NCERT Solutions for Poem Where do All the Teachers Go? Class 6 English Honeysuckle

For children, teachers are very special people, so the poet in this poem examines their natural eagerness to find out where all their teachers go after school ends and what they do. This indicates the child's innocence as he asks many questions about it. In their minds, teachers are not just ordinary human beings. In this poem, the child is curious about the daily routine of his teacher. His perception of teachers is extraordinary, and he wonders if they live any normal lives.

NCERT Solutions for Class 6th English Poem Where do All the Teachers Go?

Where do All the Teachers Go? Questions and Answers

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Question 1 A: Why does the poet want to know where the teachers go at four o'clock?


The poet is really curious to know where all the teachers go at four o'clock as it is the time when the school gets over.

Question 1 B: What are the things normal people do that the poet talks about?


The poet talks about all the things that normal people do. He talks about all strange, funny and ridiculous things that people do. Normal people do things like wearing pajamas, being in the house, watching T.V, living with their parents, writing on the desk, losing their books, making silly mistakes, spelling incorrectly etc. he also talks about people's nose picking habit and wearing an old dirty jean.

Question 1 C: What does he imagine about?

(a) Where teachers live?

(b) What they do at home?

(c) The people with whom they live?

(d) Their activities when they were children in school?


a) He imagined that the teachers live in houses.

b) They did things like watching T.V, wearing pajamas, wash their socks and picking their noses.

c) He imagined that the teachers live with their parents.

d) When the teachers were at school they also used to get punished at making mistakes. They never spelt correctly, lost their books, scribbled on the desks and wore same old dirty jeans.

Question 1 D: Why does the poet wonder if teachers also do things that other people do?


The poet wondered that teachers also do things that other people do because as per him the teachers were 'super humans' who knows everything and are perfect. They do not commit any mistake and punishes those who did.

Question 1 E: How does the poet plan to find out? What will he do once he finds out?


The poet plans to follow one of the teachers on the way back to the home and find out what they do. Once he finds out what they actually do, he thought about composing a poem on it and also assumed that the teachers would read that poem to their students.

Question 2:

What do you think these phrases from the poem mean?

(i) Punished in the corner

(ii) Leave their greens.


i) It means getting the punishment of standing in the corner of the classroom.

ii) It means that the children leave the playground after the bell rings and they have to rush for their classrooms.

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