Preparatory activity :
• Listen to the story narrated by your teacher and respond to the following questions :
1) Who is Sweety?
Ans : Sweety is a pet “Rabbit”.
2) List the words that describe Sweety.
Ans : White like cotton, eyes beautiful like pomegranate seeds, beautiful long ears.
3) What does Sweety love to eat?
Ans : Sweety love to eat carrots and raw vegetables.
4) Fill in the blank :
Sweety plays with the girl in …………………. (the small garden behind the house)
5) Say True or False
i) Uncle Roshan wants to play with Sweety. (False)
ii) Sweety was safe in the girl’s friend’s house. (True)
• Listen again and answer the following questions :
1) Who do you think is telling the story ?
Ans : A little girl.
2) Why did the narrator leave Sweety in the friend’s house ?
Ans : Her uncle wanted to like the rabbit to Mangaluru and eat meat.
3) What would you do if you were in a similar situation ?
Ans : I would never let it up be killed, similarly to the girl in the story.
4) What would Sweety tell Uncle Roshan if she could speak? Complete the sentences.
Ans : Sweety : Uncle Roshan, Please don’t ______(kill) me. I too_______(have) life like you. I ________(would) also like to live and play. Have mercy on me. Please______(kindly) me live.
( would, kill, kindly, let, have).
Kindness to Animals – Poem
Your teacher will read the poem ‘Kindness to Animals’ aloud. Close your eyes and listen to the poem.
Little children, never give
Pain to things that feel and live.
Let the gentle robin come
For the crumbs you save at home.
As his meat you throw along
He’ll repay you with a song.
Never hurt the timid hare
Peeping from her green grass lair.
Let her come and sport and play
On the lawn at close of day.
The little lark goes soaring high
To the bright windows of the sky.
Singing as if ‘t were always spring
And fluttering on an untired wing
Oh! Let him sing his happy song
Nor do these gentle creatures wrong.
gentle : mild, kind, ಮೃದು
robin : a small brown bird marked with red on its breast, ಪಕ್ಷಿ
crumb : a very small piece of bread, cake, etc, ಸಣ್ಣ ಆಹಾರದ ತುಂಡು
meat : the flesh of animals, ಮಾಂಸ
hurt : cause pain to a person’s body or mind, ನೋವು ಉಂಟುಮಾಡು, ತೊಂದರೆ ಕೊಡು
timid : easily frightened, ಹೆದರಿಕೆಯುಳ್ಳ, ಅಂಜುಬುರುಕ
hare : an animal like a rabbit but slightly large and with longer ears, ಮೊಲದ ಜಾತಿ ಪ್ರಾಣಿ
lair : the place where a wild animal rests, ಕೊಟ್ಟಿಗೆ, ವಿಶ್ರಾಂತಿ ಸ್ಥಾನ
lawn : a piece of land covered with grass, ಹುಲ್ಲು, ಹುಲ್ಲು ಮೈದಾನ
lark : a small brown bird that is noted for its singing, ಬಾನಾಡಿ ಹಕ್ಕಿ
soar : fly high in the air, ಎತ್ತರದಲ್ಲಿ ಹಾರುವುದು
spring : the season in which flowers, leaves appear, ವಸಂತ ಕಾಲ
flutter : (of birds) flap the wings quickly and fly short distances only, ವೇಗವಾಗಿ ರೆಕ್ಕೆ ಬಡಿ
creature : any living being, ಜೀವಿಗಳು, ಪ್ರಾಣಿ-ಪಕ್ಷಿಗಳು
if ‘t were : if it were (formal English, used in writing) (informal, used in spoken English),
ಸಂವೇದ ವಿಡಿಯೋ ಪಾಠಗಳು
ಹೆಚ್ಚಿನ ಜ್ಞಾನಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ವಿಡಿಯೋಗಳು
ವ್ಯಾಕರಣ ಮಾಹಿತಿ – Naming words, describing words and action words
Nouns (Naming Words)
Nouns (Naming Words)
Read the following sentences:
The boy is laughing.
I have a brown cat.
They live in Australia.
He has a toy car.
The word boy is the name of a person.
The word cat is the name of an animal.
The word Australia is the name of a place.
The word toy car is the name of a thing.
Words which are used as names of persons, animals, places, or things are called Nouns. Everything we can see or talk about is represented by a word that names it. That “naming” word is called a Noun. All naming words are Nouns.
Examples of Nouns
People : soldier, sister, teacher, aunt, cousin, lawyer etc.
Animals : squirrel, rat, lizard, tiger, lion, camel, zebra etc.
Places : house, London, park, beach, office, factory, shelter etc.
Things : table, book, pen, pizza, book, flower, ring etc.
In the following sentences underlined words are Nouns.
1. Look, the bus is coming.
2. I gave flowers to the teacher.
3. Ashok is a brave boy.
4. The girl is playing with her doll.
5. He saw a monkey up a tree.
20 describing words and example sentences :
Samara has beautiful long hair.
He is one of the most brilliant people I know.
It was careless of you to leave the key in the house.
My kitchen sink was full of dirty dishes.
They are more emotional than we.
My father told us a funny story.
The future looked very gloomy.
My sister is as impatient as ever.
The child has a keen sense of hearing.
What a lovely song !
My mother has a miserable existence living with him.
She has a natural gift for speaking.
They are a peaceful people.
Keep it quiet.
That ridiculous notion has caused much of the upset.
My internet is very slow.
Samuel is very timid when chatting with his girlfriend.
I was unsure of the reaction I would get.
This is a wonderful place.
The worker is very zealous.
Action Words :
Marriage is a life of sharing.
Playing cards is a popular pastime.
I’ve always wanted to play an instrument.
Can you teach me to play chess?
She is bathing the baby.
I injured my elbow while skateboarding.
She was cycling home when she had a puncture .
I sprained my finger while playing volleyball.
We were shouting for an encore.
She was lifting things from the market.
Carbolic acid is usually used for cleaning.
They went swimming in spite of all the danger signs.
I like surfing, but I wiped out twice yesterday.
The students love camping out in summer holidays.
Flying a kite
There isn’t enough wind to fly a kite.
I’m counting the days till I see you again.
Fishing is the main source of livelihood for many people in the area.