Class 6 English Chapter 2 Tom Sawyer

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SEBA Class 6 English Chapter 2 Tom Sawyer

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Tom Sawyer

Chapter 2

ACTIVITIES

Here is a picture showing a chest of hidden treasure. 

Look at it carefully and say where it is hidden. 

Ans : The Box of treasure is hidden under the found floor of the house. 

Q. 1.  Let’s find out how much we have understood. Choose the correct alternative from the opinions to complete each sentence. 

(a) On a Saturday night (evening)  Tom and Huck went and to find. 

(i) ghosts

(ii) hidden treasure 

(iii) Thives 

(iv) tools. 

Ans : (ii) hidden treasure 

(b) Tom and Huck entered the house armed with a 

(i) pick axe 

(ii) spade 

(iii) pick axe and a spade.

(iv) axe and spade.

Ans : (iii) pick axe and a spade.

(c) Tom and Huck saw :

(i) two men entering the house 

(ii) one man entering the house 

(iii) Joe entering the house 

(iv) there thieves entering the house 

Ans : (i) two men entering the house

(d) “Thank God! We had a narrow escape! ” Who said this to whom ? 

(i) Tom said it to Huck.

(ii) Joe said it to Huck 

(iii) Huck said to Joe 

(iv) Huck said it to Tom 

Ans : (iv) Huck said it to Tom

Q. 2. Read the story and answer the following questions briefly in your own words : 

(a) What did Tom always dream of  ?

Ans : Tom always dreamt of finding boxes of hidden treasure in haunted houses. 

(b)  What plan did Tom make with his friend Huck? 

Ans : Tom with his friend Huck made the plan to go on a treasure hunt on a Saturday evening. 

Q. 3. (a) Let us learn some words and their meanings. 

Ans : haunted house :- a house visited by ghosts

mid-night :- 12 O’clock at night 

theif  :- a person who stealssomething from another person or place 

dig :- to make a hole in the ground or to remove something from the ground with a tool.

staircase  :- a set of  stairs inside a building including the posts and rails. 

Lame :- unable to walk well because of an injury to the leg or foot. 

grumbled :- complained about something 

toppled  :- became unsteady and fell down 

Wrap :- to cover something completely in paper or other material.

Q. (b) Now rewrite the sentences replacing the underlined parts with the words you learnt above. 

(i) Tom and Huck selected a house visited ghosts for their new adventure. 

Ans : Tom and Huck selected a haunted house for their new adventure. 

(ii) Tom and Huck started their journey at 12 O’clock at night.

Ans : Tom and Huck started their journey at midnight. 

(iii) The thief was trying to make a hole in the ground.

Ans : The thief was trying to dig. 

(iv) He saw a set of stairs including posts and rails inside the haunted house. 

Ans : He saw a staircase. 

(v) Joe,  one of the two men was a person who steal things. 

Ans : Joe, one of the two men was a thief. 

Q. 4. Arrange the jumbled sentences in the proper order to get the summary of the story ‘Tom Sawyer’. Rewrite the sentences in the correct order.  Begin some of the sentences with then. After that, Next and Finally to show how the events happen. 

(a) They heard a voice outside. 

(b) Two men entered the house. 

(c) Tom and Huck went out to find some treasure. 

(d) They started to dig at the whice Tom and Huck had chosen. 

(e) The two men left the place taking the box of the gold coins. 

(f) Tom and Huck hid themselves inside a room on the first floor. 

(g) The boys started to dig at a place inside the house. 

(h) They selected a broken down house. 

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Ans : Tom and Huck went out to find some treasure. They selected a broken down house. After that the boys started to dig at a place inside the house. Then they heard a voice out side.  After that two men entered the house.  Then Tom and Huck hid themselves inside a room on the first floor. Then they started to dig at the place which Tom and Huck had chosen. Finally the two men left the place taking the box of the gold coins. 

Q. 5. (a) Work in pairs. Take turns and ask your partner to answer questions like the ones given below. 

(i) what store did you read last month? 

Ans : Last month I read the story of Tom and Huck. 

(ii) What is the name of the story? 

Ans : The name of the story is ‘Tom Sawyer’. 

(iii) Who is the author? 

Ans : Author’s name is not given.

