Q. 64.3( 53 Votes )
How do you think her geography teacher felt when he heard about what Tilly had done in Phuket?
Tilly had used what she had learnt in class to save many lives in Phuket. The teacher felt satisfied and pleased and was very proud of her.
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The story shows how a little girl saved the lives of many tourists when a tsunami struck the beach, thanks to the geography lesson that she had learnt at school. She remembered the visuals of a tsunami and warned her parents.
Do you remember any incident when something that you learned in the Did classroom help you in some way outside the classroom?
Write our experiences in a paragraph of about 90-100 words or narrate it to the a whole class like an anecdote.NCERT English - Honeydew
Suppose you are one of the volunteers who went to the Andaman and The Nicobar Islands for relief work after the tsunami. You work in the relief camps, distributing food, water, and medicine among the victims. You listen to the various stories of bravery of ordinary people even as they fight against odds to bring about some semblance of normalcy in their lives. You admire their grit and determination. Write a diary entry.NCERT English - Honeydew
What did the dogs in Galle do?NCERT English - Honeydew
Almas’s father realized that a tsunami was going to hit the island.NCERT English - Honeydew
Her mother and aunts were washed away with the tree that they were holding on to.NCERT English - Honeydew
Which words in the list below describe Sanjeev, in your opinion?
In the list brave, heroic and selfless are the words that describe Sanjeev in my opinion.
Use words form the list to complete the three sentences below.
(i) I don’t know if Sanjeev was cheerful, humorous………. or ……ambitious……. .
(ii) I think that he was very brave, …heroic………. and ……selfless…….. .
(iii) Sanjeev was not heartless, …careless…. or …brash…… .NCERT English - Honeydew
When he felt the earthquake, do you think Ignesious immediately worried about a Tsunami? Give reasons for your answer. Which sentence in the text tells you that the Ignesious family did not have any time to discuss and plan their course of action after the tsunami struck?NCERT English - Honeydew
How are Meghna and Almas’s stories similar?NCERT English - Honeydew
Study the sentences in the columns A and B.
Compare the sentences in A to the ones in B. Who is the ‘doer’ of the action in every case? Is the ‘doer’ mentioned in A, or in B?
Notice the verbs in A: ‘was swept away’, ‘was hit’, ‘were washed away’, ‘were found’. They
are in the passive form. The sentences are in the Passive Voice. In these sentences, the
focus is not on the person who does the action. In B the ‘doer’ of he action is named. The
verbs are in the active form. The sentences are in the Active Voice.
Say whether the following sentences are in the Active or the Passive voice. Write A
or P after each sentence as shown in the first sentence.
(i) Someone stole my bicycle.
(ii) The tyres were deflated by the traffic police.
(iii) I found it last night in a ditch near my house.
(iv) It had been thrown there.
(v) My father gave it to the mechanic.
(vi) The mechanic repaired it for me.NCERT English - Honeydew