Somethings are blessings in disguise! Have a good day! To connect on Instagram, click here.
Image source- unknown Here's the video of a lazy son. Let's watch what happen to him. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkaqcgmUlqQ Ponder: Is laziness a good habit? Why or why not?Are you a lazy person? Why or why not?What can you do to become more active? Do share your responses in the comments section below.
A noun names a person, place, animal or thing. Therefore, they are also called naming words. They are of different types. We will deal with them one at a time. Here's a list of all the major types of nouns and their explanation. Proper Nouns Common Nouns: The video given below covers common and proper… Continue reading Nouns and Its Types
GOD is one, and so are we. So there is no question of loneliness. It's just that we need to develop the awareness of this truth. Have a good day, everyone!
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I have decided to start something new on my blog and Instagram page. Every now and then, I will be posting multiple poems born out of the same word. When composing a poem with a particular word or idea, my thoughts shifts in so many directions that exploring one and leaving the others seems like… Continue reading New Love is Like a Vine
This is something most of us learn the hard way. But it's better late than never. I feel when we go within, that's when our real journey begins. Since we cannot go out, hope you have takek time to journey within yourself during this quarantine. Much light and hope!
As a teacher, I always come across various articles on what I should do before school starts. But rarely anything ever tells us what we shouldn't do. Because when we don't do things that take away our energy and time, we more productive. So here are three things about what we shouldn't do before a… Continue reading Three Things Teachers Shouldn’t Do to Get Ready for the New School Year
The effects of the current lockdown on people have been quite varied. Some people are finding this as a good time to build on themselves through engaging in various activities and hobbies, reading and just spending more time with family. And then there are others who are dreading this lockdown as they are shut from… Continue reading 21 Reasons Why the English Language is So Confusing
The quarantine was such a sudden announcement in my part of the world, but a much needed one too. We all had been expecting it to happen sometime, but still when it happened, it took us aback. By now most of us are aware of the safety measures to beat corona virus. Yes, quarantine is… Continue reading Safety Measures For Corona Virus: Video for Kids
Dear children Since you have more time than usual at your hand, why don't you use that to build a new skill, improve in weak areas or just to try new things. Here's one of you, trying out blogging. Do have a look and share your feedback with her. Click here to access Anaisha's blog… Continue reading Blogging in Times of Corona
A character sketch is description of a person's qualities or traits. It tells you what makes a person who he/she/it is. Here's a video describing how to find character traits. It will also talk about character development. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWYpj9aqTr0 The image below sums up what the video is trying to tell you about character traits. Image… Continue reading How to Write a Character Sketch (For Beginners)
True beauty goes deeper than the surface. Don't forget your worth! Keep smiling and shining! We do hold up half the sky! Have a good day!
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Let bygones be bygones! Take care!
Your writing is a gift and a sign! Keep going! Much love!
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Have a happy Sunday! Much love and light!
Here's the story of Heidi by the Swiss author Johanna Spyri . Do watch carefully and leave your comments below.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tp0wnIs0TSsHappy Sunday!
A lot of times people are ready to sell their souls for money and a lavish lifestyle. Such people should not be scoffed at and hated but should be understood, lent an ear to and guided towards a more meaningful way of existence. The reason people resort to giving money, things and a lifestyle more… Continue reading Accept and Love the Gold Diggers
The images created by the writer in ever reader's mind look different. Here's a story for you to listen to and visualize! Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dshf5701Iic
Here's something most of my students have been telling me to start again. Have fun! Do note them down in a notebook with all your newly learnt vocabulary and idioms, so that you can consciously use them again and again until they become a part of your language. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHH2_BkZh08
Here are some practice exercises on subject- verb agreement. Exercise 1: Based on the use of "or"/ "nor" Exercise 2: Use of "each", "every", "neither", "either" etc. Exercise 3: With collective nouns
Sometimes we focus too much on the problem and feel disheartened. We forget that everything happens for a reason. There is something good even in the difficult times. The reason for the pain and suffering will eventually dawn on you! So don't give up. Much love and light!
