Friday, November 14, 2014

Tenali Paints a Horse - Glossary & Comprehension



Glossary
wit(n)              :   the ability to say clever and amusing things
jester(n)          :   a man who tells jokes and funny stories
gestures(n)      :   signals with hand
stallion(n)       :   an adult male horse

How well have  I read?
Fill in the boxes using yes/ somewhat/ no.
I enjoyed reading the passage.

I got the idea of the passage on my own.

I got the idea with the help of my friends in the group.

The teacher helped me to understand the passage.

I used the glossary given at the end of the passage.


I. Answer the following questions:
  1. Why did Tenali Raman look displeased?
  2. How did the King reward the artist? What would  you have done if you had been in the king’s place?
  3. Why did the King call Tenali Raman an ignorant fool?
  4. What do you think is the reason for the courtiers’ sniggering?
  5. What was the bet between the king and Tenali Raman?
  6. *If you were Tenali Raman, would you accept the bet?
  7. How did Tenali Raman win the bet?
  8. Could you predict that Tenali Raman would win the bag of gold?
  9. If you were Tenali Raman, what would you do?
  10. *Can you suggest a different ending to the play?  Discuss it in your group.

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