Tamilnadu State Board New Syllabus Samacheer Kalvi 6th English Guide Pdf Term 1 Poem 1 The Crocodile Text Book Back Questions and Answers, Summary, Notes.

Tamilnadu Samacheer Kalvi 6th English Solutions Term 1 Poem 1 The Crocodile

6th English Guide The Crocodile Text Book Back Questions and Answers

Warm Up (Text Book Page No. 99)

What do crocodiles eat? Talk about it. (Text Book Page No. 99)
Samacheer Kalvi 6th English Guide Term 1 Poem 1 The Crocodile 2
Crocodiles is a carnivorous reptile. They eat fishes, birds small animals, and even man. They live in the rivers, the river-dams, the lakes, etc. They live both on land and in water.

Textual Exercise (Text Book Page No. 101)

B. Choose the rhyming words from the box and write them in the correct blanks.
Samacheer Kalvi 6th English Guide Term 1 Poem 1 The Crocodile 1

1. claws, jaws, ……………………., ……………………. .
paws, caws

2. grin, in, ……………………., ……………………. .
din, thin

3. crocodile, Nile ……………………., ……………………. .
file, while

4. tail, scale, ……………………., ……………………. .
nail, mail

C. Read these lines and answer the questions given below. (Text Book Page No. 102)

1. How cheerful he seems to grin
Who does ‘he’ refer to?
He refers to the Crocodile.

2. And pour the water of the Nile
What does the Nile refer to? Where is it?
The Nile is a river. It flows in Egypt. Here in this poem Nile refers to the tear drops of the crocodile.

3. And welcomes little fishes in
With gently smiling jaws!
Who welcomes the fish? Why?
The Crocodile welcomes the fish to eat it.

Which line tells you that the crocodile is hungry?
The first line tells us that the Crocodile is hungry.

D. Work in pairs. Share your answers with your partner.

1. What is the poem about?
The poem is about a crocodile.

2. How does the crocodile’s tail look?
The crocodile’s tail looks shining.

3. What does ‘improve his tail’ mean?
To become better than before.

4. How does the spread his claws?
He spreads his claws very neatly.

5. Why does he welcome little fishes?
He is hungry and he feeds on them. So he welcomes them.

6. Which line talks about the crocodile’s mouth and his shape?
The last line talks about the crocodile’s mouth and its shape.


E. What does the poet say about the crocodile? Write in your own words, (in about fifty words)

The Crocodile is a large meat-eating reptile living near rivers. The little Crocodile grows and develops his bright tail. The water of the Nile is poured on every scale of the crocodile. He appears cheerful when he grins. He welcomes fishes with his jaws open. An adult crocodile is very long and powerful.

6th English Guide The Crocodile Additional Appreciation Questions

1. How cheerful he seems to grin.
How neatly spreads his claws.
a. Who spreads his claws?

b. What is the meaning of the word cheerful?
It means happy.

2. And pour the water of the Nile
On every golden scale!
a. Why is the scale golden?
The scale in the tail is shining like gold because of the Nile water poured on it.

b. What is referred to as the water of the Nile?
The tears of the crocodile are referred to as the water of the Nile.

3. How cheerful he seems to grins.
How neatly spreads his claws.
What is the poetic device used in this line? Explain your answer.
He refers to the crocodile with the word “he” rather than the word “it”. He acknowledges that the crocodile’s tears are not the result of emotional distress, but also shows how the crocodile generates them with the intention of capturing his prey.

The Crocodile Summary in English

The poet is talking about the crocodile that lives in the River Nile. He tells us that the crocodile improves his looks by pouring water on his body which makes it shine and the scales appear golden under the rays of the sun. This will make him look very attractive to the fishes that he wants to prey on.

People seems friendly but wait for an opportunity to strike at innocent one who may be unaware of their red malicious intentions. So the poet warns us to be very carefully while dealing with others and not yet carried away by their sweet or attractive looks.

The Crocodile Summary in Tamil

நைல் நதியில் வாழும் முதலைப் பற்றி கவிஞர் பேசுகிறார். முதலை தனது உடலில் தண்ணீ ர் ஊற்றுவதன் மூலம் தனது தோற்றத்தை மேம்படுத்துகிறது. அது பிரகாசிக்க வைக்கிறது மற்றும் சூரியனின் கதிர்களின் கீழ் செதில்கள் தங்கமாகத் தோன்றும் என்று அவர் நமக்குச் சொல்கிறார். இது அவர் வேட்டையாட விரும்பும் மீன்களுக்கு மிகவும் கவர்ச்சியாகத் தோன்றும்.

மக்கள் நட்பாக தோன்றுகிறார்கள். ஆனால் அவர்களின் சிகப்பு மெல்லிய நோக்கங்களை அறியாத அப்பாவி மீது தாக்குதல் நடத்தும்வரை காத்திருக்கிறார்கள். எனவே மற்றவர்களுடன் பழகும்போது கவிஞர் அவரை மிகவும் கவனமாக வெளிப்படுத்துகிறார். ஆனால் அவர்களின் பிரமிப்பு அல்லது கவர்ச்சியான தோற்றத்தால் இன்னும் விலகிச் செல்லவில்லை.

The Crocodile About the Author in English

Charles Luteridge Dodgson known by his pen name Lewis Carroll was ( 1832^s 1898) – bora in England. He is the author of the famous children’s books. “Alice’s Adventures in the Wonderland” and “ Through – the Looking-Glass”. He was excellent in Mathematics and won many prizes for his mathematical intelligence. He was an avid photographer and had written many essays, political pamphlets, and poetry. Carroll loves to entertain Children. So he had written many books for children. His “ Alice’s Adventures in the Wonderland” became the most popular children’s book in England and by 1932 it was one of the most popular in the world.

The Crocodile About the Author in Tamil

லெவிஸ் கரோல் என்ற புனைப்பெயரால் அழைக்கப்படும் சார்லஸ் லியூட்ரிட்ஜ் டாட்சன் (1832 – 1898), இங்லாந்தில் பிறந்தார். இவர் புகழ்பெற்ற குழந்தைகள் புத்தங்களான “ Alice’s Adventures in the Wonderland” மற்றும் “Through the looking – Glass” ஆகியவற்றின் ஆசிரியர் ஆவார். இவர் தன்னுடைய சிறந்த கணித அறிவிற்கு பல பரிசுகளை வென்றுள்ளார். இவர் ஒரு தீவர புகைப்படக் கலைஞர். இவர் பல கட்டுரைகள், அரசியல் துண்டு பிரசுரங்கள் மற்றும் கவிதைகளை எழுதியுள்ளார். கரோல் குழந்தைகளை மகிழ்விக்கவே பல குழந்தைகள் புத்தங்களை எழுதியுள்ளார். அவரது ‘Alice’s Adventures in the Wonderland’ புத்தகம் இங்கிலாந்தில் மிகவும் பிரபலமான புத்தமாகவும், 1932ஆம் ஆண்டில் அது உலகளவில் மிகவும் பிரபலமானதாக மாறியது.

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