NCERT Class 5 English Marigold Unit 5 Solutions

Here are some describing words. Use them to complete the given paragraph.

(Long-sleeved, high-heeled, well-dressed, open-mouthed, sweet-looking, odd-looking, part-time)

Mrs. Das has a …………………………. job in a clothes shop. Yesterday, an ……………………….. woman walked into the shop. She was wearing ………………………… shoes. A ………………………… dog was with her. ‘I want a ……………………………. shirt for my dog, please,’ she said. ‘For your dog?’ asked Mrs. Das, …………………………… in surprise. ‘Yes,’ replied the woman. ‘I want him to be …………………………….. for my next party.’

Answers

Mrs. Das has a part-time job in a clothes shop. Yesterday, an odd-looking woman walked into the shop. She was wearing high-heeled shoes. A sweet-looking dog was with her. ‘I want a long-sleeved shirt for my dog, please,’ she said. ‘For your dog?’ asked Mrs. Das, open-mouthed in surprise. ‘Yes.’ replied the woman. ‘I want him to be well-dressed for my next party.’

Silent letters

gnat: gnash, gnarled
tongue: dialogue, colleague, fatigue
chalk: calf, half, walk, talk
whistle: listen, often, fasten

My mother is always awake before anyone else in my family. I usually wake up after 6 o’clock. I loll around lazily for a few minutes. Then I get up and get dressed for school.
At bedtime, I read a story book. When I feel tired I lie down and go to sleep very quickly. I fall asleep in no time at all!

Now find the opposites of the following words from the paragraphs and complete the table.

Awake X Asleep
Wake up X Fall asleep
Get up X Lie down
Lazily X quickly

(ii) Fill in the blanks using the words in the previous questions.

(a) ……………………… and ………………………. quickly! You will be late for school.
(b) Shh! The baby is ………………………….. Don’t make a sound, or she will …………………………
(c) Are you still …………………………….? You should be …………………………… now or you will not be able to …………………………. in the morning for school.

Answers

(a) Get up and get dressed quickly! You will be late for school.
(b) Shh! The baby is asleep. Don’t make a sound, or she will wake up.
(c) Are you still asleep? You should be awake now or you will not be able to get dressed in the morning for school.

Creative writing

Write about yourself using the following expressions.

(Always, frequently, usually, often, sometimes, rarely)

(i) I rarely go to bed late.
(ii) I frequently play in the park.
(iii) I usually study hard.
(iv) I sometimes fuss over food.
(v) I rarely miss school.

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