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What did the girls write to Wanda?
The girls wrote a friendly letter to Wanda. They wrote about her exquisite drawings and her victory in the contest. They also wanted to ask her about the new place and her new teacher. They ended it by signing with lots of X’s for love.
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Colours are used to describe feelings, moods, and emotions. Match the following ‘colour expressions’ with a suggested paraphrase.NCERT - First Flight
Find the sentences in the story with the following phrasal verbs.
Use at least five such phrasal verbs in sentences of your own.NCERT - First Flight
Look up these phrasal verbs in a dictionary to find out if they can be used in some other way. (Look at the entries for line, think, take and stand in the dictionary). Find out what other prepositions can go with these verbs. What does each of these phrasal verbs mean?
1. Lined up: All the students were lined up for the national anthem in the assembly.
2. Thought up: Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam had thought up his inventions for the country.
3. Took off: After coming home from school, I first took off my shoes.
4. Stood by: The teachers always stood by the Principal.NCERT - First Flight
The story of Wanda Petronski presents many characters engaged in many kinds of behavior (teasing, playing, sitting in class). From groups. Choose an episode or episodes from the story. Assign roles to each member of the group from that episode, and try to act it.NCERT - First Flight
Rewrite a part of the story as if Wanda is telling us her own story.NCERT - First Flight
Look again at the letter which Wanda’s father writes to Miss Mason, Wanda’s teacher. Mr. Petronski is not quite aware how to write a formal letter in English. Can you rewrite it more appropriately? Discuss the following with your partner before you do so. The format of a formal letter: How to begin the letter and how to end it; the language of the letter needs to be formal (Avoid informal words like ‘holler’ and fragments like ‘No more ask why funny name.’)
Write complete sentences.NCERT - First Flight
Why do you think Wanda gave Maddie and Peggy the drawing of the dresses? Why are they surprised?NCERT - First Flight
Here are thirty adjectives describing human qualities. Discuss them with your partner and put them in the two-word webs (given below) according to whether you think they show positive or negative qualities. You can consult a dictionary if you are not sure of the meanings of some of the words. You may also add to the list the positive or negative ‘pair’ of a given word.
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