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5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER

Class: VII Subject: English Book: An Alien Hand-Supplementary Reader


Lesson No. : 01 Chapter name: The Tiny Teacher No. of periods required: 05
Commencement Schedule: As per teacher diary and review plan for the session.
Focused Skills and Learning Outcomes: As mentioned below in the objectives of the lesson

Gist of lesson Pedagogy and use of ICT/TLM/ABL/ Question Answers Oral and
Blackboard and other materials and plan of written works
activities to achieve the Los
Engage, Explore Explain and Elaborate Evaluate
Objectives Comprehension check Part-1
The ant being a
smallest insect is an To enrich their vocabulary Q1. The story of an ant’s life
intelligent and To develop skill in listening, reading, is almost untrue-
hardworking speaking and writing correct English. A: The italicized phrase
creature. As it is the To promote the habit of reading means to remarkable to be
commonest insect, independently with interest.
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we know a number To make them enable for
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comprehension check at the end of Q2. Complete the following


of facts about it. An
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section to recall. sentences-


ant has feelers which To introduce new words in their A: i. An ant is the smallest,
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is also called vocabulary. the commonest but the wisest


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antennae. It uses To give them the knowledge about an insect.


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them to talk and ant. ii.We know a number of


greet other ants To make them aware about life cycle facts about an ant’s life
while moving up or of an ant. because we have watched
To develop among them the quality of their daily behavior closely.
down the wall.. The
discipline and hard work in their
black or red ones are practical Life. Q3. In what ways is an ant’s
the commonest life peaceful?
among them. They key points A: Ant’s live together in
live in their The tiny teacher itself depicts the peace and harmony. They do
comfortable homes, dedication of the smallest creature their own work and do not
generally called towards their duties assigned them to interface in the other’s work.
perform in a very sincere way. Being the They never fight with other
nests or anthills, just hard working and intelligent creature, ants of the same group. So
below the surface of they perform their duties in the form of their life is peaceful.
the soil. Each anthill cleaners, nurses, workers, soldiers and
has hundreds of little trainers. They lived in an anthill having Comprehension check Part-2
rooms and passages. hundreds of little rooms and passage for
The queen ant lays all ants. The queen ant only lays eggs Q1. How long does it take for
eggs in some of after its wedding flight with a drone. a grub to become a complete
these rooms. Other Through the life cycle [Egg->Grub- ant?
rooms are nurseries, >Cocoon->Ant], a perfect ant appears. A: It takes five to six weeks
They learn their duties from old ant and for a grub to become a
stores, reserved
ready to survive in the world of work complete ant.
quarters and separate like cleaners, nurses, workers, soldiers
barracks etc. ants. and trainers. They also allow other Q2. Why do the worker ants
Ants of each creatures to live in their anthill to get carry the grubs about?
category carry their pleasant smell, sweet juice and A: Worker ants carry the
duty sincerely playthings. People should learn many grubs about for daily exercise
without disturbing qualities from this wisest creature hard and sunshine.
work, sense of duty and discipline,
the other. This is the
loyalty towards their country. Q3. What different jobs are
reason why the ant learnt by new ants?
enjoys a peaceful short questions A: The new ants learn the
life. Q1. How do ants talk or greet other ant? duties of workers, cleaners,
A: An ant uses its feelers or antennae to soldiers, and builders from
The queen ant is the
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colony. Its life span ant? creatures that live in ant


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is about fifteen A: The red and black are the commonest hills?
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years. After wedding ants. A: The greenfly, beetles,


lesser breeds of ants,
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flight with a male


Q3: Where do the ants live? etc. …… some of the
ant (drone) on a hot A: They lived in their comfortable home creatures who live in anthills.
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summer day, it called nest or anthills.


comes back to earth Q5. Mention three things we
without wings to lay Q4. What is the duty of worker ant? can learn from the “tiny
eggs. In a few days A: The worker ants spend most of their teacher”.
grubs come out of time in searching food. A: We can learn - hard work,
sense of duty and loyalty
the eggs. Soldier
Q5. What is a wedding flight? from this tiny teacher.
ants guard them A: On a hot summer day, the queen ant Hard work makes the life of
while worker ants flies up in the air to meet a male ant. an ant so organized and
feed them and help This is called a wedding flight? disciplined. If we want to
them in growing up. lead a proper life we must not
After two or three Q6. How is the home of ants originated? shy away from working hard.
week grubs become A: Every anthill has hundreds of little Sense of duty is very
room and passage. Rooms are reserved important because if
cocoons which then
for each member of the community like everyone does his or her
break and perfect rooms for the queen ant to lay eggs, work sincerely, there will be
ants appear. New nurseries for the young ones, and no chaos. The most important
ants are taught and quarters for the workers, store house for is loyalty to the land where
trained by old ants. food and barracks for soldiers. one lives. We must be always
After a few weeks’ loyal to our people and our
Q7. Why an ant does allow other country.
training, the small
creature to live in an anthill?
ants become ready to A: An ant allows other creature to live in Q6. How is the home of ants
work. An anthill is an anthill because some of them give organized?
also the home of pleasant smell; other give sweet juice A: An anthill has hundreds of
other creatures like and some other are just pets or playful little rooms and passages.
beetles, lesser breed things like cats and dogs to human Rooms are reserved for each
of ants and the being. member of the community-
Rooms for the queen ant to
greenfly. The ants
Q8. Who is called an ant’s cow? lay eggs, nurseries for the
give them shelter A: The green fly is an ant’s cow. young ones, quarters for
because they get workers, store houses for
sweet juices and Q9. How does an ant train the greenfly food and barracks for
pleasant smell from to give honeydew? soldiers.
them. The greenfly A: The ant trains them to give honeydew Homework:
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is the ants’ cow. The
milk it just as we milk the cow. and other textbook questions
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ants give training to


will be done in the respective
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them to give Q10. Name some of the qualities fan ant. periods and the answers will
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honeydew with a A: An ant is a hard working intelligent be found by the students with
touch of their disciplined and loyal creature. help of the teacher. It will
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antennae. Man can also be written by students in


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learn hard work, VIDEO LINKS FOR THE LESSON:- their notebooks and they will
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sense of duty and
during the week. The
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cleanliness, care for https://youtu.be/c6wKQUgKkj0 meaning of new words and
the young ones from also key questions related to
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it. the lesson. Weekly test will
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Students will listen to the teacher carefully every week.
and follow the instructions given to them.
They will note the Blackboard work and
question answers in their note-books. They
will follow the homework related
instructions as desired by the teacher
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: VII Subject: English Book: An Alien Hand-Supplementary Reader
Lesson No. : 02 Chapter name: Bringing Up Kari No. of periods required: 06
Commencement Schedule: As per teacher diary and review plan for the session.
Focused Skills and Learning Outcomes: As mentioned below in the objectives of the lesson

Gist of Pedagogy and use of ICT/TLM/ABL/ Blackboard and Question Answers Oral and
lesson other materials and plan of activities to achieve the written works
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Explain and Elaborate Evaluate
Engage,
Explore
This story Objectives:- 1. The enclosure in which
To enable the students to share their personal Kari lived had a thatched
is about a experiences. roof that lay on thick tree
nine year To enable them to express themselves in stumps. Examine the
grammatically correct language. illustration of Kari’s
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To enable the learners to create an interest pavilion on page 8 and say
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five month towards story reading. why it was built that way?
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old To sensitize the students to make friendly A: Pavilion was built on a


relationship with the animals. thick tree stem so that
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elephant, To enable them to use new words and phrases would not fall on bumping
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Kari. Both in their own language. against the poles.


