Puppy and I Class 6 English Lesson 14

Puppy and I Class 6 English Lesson 14

I met a man as I went walking;

We got talking, Man and I.

“Where are you going to, Man?” I said.

(I said to the Man as he went by)

“Down to the village, to get some bread Will you come with me?”

“No, not I?” I met a horse as I went walking;

We got talking,

Horse and I.

“Where are you going to, Horse, today?”

(I said to the Horse as he went by)

“Down to the village to get some hay.

I met a woman as I went walking;

Will you come with me?” “No, not I.”

We got talking,

Woman and I.

“Where are you going to Woman, so early?”

(I said to the Woman as she went by)

“Down to the village to get some barley.

Will you come with me?” “No, not I.”

I met some Rabbits as I went walking;

We got talking,

Rabbits and I.

“Where are you going in your brown fur coats?” (I said to the Rabbits as they went by) 

“Down to the village to get some oats.

“Will you come with us?” “No, not I”.

I met a Puppy as I went walking;

We got talking,

Puppy and I.

“Where are you going this nice fine day?” (I said to the Puppy as he went by)

“Up in the hills to roll and play”.

“I’ll come with you Puppy”, said I.

A.A.Milne

Reading Comprehension

Answer the following questions:

1.) Who does ‘I’ stand for in the title?

Answer: ‘I’ stands for the little boy in the title.

2.) Why does the child talk to everyone he meets on his way?

Answer: The boy wants to know where everyone was going so he talks to everyone he meets on his way.

3) Why does the child agree to go with the puppy?

Answer: The puppy said that it was going to roll and play so the child agreed to go with the puppy.

4.) Why does the child always say “No, not I”?

Answer: The child doesn’t want to go with anyone so he says no to them.

5.) List the names of all those who said, “Will you come with me/us?”.

Answer: The following is the list of the names of all those who said,” Will you come with me/us?”:

1.) A man

2.) A horse

3.) A woman

4.) Some rabbits

6.) What is the question that the child asks everyone he meets?

Answer: The only one question that the child asks everyone he meets is –“Where are you going to?”

7.) Write the answer he gets to his questions.

Answer: The child gets the following answers to his questions:-

1.) A man says – Down to the village, to get some bread

2.) A horse says – Down to the village to get some hay.

3.) A woman says – Down to the village to get some barley.

4.) Some rabbits say- Down to the village to get some oats.

Complete the following sentences with the words from the poem:

(a) The man was going to get some bread.

(b) The horse was going to get some hay.

(c) The woman was going to get some barley.

(d) The rabbits were going to get some oats.

B.) Pick out the words from the poem related to food and put them in the web chart given below.

Food:  –          

  1. Bread
  2. Hay
  3. Barely
  4. Oats

Vocabulary

A.) Choose the correct word from the given pairs and complete the rhymes:

1.) The little girls

had teeth like pearls.

2.) The clouds bring showers

to the thirsty flowers.

3.) They moved their feet

to the drum’s loud beat.

4.) He says he agrees

with those but not these.

5.) The most naughty boys

make a lot of noise.

B.) Match phrases in column A with the rhyming words in column B.

AB
big red housewhite tiny mouse
brown fur coatsnew green notes
golden daylightlittle bright kite
dark cloudy skynew red tie

Grammar

As you know some objects can be counted and some not. We can count ‘trees’ and ‘chairs’ but we can not count ‘milk’ and ‘sand’. Pick out countable and uncountable nouns from the poem and write them in the correct column:

Countable nounsUncountable nouns
ManHay
VillageBarley
BreadOats
Horse 
Woman  
Rabbit 
Puppy 
Hill 

(i) Listen to the poem and list out the names of the animals.

  1. Horse
  2. Rabbit
  3. Puppy

B.) Work in pairs. Make similar dialogues using words from the box and practice them with your partner as given in the example:

1.) Would you like to have some tea?

2.) Would you like to have some Kheer?

3.) Would you like to have some ice cream?

4.) Would you like to have a cold drink?

5.) Would you like to have some milk?

6.) Would you like to have some biscuits?

7.) Would you like to have some Jalebi?

8.) Would you like to have some Samosa?

9.) Would you like to have some Poha?

10.) Would you like to have some Lassi?

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