Lesson 1.2 Team Work
Lesson 1.2 > Team Work
What is the most essential quality required to win the game given below?
Co-Opeartion and Team Work
ஒத்துழைப்பு மற்றும் குழு மனப்பான்மை
|A (poetic) abbreviation for ‘over
|‘ஓவர்’ என்பதன் (கவிதை) சுருக்கம்
A. Read the poem aloud and fill in the wheel with its rhyming pair. Also try giving your own rhyming word. One is done for you.
- skill – thrill, dril
- do – View
- fame – game
- star – are
- play – today
- great – mate
- scheme – team. dream. seem
- done – won
B. Fill in the table.
Contraction is a shortened form of a word or group of words, with the omitted letters often replaced in written English by an apostrophe
|It is / It has +V3
|There is / There has +V3
|He would+V1 / He had+V3
|He has / He has +V3
C. Answer the following questions.
1. What qualities are needed to play a game?
Courage, skill and will power with team work are the qualities needed to play a game.
2. What helps one win the game?
One should play for the whole team. It helps one win the game.
3. How is team spirit created?
In group games, one’s skill works for others and it leads to the success. Thus team spirit created by co-operation.
D. Read the lines and answer the questions given below.
1. It’s helping your fellowman to score
When his chances hopeless seem;
Its forgetting self till the game is o’re
And fighting for the team.
a) What does ‘it’ stand for here?
It stands for “will power” here.
b) Write the rhyme scheme for the above lines.
Rhyme scheme – a b a b
2. They may sound your praise and call you great,
They may single you out for fame,
But you must work with your running mate
Or you’ll never win the game;
a) Whom does ‘they’ refer to?
‘They’ refers to our team.
b) Which line talks about team spirit?
Third line talks about the team spirit.
c) Pick out the rhyming words from the given lines.
Rhyming words: great-mate, fame-game
E. Pair work. Discuss with your partner and list out any five team games.
- Volley ball
- Basket ball
How does the poet portray team work in his poem?
The poem ‘Team Work’ beautifully portrays the value of team work. He talks about a group game. One’s own courage or a single action doesn’t tell him a hero. Games are not won by single man. The most important thing is how we co-operate with our team. Some may praise our individual talents. It’s because that they single us out for famous. But winning in the game, we need the support of our team mate. No one can get success with their selfish actions. It is the co-operation of everyone that determines a game’s or battle’s success and failure. We may like applauses. Apart from that, we have to concentrate our goal and develop our will power. Our will power helps our fellowman who seems to be hopeless at the time of our way to success. We should forget our selfishness till our game is end.
Paragraph for slow learners
- Games are not won by single man.
- The most important thing is how we co-operate with our team.
- Some may praise our individual talents to single us out for famous.
- But co-operation determines success and failure.
- Our will power helps our hopeless fellowman to achieve success.
- We should forget our selfishness till our game is end.
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