Jimmy Jet and His TV Set

A Reading Comprehension

A Answer the following questions.
1 What did Jimmy Jet want to do?
Ans. Jimmy Jet wanted to watch his TV set all the time.
2 Why did Jim grow pale and lean?
Ans. Jim grew pale and lean because he watched TV set all the time.
3. What does the poet want to say in these lines:
i. From ‘The Early Show’ to ‘the Late Late Show.’
Answer. The poet wants to say that Jimmy Jet used to watch his TV set from the very first show in the
morning to the very last show in the night.
ii. He loved to watch his TV set as much as you.
Answer – The poet wants to say that Jimmy’s love watching TV no less than us.
iii. And now instead of him watching TV, we all sit around and watch him.
Answer – The poet wants to say in a funny way that Jimmy watched his TV set show much that he himself became
a TV set.
4. What looked like a tail?
Answer – Jimmy grew a plug that looked like a tail
5. What message does this poem convey?
Answer – The poem conveys the message that we should not watch TV too much.
B. Several Funny things happened to Jim. Complete the table to mention the changes in him.
Chin- turning dial
brains –TV Tubes
Face- TV screen
Ears – Vert and Horiz knobs
Bottom- Chair
Hair- Antennae
Vocabulary
A Complete the words web
TV Tubes, TV screen, Antennae, plug, Knobs, Antennae
B Homonyms are words with same pronunciation but different spellings and meanings. Write the homonyms of the words given in the place provided.
Hair- hare, Tail- tell/ tale, pale- pail, ice-eyes, to – too
C words given below have more than one meaning. Consult the dictionary and write the meanings of te words and frame sentences in your notebooks.
Show, watch, antennae
show – performance
Sentence – I love dance shows on TV.
show – to bring before the sight
Sentence – Show me your notes please.
2 watch – to look
Sentence – I love to watch cricket match on TV.
Watch – a small clock
Sentence – Every mobile is now equipped with a watch.
antennae – a radio or TV aerial
Sentence – An antenna is used to receive signals.
Antennae – A sensory organ in insects
Sentence – The antennae helps the insects to find direction.

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