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Class 7th Science
Class 7th Math
Online Class For 7th Standard Students (CBSE)
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Question 1.
Read the lines in which the following phrases occur. Then discuss with your partner the meaning of each phrase in its context.
(i) velvet grass
(ii) drinking straws
(iii) meadow houses
(iv) amazing mound
(v) fuzzy head.
(i) The meadows are covered with velvet grass which is very soft to walk in.
(ii) The butterfly has long probosics with help of which it sucks nector.
(iii) Meadow house means the open place covered with grass where creatures like rabbits, snakes, ants etc. make burrows or mounds.
(iv) Mound is a small hill. Ants have collected soil particles which looks like a wonderful mound.
(v) Fuzzy head is the puffy tuft of the dandelion which floats in the air.

Question 2.
Which line in the poem suggests that you need a keen eye and a sharp ear to enjoy a meadow ? Read aloud the stánza that contains this line.
The line is : “If you look and listen well.” The stanza is given below which you may read aloud: Oh! Meadows have surprises And many things to tell; You may discover these yourself, If you look and listen well.

Question 3.
Find pictures of the kinds of birds, insects and scenes mentioned in the poem.
For self-attempt. You yourself have to collect pictures of the birds, insects and scenes mentioned in the poem.

Question 4.
Watch a tree or a plant, or walk across a field or park at the same time everyday for a week. Keep a diary of what you see and hear. At the end of the week, write a short paragraph or poem about your experiences. Put your writing up on the class bulletin board.
For self-attempt and a class-room activity.

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