How to Prepare for English in Class 2?
It is always said that if your base is strong, then the future will be bright. As for illustration, when a house is made, it is always ensured that the base should be strong enough to carry the load of upper floors. Similar is the case with a student’s life.
If the basics of the starting class, its syllabus, and its knowledge are clear enough to the student when he/she will hardly face any problem in the future in higher classes regarding the basics.
As class prep for Class 2 is crucial for a child because, in prep, the student learns the alphabet that is the backbone of the English subject.
Promoting to Class 2, the student learns how to read chapters, how to write sentences, etc, and many more new things.
Syllabus of English in Class 2:
A brief description of chapters:
Chapter 1- Action Song-
In this chapter of the book, the students will learn to sing and clap with others. This will promote brotherhood.
Chapter 2- Our Day-
In this chapter of the book, the students will discuss a day on earth, the sunrise, sunset, and many more phenomena.
Chapter 3- My Family-
In this chapter of the book, the students will learn about a seven-year-old boy Mohit and his family. His father is a farmer and his mother is a school teacher.
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Chapter 4- What’s Going On?
In this chapter of the book, the students will study some given images where individuals are engaged in various types of activities like playing games and preparing food, etc.
Chapter 5- Mohan, The Potter-
In this chapter of the book, the students will learn about Mohan, who is a potter by profession and he makes various things using clay and wheels such as cups, mugs, pots, etc. He lives in a village namely Kuppam.
Chapter 6- Rain in Summer-
This chapter of the book, a poem about how rain pours down during summer. The poet describes various scenarios about how rain clatters during the summer season.
Chapter 7- My Village-
In this chapter of the book, the students will learn about a village where the narrator lives. The village is full of trees and greenery.
The narrator is a student and it’s his story of residence in the village named Chennur.
Chapter 8- The Work People Do-
In this chapter of the book, the students will learn about the various works or the jobs that people do. They will get to know about carpenters, farmers, doctors, barbers, drivers, mechanics, tailors, etc., and their work. They will be able to identify individuals of particular professions.
Chapter 9- Work-
In this chapter of the book, the students will learn about the work of people. This chapter is quite similar to that of the previous one. The students will learn about various professions around them.
Chapter 10- Our National Symbols-
In this chapter of the book, the students will learn about the national symbols of the country; the following are the symbols that are discussed in the chapter:
- National Flag: The national flag of India has three colours, saffron, white and green. It also has a dark blue wheel in the middle of it made of 24 arms. Because of its three colours, it is also known as tricolour.
- National Emblem: The national emblem of India is known as Ashok Stambha. It has four lions standing back to back, facing four directions. It can be seen on the currency notes and coins.
- National Bird: The national bird of India is the peacock. Peacock has a long tail made of blue and green feathers. When it’s raining the peacock feels happy and starts dancing in a very beautiful way.
- National Animal: Tiger is the national animal of India. It is a very powerful animal.
Chapter 11- The Festivals of India-
In this chapter of the book, the students will get to know about different festivals celebrated in the country.
In the first section, students will study Diwali. Here they can see how Meenu and her brother Kunal decorate their house, wear new clothes, and burst firecrackers during this period.
The second section portrays how Amir and his family celebrate Eid after Ramzan. On this day they distribute sweets and wear new clothes.
In the last section, students will learn about Nancy. She is excited about celebrating Christmas with her family. Additionally, her mother has prepared a special cake for this occasion. Her brother Neil has decorated the Christmas tree.
Chapter 12- The Monkey and The Elephant-
In this chapter of the book, the students will learn about a group of monkeys and an elephant and the incident they went through after listening to loud noise.
Chapter 13- Going to the Fair-
In this chapter of the book, the students will learn about a fair at a place namely Narela, and how people visited this fair from far away places.
Chapter 14- Colours-
In this chapter of the book, the students will learn about different colours that are described in the form of a poem by the writer. This will enhance their knowledge of colours.
Chapter 15- Sikkim-
In this chapter of the book, the students will learn about the North-eastern state of Sikkim, the languages are spoken there and the culture there, etc.
Terrace farming is prevalent in this region; they primarily produce cardamom, oranges, apples, ginger, and tea. Sikkim has forest areas as well. These areas have various wild animals, birds, and trees. Orchids produced in these areas are also famous. Furthermore, Kangchenjunga, the world’s third-highest peak, is located in this state.
Students should read all the chapters and practice all the exercise questions given at the end of each chapter from the Class 2 English NCERT Books and the “do you know” assessments, etc. carefully to prepare well for the exams.
The students can practice writing essays and letters of their standard to practice the grammar section.
This will be proven an effective way to prepare English for Class 2.
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