NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English Chapter 2 Poem The Kite, Download Free PDF

NCERT English - Class 6

Honeysuckle (Poem)

Chapter 2: The Kite

WORKING WITH THE POEM

Question 1.
List out the action words in the poem.
dive, dip, snaps …………, ……….
Find out the meanings of these words.

Answer:dive, dip, snaps, soars, climbs, rides, pulls, falls

Dive: Plunge head first into water with one’s arms raised over one’s head.
Dip :Put or let something down quickly or briefly in or into (liquid).
Snaps: Break suddenly and completely, typically with a sharp cracking sound.
Climbs: Go or come up a (slope or staircase); ascend.
Pulls: Exert force on (someone or something) so as to cause movement towards oneself.
Falls: Move from a higher to a lower level, typically rapidly and without control.

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Question 2.Read these lines from the poem.
Then soars like a ship
With only a sail
The movement of the tailless kite is compared to a ship with a sail. This is called a simile. Can you suggest what or who the following actions may be compared to?
  1. He runs like ……………….
  2. He eats like ……………….
  3. She sings like ……………….
  4. It shines like ……………….
  5. It flies like ……………….

Answer:

  1. He runs like a cheetah.
  2. He eats like a bird.
  3. She sings like a nightingale.
  4. It shines like a star.
  5. It flies like a kite.

Question 3.Try to make a kite with your friends. Collect the things required such as colour paper/ news-paper, thread, glue, a thin stick that can be bent.
After making the kite see if you can fly it.

Answer:Do it yourself.