Heither and theither
Here and there
Q: Answer these questions?
Q1: What is needed for the twigs to become healthy and strong? Ans: Air, water and Sunlight is needed for the twigs to become healthy and strong.
Q2: In what ways will the twigs develop if it is cared for?
Ans: It will develop in to a tall bush with many flower and leaves.
Q3: What is closet? And what might be found there?
Ans: It is a large cabinet and mousetraps and blunted tools might be found there
Q4: Is the closet mentioned in the poem used much? How do we know? Ans: it is not much. We know it by the words mousetraps and blunted tools
Q5: Why will the twigs not grow in a closet?
Ans: The twigs will not grow in a closet because there is no air, water and sunlight.
Q6: What is the twig compared to in the second stanza?
Ans: It is compared to a twisted nail in the second stanza
Q7: What is poet message to the reader?
Ans: The poet message is that we should care of flowers and other things which we use in our daily life Exercise
Q: Find words of the opposite meanings in the poem
Q: Find where these expressions are used in the poem. Explain the underline meanings It is only a little twig.
Meaning: just, merely.
And set it where the sun will.........
Meaning: plant it, place it
Thrust hither , and thither
Meaning: spread here and there.
Clash one upon another.
Meaning: collide with each other.
Q: Pick out the statement, questions, commands, and exclamation 1. It is only a little twig.
2. Did you plan it?
3. Water it
4. How fresh it is!
5. It will grow in to a bush
6. Throw it in to the closet
7. I threw it into the closet
8. Have you thrown into the closet?
Q: Give examples of the following
1. Statement: Ali is a nice person.
2. Question: What is this?.
3. Command: Don’t do this
4. Exclamation: Wow! Its a beautiful flower
Unit -2 EVERYTHING HAPPENS FOR OUR OWN GOOD
To eat greedily
An underground Prison cell
Somebody whose job is to design buildings
To move very quickly
To get off a horse
Q: Answer these questions?
Q1:What did the king do when he became angry with someone?
Ans: The King had thrown him in the palace dungeon.
Q2: Why did the Kind compare Nizam Din to a parrot?
Ans: Because NizamDin used to repeat only one sentence “Everything happens for our own good”.
Q3: What made the King so angry before the great debate?
Ans: The injury on king’s finger made him angry.
Q4: Explain the phrase out of sight out of mind’?
Ans: It mean that we remember only those things which remain in front, we often forget that is away from our sight.
Q5: Why were the members of the hunting party relieved when they arrived at the river? Ans: They were tired after a long hot journey so they relived when they reached at the river.
Q6: when the hunting party arrived at the river’ the king set off quickly. What does this tell us about him? AnsIt shows his impatience
Q7: In what way was the king affected by the incident with the tiger? Ans: He was badly shaken and very nervous
Q8: Do you believe that everything happens for our own good? Ans: Yes, I believe that every thing happens for our own good.
Q: Fill in the blanks with words from the list
Opinion, devoted, explanation, threatened, vast, avoid
1. The travellers took twenty days to cross the vast sandy desert. 2. The girl gave her teacher a long explanation about why she was late. 3. Hassan was threatened by the man with the gun.
4. In his opinion the Government is doing a fine job.
5. We must avoid the centre of town as it will be very crowded and we will be delayed 6. Mahira is so devoted to her mother that she never leaves her side
Q: Match the following synonyms
Q: Convert the following exclamation in to the statement do not change the meaning
1. What a lovely dress!
Statement: This is a lovely dress
2. How brave you are!
Statement: You are very brave
3. How angry she is !
Statement: She is angry
4. What a fine day it is!
Statement: It is a fine day.
5. How nice of you to come!
Statement: It is nice if you come.
Q: Pick out the statement, questions, commands, and exclamation 9. It is only a little twig.
10. Did you plan it?
11. Water it
12. How fresh it is!
13. It will grow in to a bush
14. Throw it in to the closet
15. I threw it into the closet
16. Have you thrown into the closet?
Q: Give examples of the following
5. Statement: Ali is a nice person.
6. Question: What is this?.
7. Command: Don’t do this
8. Exclamation: Wow! Its a beautiful flower
Q: underline the adjectives of the following
The sleeping woman was woken up by the noisy children
Adjective: Sleeping, Noisy
Their teacher is strict but also very popular
Adjective: strict, popular
The frightened puppy hid behind the old chair.
Adjective: frightened, old
We were happy to meet some old friends at the party
Adjective: happy, old
Their new car was very comfortable
Adjective: new, comfortable
It was a beautiful day of summer.
Q: Add suitable adjectives phrases to the following
1. I left my books on the table.
2. This is a shirt made by lamb’s wool
3. I looked at the sky with sharp eyes
4. He heard the tiger roaring loudly
5. They saw the fox running here and there
Q: Give short answers to the following questions:
1. Can you fly?
Ans: No, I can’t
2. Will she make a speech?
Ans: No, I won’t
3. Do you live in Switzerland?
Ans: No, I don’t
4. Did you break your arm?
Ans: No, I didn’t
5. Have you been to the North Pole?
Ans: No, I haven’t
6. Has he gone yet?
Ans: No, he hasn’t
Unit -4 RAIN IN SUMMER
Q1: What is the difference between a street and a Lane?
Ans: Street is simply a road and lane is a narrow road.
Q2: What is it like before it rains?
Ans: Before the rain there are dust and heat.
Q3: Does the rain flow out of the spout easily?
Ans: Yes, the rain flows out of the spout easily.
Q4: Is the rain light or heavy? Which words tell us?
Ans: The rain is heavy, overflow of water in the tube tell us that the rain is heavy Q5: What does the phrase muddy tide mean?
Ans: Phrase muddy tide mean” dirty flood “because of rain. Q6: How do you know that the speaker is pleased to see the rain? Ans: “The welcome rain” phrase tells us the speaker is pleased to see the rain.
Q : Find words with the same spelling pattern that rhyme with the following
Write down first word you think of when you see the following words Words
Unit -5 THE THOUSAND –RUPEE NOTE
Q1: Why did the man shake his wife gently?
Ans: The man shook his wife gently to wake her up.
Q2: Did the lady get up immediately?
Ans: No, she did not get up immediately
Q3: What kinds of containers being carried on the bus?
Ans: The bus was carrying baskets, sacks, boxes and trunks.
Q4: Where did the lady sit?
Ans: The lady sat on the edge of seat next to a very heavy woman Q5: why did the bus stopped immediately?
Ans: A box on the roof fell off the bus, so the bus stopped for it Q6: Why did the lady open the woman’s bag?
Ans: the lady opened the woman’s bag to look for her thousand rupee note. Q7: Who helped the lady?
Ans: A young boy helped the lady with bag and parcels.
Q8: Why did the woman look so upset?
Ans: The woman looked so upset because her thousand rupee note was stolen Q9: Why did the man scratch his head and look puzzled?
Ans: The woman looked so upset because her thousand rupee note was stolen