The Joy of Living Class 5 English | Lesson 6

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The Joy of Living

Chapter 6

Word Meaning
Slowly লাহে লাহে
Thinking ভাবি থকা
Inter School আন্তঃ বিদ্যালয়
Against বিপক্ষে
Thought ভাবিছিল
Tomorrow কালিলৈ
Important দৰকাৰী
Confident আত্মবিশ্বাসী
Shook hands হাত মিলাইছিল
Tougher কঠিন
Imagined কল্পনা কৰা হৈছে
Targeted লক্ষ্য কৰা হৈছে
Around চাৰিওফালে
Pushed ঠেলি দিয়া হৈছে
Several times কেইবাবাৰো
Act fast দ্ৰুততাৰে কাম কৰা
Ran দৌৰিছিল
Suddenly হঠাতে
Stopped ৰখিছিল
Surprised আচৰিত হৈছিল
Injured আঘাতপ্ৰাপ্ত হোৱা
Angry খং উঠা
Quite right বেচ ঠিক
Remaining বাকী থকা, অৱশিষ্ট
Very polite অতি নম্ৰ
Realized উপলব্ধি কৰা
Provides প্ৰদান কৰা

The Joy of living Class 5 English Study Material


Q. 1. a) Give brief answers to the following questions: 

i)  For which team did Tarun play?

AnswerTarun played for Team A.

ii)  How did Team B behave with Tarun at the beginning?

AnswerAt the beginning the players of Team B targeted Tarun, they were around him and stopped him from kicking the ball by force. Moreover he was pushed to the ground several times.

iii) Did Tarun score a goal in the match?

AnswerNo, Tarun did not score a goal in the match.

iv) Why didn’t Tarun kick the ball?

AnswerTarun did not kick the ball because the goal keeper of Team B was lying injured near the goal-post.

v) What did the referee say about Tarun’s action?

AnswerThe referee said that the Tarun’s action was quite right.

Q. 1. b) Say whether the statements are true or false?

a) Tarun was the best player player of Team B.


b) The match was played in the morning.


c) Tarun did not kick the ball because he felt sick.


d) The goalkeeper of Team B was injured.


e) Tarun’s opposite team (Team B) is from a different town.


Q. 2. Complete the sentences by choosing the correct word from the choices given:

a) I ______ tomorrow morning. (shall come/have come/came)

AnswerI shall come tomorrow morning.

b) Tarun is a good player. He ______ at least one goal. (had scored/will score/scored)

AnswerTarun is a good player. He will score at least one goal.

c) We must hurry. Time ______ out. (was running/is running/will be running)

AnswerWe must hurry. Time is running out.

d) We ______ the match tomorrow. (saw/will see/have seen)

AnswerWe will see the match tomorrow.

e) Tarun ______ the goal keeper lying injured. (saw/seen)

AnswerTarun saw the goal keeper lying injured.

Q. 3. Read the following sentences:

a) It was ‘going to’ be a sure goal.

b) I am going to see you tomorrow.

We use ‘going to’ to express future time.

We can also rewrite these sentences using ‘shall’ / ‘wll’ to express future time.

a) It will be a sure goal.

b) I shall see yu tomorrow.

Now, rewrite the sentences below using ‘going to’:

a)  If this continues, we shall lose the match.

AnswerIf this continues, we are going to lose the match.

b) Tomorrow’s match will be the most important.

AnswerTomorrow’s match is going to be the most important.

c) Tarun and his team will win the match.

AnswerTarun and his team are going to win the match.

d) The referee will control the players of the match.

AnswerThe referee is going to control the players of the match.

Q. 4. Make a few more sentences using the following as examples:


a) take off : Please, take off your shoes.

b) going on :The cricket match is going on.

c) run out :I have run out of ideas.

d) act fast :You must act fast or the exam will start.

e) touch the hearts :His words touched the heart of many people.

Q. 5. Read the following two speeches :

a) The Principal’s speech:

Good morning, everyone!

We have with us today. Dr. Aditya Goswami. We have invited her to talk to you students on drug abuse. Give her a round of applause (everyone claps). Now, I request Dr. Goswami to deliver her speech.

Q. 5. b) Dr. Adity Goswami’s speech

Respected principal staff and students.

I must thank the principal of the school for inviting me to speak to you on such an important topic. Students! Do you know what a drug is ? You must have seen shop sings with the word ‘Drug Store’. A drug store is another word for a pharmacy. So ‘drug’ ‘medicine’. Doctors prescribe drugs for us to buy from a drug store. They also advise us on the quantity of medicine we have to use. Many people use pain kilerss, high blood pressure pills, sleeping tablets and so on. If they use more than what doctors prescribe, they ate using the drug wrongly. Abuse means the wrong use of something. Improper use of drugs is called ‘drug abuse’.

