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Reading worksheet 1


1.As a form of expression, graffiti is famously characterized by outlaw values; the creation and display of graffiti countered societal rules and was considered by some as vandalism. Not only was it symbolic of rebel values but was also linked to destruction of property. These links between graffiti culture and rebellion were age-old and some say, were popularized by hip-hop culture.


2 Imagine waking up one morning, to see your walls smeared with black paint names, symbols, messages. The most interesting bit is that these wall artists were never caught red-handed. It was all done stealthily. It was almost as though people were marking their territory using painted symbols and slogans. The change was creeping in. Mobile numbers and captivating phrases gradually became marketing tools for free advertising. Catchy phrases tickled the curiosity and calls were made to those numbers.


3 Over a period of time, there was a shift in perception. Blank walls beckoned invitingly and artists saw whitewashed walls as an opportunity to display their work in free and open settings. The city became one large canvas; the illegal 'gang activity' became an art form on display in walking galleries. Graffiti was gradually being replaced and the stigma of illegality was being dropped. There was a move to embrace rather than condemn.


4. The colours, shapes, and subjects became cultural themes. What was once rebellious expression is artistic talent at its vibrant best, rich in images of plants, animals and unspoiled landscapes. The painted walls encouraged by residents and governments have created their own ecosystem a reconciliation of nature with man-made forces.


5. The monotony and uniformity of urban life is today infused with human vitality and beauty. Cities speak proudly about the painted walls and clamour to be the first to preserve culture and history through these. Graphic displays of social awareness issues effectively and economically reach out to the common man. Silent art speaks volumes. Be it hygiene, conservation, education, or rights and duties the message is conveyed in an animated, colourful manner without being an imposition.


Based on your understanding of the passage, answer the questions given below : 10 1=10


(i) Complete the sentence by choosing an appropriate option.


Graffiti in the earlier years was ______ (a) considered a valuable legacy. (b) done by prominent artists. (c) an expression of rebellion. (d) supported by society.


(ii) Comment on the writer's statement , 'It was all done stealthily.'

(iii) List two reasons why graffiti was not popular among people.

(iv) Select the word from para 2 of the passage that conveys the opposite of .


(v) The writer would agree with all of the following EXCEPT :

(a) Graffiti art was a paid activity.

(b) Wall art was an age-old tradition.

(c) Graffiti became popular as a marketing tool.

(d) People were curious by what was scribbled on walls.


(vi) which word from the following most nearly means 'reconciliation' with reference to the given context ? (para 4)

(a) cease fire

(b) resolution

(c) combination

(d) reunion


(vii) Why does the writer say that the stigma of 'illegality' was dropped?


(viii) Complete the following sentence with reference to the passage : The city became one large canvas because _______.


(ix) The passage states a shift in attitude. Identify the best option that indicates this shift.

(a) rejection to dismissal

(b) confusion to clarity

(c) imposition to acceptance

(d) dislike to acceptance


(x) List two ways in which wall art is beneficial to society.


 

Worksheet 2


1.Educational technology is the combined use of computer hardware, software, educational theory, and practice to facilitate learning. When referred to with its abbreviation EdTech, it points to the industry of companies that create educational technology. With education growing online, India' Edtech Market size is expected to grow 3.7 times in the next five years.


2. Education in both rural and urban India is expected to be supported by technology in the near future.


3. As per a 2019 2020 report, only 22·3 percent of schools had an internet connection. Moreover, 61 percent of schools in the country didn't even have computers.


4. With the internet rate estimated to reach above 55 percent by the end of 2025 in India, digitisation of education will impact the country's development and become one of the topmost priorities for the government.


5. Budget 2021 22 allocated < 93,224·31 crore to the Ministry of Education. It was an increase of over < 8,100 crore from the revised estimates for the current fiscal year and the Department of Higher Education was allocated < 38,350·65 crore.


