CLASS 3
ENGLISH 2
CHAPTER-8 ( The Cowardly Lion)
COMPREHENSION: 

A. Choose the correct answer:
1. B
2. C
3. C
4. A
5. C
6. A 

B. Read the sentences and answer the questions.
1." What will we do if there is danger?"
a. Who said this and to whom?
Dorothy said this to Tin Woodman.
b. What would protect this person from harm?
The good witch's kiss on her forehead will protect her from harm
2. " Do you have brains?"
a. What was cowardly lion's answer to this question?
He supposed he did have brains.
b. What did Scarecrow have in his head?
He has his head stuffed with straw.
3. a. Who said this and to whom?
Cowardly lion said to Dorothy.
b. What does the speaker mean by ' I was born that way"?
He means that he was born and brought up like a coward.
4. a. Cowardly lion wants to go with Dorothy and her friends to get some courage for himself.
b.  He will be of a help to dorothy and her friends by scaring away the wild beasts.

English 2

Class 3

Chapter- 7

Mr. Jeremy Fisher

 

COMPREHENSION

A. Answer these questions:

1. Who was Mr. Jeremy Fisher? Where did he live?

Ans- Mr. Jeremy Fisher was a frog. He lived in a  damp house amongst the buttercups at the edge of a pond.

2.  Name the two friends of Mr. Jeremy Fisher.

Ans-The two friends of Mr. Jeremy Fisher were Mr. Ptolemy and Sir Newton.

3. What did the big trout do to Mr Jeremy Fisher?

Ans-The big trout held Mr Jeremy and turned and dived down to the bottom of

 

the pond.

4. What was the trout unhappy about?

Ans- The trout was unhappy about the taste of the raincoat.

5. What did Mr. Jeremy Fisher and his Friends have for dinner?

Ans- Mr.  Jeremy Fisher and his friends had roasted grasshopper with lady bird sauce for dinner.

 

B. Read the lines and answer the questions:

1. He was very happy when he looked out and saw large drops of rain.

a. What did he plan to do if he caught more than five fish?

Ans- He planned to invite his friends for dinner if he caught more than five fish.

b. What was the only thing that one of his friends ate?

 

Ans-  One of his friends only ate salads.

2.He took his rod and basket, and set off with high hops.

a. Where was he going?

Ans-He was going for fishing.

b. Name two things he wore before setting off.

Two things he wore before setting off were galoshes and raincoat.

3. "A minnow! A minnow!" cried Mr Jeremy Fisher.

a. Why did Mr Jeremy Fisher cry so?

Ans- Mr. Jeremy Fisher cried so because there was a bite in the fishing rod.

b. Did he get what he was looking for? Explain?

Ans- No, he didnot get what he was looking for. Instead he got a stickleback

4. Mr. Jeremy sat sadly on the edge of

 

his boat.

a. Why was Mr Jeremy sad?

Ans- He was sad because he was unable to catch any fish and he was also hurt by the stickleback.

b. What happened when he looked into the water?

Ans- A giant trout came up and turned and dived down Mr Jeremy when he looked into water.

 

GRAMMAR:

A. Fill in the blanks:

1. Harsha is eating an egg.

2. Bryan is holding a book in his hand.

3. I need to borrow a pencil.

4. Irfan is playing with a cat.

5.An eagle is flying over our head.

6. Jay has an orange.

 

B. Fill in the blanks with a, an or the.

1. I saw a man in his house. The man was wearing a hat.

2. I had bought a book from that shop. The book was very good.

3. Sheeba has an umbrella in her bag. The umbrella is blue and yellow in color.

4. The principal of our school is very strict.

5. Jiya eats an apple everyday.

6. Vishal is watching a film. The film is nice. I have watched it already.

 

VOCABULARY-

1. Shiny

2. Strange

3. Long

4. Sharp

5. Damp

6. Black

English 2

Chapter- 6 

Anna Pavlova

 

COMPREHENSION:

B. Read the lines and answer the questions.

1. Once, Tsar Nicholas II came to watch the children dance.

a. What happened when the Tsar came to the school?

Ans- When Tsar came to the school he was so pleased with Anna that he lifted her up and kissed her.

 

b. What does this tell about Anna?

Ans- This tells us that She was an excellent ballet dancer.

 

2.Excited members of the audience

 

pulled her carriage to her hotel themselves.

a. Where did this happen?

Ans- This happened in Sweden.

b. How did the king of this country honour Anna?

Ans- The king gave her the Swedish Order of Merit which is the highest award in that country.