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of them
New Words: 2. Did Kari enjoy his
grew Tiptoe : on the tips of toes morning bath in the river?
together. Moving with tiptoe steps Give a reason for your
Trumpet : sound of elephant answer?
The first
Elephants are trumpeting. A: We can say that Kari
thing Sneak in : come in quietly enjoys his bath as he lay
which Kari He sneaked in under cover of darkness. down on the sand bank
Whipped : beat while the narrator rubbed
did was to The teacher often whipped the students. him with clean sand. When
save a boy. Strewn : spread all around narrator rubbed him with
Dead bodies strewed the ground water, he trumpet with
Kari was
pleasure.
like a baby Key Points:-
and full ofThis is a story of 5 month old baby elephant 3. Finding good twigs for
named Kari. Kari is not only a playful and Kari took a long time.
mischief. mischievous elephant but also a sensitive and Why?
One day he helpful baby elephant. It is fond of ripe bananas. A: It took such a long time
developed It is quick learner and its nine years old friend as to find twigs for Kari
the taste of well as keeper is also a good trainer. Kari is taught because if twig is broken,
to walk, to sit down, to go fast, to go slow etc. Kari would not touch it.
bananas short questions Narrator has to climb all
and since Q1. How did Kari enjoy his morning bath in the kind of trees to get twigs.
river?
then he
A: Kari lay for a long time in the river and on the4. Why did Kari push his
took all sand and let the author rub his back. Also, he friend into the stream?
steps to squealed with pleasure when his friend rubbed A: Kari pushed his into the
water down his back. stream because the boy was
steal the lying flat on the bottom of
bananas. Q2. Finding good twigs for Kari took a long time. the river. Kari had tried to
The Why? save the boy but he had not
A: Kari liked to eat only the most delicate and been successful.
narrator tender twigs. So his friend had to climb all kinds
was very of trees to get twigs and saplings for him. Also, 5. Kari was like a baby.
Kari did not touch twigs that got mudded. Hence, What are the main points of
annoyed.
collecting good twigs for Kari took a long time. comparison?
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Q3. Why did Kari push his friend into the be good. He did a lot of
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scolded
stream? mischief. Like a child he
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Kari for his A: A boy was drowning in the river. Kari himself played pranks,and took
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mischief. could not pull the boy from the river bed, so he away all the fruits kept on
pushed his friend into the stream. the plate.
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The
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narrator Q4. How did the author compare the Kari with a 6. Kari helped himself to all
baby? the bananas in the house
took all A: The author compares Kari with a baby because without anyone noticing it.
efforts to Kari needed training to be good just like a baby. If How did he do it?
he was naughty, author had to scold him. He A: Kari was quiet a cunning
teach
understood words like children do. He had to be baby elephant . Once when
elephant to taught to sit down, walk, when to walk fast and he tasted ripe bananas he
walk and to when slow. Moreover, his call was more like that developed a taste for eat.
of a baby than an elephant. Now, very clearly he by
sit down. making his trunk appear
The most Q5. How did Kari helped him to all the bananas like a black snake, took
difficult in the house without any one noticing it? away all the fruits.
A: Kari stole the bananas from the table in the 7. Kari learnt the
and dining room. He put his trunk through the window commands to sit and to
important and disappeared with the bananas without any one walk. What were the
noticing it. instructions for each
thing was
command?
Q6. What were the instructions for commands sit A: Kari was taught to sit
to teach and walk? down, to walk, go slow etc.
master call. A: His friend pulled Kari by his ear and said for sitting down instruction
‘Dhat’ to make him sit and he pulled his trunk given was ‘dhat’ and then
Master call forward and said ‘Mali’ to make him walk. Kari was pulled by the ear.
is a strange For walking instruction
Q7. What is “the master call”? Why is it the most given was ‘mali’ and his
rising
important signal for an elephant to learn? trunk was pulled forward.
sound A: The master call is a strange hissing, howling
which can sound, as if a snake and a tiger were fighting each 8. What is “the master
other. It is the most important signal for an call”? Why is it the most
help the elephant because whenever master is in trouble, important signal for an
master one master call will bring the elephant near him. elephant to learn?
reach A: master call is a kind of
Q8. Elephants are proud animals. How do we strange hissing, howling
home, if know it from the story? sound. It is a sound of noise
one is lost A: Kari stole bananas from the dining room. Whet as if snake and a tiger are
he was caught and scolded, he realized his fighting. This call makes
in the
mistake. His pride was so hurt that he never elephant pulls down the
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Kari took animals and they accept their mistakes and your house.
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five years Q9. Why is it important to teach an elephant to sit The Comprehension check
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to learn it down? and other textbook


A: Elephants grow taller than their masters. questions will be done in
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properly.
Keeper can reached his back only with the help of the respective periods and
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a ladder. As it is not possible to always carry the answers will be found


about a ladder, an elephant must be taught to sit by the students with help of
down. the teacher. It will also be
VIDEO LINKS FOR THE LESSON:- written by students in their
notebooks and they will be
https://youtu.be/tHOXqz1vFXw
checked by the teacher
https://youtu.be/0q0VaKfCFSg during the week. The
https://youtu.be/OMeUYERWbw8 students will be given
meaning of new words and
https://youtu.be/hmsZEYPwNQA also key questions related
https://youtu.be/iqff3JtTtyA to the lesson. Weekly test
will be taken on
Students will listen to the teacher carefully and
Friday/Saturday every
follow the instructions given to them. They will
week.
note the Blackboard work and question answers in
their note-books. They will follow the homework
related instructions as desired by the teacher
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: VII Subject: English Book: An Alien Hand-Supplementary Reader
Lesson No. : 03 Chapter name: The Desert No. of periods required: 05
Commencement Schedule: As per teacher diary and review plan for the session.
Focused Skills and Learning Outcomes: As mentioned below in the objectives of the lesson

Gist of lesson Pedagogy and use of ICT/TLM/ABL/ Question Answers Oral and
Blackboard and other materials and plan of written works
activities to achieve the Los
Engage, Explain and Elaborate Evaluate
Explore
A desert is OBJECTIVES:- 1. Describe the desert as
most people believe?
generally Exposing the learners : A: Most people believe that
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To a wonderful part of nature ‘The unchanging wasteland of
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and Desert’. dry sand.


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vegetation. To types of Desert. Hot and Cold


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To the beauty of Desert. 2. Describe the desert which


A desert To ‘Oasis’. is apt?
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To enable them to use new words and A: A desert can be a


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may be too phrases. beautiful place with a home


hot or too To enable them to use suffixes to of a variety of people,
frame opposites. animals and plants that live
cold. Previous Knowledge Testing:- in very hot and dry
1. What is a desert? conditions.
An Oasis is A: A desert is an endless stretch of sand
like a green with no or little rain fall and vegetation. 3. A camel can do without
water for days together.
island in the 2. How many types of deserts are there? What is the reason given in
middle of a A: There are two types of deserts. Hot the text?
desert and a cold desert. A: Camels sweat very little
desert. and can stand high body
3. Which animal is called “The Ship of temperature. They can drink
Desert the Desert?’’ a lot of water at one time
plants and A: The camel is called “The Ship of the and retain it for long periods
Desert’’. of time.
animals 4. What is an oasis? 4. How do the smaller
A: An oasis is a green island in the deserts fulfill their need for
require less
middle of a desert. water?
water to A: Some desert animals
NEW WORDS burrow under ground during
survive than
Vast : extensive the day and when they eat
other plants A vast desert land. other animals or plants they
Rare : uncommon get the water they need
and animals.
A rare desert flower. from the meat, seeds and
Deserts are Island : land surrounded by water plant juices.
Sri Lanka is an island.
an important Vegetation : plants 5. In a desert the
part of Vegetation found in the desert. temperature rises during the
Humid : wetness/moist day and falls rapidly at
nature’s great There is humidity in air after rain fall. night. Why?
plan. They KEY POINTS A: The absence of the
A desert is a place equally beautiful moisture blanket in desert
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are not as a forest. land causes the desert to
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useless parts Desert animals and plants adopt heat up rapidly during the
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themselves to the climate. day and cool off rapidly at


of the earth. People in the desert use camels as we night.
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use cows. Homework:


