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Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board chapter 2 - His First Flight [Latest edition]

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Chapter 2: His First Flight

Warming Up!English WorkshopLanguage StudyLive English
Warming Up! [Page 30]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 2 His First Flight Warming Up! [Page 30]

Chit-Chat

Warming Up! | Q 1 | Page 30

Form Groups of 5. Remember your past days and share with your friends about memories of your first day at school or your first attempt at cooking.

What role did your parents, siblings play to help you to overcome your fear?

Discuss and answer.

1. Were there any situations when you got afraid?  
2. How would you react if you had to travel alone?  
3. How would you react if you had to stay alone at home?  
4. What would you do if you were lost in a new city?  
Warming Up! | Q 2.1 | Page 30

Complete the following table.

Idioms Meanings Your own sentences
1. bird’s eye view view from somewhere high  
2. as free as a bird he/she is carefree After finishing her exam. she will be as free as a bird.
3. eagle’s eye ability to observe something closely  
4. spread ones wings to try to work on things independently  
Warming Up! | Q 2.2 | Page 30

Find more such idioms using the following key word.

fly

Warming Up! | Q 2.2 | Page 30

Find more such idioms using the following key word.

name of animals

Warming Up! | Q 2.2 | Page 30

Find more such idioms using the following key word.

colours

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English Workshop [Pages 34 - 35]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 2 His First Flight English Workshop [Pages 34 - 35]

English Workshop | Q 1. (a) | Page 34

State whether the following statement is true or false.

The young seagull was not confident about the ability of his wings.

  • True

  • False

English Workshop | Q 1. (b) | Page 34

State whether the following statement is true or false.

The young seagull’s parents guided and improved his siblings in the art of flying.

  • True

  • False

English Workshop | Q 1. (c) | Page 34

State whether the following statement is true or false.

When the young seagull pretended to be falling asleep, his parents noticed him.

  • True

  • False

English Workshop | Q 1. (d) | Page 34

State whether the following statement is true or false.

Flying across the young seagull, the mother dropped a piece of fish into his beak.

  • True

  • False

Complete the following statement.

English Workshop | Q 2. (a) | Page 34

The seagull was afraid to fly because _______________.

English Workshop | Q 2. (b) | Page 34

Young birds are afraid to make their first flight because ____________.

English Workshop | Q 2. (c) | Page 34

Human beings find it difficult to face great challenges because ____________.

English Workshop | Q 3.1 | Page 34

Read the following word carefully and make a meaningful sentence of your own, and write in your notebook.

Plaintively-

English Workshop | Q 3.2 | Page 34

Read the following word carefully and make a meaningful sentence of your own, and write in your notebook.

monstrous-

English Workshop | Q 3.3 | Page 34

Read the following word carefully and make a meaningful sentence of your own, and write in your notebook.

beckon-

English Workshop | Q 3.4 | Page 34

Read the following word carefully and make a meaningful sentence of your own, and write in your notebook.

curveting-

English Workshop | Q 3.5 | Page 34

Read the following word carefully and make a meaningful sentence of your own, and write in your notebook.

whet-

English Workshop | Q 3.6 | Page 34

Read the following word carefully and make a meaningful sentence of your own, and write in your notebook.

soar-

English Workshop | Q 4. (a) | Page 34

Read the following word carefully and fill in the blank by choosing the appropriate word given in option.

Arun is full of ______.

  • afraid

  • plunged

  • appeared

  • shrilly

  • skimmed

  • devoured

  • cowardice

English Workshop | Q 4. (b) | Page 34

Read the following word carefully and fill in the blank by choosing the appropriate word given in options.

The violin played very ______.

  • afraid

  • plunged

  • appeared

  • shrilly

  • skimmed

  • devoured

  • cowardice

English Workshop | Q 4. (c) | Page 34

Read the following word carefully and fill in the blank by choosing the appropriate word given in options.

Ravi said, “Are you really ______ of the dark?”

  • afraid

  • plunged

  • appeared

  • shrilly

  • skimmed

  • devoured

  • cowardice

English Workshop | Q 4. (d) | Page 34

Read the following word carefully and fill in the blank by choosing the appropriate word given in options.

