Class 9 : English - Language and Literature (2020-21) For CBSE Exam | (CODE NO. 184) | Vyakhyaedu


Class 9 : English - Language and Literature (2020-21) For CBSE Exam | (CODE NO. 184) Vyakhyaedu




Prescribed Books: Published by NCERT, New Delhi
• BEEHIVE – Textbook for class IX
• MOMENTS – Supplementary Reader for Class IX
• Words and Expressions-I, Workbook


SECTION A: READING

This section will have two reading passages.    20 Marks

1: A Factual passage 300-350 words with eight Objective Type Questions (including Multiple Choice Questions).     8 marks

2 A Discursive passage of 350-400 words with four Short Answer Type Questions to test inference, evaluation and analysis and four Objective Type Questions (including Multiple Choice Questions) to test vocabulary.     12 marks

SECTION B

 WRITING SKILLS AND CONTEXTUAL GRAMMAR : 30 Marks

For writing tasks there will be internal choice.

3: Writing an Informal Letter on a situation /Descriptive Paragraph (person/place/event/diary entry) in about 150-200 words based on visual or verbal cue/s. 10 marks

4: Writing a story based on a given outline or cue/s in about 150-200 words. 10 marks


The Grammar syllabus will include the following topics

i.Tenses

ii. Modals

iii. Use of passive voice

iv. Subject – verb concord
v. Reported speech
  1. Commands and requests
  2. Statements
  3. Questions
vi. Clauses:
  1. Noun clauses
  2. Adverb clauses of condition and time
  3. Relative clauses
vii. Determiners
viii. Prepositions

The above items may be tested through test types (grammar in context) as given below:

5: Cloze passage / Gap Filling / Editing. 4 marks.

6: Dialogue Writing/ Reporting dialogue on a given cue. 6 marks

SECTION C

LITERATURE TEXTBOOK & SUPPLEMENTARY READER TEXTBOOK
30 Marks

There will be Internal Choice for every question .

7. One out of two extracts from prose/poetry/play for reference to the context. Two Short Answer Type Questions of two marks each based on interpretation. (2x2=4 marks)

8. Five Short Answer Type Questions out of seven short answer type questions from BEEHIVE AND MOMENTS (3 questions out of four from BEEHIVE and 2 questions out of three from MOMENTS) to test local and global comprehension of theme and ideas (to be answered in 30-40 words each) (2x5=10 marks)

9. One out of two Long Answer Type questions to be answered in 100-150 words, from the book BEEHIVE to assess creativity, imagination and extrapolation beyond the text and across the texts. This can be a passage based question taken from a situation / plot from the texts. (8 marks)

10 One out of two Long Answer Type questions from the book MOMENTS on theme or plot involving interpretation, extrapolation beyond the text and inference or character sketch in about (100-150 words). (8 marks)



Prescribed Books: Published by NCERT, New Delhi
• BEEHIVE – Textbook for class IX
• MOMENTS – Supplementary Reader for Class IX
• Words and Expressions-I, Workbook

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