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Desert are Deserts are famous for “DATES” the The Comprehension check
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beautiful with sweet fruits of desert. and other textbook


questions will be done in
desert plants VIDEO LINKS FOR THE LESSON:- the respective periods and
and flowers https://youtu.be/loCal8ZWAZI the answers will be found
https://youtu.be/USeIf4-BqOw by the students with help of
and the sight https://youtu.be/gJEjvGi8vqk the teacher. It will also be
can be as https://youtu.be/07UUmY-6pp4 written by students in their
https://youtu.be/ZtDc2A2K-OM notebooks and they will be
rewarding as checked by the teacher
that of any Students will listen to the teacher during the week. The
carefully and follow the instructions students will be given
tropical given to them. They will note the meaning of new words and
garden Blackboard work and question answers also key questions related to
in their note-books. They will follow the the lesson. Weekly test will
whenever it homework related instructions as be taken on Friday/Saturday
rains. desired by the teacher. every week.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: VII Subject: English Book: An Alien Hand-Supplementary Reader
Lesson No. : 04 Chapter name: The Cop and the Anthem No. of periods required: 04-06
Commencement Schedule: As per teacher diary and review plan for the session.
Focused Skills and Learning Outcomes: As mentioned below in the objectives of the lesson

Gist of lesson Pedagogy and use of Question Answers Oral and written works
ICT/TLM/ABL/
Blackboard and other
materials and plan of
activities to achieve the
Engage, Explore Los Evaluate
Explain and Elaborate
Objectives: What are some of the signs of approaching
Beginning
• To understand the winter referred to in the text?
The short story " The value of hard work Answer: The narrator says that when birds begin
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and diligent in
" by O. Henry is about and when dead leaves fall, one can be sure that
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human life
a homeless man called • To understand the winter is near.
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Soapy who notices human psychology Question 1: Suppose no cop came at the end.
What would Soapy’s life be like through the
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once in a cold night on of thieves and the


his park bench that he factors leading winter?
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has to try to do oneself to get Answer: Suppose no cop had come at the end of
everything that is
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jailed. the story, Soapy would have perhaps given up on


possible in order to get • Hunger and need of his bad ways, in accordance with the promise he
into prison for three shelter may also had made upon seeing his old home and
months to survive the lead to crime . remembering his childhood days. He would have
winter. • To understand the looked for the man who had offered him a job,
Attempts… problems of and then upon getting the job, would have
common man and started leading an honest man’s life.
His first attempt to get human society. Question 2:Write ‘True’ or ‘False’ against each
there is to dine in an • To understand the of the following.
expensive restaurant (i) Soapy did not want to go to prison.
relation of luck and
and to tell the waiter (ii) Soapy had been to prison several times.
guilt with law
afterwards that he (iii) It was not possible for Soapy to survive in
Previous Knowledge
cannot pay the bill. the city through the winter.
Testing:-
When Soapy goes into (iv) Soapy hated to answer questions of a
• Have you
the restaurant the head personal nature.
faced long
waiter has him thrown Answer:(i) False
time hunger ?
out directly because of Soapy wanted to go to prison.
• Has any
his outward (ii) True (iii) False
known person
appearance. There were places in the city where he could go
in your circle
and ask for food and a bed. These would be
been jailed? given to him.
For his second attempt
he throws a stone into • Why people (iv) True Question 2:
are jailed ? Retell an episode in the story which is a good
a shop window. But
this attempt also fails • Are all example of irony in a situation.
criminals Answer :One of the ironic episodes in the story
because the policeman
jailed? was when Soapy decided to turn a new leaf on
doesn't believe that a
real "lawbreaker" • Can any seeing his old home and remembering his
innocent childhood days. He decided to fight to change
would stay still
person is also his life. He would pull himself up and make a
waiting to let himself
jailed ? man of himself again. Right at that moment a
voluntarily be arrested
and when the • If you have no cop asked him what he was doing there. He
food, no home answered that he was not doing anything. The
policeman sees a man
then what will cop did not believe him and Soapy began to
running along the road
you do? argue in his defence. The cop arrested him and
he assumes that the
he was sentenced to three months of prison on
running man must be Discuss and Debate
Blackwell’s Island.
the guilty person and
A well-dressed person When Soapy actually broke rules and took the
pursues that man.
eating in a good restaurant law in his hands, no one arrested him; but when
In his third attempt will always pay the bill. he had done nothing and had decided to change
Soapy eats in a Living in a prison is for the good, he was arrested and sent to the
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restaurant and says better than living in other prison. This is the irony of the situation.
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afterwards that he can people's homes. Question 3:


not pay the bill. But What was Soapy’s first plan? Why did it not
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Cops always know when


the waiter doesn't call they see a real criminal. work?
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the police and isn't Bad people become Answer:


