English IV

Solutions Chapter 10 – Helen Keller

Page No 83:

Question 1:

dearly    illness    agreed    important

Answer

1) Dearly: very much Example sentences: 1) He loved his mother dearly. 2) She paid dearly for the food.

2) Illness: sickness Example sentences: 1) My aunt is dealing with mental illness. 2) Priya died after a long illness.

3) Agreed: of the same opinion Example sentences: 1) We agreed on the date for the reunion. 2) Siaagreed to marry Rahul.

4) Important: of a great value Example sentences: 1) English is a very important subject. 2) It is important to keep our city clean.

Page No 84:

Question 1:

“Something is wrong,” said Helen’s mother. What was wrong with Helen?

Answer

Helen could not see or hear after she was born.

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Question 2:

Although Helen could not hear or see, what kind of girl was she?

Answer

Helen was a smart girl, although she could not hear or see.

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Question 3:

Who agreed to help Helen?

Answer

Helen’s teacher, Miss Sullivan agreed to help Helen.

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Question 4:

How did Miss Sullivan help Helen?

Answer

Miss Sullivan spelt a lot of words for Helen on her hand to make Helen understand.

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Question 5:

What did Helen learn when the teacher put her hand into running water?

Answer

Helen learnt to spell the word ‘W-A-T-E-R’ when the teacher put her hand into running water.

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Question 6:

What was the most important thing that Helen finally understood?

Answer

Helen understood that words are the most important things in the world.

Page No 84:

Question 1:

Using sign language make these letters with your hand ‘C’, ‘H’, ‘E’, ‘K’

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a group activity to be done along with your friends in the classroom with your teacher’s guidance.

Page No 84:

Question 2:

Spell these words through hand signs (a) Helen (b) was

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a group activity to be done along with your friends in the classroom under your teacher’s guidance.

Page No 84:

Question 3:

How do people who cannot see, read?

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer. Students are advised to write the answer based on their own experiences and observation.

Blind people can read books using the Braille system where they can read the alphabets through touch.

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Question 4:

What is the script for children who cannot see called?

Answer

The script for children who cannot see is called Braille.

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Question 5:

How do you think you can help children who cannot see?

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer. Students are advised to write the answer based on their own experiences and observations.

We can help blind children by playing easy indoor games with them so as they enjoy and at the same time also learn something.

Page No 84:

Question 6:

Look at the signs for the letters of the alphabet.

Answer

Disclaimer: Kindly refer the textbook for the images.

Page No 87:

Question 1:

Match the two parts of sentences given under column ‘A’ and ‘B’. Add ‘but’ to join the two parts and write complete sentences.

Column A Column B
(i) Helen lived after her illness (a) her mother thought she could learn.
(ii) She could not see or hear (b) she did not understand what she was doing.
(iii) People thought that she could not learn anything (c) she could not hear or see.
(iv) Helen copied the words (d) she was kind to Helen.
(v) Miss Sullivan was strict (e) she was very intelligent.

______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________

Answer

(i) Helen lived after her illness but she could not hear or see.

(ii) She could not see or hear but she was very intelligent.

(iii) People thought that she could not learn anything but her mother thought that she could learn.

(iv) Helen copied the words but she did not understand what she was doing.

(v) Miss Sullivan was strict but she was kind to Helen.

Page No 88:

Question 1:

1. Read the following sentences (a) Her clothes were always dirty. (b) She was often angry. (c) Sometimes she lay on the floor. (d) Her parents never scolded her. 2. Ask yourself the following questions. Put a tick (✔) under  the right column. 3. Now your friend will ask you the same questions.

Questions always often sometimes never
How often do you
(a) obey your parents?
(b) visit your grandparents?
(c) fight with your brother or sister?
(d) help others?
(e) throw waste in the dustbin?
switch off the lights, when you go out of the room?
(g) leave the tap on while brushing your teeth?
(h) tear pages from your notebook?

Answer

1. (a) Her clothes were always dirty. (b) She was often angry. (c) Sometimes she lay on the floor. (d) Her parents never scolded her.

3. Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to write the answers based on their own experiences and observations.

Questions always often sometimes never
How often do you
(a) obey your parents? 
(b) visit your grandparents? 
(c) fight with your brother or sister? 
(d) help others? 
(e) throw waste in the dustbin? 
switch off the lights, when you go out of the room? 
(g) leave the tap on while brushing your teeth? 
(h) tear pages from your notebook? 

Page No 89:

Question 1:

From newspapers or old magazines collect stories / reports of courageous children – (a) Draw pictures of the story (b) Talk about the stories.

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a group activity to be done along with your friends in the classroom. You have to talk about the stories of the courageous children, who have made a difference to our society.

