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5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER

Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)


Lesson No. : 01 Chapter name: The Fun They Had 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 Question Answers Oral and written works
ICT/TLM/ABL/ Blackboard and
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activities to achieve the Los
Explain and Elaborate
In the year 2157 the OBJECTIVES:- Question 1:
thirteen-year-old • To enable the students to 1. Find the sentences in the lesson which
have the adverbs given in the box below.
Tommy finds an old read, write , speak awfully sorrowfully completely loftily
book. In the year 2157 understand English carefully differently quickly nonchalantly
the thirteen-year-old correctly. 2. Now use these adverbs to fill in the blanks
in the sentences below.
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on paper do not move understand the difficult (iii) We all behave __________ when we are
after having been read. words and phrases in the tired or hungry.
Nowadays they only (iv) The teacher shook her head __________
lesson.
when Ravi lied to her.
read stories on the • To acquaint the students (v) I __________ forgot about it.
computer screen. The a scientific story. (vi) When I complimented Revathi on her
book is about school success, she just smiled __________ and
• To enable the students
turned away.
centuries ago. Margie about Robots and (vii) The President of the Company is
is very surprised that Robotic teachers. __________busy and will not be able to
in the past pupils had a meet you.
• To enable the students
(viii) I finished my work __________ so that
person as a teacher about a variety of I could go out to play.
and that all children of Modern Teaching aid. 3. Make adverbs from these adjectives.
the same age learnt the NEW WORDS:- (i) angry __________ (ii) happy __________
(iii) merry __________ (iv) sleepy
same thing and went
to a school house with Fiction: Books and stories about __________
other children. Margie imaginary people and events. (v) easy __________ (vi) noisy __________
(vii) tidy __________ (viii) gloomy
wants to read more of Slot: Place your coin in the slot
__________
the book but first she before getting on the bus.
has to learn with her Crinkly: Having many thin folds. Question 1: Answer these questions in a few
words or a couple of sentences each.
machine teacher Be through with: To have
1. How old are Margie and Tommy?
whose level is too finished doing. 2. What did Margie write in her diary?
advanced for her and Superior: Having a higher 3. Had Margie ever seen a book before?
4. What things about the book did she find
she thinks school in position or rank than someone
strange?
those days was much else. 5. What do you think a tele-book is?
better than today. KEY POINTS:- 6. Where was Margie’s school? Did she
School in the • In the year 2157 the have any classmates?
7. What subjects did Margie and Tommy
future will be very thirteen-year-old Tommy
learn?
bad. School nowadays finds an old book. Question 2: Answer the following with
is very good and the • In the year 2157 the reference to the story.
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speaker?
last two lines there is words on paper do not
2. “Sure they had a teacher, but it wasn’t a
written: "Margie was move after having been regular teacher. It was a man.”
thinking about how read. (i) Who does ‘they’ refer to?
the kids must have • Nowadays they only read (ii) What does ‘regular’ mean here?
loved it in the old stories on the computer (iii) What is it contrasted with?
Question 3:
days." I also think that screen. Answer each of these questions in a short
school nowadays is • The book is about school paragraph (about 30 words).
better than in the centuries ago. 1. What kind of teachers did Margie and
story. In the future in Tommy have?
• Margie is very surprised
2. Why did Margie’s mother send for the
the school as that in the past pupils had County Inspector?
described by Asimov a person as a teacher and 3. What did he do?
the social aspect is 4. Why was Margie doing badly in
that all children of the
lost. There are no same age learnt the same geography? What did the Country Inspector
forms anymore. thing and went to a do to
help her?
Everybody sits in front school house with other
5. What had once happened to Tommy’s
of his computer and children. teacher?
the pupils cannot learn • Margie wants to read 6. Did Margie have regular days and hours
for school? If so, why?
together because every more of the book but first
7. How does Tommy describe the old kind of
child learns different she has to learn with her school?
things. But school machine teacher whose 8. How does he describe the old kind of
today is not as good level is too advanced for teachers?
Question 4:
and funny as Margie her and she thinks school Answer each of these questions in two or
thinks. Almost nobody in those days was much three paragraphs (100 − 150 words)
today would say that better than today. 1. What are the main features of the
mechanical teachers and the schoolrooms
he likes school. And VIDEO LINKS FOR THE
that Margie and Tommy have in the story?
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The Comprehension check and other
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solution. Students will listen to the teacher respective periods and the answers will be
carefully and follow the found by the students with help of the
teacher. It will also be written by students in
instructions given to them. They
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note-books. They will follow the
test will be taken on Friday/Saturday every
homework related instructions as week.
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5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Lesson No. : 02 Chapter name: The Sound of Music I 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 written
Blackboard and other materials and plan of works
Engage, Explore activities to achieve the Los
Explain and Elaborate Evaluate
Evelyn Glennie OBJECTIVES short questions
is a multi- • To enable the students to get Q :How was Evelyn a source of great
percussionist. inspiration from the real life pleasure to her audience?
She can play
experiences of a differently abled A: Evelyn was very young. She
about 1000
instruments person. performed despite her handicap. Her
with perfection. • To enable them to express music was better than those of her double
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sound without correct language. handicapped. Thus, she has given
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became a • To enable the students to feel the A:Evelyn was only seventeen year old
source of struggle of Evelyn for her success. girl while she was going to perform in
inspiration for Royal Academy of music. She was
• To enable them to use new words
thousands of nervous as she was completely deaf.
disabled and phrases in their own language.
New Words:- Moreover, she was Scottish.
persons. She
was profoundly Xylophone:
deaf. She was A musical instrument with a row of Q:How did Evelyn’s parents come to
11 years old wooden bars of different lengths know about her deafness?
when it was Percussionist : A:Once Evelyn‘s name was called in
discovered that
Someone who plays percussion the class but she did not respond. At that
she had the
hearing instruments i.e. Keyboards, snare, bass, time she was just eight year old. Her
disability. She tenors, timpani performance in class had deteriorated.
wanted to Impaired: Weakened The headmistress called her parents and
pursue her My friend Gita is suffering from suggested to take her to a specialist. It
career in music impaired vision. was then her parents came to know about
but her teachers Intriguing: her deafness
discouraged
her, it was Ron Fascinating and curious
Forbes who The Magic show was very much Q:Why did Evelyn say that men with
recognized her intriguing. bushy beards gave her trouble?
potential & Potential: A:Evelyn was a deaf girl. She understood
supported her in
Quality or ability that can be developed others by reading their facial expressions
achieving her
goal. He Mahesh has potential of becoming and movements of their eyes and lips. It
advised her not good cricketer. was difficult for her to read these
to listen through KEY POINTS movements of beard men. Thus, she
her ears but try • Evelyn Glennie was 8, when first remarked that men with bushy beards
to sense & feel time her hearing disability was gave her trouble.
it in some other noticed by her mother. ANSWERS OF THE TEXT BOOK
way. Soon she
was excited. • At the age of 11, her disability was Q:How old was Evelyn when she went to
She felt the discovered at school. the Royal Academy of Music?
vibrations of • Wants to do career in Music, her A:Evelyn was 17 yrs old when she went
higher drum teachers discouraged her. to the Royal Academy of Music.
from the waist • Fortunately she met Ron Forbes,
above & the Q:When her deafness was first noticed?
the percussionist, who identified
lower drum When was it confirmed?
from the waist her potential & supported in
achieving her goal. A:Her deafness was first noticed when
down. Later she
realized that she • He trained Evelyn to sense the she was just 8 years old by her mother, it
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body. paragraph (30-40 words)
skin, her
cheekbones and • Evelyn followed him like an
even in hair. Q:Who helped Evelyne to continue with
obedient student and in the
She had learnt music? What did he do & say?
meantime she had learnt to open
to open her A:Evelyn was discouraged by all. Ron
her body & mind to sounds and
body & mind to Forbes helped her to continue with
the sounds and vibrations.
music. He identified her potential. He
vibrations. • After this, she never looked back.
advised her to hear through other parts of
After that, she • Evelyn joined the famous Royal
never looked body rather than her ears.
Academy of Music, worked hard
back. with strong determination.
Q:Name the various causes for which
Suddenly she got to top.
Evelyn Evelyn performed.
joined the • In 1991, she bagged the Royal
A:Apart from the professional concerts,
prestigious Philharmonic Society ’ s
Evelyn also performed free in prisons
royal academy prestigious “ Soloist of the Year and hospitals for purpose of charity etc.
of music &
Award”
scored one of
the highest • She toured round the world for her Q:How does Evelyn hear music?
marks in the concerts with a very hectic schedule (Character sketch of Evelyn Glennie)
history of the and became a kind of workaholic.
academy. She • Apart from this, she gives free A:Evelyn was a determined and
worked hard
concerts in prison & hospitals. hardworking girl. With her rock strong
with strong
determination. • Evelyn soon became shining super will power she overcame the obstacle
She got right to star & inspiration for not only the that was presented by Nature. In
the top. In 1991, disabled ones but for all. childhood she lost her hearing
she was • She achieved more than most capabilities gradually. At the age of
presented with people twice her age. eleven year, her hearing power was
the royal
philharmonic • Evelyn has earned great name in severely damaged. In spite of her
Orchestra. handicap she did not want to give up. She
society ’ s
• She has inspired those who are took music as her passion. Her teachers
prestigious
soloist of the handicapped & made them believe discouraged her but percussionist Ron
year award. that if Evelyn could do that, why Forbes guided & drilled her to sense &
Apart from the not they feel the music through different parts of
regular her body. Then she joined a three years
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made them new words and also key questions related
question answers in their note-books. They
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that, why not instructions as desired by the teacher
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5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Lesson No. : 02 Chapter name: The Sound of Music II 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 written works
Blackboard and other materials and plan
Engage, Explore of activities to achieve the Los Evaluate
Explain and Elaborate
This lesson is Objectives:- Q. What do people call Bismillah fondly?
an effort to • To introduce the lesson and its A. People call him Khansaab.
understand main theme.
Indian classical
musicians and • To introduce a Music Maestro Q. Where did the young boy practice the
instruments among them. musical instrument?
especially the • To acquaint students with A. The young boy practiced the musical
origin of various musicians and instrument at the banks of the Ganga and the
shehnai and instruments of Indian classical temple of Balaji and Mangala Maiya.
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which had an • To develop students love for the
unpleasant Q. How was pungi came to be named
motherland through Bismillah
sound. Pungi’ ‘shehnai’ ?
khan’s biography.
s tonal quality A. A barber of a family of professional
was improved • To promote communal harmony
musicians decided to improve the pungi . He
by a nai among students.
chose a pipe with a hollow stem that was
(barbar) of sah • To enable students to share their
(emperor longer and broader than the pungi . He
thoughts in a group and express
Aurnangeb); played the instrument before the roualty and
them in speech.
hence it was everyone was impressed. Since it was played
named as • To enable them to use new
by a barber . the instrument came to be
shehnai. words and phrases in their own
named as ‘Shehnai’
The lesson language
beautifully New Words:-
deals with the Q. How did Bismillah Khan take to music ?
Souvenirs: Things given in memory
early life of A. Bismillah Khan took to music early in
of a place, person or event.
Bismillah khan life. When he was three years old, his mother
The recording provides a souvenir of
in Dumraon in took him to his maternal uncle’s house in
Bihar. His a great production.
Generic: A name given to a class or Benaras . Bismillah Khan was fascinated
grandfather
was a shehnai- group as a whole. watching his uncle’s practice the shehnai .
nawaz of the Ch è vre is a generic term for all soon Bismillah began to accompany his
bhojpur king’ goats' milk cheese. uncle to the Vishnu temple of Benaras.
s court.
Reeded: Wind instruments which Meanwhile , he started getting lessons in
Bismillah khan
took to music have reeds like the flute, the clarinet, shehnai and did a lot of practice.
early in life etc. ANSWERS OF THE TEXT BOOK
when he was 3 My house has a front door with a Q. Why did Aurangzeb ban the playing of
years old in the reeded glass panel. the pungi ?
company of his Auspicious:Promising to bring good A. Aurangzeb banned the playing of the
maternal uncle. fortune pungi because it had a shrill unpleasant
His life is a
They said it was an auspicious moon sound.
source of
simplicity and —it was rising.
communal Indispensable: Q. How is a shehnai different from a pungi ?
harmony from without which a piece of work A. A shehnai is a pipe with a natural hollow
the very cannot be done that is longer and broader than a pungi. It has
beginning KEY POINTS seven holes on the body of the pipe .
when he used
to sing • Shehnai replaced pungi which
had a shrill unpleasant sound. Q. Where was the shehnai played
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Maiya temple • Ustad Bismillah Khan is a uncle used to play this instrument. He
Shehnai Maestro. invented ragas that were earlier considered to
of Varanasi.
be beyond the range of the shehnai .
Bismillah khan • Bismillah khan took to music
got his big early in life when he was 3 years
break with the Q. When and how did Bismillah Khan get
old in the company of his
opening of All his big break ?
maternal uncle.
India Radio in A. Bismillah Khan got his big break with the
Lucknow in • he used to sing ‘ Chiata’ in
opening of the All India Radio in Lucknow
1938. He also Bihariji temple and practicing
in 1938
played shehnai shehnai in Vishnu temple and
on 15 August, Mangala Maiya temple of
1947 from Red Q. Where did Bismillah Khan play the
Varanasi.
fort in presence shehnai on 15 August 1947 ? Why was the
• His life is a source of simplicity
of Pandit event historic?
Nehru. and communal harmony.
A. Bismillah Khan played the shehnai on 15
Bismillah khan • Bismillah khan got his big break august 1947 at Red Fort. He was the first
gave many with the opening of All India India to greet the nation with his musical
memorable Radio in Lucknow in 1938.
performances instrument . He poured his heart out into
• He also played shehnai on 15 Raag Kafi to an audience which included Pt.
both in India
and abroad August, 1947 from Red fort in Jawahar Lal Nehru .
where he was presence of Pandit Nehru.
honoured with • Bismillah khan gave many Q. Why did Bismillah Khan refuse to start a
so many
memorable performance both in shehnai school in the U.S.A. ?
awards. He
also gave India and abroad. A. He refused to start a shehnai school in the
music in two • He also gave music in two USA because the nation did not have the
movies ‘Gunj movies ‘Gunj Uthi shehnai’ holy river Ganga. It was not possible to
Uthi shehnai’ and ‘Sanadhi Apanna”. transport the Ganga from India to the USA.
and ‘Sanadhi • He was so fond of his
That was why whenever he was in a foreign
Apanna” . He country. He kept yearning to see Hindustan.
motherland India, Benaras and
was so fond of
the holy Ganga that he refused
his motherland Q. Find at least at two instances in the text
India, Benaras an offer to be the Head of
which tell you that Bismillah Khan loves
and the holy Shehnai school in USA.
