NOTES: NEW OXFORD MODERN ENGLISH-1

Name:       UMAR ANAS         Class:1                  Sub: English

NOTES: NEW OXFORD MODERN ENGLISH-1

CONTENTS

PAGE UNIT No.&NAME 1
12 U: 1 Mrs Shahid 2
18 U: 2 My cat 3
22 U: 3 Outside and inside 4
26 U: 4 Themulberrybush 5
30 U: 5 At the farm 6
34 U: 6 Up and down 7
36 U: 7 Grandma 8
40 U: 8 Cat in a hat 9
46 U: 9 Riddles 11
49 U: 10 People at work 12
53 U: 11 Sun and moon 13
56 U: 12 Theclevercrow 14
60 U: 13 Simple Simon 15
63 U: 14 Thenaughtymonkey 16
67 U: 15 To bed 17
70 U: 16 Thelionandthefox 18
77 U: 17 Little raindrops 20
81 U: 18 Kabir’s computer 21
85 U: 19 Riddles 22
87 U: 20 Thehouseofsand 23
91 U: 21 Every day 24

 

UNIT:1   Mrs Shahid     PAGE:4

 

A Comprehension

  1. Talk about the following with your teacher.
QUESTION:a

Why is Mrs Shahid happy?

ANSWER:

Mrs Shahid is happy because it is Shab-e-Barat.

QUESTION:b

Where is Mrs Shahid going?

ANSWER:

Mrs Shahid is going to her sister’s house in Saddar.

QUESTION:c

Why is she going there?

ANSWER:

She is going there for Shab-e-Barat.

QUESTION:d

What happens to Mrs Shahid on the way?

ANSWER:

1.The bus has a puncture.

2.   The   taxi runs out of petrol.

3.Finally she takes a rickshaw.

QUESTION:e

Have you ever travelled in a bus?

ANSWER:

yes

2-Talk about the following with your teacher.
a. Tick the correct sentences. Copy the correct sentences into you r notebook.

 

a.         It is Christmas.  
b.      It is Shab-e-Barat.  
c.       Mrs Shahid is going to see her brother.  
d.      Mrs Shahid is going to see her sister.  
e.       The bus takes Mrs Shahid to her sister’s house.  
f.     The rickshaw takes Mrs Shahid to her sister’s house.  
ANSWERS:(a- x ) (b- ? ) (c- x ) (d- ? ) (e- x ) (f-?   )

 

 

UNIT:2 My cat     (poem)   PAGE: 9

 

A Understanding the poem:

  1. Talk about the following with your
QUESTION:1

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:2

Does Rish have hair or fur? What is it like?

ANSWER:

Rish does have fur. It is white.

QUESTION:3

What does Rish do in the house?

ANSWER:

Rish hunts in the house.

Rish walks in the house.

QUESTION:4

What do you think Rish does outside the house?

ANSWER:

Rish hunts outside the house.

QUESTION:5

Is Rish clever?

ANSWER:

Yes. Rish is clever.

QUESTION:6

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.

 
1.     tac  
2.     usome
3.     ruf
4.     yalp
5.     shif
6.     shunt
7.     ushoe
8.     mane
ANSWERS:

1. cat 2. mouse 3.fur 4. play 5. fish 6. hunts 7. house 8. name

 

UNIT:3 Outside and inside   PAGE:13

 

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these Q
QUESTION:a

Who is mending the car?

ANSWER:

A man is mending the car.

QUESTION:b

Who is near the book shop?

ANSWER:

A boy is near the bookshop.

QUESTION:c

What is Zarina doing?

ANSWER:

Zarina is cooking.

QUESTION:d

What does the baby do?

ANSWER:

The baby cries.

QUESTION:e

What does the bird do? Why?

ANSWER:

The bird gets in the bowl of water.

 

2.Fill in the blanks:

 

a.The—————————is crying.
b.The sun is————————
c.A girl is———————– her shopping.
d. Zarina is—————————— lunch.
e.A ——————————is in the tree.
ANSWERS:

  a. baby b. shining c. carrying d. cooking e. bird

 

  1. Write answers.
  2. five plates b. four cups c. three pots d. two spoons e. six oranges

 

(B) 1.

