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NCERT solutions for Class 6 English - Honeysuckle chapter 3 - Taro’s Reward [Latest edition]

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Chapter 3: Taro’s Reward

Working with the TextWorking with the TextWorking with LanguageSpeaking and WritingDictationExtra Questions
Working with the Text [Page 34]

NCERT solutions for Class 6 English - Honeysuckle Chapter 3 Taro’s Reward Working with the Text [Page 34]

Working with the Text | Q 1 | Page 34

Answer the following question:

Why did Taro run in the direction of the stream?

Working with the Text | Q 2 | Page 34

Answer the following question:

How did Taro’s father show his happiness after drinking saké?

Working with the Text | Q 3 | Page 34

Answer the following question:

Why did the waterfall give Taro saké and others water?

Working with the Text | Q 4 | Page 34

Answer the following question:

Why did the villagers want to drown Taro?

Working with the Text | Q 5 | Page 34

Answer the following question:

Why did the Emperor reward Taro?

Working with the Text [Pages 34 - 35]

NCERT solutions for Class 6 English - Honeysuckle Chapter 3 Taro’s Reward Working with the Text [Pages 34 - 35]

Working with the Text | Q 1 | Page 34

Mark the right item.

Taro earned very little money because ______

  • he didn’t work hard enough

  • the villagers didn’t need wood

  • the price of wood was very low

Working with the Text | Q 2 | Page 34

Mark the right item.

Taro decided to earn extra money ______

  • to live a more comfortable life

  • to buy his old father some saké

  • to repair the cracks in the hut

Working with the Text | Q 3 | Page 35

Mark the right item.

The neighbour left Taro’s hut in a hurry because ______

  • she was delighted with the drink

  • she was astonished to hear Taro’s story

  • she wanted to tell the whole village about the waterfall

Working with Language [Pages 35 - 36]

NCERT solutions for Class 6 English - Honeysuckle Chapter 3 Taro’s Reward Working with Language [Pages 35 - 36]

Working with Language | Q 1 | Page 35

A. Strike off the words in the box below that are not suitable.

Taro wanted to give his old parents everything they needed.

This shows that he was …

thoughtful

hardworking

loving

honest

considerate

trustworthy

efficient

kind

Working with Language | Q 2.1 | Page 35

Mark the right item:

“This made Taro sadder than ever.”

‘This’ refers to ______

  • a strong wind that began to blow

  • Taro’s father’s old age

  • Taro’s inability to buy expensive saké for his father

Working with Language | Q 2.2 | Page 35

Mark the right item:

“This, said the emperor, was to encourage all children to honour and obey their parents.”

‘This’ refers to ______

  • the most beautiful fountain in the city

  • rewarding Taro with gold and giving the fountain his name

  • sending for Taro to hear his story

Working with Language | Q 3 | Page 35

Arrange the words below in pairs that rhyme.

Example:

young − lung

money − sunny

young

sad

money

chop

lung

last

wax

could

bad

sound

axe

wood

way

stop

sunny

fast

round

day

Working with Language | Q 4.1 | Page 36

Fill in the blanks with words from the box.

lonely

little

hard

young

thoughtful

delicious

beautiful

A __________ woodcutter lived on a ____________ hillside. He was a ___________ son who worked _____________ but earned ____________ money. One day he saw a ____________ waterfall hidden behind a rock. He tasted the water and found it _________________.

Working with Language | Q 4.2 | Page 36

Find these sentences in the story and fill in the blanks.

Find these sentences in the story and fill in the blanks.

(i) This made Taro ___________________ than ever. (3)

(ii) He decided to work ___________________ than before. (3)

(iii) Next morning, Taro jumped out of bed ___________________ than usual. (4)

(iv) He began to chop even ____________________. (4)

(v) Next morning, Taro started for work even _______________ than the morning before. (10)

Speaking and Writing [Pages 36 - 37]

NCERT solutions for Class 6 English - Honeysuckle Chapter 3 Taro’s Reward Speaking and Writing [Pages 36 - 37]

Speaking and Writing | Q 1 | Page 36

Speak the following sentences clearly but as quickly as you can learn them by heart.

1. How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck would chuck wood.

2. Betty bought a bit of butter, but the bit of butter was a little bitter so she bought some better butter to make the bitter butter better.

Speaking and Writing | Q 2.1 | Page 36

The story ‘Taro’s Reward’ shows that Taro is thoughtful, hardworking and also wise. Read aloud the parts of story that show these qualities in Taro.

Speaking and Writing | Q 2.2 | Page 37

(i) Like Patrick in the story ‘Who Did Patrick’s Homework’, Taro is helped by magic. Do you believe in magic? What are the magical things that happen in these stories?

(ii) Which story do you like better, and why? Do you know such stories in other languages? Discuss these questions in class.

Speaking and Writing | Q 2.3 | Page 37

Now write a paragraph or two about these two stories, comparing them.

Speaking and Writing | Q 3.1 | Page 37

Listen to these children. What are they talking about?

Speaking and Writing | Q 3.2 | Page 37

Work in groups. Come to some agreement on each of the activities given below. Decide which is the most interesting, dullest, most dangerous, safest, most rewarding, most exciting.

cooking fishing playing football
knitting dancing listening to music
reading sewing mountain climbing
walking swimming learning languages
painting watching TV stamp collecting
Dictation [Page 38]

NCERT solutions for Class 6 English - Honeysuckle Chapter 3 Taro’s Reward Dictation [Page 38]

Dictation | Q 1.1 | Page 38

Your teacher will speak the word given below. Write against two new words that rhyme with it.
bed ______ ______

Dictation | Q 1.2 | Page 38

Your teacher will speak the word given below. Write against two new words that rhyme with it.
wax ______ ______

Dictation | Q 1.3 | Page 38

Your teacher will speak the word given below. Write against two new words that rhyme with it.
fast ______ ______

Dictation | Q 1.4 | Page 38

Your teacher will speak the word given below. Write against two new words that rhyme with it.
chop ______ ______

Dictation | Q 1.5 | Page 38

Your teacher will speak the word given below. Write against two new words that rhyme with it.
young ______ ______

Extra Questions

NCERT solutions for Class 6 English - Honeysuckle Chapter 3 Taro’s Reward Extra Questions

Extra Questions | Q 1

Who was Taro? What was his most endearing quality?

Extra Questions | Q 2

What did Taro’s father wish for one cold day?

Extra Questions | Q 3

How did Taro manage to meet the demand of his father?

Extra Questions | Q 4

How did the villagers come to know of the magic waterfall?

Extra Questions | Q 5

How did the villagers react after tasting the water of the magic waterfall?

Extra Questions | Q 6

How did the Emperor of Japan reward Taro?

Extra Questions | Q 7

Bring out some of the sterling qualities of the character of Taro.
Or
Give a character sketch of Taro.

Extra Questions | Q 8

How did Taro meet the demand of his father?

Extra Questions | Q 9

Why did the magic waterfall disappoint other villagers? What reward did Taro get and from whom?

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Chapter 3: Taro’s Reward

Working with the TextWorking with the TextWorking with LanguageSpeaking and WritingDictationExtra Questions
NCERT solutions for Class 6 English - Honeysuckle chapter 3 - Taro’s Reward - Shaalaa.com

NCERT solutions for Class 6 English - Honeysuckle chapter 3 - Taro’s Reward

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