NCERT Solutions for Class 5 English Chapter 3 – Teamwork

Page No 22:

Question 1:

Complete the following sentences.

1. If nobody passes the ball in a basketball game, then you can’t______________________.

2. In a relay race, if no one passes the baton, then __________________________.

Answer

1. If nobody passes the ball in a basketball game, then you can’t shoot .

2. In a relay race, if no one passes the baton, then the race can’t go on.

Page No 22:

Question 1:

Name the team members needed for the following.

(i) To play cricket we need batsmen, bowlers, fielders, coaches

(ii) To make a film we need ______________________________________

(iii) To run a good school we need _________________________________

(iv) To run a restaurant we need ___________________________________

Answer

(ii)  producers, directors, actors, cameramen (iii) teachers, principal, students (iv) chefs, finance manager, waiters

Page No 23:

Question 2:

Complete the sets of rhyming words. One has been done for you.

Words from the poemteamplusdonehoopshootgoaljoy
Your own wordsbeam

Answer

 

Words from the poemteamplusdonehoopshootgoaljoy
Your own wordsbeambusgrunscooprootcoalcoy

Page No 23:

Question 3:

Read the poem.

 For Want of a Nail

For want of a nail  the shoe was lost, For want of a shoe the horse was lost, For want of a horse the rider was lost, For want of a rider the battle was lost, For want of a battle the kingdom was lost, And all for the want of a horseshoe nail!

[traditional rhyme]

Disclaimer: Kindly refer the textbook for the images. Now form questions for the answers given in the speech bubbles.

Now make three more questions and answers from the poem, Team work.

 

Answer

Page No 24:

Question 1:

Look at the picture and answer the questions in one sentence, using the word clues given in the box.

Disclaimer: Kindly refer the textbook for the image.

plumberpaintermason
electricianlabourercarpentergardener

1. Who is laying the bricks? _____________________________

2. Who is holding the ladder? _____________________________

3. Who is the man on the ladder? _____________________________

4. Who is making the door? _____________________________

5. Who is painting the walls? _____________________________

Now make up a story about the picture. Give names to the people. Write the story showing the importance of teamwork.

Answer

1) A mason is laying the bricks. 2) The labourer is holding the ladder. 3) It is the electrician standing on the ladder. 4) The carpenter is making the door. 5) The painter is painting the walls.

Disclaimer: This is a sample story provided to you. Students are advised to write the answers based on the student’s imaginative skills.

There were five people who were neighbours. One of them was Girish. He was a carpenter. The other man was Harish. He was a plumber. The third man was Suresh. He was a painter. The fourth man was a labourer. His name was Jai. The fifth was a mason named Kisna. All of them were very hardworking. One day, they decided to build a common house where they can meet and spend their vacations together. They worked hard for six months and helped each other in building the house. Finally, the day came when their small yet beautiful house was built on the day of Diwali. They celebrated Diwali with their families in the same house. After that, they danced and enjoyed the night chatting with each other.

Page No 25:

Question 1:

In groups of five, discuss what you enjoy doing alone and what you like doing in a group. Now prepare a list as shown below.

Things I like doing alone Things I like doing in a group

Answer

Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to answers on their own using their own personal experiences and observations.

Things I like doing alone Things I like doing in a group
Watching televisionPlaying cricket
Playing video gameWatching movie in theatre
Listening to musicShopping

Page No 26:

Question 2:

In your family, what activities are done individually and as a group?

My mother decides ___________________________________________.

My father decides ___________________________________________.

I decide ___________________________________________________.

We decide _________________________________________________.

Answer

Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to write the answers based on their own experiences and observations.

1) My mother decides what shall be cooked in dinner. 2) My father decides my pocket money. 3) I decide the place for our vacations. 4) We decide the timings for every member to watch television.

Page No 26:

Question 3:

In a group, mime an activity (picnic, fair/mela, cricket match etc.) which you enjoy. The rest of the class should guess the activity and say whether it is done in a group/alone.

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a fun activity to be done along with your friends in the classroom under your teacher’s instructions.

Page No 26:

Question 1:

In the puzzle find the words given in the column. Notice that these words are formed by joining two words. One is done for you. Find some more such words.

 

Answer

Page No 27:

Question 2:

Let’s write a poem. I have a kite but need a friend to fly it with, I know a song but need someone to hear it, I have a ball but need someone to catch it, I ____________________________________ I ____________________________________ I ____________________________________ I ____________________________________

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer. Students are advised to write the answer based on the student’s imaginative skills.

I have a kite but need a friend to fly it with, I know a song but need someone to hear it, I have a ball but need someone to catch it, I have a video game but need someone to play with, I have a bag of colours but need someone to paint with, I have a cycle but need someone to ride with.

Page No 27:

Question 1:

Make groups of ten and present one of the following activities in class. skit song dance painting a chart for class make paper bags from old newspaper

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a fun activity to be done along with your friends in the classroom.

Page No 27:

Question 1:

• We sometimes use short forms for some words. For example, we use I’m for I am and I’ve for I have. These shortened words are called contractions..

• The mark ( ‘ ) is an apostrophe which shows where the letters are

we will — we’llcannot — can’twe have — we’ve
you have — you’vethere is — there’swhat have — what’ve
we are — we’rethey are — they’re

left out. Now read together.

1. Write the contractions for the following phrases.

has not ________________ have not ________________ do not ________________ are not ________________

2. Write the full forms for the following.

weren’t________________ she’ll ________________ wasn’t ________________ who’s ________________

Answer

we will— we’llcannot— can’twe have— we’ve
you have __you’vethere is— there’swhat have — what’ve
we are— we’rethey are — they’re

 

has not   hasn’t        have not haven’t do not    don’t          are not    aren’t

weren’t  were not                      she’ll   she will wasn’t    was not                        who’s   who is

Page No 22:

Question 1:

Complete the following sentences.

