Friday, September 12, 2014

ENGLISH - DISCURSIVE WRITING






ENGLISH - ROBINHOOD AND THE SILVER ARROW

Q-2. WORD GALAXY:
Tricked - mislead, cheat
Robbed – steal
Desperate – worried, hopeless
Capture – catch, arrest
Moan – complained in failure
Feast – a large meal
Disguised – give a different appearance in order to hide one’s identity
Trap – catch

Q-3. FILL IN THE BLANKS :
1.     1. Robin Hood tricked and robbed the rich people who travelled through the forest.

2.      2.An archery contest was organized in Nottingham.

    3.Robin Hood disguised as a lowly peasant.

    4.The crowd cheered to encourage the winner.

    5.The prisoners escaped from the jail.

    6 .He whispered the secret into my ears.

    7.The soldier was killed in an enemy ambush.





Q-4. Answer the following:
1.     Who was Robin Hood?
Ans.  Robin Hood was an outlaw who lived in the forest of Sherwood with his supporters.
2.     Why were the Prince and the Sheriff desperate to capture Robin Hood?
Ans. The Prince and the Sheriff were desperate to capture Robin Hood because he tricked and robbed the rich people travelling through the forest.

3.     How do you think the Prince recognized that it was Robin who won the contest?
Ans. When Robin Hood hit the bull’s eye on the very first shot, the Prince recognized him immediately as he was the best archer in the town.
4.Why was it difficult to capture Robin Hood and his supporters in forest?
Ans. It was difficult to capture them because they hid everywhere in the forest and would ambush the travelers before they could understand what happened.

5. Why did Little John stop Robin Hood in participating in the contest?
Ans. Little John stopped Robin Hood to participate in the contest because he understood that it was a trap to capture Robin Hood.
6. What disguise did Robin take?
Ans. Robin disguised as a lowly peasant.
7.What has Robin Hood been symbolized as?
Ans. Robin Hood was symbolized as “Triumph of good over the evil’. He has been portrayed as a “positive outlaw”.










ENGLISH - BIRDS AT PLAY

                             BIRDS AT PLAY

MATCH THE FOLLOWING :--
1. Birdies -                   A) falling all around  (liquid)

2.Chirping –                B)  extraordinarily good or great, fantastic

3.Splattering –           C)  a feeling of pleasure or satisfaction

4.Delight -                   D)  short sounds made by the birds

5.Wonderful -            E)  another word for birds
ANS: 1.E            2.--       3.--         4.--       5.-- B       

Answer the following questions:--
Q.1. What were the birdies doing?
ANS. The birdies were chirping in the garden pool.
Q.2.What are the birdies saying to their friends?
ANS. The birdies were saying to their friends to come and play with them.
Q.3.Who saw the birdies and where?
ANS. The poet saw the birdies in the garden pool.
Q.4.What are the birds doing in delight?
ANS. The birds were singing in delight.

Q.5.Why does the poet find the birds playing by the pool to be a wonderful sight?

ANS. The poet find the birds playing by the pool to be a wonderful sight because they were chirping , splattering and singing in delight.

EVS- FOOD

Food

Hibernation:--
·    During summer and spring time, some animals eat more food than usual.
·    The extra food energy gets stored as fat under the skin. This fat helps to keep the animal warm.
·    Their bodies live on their body fat as they ‘sleep’ through winter.
·    The animal use up the body fat it has stored.
QUESTION-ANSWER:-
      Q 1.  What kinds of food help to keep us healthy?
ANS: fruits, vegetables, milk products
Q.2. What do we do in order to regain that lost energy?
Ans: We eat food, drink water and take rest. So food is a source of energy, and eating good and healthy food is important.
Q.3.How we cannot fall sick even after getting wet in the rains?

ANS.-If we eat home-made , good and healthy food then only we can stay fit for longer even after getting wet in rain
Fill in the blanks:
1.  Carbohydrates are the main source of energy. So they are also called energy giving foods.
2.  People who do a lot of physical work needs a lot of carbohydrates to get energy.
3.  Fibers are rough coarse elements which help during the movement of food in our intestines.
4.    Proteins are needed by our body to stay healthy, to grow, and to repair the body.  They are also called as growing and repairing food .
5.  Fats protect the human body from cold and injuries.
6.  Excessive consumption of fat can lead to diseases.
Give examples:
Carbohydrate
·       Wheat products – chappatis, spaghetti, porridge, biscuits, etc
·       Rice based items – noodles, puffed rice, flat rice, etc
·       Others--Barley, rye, oat, maize, millets, nuts, -
·       Vegetables and fruits like – beans, carrots, potatoes, Bananas.
Fibers -Cereals, rice, fruits, vegetables, etc
Protein -egg, milk, curd, cheese, animal meat, pulses such as beans, gram, moong, etc
Fat-Oil, butter, samosa, bhajiya, gulab jamun, eggs, meat, milk, nuts, ghee and all  fried food.
Hibernation:--
·      During summer and spring time, some animals eat more food than usual.
·      The extra food energy gets stored as fat under the skin. This fat helps to keep the animal warm.
·      Their bodies live on their body fat as they ‘sleep’ through winter.
·      The animal use up the body fat it has stored.
Balance diet:-
A diet that contains all the essential nutrients such as protein ,fats and minerals , fibre and water in sufficient amount are called  as balance diet.
Our daily diet should have more of carbohydrates , enough proteins and the right amounts of fats and minerals and vitamins .it should also have lots of water.
QUESTION-ANSWER:-
Q1.How our body is a wonderful machine?
 ANS . Like other machines our body runs on the fuel which we get from the food we eat. If it doesn't get the right kind of food then it will not function properly.

