Chapter 2: Little Things

New Vocabularies: Mighty – শক্তিশালী, Humble – বিনয়ী, Deeds – কাজ, Heaven – স্বর্গ, Alternate – বিকল্প, Ocean – মহাসাগর, Eternity – অনন্তকাল, Eden, স্বর্গের বাগান, Above – ওপরে।

Class 6 English chapter 2 little things question answer

2.1 Ask and answer the following questions in pairs.
a) How do you help your parents at home? Does that make you or them happy?
Ans. Often I help my parents at home. I help my father by watering his plants. I also help my mother by cleaning the home. I’m always happy as I help them and they feel happy too.

b) What do you usually do to make your brother/sister/friend happy when they are sad?
Ans. When my brother/sister/friend feel sad, I tell them many interesting stories. Al also sing song to make them happy.

c) Do you feel happy when they become happy?
Ans. Yes, I love to see them happy.

d) Have you ever been on a road trip to the hills?
Ans. Yes, last year I went to Bandarban on a road trip. I enjoyed that trip so much.

e) Have you ever been to Cox’s Bazar or any other sea beaches? How did you feel then?
Ans. No, I didn’t visit Cox’s Bazar ever. But recently I have visited Kuakata sea beach. I enjoyed the trip a lot.

class 6 English chapter 2 little things question answer

2.2 Now, listen to the poem “Little Things” carefully and fill up the missing words in the poem.

Little drops of water,
Little grains of ……………………..,
Make the mighty ocean
And the pleasant ……………………

Thus the ……………….. minutes,
Humble though they be,
………..……… the mighty ages
Of eternity.

Little deeds of …………………,
Little words of …………………….,
Make our ……………………. an Eden,
Like the heaven above.


Little drops of water
Little grains of sand,
Make the mighty ocean,
And the pleasant of land.

Thus the little minutes,
Humble though they be,
Make the mighty ages
Of eternity.

Little deeds of kindness,
Little words of love,
Make our earth an Eden
Like the heaven above.

little things poem Bangla translation

ছোট ছোট বালুকণা,
বিন্দু বিন্দু জল,
গড়ে তোলে মহাদেশ
সাগর অতল।

মুহূর্তে নিমেষ কাল,
তুচ্ছ পরিমাণ,
গড়ে যুগ যুগান্তর-
অনন্ত মহান।

প্রিত করুণার দান,
স্নেহপূর্ণ বাণী,
এ ধারায় স্বর্গসুখ
নিত্য দেয় আনি।

2.3 Let’s play the Listening Game, “Lend your ears”
Ans: Pay in the classroom

2.4 Read the poem in pairs to find out the correct words/phrases from the box and write next to the sentences. You can choose more than one answer.

a) What makes a land pleasant?
Ans. Little drops of water and little grains of sand make a land pleasant.

b) What makes the earth an Eden?
Ans. Little deeds of kindness and little words of love make the earth an Eden.

c) How much water makes a mighty ocean?
Ans. A little drops of water makes a mighty ocean.

d) What makes the earth heaven?
Ans. Little deeds of kindness and little words of love make the earth heaven.

2.5 Read the note and answer the following questions in pairs.
Note: A poem is a kind of literary writing. It has some characteristics. Two of them are Stanza and Rhyming.
দ্রষ্টব্য: একটি কবিতা হল এক ধরনের সাহিত্য রচনা। এর কিছু বৈশিষ্ট্য আছে। তার মধ্যে দুটি হল স্তবক ও ছন্দ।

Stanza: A stanza is a group of lines in a poem. It consists of two or more lines arranged together as a unit. Most poems are divided into stanzas. A stanza in a poem is like a paragraph in an essay.
স্তবক: একটি স্তবক হচ্ছে একটি কবিতার কতগুলো বাক্য। এটি একসাথে সাজানো দুই বা ততোধিক বাক্য নিয়ে গঠিত। অধিকাংশ কবিতা স্তবকে বিভক্ত। একটি কবিতার একটি স্তবক একটি প্রবন্ধের অনুচ্ছেদের মতো।

Rhyming: The similar sounding words at the ends of the alternate lines of a poem.
ছন্দ: একটি কবিতার বিভিন্ন চরণের শেষে অনুরূপ শ্রবণযুক্ত শব্দ।

little things poem rhyming words

a) How many stanzas are there in the poem titled ‘Little Things’?
Ans. There are three stanzas the poem titled ‘Little Things’.

b) Match the rhyming words.
Cat – Hat
Day – Stay
Coat – Boat
Pick – Kick
Sand – Land
Now – How

c) Can you identify the rhyming words in the following lines?
i) Little grains of sand
And the pleasant land
Ans. Sand, land
ii) Humble though they be
of eternity
Ans. Be, eternity
iii) Little words of love
Like the heaven above
Ans. Love, above

2.6 Make a list of the “little things” you usually do and share it with the class.
I wash my hands before I eat. I keep my room clean. I help my mother in the kitchen. I also help my father in his garden. I water the plants and clean dust from the soil. I take care of my grandmother. I love to work in my family.

2.7 In a group of 5-6, design a poster on ‘The little steps to keep the classroom neat and clean’ and present it to the class.

The little steps to keep the classroom neat and clean’
My dear friends, let’s we follow these steps to keep our classroom neat and clean.

• We’ll never litter in the classroom.
• Any rubbish will be put in the basket.
• We’ll keep the table and benches clean.
• We’ll not stain the walls of the class.
• We’ll clean the floor before dust accumulates.
• We’ll create awareness among everyone to keep the class clean.