ones country.


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


Prepared by:
Harold P. Torgane