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Preface IMAX Program partners with schools, supporting them with learning materials and processes that are all crafted to work together as an interconnected system to drive learning. IMAX Program presents the latest version of the Pinnacle series – especially crafted as an accompanying workbook series for the Tamil Nadu state board textbooks. The Pinnacle series endeavours to be faithful to the spirit of the Tamil Nadu Curriculum Framework in conjunction with the content covered and approach adopted in the Samacheer textbooks. The Class 3 workbooks are based on the latest edition of the Grade 3 textbooks released for the academic year 2019-20. A close mapping has been undertaken to ensure that the workbooks support and add value to the textbook content. The IMAX English workbooks and Grammar & Composition books for the Pinnacle series strive hard to provide adequate opportunities for students to practise all the four skills of Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing (LSRW). Below are some salient features of the Pinnacle English workbooks series:   Warm Up section to help learners recall the concepts covered in the textbook   Meanings of difficult words from the lessons provided, along with pictures or example sentences  Inclusion of questions based on comprehension, vocabulary, judgement & appreciation and speaking skills    Enhanced activities for hands-on learning Here are some salient features of the Pinnacle Grammar & Composition series:  The grammar concepts covered have a horizontal and vertical progression across grades, providing a spiral of cumulative learning  Inclusion of age-appropriate picture reading for grades 1 & 2, and reading comprehension passages for grades 3, 4 & 5  Inclusion of samples for format-based writing to provide for scaffolding of learning of formal writing  Provision of a listening to audio section for honing of listening skills for different purposes for grades 4 & 5 Overall, the IMAX English Pinnacle series aims to generate greater engagement with and enhance fluency in English language communication, while providing students the opportunity to develop a genuine appreciation of the language and its literature. – The Authors PNC_G3_Term1.indb 2 06/10/2019 18:10:15

Workbook Features WaDrimctaUtpion WDoircdtaMteioannings Activities at the start of each section to Covers meanings of the new words introduce the key aspects of the unit from the unit CoDmicptaretihoennsion VaDluicet-abtiaosned Questions Questions to check students’ Exercises to develop students’ critical comprehension of the literature pieces thinking skills in the unit Speak VoDcicatbautiloanry and Grammar Speaking activities that can also be Questions based on the vocabulary used for formative assessment and grammar covered in the unit PrDojiecctat tWioonrk AcDtiicvtitaytion Activities at the end of each term to Hands-on activities that encourage enhance students’ engagement with students to make real-life connections various aspects of the language with aspects of the lesson PNC_G3_Term1.indb 3 06/10/2019 18:10:16

Table of Contents Unit Name Page No. 1) Our Kitchen Section 1 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 1 Section 2 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 5 2) The Insects Section 1 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 10 Section 2 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 15 3) The World Around Us Section 1 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 20 Section 2 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 24 4) Project Work – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – 28 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 4 06/10/2019 18:10:17

Unit 1: Our Kitchen (Section 1 – pages 67–79) Warm Up The kitchen is a place where food is cooked. There are many different things in the kitchen that are used for cooking, cutting, mixing and eating food. Read the clues and name the things one can find in a kitchen. a) I am a book that tells you how to cook. r __ c __ p __ b __ __ __ b) I am a machine that helps in mixing food. m __ x __ __ c) I am used to heat and cook food. b __ r n __ __ d) I am used to cut meat, fruits and vegetables. k __ __ __ e e) Iam round and used to cook or store food. p __ __ A Word Meanings Word Meaning Example terrible roast very bad Ram felt terrible after his accident. dice to cook food in an oven or My brother loves to eat fire roast potatoes. to cut vegetables into small My father diced the cubes vegetables for the curry. PNC_G3_Term1.indb 1 1 06/10/2019 18:10:20

blender a machine that is used to I used the blender to make glum mix things together a chocolate milkshake. to feel sad or gloomy I felt glum after the match got cancelled. Comprehension 1) What does Ramu do? Why couldn’t Ramu cook dinner for the big party? (2M) Ans.   2) Name any four things that helped the recipe book to get the food ready. (2M) Ans.   3) Who was big enough to prepare rice for the party? What was the knife ready to do? (2M) Ans.    Value-based Questions 4) Do you think the recipe book did the right thing by helping Ramu? Give reasons for why we should help people when they are feeling bad. (2M) Ans.     2 06/10/2019 18:10:21 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 2