India and Banaras.
Ganga that he • In 2001, Ustad Bismillah khan
refused an A. Bismillah Khan loves India and Banaras
was awarded India ’ s highest
offer to be the from the bottom of his heart . he says that he
civilian award, the Bharat Ratna.
Head of misses the holy Ganga and India when he
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5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Lesson No. : 03 Chapter name: The Little Girl 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 Pedagogy and use of ICT/TLM/ABL/ Question Answers Oral and written works
lesson Blackboard and other materials and
plan of activities to achieve the Los Evaluate
Engage, Explain and Elaborate
Explore
The black OBJECTIVES Answer the following questions in short:
aeroplane, • To make them believe of the
written by mysteries that exist in this Q: Describe the atmosphere when narrator was
flying his old Dakota aeroplane over France back to
Frederick world
England.
Forsyth is • To help them think critically A: When the narrator was flying his old Dakota
a mystery whether such mysteries really aeroplane over France back to England, the moon
story. The exist was coming up in the east, behind him, and stars
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‘ who the lesson for the narrator?
was • To enable the students share A: The questions remained unanswered for the
another their personal experiences. narrator are:
pilot?’ • To enable them express
The 1. Who helped him to arrive there safely
themselves in grammatically
without a compass or a radio, and without
narrator correct language. any more fuel in his tanks?
was on his • To sensitize the students to the 2. Who was the pilot on the strange black
way to feelings of an individual. aeroplane, flying in the storm, without
England • To enable the students think of lights?
hoping to an alternative ending to the Answers of the text book
have a story. Q1. I'll take the risk.” What is the risk? Why
does the narrator take it?
good • To enable them use new words
Ans: The risk was to fly through the black storm
English and phrases in their own clouds. The narrator took the risk because his home
breakfast language. was beckoning him. He was dreaming of a holiday
with his New Words:- and looking forward to be with his family. He also
family. Compass: Navigational wanted to get in time to enjoy a good English
But he instrument for finding directions. breakfast.
Q2. Describe the narrator’s experience as he
saw great Pilots use compass to find flew the aeroplane into the storm.
storm directions in the air. Ans: As he flew into the storm, everything went
clouds Twist: took curved course. black. It was impossible to see anything outside the
plane. It jumped and twisted in the air. When he
ahead of The prisoner twisted in discomfort.
looked at his compass, he saw that it was turning
him. Runway: a large road that aircraft round and round. It was dead. Along with it, the
There use to land on or to start flying other instruments, including the radio, were also
were from. dead. Suddenly, he saw another aeroplane. Its pilot
huge, The aeroplane lands or takes off waved at him, asking him to follow. He was glad to
mountain from the runway of the airport. find a helper. He was using his last fuel tank and
shaped Radar: a system that uses radio there was only enough fuel to fly five or ten
minutes. Then, the other pilot started to go down
clouds. waves to find out the position of
and he followed. He suddenly came out of the
The something you cannot see. clouds and saw the runway, on which he then
narrator It is the radar that tells the exact landed his plane safely.
risked to position of flying plane in the air. Q3. Why does the narrator say, “I landed and
enter in Key points was not sorry to walk away from the old
the clouds. • A pilot of old Dakota Dakota…”?
No sooner aeroplane flies in the midnight Ans: After landing, the narrator was not sorry to
he entered over Paris (France) towards walk away from the old Dakota because he had a
horrific and scary experience flying that plane. He
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look at the narrator strangely?
saw anther • Unfortunately he passes
aeroplane Ans: The narrator had asked the woman in the
through huge black clouds. control centre about the identity of the other pilot.
without • The compass, radio, other She looked at him strangely as there was no other
lights on instruments turned dead. plane in the storm. She told him that no other plane
its wings. • Suddenly he notices a black was flying that night. His was the only plane she
The pilot aeroplane in front of him. could see on the radar.
waved his Q5. Who do you think helped the narrator to reach
• The pilot of the plane instructs
hand to safely? Discuss this among yourselves and give
him to follow. reasons for your answer.
the
• He follows like an obedient Ans: Probably, it was the narrator’s own self that
narrator
child but in the meantime his helped him through the storm. There was no other
and asked
fuel tank gets exhausted. plane in the storm as the woman at the control
him to centre could see only his plane on the radar. Also,
• Suddenly he notices a row of
follow no other plane was flying that night. In his fear, he
light on the ground.
him. The might have been hallucinating. He was a good pilot,
• It is a runway. and it might have been his own self that came to his
narrator
• He lands safely. help.
followed
the pilot • Goes to control room and asks
about the other aeroplane. But
of another he is dumbstruck to know that Working with Language:
aeroplane there is no aeroplane noticed
as his on the radar that night. Try to guess the meanings of the word ‘black’ in
compass, • Many questions remain the sentences given below. Check the meanings in
the dictionary and find out whether you have
radio went unanswered, mysterious and
guessed right.
dead. unsolved.
Even there • Who helps him to arrive there 1. Go and have a bath; your hands and face are
was not safely without a compass or a absolutely black __________.
enough radio, and without any more 2. The taxi-driver gave Ratan a black look as he
fuel in his fuel in his tanks? crossed the road when the traffic light was green.
__________
tank. With • Who is the pilot on the strange 3. The bombardment of Hiroshima is one of the
the help of black aeroplane, flying in the blackest crimes against humanity. __________
another storm, without lights? 4. Very few people enjoy Harold Pinter’s black
pilot, he comedy. __________
landed VIDEO LINKS FOR THE 5. Sometimes shopkeepers store essential goods to
safely and LESSON:- create false scarcity and then sell these in black.
when he https://youtu.be/2j6JOIfypdM __________
went to 6. Villagers had beaten the criminal black and blue.
https://youtu.be/_uY0oaTU2mo __________
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there was https://youtu.be/eRnnSinTHrI comedy.
no any 5. The meaning of ‘black’ in this sentence is that
other the shopkeepers sell the described goods ‘at a
Students will listen to the teacher higher price’.
plane
carefully and follow the 6. Here, ‘black’ means that the criminal suffered
flying in
instructions given to them. They excessive beating at the hands of the villagers.
the sky
will note the Blackboard work and Homework:
that night.
question answers in their note- The Comprehension check and other textbook
books. They will follow the questions will be done in the respective periods and
homework related instructions as the answers will be found by the students with help
of the teacher. It will also be written by students in
desired by the teacher.
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. Weekly test will be taken on
Friday/Saturday every week.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Lesson No. : 04 Chapter name: A Truly Beautiful Mind 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 Pedagogy and use of Question Answers Oral and written works
lesson ICT/TLM/ABL/
Blackboard and other Evaluate
Engage, materials and plan of
Explore activities to achieve the
Los
Explain and
Elaborate
Albert OBJECTIVES Question 1: Who had these opinions about Einstein?
Einstein • The main aim of (i) He was boring.
was the lesson is to (ii) He was stupid and would never succeed in life.
born on introduce the (iii) He was a freak.
March students to the Answer: (i) Einstein’s playmates found him boring.
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had no students to learn (i) Einstein leaving the school in Munich for good.
signs of English language. (ii) Einstein wanting to study in Switzerland rather than in
greatnes • To develop the Munich.
s .His scientific temper (iii) Einstein seeing in Mileva an ally.
mother of students. (iv) What do these tell you about Einstein?
thought • To promote the Answer: (i) Einstein hated the regimented environment of his
that he reading habits of school in Munich. He always argued with his teachers. His mind
was a students. was not made for the normal strict and disciplined environment of
freak. • To make the a school. That is why he left school to enjoy his independence.
When he students (ii) Switzerland was more liberal than Munich. Einstein must have
learned conscious of the hoped to find a less stifling environment in Switzerland compared
to speak scientific to that in Munich. So he wanted to study in Switzerland.
he spoke invention and (iii) Mileva was just opposite to Einstein’s parents. Unlike them
everythi discoveries. she used to appreciate arts and finer things of life. Her mindset
ng • To enhance the matched with that of Einstein. So, Einstein saw a friend in Mileva.
twice .H knowledge of
e was (iv) These snippets from Einstein’s life gives an idea about the
students. extraordinary thinking power Einstein was having since his
boring NEW WORDS:-
for other Electrodynamics: A field childhood, because only a person with above normal intelligence
children can think beyond the accepted systems of behaviour and actions.
.So he of science. Enistein always liked to take his own decisions which is evident
played Relativity: Things from his insistence on leaving Munich for a better future.
by proportionate to. 3. What did Einstein call his desk drawer at the patent office?
himself Legend: A story handed Why?
much of from one generation to Answer: It is not mentioned in the passage, but it can be safely
the time. other. assumed that most of the applications for patent were of minor
Succession: Coming one tweaking of older scientific theories and practices. This is the
He after the other. prevalent practice even today. Really original and innovative ideas
loved Appealed: Looked rarely come on a routine basis. Moreover, as Einstein was himself
mechani charm. a genius he could see the follies in patent applications as most of
cal them must be of pure theoretical value with no resultant benefit for
toys .loo VIDEO LINKS FOR the mankind. That is why Einstein called his desk, ‘the bureau of
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sister to stop Nazis from making the bomb or wanted to encourage the
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where Japan. This led to large scale destruction and loss of lives in the
her cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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teacher carefully and traveled all over the world appealing to leaders of nations for
that follow the instructions ensuring world peace.
Einstein given to them. They will Question 6: Why does the world remember Einstein as a “world
would note the Blackboard citizen”?
never work and question Answer: Einstein’s discovery had impacted the whole world by
make a answers in their note- initiating new discoveries about the universe. His theory of
success books. They will follow relativity changed the perspective through which scientists saw the
at the homework related universe earlier. Apart from this he worked towards world peace
anything instructions as desired by and nuclear disarmament. Because of his scientific and
.Einstei the teacher.
n began geopolitical contribution Einstein is called a “world citizen”.
playing Homework:
at the The Comprehension check and other textbook questions will be
age of done in the respective periods and the answers will be found by
six Later the students with help of the teacher. It will also be written by
he began students in their notebooks and they will be checked by the teacher
a gifted during the week. The students will be given meaning of new
violinist. words and also key questions related to the lesson. Weekly test
will be taken on Friday/Saturday every week.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Lesson No. : 05 Chapter name: The Snake & the Mirror 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 Question Answers Oral and written works
use of
Engage, Explore ICT/TLM/ABL/ Evaluate
Blackboard and
other materials
and plan of
activities to
achieve the Los
Explain and
Elaborate
It is a story of a OBJECTIVES Question 1: Discuss in pairs and answer each question below in a
homeopathic • The main short paragraph (30 − 40 words).
doctor ’ s aim of 1. “The sound was familiar one.” What sound did the doctor
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snake. The doctor
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rented room the was being made by the movement of rats. He heard the sound
which was an students thrice.
outhouse. It had to the After the third time, the sounds stopped. Suddenly, he heard a dull
two windows and new thud as if a rubber tube had fallen to the ground. When he turned,
a tiled roof. The words he saw a snake that wriggled over the back of the chair and landed
on his shoulder.
tiles were and
2. What two “important” and “earth-shaking” decisions did
supported by phrases
the doctor take while he was looking into the mirror?
gables which of Answer: The first important decision that he took while looking
rested on the English into the mirror was that he would shave daily and grow a thin
beam and there language. moustache to look more handsome. The second earth-shaking
was no electricity • To decision he took was that he would always keep his attractive
supply to the inculcate smile on his face to look more handsome.
room. The place the 3. “I looked into the mirror and smiled,” says the doctor. A little
was infested with interest later he says, “I forgot my danger and smiled feebly at myself.”
of the What is the doctor‟s opinion about himself when:
rats.
(i) he first smiles, and
One hot summer students
(ii) he smiles again? In what way do his thoughts change in
night, the doctor to learn between, and why?
took his meals at English Answer: When the doctor first smiled in front of the mirror, he
the restaurant and language. was appreciating his attractive smile. He decided to keep that
returned home. • To smile on his face to look more handsome.
He lighted the develop His opinion about himself at that point of time was that he was a
bachelor and a doctor too. Later, when he smiled feebly at himself,
kerosene lamp, the
he had forgotten his danger. He knew that the snake would strike
took off his coat scientific him and that he had no medicines in his room. At that moment, his
and shirt and temper of opinion about himself was that he was but a poor, foolish, and
opened the two students. stupid doctor.
windows. He • To
settled on the promote His thoughts had changed because of the lurking danger. Earlier,
chair and took out he had thought that the noise was created by rats. However, later
the
he had a snake sitting on his shoulder and that is when he realized
a medical book to reading the gravity of the situation.
read. There was a habits of Question 2: This story about a frightening incident is narrated in a
large mirror on students. humorous way. What makes it humorous?
the table on • To make 1. (i) The kind of person the doctor is (money, possessions)
which stood a the (ii) The kind of person he wants to be (appearance, ambition)
lamp. Since it was Answer: The story presents a contrast between dreams and reality.
students
too hot to sleep, This contrast has been depicted in a humorous manner. The doctor
conscious had just started his practice. His earnings were therefore meagre.
and he had of the He lived in a small rented room, which was not electrified. He had
nothing better to scientific only sixty rupees in his suitcase.
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believed in making himself handsome. He laid great emphasis on
to improve his • To the fact that he was unmarried and a doctor. He was too pleased
appearance as he enhance with his appearance.
was an eligible the He decided to shave daily and grow a thin moustache to look more
bachelor. knowledg handsome. The manner in which he decided that this decision is an
Gradually, his e of „important‟ one is quite funny. Later, he also made an „earth-
thoughts shifted students. shaking decision‟ to always keep smiling in order to look more
from self- New Words:- handsome. This contrast between the kind of person he was and
admiration to the kind of person he wanted to be makes the story humorous.
meagre: small in
planning his 2. (i) The person he wants to marry.
quantity. (ii) The person he actually marries.
future marriage. possessed: had Answer: He had thought about the kind of person he would want
He thought that solitary: single to marry. He wanted to marry a woman doctor who had plenty of
he would marry a Yard is an open money and a good medical practice because he did not have any of
rich doctor having area like a those.
a good practice garden or
and that he would He wanted a fat wife so that whenever he would make a mistake
veranda.
his wife would not be able to catch him. However, the woman he
choose a fat lady gable: upper part married was a thin and slender person who could run like a
as his wife so that of a wall below a sprinter. This contrast between the kind of wife he wanted and the
she would not be sloping roof kind of wife he ends up marrying adds to the humour of the story.
able to run and taken time off: to 3. (i) His thoughts when he looks into the mirror.
catch him. take a day off, (ii) His thoughts when the snake is coiled around his arm.
