NOTES NEW OXFORD MODREN ENGLISH 1 BY Nicholas Horsburgh Claire Horsburgh 3RD EDITION 2019

CONTENTS

Page Detailed Contents Sr
  ANWAR’S DREAM  
  MY CAT  
  2. THE LUCKY LEAF  
  THE MULBERRY BUSH  
  3. AT THE FARM  
  UP AND DOWN  
  4. GRANDMA  
  CAT IN A HAT  
  5. ON THE BUS  
  THE EARTH IS ROUND  
  6. THE DRONE  
  SUN AND MOON  
  7. CLEVER FOX AND GREEDY WOLF  
  GLOW-WORMS  
  8. MOIZ LIKES READING  
  NOW WE ARE SIX  
  9. THE NAUGHTY MONKEY  
  TO BED  
  10. TELL ME ABOUT GRANDFATHER  
  LITTLE RAINDROPS  
  11. THE RAIN  
  LIMERICKS  
  12. KABIR’S COMPUTER  
  OFF TO THE ZOO  
  13. THE HOUSE OF SAND  
  BE  
     

UNIT: ANWAR’S DREAM  PAGE: 2-8

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
         QUESTION: a Where is Anwar?
ANSWER:         a. Anwar is in his garden.
QUESTION:b             What is Anwar counting?
ANSWER:   b. Anwar is counting ants.
QUESTION:c          Where are the ants?
ANSWER: c. The ants are climbing a dead tree.  
QUESTION:d       What sounds does Anwar make?
ANSWER: d. Anwar makes these sounds: ZZZZ, Ouch! Ouch! Ouch! and Ow! Ow! Ow!. He also counts.
QUESTION:e          What happens to Anwar?
ANSWER: e. He falls asleep and has a dream. Then he wakes up because he is being bitten by ants.

B WORKING WITH WORDS

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

 The indefinite articles ‘a’ and ‘an’. Copy the words from Exercise B.1 into your notebook. Write a or an before the name of each thing.

 a garden

 under

a banana

a leaf

 looking

an ant

climbing

dead

counting

 nodding

 closing

an eye

thinking

sleeping

a dream

a present

 a mother

a branch

chopping

an axe

falls

shouts

 wakes

biting

a dance

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT: MY CAT  PAGE: 9-12

A Understanding the poem:

  1. Talk about the following with your teacher.
QUESTION:a         Is Rish male or female? (‘male’ is the word for a boy or man, ‘female’ is the word for a girl or woman.)
ANSWER:                     Rish is male.    
QUESTION:b                 Does Rish have hair or fur? What is it like?
ANSWER:       Rish does have fur. It is white.
QUESTION:c                   What does Rish do in the house?
ANSWER:               Rish hunts in the house.               Rish walks in the house.
QUESTION:d                   What do you think Rish does outside the house?
ANSWER:                       Rish hunts outside the house.  
QUESTION:e              Is Rish clever?
ANSWER:           Yes. Rish is clever.  
QUESTION:f                  In your own words, say what Rish is like. 
ANSWER:           Rish is clever.

(B) WORKING WITH WORDS
Can you hunt Like Rish?

Find the words. They are all in the poem. The letters
are jumbled.

   
tac  
usome  
ruf  
 yalp  
shif  
shunt  
ushoe  
mane  
ANSWERS: 1. cat 2. mouse 3.fur  4. play 5. fish 6. hunts 7. house 8. name

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

 LOOK AT THE PICTURES AND COMPLETE THE SENTENCES USING THE CORRECT PREPOSITION GIVEN IN THE BOX ON PAGE 10.

a. Anwar is on the log.

 b. Anwar is climbing up the tree.

c. The leaf is falling down.

d. The ant is under the leaf.

