Puppy and I
READING IS FUN
Who is the ‘I’ in the poem?
I in the poem is a child.
Where was the Man going?
The Man was going down to the village to get some bread.
Why didn’t the child go with the Horse?
The child didn’t go with the Horse because the horse seemed to be busy in his work. He was going to get hay from the village.
Why did the child go with the Puppy?
The child went with the puppy because the puppy was going up the hills to roll and play and the kid too wanted to play.
Do you have a pet?
Yes, I do have a pet.
Talk about three things that you and your pet do together.
Every morning and evening, we go for walks.
We have breakfast together.
We sit and watch TV together.
How do you look after your pet? Tell the class first in your own language, and then in English.
I take him for walks in the morning and evening. I bathe him. I feed him good food whenever he is hungry. I keep his bed clean.
Look at the dogs in the picture and write about them.
Bull Dog: I am a Bull-Dog. I have a big head, short and flat nose. My neck is short and thick. Overall, I am short.
Boxer: I am a Boxer. I am a large dog with short and flat nose. My tail is short. My hair is smooth.
German Shepherd: I am a German Shepherd. I help Police in catching the thieves, etc. I also help in
guarding buildings, etc.
Doberman: I am a Doberman. I help in guarding buildings. I am a large dog with short hair.
Match the animals with their sounds.
a horse trumpets
a dog bleats
a sheep neighs
a cat roars
an elephant moos
a tiger barks
a cow mews
List these animals under Domestic Animals and Wild Animals.
jackal fox tiger dog cow
elephant bear sheep goat buffalo
Domestic Animals: dog, cow, sheep, goat, buffalo.
Wild Animals: jackal, fox, tiger, elephant, bear.
Fill in the blanks with rhyming words.
Hill ____________ ____________
Hay ____________ ____________
Fine ____________ ____________
Get ____________ ____________
Going ____________ ____________
Hare ____________ ____________
Hill – Chill, Kill, Pill
Hay – Ray, Day
Fine – Dine, Shine
Get – Bet, Met
Going – Owing, Rowing
Hare – Dare, Rare
Choose the right words.
1. Bruno is my ____________. (pet/dish)
2. He breaks his ____________. (dish/fish)
3. Daddy gives him ____________. (water/milk)
4. Mummy gives him a new ____________. (fish/dish)
5. Bruno is now ____________. (sad/happy)
1. Bruno is my pet. (pet/dish)
2. He breaks his dish. (dish/fish)
3. Daddy gives him milk. (water/milk)
4. Mummy gives him a new dish. (fish/dish)
5. Bruno is now happy. (sad/happy)