Developing hints is developing the phrases into full sentences and then into a meaningful coherent paragraph.
Points to remember:
* Read the hints twice or thrice carefully.
* Understand the passage well.
* Jot down the points.
* If the events in the passage are in present tense, write the story in the past tense.
* Arrange the matter in two or three paragraphs.
* Give a suitable title.
Mahesh – celebrates – 14th birthday – an old-age home – family, friends – informs home in advance – delegates tasks – friends buy things necessary – arrives home early – decorates place – balloons, colour papers – inmates gathered – cuts cake – sing song, claps – distributes cakes – expresses his feelings – gets blessings – offers things – bedsheets, footwear etc. needed – fun, entertainment – happy and content.
There was a boy named Mahesh. He wanted to celebrate his birthday at an old home. It was his 14th birthday. His parents agreed with his suggestion.
Mahesh informed his friends and relatives well in advance. He delegated various tasks to his friends. His friends became active and they bought all the necessary things.
On that day they arrived early. They decorated with balloons and colour papers. Mahesh came there with his parents. Mahesh cut his birthday cake amidst a grand applause. There were singing and clapping.
Mahesh expressed his joyful feelings. He gave the cakes to all. He offered the aged people bedsheets, foot wears etc. He got the blessings from the old people at home. There was enough fun and entertainment in the function. The inmates thanked Mahesh for his kindness and goodwill. All were happy and contented.