NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 3 Poem Little by Little

Little by Little


Question 1:

Name the tree that the acorn grows into.


Acorn grows into the Oak tree.

Question 2:

What things does a seed need to grow?


A seed needs water, sunlight, soil and moisture to grow.

Question 3:

How many describing words can you find in this poem?


Following are the describing words in this poem:










Question 1:

Look at the two pictures. Find four things that are different about these trees and talk about them.

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1. The tree in picture 1 is happy; the tree in picture 2 is sad and crying.

2. The tree in picture 1 is giving a lot to us humans; the tree in picture 2 is not getting anything from us.

3. The nest in the picture 1 is proper in shape; the nest in picture 2 is damaged by us.

4. The tree in picture 1 is laden with fruits; the tree in picture 2 does not have even a single fruit.


Question 1:

Look at Picture 1. Write three sentences on what the trees give us.


The trees give us fresh air to breathe.

They provide us fresh fruits and vegetables.

They also give us nutrition which are used in making medicines.

Question 2:

Now look at Picture 2.Write three sentences on how we harm the trees.


1. We use the wood of the trees for burning and other needs.

2. We damage the nests on the trees and force birds to fly away from their homes.

3. We use the stems of the trees to make furniture.

Question 3:

These words describe parts of a tree. Write them in the given space.

Stem _________

Bark _________

Leaves _________

Branch _________

Twigs _________

Root _________

Shoot _________


Stem: It assists the tree in standing straight

Bark: It is the outer-layer of the tree.

Leaves: Leaves prepare food for the tree.

Branch: The branches of the tree bear leaves, fruits and flowers.

Twigs: Twigs are the little shoots that grow from a stem or a branch of the tree.

Root: It is the part from where the tree begins to grow. This part grows inside the earth.

Shoot: It is the new growth from the seed germination.

Question 4:

Match the opposites. One has been done for you.

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