Tamil Nadu 4th Standard English Book Back Solution | The Mistaken Plate | Lesson 2-1

Lesson.2 Creativity Around Me

Bala Spins Magic Book Back Answer

Lesson.2.1> Creativity Around Me – Bala Spins Magic

Let Us Learn

Bala Spins Magic - My Little Pictionary handloom (n) a manually operated loom.
Bala Spins Magic - My Little Pictionary skeins (n) a lengthy thread, loosely coiled and knotted.
Bala Spins Magic - My Little Pictionary yarn (n) spun thread used for weaving or sewing.
Bala Spins Magic - My Little Pictionary canvas (n) a cloth used for painting.
Bala Spins Magic - My Little Pictionary carved (v) cut in order to make an object or design.

Glossary

  • weave – form by interlacing long threads.
  • substract – take away from another to calculate difference.
  • warp – twist out of shape.
  • uncomfortable – causing physical pain.
  • drape – arrange loosely
  • Wonder – To Feel awesome
  • Traders – Business People
  • Unpack – Open

Let Us Understand

A. Fill in the blanks.

1. Appa weaves beautiful sarees with________.

Ans : checks or patterns

2. ________had made Math easy for Bala.

Ans : Veera thatha

3. Nithin had many ________toys.

Ans : Veera thatha

4. Bala’s home doesn’t have ________.

Ans : electricity

5. Nithin’s mom said that Bala’s father is a ________ magician.

Ans : weaving

B. Answer the questions.

1. What did Bala want to learn?

Bala wanted to learn weaving one day.

2. How did Bala help Amma and sisters?

Bala helped Amma and sisters by rolling, pressing and packing the sarees.

3. Why did Bala go to Chennai with his father?

Bala went to Chennai with his father to help him carry the sarees

4. What did Bala teach Nithin?

Bala taught Nithin to spin rattai

5. What would you like to learn in school? why?

I would like to learn sewing in my school. It helps me to stitch my clothes.

Additional

1. What is the family profession of Bala?

Their family profession is weaving.

2. How long did they wait for the bus?

They had to wait for nearly one hour for the bus.

3. What Bala could not read?

Bala could not read the big instructions in the sign board.

4. Why Bala could not play with Nithin’s toy?

Since Bala’s home does not have electricity, he could not play with most of the toys.

Let Us Build

Bala Spins Magic - Let Us Build

Some words are used to indicate same thing.

Bala Spins Magic - Some words are used to indicate same thing

Let us learn more words with similar meanings.

eraser rubber
movie film
dust bin trash can
torch flashlight
post mail
flat apartment
purse wallet
game match
motorbike motorcycle
elevator lift
sink washbasin
queue line

A. Let us learn a few more words by joining the dots. Join the dots and fill the table below.

Bala Spins Magic - Join the dots and fill the table below

subway underground
holiday vacation
closet curtains
pants trousers
chips fries

B. Write the words with same meaning.

 

Bala Spins Magic - Write the words with same meaning Bala Spins Magic - Write the words with same meaning Bala Spins Magic - Write the words with same meaning Bala Spins Magic - Write the words with same meaning
eraser – rubber post – Mail dustbin – Waste bin purse – Wallet
Bala Spins Magic - Write the words with same meaning Bala Spins Magic - Write the words with same meaning Bala Spins Magic - Write the words with same meaning Bala Spins Magic - Write the words with same meaning
tap – plugs pants – trousers chips – fries queue – line

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