NCERT class 3 English chapter 3

NCERT class 3 English chapter 3

Class 3rd Question & Answers from (NCERT)

A Little fish Story

Article I.                         Reading is fun

  1. How Many fish are there in the sea?


  1. Why was the little fish unhappy?


  1. What happened to the fish one day?


  1. Why was the fish thankful to be a little fish?


Article II.                                     talk time


  1. Imagine you are a little fish. Describe what you might see around you.
  2. In your class, talk about the time you were caught doing something you were not supposed to do. You can discuss in your own language as well as in English.


Article III.                                  word building

  1. Look at the pattern and
    fill in the blanks.


Look      –      Looked                 Talk     –      __Talked__

Pick        –   __Picked__              Wish   –      __Wished__

Bark       –   __Barked__              Pull     –      __Pulled__

Want      –   __Wanted__             Help   –      __Helped__

  1. Fill in the blanks with the right word from the box.


Paper      Flowers     Water     Matches       Cows      Wolves


A glass of   __water__                a bunch of    __cows__

A box of     __flowers__             a herd of    __wolves__

A sheet of   __paper__               a pack of    __matches__


Article IV.                                           let’s write

  • Look at the following sentence.

If I were only larger, how much happier I could be.

Make more sentences like this using the words in the box.


Taller       thinner        smaller        cleverer       younger      older

  1. If I were only ____taller ____how much happier I could be.
  2. If I were only__ older in my siblings, how much happier I could be_,
  3. If I were only cleverer in my class how much happier I could be.
  4. If I were only younger instead of my big brother, how much happier I could be.
  5. If I were only thinner in my fatty friends then, how much happier I could be.
  6. If I were only smaller in my house, how much happier I could be.


Article V.                                         Song Time



Singing or Crying?

Mahesh sings a little song.

Venkatesh looks at him.

“Why are you crying, Mahesh?” he asks.

Mahesh says, “I’ m not crying.

I’m singing an English song!”


  • Choose the right words.


  1. Mahesh sings a __little__ (long/little) song.
  2. Venkatesh __looks__   (looks/shouts) at him.
  3. Venkatesh thinks Mahesh is __crying__ (crying/laughing).
  4. Mahesh is __singing__   (singing/saying) a song.
  5. The song is in __English__   (Telugu/English).














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