Answer: When he looked into the mirror, he was full of
He was so take a holiday
appreciation for his good looks. He was a great admirer of beauty
engrossed in his bachelor: a man and believed in making himself look handsome. He took a close
day dreaming that who is not and look at his face and decided that he would shave daily and grow a
he did not give has never been thin moustache to look even more handsome. Then, he looked into
much importance married the mirror and smiled. He decided to keep smiling as he
to the sudden earth-shaking considered his smile very attractive.
silence. The rats decision: However, later when the snake was coiled around his arm, he
turned into a stone. At this moment, he felt the presence of God
had stopped something very
near him. In his imagination, he tried to write „O God‟ in bright
scampering and important
letters. He felt pain in his left arm where the snake was coiled. He
there was a sound on top of it: to realized that if the snake struck him, then he did not even have any
of something add on to medicines in his room for the same.
falling behind something That was when he thought that he was a poor, foolish, and stupid
him. But he was paced: walked doctor. In this way, his thoughts changed from calling himself an
slow to react. By valid: logical, unmarried doctor who looked very handsome to calling himself a
the time he turned justifiable poor, foolish, and stupid doctor. This sequence of events also
provided humour to the story.
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shoulders. It slithered: (d) was no longer afraid of the snake.
coiled around his Twisting and
1. I was turned to stone.
left arm, above crawling motion 2. I was no mere image cut in granite.
the elbow. It was of the snake 3. The arm was beginning to be drained of strength.
a dangerous cobra hood: head of the 4. I tried in my imagination to write in bright letters outside my
and its hood snake. little heart the words, „O God‟.
spread out, hardly strike: attack 5. I didn‟t tremble. I didn‟t cry out.
three inches from lurked: hid 6. I looked into the mirror and smiled. It was an attractive smile.
his face. The feebly: weakly 7. I was suddenly a man of flesh and blood.
doctor sat there vermilion spot: 8. I was after all a bachelor, and a doctor too on top of it!
9. The fellow had such a sense of cleanliness…! The rascal could
like a stone red bindi
have taken it and used it after washing it with soap and water.
statue, afraid to closer quarters: 10. Was it trying to make an important decision about growing a
move, lest the to get a closer moustache or using eye shadow and mascara or wearing a
snake may strike. look vermilion spot on its forehead?
He thought of
various medicines Answer:
he had and if any 1. Was afraid of the snake
2. Had a sense of humour
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realized that he https://youtu.be/ (Very frightened)
was but a mere _SwX1BpDha0 2. I got a fright when I realized how close I was to the cliff edge.
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mirror. The instructions 7. The boy hid behind the door, not moving a muscle. (Too scared
to move)
doctor got up given to them.
Question 4: Answer: 1. Meena asked her friend if she thought her
silently and They will note teacher would come that day.
rushed out of the the Blackboard 2. David asked his colleague where he would go that summer.
door. Next work and 3. He asked the little boy why he was studying English.
morning when he question answers 4. She asked me when we were going to leave.
returned, all his in their note- 5. Pran asked me if I had finished reading the newspaper.
belongings had books. They will 6. Seema asked her how long she had lived there.
7. Sheila asked the children if they were ready to do the work.
been robbed but follow the
Homework:
for his dirty vest homework The Comprehension check and other textbook questions will be
which was too related done in the respective periods and the answers will be found by
dirty even for the instructions as the students with help of the teacher. It will also be written by
thief. desired by the students in their notebooks and they will be checked by the teacher
teacher. during the week. The students will be given meaning of new
words and also key questions related to the lesson. Weekly test
will be taken on Friday/Saturday every week.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Lesson No. : 06 Chapter name: My Childhood 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 Question Answers Oral and written works
ICT/TLM/ABL/ Blackboard and
Engage, Explore other materials and plan of Evaluate
activities to achieve the Los
Explain and Elaborate
“My Childhood” is OBJECTIVES Q: Where was Abdul Kalam’s house?
an extract taken from • To enable the students to A: Abdul Kalam ’ s house was on mosque
the autobiographical develop in the language street in Rameshwaram.
book, ‘ Wings of skills Q: What do you think Dinamani is the name
Fire’ by A.P.J.Abdul • To enable them to of? Give a reason for your answer.
Kalam. Here Dr. express themselves in A: The fact that Abdul Kalam used to read
Kalam who is one of grammatically correct headlines, to know about the WWII and the
the greatest scientists language. fact that he assisted his cousin in collecting
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childhood days. His • To instill values of Q: Who were Abdul Kalam’s school friends?
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middle-class family in humility and communal A: One of his friends Ramanadha Shasrty
Rameswaram to the harmony among the became a priest in Rameshwaram, Arvindam
President ’ s house children. went into a business of tour operator and
has not been a smooth • To enable them to frame Shivaprakasham became a catering contractor
ride. He worked hard sentences using the new with Southern Railways
and faced all the words and phrases. Q: How did Abdul Kalam earn his first wages?
challenges of life. This NEW WORDS:- A: When stoppage of trains was cancelled at
great scientist and the Erstwhile :Former; of times Rameshwaram because of WWII, then his
missile man of India past. cousin asked him for help in collecting
was born in a middle Before becoming big newspaper bundles which were thrown from
class Muslim family in successes, these erstwhile the moving train. This task helped Abdul
1931 in the island college students shared a Kalam earn his first wages.
town of Rameswaram, room. Q: Had he earned any money before that? In
Tamilnadu. In his Innate:Existing in one from what
childhood he was birth, inborn. A: Before the newspaper episode there was
greatly influenced by Love is the most melodious unusually huge demand of tamarind seeds.
his parents, his of all the harmonies and we Abdul Kalam used to collect tamarind seeds
teachers and his have an innate feeling for it. and used to sell them for a princely some of
friends. His father, Austere:Severe in manner or one annah a day.
Jainulabdeen, was not appearance; Q: How does the author describe: (i) his father,
much educated but he uncompromising; strict; (ii) his mother, (iii)
was very generous and forbidding: an austere A: The author has described his father as a
kind person. He was teacher. man following austerity, but giving due care to
not rich but provided a In the past I was very good all needs of his family. He has described his
secure childhood to about working within an mother as a woman with a large heart who
Abdul and his brothers austere food budget. used to cook for everyone visiting the
and sisters. Abdul Casualty: Any person, household. Moreover, Abdul Kalam has
inherited honesty and group, thing, etc. that is described himself as a short and thin boy from
self discipline from his harmed or destroyed as a tall and handsome parents.
father and faith in result of some act or event. Q: What characteristics does he say he
goodness and deep Their house was a casualty inherited from his parents?
kindness from his of the fire. A: He inherited honesty and self discipline
mother. Downcast: Sad or from his father. From his mother he inherited a
Kalam earned his first depressed. sense of kindness and faith.
wages by working as a We were downcast for a Q: “ On the whole, the small society of
helping hand to his while after receiving the Rameswaram was very rigid in terms of the
cousin, Samsuddin, discouraging news. segregation of different social groups,” says
who distributed SHORT QUESTIONS the author
newspapers in Q: What happened when (i) Which social groups does he mention?
Rameswaram. Kalam was in fifth standard? Were these groups easily identifiable?
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when he was in fifth priest’s son sitting with a to wear the sacred thread.
standard, a new Muslim boy (ii) Were they aware only of their differences
teacher asked him not Q: Why did Lakshmana or did they also naturally share friendships and
to sit in the front row Sastry summon the new experiences?
along with the high teacher? A: Kalam has mentioned three childhood
caste Brahmin boys. A: Lakshmana Sastry friends and all of them have Hindu names, so
Abdul found summoned the new teacher their friendship is evident. Kalam has also
Ramanadha Sastry because he was trying to mentioned about bedtime stories from
weeping as he went to spread the poison of social Ramayana being told by his mother. Moreover,
the last row. This inequality and communal Kalam’s family used to arrange for carrying
made a lasting intolerance in the minds of idols of Hindu gods. This explains the natural
impression on Abdul. the innocent children. He Hindu Muslim cooperation in most parts of
Abdul was also greatly asked the teacher to India. They were aware of their different
influenced by his apologise or quit the school identities but they were living harmoniously as
science teacher, and the island. people do in any normal society.
Sivasubramania Iyer. Q: “ Once you decide to Q: The author speaks both of people who were
He learnt the lesson of change the system, such very aware of the differences among them and
breaking social problems have to be those who tried to bridge these differences.
barriers from him. Iyer confronted ” . Who said Can you identify such people in the text?
invited him to his these words to whom? A: The first person mentioned was
home for a meal. His A: The science teacher, Ramanadhan’s father. He, after hearing that
wife was an orthodox Sivasubramaniam Iyer said the new teacher tried to segregate pupils on the
Brahmin who refused these words. He was talking basis of religious divisions, called the teacher
to serve food to a to Abdul Kalam. He invited and convinced him to revert his decision.
muslim boy in her so Kalam for dinner. But Kalam The second person was Shivasubramania Iyer,
called ritually pure was hesitant. So, observing the science teacher. He invited Kalam to have
kitchen. Iyer served his hesitation, he told him meal with him. This way he changed his
him with his own hand not to get upset and spoke conservative wife’s mindset.
and sat down beside these words. Q: Narrate two incidents that show how
him to eat his meal. Q: What happened when differences can be created, and also how they
He convinced his wife Abdul Kalam visited his can be resolved. How can people change their
to serve meal with her science Teacher’s house for attitudes?
own hands and thus the second time? A: The new teacher in Kalam’s school tried
was successful in A: When Abdul Kalam to create communal differences among
changing the visited his science Teacher’ students. Science teacher’s wife did not want
conservative attitude s house for the second time, to serve food to Kalam as he was a Muslim
of his wife. Sivasubramaniam Iyer ’ s boy. In both incidences the persons who are
For higher education wife took him inside her trying to change the mindsets stood firm on
he sought permission kitchen and served him food their ground. They did the straight talk and
from his father to with her own hands. practiced what they preached. This created a
leave Rameswaram
Q: How did Kalam ’ s change of attitude among people who were of
and study at the
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arrange boats with a special
to grow. Does the A: Kalam wanted to get a better ambience to
platform for carrying idols of
seagull not fly across study which was available in the city. So he
the Lord from the temple to
the sun, alone and wanted to leave Rameshawaram. His father
the marriage site.
without a nest?” To encouraged him to leave Rameshwaram. He
VIDEO LINKS FOR
his hesitant mother, LESSON:- took example of young seagulls who leave
quoting Khalil Gibran, https://youtu.be/7z4gR1tL5Cs their parents’ nest to learn to fly.
he said, “ Your https://youtu.be/oS4Co0Sojhw His words have very deep meanings. Unlike
children are not your https://youtu.be/XDggIUOvcNE human beings most of the animals grow on
children. They are the https://youtu.be/3-xXVh7nwxU their own after a certain age. This makes them
sons and daughters of more independent and courageous. Even in the
Life ’ s longing for Students will listen to the teacher plant kingdom most of the seeds cannot
itself. They come carefully and follow the germinate if they are left lying under the
through you but not instructions given to them. They mother tree. They get spread by various means
from you. You may will note the Blackboard work and then only they are able to sprout to become
give them your love and question answers in their a new plant and ultimately a tree.For human
but not your thoughts. note-books. They will follow the also after a certain age certain degree of
For they have their homework related instructions as responsibility and independence is always
own thoughts.” desired by the teacher. helpful in making a perfect adult.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Lesson No. : 07 Chapter name: Packing 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 Question Answers Oral and written works
of ICT/TLM/
Blackboard and
Engage, Explore other materials Evaluate
and plan of
activities to
achieve the Los
Explain, Elaborate
The narrator of the story, OBJECTIVES Discuss in pairs and answer each question below in a short
Jerome, was proud of his • To paragraph (30–40 words).
packing skills. He was enable the Q1. How many characters are there in the narrative? Name
supposed to go on a trip students to them. (Don’t forget the dog!).
with his friends George A. There are four characters in the story. They are the narrator,
develop in
and Harris. He told them to Jerome, his friends George and Harris and a dog named
leave the whole matter of the language
Montmorency.
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to express
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watched Jerome do the themselves in
Q3. How did George and Harris react to this? Did Jerome like
packing. But this wasn’t grammaticall
their reaction?
what Jerome wanted. y correct A. George and Harris readily agreed to Jerome’s plan. They
When he said that he language. sat on the sofa and the chair respectively, and watched Jerome
wanted to do all the • To do the packing.
packing himself, what he
enable the Q4. What was Jerome’s real intention when he offered to
meant was that he was
learners to pack?
willing to be in charge of
extrapolate A. Jerome did not intend to do the packing work, but he wanted
everything and direct his
to supervise his friends and direct them to pack the right way.
friends to work efficiently from the
Q5. What did Harris say after the bag was shut and strapped?
under his supervision. He given text. Why do you think he waited till then to ask?
was really pissed at them • To A. After the bag was shut and strapped, Harris pointed out that
for just sitting about
instill values Jerome had forgotten to pack his boots. I think that he waited
watching him work. It was
of till then because he thought that Jerome would pack the boots in
uncomfortable for Jerome
generosity, the end.
to just sit idle and see
another person work alone. kindness, Q6. What “horrible idea” occurred to Jerome a little later?
His energetic nature made A. The horrible idea that struck Jerome was that whether he had
humility and
him want to get up and packed his toothbrush or not.
communal Q7. Where did Jerome finally find the toothbrush?
superintend.When Jerome
packed the bag, Harris harmony A. He found the toothbrush inside a boot.
pointed out that Jerome among the Q8. Why did Jerome have to reopen the packed bag?
had forgotten to pack the children. A. Jerome had to reopen the bag because he had packed his
boots. So, he had to open spectacles in it.
• To
the bag again and pack his Q9. What did George and Harris offer to pack and why?
boots in and just he was enable them A. George and Harris offered to pack the food baskets. They
going to close it, he to frame did so because they wanted to show that they were better
doubted if he had packed sentences packers than Jerome.
his toothbrush. Whenever using the Q10. While packing the hamper, George and Harris do a
he would be about to new words number of foolish and funny things.
travel, he would get Tick the statements that are true.
and phrases.
nightmares of forgetting to (i) They started with breaking a cup.
pack his toothbrush. Then NEW (ii) They also broke a plate.
he would wake up and go WORDS: (iii) They squashed a tomato.
on to hunt for it. Then, in pride myself (iv) They trod on the butter.
the morning, he would on: am proud (v) They stepped on a banana.
pack it before he used it of (vi) They put things behind them, and couldn’t find them.
and then he had to unpack fell into: (vii) They stepped on things.
again to get it and would (viii) They packed the pictures at the bottom and put heavy
here,
repack, forgetting to put things on top.
the toothbrush in again. accepted
(ix) They upset almost everything.
