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Chapter 1: A Synopsis-The Swiss Family Robinson

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Warming up!, Warming Up, Warming Up! [Page 5]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 A Synopsis-The Swiss Family Robinson Warming up!, Warming Up, Warming Up! [Page 5]

Warming up! | Q 1 | Page 5

Do you know any stories about people who were lost in uninhabited places and were later rescued? Name them.

Warming Up | Q 2.1 | Page 5

Think of one of your favourite interesting stories and fill in/ draw an outline-chart like the one shown below.

  • Many times, the climax is near the end. A few stories end with a climax to achieve a greater effect.
Warming Up! | Q 2.2 | Page 5

Find the meaning of ‘anticlimax’.

Warming Up! | Q 3 | Page 5

Divide the class into groups of 4-6. Each group selects for itself, one of the difficult situations listed below. Each group imagines itself to be in that situation.

(a) marooned on an island

A group of passengers is marooned on an island in the middle of the ocean.

(b) lost in a forest

A group of pilgrims walking through a thick jungle have lost their way.

(c) stranded on the highway

A team of players from an office has got down at the wrong place on a highway at night. It is a lonely spot.

  1. Describe their surroundings in 4-5 sentences.
  2. Write the reactions of the companions using exclamations.
  3. Using your imagination, write what is the only ray of hope for them.
  4. Two members of the group are going out to try to get help. They can take any five things with them. Write what they choose, and why they choose it.
English Workshop [Pages 10 - 11]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 1 A Synopsis-The Swiss Family Robinson English Workshop [Pages 10 - 11]

English Workshop | Q 1.1 | Page 10

Two separate words combine together to make a new word with a different meaning. They form Compound Words. Using a dictionary, find the meaning of the following compound word.

armloads

English Workshop | Q 1.2 | Page 10

Two separate words combine together to make a new word with a different meaning. They form Compound Words. Using a dictionary, find the meaning of the following compound word.

footprints

English Workshop | Q 1.3 | Page 10

Two separate words combine together to make a new word with a different meaning. They form Compound Words. Using a dictionary, find the meaning of the following compound word.

driftwood

English Workshop | Q 1.4 | Page 10

Two separate words combine together to make a new word with a different meaning. They form Compound Words. Using a dictionary, find the meaning of the following compound word.

fireplace

English Workshop | Q 1.5 | Page 10

Two separate words combine together to make a new word with a different meaning. They form Compound Words. Using a dictionary, find the meaning of the following compound word.

crosscurrents

English Workshop | Q 1.6 | Page 10

Two separate words combine together to make a new word with a different meaning. They form Compound Words. Using a dictionary, find the meaning of the following compound word.

spyglass

English Workshop | Q 2. (a) | Page 10

The following word can be used as nouns as well as verbs. Make two sentences of your own, using them as a noun in one and a verb in another.

hold

English Workshop | Q 2. (b) | Page 10

The following word can be used as nouns as well as verbs. Make two sentences of your own, using them as a noun in one and a verb in another.

value

English Workshop | Q 2. (c) | Page 10

The following word can be used as nouns as well as verbs. Make two sentences of your own, using them as a noun in one and a verb in another.

knot

English Workshop | Q 2. (d) | Page 10

The following word can be used as nouns as well as verbs. Make two sentences of your own, using them as a noun in one and a verb in another.

travel

English Workshop | Q 2. (e) | Page 10

The following word can be used as nouns as well as verbs. Make two sentences of your own, using them as a noun in one and a verb in another.

return

English Workshop | Q 2. (f) | Page 10

The following word can be used as nouns as well as verbs. Make two sentences of your own, using them as a noun in one and a verb in another.

reach

English Workshop | Q 2. (g) | Page 10

The following word can be used as nouns as well as verbs. Make two sentences of your own, using them as a noun in one and a verb in another.

knock

English Workshop | Q 2. (h) | Page 10

The following word can be used as nouns as well as verbs. Make two sentences of your own, using them as a noun in one and a verb in another.

attack

English Workshop | Q 2. (i) | Page 10

The following word can be used as nouns as well as verbs. Make two sentences of your own, using them as a noun in one and a verb in another.

mark

English Workshop | Q 3. (a) | Page 11

Given in a mixed order below are some good human attributes of the family. Pick out from the box and write it against the line that reflects it.

