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Chapter 3: Book Review - Swami and Friends

Warming up!English WorkshopProject
Warming up! [Pages 68 - 74]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 3 Book Review - Swami and Friends Warming up! [Pages 68 - 74]

Chit-chat

Warming up! | Q 1 | Page 68

Form groups of 3 to 4 and share the following with your groups.

  1. Your favourite book
  2. Type of book (short stories/ biography/ thriller/adventure/science fiction/historical)
  3. Author/Writer
  4. Main character
  5. Background (Time and place)
  6. Problem/dilemma
  7. Any special message
Warming up! | Q 1.1 | Page 74

I can talk about the world:-
Form groups of 6 to 8 students. Each group should select any one Continent and share the following information about each.

  1. Important cities
  2. Sight-seeing places of tourist interest 
  3. Food speciality-cuisine
  4. Wild life
  5. Different types of region and vegetation.
  6. Human life
Warming up! | Q 2 | Page 68

You have recently read a short story/novel/drama/science fiction/ghost-story. Write in short 3 of its strong points that made you like the book and 2 or 3 drawbacks it has. Fill them up in the tree - diagram given.

Name of the book (Author/Writer)
Strengths Weaknesses

↓    ↓    ↓

(1) (2) (3)

↓    ↓    ↓

(1) (2) (3)

Rating (1 to 5)
* * * * *

 

*  Poor
 * * Average
* * * Good
* * * *  Very Good
* * * * * Excellent
Warming up! | Q 3 | Page 68

Determiners are words that modify a noun or noun phrase and occur before them in a sentence. Determiners provide a context to the noun they precede. They may be:

Warming up! | Q 4 | Page 68

Underline only Determiners in the following.

  1. My brother bought a few magazines.
  2. What is your friend's name ?
  3. Which writer was also the President of our country?
  4. These are some toys.
  5. These toys are new.
  6. That doctor is an expert dentist and he has many patients.
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English Workshop [Pages 71 - 73]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 3 Book Review - Swami and Friends English Workshop [Pages 71 - 73]

English Workshop | Q 1 | Page 71

Refer to the story ‘The Boy who Broke the Bank’  by Ruskin Bond. Read it carefully and write a Review of the same, keeping the following points in mind.

  1. Name of Story and Writer/Author
  2. Type of story
  3. Background and setting (Time and Place)
  4. Main characters
  5. Problem faced
  6. Language used
  7. What you liked about the story
  8. What you did not like about it
  9. Your general opinion of the story
English Workshop | Q 2 | Page 72

Look inside your thinking hat. Read the evidence/sentences given below and offer a possible explanation of what happened in this house? Make up some questions to gather more information. Now collect all your evidences and write a story in your notebook. Give a suitable title.

English Workshop | Q 3 | Page 72

Identify the new words and phrases which seem to be important, in the review. Try to guess their meaning from the context. You can use a dictionary to confirm it. Fill up the table.

Word Meaning conveyed One Synonym/ Antonym Word Class Other forms Translation in Mother tongue
1. mischievous naughty but innocent Synonym naughty, troublesome Antonym good and well- behaved Adjective mischief mischievously

शरारती (Hindi)

खोडकर (Marathi)

2.          
3.          
4.          
5.          
English Workshop | Q 4.(A).(1) | Page 72

Find from the lesson the Noun forms of :

happen ____________

English Workshop | Q 4.(A).(2) | Page 72

Find from the lesson the Noun form of :

true ____________

English Workshop | Q 4.(A).(3) | Page 72

Find from the lesson the Noun form of :

simple ____________

English Workshop | Q 4.(A).(4) | Page 72

Find from the lesson the Noun form of :

conclude ____________

English Workshop | Q 4.(B).(1) | Page 73

Find Verb forms of :-

hatred ___________

English Workshop | Q 4.(B).(2) | Page 73

Find Verb form of:-

thought ____________

English Workshop | Q 4.(B).(3) | Page 73

Find Verb form of :-

meaning ____________

English Workshop | Q 4.(B).(4) | Page 73

Find Verb forms of:-

improvement ____________

English Workshop | Q 4.(B).(5) | Page 73

Find Verb forms of:-

description ____________

English Workshop | Q 4.(B).(6) | Page 73

Find Verb form of:-

attribution ____________

English Workshop | Q 4.(C) | Page 73

Find Adjective forms of :

  1. talk
  2. interest
  3. purity
  4. technique
  5. literature
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Project [Page 73]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 3 Book Review - Swami and Friends Project [Page 73]

Project | Q 1 | Page 73

Write a complete review on any book that you have read recently. Use the following points for your Book Review.

  1. Introduction
  2. Selectivity of contents
  3. Subject/Title Apporpriacy
  4. Sequence of Contents
  5. Language Appropriacy/Type
  6. Good Points/Novelty in the book.
  7. Advantages/Scope of the book. (if any)
  8. Demerits/Shortcomings (if any)
  9. Message/Opinion/Views (Personal)
  10. Conclusion (in short)
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Chapter 3: Book Review - Swami and Friends

Warming up!English WorkshopProject
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