Sunday, November 16, 2014

VII Class - Unit-VII Oral Activity

Share this Joke
Read this joke and collect some more jokes regarding sports and games and share  them with your classmates.
In a park, people come across a man playing chess against a dog. They are astonished.  One of them says, “What a clever dog!”
But the man protests saying, “No, no, he isn’t that clever. I’m leading by three games to one!”

Golden Words
“Life is a kind of Chess, with struggle, competition, good and ill events.” - (Benjamin Franklin)
“You cannot play at Chess if you are kind-hearted.” - (French Proverb)
“Life is like a game of Chess, changing with each move.” - (Chinese proverb)

Fun With Language
Challenges brains
Helps them get smarter
Excites, explores
Simulates war
Strengthens wits

Have  you  noticed?  The  first letters  of    these words / phrases make the word ‘chess’.  This kind of text or a poem, in which the first  letters of each  line  spell a word  or  phrase,  is  called  an acrostic. Try to write an acrostic for your favourite game or sport.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

VII Class - Unit-VI-Project Work

H. Project
Go to a nearby library and collect stories of adventure from the newspapers, magazines and story books. Narrate one of them to the members of your group. Paste a good story with pictures on the wall magazine.

Carried away by an Eagle - Listening & Speaking

F. Listening and Speaking
  1. Your teacher will read the story ‘Carried away by an Eagle’.  Listen carefully and answer the questions that follow.
  1. How old was the child  when she was  picked up by the eagle?
  2. In which country did the child live when she was picked up by the eagle?
  3. Why did the eagle leave the child on a rock?
  4. Why did the eagle fly round and round over the rock?
  5. Why do you think that the girl was lucky?
  6. Why do you think Svenhild still keeps the torn dress?
  1. Work in groups and retell the story ‘Carried away by an Eagle’ in your own words.

Riddles, Tongue Twisters - Oral Activity

Can you solve these letter riddles?
  1. What letter of the alphabet is an insect?
  2. What letter is a part of the head?
  3. What letter is a drink?
  4. What letter is a body of water?
  5. What letter is a pronoun like “you”?
  6. What letter is an exclamation?
  7. What letter is looking for causes ?
  8. Why is the letter “T” like an island ?

Answers to riddles
1.B. (bee),           2. I. (eye),           3. T. (tea),           4.C. (sea),            5.The letter “ I “,               6.O. (oh!),           7.Y. (why)            8. Because it is in the middle of waTer.

Try these tongue twisters
Three grey geese in a green field grazing.
Double bubble gum bubbles double.
Selfish Sal sells shell-fish.
How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?