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT: 2. THE LUCKY LEAF  PAGE: 13-18

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  a. what does Rahila lose?
ANSWER: a. Rahila loses her golden bangle.       
QUESTION:b             b. Where does Rahila sit?
ANSWER:   b. Rahila sits under the wood-apple tree, next to the wall.
QUESTION:c          c. What does Rahila do?
ANSWER:  c. Rahila counts the falling leaves. (She does many things so discuss these too.)
QUESTION:d              d. Where does the leaf fig’?
ANSWER: d. The leaf dances up and down—left and right. It turns and turns! It spins like a top. It climbs high above the roof!
QUESTION:e          e. Where does the leaf full’?
ANSWER: e. The leaf falls into a hole at the side of a rosebush.
QUESTION:f          f. Whg does Rahila Laugh?
ANSWER: f. Rahila laughs because she is happy that she has found her bangle.

3. FILL IN THE BLANKS.

 a. Rahila

b. One leaf

c. blows

d. up/left

e. picks

B WORKING WITH WORDS

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT: THE MULBERRY BUSH  PAGE: 19-22

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  who is speaking in the poem?
ANSWER: a. Children. Because they are telling us what they do every day; they are dancing, they are singing.       
QUESTION:b             what jobs do the children have‘?
ANSWER:   b. washing, ironing,
QUESTION:c          What do the children do on Tuesday?
ANSWER:  c. iron their clothes
QUESTION:d              How many days are there in one week?
ANSWER: d. seven (What are those days?)

B WORKING WITH WORDS

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT:  3. AT THE FARM PAGE: 23-28

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  a. where are the children?
ANSWER: a. They are on a farm.       
QUESTION:b             b.Who is playing with the kittens?
ANSWER:   b. Maryam is playing with the kittens.
QUESTION:c          c. What is the dog doing?
ANSWER:  c. The dog is barking (at the cat).
QUESTION:d              d. Why ore the chickens looking for worms’?
ANSWER: d. They are hungry.
QUESTION:e          e. Where are the lambs’?
ANSWER: e. The lambs are playing in the field.
QUESTION:f          f. What are the cows eating?
ANSWER: f. The cows are eating grass.

B WORKING WITH WORDS

1. MAKE SENTENCES OF YOUR OWN USING THESE WORDS.

2. ADD –ING TO THE FOLLOWING ACTION WORDS

hitting

dipping

putting

cutting

fitting

 hopping

patting

sipping

rubbing

tapping

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

 Put these words into the correct boxes.

THINGS: shoe tomato boy tooth desk pencil

ACTIONS: playing buy take sing rubbing see

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

2. Fill in the crossword below with words for vehicles.

Follow the picture clues given below. Pupils can work in pairs.

1. train

2. truck

3. car

4. van

5. bus

6. plane

7. boat

8. tram

9. auto

UNIT:  UP AND DOWN PAGE: 29-31

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  who do you think is speaking in the POEM?
ANSWER:         a. Possibly a teacher or a parent; but it could be a child telling another.
QUESTION:b             WHO is climbing the steps?
ANSWER:   b. Children.
QUESTION:c          How are the steps climbed?
ANSWER:  c. By hopping.
QUESTION:d              How do the children come down the steps?
ANSWER: d. By skipping and jumping.
QUESTION:e          What should the children be careful about?
ANSWER: e. They should go slow or they might slip; and on the way down they might fall with a bump.

