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1. Where did the geese live?

  • On a top of a tree located in a forest, the geese lived.

2. Why did the old bird advise the other birds to destroy the creeper?

  • Old birds advise the other birds to destroy the creeper because as time passes the creeper will grow can become thick and stronger. Any hunter can climb up easily and kill them.

 3. Why did the geese cry, “Help Help”?                 

  • The geese cry, “Help Help” because they were badly caught in the hunter’s net.

 4. What did the hunter do when he thought that the geese were dead?

  • The hunter took out the birds from the net one by one and thrown them into the ground because he thought that the birds are dead and it will be easy for him to climb down and collect the dead birds.

 5. Why did the geese pretend to be dead?

  • The geese pretend to be dead because it was the idea given by the wise bird so that the hunter will throw them on the ground and they can easily fly away.

6. Describe one incident when you got into trouble because you did not do your work on time.

  • Last year I was in 4th grade. I got a lot of homework to do. I thought I will do it later and went to play with friends, came home at 9 pm. I was so tired that I slept that night. I forget that there is homework to do. The next day was the last day of submission. I woke up in the morning, had my breakfast got ready for school. At that time I realized I didn’t do my homework. There was no time left. My marks got deducted because of my carelessness.

State whether the following statements are True or False.

1. The tree was the house of a flock of parrots. false

2. The wise old bird wanted the creeper to be destroyed. true

3. The hunter climbed the tree with the help of a ladder. false

4. When caught in the net the foolish birds began to weep. true

5. The wise old bird helped them to escape. true

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Listen to the following paragraph.

The Ant and the Dove

On his way home, an ant saw a sparkling fountain. He crawled on to its wall to take a closer look. Suddenly he slipped and fell into the water. He gurgled and panicked and waved his legs in the air. “Help! I can’t swim,” he cried. Luckily, just at that moment, a friendly dove flew by. She saw that the tiny ant was drowning and quickly flew to a nearby tree. She pulled off a leaf and let it glide down to the ant. “Here you are,” she cooed, and flew away.

                                                                                    (Adapted from Aesop’s Fables)

(i) Why do you think the dove helped the ant?

  • The kind dove saw the ant that was shouting for help and couldn’t left it in trouble so he helped the ant.

 (ii) How do you think the ant felt on finding the leaf?

  • The ant felt so much relieved and relaxed after finding the leaf.

 (iii) Have you ever been in trouble like the ant? Did anyone help you?                                                                                                                    

  • Yes I have been in trouble like the situation which the ant faced.
  • Yes I got help from someone.

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1. Work in pairs.
  • Ask your friend questions about all the things he does.
  • Use question words such as where, what, how, who, when, why. One is done for you.

Anu     :   I watch TV in the evening.

Amit   :   When do you watch TV?

Anu    :    I play games.

Amit   :   what do you play?

Anu    :   I collect stamps.

Amit   :   what do you collect?

Anu    :   I play in the ground.

Amit   :   where do you play?

Anu     :  On Sunday I go shopping.

Amit    :  when do you go for shopping?

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2. Answer these questions about yourself.

(i) What is your name?

  • My name is_____ .

(ii) What languages do you speak?

  • I speak hindi, English, bihari, Bengali.

(iii) How old are you?

  • I am 10 years old

(iv) Which is your favourite food?

  • My favourite food is halwa – puri, kheer, rajma-rice.

(v) Where did you go yesterday?

  • I went to market yesterday.

(vi) Which country do you belong to?

  • I belong to India.

(vii) When do you go to sleep?

  • I go to sleep at 9:30 pm.

(viii) Why do you drink milk?

  • I drink milk because it makes our muscles strong and helps us to grow fast and healthy.
3. In groups of five discuss what you would do if you were caught in the following situations.

Your friend falls in the play field and is hurt…

  • If my friend falls in the field and is hurt then I will help him to walk and I will take him to the sick room as fast as possible.

You are trapped in a fire…                       

  • If I am trapped in a fire I will try to find the fire extinguisher and put out the fire.

