CBSE 10th English language and literature Syllabus 2020 – 2021: The CBSE has officially released the official CBSE 10th English Syllabus for the English communicative part as this has a different set of books. The official marking pattern of this part is divided into 3 sections.
The first section is the Reading section that contains questions and exercises that are made to test the reading skill of the student. The second one is the grammar section that has been that will be testing the student’s skills with the grammar portion and then the literature section that will be based upon the literature and the novel portion of the course. So here is all that you need to know about the CBSE 10th English language and literature.
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|Section||Total Weightage: 80|
|B||Writing Skills with Grammar||30|
|C||Literature Textbooks and Supplementary|
|Section Name||Topic Names||Weightage|
|Reading Skills||A factual passage 1:-|
8 Objective Type Question
(1 Marks each)Passage 2 (Discursive passages ):-
4 Short answer type questions4 Objective Type Question
|Writing Skills with Grammer||Writing |
Formal letter complaint / inquiry / placing order / letter to editor / article in about 100-150 words. The questions will be thematically based on the prescribed booksShort story based on a given outline 150-200 words
The above items may be tested through test types given below:
Gap filling with one or two words to test Prepositions, Articles, Conjunctions, and Tenses. (4 marks)
Editing or Omission (4 marks)
Sentences Reordering or Sentence Transformation in context (4 marks)
|Literature Textbook and Supplementary reading Text||Literature Textbook:-|
Extended Reading Text (With choice)
Extracts from prose/poetry/play for reference to the context
One out of two extracts from prose/poetry/drama for reference to context. Four Objective
Five Short Answer type Questions to be answered in 30-40 words each from FIRST FLIGHT and FOOTPRINTS WITHOUT FEET to test local and global comprehension of theme and ideas( three from FIRST FLIGHT and two from FOOTPRINTS WITHOUT FEET) .
One out of two Long Answer type Questions from FIRST FLIGHT to be answered in about 100-150 words to assess creativity, imagination and extrapolation beyond the text and across the texts.
One out of two long answer question from the book ‘FOOTPRINTS without FEET’ on theme or plot involving interpretation, extrapolation beyond the text and inference or character sketch to be answered in about 100-150 words.
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