 

 

UNIT:4The mulberry bush (poem) P:18

 

A Understanding the poem:

1.Talk about the following:

QUESTION:1

Who is speaking in the poem?

ANSWER:

Children.

QUESTION:2

What jobs do the children have?

ANSWER:

1. washing

2. ironing

QUESTION:3

What do the children do on Tuesday?

ANSWER:

Iron their clothes.

QUESTION:4

How many days are there in one week?

ANSWER:

Seven    

 

 

UNIT:5 At the farm       PAGE:21

 

A Comprehension

  1. Talk about these Q
QUESTION:a

Where are the children?

ANSWER:

The children are on a farm.

QUESTION:b

Who is playing with the kittens?

ANSWER:

Maryam is playing with the kittens.

QUESTION:c

What is the dog doing?

ANSWER:

The dog is barking.

QUESTION:d

Why are the chickens looking for worms?

ANSWER:

They are hungry.

QUESTION:e

Where are the lambs?

ANSWER:

The lambs are playing in the field.

QUESTION:f

What are the cows eating?

ANSWER:

The cows are eating grass.

 

2.Use words from the story in ,the blanks.

 

a.Sami and Nida———————————– he horses.

b.Maryam is————————————— with the kittens.

c.The dog IS————————————————————— at the cat.

d. The tractor is—————————————————fast.

e. The farmer is —————————————– the tractor.

ANSWER:

a. are riding b. playing c. barking d. going e. driving

 

(B)

Spelling

Add –ing to the following action words:

Word+ing Sentences
Hit
Put
Fit
Pat
Dip
Cut
Hop
sip
ANSWERs:

hitting , dipping, putting , cutting, fitting ,hopping, patting, sipping, tapping, rubbing

 

(C) Put these words in correct boxes:

Shoe- playing-tomato- tooth-buy-take- boy- sing

 

Things Actions
THINGS:

shoe, tomato, boy, tooth

ACTIONS:

playing, buy, take, sing

 

Unit 6 Up and down

A Understanding the poem

Talk about the following:

  1. Possibly a teacher or a parent; but it could be a child telling another.
  2. Children
  3. By hopping
  4. By skipping and jumping
  5. Theyshouldgoslowortheymightslip;andonthewaydowntheymightfallwithabump.

 

B WORKING WITH WORDS

 

Use words from the poem in the blanks.

  1. hopping 2. jumping 3. climbing 4. down the stairs 5. skipping

 

 

UNIT:7 Grandma           PAGE:28-30

 

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWERWER these Q
QUESTION:1
ANSWER:

She is at home, in her rocking chair, rocking to and fro. She is thinking about having a nap.

QUESTION:2

What noise does the rocking chair make?

ANSWER:

1. Creak,

2.squeak,

3.creak,

4.squeak!

QUESTION:3

What noises do other things make?

ANSWER:

1.bang,

2.boom,

3. scrape,

4.growl,

 
4. They are being cheeky and have decided to worry her with silly questions.

They find the sight of her and the sound the rocking chair is making very amusing.

 
5. They start by asking 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.
 
6. She tells them they can do lots of things: they can do anything, write, read, play, sing or dance.
 
7. Grandma shows them her hand (and pretends to indicate she will use it)!
 

 

(B) LOOK AT THE PICTURES AGAIN . Give short answers:

          

 

                

 

a.   Is Arif buying shoes?  
b.   Are the girls playing in the garden?  
c.   Is Mother posting a letter?  
d.   Is Mr Khan reading a book?  
ANSWER:

a. No, he is not.

b. Yes, they are.

c. Yes, she is.

d. No, he is not.

D Listening and speaking

Phonic practice with: all, -ell, ill, and -ull. Pupils can be encouraged to think of other words and make a list. (See below.)

  1. Note the vowel sounds.

Which words can go in the list?

all tell ill pull

fall well pill bull

call bell till full

tall fell will …

 

Which words cannot go in the lists above?

heel dull balloon feel mile

Do not forget to drill other phonic sounds as well.

