The Giving Tree Questions and Answers for Class 4

The Giving Tree English (Marigold) Chapter – 7 Question and answers Class 4

Reading is fun

1. How did the boy enjoy the company of the tree?

Answer: The boy enjoyed the company of the tree by: 

1. climbing up its trunk. 

2. swinging from its branches 

3. When he was hungry, he ate delicious apples. 

4. When he was tired, he even slept under the tree. 

2. How did the tree help the boy earn money?

Answer: The humble tree said to the boy, you can pick my delicious apples and sell them in the market, then you will earn a lot of money. The boy followed the tree’s advice, happily plucked the apples, and carried them away to sell. 

3. What did the boy make with the branches of the tree?

Answer: The boy made  a “house” for his wife and children from tree branches.

4. What did the boy make with the trunk of the tree?

 Answer: The boy made a boat from the trunk of the tree.

5. How was the stump of the tree useful?

Answer: The stump of the tree was useful as an old man found a quiet place to rest and sit. 

6. Why is the play called ‘The Giving Tree’?

 Answer: The play is called “the giving tree” because the tree always keeps giving to everyone till the end. 

Word building

1. Make new words and complete the sentences.

(a) The children love to sing loudly_. (loud)

(b) Read your lesson _silently__. (silent)

(c) Throw the ball _slowly__. (slow)

(d) The tree gave its fruit to the boy _happily_ . (Happy)

(e) Do your work __neatly__. (neat)

2. Fill in the blanks with the correct word.

My mother went to the market and bought a kilogram of _________ (apple/apples), a dozen _______________ (banana/bananas) and a dozen (orange/oranges).

I love oranges. So I ate an My brother wanted a ____________ (orange/oranges). _______________ (banana/bananas)

and my sister asked for an _______________ (apple/apples).

A tree has one _______________ (trunk/trunks) but many _________________ (branch/branches). A _____________ (branch/branches) has a number of ______________ (leaf/leaves) and (flower/flowers).

Answers:

My mother went to the market and bought a kilogram of __apples__ (apple/apples), a dozen __bananas__ (banana/bananas) and a dozen __oranges_ (orange/oranges).

I love oranges. So I ate an __orange__ (orange/oranges). My brother wanted a _banana_ (banana/bananas) and my sister asked for an _apple_ (apple/apples).

A tree has one _trunk (trunk/trunks) but many _branches_ (branch/branches). A _branch_ (branch/branches) has a number of __leaves_ (leaf/leaves) and flowers (flower/flowers).

Let’s talk

1. Why should we not cut trees? 

Answer: We should not cut trees because :- 

1. They give us oxygen. 

2. keep the air clean.

3. Gives us fruits. 

4. Protect nature. 

2. At the end of the play, only the stump of the tree is left. Find out if it will grow into a tree again.

Answer:  

3. Say the given sentences with different expressions.

(a) Come and play with me. 

Answer:

(b) I want to buy things and have fun. 

Answer:

(c) Come and climb up my trunk and swing from my branches. 

Answer:

(d) Cut down my trunk. 

Answer:

(e) I am too old to swing on branches. 

Answer:

(f) I am too tired to climb. 

Answer:

Let’s write

1. Write these sentences in the correct order. Also, choose the right word from the box and add it before each sentence. Remember to put a comma after it, for example, Finally…….

FirstThenAfter thatFinally

(a) It gave him its branches to make a house. 

__First, tree give its apple to the boy___.

(b) It asked him to sit on the stump.

 Then, it gave him branch to make a house.

(c) It gave him its trunk to make a boat. 

After that, it gave him its trunk to make a boat. 

(d) The tree gave its apples to the boy. 

_Finally, ________________________________________

2. Work in a group and decide the things that you can do to help your grandparents or any old person. Now, write five of these things that you will do. 

_____________             _____________                ____________          

_____________                         _____________ 

Let’s act

1. You are reading and talking about trees. You are thinking about trees too. Can you make the shape of a tree with your body? 

(a) Let’s see your branches. 

(b) Let’s see a full tree with fruits and leaves. 

(c) Enact a cut tree with only a trunk. 

(d) Enact a tree with only a stump left. 

(e) Communicate the idea in this play.

2. Use your body to –

stretch bend jump twist hop climb

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