English IV

Solutions Chapter 4 – The Little Fir Tree

Page No 26:

Question 1:

pretty     needles      leaves     gold       stole

Answer

pretty: pleasing to the eye Example sentences: 1) Smita is a pretty girl. 2) Her dress looked really pretty.

needles: a small, thin object used for sewing Example sentences: 1) I could not find the needle in the sewing kit. 2) She pricked her thumb with a needle.

leaves: plural form of leaf Example sentences: 1) I found pale green leaves in the garden. 2) The leaves are as pretty as flowers.

gold: a yellow precious metal Example sentences: 1) My mother gifted me a gold ring on my birthday. 2) The box contained gold coins.

stole: past of steal Example sentences: 1) She stole a lot money from the bag. 2) The man stole the car from the parking.

Page No 27:

Question 1:

Tick (✔) the correct answer –

(a) The pretty little fir tree was happy with gold leaves but…

a goat came along and ate them.

all the leaves got wet in rain.

a man stole them.

(b) The fir tree was sad… because it had yellow leaves.because it had needle-like leaves.

because it was very short.

(c) The fir tree was not happy with the gold leaves… because the goats came and ate them up.a man stole them.

the gold leaves broke.

Answer

 

(a) The pretty little fir tree was happy with gold leaves but…

a goat came along and ate them.

all the leaves got wet in rain.  a man stole them.

(b) The fir tree was sad… because it had yellow leaves.  because it had needle-like leaves.because it was very short.
(c) The fir tree was not happy with the gold leaves… because the goats came and ate them up.  a man stole them.the gold leaves broke.

Page No 28:

Question 1:

By changing the circled word to its opposite, rewrite these sentences. One has been done for you.

(a) I carry a

lightbag to school every day.

I carry a heavy bag to school every day.

(b) Rina

wonwon the race.

_______________________________________

(c) I

lovelove eating vegetables.

_______________________________________

(d) This glass of milk is

fullfull.

_______________________________________

(e) The old man is

wise.

_______________________________________

Answer

(b) Rina lost the race.

(c) I hate eating vegetables.

(d) This glass of milk is empty.

(e) The old man is foolish.

Page No 28:

Question 2:

Now give the opposite of the words below by adding un or im.

happy _____________ important _____________
polite _____________ perfect _____________
seen _____________ healthy _____________
proper _____________ safe _____________
lucky _____________ patient _____________
possible _____________ pure _____________

Answer

happy unhappy important unimportant
polite impolite perfect imperfect
seen unseen healthy unhealthy
proper improper safe unsafe
lucky unlucky patient impatient
possible impossible pure impure

Page No 29:

Question 3:

Rita loved her dog Sheroo. Every day, Sheroo would go out of the house and come back himself. But one day he did not come home. Rita looked everywhere for him. Tears rolled down her cheeks. Sheroo was lost. He was nowhere to be found. Rita was crying when she reached home. She got into her bed. All of a sudden something jumped on her. Can you guess who it was? Rita was very happy.

Give the opposites of the words in blue.

Answer

1) hated 2) come in 3) go 4) nowhere 5) up 6) found 7) everywhere 8) laughing 9) sad

Page No 29:

Question 1:

Rewrite the passage below using capital letters where necessary –

(i) one saturday afternoon amarjit and his little sister rani went for a picnic to india gate. there they saw ducks, water and their friend raj ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________

(ii) oh dear said the fir tree I like my old needle-like leaves best for goats don’t eat them and no man can steal them ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________

Answer

(i) One Sunday afternoon, Amarjit and his little sister Rani went for a picnic to India Gate. There they saw ducks, water and their friend Raj.

(ii) “Oh dear!”, said the fir tree. I like my old needle-like leaves best, for goats don’t eat them and no man can steal them.

Page No 30:

Question 1:

1. Look at the picture below. In the yellow box there are eight things. You can see six of them in the picture. You cannot see the other two. Write down the four things that you can see.

Disclaimer: Kindly refer the textbook for the image.

2. Look at the picture again. Describe the picture.

______________________________________________ ______________________________________________ ______________________________________________

Answer

1)

ball birds
bananas water

2) 1) A brother and a sister have come to a park to enjoy picnic.     2) There is a beautiful lake.     3) Two ducks are swimming in the lake.     4) There are also many green trees in the park.

Page No 31:

Question 1:

1. Ajit loved flowers. He always wanted to have a garden for himself. Mohan, his friend gave him an idea. He said, “Why, we can have a garden in a dish!” “Ha! Ha!” Ajit laughed. “A garden in a dish?” “Yes, dish gardens are tiny gardens planted in a shallow dish. We must first put sand, manure and pebbles in a dish. Plant very tiny plants in it and place the dish on the window sill.”

Answer

1. Disclaimer: Students are advised to do this activity on their own.

 

Page No 31:

Question 2:

Glass breaks easily when it is dropped. Do you think a mud flower pot, a glass spoon, a wooden table, a plastic cup, books or your plastic water bottle can break easily? Circle the things that can.

