PSEB Punjab Board Class 6 English Textbook Solution Chapter 4 The Giving Tree Exercise Questions and Answers, Grammar, Composition Writing.
The Giving Tree
Look up the following words in a dictionary. You should seek the following information about the words and put them in your WORDS notebook
Swing – verb
trunk – noun
branch – noun
sail – noun
resource – noun
Read the following phrases. Find out their meaning by reading the story again. Write two meaningful sentences using each phrase.
1.) climb up
Ans: (a) I want to climp up the hill.
(b) Lets go climb up the mountains.
2.) Cut off
Ans: (a) I want to cut off the tree
(b) We will cut off his name from the attendance
3.) cut down
Ans: (a) We will cut down the old tree
(b) I am trying to cut down my weight
4.) Stay away
Ans: (a) Always stay away from the bad people.
(b) Stay away from the edges.
5.) Take away
Ans: (a) I would like to take away my order
(b) They took away my keys.
Read the story carefully and answer the following questions in “Yes”/“No”. For example:
Did the boy love the tree when he was a child?
Ans: Yes, he did.
1.) Did the tree love the little boy?
Ans: Yes, the tree loved the little boy.
2.) Did the tree have money to give the boy?
Answer: No, the tree had no money to give the boy.
3.) Did the boy want to go to a nearby village?
Ans: No, the boy did not want to go to a nearby village.
4.) Did the boy get married?
Ans: Yes, the boy got married.
5.) Did the tree allow the boy to sit down on the stump?
Ans: Yes, the tree allowed the boy to sit down on the stump.
1.) Who would come and play with the tree?
Ans: Everyday, in the story, a little boy would come and play with the tree.
2.) Who was too big to climb and play?
Ans: The little boy was too big to climb and play
3.) Why did the boy want a boat?
Ans: The little boy wanted a boat so that it can sail him to a different city.
4.) Why did the boy want to go to another city?
Ans: The little boy wanted to go to another city for business by sailing on a boat.
5.) What did the tree say in the end?
Ans: In the end of the story, the tree asked the little boy who had grown old by now, to sit on her stump and rest.
Fill in the blanks with the words given below. You can use each word twice, if necessary.
(Sailed, tree, stump, grew, happy, climb up, swing, house, tired, apples)
1.) Once there was a boy and a _____.
2.) The boy played with the _____.
3.) The tree asked the boy to ______ and _____ from her branches.
4.) The boy _____ older.
5.) The tree asked the boy to sell-off _____ to get money.
6.) The boy cut off the branches to make a _____.
7.) The boy made a boat from the trunk of the tree and _____ away.
8.) The tree was not _____.
9.) The boy came back to the tree. He said that he was _____.
10.) The boy sat on the ______ to rest.
3.) climb up, swing
Give opposites of the given words in the given space.
Word — Opposite
1.) happy – sad
2.) give – take
3.) sell – buy
4.) come – go
5.) quiet – noisy
6.) climb up – climb down
Add ‘ed to the following words and write a meaningful sentence.
1.) want – I wanted to go to the movies.
2.) climb – Jack climbed up a hill.
3.) play – We love to play football,
4.) sail – He had a great sail on his boat.
5.) rest – I need to take some rest.
Fill in the blanks using personal pronouns.
1.) ______ often reads until late at night.
Answer: (a) he
2.) _______ is running up and down the stairs.
(a) the cat
(c) my brother
Answer: (b) she
3.) ______ is from Mumbai.
(b) my friend
(d) this statue
Answer: (c) he
4.) Have _____ got a dog, Meena?
Answer: (b) they
5.) We enjoy the roses so much _________ really make the garden beautiful.
Answer: (a) they
6.) Aman isn’t an architect ______ is an engineer
Answer: (a) he
7.) Are ______ friends or not?
Answer: (c) we
8.) My doctor was born in London ________ teaches language lessons in his spare time.
Answer: (d) he
9.) All my teachers are from Europe _______ come from all over the continent.
Answer: (c) they
10.) Our friends are athletes. All of _______ are either strong, fast, or both.
Answer: (c) them
Fill in the blanks using demonstrative pronouns. Choose the best answer to complete each sentence.
1.) _______ was such an interesting experience.
Answer: (a) that
2.) Are _________ your shoes?
Answer: (c) those
3.) You’ll have to get your own pen ______ is mine.
Answer: (d) this
4.) There is no end to _______.
Answer: (c) this
5.) Because of their bad behaviour, _______ ________ of the children were given allowances.
Answer: (a) none
6.) _________ of them had seen it before.
Answer: (b) neither
7.) Is ______ yours?
Answer: (a) this
8.) Everyone ate early. When we arrived _______ was left.
Answer: (c) none
9.) lease give me one of.
Answer: (b) those
10.) ______ are nice looking.
Answer: (c) these
Fill in the blanks with an interrogative pronoun.
1.) _______ threw the football?
Answer: (a) who
2.) ________ Would you prefer, coffee or tea?
Answer: (c) which
3.) _______ time do we need to be at the station?
Answer: (b) what
4.) ________ bike is that?
Answer: (b) whose
5.) _________ is your brother’s name?
Answer: (c) what
6.) ______ did you tell?
Answer: (b) what
7.) _______ of these books have you read?
Answer: (d) which
8.) ______ wants ice-cream?
Answer: (c) who
The teacher will read the story to the students again. Listen to the story carefully. Write whether the statements are ‘True’ or ‘False’ in the given space.
1.) The tree loved the little boy.
2.) The tree liked the boy to swing from the branches of the tree.
3.) The tree became sad whenever the boy came back.
4.) The tree gave the boy a lot of money.
5.) The tree asked the boy to cut off her branches and make a house.
6.) The boy wanted a ship to go to another city.
7.) The tree allowed the boy to cut down her trunk.
8.) At last, the boy wanted a quiet place to sit and rest.
9.) The tree refused the boy from sitting on her old stump.
10.) The story shows that the boy is selfish.
Write a letter to your friend inviting him for the birthday party.
September 4, 2022
You’ll be happy to know that March 20 is my birthday. I’m going to have a little party at home. A dance and music show will be performed. There will also be dinner served. All of our relatives are joining the celebration. I hope you’ll come along with us. You will have fun, I’m sure.
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