Writing down your negative thoughts and
tossing them in the garbage can actually help
to erase your bad mood.
You still smell things while you sleep.
There is a “Hug Me Coca Cola” machine in
Singapore which gives you a can of coke each
time you hug it.
The most effective way to study is 30 minutes
at a time, taking 10 minutes breaks
throughout each session.
Humans dream 23-25 times a night. Ten
minutes after you woke up , you’ll forget 90 %
of your dreams.
THE GIFT AND
Once, a poor farmer found a
growing in his field. Its
apples were so large and
shiny and well-formed
that the farmer cried out
with joy when he saw it .
He show it to his wife and
children. They were all
The farmer gave the
apple to his daughter.
“This is the only thing I
have ever seen that is
as beautiful as you are.
Take it and eat my dear
The daughter rejected it
“It is worthy of a king.”
“Such a fruit is worthy of a
king. I will take it to the
king” the farmer said. It is
the only gift that a poor
farmer can give. Then he
went to the king’s palace.
The farmer removed the
cloth and offer it to the
king as his gift to the
highness. The king was
greatly moved by the
unselfish farmer’s simple
“What would you have from
me in return.?Name it
and its yours.
The farmer was astonished.
“I want nothing but
permission to see the joy in
your face when you look at
The king was astonished
with the apple and called
everyone to see it. While
admiring, the king notice
that the farmer was gone.
“Ride after him . Take my
best horse and give it to
him. Tell him the horse is
from a grateful king, who
has learned a new lesson.”
The farmer walking along
the road was very happy
with the unexpected gift.
A rich merchant of the
town heard the story of
the king’s gift, and he
began to plot and plan.
The rich merchant gave a
“Thank you very much “
said the king.
The merchant is expecting a
great gift from the king. The
wrapped in rich cloth.
“ Take this apple, I was
grateful to receive such gift.
I treasure it more highly
than jewels. It was given by
a man who expected
nothing in exchange.
The merchant open the
cloth and it was an
apple. He strode out of
the palace. And threw
away the beautiful fruit.
approved of that. He
“That gift is only as good as the
heart of the giver. A man
should give without expecting
a gift in return. Any other gift is
Name the character in the story. Describe each
Among the characters, who possesses a good
What is the most striking character of the
Why did the farmer’s daughter did not eat the
Why did the farmer think of giving the apple to
How did the king feel when the farmer gave the
apple to him?
Why did the merchant give a horse to the king?
Why did the king feel anger towards the
If you were the king, would you do the same
Who among the characters would you want to
Do you love your country? In what
ways you show your love for
zealous love of one’s country.
It has something to do with the citizenship.
Doing great things for one’s country
Sacrificing a lot for a greater cause
It means fighting for the interest of the
enjoys all the freedom and privileges of his
They may be called to serve in the armed
forces of the government.
They are responsible for the defense of their
They have the right to vote, they also hve the
duty to be informed.
helping organizations which take care of the
people during the terrors of war.
It is the duty of young and old to share in the
work of his organization.
Citizens have the duty to share in the civil
ECONOMIC CITIZENSHIP is sharing of
responsibility for the economic welfare of the
Many people believe that we can be better
citizens if we take an interest in the welfare of
the whole world.
• Citizens of all countries should feel that world
peace is their responsibility.
• To be a good citizen of your country, you have
to know as much as you can about the
conditions and problems not only at home but
also in other parts of the world.