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The Joy Of Helping | English | Class 5



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ACTIVITIES
1. Let’s check how much we have understood. Choose the correct alternative from the following options:
a) The headmaster was talking about –
i) flood damage
ii) soil erosion
iii) earthquake
iv) deforestation
Ans : iii) earthquake
b) The headmaster sought contribution from teachers and students –
i) to help the flood affected people
ii) to organize a function at school
iii) to help earthquake hit people
iv) to go for a picnic
Ans : i) to help the flood affected people
c) Raju thought of contributing –
i) bread, butter and fruits
ii) bread, biscuits and fruits
iii) clothes, water and money
iv) water, biscuits and bread
Ans : ii) bread, biscuits and fruits
d) The contributions were carried to the earthquake affected area in –
i) a cart
ii) a goods van
iii) a mini truck
iv) a tractor
Ans : ii) a goods van
e) The team members of the school felt very –
i) happy to help the people in misery
ii) funny at helping the people in misery
iii) sad to help the people in misery
iv) worried about helping the people in misery
Ans : i) happy to help the people in misery
f) When we help someone we always feel –
i) miserable
ii) happy
iii) sad
iv) funny
Ans : ii) happy
2. Arrange the following sentences as it happened in the lesson:
i) Tomorrow, after morning assembly we will collect your contributions.
ii) The team members felt very happy. to have helped the people in distress.
iii) People have lost their homes and belongings.
iv) During the lunch break, Nita, Gita and Raju were discussing their contribution.
v) The goods van and a team of volunteers including Raju and Rita then left for their destination.
Ans : iii) People have lost their homes and belongings.
i) Tomorrow, after morning assembly we will collect your contributions.
iv) During the lunch break, Nita, Gita and Raju were discussing their contribution.
v) The goods van and a team of volunteers including Raju and Rita then left for their destination.
ii) The team members felt very happy to have helped the people in distress.
3. Let’s read, think and write:
a) While going to school, you find a puppy in a muddy ditch. The puppy has fallen into the ditch and is struggling to come out. What will you do in this situation? Write three sentences on the action you would take.
Ans : I will take the following steps to bring the puppy into normal life –
i) I will bring the puppy out of the muddy ditch.
ii) I will wash and wipe the puppy with towel.
iii) I will take an instant steps to make it warm.
b) One of your friends gets injured in a friendly football match at your school. Write three sentences on how you will help him.
Ans : I will help my injured friend in the following ways –
i) I will take him to the comfort zone.
ii) I will apply the primary treatment.
iii) I will take him to hospital.
4. Choose the appropriate meaning of the underlined words from the given options:
a) β€œThe earthquake destroyed many areas of our neighbouring district.”
i) broke
ii) moved
iii) built
iv) damaged
Ans : iv) damaged
b) β€œThe teachers and students then left for their destination.”
i) the playground
ii) their school
iii) distant village
iv) earthquake affected place
Ans : iv) earthquake affected place
c) They were very sad to see the plight and misery of the people.
i) playful environment
ii) difficult and sad situation
iii) happy situation
iv) faces
Ans : ii) difficult and sad situation
d) Everyone was very grateful to the volunteers for their help.
i) satisfied
ii) happy
iii) thankful
iv) joyful
Ans : iii) thankful
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