How The Little Kite Learned to Fly Class 6 Activity Solution

How The Little Kite Learned to Fly class 6 is included in BlossomsEnglish Textbook for class 6 under WBBSE. Question Answers, Summary, and Bengali Meanings have been put below.

About the Poet:

Katherine Pyle (1863–1938), an American artist, poet, and children’s author was born in Wilmington, Delaware. Her first major success occurred in 1898 with The Counterpane Fairy. In the course of her career, she wrote over 30 books and illustrated the works of others.

About the Text:

A conversation between a big and little kite. The little kite is afraid of falling down if it flies. But the big kite advised the little kite to try to fly, otherwise the little kite will never be able to fly. But the little kite was able to fly side by side with the big kite.

Let’s share:

1. Here are a few words:

bird, aeroplane, kite, cloud, balloon

Now, put these words in the appropriate columns :

Flies with human helpFlies without human help
Aeroplane, balloon, kitebird, cloud, kite,

2. Study the following words:

breeze, string, pull, tug

What are these words associated with? Choose the correct alternative:

·        flying an aeroplane – ×

·        flying a kite –  breeze, string, pull, tug

3. What is so enjoyable about kite-flying? Discuss with your partner.

Kite-flying is a kind of sport that we like to enjoy. We get pleasure when we hold the string of the kite, and the kite was flying in the air. It is also a kind of thrilling experience.


The little kite could not fly in the sky out of fear. It had a fear of falling. The big kite advised and encouraged it to fly. According to the big kite, unless the little kite tries, it would never learn to fly. When the big kite had flown up, the little one became very eager. It, then began to rise in fear. Slowly it gained courage and rose higher and higher all by itself. Soon it was beside the big kite. The little kite could see the ground and the boys afar below, like small moving spots. Being at a place where birds and clouds could only reach, the little kite became very happy, proud, and excited. The miracle happened because of the little kite’s bravery and effort.

আরও দেখুন: English Textbook, Blossoms All Lessons Solution for Class 6

Lesson – 1. It All Began With Drip-DripLesson – 7. The Magic Fish Bone
Lesson – 2. The Adventurous ClownLesson – 8. Goodbye to the Moon
Lesson – 3. The RainbowLesson – 9. I Will Go With My Father A-Ploughing
Lesson – 4. The Shop That Never WasLesson – 10. Smart Ice Cream
Lesson – 5. Land of the PharaohsLesson – 11. The Blind Boy
Lesson – 6. How The Little Kite Learned to FlyLesson – 12. Rip Van Winkle

Bengali Meaning Line by Line How The Little Kite Learned to Fly Class 6 :

1. ‘এটা আমি কোনদিন পারবো না’, ছোট্ট ঘুড়িটা বললো,

2. যখন সে তার মাথার উপরে অন্য উঁচু জিনিসগুলোকে দেখল।

3. ‘আমি জানি আমি যদি ওড়ার চেষ্টা করি আমি পড়ে যাব।‘

4. বড় ঘুড়িটা বলল ‘চেষ্টা করো, শুধুমাত্র চেষ্টা কর।’

5. অথবা আমার ভয় হয় যে তুমি হয়তো কোনদিনই ওরা শিখতে পারবেনা।’

6. ছোট ঘড়িটা বলল, ‘আমার ভয় হয় যে আমি পড়ে যাব’।

7. বড় ঘুড়িটা তখন মাথা নেড়ে বলল, ‘আচ্ছা ঠিক আছে তাহলে বিদায়!’

8. ‘আমি চললাম আর সে উঠে গেল তাদের শান্ত নিরিবিলি আকাশের দিকে।’