Answer

Disclaimer: Kindly refer to the textbook for the images.

Page No 32:

Question 3:

Which of the following actions would make others happy/unhappy?

respecting elders • not saying thank you • being polite
playing with friends • visiting a sick friend • not sharing
watching television all day • telling lies • being greedy
caring for pete • getting angry easily • being honest

 

actions that make people happy Actions that make people unhappy

1

Answer

ans

Page No 32:

Question 3:

Which of the following actions would make others happy/unhappy?

respecting elders playing with friends watching television all day caring for pets • not saying thank you • visiting a sick friend • telling lies • getting angry easily • being polite • not sharing • being greedy • being honest

 

Actions that make people happy Actions that make people unhappy

Answer

Actions that make people happy Actions that make people unhappy
Respecting elders Not saying thank you
Being polite Not sharing
Playing with friends Watching television all day
Visiting a sick friend Telling lies
Caring for pets Being greedy
Being honest Getting angry easily

Page No 33:

Question 1:

There was a thick jungle with beautiful green trees and birds.

Koyal was singing happily.

Suddenly she heard someone crying. It was her friend, the peacock. She flew to him and asked…

Disclaimer: Kindly refer the textbook for the image.

Answer

Some things make you feel happy. Some things make you feel sad. Write a poem on the picture.

Page No 33:

Question 1:

There was a thick jungle with beautiful green trees and birds.

Koyal was singing happily.

Suddenly she heard someone crying. It was her friend, the peacock. She flew to him and asked…

Disclaimer: Kindly refer the textbook for the image.

Some things make you feel happy. Some things make you feel sad. Write a poem on the picture.

Answer

DisclaimerThis is a sample answer. Students are advised to write the answer on their own using the best of their creative and imaginative skills.

Do not weep on stupid things They will make you more weak Be happy for what you have got You never know what others have not

”Why are you crying”? asked the Koyal, ”Its my feet that have got trouble”. The peacock felt sorry for it without knowing that it was subtle.

Page No 34:

Question 1:

This is how you will do it.

• Take a long green sheet of paper or newspaper. Roll it like this.
• Hold the roll of paper firmly in one hand and cut four slits from the top to halfway down the roll.
• Still holding the roll of paper firmly, bend back the four sections of the cut paper.
• Pull out he branches. Do this by pulling up the cut sections slowly and carefully from the centre of the roll.

Write words related to on the trees and make a Word Tree. Now make sentences with these words.

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a creative activity to be done along with your friends in the classroom.

Page No 26:

Question 1:

pretty     needles      leaves     gold       stole

Answer

pretty: pleasing to the eye Example sentences: 1) Smita is a pretty girl. 2) Her dress looked really pretty.

needles: a small, thin object used for sewing Example sentences: 1) I could not find the needle in the sewing kit. 2) She pricked her thumb with a needle.

leaves: plural form of leaf Example sentences: 1) I found pale green leaves in the garden. 2) The leaves are as pretty as flowers.

gold: a yellow precious metal Example sentences: 1) My mother gifted me a gold ring on my birthday. 2) The box contained gold coins.

stole: past of steal Example sentences: 1) She stole a lot money from the bag. 2) The man stole the car from the parking.

Page No 27:

Question 1:

Tick (✔) the correct answer –

(a) The pretty little fir tree was happy with gold leaves but…

a goat came along and ate them.

all the leaves got wet in rain.

a man stole them.

(b) The fir tree was sad… because it had yellow leaves.because it had needle-like leaves.

because it was very short.

(c) The fir tree was not happy with the gold leaves… because the goats came and ate them up.a man stole them.

the gold leaves broke.

Answer

 

(a) The pretty little fir tree was happy with gold leaves but…

a goat came along and ate them.

all the leaves got wet in rain.  a man stole them.

(b) The fir tree was sad… because it had yellow leaves.  because it had needle-like leaves.because it was very short.
(c) The fir tree was not happy with the gold leaves… because the goats came and ate them up.  a man stole them.the gold leaves broke.

Page No 28:

Question 1:

By changing the circled word to its opposite, rewrite these sentences. One has been done for you.

(a) I carry a

lightbag to school every day.

I carry a heavy bag to school every day.

(b) Rina

wonwon the race.

_______________________________________

(c) I

lovelove eating vegetables.

_______________________________________

(d) This glass of milk is

fullfull.

_______________________________________

(e) The old man is

wise.

_______________________________________

Answer

(b) Rina lost the race.

(c) I hate eating vegetables.

(d) This glass of milk is empty.

(e) The old man is foolish.

