NCERT Solutions for Class 9 English Main Course Book Unit 17

Unit 6(C) - Children and Computers Class 9

Unit 17 Unit 6(C) - Children and Computers Exercise Answers & Summary

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Unit-6 : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 120

Q1 :  

Complete the following information about yourself

SURVEY ON THE USE OF COMPUTERS

Age:

 

Boy / Girl:

 

Hours spent at the computer:

 

Hours spent playing games and chatting on the computer:

 

Hours spent surfing the Internet/websites for learning:

 

Hours spent per week studying at home:

 

Hours spent for leisure activities:

 

If you reduce your time spent on the computer, how would you spend the extra time?

 

I like to spend my time at the computer because:

 


Answer :

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Q2 :  

Divide yourselves into groups and collect information on the use of computers from five students each of classes VI, IX and XI. Compile and summarise your answers to the questions above in the following table.

Class

Name

Girl/Boy

Hours per week

If you reduce your computer time, how will you spend your leisure time?

Why you like to spend time at the computer?

At the Computer

Studying at home

Internet

Leisure

XI

             
               

IX

             
               

VI

     


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Q3 :  

Exchange information with another group and record it. Then in groups of four discuss the results of the following:

  • Do boys and girls spend the same amount of time at the computer?

  • Do their tastes and preferences change as they grow older?

  • Are the number of hours spent at the computer/studying at home/leisure/

  • internet different between boys and girls?

  • Do the number of hours per week spent at the computer/studying at home/

  • internet/ leisure activities change as students get older?


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Q4 :  

Now listen to two speakers debating on the topic, 'Education of the Girl Child is a Burden'.

NOTICE

Class IX English Debate

Motion: Education of the Girl Child is a Burden

Time limit: 2 mins ( ½ min for each speaker)

Venue: School Auditorium


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Q5 :  

Now prepare a graph based on the students' response to the survey you conducted in C.2. Then write a report for the newspaper taking the help of B.5, C.3 and C.6.


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Q6 :  

You will now hold an actual class debate on the topic 'Computers and Children: A Boon or a Bane'.

In groups of four decide whether your group is FOR or AGAINST the motion. Then draft your debate. Each member of the group must participate in the written as well as the spoken matter. The spoken matter can be divided thus

  • One introduces the topic

  • One discusses points favouring the motion

  • One argues the opponent's points

  • One concludes


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