 

3. Her goal was to bring this beauty into the lives of as many people as she could.

a. Which beauty is the speaker talking about in this line?

The beauty what the speaker is talking about is the ballet dance.

b. What did she do to fulfill her goal?

She formed her own ballet company and began to tour places to fulfill her

 

dream.

 

4. All the dancers in the troupe took their places on stage and danced their parts- but no one replaced Pavlova.

a. What happened a day before this performance?

Anna Pavlova died one day before this performance.

b. How was Anna Pavlova shown on the stage in this performance?

She was shown as the beam of light that moved around in the stage.

 

GRAMMAR:

A. Underline the subject in these sentences.

1. I am going to London.

2. Neha loves ice cream.

3. Students are going to school.

 

4. The station is far from my house.

5. The hills are cooler in summers.

 

B. Underline the predicate in these sentences.

1. Rishabh goes for a walk every morning.

2. Paul loves to read.

3. Himanshi saw an elephant in front of her house.

4. Summers are hot in Delhi.

5. The snake was yellow and black in colour.

 

Complete these sentences with two word verbs.

1. They will take down the old building near our house.

2. Jenny stays near the airport. She loves to watch planes take off from the

 

airport.

3. Aadil wants to take up photography as a hobby.

4. Joy likes the peaceful mornings so much that he took up the habit of waking up early.

5. Mayank is watching the peacock on that roof. He is waiting for it to take off.

6. Jiya took on tabish in a game of badminton.

Std-3

Subject- English 2

Chapter- Snake Trouble

 

 

B. Read the lines and answer the questions.

1. I tugged at the hamper and dragged it to the middle of the compartment.

a. Who tugged at the hamper?

Ans- The boy tugged at the hamper.

b. What was he/she looking for?

Ans- He was looking for dinner.

 

2. " We can't  go into the washroom."

a. Who said this?

Ans- The passengers said this.

b. Who entered the washroom and what did they find?

Ans- Grandfather and the boy entered

 

the washroom and they found nothing.

 

3. " No station here"

a. Who said this?

Ans- Grandfather said this.

b. What did he/she do after saying this?

Ans- After saying this he hurried towards the engine.

 

4. " Anything I can do to help? I know all about engines."

a. Who said this and to whom?

Ans- Grandfather said this to engine driver.

b. Who did he/she help the person?

Ans- He dragged the python off him and drove the train himself.

 

GRAMMAR:

A. Underline the action verbs.

 

1. David runs very fast.

2. The bird sings every morning.

3. Children go to school.

4. The girl jumped over the rock.

5. Ananya screamed very loudly.

 

B. Fill in the blank with the correct linking verb.

1. Daisy is very angry.

2. I am excited.

3. Daksh is very happy.

4. That watch was my mother's.

5. Those birds are wild parrots.

6. Radhika became sad when I asked her about her pet.

7. Alka was worried in the morning. She seems relaxed now.

8. We had our class picnic yesterday. All the children were excited.

 

VOCABULARY:

Use un- with the words in colour and complete the sentences.

 

1. Sasha lost her new pen. She was not happy.

Sasha lost her new pen. She was unhappy.

 

2. Raghav was not able to solve the puzzle.

Raghav was unable to solve the puzzle.

 

3. Ved thought that the result of the dance competition was not fair.

Ved thought that the result of the dance competition was unfair.

 

4. Most of Risha's stories are not true.

Most of Risha's stories are untrue.

 

5. Kevin's room is not tidy.

Kevin's room is untidy.

 

6. My chair is small.  It is not comfortable.

My chair is small. It is uncomfortable.

 

7. Don't drink the water in that bottle. It is not clean.

Don't drink the water in that bottle. It is clean.

 

8. My neighbour doesn't like the cats that come to his house. He is not kind to animals.

My neighbour doesn't like the cats that come to his house. He is unkind to animals.

Class 3

Subject- English 2

Chapter- 4 ( HOW THE ANIMALS GOT TAILS)

COMPREHENSION:

  1. Choose the correct answer.

1.What was missing in all the animals?

b. none of the animals had tails.

2. the fox got a

a. long, thick, bushy tail which was like a brush

3. the monkey curled his tail over his arm

b. so that he would not trip over it

4. the elephant did not have much choice because

c. the  bag of tails was half empty by the time his turn came.

5. the cat received a

a. straight tail that would wag from side to side, or up and down.

6. the rabbit was disappointed because he  received

c. a very tiny piece of tail

 

  1. Read the lines and answer the questions:

  1. All the animals clapped and cheered their clever leader.

  1. Who was the ‘clever leader’?

Ans- the lion was the clever leader.