Then, he had to rush Uncanny:
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As usual, Jerome had to (vi) They put things behind them, and couldn’t find them.
search the whole bag. He legs on the
(vii) They stepped on things.
found George ’ s and knee as he
(ix) They upset almost everything.
Harris ’ s toothbrushes sat
eighteen times over but he Intended: Q. What does Jerome say was Montmorency’s ambition in
couldn’t find his own planned, life? What do you think of Montmorency and why?
toothbrush. At last, he meant A. Montmorency's aim in life was to create hurdles in the way
found it inside a boot and potter about: of others and get scolded for it. I think that Montmorecy was a
he had to repack once do some loving pet who liked playing with his masters.
more. After he was done,
unimportant
George asked him if the Match the words/phrases in Column A with their meanings
soap was in but Jerome things in Column B.
was so exhausted that he loll on the
A B
just didn’t seem to care. sofa: to
But after he strapped the recline or 1. slaving (i) a quarrel or an argument
bag again, he noticed that lean in a 2. chaos (ii) remove something from inside
he had packed his
relaxed another thing using a sharp tool
spectacles inside and he
had to open the bag again. manner
3. rummage (iii) strange, mysterious, difficult to
Finally, he finished messing explain
packing at 10:05 pm and about: to 4. Scrape out (iv) finish successfully, achieve
now George and Harris waste time
decided to pack the food 5. Stumble (v) search for something by moving
doing
hampers.George and Harris over, tumble things around hurriedly or carelessly
something into
started by showing that
they were better than without a
6. accomplish (vi) complete confusion and disorder
Jerome at packing. Jerome particular
was excited to see how purpose 7. uncanny (vii) fall, or step awkwardly while walking
they would proceed. As he sit still: sit 8. (to have or (viii) working hard
anticipated, they started without get into) a row
with breaking a cup. Then, doing
Harris accidentally A.
anything
squashed a tomato by A B
placing strawberry jam on Superintend:
top of it and then he had to supervise, 1. slaving (viii) working hard
pick out the tomato with a manage
2. chaos (vi) complete confusion and disorder
teaspoon. Moreover, strapped it:
George stepped on the closed it 3. rummage (v) search for something by moving
butter. Now it was Wild: mad things around hurriedly or carelessly
Jerome’s turn to sit back
with anger 4. Scrape out (ii) remove something from inside
and watch them which another thing using a sharp tool
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find them when they cold 6. accomplish (iv) finish successfully, achieve
needed them. They put the perspiration:
pie at the bottom and put 7. uncanny (iii) strange, mysterious, difficult to
sweat Explain
heavy things on top of it,
which ended up ruining the 8. (to have or (i) a quarrel or an argument
pies. They poured salt all VIDEO
get into) a row
over the place and did LINKS FOR
wonders with the butter. THE Use suitable words or phrases from Column A above to complete the
LESSON:- paragraph given below.
George got the butter stuck https://youtu. A Traffic Jam
to his slippers. After he got During power cuts, when traffic lights go off, there is utter
be/mI1XM9o
it off his slippers, they _________at crossroads. Drivers add to the confusion by _________
attempted to put it in the 3Gts over their right of way, and nearly come to blows. Sometimes
kettle but it wouldn’t go in. passers-by, seeing a few policemen ______________ at regulating
Then they put it down on a https://youtu. traffic, step in to help. This gives them a feeling of having _________
chair but Harris sat on it be/49dUJwz something.
and the butter stuck to his kmZU Ans. A Traffic Jam
back. Then they went During power cuts, when traffic lights go off, there is utter chaos at
https://youtu. crossroads. Drivers add to the confusion by getting into a row over
around looking for it. After
a lot of searching, George be/Zhlmlvam their right of way, and nearly come to blows. Sometimes passers-by,
t1o seeing a few policemen slaving at regulating traffic, step in to help.
discovered that it was at
This gives them a feeling of having accomplished something.
the back of Harris the https://youtu. The table below has some proverbs telling you what to do and
whole time and finally they be/YQ5xV9J what not to do. Fill in the blanks and add a few more such
packed it in the teapot.And WxEc proverbs to the table.
then their pet dog, Positive Negative
Montmorency, came into
the scene only to add to the https://youtu. (i) Save for a rainy day. (i) Don’t cry over spilt milk.
commotion. Montmorency be/pjHvvq7L
(ii) Make hay while the sun (ii) Don’t put the cart before the
was a naughty dog whose jYA
shines. horse.
aim in life was to create
hurdles and get scolded. It (iii) ________before you (iii) _____________ a mountain out of a
Students will leap. mole hill.
was only when he was
screamed at that he felt that listen to the (iv) ________ and let live. (iv) _________ all your eggs in one
his day had not been basket.
teacher
wasted. So, just when
things were ready to be carefully and A.
packed, he came into the Positive Negative
follow the
room and sat on them.
(i) Save for a rainy day. (i) Don’t cry over spilt milk.
Whenever Harris or instructions
George extended their hand (ii) Make hay while the (ii) Don’t put the cart before the
given to
for anything, Montmorency sun shines. horse.
made it a point that they them. They
reach for his nose. He put (iii) Look before you (iii) Making a mountain out of a
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efforts, finally, the packing
answers in The Comprehension check and other textbook questions will be
was done at 12:50 and
Harris sat on the hamper their note- done in the respective periods and the answers will be found by
hoping that nothing was
books. They the students with help of the teacher. It will also be written by
broken. George consoled
himself and Harris by will follow students in their notebooks and they will be checked by the
saying that if anything was teacher during the week. The students will be given meaning of
the
found broken then it would
be because it was already homework new words and also key questions related to the lesson. Weekly
broken. They all were test will be taken on Friday/Saturday every week.
related
ready for bed and decided
to wake up at half past six. instructions
George was already asleep
as desired by
by then. So, George and
Jerome placed the bath the teacher.
where he could tumble into
on getting up in the
morning and went to bed
themselves.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Lesson No. : 08 Chapter name: Reach For The Top-I 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 Question Answers Oral and written works
ICT/TLM/ABL/ Blackboard
Engage, Explore and other materials and plan of Evaluate
activities to achieve the Los
Explain and Elaborate
Santosh Yadav OBJECTIVES Q1. Why was the ‘ holy man ’ who gave
was born to Santosh’s mother his blessings surprised?
• To enable the
wealthy A. The holy man who blessed Santosh’s mother
landowners in students to develop was surprised because Santosh ’ s grandmother
Joniya was
in the language said that they did not want a son. As she already
village of Rohtak
had five sons, they only wanted to be blessed with a
district in skills
gifted child. The holy man was surprised because
Haryana. She was
• To enable them to
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to Santosh’s mother.
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correct language.
was forced to A. Santosh was not always content with her place
study in the • To enable the in a traditional way of life. She began living life on
village school. her own terms from the start. Where other girls
learners to
Since childhood, wore traditional Indian dresses, Santosh preferred
she was opposed extrapolate from the shorts.
to the customs, Q3. Why was Santosh sent to the local school?
given text.
preferred wearing A. Although her parents were wealthy and could
shorts in • To instill values of send her to a good school in the city of Delhi, they
opposition to the sent her to the village school because they followed
generosity, kindness, the traditions.
traditional dresses
like salwar humility and Q4. When did she leave home for Delhi, and why?
kameez. At the A. At the age of sixteen, Santosh left for Delhi and
communal harmony got admission in a school there. She wanted to get
age of sixteen,
like other girls in among the children. good education before getting married. Although
the village, she her parents did not support her initially, they
• To enable them to heeded to her determination and accepted her
was forced to get
married but she frame sentences decision.
resisted and Q5. Why did Santosh’s parents agree to pay for
using the new words
insisted upon her schooling in Delhi? What mental qualities of
getting educated Santosh are brought into light by this incident?
before getting and phrases. A. Initially, Santosh’s parents refused to support
married. She took her financially. She accepted this and decided to
NEW WORDS:-
admission in a work part - time to pay her school fee. Then, her
school in Delhi Contentment: satisfaction parents softened and consented to support her. This
but her parents shows she was determined and did what she
Affluent: well - to - do
refused to support thought was right and that others had to change
her. She accepted In line with: following or in their path accordingly.
it and decided to
accordance with, according to
work part - time Answer each of these questions in a short paragraph
to fund her Custom: tradition (about 30 words).
schooling fee. Q1. How did Santosh begin to climb mountains?
the last thing: the least
Finally, her A. When Santosh joined the Maharani college at
parents agreed to important thing Jaipur, she resided at the Kasturba hostel. It was
support her. Her located near the Aravalli hills. Everyday she saw
Politely: gently
father accepted the villagers climb the hills and disappear behind
her desire to get Urge: strong desire them. She grew inquisitive and finally, one day,
higher education. joined a group of mountaineers to unfold the
Check it out: find out the truth
After high school, mystery. This way she started climbing mountains.
Santosh joined Answered in the affirmative: Q2. What incidents during the Everest expedition
the Maharani show Santosh’s concern for her team-mates?
gave a positive reply
college at Jaipur A. Santosh tried to save a fellow climber but was
and lived at the No looking back: to progress
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and was curious garbage from the Himalayas. This shows her
to know what was Headed straight for: went concern for the environment.
at the other side Q4. How does she describe her feelings at the
towards
of the hills. She summit of the Everest?
joined a group of Matured: developed A. Santosh was full of happiness and pride when
mountaineers she was literally on top of the world. As she
Resistance: the ability not to be
there and hence, unfurled the Indian flag, she felt proud of being an
undertook her affected by something Indian. It was a spiritual moment for her.
first climbing Q5. Santosh Yadav got into the record books both
Equipped: supplied with
expedition. times she scaled Mt Everest. What were the reasons
Physical endurance: strength for this?
Within four years, A. The first time when Santosh climbed the
Culmination: end
in 1992, she Everest, she became the youngest woman to scale
climbed Mount Scaled: climbed the Everest. When she climbed it the second time,
Everest. Her she became the first woman in the world to have
Annals: historic records
qualities of climbed the Everest twice.
determination, Bestowed upon her: honored Complete the following statements.
physical and 1. From her room in Kasturba Hostel, Santosh used
her with
mental strength to _________
impressed her Top honours: highest award 2. When she finished college, Santosh had to write
seniors. Her the enormity of the moment: a a letter of apology to her father because _________
fellow climbers 3. During the Everest expedition, her seniors in the
very great moment
appreciated her team admired her _____________
concern for others sink in: be understood while ___________ endeared her to fellow
and willingness to climbers.
held it aloft: held it up high
work in a team. ANS.1. From her room in Kasturba Hostel, Santosh
She saved the life fervent: having strong and used to watch the villagers climb the Aravalli hills.
of a fellow 2. When she finished college, Santosh had to write
sincere feelings
climber named a letter of apology to her father because she had
Mohan Singh by VIDEO LINKS FOR THE enrolled for a mountaineering course at the Nehru
sharing her LESSON:- Institute of Mountaineering, Uttarkashi.
oxygen cylinder https://youtu.be/J7mt8iGfbls 3. During the Everest expedition, her seniors in the
with him. She team admired her determination
joined an Indo - https://youtu.be/-CGhMGYuIjw While her concern for others endeared her to fellow
Nepalese woman climbers.
expedition and https://youtu.be/LxObjHGhhb0 Pick out words from the text that mean the same as
climbed Everest the following words or expressions. (Look in the
twice, thus https://youtu.be/kCtPa-QkIN8 paragraphs indicated.)
becoming the first 1. took to be true without proof (1): _________
woman in the https://youtu.be/JdlPqonDOhs 2. based on reason; sensible; reasonable (2):
world to climb ____________
the peak twice. 3. the usual way of doing things (3):
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pride when she A.1. assumed
was on top of the will note the Blackboard work 2. Rational
world. As she 3. Custom
hoisted the Indian and question answers in their 4. urge
flag, she felt 5. resistance
proud to be an note-books. They will follow Homework:
Indian. Being an The Comprehension check and other textbook
environmentalist, the homework related questions will be done in the respective periods and
she brought down the answers will be found by the students with help
five hundred instructions as desired by the
of the teacher. It will also be written by students in
kilograms of
garbage from the teacher. their notebooks and they will be checked by the
Himalayas. teacher during the week. The students will be given
meaning of new words and also key questions
related to the lesson. Weekly test will be taken on
Friday/Saturday every week.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Lesson No. : 08 Chapter name: Reach For The Top-II 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 Question Answers Oral and written works
of ICT/TLM/ABL/
Blackboard and
Engage, Explore other materials and Evaluate
plan of activities to
achieve the Los
Explain and
Elaborate
This write up about A.
