(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper And Marking Scheme 2015-16 : English Elective

(Download) CBSE Class-12 Sample Paper And Marking Scheme 2015-16 : English Elective

Class XII ENGLISH Code No. 101
English Elective CBSE Marking Scheme
Set B


Max. 100    Time 3 hrs.

The Question paper is divided into three sections:

Section A:                      Reading                              20 Marks

Section B:                      Writing & Grammar             40 Marks

Section C:                     Literature                             40 Marks
General Instructions

1.   All questions are compulsory.
2.   You may attempt any section at a time.
3.   All questions of that particular section must be attempted in the correct order.

    SECTION – A READING 

20 marks  

 Q1.    1.1
a.   Life looked great, a loving family (1)
b.  cold atmosphere, bitterness (1)
c.   she felt bitter because there was a fight between her and her parents regarding the time of her return. (1)
d.  misunderstandings, unspoken emotions, issues that were not discussed. (1)
e.   The narrator was overwhelmed with emotions - so was choked with tears.  Very unexpected contents of the letter perplexed her. (1)
f.    The Retreat helped them to find a new found respect for each other.  There were no more cold stares or hurtful showings. (1)

1.2. a) i)          b) iv)               c) ii)                 d) ii)   

Q2.    Note Making
Abbreviation / Symbols (with / without key) - minimum 4 (1 mark)
Content - (Minimum 3 headings and subheadings with proper indentation and notes) (4 marks)

Title - (1 mark)    10

    SECTION-B
WRITING AND GRAMMAR – 40 marks    


Q3.    In  section  B,  where  questions  have  been  designed  to  test  the  writing  skills  of  the
students, expression (grammatical accuracy, appropriate vocabulary and style, spelling, organisation  and  presentation  of  relevant  matter  in  a  coherent  and  logical  way)  is important.
3. NOTICE
Objective: To draft a notice in an appropriate style.
Content (includes format)
Format  -name of the school, notice/title, date of issue, signatory, designation of the issuing
authority 

-The candidate should not be penalised if he/she has used block letters, with or without a box.
Expression (Coherence and relevance of ideas, accuracy and style) OR
 

FORMAL LETTER DECLINING INVITATION

Objective: To use an appropriate style to write a formal letter declining invitation
Content (includes format)
Format
1.  Sender’s address
2.  Date
3.  Receiver’s address
4.  Subject
5.  Salutation
6.  Complimentary close
7.  Sender’s signature/name
Expression
Suggested value points
-thanking
-feeling honoured
-reason for declining
-wishing the event organisers success    
Q4.    LETTER TO COMMISSIONER: Poor sanitary conditions and mosquito menace
Objective: To use an appropriate style to write a formal letter to the editor
To plan, organise and present ideas coherently
Format
1.  Sender’s address
2.  Date
3.  Receiver’s address
4.  Subject
5.  Salutation
6.  Complimentary close
7.  Sender’s signature/name
Content
Expression
Suggested value Points:
-Irregular garbage clearance
- mosquito and flies swarming rubbish
-overflowing dirty water from drains
-unclean drinking water
-diseases carried by insects
-Immobile road conditions
Suggestions
-employ cleaners, clearance trucks
-get mosquito cleared using sprays
-clean drains by desilting
-check water purity    

 

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