interested in Soapy good after going to prison. Soapy’s first plan was to have a good dinner at
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anymore… Going to prison was a some fine restaurant and then say that he had no
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… and more attempts good idea for Soapy. money to pay. This would cause a cop to be
called, who would then arrest him. The judge
When Soapy discovers Agree or Disagree would do the rest.
a young woman near a However, his plan did not work. As soon as
policeman he sees his The police and the Soapy entered the restaurant door, the head
chance to get into judges want to help the waiter saw his broken old shoes and the torn
prison. He walks public. clothes that covered his legs. As a result, Soapy
towards the woman in The story has a lot of was turned out of the restaurant.
order to harass her butironic situations. Question 4:
she behaves as if she It is important to be “But the cop’s mind would not consider Soapy”.
wanted to talk to properly dressed to go to a What did the cop not consider, and why?
Soapy at the same good restaurant. Answer:The cop did not consider that Soapy
moment and hangs on Once Soapy realises his could have broken the window of the shop. He
to him so much that he wrongdoings, he will never did not consider him because men who broke
must shake her of at do it again. windows would not stop to talk to cops. They
the next corner. People who do not have would run away as fast as they could. On the
Because this attempt a good childhood grow up other hand, Soapy was standing right there. The
fails he behaves as if to be criminals. cop then saw a man further along the street,
he were drunk in the Cops are always right. running, and he ran after him, thinking that he
proximity of a was the culprit.
policeman. But the Food for Thought Question 5:“We have orders to let them shout”.
policeman ignores What is the policeman referring to?
Soapy because all the After he comes out of Answer:When Soapy began to shout as if he was
policemen had been prison, I think Soapy will... drunk, the cop turned his back to him and said to
informed that the Soapy gets arrested a man standing near that the person shouting was
students from yale are when ... one of the college boys and he would not hurt
celebrating a party that Prison was a safe home anything. He said that the police had orders to let
night. for Soapy, because... them shout.
Soapy did not want to Question 6: Write ‘True’ or ‘False’ against each
Even his sixth attempt
work to get a decent living, of the following.
namely stealing a
because... (i) Soapy stole a man’s umbrella. (ii) The owner
man's umbrella, fails
of the umbrella offered to give it to Soapy.
because the man had
Although all of us do (iii) The man had stolen the umbrella that was
stolen the umbrella
wrong things in life, there now Soapy’s.
from somebody else
are times when we realize (iv) Soapy threw away the umbrella.
before.
what we are doing is Answer:(i) True(ii) False
End wrong. The important thing The owner of the umbrella followed Soapy
When Soapy walks is to realize one's mistakes, saying that it was his umbrella. On seeing a cop,
along the road he and make efforts to be r he said that he had found it in a restaurant, and
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suddenly stops in front somebody in the world. As that if it belonged to Soapy, he was free to take
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of a church. The they say, 'Better late than it. He never offered to give it to Soapy.
atmosphere created by never.' (iii) True (iv) True
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the light shining VIDEO LINKS FOR THE Question 7:“There was a sudden and wonderful
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through the coloured LESSON :- change in his soul”. What brought about the
windows of the church https://youtu.be/nu03GAC change in Soapy?
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start thinking about his mlk his life contained such things as mothers,
life. At the same https://youtu.be/JnkPMDJ8 flowers, high hopes, friends, clean thoughts and
moment as Soapy wx0 clean clothes. At that moment, there was a
decides to start a new https://youtu.be/k1jKy6Lw sudden and wonderful change in his soul. He
life a policeman o5c saw with sick fear how he had fallen. He saw his
comes towards him Students will listen to the worthless days, his wrong desires, his dead
and arrests him teacher carefully and hopes, and the lost power of his mind.
because he is not follow the instructions Homework:
allowed to stand there. given to them. They will The Comprehension check and other textbook
note the Blackboard work questions will be done in the respective periods
Soapy is condemned and question answers in and the answers will be found by the students
to three months in their note-books. They will with help of the teacher. It will also be written
prison as he had follow the homework by students in their notebooks and they will be
wanted it all the time! related instructions as checked by the teacher during the week. The
desired by the teacher. students will be given meaning of new words
and also key questions related to the lesson.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: VII Subject: English Book: An Alien Hand-Supplementary Reader
Lesson No. : 05 Chapter name: Golu Grows a Nose No. of periods required: 04-06
Commencement Schedule: As per teacher diary and review plan for the session.
Focused Skills and Learning Outcomes: As mentioned below in the objectives of the lesson

Gist of Pedagogy and use of ICT/TLM/ABL/ Blackboard Question Answers Oral and
lesson and other materials and plan of activities to achieve written works
the Los
Explain and Elaborate Evaluate
Engage,
Explore
Objectives:- Question 1:Whom does Golu ask,
Long ago
Objectives “Why don’t you ever fly like other
elephants did
not have • To enrich their vocabulary birds?”
trunks and • To develop skill in listening, reading, Answer: Golu asked the ostrich
speaking and writing correct English. why it never flew like other birds.
instead had r
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had red eyes?
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was a baby • To make them enable for comprehension Answer: The hippopotamus was
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elephant.Gol
Question 3:Golu’s relative did not
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vocabulary. answer his questions because
curious
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elephant and
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tale of long nose on elephant’s body (ii) the questions were too
asked silly
difficult.
questions to
Previous Knowledge Testing: (iii) Golu was a naughty baby.
his family
Answer: Golu’s relatives did not
and the other • Which animal has longest nose ?
answer his questions because the
animals.Golu • Do you know why the elephant has such a
questions were too difficult.
had never big nose ?
Page No 35: Question 4:Who
seen a • Have you heard any story about nose of
advised Golu to go the Limpopo
crocodile and elephant ?
river?
didn't know Discuss and Debate
Answer: The mynah advised Golu
how one
to go to the Limpopo river.
looks or what The Uses and Dangers of Curiosity
Question 5: Why did Golu go to
it eats.He The Advantages and Disadvantages of Bad Luck
the river?
wondered
Answer: Golu went to the river to
what a Agree or Disagree
see a crocodile and to find out
crocodile
what it had for dinner.
eats.To find Crocodiles really shed tears when they cry.
Question 6: The crocodile lay on
the answer The elephant is declared as a national heritage
the bank of the Limpopo river.
he went off animal in India.
Golu thought it was
to the great In the past, elephants were used in wars and
(i) a living crocodile
Limpopo races. (ii) a dead crocodile
river to find Life for animals is better in the zoos than it is in (iii) a log of wood.
the answer the jungles. Answer: Golu thought it was a log
himself.On Elephants are friendly animals and can be kept as of wood.
the way he pets. Question 7: What did the crocodile
met a python Elephants are an endangered species and their do to show that it was a real
and asked hunting should be stopped. crocodile?
him the Wild animals such as ostriches, elephants and Answer: It shed crocodile tears to
where he old baboons attack humans. show that it was a real crocodile.
find a An elephant's life would be easier without a Question 8:“Come here, little one,
crocodile but trunk. and I’ll whisper the answer to
received no Snakes and pythons are helpful only in stories; in you.” The crocodile said this
answer.When reality they're only dangerous. because
he met the All elephants are curious like Golu was. (i) he couldn’t stand up.
crocodile and Parents must answer every question that children (ii) he wanted to eat Golu.
asked for the put to them. (iii) Golu was deaf.
answer.The Answer:The crocodile said this
crocodile Ideas for Action because he wanted to eat Golu.
tricked him Question 9:Who helped Golu on
and tried to Cut out an elephant from a piece cardboard and the bank of the river?
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helped him make a decorative door hanging. Answer: The elephant can lift his
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result his Curiosity can lead to dangerous experiences, but help of the trunk.He cannot scratch
nose grew experience is also the best teacher. At the end of the himself with his trunk. He also
longer. He day, all's well that ends well. cannot eat his food with his trunk.
spent a long Homework:
time waiting VIDEO LINKS FOR THE LESSON :- The Comprehension check and
for it to https://youtu.be/g273YKDJgbU other textbook questions will be
shrink while https://youtu.be/tAOXpljeGOk done in the respective periods and
the python https://youtu.be/kwx3jW_StxI the answers will be found by the
reminded https://youtu.be/oRguTCN8xkQ students with help of the teacher. It
him of the https://youtu.be/Z1J36RtjXtY will also be written by students in
advantages their notebooks and they will be
of the long Students will listen to the teacher carefully and checked by the teacher during the
nose. He follow the instructions given to them. They will week. The students will be given
thanked the note the Blackboard work and question answers in meaning of new words and also
python and their note-books. They will follow the homework key questions related to the lesson.
went home. related instructions as desired by the teacher
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: VII Subject: English Book: An Alien Hand-Supplementary Reader
Lesson No. : 06 Chapter name: I Want Something in a Cage No. of periods required: 04-06
Commencement Schedule: As per teacher diary and review plan for the session.
Focused Skills and Learning Outcomes: As mentioned below in the objectives of the lesson

