Saturday, 5 October 2019

NIGHT

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NIGHT






Comprehension Activities
I.Find the rhyming pairs of words in the poem. Give two more words for each pair.
1. bright                night                     sight                     fight
 2. hill                    _____                         _____                         _____
3. _____               _____                  _____                  ______
4. _____               _____                  ______                ______
5. ______             ______                 ______                ______
6. ______                  ______                      ______                       ______
7. ______             ______                 _____                   ______
8. ______             _____                   ______                 ______
Ans.
1.  bright               night                    sight                    fight
2.  hill                    still                              untill                           will
3.  sleep                said                      fed                        led
5.  day                   peep                    keep                    reap
6.  make                      wake                         fake                           lake
7. sun                            fun                                              run                       gun
8.again                 window                 main                    train  
                             Pane


II. Choose the correct option to complete the following sentences:
1. At night the sun sinks behind……………………………….
(a) a distant hill (b) tall trees
2. When the world grows dark and still, the speaker in the poem goes ………………………………………………………
(a) to play (b) to bed
3. The sun goes to ……………………………………………………… when we are fast asleep
(a) the countries in our neighbourhood
(b) other countries far away
4. The sun ……………………………………………………… to come again after doing all its nightly work.
(a) always forgets (b) never forgets

Vocabulary Activities
I. Find from the poem that are the antonyms of:
  dull             day                  now                   close                       up
 bright           night              then                  open                   down
 near                 cool                remember         go
  far                  warm             forget                       come

Grammar Activities Sentences
Affirmative
She is sleeping.

Negative
She is not sleeping
She isn’t sleeping
Interrogative
Is she sleeping?

Negative
Is she not sleeping?
Interrogative Isn’t she sleeping?

Ans.
1.   Affirmative          :       I am reading
Negative                        :          I am not reading
Interrogative                 :          Am I reading?
Interrogative Negative        :          AM I not reading?
2.   Affirmative                  :       You are eating.
Negative                                 :         You are not eating.
Interrogative                          :         Are you eating?
Interrogative Negative        :         Are you not eating?
3.   Affirmative                       :         We are playing.
Negative                                 :         We are not playing.
Interrogative                          :         Are we playing?
Interrogative Negative       :           Are we not playing?
4.   Affirmative                      :           She was telling lies.
Negative                                :           She was not telling lies.
Interrogative                                    :           Was she telling lies?
Interrogative Negative       :           Was she not telling lies?
5.   Affirmative                      :           The birds are singing.
Negative                                :           The birds are not singing.
Interrogative                                    :           Are the birds singing?                    
Interrogative Negative       :           Are the birds not singing?
6.   Affirmative                      :           The girls were dancing.
Negative                          :           The girls were not dancing.
Interrogative                  :           Were the girls dancing?
Interrogative Negative       :           Were the girls not dancing?

Rewrite each of the sentences as shown above:
1.  I   am   reading.
2.  You are eating.
3. We are playing.
4. She was telling lies.
5. The birds are singing.
6. The girls were dancing.

Composition Activities
Write a brief paragraph about the sun, the source of heat and light.
Ans. The sun gives us light. It is a big ball of fire. It keeps us warm and gives us heat. Plants make their food with the help of sunlight. When the sun rises it becomes day and when sets it becomes night. The sun rises in the East and sets in the West. It is most important source of energy. No person and animal can live without sun. The earth without the sun will be nothing.