There are some types of drugs that doctors don’t prescribe. These are sold illegally at very high prices. They cause great harm to us. We must not use them. Let me tell you what happens when someone uses illegal drugs.

i) They become a problem to the family.

ii) If they are students, they lose interest in studies, games and sports and spoil their health.

Therefore, students, remember to keep yourself away from illegal drugs.

Q. 6. Read the statements below and state whether each one is true or false. If it is true, circle the ‘T’ and if it is false, circle ‘F’.

a) People who use drugs spoil their health. (T/F)


b) Drug abuse results in good health. (T/F)


c) Drug abuse is a wrong habit that we must always avoid. (T/F)


d) Students who take drugs lose interest in their studies. (T/F)


Q. 7. Answer the following questions:

a) What is the topic of Dr. Adity Goswami’s speech.

AnswerThe topic of Dr. Adity Goswami’s speech is ‘Drug abuse’.

b) Name two medicines that can be bought at a drug store.

AnswerThe two medicines that can be bought at a drug store are-

i) Paracetamol.

ii) Antacids.

c) Give another word for the word ‘drug’.

AnswerThe another word for the word ‘drug’ is medicine.

d) Give the meaning of ‘abuse’ in the expression ‘drug abuse’.

AnswerThe meaning of ‘abuse’ in the expression ‘drug abuse’ is improper use.

Q. 8. Work in groups. Make a chart showing at least three bad effects of drug abuse. You can draw or paste pictures to make your chart look attractive.

AnswerLose interest in studies and work.

Weight loss.

Digestive problems.

Q. 9. Role play.

Imagine Dr. Adity Goswami has given a speech on cleanliness in your school during World Health Day. 

Two students will play the roles of the Principal and Dr. Adity Goswami. Others will ask questions about cleanliness to the Principal and Dr. Goswami.

AnswerDo it yourself in the class with the help of your teacher.

Q. 10. a) On the way to school Arun saw an artist drawing a poster on drug abuse. Let’s read the slogan on the poter:Class 5 English

Q. 10. b) Work in groups. Rearrange the words and write a slogan:

drugs of improper use result may in death

Now, draw the poster:

Q. 11. Sometimes two words of the same spelling may have different meanings. One is done for you:Class 5 English

Now write a word whose meaning is given below. Choose from the options given.The joy of living

game             match                play


Q. 12. Let’s learn to talk. While someone is getting ready for school, we may say:

Wear your uniform.

Button your shirt.

Wear your shorts.

Wear your skirt.

Now tuck your chirt in.

Wear your socks.

Now wear your shoes.

Tie your shoelaces.

After someone comes back from school, we may say:

Take off your uniform.

Undo the buttons of your shirt.

Take off your shoes.

Now take off your socks.

Now, make sentences using the following:


AnswerIt’s time to wear your school dress.


AnswerHe was tucking into a large plate of noodles.


AnswerUndo the buttons of your shirt.

take off

Answertake of your dirty socks.


AnswerDon’t forget to tie your shoelaces.


AnswerAlways button your properly when you go to school.

Q. 13.  Arun is walking home from school. He hears a small girl crying. He looks here and there and finds her sitting near a big tree. Her arm is bleeding. Arun puts his fingers on her wrist. It is beating fast.

What should Arun do? Should he:

-take the girl home?

– call an adult and ask him or her to help out.

-leave the girl alone and walk away?

-nurse the girl and take her home?

-give her first aid?

Work with your friends and share your ideas.

-Are you always ready to help others?

-How do you feel after helping someone?

Q. 14. Put your thumb on your wrist. Can you feel your pulse?

Feel your partner’s pulse and find out how many times it beats in one minute.


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. 15. Pair work. (Class 5 English Question Answers)

Ask your partner to show actions:

-Wear your socks.

-Button your shirt.

-Wear your shoes.

-Throw the ball.

-Catch the ball.

-Tuck your shirt in.

-Wear your shorts.

AnswerTry to do it yourself in the classroom.

Q. 16. These are some health tips to keep us fit. Read them:

-Exercise regularly.

-Drink plenty of water.

-Beware of animal bites.

-Always keep a first aid box ready.

-Avoid having roadside food.

-Wash your hands before eating.

-Use a handkerchief when you sneeze and cough.

-Keep your food covered.

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