Maria Sharapova OBJECTIVES
inspires us to • To Points of Santosh Yadav Maria Sharapova
enable the Comparison/
remain determined Contrast
and make sacrifices students to
develop in the 1. Their humble She was born in the small She was born in
in order to fulfil our beginning village of
language skills
dreams. On 22 Joniya was of Rewari the frozen plains
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tennis player correct later they accepted it.
rankings. She made language. for her training.
great sacrifices to • To 3. Their will power Then there was no looking When you come from nothing and
achieve her goal. enable the and strong desire to back for this
learners to succeed determined young girl. you have nothing, then it makes

At the tender age of extrapolate


from the given you very hungry and determined
nine, she left her 4. Evidence of their Equipped with Instead of letting that depress me,
text.
home in Siberia, mental an iron will, physical
• To
Russia to get toughness endurance and I became more quietly determined
instill values of an amazing mental
training in tennis.
generosity, toughness, she
She went to Florida kindness,
and mentally tough.
proved herself repeatedly.
in USA with her humility and
father. Maria communal I learnt how to take care of myself.
suffered a painful harmony 5. Their patriotism I felt proud as an Indian Though Maria Sharapova speaks
separation from her among the
mother for a period children. with a
of two years. She • To pronounced American accent,
could not see her enable them to
frame she proudly parades
father too as he her Russian nationality.
remained busy sentences using
working, arranging the new words
funds for all he and phrases. VIDEO LINKS FOR THE LESSON:-
needs. She was
New Words:- https://youtu.be/1cSetXu5uY8
bullied by her
seniors and being a
foreigner, she had Disarming: https://youtu.be/SOEfFfxbO-o
likeable
to suffer all that At odds
patiently. Maria did with: in https://youtu.be/8c0HTRLc4U4
not feel depressed, conflict with
rather she was Poised:
prepared for greater calm, elegant https://youtu.be/0C2AYXE80YU
insults too in order Pinnacle:
to achieve her aim. the most
successful https://youtu.be/N_vnvy5F_mA
Her mantra for
success is to work point
hard and face the Rapid: fast https://youtu.be/JdlPqonDOhs
toughest Ascent:
growth
competition. Endure: Students will listen to the teacher carefully and follow the
Although she was suffer patiently
trained in the US, Heart - instructions given to them. They will note the Blackboard work
she considers wrenching:
herself to be a extremely sad and question answers in their note-books. They will follow the
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are fashion, singing Homework:
Bagging:
and dancing. She winning The Comprehension check and other textbook questions will be
loves reading Meteoric:
novels written by very rapid done in the respective periods and the answers will be found by
Arthur Conan Ambition:
Doyle. Her love for goal, aim
the students with help of the teacher. It will also be written by
fashionable evening Amply:
gowns is in contrast plentifully
Parades: students in their notebooks and they will be checked by the teacher
to her liking for
pancakes with displays
Sophisticated: during the week. The students will be given meaning of new
chocolate spread
fashionable
and orange
At odds words and also key questions related to the lesson. Weekly test
flavoured aerated with: in
drinks. The disagreement will be taken on Friday/Saturday every week.
monetary gains and with
the fame incurred Fizzy:
by Maria are well aerated
deserved.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Lesson No. : 09 Chapter name: The Bond of Love 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 Pedagogy and use of Question Answers Oral and written works
lesson ICT/TLM/ABL/ Blackboard and
other materials and plan of activities Evaluate
Engage, to achieve the Los
Explore Explain and Elaborate
The Bond OBJECTIVES:- SHORT QUESTIONS
of Love • To enable the students to Q: Who was Bruno and how it was caught?
is story understand the passage. A: Bruno was a sloth bear. Once the author and his
friends were passing through the sugarcane fields near
by • To teach the students to read
Mysore. Bruno’s mother was shot during the village
Kenneth aloud with correct shooting. The author saved Bruno from the sugarcane
Anderson pronunciation, articulation, field and put it in a gunny bag.
which intonation and stress. Q: Bruno once got paralysis. Why? How was he
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sloth bear active and passive stand on his legs again after 30 minutes.
whom vocabulary. Q: How did Bruno become attached to the family of
she called • To enable the students to the author?
‘ Bruno express the ideas contained A: Bruno got lot of love in the family of the author. It
’ . in the passage orally and in slowly got attached to two Alsatian dogs and to all the
children of the tenants. It used to play and also enter
Bruno writing. kitchen. It is used to sleep in the beds.
was a • To develop imagination to Q: Why was it decided to send Bruno away?
sloth bear prepare the students for A: After few months Bruno had grown very huge. He
rescued world citizenship. was getting too big to be kept at home. Moreover it
by the NEW WORDS :- was dangerous for children of tenants. So it was
author. Promptly: That very moment. decided that he should be sent away to the zoo.
ANSWERS OF THE TEXT BOOK
Bruno The ambulance arrived
Q:“I got him for her by accident.”
was shot promptly. (a) Who says this?
by the Flounder: Have difficulty. Answer: - The author says this to his wife.
author’s The country ’ s economy is (b) Who do ‘him’ and ‘her’ refer to?
companio floundering and the future is Answer: - ‘ Him ’ refer to the baby bear and
ns. Bruno uncertain. ‘her’ refer to the author’s wife.
gets Hypodermic:Needle penetrating (c) What is the incident referred to here?
attached the skin. Answer: - The incident of shooting wild pigs from the
to the Fret: Anxious. fields is being referred here.
author’s There ’ s no point in fretting
Q: “He stood on his head in delight.
wife. about things you can’t change. (a) Who does ‘he’ refer to?
Soon in Conjecture: Guess. Answer: - He refers to Bruno.
the story The cause of the crash is pure (b) Why was he delighted?
there are conjecture at this point. Answer: - He was delighted to see his mistress.
accounts KEY POINTS Q: “We all missed him greatly: but in a sense we
of • The Bond of Love is a were relieved.”
Bruno’s story of emotional (a) Who does ‘we all’ stand for?
life bonding between a Answer: - We all stand for the author and his family.
(b) Who did they miss?
which woman and a bear. The
Answer :- They missed Bruno, the bear.
shows author once found an (c) Why did they nevertheless feel relieved?
how he orphan sloth bear and Answer :- They felt relieved because there was no
spends presented it to his wife. more danger of the bear in the house.
the time • The author ’ s wife Q: On two occasions Bruno ate/drank something that
with the christened it Bruno. She should not be eaten/ drunk. What happened to him on
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grew in performed many playful life once again.Next time Bruno drank the discarded
size he tricks which give engine oil which was kept in the garage. Luckily
was sent nothing happened to him after drinking the mobil oil.
pleasure to her.
to a zoo. • They enjoyed each Q: Was Bruno a loving and playful pet? Why, then,
The story other’s company. did he have to be sent away?
then
• When the bear grew big, A: Bruno had become too big to be kept in the
comes to household. He had to be chained for children ’ s
he was dangerous for the
effect safety. Being a wild animal it needed lots of space
children in the house.
when the which was not available in the author’s household.
• So the author decided to
author’s They thought that it will be taken care of in better way
send him to the zoo. by trained personnel at a zoo. So they decided to send
wife
• His departure was very it away to the zoo.
wants to
painful for the author’s Q: How was the problem of what to do with Bruno
meet finally solved?
wife.
Bruno, A: As Bruno was not feeling happy after getting
the • Finally she asked her
separated from its foster family and was getting weak
author husband to visit Bruno in as a result, the author’s wife went to meet Bruno.
thinking the zoo. They both felt After seeing Bruno’s pitiful condition they decided
that he relieved on meeting. to bring it back to their home. They built a special
must They still never forgot cordoned area for Bruno with all the facilities befitting
have each other. a playful bear. And finally Bruno was back to its
home.
forgotten • They decided to bring the
Q: ‘Love is mutual’. Illustrate with reference to
her takes bear back home.
“The Bond of Love”?
her to the • In a few days, they built A: “The Bond of Love” is a story of emotional
zoo, bur an island for the sloth bonding between a woman and a bear. The author’s
after bear. The author’s wife wife had pet bear called Bruno. She loved him deeply.
reaching spent hours sitting on a She put a colored ribbon around his neck. She cooked
there she chair and playing with a variety of dishes for him. He also performed many
came to Bruno. playful tricks which give pleasure to her. They
know that • The bonding between the enjoyed each other’s company. When bear grew big,
it was he was dangerous for the children in the house. Author
human and the animal
true love. decided to send him to the zoo. His departure was very
was very strong. painful for the author’s wife. Finally she asked her
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home a
Students will listen to the teacher time. The author felt that he was depriving Bruno of
separate his natural freedom. So he decided to send him to a
island is carefully and follow the instructions zoo. But his wife could not bear his separation. The
made for author consoled her for three months, but at last he
given to them. They will note the
the took her to the zoo. On seeing her Baba howled with
animal Blackboard work and question happiness. They spend many hours together. She
where the answers in their note-books. They wanted to take him back to home. She requested the
superintendent who allowed her.
author’s will follow the homework related Homework:
wife and The Comprehension check and other textbook
instructions as desired by the
the bear questions will be done in the respective periods and
spend teacher. the answers will be found by the students with help of
hours the teacher. It will also be written by students in their
together. 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. Weekly test will be taken on Friday/Saturday
every week.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Lesson No. : 10 Chapter name: Kathmandu 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 Question Answers Oral and written works
ICT/TLM/ABL/ Blackboard and
Engage, Explore other materials and plan of Evaluate
activities to achieve the Los
Explain and Elaborate
Kathmandu is OBJECTIVES SHORT QUESTIONS
a travelogue • To enable them to make Q: Why the devotees are involve in a kind of
written by mad race?
Vikram Seth. It diary entry as a travelogue. A: They are involved to invite the attention of
is the • To enable them to use of the priests.
description of Q: What did the people do when a Nepali
the two famous simple present tense. Princess appear?
temples of • To enable them to use new A: They bow before her and make way.
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Shrine. culture and religion of A: By visiting Pashupatinath, Baudhnath Stupa
The author first and by eating marzipan, corn on the cob, by
visited Hindus and Buddhism. reading comics and reader digest.
Pashupatinath
• To enable them comprehend Q: What was the author’s reaction to the flute
Temple where seller?
he finds the the passage . A: He was enchanted by the melodious tune of
atmosphere of the flute seller.
NEW WORDS:-
feverish ANSWERS OF THE TEXT BOOK
confusion. Saffron clad: Clothed in ochre
Q: Name the two temples the author visited in
Only Hindus The followers of Gautam Buddha Kathmandu ?
are allowed to A: Pashupatinath and Baudhnath Stupa
enter inside the are saffron clad .
temple. He Porcupine: An animal Q: The writer says , “All this I wash down with
finds people Coca- cola .”What does’all this ‘refer to ?
performing Cremated: burnt
A: It is corn –on –the cob and marzipan .
different rituals The great leader was cremated on
Q: What does Vikram Seth compare to the quills
performing on
of a porcupine ?
the bank of the the bank of river Ganga .
A: Vikram compares flutes tied on the top of the
holy river Brazier: Open metal framework to
Bagmati .He fluteseller’s pole to the quills of porcupine .
also knew hold fire Q: Name five kinds of flutes?
about the belief A: Five kinds of flutes are -the reed neh , the
Proclaims: announces
related to the recorder , the Japanese shakhuachi , the deep
end of the The messenger of the king bansuri , the breathy flutes of South America ,
Kaliyug .Next the Chinese flutes .
proclaims that trespassers will be
he visited Q: What difference does the author note between
Baudhnath prosecuted . the flute seller and the other hawkers?
Shrine, there is A: The author note that the difference is in the
KEY POINTS
the sense of way how they are sold .The Flute seller does not
stillness in • Vikram Seth visit cry out his wares. He sells it occasionally. Where
contrast to the Pashupatinath temple and as the other hawkers cry out to sell their wares.
Pashupatinath finds that only Hindus are Q: What is the belief at Pashupatinath about the
temple. allowed for darshan . There end of Kaliyug ?
Tibetan is an atmosphere of feverish A: The belief is that when the small shrine on the
immigrants Bagmati river comes out fully, the goddess
disorder in and around
selling inside will escape and the Kaliyug will end on
different things Pashupatinath temple due to the earth .
on the side of the crowd of Priests, Q: The author has drawn the powerful images
the road. After hawkers , devotees , and pictures . Pick out three examples each of ?
this he roams tourists , cows , monkeys , i- The atmosphere of febrile confusion outside
on the streets pigeons and dogs roam the temple of Pashupatinath
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crowded with • Next he visits Baudhnath clothes struggling to enter in the temple . A
fruit sellers, Shrine which seems to him princess of Nepalese royal house appears and
hawkers of people bow and make way for her .
as Haven of Quietness.
postcards etc. Ans- He hears the sound of the vendors, cows
The shops sell There is complete silence low, music and the melodious sound of the
western and still atmosphere. flute .
cosmetics, film • Tibetan immigrants were Q: Compare and contrasts the atmosphere in and
rolls selling felt bags , silver around the Baudhnath shrine with the Pashupati
chocolates. It jewellery antiques etc on nath temple ?
is the noisiest A: The author finds a contrast to that of the
the pavement of the road .
city because of atmosphere in and around baudhnath stupa and
the honking • The author finds that Pashupatinath .At Pashupatinath the atmosphere
sound of the Kathmandu is more is of febrile confusion as it is all disorder and
cars , bells of religious , vivid and disquiet out side the temple . Many devotees
bicycle and the mercenary city . and westerners were trying to enter the
low of the • It is the noisiest and busiest temple.Westerners are stopped by the police man
cows and filmy as only hindus are allowed to enter the temple .
city because of thousands of
songs of the Monkeys are fighting with each other and
radios .He tourists, vendors shouting, jumping on the shivlinga .The people are bathing
becomes tired playing of film songs, and offering flowers and leaves into the Bagmati
and homesick honking sound of the river. Where as at Baudh nath shrine there is
and decided to vehicles . quiet stillness neither crowd nor sound though
return back to stupa is ringed by a road .
• He enjoys his visit to
his home.He Q: How does the author describe Kathmandu’s
buys air line Kathmandu by visiting
busiest streets ?
ticket and Pashupatinath and A: The author describe Kathmandu as the most
return back to Baudhnath shrine and busiest , vivid and mercenary city . The streets of
his hotel .Near roaming in the busy market Kathmandu are full off of small shops and
his hotel he eating corn – on the cob, vendors . They sell things of tourists interests
hears the like film rolls , postcards etc There are fruit
reading comics and reader
melodious sellers , fruit sellers hawkers shouting for their
sound of the digest. wares .Many shops sell western cosmetics ,
flute seller • Vikram enchanted by the copper utensils chocolates and Nepalese
which melodious songs played by antiques . Honking sound of vehicles ,radios
enchanted him. the flute seller he finds the blare out the film songs bicycle rings ,vendors
His care free way of selling his flute was shout for their wares . The whole street look like
style of selling a fair . He bought marzipan , coca-cola orange
different from other
flutes pleases drink and enjoy his visit .
him. It reminds hawkers.
Q: “To hear any flute is to be drawn into the
him of the • The author becomes tired
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flutes. He Homework:
Students will listen to the teacher
returns back to The Comprehension check and other textbook
his home after carefully and follow the
questions will be done in the respective periods
a long time.
instructions given to them. They and the answers will be found by the students
will note the Blackboard work and with help of the teacher. It will also be written
by students in their notebooks and they will be
question answers in their note-
checked by the teacher during the week. The
books. They will follow the students will be given meaning of new words
homework related instructions as and also key questions related to the lesson.
Weekly test will be taken on Friday/Saturday
desired by the teacher.
every week.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Lesson No. : 11 Chapter name: If I Were You 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 Question Answers Oral and written works
ICT/TLM/ABL/ Blackboard and
Engage, other materials and plan of Evaluate
Explore activities to achieve the Los
Explain and Elaborate
This is a story OBJECTIVES:- SHORT QUESTIONS
of an intruder. Q. What has the intruder heard about Gerrard?
• To enable the students to A. The intruder only knows gerrard by his name. he
He entered the
house of a draw their attention to the does not know that he is a playwright. Also he is
playwright. the owner of the house.he only knows that he lives
stage setting, stage
He, however, in the wilds of Essex. Also he is a kind of
did not know directions, description of mysteryman. Not many people know abot him
that the owner
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Gerrard. He Q. How does the intruder threaten Gerrard ?
had heard understand some A. The intruder threatens Gerrard that he would
about him a examples of wit and irony. soon stop being smart. He would make gerrard
few things. crawl. He wants to know a few things.
