NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English Honeysuckle Poem 2 The Kite
WORKING WITH THE POEM Page 28
Question 1. List out the action words in the poem.
dive, dip, snaps, ——————, ——————, ———————,
Find out the meanings of these words.
Dive – to purposefully enter water, especially with one’s head first.
Dip – to briefly immerse oneself in water.
Snaps –To make a crisp or crackling sound.
Soars –To soar is to fly high in the air.
Rides – to sit on an animal’s back and travel.
Flaps – a sharp toss
Pulls – to apply force on in order to create or tend to cause motion in the direction of the force
Question 2. Read these lines from the poem:
Then soars like a ship
With only a sail
The movement of the tailless kite is compared to a ship with a sail. This is called a simile. Can you suggest what or who the following actions may be compared to?
- He runs like —————————————––———
- He eats like ——————————————–—–—
- She sings like ————————————––——–—
- It shines like ————————————–––———
- It flies like ——————————————––———–
- He runs like a cheetah
- He eats like a dog
- She sings like a nightingale
- It shines like a sun
- It flies like a bird
Question 3. Try to make a kite with your friends. Collect the things required such as colour paper/newspaper, thread, glue, a thin stick that can be bent. After making the kite see if you can fly it.
Answer :- Do it yourself