ENGLISH

ENGLISH
(Marks : 65)
Text Book :
English For Today For class-VI, Prescribed by the National Curriculum & Textbook
Board for academic year 2016.

Grammar :
(1) Sentence
(2) Parts of Speech
(3) Gender
(4) Number
(5) Punctuation and use of capital letters
(6) Tense
(7) Subject and Predicate
(8) Agreement of Subject and Verb
(9) Transformation of sentences
(10) Correct form of verbs
(11) Contractions
(12) Re-arrange jumbled words to make sentences
(13) Spelling
(14) Phrases and Idioms

Open Ended :

(1) Paragraph writing
(2) Story writing from given outline
(3) Comprehension
(4) Argumentative Essay

PEC Marks Distribution of English

English

Time : 2 hours 30 minutes Full marks: 100
Read the text and answer the questions 1,2,3 and 4 (The text/dialogue/diagram/picture will be taken from the book English for Today Class 5.)
1. Multiple choice questions (MCQ : Competency based) 1›10 = 10
2. Matching the given words with their meanings/Fill in the blanks (Competency based) 1›5 = 5
3. Short questions. (5 short constructed response questions will be given and students will have to answer all of them: (Competency based) 10
4. Short Composition (Free writing or by answering a set of questions related to text, Students will write at least five sentences related to the topic. Capital letters. punctuation, spelling and sentence structure will be marked : (Competency based) 10
Read the text and answer the questions 5, 6, 7 and 8 (This text/dialogue/diagram/picture will NOT be taken the book English for Today Class 5 but it must be of similar difficulty level for Grade V students)
5. Multiple choice questions (Competency based) 1›10 = 10
6. Fill in the blanks with the given words (Competency based) 1›5 = 5
7. Short questions (5 short constructed response questions will be given and students will have to answer all of them : Competency based) 2›5 = 10
8. Writing a simple personal letter. (Clues will be given and students will have to write at least six sentences accordingly : Competency based).
9. Making five Wh questions from the given statements (By using Who, What, When, Where, Why, Which and How). Student will make question with the underlined word. competency based).
10. Short questions (Students will answer all questions by understanding short informative text/instructions/activities/suggestions/directions/procedures to do aû work) 1+2+3 = 6
11. Short questions/Fill in the blanks (By using information related to days, months, time cardinal and ordinal numbers in tables/columns or words for figures, students will answer short questions/fill in the gaps.) 5
12. Rearrange words in the appropriate order to make meaningful sentences. 1›5 = 5
13. Form Completion (Students will complete at form by using given information) 4

SSC English Marks Distribution

SSC English First Paper marks distribution                                    

Revised for classes 9-10 from academic Year 2017

Total marks 100

Reading: 50

Section A (Reading)

Test items Marks Distribution Source
1.      Multiple Choice Question 1×7=7 Seen
2.      Answering questions 2×5=10 Seen
3.      Gap filling without clues 5 Seen
4.      Information Transfer 1×5=5 Unseen
5.      Summarizing 10 Unseen
6.       Matching  1×5=5 Unseen
7.       Rearranging Sentence 8 Unseen

 

Writing 50

Section B (Writing)

Test items Marks Distribution
1.      Writing paragraph 10
2.      Completing a story 10
3.      Writing informal letters/E-mails 10
4.      Describing graphs/charts 10
5.       Writing dialogues 10

 

 

 

 

SSC English Second Paper Marks Distribution 

Total marks 100

Reading 60

 

Section A (Reading)

Test items Marks Distribution
1.       Gap filling activities with and without clues 0.5×10=5
2.       Cloze test with and without clues 0.5×10=5
3.       Substitution table 1×5=5
4.       Right forms of verbs 0.5×10=5
5.       Passage Narration 1×5=5
6.       Changing sentences 1×10=10
7.       Completing sentences 1×5=5
8.       Tag questions 1×5=5
9.       Use of suffixes and prefixes 0.5×10=5
10.   Connectors 1×5=5
11.   Capitalization and Punctuation 1×5=5

 

 

 

Writing 40

Section B (Writing)

Test items Marks Distribution
1.       Writing CV 08
2.       Writing informal letters/E-mails 10
3.       Writing paragraph 10
4.       Composition 12

SSC English Marks Distribution

SSC English First Paper marks distribution                                    

Revised for classes 9-10 from academic Year 2017

Total marks 100

Reading: 50

Section A (Reading)

Test items Marks Distribution Source
1.      Multiple Choice Question 1×7=7 Seen
2.      Answering questions 2×5=10 Seen
3.      Gap filling without clues 5 Seen
4.      Information Transfer 1×5=5 Unseen
5.      Summarizing 10 Unseen
6.       Matching  1×5=5 Unseen
7.       Rearranging Sentence 8 Unseen

 

Writing 50

Section B (Writing)

Test items Marks Distribution
1.      Writing paragraph 10
2.      Completing a story 10
3.      Writing informal letters/E-mails 10
4.      Describing graphs/charts 10
5.       Writing dialogues 10

