FARMING – UNIT – 6
IN THE FIELDS
One day I saw a big brown cow
Raise her head and chew,
I said, “Good morning, Mrs. Cow.”
But all she said was ‘Moo!’
One day I saw a woolly lamb
I followed it quite far,
I said, “Good morning, little lamb.”
But all it said was ‘Baa!’
One day I saw a dappled horse
Cropping in the hay,
I said, “Good morning Mr. Horse,”
But all it said was ‘Neigh!’
raise : lift, ಮೇಲಕ್ಕೆತ್ತು, ಎತ್ತು, ಏರಿಸು
chew : bite food, ಮೆಲ್ಲುವುದು, ಅಗಿಯುವುದು
dappled : marked with spots of colour, ಬಣ್ಣ ಬಣ್ಣದ ಚುಕ್ಕೆಯಿರುವ, ವರ್ಣವೈವಿಧ್ಯ
cropping : biting off the hay, ಕೊಯ್ಲು, ಕಟಾವು ಮಾಡು
hay : cut and dried grass, ಒಣ ಹುಲ್ಲು
Read and answer orally.
1. The colour of the cow was
a) black b) brown c) black and brown
2. The little lamb had
a) silk b) cotton c) wool
3. The poet said, “Good morning, Mr. Horse.” The horse said
a) baa b) moo c) neigh
Read and say:
A. Look at the pictures in column ‘A’. Link them with their cries or utterances in column ‘B’ and say the sentence. One is done for you.
e.g: A donkey brays.
Write answers to the following questions. Choose the correct answer and complete the sentences.
Listen and repeat.
A. Teacher says these words. Listen. Then say the words aloud.
B. Some words are given in the cup. Divide them into two groups, so that the words in each group have the same sounds in them.
C. Can you add some more words in each group? Try. Sing and enjoy:
Teacher recites this poem. Listen. Then open the book and recite.
A. Complete the given sentences using the names of the tools. Say orally. Then write. One is done for you.
Read and enjoy:
Teacher reads the lesson. Listen with your book closed. Teacher reads it again. Listen with your book open.
FARMER AND HIS FRIENDS
Once in a village, there lived a farmer by name Hanumantha. There were four members in his family. He had a small farm, two cows, two sheep, a hen and a cock. He loved them with his heart.
One day he said, “Good morning, sheep. How’re you?” The sheep said, “Fine. Thank you, Master.” “Please call me friend,” said the farmer. The sheep nodded. The sheep said, “Friend, we have grown to our full size. You can shear the wool. You can sell it at the market. You will get some money.” Hanumantha smiled and patted them gently on the back.
Hanumantha went to the cows. Before he could speak, the cows said, “Friend, you have given us enough food. You can sell milk at the market. You will get some money.” Hanumantha put his arms around their neck and kissed them on the forehead.
The hen and the cock saw Hanumantha coming towards them. The hen said, “Friend, I have laid some eggs. You can feed your daughters with them.” The cock said, “Sorry friend, I can’t give you anything. But I wake you and the villagers up every morning at the right time.”
Hanumantha took them to the bosom and caressed them. Later, Hanumantha sold the wool and milk at the market. He fed his daughters with the eggs. He bought an ox with the money he earned. All of them lived happily for ever.
shear : cut the wool off a sheep, ಉಣ್ಣೆ ಕತ್ತರಿಸು
pat : touch someone gently to express love, ಪ್ರೀತಿಯ ಸೂಚಕವಾಗಿ ಮೆಲ್ಲಗೆ ತಟ್ಟು
caress : touch something gently, ಲಾಲಿಸು, ಮುದ್ದಿಸು, ನಲ್ಮೆಯಿಂದ ಸ್ಪರ್ಶಿಸು
bosom : chest, ಎದೆ, ಹೃದಯ, ಮನಸ್ಸು
Listen and act:
Teacher says. Act
Bleat like a lamb,
Baa, baa, baa.
Moo like a cow,
Moo, moo, moo.
Neigh like a horse,
Neigh, neigh, neigh.
Trot like a horse,
Trot, trot, trot.
Hiss like a snake,
Hiss, hiss, hiss.
Fun with words:
A. Look at the pictures. Fill in the blanks with the missing letters. One is done for you.
A. Read the pictures. Use ‘a’ or ‘an’ in the blanks. Use ‘an’ before the sounds’ a, e, i, o, u. One is done for you.
It is raining. Rathna is carrying an umbrella.
1) It is _____ lovely place. There is _____ lake. Can you see _____ old house near the lake?
2) We walked through _____ forest. It was not _____ easy walk.
3) Suresh saw _____ elephant. He took _____ picture of it.
4) It was ____ cold day. I wore ____ sweater.
B. There are some words in the red basket. You and your friend will pick words from it and put them in the green basket. Add ‘a’ or ‘an’ before you put them in the green basket. One is done for you.
A. Read the pictures and say what Kempanna and his wife are doing. You may use the words given.
B. Read the dialogue. Take roles and practise.
1) Madesha : Good morning, sir.
Officer : Good morning, Madesha.
Madesha : Sir, can I sow the seeds now?
Officer : No. You can’t. You have to wait till it rains.
Madesha : Thank you, sir.
2) Madesha : Giri, have you harvested the crop?
Giri : Not yet. I’d harvest it next week. What about you?
Madesha : I’ll do it tomorrow.
Giri : Fine. Could I help you?
Madesha : No. Thanks.
A. In the given story, each blank has a picture. study the picture and write the correct word to complete the story.
Read the riddles and find the answers.
I am in the vegetable group
I grow under the ground
I can be eaten raw or cooked
I help keep eyes healthy
I am orange in colour
Who am I? ———————————————
I am in the fruit group
I am a type of citrus fruit
You can squeeze me to make juice
I am the same colour as my name
Who am I? —————————————
I am green or red
I am spicy and hot
I am in the vegetable group
I begin with the letter “c”
Who am I? ————————-