Garden Snake NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English Honeycomb Poem 9
Garden Snake NCERT Text Book Questions and Answers
Garden Snake Working with the poem
Answer the following questions.
i. Pick out the line that suggests that the child is afraid of snakes.
The line that suggests that the child is afraid of snakes is:
I saw a snake and ran away…
Some snakes are dangerous, they say;
ii. Which line shows a complete change of the child’s attitude towards snakes?
Read it aloud.
The line that shows a complete change of the child’s attitude towards snakes is:
And tell myself “There s no mistake,
It’s just a harmless garden snake! ”
iii. “But mother says that kind is good… ” What is mother referring to?
The mother is referring to the garden snakes who eat insects.
Find the word that refers to the snake s movements in the grass.
There are four pairs of rhyming words in the poem.
Say them aloud. away-say; good-food; grass-pass; mistake-snake
A snake has no legs or feet, but it moves very fast. Can you guess how? Discuss in the group.
A snake moves very fast because they use their scales and muscles to walk. They move in a wavy motion.
Can you recall the word used for a cobra s long sharp teeth? Where did you come across this word first?
The word used for a cobra’s long sharp teeth are called ‘fangs’. I came across this word in a dictionary.