B WORKING WITH WORDS

1. LOOK AT THE PICTURE. USE WORDS FROM THE POEM TO FILL IN THE BLANKS BELOW.

a. hopping

b. jumping

c. climbing

d. down the stairs

e. skipping

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT:  4. GRANDMA PAGE: 32-37

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  where is Grandma and what is she doing?
ANSWER: a. She is at home, in her rocking chair, rocking to and fro. She is thinking about having a nap.       
QUESTION:b             what noise is the rocking chair making?
ANSWER:   b. Creak, squeak, creak, squeak!
QUESTION:c          what noise is other things make?
ANSWER:  c. Pupils can suggest what they like: bang, boom, crack, swish, scrape, screech, howl, hiss, growl, rumble, thunder, squawk, whine, echo, etc. Suggest various animals or actions and get the pupils to suggest the noises that are produced.
QUESTION:d              why do the children giggle?
ANSWER: d. They are being cheeky and have decided to worry her with silly questions. They find her and the sound of the rocking chair very amusing.
QUESTION:e          what do the children ask Grandma?
ANSWER: e. They start by asking her for a sensible suggestion of what they might do to stop being bored. They end by asking whether she can dance, fly, jump over the moon, or ride a bicycle.
QUESTION:f          what does Grandma tell them?
ANSWER: f. She tells them they can do lots of things: they can do anything, write, read, play, sing, or dance.
QUESTION: g. why do the children run away?
ANSWER: g. Grandma tells them to go outside.

B WORKING WITH WORDS

1. TALK ABOUT THE PICTURES GIVEN BELOW. WHO IS DOING WHAT?

Arif is catching a fish.

The girls are playing (in a garden).

 Parveen is reading a book.

Mother is calling someone to talk to them.

Seema is buying a pair of shoes.

Mr Khan is driving a jeep.

2. LOOK AT THE PICTURES AGAIN. GIVE SHORT ANSWERS.

a. Yes, he is.

b. No, they are not.

c. No, she is not.

d. No, he is not. (It is a jeep!)

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT: CAT IN A HAT PAGE: 38-41

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  Why do you think the cat is going to town?
ANSWER: a. To get a hat.       
QUESTION:b             ls the speaker surprised? How can we tell?
ANSWER:   b. Yes. We can tell because of the exclamations and questions, and the tone of the statements.
QUESTION:c          Where is the dog going? What is the dog going to do?
ANSWER:  c. The dog is going to town, to sit on a log.
QUESTION:d              Have you ever seen a mouse in a house’?
ANSWER: d. Pupils will give their own answers.

B WORKING WITH WORDS

3. FIND THE CORRECT WORDS. THE LETTERS ARE JUMBLED.

a. sten d. koob g. nep j. tra     m. keans nest book pen rat/art snake

b. kay e. nit      h. stev k. peje  n. wonwid yak tin vest jeep window

c. tike f. ozo     i. tma   l. nam  o. arumbell kite zoo mat man umbrella

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT: 5. ON THE BUS PAGE: 42-46

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  where are the people on the bus going?
ANSWER: a. To Lahore       
QUESTION:b             what is MrsAli dreaming about?
ANSWER:   b. The Shalimar gardens – a quiet, peaceful, beautiful place.
QUESTION:c          why does the bus stop?
ANSWER:  c. The bus stops because a cow is blocking the road.
QUESTION:d              how do people try to make the cow move?
ANSWER: d. The people (get out of the bus and) shout at the cow.
QUESTION:e          how does Mrs Ali try to make the cow move?
ANSWER: e. Mrs Ali waves her umbrella.
QUESTION:f          What does the drive do?
ANSWER: f. The driver claps his hands.
QUESTION: g. who make the cow move? How?
ANSWER: g. Sahir makes the cow move by offering it some grass/food.

B WORKING WITH WORDS

WRITE SHORT ANSWERS FOR THESE QUESTIONS.

1.

a. ten

b. near the bus

c. in his seat

d. an umbrella

2.

a. yes, very fast

b. sleeping and dreaming about Shalimar gardens

c. in the road

d. no

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

 2. FIND NAMING WORDS IN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES.

a. The TREE is near the HOUSE.

b. The DOG is near the TREE.

c. The CAT is on the BRANCH.

d. Where is the BIRD?

