In whatway was Wanda different from the other children?
Whatdo you think “to have fun with her” means?
Whenand why do Peggy and Maddie notice Wanda’s absence?
Wheredoes Wanda live? What kind of a place do you think it is?
Wherein the classroom does Wanda sit and why?
how did the competition in the school bring out the better side of Wanda's life ?
how to nail a nail with a nail.
meaning of the stanzas
this sentence. The italicised adverb expresses an opinion or point of
the only dress Wanda had was the blue one she wore every day. (This
was obvious to the speaker.)
such adverbs are apparently,
Use these words appropriately in the blanks in the sentences below.
(You may use a word more then once and more than one word may be
appropriate for a given blank.)
he finished his work on time.
it will not rain on the day of the match.
_____________, he had been stealing money from his employer.
Television is ___________
to blame for the increase in violence in society.
The children will _____________
learn from their mistakes.
lend you that much money.
The thief had _____________
been watching the house for many days.
The thief ______________
escaped by bribing the jailor.
no one had suggested this before.
The water was ________________
1. Can you say whose
point of view the italicised words express?
(i) But on Wednesday,
Peggy and Maddie, who sat down front
with other children who got good marks and who didn’t track in
a whole lot of mud, did notice that
Wanda wasn’t there.
(ii) Wands Petronski.
Most of the children in Room Thirteen
didn’t have names like that. They had names easy to say, like
Thomas, Smith or Allen.
the following to make sentences like those above.
This is the bus (what kind of bus?) It
goes to Agra. (use
I would like to buy (a)
shirt (which shirt?). (The)
shirt is in the shop
window. (use which
You must break your fast at
a particular time
(when?). You see the moon in the sky. (use when)
Find a word (what kind of word?). It
begins with the letter Z.
Now find a person (what kind of person). His
or her name begins with the letter Z.
Then go to a place (what place?). There
are no people whose name begins with Z in that place.
does Miss Mason think of Wanda’s drawings? What do the children
think of them? How do you know?
does Maddie stand by and not do anything? How is she different from
Peggy? (Was Peggy’s friendship important to Maddie? Why? Which
lines in the text tell you this?)
does Wanda feel about the dresses game? Why does she say that she has
a hundred dresses?
is Wanda seen as different by the other girls? How do they treat her?
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