Tamilnadu State Board New Syllabus Samacheer Kalvi 6th English Guide Pdf Term 3 Prose Chapter 2 That Sunday Morning Text Book Back Questions and Answers, Summary, Notes.

Tamilnadu Samacheer Kalvi 6th English Solutions Term 3 Prose Chapter 2 That Sunday Morning

6th English Guide That Sunday Morning Text Book Back Questions and Answers

Spin A Yarn

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The starting of a story is given. Develop it into a humorous story.

Once there lived a boy who bragged endlessly about himself. One day, the boy and his friend went to the party. A rich man said that my room echoed my name 10 times. Everyone in the party, looked him suprisingly. Suddenly the boy bragged that my room echoed my name 20 times repeatedly. Everyone in the party looked him surprisingly. People- in the party said that we came to your house to see the room. Even though there was fear in his mind somehow he wanted to show out. He invited the people next evening. The boy planned with his friend Piero to cheat people. The friend (Piero) called his name Jack who hided in the room echoed Jack 20 times people was wondered. By chance of the people was named Piero. One of the people called out Piero where were you? This time instead of echo, answer came, Yes, I was here’ coming.

People now knew that they have been tricked and thrashed the boy. The boy stopped the bragging.

Section – I

Textual Questions

Answer in one or two sentences. (Text Book Page No. 93)

1. Why did the family move to Patna?
The family moved to Patna because father was posted.

2. Who was challenged for a race?
The author was challenged for a race.

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3. Is the brother boastful? What makes you think so?
Yes, the brother is boastful. He had always beaten his sister.

4. Why did the trees become a green blur?
The trees became a green blur because she pedalled very fast.

5. Which line tells you that the girl was faster than the boy?
The line ‘soon I drew level with my brother and then gradually I moved ahead’ tells that the girl is faster than the boy.

Section – II

Textual Exercises (Text Book Page No. 96)

Read the events of the story. They are in the wrong order. Put them in the correct order.

And it charged straight at the cavalry officers on horseback. (6)
And so she flew onto the back of the cow. (4)
So everybody panicked and made a general rush to saftey. (7)
The startled cow charged off in fear. (5)
She applied the brakes, but was thrown off the cycle. (3)
Just then she saw a lone cow in the middle of the road. (2)
Finally the cow fell in to a ditch and dislodged the girl. (8)
The girl cried out in delight as she overtook her brother on her cycle. (1)

Section – III

Textual Exercises

Based on your reading, put a (✓) for the correct and (✗) for the incorrect statements: (Text Book Page No. 97)

  1. The man didn’t want to get up because he was tired as he was thrown into the ditch. (✗)
  2. The boy was rather unsympathetic to his sister. (✗)
  3. The girl was badly hurt. (✗)
  4. The boy and the girl were taken by the cavalry officers to explain their actions. (✓)
  5. They rode back home quickly. (✗)
  6. The girl admitted to her brother that she was badly frightened. (✗)

Read and Understand

A. Answer the following questions. (Text Book Page No. 98)

1. How does Patna differ from Delhi?
There were no impressive buildings or monuments as there are in Delhi.

2. What was the girl determined to do? why?
The girl was determined to win the race at that time because her brother had always beaten her.

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3. How did the cavalry officers look? What happened to them finally?
The cavalry officers looked brilliant in appearance. The horses panicked and scattered. The horses and the officers were to be seen.

4. Why did the girl reply haughtily?
The girl was not hurt and so she replied haughtily.

5. Were the girl and her brother friendly with each other?
Yes, the girl and her brother were friendly with each other.

6. “I think it would be nice if we moved quickly from her.”
a) Who does T refer to?
T refers to the girl.

b) Why did they want to move quickly from there?
The brother saw one of the horse riders coming towards them with a scowl on his face. So they wanted to move quickly from there.

B. Think and answer: (Text Book Page No. 98)

1. Work in groups. Discuss and have a Debate on life in bustling cities and life in calm towns.
(1) Group A talks about a bustling city:
A bustling city is always busy from dawn to dusk. The population is high. People from different places come and settle in the city. The reason is the availability of jobs. So they get big or small jobs and settle in the city. You have everything you need, certain people think that city is heaven.

(2) Group B
Life is calm towns is peaceful and joyful. We get plenty of water and pure air. There is no hurry among the people. The town is less crowded. But at the same time, people get everything they need as the people get in cities. They get healthy and spacious to live in. Everything will be cheaper in small towns. So people can manage their life even with small incomes.

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2. Imagine you are the girl and give a different ending to the story.
I won’t run away soon after we saw the horse rider and the owner of the cow. We would hide behind something and would wait patiently and silently. Only after the horse rider and the owner with his cow had left the place, we would come out. We would take our bikes and go home without any panic or fear.