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT: THE EARTH IS ROUND PAGE: 47-49

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  ln the poem where does the frog sit?
ANSWER: a. On a log       
QUESTION:b             ls the dog furry?
ANSWER:   b. Yes, it is shaggy (it has long, thick fur)
QUESTION:c          Do they go by car?
ANSWER:  c. No, the frog rides on the back of the dog
QUESTION:d              How long do they go for?
ANSWER: d. A whole day

B WORKING WITH WORDS

1. FIND WORDS WITH THE OPPOSITE MEANING IN THE POEM.

 a. come/go

b. sad/happy

c. always/never

 d. near/far

 e. night/day

2. MAKE SENTENCES USING THE WORDS GIVEN ABOVE AND THE WORDS YOU HAVE FOUND

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT:  6. THE DRONE PAGE: 50-55

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  How is Wasif’s Dad clever?
ANSWER: a. Wasif’s Dad is clever because he makes lots of useful things in his workshop.       
QUESTION:b             What did Dad clever?
ANSWER:   b. Dad made a drone.
QUESTION:c          how did Dad make ther drone comeback?
ANSWER:  c. A drone can fly, it can take photos and it can take a video.
QUESTION:d              what did Wasif shout? Why?
ANSWER: d. Wasif shouted, ‘Stop!’ because he saw Sheba, his cat.
QUESTION:e          where was Sheba?
ANSWER: e. Sheba was stuck in a tree.
QUESTION:f          what did Wasif think of the drone?
ANSWER: f. Wasif thought that the drone was a great machine

B WORKING WITH WORDS

1. PUT THESE WORDS IN THE CORRECT ORDER. WRITE THE SENTENCES IN YOUR NOTEBOOK.

a. Wasif’s Dad is very clever.

b. I will bring my cell phone.

c. Dad pressed some numbers.

d. I can see Sheba on a branch.

2. USE THESE WORDS IN SENTENCES.

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT: SUN AND MOON PAGE: 56-58

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  What shines like silver?
ANSWER: a. The moon       
QUESTION:b             What shines like gold?
ANSWER:   b. The sun
QUESTION:c          Who hung up the lantern?
ANSWER:  c. God
QUESTION:d              who can blow them out? Why not?
ANSWER: d. Nobody can blow them out.

B WORKING WITH WORDS

1. READ THE SENTENCES AND TURN THEM INTO QUESTIONS. WRITE THEM IN YOUR NOTEBOOK.

a. Can you blow them out?

b. Can a farmer plough a field?

c. Can a tiger catch a deer?

d. Can a horse sing?

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

1. MATCH THE WORDS IN COLUMN A TO THEIR OPPOSITES IN COLUMN B.

high/low good/bad bright/dull up/down big/small far/near

2. WORK WITH A FRIEND AND TRY TO MAKE UP SOME PAIRS OF YOUR OWN. THEY CAN BE THINGS THAT ARE THE SAME AS EACH OTHER OR THINGS THAT ARE OPPOSITES.

THE SAME:

bright/shiny big/strong easy/simple hot/burning wet/soaked dark/gloomy/dull weak/helpless quiet/silent

NOT THE SAME:

short/tall good/bad big/small odd/even near/far high/low noisy/quiet rough/smooth

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT: 7. CLEVER FOX AND GREEDY WOLF  PAGE: 59-64

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  Who was clever? How was he clever?
ANSWER: a. The fox was clever. He knew that the greedy wolf would get stuck. He tricked the wolf.       
QUESTION:b             Who was greedy? How was he greedy?
ANSWER:   b. The wolf was greedy. He took more cakes than he needed.
QUESTION:c          Who could not get through the small window?
ANSWER:  c. The greedy wolf could not get through the small window because he ate lots of cakes and became too fat to fit through the window,
QUESTION:d              Why did the wolf want to eat the fox?
ANSWER: d. The wolf wanted to eat the fox because he was hungry.
QUESTION:e          What lesson do we learn from the story?
ANSWER: e. We learn that we should not be greedy

B WORKING WITH WORDS

MATCH THE WORDS IN COLUMN A WITH THE OPPOSITE MEANING IN COLUMN B.

sitting/standing

 inside/outside

 asleep/awake

more/less

dirty/clean

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

1. CHANGE THE FOLLOWING INTO QUESTIONS.

a. Did the wolf jump through the door?

b. Did the woman make some cakes?

c. Did the boy write a letter?

d. Did the girl read a book?

