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A Cloud of Trash: Questions with Answers

3rd English : Term 3 Unit 3 : Places in my Town: A Cloud of Trash (Story) : Text Book Back Exercises Questions with Answers, Solution

Let us understand

A. Circle/underline the right word.

litter     letter  ;    rain    trash cloud  ;  hospital   hotel

B. Write the correct letter to match.

a. Amutha  - cloud of trash (b)

b. Charu - plastic covers (a)

c. Jancy - ran off         (e)

d. Amma - changed her seat    (c)

e. Sona - Angry at Charu     (d)

C. Listen, think and write.

1. Why did no one play with Charu?

A cloud of trash was hanging over Charu’s head. So no one played with Charu.

2. Name the things in the trash cloud

The trash could had orange peels and biscuit packets. broken toys and pencil shavings, twisted plastic bottle and colourful plastic bags.

3. What did Charu's Amma tell her?

Charu’s amma always told Charu not to litter.

4. How did Charu's cloud become smaller?

Charu stopped littering. She prevented others from littering. So her cloud became smaller.

5. What will you do to keep places around you clean?

I will stop littereing. I will drop all wastes into a dustbin. I will ask others to keep the surroundings clean.



Circle the odd one.


Let us talk

* Make picture cards describing the words post, paste, inject, deposit etc.

* Divide the students into two groups.

* Call a child from group A to pick a card.

* Now, call a child from B group to name the action in the picture and the public place it is used in.

* Ensure all the children participate in the activity.


Let us practise

Show the actions and say it to your friend.

Fill in the blank with the picture related to public places

inject, post, deposit


Let us do

* Make two sets of flashcards with the words from the word wall

* Divide the class into two groups.

* Give one set of fashcards to each group

* Pick a word from the word wall and ask a child who has the card, to raise his/her hand

 * The child who raises hand first gets the chance to read.

* If the child reads correctly the group gets one point. If the child is not able to read, another child can help the child read the word.

* The group with the most points wins.

* Practise till all children can read the words


Let us say

Listen to the sound and repeat.

Listen and repeat.

Read aloud.

This is a big brown bear.

Blue gems are rare.

The pear is green.

The chair is made of wood.

Note to the teacher: First teach the sound /eǝ/ to the children. Then, introduce the letter clusters for the sound to the children. Help the children relate the sound to the letter cluster.


Let us do

* Prepare one set of flashcards for each of the letter clusters.

* Make every child pick a card.

* Children with letter cluster ear must read the word and jump.

* Children with letter cluster are must read the word and clap.

* Children with letter cluster air must read the word and snap.

* Practice till the children can read the words clearly.

* Shuffle and continue with all the children.


Let us practise

Circle and fill the correct letter cluster.

Fill in the blanks.



Let us use

Goodbye, Kavi.

Goodbye, Ravi. It was nice talking to you.

When you want to end a conversation you can say, 'Goodbye, _____'

If someone says goodbye to you, you can reply by saying, 'Goodbye, ____. It was nice talking to you.'

Circle Time Activity

* Ask children to form pairs.

* Ask one of the children to say, “Goodbye, ----------------“

* The other child should say, “Goodbye, ---------------- . It was nice talking to you,”

* Practise with all the children.

* Reverse the roles. Change the pair and practise the structure.

Note to the teacher: You can also ask children to use the structure everyday in class.


Let us practice

Fill in the blanks.

Goodbye vinu

Goodbye Sam.

Goodbye. It was nice talking to you, Mano.

Goodbye Aparna. It was nice talking to you.


Let us know

Look at the pictures and words given below.

Hi, Mubina.

Mubina, Let’s play a game. I will do something now, you have to see and name it.

Hi, Kumar.


You throw the can into the bin.

You give teddy to Joe.

You jump in the park.

Can you write the words in pink?

What do these words tell us? These words tell us the action that the person/thing does. Such words are called action words.

We can find action words by asking the question:

What does she/he/it do?

Look at the picture and circle the correct action word.

Look at the words and tick () the box, if it is an action word or put a cross (x) if it is not.

1. I read a story every day. ()

2. We open the door. ()

3. The birds sit on the tree. (×) sit

4. They play football in the ground. (×) play

5. You eat the mango. ()

These action words will have different forms when it is used in different sentences. Let’s see how it changes.

Kumar: I, see a parrot on the tree now.

Reeta: I, saw a sparrow there in the morning.

Here the same action has a different words. This change occurs when the time of the action changes. Let’s see the forms:

Here are some examples:-


















past participle






present participle






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