Vocabulary (Text Book Page No. 98)

C. Match the phrases with their meanings:
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Phrase: Phrases are groups of two or more words that work together to perform a single grammatical function in a sentence. Phrases do not contain a subject or a predicate. Answer
1. drew level with ran very quickly in a panic 5
2. whoop with glee to leave a place quickly 6
3. jammed on the brakes as if one’s life depends on it 4
4. clung for dear life tried to stop the motion immediately 3
5. charged up the road rose to an equal level 1
6. beat a hasty retreat shout with enthusiasm and happiness 2

D. Refer to a dictionary and find out the meaning of the words given below.

beam –
ray of light

smile –
a pleasant expression of the face

guffaw –
loud, harsh, burst of laughter

laugh –
to express amusement satisfaction

giggle –
to laugh in a high pitched silly manner

E. Read the sentences given below. Fill in the blanks with the correct form of the appropriate laughter words from the exercise above. (Text Book Page No. 99)

  1. Kavitha’s face beamed with joy as she arrived in India.
  2. The show was enjoyed by all the audience and they guffawed out loudly all the while.
  3. When I tickle Nishanth. he always makes a loud giggle.
  4. Bharani didn’t mean any harm, he just did it for laugh.
  5. Things will calm down, you just keep a smile.

F. Pick the word from the text that is similar to the words or phrases given below. (Text Book Page No. 99)

  1. threatening and an extremely angry scowl.
  2. A heavy blow or hit thump.
  3. Happening gently and slowly gradually.
  4. Any building of a past age, regarded as a historically important place monument.
  5. Bad luck unfortunate.

G. Match each word with its antonyms: (Text Book Page No. 99)
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1. shady misery 3
2. bored calm 4
3. glee interested 2
4. panic slow 5
5. hasty sunny 1

Make sentences of your own for any five words from the above. (Text Book Page No. 99)

  1. The man leads a life of misery.
  2. He remained calm even in his sufferings.
  3. It is a shady place to take a rest.
  4. The students are in glee.
  5. When a bomb exploded, the crowd ran in panic.

Listening (Text Book Page No. 100)

H. Here is a humorous story. But there are some words missing. Listen to your teacher and fill in the blanks to complete the story. Then give a title and a moral to the story. (Listening text is on page -130)

Once there lived three friends Vani, Kavi, and Sumi. They always played pranks on one another. One day Vani bought some delicious herries and she decided to share them with her friends.

Kavi and Sumi were delighted to see the berries. The three of them sat and started eating the berries. Suddenly Sumi decided to play a trick on Kavi. When she looked under her chair she saw a small heap of berry seeds. She stealthily pushed the heap of seeds under Kavi’s chair.

Then Sumi’s said “What is this Kavi? You are so greedy! You alone have eaten so many berries.” Kavi felt bad and didn’t know what to say.

Vani looked here and there. When she looked under Sumi’s chair there were no seeds. So, she replied, “Sumi, Kavi was at least greedy, but see yourself you have eaten all the berries including its seeds.” Then Kavi understood that her friend had just played a trick on her and then all three of them laughed heartily.

Title: Three friends
Moral: No Cunningness among Friends

Speaking (Text Book Page No. 100)

I. Each person or group chooses an item from the class and takes two minutes to prepare. He/she must promote and sell the same item in the most humorous way to convince the classmates to buy the product. You can choose items such as an eraser, pencil, school bag, book, etc.
It can go like this.
Here I have a magical eraser for you. You can do whatever you want to do with this. You can rub anything that you don’t like. Just rub it against somebody’s hair and it will be gone forever. If you want to see somebody without hair, here you go. Buy this eraser and have fun with your friends.

I have a miracle pencil. It performs wonders you need not use your fingers to write. The pencil will write off its own whatever you think. You need not whatever, sharpen. It won’t become shortened. So I feel very proud of having one such miracle pencil.

Use Grammar

J. Look at the picture and fill in the blanks with suitable words. (Text Book Page No. 101)

1. The car was moving too _______.
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2. The lift is moving _______ .
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3. Joanna did her classwork _______
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4. Keerthi Vasan arrived _______
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5. Paul _______ plays cricket with his friends.
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6. Suguna _______ helps her mother at home.
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K. Read the sentences and put the adverbs in the correct boxes. Give two more examples of your own in each box.

  1. Anand has decided to submit his project tomorrow.
  2. The cat ran behind.
  3. Paraman sang in the choir happily.
  4. We never come late to the office.
  5. The stray elephant was set free in the forest yesterday.
  6. Arun and Vimala usually complete their homework on time.
  7. Raghav looked at his sister affectionately.
  8. I prepare to leave early.

