NCERT Solutions for Class 4 English Unit-5 Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark

 Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark

Question 1:

afraid    dark    rest    harsh    forever    troubles    cease

Answer

1) Afraid: feeling fear Example sentences: 1) I am afraid of snakes. 2) She was afraid to go on the street.

2) Dark: with little or no light Example sentences: 1) You should come home early or it will get dark. 2) Its too dark to read here.

3) Rest: to relax Example sentences: 1) Take rest for a while on the couch. 2) I needed rest after a long walk.

4) Harsh: rough or cruel Example sentences: 1)He asked me to get out in a harsh tone. 2) You should not be very harsh with your children.

5) Forever: always Example sentences: 1) Parents love their children forever. 2) I will stay with you forever.

6) Troubles: difficulty Examples sentences: 1) There are many troubles in my family. 2) The doubt in my mind troubles me.

7) Cease: to come to an end Example sentences: 1) The government should cease the taxation. 2) Teacher should cease beating their students.

Reading is Fun


1.What is the poem about?
Ans.The poem is about children’s fear of darkness of the night and the ways to overcome this fear. ‘

2.What happens when the day is over?
Ans.When the day is over darkness spreads everywhere. The moon and stars start shining in the sky.

3.What does the earth do when the day is over?
Ans.The earth takes rest when the day is over.

4.What does the poet want us to do at night?
Ans.The poet wants us to be friendly with night and think about our friends and relatives.

5.Are these sentences TRUE or FALSE? .
(а) The poet tells the child to be afraid when it is dark._______
(b) The poet says that stars will always shine at night._______
(c) The poet tells the child to think of friends after it is dark._______
Ans.(a) False (b) True (c) True

Word Building
1.Find a word in the poem which is the opposite of —
Ans.

NCERT Solutions for Class 4 English Unit-5 Chapter 9 Word Building Q1

2.Look at these words in the poem
don’t, won’t
Here are their full forms
don’t — do not won’t — will not
Now, write the full forms of the following words:

NCERT Solutions for Class 4 English Unit-5 Chapter 9 Word Building Q2

Reading is Fun
1.What is the poem about?
Ans.The poem is about children’s fear of darkness of the night and the ways to overcome this fear. ‘

2.What happens when the day is over?
Ans.When the day is over darkness spreads everywhere. The moon and stars start shining in the sky.

3.What does the earth do when the day is over?
Ans.The earth takes rest when the day is over.

4.What does the poet want us to do at night?
Ans.The poet wants us to be friendly with night and think about our friends and relatives.

Let’s Talk,
1.Are you afraid of the dark? Why?
Ans. Yes, I am afraid of the dark because I fail to see anything in the darkness.

2.What do you do when it is dark?
Ans.I lie down on my bed and think about my friends.

3.Have you ever heen very frightened? Tell your partner about it.
Ans.I was sitting alone is my room. Suddenly my elder brother entered the room wearing a mask of a giant. He stood in front of me and started laughing horribly. I cried loudly in great fear. I can’t forget that incident.

Say Aloud
1.What is the word that starts with ‘t’ rhymes with ‘cease’, and means to playfully make fun of?
Ans.Tease

2.What is the word that starts with ‘c’, rhymes with ‘near’ and Tear’, and means easy to see, hear and understand?
Ans. Clear.

3.Where did the tip of the tongue touch?
Ans. It touches the teeth ridge.

4.Listen and repeat Ca -t
Ans. Do yourself.

5.Did you hear what your tongue did?
Ans. Do yourself.

6.Say these words and feel what your tongue does when you say- toe, top, tie, ten.
Ans. Do yourself

Work in Pairs
Make the ‘cough’ sound.
I came down
I coughed “K, k, k, k!”
And cough again “K, k, k, k!”
Did you hear the ‘K’ sound
at the end of the word ‘book’?

NCERT Solutions for Class 4 English Unit-5 Chapter 9 Work in Pairs 1

Repeat
book look neck duck chick sack clock
All these words start with the same sound

NCERT Solutions for Class 4 English Unit-5 Chapter 9 Work in Pairs 2

Team Time
1. Divide the class into four groups.
Ans. Do it yourself.

2. Imagine life without the sun.
Ans. Do it yourself.

3. What are the things that may happen if there is no sunlight?
Ans. There will be complete darkness if there is no sunlight.

4. Discuss with the group and write your ideas in your notebook.
Ans. Do it yourself.

Let’s Write
1. The red tea cups are filled with a particular word. Fill in the yellow tea cups with similar sounding words. Note the example given.
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2. Now complete the following sentences, choosing the right word.
Ans.
(а) The sum was too difficult for the class to solve. Only two students could do it. (two, too)
(b) There was only one boy who won the prize, (one, won)
(c) The golden deer was very dear to him. (dear, deer)
(d) Ramu’s son loved to play in the sun, (sun, son)

Let’s Listen
1. Relax your feet, legs and entire body. Be as quite as you can.
Ans. Do yourself.

2. Listen to the sounds around you.
Ans. Do yourself.

3. Tell your partner softly what you heard and ask, “What did you hear?”
Ans. Do yourself.

4. Let your partner talk about or copy those sounds.
Ans. Do yourself.

5. Read out the following phrases aloud. Divide them into loud and softer sounds.
NCERT Solutions for Class 4 English Unit-5 Chapter 9 Lets Listen Q5
Ans.
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