Page No 28:

Question 2:

Now give the opposite of the words below by adding un or im.

happy _____________ important _____________
polite _____________ perfect _____________
seen _____________ healthy _____________
proper _____________ safe _____________
lucky _____________ patient _____________
possible _____________ pure _____________

Answer

happy unhappy important unimportant
polite impolite perfect imperfect
seen unseen healthy unhealthy
proper improper safe unsafe
lucky unlucky patient impatient
possible impossible pure impure

Page No 29:

Question 3:

Rita loved her dog Sheroo. Every day, Sheroo would go out of the house and come back himself. But one day he did not come home. Rita looked everywhere for him. Tears rolled down her cheeks. Sheroo was lost. He was nowhere to be found. Rita was crying when she reached home. She got into her bed. All of a sudden something jumped on her. Can you guess who it was? Rita was very happy.

Give the opposites of the words in blue.

Answer

1) hated 2) come in 3) go 4) nowhere 5) up 6) found 7) everywhere 8) laughing 9) sad

Page No 29:

Question 1:

Rewrite the passage below using capital letters where necessary –

(i) one saturday afternoon amarjit and his little sister rani went for a picnic to india gate. there they saw ducks, water and their friend raj ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________

(ii) oh dear said the fir tree I like my old needle-like leaves best for goats don’t eat them and no man can steal them ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________

Answer

(i) One Sunday afternoon, Amarjit and his little sister Rani went for a picnic to India Gate. There they saw ducks, water and their friend Raj.

(ii) “Oh dear!”, said the fir tree. I like my old needle-like leaves best, for goats don’t eat them and no man can steal them.

Page No 30:

Question 1:

1. Look at the picture below. In the yellow box there are eight things. You can see six of them in the picture. You cannot see the other two. Write down the four things that you can see.

Disclaimer: Kindly refer the textbook for the image.

2. Look at the picture again. Describe the picture.

______________________________________________ ______________________________________________ ______________________________________________

Answer

1)

ball birds
bananas water

2) 1) A brother and a sister have come to a park to enjoy picnic.     2) There is a beautiful lake.     3) Two ducks are swimming in the lake.     4) There are also many green trees in the park.

Page No 31:

Question 1:

1. Ajit loved flowers. He always wanted to have a garden for himself. Mohan, his friend gave him an idea. He said, “Why, we can have a garden in a dish!” “Ha! Ha!” Ajit laughed. “A garden in a dish?” “Yes, dish gardens are tiny gardens planted in a shallow dish. We must first put sand, manure and pebbles in a dish. Plant very tiny plants in it and place the dish on the window sill.”

Answer

1. Disclaimer: Students are advised to do this activity on their own.

 

Page No 31:

Question 2:

Glass breaks easily when it is dropped. Do you think a mud flower pot, a glass spoon, a wooden table, a plastic cup, books or your plastic water bottle can break easily? Circle the things that can.

Answer

Disclaimer: Kindly refer to the textbook for the images.

Page No 32:

Question 3:

Which of the following actions would make others happy/unhappy?

respecting elders • not saying thank you • being polite
playing with friends • visiting a sick friend • not sharing
watching television all day • telling lies • being greedy
caring for pete • getting angry easily • being honest

 

actions that make people happy Actions that make people unhappy

1

Answer

ans

Page No 32:

Question 3:

Which of the following actions would make others happy/unhappy?

respecting elders playing with friends watching television all day caring for pets • not saying thank you • visiting a sick friend • telling lies • getting angry easily • being polite • not sharing • being greedy • being honest

 

Actions that make people happy Actions that make people unhappy

Answer

Actions that make people happy Actions that make people unhappy
Respecting elders Not saying thank you
Being polite Not sharing
Playing with friends Watching television all day
Visiting a sick friend Telling lies
Caring for pets Being greedy
Being honest Getting angry easily

Page No 33:

Question 1:

There was a thick jungle with beautiful green trees and birds.

Koyal was singing happily.

Suddenly she heard someone crying. It was her friend, the peacock. She flew to him and asked…

Disclaimer: Kindly refer the textbook for the image.

Answer

Some things make you feel happy. Some things make you feel sad. Write a poem on the picture.

Page No 33:

Question 1:

There was a thick jungle with beautiful green trees and birds.

Koyal was singing happily.

Suddenly she heard someone crying. It was her friend, the peacock. She flew to him and asked…

Disclaimer: Kindly refer the textbook for the image.

Some things make you feel happy. Some things make you feel sad. Write a poem on the picture.

Answer

DisclaimerThis is a sample answer. Students are advised to write the answer on their own using the best of their creative and imaginative skills.

Do not weep on stupid things They will make you more weak Be happy for what you have got You never know what others have not

”Why are you crying”? asked the Koyal, ”Its my feet that have got trouble”. The peacock felt sorry for it without knowing that it was subtle.

Page No 34:

Question 1:

This is how you will do it.

• Take a long green sheet of paper or newspaper. Roll it like this.
• Hold the roll of paper firmly in one hand and cut four slits from the top to halfway down the roll.
• Still holding the roll of paper firmly, bend back the four sections of the cut paper.
• Pull out he branches. Do this by pulling up the cut sections slowly and carefully from the centre of the roll.

Write words related to on the trees and make a Word Tree. Now make sentences with these words.

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a creative activity to be done along with your friends in the classroom.

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