Gist of Pedagogy and use of Question Answers Oral and written works
lesson ICT/TLM/ABL/ Blackboard
and other materials and plan Evaluate
of activities to achieve the
Engage, LOs Explain and
Explore Elaborate
Objectives :- Page No 38: Question 1:
Mr. Purcell
was a short, • To enrich their Write ‘True’ or ‘False’ against each of following
vocabulary statements.
fussy,
professional • To develop skill in (i) Mr Purcell sold birds, cats, dogs and monkeys.
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man who r
(ii) He was very concerned about the well-being of the
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birds and animals in his shop. _________
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making him • To promote the habit (iii) He was impressed by the customer who bought
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look like a
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friendly,
interest. insensitive and cold as a person. _________
wise owl. He
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shop which
check at the end of (ii) False
had all
section to recall. He was happily unaware of the twittering, chirping
necessary
• To introduce new and screeching noises of the birds and animals.
items
words in their (iii) False
required for
vocabulary. He found the customer strange and uncanny.
care of
• To elaborate the (iv) False
animals and
value of freedom for He greeted the customers very well.
birds. The
noise made all.
Question 2: Why is Mr. Purcell compared to an owl?
by the caged • To decipher the need
Answer: Mr. Purcell’s large glasses magnified his
animals did of freedom for caged
eyes so as to give him the appearance of a wise and
not bother animals and birds.
genial owl.
him. Previous Knowledge
Generally his Test:-
Question 3:From the third paragraph pick out
shop used to I. Have you seen
(i) words associated with cries of birds,
have a lot of the caged birds ?
(ii) words associated with noise,
customers II. Do the birds like
(iii) words suggestive of confusion and fear.
however one to live in the
Answer:(i) Twitters, rustling, squeals, cheeps, squeaks
cold day he cage ?
(ii) Flicker, scampered
waited for III. Do the birds need (iii) Frantic, frightened, bewildered, blindly seeking
customers freedom than Page No 39: Question 4:
but none slavery of cage ? …. Mr Purcell heard it no more than he would have
came. IV. When will the heard the monotonous ticking of a familiar clock.”
birds feel more (Read para beginning with “It was a rough day…”)
happy- life in (i) What does ‘it’ refer to?
So he sat on nature with (ii) Why does Mr Purcell not hear ‘it’ clearly?
a stool and freedom or Answer:(i) Here, ‘it’ refers to the chirping, squeaking
started luxuries in a and mewing of the birds and animals in the shop.
reading the cage ? (ii) Mr Purcell did not hear the noise clearly because
newspaper he owned the pet shop and thus, these noises seemed
when Moral usual to him, like the monotonous ticking of a clock.
suddenly he Every living being, human or He was used to the noise.
noticed a animal, should be given their Page No 42:
man freedom. Question 1:Why, in your opinion, did the man set the
standing. He Discuss and Debate doves free?
wondered Mr. Purcell felt vaguely Answer: The man set the doves free because he
how the man insulted. himself had been set free. The description that he gave
had arrived We should not keep caged about how he had earned the five dollars show that he
since he did pets. had been in prison for ten years. On release, he had
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shopkeeper Few birds spices really bought the two doves using the money he had, and
he attended need protection. then set them free.
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customer. now a days. “vaguely insulted”?


Birds do not like to Answer: Mr. Purcell owned the pet shop and
migrate from one place to considered himself as a professional man. Customers
The man told another. bought birds and animals from him to keep as pets in
Mr. Purcell It is wrong to make people their houses. He thought that the man had desired the
that he work when they are in doves desperately as he had spent all his income on it.
desired for prisons. That is why he sold the doves to him at a reduced
something in Despite laws on animal price. Mr. Purcell was annoyed with the man because
a cage. The rights, are animals used in of his behavior. The man did not show any interest
man then films treated properly? when Mr. Purcell started telling him about the care
bought a pair Should prisoners be and feeding of doves. Instead, he walked out of the
of doves for allowed to vote or be a shop and freed the two doves he had bought, throwing
5 dollars. candidate for elections? away the cage on the road. This made Mr. Purcell feel
The man told It is the duty of a “vaguely insulted”.
Mr. Purcell shopkeeper to be polite to the Question 1: Do you think the atmosphere of Mr
that he had customer even if he does not Purcell’s shop was cheerful or depressing? Give
made this like the customer. reasons for your answer.
much money Agree or Disagree Answer: The atmosphere of Mr. Purcell’s shop was
through ten The stranger was a prisoner cheerful because of the presence of so many chirping
years of hard
work in himself, so he knew how it and squeaking birds and animals. However, all these
prison . Then felt to be caged. birds and animals were in cages, and no one can be
the shop People who really happy when inside a cage. Hence, the atmosphere was
keeper saw a understand the value of in a way depressing as well.
very freedom would never cage
astonishing birds and animals.Five Question 2:Describe the stranger who came to the pet
sight the man dollars was a very small shop. What did he want?
released the amount of money for ten Answer: The stranger who came to the pet shop was
cage birds as years of hard labour at the wearing shiny shoes, a cheap, ill-fitting, but new suit.
soon as he prison. Mr. Purcell liked the He had a shuttling glance and close-cropped hair. He
left the shop. stranger. Caged birds are was gazing around the shop. He wanted something in
always frightened. a cage.

The VIDEO LINKS FOR THE Question 3:(i) The man insisted on buying the doves
shopkeeper LESSON :- because he was fond of birds. Do you agree?
thought of it https://youtu.be/08CphfKbaEg (ii) How had he earned the five dollars he had?
as a waste of Answer:(i) No, it does not seem that he insisted on
money but he https://youtu.be/NKGq0EppZR buying doves because he was fond of birds. He did not
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the teacher carefully and follow Question 4: Was the customer interested in the care
importance the instructions given to and feeding of the doves he had bought? If not, why
of freedom them. They will note the not?
Blackboard work and Answer: No, the customer was not interested in the
question answers in their care and feeding of the doves he had bought. This was
note-books. They will follow because he was going to set them free.
the homework related Homework:
instructions as desired by the The Comprehension check and other textbook
teacher questions will be done in the respective periods and
the answers will be found by the students with help of
the teacher. It will also be written by students in their
notebooks and they will be checked by the teacher
during the week. The students will be given meaning
of new words and also key questions related to the
lesson.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: VII Subject: English Book: An Alien Hand-Supplementary Reader
Lesson No. : 07 Chapter name: Chandni No. of periods required: 04-06
Commencement Schedule: As per teacher diary and review plan for the session.
Focused Skills and Learning Outcomes: As mentioned below in the objectives of the lesson

