How I taught my grandmother to read and other stories

How I taught my grandmother to read and other stories

HOW I TAUGHT MY GRANDMOTHER TO READ AND OTHER STORIES Sudha Murthy Biography

Sudha Murthy is an Indian social worker and author. Murthy began her professional career as a computer scientist and engineer. She is the chairperson of the Infosys Foundation and a member of public health care initiatives of the Gates Foundation. Born: August 19, 1950 (age 63), Shiggaon Spouse: N. R. Narayana Murthy (m. 1978) Siblings: Shrinivas Kulkarni Education: BVB College of Engineering & Technology, Cornell University, Indian Institute of Science Children: Akshata Murthy, Rohan Murthy HER WRITINGS

Mrs. Murthy has written many stories on common lives views on donations hospitality and realisation. Titles of the stories 1. 2. Sweet Hospitality Wise and Otherwise.

Collections of stories How I taught my grandmother to read & other stories How did she develop the taste for books? Her stories are the recreation of her childhood experiences. The source of inspiration was her grand father.

Narrated the following stories dramaticallymodulating the voice, adding some imaginative details to interest Shivaji Epics of India Aesop stories Tenali Rama Birbal Story 1

How I taught my grandmother to read (ACTIVITY TO DEVELOP READING SKILLS SKIMMING AND SCANING) The story within a story Kashi yatre written by Kannada writer, Triveni General theme- Dealt with psychological issues of humanity Theme of Kashi Yatre:

An old ladys desire to go to Kashi, a religious place. Saves money to visit before she dies Comes across a an orphan girl longing to marry her lover- has no money Old lady understands the plight of the young girl Gives money to her to help the girl in distress Realises happiness of the girl is more important than visiting Vishveshwara.

Assignment Task 1 You are now going to step into the shoes of TRIVENI Have you ever come across in your real life, an old man or a woman resolute and determined to accomplish? Share your story with your friend.

Identify five words that express the emotions of the old man/woman Collect some photos/pictures of old people. If you are talented reflect your feelings through pencil sketches/photograph. Paste the drawings/ printouts of photo in the English note book

Task 2 Express the Agony of a grandmother who could not read and write. Story 2 SALAM ABDUL KALAM ASSIGNMENTS Task -I 1.Read the lesson Salam Abdul Kalam and identify nouns, verbs, adjectives,

adverbs and prepositions as much as you could. 2. Identify five sentences a. in reported speeches. b. bearing connectives/linking words c. with verbs in present/past /continuous tenses d. complex sentences 3. Identify words with suffixes able, tion, ate and ly [ two each]

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