Lesson 2.2 Trees
Lesson 2.2 > Trees
A. Find the describing words given in the poem.
READ AND UNDERSTAND
B. Answer the following.
a) What does the peepul do?
The peepul quivers in the breeze.
b) How does the coconut tree grow?
The coconut grows up straight and tall.
c) What does the tamarind tree give?
The tamarind gives us pleasant shade.
d) What is as sharp as a blade?
The date’s leaf is as sharp as blade.
e) What does the teak tree give us?
The teak tree gives us useful wood.
C. Read the acrostic poem on ‘Friend’. Write an acrostic poem like this on ‘Tree’
|Friends always love each other|
Respect each other
Interact with each other
Enjoy playing with each other
Never hurt your friends
Do everything together
|Tree gives rain|
Reduces human pain
Enjoy its gain
Earth will be fine
D. Work in pairs.
A rhyme is a repetition of the same sound in two or more words. Usually they come at the end of lines in poems and songs. Eg. tower – power; king – sing Discuss with your partner and pick out the rhyming words in the poem. Read the poem aloud in pairs. Take turns to read the verses.
The Banyan is the largest of trees,
The Peepul quivers in the breeze,
The Coconut grows up straight and tall,
The Neem tree’s fruits are very small,
The Tamarind gives us pleasant shade,
The Date’s leaf is as sharp as a blade,
The Teak tree gives us useful wood,
The Mango gives us fruit that is good.
Rhyming Words: trees-breeze, tall-small, shade-blade, wood-good.
MIND MAP – CONSOLIDATION
|Banyan tree||the largest|
|Coconut tree||straight and tall|
|Neem tree||gives small fruits|
|Tamarind tree||gives pleasant shade|
|Date tree||sharp blade leaf|
|Teak tree||gives useful wood|
|Mango tree||gives good fruit|
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