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How old is the speaker?
The speaker is a young boy.
Who are ‘they’ and ‘them’ in the poem?
In the poem, ‘they’ and ‘them’ refers to the parents of the child and other grown-up people.
What is the secret the speaker is hiding?
The speaker is hiding that he is actually a giant from inside.
Think of three things that ‘they’ won’t let you do.
Given below are the three things that ‘they’ won’t let you do:
They won’t allow me to use electrical appliances.
They won’t allow me to go shopping in the market alone.
They won’t allow me to drive a car or ride a scooter.
What are the things you’d like to do when you are grown-up that you can’t do now?
I would like to drive a car, handle electronic devices, go on solo trips, go to shopping alone, etc. when I grow up.
Using the letters of the given word, make three words. One is done for you.
blackboard , mother , vegetable , thousand , helicopter
black , __________, __________ ,__________, __________
board , __________, __________, __________, __________
back , __________, __________, __________ ,__________
blackboard , mother ,vegetable ,thousand , helicopter
black ,other , table ,sand , help
board ,moth , get , and , pet
back ,her , able , hand , pilot
Look at these words in the poem.
Here are their full forms:
Don’t – Do not
I’m – I am
I’ll – I will
i) Now write the full forms of the following words.
Can’t __________ , It’s ____________ , Isn’t __________
What’s __________ , That’s ____________
i) Can’t __Cannot___, It’s _____It is_______ , Isn’t ___Is not_______
What’s __What is___, That’s _____That is___
Make sentences using the following:
He’s , She’s , You’re , We’re
He’s: He’s my class teacher.
She’s: She’s going to school.
You’re: You’re going to play with me in the garden.
We’re: We’re planning to go for a picnic this weekend.
Now write about two things you’ll do when you grow up. You can begin like this:
When I grow up I’ll _________________________________________
- When I grow up I’ll love to travel and explore beautiful places alone.
- When I grow up I’ll drive a car on my own.
Class Word Chart — How many new words have you learnt? Write down three words you have learnt so far. Write them down on a chart or blackboard. Tell their meanings to the class.
Here are the new words that I’ve learnt from this poem: enough, chance, giant, patient.
- Enough means Adequate
- Chance means Opportunity
- Giant means Huge person
- Patient means Being tolerant
giant , goose
jam , grey
gym , gold
June , gum
Choose and tick the words with a ‘j’ sound
a.) January goose gem jam
b.) jacket giraffe grow July
c.) giant grapes grey June
a.) January gem jam
b.) jacket giraffe July
c.) giant June