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  • Unseen passage

    Birds Birds are some of the most amazing animals on the earth. Birds live in nests. They have wings, feathers, beaks and claws. Birds eat fruits, grains, worms, insects etc. The smallest bird is hummingbird and the biggest bird is the ostrich. The birds live in flocks and they are social too. Birds like peacocks have beautiful and colourful feathers. The crow and cuckoo are black in colour. While the swans and doves are white in colour. The duck, the stork and the swan are water birds. The cuckoo and the nightingale are singing birds. Some birds are reared by man for entertainment like parrot, dove etc.

    I. Answer the questions based on the passage given above. 1. What do birds eat? 2. Which are the water birds? 3. Why do people rear birds? 4. Fill in the blanks with suitable words from the passage. a. The biggest birds is __________. b. The smallest birds is __________.

    Unseen passage Birds Birds are some of the most amazing animals on the earth. Birds live in nests. They have wings, feathers, beaks and claws. Birds eat fruits, grains, worms, insects etc. The smallest bird is hummingbird and the biggest bird is the ostrich. The birds live in flocks and they are social too. Birds like peacocks have beautiful and colourful feathers. The crow and cuckoo are black in colour. While the swans and doves are white in colour. The duck, the stork and the swan are water birds. The cuckoo and the nightingale are singing birds. Some birds are reared by man for entertainment like parrot, dove etc.

    II. Answer the questions based on the passage given above. 5. What do birds eat? 6. Which are the water birds? 7. Why do people rear birds? 8. Fill in the blanks with suitable words from the passage. a. The biggest birds is __________. b. The smallest birds is __________.

  • APRILMONTHNOTES20172018 [Year]

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    ENGLISH GRAMMAR (IV STD)

    The Sentence

    A sentence is a group of words that makes complete sense. Eg. Vineet is a good singer.

    I. Rewrite the following jumbled words as complete sentences.

    1. garden rose is this a

    2. handwriting very meenas is good

    3. love books story I reading

    4. music has won Rita the competition

    5. mother very well my cooks

    6. goes a for walk Rahul morning every

    7. school next week the will reopen

    8. upon time once a there a King was

    9. finish my I homework others before the

    10. Tuesday on my birthday is

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    ENGLISH GRAMMAR (IV STD)

    Subject and Predicate

    A sentence has two parts.

    a) subject b) predicate

    The person or thing spoken about is called the subject.

    What is said about the subject is called the predicate.

    I. Divide the following sentences into Subject and Predicate.

    1. The study table is very neat.

    2. Mary walks in the park.

    3. Atul wrote a story.

    4. The children of the junior classes have a holiday tomorrow.

    5. Most of my classmates like adventurous stories.

    6. Mohan and his teammates have won the match.

    7. The girl wearing blue dress is my sister.

    8. The bird in the cage flew away.

    9. The book on the table is mine.

    10. A monkey has a long tail.

    .

  • ADJECTIVEAnadjectiveisadescribingword.Itsayssomethingaboutnoun.

    Forexample:1)Lookatthetallman.

    2)Heisathindog

    Kindsofadjectives

    Therearedifferentkindsofadjectives.

    1) Adjectiveofquality

    Itdescribestheshape,size,colourormannerofapersonorthing.Theadjectivewhichtellsuswhatkindofapersonorathingiscalledadjectiveofquality.

    Forexample:Rajuisakindboy.

    2) Adjectiveofquantity

    Adjectivewhichtellsushowmuchofathingiscalledadjectiveofquantity.

    Forexample:1)Heatesomerice

    2)Thereisalittlewaterinthejug.

    3)Adjectiveofnumber

    Adjectivewhichtellsushowmanypersonsorthingsiscalledadjectiveofnumber.

    Forexample:Therearefortyonestudentsintheclass.

    Pickouttheadjectiveandstateitskind.

    1) Fewladiescametoseethematch.2) Thethirstycrowdrankthecoldwater.3) Theyoungmanclimbedthehightree.4) Shehadonlyfivedinarsinherpurse.5) Theoldmanputonablackcoat.6) Hemadeseveralmistakes.7) Idonotlikestrongcoffee.8) Theboyhelpedtheblindmantocrosstheroad.

  • APRIL20172018MONTHNOTES [Year]

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    ENGLISH LITERATURE(IV STD)

    The Dog Who Barked Backwards

    I. Write the word meanings of :-

    mutt : a dog that is homeless and has no owner sniff : to smell by short inhalations discover : find something unexpectedly apology : a statement asking for forgiveness

    II. Write the synonyms of:-

    amazing : surprising guess : imagine fantastic : exotic favourite : dearest

    III. Write the antonyms of :-

    sharp x blunt ignored x noticed scared x confident invite x reject

    IV. Textual comprehension:-

    I got scared and I didnt know which way to go

    1. Who said these words to whom? ans : Janie said these words to her daddy Mr. Johnson.

    2. Why did she get scared? ans : She got scared because she lost her way and some dogs were barking at her.

    3. From which lesson is this extract taken? ans : This extract has been taken from the lesson The dog who barked backwards.

