Saturday, 5 October 2019

Sajjan the Robber


Sajjan the Robber

Comprehension Activities
I. Complete the sentences:
1. A rich man named Sajjan lived in a village

2. ‘Sajjan’ means ‘a good man’

3. He killed the travellers at his sarai and took all their things.
4. Your sins will certainly go with you
5. You should be to all
6. Sajjan fell at Guru ji’s feet

II. Who said these words?
11.     ‘But I am neither a Hindu nor a Muslim’.
Ans. Sajjan said these words to Guru Nanak Dev and Mardana.
22.     ‘Are you a true friend?’
Ans. Guru Nanak Dev Ji said these words to Sajjan.
33.     ‘He knows your deeds.’
Ans. Guru Nanak Dev Ji said these words to Sajjan.
44.     ‘I treat them nicely.’
Ans. Sajjan said these words to Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
55.     ‘Give away your wealth to the poor.’
Ans. Guru Nanak Dev Ji said these words to Sajjan.

III. Choose the correct option to answer the following questions:
1. Where did Guru Nanak Dev go?
(a)   to a village
(b)   to a town
2. Who was with Guru Nanak?
(a)   Sajjan
(b)  Mardana
3. What type of a man was Sajjan?
(a)   a good man
(b)   a bad man
4. How did he treat the travellers at his sarai?
 (a)  He killed them and stole their things.
(b)  He treated them quite nicely and served them well.
5. Why did Guru Nanak Dev come to Sajjan’s house?
(a)   to make Sajjan his follower
(b)   to make Sajjan a good man
6. What was Guruji’s advice to Sajjan?
(a)  to be sorry for his bad deeds and live like a rich man
(b)  to give away his wealth to the poor and live like a good man

Vocabulary Activities
I. Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the words in brackets.
1. Nanak’s father was a farmer but Nanak was not interested in framing (farm)
2. Kalu wanted to see if his son could become successful as a trader. (success)
3. There are four new players in our team this year. (play)
4. Guru Nanak said that we should be pure in our thoughts And actions. (think)
5. We sing this hymn as morning prayer in our school. (song)
6. God is the creator of all things. (create) 

II. Complete the passage by filling the blanks with suitable words given in the box:

Bargain                     goods                          gave                           set                      money                  angry                        came                         sadhus                         town                    holy                        told                           actions

Once Nanak’s father gave him some money. He asked him to go to the town and buy some goods. Nanak set out for the town. On the way he met some sadhus. These holy men were feeling very hungry. Nanak spent all his money to buy food for the sadhus. Then he came back home and told the whole story to his father. He said that he had done a good bargain but the father was angry He was fed up with the strange actions of his son.

Grammar Activities
Adjective has three degrees of comparison:
1.     The Positive degree denotes the simple quality of what we speak about. It is used when no comparison is made, as-
Misha is beautiful.
2.     The Comparative degree denotes a higher degree of the quality. It is used when two things are compared, as-
Misha is more beautiful than Ria.
1                 The Superlative degree denotes the highest degree of the quality. It is used when more than two things are compared, as-
Misha is the most beautiful girl in the school.

Learn the degrees of Adjectives:

Positive Comparative Superlative
bold                              bolder                                     boldest
clever                           cleverer                                 cleverest
great                            greater                                   greatest
sweet                          sweeter                                   sweetest
kind                             kinder                                      kindest
tall                               taller                                        tallest
able                             abler                                        ablest
brave                          braver                                      bravest
fine                             finer                                         finest
large                            larger                                        largest
noble                           nobler                                      noblest
wise                             wiser                                        wisest
dry                               drier                                         driest
easy                             easier                                       easiest
happy                          happier                                    happiest
heavy                           heavier                                    heaviest
dirty                             dirtier                                      dirtiest
busy                             Busier                                        busiest
beautiful                     more beautiful                       most beautiful
difficult                       more difficult                         most difficult
courageous                more courageous                  most courageous
honest                        more honest                           most honest
harmful                      more harmful                         most harmful
proper                        more proper                           most proper
bad                             worse                                        worst
good                           better                                        best
late                             later/latter                                latest/last
little                            less                                             least
much(Quantity)       more                                           most
many                         more                                           most
old                             older/elder                                 oldest/eldest

Now remember that we use -
The before the superlative degree.

Than before the comparative degree.

I. Fill in the blanks with the or than:
1. Honey is sweeter than sugar.
2. A lion is bigger than a cheetah.
3. My hands are cleaner than yours.
4. A giraffe is taller than an elephant.
5. A swan is more beautiful than a duck.
6. Rani is the youngest girl in our class.
7. June is the hottest month of the year.
8. The Ganga is the longest river in India.
9. This is the highest building in our town.
10. December is the coldest month of the year.

II. Choose the correct word for each blank:
1. This is an……….. exercise.
(a) easy                        (b) easier                  (c) easiest
2. Who is the ________________ girl in your class?
(a) tall                          (b) taller                    (c) tallest
3. The rose is the ________________ of all flowers.
(a) lovely                     (b) lovelier                 (c) loveliest
4. Manu is the ________________ player of our team.
(a) good                      (b) better                    (c) best
5. The month of June is ________________ than May.
(a) hot                        (b) hotter                     (c) hottest
6. She was wearing a ________________ dress.
(a) beautiful              (b) more beautiful      (c) most beautiful

Composition Activities
I.                   Write a brief paragraph on Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
Ans. Guru Nanak Dev Ji
Sh. Guru Nanak Dev ji was the first guru of sikhs. He was born 1469 A.D. at Talwandi. His father’s name was Mehta Kalu ji.  His mother’s name was Tripta Dev ji. He had an elder sister. When Guruji grew young his father tried to each him the business tricks. He gave him 20 rupees. But Nank ji fed some hungry sadhus and called it ‘Sacha Suda’. He always preached love and truth. He was a great saint.

I.                   You should have good qualities. You shouldn’t have bad qualities. Write some qualities (good or bad) you think your partner has. The name of my partner is…………………
Ans. My partner’s name is Neha. She is my best friend. Her father is a doctor. Her mother is a teacher. She has many good habits. She goes to temple daily. She is very good at studies. She respects her elders. But she also has some bad habits, which I don’t like. She is not punctual. She is very talkative. She wastes her money on useless things. I always urge her to give up her bad habits.