(iv) What is the story about? 

Ans : The story is about haunting hidden treasure. 

(v) Which character in the story you likd most? 

Ans : In the story I like character of Tom most. 

(vi) Who was the character in the story you did n’t like? 

Ans : In the story I didn’t like the character of Joe. 

Sl. No.Contents
Chapter 1The Rainbow
Chapter 2Tom Sawyer
Chapter 3Dhyan Chand
Chapter 4Use of ICT
Chapter 5A Holiday in Delhi
Chapter 6Pollution
Chapter 7The Mountain and the Squirrel
Chapter 8I Love My Country

(b)  Now, write a paragraph on a story you have read in your own words. 

Ans : A story I have read now is ‘Tom Sawyer’ . So I have written the following paragraph from the store. 

Tom Sawyer was a boy interested in adventure.  He always dreamt to do some adventurous deeds. One evening he with his friend Huck went to a haunted house in search of hidden money. There they started digging the floor of the house in a particular place. In the mean time two men came to the house. Tom and Huck were frightened and ran upstairs to hide in a room. 

Q. 6. (a)  Read the following sentences. We use them generally while giving directions to someone. Remember, these are called imperative sentences. 

• Go straight 

• Walk to the road 

• Turn to your left      

• Walk to the north 

• Open the gate and there you are. 

(b)  Now, use some sentences like the ones you have just learned to help your friend to find the way home from the haunted house.

Ans : From the haunted house you go straight to the south. There you will be on a road. Go to the south through the road. On reaching the Chariali you turn to right. Now go on. You will see Queen’s park to your left and green forest to your right side. There you will meet another Chariali. You take right turn and go on by the side the green forest. Go straight and took to your left. You will see the lotus take there. To your right side there is the sun mountain, Go ahead and after crossing the mountain you will be at your home. 

Q. 7. Let’s learn some types of sentences :

We use sentences to perform certain founctions. Depending on the function we have different types of sentences. e. g. 

(a) Tom was fond of adventures. 

(b) Tom and Huck entered the house. 

These two sentences are assertive sentences. They state something or give us some information. 

Here are two other sentences. 

(c) Have you thought of the pickaxes? 

(d) Who brought them here? 

Sentences (c) and (d) are interrogative sentences. They are used to ask questions :

Here are two other sentences. 

(e) Read the story. 

(f) Switch on the light please.

These sentences are instructions or orders or requests, they are called imperative sentences. 

Now look at two other sentences. 

(g) What a beautiful picture. 

(f) How lovely the picture is? 

These sentences express strong feelings or emotions. They are called exclamatory sentences. 

Q. 8. Here are a few tools used by farmers. Learn their names. 

  • Pickaxe 
  • axe 
  • spade
  • trowel
  • hoe

Q. 9. Identify the different types of sentences and write what they are called. 

(a) Tom and Huck decided to go on a treasure hunt. 

Ans : Assertive sentence. ( A sentences that state or narrate something is called Assertive sentences )

(b)  Go and search for hidden treasure, Joe. 

Ans : Imperative sentence.(A sentences that express order pr request is called Imperative sentence.)

(c) Who buried the box in this house? 

Ans : Interrogative sentence.(A sentence that asks question is called Interrogative sentence.)

(d) Tom and Huck ran downstairs. 

Ans : Assertive sentence.(A sentence that states, narrates or says something is called an Assertive sentence.)

(e) Dig the ground. 

Ans : Imperative sentence.(A sentence that expresses order or request is called an Imperative sentence.)

(f)  The boys began to breathe more easily. 

Ans : Assertive sentence.(A sentence that states or narrates something is called an Assertive sentence.)

(g)  Let’s search the house. 

Ans : Imperative sentence.(A sentence that expresses order or request is called an Imperative sentence.)

(h)  Oh! It’s a great discovery. 

Ans : Exclamatory sentence. (A sentence that expresses sudden feeling or emotion is called an Exclamatory sentence.)

(i) Thanks God!  We had a narrow escape. 

Ans : Optative sentence. (A sentence that expresses good will or blessings is called an Optative sentence.)

(j)  The two men cried out in joy. 

Ans : Assertive sentence.(A sentence that states or narrates something is called an Assertive sentence.)

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