CLASS 9 MODEL ACTIVITY TASK
ENGLISH NEW PART 4
Read the passage and answer the questions that follow:
I remember another funny incident about Bhola Grandpa related by my father. It had been a rainy afternoon. Bhola Grandpa, wild with excitement, told my father and his friends that he had seen a gang of pirates. They were burying a large box under one of the sand dunes on the seashore by our village. At once father and his friends started looking for the hidden treasure. Evening passed on to night. Moonlight came in through the clouds. A pack of jackals were howling. It was past midnight. At this point of time, Bhola Grandpa confessed that there was no real treasure. It was all a dream which he had during his midday nap.
Write the correct answers from the given alternatives in the given space :
(i) The funny incident about Bhola Grandpa was related by the narrator’s
- a) mother
- b) aunt
- c) father
- d) sister
(ii) The afternoon was
- a) sunny
- b) rainy
- c) cold
- d) snowy
(iii) The pirates were burying a large box under the
- a) fields
- b) valley
- c) foothills
- d) sand dune
Change the following sentences into Passive Voice:
(i) He saw a tiger.
Ans:- A tiger was seen by him.
(ii) Close the door.
Ans:- Let the door be closed.
(iii) I gave the baby a doll.
Ans:- A doll was given by me for the baby.
Write a paragraph in about 100 words on ‘Online Classes’ using the following points:
introduction – necessity – advantages – disadvantages – conclusion
Online classes during lockdown are very much necessary in today’s “Corona” time. The students are now being taught through this online mode only. Teachers are trying so much to motivate students and involve them in online classes.During this lockdown period, the teachers and students interacting as it happened earlier in a traditional classroom are not possible now.
First of all, the teachers are making a group of students on WhatsApp then send a link to join the various online meeting apps such as zoom, Jio meets, Google meets, etc.The teacher then shares the screen with students of various topics. it can be audio as well as video.They also, explain different chapters on various subjects. the teachers are really giving time which is appreciable. They are trying to clarify the doubts of students even though this is live chatting. To make every student indulge in online classes is really a work of patience. The teachers tolerate every kind of indiscipline occurred due to students.
As the duration of the online classes is increasing, it has become a hectic schedule for both teachers and students. Due to this, the side effects of headaches and eye problems are prevalent. The students of rural area who do not have electricity or facility of smartphone and internet cannot attend online classes. So, a discrimination is raising. But during this pandemic online classes are only the safest mode of learning.
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