Class 5 English | Lesson 3 – Bird Talk

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Bird Talk

Lesson 3

Let’s talk:

i) Do you think birds have families?

AnswerYes, birds have families.

ii) Do you think birds can talk?

AnswerYes, birds can talk.

iii) Have you seen people flying in the sky like birds?

AnswerNo, I never seen people flying in the sky like birds.

iv) Do you think trees have a very special place in the lives of birds? why and how?

AnswerYes, trees have a very special place in the live of birds because birds makes their nests in the trees. Many birds also get their foods from trees.


Class 5 English Lesson 3 Solutions

Q. 1. Let’s see how much we have understood:

Write the rhyming words from the poem for the ones given below:

sink                …………………………….

crow              …………………………….

swings          ……………………………..

honey           ………………………………


sink                think

crow              grow

swings           wings

honey            funny

Q. 2. Write the answer of the following questions:

a) Which birds are talking in the poem?

AnswerThe two birds ‘Robin’ and ‘Jay’ are talking in the poem.

b) Who are they talking about?

AnswerThey are talking about people.

c) “They do not have feathers at all” – who are ‘they’ here?

AnswerIn this line, the word ‘they’ refers to people.

d) “Birds eat beetles

They grow wings

They like sitting

On wires and things” – Who are ‘they’ here?

AnswerHere, the word ‘they’ refers to the ‘birds’.

e) Why, according to Robin and Jay, are people funny?

AnswerAccording to Robin and Jay, people are funny because people do not have feathers. They do not eat beetles. People also do not grow wings and do not sit on wires.

Q. 3. Read the statements and arrange them in sequence to make the summary of the poem:

a) People don’t eat beetles. They don’t have wings either.

b) The robin and the jay thought people were funny to be like that.

c) One day the robin and the jay were sitting and talking in the garden.

d) They were talking about people, and that they don’t have feathers.

Answerc) One day the robin and the jay were sitting and talking in the garden.

d) They were talking about people, and that they don’t have feathers.

a) People don’t eat beetles. They don’t have wings either.

b) The robin and the jay thought people were funny to be like that.

Q. 4. Let’s read the discussion:

Arun: Do you know Bina, in ancient times, birds used to carry letters? Then the postman came. He used to go from door to door to deliver letters.

Bina: Yes, they used to take so much pain to give us our letters. But see! How the days have changed!

Arun: Yes, it’s true. Now we have so many modes of communication.

Bina: Yes, the computer is the most wonderful discovery of modern times.

Q. 5. Let’s read a few words related to computers:Class 5 English

Q. 6. Let’s read:

A keyboard is to type, a printer is to print.

A speaker is to sound, a mouse is to click.

Q. 7. Pinky and her mother are leaving for New Delhi tomorrow. Pinky sends an email to her sister Pihu who lives in New Delhi, asking her to receive them at the railway station.Class 5 English Lesson 3

Pinky clicks ‘Send’ at the bottom of the page.

Q. 8. Let’s read:SCERT Bird Talk

Q. 9. Create an imaginary email address by writing your name on the space below:

[email protected]

Create a few more email addresses for your friends.

Answer[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]

You can create real email addresses by using Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail and email providers.

Q. 10. The Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony of your school will be held next Monday. Write an email to your friend requesting him/her to visit your school on that occasion:SCERT BIRD Talk poem

Let’s read. These are the steps to write an email to your friend:

a) Click ‘COMPOSE’

b) Enter the email address of your friend who should receive your message.

c) Enter the subject of your message in the space beside ‘Subject’.

d) Write your message in the space provided.

e) Now click ‘Send’.



To [email protected]

Subject Invitation for Annual Prize Distribution Ceremony

Dear Mrinal

Please take my love at first. I hope you are doing well. The annual prize distribution ceremony of our school will be held on Monday. So, I cordially welcome you to attend the ceremony. Thanking you.

Your friend

Rishiraj Barua

Q. 11. Make words related to a computer, e-mails etc. to complete the grid:Bird Talk SCERT Assam

Q. 12. Tongue twisters.

Say these as fast as you can:

Blue birds below the bridge.

Six silly sheep still asleep.

Bipul blows big blue bubbles.

