At the end of the lesson, 80% of the students will be able to:
A. Focus Skill
a. Narrate past events using the simple past tense for of the verb B. Support Skills
a. Make a chain story using the past tense of the verb b. Formulate sentences using the past tense of the verb
II. Subject Matter:
Grammar: Simple Past Tense
pp. 90-91 Reference: New Horizons in English 3
A. Daily Routine
a. Classroom Management
b. Checking of Attendance
Read the paragraph and pick out the verb used in each sentence.
The mayor is now signing the provisions while talking to his constituents inside his office about the new city ordinance. He is also warning his people about the spreading rumors in the never-ending corruptions. In connection to this, the mayor will sue anyone in the media who will be spreading the issue. Hence, the media practitioners exclaiming that the freedom of expressions should not be at stake.
B. Presentation of the new lesson
The teacher asks a question and elicits answers from the students. 1. What did you do yesterday?
2. Where did you go last Sunday?
Study the following sentences and take note of the action expressed in each sentence.
1. I answered my assignment yesterday.
2. We went to the church last Sunday.
a. What are the verbs used in each sentence?
b. What kind of action is expressed in the sentences? c. When did the actions happen?
d. What tense of the verb is used?
e. When do we use the past tense?
f. How is the past tense of the verb formed?
1. The simple past tense is used to express an action which happened at a definite time in the past. 2. Regular verbs form their past tense...