STD 6 ENGLISH

GRADE 5 END OF YEAR 2023 ENGLISH ACTIVITIES
April 4, 2021
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STD 6 END OF YEAR 2021 HOMEWORK.


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 A. FLYING KITES

People Flying Kites At The Kite Festival Stock Vector - Illustration of modern, vector: 72659335
What are the people in the picture above doing?
Can you be able to make a kite?


Read the passage in your Primary English Pupils' Book pages 169 - 171 and try to find out the meanings of the words given below.

VOCABULARY
In your exercise book, write down the meaning of the followings words.
  • shape
  • library
  • beautiful
  • instruction
  • celebration
  • pattern
  • model
  • flat
  • aloud
  • valuable
  • prize
  • team
  • joy
  • middle
  • perhaps
  • sticker
  • thread
  • moment
  • remain
  • enough
  • idea
  • silly
  • fast
  • florist
  • tend
  • field
  • seat
  • copy

EXERCISE
Write the correct meaning of the following:
1. A decoration for the wall _________

2. Works in or owns a flower shop_______

3. Arranging flowers attractively_______

4. A sticky label__________

5. Words which tell you how to do something_______

6. A group of people having a game together______

7. A regular arrangement of something_______

8. The land around Kisumu is nearly ________

9. Some of Mrs. Ombati's carvings are very _______. People pay a lot of money for them.

10. The teacher told Mwangi not to _____________________ other people's work.

11. There are always ______ on New Year's  Day and other holidays.

12. It is _______ to try and read in the dark. You will hurt your eyes.

13. What _______ is the sun?

B. THE MAGIC CALABASH.

Vocabulary.

Read the passage in your primary English pupils’ book 6 pages 136-141. Find the meaning of the following words as used in the passage.

Debt, obey, secret, fail, generosity, furniture, refuse, greedy, daily, handful crack, enough, beside, quietly.

Language use:

Punctuation:

  1. The full stops are used at the end of every sentence and after abbreviations and initials.

Example:

  • and Mrs. Gitau have invited us to dinner.
  • - Mugo has just arrived from Britain, He is staying at the Hilton Hotel.
  • I am flying to China tomorrow. Many people will come to see me off.

2.Commas:

  1. We use the comma to separate words or adjectives in a list.

Example:

  • He put a razor, his towel, and a tube of shaving cream in his bag.
  • - He carried a knife, a box of matches, a mango seed and a bundle of firewood on his shoulder.

B . Comma is used used to separate ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ from the rest of an answer.

Example:

  • Yes, she was found stealing.
  • Yes, I can hear him ringing his bicycle bell.
  1. In direct speech, the speaker’s words are separated from the introductory words by a comma.

Example:-Kim said, “let us go to sleep”

  1. We use the comma to separate the name of a person addressed in direct speech.

Example:

  • “Anne, please come closer to the fire” he said.

1.We also use commas to separate a list of actions: e.g

  • She stopped the lorry, got out of it. Picked her coat and run to the grocer’s shop.
  1. To separate a clause at the beginning of a sentence. E.g
  • Although they were guilty, they were not arrested.
  1. To separate items in addresses e.g
  • O box 251 Ruai Nairobi.
  1. To separate a question tag from the rest of the sentence e.g
  • She has eaten the cake, hasn’t she?

 

  1. QUESTION MARKS.

The question mark is used after a question or a question tag.

Example:

  • Did you meet your Uncle?
  • They will come home today, won’t they come?

EXERCISE.

PUT A FULL STOP, A COMMA OR A QUESTION MARK IN THE SPACE INDICATED.

14. “You can’t win now ………… can you?"

 

15. "Stop eating!" She shouted, "that is dog's food___"

16. I have found the key. Can I open the door now______

18. Ouma, Odhiambo and Okello won't come tomorrow, will they____

19. "You can't win now ____ can you?" He asked.

20. I think this year will be _____ than last year. There was a lot of rain in April and May.

21. After the gazelle painted the hyena, he looked _____ than before.

Choose the correct form of the verb to complete the sentences.

22. An essay, as well as sums, ______ given as homework.

23. The construction of new schools, as well as the extension of the old ones, _____ at a high rate,



24. The abilities of this boy , as well as his strength, _______ everybody.


25. Bread and butter, as well as milk _____ served with every meal of the day.


26. Wetangula as well as Mudavadi, who is his friend, _______ today.


27. My father as well as my uncle _____ for  a morning walk.

28. It's _________ to cross where the road is straight than near a bend

C. WRITING : COMPOSITION
Below is the beginning of a composition. Complete with your own words, making it as interesting as possible. (Write in your English Composition exercise book.)

   My family had never visited the coast before. When we arrived in Mombasa, ..........................................................................................

Thank you for completing your English homework. Let us meet next week for KISWAHILI ASSIGNMENT.

GOODBYE!

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