CBSE Class 1 English | Chapter 1 – A Happy Child | NCERT | CBSE Syllabus | Catrack KTV | Part 1

CBSE Class 1 English | Chapter 1 – A Happy Child | NCERT | CBSE Syllabus | Catrack KTV | Part 1

A Happy Child – CBSE Class 1 English | Chapter 1

Enjoy this Poem

My house is red – a little house;
A happy child am I.
I laugh and play the whole day long,
I hardly ever cry.

I have a tree, a green, green tree,
To shade me from the sun;
And under it, I often sit,
When all my play is done.

Let’s know the Summary of this poem
This is the poem of a child who lives in a little red-coloured house. The child always remains happy. She laughs and plays for the whole day. She never cries. There is a green tree near the child’s house which saves the child from the heat of the sun and the child sits under this green tree after she finishes her play.

Let’s know the basic word and their meanings from this poem

Happy – Glad
Play – Do something for getting happiness
Hardly – Rarely
Laugh – Smile with a loud sound
Shade – To protect from the heat and light of the sun
Sun – The star that shines during the daytime
Under – Below
Done – Finished

Now let’s do some exercise: New Words
Cry: To shed tears because of sadness.
Example sentences:
1. Pawan and Tarun cry when they are hungry.
2. I hope she did not cry in school.

Day: The time between sunrise and sunset
Example sentences:
1. I begin my day with a smile on my face.
2. Lisa spent her day sleeping on the couch.

Red: Colour of blood, cherries and tomatoes
Example sentences:
1. Red is my favourite colour.
2. She looks pretty in that red dress.

Sun: A star that gives heat and light
Example sentences:
1. I can hardly wait for the sun to set.
2. The sun is shining brightly.

Question 1:
Read and match the words with the pictures. Draw a line.
I am a boy: Boy
I am a girl: Girl

Question 2:
Fill in the box with the right colour.
What is the colour of the happy child’s house? : Red
What is the colour of your house? : Blue(The answer to this question may vary from student to student)
What is the colour of the tree? : Green
What is the colour of the sun? : Yellow

Question 3:
Is there a tree growing near your house?
• Tell us about the tree. Is it big or small?
• Do you like the tree? What is the name of the tree?
Yes, there is a tree growing near my house.
• It is a big tree.
• Yes, I like the tree. It is a mango tree.

Question 4:
There are many kinds of houses. Circle the ones you have seen.

Music: Anmol Singh ( Facebook:
Vocals: Christie Vincent (

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