My Shadow worksheet class 5 English

TEXT-BASED QUESTIONS (My Shadow worksheet)

Objective Answer Type Questions

  1. State ‘T’ for True and ‘F’ for False statements.
    1. The shadow is compared to a ghost.     ( )
    2. The poet finds the way a shadow grows as funny.    ( )       
    3. Buttercup is the name of an ice cream.           ( )
    4. The poet finds his shadow similar to him.      ( )
    5. The little shadow goes up and down with me. ( )
    6. Dew was shining on every rose.           ( )
    7. The shadow was fast asleep in the bed.          ( )
  2. Read the following lines of the poem and answer the questions that follow. The funniest thing about him is the way he likes to grow, Not at all like proper children who are always very slow.
    1. Who is ‘he’ in the above lines?

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(ii) What is the funniest about ‘he’?  _______________________________________________________

  • Complete the series.
  • (i) ……….., funnier, funniest
  • (ii) Slow, ……….., slowest

Very Short Answer Type Questions. (My Shadow worksheet)

  • What follows us whenever there is light?

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  • What does the poet mean by India rubber ball?

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Short Answer Type Questions.

  • How does the shadow like to grow?

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  • At what time of the day is your shadow lazy? Why?

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  • What do you think your shadow looks like?

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  • Why do you think your shadow jumps into bed before you can?

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  • What time of the day do you think it is when your shadow is the tallest? Why?

                 Morning              Afternoon           Night

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Read the lines from the poem and answer the following. (My Shadow worksheet)

He is very very like me.

From the heels up to the head!

  (i) Who does he refer to?

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 (ii) Who does ‘me’ refer to?

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(iii) Why are ‘he’ and ‘me’ alike?

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LANGUAGE-BASED QUESTIONS

Match the following with their meanings. (My Shadow worksheet)

Column AColumn B
(i)        Buttercup          Bad
(ii)       Arrant         A yellow flower
(iii)       Dawn             Period of partial darkness between day and night
(iv)       Dusk             The first appearance of daylight in the morning

Identify the misspelled words from the following and spell them correctly.

heales, shadow, proper, topaz, deew, earely, arrant, follew

There are ……….. misspelled words.

Their correct spellings are ……….. ……….. ……….. ………..

  • Make sentences from the following words.
  • (i) Shadow       ……………………..    
  • (ii) Jump          ……………………..
  • (iii)   Children      …………………..     

(iv)   arrant ……………………..

  • Have you ever been afraid of your shadow? Perhaps, at night or when you were alone. Describe such an incident in your own words.

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  • Fill in the blanks by choosing a word from brackets that is opposite in meaning to the underlined word.
    • The teacher praised his answer but his friend ………………………. it. (criticized/commented on)
    • The debate had continued for some time when the teacher ………………………. it. (broke/stopped)
    • It is an advantage to be tall but a ………………………. to be fat. (desire/ disadvantage)
    • The young man was strong while his grandfather was ………………………. (fatherly/weak)
    • The motorist saw a man buying vegetables and a woman ……………………….flowers. (selling/sharing)
  • Make sentences.
    • children

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(ii) jump

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(iii) lazy

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(iv) climb

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(v) shadow

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(vi) surprise

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  • footprint

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  • boat

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(ix) cave

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  • Write the opposite word for the following words.
  •   (a) before         ………………………………        (b) forget   ………………………………

(c) like              ………………………………         (d) wise ………………………………

  (e) admit          ………………………………        (f) absent   ………………………………

(g) accept ……………………………… (h) clumsy ………………………………

(i) despair ……………………………… (j) vanish ………………………………

  • Separate the following words.
    • Courtyard     =        ………………………………..   + ………………………………..
    • Bridegroom =         ………………………………..   + ………………………………..
    • Cupcake       =        ………………………………..   + ………………………………..
    • Keyboard  = ………………………………..   + ………………………………..
9-Circle the name of the flower from each row. 
 (a)       Fig                    Coconut           TulsiJasmine
 (b)      Rose                 Olive                MangoPineapple
 (c)       Pine                  Deodar              GrapesMogra
 (d)      Lily                   Banyan             BrinjalEucalyptus