5) Write about an instance in which you helped someone. Mention how they felt at that time. (2M) Ans.      Vocabulary and Grammar 6) Read the sentences and fill in the blanks using the words given below. (1M per question) stirred boiled chopped grated poured a) Arya ___________________ the water for four minutes. b) Sana ___________________ the orange juice into the glass. c) Mita ___________________ the pot of soup. d) Tina ___________________ some cheese over the bread. Our Kitchen 3 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 3 06/10/2019 18:10:23

e) I ___________________ the onions into thin slices. 7) Read the sentences and fill in the blanks using ‘much’ or ‘many’. (1M per question) a) There are ___________________ chairs in the classroom. b) There is not ___________________ coffee in the jar. c) How ___________________ sugar do you want in your milk? d) There are ___________________ buses standing on the road. e) How ___________________ water is in the ocean? Speak 8) Look around your kitchen at home. Observe any two small machines or tools, such as a blender or a lemon squeezer. Ask your parents what the machines are used for. Share this information in class the next day. 4 06/10/2019 18:10:26 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 4

Unit 1: Our Kitchen (Section 2 – pages 80–86) Warm Up Look at the things shown below. Circle the things that can break easily. a) b) c) steel plate glass pot d) e) f) pan spoon cup Word Meanings Word Meaning Example brass river bank a bright yellow metal Sheela’s mother has many deep brass pots. the land on the two sides of a river We sat at the river bank and far below the ground watched the boats pass. He dug a deep hole in the ground. PNC_G3_Term1.indb 5 5 06/10/2019 18:10:31

Comprehension 1) What were the names of the pots? Where did they go to play? (2M) Ans.   2) Who went deep into the river? Who went back to the river bank? (2M) Ans.   3) Why did Brass say ‘Help! Help!’? What did Mud do to help Brass? (2M) Ans.   Value-based Questions 4) Brass went deep into the river. Was it a good idea? Give reasons for your answer. (2M) Ans.     5) Brass did not think much before going deep into the water, but Mud was careful. Are you like Mud or Brass? Support your answer with an example. (2M) Ans.     6 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 6 06/10/2019 18:10:31

Vocabulary and Grammar 6) Read the answers given below. Then, frame and write questions starting with ‘What’. One is done for you. (1M per question) a) Ans. What is on the table? The book is on the table. b) Ans. __________________________________________________? Her name is Rini. c) Ans. __________________________________________________? The book is on the bed. d) Ans. __________________________________________________? It is 10:00 p.m. e) Ans. __________________________________________________? The cake is in the fridge. 7) Complete the sentences by using the words given below. (5M) lemon squeezer blender ladle rolling pin whisk One Sunday morning, we decided to prepare a special meal. I cracked some eggs into a bowl. My mother gave me a ___________________________________ to beat them. My sister used a ___________________________________ to make some soup. PNC_G3_Term1.indb 7 Our Kitchen 7 06/10/2019 18:10:35

My father put some vegetables into a ___________________________________ for a gravy. My mother rolled out chapatis with a ___________________________________ , and my brother squeezed lemons with a ___________________________________ to make lemonade. Activity 8) Choose words from the boxes below to complete the steps of making a sandwich. Action words What you need put • bread cut • butter cover • tomatoes • cucumbers 8 06/10/2019 18:10:36 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 8

Steps: a) Take two slices of ___________________. b) ___________________ the ___________________ and the green chutney on the slices of bread. c) Cut the ___________________ and ___________________ into slices. d) Keep the slices of ___________________ and ___________________ on one slice of bread. e) ___________________ it with the other slice of bread. f) ___________________ your sandwich into two pieces. Enjoy! Our Kitchen 9 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 9 06/10/2019 18:10:37

Unit 2: The Insects (Section 1 – pages 87–100) Warm Up Our world has many different kinds of insects. Read the names of the insects and circle the correct pictures. a) ladybug b) grasshopper c) housefly d) dragonfly e) firefly 10 06/10/2019 18:10:39 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 10

