CBSE Class-9 Syllabus 2018-19 (English Language And Literature)

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CBSE Class-9 Syllabus 2018-19 (English Language And Literature)

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (Code No. 184)

SYLLABUS CLASS – IX (2018-19)

SECTION - WISE WEIGHTAGE

Section

 

Total Weightage 80

A. Reading Skills

20

B. Writing Skills with Grammar

30

C Literature Textbook and Supplementary Reading Text

30

  Total

80

The annual examination will be of 80 marks, with a duration of three hours.

SECTION A: READING ; 20 Marks ;  50 Periods

This section will have two reading passages.

Q.1: A Factual passage 300-350 words with eight Very Short Answer type Questions. 8 marks
Q. 2: A Discursive passage of 350-400 words with four Short Answer type Questions to test inference, evaluation and analysis with four Very Short Answer Questions to test vocabulary.
12 marks

SECTION B: WRITING AND GRAMMAR ; 30 Marks ; 60 Periods

Q. 3: Writing an Article/ Descriptive Paragraph( person/ place/ event/diary entry) in about 100-150 words based on visual or verbal cue/s. The questions will be thematically based on the prescribed books. 8 marks
Q. 4: Writing a short story based on a given outline or cue/s in about 150 - 200 words. 10 marks

The Grammar syllabus will include the following areas in class IX :
1. Tenses
2. Modals
3. Use of passive voice
4. Subject – verb concord
5. Reporting
Commands and requests
(ii) Statements
(iii) Questions
6. Clauses:
(i) Noun clauses
(ii) Adverb clauses of condition and time
(iii) Relative clauses
7. Determiners
8. Prepositions

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