The Enormous Turnip
READING IS FUN
What did the old man plant?
The old man planted turnip seeds.
Why was it difficult for the old man to pull up the turnip?
It was difficult for the old man to pull up the turnip because the turnip was huge.
Who helped him to pull up the enormous turnip?
An old woman, a boy and a girl helped him to pull up the enormous turnip.
Who ate the enormous turnip?
The old man, the old woman, the boy and the girl- all four of them ate the enormous turnip.
Name and draw four vegetables that have to be pulled out from the earth. Now name them in your own language.
Let’s go shopping!
How many vegetables can you find in this maze? Draw a circle around each word. One has been done for you.
A Game of Opposites
The entire class can be divided into two groups where one group says one word and the second group says the opposite word.
This is how the game goes on. Some words are suggested here. You may pick up some more words from the lesson.
Far; good; dark; up; old
Pull – Push
Black – White
True – False
Right – Wrong
Far – Near
Good – Bad
Dark – Light
Up – Down
Old – Young
Activity: Grow a plant.
The student has to do as directed.
How do you like to eat these vegetables—raw or cooked? Say why.
Name four vegetables you ate last week. Write their names here.
Potato, Peas, Cauliflower, Spinach.
Complete these columns
One word in each of the following sets is different from the others.
Circle the odd one out.
1. turnip, potato, tomato, sunflower, carrot, brinjal
2. cow, horse, goat, fox, kangaroo, melon
3. banyan, neem, peepal, mango, snake, apple
4. rose, lily, sunflower, lotus, cauliflower
5. peacock, parrot, lizard, crow, woodpecker
The student needs to say the given words aloud so as to understand their pronunciations.