NCERT Solutions: Chanda Mama Count the Stars

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Chapter
11. Chanda Mama Counts the Stars
Chanda Mama! At  times round as a circle
and at  times  different.
Once,  he   started   counting
the  stars. 1  … 2 …  3 … 10 …
21  … 45  … 99 …  100 …
311 …  516  … 890  …
yawn  … 999 …
Page 2

Chapter
11. Chanda Mama Counts the Stars
Chanda Mama! At  times round as a circle
and at  times  different.
Once,  he   started   counting
the  stars. 1  … 2 …  3 … 10 …
21  … 45  … 99 …  100 …
311 …  516  … 890  …
yawn  … 999 …
110
Santoor ¦  Class 3
Chanda   Mama   fell  asleep!
The  Sun  peeped  out  from   behind   the
clouds.  It   was  morning.  Chanda  Mama
woke  up  in  the  evening.  He  began  to
count  again.  But   he  had  forgotten
By   the  time  he   remembered,   the night  was over.
However,  he   continued   to   count   the   stars  night
after  night. Often,  he   would forget the count.
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Chapter
11. Chanda Mama Counts the Stars
Chanda Mama! At  times round as a circle
and at  times  different.
Once,  he   started   counting
the  stars. 1  … 2 …  3 … 10 …
21  … 45  … 99 …  100 …
311 …  516  … 890  …
yawn  … 999 …
110
Santoor ¦  Class 3
Chanda   Mama   fell  asleep!
The  Sun  peeped  out  from   behind   the
clouds.  It   was  morning.  Chanda  Mama
woke  up  in  the  evening.  He  began  to
count  again.  But   he  had  forgotten
By   the  time  he   remembered,   the night  was over.
However,  he   continued   to   count   the   stars  night
after  night. Often,  he   would forget the count.
111
Santoor ¦  Class  3
One  night,  he  was  very   upset.  He  began
to  cry.  “Ooohh   …  Ooohh  …  What  is  this?
I   am  never  able  to   complete  my  counting.”
On  seeing  his  tears,  the  Sun  smiled,
“Don’t  worry!  Why  do  you   cry?  I  can  tell
you  how  many   stars  there  are  in  the   sky.”
“Really?   How  many?”  Chanda  Mama   was
surprised.
The  Sun  replied  joyfully,   “The  number
of  lovely  children   is   the  same  as  the
number  of stars   in the sky.”
Chanda  Mama  was  happy!  Now,  the
Moon  came  out  every  night.   He   would   look
at  the  stars.  He  would   look  at   the   children  and
he  would  smile happily.
Page 4

