CBSE Class-10 Marking Scheme for IOP/Comptt Examination 2017 : English Communicative

CBSE Class-10 Marking Scheme for IOP/Comptt Examination 2017 :

English Communicative

 

CBSE Class-10 Marking Scheme for IOP/Comptt Examination 2017 : English Communicative (Delhi Region)

Social Science (Summative Assessment 2)Marking Scheme - English Communicative (Delhi - 1/1/1, 1/1/2, 1/1/3)
General Instructions:

Please note that the questions are numbered in continuation from 1 to 11.
(i) Marking of the entire script should be done by one examiner. All answers in all the scripts issued to the examiner should be marked section wise.
 
(ii) In the marking scheme, a slash (/) indicates alternative answers; any one such answer is counted as correct.

(iii) Brackets ( ) indicate optional information; the mark is awarded whether the part in brackets is included or not.

(iv) If a student writes an answer which is not given in the marking scheme but which is equally acceptable, full marks should be awarded.

(v) Students should not be penalized if they do not follow the order of the sections / questions while answering.

(vi) In questions requiring word limit please note that no marks are to be deducted for exceeding the word limit.

(vii) The Marking Scheme carries only suggested value points for the answers. These are only guidelines and do not constitute the complete answers. The students can have their own expression and if the expression is correct, marks should be awarded accordingly.
 
QUESTION PAPER CODE 1/1/1
SECTION A (READING) 20 MARKS

Note : Section A tests a candidate’s ability to read and understand only, therefore, no deductions are to be made for errors in spelling, grammar or punctuation. Marks should be awarded if the answer can be clearly understood.
Objective: This section evaluates the reading and comprehension skills of the students and their ability to infer and evaluate the given information.
 
1. 1. DEMOCRACY - MARKS–8
Objective : To identify the main points of a text
Marking : 8 marks – 1 mark for each correct answer
Answers :

a) in its people
b) guardian of the nation / ready to serve the people of the country
c) “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country”
d) when people: (i) get the leaders they deserve (ii) play an active role in creating new type of leadership (any one)
e) by educating the youth of the country / by teaching children the importance of obeying laws
f) when given a chance to express their talents and skills / when we encourage in them new ideas and creativity
g) start a small business/ write an article/ teach a child / shop at local stores / not pollute your environment / participate in cleanliness drive / create a work of art / volunteer for a social cause or another similar effort
h) teachers and employers

2. PLASTIC WASTE TOTAL MARKS-12
Objective : To identify the main points of a text
Marking : 8 marks - 2 marks for each correct answer
2.1 Answers :
a) Millions of tons of waste from plastic bags, bottles and clothes in the oceans of the world present a serious threat to human health and marine environment
b) Chemicals in plastic and those which attach themselves to plastic in natural environment could cause poisoning and many disorders in marine life if consumed in huge quantities
c) Plastic micro particles suspended in the air can harm the lungs
d) To avoid using products with micro beads and arrange appropriate disposal of plastic products by way of recycling, if possible
 
2.2 Vocabulary
Marking : 4 marks - 1 mark for each correct answer
Answers :

e) (i) serious
f) (ii) large
g) (iii) very small
h) (i) negatively

SECTION B (WRITING & GRAMMAR)
TOTAL MARKS - 25

3. LETTER TO THE EDITOR –SAVE WATER MARKS - 5
Objective : To use the given input in a short sustained piece of
writing
Marking : Content - 3 marks – (the given information in the question paper to be included)
Format - includes date, subject, addressee and closing Format to be treated as part of the content Expression - 2 marks (fluency and accuracy to be taken into account)
Suggested Value Points:
 
Advantages
  • sensitizes the students
  • creates awareness
  • makes them value water
  • helps the country
OR
ARTICLE WRITING – HELP THE ACCIDENT VICTIMS

Objectives : To plan, organize and present ideas coherently To write in a style appropriate for communicative purposes
Marking : Content – 3 marks
Format to be treated as part of the content
Expression – 2 marks (fluency and accuracy to be taken into account)

Suggested Value Points: accidents, a common phenomenon most passersby do not help road victims fear of police harassment Supreme Court guidelines - awareness to be created rescuers/helpers not to be questioned or detained should not hesitate to discharge their duty as responsible citizens to be empathetic, humane citizens

4. STORY WRITING MARKS - 10
Objective : To plan, organize and present ideas coherently
Marking : Relevance of content + creativity – 6 marks
Fluency – 2 marks
Accuracy – 2 marks
Story completed in any suitable way using the hints provided should be accepted
 
5. GAP FILLING – MUSIC MARKS-3
Objective : To use grammatical items correctly
Marking : 1 mark for each correct answer
Answers:

a) (ii) can’t
b) (ii) by
c) (iii) the
 
6. EDITING – EGYPT
MARKS-4
Objective : To use grammatical items correctly
Marking : 1 mark for each correct answer
Answers :
ERROR                CORRECTION

a) consider            considered
b) has                    have
c) being                 been
d) or                      and

7. REPORTED SPEECH – TRIP TO EUROPE
a) that he had been to Paris, London, Spain and Germany.
b) exclaimed that it was wonderful
c) he must know his Geography well
 

 

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