2. MAKE QUESTIONS OUT OF THESE SENTENCES.

 a. Does Mr Salman collect the money?

b. Does Mr Chips go to his workshop?

c. Does Mrs Smith live near the bank?

d. Does Mr Rehan make tables?

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT:  GLOW-WORMS PAGE:  65-67

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  What was the strange sight the poet saw?
ANSWER: a. Lots of glow-worms       
QUESTION:b            How many glow worm come through the door?
ANSWER:   b. Dozens
QUESTION:c          Are we said why the glow worms come? why do you think they come?
ANSWER:  c. No. Let them give any plausible reasons.
QUESTION:d            Which words in the poem tell us about the glow worms? 
ANSWER: d. strange sight; brighter than the stars, Jupiter and Mars; like gold jars, or like headlamps on cars
QUESTION:e          What did the glow worms do in the house? what did poet do?
ANSWER: e. The glow-worms danced in the air, and raced up the stair. The poet fell off his chair

B WORKING WITH WORDS

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT:  8. MOIZ LIKES READING  PAGE: 68-72

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a               What was Moiz doing in the room?  
ANSWER: a. Moiz was reading.       
QUESTION:b             What was the time on the clock?
ANSWER:   b. The time was ten past five.
QUESTION:c          Why did Moiz not look at clock before?
ANSWER:  c. Moiz did not look at the clock before because he was reading an interesting book.
QUESTION:d              Why was Moiz a little frightened?
ANSWER: d. Moiz was a little frightened because he was alone.
QUESTION:e          Whom did Moiz call on the telephone?
ANSWER: e. Moiz called the Senior Master on the telephone.
QUESTION:f          What did the Senior Master ask Moiz?
ANSWER: f. The Senior Master asked Moiz, ‘Can’t you wait till then to read a book?’
QUESTION: g. What did Moiz tell the Senior Master?
ANSWER: g. Moiz told the Senior Master that he was locked in the library

B WORKING WITH WORDS

3. FILL IN THE BLANKS. USE THE WORDS IN THE BOX BELOW. IF THEY HAVE BEEN SUPPORTED THROUGH 1 AND 2, THEY MAY BE ABLE TO COMPLETE THIS INDEPENDENTLY.

a. The camel is an animal.

b. The kangaroo is behind the camel.

c. The children are at the side of the road.

d. The children are watching the animals.

e. The bear is between the deer and the horse.

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

1. UNDERLINE THE DOING WORDS IN THE FOLLOWING.

a. likes

b. is eating

c. went

d. bought

e. put

 f. fell

g. squashed

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT:  NOW WE ARE SIX  PAGE: 73-75

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  When did the speaker just begin?
ANSWER: a. The speaker had just begun when s/he was one.       
QUESTION:b             When did the speaker become nearly flew’?
ANSWER:   b. The speaker became nearly new when they were two.
QUESTION:c          What happened when the speaker became six?
ANSWER:  c. When the speaker became six, they became clever.
QUESTION:d              Do you think the speaker likes being six?
ANSWER: d. yes,

B WORKING WITH WORDS

1. FIND RHYMING WORDS IN THE POEM TO PUT IN THE BLANKS BELOW. REMIND THEM THAT NOT ALL RHYMING WORDS HAVE SIMILAR SPELLING; THEY SHOULD SAY THE WORDS ALOUD TO TEST THEM.

 a. two/new

b. think

c. more

d. one/begun

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT: 9. THE NAUGHTY MONKEY PAGE: 76-79

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  What were the men doing in the forest?
ANSWER: a. The men were working (chopping/cutting wood/logs) in the forest.       
QUESTION:b             Why did the men stop working?
ANSWER:   b. The men stopped working to rest and eat. They were very tired.
QUESTION:c          What did the men do when they stopped?
ANSWER:  c. The men put a wedge in the log. Then they sat down to eat.
QUESTION:d              What did the little monkey do?
ANSWER: d. The little monkey ran towards the log. (He jumped and danced on top of the log.) He pulled the wedge out of the log.
QUESTION:e          Who was very naughty?
ANSWER: e. The baby monkey was very naughty

