CBSE Class-9 Syllabus 2019-20 (English Language And Literature)
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (Code No. 184)
SYLLABUS CLASS – IX (2019-20)
SECTION - WISE WEIGHTAGE
Total Weightage 80
||Writing Skills with Grammar
||Literature Textbook and Supplementary Reading Text
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.
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 :
3. Use of passive voice
4. Subject – verb concord
Commands and requests
(i) Noun clauses
(ii) Adverb clauses of condition and time
(iii) Relative clauses