MP Board Class 9th English The Rainbow Workbook Solutions Chapter 13 Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

MP Board Class 9th English The Rainbow Workbook Solutions Chapter 13 Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Vocabulary and Pronunciation

A. Learn with the help of a dictionary the different usage of the following words:
know, deep, see.
Answer:
Do yourself.

B. Say the following words and notice the difference in the vowel sounds:
bell, bill, ball, bull, bail, be, bee, boil.
Answer:
Do yourself.

Listening Skill

Listen to the following poem twice.

See workbook pages 97-98.

Fill in the blanks using the missing lines.

Tell me not in mourful numbers,
Answer:
‘Life is but an empty dream’.
For the soul is dead that slumbers,
Ans. And the things are not what they seem.
Life is real life is earnest! ;
And the grave is not its goal,
Ans. Oust then art to dust returnest.
Was not spoken of the soul,
Ans. Not enjoyment and not sorrow.
Is our destined end or way.
But to act, that each tomorrow Finds us further than today.
In the world’s broad field of battle,
In the bivouac of life.
Answer:
Be not like dumb driven cattle;
Be a hero in the strife!

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Speaking Skill

A The poem “Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening” has many rhyming words. Now you add more words to the list:
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B. Repeat the following lines giving attention to the rhyming words:
See workbook page 99.
Answer:
Do yourself.

Reading Skill

Read the given poem and answer the questions that follows: See workbook pages 99-100.

Question 1.
Where does the brook originate from ?
Answer:
The brook originates from the haunts of coot.

Question 2.
How does it sparkel ?
Answer:
It sparkles out among the fern to bicker down the valley.

Question 3.
What does the word ‘bicker’mean in this context ?
Answer:
‘Bicker’ means the dim light down the vally.

Question 4.
Describe the courses of the brook as suggested in the poem.
Answer:
The brook flows down from the haunts of coot making different sounds movement. It flows continuously.

Question 5.
What does the expression ‘hurty down’ suggest about the movement of the river ?
Answer:
It suggest that the flow is downwards. Its movement is very fast.

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Question 6.
What does the ‘netted sunbeam’ mean? How does it dance?
Answer:
The ‘netted sunbeam’ means the sunnay that falls upon the water coming through the leaves and branches of the tree. It appess to dancing when the leaves shake with winds.

Question 7.
Who does ‘I’ refer to in the given lines ?
Answer:
‘I’ refers to the brook.

Question 8.
How does it chatter ?
Answer:
It chatter with its flowing sounds.

Writing Skill

A. Imagine you are going on a walk in woods. On the way you come across bushes, ferns, trees, streams, rocks, grasslands, slopes etc.
Write a paragraph using the above words. (50 words)
Answer:
I walk along in woods. It is really a unique experience. I come across bushes, thorns, ferns, trees, streams, rocks, grasslands, slopes etc. They all delight me in their own way. Bushes denour white the thorns and firms prick. Streams give pleasure and grasslands, fill with nature’s delight. It is really a bliss to have such experience.

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B. ‘Planting saplings today is ensuring greenery tomorrow’. Write a short notice on the importance of preserving the environment through plantation drive in your village/city. (150 words)
Answer:
Our life is a part of nature. Every object of nature has its contribution in the maintenance of eco system. Trees and plants plays their measure rute. They add greenery to nature. They make wind blow and rains to rain to make the land fertile and soothe our life.
We get oxygen from them. They help and contribute to waliv conservation. They protect us from flood. But we by cutting trees, damage our own life. If we plant a new sapling todays it ensures greenery tomorrow and also guarantees our better future. It is our duty to save nature. Planting a new plant is our effort to maintain ; eco system.

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