CLASS 6 NCERT SOLUTION FOR ENGLISH (HONEYSUCKLE) POEM UNIT – 2 The Kite

The Kite

NCERT Solutions Class 6 English – Unit 2 Poem

Working with the Poem

Question 1. 

List out the action words in the poem.

dive, dip, snaps, ——————, ——————, ———————, ——————, ——————

Find out the meanings of these words.

Answer:

Dive – to enter into water intentionally, especially with the headfirst

Dip – to enter into water momentarily

Snaps – to make a sharp or crackling sound

Soars – to fly aloft

Rides – to sit and travel on the back of an animal

Flaps – to toss sharply

Pulls – to exert force upon to cause or tend to cause motion toward the force

Question 2.

Read these lines from the poem:

Then soars like a ship

With only a sail

The movement of the tailless kite is compared to a ship with a sail. This is called a simile. Can you suggest what or who the following actions may be compared to?

  1. He runs like —————————————––———
  2. He eats like ——————————————–—–—
  3. She sings like ————————————––—— –—
  4. It shines like ————————————–––———
  5. It flies like ——————————————––———–

Answer:

  1. He runs like a deer.
  2. He eats like a horse.
  3. She sings like a nightingale.
  4. It shines like a glowworm.
  5. It flies like a kite.

Question 3. 

Try to make a kite with your friends. Collect the things required such as color paper/newspaper, thread, glue, a thin stick that can be bent. After making the kite see if you can fly it.

Answer: 

Do it yourself.

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