You are stuck in a traffic jam…

  • If I got stuck in a traffic jam then I will call my parents and wait patiently.

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1. The words in the clouds describe something or someone in the story. Name them in the blanks provided. Make sentences of your own with the words given in the clouds.
2. Here are some answers about the given picture.

(i) The colour of the ant is black.

(ii) It lives on land.

 (iii) It has two long antennae.

 (iv) It crawls on the ground.

(v) It eats sugar.

 Now frame questions for the above answers

  1. What colour is the ant?
  2. Where does it live?
  3. How many antennae does it have?
  4. How does it move in the ground?
  5. What is the food of an ant?

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3. Fill in the blanks with prepositions such as to, at, off, on, in, into, with. One has been done for you.

(i) This tree was the home of flock of  wild geese.

(ii) He noticed the creeper at the foot of the tree.

(iii) “It would be a pity to destroy it now.”

(iv) As they flew off the tree they were trapped.

(v) The boy ran with the dog.

(vi) The frogs jumped into the well.

(vii) The girl was thrilled to see her new bicycle.

(viii) The birds were caught in the net.

(ix) The children walked on the bridge.

4. Complete the paragraph with suitable words from the box.
around           across     with       along      to after            next          to         into        from

One day, as I was walking along the bank of the river, I saw my friend running across the field. He was calling my name and waving to me. I stopped and waited. After some time he reached where I was standing. He said, “I went all around the town looking for you. I have some exciting news to share with you. Do you remember the old house next to the neem tree? Guess who is moving into that house? Janak Das, the great magician. Now we can learn lots of magic tricks from him.

5. Fill in the blanks given below with question words.

For example, where do you live?

(i) where do you play?

(ii) when do you get up?

(iii) what do you have for breakfast?

(iv)when do you go to school?

(v) what do you like best in the school – games, art or music?

(vi) when is your birthday?

(vii) what do you want for your birthday?

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1 “Well there’s no hurry, the creeper is very small, it would be a pity to destroy it now.”

2 “So this is where the wild geese live.”

Who said this? The geeseThe hunter
To whom was it saidThe Wise Old bird (goose)To himself
When was it said?When the creeper was very small.When the hunter came for hunting.
Draw pictures of the speakers of the above lines. >
  • To be done by the students.
1. Proverbs are short, wise sayings. For example     —look before you leap. This means that we should think carefully before we take any action. Here are some popular English proverbs. Read them aloud together and discuss what each could mean.
  • Old is gold
  • As you sow so shall you reap?
  • Unity is strength.
  • United we stand divided we fall.
  • A friend in need is a friend in deed.
2. Look at this proverb: All’s well that ends well.

 (i) Discuss what it means. Can you think of events/ happenings in life where this proverb can be used?

It means that if the ending is good than everything is good.

(ii) Write down your story or the event. Then read the paragraph to your neighbour.

  • Once upon a time, there were two best friends Rima and Anju. They always play together. They always eat food together. Each and everything they share with each other. They were examples of true friendship. One day they had a fight Rima thought that Anju stole her favourite pen which she bought from Mumbai. Anju was so upset, she cried a lot because she didn’t steal it. Anju said a lot of times that “I didn’t steal your pen, Rima”. Nut Rima didn’t trust her.

They didn’t talk with each other for several days. One day teacher asked in class that “Whose pen is this?” Rima and Anju were shocked. Rima stood up and said, “It’s mine”. 

The teacher said sorry to Rima and said that she took her pen when she was gone out to play with friends. She needed the pen urgently so she took it and forget to return it.

After the class, Rima went to Anju and said sorry they both hugged each other and cried. Anju said to Rima that “don’t worry Rima All’s well that ends well

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3. Let’s play the clap word game.

Where the word produces one sound, clap once, as in ‘creep’. Clap twice if the word can be broken up into two syllables as in Cree-per, and thrice as in to-mo-rrow.

creeper           struggled          tomorrow             geese               throw foolish             possible            noticed               carefully          flapped returned         evening            trapped                          surprise                                                       

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