Dowry should not be taken or given. It makes love transactional as if it's a commodity. A person who truly loves you, will love and accept you despite the exchange of expensive "gifts" given in the name of dowry. It perpetuates subjugation of women. Why must a woman pay to be loved and cared for?… Continue reading Dowry- A Play on Love
A lot of times people who are not invested in spiritual growth do things similar to that of a person walking the spiritual path. But what we don't realise is the huge difference in the reasons why things are done by both parties. A saint here implies anyone walking the path of spirituality, not necessarily… Continue reading The Silence of the Saint and the Sufferer
Some of us find every day a struggle with ourselves in a different way, maybe due to our focus, maybe our habits, maybe our perspective or due to the things we want which we know aren't good for us. Nobody completely has a smooth sailing life, but one of the greatest struggles one has to… Continue reading The Fight Against Oneself: A Poem
I wonder why WordPress would give me this notification at such a strange number! Nonetheless, it is welcome and feels good. Thank you to everyone for the love you show! Have a great day!
There isn't much we need to live a happy and fulfilling life. Yet when we look at things people have, maybe a bit different or maybe more than us, we begin to question whether we have enough to live happily. We begin to set goals based on what the society thinks we should have rather… Continue reading Is There Something Truly Missing in Your Life?
Only a healthy individual who loves and cares for himself can truly love and care for someone else. A person who cannot embrace their own flaws will find accepting others as they are very difficult. So it is not selfish to first love yourself, care for yourself to be able to then take care of… Continue reading Love Yourself First! It’s Not Selfish!
This poem is the salute the spirit of all the people who maybe living unknown lives somewhere and facing struggles of different kinds, yet manage to find the light of the end of the tunnel. Some of these people might not even know how they inspire and illuminate the lives of so many people who… Continue reading The One who Survives and Shines- A Poem
This is for whoever needs to hear this. I say this to myself when everytime I feel like giving up. You can make it! Don't give up just yet. Take it one day at a time. You've managed things so far. You can do it again. Think about all the reasons you started. Don't give… Continue reading Keep Going!
This feels amazing! What's even more amazing is that my first post this year turned out to be my 200th one! The moment I saw the notification, I was reminded of never underestimating the power of perseverance. One never knows what's hiding behind one more step, that step before we thought about giving up. This… Continue reading 200 Posts and a Sign for This New Year!
Here's my first post this new year. May you all have a great year! Much love!
Things don't have to be this way. Do you think loneliness is a state of mind? Do let me know in the comments. Have a great day! Much love and light!
Happy Gurupurab, everyone! Just a little something I penned a couple of days ago. Everytime I write, it feels like a message to me just as much to anyone else. Love and light! Have a great day!
Something interesting I read today. Click here to view it. Happy Sunday!
Punctuation marks matter! Yes, they do. Just read the following sentences given in the image: Image Source- pinterest.com The two sentences mean completely different things. The first one means that we should eat grandma like food whereas the second one tells us that someone is talking to grandma and telling her that they should eat… Continue reading The Basics of Punctuation Marks
This is something a student of mine wrote. I am startled to see the wisdom exuded in this post. She's just in 6th grade! She's worked very hard at everything. I guess her journey has together so much. https://wp.me/pbfxCz-11 Well done, Kirti! So proud of you! P.S.- Please ignore the mistake in quotation marks in… Continue reading Your Best- A Poem
Hey friends! Here's a short poem I wrote for a new start! Have started a new account on Instagram to share my poems and some general thoughts about everything. Here's the link. https://www.instagram.com/p/BykkUcphJgr/?igshid=qsk720dp3wqd Wanted to start with something very positive. Just taking the first step in the direction of where we want to go fills… Continue reading The Key to Happiness
Here's the story of the week. The video is a summarized version of the "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" written by Mark Twain. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pNO6dU-9k4So which was four favourite part and why? Is there anything that you learnt from the story? Do share your views in the comments section below. Have a great day!