The whole village ______ into darkness.

  • afraid

  • plunged

  • appeared

  • shrilly

  • skimmed

  • devoured

  • cowardice

English Workshop | Q 4. (e) | Page 34

Read the following word carefully and fill in the blank by choosing the appropriate word given in options.

The lions ______ their prey, hungrily.

  • afraid

  • plunged

  • appeared

  • shrilly

  • skimmed

  • devoured

  • cowardice

English Workshop | Q 4. (f) | Page 34

Read the following word carefully and fill in the blank by choosing the appropriate word given in options.

He ______ through the report.

  • afraid

  • plunged

  • appeared

  • shrilly

  • skimmed

  • devoured

  • cowardice

English Workshop | Q 4. (g) | Page 34

Read the following word carefully and fill in the blank by choosing the appropriate word given in options.

One by one, the stars ______ in the sky.

  • afraid

  • plunged

  • appeared

  • shrilly

  • skimmed

  • devoured

  • cowardice

English Workshop | Q 5 | Page 35

Read about the space mission of Sunita Williams. Imagine you are going to interview her. Frame 10 to 12 interview relevant questions regarding-

  1. her early life, training
  2. education
  3. her actual flight into space
  4. future plans
  5. her message to viewers.
English Workshop | Q 6 | Page 35

Describe in your notebook the challenges you faced while learning to ride a bicycle, swimming or any skill. Take hints from the web to complete your write -up.

English Workshop | Q 7. (a) | Page 35

Collect career options related to flying. Find out the institutes where training of your options is given.
Find out the detailed information about the fees, duration of the training and future prospects of it.

English Workshop | Q 7. (b) | Page 35

Collect or draw different pictures of birds from your surroundings and write about them. Make a chart with some information about each.

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Language Study [Pages 35 - 36]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 2 His First Flight Language Study [Pages 35 - 36]

Language Study | Q 1 | Page 35

Give the Homophones of the following.

  1. blue
  2. bear
  3. beet
  4. to
  5. son

Find from the lesson the Homophones of the following.

Language Study | Q 2. (A) | Page 36

Pick the Homophones from the text.

  1. see-
  2. wood-
  3. there-
  4. scene-
  5. won-
  6. eye-
  7. peace-
  8. threw-
  9. hence-
  10. knot-
Language Study | Q 2. (B) 1. | Page 36

Explain how the underlined Homographs differ in meaning.

  1. He saw his two brothers.
  2. The woodcutter cut the weakened branch with his sharp saw.
Language Study | Q 2. (B) 2. | Page 36

Explain how the underlined Homographs differ in meaning.

  1. The bird injured his wings.
  2. He lives in the ‘c’ wing of the building.
Language Study | Q 2. (B) 3. | Page 36

Explain how the underlined Homographs differ in meaning.

  1. The aeroplane will land at 9.00 pm. sharp.
  2. He owns 10 acres of land.
Language Study | Q 2. (B) 4. | Page 36

Explain how the underlined Homographs differ in meaning.

  1. The head of the institution was on leave.
  2. He bent his head down with chin.
Language Study | Q 3. (a) | Page 36

Read the following sentence carefully, underline the verb and find out the tense in the sentence.

The sun was now ascending the sky.

Language Study | Q 3. (b) | Page 36

Read the following sentence carefully, underline the verb and find out the tense in the sentence.

Still they took no notice of him.

Language Study | Q 3. (c) | Page 36

Read the following sentence carefully, underline the verb and find out the tense in the sentence.

She is standing on a little high hump on the plateau.

Language Study | Q 3. (d) | Page 36

Read the following sentence carefully, underline the verb and find out the tense in the sentence.

He leaned out eagerly.

Language Study | Q 3. (e) | Page 36

Read the following sentence carefully, underline the verb and find out the tense in the sentence.

He just felt dizzy.

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Live English [Page 39]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 2 His First Flight Live English [Page 39]

Live English | Q 1 | Page 39

Create a Personal Particular for your class with support from your teacher and collect personal and educational information.

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Chapter 2: His First Flight

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