Monday 21 November 2022

Lesson 2 || A Beautiful Butterfly || Class 2 SCERT English Assam

 Lesson 2 || A Beautiful Butterfly || Class 2 SCERT English Assam

Questions and Answers

Listen to the story:

Jonali is in the garden. "Oh, how beautiful the garden is! And that butterfly! How colorful! Let me catch it", Jonali says to herself. 

She runs after the butterfly. But the butterfly flies to a dahlia. Jonali walks slowly to the flower. "I'll catch it." But the butterfly flies away.

Jonali looks for the butterfly. "Ah! There it is." It is sitting on a marigold. "I'll catch it this time", says Jonali. Just then the wind comes whoosh It blows away the butterfly. "Issh...! I missed it."
The butterfly is now on a rose. Jonali is very careful this time. Slowly and silently she walks to the flower.

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"Oh, I got it. It's in my hand now." She looks at it happily. "But what's this? It's not the butterfly. It's only a dry leaf." 
Jonali looks out for the butterfly again. She smiles."Aha! It's on the sunflower. I must get it this time." She goes to the flower. But the sunflower nods its head and the butterfly flies away again.

"Oh dear! The butterfly seems to be flying all the time." It is free. It can fly so high. Jonali looks up at the butterfly. She says, "I wish I
could fly like a butterfly high up in the sky. I'm so happy I let it go."


1. Let's look at the pictures and say:


 2. Work in pairs. Think and say:

What will you do if you see a butterfly? 

 3. Let's talk:

(a)    Where is Jonali?
Ans: Jonali is in the Garden.
(b)    What did Jonali see?
Ans: Jonali saw a butterfly.
(c)    Who wanted to catch the butterfly?
 Ans: Jonali wanted to catch the butterfly. 

(d)    Name the flowers in the garden.
Ans: The names of the flowers in the garden are Sunflowers, Dahlia, Marigold and Rose.

4.    Let's draw flowers in the vase and color them:

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5. Join the two words. Read the new word. Find out more words like these:

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A Beautiful Butterfly


6. Read aloud:

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7. Let's read the words in the word wall:

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A Beautiful Butterfly
Let's search for some of these 'words in the story 'A Beautiful Butterfly.' Underline the words you have found.


8. Read and match the sentences with the picture:


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9. Let's read:

This is a rose. Its color is red.
It is a beautiful flower and it smells sweet.
It has small leaves and thorns.
There are roses of different colors.
There are pink, white, yellow and red roses.
I like red roses.


10. Complete the following passage with the help of the pictures and read it:

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11. Match the words that begin with the same sound:

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12. Read:

13. Rahul and Raju are friends.
        They both love animals.
        Rahul has a pet.

14. Look what Raju is doing with his pet:

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Complete the following sentences:

a) Raju is feeding his dog.

b) He is cleaning the kennel.

c) He is taking his dog for a walk.

d) He is bathing his dog.


15. Listen and do:

(a)    Draw a long pencil and a short pencil.

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(b) Draw a tall tree and a short tree.

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(c) Draw a big balloon and small balloon.

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16. Let's read a story of six sentences: 

(a) One day a man went to a forest.
(b) He saw a lion there.
(c) It was crying in pain.
(d) He saw a thorn in its paw. 

(e) He pulled out the thorn.
(f) The lion was happy. 

Now, draw a picture of what you understood from the story:

17.    Read the words written around the word CALENDAR. Now, think and write words around the word GARDEN:

Calendar: Days, Weeks, Months, Date, Festival.

Garden: Flowers, Butterflies, Colorful.


18. Work in groups, Look at the calendar and answer the questions:



(a) What day in the week is 1 January?

answer: Monday.

(b) What day in the week is 22 January?

answer: Monday.

(c) On which date does the third Sunday fall?

answer:  21st.

(d) On which date does the fourth  Saturday fall?

answer: 27th.

(e) How many days are there in January? 

answer: 31 days

(f) How many Sundays are there in January?

answer: 4 Sunday.

(g) How many Tuesdays are there in January?

answer: 5 Tuesday.

19. Now fill in the blanks using 'before', 'between' and 'after' and complete the sentences:

(a) Saturday comes before Sunday.
(b) Thursday is between Wednesday and Friday. 

(c) Tuesday comes  after Monday.

20. Work in pairs, Ask each other:

(a) What do you do on Sunday?
(b) What do you do on the day after Sunday?
(c) What do you do on a holiday? 

 21. Read aloud:

23. Let's say aloud:

24. Work in pairs. Ask each other:

25. Think of a story you know. Draw objects/persons/birds that are in the story:



Now, write a few short sentences about the pictures with the help of your teacher:

1. It was a hot summer's day.

2. A thirsty crew flew into a village in search of water.

3. Under one of the tree on the farm was a pitcher of water.

4. He quickly moved towards the pitcher and looked inside.

5. There was very little water in the pot.

6. The crow put his beak inside the pitcher, but could not reach the water.

7. The crow was disappointed, he looked around and saw that there were a lot of pebbles on the farm.

8. He started collecting pebble and put it inside the pitcher, the water level came up to the brim.

9. The crow drank the water and flew back home happily.

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