CBSE Class-12 Exam 2017 : Marking Scheme, English Elective


 
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CBSE Class-12 Exam 2017 : Marking Scheme

Question Paper, English Elective

CBSE Class-12 Exam 2017 :  English Elective (Delhi)

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ALL INDIA SENIOR SCHOOL CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION (CLASS XII)
MARCH 2017
MARKING SCHEME ENGLISH ELECTIVE (C)
 
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 IIN 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.
 

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CBSE Class-12 Exam 2017 :  English Elective  (Foreign)

 

 

SUGGESTED VALUE POINTS

 

 

SECTION A: READING

20 marks

1(A)

OBJECTIVE: Testing comprehensive of an unseen passage

 

 

COMPREHENSION PASSAGE

NOTE: No mark(s) should be deducted for mistakes in usage and grammar, spelling, or word limit. Full marks may be awarded if a student has been able to identify the core ideas. If a student literally lifts a portion of the given passage as an answer to a question, no mark(s) to be deducted for this as long as it is relevant

10 marks

(a)

when bitten by a rabid dog

1 mark

(b)

pleuropneumonia

1 mark

(c)

if he overeats things that do not suit/ agree with him

1 mark

(d)

parasitic organisms

1 mark

 

(e)

when he becomes to wear away/ becomes thin and emaciated and water accumulates

in the pores of his body

 

1 mark

(f)

by falling into pits dug for them or from the ropes which are used to secure them

1 mark

(g)

much force and severity are needed

1 mark

(h)

it is best to set the elephant at liberty

1 mark

 

(i)

1.  intense

2.  invade/ invaded

(1+1=2)

marks

1(B)

OBJECTIVE: Interpretation and appreciation of unseen poem

 

 

COMPREHENSION PASSAGE

NOTE: No mark(s) should be deducted for mistakes in usage and grammar, spelling, or word limit. Full marks may be awarded if a student has been able to identify the core ideas. If a student literally lifts a portion of the given passage as an answer to a question, no mark(s) to be deducted for this as long as it is relevant.

10 marks

(a)

to young girls, to look for a husband/ handsome man/ lover

(1+1=2) marks

 

(b)

proud and arrogant ; considers young men beneath her notice / does not even care to have a glimpse of them

(1+1=2) marks

(c)

to select her life partner, be realistic

(1+1=2) marks

 

(d)

became angry , father whipped her on the back

her mother groaned aloud/ shouted at her

(1+1=2)

marks

(e)

(i) she never looked up again

(ii) she was captivated by the handsome young man/got attracted/accepted him/ liked him and fell in love

 

(1+1=2)

marks

 

Section-B :Writing Skills and Grammar

30 marks

2

Objective: To test the ability to think logically and express oneself clearly.

 

(a)(i)

SPEECH WRITING

 

 

Word limit: 80-120 words

-   Greeting and thanking                                                      ½+½= 1 mark

-   Content and logical development of thought                              3 marks

-   Expression and style                                                                    1 mark

 

5 marks

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CBSE Class-12 Exam 2017 :  English Elective  (Outside )

 

SUMMARY

Objective:  1. To expand notes (headings and sub-headings) into a summary.   2. To test the ability of extraction.

4 marks

 

Distribution of Marks 

Content

Expression

Note: The summary should cover all the important points in

the notes.

 

3 marks

1 mark

 

SECTION B: (WRITING AND GRAMMAR)

40 marks

 

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

4 marks

 

Format:   The   format   should   include   NAME   OF   THE

INSTITUTION / ISSUING                         AUTHORITY    /                   NOTICE    / TITLE,                    DATE,                          and       WRITER’S                     NAME      WITH DESIGNATION.  The candidate should not be penalized if he/she  has used capital letters for writing a notice within or without a box.

1 mark

 

Content

2 marks

 

Expression : Coherence and relevance of ideas, grammatical and spelling accuracy

1 mark

 

Suggested Value Points

-     organised by whom

-     event, time, date, venue

-     purpose

-     how to join

-     contact details

-     any other relevant details

 

 

OR

 

 

ADVERTISEMENT

Objective: To use an appropriate style.

4 marks

 

Format: Title + contact details (with or without a box)

½ + ½ mark

 

Content

2 marks

 

Expression : Grammatical and spelling accuracy

1 mark

 

(To let / Accommodation available / On Rent)

Suggested Value Points

-      flat for rent

-      details of flat  – floor, area, no. of bedrooms, additional

features

-      location and locality

-      facilities

-      expected rent

-      contact details

-     any other relevant point

 

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