NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English Honeysuckle Chapter 5

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English Honeysuckle Chapter 5  A Different Kind of School and the poem 5 Where Do All the Teachers Go? is given below. Visit to Discussion forum to ask your questions or NCERT Solutions to download files for other subjects.



Class:6
Subject:English – Honeysuckle
Chapter 5:A Different Kind of School

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English Honeysuckle Chapter 5

A Different Kind of School

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A Different Kind of School: Question-Answers

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Where Do All the Teachers Go?: Question-Answers

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English Honeysuckle Poem 5 Where Do All the Teachers Go? is given below to use online. Visit to Class 6 English main page for the other chapters.

NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English Honeysuckle Poem 5 Where Do All the Teachers Go?

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Passages for Comprehension
I – Passage for comprehension

Read the following passages carefully and answers the questions given below:
Miss Beam was all that I had expected—middle-aged, full of authority, yet kindly and understanding. Her hair was beginning to turn grey, and she had the kind of plump figure that is likely to be comforting to a homesick child. I asked her some questions about her teaching methods, which I had heard were simple.
Questions:
1. Who was Miss Beam?
2. What did she look like?
3. What was special about Miss Beam’s teaching method? See Answers

II – Passage for comprehension

Read the following passages carefully and answers the questions given below:
“The blind day is, of course, really the worst, but some of the children tell me that the dumb day is the most difficult. We cannot bandage the children’s mouths, so they really have to exercise their will-power. Come into the garden and see for yourself how the children feel about it.”
Questions:
1. Name the lesson.
2. How did the training of ‘The blind day’ benefit the children?
3. Find a word from the above passage that means opposite to ‘easy’. See Answers


III – Passage for comprehension

Read the following passages carefully and answers the questions given below:
And so we walked on. Gradually I discovered that I was ten times more thoughtful than I ever thought I could be. I also realised that if I had to describe people and things to someone else, it made them more interesting to me. When I finally had to leave, I told Miss Beam that I was very sorry to go. “Ah!” she replied, “then there is something in my system after all.”
Questions:
1. Name the lesson.
2. Who was Miss Beam?
3. Find a word from the above passage that means same to ‘gloomy’. See Answers

Suggested Answers of Passages
Answers: Passage I

1. Miss Beam was the head of ‘A Different Kind of School’.
2. She was a middle-aged woman, with grey hair and plump body.
3. Miss Beam’s teaching method was very simple.

Answers: Passage II

1. The name of the lesson is ‘A Different Kind of School’.
2. The training was beneficial for the students because it taught them about the pain of misfortune and the need to help the sufferer.
3. Difficult.


Answers: Passage III

1. The name of the lesson is ‘A Different Kind of School’.
2. Miss Beam was the head of ‘A Different Kind of School’.
3. Sorry.

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What was the ‘game’ that every child in the school had to play?

Every child in the school had to play the role of being blind, deaf, dumb, injured and lame for a particular day. It was a game and part of training.

“Each term every child has one blind day, one lame day…” Complete the line. Which day was the hardest? Why was it the hardest?

“Each term every child has one blind day, one lame day, one injured day and one dumb day”. Blind day was the hardest day because students felt that they were going to hit by something every moment.

What was the purpose of these special days?

The main purpose of these special days was to realise the feelings of others difficulties. They learnt to help the needy in the society.

Why does the poet want to know where the teachers go at four o’clock?

The poet always think that his teachers are special person. They were super human for the poet. So, he was keen to know that where they go and what they do after the school time.

What are the things normal people do that the poet talks about?

Normal people return to their home after finishing their work. They change their clothes, wash their face and become fresh. They also have some dishes and rest for a while. Some of them go for shopping or help their children in their studies.

Where did Jerome finally find the toothbrush?

While turning things upside down out of the bag and putting the things back one by one Jerome finally found the tooth brush inside a boot.

How does the poet plan to find out? What will he do once he finds out?

The poet plans to follow one of his teachers and find out what he/she does. Then he will record his findings in a poem for benefit of other children.