    4. Make a sentence with the word scared.

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    V. Answer the following:-

    1. What made Rufus the most amazing dog? ans : Rufus ability to see even the smallest things and smell even the faintest of smell made him the most amazing dog.

    2. How did the barking of Rufus help Janie to find her way?

    ans : Janie was able to recognize Rufus barking backward and followed him and found the way.

    3. How did Mr. Johnson reward Rufus for helping his daughter?

    ans : Mr. Johnson rewarded Rufus by apologizing, shaking his paw, letting him to lick his cheek, and allowed him to come and live with him.

    VI. Make sentence 1. favourite 2. amazing 3. discover

  • ENGLISHLESSON4THEHORNBILL

    I. Writethewordmeaningof:1. yardenclosedgroundnearahouse.2. toddlingmovewithashortandunsteadysteps3. shrillaloudandpiercingsound4. dragtopullalongbyforce5. engrossedtobecompletelyinvolvedin

    II. Writethesynonymsof:1. harshrough2. usualregular3. upsetdisappointed

    III. Writetheantonymsof:1. appearanceXdisappearance2. noticeXignore3. curseXbless4. responsibleXirresponsible

    IV. TextualComprehensionsomehowImveryworriedaboutoursontoday.Please,pleasedotakecareofhim.1. Fromwhichlessonaretheselinestaken?

    Ans.TheselinesaretakenfromthelessonTheHornbill.2. Whosaidthesewordstowhom?

    Ans.SamparisaidthesewordstoherhusbandKachakRoy.3. Whomdoesthepronounhimreferto?

    Ans.Thepronounhimreferstotheirson.4. Whatistheantonymofworried?

    Ans.worriedXpeacefulV. Answerthefollowing

    1. WhatkindofamanwasKachakRoy?Ans.KachakRoywaslazyandwasunwillingtoworkinthefields.Whenhewasntworking,hewouldplayonhisfluteforhoursonend.Moreover,hewouldoftenshoutathiswife.

  • 2. WhathappenedtoSamparislittlesonwhilehewasawayinthefield?Ans.Samparis littlesonwalkeddowntotheyard infrontofthehouse.Abigblackbearthathadwandered intothevillagesawtheboy.Itattackedhimanddraggedhimawayintotheforest.

    3. WhatdidSamparidowhenshecametoknowthathersonwasmissing?Ans.Samapriwassoupsetwhenshecouldntfindherson.Inherangershecursedherhusband thathewillbeabirdwith long flute likebeak inhisnextbirth.

    VI. Makesentence1.upset 2.Attacked 3.wandered

  • ENGLISHNOTES

    POEM:THEHORNBILLFAMILY

    I.Writethewordmeaningsof:

    1. gobssmallamounts2. sealsclosesandcovers3. hatchoutcomeoutofanegg4. billcurvedmouthorbeakofabird

    II.Writethesynonymsof:

    1. hollowempty2. awaitexpect3. slitopening4. chooseselect

    III.Writetheantonymsof:

    1. narrowXwide2. freeXconfined3. stayXleave4. roamXsettle

    IV.TextualComprehension

    Nowifeofmine,sayshe,shallroam.

    Awomansplaceisinhome!

    1. Whospeakstheabovelines?Mr.Hornbillspeakstheabovelines.

    2. Mr.Hornbilldidntlikehiswifetoroamaround.Why?AccordingtoMr.Hornbill,Mrs.Hornbillmustlookafterheryoungones.Sohedidnotlikehiswifetoroamaround.

    3. Writethesynonymofthewordroam.roamwander

    4. NameofthepoemisTheHornbillFamilyAndthepoetisCarl.S.Junge.

  • V.Answerthefollowing

    1.WheredotheHornbillchoosetonest?

    Thehornbillchoosestonestinthehollowofajungletree.

    2.WhatdoesMr.HornbilldoafterMrs.Hornbillhaslaidhereggs.

    Mr.Hornbill sealsMrs.Hornbills in thehollowofa tree leavinganarrowslit,throughwhichhefeedshisfamily.

    3.AccordingtoMr.Hornbillwhomdoesthejuniorlooklike?According toMr. Hornbill the junior takes after bothMrs. Hornbill andhimself,butstillhehashismothersbill.

  • IV STD ENGLISH GRAMMAR NOTES MAY 2017

    NOUN -KINDS OF NOUN

    Words which are used as names of persons ,animals ,places or things are called

    NOUNS .

    1.PROPER NOUN

    Proper noun is the special name of a particular person or place thing.

    Eg :New Delhi ,Ashok ,Himalayas ,January.

    2.COMMON NOUN

    A noun which does not point out any particular person ,place or

    thing ,but is common to all persons or things of the same class or kind is

    called a Common Noun.

    Eg :soldier ,teacher ,boy ,city etc

    3.COLLECTIVE NOUN

    When a noun stands for a collection of persons or things considered

    as one complete whole ,it is called a Collective Noun.

    Eg : army-group of soldiers

    crowd-group of people

    4.ABSTRACT NOUN

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