He knew that • To enable the children to
he was learn and locate the right Q. Why does the intruder want to kill gerrard? How
something of does Gerrard befool the intruder with his false
a mystery meanings of new words story?
man. He lived and phrases from the A. Gerrard tells the intruder that one of his men
in the wilds of had been caught. The things which should have
Essex. dictionary. been burnt have been found. So, due to that he
Gerrard gave • To enable the students to expected trouble that night. That ’ s why, he
his orders on wanted to clear off at the earliest.
phone and enact the play in the class- ANSWERS OF THE TEXT BOOK
never met the room. Q. “At last a sympathetic audience.”
tradesmen. (i) Who says this?
Gerrard NEW WORDS:-
A. Gerrard says this.
is a cultured Horn-rimmed: Frames made of
playwright. (ii) Why does he say it?
He lives in a
small cottage. horn A. He says it because the intruder shows some
He does meet sympathy towards him.
Flashily: In a showy manner
many people.
He is to go Melodramas: Sensational dramas (iii) Is he sarcastic or serious?
out soon, but Ans : He is sarcastic.
Pantomime: Use of movement
before he does
so, an intruder and expression to communicate Q. Why does the intruder choose Gerrard as the
enters his man whose identity he wants
something without using words
cottage. He to take on?
has a gun in Lounge: Sitting room. A. The intruder chooses Gerrard because he finds
his hand. He him closely similar to him. If he wears clothes like
KEY POINTS
bumps Gerrard does, no one knows that they are two
accidentally persons.
against the
• The intruder entered the
table. Gerrard Q. “I said it with bullets.”
welcomes him house of a playwright. He (i) Who says this?
with
only knew him as Gerrard. A. Gerrard says this.
confidence.Th
e intruder asks • He had heard about him a (ii) What does it mean?
many A. He is very dangerous person.
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wanted to
murder him the cottage of Gerrard one answer.
A. Gerrard is a playwright by profession. The
and live as day. supporting words are, : “sorry I can’t let you
Gerrard
because he • The intruder threatened have the props in time for rehearsal……..’
looked like Gerrard with his revolver.
him. Gerrard Q. “You’ll soon stop being smart.”
at once • He asked him to answer (i) Who says this?
understood A. The intruder says this.
his questions. Then he
everything.
He told the told him that he intended (ii) Why does the speaker say it?
intruder that A. The speaker says it because Gerrard hasn’t frlt
to kill him and then live in
he was also a any fear so far though he has a gun in his hand.
murderer. his house as Gerrard
Therefore, the (iii) What according to the speaker will stop
• He told the intruder that
police were Gerrard from being smart?
after him. he was also a criminal and A. Gerrard would stop being smart after being hit
Gerrard by one of his bullets.
explained that a murderer. In case, he
killed gerrard he was sure Q. “They can’t hang me twice.”
unfortunately
one of his (i) Who says this?
men had been to be hanged. A. The intruder says this.
caught. He
was expecting • They would hang him if
(ii) Why does the speaker say it?
trouble that not as himself then as A. Because he has already committed a murder.
night. He then The penalty of death can’t be given to him twice.
Gerrard.
made the
intruder • Gerrard asked him to 7. “A mystery I propose to explain.” What is the
understand
that it was hurry and ran with him in mystery the speaker proposes to explain?
A. Gerrard says this. The mystery is about
good for him his car to a safer place. Gerrard’s telephoning his orders. Then he would
if he went
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pushed him teacher carefully and follow
into the Homework:
nearby the instructions given to them. The Comprehension check and other textbook
cupboard. He They will note the Blackboard questions will be done in the respective periods and
then slammed
it. Thereafter, work and question answers in the answers will be found by the students with help
he telephoned their note-books. They will of the teacher. It will also be written by students in
the police for
his arrest follow the homework related their notebooks and they will be checked by the
instructions as desired by the teacher during the week. The students will be given
teacher. meaning of new words and also key questions
related to the lesson. Weekly test will be taken on
Friday/Saturday every week.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Poem No. : 01 Chapter name: The Road Not Taken No. of periods required: 03
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/ Question Answers Oral and written works
lesson Blackboard and other materials and plan
of activities to achieve the Los Evaluate
Engage, Explain and Elaborate
Explore
The poet OBJECTIVES:- 1. Where does the traveller find
says that himself? What problem does he face?
once, he • To enable the students to A. The traveller finds himself standing
was draw their attention to the stage on a fork in the path. He is in a
walking problem as he must choose one path
down the setting, stage directions, description and is unable to decide which one to
road and of the characters, their movements, choose.
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only. He and irony. forest which has withering leaves as in
took time the season of autumn. It represents a
to choose • To enable the children to world full of aging people.
the right (ii) it was grassy and wanted wear
path. He learn and locate the right meanings
A. It means that the path had a lot of
inspected of new words and phrases from the grass on it. This means that it had not
them to been walked over by many people. It
decide dictionary.
had to be worn out by the steps of the
which was people who walked on it.
a better (iii) the passing there
option and In the poem - ‘ The Road Not
A. It means that when he walked over
then chose Taken’, the road symbolizes our the path that he had chosen.
the one (iv) leaves no step had trodden black
which life. The poet says that the path that A. It means that no one had walked
seemed over the leaves as they were still
we don ’ t choose in our life is
less walked green. If they had been walked over,
over. He ‘ the road not taken ’ . He they would have turned black.
kept the
other one describes his feelings about that (v) how way leads on to way
for some choice that he had left in the past. A. It means that as we walk on a path,
other day we come across more options and
although The path which we have chosen, make choices further. We keep on
he knew decides our future, our destination. walking ahead on that way.
that he 3. Is there any difference between the
would The important message that the poet two roads as the poet describes them
never get wants to give is that the choice that (i) in stanzas two and three?
the chance A. The two paths were similar. In the
to walk we make has an impact on our beginning, the poet felt that one of
over it. He future and if we make a wrong them was grassy and had not been
would go walked over by many people, but
further on choice, we regret it but cannot go when he walked on it for some
the chosen back on it. So, we must be wise distance, he realized that it was like
path and the other road.
not get a while making choices. (ii) in the last two lines of the poem?
chance to THE A. Here, again the poet talks of his
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that both https://youtu.be/0AxRMLoBMPc The Comprehension check and other
the paths
https://youtu.be/oBCSBtYnirU textbook questions will be done in the
were
similar. He Students will listen to the teacher respective periods and the answers
felt that his carefully and follow the instructions will be found by the students with help
future of the teacher. It will also be written
depended given to them. They will note the
by students in their notebooks and
on the Blackboard work and question they will be checked by the teacher
choice that during the week. The students will be
he made. answers in their note-books. They
given meaning of new words and also
will follow the homework related
key questions related to the lesson.
instructions as desired by the Weekly test will be taken on
teacher. Friday/Saturday every week.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Poem No. : 02 Chapter name: Wind No. of periods required: 03
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
Blackboard and other materials and works
Engage, Explore plan of activities to achieve the Los
Explain and Elaborate Evaluate
The first part of the OBJECTIVES 1. What are the things the wind
poem describes the • To praise nature ’ s great does in the first stanza?
action of the wind. power i.e. air, water, fire
A. When the wind blows
The poet asks the • To deal with the nature’s violently, it destroys everything.
wind to come power’s appropriately. It breaks the shutters of
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of the windows,
Poking fun: Making fun of.
not to scatter the
Frail: Weak.
papers and throw
Firm: Strong.
down the books 2. What does the poet say the
Praise: Admire.
from the shelf. But wind god winnows?
Rafters: Sloping beams
the wind throws
supporting a roof.
the books and tears A. The wind God winnows
Key Points:- means that nature sifts the weak
the pages. The poet
The poet describes the raw force things from the strong ones.
says that the wind
of the wind in this poem. The Everything that is weak is tossed
makes a mockery
wind is thus a symbol of power or by the powerful wind and gets
of weaklings. It destroyed. Just like the
force. When the wind blows it
brings down frail winnower separates the grains of
breaks the shutters of the
houses, crumbling wheat from the chaff, similarly,
windows. It throws down the
doors, rafters, and the wind god separates the weak
books on the shelf. It tears the from the strong.
even weak hearts.
pages of the books. In doing so
It crushes
everything that is the wind makes fun of the weak
weak. things. It makes fun of weak and
crumbling houses, doors, forests 3. What should we do to make
friends with the wind?
The poet advises us and hearts. It not only makes fun
to be strong. Only of these things but also crushes A. We must make ourselves
then can we save them all. The wind god windows strong to face the violent wind.
ourselves from the them and crushes them. When we will be strong, the
wind. We should The poet draws out a fine moral wind will not harm us, instead it
build strong homes from the force of wind. He says will become a friend and help us
with firm doors. that the wind will not do any to grow and flourish.
Our bodies and harm to the strong homes, doors
4. What do the last four lines of
hearts should also or the bodies. It means that if we the poem mean to you?
be strong. It is the are strong, even the strong enemy
way of the world to will not harm us in any way. The A. The last four lines of the
kick the weak and wind blows out weak fires. But it poem carry an important
to be friends with makes strong fires roar. So this message that the strong people
emerge stronger and victorious
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poem conveys the https://youtu.be/Nml3FKuIRjc Homework:
The Comprehension check and
idea that nobody https://youtu.be/gqUbyET-mK4
other textbook questions will be
cares for the weak. done in the respective periods
Even the wind is Students will listen to the teacher and the answers will be found by
on the side of the carefully and follow the the students with help of the
strong people. We instructions given to them. They teacher. It will also be written by
must make will note the Blackboard work students in their notebooks and
ourselves strong to and question answers in their they will be checked by the
teacher during the week. The
become successful note-books. They will follow the
students will be given meaning
and overcome the homework related instructions as of new words and also key
challenges in life. desired by the teacher. questions related to the lesson.
Weekly test will be taken on
Friday/Saturday every week.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Poem No. : 03 Chapter name: Rain on the Roof No. of periods required: 03
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
ICT/TLM/ABL/ Blackboard works
Engage, Explore and other materials and plan
of activities to achieve the Evaluate
Los
Explain and Elaborate
The humidity of the atmosphere OBJECTIVES SHORT QUESTIONS
is relatively high as it lingers • To understand the Q: How does the poet describe the
below the dark skies and the poem thoroughly. movement before rain ?
twinkling shimmering light of the
stars forms into roundness of • To inculcate the habit A: The dark wet shadows of clouds
hover over the sky. The stars
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the spirit of peace for the lonely
Tinkle: Short, light ringing mind when it rains ?
night at hand. Kinney suddenly
realizes how much joy and sounds. A: The rain has an echo in the
pleasure of sleep he can attain Shingles: Rectangular wooden poet’s heart. He experiences many
when his head presses against his tiles used on roofs. dreamy fancies in his heart. His
pillow to conclude the long day Woof: Weft, i.e. the threads heart is filled with thousands
into a goodnight’s rest. He can woven across the loom memories both sweet and said.
sleep soundly like a little child in Refrain: A repeated part of a Q: When does the poet remember
his cottage bedroom and listen to
song or a poem; here, the his mother ?
the patter of the soft summer
showers overhead on the roof. sound of the rain A: The poet remembers his mother
Every tinkle of raindrops Ere: Old poetic word for when he listens to the patter of the
that fall on the thin oblong piece ‘before’. rain on the roof. He feels her fond
of material, such as wood or slate KEY POINTS look on him.
that is laid in overlapping rows to • The writer is lying in ANSWERS OF THE TEXT BOOK
cover the roofs or sides of the
his bed. Q: What does the poet like to do
cottage produces an echo in
Kinney ’ s heart and starts a • He heard the sound of when it rains?
thousand fancies in his thoughts. the clouds. A: The poet likes to lie in a room
They spin the yarns of bright • Suddenly the quietness with a pillow. It will give him the
fanciful colours into his mind and of the environment highest
he listens to the patter of the rain disappeared. pleasure. There he will be in a state
on the roof. In his continual • It started raining of highest bliss.
imagination comes his mother to
lightly. Q: What is the single major memory
his vivid thoughts and just like in
the early years when she observes • The roof is of tin so that comes to the poet? Who are the
all her off-springs in their sleep. rain creates beautiful “darling dreamers” he refers to?
Before she leaves them before the sound. A: The poet’s mother is the single
break of dawn, he can see her • The sound echoed in major memory that comes to the
bending over him, as he listens to heart of the poet. poet. The
this refraining melody which is
played by the patter of rain upon • He remembered a darling dreamers are those children
the shingles of the roof. number of things. who dream of their mother like the
The next phase of his • Some memories are poet.
imagination is when his angelic sweets and some are Q: Is the poet now a child? Is his
seraph sister, with her wings and said. mother still alive?
waving hair, appear before his
• The sound of rain A: The poet is not a child but is
thoughts along with her bright- grown up. His mother is not alive.
eyed angelic cherub brother. The appeared to be a bliss
to the poet Q: Do you like rain? What do you
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Homework:
blue. He continued to gaze upon
her beauty though he was https://youtu.be/JSCeV2N3hJw The Comprehension check and other
doubtful of her heart. Never-the- textbook questions will be done in
https://youtu.be/Fv4geZE_3yg the respective periods and the
less he would keep an open mind
to love her with a delightful kin to answers will be found by the
pain. The intensity of his heart students with help of the teacher. It
beat equates the rate of patter of Students will listen to the
teacher carefully and follow will also be written by students in
the rain.
the instructions given to them. their notebooks and they will be
There is nothingness in
Art ’ s brilliant and showy They will note the Blackboard checked by the teacher during the
musical skills that can work with work and question answers in week. The students will be given
such a magical charm. The charm their note-books. They will meaning of new words and also key
that influences one ’ s spirit of follow the homework related questions related to the lesson.
purity and the deep fountains of instructions as desired by the Weekly test will be taken on
true love from where the holy Friday/Saturday every week.
teacher.
passion is aroused. The melody of
nature that subdues its strain
which is played upon the shingles
by the patter of rain.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Poem No. : 04 Chapter name: The Lake Isle of Innisfree No. of periods required: 03
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
Engage, Explore and other materials and plan Evaluate
of activities to achieve the
LOsExplain and Elaborate
This poem by OBJECTIVES:- Q: “And I shall have some peace there”. How
William Butler • To make them to shall the poet have peace in Innisfree?