  1. Why did the animals cheer their leader?

Ans- the animals cheered their leader because he invented a tail for each of them.

  1. From the bag the lion pulled a long, strong, black tail, combed out until it was silky and straight.

  1. Who got this tail?

Ans- the horse got this tail.

  1. How did the animal feel after getting this tail?

Ans- the animals felt very happy after getting the tail.

  1. By now, the bag of tails was half empty.

  1. Whose turn was it is to get a tail?

Ans- it was the elephant’s turn.

  1. What kind of a tail did he get?

Ans- he got a tail like a chewed string.

  1. But then the rabbit had a wonderful idea.

  1. Which tail did the rabbit get?

Ans- the rabbit got a tiny, thin piece of tail.

  1. What was the wonderful idea?

Ans- the wonderful idea was to stroke his tail on a prickly bush backward and forward.

 

GRAMMAR:

  1. Complete the sentences with the correct words:

  1. Titus and Basha are best friends. They always have lunch together. (he/she/the)

  2. Rohan is studying. He has a test tomorrow. (she/he/it)

  3. I love my English book. It has many stories. (they/it/we)

  4. Vineeta and I go to the same school. We like our school. (we/he/they)

  5. Rashmi plays badminton. She has won many medals. (you/ it/she)

  6. You look good in that shirt. (it/you/they)

 

 

  1. Choose the correct pronoun to complete the sentence.

  1. Seemant is good at sports. He plays basketball. (he/him)

  2. Ridhi’s best friend has moved to another town. She misses him. (him/he)

  3. Parvez and his friends were in the market yesterday. Gina saw them there. (they/them)

  4. We are going to the park in the evening. (us/we)

  5. Sajesh hid the pen in the cupboard. Edith found it easily. (it/you)

  6. Derek was looking for you. You must hide. (you/them)

 

VOCABULARY:

  1. Fill in the blank with suitable word.

  1. The thief was hiding behind the sofa. Everyone could see him as his head bobbed up and down.

  2. Javed saw a little hedgehog scuttle into those bushes.

  3. When our train was passing through a village, some horses began to gallop along the side.

  4. The truck was loaded with heavy machines. It lumbered across the bridge slowly.

  5. The boat bobbed up and down in the water.

  6. The three horses began to gallop in a straight line.

  7. There is a mouse in our house. It just scuttle across the floor.

  8. We saw a big bear in the zoo. It slowly lumbered into its cave.

 

  1. Match the animals with their homes.

  1. Rabbit - burrow

  2. Rat - hole

  3. Hen – coop

  4. Lion - den

  5. Horse - stable

  6. Cow – shed

Class 3

Chapter 3

Tenali Rama, the Second

COMPREHENSION:

 

  1. Answer these questions.

  1. What were the boys trying to decide when the man saw them?

Ans: The boys were trying to decide who will be Deva Raya.

 

  1. What did the boys use to make the throne?

Ans: They used an old broken bed covered with a tattered piece of matting to make the throne.

 

  1. Who came to Deva Raya with a problem? What was the problem about?

Ans: A small boy Kesava came to Deva Raya with a problem. The problem was about a cow who gets into his garden.

 

  1. What suggestion did the man give to young Tenali?

Ans: The man suggested young Tenali to let kesava send his goats to destroy the neighbour’s garden.

 

  1. Why was the man’s suggestion not accepted by the group of boys?

Ans: the man’s suggestion was not accepted by the group of boys because the neighbour was awrestler.

 

  1. How did tenali rama the second finally solve the problem?

Ans: tenali rama the second finally solved the problem by suggesting the next time the cow eats his pumpkins, quickly milk her.

 

  1. Read the lines and answer the questions:

  1. He was curious, so he stopped to listen.

  1. Who was curious? Where was he going?

Ans: Tenali was curious. He was going towards the palace of King Krishna Deva Raya.

 

  1. What did he find out?

Ans: he found out six small boys were trying to act out a day in the royal court of Vijayanagar.

 

  1. “Stop growing pumpkins.”

  1. Who said this and to whom?

Ans: one courtier said this to kesava.

  1. Was this solution a good one? Why or why not?

Ans:  this was not a good solution because then they would not be able to eat.

  1. The man now started laughing aloud.

  1. Why was he laughing?

Ans: he was laughing because of the idea given by the courtier.

  1. What happened when the boys saw him?

Ans: the boys were astonished when they saw him.

  1. “ you thought you were so clever. But a ten- year boy has beaten you.”

