CBSE Class-12 Marking Scheme for IOP/Comptt Examination 2017 : English (Elective)

 
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CBSE Class-12 Marking Scheme for IOP/Comptt Examination 2017 :

English (Elective)

CBSE Class-12 Marking Scheme for IOP/Comptt Examination 2017 : English Elective (C)

ALL INDIA SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (CLASS XII)-COMPARTMENT JULY 2017

MARKING SCHEME ENGLISH ELECTIVE (C) (101)

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

1.   THE  MARKING  SCHEME  CARRIES  ONLY  SUGGESTED  VALUE  POINTS  FOR  THE ANSWERS. THESE ARE ONLY GUIDELINES AND DO NOT CONSTITUTE THE COMPLETE ANSWER.   THE  STUDENTS  CAN  HAVE  THEIR  OWN  EXPRESSION  AND  IF  THEIR EXPRESSION IS CORRECT, THE MARKS SHOULD BE AWARDED ACCORDINGLY.

2.   ANSWER SCRIPTS SHOULD NOT BE GIVEN TO THE EVALUATORS FOR EVALUATION UNTIL   AND  UNLESS  THE  GIVEN  MARKING  SCHEME  HAS  BEEN  THOROUGHLY DISCUSSED  WITH  THEM  IN  A  GROUP  OR  INDIVIDUALLY  ON  THE  FIRST  DAY  OF EVALUATION.

3.   THE  HEAD  EXAMINER  MUST  GO  THROUGH  THE  FIRST  TEN  ANSWER  SCRIPTS EVALUATED BY EACH EVALUATOR TO ENSURE THAT THE EVALUATION HAS BEEN CARRIED  OUT AS PER THE MARKING SCHEME. THE REMAINING ANSWER SCRIPTS MEANT FOR EVALUATION SHALL BE GIVEN ONLY AFTER ENSURING THAT THERE IS NO SIGNIFICANT VARIATION IN THE MARKING OF INDIVIDUAL EVALUATORS.

4.   EVALUATION IS TO BE DONE AS PER INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED IN THE MARKING SCHEME. IT SHOULD NOT BE DONE ACCORDING TO ONE’S OWN INTERPRETATION OR ANY OTHER CONSIDERATION. HOWEVER, THE MARKING SCHEME CARRIES ONLY SUGGESTED VALUE POINTS AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE THE COMPLETE ANSWER.

5.   IF A QUESTION HAS PARTS, PLEASE AWARD MARKS ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE FOR EACH PART. MARKS AWARDED FOR DIFFERENT PARTS OF THE QUESTION SHOULD BE TOTALLED UP AND WRITTEN IN THE LEFT HAND MARGIN AND CIRCLED.

6.   IF A QUESTION DOES NOT HAVE PARTS, MARKS MUST BE AWARDED IN THE LEFT HAND MARGIN.

7.   WHERE MARKS ARE ALLOTTED SEPARATELY FOR CONTENT AND EXPRESSION IN THE MARKING SCHEME THEY HAVE TO BE REFLECTED SEPARATELY AND THEN TOTALLED. THIS IS A MANDATORY REQUIREMENT.

8.   A SLASH (/) IN THE MARKING SCHEME INDICATES ALTERNATIVE ANSWERS. IF A STUDENT WRITES AN ANSWER WHICH IS NOT GIVEN IN THE MARKING SCHEME BUT WHICH   IS   EQUALLY   ACCEPTABLE,   MARKS   SHOULD   BE   AWARDED   ONLY   IN CONSULTATION WITH THE HEAD EXAMINER.

9.   IF A CANDIDATE HAS ATTEMPTED AN EXTRA QUESTION, ANSWER TO THE QUESTION DESERVING  MORE  MARKS  SHOULD  BE  RETAINED  AND  THE  OTHER  ANSWER  BE SCORED OUT.

