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Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board chapter 4 - The Alchemy of Nature [Latest edition]

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Chapter 4: The Alchemy of Nature

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Warming up! [Page 118]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 The Alchemy of Nature Warming up! [Page 118]

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Warming up! | Q 1 | Page 118

Divide the class into five groups. Discuss in the group the following points. Give one point to each group.

  1. Seeds regerminate from another seed.
  2. Plants and flowers wilt and become one with the earth.
  3. Cactii thrive in the desert region.
  4. Bare nature turns green in spring.
  5. Caterpillar turns into butterfly.

Each group will present their discussion in front of the class.

Warming up! | Q 2 | Page 118

Role of Nature
Discuss in pair, the role played by nature and complete the web diagram.

Warming up! | Q 3.(a) | Page 118

Look at the following thing. Discuss with your friend, what you learn from them.

A bee ____________

Warming up! | Q 3.(b) | Page 118

Look at the following thing. Discuss with your friend, what you learn from them.

An eagle

Warming up! | Q 3.(c) | Page 118

Look at the following thing. Discuss with your friend, what you learn from them.

A creeper

Warming up! | Q 3.(d) | Page 118

Look at the following things. Discuss with your friend, what you learn from them.

The river

Warming up! | Q 3.(e) | Page 118

Look at the following things. Discuss with your friend, what you learn from them.

Rainfall

Warming up! | Q 3.(f) | Page 118

Look at the following things. Discuss with your friend, what you learn from them.

Sun

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English Workshop [Pages 120 - 122]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 The Alchemy of Nature English Workshop [Pages 120 - 122]

English Workshop | Q 1 | Page 120

Go through the text again and complete the web that highlights the various features of flower of ‘hibiscus’ plant. One is done for you.

English Workshop | Q 2 | Page 121

The writer explains the contrasting features of ‘water’ and ‘rock’ in the text. Write all the features of both water and rock in the given table.

Water Rock
1. 1.
2. 2.
3. 3.
4. 4.
English Workshop | Q 3 | Page 121

Impossible itself says ‘I M possible’. Do you agree? Justify your answer by citing some examples from the text and some that you have experienced or heard from someone.

English Workshop | Q 4.(a) | Page 121

Find synonym from the text for the following word/phrase.

strong feeling of fear or respect

English Workshop | Q 4.(b) | Page 121

Find synonym from the text for the following word/phrase.

to direct authoritatively

English Workshop | Q 4.(c) | Page 121

Find synonym from the text for the following word/phrase.

to peer through

English Workshop | Q 4.(d) | Page 121

Find synonym from the text for the following word/phrase.

large and impressively beautiful

English Workshop | Q 4.(e) | Page 121

Find synonym from the text for the following word/phrase.

easily broken or damaged

English Workshop | Q 5 | Page 121

How can you prove this maxim to be incorrect - ‘Too many cooks spoil the broth’. Write a counterview on the given topic. (Clue -Teamwork)

English Workshop | Q 6 | Page 121

Make a list of all the words related to the word ‘ocean’.

  • fishers 
  • salty 
  • ____________
  • ____________
  • ____________
  • ____________
English Workshop | Q 7 | Page 121

The author has very positively described the different things in nature. Discuss with your partner the special features of each one of them. Add on the list.

Part of Nature Special Feature Value Learnt
1. Water    
2. Rainbow    
3. Caterpillar    
4.    
5.    
6.    
7.    
8.    
9.    
10.    
English Workshop | Q 8 | Page 122

Your friend has his board exam. He studies for 14 hours a day sitting at one place. Write a letter to him giving him tips to relax and be stress-free.

English Workshop | Q 9 | Page 122

You have an Environment Protection Week to be celebrated in your school. You have invited an environmentalist. You have to interview him/her about how to save environment. Frame about 10-12 questions for the interview.

English Workshop | Q 10 | Page 122

Write a news report on the ‘Environment Day’ celebrated in your school.

English Workshop | Q 11 | Page 122

Develop a story with the given ending. Give a suitable title and moral. 

______________________________ and so, Aditi decided to plant more trees.

Just For Laughs!

English Workshop | Q 12 | Page 122

Divide the class into two groups. On twelve to fifteen slips of paper, Group A writes twelve to fifteen conditional clauses beginning with ‘If’.
(For example, If I work very hard, ...)
Group B writes twelve to fifteen main clauses. (For example, I would /shall have a pizza.)
Now, one student from Group ‘A’ reads the first conditional clause (possibility) and one student from Group ‘B’ reads the first main clause. It forms crazy sentences, just for laughter and fun. ENJOY!

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Language Study [Page 122]

Balbharati solutions for English - My English Coursebook 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 4 The Alchemy of Nature Language Study [Page 122]

Language Study | Q 1 | Page 122

Match the pairs of Antonyms.

Words   Antonym
1. gentle (a) possible
2. impossible (b) small
3. colossal (c) strong
4. short (d) easy
5. difficult (e) hard
6. delicate (f) long
Language Study | Q 2 | Page 122

Complete the table.

Noun Verb Adjective Adverb
1.    strong  
2. passion      
3. change    
4.     organizedly
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Chapter 4: The Alchemy of Nature

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