  1. Who is the ‘ten-year-old boy’?

Ans: the ten year old boy is little tenali.

  1. How did he beat this person?

Ans: he beat this person by giving a better idea to Kesava.

 

GRAMMAR:

Read the lines and answer the questions in one word. The answer must be a noun:

  1. We all knew that Arpan loves ice cream.

Who loves ice cream?

  1. Bhavya kept the keys on the table.

What did Bhavya keep on the table?

  1. Sanchit reads the newspaper every day.

Who reads the newspaper?

  1. Pauline baked a cake.

What did Pauline bake.

  1. Sagina plays the violin.

Who plays the violin?

  1. Abha opened the box.

What did abha open?

  1. Sagar saw an eagle.

What did sagar see?

  1. Richa hit the ball.

Who hit the ball?

 

VOCABULARY:

Replace the words in colour with too…. To. Use the hints given.

  1. Parikshit is so tired that he cannot work. (tired)

Ans- Parikshit is too tired to work.

  1. Faisal is so honest that he cannot cheat in exams. (honest)

Ans- Faisal is too honest to cheat in exams.

  1. Rashmi said that the story was so good that it could not be true. (good)

Ans- Rashmi said that the story was too good to be true.

  1. After seeing a rat in the room Meghla is so scared that she cannot go inside. (scared)

Ans- After seeing a rat in the room meghla was too scared to go inside.

  1. Murli is so lazy that he cannot wake up early on a Sunday morning. (lazy)

Ans- Murli is too lazy to wake up early on a Sunday morning.

  1. The new boy is so shy that he cannot speak to anyone in class. (shy)

Ans- The new boy is too shy to speak to anyone in class.

  1. The ruler is so big that it cannot fit in my bag. (big)

Ans- The ruler is too big to fit in my bag.

  1. Roy’s kitten is so small that it cannot be left alone. (small)

Ans- Roy’s kitten is too small to be left alone.

 

PUNCTUATION:

Rewrite these sentences with capital letters. Insert full stops(.)and question marks(?) where needed.

  1. vishal is in my class - Vishal is in my class.

  2. where were you yesterday - Where were you yesterday?

  3. harsha wants to take part in the writing competition- Harsha wants to take part in the writing competition.

  4. do you like cake- Do you like cake?

  5. jessie is not at home- Jessie is not at home.

  6. that tree is very big- That tree is very big.

Class 3

THE FUN FAIR

COMPREHENSION

  1. Answer the questions:

  1. Where is the speaker in this poem?

Ans: The speaker in this poem is in a fair.

 

  1. Name three rides mentioned in the poem?

Ans: the three rides mentioned in the poem are the merry go round, the swing boat and the big wheel.

 

  1. What do the roundabout horses do?

Ans: the roundabout horses gallop high above the ground.

 

  1. Which ride makes us go low, high and then low again?

Ans: the swing boat ride makes us go low, high and then low again.

 

  1. THINK AND ANSWER.

  1. Have you ever been to a fair? Do you also feel that it is full of people who keep moving all the time?

Ans: Yes. I have been to a fair. Yes, I feel that it is full of people who keep moving all the time.

 

  1. What can you see when you move up in a Big Wheel?

Ans: We see the stalls, the swings, the streaming people, fields and trees and distant steeple when we move up in a Big Wheel.

 

ENJOYING THE POEM

WRITE THE PAIRS OF RHYMING WORDS GIVEN IN THE POEM:

  1. Go and low

  2. Bound and ground

  3. Reel and wheel

  4. Air and fair

  5. People and steeple

  6. Sky and high

Class 3

English 2

CHAPTER 2 ( ARACHNE)

 

COMPREHENSION

A Choose the correct answer:

  1. B

  2. C

  3. C

  4. A

  5. B

  6. A

B. Read the lines and answer the questions:

1. “Who taught you to spin and we so well”?

a. Who said this and to whom?

Ans: Someone said this to Arachne.

b. What was the answer to this question?

Ans: the answer to this question was, “No one taught me”, “I learned it myself.

2. “ There will be a weaving contest. You weave on your loom, and I on mine.”

a. Who was the judge of this contest?

Ans: The great judge of this contest was the great Jupiter.

b. Who won the contest?

Ans: Athena won the contest.

 

3. Arachne wove a beautiful web.

a. How was the web that Arachne wove?

Ans:  The web that Arachne wove was very thin and light in the air and yet so strong that it could hold a lion in its cage.

 

b. What did the people say when they saw it?

Ans: People said “ No wonder that the girl boasted of her skill”.

