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NCERT Solutions for class 12 English Core An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum

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NCERT Solutions for class 12 English Core An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum

NCERT Class 12 English Core Chapter wise Solutions

Flamingo – Prose

  1. The Last Lesson (Alphonse Daudet)
  2. Lost Spring (Anees Jung)
  3. Deep Water (William Douglas)
  4. The Rattrap (Selma Lagerlof)
  5. Indigo (Louis Fischer)
  6. Going Places (A. R. Barton)

Flamingo – Poetry

  1. My Mother at Sixty – Six (Kamala Das)
  2. An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum (Stephen Spender)
  3. Keeping Quiet (Pablo Neruda)
  4. A Thing of Beauty (John Keats)
  5. Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers (Adrienne Rich)

Vistas – Supplementary Reader

  1. The Third Level (Jack Finney)
  2. The Tiger King (Kalki)
  3. Journey to the end of the Earth (Tishani Doshi)
  4. The Enemy Pearl (S. Buck)
  5. Should Wizard hit Mommy (John Updike)
  6. On the face of It (Susan Hill)
  7. Evans Tries an O-level (Colin Dexter)

NCERT Solutions for class 12 English Core An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum

1. Have you ever visited or seen an elementary school in a slum? What does it look like?

Think it Out

1. Tick the item which best answers the following.
(a) The tall girl with her head weighed down means the girl ______________________.
(i) is ill and exhausted
(ii) has her head bent with shame
(iii) has untidy hair

(b) The paper-seeming boy with rat’s eyes means the boy is ______________________.
(i) sly and secretive
(ii) thin, hungry and weak
(iii) unpleasant looking

(c) The stunted, unlucky heir of twisted bones means the boy ______________________.
(i) has an inherited disability
(ii) was short and bony

(d) His eyes live in a dream. A squirrel’s game, in the tree room other than this. This means the boy is ______________________.
(i) full of hope in the future
(ii) mentally ill
(iii) distracted from the lesson

(e) The children’s faces are compared to ‘rootless weeds’. This means they ______________________.
(i) are insecure
(ii) are ill-fed
(iii) are wasters

2. What do you think is the colour of ‘sour cream’? Why do you think the poet has used this expression to describe the classroom walls?

3. The walls of the classroom are decorated with the pictures of ‘Shakespeare’, ‘buildings with domes’, ‘world maps’ and beautiful valleys. How do these contrast with the world of these children?

4. What does the poet want for the children of the slums? How can their lives be made to change?

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