Provided here are the NCERT Solutions for Class 6 English Unit 2 Poem The Kite with all the questions of the textbook Honeysuckle answered in detail. These NCERT Solutions for Class 6 will help students in their preparation for the examination.
The poem ‘The Kite’ is written by Harry Behn. The poem has a lot of rhyming words- dip, ship, tail, sail, tides, rides, crest, rest, etc. It adores the way a kite flies in the sky with the wind.
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NCERT Solutions Class 6 English – Unit 2 Poem
Working with the Poem
Question 1. List out the action words in the poem.
dive, dip, snaps, ——————, ——————, ———————, ——————, ——————
Find out the meanings of these words.
Dive – to enter into water intentionally, especially with the headfirst
Dip – to enter into water momentarily
Snaps – to make a sharp or crackling sound
Soars – to fly aloft
Rides – to sit and travel on the back of an animal
Flaps – to toss sharply
Pulls – to exert force upon to cause or tend to cause motion toward the force
Question 2. Read these lines from the poem:
Then soars like a ship
With only a sail
The movement of the tailless kite is compared to a ship with a sail. This is called a simile. Can you suggest what or who the following actions may be compared to?
He runs like —————————————––———
He eats like ——————————————–—–—
She sings like ————————————––—— –—
It shines like ————————————–––———
It flies like ——————————————––———–
He runs like a deer.
He eats like a horse.
She sings like a nightingale.
It shines like a glowworm.
It flies like a kite.
Question 3. Try to make a kite with your friends. Collect the things required such as color paper/newspaper, thread, glue, a thin stick that can be bent. After making the kite see if you can fly it.
Answer: Do it yourself.