Q. 13. It’s riddle time:SCERT Class 5 English

Q. 14. Reading for pleasure:

It’s hot summer day. The sun is shining bright. Everyone is feeling the beat. People are drinking coconut water, having ice cream and taking rest under the shade of a tree.

Two birds are sitting on the branch of a tree. They are very thirsty. They are unable to find water anywhere.

A little girl is standing under the tree and listening to their discussion. She is feeling sorry for them and is rushing back home to bring them a bowl of water. She brings a bowl of water and places it under the tree. The birds see the bowl of water and come down and refresh themselves with that water. They are very happy and fresh now. They thank the little girl for her kindness. She goes back happily and tells her mother about the incident. Mother is very happy to hear that and appreciates her for her good deed. She tells her that people should always help others in need.

Q. 15. Match the words which have the same meaning:

little                                                assistance

happy                                            small

need                                               joyful, delighted

help                                                 want


little                                                  small

happy                                              joyful, delighted

need                                                 want

help                                                  assistance

Q. 16. Let’s read the following words aloud. In coloumn B, when ‘h’ combines with ‘s’ it makes a new sound:Class 5 English

Q. 17. Here is a message Rimpi has written to Riki on her mobile:

Bird TalkRimpi is telling Riki about her plans for tomorrow. She is writing about what they will be doing during their holiday. Let’s read a few more sentences which talk about an action that is likely to take place later on or in the future. We use will/shall to describe such actions.

a) I will go to school tomorrow.

b) I shall visit the zoo next Sunday.

c) Rina will come to our home next week.

d) We will sing a chorus on our school Annual Day.

Q. 18. Tomorrow is weekly market at Beharbari. Robin and his father will go there to sell vegetables. Let’s read what Robin is planning for tomorrow:

I am so happy that tomorrow I will be going to the weekly market with my father. I will wear the new shirt that I bought last month. I am very excited because we will carry our vegetables to the market in our new van. It will take an hour to reach the market, so we will start very early in the morning. I will help my father in selling the vegetables. My friends from the nearby villages will also come. I will buy toys for my sister. She will be very happy. While coming back I shall buy some sweets for my mother.

Sl No. Contents (Class 5 English)
1 All Things Bright And Beautiful
2 The Joy of Helping
3 Bird Talk
4 The Stork And The Fox
5 Let’s Write A Story
6 The Joy of Living
7 My Story
8 Hello Computer!

Q. 19. Rewrite the following sentences using “will” or “shall”:

a) We sell our vegetables at the weekly market.

AnswerWe will sell our vegetables at the weekly market.

b) We take our vegetables in our van.

AnswerWe will take our vegetables in our van.

c) It takes an hour to reach the market.

AnswerIt wil take an hour to reach the market.

d) My friends also come to the weekly market.

AnswerMy friends will also come to the weekly market.

e) I buy toys for my sister.

AnswerI shall buy toys for my sister.

Q. 20. Let’s talk:

Look at the pictures below and imagine what is going on. Sit in pairs and ask your friend a question and he/she will say the answer by looking at the picture. One is done for you as an example:

Bird Talk poemStudent A: Why is the girl happy?

Student B: She is happy because she is wearing  beautiful frock.

Class 5 English poem

Class 5 English

Bird Talk Class 5

Class 5 Bird Talk

Q 21. Let’s talk. Discuss in pairs the differences between the pictures and make a list of the differences.Bird Talk class 5 poem

Now tell a story to your friend based on the pictures. You may use the following words and phrases while telling the story.

one day, my friends, bought a sapling, digging a hole, planting, watering, flowers, goat, leaf, beautiful, rainbow, tall trees, cleaning, eating

AnswerDifferences: There are rainbow, a bird, flower, big tree, a goat and gardener present in the first picture.But these things are not there in the second picture.

Story: One day, my friends had bought a sapling. We went to a garden for planting the sapling. The garden was very clean and beautiful. We saw a rainbow in the sky. The goats and kid were grazing in the garden. Birds were flying over the garden. We all together digging a hole to plant the sapling in a place. After planting we watering the plants. After that we clean the place and left home. After few days the plants grew up and flowers come out from the tree. The tree became a beautiful tall tree with full of leaf and flowers.

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