1. If nobody passes the ball in a basketball game, then you can’t______________________.

2. In a relay race, if no one passes the baton, then __________________________.

Answer

1. If nobody passes the ball in a basketball game, then you can’t shoot .

2. In a relay race, if no one passes the baton, then the race can’t go on.

Page No 22:

Question 1:

Name the team members needed for the following.

(i) To play cricket we need batsmen, bowlers, fielders, coaches

(ii) To make a film we need ______________________________________

(iii) To run a good school we need _________________________________

(iv) To run a restaurant we need ___________________________________

Answer

(ii)  producers, directors, actors, cameramen (iii) teachers, principal, students (iv) chefs, finance manager, waiters

Page No 23:

Question 2:

Complete the sets of rhyming words. One has been done for you.

Words from the poemteamplusdonehoopshootgoaljoy
Your own wordsbeam

Answer

 

Words from the poemteamplusdonehoopshootgoaljoy
Your own wordsbeambusgrunscooprootcoalcoy

Page No 23:

Question 3:

Read the poem.

 For Want of a Nail

For want of a nail  the shoe was lost, For want of a shoe the horse was lost, For want of a horse the rider was lost, For want of a rider the battle was lost, For want of a battle the kingdom was lost, And all for the want of a horseshoe nail!

[traditional rhyme]

Disclaimer: Kindly refer the textbook for the images. Now form questions for the answers given in the speech bubbles.

Now make three more questions and answers from the poem, Team work.

 

Answer

Page No 24:

Question 1:

Look at the picture and answer the questions in one sentence, using the word clues given in the box.

Disclaimer: Kindly refer the textbook for the image.

plumberpaintermason
electricianlabourercarpentergardener

1. Who is laying the bricks? _____________________________

2. Who is holding the ladder? _____________________________

3. Who is the man on the ladder? _____________________________

4. Who is making the door? _____________________________

5. Who is painting the walls? _____________________________

Now make up a story about the picture. Give names to the people. Write the story showing the importance of teamwork.

Answer

1) A mason is laying the bricks. 2) The labourer is holding the ladder. 3) It is the electrician standing on the ladder. 4) The carpenter is making the door. 5) The painter is painting the walls.

Disclaimer: This is a sample story provided to you. Students are advised to write the answers based on the student’s imaginative skills.

There were five people who were neighbours. One of them was Girish. He was a carpenter. The other man was Harish. He was a plumber. The third man was Suresh. He was a painter. The fourth man was a labourer. His name was Jai. The fifth was a mason named Kisna. All of them were very hardworking. One day, they decided to build a common house where they can meet and spend their vacations together. They worked hard for six months and helped each other in building the house. Finally, the day came when their small yet beautiful house was built on the day of Diwali. They celebrated Diwali with their families in the same house. After that, they danced and enjoyed the night chatting with each other.

Page No 25:

Question 1:

In groups of five, discuss what you enjoy doing alone and what you like doing in a group. Now prepare a list as shown below.

Things I like doing alone Things I like doing in a group

Answer

Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to answers on their own using their own personal experiences and observations.

Things I like doing alone Things I like doing in a group
Watching televisionPlaying cricket
Playing video gameWatching movie in theatre
Listening to musicShopping

Page No 26:

Question 2:

In your family, what activities are done individually and as a group?

My mother decides ___________________________________________.

My father decides ___________________________________________.

I decide ___________________________________________________.

We decide _________________________________________________.

Answer

Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to write the answers based on their own experiences and observations.

1) My mother decides what shall be cooked in dinner. 2) My father decides my pocket money. 3) I decide the place for our vacations. 4) We decide the timings for every member to watch television.

Page No 26:

Question 3:

In a group, mime an activity (picnic, fair/mela, cricket match etc.) which you enjoy. The rest of the class should guess the activity and say whether it is done in a group/alone.

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a fun activity to be done along with your friends in the classroom under your teacher’s instructions.

Page No 26:

Question 1:

In the puzzle find the words given in the column. Notice that these words are formed by joining two words. One is done for you. Find some more such words.

 

Answer

Page No 27:

Question 2:

Let’s write a poem. I have a kite but need a friend to fly it with, I know a song but need someone to hear it, I have a ball but need someone to catch it, I ____________________________________ I ____________________________________ I ____________________________________ I ____________________________________

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer. Students are advised to write the answer based on the student’s imaginative skills.

I have a kite but need a friend to fly it with, I know a song but need someone to hear it, I have a ball but need someone to catch it, I have a video game but need someone to play with, I have a bag of colours but need someone to paint with, I have a cycle but need someone to ride with.

Page No 27:

Question 1:

Make groups of ten and present one of the following activities in class. skit song dance painting a chart for class make paper bags from old newspaper

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a fun activity to be done along with your friends in the classroom.

Page No 27:

Question 1:

• We sometimes use short forms for some words. For example, we use I’m for I am and I’ve for I have. These shortened words are called contractions..

• The mark ( ‘ ) is an apostrophe which shows where the letters are

we will — we’llcannot — can’twe have — we’ve
you have — you’vethere is — there’swhat have — what’ve
we are — we’rethey are — they’re

left out. Now read together.

1. Write the contractions for the following phrases.

has not ________________ have not ________________ do not ________________ are not ________________

2. Write the full forms for the following.

weren’t________________ she’ll ________________ wasn’t ________________ who’s ________________

Answer

we will— we’llcannot— can’twe have— we’ve
you have __you’vethere is— there’swhat have — what’ve
we are— we’rethey are — they’re

 

has not   hasn’t        have not haven’t do not    don’t          are not    aren’t

weren’t  were not                      she’ll   she will wasn’t    was not                        who’s   who is