NCERT Solutions for Class-1 Chapter-12 Poem: Our Tree
The poem is written by Pranab and Smita Chakravarti, and it expresses the journey of how a fruit turns into a tree. First, a bird eats a ripe fruit and drops the seed on the ground. Later, the rains nourish the new little plant. Now the tree has many inhabitants, including children who sing while they're on its strong branches.
The NCERT solutions for this poem helps the child to:
identify all the things that one would find on a tree.
sequence the growth of a plant with the help of images.
The NCERT textbook Marigold questions are answered in a simple and engaging manner. We also have related ‘Learning Concepts’, and interactive worksheets with solutions. Our ‘Learning Beyond’ segment caters to all the probable questions that the child might think out of curiosity.
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Questions and Answers
Chapter 12: OUR TREE
Reading is fun
Question 1 : Where does the little bird see the fruit?
Answer : The little bird saw the fruit on the tree.
Question 2 : What does she do?
Answer : She eats tasty berries.
Question 3 : What happens when she eats the berry?
Answer : When she eats the berry, she flies high, and soon, the berry seed falls on the ground.
Question 1 : Where do birds live?
Answer : Birds live in the nest.
Question 2 : Have you seen any birds near your house?
Answer : Yes, I have seen so many birds near my house.
Question 3 : Do you know their names in English or in your own language?
Answer : Yes, I know their names in English and in my own language.
Question 1 : Circle the things you can find on a tree.
Question 2 : Juicy fruits
Name the fruits you can see on the push cart.
Say which ones you like the most.
I like mangoes and pineapples.
(Note: Students can mention their favourite fruit from the cart)
Question 1 : How does a seed grow? Look at the pictures below and number them in the correct order.
Question 1 : Put a tick (✔)if it is true. Put a cross (X) if it is not true.
|I like fruit.|
|I like flowers.|
|There is a tree near my house.|
|The tree has flowers.|
|The tree has fruit.|
|I like fruit.||✔|
|I like flowers.||✔|
|There is a tree near my house.||✔|
|The tree has flowers.||X|
|The tree has fruit.||✔|
Let’s read and write
Question 1 :
w x y z
Question 2 : Help the bird reach its nest.
MURALI’S MANGO TREE
Listen read and enjoy
Question 1 : Read the sentences and tick the right picture.
Question 2 :
Draw a tree showing leaves, branches, fruit, birds, nest and a swing.
(Note: Activity to be done by yourself.)
Question 1 : Describe the picture using all the words given above.
In the picture, there is a tall tree with a trunk and branches made of wood.
The tree is full of lush green leaves and numerous branches.
There are two birds in the picture.
There is also a small nest with two eggs in it.
A swing is tied to one of the branches.
Question 2 : Should trees be cut?
Answer : No, we should not cut trees.
Question 3 : Name some trees which you have seen.
Answer : I have seen a jackfruit tree, mango tree, neem tree, orange tree, banyan tree, etc.