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89. Reading Skills Comprehension:  ATMOSPHERE



Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow:                         

Since, children, spend a major part of their time at home and in the community, parents carry a big responsibility for their children’s development. The atmosphere at home should be such that it nourishes and develops human values. Parental co-operation and encouragement are vital for the programme of their life. So, often you can see the difference in a child whose parents are actively involved with him and the child whose parents are not actively involved with him. Children learn a great deal by observing and copying what their parents do. Thus, it makes it imperative for parents to plant the right ideals in the minds of their children by the example of their own conduct. Parents should devote quality time to children and should make a conscious effort to give their children values and habits which would their mould beings and good citizens of the world than into successful human.

(a) What type of atmosphere should be there in a home?                                                                    

 (b) What type of role do parents play in a child’s life?                                                                   

 (c) How can parents plan the right ideals in the minds of their children?                                          

(d) Give the opposite of the word ‘minor’.                                                                                              

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