9. তাই দেখে ছোট ঘুড়িটা কাগজ কেঁপে উঠলো।

10. সে ঝাঁকিয়ে নিজেকে মুক্ত করল ওড়া শুরু করবার জন্য।

11. প্রথমে ঘুরপাক খায় এবং ভয় পায় এবং তারপর আস্তে আস্তে সাহস জন্মায়।

12. সে একা বাতাসের মধ্য দিয়ে উপরে আরও অনেক উঁচুতে উড়ে যায়।

13. যতক্ষণ না পর্যন্ত বড় ঘুড়িটা চোখ নামিয়ে দেখে।

14. ছোট ঘুড়িটা ধীর স্থির ভাবে উপরের দিকে উঠতে থাকে

15. তারপর ছোট ঘুড়িটা গর্বে রোমাঞ্চিত অনুভব করে।

16. যখন সে বড় ঘুড়িটার সঙ্গে পাশাপাশি ওড়ে।

17. অনেক নিচে যখন সে মাঠ দেখতে পায়।

18. এবং ছেলেগুলোর ছোট ছোট বিন্দুর মত ঘুরে বেড়ায়।

19. ওরা বিশ্রাম নেয় ওপরের নিস্তব্ধ শূন্যে।

20. যেখানে শুধুমাত্র পাখিরা আর মেঘেরা রয়েছে।

21. ‘আহ কি সুখী আমি ছোট ঘুড়িটা চিৎকার করে বলে’।

22. “এবং এর কারণ হলো আমি সাহসী ছিলাম এবং আমি চেষ্টা করেছিলাম”।

Word Notes: How The Little Kite Learned to Fly Class 6

Kite  – ঘুড়ি

High  – upwards – উঁচু

Try – attempt – চেষ্টা করা

Fear  – panic – ভয় পাওয়া

Learn  – knowledge – শেখা

Afraid  – frightened – ভীত

Nodded  – moving head – মাথা নাড়ানো

Goodbye  – farewell – বিদায়ের সম্ভাষণ

Tranquil  – peaceful – শান্ত

Stirred  – moved – নাড়ানো

Trembling  – shaking – কাঁপছিল

Flight  – act of flying – উড়ান

Whirling  – revolving rapidly – দ্রুত পাক খাওয়া

Frightened  – afraid – ভীত

Air  – wind – বায়ু

Alone  – lonely – একাকী

Steadily  – firmly – দৃঢ়তার সঙ্গে

Thrilled  – filled with excitement – রোমাঞ্চিত হওয়া

Pride  – self-esteemed – গর্ব

Sailed  – flew – হাওয়ায় ভর করে ওড়া

Quiet  – calm – শান্ত

Brave –  courageous –  সাহসী

Activity Solution: How The Little Kite Learned to Fly Class 6

Activity 1

Tick () the correct alternative:

(a) The little kite thought it could not (i) run (ii) fly (iii) swim

(b) The big kite told the small kite to (i) try (ii) know (iii) think

(c) While flying the little kite was filled with (i) pity (ii) pride (iii) pain

(d) The boys looked like small (i) dots (ii) patches (iii) spots

Activity 2

Complete the following sentences with information from the text:

(a) The big kite rose towards the tranquil sky.

(b) The little kite’s paper stirred at the sight of big kite’s flight.

(c) The little kite smiled with the big kite when they were flying side by side.

(d) The little kite and the big kite both sailed once side by side

Activity 3

Answer the following question:

What made the little kite’s paper stir at the sight of the tranquil sky?

Ans : The little kite’s paper stirred at the sight of the tranquil sky as it saw the big kite flying freely. This sight made the little kite think that it could also fly if it tried to fly.

Activity 4

Fill in the following chart with information from the text:

(a) He thought that he would fall if he tried to fly.The kite was afraid to fly.
(b) The little kite grew braver.He started to rise into the sky.
(c) He sailed beside the big kite.The little kite was thrilled with pride.
(d) The little kite saw the ground far below.The boys looked like small spots.

Activity 5

Answer the following questions in complete sentences:

(a) What did the big kite tell the little kite to do?

Ans : The big kite told the little kite to try hard to learn flying.

(b) How did the little kite prepare himself for flight?

Ans : The frightened and trembling little kite shook himself to grow braver and then started to whirl and rise up in the air.

(c) Whom did the kites get as companions high up in the quiet air?

Ans : High up in the quiet air the kites got birds and clouds as their companions.

Activity 6 (a)

Fill in the blanks with suitable articles:

(i) The Nile flows through Egypt.

(ii) Iron is a useful metal.

(iii) I waited at the station for an hour.

(iv) She is a European.

Activity 6(b)

Tick () the appropriate form of the given verbs in brackets:

(i) No news (is/are) good news.

(ii) Each of the children (has/have) arrived.

(iii) The mother and her child (is/are) going to the market.

(iv) Esha as well as her sister (is/are) taking part in the school sports.

Activity 7(a)

Add a prefix or a suffix to the following words to form opposites:

learn: learner

steadily: unsteadily

rest: restless

cloud :cloudless

happy: unhappy

Activity 7(b)

Make meaningful sentences of your own with the following words:

tranquil: He likes to study in a tranquil place.

frightened :The old man frightened the boy.

sailed: He sailed on the sea for two days to reach Andaman.

brave: We are impressed with his brave word.

Let’s talk:

Tell the class about someone who has inspired you to participate in either—-

(a) a swimming competition

(b) a school drama

I belong to a cultural family. So, I am fond of doing recitation. But I never do act in a drama. This year in our school’s annual Programme, I had to be part of a school drama. I was scared as I never performed in stage. But my mother inspired me that I could do it. However, I participated in a Drama and the audience praised my performance.

Let’s do:

Activity 8(a)

Read the paragraph carefully and fill in the following chart with information from the passage:

(a) number of people Four
(b) names of the people Sumit, Arun, Barun and the Narrator
(c) destination Arun;s aunt’s place in the Sundarban.
(d) duration of the trip Three days
(e) vehicles used Bus and Boat
(f) places visited Bird Sanctuary

Let’s do:

Activity 8(b)

Now, write a dialogue between two sisters, where the elder sister is encouraging the younger one to read out a patriotic poem in her school on Independence Day.

Riya : Elder Sister   Priya : Younger Sister.

Riya : What will you decide to perform on Independence Day in your school this year?

Priya : I shall not perform this year.

Riya : Why?

Priya : I have not prepared well.

Riya : Why? I heard you to recite a poem by ‘Kandari Hushiyar’.

Priya : No,  I will not do that.

Riya : I can assure you if you recite that poem in the Independence Day programme, it will be praiseworthy.

Priya : If I fail to do it better?

Riya : No, no, I am sure you can do it beautifully.

Priya : Ok, Di, I shall do it.