Gist of lesson Pedagogy and use of ICT/TLM/ABL/ Question Answers Oral and written works
Blackboard and other materials and plan
of activities to achieve the Los Evaluate
Engage, Explain and Elaborate
Explore
OBJECTIVES Q. where did Abbu Khan live?
Abbu khan
A: Abbu Khan lived in Almora.
was an old
man. He was • To enable the students to speak
and write correct English. Q. What were the funny names of Abbu
living in
Almora. He • To enable them to read the khan`s goats?
lesson with correct A: Kalua , Moongia, and Gujri were the
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• To enable the learners to
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goats as pets.
extrapolate from the given text. Q. What was the name of young goat?
He used to
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Chandni through different Q. What did Abbu Khan forget to close?
His goats
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were of the
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best hill
breed. All his knowledge contained in the
lesson. Q. Who met Chandni on the slopes of the
goats wanted
• Death is better than slavery. hills?
freedom but
NEW WORDS A: A group of wild goats met chandni on
their freedom
HILLY REGIONS : Animals in hilly the slopes of hills.
cost them
their lives. All regions are healthy.
BLOOMING FLOWERS : ANSWERS OF THE TEXTBOOK
of them were
Blooming flowers attract everyone. Q1. Why did Abbu khan`s goats want to
killed by a
GREEN FIELD :Everybody likes to run away? What happened to them in the
wolf. Abbu
enjoy the green field. hills?
Khan was
HORNS :The goats have two horns. A: All the goats of Abbu khan wanted
very sad on
MOSQUE : The Muslims worship in freedom. They hate being tied with a
the demise of
mosques. string. In the hills they were eaten up by a
his goats. To
KEY POINTS dangerous wolf.
avoid his
loneliness he • Abbu Khan kept goats as pets.
Q2. Abbu Khan said, “No more goats in
decided to • He loved his goats like his own
my house ever again ‘ Then he changed
bring a small children.
his mind. Why?
goat. He • He gave them the juiciest grass
A: After the death of all his goats Abbu
named it and grains to eat. Khan was very sad. So he said, “ No more
Chandni. • He calls them by some funny goats ever again in my house.” But after
After growing names. few days he began to feel lonely. He felt
up Chandni • All the goats left him one by that he could not live without his pets. So
also wanted one. he changed his mind and bought a young
freedom. • The goats have great fascinations goat
Abbu khan for natural beauty.
told her about • A young goat will stay with him Q3. Why did he buy a young goat?
the danger. for a long time. A: Abbu Khan bought a young goat
One day • He named the new goat as because he thought this young goat will
Chandni Chandni. stay with him for a long time. He believed
managed to • Chandni means moon light. that it would never go away. So he bought
run away a pretty young goat.
• Death in an open field is far
from Abbu better than life in a small hut.
khan`s hut Q4. Why did Chandni hate the rope round
• Success or failure is a matter of
and reached her neck?
luck.
the hills. She A: When Chandni wanted to run to the
• Chandni is the winner.
enjoyed and hills the rope stopped her. So Chandni
felt that It was hated the rope round her neck.
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her freedom. A: Chandni refused to join the group of
The fight wild goats because she wanted to enjoy
Students will listen to the teacher
starts and the freedom all by herself.
carefully and follow the instructions
ultimately Homework:
given to them. They will note the
Chandni was The Comprehension check and other
Blackboard work and question answers
killed by the textbook questions will be done in the
in their note-books. They will follow the
wolf. respective periods and the answers will be
homework related instructions as
found by the students with help of the
desired by the teacher
teacher. It will also be written by students
in their notebooks and they will be
checked by the teacher during the week.
The students will be given meaning of
new words and also key questions related
to the lesson
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: VII Subject: English Book: An Alien Hand-Supplementary Reader
Lesson No. : 08 Chapter name: The Bear Story No. of periods required: 04-06
Commencement Schedule: As per teacher diary and review plan for the session.
Focused Skills and Learning Outcomes: As mentioned below in the objectives of the lesson

Gist of lesson Pedagogy and use of ICT/TLM/ABL/ Question Answers Oral


Blackboard and other materials and plan of and written works
activities to achieve the Los
Engage, Explore Explain and Elaborate Evaluate
OBJECTIVES Q1. where did the lady
Once their lived a lady
find the bear cub? How
on the boarder of a big
forest. She found a bear • To enable the students to know about did she bring it up?
cub in the forest. It was the possibility of friendship between A: The lady found the
human beings and wild animals. bear cub in the dense
starving .It was quite
forest near her house. It
helpless. The lady had to • To enable the learners to have faith on was very small and at the
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phrases in their own language.
was a most amiable Q2: The bear grew up but
• To enable the students to realize that “he was a most amiable
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ponies in the stable. NEW WORDS A: The bear was a most
Even these ponies did Roamed : wandered, move about or travel amiable bear. He did not
not feel frightened when aimlessly or unsystematically, especially over dream of harming
he walked into the anybody, Man or beast.
a wide area.
stable. He also looked He looked amicably at the
amicably at the cattle. Her eyes roamed over the chattering women.
cattle grazing in the field
The children used to Slain : killed but caused them no harm.
ride on his back. They I chased him down and he was slain. Sometimes he went in to
had been also found Solitary : lonely, the state of being alone. the stable with his
asleep in his kennel He was a solitary person. mistress. The three horses
between his two paws. Menacing : threatening did not mind it in the
The three Lapland dogs least. The children used to
She felt that it was a fearful, menacing place.
loved to play with him. ride on his back. More
They pulled his ears and Amiable : likable, lovable, sociable, friendly than once they had been
teased him in every way. A best friend is amiable. found asleep between his
He did not mind it at all. KEY POINTS two paws.
The bear ate the same
Q3. What did the bear eat?
food as the dogs. He ate • Bringing up of the bear by the lady There were two things he
bread, porridge, and her cook. was not allowed to do.
potatoes, cabbages and What are they?
• Amiable nature of the bear.
turnips. He had a good A: The bear ate the same
appetite. He used to see • Food habit of the bear. food as the dogs and often
with wistful eyes at the • When was the bear tied up with a out of the same plate. He
apples in the orchard. chain? ate bread, porridge,
He was not allowed to • The lady’s visit to her sister’s house potatoes, cabbages and
climb the tree and eat on each Sundays. turnips. But he liked fruits
them. He had also been the most.
taught not to touch the • Incident of one Sunday. He was not allowed to
beehive. He was once • The lady’s encounter with a bear in touch or disturb the
put on the chain for two the forest who she considers as her beehives. He was also not
days when he had pet. allowed to climb up the
touched the beehives. • Scolding of the lady at the bear after apple tree to eat apples.
Otherwise he was
returning from her sister’s house.
chained only at night. Q4. When was the bear
Like a dog, a bear also • The cook’s reaction at the lady. tied up with a chain and
does not like to be Important Questions:- Why?
chained. A: When the bear created
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mountain lake. It was
the night and on Sundays.
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bear through the forest.
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So on the Sundays the
Sunday when the lady was
bear was on chain the
Q2.The cook loved the bear like her own son. going to her sister’s
whole afternoon.
Justify. house? What did the lady
One Sunday while A: The cook had brought up the baby bear on do? What was the bear’s
walking through the reaction?
milk bottle .The lady wanted to punish the
dense forest, she found A: One Sunday when the
the bear following her. bear by chaining him for two days. The cook lady was going to her
The lady was very told the lady that the bear had not gone sister’s house, a bear came
angry. There was no anywhere. She saved the bear from up to her from behind .She
time to take him back punishment. It shows that the cook loved the thought that it was her
home. She did not want bear like her own son. bear. She scolded him for
him to come with her. disobeying her. She saw
She told him in her that he had no collar on
hardest tone to go back. Q3. Give the character sketch of the bear in
her neck; she became
She threatened him with “The Bear Story”. furious and hit him on the
her parasol. The bear did A: The baby bear was brought upon milk. He nose. The bear was very
not seem to want to ate only vegetarian food. He never tasted surprised. He shook his
obey. Then the lady saw meat. He liked apples and honey. He never head and opened his big
that the bear had even attacked the animals. He entered the stables of mouth several times as if
lost his new collar. She mountain ponies in a friendly manner. The he wanted to say
hit the bear with her dogs played with him and pulled his ears and something. Then he turns
parasol so hard that it around and went away.
tails. The children enjoyed a ride on his back.
broke in two. The bear
stopped and opened his He was quite friendly with children and other Q6. Why was the bear
mouth several times as it animals. He was a gentle animal. He was the looking sorry for himself
wanting to say favourite of both the lady and the cook. in the evening? Why did
something. Then he the cook get angry with
turned round and went Q4. Give the character sketch of the lady in her mistress?
back. However he “The Bear Story”. A: The bear had been
stopped now and then to chained for the whole
A: The lady is very kind. Once she finds a
look back at the lady. At Sunday afternoon and was
last she lost sight of bear cub in the forest. She tamed the baby lonely without his
him. bear. She brings him up like her own son. She mistress. So, he was
feds him on milk bottle. She gives him an looking sorry for himself.
The lady came home in
apple to eat every day. She gives him The cook got angry with
the evening. She found
vegetarian diet. Sometimes she punishes the her mistress because she
the bear looking very
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bear, she said, had been
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meek as an angel. and follow the instructions given to them.
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realized that she had met will follow the homework related instructions
another bear in the as desired by the teacher.
forest.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: VII Subject: English Book: An Alien Hand-Supplementary Reader
Lesson No. : 09 Chapter name: A Tiger in the House No. of periods required: 04-06
Commencement Schedule: As per teacher diary and review plan for the session.
Focused Skills and Learning Outcomes: As mentioned below in the objectives of the lesson

