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1 7th GRADE ENGLISH CHAPTER 1+POEM 1
HEALTHY LIFE BY PEDRO PABLO SACRISTAN AND THE GYMNASTIC CLOCK BY M.C.DAVIES 7th GRADE ENGLISH CHAPTER 1+POEM 1

2 ABOUT THE AUTHOR NAME: Pedro Pablo Sacristan
OCCUPATION: Spanish Author BACKGROUND: The author was born in Madrid Spain. He was the second among six children. He graduated in aeronautical engineering but left that field in order to pursue his passion for writing. OTHER WORKS: Pedro’s Fables published in 2013, Pedro’s Christmas Fables for kids published in 2013.

3 HOW TO LEAD A HEALTHY LIFE
1. EXERCISE EVERYDAY: Be it walking or running or swimming or playing with friends, it is very important to get at least one hour of exercise everyday. Some of the benefits of exercise include, Benefits every part of the body including mind Helps people look better Helps people lose weight and prevent many diseases Reduces rate of aging in people Improves mood

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5 HOW TO LEAD HEALTHY LIFE
2. HAVE HEALTHY FOOD: A healthy diet is the one which maintains or improves general health. A healthy diet provides body with essential nutrients. Some of the nutrients body requires are: CARBOHYDRATES: Primary energy source for the body. Ex. Rice, Bread PROTEINS: Essential for rebuilding of muscles, blood cells and hair. Ex. Beans, Eggs FATS: Required as cushions for important organs. Ex. Potato, Oil VITAMINS: Perform variety of functions like assistance with building of tissues, etc. MINERALS: Found in various plants and animal foods. Performs function essential for physical movement. WATER: Improves functioning of liver and maintains body temperature

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7 STORY SUMMARY 1. WITCHES’ PLAN
Many years ago, the people of earth were very strong and healthy. They ate healthy food like fruits and vegetables and exercised daily. All people children and adults led a happy life on earth. The witches’ were very upset about this. They decided to make a potion(a drink). Any person who drinks this potion will not want to live. So while making the potion one of the witches uttered a wrong spell (magic words) and beacuse of that there was an explosion that destroyed entire forest.

8 STORY SUMMARY Questions
Q: Which was the healthiest place that you could imagine? A: Earth was the healthiest place you could imagine. Q: Who was furious? A: The happiness of the people on earth made one of the witches furious. Q: What made the potion go wrong? A: During the preparation of potions one of the witches made a mistake in uttering the words. Q: What happened after the explosion? A: The explosion was so big that it ended up destroying the entire forest.

9 STORY SUMMARY 2. THE BOY WHO GOT AFFECTED
The explosion caused the witches to turn into tiny germs and there were trapped in liquid in a bottle lying in the swamp. One day a little boy found this bottle and drank its contents. The witches took advantage of this situation and began changing his likes and dislikes. The boy did not like fresh fruits and vegetables anymore. He only wanted pizzas and burgers and food from the restaurant. He wasted his time by watching television and eating ice cream and chips.

10 STORY SUMMARY The boy did not enjoy fruits and vegetables anymore.
He did not feel like walking or running or playing with his friends. He stopped going out and was lying around at home all day. He started feeling ill and did not have desire to do anything. Alas the witches succeeded not only in affecting him but also others. They could jump from one person to another like virus and turned the effect of potion into one of the worst diseases disease of wasting life.

11 STORY SUMMARY Questions:
Q: What happened to the witches after the explosion? A: The explosion turned the witches into tiny germ like creatures trapped in a liquid present in a bottle lying in the swamp. Q: What did the boy do with the new drink? A: The boy swallowed the new drink fully. Q: How did the boy change after drinking the potion? A: After the boy drank the potion he lost interest in eating fruits and vegetable. He stopped playing and did not have desire to do anything. Q: Mention the worst thing the witches learnt to do? A: The worst thing the witches managed to do was jump from one person to the other thereby spreading the disease of wasting life.

12 STORY SUMMARY 3. THE CURE It was Doctor Fitton Healthy who with the help of his microscope found out that the witches were causing the disease. There were no cough medicines or vaccines to get rid of it. Doctor found out that the witches could not tolerate joy and good health. Best cure was to make an effort to lead a healthy, joyful life. When a person became healthy the witches left their body, riding off on a sneeze.

13 STORY SUMMARY Questions: Q: Who discovered the witches?
A: Doctor Fitton-Healthy discovered the witches. Q: What did the patients do before they went to doctor fit and healthy? A: Before they wen to Doctor Fitton-Healthy the patients were not leading a joyous and healthy life. The neither ate healthy food nor they exercised. Q: What was the advice of Dr. Fitton-Healthy? A: The advice of Dr. Fitton-Healthy was to make a little bit effort to eat fruits and vegetables and to do some exercise.

14 CHAPTER REVIEW

15 DISCUSS WITH YOUR TEACHER AND ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS
CHAPTER REVIEW DISCUSS WITH YOUR TEACHER AND ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS 1. “The message the story gives is not only for children but also for grown ups”. Do you agree? 2. With the help of paragraph 4 and 5 describe the illness and the cure.

16 EXERCISE

17 EXERCISE

18 EXERCISE SOLVED DAY – NIGHT MORE – LESS ADVANTAGE — DISADVANTAGE
LONG—SHORT SAD— SAVE--WASTE

19 EXERCISE

20 EXERCISE

21 EXERCISE

22 THE GYMNASTIC CLOCK POET NAME: Mary Carolyn Davies
PROFESSION: 19th Century Poet BACKGROUND: M C Davies was born in Sprague Washington in early 1890’s. She attended University of California - Berkley for one year where she won numerous awards. OTHER WORKS: The Drums on our Street: A book of war poems in 1918, Youth Riding in 1919 and The Skyline Trail in 1924.

23 THE GYMNASTIC CLOCK

24 THE GYMNASTIC CLOCK Answer the following in 1 or 2 sentences.
Name two characters in the poem. The clock and the poet are the 2 characters in the poem. 2. What does the clock tell the speaker each morning? The clock tells the speaker not to forget his exercises each morning. 3. Does the clock stop its exercise anytime? The clock never stops is exercise. 4. What similarity does the speaker and clock share? A. From the moment the speaker wakes up, the clock and the speaker just exercise all day long.

25 Make a list of words repeated in the poem
THE GYMNASTIC CLOCK Make a list of words repeated in the poem Plain 3. Exercise Clock 4. Morning

26 THE GYMNASTIC CLOCK exercises so too day


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