Pangngalan Worksheets (Part 4)

There are two main types of nouns, proper nouns (pangngalang pantangi) and common nouns (pangngalang pambalana).  Common nouns may be classified further as concrete nouns (pangngalang tahas o kongkreto), abstract nouns (pangngalang basal o di-kongkreto), or collective nouns (pangngalang palansak o lansakan). Mga Pangngalang Palansak :  This is a list of Filipino collective nouns. Uri ng Pangngalan:  This 15-item worksheet asks the student to classify the underlined noun in the sentence as pantangi (proper) or pambalana (common).  If the noun is a common noun, the student is asked to classify it as tahas, basal, or lansakan.  The second page is the answer key. Uri ng Pangngalang Pambalana_1 :  This 20-item worksheet asks the student to classify common nouns as tahas, basal, or lansakan. The second page is the answer key. Uri ng Pangngalang Pambalana_1 :  This is another 20-item worksheet that asks the student to classify common nouns as tahas,…

Continue Reading Pangngalan Worksheets (Part 4)

Animal Alphabet

I found a nice font with animals called Nina's Animals, created in 1998 by GorrilaBlu (freeware license).  I used the font to make a 3-page animal alphabet. Except for the following animals, all the other animal images were obtained from Nina's Animals font: the ant and queen bee images are from wpclipart.com; the pig, octopus, and zebra images are from clker.com; the lion, newt, urial, xenops, and yak are by samutsamot_mom---that's me! The thumbnails of the pdf file are shown below.  It's a teaching tool, not a worksheet. You may print and distribute the file to your students or children, but please do not distribute it for profit. Animal Alpabet    

Continue Reading Animal Alphabet

More Help on Filipino from pinoyedition.com

I would just like to share with you the website www.pinoyedition.com.  Click on the Categories link and you'll see a list of resources available: Maikling Kuwento Mga Alamat Mga Pabula Mga Bugtong Mga Tula Kuwentong bayan Parabula Salawikain Talambuhay ng mga Bayani The website's Links connects you to the Tagalog, Cebuano, and Hiligaynon dictionaries.  I hope you find it helpful in teaching your students and children Filipino.    

Continue Reading More Help on Filipino from pinoyedition.com

Si Diwayen

In my endeavor to help my daughter learn about Philippine history, I came across the Seryeng Batang Historyador, a set of five books published by Adarna House.  I bought all the books of the series from National Book Store (each book costs PhP 75).

For the first book Si Diwayen, Noong Bago Dumating ang mga Espanyol, I’ve prepared a set of questions about the story, a list of vocabulary words, and a worksheet on these words.  Although the story has an English translation, you may want to keep the vocabulary list handy as you read the story with your child.
(more…)

Continue Reading Si Diwayen

Mga Damdamin Flashcards

Last year I posted a Filipino version of the Feelings Chart (see it here).  Except for the illustration for tired (pagod), I used the same illustrations to make flashcards for teachers and parents. These may be cut and pasted on pieces of cardboard or cartolina, and shown to a small group of preschoolers or first graders. The flashcards may also be used to make a booklet. Click on the link below to open the 7-page pdf file with the feelings flashcards. Mga Damdamin_flashcards (Click this file for the English version: Feelings_flashcards) All illustrations are by samutsamot_mom. You may print and distribute these pages to your children or students, but you may not distribute the files or its printed pages for profit. The thumbnails for the two files are shown below. You may also click on the thumbnails to open the files. Please leave a comment if you need a different…

Continue Reading Mga Damdamin Flashcards