2. MARK THE SENTENCES TRUE (T) OR FALSE (F). CORRECT THE FALSE SENTENCES. WRITE THEM IN YOUR NOTEBOOK.

a. False (baby monkey)

 b. False (two men)

c. False (huge)

d. True

e. True

B WORKING WITH WORDS

FIND WORDS IN THE STORY BEGINNING WITH:

M  men, monkey, mother

W  was, we

dge, went, were, woke, wood, work

S  sat, saw, shouted, shrieked, sleep, some, soon, stopped, swish

P  played, pulled, pushed, put

D  danced, dangerous, day, deep, did, down

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

1. READ THE SENTENCES. LOOK CAREFULLY AT THE DOING WORDS.

Once again, give some examples on the blackboard; show the simple present tense, the present continuous tense, and the simple past tense.

 2. WHICH DOING WORDS TELL US ABOUT THE PAST? WRITE THEM IN THE BLANKS.

a. look/looked

b. see/saw

c. walk/walked

d. laugh/laughed

e. play/played

f. shout/shouted

g. find/found

h. eat/ate

i. drink/drank

j. run/ran

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT: TO BED PAGE: 80-82

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  Which things are green? ‘
ANSWER:         a. The leaves and grass are green.
QUESTION:b             How does the Sun shine in the dog? ‘
ANSWER:   b. The Sun shines magnificently.
QUESTION:c          How does the Sun took in the evening?
ANSWER:  c. The Sun looks like gold in the evening.
QUESTION:d              Which thing is coiled brown in the poem?
ANSWER: d. The Earth is brown.
QUESTION:e          What ooiour is the starlight?
ANSWER: e. Silver

B WORKING WITH WORDS

MATCH THE WORDS IN A WITH THE NAMING WORDS IN B.

green/grass

pink/lips

blue/sky silver/coin

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT: 10. TELL ME ABOUT GRANDFATHER PAGE: 83-88

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  What were the children learning about in class
ANSWER: a. The children were learning about families.       
QUESTION:b             Did Ali know any stories about his grandfather
ANSWER:   b. No.
QUESTION:c          Whose part did Ali plag?
ANSWER: c. Ali played the part of his grandfather.
QUESTION:d              What did Zara sag about it being windy?
ANSWER: d. Zara said, ‘It’s not Wednesday.’
QUESTION:e          Why do you think the three children giggled?
ANSWER: e. The children might have giggled because they found their story funny or because they were a bit embarrassed about performing in front of the class.

B WORKING WITH WORDS

1. SOME OF THE WORDS IN THE STORY WERE NOT HEARD CORRECTLY. WHAT DID THE LISTENER HEAR WHEN THESE WORDS WERE SAID?

a. shop hop

b. windy Wednesday

c. Thursday thirsty

d. stop shop e. bald bored

2. THE LETTERS OF THE FOLLOWING WORDS ARE JUMBLED. WHAT ARE THESE WORDS? YOU WILL FIND THEM IN THE LESSON.

a. thirsty

b. blowing

c. windy

d. clapped

e. giggled

f. shave

3. ADD NOT TO THE FOLLOWING. ORAL WORK WITH EXAMPLES ON THE BLACKBOARD FIRST.

a. I did not shave today.

b. They could not hear very well.

c. I do not want to get off and shop.

d. It is not Wednesday.

e. I am sure it is not Thursday. I am not sure it is Thursday.

f. Ali did not scratch his head.

4. WRITE QUESTIONS FOR THESE ANSWERS. USE DID AND WAS.

 a. Was Grandfather bored?

b. What did the children do?

c. What did they do?