Yeats is about his
longing for the develop the ability to A: The poet wants to have peace there. It shall come
peace and appreciate the beauty to him in morning. The cricket and linnet will sing,
tranquility of of nature mornings, noons, evenings and midnights shall have
Innnisfree, a place
• To help them to learn
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description of the
of nature in their lives. morning. He will enjoy seeing the noon purple
beauty of the Lake
of Innisfree. The • To make them to glow. He will look and enjoy the glimmer of
natural beauty develop a sense of midnights.
charms the poet
understanding to live Q: How are the pavements different from the ‘The
greatly. He
describes the in the lap of nature. lake isle of Innisfree’?
natural scene of • To enable them to A: The pavements are dull grey as the poet stands on
The Lake of
observe and describe the roadway. But Isle of Innisfree and its
Innisfree
beautifully. He the activities of the surrounding are naturally beautiful.
used to spend birds and other Q: What kind of place is Innisfree? Think about.
more time in that
creatures in natural A: It is a place where nature is beautiful, alive and
natural place. He
longs or wishes to conditions. full of life.
spend sometime in NEW WORDS Q: The three things the poet wants to do when he
the natural lap of CLAY: Soil.
goes back there.
The Lake of
Innisfree. The great oolite grades from a (a) He will build a small cabin of clay and fence.
The twelve-line sandy clay in its layers to (b) He will have nine bean rows.
poem is divided
limestone above. (c) He will have a hive for the honey bees.
into three quatrains
and is an example WATTTLE: Twisted sticks Q: What he hears and sees there and its effect on
of Yeats’s earlier for making fences/ walls. him.
lyric poems.
The other houses were found A: He will hear peace come dropping. He will hear
Throughout the
three short to be mostly of wattle and the cricket sing. He will see the midnight shine.
quatrains the poem daub construction. Noon purple shall glow. The evenings have linnets
explores the HIVE: Honeycomb: Honey wings.
speaker ’ s
bee hives are kept all round Q: What he hears in his “heart’s core” even
longing for the
peace and the world for the sake of the when he is far away from Innisfree .
tranquility of honey they produce. A: He hears the lake water lapping the shore with
Innisfree while
GLADE: Clearing/ open low sound.By now you may have concluded that
residing in an
urban setting. The space. Innisfree is a simple, natural place, full of beauty
speaker in this The resort ’ s centerpiece is and peace.
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peace and quiet it
VEIL: Covering/ a thing that peace. The crickets sing here. The midnights shine
affords. He can
escape the noise of hides. here. The noons have a purple glow. The evenings
the city and be Drink from it and your veil of have linnets symbolizes dryness and decay. Thus
lulled by the "lake confusion will disappear. there is a sharp contrast between this place and
water lapping with
KEY POINTS Innisfree.
low sounds by the
shore." On this • The poet wants to Q: Do you think Innisfree is only a place, or a state
small island, he spend sometime in the of mind? Does the poet actually miss the place of his
can return to
Lake Isle of Innisfree. boyhood days?
nature by growing
beans and having • He wants to build A: It is a place which is full of beauty and peace.
bee hives, by there a small cabin The physical features of the place prove that it is an
enjoying the
made of clay and actual place. The poet actually misses it. He has a
"purple glow" of
noon, the sounds fence. deep desire to go to this place and he longs to live
of birds' wings, • He will hear the there.
and, of course, the singing of the cricket. Q: Look at the words the poet uses to describe what
bees. He can even • During evenings he he sees and hears at Innisfree. What pictures do
build a cabin and
stay on the island. will listen to the song these words create in your mind?
This poem creates of flying linnet. (i)Bee-loud glade
an interest among • The poet wants to feel A: The picture that comes to my mind is of the green
the readers to
adopt the nature in the sound of lake glade. There is natural peace and beauty
their lives and to water lapping the around there is a honeycomb. The honey bees
live life in natural shore and he wants to hum over and around it.
environment. The
spend the precious (ii) Evenings full of the linnet’s wings
poet wants to build
a small cabin of time in the lap of A: The picture is of the linnet’s fluttering its wings
clays and fence in beautiful and charmful and sitting in the tree. The scene becomes lovely
the lake Isle of
nature. when more linnets come to a tree. They flutter and
Innisfree. He
wants to have nine VIDEO LINKS FOR THE fly here. They create a pleasant sound.
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all round, the Q: What do these words mean to you? What do you
https://youtu.be/Wmo4D-RH1s0
singing of cricket,
Students will listen to the think “come droppings low...from the veils of the
glimmer of
midnight, purple teacher carefully and follow morning ” ? What does “ to where the cricket
glow all over the the instructions given to them. sings” mean?
place at noon and
They will note the Blackboard A: These words mean the peace coming from all
song of the flying
linnet in evenings work and question answers in around when morning comes. The singing of the
will charm and their note-books. They will cricket is pleasant. It adds sweetness to this peace.
inspire him live in follow the homework related The cricket sings merrily to greet morning. It may be
a natural place. He
will spend some instructions as desired by the singing a love song for its mate.
precious time in teacher.
the lap of beautiful
nature.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Poem No. : 05 Chapter name: A Legend of Northland No. of periods required: 03
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
Blackboard and other materials and plan of works
Engage, Explore activities to achieve the Los
Explain and Elaborate Evaluate
The poem is a OBJECTIVES:- 1. Which country or countries do you
legend about an think “the Northland” refers to?
• To understand the poem
old lady who A. The northland refers to the region
angered Saint thoroughly. around the north pole which is
extremely cold. It could be any
Peter because of • To inculcate the habit of reading
country like Russia, Canada,
her greed. The poems. Greenland, Norway, etc.
story goes ’ on 2. What did Saint Peter ask the old
• To admire the bliss of saint and its
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that she had baked, instead she baked
of a cottage where is a ballad. A ballad is a poem narrating a a smaller one for him.
this woman lived. story in short stanzas. Ballad is such kind 3. How did he punish her?
She was making A. He punished the selfish lady by
of poem which tells a story in short stanzas turning her into a woodpecker bird
cakes and baking
them on a hearth. and in the poem all the stanzas comprise that had to bore into the dry wood all
day to get some food and shelter.
St. Peter was four lines. In total, there are 16 stanzas in
4. How does the woodpecker get her
fainting with
this poem and these stanzas will tell us a food?
hunger. He asked A. The woodpecker gets food by
the lady to give story. Ballads are a part of folk culture or boring holes in the wood.
him a piece of popular culture and are passed on orally 5. Do you think that the old lady
cake. The cake that from one generation to the next. (Folk would have been so ungenerous if she
she was baking had known who Saint Peter really
was? What would she have done then?
then appeared to culture is a story of any area and is known
A. If the old lady knew who Saint
be too big, so she as ballad). Folk culture comprises of Peter was, then she would not have
did not give him traditional stories which are passed on been ungenerous. On the other hand,
that and instead, she would have served him well for
from one generation to next generation. the fulfilment of her greedy desires.
she baked another
smaller one. That This story is of the Northland area, the area 6. Is this a true story? Which part of
also appeared to be this poem do you feel is the most
which is near the North Pole. This exact
big so she did not important?
give him that also. place is not specified but ‘Northland’ A. It is not a true story. The point of
the story where the woman is turned
The second time means the area in the northernmost part of into a woodpecker bird is the most
she baked yet
the earth i.e., near the North Pole. important. This is so because the
another smaller punishment teaches everyone the
cake but found it ‘Legend’ means a historical story, one lesson to be generous.
too big to give which is very old and has been passed on 7. What is a legend? Why is this poem
away. In the third called a legend?
from generation to generation. A. A legend is a popular story from
attempt, she took
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scrap of dough and https://youtu.be/Do7RlmGSk-s moral which is narrated to the children
rolled it flat. She to teach them moral values.
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wafer but was https://youtu.be/p1N2U-FYQ3s Northland’ in about ten sentences.
unable to part with https://youtu.be/bZ6h-tr2Xkc A.One day, Saint Peter was preaching
that also. This around the world and reached the door
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question answers in their note-books. They appeared to be too big, so she did not
warmth. He cursed
her and will follow the homework related give him that and instead, she baked
another smaller one. That also
transformed her instructions as desired by the teacher. appeared to be big so she did not give
into a woodpecker him that also. The second time she
Homework:
bird who had to baked yet another smaller cake but
bore in hard, dry The Comprehension check and other found it too big to give away. In the
wood to get its textbook questions will be done in the third attempt, she took an extremely
scanty food. She respective periods and the answers will be little scrap of dough and rolled it flat.
can be seen in the found by the students with help of the She had it as thin as a wafer but was
trees all day boring teacher. It will also be written by students unable to part with that also. This
and boring for in their notebooks and they will be checked angered St. Peter a lot. He said that
she was not fit to live in human form
food. by the teacher during the week. The
and enjoy food and warmth. He cursed
students will be given meaning of new her and transformed her into a
words and also key questions related to the woodpecker bird who had to bore in
lesson. Weekly test will be taken on hard, dry wood to get its scanty food.
Friday/Saturday every week. She can be seen in the trees all day
boring and boring for food.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Poem No. : 06 Chapter name: No Men Are Foreign No. of periods required: 03
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


ICT/TLM/ABL/ Answers Oral
Engage, Explore Blackboard and other and written
materials and plan of works
activities to achieve
the Los Evaluate
Explain and
Elaborate
The poem tells us that all the divisions based on nation, OBJECTIVES:- Q: Why is
caste, colour, creed or religion are baseless since we all are • To inculcate war ’ s long
similar in our basic need of the common resources for our values amongst winter starved?
life. We all have a common source of origin and we all are A: Due to war
the students
dependent on the same resources for our survival. Since we there is
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beings. ‘Peaceful harvests’ refers to the fact that it is only creativity etc. Q: Explain ‘in
in the times of peace that a civilization progresses. It is only • To let the their lines we
in time of peace that everybody lives in harmony and need…’?
students know
contentedness. In fact if a war is raging in a country then that A: It means the
that a thought
country faces the threat of starvation since all sorts of lines of luck that
production comes to a halt. This very idea is conveyed by of war can astrologers read
‘war’s long winter’. War renders a land barren. It makes only be in ones palm.
the life of the people and the lands infertile, both of them are defeated by the
unable to create anything meaningful. ‘ Hands ’ and thought of Q: What is that
‘ lines ’ stand for products and goods and literature peace. force that can
respectively which come from various places. ‘Hells of fire NEW WORDS win over other’
s strength?
and dust ’ could refer to a wartime destruction of a Aware:To rouse from
A: It is
civilization. It does obliquely refer to the atomic bombs sleep
‘love’.
which created as scene similar to this. In fact many scientists Are we aware about
predict that in the event of a nuclear holocaust the entire our future?
earth will be covered with so much dust that the earth will be Q: What can be
Dispossess:To recognized and
bound for a very long time in nuclear winter where in the
absence of the sunlight nothing will grow. dislodge understood?
The theme of the poem is pretty simple which deals with the People have to A: Common life
theme of universal brotherhood. The poem says that we all dispossess the can be
humans are alike in our basic constitution sharing all the terrorism from their recognized and
natural resources of the earth which blesses all humans alike. life. understood.
As we can see from the word ‘ remember ’ the poem Government pledges
appears to be quite a didactic one which gives us the lesson Q: What shall
to dispossess the happen if we
that all humanity is alike in their heart and spirit. It seems to
poverty from India.
follow the Hindu ideal – ‘वसुधैव कुटुम्बकम ् ‘, which hate our
Betray:Be disloyal to brother’s?
means that the entire world is a family and nobody is a
Saints say that A: If we hate our
stranger. Ironically, however, we Indians, the originators of
anybody who betrays brothers we shall
the idea have forgotten it and have come to be as xenophobic
the people gets place deprive
as any other culture in the world. However, we also have a
in hell. ourselves of
rich heritage of cultural cohesion and co existence which is
what we are.
hardly displayed by any other culture. The poem is pretty Condemn:to blame
This will mean
simple and clear in its appearance. As already pointed out the Don ’ t condemn self-betrayal or
tone of the poem is didactic and thus has to be as lucid as
anybody after losing self-
possible. We can pay attention to the number of metaphors
the game. condemnation.
which though not very forceful, yet create a sense of
sensitive connections with the semantic values embedded in KEY POINTS:-
Q: What shall
the text. Like any great idea the ideas referred to here are • This poem is
happen to the
also simple and thus reach towards greatness. The poem based on the earth?
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compact which helps make the message of the poem loud • As such we
A: When we take
and clear. It seems as if the poem is written to be included in should believe arms against
the syllabus of school children so that they are saturated with in the universal each other. We
the message of universal brotherhood. brotherhood of defile the earth.
The poem is rich in its images. When the poet mentions that
no men are strange and no countries foreign, paradoxically man.
we think of all those people who are strange and all those • The earth is the Q: How is the
common air? How is it
countries which are foreign. We think of the differences that
insulted?
we have with these people and wonder as to what the poet property of the
A: It is full of
really means to say and then as the poet elaborates we mankind. innocence. It is
understand the hidden meaning of the line that what
• We should not insulted when
differences we see is only of the body and appearance and
think that we there occur wars
spirit wise and soul wise we are alike. Here we could install
are the citizens or hatred
a comparison between this poem and a poem by William
of this or that controls the
Blake – The Little Black Boy (Songs of Innocence). In the
mind of the
latter poem Blake too points out the fact that soul wise we all country.
people.
are one. Here of course the colour white has been gloried as • We should
the original colour of all souls which do signify (if give up Q: What should
unconscious) traces of racism. Kirkup, however, steers clear we remember?
feelings of
of all such controversies by basing his refrain of unity in A: We should
terms of the shared natural resources of the earth like sun, narrow
wind, water and land. Next important image appears to be nationalism. remember that
the image of the uniform which seems to be a memento of • We should no men are
the recently concluded world war which bled the half of the think that we foreign and no
world dry. One of the main reasons behind the world wars countries
are citizens of
was colonial greed which instituted much hatred among the strange.
various races in the names of colour and geographical the world. Homework:
differences. The uniform is the signifier of imperialism • In war all The
which ultimately led to the two destructive wars. The poet countries Comprehension
calls for a cease fire and asks to shun the killing of another suffer and in check and other
man only because he wears a different colour of uniform. peace prosper. textbook
The diametrically opposite images of ‘peaceful harvest’ Therefore if
questions will be
and ‘war’s long winter’ are well placed to create a sense done in the
countries respective
of immediate and striking contrast. The images signify the
suffer and in periods and the
abundance in the times of peace and the scarcity caused due
to war. Kirkup seems to remember the gruesome details of peace prosper. answers will be
the deaths that were caused not due to bullets but due to the Therefore if we found by the
lack of food. War not only robs a civilization of its hate others we students with
immediate lives but like a cancer keeps feeding on the deceive help of the
culture inside, often rearing its ugly head in the form of teacher. It will
ourselves.
diseases and famines. We could also point out the haunting also be written
• by students in
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the foreign countries in the line –“Their hands are ours and https://youtu.be/G5qGz2NReo4 students will be
given meaning
in their lines we read A labour not different tan our own.”
