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A Short Monsoon Diary | On The Grasshopper And Cricket
Here are some words that are associated with the monsoon. Add as manywords as you can to this list. Can you find words for these in yourlanguages?
Raincoat, frogs, snakes, insects, pakoras, drizling, hailstrom, thunder, peacock, rainbow.
Why is the author not able to see Bijju?
What are the two ways in which the hills appear to change when the mist comes up?
When does the monsoon season begin and when does it end? How do you prepare to face the monsoon?
Which hill-station does the author describe in this diary entry?
For how many days does it rain without stopping? What does the author do on these days?
Where do the snakes and rodents take shelter? Why?
What did the author receive in the mail?
Look carefully at the diary entries for June 24-25, August 2 and March 23. Now write down the changes that happen as the rains progress from June to March.
Why did the grandmother ask the children not to kill the Chuchundar?
What signs do we find in Nature which show that the monsoons are about to end?