Vowel digraphs:

ai, ay, ar, ea (leaf), ea (head) and ew, ee, oo (school), oo (book), oi,

Vowel consonant

oy, oa, ou, ow (gown), ow (slow)

digraphs

or, an, aw, er, ur, ir

Here are some consonant blends for your future reference:

br cr dr fr gr pr tr bl cl fl gl pI sI dw sw tw sm sn sp sk sc st -nk -ng -nt -ft

Here are some consonant digraphs:

th (thin) th (then) sh ch wh ph

 

UNIT:8 Cat in a hat       PAGE:33

 

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWER these Q
QUESTION:1

Why is the cat going to the town?

ANSWER:

To get a hat.

QUESTION:2

Is the speaker surprised? How can we tell?

ANSWER:

Yes. Because of his;

-exclamations

-questions

– the tone

QUESTION:3

Where is the dog going? What is the dog going to do?

ANSWER:

The dog is going to town, to sit on a log.

QUESTION:4

Have you ever seen a mouse in a house?

ANSWER:

Yes.

 

 

(B): WORKING WITH WORDS:

  1. Try to add some lines to the poem.

E.g. Where are you going my little kitten? I am going to town. I hope I’m not bitten!

Where are you going my little calf? I’m going to town, to have a laugh! etc.

 

  1. Can you think of rhyming words for the animals?

All the animals have a rhyming pair illustrated.

fox/box, rat/bat/mat, bear/chair, sparrow/arrow, snake/cake, hen/pen, fish/dish

sit on it? buy it? eat it?

E.g. Where are you going,

My little bear?

I am going to town,

To sit on a chair.

But what about to buy, to rock on, to paint, to sell, to order, to make, to break, to find a chair? Pupils can use any infinitive (with ‘to’).

 

  1. Find the correct words. The letters are jumbled.

 

1.sten  
2.shif  
3.nep  
4.tra  
5.keans  
6.kay  
7.woc  
8.ecak  
9.peje  
10.wonwid  
11.tike  
12.ozo  
13.tma  
14.nam  
15.arumbell  
Answers:

1. Nest   2.fish  3.pen  4. Art          5. Snakes 6. yak    7. cow  8. cake 9. jeep 10. window 11. kite    12. zoo 13. mat14. man 15. umbrella

 

  1. Find the correct words. The letters are jumbled.

All these words are known to the pupils. Explain a few words on the blackboard, spread out the letters and write them in a different order e.g.t-b-

a.Can you make a word from these letters?

tba? abt? bta? atb? tab? bat?

Now go on to work on the Exercise in the textbook.

sten shif nep tra keans

nest fishpenrat/artsnake

kay woc ecak peje wonwid

yak cow cake jeep window

tike ozo tma nam a rum bell

kite zoo mat man umbrella

 

 

UNIT:9 Riddles         PAGE:36

 

 

UNIT:10     PEOPLE AT WORK PAGE:39-41

 

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWERWER these Q
QUESTION:a

Who teaches at a school?

ANSWER:

Miss Seema teaches at a school.

QUESTION:b

What does Miss Naheed do?

ANSWER:

Miss Naheed treats patients.

QUESTION:c

Who works in an office?

ANSWER:

Mrs Khan works in an office.

QUESTION:d

What does Mr Rofiq do?

ANSWER:

Mr Rafiq is a lawyer.

QUESTION:e

Who is a cashier?

ANSWER:

Mr Nasir is a cashier.

QUESTION:f

Why do you think people work?

ANSWER:

People work for life.

 

B WORKING WITH WORDS

Making questions.

 

  1. Does Mr Nasir collect money?
  2. Does Mr Rafiq help people get justice?
  3. Does Miss Naheed treat patients?

 

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

  1. Find five naming words for things and two naming words for people.

Naming words for things: cat, dog, cat, milk, ball

People: Mrs Ali, Mr Ali

 

  1. Read this sentence.

Explain with reference to the information given. Write other sentences on the blackboard, point to a feature (e.g. a full stop, a capital letter) and ask individual pupils to explain why these are there.

Use capital letters and full stops. Write the correct sentences in your notebook.

Mr Ali goes to the bank. Mrs Ali works in Lahore. Salman likes playing football. Sana writes long stories. Tariq lives in New York.

You may explain about New York, Lahore (cities), and that a bank is any bank, but if it is named (State Bank of Pakistan) then capitals are used.

