* Know about our friends
* Recognize their
nature of work
A seven year
old girl named Samudra goes to market
to buy some groceries along with her mother
Vennila. While walking, they come across so many people
Mother : It‛s the sound of a ﬁre engine. I think a ﬁre
accident has occurred somewhere.
Mother : It‛s an emergency. It has to go fast and reach the
spot to save people and their properties.
Samudra : How can the vehicle save people?
Samudra : Ma…Tell me more about the ﬁreﬁghters. It‛s amazing. Are they not afraid of ﬁre?
Mother : The ﬁreﬁghters are well trained to carry out their duties. They wear
protective jackets. They put water on the affected part of the building. They
move people and property to a safer place.
Let us write
Nurse is a person who assists the doctor and takes
care of the patients. Complete the below activity with the various duties of a
Samudra : Can everyone go in this vehicle?
Samudra : Emergency treatment?
Mother : It is needed by people whose lives are in danger.
Like, People who suffer from heart attack, faint, unable to walk, fall victim
to accidents etc…
Samudra : How does one get treatment in this vehicle?
Samudra : First aid?
Mother : First aid is a life saving aid that is given before the actual treatment of a
victim. This ambulance contains a doctor, a nurse and all the ﬁrst aid devices
How can one call the ambulance?
* Make the phone call to No. 108
* Inform the accidental sport.
* Try to help the injured person by giving first
* Till the ambulance reaches the spot be with the
LET US KNOW
Good Samaritan Law
According to this law, any person can help the
victim and accompany him/her to the hospital. The person need not reveal
his/her name or pay for the victim‛s treatment. This law was formed, so that
any person can come forward to help the people in need without the fear of
police, rules and regulations etc.
In emergency I must know the phone number. For Police 100 ; For Fire Service 101 ; For Ambulance 108
Samudra : What building is this?
Mother : This building is built to extend the market.
Samudra : How long it is?
Mother : It is built so to protect people and traders from
sunshine and rainfall. The person who gives structure and design to the
buildings is called an engineer.
Samudra : Does an engineer design a house?
Mother : Yes of course, he designs houses, schools, colleges,
bridges, multi storey buildings, temples, settlements, shops, factories, etc…
Buildings are constructed using a plan and made by an engineer.
Samudra : Oh! I see. Ma… Why are we going through this mud
path! This is not our regular route.
Mother : Repair work is going on in our usual tar-road.
Samudra : Are these roads laid for us?
Mother : Yes, of course for us.
The roads are laid by road workers to make travel easy for the pedestrians and the
Look at the either side of this way.
Mother : Don‛t you think the green ﬁelds are beautiful?
Samudra : Yes. they are. Who are the people working here?
Mother : They are farmers.
It is because of them that we are getting food and we remain happy.
Let us ﬁnd
Solve the puzzle
1. You can hear my ding dong before I
saved, properties are protected from ﬁre.
Who am I? fire
Answer: iefr eginen
2. I keep
people safe. I protect our community from crime. I make sure people follow the
Who am I ? police
3. I toil
(hard work) in the soil. I plough to sow, so that mud could give us food.
Who am I ? farmer
Samudra : Ma… Can you see that bus
Mother : Yes... Bus is one of our transport service. Like ﬁreﬁghters, farmers, engineers the
service of drivers and conductors are also very valuable. They
are the people who carry out the transport service efﬁciently.
Samudra : Ma…Can you hear an unusual alarm somewhere near?
Mother : Yes! That, the siren of the police.
Samudra : Why police?
Is something wrong?
Samudra : Ma…
Mother : What?
Samudra : You once said that our neighbourhood anna (elder
brother) is serving in the border. What does it mean?
Mother : He serves in the Indian border as a soldier, ﬁghting to protect the people
of our country from invaders. There are many soldiers who defend the country
sacriﬁcing their own lives and families. These soldiers together form the Army
of the defence force.
Netaji Subash Chandra Bose formed Indian National
Samudra : Now I remember… Our teacher told about the army
yesterday in the class.
Mother : Samudra : Do you know that the service of a teacher
is a noble service that enlightens us with knowledge, values and helps people
to become good citizens. We have come to the main road, hold my arm.
Who am I?
Fill in the following blanks:
1. I stitch clothes.
I am a Tailor.
2. I paint the wall.
I am a Painter.
3. I repair the pipes and taps.
I am a Plamber.
4. I Guard houses and
I am a Police
5. I repair electrical
I am a Electrician.
Samudra : Ma… Who is standing in the middle of the road?
Mother : Oh! He is trafﬁc
Samudra : Why is he standing there?
Mother : His work is very important because he controls the
vehicles coming from all the sides and thus he directs the vehicles and protect
Samudra : Ma…Look at the gigantic building over there. What
building is that?
Mother : That is the Court.
Samudra : Court! What‛s that?
Mother : Here, all the problems are solved as per the
laws(rules) of our country. Judges help in giving justice to the people in
various cases. They protect our rights.
Samudra : Ma…Now I understand that all these people whom we
came across today are working for us. I feel very proud of them.
LET US KNOW
Supreme court is the ‘Guardian of the
Mother : Samudra, what would you like to become?
Samudra : I too have a wish. I want to study well and seek a
good job. At the same time I would look after our garden and ﬁeld with care.
Mother : At last we have reached our home… Please open the
* Our friends like teacher, doctor, engineer,
police are working for us.
* Fireﬁghters save people and properties from ﬁre.
* An engineer gives structure to the building.
* The roads are laid by road workers.
* We are getting food from farmers.
* Soldiers protect our country.
* We should be proud of the people who serve us and