 

 

 

 

SSC English Second Paper Marks Distribution 

Total marks 100

Reading 60

 

Section A (Reading)

Test items Marks Distribution
1.       Gap filling activities with and without clues 0.5×10=5
2.       Cloze test with and without clues 0.5×10=5
3.       Substitution table 1×5=5
4.       Right forms of verbs 0.5×10=5
5.       Passage Narration 1×5=5
6.       Changing sentences 1×10=10
7.       Completing sentences 1×5=5
8.       Tag questions 1×5=5
9.       Use of suffixes and prefixes 0.5×10=5
10.   Connectors 1×5=5
11.   Capitalization and Punctuation 1×5=5

 

 

 

Writing 40

Section B (Writing)

Test items Marks Distribution
1.       Writing CV 08
2.       Writing informal letters/E-mails 10
3.       Writing paragraph 10
4.       Composition 12

Marks Distribution of English for JSC

JSC English first paper Marks Distribution 

Total marks 100

Reading 60

Section A (Reading)

Test items Marks Distribution Source
1.       Multiple Choice Question 1×5=5 Seen
2.       Short question 2×5=10 Seen
3.       Summarizing 10 Seen
4.       Information Transfer 1×5=5 Unseen
5.       True/False 1×5=5 Unseen
6.       Fill in the gaps with app. Words 1×5=5 Unseen
7.       Rearranging Sentence 10 Unseen
8.       Gap filling with clues 0.5×10=5 Unseen
9.       Matching sentences 1×5=5 Unseen

 

Writing 40

Section B (Writing)

Test items Marks Distribution
1.       Dialogue writing 10
2.       Paragraph writing 10
3.       Completing Story 10
4.       Informal Letter 10

 

 

 

English Second paper

 

Total marks: 50 

Section A (Grammar) -30

Test items Marks Distribution
1.       Articles 0.5×6=3
2.       Prepositions 0.5×6=3
3.       Substitution Table 4
4.       Transformation 1×5=5
5.       Passage Narration 4
6.       Prefix and Suffix 0.5×8=4
7.       Capitalization and Punctuation 3
8.       Right form of verbs 0.5×8=4

 

Section B (Writing)- 20

Test items Marks Distribution
1.       Formal letters/E mail 08
2.       Composition 12

HSC English first paper Marks Distribution

HSC English first paper Marks Distribution 

Total marks 100

Reading 60

Test items Marks Distribution Source
1.       MCQ (guessing meaning from context) 05 Text book
2.       Comprehension questions 10 Text book
3.       Information transfer/Flow chart 10 Text book
4.       Summarizing 10 Text book
5.       Cloze test with clues 05 Unseen
6.       Cloze test without clues 10 Unseen
7.       Rearranging 10 Unseen

 

Writing 40

Test items Marks Distribution
1.       Writing paragraph answering questions 10
2.       Completing a story 07
3.       Writing informal letters /e-mails 05
4.       Analyzing maps/graphs/charts 10
5.       Appreciating short stories/ poems

(identifying theme, subject-matter and interpretation)

08

 

Mark distribution for HSC English 2nd Paper

HSC English 2nd Paper

The NCTB has recently published the new syllabus of the HSC English 2nd Paper. This new syllabus will be applied to the students who are going to appear at the HSC examination of 2016.

 

Class 11-12

Subject : English

HSC English 2nd Paper

The NCTB has recently published the new syllabus of the HSC English 2nd Paper. This new syllabus will be applied to the students who are going to appear at the HSC examination of 2016.

 

Subject : English

Test Items of Paper 2 and distribution of marks

 

Total marks                                                                                                                                          100

Grammar                                                                                                                                               60

Compoition                                                                                                                                           40

 

Grammar test items marks
1 Gap filling activities without clues (for articles) 5
2 Gap filling activities without clues (for preposition) 5
3 Gap filling with clues ( Special uses : was born, have to/has to, would rather, had better, let alone, what if, as if, as soon as, what’s —- like, what does —- look like, introductory ‘there’ or ‘it’) 5
4 Completing sentences (use of conditionals, phrase, and clause) 5
5 Use of verbs (right form of verbs and subject verb agreement as per context) 5
6 Changing sentences ( change of voice, sentence types, degrees) 5
7 Narrative style (direct to indirect and vice versa) 5
8 Pronoun reference/ pronoun agreement 5
9 Use of modifiers 5
10 Use of sentence connectors 5
11 Use of synonym and antonym 5
12 Punctuation 5

 

Note: Question setter will use all items from the above list and make questions of 5 marks for each question item. Test items must have contexts. Sentences which are isolated and out of context cannot be given as questions. Question setters will prepare the test items. No questions will be set from the textbook or/and any help books.

 

  Composition test items Marks
1 Formal letter / email 08
2 Report writing 08
3 Paragraphs 10
4 Free writing (200-250 words) 14