My Teacher Ate My Homework- Class 8 English All Exercise [New Course]

My Teacher Ate My Homework is a sarcastic poem which has been included in the new course of class 8

My Teacher Ate my Homework

A. Write the rhyming words for these words from the poem. Add one of your own words to each of them.

odd: nod, plod

true: blue, clue

town: frown, crown

pass: glass, mass

B. Find their meanings and use them in your own sentences.

nibble – to take small bites or gentle bites

Sentence: The mouse nibbled on the cheese, savoring each morsel.

bite – to take a firm or strong bite

Sentence: The dog bit into the bone with excitement.

chew – to crush and grind food with the teeth

Sentence: She took her time to chew the steak thoroughly before swallowing.

gobble – to eat quickly and greedily

Sentence: The children gobbled up their ice cream before it melted.

wolfed – to eat voraciously and quickly, like a wolf

Sentence: After skipping lunch, he wolfed down his dinner in record time.

lick – to pass the tongue over something

Sentence: The cat licked its paws clean after finishing its meal.

C. Complete the following text with the suitable words/ phrases given below.

[his fingers, cooking class, approved, tasted, strange]

The speaker found it strange when he saw his teacher eating the homework. First, he sniffed and then smiled to show the approval of what the speaker had done. Then, he tested the homework bit by bit. The speaker guessed that the teacher had liked his task. The teacher even licked his fingers and finally said that the speaker had passed. This made the speaker guess the way the teachers grade the cooking class.

D. Write a short poem about your favourite subject and recite it in the class.

A Wonderful River

The river flows, a winding path,

Through mountains, valleys, and plains.

It brings life to all it touches,

And brings joy to all who remain.

The river is a source of beauty,

A source of peace, and a source of strength.

It is a reminder that even in the darkest of times,

There is always hope for a better future.

Grammar II

A. Match the statements with their questions.

a. My father is washing the car.- iv. What is your father doing?

b. Ali doesn’t want to help you.- v. Who doesn’t want to help?

c. Yes, she sings English songs.- vi. Does she sing English songs?

d. Yes, they have a hotel in India.- i. Do they have a hotel in India?

e. Madan will buy a computer next year.- iii. When will Madan buy a computer?

f. We can go to the cinema tomorrow.- vii. When can we go to the cinema?

g. Yes, I had my computer repaired.- ii. Did you have your comuter repaired?

B. Change the given statements into questions. Use the words in brackets to start the questions.

a. Pravu is in class eight. (Who)

Who is in class eight?

b. The dog is chasing a cat. (What)

What is the dog chasing?

c. They were practising English yesterday. (Were)

Were they practising English yesterday?

d. He went to the market to buy some vegetables. (Why)

Why did he go to the market?

e. I came to see you yesterday. (When)

When did you come to see me?

f. Anuska bought a new computer. (Did)

Did Anuska buy a new computer?

g. William saw a snake under the tree. (Where)

Where did William see a snake?

h. They will have to do the work. (Will)

Will they have to do the work?

i. We paid in cash. (How)

How did you pay?

j. She has a beautiful painting. (Does)

Does she have a beautiful painting?

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