Students will listen to of new words
In our contemporary globalized world of interdependencies
the teacher carefully and also key
and multiculturalism the xenophobia at one level seems to
questions related
have been done away with but on another level, the hatred of and follow the
to the lesson.
the ‘other’ seems to have become all the more potent not instructions given to Weekly test will
only in the developing nations where the immigrants are them. They will note be taken on
constantly competing with the natives for resources but also the Blackboard work Friday/Saturday
in the developed nations where the immigrants are asking for every week.
and question answers
their share of wealth and respect. In the light of this
statement the poem becomes all the more pertinent but in their note-books.
interestingly Kirkup doesn’t present a situation where the They will follow the
cultures clashes within a given boundary but when they are homework related
separated by deserts and oceans. instructions as desired
by the teacher.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Poem No. : 08 Chapter name: On Killing A Tree No. of periods required: 03
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 of Evaluate
Engage, activities to achieve the Los
Explore Explain and Elaborate
It is not OBJECTIVES SHORT QUESTIONS
easy to kill • To enable the students to Q: How does a tree become strong ?
a deep comprehend meanings of A: A tree grows on earth, feeds on its crust, absorbs
the poem. years of sunlight, air and water. It makes them strong.
rooted tree.
• To enable them to Q: What does ‘hack and chop’ do to a tree? Does it
It takes
understand the poem by kill it?
much time doing simple tasks and A: ‘Hack and chop’ does not kill a tree. It does not
to kill it. A thus learning words with cause much pain to it. It wounds the barks and makes
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attack of a from the point of view of expand and become a huge tree. The chopped tree
a tree comes back to its former size.
knife. It
NEW WORDS:- Q: How does the sun and the air contribute in the
has grown Jab: Sudden rough blow. killing of a tree?
slowly A simple jab of a knife cannot kill A: the sun and the air harden and wither the exposed
consuming a tree. roots of the tree and kill it.
the earth, Leprous hide:Discolored bark. ANSWERS OF THE TEXT BOOK
feeding The bark of a jabbed tree looks Q: Can a ‘simple jab of the knife’ kill a tree? Why
like leprous hide. not?
upon its
Hack: Cut roughly by striking A: No, a simple jab of the knife cannot kill a tree. It is
crust, heavy blows. firmly held by the earth and its roots are safe. The tree
absorbing When a tree is hacked, the barks is too strong to be killed by a simple jab of the knife.
years of bleed but soon they heal Q: How has the tree grown to its full size? List the
sunlight. Snapped out: chopped out. words suggestive of its life and activity.
The Bleeding expresses the pain of a A: The tree has grown to its full size by consuming the
strength it tree when the branches of a tree earth, feeding upon its crust absorbing years of light,
or snapped out. air and water. Consuming, rising, feeding and
has stored
Scorching and choking: The absorbing are the words suggestive of its life and
through a drying up of the tree after being
activity.
long period uprooted. Q: What is the meaning of “bleeding bark”? What
of hard Pulling out the tree from the makes it bleed?
work and mother earth and scorching and A: Bleeding bark suggests the wound on the tree that is
patience Choking it in the sun and air kill caused by a blow of knife. When the branches of a tree
the tree. are chopped off, the tree bleeds. It expresses the pain of
cannot be
KEY POINTS a tree.
destroyed
• It is not easy to kill a tree. Q: The poet says “No” in the beginning of the third
in one go. It takes much time. stanza. What does he mean by this?
When a • A tree grows on earth, A: poet says “No” in the beginning of the third
tree is feeds on its crust, absorbs stanza suggesting that a simple jab of knife will not kill
chopped, years of sun light, air and a tree. It has to be uprooted. A tree is so strong that it
the barks water. cannot be killed unless it is uprooted.
bleed but • ‘Hack and chop’ does Q: What is the meaning of “anchoring earth” and
soon they not kill tree. It wounds the “earth cave”?
barks and makes them A: “Anchoring earth” implies that the trees are held
heal up and
bleed. secure with the help of the roots in the earth. So long as
expand • The real strength of the the roots are firmly held by the earth, the tree is safe
again to tree lies in its roots. and cannot be killed by a simple jab of a knife.
their • The roots are the most Earth cave suggests the space created in the earth by
former sensitive parts of the tree. uprooting a tree. The roots of the tree were hidden for
size. If one • When the roots are pulled years inside the earth. When the roots are pulled out of
wants to out they are white and the earth, the cave where the roots were hidden is
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the roots are safe, the tree is safe. It cannot be killed.
anchoring LESSON:-
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earth. Its https://youtu.be/Ul1yoGf8VzI
and the air, they wither and the tree is finally killed.
most https://youtu.be/aaN4qoXrOqg Q: What finally kills the tree?
sensitive A: The poet suggests that a simple jab of a knife does
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the roots, https://youtu.be/8AGrCpur70M again to their former size. The tree is killed by
has to be https://youtu.be/G377B-JYR50 uprooting. Its roots have to be pulled out of the earth
cave and exposed to the sun and the air. The roots get
exposed to
twisted and wither in the scorching heat. It finally kills
the sun and Students will listen to the the tree.
the air. teacher carefully and follow Homework: The Comprehension check and other
Once it is the instructions given to them. textbook questions will be done in the respective
done, the They will note the Blackboard periods and the answers will be found by the students
tree is work and question answers in with help of the teacher. It will also be written by
their note-books. They will students in their notebooks and they will be checked by
killed.
follow the homework related the teacher during the week. The students will be given
instructions as desired by the meaning of new words and also key questions related
teacher. to the lesson. Weekly test will be taken on
Friday/Saturday every week.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Poem No. : 07 Chapter name: The Duck and The Kangaroo No. of periods required: 03
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
Engage, Explore and other materials and plan Evaluate
of activities to achieve the
Los
Explain and Elaborate
The poem gives an OBJECTIVES 1. Rhyme scheme
account of a Stanza 1 - ababccaa
conversation • To enable the
Stanza 2 - ababccbb
between a duck and
students to Stanza 3, 4, 5 - ababccdd
a kangaroo. The
duck praises the comprehend 2. Alliteration - The repetition of a consonant
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a) Good gracious- ‘g’
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• • To enable them b) how you hop - ‘h’
stay there forever.
to understand the c) sit quite still, and say - ‘s’
The duck requests
the kangaroo to
d) But to balance- ‘b’
make it sit on its poem by doing simple
back and go on a e) dear duck - ‘d’
trip to places like tasks and thus learning
f) whole world - ‘w’
the Dee, and the
Jelly Bo Lee, words with similar 3. Anaphora- When the same word is used at
crossing lands and the start of 2 or more consecutive lines.
meanings.
seas. It promises
Instances of anaphora in the poem are as
that it would remain • To understand the
quiet and would follows -
only quack. The willingness of the a) And to keep out the cold I’ve bought a
kangaroo replies
that it will have to duck to make a world cloak,
think over it And every day a cigar I’ll smoke,
because the duck’ trip on the back of b) And they hopped the whole world three
s wet and cold feet times round;
Kangaroo.
may give it body
And who so happy — O who,
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of rheumatism. Both the pairs of sentences begin with ‘and’.
The duck says that POEM:- 4. Refrain- the use of a musical rhyming
it has made
arrangements for https://youtu.be/jRzsrEcGFz4 sentence throughout the poem. “Said the duck
the kangaroo ’ s to the kangaroo ” has been repeated to lay
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safety. It had got
stress on the request made by the duck to the
four pairs of
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worsted socks
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web - shaped feet
continues in two or more lines.
well. Additionally,
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it would wear a
cloak to save itself follows -
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from the cold
a) “And I bought four pairs of worsted socks
weather and would
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take precautions for Homework:
its well - being. The They will note the Blackboard
The Comprehension check and other textbook
kangaroo agrees to
work and question answers in questions will be done in the respective periods
take the duck on a
trip. It asks the their note-books. They will and the answers will be found by the students
duck to sit firmly
with help of the teacher. It will also be written
and not to move. follow the homework related
The duck sits on the by students in their notebooks and they will be
kangaroo ’ s back. instructions as desired by the checked by the teacher during the week. The
The kangaroo starts students will be given meaning of new words
teacher.
with a hop and they
and also key questions related to the lesson.
take three trips
around the world. Weekly test will be taken on Friday/Saturday
Both of them enjoy every week.
each other ’ s
company.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Poem No. : 09 Chapter name: The Snake Trying No. of periods required: 03
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/ Question Answers Oral and written works
lesson Blackboard and other materials and
plan of activities to achieve the Los Evaluate
Engage, Explain and Elaborate
Explore
In the OBJECTIVES Q. What is the snake trying to do ?
poem ,the • To enable the students to share A. It is trying to escape.
poet tries their personal experiences. Q. What is it trying to escape from?
to say • To enable them to express A. It is trying to escape from the pursuing
that all themselves in grammatically stick.
snakes correct language.
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them are feelings of an individual. of snake?
quite • To enable the students to think A. He thinks they are beautiful and graceful.
harmless. of an alternative ending to the
Q. Where does the snake go and why?
It is poem. A. The snake goes through the water to save
foolish to • To enable them to use new itself from the sroke.
kill a words and phrases in their own
Q. Where was he lying?
snake as language. A. He was lying along the sand.
soon as NEW WORDS
we see it. Reeds: water plants Q. What happened when he was observed?
A. He was chased away.
Even if a Slim: thin
snake is Glides: slider Q. Where does he vanished?
poisonou A. He vanished among the reeds.
Escape: run away
s, it will Carvings: movings
Q. Which colour are the reeds?
do us no KEY POINTS A. The reeds are green.
harm if it • A snake was lying on the sandy
ANSWERS OF THE TEXT BOOK
dosen ’ t bank of a pond or stream. Q. What is the snake trying to escape from?
see any • The person runs after it with a A. It is trying to escape from the stroke of a
stick in his hand. stick.
danger
from us . • It runs making sudden curvings Q. It is a harmful snake? What is its clour?
A snake with its thin long body. A. The snake is not harmful even to small
always • He thinks they are beautiful and children. It is of green colour.
bites in graceful. Q. The poets finds the snake beautiful. Find the
self • The snake goes through the words he uses to convey its beauty.
protectio water to save itself from the A. He says that its curving shapes look
beautiful and graceful.
n only. stroke.
Otherwis • He vanished among the reeds. Q. What does the poet wish for the snake?
e, it is an • The reeds are green. A. The poet wishes the snake to escape unhurt.
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human https://youtu.be/7iS4-c2IblE
beings Homework:
Students will listen to the
always teacher carefully and follow the The Comprehension check and other textbook
try to kill instructions given to them. questions will be done in the respective periods
a snake and the answers will be found by the students
They will note the Blackboard
with help of the teacher. It will also be written
as soon work and question answers in by students in their notebooks and they will be
as they their note-books. They will checked by the teacher during the week. The
see it. follow the homework related students will be given meaning of new words
and also key questions related to the lesson.
instructions as desired by the
Weekly test will be taken on Friday/Saturday
teacher. every week.
5E BASED LESSON PLANS BY VIJAY KUMAR HEER
Class: IX Subject: English Book: Beehive (Prose and Poetry)
Poem No. : 10 Chapter name: A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal No. of periods required: 03
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
Engage, Explore of activities to achieve the Los Evaluate
Explain and Elaborate
This poem is OBJECTIVES:- SHORT QUESTIONS
about the death • To make students understand the Q. What happened to the poet ’ s
beloved?
of a loved one reality of life and death.
A. The poet’s beloved was dead. She
and poet ’ s • To realize students harsh realities was not alive now. The poet remembers
feeling about his of life. her beloved through this poem.
beloved when he • Develop literary taste among
Q. How does she become an inseparable
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death. Poem philosophical sort of poems. A. She becomes an integral part of nature.
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with rocks, stones and trees.


his imagination of students.
about his • To enable students connect poem Q. How will time not affect the poet’s
beloved after with real life. beloved?
death. This A. The poet ’ s beloved is dead and a
dead thing becomes immortal. It is a
poem is a kind of NEW WORDS:-
universally accepted fact that immortality
elegy. In this Slumber: Sleep. is not affected by time or the physical
poem, the poet Sometimes slumber is a good medicine world. She cannot hear or see. She has
gone beyond the physical world.
seems to be against worries of life.
ANSWERS OF THE TEXT BOOK
immortalizing Diurnal: Daily. Q. “A Slumber did my spirit seal”, says
her death by Life and death is diurnal course of nature. the poet. That is, a deep sleep ‘closed
saying that she KEY POINTS:- off’ his soul (or mind). How does the
had no human • This poem is about the death of a poet react to his loved one ’ s death?
Does he feel bitter grief? Or does he feel
fears. Now loved one.
a great peace?
earthly years • Poet’s feeling about his beloved A. Poet was shocked and surprised at the
were no longer a death of his loved one. He felt bitter grief.
when he thinks about her death.
Death does not make anyone feel good. It
matter of • Poet is satisfied about his is always associated with misery and pain.
concern for her beloved ’ s condition after her
because they Q. The passing of time will no longer
death.
affect her, says the poet. Which lines of
cannot make her
• His beloved has no human fear as the poem say this?
older now.
she is unaffected of pain, sorrow A. She seemed a thing that could not
In the second feel/the touch of earthly year’s say this.
or worries of life.
stanza he is
• She is senseless and has become a Q. How does the poet imagine her to be,
describing her
part of nature. Time has no effect after death? Does he think of her as a
dead body. She person living in a very happy state (a
upon her.
is not able to ‘heaven’)? Or does he see her now as
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a part of nature? In which lines of the
perform any of
POEM:- poem do you find your answer?
the physical A. Poet imagines her to be an inseparable
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stones and trees’.
describes that Homework:
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she is now under The Comprehension check and other
the surface of the textbook questions will be done in the
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respective periods and the answers will be
earth revolving found by the students with help of the
Students will listen to the teacher
along with it on teacher. It will also be written by students
its path. He tells carefully and follow the in their notebooks and they will be
instructions given to them. They checked by the teacher during the week.
us that like other
The students will be given meaning of
stones, rocks and will note the Blackboard work
new words and also key questions related
and question answers in their to the lesson. Weekly test will be taken on
trees, she also
revolves with the note-books. They will follow the Friday/Saturday every week.
homework related instructions as
earth now.
desired by the teacher.
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