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Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 2 - The Sower [Latest edition]

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Chapter 2: The Sower

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Ice Breakers [Page 71]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 2 The Sower Ice Breakers [Page 71]

Ice Breakers | Q 1. (i) | Page 71

Make a list of words related to agriculture.

Ice Breakers | Q 1. (ii) | Page 71

Discuss the activities carried out by a farmer.

Ice Breakers | Q 2. (i) | Page 71

In our country engineering, teaching, and medical fields are much sought after. Other professions, occupations though they make a significant contribution to society, do not get their due.

(a) Farmer highly unpredictable economic gains
(b) Conservancy workers ________________
(c) ________________ ________________
(d) ________________ ________________
(e) ________________ ________________
Ice Breakers | Q 2. (ii) | Page 71

'Agriculture is the backbone of the Indian economy'. Fill in the boxes supporting this statement. Complete the following web diagram.

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Brainstorming [Pages 73 - 74]

Balbharati solutions for English Yuvakbharati 11th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 2 The Sower Brainstorming [Pages 73 - 74]

Brainstorming | Q (A1) | Page 73

There are a number of challenges a farmer in India faces. Discuss with your friend, how it is possible to improve the condition of farmers.

Sr.No. Challenges Solutions
1. Water Scarcity Rain Water Harvesting
2. Credit and In-debtedness  
3. Land Issues  
4. Climatic changes  
5. Social Groups  
6. Lack of advanced technology  
7. Diversification  
8. Market Risks  
Brainstorming | Q (A2) | Page 73

The poet has observed the sower closely. Express in your own words the reverence the poet has for the sower.

Brainstorming | Q (A3) | Page 73

The poet is prompted to call the sower an ‘august personality’ which means one who has reached the highest position in his workplace.

Explain this using the following point.

Hard work

Brainstorming | Q (A3) | Page 73

The poet is prompted to call the sower an ‘august personality’ which means one who has reached the highest position in his workplace.

Explain this using the following point.

Perseverance

Brainstorming | Q (A3) | Page 73

The poet is prompted to call the sower an ‘august personality’ which means one who has reached the highest position in his workplace.

Explain this using the following point.

Dedication

Brainstorming | Q (A4) (i) | Page 73

Pick out the examples of alliteration from the poem and write them down.

Brainstorming | Q (A4) (ii) | Page 73

'Seems to touch the starry skies'. The poet has used word imagery. Describe the idea and pick out other similar examples from the poem.

Brainstorming | Q (A5) (i) | Page 73

Write an appreciation of the poem considering the following points:

  • About the poem/poet/title.
  • Theme
  • Poetic devices, language, style
  • Special features/ novelties/focusing elements
  • Values, message
  • Your opinion about the poem.
Brainstorming | Q (A5) (ii) | Page 73

Write a summary of the poem using the following points:

  • Title
  • Introductory paragraph (about the poem, type, nature, tone)
  • Main body (central idea, the gist of the poem)
  • Conclusion (opinion, views, appeal)
Brainstorming | Q (A5) (iii) | Page 74

Compose a poem on a farmer in 4 to 6 lines in continuation of the following.

  1. He sweats ________________
  2. He does not fret ________________
  3. He sows ________________
  4. To the soil he bows ________________
Brainstorming | Q (A6) | Page 74

Imagine that you are a farmer from a drought-prone area. Write a letter to a newspaper editor, discuss the problems, and suggest possible solutions.

Brainstorming | Q (A7) | Page 74

Agricultural is the principal occupation in Maharashtra that has many career opportunities.

(a) Agriculture Correspondent
(b) Marketing Communications Manager
(c) Agricultural Policy Analyst
(d) Farm Management
(e) Soil Conservationist
(f) Scientist- Krishi Vigyan Kendra
(g) Machine Design Engineer
(h) Zoologist
(i) Veterinarian
(j) Food Microbiologist
(k) Horticulturist
(l) Agricultural Economics

Write in brief about the various career opportunities given above. You can collect the information from the following universities.

  1. Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  2. Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Pune.
  3. Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola.
Brainstorming | Q (A8) | Page 74

Visit your college library or through the web, quest collects information on the ‘Green Revolution’ and ‘White Revolution’ in our country.

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Chapter 2: The Sower

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