 Q.2.Why do children require more amounts of proteins than adults?
Ans: As it is their growing age children require more amounts of proteins than adults.

Q.3. Consuming foods rich in nutrients are good  rather than  consuming  artificially made  nutrient-rich tablets.      Why?
Ans : Consuming foods rich in nutrients are good, as they are natural. Medicines might have side effects.

Q.4.Why people in very cold regions have red meat?
Ans : The fat that they get from red meat helps to maintain the warmth in the body. So ,the people live in very cold regions have red meat to keep their body warm.
Q.5. Name  some fatty foods.
Ans: Chocolates, ice-creams, burgers, cheese pizzas.

Q.6. What happens when we eat too much of fatty foods?”
Ans: We become fat, lazy, develop ailments, etc.

Q.7.Why  do we get tired? Name some activities that tire you.
Ans: Lose of energy makes us tire.
Eg: walking , running, climbing ,swimming etc.

Q.8. What do we do in order to regain that lost energy?
Ans: We eat food, drink water and take rest. So food is a source of energy, and eating good and healthy food is important.

Q 9.  What kinds of food help to keep us healthy?
ANS: fruits, vegetables, milk products.

Q.10.How we can not fall sick even after getting wet in the rains?
ANS.-If we eat home-made , good and healthy food then only we can stay fit for longer even after getting wet in rain.


INDIA - CULTURE AND TRADITION

India-Culture and Tradition
·      Differentiate  between:--

1.` Religious festivals’ and `National festivals’.:--
   Religious festivals
    National festivals
1.Religious festivals are just    another way to show our love towards our culture.
 

2.Eg: Diwali, Eid, Chirstmas, Pongal, Baisakhi etc
 National festivals shows our love for the nation .


Eg: Independence day ,Republic day etc.


.
2.`Classical dance’ and `Folk dance’:-

Classical dance
Folk dance
1
It requires training of several years.
It does not require any particular training.
2
Eg: Kathakali from kerala
Eg: Garba from gujarat



3.`Garwa’ and `Bharatnatyam’:-


Garba
Bharatnatyam
1
It is an Indian folk dance.
It is an Indian Classical dance.
2
Garba dancers do  not require any particular training.
Bharatnayam dancers need to be trained by special teachers for several years.


·      QUESTION –ANSWER:--
1.Q. What kind of values developed by customs and celebrations?
ANS:-Customs and celebrations help to develop values such as harmony, brotherhood  and  tolerance.

2.Q. Give examples of different religious and national festivals.
ANS:-   
·       Religious Festivals:- Dewali ,Eid ,Christmas ,Pongal , Baisakhi,  Mahavir Jayanti  and  Buddha jayanti etc.

·       National Festivals:- Independence day , republic day etc

3.Q. What is that which has become the greatest fascination not only for the Indians but also for the foreigners?
Ans:- Huge fairs has become the greatest fascination not only for the Indians but also for  the foreigners. Kumbh mela and Pushkar mela are the examples of huge fairs.
4. Q.Name one of the world’s hottest chilly and name those states where it is grown.
Ans:-Bhut Jolokia is one of the worlds hottest chilly .It is grown in the Indian states such as Nagaland, Assam, Manipur.


5. Q.Why are festivals celebrated?
Ans: Festivals are celebrated:-
·      To welcome different seasons.
·      To mark different phases of the moon.
·      To celebrate the birthdays of saints, gurus, leaders.
·      To preserve our culture.
·      To bring people together.
·      To celebrate New Year.

6.Q.Name some the Indian musical instruments.
Ans: Shehnai, dholak, tabla, santoor, sitar, flute, veena
·      STATES FAMOUS FOR THEIR FOODS:--
STATES
FAMOUS FOOD
GUJARAT
Dhokla, handva and undhiyo etc.
MAHARASTRA
Pohe,missal,pav,puran poli ,pithla,bhakri shrikhand,vangi bhat.
SOUTH INDIAN
Avail,curd rice ,rasam,payasam,,dosa idli,meduvada,sambhar and chutney.
NORTH INDIAN
Mughalai food—kebabs curries biryani.
RAJASTHANI
Daal baati,gathe ki sabji.
PUNJABI
Rajma chaval,chhole bhature.
ASSAM,
MIZORAM, MANIPUR
Momo , Other fast food.
EAST INDIA
(BIHARI)
(BENGALI)

Litti.
Machcher jhol,mishit doi,sondesh,roshogulla.



·     Fill in the blanks:--
1.)          Wheat  , rice and pulses are the staple foods of India.
2.)          Sweets  such as laddu, gulab jamun,  halwa etc are mouth watering  delicacies.
3.)          Main Ingredients used for making sweets are sugar, milk , flour and ghee.
4.)          Lamb , chicken , fish  are common  in  non vegetarian meals.
5.)          The pushkar fair is one of the world’s  largest camel fairs .
6.)          Bageshwari Qamar is the first woman `Shehnai’ player of India.
7.)          Carnic music of south  and Hindustani music of north are two categories of Indian classical music.
·      ODD MAN OUT:--
1.)Gathe ki sabji , Daal- baati, Kebabs.
2.) Halwa ,Wheat ,Rice ,Pulses.
3.)Bible, Christian, Quran ,Church.
4.) Baishakhi ,Independence Day, Pongal ,Eid .
5.)Manipuri ,Odissi , Kathak  ,Lavni.
·      Match the following:

1
Bhajans

A
Churches
2
Qawwali

B
Temples
3
Gurbani

C
Dargahs
4
Hymns

D
gurudwaras

       Ans:  1—B      2—C      3—D     4—A