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

UNDERLINE ALL THE DESCRIBING WORDS.

a. Aslam is an old man, but he is a strong man.

b. He lives in a small house.

c. His house is in a large village near a wide river.

d. Aslam has a fine boat.

e. Look at the huge fish he is pulling out of the deep water

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT:  LITTLE RAINDROPS PAGE: 89-90

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  What sounds do to the raindrops make? Do they always sound the same?
ANSWER:         a. Pitter patter; no (see Exercise B below for additional words)
QUESTION:b             Who do you think is speaking in the poem?
ANSWER:   b. A child; the teacher should ask for reasons…play, toys…
QUESTION:c          Why can’t the speaker go out?
ANSWER:  c. Because of the rain.
QUESTION:d              Why can’t the speaker play indoors?
ANSWER: d. The speaker has been punished for breaking playthings.
QUESTION:e          What does the speaker want to do?
ANSWER: e. Play with the raindrops.

B WORKING WITH WORDS

1. WHAT SOUNDS ARE MADE BY THE FOLLOWING?

a. a rusty door shutting (creak, squeak, scrape)

b. a balloon bursting (bang, boom)

c. a drum being beaten (rat-a-tat, thump)

d. thunder (rumble, roar, crash)

e. a car horn (toot, peep)

f. a windscreen wiper (screech, squeak, swish).

2. MAKE UP SENTENCES WITH DIFFERENT SOUNDS FROM EXERCISE B.1.

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT:  11. THE RAIN PAGE: 91-95

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a               Why was there no water in Jamal’s well?   
ANSWER: a. there was no rain       
QUESTION:b What did Jamal do every day? Why?            
ANSWER:   b. looked to the sky; in the hope of rain
QUESTION:c          What did Jamal ask Masood? Why?
ANSWER:  c. for fifty rupees; to buy food/he did not have any food; and he had little money left
QUESTION:d              What did Masood reply?
ANSWER: d. no rain means no money; when the rains come you can have the money
QUESTION:e          How much money did Jamal find at home?
ANSWER: e. sixty rupees
QUESTION:f          Why did Jamal go towards the town?
ANSWER: f. to sell the earrings
QUESTION: g. What made Jamal happy?
ANSWER: g. the rain pouring down

2. ARE THESE SENTENCES TRUE (T) OR FALSE (F)?

a. False (two children)

b. True

c. False (no clouds)

d. False (tiny village)

e. False (did not sell)

3. CORRECT THE SENTENCES THAT ARE WRONG. WRITE ALL THE CORRECT SENTENCES IN YOUR NOTEBOOK.

a. Jamal had two children.

c. There were no clouds in the sky.

d. Jamal lived in a tiny village near Multan.

e. Jamal did not sell his wife’s earrings.

B WORKING WITH WORDS

1. Find these words in the story. The letters here are jumbled.

 a. rain

 b. clouds

c. please

 d. after

e. rupees

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

 PUNCTUATION

PUT FULL STOPS AND CAPITAL LETTERS IN THE FOLLOWING.

 One day Masood went to Multan. He took twenty bags of fruit. He went to a big shop in Tank Street. He sold the fruit to Mr Khan. Then he came home again.

SIMPLE PAST TENSE

1. CHOOSE THE CORRECT WORD FROM THE BRACKETS.

a. Jamal did not sell the earrings.

b. Jamal did not go to town.

c. The rain did not come.

d. Jamal did not borrow fifty rupees.

2. ADD NOT TO THE FOLLOWING. YOU WILL HAVE TO CHANGE OR ADD SOME WORDS.

a. Jamal did not sell his wife’s earrings.

b. Jamal did not go to Multan.

c. Jamal did not borrow fifty rupees.

d. Jamal’s wife did not take off her earrings.

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT:  LIMERICKS PAGE:

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                 
ANSWER:        
QUESTION:b            
ANSWER:  
QUESTION:c         
ANSWER:  

B WORKING WITH WORDS

1. TALK ABOUT THE PICTURES.

a. The boys are playing, kicking a ball; one boy is kicking a ball and the other is chasing it.

b. The man is walking.

c. The ladies are drinking tea; they are eating biscuits. (they are also talking/chatting)

d. The boy is reading a book; the cat is climbing the tree.

