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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide chapter 1 - Sea Turtles [Latest edition]

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Chapter 1: Sea Turtles

Warm UpReading- Section IReading- Section IIReading- Section IIIRead and UnderstandVocabularyListeningLIsteningSpeakingUse GrammarWritingCreative writing
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Warm Up [Page 86]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Sea TurtlesWarm Up [Page 86]

Warm Up | Q 1. | Page 86

Talk about

  1. Have you seen turtles? Where do they live?
  2. What do you know about turtles?
  3. Why do you think the turtles in the picture have names such as Leatherback and Hawksbill?
Reading- Section I [Page 87]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Sea TurtlesReading- Section I [Page 87]

Choose the correct and incorrect statements.

Reading- Section I | Q 1. | Page 87

Turtles are different from tortoises.

  • correct 

  • incorrect 

Reading- Section I | Q 2. | Page 87

Turtles are sea animals.

  • correct 

  • incorrect 

Reading- Section I | Q 3. | Page 87

There are seven kinds of sea turtles in the world.

  • correct

  • incorrect

Reading- Section I | Q 4. | Page 87

Sea turtles are very small.

  • correct 

  • incorrect 

Reading- Section I | Q 5. | Page 87

Turtles come ashore to lay eggs

  • correct 

  • incorrect 

Reading- Section I | Q 6. | Page 87

Sea turtles come to rest on land.

  • correct 

  • incorrect 

Reading- Section I | Q 7. | Page 87

Olive Ridleys are the only sea turtles seen on Indian shores.

  • correct 

  • incorrect 

Reading- Section II [Page 91]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Sea TurtlesReading- Section II [Page 91]

Are these statements right? Discuss with your partner them if they are correct. Correct them if they are wrong. Share your answers in class.

Reading- Section II | Q 1. | Page 91

Female Olive Ridleys come ashore at night to lay eggs.

  • correct

  • incorrect 

Reading- Section II | Q 2. | Page 91

The eggs of an Olive Ridley are in the shape and size of a cricket ball.

  • correct

  • incorrect

Reading- Section II | Q 3. | Page 91

Ridleys come to lay their eggs in the month of January.

  • correct

  • incorrect

Reading- Section II | Q 4. | Page 91

The turtles use their flippers and make a hollow for their nests.

  • correct

  • incorrect

Reading- Section II | Q 5. | Page 91

The hatchlings use a tiny egg-tooth to come out of the eggs.

  • correct 

  • incorrect 

Reading- Section III [Page 92]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Sea TurtlesReading- Section III [Page 92]

Reading- Section III | Q 1. | Page 92

Fill in the table given below.

S. No Problems faced by the hatchlings Effect Solution
1. Pollution Survival of sea turtles becomes difficult. Reduce the usage of plastics.
2. Predators    
3. Human Activities    
Read and Understand [Page 92]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Sea TurtlesRead and Understand [Page 92]

Choose the correct answers. You may choose more than one answer if needed.

Read and Understand | Q A. 1. | Page 92

The ______ is a biological relative of tortoises.

  • sea turtle

  • fish

  • reptile

Read and Understand | Q A. 2. | Page 92

In India’s coastal waters we can see a species of ______.

  • tortoises

  • sea turtles

  • dolphin

Read and Understand | Q A. 3. | Page 92

Sea turtles come to the shore to ______.

  • visit their birth place

  • lay eggs

  • go back to sea

Read and Understand | Q A. 4. | Page 92

It is a problem for sea turtles to come ashore because ______.

  • they find it difficult to walk on sand

  • they don’t know their way to the shore

  • animals and people hunt them

Read and Understand | Q A. 5. | Page 92

A turtle’s flippers help it to ______.

  • swim

  • dig a nest

  • climb

Read and Understand | Q A. 6. | Page 92

A sea turtle camouflages its nest by tossing sand on it to ______.

  • hide its eggs from predators

  • incubate eggs in the warmth of the sun

  • keep the hatchlings safe

Vocabulary [Page 93]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Sea TurtlesVocabulary [Page 93]

Vocabulary | Q B. | Page 93

Find any five words related to sea from the text (Sections I & II). Write them below. Then use the words to frame sentences of your own.

eg: beach – We like to play in the sandy beach.

______ - ______

______- ______

______- ______

______- ______

______- ______

Vocabulary [Page 93]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Sea TurtlesVocabulary [Page 93]

Fill in the blanks with words that convey the correct meaning of the sentences.

Vocabulary | Q C. 1. | Page 93

Tiny hatchlings fall______ to many predators.

  • pray

  • prey

Vocabulary | Q C. 2. | Page 93

Sea turtles live their______ life in the sea .