Here's presenting another micro- poem. Let me know what you think about this. Leave your responses in the comments section. Have a great day! Much love. Follow me on Instagram by clicking here. Follow me on Mirakee for poetry updates by clicking here.
Image Source: pinterest.com An idle mind is the devil's workshop. It means that evil thoughts enter a person’s brain when he remains idle. A person who sits and lazes around without doing any fruitful work is called an idle man. A person should always keep himself occupied with some fruitful work . If she/he spends… Continue reading Another Proverb This Week #3
With my exams over, I have decided to get back on track with whatever I left in middle blogging- wise, and in terms of whatever I wanted to do and achieve other than academically. Somehow, it was during my exam days that I wrote the most, especially during the travel back home. I don't think… Continue reading How We Age- Micro Poem
Love your uniqueness, your loneliness. It's a gift from GOD. The one's who are trapped in the material world have a hard time walking with GOD. It's when some people are lonely that they truly acknowledge that GOD is around. Maybe you would have never felt the need for him otherwise. Loneliness is GOD's way… Continue reading View Loneliness From HIS Eyes
Here's something I wrote for the lonely and aching... Much love and light to all of you!
Perspective is everything. Instead of letting pain take over, we must remember that we are always held in GOD'S loving hands, and that the pain we feel is also a guide from the divine to something better, something we maybe don't understand yet. Hang in there! Much much love!
Here is proverb of the week. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iaiJVtHx_NY I think proverbs always take us into a self- reflection mode, which is a very good thing. This is because only after we know what we need to work on do we start improving in that area. What are your thoughts after watching the video? Do share them… Continue reading Proverb of the Week #2
Halloween a festival loved by children all across the world. Many of my students who had birthdays in October have already had Halloween themed birthday parties. And who doesn't like some extra candy! Something funny happened in the morning assembly on Halloween. 31st October is also "National Unity Day" which was introduced by the government… Continue reading Happy Halloween, Friends!
Yay! The first 1000 likes. It feels good to be here! Thank you to everyone for their love and appreciation. Much love!
Can we just a moment to see how the text has perfectly fit within the gorge, as if these very words were meant to fit in there. I had no idea about this until I finally happened. Truly GOD has our path already planned to take us to where we should be. If only we… Continue reading Me to You – A Poem
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZiYYflms-w " Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet." Just today Videh of 5-B asked me to post three stories as that's how many stories were due. You all know how busy your teachers have been this past month. And as much as most of you would like it, I can't upload three stories… Continue reading Alice in Wonderland- The Cartoon Movie
Another milestone crossed! October truly has been a great month for me in many ways. Thank you to everyone who is a part of this blog! Much love! Have a great day!
It's already here again! How time flies. Let's celebrate a pollution and noise free Diwali this time! We owe this to the environment, the poor birds and animals who are tormented due to a few minutes of our pleasure and to ourselves. My sister is already complaining of nasal irritation and has a bad cold… Continue reading Happy Diwali, Guys!
It's a miracle how powerfully and profoundly our influences and environments shape our productivity as well as our impact. From "The 5 am Club" by Robin Sharma
Another snippet from "The 5 am Club" by Robin Sharma. Remember, every professional was once an amateur, and every master started as a beginner. Ordinary people can accomplish extraordinary feats, once they've routinized the right habits. Actually, this entire page is brilliant. But the above part sort of summed it all up. Here's the entire… Continue reading Snippet of Wisdom #6
Society has told us a series of mistruths... That pleasure is preferable to the terrifying yet majestic fact that all possibility requires hard work, regular reinvention and a dedication as deep as the sea to leaving our harbours of safety, daily. From "The 5 AM Club" by Robin Sharma. Good day to you!