D LISTENING AND SPEAKING

 

  1. Read the words aloud.

Pupils should read the words aloud. Explain that the finale is silent, but it makes the preceding vowel ‘say its name’. i.e. the phonic sound ‘ah’ becomes ‘ay’.

mat not kit pin

mate note kite pine

hat rob fin sit

hate robe fine site

  1. Can you think of words to add to the lists above?

mad hop bit pip

made hope bite pipe

  1. What do the words become when you add ‘e’ at the end?

Try other words (and non-words!) too, for reading practice e.g. rat/rate, hat/hate, pat/pate.

 

UNIT:11 SUN AND MOON   P:43

 

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWERWER these Q
QUESTION:1

What shines like silver?

ANSWER:

Moon shines like silver.

QUESTION:2

What shines like gold?

ANSWER:

The Sun shines like gold.

QUESTION:3

Who hung up the lanter ns?

ANSWER:

Allah hung up the lanter ns.

QUESTION:4

Who can blow them out? Why not?

ANSWER:

Allah can blow them out. He has His own will.

B LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

Read the sentences.

This is a revision exercise. Practise sentences with can and cannot.

Turn the sentences into questions.

 

  1. Can you blow them out?
  2. Can (Can’t) a horse sing?
  3. Can a tiger catch a deer?
  4. Can a farmer plough a field?

Practise with other examples.

 

 

C: ACTIVITY

TRY TO FIND THE OPPOSITES.

THE SAME:

bright/shiny

big/strong

tall/handsome

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

 

UNIT:12 THE CLEVER CROW P:46-47

 

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWERWER these Q
QUESTION:1

Where did the crows live?

ANSWER:

The crows lived in the forest.

QUESTION:2
ANSWER: It was hot; the rains did not come; the lakes and rivers ran dry; the crows were dying.
QUESTION:3
ANSWER: To go to the city to find water.
QUESTION:4
ANSWER: The crows flew into the air, over the mountains, to the city
QUESTION:5
ANSWER: The crows found nothing.
QUESTION:6
ANSWER: The clever crow found at all jug with some water.
QUESTION:7
ANSWER: The clever crow puts mall stones into the jug.
QUESTION:8
ANSWER: He was good; he worked hard; he shared the water with the others.

B Working with words

Use these doing words in sentences of your own.

 

C: 1Underline the doing words in the following.

  1. likes 2. is eating 3. went 4. bought 5. put 6. fell 7. squashed

 

D LISTENING AND SPEAKING

Phonic blends: dr, cr, fr,

Add other words to the lists.

Time to have a team game? Which team can come up with the most words?

  • drop drink drive dress: dream, dry, drill, drag, droop
  • crow crop cry crab: cream, creep, crawl, crack
  • free friend fry frog: fruit, frill, frock, from, fright, freeze
  • flew flat flap flag: fly, fling, flock, fleet, flower, flick

 

UNIT:13   SIMPLE SIMON P:49

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWERWER these Q
QUESTION:1

Where was Simon going?

ANSWER:

Simon was going to the fair.

QUESTION:2

Whom did Simon meet?

ANSWER:

Simon met a pieman (man selling pies= شامی کباب).

QUESTION:3

What did Simon want?

ANSWER:

Simon wanted a pie.

QUESTION:4

Did the pieman give Simon a pie?

ANSWER:

             No, the pieman did not give Simon a pie.

B WORKING WITH WORDS

Find four words in the poem to put in the blanks.

More rhyming practice; spelling/phonics with consonant clusters: mpl, ow, ny, rst

pimple, dimple, simple (mpl: crumple, ample, trample)

glow, slow, show (ow: grow, flow,crow,show)

any, many, penny (ny: sunny, funny, rainy)

burst, thirst, first (st: worst, cursed)

 

UNIT:14 THE NAUGHTY MONKEY P:52-53

 

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWERWER these Q
QUESTION:1-a

What were the men doing in the forest?

ANSWER:

The men were working (cutting wood) in the forest.

QUESTION:1-b

Why did the men stop working?

ANSWER:

The men stopped working to rest and eat.

They were very tired.

QUESTION:C
ANSWER:

The men put a wedge in the log. Then they sat down to eat.

QUESTION:D
ANSWER:

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
ANSWER: The baby monkey was very naughty.

