1. ‘It seemed to come from a bog.’
a. What seemed to come from a bog?
A cry seemed to come from a bog.
b. What’s a bog?
A ‘bog’ is a muddy ground.
c. Who heard the cry from the bog?
The Scottish farmer heard the cry from the bog.
2. ‘’ I cannot take payment for what I did”.
a. Who said to whom?
The Scottish farmer said to the rich man.
b. What help did he offer instead of payment?
The rich man offered to teach the Scottish farmer’s son in the same school as his son studied.
c. Who was the noble man who came to see the Scottish farmer's house?
The noble man was Lord Randolph Churchill, who came to see the Scottish farmer's house.
d. Who did the Scottish farmer’s son grow to become?
The Scottish farmer’s son grew to become Sir Alexander Fleming who discovered ‘Penicillin’.
e. Why did the noble man come to the Scottish farmer's house?
The noble man came to the Scottish farmer’s house to repay him for saving his son.
f. Who became the Prime Minister of England later? What was his name?
The noble man’s son became the Prime Minister of England later. And his name was Lord Winston Churchill.
3. Fill in using the appropriate words
a. Did you come here (hear, here) yesterday?
b. I am going to Rahul’s house today.(to, too)
c. She is a very fair girl.(fair, fare)
d. I saw a bear in the forest. (bear, bare)
e. My friends are very dear. (deer, dear) to me.
4. Fill in using the correct past tenses.
a. The cat looked very terrified.(terrify)
b. He threw a ball at me.(throw)
c. My best friend fought with me yesterday.(fight)
d. She stuck a paper on his bench.(stick)
e. The teacher left the class immediately. (leave)
5. Read the following and Answer them.
‘I will give him the same level of education as my son. I have no doubt he will grow to be a man we both will be proud of’.
a. Who said this? To whom?
The noble man said to the Scottish farmer.
b. Who is ‘him’?
‘Him’ is referred to the Scottish farmer’s son.
c. Did he give him the same level of education? Write down the sentence that tells you so?
‘I will give him the same level of education as my son’.
6. Answer the following questions in a sentence or two.
a. What did the Scottish farmer hear one day?
The Scottish farmer heard a cry from the bog.
b. Where did it come from?
The noise came from the bog.
c. Who came to the farmer’s house the next day?
The noble man came to see the farmer next day.
d. Why did the noble man want to repay farmer Fleming?
The noble man wanted to repay Fleming because the Scottish farmer saved his son.
e. What did he give the farmer’s son?
The noble man gave the farmer’s son the same level of education as his son.
f. What was the farmer’s son’s name?
The farmer’s son's name was Alexander Fleming.
g. What was the nobleman’s son’s name?
The noble man’s son’s name was Lord Winston Churchill.
h. The noble man’s son was saved two times by two people. Name them. Begin your answer with ‘First when………..
The people who helped the noble man’s son were the farmer and son.
a. First when he got drowned in the bog the farmer came and rescued him.
b. Secondly, when the noble man’s son was down with pneumonia, Alexander Fleming’s Penicillin helped him to get well.
i. What do we learn from the story?
We learn that helping each other will help us receive rewards in future.
3. Match the following
|Column A||Column B|
a. A pack of
b. A bunch of
c. A bundle of
d. A school of
e. A herd of
f. A sheaf of
a. A pack of - Wolves
b. A bunch of - Grapes
c. A bundle of - Papers
d. A school of - Fish
e. A herd of - Cattle
f. A sheaf of - Clothes