The smallest of implementations is always worth more than the grandest of intentions. From "The 5 AM Club" by Robin Sharma. I guess we are back to the basics with this one. "Actions do speak louder than words" and even intentions. Have a great day!
The truth is that every challenging event you've experienced, each toxic person that you've encountered and all the trials you've endured have been perfect preparation to make you into the person that you now are. You needed these lessons to activate the treasures, talents and powers that are now awakening within you. Nothing was an… Continue reading Snippet of Wisdom #3
A fable is a short story that teaches a lesson or has a moral. The main characters in fables may be animals, legendary creatures and people. Aesop was a Greek fabulist and storyteller who wrote many fables. His fables are collectively known as "Aesop's Fables". Here is one of his fables for you. It's called… Continue reading The North Wind and the Sun
Here's another one from "The 5AM Club" by Robin Sharma. Renounce the common delusion that those who accumulate the most win. Love and light, everyone!
Hi everyone! I wanted to share something amazing I have started to read. I haven't even finished the second chapter and I am already blown away by the reservoir of wisdom this book contains. In case you're wondering, I am talking about "The 5 AM Club" by Robin Sharma. I thought since it's so useful… Continue reading Snippet of Wisdom #1
Proverbs are well-known sayings that give us some advice or state a truth. Here's a proverb related to a story based on the text "The Milkman's Cow". Do you think this proverb fits in well with the story? Give reasons for your response. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PZOlFmGBq_A Happy learning!
This story reminds me of something I am about to teach in the coming days. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJMtcDdFgVI What do you think is happening in the video? Why do you think the donkey isn't moving? Can the man try something else to make the donkey move? If yes, what can it be? Do share your thoughts below.
I still remember the day I introduced my grade 4 students to The Grammar Family. I told them about how each member of the family has its own place without which everything would be topsy-turvy in the Grammar family's household. But, there are some words that are naughty and keep breaking the rules. And how… Continue reading Subject-Verb Agreement: Best Friends with a Twist- Video
Here's the story of the week. It's called "Bambi".It was a very famous cartoon movie.The film received three Academy Award nominations: Best Sound (Sam Slyfield), Best Song (for "Love Is a Song" sung by Donald Novis) and Original Music Score.Click the links below to watch the complete movie:Part- I Part- IISo what was your favourite part of the story?What would you have changed?Do… Continue reading Bambi- Story of the Week
I cannot begin to tell you how excited I am feeling to be sharing this- to see my students following in my footsteps and taking forward what was started many months back. A couple of weeks ago, as India was celebrating its Independence Day, I had urged some of my students to free themselves of… Continue reading A Book Review By a 5th Grader!
Image source: Grammarly.comComma is an extremely important member of the punctuation family. But it is slightly confused too. It is like the young siblings of the full stop for it doesn't know whether it should end the sentence or let it go on. So it kind of does both and neither of these things completely.… Continue reading Exercises on Commas- II
Many of my children had asked me how Ms. Sullivan taught Helen to communicate when she couldn't see or hear. I think this movie explains it best. It's called "The Miracle Worker". Click here to watch the movie. While I was watching the movie, I felt that there was something to take away by the… Continue reading Helen Keller- The Movie
Whenever I teach adverbs to my grade 4 and 5 students, these resources prove to be really useful. Here's a look at some of them. Video 1: Adverbs and Its Kinds https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJCeol2ZrTY Video 2: Adverbs of Frequency https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpESOerMY7I Video 3: Adverbs of Frequency- Description of Different Words https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tEVIKyTgL40 Happy learning! Do like, share, follow and… Continue reading Adverbs and Its Kinds
Alice is a little girl who finds herself in an unusual world. She sees things she had never dreamt in this topsy-tuvry land. Find out more about her adventures in the story below. Do pay special attention to the diction, voice modulation and sentence structure. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oc7WuYfGbrA When I speak to my students, many of them… Continue reading Alice in Wonderland- Story of the Week