6. The role of technology in education is more critical now than ever in addressing educational disparity. It has already made learning affordable and accessible. In particular, the use of technology in education in rural India is one of the biggest boons of recent times.


7. With help from apps and software, teachers can enhance their teaching ability and provide information about the most recent developments. Students can enjoy an interactive learning experience. Teachers can employ animation, powerpoint slides and graphs to catch the interest of their pupils. Gamification lends interest in the subject.


8. The online education system is a sector in which growth and development will work for the betterment of many sectors which include educating learners and increasing job opportunities for educators and technical teams.



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Based on your understanding of the passage, answer the questions given below : 10 1=10


(i) Does the following statement agree with the information given in para 1?

Education technology is the practice of introducing information and communication technology tools into the classroom.

Select from the following :

True If the statement agrees with the information

False If the statement contradicts the information

Not Given If there is no information on this.


(ii) What are the two essentials for digitisation of education ?


(iii) Select the option which displays that use of technology in education in rural India is one of the biggest boons of recent times.


(a) Frees up the teacher to be able to concentrate on farming.

(b) Teachers can enhance their teaching ability and provide more value to the students.

(c) It understands what is needed and technology is subsequently developed effectively.

(d) Simplifies assignment management with user-friendly methods.


(iv) Complete the sentence based on the following statement :

The role of EdTech is more critical now __________.


(v) The word critical in para 6 most nearly means (a) difficult

(b) crucial

(c) complementary

(d) causative


(vi) Complete the given sentence by selecting the most appropriate option :

Technology in education works for the betterment of many sectors such as __________.

(a) farmers, educators and businessmen

(b) educating learners, job opportunities for educators and technical teams

(c) doctors, engineers and technocrats

(d) banking, construction workers and software technicians.


(vii) Digital education will become a top priority for the government because ____________.

(viii) Complete the given sentence by selecting the most appropriate option :

The concluding sentence of the passage makes a clear case that _____________ .

(a) the growth of educational technology and online education will take some time

(b) nobody imagined a growth as exponential as in the last two years

(c) development of EdTech will work for the betterment of many other sectors as well

(d) the private sector has to play a decisive role


(ix) Based on the graph, state the items which have the highest percentage of technology used by students of grades 9 12 and by students of grades 3-5.

 

Answer Key of worksheet 1

  1. ( c) an expression of rebellion.

  2. Suggested value points (any two ) - done secretly without getting noticed - wall artists were never caught red-handed - done during night time - done on the sly / quietly

  3. Suggested value points ( any two) - an act of rebellion - linked to destruction of property - countered societal rules - considered as vandalism - characterized by outlaw values

  4. interesting / captivating

  5. (a) Graffiti art was a paid activity

  6. ( c ) combination / (d) reunion

  7. Suggested value points ( Any One ) - considered as an art form - a shift in perception - depicted cultural themes/ social awareness issues - depicted reconciliation of nature with manmade forces - was a mode to preserve culture and history - to be embraced rather than condemned (any one)

  8. Suggested Value Points ( Any One) -became an opportunity to display their work in free and open settings - became an art form on display in walking galleries

  9. (d) dislike to acceptance

  10. Suggested Value Points ( any one) - helps to preserve cultural history - create social awareness / message conveyed in an animated colourful manner without being an imposition / reaches out to common man


 

Answer Key of Worksheet 2

Q2. (i) True

(ii) Suggested value points:

- computer / computer hardware / computer software (any one)

- internet - budget allocation

(iii) (b) Teachers can enhance their teaching ability and provide more value to the students

(iv) _____ than ever in addressing educational disparity

(v) (b) crucial

(vi) (b) educating learners, job opportunities for educators and technical teams

(vii) it will impact the country’s development

(viii) (c) development of EdTech will work for the betterment of many other sectors as well

(ix) 9-12 create presentations 3-5 educational games

(x) India's EdTech market size is expected to increase 3.7 times in the next five years.



 


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