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					                    Class VI Holiday Home work (Roll no. 1 to 20)
                                           Seasons

A season is a division of the year, marked by changes in weather, ecology, and hours of daylight.
Seasons result from the yearly revolution of the Earth around the Sun and the tilt of the Earth's
axis relative to the plane of revolution.

In temperate and sub polar regions, generally four calendar-based seasons are recognized:
spring, summer, autumn and winter. However, ecologists are increasingly using a six-season
model for temperate climate regions that includes pre-spring and late summer as distinct
seasons along with the traditional four.

A. Keeping in mind the temperate climate regions

make a model on any one type of shelter found in any region of India.

e.g
Assam has houses on stilts.

Write the factors responsible for the choice of material, shape etc for it.

B. Rains if in excess can cause floods.

Collect information from newspaper/internet/magazine on recent flood situations in your country
or abroad emphasizing on their causes on a half cartridge sheet.

C. Many poets have written poems on different seasons
e.g
Dust of Snow by Robert Frost, In Early Spring by William Wordsworth, From Spring
Days To Winter by Oscar Wilde

Compose a poem of your own on Seasons or on any one season.illustrate it with pictures on half
cartridge sheet.

D. Seasons of India change six times in a year. These are as follows: spring, summer, late
summer monsoons, early autumn, late autumn & winter

1. Find the duration of each season.
2. Which season has the longest and the shortest day? Write their dates, sunrise and sunset times.
3. Write the fraction of each season and represent the above information using Line diagram.
Write the above information on ruled sheets.

E Write 10 sentences in English describing the topic. From that choose and translate 10 words
(nouns, verbs, adjectives ) into French. Illustrate with pictures.
                   Class VI Holiday Home work (Roll no. 21 to 40)

                                    Fibre to Fabric
You all know that food, clothing and shelter are the three basic needs of life. You eat food to
survive and protect yourself from diseases; you need a house to live in. Why do you wear
clothes? You wear clothes for protection against climate, for modesty and beauty, and also to
show status. The material that you use for clothing is called fabric. If you go to a shop to buy
fabric for your dress, you would see a variety of fabrics there. Do you wonder what these fabrics
are made of? How you get variety in fabrics? Why are some materials warm, some soft and
others rough? Why do some materials go bad after washing while others remain the same?
To get acquainted with some more details about fabrics make a project on Fibre to Fabric.

A. Some fibres are obtained from natural sources, that is, from plants and animals. Fibres from
such sources are called natural fibres. Some examples of fibres from natural sources are cotton,
Jute, silk, wool, etc.

Choose any one natural fibre and write about its
a. Source
b. Characteristics
c. Steps to obtain the fabric from the fibre.
on a cartridge sheet in 100-150 words

B. As you all know there is diversity in clothes that we wear. On another cartridge sheet show
the clothes we wear in different
a. seasons (summer and winter)
b. regions (Jammu& Kashmir, Kerala)
(You could mention about some traditional outfits too).
Write the reasons to support your findings.

C. Every state in our country has a unique pattern, texture for their traditional dresses.
Andhra Pradesh is famous for its
a. Dharmavaram sarees
b. Gadwal sarees
c. Manglagiri sarees
d. Uppada sarees
e. Venkatgiri sarees
f. Pochampalli sarees

On a half cartridge sheet write a few lines (30-40words) on each type of saree (texture, print etc).
Support it with pictures.

D. Now design a border of any one saree having symmetrical pattern or figures on a half
cartridge sheet.Your design will be judged on the basis of your creativity, neatness and
imagination. (Refer to your Maths book –Symmetry)
E. Write 10 sentences in English describing the topic. From that choose and translate 10 words
(nouns, verbs, adjectives) into French. Illustrate with pictures.

				
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