A Chat with a Grasshopper Summary

“A Chat with a Grasshopper” is a whimsical and imaginative piece of literature that explores a conversation between a human and a grasshopper. Through this dialogue, the story delves into themes of nature, perspective, and the art of storytelling. This summary will provide an overview of the story’s central ideas and the unique interplay between the characters. Read More Class 6 English Summaries.

A Chat with a Grasshopper Summary

A Chat with a Grasshopper Summary in English

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The lesson ‘A chat with a grasshopper’ is about school students visiting a park. The lesson is an imaginary conversation between the students and the Grasshopper. The conversation helps the students to know everything about grasshoppers.

The students of class VI visit. a park with their class teacher. While they are playing and having fun at he park, Roshan, Teena, Rani and Ani see a green insect on the stem of a tree. They slowly approach the insect and introduce themselves. They have an imaginary conversation with the insect.

Ramya requests the insect to intoduce itself. The insect replies that it’s name is Hoppi and it is a summer singer and it has several, legs and eyes. It thinks of itself as a farmers friend and asks the students to guess what it is. Raju answers that it is a (in Kannada). Rani asks Hoppi where can they find it. It tells them that it lives in different places and almost everywhere.

And that there are 11,000 to 18,000 varities of grasshoppers in the world. Then Raju wonders how it can fly. The grasshopper tells them that it flies on its two sets of wings, Ramya tells the grasshopper that human beings have two legs to walk jump and run and asks Hoppi how many legs it has.

Hoppi replies that it has three pairs of strong legs and that it can walk and jump like them. Rani is curious to know how Hoppi escapes from its enemies. Hoppi proudly tells them that nobody can catch it easily, because it has five eyes and a powerful antenna.

The anterr helps Hoppi to sense danger and swiftty escape from enemies. Raju asks Hoppi, how many ears he has. Hoppi tells them he has no ears but his antenna helps him to pick up vibrations from the air and the ground and sense danger. The Ramya invites Hoppi to join them for lunch. But Hoppi politely declines their offer and says that he doesn’t eat idlies, dosa, rice or chapathi but it can eat plants, wheat, oats, com and barley. As it was getting late for the children to go home they bid goodbye to Hoppi and leave the park hoping to meet him soon.


This charming tale serves as a reminder of the importance of diverse perspectives and the value of storytelling, all wrapped in a delightful and whimsical narrative. It encourages us to see the beauty in unexpected encounters and the wisdom that can be found in the smallest of creatures.

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