A Word Meanings Word Meaning Example proud slim feeling that one is better Rita is a proud girl who boasting than the others thinks she is the smartest in anthill the class. thin The young tree had slim, green branches. talking too much about Sana is boasting about how oneself or the things one many medals she has won. has done a small hill that ants build to Hundreds of ants were live in coming out of the anthill. Comprehension 1) Where was the ant going? What was he carrying? (2M) Ans.   2) What did the dragonfly say to the bumblebee? What was the bumblebee’s reply? (2M) Ans.   3) Who walked in quietly at the end of the story? What did he say about the dragonfly? (2M) Ans.   The Insects 11 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 11 06/10/2019 18:10:39

Value-based Questions 4) Name the insects whom the dragonfly met in the story. Were they happy to meet him? Why or why not? (2M) Ans.     5) Is it good to be boastful like the dragonfly and make other people feel bad? Have you ever seen or met someone like that? Write about them in one or two lines. (2M) Ans.     Vocabulary and Grammar 6) Complete the following sentences using the words given in the box. (1M per question) flutter buzz crawl hop march a) I saw the spider ___________________ up the wall and spin a web. b) In spring, beautiful butterflies ___________________ on colourful flowers. 12 06/10/2019 18:10:40 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 12

c) The grasshoppers chirp as they ___________________ on the grass. d) We can hear the bees ___________________ outside our windows. e) The ants ___________________ in a line with food on their backs. 7) Complete the following sentences using the words given in the box. (1M per question) under in near on a) The dog is hiding ___________________ the table. b) The bird has built a nest ___________________ the tree. c) The gas stove is ___________________ the kitchen. The Insects 13 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 13 06/10/2019 18:10:47

d) I live ___________________ my school. e) The child is swimming ___________________ the pool. Speak 8) In the story, the beetle says that we are all wonderful in our own ways. Sit in a circle and pass a ball to the friend sitting next to you. Say two nice things about them. The friend should then pass the ball and say two nice things about the next person. Continue playing this game until everybody has spoken. 14 06/10/2019 18:10:48 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 14

Unit 2: The Insects (Section 2 – pages 101–106) Warm Up Have you seen a caterpillar? Look at the picture of a butterfly’s life cycle. Take turns and describe it. A Word Meanings Word Meaning Example cover rock a thing inside which The shopkeeper put the on its own something is kept safely medicines in a cover. chameleon a large stone They sat down on a big rock to rest. alone; without any help The dog found the hidden bone on its own. a creature that changes its The chameleon turned colour to match its green as it sat on the leaf. surroundings PNC_G3_Term1.indb 15 15 06/10/2019 18:10:50

Comprehension 1) What did Sam see one day? What did he want to do with it? (2M) Ans.   2) Why did Sam want to cut the cover? What did Grandpa tell him? (2M) Ans.   3) What happened after Sam cut the cover open? Could the butterfly fly away? (2M) Ans.   Value-based Questions 4) Do you think Sam should have listened to Grandpa in the beginning? Why? (2M) Ans.      5) Do you think it is important to do work on your own? Why? Write an example of a time when you worked on your own. (2M) Ans.   16 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 16 06/10/2019 18:10:51

Vocabulary and Grammar 6) Look at the pictures and complete the names of the insects. (1M per question) a) s __ ai __ b) d __a __ onf __ y c) b __ m __ l __ b __ e d) sp __ d __r e) c __ t __ r __ il __ ar 7) Look at the pictures. Make questions beginning with ‘Where’. Use the given clues to frame the questions. (1M per question) the / does / bird / live a) _________________________________________________ ________________________________________________? The Insects 17 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 17 06/10/2019 18:10:53

b) the / fish / swim / do c) _________________________________________________ d) ________________________________________________? e) you / sleep / do 18 _________________________________________________ ________________________________________________? PNC_G3_Term1.indb 18 clothes / wash / you / do _________________________________________________ ________________________________________________? milk / from / come /does _________________________________________________ ________________________________________________? 06/10/2019 18:10:55

Activity 8) Look at the picture and make a butterfly using a paper plate. Make the body of the butterfly using crumpled paper. Colour it and put it up in your class. The Insects 19 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 19 06/10/2019 18:10:55

Unit 3: The World Around Us (Section 1 – pages 107–119) Warm Up The Earth has mountains, lakes, valleys and many more things. Look at the pictures. Read the sentences and fill in the blanks. Then, discuss the places you would like to visit. a) Mountains are high, and valleys are l ___ ___ . b) Lakes are shallow, and oceans are d ___ ___ p. c) Deserts are dry, and plains are g ___ ___ ___ n. A Word Meanings Word Meaning Example loose hump not tight We wear loose clothes in cactus summer. a large, round, raised area The camel has a hump on its or part back. a desert plant with sharp A cactus plant does not need thorns and a thick stem to be watered every day. 20 06/10/2019 18:10:59 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 20