 

  1. Mark the sentences TRUE or FALSE.
  2. False (baby monkey) b. False (two men) c. False (huge)
  3. True e. True

B Working with words

Find words in the story beginning with:

m men, monkey, mother

w was, wedge, 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

Which is the longest word that you found? DANGEROUS

  • Use this idea to set the pupils on word searches based on other pieces of text.

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

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.

Which doing words tell us about the past? Write them in the blanks.

look/looked see/saw walk/walked laugh/laughed play/played shout/shouted find/found eat / ate drink/ drank run/ran

UNIT:15 TO BED   P:55

 

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWERWER these Q
QUESTION:a

What is green?

ANSWER:

The leaves and grass are green.

QUESTION:b

How does the Sun shine in the day?

ANSWER:

The Sun shines magnificently.

QUESTION:c

How does the Sun look in the evening?

ANSWER:

The Sun looks like gold in the evening.

QUESTION:d

What is brown?

ANSWER:

The Earth is brown.

QUESTION:e

What colour is the starlight?

ANSWER:

The starlight is Silver.    

 

B:WORKING WITH WORDS

Match the words in A with the naming words in B.

A        B

green          blood

pink   grass

blue   lips

red                                         sky

ANS: (green/grass) (pink/lips) (blue/sky)( red/blood)

 

UNIT:16 THE LION AND THE FOX     P:58-59

 

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWERWER these Q
QUESTION:1

Why couldn’t the lion hunt for his food?

ANSWER:

The lion could n’t hunt for his food because he was very old and his claws had fallen out.

QUESTION:2

Why did the lion roar very loudly?

ANSWER:

The lion roared very loudly to call the other animals.

QUESTION:3

What happened to the brave little goat?

ANSWER:

The brave little goat was killed by the lion.

QUESTION:4

What did the lion say to the fox?

ANSWER:

The lion asked the fox to come closer.

QUESTION:5
ANSWER:

The fox saw tracks (going to the lion’s den) on the ground.

 

B:Working with words

  1. Choose the correct word. Complete the sentences.
  2. The lion was very (young, brave, old).
  3. The goat was very (big, brave, unkind).
  4. The fox was very (clever, stupid, weak).
  5. The plan was very (old, stupid, good)

 

Ans:

a. The lion was very old.

b. The goat was very brave.

c. The fox was very clever.

d. The plan was very good.

 

  1. What are these words?
  2. claws b. animals c. clever d. tracks e. goodbye f. brave

 

  1. Rewrite the following using not.

Oral work with examples on the blackboard, first.

 

  1. The clever fox did not cry out loudly.
  2. He did not play the same trick.
  3. The lion did not begin to roar.
  4. They did not come back again.
  5. All the animals did not hear him.
  6. The lion did not kill a lot of animals.
  7. The goat did not go off to the lion’s den.

 

  1. Write questions for these answers.

 

  1. What did the lion do?
  2. Who was very brave?
  3. Who went nearer?

 

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

 

  • Ask pupils to describe things in the classroom or their friends.

 

Underline all the describing words.

 

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

He lives in a small house.

His house is in a large city near a busy road.

Aslam has a fine garden.

He is picking large mangoes from the tall tree.

 

UNIT:17 LITTLE RAINDROPS P:62-63

A Comprehension

  1. ANSWERWER these Q
QUESTION:1

What sounds do the raindrops make? Do they always sound the same?

ANSWER:

Pitter patter

               No

QUESTION:2

Who do you think is speaking in the poem?

ANSWER:

A child

QUESTION:3
ANSWER: Because of the rain.
QUESTION:4
ANSWER:

The speaker has been punished for breaking play things.

QUESTION:5
ANSWER:

Play with the raindrops.

 

B WORKING WITH WORDS

  1. What sounds do you think are made by the following?

Raindrops make different sounds depending on what surface they are falling on. Suggest different surfaces, and ask the pupils to make the appropriate sounds: plink, plonk, thwack, tak, tonk! Try raindrops on a puddle, a pond, a tin roof, wood, grass, mud, sand, clothes, an umbrella…

E.g. raindrops on a pond: plip, plop

a rusty door shutting (creak, squeak, scrape) a balloon bursting (bang, boom)

a drum being beaten (rat-a-tat, thump) a gun going off(bang,boom)

thunder (rumble, roar, crash) a branch breaking (crack, crunch, thwack)

a car horn (toot, peep) a dry leaf being crushed (crunch, crackle)

a footstep on mud (thud, squelch, gurgle) a windscreen wiper (screech, squeak, swish)

 

C: ACTIVITY

  1. What sounds do these animals make?

Pupils can imitate the sounds and also learn some new words for the description of particular sounds (See below).