The father told Fritz, the gourds would make excellent bowls and spoons and they cut them into various utensils ______________________.

  • courage and daring

  • perseverance and positive attitude

  • foresight

  • family bonds

  • humanity and sensitivity

  • resourcefulness

  • knowledge and its application

  • cautiousness

English Workshop | Q 3. (b) | Page 11

Given in a mixed order below are some good human attributes of the family. Pick out from the box and write it against the line that reflects it.

After some days, Elizabeth informed that she wanted the family to move to a safer place.

  • courage and daring

  • perseverance and positive attitude

  • foresight

  • family bonds

  • humanity and sensitivity

  • resourcefulness

  • knowledge and its application

  • cautiousness

English Workshop | Q 3. (c) | Page 11

Given in a mixed order below are some good human attributes of the family. Pick out from the box and write it against the line that reflects it.

Thinking ahead of winter, the father decided to create a place safe from the elements.

  • courage and daring

  • perseverance and positive attitude

  • foresight

  • family bonds

  • humanity and sensitivity

  • resourcefulness

  • knowledge and its application

  • cautiousness

English Workshop | Q 3. (d) | Page 11

Given in a mixed order below are some good human attributes of the family. Pick out from the box and write it against the line that reflects it.

Father taught the boys geometry and how to use triangles to measure big objects.

  • courage and daring

  • perseverance and positive attitude

  • foresight

  • family bonds

  • humanity and sensitivity

  • resourcefulness

  • knowledge and its application

  • cautiousness

English Workshop | Q 3. (e) | Page 11

Given in a mixed order below are some good human attributes of the family. Pick out from the box and write it against the line that reflects it.

He believed, his daughter was still alive, after three years.

  • courage and daring

  • perseverance and positive attitude

  • foresight

  • family bonds 

  • humanity and sensitivity

  • resourcefulness

  • knowledge and its application

  • cautiousness

English Workshop | Q 3. (f) | Page 11

Given in a mixed order below are some good human attributes of the family. Pick out from the box and write it against the line that reflects it.

Ten years had passed and the young boys grew to be young men and their parents were proud of them.

  • courage and daring

  • perseverance and positive attitude

  • foresight

  • family bonds

  • humanity and sensitivity

  • resourcefulness

  • knowledge and its application

  • cautiousness

English Workshop | Q 3. (g) | Page 11

Given in a mixed order below are some good human attributes of the family. Pick out from the box and write it against the line that reflects it.

Fritz felt that someone needed his help and he was determined to find the sender.

  • courage and daring

  • perseverance and positive attitude

  • foresight

  • family bonds

  • humanity and sensitivity

  • resourcefulness

  • knowledge and its application

  • cautiousness

English Workshop | Q 4 | Page 11

Write in your own words, how the Robinson family made each of their homes.

English Workshop | Q 5.1 | Page 11

Expand the following ideas in a paragraph or two:- Where there is a will, there is away.

English Workshop | Q 5.2 | Page 11

Expand the following ideas in a paragraph or two:- Courage and resourcefulness are the keys to overcome problems.

English Workshop | Q 6 | Page 11

Choose any novel/book that you enjoyed. Prepare a synopsis of the novel. It should include the major events and the links between them as described in the novel. You may prepare a chapter-wise outline first and then put the outlines together to write a brief synopsis.

English Workshop | Q 7 | Page 11

Read about the novel ‘Robinson Crusoe’ by Daniel Defoe and ‘Gulliver’s Travels’ by Jonathan Swift.

Chapter 1: A Synopsis-The Swiss Family Robinson

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