Gist of lesson Pedagogy and use of Question Answers Oral and written works
ICT/TLM/ABL/ Blackboard and
other materials and plan of Evaluate
Engage, Explore activities to achieve the Los
Explain and
Elaborate
OBJECTIVES Comprehension check-1
The story is about
Q.1: “He had the distinction of being the only
a pet tiger. The
story is told by • To enable students to member of the party to have bagged any
the Grandchild- understand the passage game...”The phrase in italics means…
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brought him up as writing. (i) Toto climbed up the curtains when —
his own child and
• To enrich their active and (ii) —————————— I became one of
named him the tiger’s favourites.
passive vocabularies.
Timothy.
• To enable them to (iii) Timothy had clean habits, —————
Timothy
understand the passage Answers:
companions were 1. iii) Grandfather was the only successful
by silent reading.
a monkey and a
Previous Knowledge Test:- member of the hunting party.
puppy. Timothy
• Have you kept 2. i) Timothy was angry.
was scared of the ii) When I came to live with Grandfather.
monkey as a pet ?
puppy initially. iii) He would scrub his face like a cat.
• Which is a better
The monkey had
place fir monkey – at Comprehension check-2
the courage to Q.1: Grandmother’s prophecy was that the
zoo or at home ?
pull Timothy's tail tiger
• What will happen if
and if Timothy (i) would prefer Mahmoud’s bed to sleep in.
you keep monkey as
lost his temper he (ii) and the cook would disappear together
a pet in home ?
would climb up from the house.
the curtain. • It is same experience (iii) would one day make a meal of
Timothy loved to of making monkey Mahmoud.
play with pet as dog is Mark the right answer.
someone so the domesticated in the Q.2: When Timothy was about six months old,
writer was his houses as a pet ? a change came over him. The phrase in italics
favorite when he means that
came to live in NEW WORDS (i) Timothy had grown to his full size.
grandfather’s Darted : moved or rushed (ii) Timothy grew more friendly.
house. Timothy’s suddenly (iii) Timothy grew less friendly, in fact
favorite place was When left from the cage the mad more dangerous
the drawing - dog darted towards the pieces of Q.3: Write ‘True’ or ‘False’ against each of the
room on the long bones lying on the ground. following statements.
sofa. At night he Frenzied : loud and frantic (i) Timothy and Grandfather went to
would sleep in the The lady gave a frenzied yell Lucknow in a special compartment.
cook quarters. He when she saw the cockroach. (ii) The compartment in which Grandfather
kept himself clean Intricate : complicated and Timothy travelled had no other passenger.
and scrubbed The intricate scientific formulae (iii) Timothy and Grandfather travelled in a
himself like a cat. were difficult for Ram to r first class compartment.
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“we are going to
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find Timothy Magnificent : grand, big that
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Mahmoud’s bed magnificent bungalow. (ii) a leopard in the next cage would
and no sign of the KEY POINTS constantly rush at Timothy.
cook except his (iii) the cage was too small for a full grown
clothes and • Strolling down the forest, tiger.
shoes”. Of course Grandfather discovered a Q.5: The tiger was still licking his arm, with
it was never true. little tiger-cub and increasing relish. The phrase in italics suggests
brought him home. that Timothy
When Timothy
was six months • The tiger cub was named (i) was good natured.
Timothy by the (ii) recognized an old friend.
old he started
grandmother and was (iii) smelt fresh food.
growing less
brought up by milk in a Answers:
friendly and more
feeding-bottle which was 1. iii) would one day make a meal of
dangerous.
followed by more Mahmoud.
Grandfather
tempting food. 2. iii) Timothy grew less friendly, in fact more
decided to
transfer Timothy • At first he was provided dangerous.
to a Zoo. In a with two companions 3. (i) False (ii) False (iii) True (iv) False
special reserved with whom he was 4. (ii) a leopard in the next cage would
compartment he friendly. constantly rush at Timothy.
took Timothy to • The writer was one of 5. (iii) smelt fresh food.
Lucknow. After tiger’s favourite when he EXERCISES:
six months, when came to live with Answer the following questions.
grandfather was Grandfather. Q.1: Where was the little tiger cub hiding
visiting relatives • Timothy grew steadily grandfather found him?
in Lucknow he less friendly when he Ans: When grandfather found the little tiger
also went to the attained the size of a full- cub, it was hiding among the intricate roots of
Zoo to see grown retriever which a banyan tree.
Timothy. At the forced Grandfather to Q.2: (i) What did Toto do to entertain
zoo he went to his transfer him to a zoo at Timothy?
cage. Timothy Lucknow. (ii) What did he do when Timothy lost his
was fully grown. • Six months later, temper?
Grandfather Grandfather visited the Ans:(i) Toto was a monkey and Timothy’s
stroked his zoo and got the shocking companion. He would tease Timothy and pull
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next door snarled intricate roots of the banyan tree. Ans: In the statement ‘I’ refers to the author,
at him. Q:Why was grandfather Ruskin Bond. Timothy kept closer to him.
Grandfather persuaded to accompany to Suddenly he made a dash for his feet. He
would shooed accompany the party? rolled over on his own back and kicked him in
away the leopard. A: Grandfather was persuaded to delight. He also pretended to bite the author’s
It happened many accompany to accompany the ankles. Therefore, the author thought that he
times. party because he knew the hills had become one of the tiger’s favorite.
Grandfather told a of Shivalik better than others. Q.4: Where was Timothy most comfortable
Zoo keeper to Q: What type of person was during the day? Where was he during the
change Timothy’s Grandfather? night?
cage as the A: Grandfather was an animal Ans: Timothy felt most comfortable on the
leopard lover. long sofa in the drawing room during the day.
frightened the Q: Who fed Timothy at At night he slept in the quarters of Mahmoud,
tiger. The Grandfather’s house? the cook.
grandfather then A: Mahmoud, the cook fed Q.5: What was grandmother’s prophecy about
went in search of Timothy at Grandfather’s house. the cook? Did it come true?
the Q: How did Timothy’s food Ans: Seeing the change in Timothy’s behavior,
superintendent to keep on changing? grandmother feared that one day Timothy
complain. He A: At the beginning, Timothy might get violent and kill and eat up
didn’t find him so was given only milk in a Mahmoud, the cook. However, it never came
Grandfather went feeding-bottle. Then he was true.
to say bye to given raw mutton and cod-liver
Timothy when oil. Q.6: What made grandfather decide to transfer
another keeper Q: Who were Timothy’s Timothy to the zoo?
who had been companions? Ans: As Timothy grew up, he became less
there when A: Toto, the monkey and a small friendly. When he was about six months old, a
grandfather had mongrel puppy were his change came over him. He killed and ate up
got Timothy. He companions. hens at night. He started looking dangerous.
said “Why don't Q:How did Timothy play with He started following the cook, Mahmoud with
you transfer the monkey? evil intentions. Sensing the danger of keeping
Timothy in A: The monkey was bold enough a grown up and dangerous tiger in the home,
another cage?” to pull the tiger by the tail. When grandfather decided to transfer Timothy to the
“But sir replied the tiger became angry, he would zoo.
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exclaimed Timothy had died two months ago, which
Students will listen to the teacher
grandfather. “Yes shocked him in the end.
carefully and follow the
sir of pneumonia Homework:
instructions given to them. They
and this tiger is The Comprehension check and other textbook
will note the Blackboard work
very dangerous he questions will be done in the respective periods
and question answers in their
was trapped in the and the answers will be found by the students
note-books. They will follow the
hill last month”. with help of the teacher. It will also be written
homework related instructions as
Grandfather left by students in their notebooks and they will be
desired by the teacher.
saying checked by the teacher during the week. The
“Goodnight students will be given meaning of new words
Timothy.” and also key questions related to the lesson
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: VII Subject: English Book: An Alien Hand-Supplementary Reader
Lesson No. : 10 Chapter name: An Alien Hand No. of periods required: 04-06
Commencement Schedule: As per teacher diary and review plan for the session.
Focused Skills and Learning Outcomes: As mentioned below in the objectives of the lesson