Chapter
11. Chanda Mama Counts the Stars
Chanda Mama! At  times round as a circle
and at  times  different.
Once,  he   started   counting
the  stars. 1  … 2 …  3 … 10 …
21  … 45  … 99 …  100 …
311 …  516  … 890  …
yawn  … 999 …
110
Santoor ¦  Class 3
Chanda   Mama   fell  asleep!
The  Sun  peeped  out  from   behind   the
clouds.  It   was  morning.  Chanda  Mama
woke  up  in  the  evening.  He  began  to
count  again.  But   he  had  forgotten
By   the  time  he   remembered,   the night  was over.
However,  he   continued   to   count   the   stars  night
after  night. Often,  he   would forget the count.
111
Santoor ¦  Class  3
One  night,  he  was  very   upset.  He  began
to  cry.  “Ooohh   …  Ooohh  …  What  is  this?
I   am  never  able  to   complete  my  counting.”
On  seeing  his  tears,  the  Sun  smiled,
“Don’t  worry!  Why  do  you   cry?  I  can  tell
you  how  many   stars  there  are  in  the   sky.”
“Really?   How  many?”  Chanda  Mama   was
surprised.
The  Sun  replied  joyfully,   “The  number
of  lovely  children   is   the  same  as  the
number  of stars   in the sky.”
Chanda  Mama  was  happy!  Now,  the
Moon  came  out  every  night.   He   would   look
at  the  stars.  He  would   look  at   the   children  and
he  would  smile happily.
112
Santoor ¦  Class 3
New words
round  count  tears
Let us think Let us think
1.  Does the  Moon look the same every  night?
2.  What did Chanda  Mama try  to count?
3.  Why did  Chanda  Mama fall  asleep?
4.  Who helped  Chanda Mama?
5.  Complete  the sentence:
The  number  of   stars   in  the  sky  is  the  same   as  ___________________
B. Think and say.
1.  I   call  the  Moon, Chanda Mama .  What  do  you   call  him   in  your
language?
2.  Chanda  Mama  was   not   able  to  count  the  stars.  What  things
can you  not  count?
3.  The  Moon  is  visible   during  the  night.   What  can   you   see  in  the
night  sky?
In the night sky, you can see stars, other planets, satellites,
and sometimes comets.
Things that are too many and not visible, like the
number of grains of sand on a beach.
Responses will vary based on the student's language and cultural background.
the number of lovely children.
Chanda Mama fell asleep because counting the stars took a long time
and it was a monotonous task, making him tired.
No, the Moon does not look the same every night. It changes shapes through
its phases, from new moon to full moon and back.
Chanda Mama tried to count the stars in the sky.
The Sun helped Chanda Mama by comforting him and giving him a way to think about the stars.
1.
2.
3.
4.
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Chapter
11. Chanda Mama Counts the Stars
Chanda Mama! At  times round as a circle
and at  times  different.
Once,  he   started   counting
the  stars. 1  … 2 …  3 … 10 …
21  … 45  … 99 …  100 …
311 …  516  … 890  …
yawn  … 999 …
110
Santoor ¦  Class 3
Chanda   Mama   fell  asleep!
The  Sun  peeped  out  from   behind   the
clouds.  It   was  morning.  Chanda  Mama
woke  up  in  the  evening.  He  began  to
count  again.  But   he  had  forgotten
By   the  time  he   remembered,   the night  was over.
However,  he   continued   to   count   the   stars  night
after  night. Often,  he   would forget the count.
111
Santoor ¦  Class  3
One  night,  he  was  very   upset.  He  began
to  cry.  “Ooohh   …  Ooohh  …  What  is  this?
I   am  never  able  to   complete  my  counting.”
On  seeing  his  tears,  the  Sun  smiled,
“Don’t  worry!  Why  do  you   cry?  I  can  tell
you  how  many   stars  there  are  in  the   sky.”
“Really?   How  many?”  Chanda  Mama   was
surprised.
The  Sun  replied  joyfully,   “The  number
of  lovely  children   is   the  same  as  the
number  of stars   in the sky.”
Chanda  Mama  was  happy!  Now,  the
Moon  came  out  every  night.   He   would   look
at  the  stars.  He  would   look  at   the   children  and
he  would  smile happily.
112
Santoor ¦  Class 3
New words
round  count  tears
Let us think Let us think
1.  Does the  Moon look the same every  night?
2.  What did Chanda  Mama try  to count?
3.  Why did  Chanda  Mama fall  asleep?
4.  Who helped  Chanda Mama?
5.  Complete  the sentence:
The  number  of   stars   in  the  sky  is  the  same   as  ___________________
B. Think and say.
1.  I   call  the  Moon, Chanda Mama .  What  do  you   call  him   in  your
language?
2.  Chanda  Mama  was   not   able  to  count  the  stars.  What  things
can you  not  count?
3.  The  Moon  is  visible   during  the  night.   What  can   you   see  in  the
night  sky?
In the night sky, you can see stars, other planets, satellites,
and sometimes comets.
Things that are too many and not visible, like the
number of grains of sand on a beach.
Responses will vary based on the student's language and cultural background.
the number of lovely children.
Chanda Mama fell asleep because counting the stars took a long time
and it was a monotonous task, making him tired.
No, the Moon does not look the same every night. It changes shapes through
its phases, from new moon to full moon and back.
Chanda Mama tried to count the stars in the sky.
The Sun helped Chanda Mama by comforting him and giving him a way to think about the stars.
1.
2.
3.
4.
113
Santoor ¦  Class  3
Let us learn Let us learn
Here and There!
Look at the following sentences.
We are  here   on the Earth. The  Moon   is there  in  the sky.
I have a  sharpener here  in my  pencil box.
The   crayons are there   in  the big box.
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