NCERT Solutions for Class 7 English for Garden Snake Poem
Working with the Poem
Question 1. Answer the following questions.
(i) Pick out the line that suggests that the child is afraid of snakes.
(ii) Which line shows a complete change of the child’s attitude towards snakes? Read it aloud.
(iii) "But mother says that kind is good..." What is mother referring to?
It’s just a harmless garden snake!”'
Question 3. There are four pairs of rhyming words in the poem. Say them aloud.
(ii) 'Good' - 'food'
(iv) 'Grass' - 'pass'
(iv) 'Mistake' - 'snake'
Question 4. A snake has no legs or feet, but it moves very fast. Can you guess how? Discuss in the group.
Question 5. Can you recall the word used for a cobra’s long sharp teeth? Where did you come across this word first?
Cobra's long sharp teeth are like two bows or forks that are ready to chase you down. It makes me frightened. They are called fangs which is hollow tube attached to a poisonous gland on one side. I came across these words as it looks very dangerous and sharp like knife.