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L. Put the words in the correct order to make sentences. Use a different colour to write the adverbs.

Question 1.
Was / somebody / there / nearby / standing.
There was somebody standing nearby.

Question 2.
Came / Anand / to / school / early.
Anand came to school early.

Question 3.
Softly / Murali / speaks.
Murali speaks softly.

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Question 4.
Beautifully / the house / have / they / decorated.
They have decorated the house beautifully.

Question 5.
English / classes / during / always / we / English / speak.
We always speak English during English classes.

M. Pick the words from the box and put them in the appropriate column:
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Adverb Adjective
kindly soft
everywhere sweet
constantly bright
then few
loudly huge


N. Work in groups and write a paragraph on “Laughter is the best medicine.”
Laughter is the Best Medicine
A good laugh heals a lot of hurts. It is a mighty good thing that sets everything straight. It is a powerful antidote to stress, pain, and conflict. Nothing works faster to bring your mind and body back into balance than a good laugh. Humour lightens your burden, inspires hope, connects you to others, and keeps you grounded, focussed, and alert. A good hearty laugh relieves physical tension and stress leaving your muscles relaxed for up to 45 minutes after. It improves the function of blood and increases blood flow, which can help protect you against heart attack and other vascular diseases. Shared laughter is one of the most effective tools. When laughter is shared, it binds people together and increases happiness and intimacy. Therefore, one should always maintain positive attitude in life and keep laughing to stay healthy and happy.

Creative Writing

O. Look at the cartoon strips. Create your own humorous story.

Write a sentence or two for each frame of the comic strip in the space given.
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Two friends were walking up in the land. They fell into a depression. There was a coconut tree. The coconut fall on their heads. They had lumps on their heads however they were happy to drink the coconut water.

That Sunday Morning Summary in English

Section – I
On Sunday the author and her brother decided to go a little exploring on their bikes. They decided to race each other. The author decided to win the race. She pedalled as fast as she could. Her legs ached. Her skirt flashed out. The hair blew behind her. Anyway, the author soon drew level with her brother, and then gradually she moved ahead.

Section – II
A cow stood on the road When the author was riding on the bicycle, applied a sudden brake. She was thrown on the back of the cow. The cow started running with the author on her back. In the meantime, the author was freed from the cow. She landed on the soft earth bordering the ditch.

Section – III
The horses were still out of control. The man on the horse fell into a ditch. The horse tried to attack him. He scrambled out of the ditch. The author and his brother quickly move away, once they spotted the horse rider coming towards them.

That Sunday Morning Summary in Tamil

பிரிவு – I: ஞாயிற்றுக்கிழமை ஆசிரியரும் அவரது சகோதரரும் தங்கள் வண்டியில் கொஞ்சம் ஏதோ தேட முடிவு செய்தோம். அவர்கள் ஒருவருக்கொருவர் பந்தயத்தில் ஈடுபட முடிவு செய்கிறார்கள். ஆசிரியர் பந்தயத்தை வெல்ல முடிவு செய்தார். அவள் தன்னால் முடிந்தவரை வேகமாக மிதித்தாள். அவள் கால்கள் வலித்தன. அவளது துணி முகத்தில் அடித்தது. முடி அவளுக்குப் பின்னால் வீசியது. அப்படி இருந்தாலும் ஆசிரியர் விரைவில் நிலைக்கு வந்தார். பின்னர் படிப்படியாக அவள் முன்னேறினாள்.

பிரிவு -II: சாலையில் ஒரு மாடு நின்றுகொண்டிருந்தது. ஆசிரியர் வண்டியில் சவாரி செய்தபோது திடீரென்று பிரேக் பயன்படுத்தினாள். அவள் பசுவின் பின்புறத்தில் வீசப்பட்டாள். பசு முதுகில் அவளுடன் ஓடத் துவங்கியது. அந்த நேத்தில் அவள் பசுவிடமிருந்து வீசப்பட்டாள். அவள் மென்மையான தரையில் பள்ளத்தின் ஓரத்தில் விழுந்தாள்.

பிரிவு -III: குதிரை சவாரி தங்களை நோக்கி வருவதைக் கண்டதும் ஆசிரியரும் அவரது சகோதரரும் விரைவாக விலகிச் செல்கிறார்கள். குதிரைகள் இல்லை கட்டுப்பாட்டுக்குள் வரவில்லை. குதிரையில் இருந்தவர் பள்ளத்தில் விழுந்தார். குதிரை அவரைத் தாக்க முயன்றது. அவர் பள்ளத்திலிருந்து வெளியேறினர்.

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