  • hole 

  • whole

Vocabulary | Q C. 3. | Page 93

The turtles come ashore only during the ______.

  • night

  • knight

Vocabulary | Q C. 4. | Page 93

The predators follow the ______of the turtles to eat their eggs.

  • sent 

  • scent

Vocabulary | Q C. 5. | Page 93

The female turtles lay eggs and go back to the ______.

  • see

  • sea

Vocabulary [Page 94]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Sea TurtlesVocabulary [Page 94]

Vocabulary | Q D. | Page 94

Use the clues and fill in the crossword puzzle.

1. This word rhymes with seen.
2. This animal has two horns and a spotted coat.
3. This is a huge sea animal
4. Sounds like hair
5. Shines brightly
6. Rhymes with load

   

Listening, LIstening [Page 95]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Sea TurtlesListening, LIstening [Page 95]

Listening | Q E. | Page 95

Listen to the flash news. Read the question given below, then listen to the flash news again and complete the response.

What escaped from the zoo?

  • a tiger

  • a monkey

Listening | Q E. | Page 95

Listen to the flash news. Read the question given below, then listen to the flash news again and complete the response.

When did it escape?

  • at 10 p.m

  • at 10 a.m

Listening | Q E. | Page 95

Listen to the flash news. Read the question given below, then listen to the flash news again and complete the response.

How did it escape?

  • pushed out of the fence

  • went over the fence

LIstening | Q E. | Page 95

Listen to the flash news. Read the question given below, then listen to the flash news again and complete the response.

What did the zoo-keeper do?

  • rang up the police

  • rang up the warden

Listening | Q E. | Page 95

Listen to the flash news. Read the question given below, then listen to the flash news again and complete the response.

When should you call or dial 180345778?

  • when you see the monkey

  • to report the escape of the monkey

Speaking [Page 95]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Sea TurtlesSpeaking [Page 95]

Speaking | Q F. | Page 95

Look at the picture. Work in groups and give a short talk about it using the words given below.

  1. sand
  2. waves
  3. when
  4. as soon as
  5. collect
  6. enjoy
  7. hatchlings
  8. basket
  9. boys
  10. night
  11. rough sea
  12. many
  13. eggs
  14. incubate
  15. hatchery
  16. after

Volunteers of the Students Sea Turtle Conservation Network

(SSTCN) release Olive Ridley hatchlings into the sea.

Use Grammar [Page 96]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Sea TurtlesUse Grammar [Page 96]

Use Grammar | Q G. | Page 96

Make meaningful sentences from the table given below.

A turtle

live in the sea.

is huge.

have a connection with the land.

are found in coastal waters.

are wonderful creatures. 

has flippers to swim.

Turtles
Use Grammar [Page 97]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Sea TurtlesUse Grammar [Page 97]

Use Grammar | Q H. | Page 97

Write a suitable sentence for the pictures given below.

Use Grammar [Page 97]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Sea TurtlesUse Grammar [Page 97]

Use Grammar | Q I. | Page 97

Match the two halves of the sentences and read them.

1. Sea turtles threaten the survival of sea turtles.

2.

Hatchlings uses its front flippers to swim.
3. A turtle come ashore to lay eggs.
4. Many factors cut open the leathery egg shell.
Writing [Page 98]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Sea TurtlesWriting [Page 98]

Writing | Q J. | Page 98

Tortoises and Turtles are not the same. Read the facts given below. List the similarities and differences between them.

Tortoise Turtle
reptile family reptile family
land animal sea animal
has a long life lives for many years
uses tiny feet to walk use flippers to swim
eats grass, weeds and flowers eats insects and bugs

 

Similarities Differences
   
   
   
   
Writing [Page 98]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Sea TurtlesWriting [Page 98]

Writing | Q K. | Page 98

Write a paragraph from the contents of the table given below. Frame sentences with these words – but, as well as, whereas.

eg. A turtle as well as a tortoise belongs to the reptile family.

Tortoise Turtle
reptile family reptile family
land animal sea animal
has a long life lives for many years
uses tiny feet to walk uses flippers to swim
eats grass, weeds and flowers eats insects and bugs
Creative writing [Page 98]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 1 Sea TurtlesCreative writing [Page 98]

Creative writing | Q L. | Page 98

Describe the picture in about fifty words and give a suitable title. Make use of the words/phrases given below.

many sea animals wonders ocean fishes different colours
sizes varieties rare species deep sea under the sea  

Chapter 1: Sea Turtles

Warm UpReading- Section IReading- Section IIReading- Section IIIRead and UnderstandVocabularyListeningLIsteningSpeakingUse GrammarWritingCreative writing
Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide - Shaalaa.com

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