 

cat (mew, meow)

dog (bark, growl, bow-wow, woof, whine, howl, snarl)

lion (roar, snarl, growl)

bear (growl, grumble, groan)

snake (hiss)

horse (neigh, whinny)

honey bee (buzz)

frog (croak)

robin (chirp, twitter, cheep, sing, whistle)

hen (cluck)

crow (crow, caw)

duck (quack)

 

UNIT:18 KABIR’S COMPUTER           P:66-68

 

A Comprehension

 

  1. Talk about these words.

Discuss the words and explain what each word means and what the items are used for.

 

  1. Answer these questions.

 

 

  1. Kabir went to his room.
  2. He did not put on the light; he switched on his computer.

 

  1. Buzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz, tirp, plip, plip, plip……….. and Buzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz breep, blick, karrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!

 

  1. Blue; then a face.

 

  1. ‘HELLO. WHO ARE YOU?’
  2. It was Kabir (the reflection of Kabir.)

 

 

B WORKING WITH WORDS

Fill in the blanks. Choose words from the box.

  • Kabir went ———————————his room.
  • He jumped ——————————his chair and ran to the door.
  • Noises came —————————–the computer.
  • He looked —————————————the room.
  1. A message appeared ——————-his message.

 

Ans:1. into 2. from 3. out of 4. round 5. under

 

C:LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

Revise nouns (proper nouns and common nouns).

 

  1. Find nouns in the following.
  2. computer, desk b. face, screen c. light, webcam

Revise adjectives.

 

  1. Find adjectives in the following.
  2. noisy b. loud c. short

 

  1. Add interesting adjectives to the following.

.

A tall tree

A high mountain

An old woman

A Green houss

A young girl

A deep pond

A new pencil

A big goat

A good boy

A wide road

 

 

UNIT:1 9 RIDDLES             P:70

A Working with words

  1. Talk about the pictures.

Pupils will use verbs in the present tense.

  1. The boys are playing, throwing a ball; one boy is throwing a ball and the other is catching it.
  2. The man is walking.
  3. The ladies are drinking tea; they are eating biscuits. (they are also talking/chatting)
  4. The boy is reading a book; the cat is climbing the tree.
  5. Write two sentences for each picture.

Pupils will use the words to write their own sentences (see above).

 

 

UNIT:20 THE HOUSE OF SAND   P:73-74

A Comprehension

  1. Answer these questions.
  2. Noman and Shahid.
  3. The first house was made of sand and palm leaves. It was washed away by the sea.
  4. Noman stayed; Shahid went away.
  5. He left to work because his family was poor.
  6. No; he did not earn much.
  7. Shahid met Noman. He and Noman built a house.
  8. Complete these sentences in your own words.

Pupils will use their own words. Therearemanypossibilities.

  1. The house on the beach was ….built of sand and palm leaves/ washed away/ magnificent.
  2. The boys ….were good friends/ built another house / met after many years.
  3. Noman stayed behind.
  4. One day, Shahid returned to the beach.

B WORKING WITH WORDS

Find words in the story with the opposite meaning.

younger/older rich/poor before/after large/small cameback/wentaway

C LEARNING ABOUT LANGUAGE

  1. Write questions for these answers. Don’t forget to use a question mark.

Once again, there are many possibilities. Here are some:

  1. Did the boys build a house?
  2. Was Noman rich?
  3. Were the boys enemies?
  4. Were the boys good friends?
  5. Was their house beautiful?
  6. Describing words are called adjectives. Find the adjectives in the following sentences. Then use the adjectives in sentences of your own.
  7. old b. small c. fired d-little

 

UNIT:21   EVERY DAY   P:77

A Comprehension

  1. What does Hira do every day?

with her friends, has her dinner, goes to bed.

 

  1. What do you do every day?

 

  1. What did you do yesterday?

 

B WORKING WITH WORDS

Use these words in sentences of your own.

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