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  1. Learning Objectiv

heartRecognize that some words (concrete) can be pictured and others (abstract) cannot.

 

  1. Subject Matter

 

Topic:                      Concrete and Abstract Words

 

References:             PELC  III Reading 4

                               Total Basic Skills 5 p.94

                               Stairway to English Reading 4, pp.4-6

                                                                     

Materials:                pictures and charts

 


 

Value Focus:            Industry, dignity of labor, service to others

 

  1. Procedure

 

  1. Preparatory Activities

 

1.  Motivation

 

(Show picture of workers)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dressmaker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

What does a dressmaker do? (makes a dress)

 a carpenter?  (repairs buildings)

 an architect?  (designs a house)

 a plumber? (repairs broken pipes)

 a doctor?  (cures diseases)

 a dentist? (pulls teeth)

 

            2. Values Integration

 

What qualities should a dressmaker, a carpenter, an architect, a plumber, a doctor or a dentist have?

 

Possible Answer: He / she should be cheerful, hardworking, friendly and

                          diligent.

Would you like to become one among the workers shown in the pictures? Why?

 

If we do our work well, even those work which ordinary or simple, could be very helpful to others. This is service. This is the dignity of labor.

 

 

 

  1. Development of Lesson

 

  1. Presentation

 

Present the Poem

 

What Do They Do?

 

What does a busy mother do?

She works and works the whole day through.

She works in the kitchen.

She works in the yard.

She works all day so very hard.

That’s how she shows her love to everyone.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

What does a busy teacher do?

She teaches and teaches the whole day through.

She teaches reading and mathematics, too.

She teaches music with a piece of stick.

 

 

This is how she shows her patience to pupils.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What does a busy driver do?

He drives and drives the whole day through.

He drives before the day gets bright.

He drives until dark of night.

That is how he shows his friendship to everyone.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

What does a busy farmer do?

He plants and plants the whole day through.

He plants camote, he plants potatoes.

He plants bananas and red tomatoes.

That is how he shows his industriousness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

What does a little baby do?

He sleeps and sleeps the whole day through.

He plays and coos when he is happy.

He kicks and cries when he is angry.

That’s how he shows his innocence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

  1. Analysis and Discussion

 

Where is mother?

What are the things she needs in cooking?                               How did the author describe the characteristic of the mother?

 

Where is the teacher?

What is the teacher holding?

What are the things you can see in the picture?

How did the author describe the characteristic of the teacher?

 

Where is the driver?

Who is with the driver?

How did the author describe the characteristic of the driver?

 

Where is the farmer?

What does the farmer have in the picture?

What are the things you can see in the picture?

How did the author describe the characteristic of the farmer?

 

Where is the baby?

What does the baby have?

How did the author describe the characteristic of the baby?

 

List on the board all the answers to the given questions.

 

 

kitchen

ladlet

pot

love

 

 

school

picture

blackboard

flower vase

table

children

patience

 

bus

man

passenger

friendship

 

 

field

carabao

plow

trees

house

clouds

hat

industriousness

cradle

bottle

innocence

 

 

         

 

Look at the list of words, identify all the words that name things, and places, that you can see and touch.  Place them in the pot.

 

 

 

cradle

bottle

house

trees

school

bus

 

flower vase

table

ladle

pot

kitchen

blackboard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

List down all the words that

 

 

Describe the workers.  Place them in the bowl.

 

 

 

kindness

patience

innocence

friendship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

  1. Generalization

 

Concrete words are names of things, places, and persons which could be seen or touched.

 

Abstract words are those that cannot be seen and touched. These are names given to qualities, abilities, emotions and conditions.

 


 

  1. Post Activity
  1. Application

 

  Option 1:

Match the pictures in A with the abstract in B. Write the letter of

your answer in the blanks before the numbers.

 

 

 

B

 

a)  friendship

 

b)  diligence

 

c)  industry

 

d)  sportsmanship

 

e)  kindness

 

 

 

 


 

____ 1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

____ 2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

____ 3.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

____ 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

____ 5.

 

 

 

 

 

Option 2: Tell whether the following words are concrete or abstract.

               Example: moon – concrete

                              Kindness - abstract

 

  1. love               _____________
  2. light bulb       _____________
  3. happiness      _____________
  4. stars              _____________
  5. diamonds       _____________
  6. strength         _____________
  7. jets                _____________
  8. snakes           _____________
  9. health            _____________
  10.   courtesy    _____________

 

  1. Enrichment Activity

 

 

 

Look at the picture below.  Write all the abstract words which are shown in the picture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Evaluation

 

Option 1:

Tell whether the following words are concrete or abstract.

 

 

 

1.  telephone

 

6.  hope

 

2.  computer

 

7.  patriotism

 

3.  loyalty

 

8.  mosquitoes

 

4.  butterfly

 

9.  faith

 

5.  duck

 

10.  foxes

Option 2:

List down concrete and abstract words shown in the picture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

  1. Assignment

 

 

 

             CONCRETE                               ABSTRACT

  1. _____________                 1. ______________
  2. _____________                 2. ______________
  3. _____________                 3. ______________
  4. _____________                 4. ______________
  5. _____________                 5. ______________

Write 5 concrete and 5 abstract nouns.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

              b.  30 days                                d.  24 hours

16.  The earth travels on an orbit aroud the sun what is this movement called?

         a.  revolution                                       c. rotation

         b.  evolution                                        d. spinning  
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