2. WRITE TWO SENTENCES FOR EACH PICTURE IN YOUR NOTEBOOK. USE THE WORDS IN THE BOX BELOW

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT: 12. KABIR’S COMPUTER PAGE:

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                  Where did Kabir go one evening?
ANSWER: a. Kabir went to his room.       
QUESTION:b             What did he do in his room?
ANSWER:   b. He did not put on the light; he switched on his computer.
QUESTION:c          What noises did the computer make?
ANSWER:  c. Buzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz, tirp, plip, plip, plip……….. and Buzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz breep, blick, karrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!
QUESTION:d              What did Kabir first see on the screen?
ANSWER: d. Blue; then a face.
QUESTION:e          What messages did Kabir type?
ANSWER: e. ‘HELLO. WHO ARE YOU?’
QUESTION:f          Who was boy on the screen?
ANSWER: f. It was Kabir (the reflection of Kabir.)

B WORKING WITH WORDS

1. FILL IN THE BLANKS. CHOOSE WORDS FROM THE BOX.

a. into

b. from

c. out of

d. round

e. under

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

 1. FIND NOUNS IN THE FOLLOWING.

a. computer, desk

b. face, screen

c. light, webcam Revise adjectives.

2. FIND ADJECTIVES IN THE FOLLOWING.

a. noisy

b. loud

c. short

3. ADD INTERESTING ADJECTIVES TO THE FOLLOWING.

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT:  OFF TO THE ZOO PAGE:

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a Which animal will the speaker see first?
ANSWER: a. the kangaroo       
QUESTION:b             Where will the polar bear?
ANSWER:   b. on an icy stair
QUESTION:c          What will they find on a tree?
ANSWER:  c. a great chimpanzee
QUESTION:d              What does the speaker hope?
ANSWER: d. that the bat is not looking too fat
QUESTION:e          Have you been to a zoo? What did you see?
ANSWER: Yes, lion

B WORKING WITH WORDS

1. FIND THESE WORDS IN THE STORY. THE LETTERS HERE ARE JUMBLED. LET THEM HAVE TIME TO WORK THESE OUT. ALL THE WORDS ARE IN THE POEM.

a. zoo b. stair

c. polar

d. chimpanzee

e. queue f. buckle

g. mango

h. wearing

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

ASKING QUESTIONS

1. WRITE QUESTIONS FOR THESE ANSWERS. DON’T FORGET TO USE A QUESTION MARK (?)

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT: 13. THE HOUSE OF SAND PAGE:

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these QUESTIONs.
QUESTION:a                 Who mode the house on the beach?      
ANSWER: a. Noman and Shahid.       
QUESTION:b          What was the first house mode of? What happened to him?    
ANSWER:   b. The first house was made of sand and palm leaves. It was washed away by the sea.
QUESTION:c          Who stayed behind, and who went away?
ANSWER:  c. Noman stayed; Shahid went away.
QUESTION:d              Why did Noman leave school?
ANSWER: d. He left to work because his family was poor.
QUESTION:e          Did Noman become rich? Why not?
ANSWER: e. No; he did not earn much.
QUESTION:f          What did Shahid do when he returned?
ANSWER: f. Shahid met Noman. He and Noman built a house

B WORKING WITH WORDS

FIND WORDS IN THE STORY WITH THE OPPOSITE MEANING.

 younger/older,

rich/poor,

before/after,

large/small,

came back/went away

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

 1. FIND THE ADJECTIVES IN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES. THEN USE THE ADJECTIVES IN SENTENCES OF YOUR OWN.

a. old

b. small

c. fine

d. little

2. DOING WORDS ARE CALLED VERBS. FIND THE VERBS IN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES. THEN USE THE VERBS IN SENTENCES OF YOUR OWN.

 a. sat/looked

b. went/stayed

 c. look/cried

d. worked

e. grew/went

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

UNIT: BE PAGE:

A Comprehension

B WORKING WITH WORDS

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

D LISTENING & SPEAKING

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