January Class 8 English Model Activity Task Part-1 2022

January Class 8 English Model Activity Task Part-1 2022

Read the passage given below and answer the questions that follow:

Now the boy whose name was Jon, had always obeyed his mother. So he went about his farm work with a heavy heart but did not again mention the sea.

One day, he had been walking behind the plough. He all but ran over a green turtle on a clod of dirt. He picked the turtle up and set it on his head where he knew it would be safe. When he was done with ploughing, Jon plucked the turtle from his head. To his utter surprise he found that it had turned into a tiny green fairy man that stood upon his palm and bowed.


A. Tick the correct answer: 1 x 2 = 2

(i) Jon was engaged in 

(a) domestic work 

(b) motor work 

(c) farm work 

(ii) The tiny turtle was found on the 

(a) plough

(b) clod of dirt 

(c) seaside

B. Write ‘T’ for true and ‘F’ for false statements in the given boxes. Give supporting statements for your answers: 2×3= 6

(i) Jon had never obeyed his mother. F

Supporting Statement:   Jon Had always obeyed his mothe

(ii) The little turtle that Jon found was green in colour. T

Supporting Statement:   He all but ran over a tiny green turtle on a clod of dirt. 

(ii) The little turtle converted into a beautiful mermaid. F

Supporting Statement:    He found that it had turned into a tiny green fairy man

January Class 8 English Model Activity Task Part-1 2022


Match the following words with their antonyms: 1 x 4 = 4

Countable NounsUncountable Nouns
Countable NounsUncountable Nouns


Write a paragraph in about 80 words on ‘Protection of Wild Life’. You may use the following points:

Points : disturbance of ecological balance-man’s greed and selfishness causing gradual extinction of wild life – deforestation, less space for accommodation of wild life – urgent need for protection of wild animals – conclusion

Ans: Wildlife plays an important role in human and animal life. It is our duty to save and protect it. On this earth, the wildlife is equally important like human beings. But unfortunately, the wildlife on this earth is always in danger as we, the human being are destroying it regularly only to fulfil our personal needs. Many animals are on the verge of extinction due to the irresponsibility of man. Trees are vanishing from the earth daily. As a result of that, the ecosystem and the balance of nature is deteriorating. In India, the growth of population has caused a lot of damage to the wildlife. Though we have wildlife conservation laws in the country it has not reduced the destruction of wildlife as expected. People need to feel the importance of wildlife and try to protect it from being destroved.

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