Page No 83:

Question 1:

dearly    illness    agreed    important

Answer

1) Dearly: very much Example sentences: 1) He loved his mother dearly. 2) She paid dearly for the food.

2) Illness: sickness Example sentences: 1) My aunt is dealing with mental illness. 2) Priya died after a long illness.

3) Agreed: of the same opinion Example sentences: 1) We agreed on the date for the reunion. 2) Siaagreed to marry Rahul.

4) Important: of a great value Example sentences: 1) English is a very important subject. 2) It is important to keep our city clean.

Page No 84:

Question 1:

“Something is wrong,” said Helen’s mother. What was wrong with Helen?

Answer

Helen could not see or hear after she was born.

Page No 84:

Question 2:

Although Helen could not hear or see, what kind of girl was she?

Answer

Helen was a smart girl, although she could not hear or see.

Page No 84:

Question 3:

Who agreed to help Helen?

Answer

Helen’s teacher, Miss Sullivan agreed to help Helen.

Page No 84:

Question 4:

How did Miss Sullivan help Helen?

Answer

Miss Sullivan spelt a lot of words for Helen on her hand to make Helen understand.

Page No 84:

Question 5:

What did Helen learn when the teacher put her hand into running water?

Answer

Helen learnt to spell the word ‘W-A-T-E-R’ when the teacher put her hand into running water.

Page No 84:

Question 6:

What was the most important thing that Helen finally understood?

Answer

Helen understood that words are the most important things in the world.

Page No 84:

Question 1:

Using sign language make these letters with your hand ‘C’, ‘H’, ‘E’, ‘K’

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a group activity to be done along with your friends in the classroom with your teacher’s guidance.

Page No 84:

Question 2:

Spell these words through hand signs (a) Helen (b) was

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a group activity to be done along with your friends in the classroom under your teacher’s guidance.

Page No 84:

Question 3:

How do people who cannot see, read?

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer. Students are advised to write the answer based on their own experiences and observation.

Blind people can read books using the Braille system where they can read the alphabets through touch.

Page No 84:

Question 4:

What is the script for children who cannot see called?

Answer

The script for children who cannot see is called Braille.

Page No 84:

Question 5:

How do you think you can help children who cannot see?

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer. Students are advised to write the answer based on their own experiences and observations.

We can help blind children by playing easy indoor games with them so as they enjoy and at the same time also learn something.

Page No 84:

Question 6:

Look at the signs for the letters of the alphabet.

Answer

Disclaimer: Kindly refer the textbook for the images.

Page No 87:

Question 1:

Match the two parts of sentences given under column ‘A’ and ‘B’. Add ‘but’ to join the two parts and write complete sentences.

Column A Column B
(i) Helen lived after her illness (a) her mother thought she could learn.
(ii) She could not see or hear (b) she did not understand what she was doing.
(iii) People thought that she could not learn anything (c) she could not hear or see.
(iv) Helen copied the words (d) she was kind to Helen.
(v) Miss Sullivan was strict (e) she was very intelligent.

______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________

Answer

(i) Helen lived after her illness but she could not hear or see.

(ii) She could not see or hear but she was very intelligent.

(iii) People thought that she could not learn anything but her mother thought that she could learn.

(iv) Helen copied the words but she did not understand what she was doing.

(v) Miss Sullivan was strict but she was kind to Helen.

Page No 88:

Question 1:

1. Read the following sentences (a) Her clothes were always dirty. (b) She was often angry. (c) Sometimes she lay on the floor. (d) Her parents never scolded her. 2. Ask yourself the following questions. Put a tick (✔) under  the right column. 3. Now your friend will ask you the same questions.

Questions always often sometimes never
How often do you
(a) obey your parents?
(b) visit your grandparents?
(c) fight with your brother or sister?
(d) help others?
(e) throw waste in the dustbin?
switch off the lights, when you go out of the room?
(g) leave the tap on while brushing your teeth?
(h) tear pages from your notebook?

Answer

1. (a) Her clothes were always dirty. (b) She was often angry. (c) Sometimes she lay on the floor. (d) Her parents never scolded her.

3. Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to write the answers based on their own experiences and observations.

Questions always often sometimes never
How often do you
(a) obey your parents? 
(b) visit your grandparents? 
(c) fight with your brother or sister? 
(d) help others? 
(e) throw waste in the dustbin? 
switch off the lights, when you go out of the room? 
(g) leave the tap on while brushing your teeth? 
(h) tear pages from your notebook? 

Page No 89:

Question 1:

From newspapers or old magazines collect stories / reports of courageous children – (a) Draw pictures of the story (b) Talk about the stories.

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a group activity to be done along with your friends in the classroom. You have to talk about the stories of the courageous children, who have made a difference to our society.

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