4. “Oh, how can I live now that I must never weave again?”

a. Why could this person never weave again?

Ans: This person will never weave again because she lost the contest.

 b.  Who solved this problem, and how?

Ans: Athena solved this problem by turning Arachne into a spider.

 

C. Think and Answer:

1. Can we say that Arachne got a second chance to correct her answer? How?

Ans: Yes, we can say that Arachne got a second chance to correct her answer.Because she was suggested that it may be Athena who taught her.

 

2. Do you think that Arachne was sorry in the end? What makes you think so?

Ans: Yes, Arachne was sorry in the end. I think so because she was crying.

 

GRAMMAR:

  1. Write the correct plurals of these words:

    1. Match- matches

    2. Calf- calves

    3. Fox- foxes

    4. Branch- branches

    5. Half- halves

    6. Key- keys

    7. Cry- cries

    8. House- houses

    9. Tomato- tomatoes

    10. Life- lives

 

  1. Match the singular nouns with the plural nouns:

    1. Feet

    2. Mice

    3. Oxen

    4. Lice

    5. Geese

    6. People

    7. Firemen

    8. Cacti

 

VOCABULARY:

  1. Fill in the blanks with the antonyms of the words in colour.

    1. Big

    2. Ugly

    3. Strong

    4. Sharp

    5. Clean

    6. Soft

 

  1. Match the columns:

    1. Weaver- loom

    2. Carpenter- saw

    3. Doctor- stethoscope

    4. Barber- scissors

    5. Chef- spatula

Class-3
Subject- English 2

 

CHAPTER 1  ( OUT WITH THE GOATS)


COMPREHENSION:
A. Say true (T) or false (F):
1. Peter was a goatherd. T
2. Heidi's grandfather did not allow her to go with Peter. F
3. Thistlefinch and Snowhopper were Heidi's friends. F
4. Thistlefinch was the only one not afraid of the Big Turk. T
5. Heidi ran after the goats to stop them from falling over the edge of the mountain. F




B. Read the lines and answer the questions.
1. In her wild joy at finding such treasures, Heidi even forgot Peter and his goats.
a. What 'treasures' did Heidi find on her way?
Ans: Heidi found beautiful gifts of nature like red primroses and blue gentians on her way.

b. Where were Heidi and Peter going?
Ans: Heidi and Peter were going to the pasture.

2. Heidi saw that Peter could not get up and was calling for help.
a. Why was Peter unable to get up?
Ans: Peter was unable to get up because he had stumbled over a stone while trying to stop Thistlefinch from falling over the edge of the mountain.

b. What did Heidi do to help him?
Ans: Heidi picked up some frangrant herbs and held them under the animal's nose. This made the goat turn about.

3. “look! Everything is on fire.”

a. Who said this and to whom?

Ans: Heidi said this to Peter.

b. What was on fire according to the speaker?

b. What was on fire according to the speaker?

Ans: According to Heidi the mountains and the sky were on the fire.

 

4. Heidi told him about the wonderful fire. “The sun does it,” he exclaimed.

a. To whom was Heidi talking?

Ans: Heidi was talking to her grandfather.

 

b. How did the sun make the mountains look beautiful?

Ans: The sun threw his most beautiful rays to them. He wanted the mountains to remember him till the morning.
 

 

C. Think and Answer:

1. Why was Heidi ‘wild with joy’? Do you think our surroundings can make us happy or sad?

Ans: Heidi was “wild with joy” when she found herself surrounded with the beauty of nature.

2. Give two reasons to prove that Thistlefinch was very bold.

Ans:

 

 

 

GRAMMAR:

A.Write the common nouns in the right column and the proper nouns in the left column.

Proper nouns

Heidi, Peter, Thistlefinch, Alps

Common nouns

Flower, goat, fruit, boy

 

 

B.Complete the words to form collective nouns

1.A Bunch of keys.

2. A litter of kittens.

3. A School of fish.

4. A Galaxy of stars.

5. A Crowd of people.

6. A flock of birds.

 

C. Underline the material nouns:

1. The furniture in Ronaldo’s house is made of dark polished wood.

2. Himanshi likes to wear clothes made of cotton.

3. People in the past used metals like gold and silver to buy things.

4. Rohan told all his neighbours that they should never burn plastic.

5. Don't play near that window. It is made of glass.

6. You will not be able to break this ruler. It is made of steel.

 

 

VOCABULARY:

Write the words that can be used for these group of words:

  1. Cutlery

  2. Vehicles

  3. Relatives

  4. Games

  5. Reptiles