Comprehension 1) How are the legs and toes of an elephant different from those of a camel? (2M) Ans.   2) How do the camels’ long legs and toes help them in the desert? (2M) Ans.   3) Why do camels have hard skin? (2M) Ans.   Value-based Questions 4) At the end of the story, the baby camel asks the reason for being in a zoo instead of the desert. Do you have an answer? (2M) Ans.     5) Is it good to keep animals in a zoo? Why or why not? (2M) Ans.     The World Around Us 21 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 21 06/10/2019 18:10:59

Vocabulary and Grammar 6) Read the sentences and fill in the blanks with ‘a’ or ‘an’. (1M per question) a) Please bring me ___________________ clean towel. b) ___________________ octopus has eight legs. c) Our school has a new library and ___________________ old library. d) Our teacher gave us ___________________ easy test yesterday. e) I bought ___________________ pair of new shoes. 7) Fill in the missing letters to complete the passage. (5M) Sobu the camel was walking in the s ___ ___ d ___ desert. He had not found any water for a long time, but he was getting energy from his ___ u ___ p. His long e ___ e ___ ___ sh ___ ___ were protecting him from the sand that was blowing into his eyes. He was hungry and found a juicy c ___ c ___ us to chew on. The Sun was hot, and Sobu’s two t ___ e ___ were protecting him from the hot sand. 22 06/10/2019 18:11:04 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 22

Speak 8) Sit in a circle and discuss the following questions. • What is the meaning of ‘natural habitat’? • What are the natural habitats of tigers, snakes and dolphins? • Discuss ways in which we can protect wild animals and their natural habitats. The World Around Us 23 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 23 06/10/2019 18:11:05

Unit 3: The World Around Us (Section 2 – pages 120–125) Warm Up Write the given letters in the correct order to make the names of different land forms. irver tredes a) b) r __ __ __ __ d __ __ __ __ __ nilpa lelayv c) d) p __ __ __ __ v __ __ __ __ __ cnoea tanimonu e) f) o __ __ __ __ m __ __ __ __ __ __ __ A Word Meanings Meaning Example Word wish to hope for something I wish I had more books. 24 06/10/2019 18:11:09 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 24

Comprehension 1) Whom did the river want to be like? Why? (2M) Ans.   2) What did the river think about the hill? Was it right? (2M) Ans.   3) Did the hill go with the river? Why? (2M) Ans.   Value-based Questions 4) How do you think the hill and the river help others? (2M) Ans.     5) Do you think it is important to like ourselves the way we are? Why? (2M) Ans.     The World Around Us 25 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 25 06/10/2019 18:11:10

Vocabulary and Grammar 6) Read the sentences and fill in the blanks with ‘ir’ or ‘ur’. (1M per question) a) Trupti studies in the th __ __ d grade. b) That g __ __ l is wearing a beautiful frock. c) Ini h __ __ t her leg when she fell down. d) Taufik was covered with d __ __ t. e) The child waited for his t __ __ n to speak to his teacher. 7) Look at the pictures. Read the given answers and make questions starting with the word ‘Who’. One is done for you. (1M per question) a) Ans.  Who is knocking at the door?     Irfan is knocking at the door. b) Ans. _______________________________________    ______________________________________?     Jeet is cooking in the kitchen. 26 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 26 06/10/2019 18:11:20

c) Ans. _______________________________________    ______________________________________?     Rina is playing in the garden. d) Ans. _______________________________________    ______________________________________?     Sameena is driving the car. e) Ans. _______________________________________    ______________________________________?     Rick is flying the kite. Activity 8) Wild animals live in their natural habitats. Read the names of animals given below. Find out where they live and what they eat. Then, draw or paste pictures of each animal on a chart, and write about them. Show this chart to your class. a) crocodile b) elephant c) giraffe d) lion e) zebra The World Around Us 27 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 27 06/10/2019 18:11:32

Project Work Find out the name of any one traditional dish from any state in India. Then, find the recipe for the dish and write it down in the space given below. You can also share pictures of the dish with your class. 28 06/10/2019 18:11:35 PNC_G3_Term1.indb 28

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