10. IF A STUDENT WRITES A SINGLE WORD IN RESPONSE TO A SHORT ANSWER TYPE QUESTION   AND  IT  CONSTITUTES  THE  CORE  OF  THE  ANSWER  IT  SHOULD  BE ACCEPTED AND AWARDED FULL MARKS.

11. IF A STUDENT LITERALLY LIFTS A PORTION OF THE GIVEN PASSAGE AS AN ANSWER TO A  QUESTION, NO MARKS SHOULD BE DEDUCTED FOR THIS SO LONG AS IT IS RELEVANT AND INDICATIVE OF THE DESIRED UNDERSTANDING ON THE PART OF THE STUDENT ESPECIALLY IN Q.1 (SECTION A) AND Q.8 (SECTION C).

12. SOME OF THE QUESTIONS MAY RELATE TO HIGHER ORDER THINKING SKILLS. THESE QUESTIONS ARE TO  BE VALUATED  CAREFULLY AND  THE     STUDENT’S UNDERSTANDING / ANALYTICAL ABILITY MAY BE JUDGED.

13. WHEREVER THE WORD LIMIT IS GIVEN, NO  MARKS  ARE TO BE  DEDUCTED FOR EXCEEDING THE WORD LIMIT.

14. A FULL  SCALE OF  MARKS 0  -  100  IS TO  BE  USED.  IN  CASE  AN  ANSWER BOOK DESERVES 95 MARKS AND ABOVE, MARKS ARE TO BE AWARDED IN CONSULTATION WITH THE HEAD EXAMINER ONLY.

15. THE EXAMINERS SHOULD ACQUAINT THEMSELVES WITH THE GUIDELINES GIVEN IN THE    GUIDELINES   FOR   SPOT   EVALUATION   BEFORE   STARTING   THE   ACTUAL EVALUATION.

16. EVERY EXAMINER SHOULD STAY FOR SUFFICIENTLY REASONABLE TIME NORMALLY 5 – 6 HOURS EVERY DAY AND EVALUATE 20 – 25 ANSWER BOOKS  AND SHOULD DEVOTE A MINIMUM OF 15 – 20 MINUTES TO EVALUATE EACH ANSWER SCRIPT.

 

 

SECTION A (READING)

TOTAL MARKS

20

1

COMPREHENSION PASSAGE

10 MARKS

 

The question has been designed to test a student’s understanding of  the passage  and  his  /  her  ability to  interpret,  evaluate  and respond to  the  given passage. As  such, content  assumes more importance than expression in the answers to these questions. Please do not hesitate to award full marks if the answer deserves it.

 

 

Objective: To identify and understand main parts of the text.

Note:

No penalty for spelling and grammatical errors

Full marks to be awarded if a student has been able to identify the core ideas. If a student literally lifts a portion of a given passage as an answer to a question, no mark(s) to be deducted for this as long as it is relevant.

Accept any other answer equivalent in meaning to the answers given below.

 

1.1 (a)

- no face to face chat

-more interested in on-line life

½ + ½ mark

(b)

- buying a home

- getting good grades

- getting promotion

- health issues

(any two)

½ + ½ mark

(c)

- online abuse

- too much importance to social media-no. of likes / selfies /

followers etc. (any one)

1 mark

(d)

- personal interaction as social media is not reliable

1 mark

(e)

- worried about no. of likes / followers etc.

- just posting own observations & opinions

- more concerned about profile on social media

(any two)

½ + ½ mark

(f)

- not possible to do everything to your best all the time

- becoming irritable, impatient due to overdependence on technology

½ + ½ mark

1.2 (a)

(ii) remember

1 mark

(b)

(i) tensions

1 mark

(c)

(i) to put on line

1 mark

(d)

(iii) devices

1 mark

2

NOTE MAKING

Objective: 1. To develop the skill of taking down notes.

2. To develop the extracted ideas into a sustained piece of writing.

10 marks

(a)

Distribution of Marks

Abbreviations /Symbols (with / without key) minimum four

Content (minimum 3 headings and sub-headings, with proper indentation and notes)

Title

 

1 mark

4 marks

 

1 mark