Gist of lesson Pedagogy and use of Question Answers Oral and written works
ICT/TLM/ABL/ Blackboard
and other materials and plan Evaluate
Engage, Explore of activities to achieve the
Los
Explain and Elaborate
OBJECTIVES Page No 69: Question 1:
An Alien Hand is a
How does Tilloo manage to find his way to the
story set in Mars
where Tilloo lives • To enable students to ‘forbidden passage’?
Answer: While his father was enjoying a short
with his parents understand the passage
rest at home, Tilloo managed to get hold of his
beneath the surface r
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to read English passage. A metal door barred his entry. However,
Tilloo's father went
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noiselessly. He saw a well-lit passage. Snatching
passage which was • To enable them to
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forbidden for him, express the ideas of wall, Tilloo started his march along a gentle
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to know what was
in writing. Question 2:What did Tilloo hope to see once he
there. Once his
father was asleep • To enrich their active emerged from his underground home?
and Tilloo stole the and passive Answer:Once he emerged from his underground
home, Tilloo hoped to see the sun if it was day
plastic card that his vocabularies.
time or the stars, if it was night.
father used to go to • To enable them to Question 3:Why did Tilloo’s father advise him
his work place. He understand the passage not to try to reach the surface of the planet?
walked along the
by silent reading. Answer: Tilloo’s father advised him not to reach
passage and
reached a big door. Previous Knowledge the surface of the planet as an ordinary person
Test:- could not survive there. The reason for this was
He inserted the card
that the air at the surface was too thin to breathe
in the slot and • Have you heard about
and the temperature was so low that one could
reached the surface Mangalyan ?
freeze to death.
of the planet. First • Do you know who are Question 4: What changes had occurred, which
he looked up as he called aliens ? forced people to live in underground homes?
wanted to see the • Can we imagine life Answer: People were forced to live in
sun if it was day on other planets underground homes because the sun, which had
and stars if it was beyond earth ? provided them with sustenance, had turned
night. He had • What will happen if hostile. It changed only slightly, but the change
hardly walked a we find life on Mars ? was sufficient to upset the balance of nature on
few steps when he • What will be scenario the planet. First the birds became extinct, then the
was detected by the if we live on Mars in a animals and finally the fishes. The superior
security system and spacecraft ? technology of human beings enabled them to
taken to the control • What type of survive underground.
room from where restrictions will be Page No 71:
he was sent back there on children if Question 1: Why was everyone in the Control
home. His mother they live on Mars ? Room greatly excited?
was furious. He • Can we defend our Answer: Everyone in the control room was
asked his father if planet from alien greatly excited as they had spotted a dot, in an
he could go on the attack ? otherwise clear background, on the big TV
surface of the Discuss and Debate screen. They thought it was a spacecraft, but
planet . His father decided that it required watching.
told him how his Science can destroy nature. Question 2: Was the spacecraft manned or
ancestors used to Science is always good and unmanned? How do you know it?
live on the surface never bad. Answer: The spacecraft was unmanned. Number
of the planet earlier Examples of Benefits and One told the President that according to their
and sun grew so hot Dangers of Curiosity reports the spacecraft did not contain living
that first birds Climate change and global beings. They only had instruments.
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artificial condition. explaining things to them is but they did not have the capacity to render those
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surface that Ideas to Make it Possible anytime they chose.
monitored the for Us to Live on Mars Number Two suggested non-interference and
artificial condition passive observation. He said that they did not
and his father was Agree or Disagree know anything about the power or the intentions
one of the team of the senders of the spacecrafts. Thus, they
members. The day 'Tuesday' and the should not reveal their existence. If they
month 'March' are named destroyed the spaceships or rendered them
One day in the
after the planet Mars. ineffective, they might risk revealing their
control room on the
The work of its parents existence.
surface of the
influences a child’s dreams of Page No 73:
planet, every one
what it wants to become when Question 1: If you had to live in a home like
was glued to the
it grows up. Tilloo’s, what parts of life would you find most
screen which
The Sun is the Earth's only difficult? What compensations might there be?
showed a spacecraft
source of energy. Answer: This question requires you to use your
coming towards the
We find it easier to live in own perspective as well as your analytical skills.
planet. They got the
places where the air is very The answer to the question would vary from one
news that two space
thin. person to another. It is suggested that you read
crafts were heading
Going to the underground the text carefully and try attempting it on your
towards the planet
and one of them passage was forbidden in the own.
had already colony where Tilloo's family Question 2:What, if anything, might drive
surrounded the lived. mankind to make their homes underground?
planet. The Answer: This question requires you to use your
President holds a Ideas for Action own perspective as well as your analytical skills.
meeting with his The answer to the question would vary from one
group and decide Make a crossword puzzle person to another. It is suggested that you read
not to interfere with of 8 words related to Mars, the text carefully and try attempting it on your
the space craft.They and ask your friends to solve own.
also had the it. Question 3: Do you think there is life on other
information that Now that you know enough planets? Can you guess what kind of people there
there were only about Mars, make a painting may be on them? In what ways are they likely to
machines which of the Red Planet. be different from us?
had come to take Make a 3-D model of the Answer: This question requires you to use your
samples to test if Solar System using little balls own perspective as well as your analytical skills.
there was life on of paper and chart paper. The answer to the question would vary from one
that planet. VIDEO LINKS FOR THE person to another. It is suggested that you read
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buttons on the
damage was done”. What was the damage?
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the red button teacher carefully and follow the mechanical hand from the spacecraft cease to
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big mechanical They will note the Blackboard Question 3:Where had the spacecraft come from?
hand stop working. work and question answers in Answer: The spacecraft had come from Earth.
It starts working their note-books. They will Question 4: On which planet do Tilloo and his
again after the follow the homework related parents live?
efforts of the planet instructions as desired by the Answer: Tilloo and his parents lived on Mars.
it was sent from. It teacher. Homework:
digs samples from
The Comprehension check and other textbook
the surface and
questions will be done in the respective periods
ultimately it is
and the answers will be found by the students
declared that there
with help of the teacher. It will also be written by
is no life on Mars.
students in their notebooks and they will be
checked by the teacher during the week. The
students will be given meaning of new words and
also key questions related to the lesson.