My Silly Sister | NCERT| Marigold | Class 3

New words:

  • childish

  • pebble

  • donkey

  • anger

  • excitement

  • playful

  • naughty

  • washerman

Reading is fun

1. What does the baby do with the pebbles ?

Ans. The baby thinks to pebbles to be real food and tries to put them in her mouth to eat.

2. What does the baby do with the book ?

Ans. The baby tears the pages of the book with her hands and roars with joy.

3. When does the baby laugh ?

Ans. The baby laughs when her brother shakes his head in anger and scold her or calls her naughty.

4. Why does the washerman bring donkeys ?

Ans. The washerman brings the donkeys to carry away the dirty clothes.

Word building

  1. Fill in the blanks to spell words from the story.

  • s i l l y

  • p e b b l e s

  • s t r e e t s

  • s c o l d

  • l e s s o n s

  • n a u g h t y

  • e x c i t e m e n t

  • d o n k e y

2. Write similar words from the story:

  • Foolish silly

  • Stones pebbles

  • Mischievous naughty

  • Fetch bring

3. Fill in the blanks with words from the box

[children they bell]

  • The children are playing in the field. They are happy.

  • They are playing ‘catch-me-if-you-can’.

  • The bell has rung. It is time for lessons.

4. Fill in the blanks

i. One child, many children.

ii. One fox, may foxes.

iii. One duck, many ducks.

iv. One goose, many geese.

5. Add ‘ful’ to make a word.

a. The children are playful. (play)

b. The flowers are beautiful. (beauty)

c. The books are useful. (use)

d. The vegetables are plentyful. (plenty)

6. Add ‘ly’ to make a word

a. The new shoes are lovely. (love)

b. He is really smart. (real)

c.We should eat slowly. (slow)

d. Let us sing softly. (soft)

7. Add ‘ish’ to make a new word.

a. That girl is always crying. She is childish. (child)

b. I slipped on a banana peel. I feel foolish. (fool)

c. My sister is babyish. (baby)

Let’s write

  • I help mother washing floor.

  • I help father in cleaning cupboard.

  • I also help my brother in studies.

  • I also help my sister with her learning.

  • I do help everyone in the house.

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