Telangana SCERT TS 6th Class English Study Material Pdf Unit 5B If a Tree Could Talk Textbook Questions and Answers.
TS 6th Class English Guide Unit 5B If a Tree Could Talk
If a tree could talk, what would it say ?
“Don’t chop me down, just walk away. ”
If a river could talk, what would it say ?
“Don’t dump in trash, throw it away. ”
If the air could talk, what would it say ?
“The factories must learn to keep smoke away. ”
If the animals could talk, what would they say ?
“Help us to live, we wish to stay. ” ‘
If the Earth could talk, what would it say ?
“Protect me by making every day Earth Day !”
Questions & Answers:
I. Answer the following questions :
Who is being addressed in the poem ?
The man is being addressed in the poem.
What would animals say if they could talk ? Prepare some slogans.
If animals could talk, they would ask us not to kill and eat them. They would request us to help them to live.
- Save us; don’t kill us.
- If you save us, we’ll help you.
- Protect us; we are also living beings.
Pick out the rhyming words from the poem.
- say – away
- say – stay
- stay – day
- say – day
What does the tree wish for ?
The tree wishes to give her a chance to live. She requests the human beings not to cut her down.
How are trees and animals useful to us ?
Trees give us food to eat. They give us cool shade. They give us oxygen to breathe. Animals give us food. They work for us.
Pick out all the bad things, that we do to make our surroundings unclean.
- Dumping the garbage on roads
- Releasing the smoke (by vehicles, factories etc.) into air.
- Cutting down the trees.
- Clogging the drains.
- Dumping, the wastage in rivers.
How are we responsible for pollution on earth ?
We are responsible for the pollution on earth. The factories release toxic gases into air which pollute it. The motor vehicles we use released carbon monoxide into air. The refrigerators release chlorofluoro carbons which make holes in ozone layer.
Write a poem based on what more a tree, air, a river and earth could pray for.
If a tree could pray, what would it say ?
“Don’t kill me but allow me to live.”
If the air could pray, what would it say ?
“The man should learn to use bicycles.”
If a river could pray, what would it say ?
“Don’t pollute me with the effluents from factories.”
If the earth could pray, what would it say ?
“Give me life and then you will all be alive.”
“Let me live in order ta keep you alive.”
Collect information about one from each type of plants/trees which give us shade, flowers, fruits and the medicines. Present it before the class.
If a Tree Could Talk Summary in English
If trees, rivers, air, animals and earth can talk, how do they respond ? A tree requests us not to cut it down. A river asks us not to dump in trash in her. The air asks the factories to learn to keep smoke away. The animals beg us to help them (to) live as they wish to stay. The Earth asks us to protect her by making every day Earth Day.
chop (v) : to cut
dump (v) : to put something in a careless untidy way
trash (n) : something that is worthless and of low quality