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NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby Sparrows

Page No 17

Question 1: Learn New Words
A) Market
B) Bother
C) Problem
D) Dress
E) Upset
F) Remove
G) Wedding
H) Lovely
I) Plump
Answer:
A) Market: a place for purchase and sale of commodities
Example:

NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby Sparrows
1) We went to market to buy vegetables.
2) I met a friend in market.

B) Bother: to worry
Example:

NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby Sparrows
1) You do not have to bother about my homework.
2) My younger sister bothers me a lot.

C) Problem: difficulty
Example:

NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby Sparrows1) I have a problem with my neighbor.
2) This problem is difficult to solve.

D) Dress: put on one’s clothes
Example:

NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby Sparrows1) My dress is blue in colour.
2) Everyone in the party complimented my dress.

E) Upset: unhappy
Example:

NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby Sparrows
1) She was upset about going back to school.
2) The scolding from her father upset her.

F) Remove: to get rid of
Example:
1) Remove the books from my desk.
2) He finally removed my name from the list.

G) Wedding: a marriage ceremony
Example:

NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby Sparrows1) You cannot miss my wedding in the month of December.
2) I met my best friend in a wedding.

H) Lovely: very beautiful
Example sentences:

NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby Sparrows1) She was wearing a lovely dress.
2) It is a lovely way of spending the summer evening.

I) Plump: chubby
Example:

NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby Sparrows1) The fruit berries were plump.
2) I met a plump lady on the street.

Reading is Fun
Question 2:

NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby Sparrows

(a) Why was there great joy in Nina’s house?
(b) Why was Nina worried?
(c) What did mother suggest?
(d) What did Nina find when she came back from the wedding?

Answer:
(a) There was great joy in Nina’s house, as Nina’s aunt was getting married.
(b) Nina was worried about the baby sparrows in the nest that would be left hungry if no one remained at home on the day of the wedding.
(c) The mother suggested that the window will be left open, so that mama and papa sparrows can feed their baby sparrows in the nest.
(d) Nina found two plump little sparrows flying all over the room.


Page No 18

Talk Time
Question 1:

NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby Sparrows(a) How do baby sparrows eat?
(b) What new things would you like to wear for a wedding? You can say “I would like to wear…” 

I would also like to wear_____________ .
Answer:

(a) Baby sparrows eat every half an hour and they eat very little.
(b) I would like to wear a long white frock. I would also like to wear a crown with pearls on it.
Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to write the answers based on their on their own experience and observation.

Picture Story
Question 2: Number the jumbled picture story correctly. Then write the story in proper order.
NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby SparrowsWrite the story here.
1. __________________________
2. __________________________
3. __________________________
4. __________________________
5. __________________________

Answer:
(1) Nina is sad when her mother asks her about the colour of the dress she woukd like to wear.
(2) Mother asks Nina about why she was sad.
(3) Nina is worried, as she does not want to leave the baby sparrows alone at home.
(4) Mother comes up with a bright idea and tells Nina that she will leave the window open   before going to the wedding, so as mama and papa sparrows can feed their baby sparrows.


Page No 19

Question 1: Would you like to have birds visiting you everyday?

  • Try making a bird-bath and a feeding corner for birds.
  • You can place a bowl of water in a quiet corner of the school playground.
  • Leave bread crumbs, grains etc. for your feathered friends.
  • Let’s draw and colour a bird.




Activity − Let’s make a Bird

Things you need
NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby Sparrows    
Steps

(a) Make an outline of the bird on a greeting card and cut it out.
NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby Sparrows(b) Cut a small square from an old newspaper and fold it to make a fan. Keep the fan closed.
NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby Sparrows(c) Pass the folded fan through the cut on the bird’s back and now open the folds of the fan.
NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby Sparrows 
(d) Make the eye by sticking a bindi.
NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby Sparrows
(e) Paste a string or old shoe lace to hang the bird.
NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby SparrowsAnswer: Yes, I would like to have birds visiting me everyday.
Disclaimer: This is a creative activity to be done along with your friends at home.

Page No 21

Question 1: Write down suitable words describing each picture. Pick up the words from the list given below:
(a) beautiful

(b) black
(c) red
(d) happy
(e) tall
(f) fat
NCERT Solutions for Class 3 English Unit 2 - Nina and the Baby SparrowsNow describe these pictures in your own language.
Answer:

A fat woman

A red rose

A happy boy

A beautiful peacock

A black board

A tall man


Say aloud
Question 2:

 spoil sparrow school skirt scold
 sport speak  scout skip skin

Answer: try it yourself

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1. What is the story "Nina and the Baby Sparrows" about?
Ans. "Nina and the Baby Sparrows" is a story about a girl named Nina who finds a nest of baby sparrows on her window sill and takes care of them until they are ready to fly away.
2. How does Nina take care of the baby sparrows?
Ans. Nina takes care of the baby sparrows by feeding them with a dropper, keeping them warm with a lamp, and protecting them from predators.
3. Why did the mother sparrow leave the baby sparrows?
Ans. The mother sparrow left the baby sparrows because she got scared by a cat and flew away. She was unable to return to the nest due to fear.
4. What happens when the baby sparrows are ready to fly away?
Ans. When the baby sparrows are ready to fly away, they start flapping their wings and practicing to fly. Nina opens the window, and one by one, they fly away.
5. What is the moral of the story "Nina and the Baby Sparrows"?
Ans. The moral of the story is to show kindness and compassion towards animals. It teaches us the importance of caring for and protecting the vulnerable creatures around us.
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