NCERT Solutions for Class 6th: Ch 6 Who I Am and The Wonderful words (Poem) Honeysuckle English
Working with Text (Page No: 73)
A. Answer the following questions.
1.Peter’s favourite day of the week is Sunday because ____________
► on this day his whole family always goes to the cinema hall to see a film.
2.Nasir wants to learn ____________
► how to preserve seeds so that they can be used again without investing money on them.
3.Dolma believes that she can make a good Prime Minister because ____________
► she wants to make things better for everyone.
B. Write True or False against each of the following statements.
1. Peter is an only child. ____________
2. When Serbjit gets angry he shouts at people. ____________
3. Nasir lives in the city. ____________
4. Radha’s mother enjoys doing things with her. ____________
Page No: 76
Working with Text
Fill in the blanks to name the different kinds of intelligence. One has been done for you.
When I enjoy listening to people and solving their problems I use my interpersonal intelligence.
(i) When I enjoy dancing or physical activity, I use my ______________ intelligence.
(ii) When I enjoy looking at maps and examining pictures, I use my ___________intelligence.
(iii) When I enjoy working with numbers and solving math problems, I use my ___________ intelligence.
(iv) When I enjoy telling a story or arguing, I use my ____________ intelligence.
Match the job on the left with its description on the right.
(i) Navigator – (a) Advises people what to do about jobs, personal problems, etc.
(ii) Architect – (b) Works in politics, usually by standing for election.
(iii) Politician – (c) Finds and monitors the route to get to a place or the direction of travel.
(iv) Engineer – (d) Reports on the recent news for a newspaper, radio, or TV.
(v) Computer programmer – (e) Plans the design of a building, town, or city.
(vi) Athlete – (f) Controls and puts together a programme of music.
(vii) Disc jockey – (g) Works in sports or activities such as running, jumping etc.
(viii) Composer – (h) Designs and builds things like roads, bridges, or engines.
(ix) Counsellor – (i) Makes up notes to create music.
(x) Journalist – (j) Designs the system by which a computer runs or gives information.
(i) Navigator – (c) Finds and monitors the route to get to a place or the direction of travel.
(ii) Architect – (e) Plans the design of a building, town, or city.
(iii) Politician – (b) Works in politics, usually by standing for election.
(iv) Engineer – (h) Designs and builds things like roads, bridges, or engines.
(v) Computer Programmer – (j) Designs the system by which a computer runs or gives information.
(vi) Athlete – (g) Works in sports or activities such as running, jumping etc.
(vii) Disc jockey – (f) Controls and puts together a programme of music.
(viii) Composer – (i) Makes up notes to create music.
(ix) Counsellor – (a) Advises people what to do about jobs, personal problems, etc.
(x) Journalist – (d) Reports on the recent news for the newspaper, radio, or TV.
The Wonderful Words
– Mary O’Neil
Page No: 83
Working with Poem
1. With your partner, complete the following sentences in your own words using the ideas in the poem.
(i) Do not let a thought shrivel and die because _____________________
► for want of a way to say it
(ii) English is a _____________________ with words that everyone can play.
► wonderful game
(iii) One has to match _____________________
► to the brightest thoughts in your head
(iv) Words are the _____________________ of thought.
► food and dress
2. In groups of four discuss the following lines and their meanings.
(i) All that you do is match the words
To the brightest thoughts in your head
►The poet says that you only have to select words to express your thoughts present in your head
(ii) For many of the loveliest things
Have never yet been said
► The poet encourages readers to convert their thoughts into words and speak them as these are loveliest things that never yet been said.
(iii) And everyone’s longing today to hear
Some fresh and beautiful thing
► All the people are listening to the same thoughts. Everyone is excited to hear some new thing so speak your thoughts brilliantly.
(iv) But only words can free a thought
From its prison behind your eyes
► You have thoughts in your mind but it’s in prison behind your eyes. You need to free thoughts by giving them words.