Saturday, November 15, 2014

A Hero - Writing



D. Writing
  1. Summarize the story using the following hints.
Swami ___   the news report ___   about a boy’s fight ___ father’s advice ___  sleeps in  his grandmother’s room ___ father insists on sleeping alone  ___ a terrible dream  ___   catches a thief ___ becomes a hero.

  1. Write about an act of bravery that you or your family member or any one of your friends may have shown at some stage in your life.
How well did I write?
Fill in the boxes using yes/ somewhat/ no.
I was able to explain / describe / narrate well.

The sentences I used were properly connected.

I was able to express my ideas in apt words.

The ideas were arranged in proper sequence.

I used proper punctuation marks.


How well did I edit my work?
Fill in the boxes using yes/ somewhat/ no.
I deleted the excess words.

I corrected the wrong forms of words.

I corrected the punctuation errors.

I added new words wherever necessary.

I corrected the misspelt words.


  1. Change the story of “A Hero” into a drama and enact it.
(Group work – Let the students form  3 or 4 groups)
  • Read Swami’s story once again.
  • Identify the characters.
  • Pick out  the dialogues of the characters.
  • Identify the locations of the events.
  • Decide scenes and setting accordingly.
  • Assign roles to the members of the groups.
  • Enact the drama before the whole class.
  1. Have  a  discussion  in  the whole  class  on  how  the  performance  could  be improved in terms of  delivery of dialogues, costumes, action, settings, etc.
How well did I write the skit?
Fill in the boxes using yes/ somewhat/ no.
I was able to fix the events of the skit well.

I fixed the characters of the skit.

I used appropriate dialogue in my skit.

I was able to express the feelings of the characters.

I concluded my skit well.

I was able to express my ideas in apt words.

The sentences I used were properly connected.

I used proper punctuation and spacing.


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