Class 5 English

Robinson Crusoe

Discovers a Footprint

This is the story about Robinson Crusoe. Robinson Crusoe’s ship had been wrecked by the sea. After that, he had live all alone on an island. One day, he discovers a footprint of another man. Crusoe is frightened. He hurriedly goes back to his cave. After four or five days, he goes back to the beach to check the footprint. The footprint is still there. Crusoe is once again frightened.

Let’s Read

Question 1: What made Robinson Crusoe think that the print on the ground was a footprint?

Answer: Every part of the print looked like a foot. It had toes and heels as a foot has.

Question 2: Why was Robinson afraid when he looked at the bushes and trees?

Answer: He feared that someone may be lurking behind bushes and trees. So, he was afraid when he looked at the bushes and trees.

Question 3: Why did Robinson pray when he saw the footprint?

Answer: He thought that some savage people may have come to the island. He feared that they would kill him. So, Robinson prayed for his protection.

Question 4: Robinson Ran back to his home, as fast as he could because he

  1. Was racing
  2. Was afraid
  3. Was in a hurry to go home

Answer: (b) Was afraid

Question 5: He could not sleep because

  1. There was an animal outside his cave
  2. He thought savaged had come from the mainland
  3. His bed was uncomfortable

Answer: (b) He thought savaged had come from the mainland

Question 6: Why was Robinson Crusoe sure that it was not his footprint?

  1. It didn’t look like a human footprint
  2. It looked smaller than his
  3. He had not come to this part of the beach in a long time

Answer: (c) He had not come to this part of the beach in a long time

Question 7: Where was Robinson Crusoe?

  1. On a boat
  2. In a town
  3. Alone on an island
  4. On an aeroplane

Answer: (c) Alone on an island

Let’s Talk

Question 1: How would you feel if you saw unknown footprints outside your front door?

Answer: I will be frightened.

Question 2: If you were alone at home and suddenly someone knocked at your door, what would you do?

Answer: I will ask about the person before opening the door. If it is an unknown person, I will only open the door after getting satisfied with his answers.


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