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Note : The Board examination will be of 80 marks, with a duration of three hours.
SECTION A: READING 50 Periods
This section will have two unseen passages of a total length of 700-750. The arrangement within the reading section is as follows:
Q.1: A Factual passage of 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 and four MCQs to test vocabulary. 12 marks
SECTION B: WRITING AND GRAMMAR 60 Periods
Q 3: Formal letter complaint / Inquiry / placing order / Letter to the editor / article in about 100-120 words. 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 X.
The above items may be tested through test types as given below:
Q.5: Gap filling with one or two words to test Prepositions, Articles, Conjunctions and Tenses. 4 marks
Q. 6: Editing or omission. 4 marks
Q. 7: Sentences Reordering or Sentence Transformation in context. 4 marks
SECTION C: LITERATURE TEXTBOOKS AND EXTENDED READING TEXT 30 Marks 60 Periods
Q.8: One out of two extracts from prose/poetry/drama for reference to context. Four very Short Answer Questions : Two questions of one mark each on global comprehension and two questions of 1 mark each on interpretation. 4 marks
Q.9: Four Short Answer type Questions from FIRST FLIGHT and FOOTPRINTS WITHOUT FEET ( two from each to test local and global comprehension of theme and ideas)(30-40 words each) 4x2=8 marks
Q.10: One out of two Long Answer type Questions from FIRST FLIGHT and FOOTPRINTS WITHOUT FEET in about 100-120 words to assess creativity, imagination and extrapolation beyond the text and across the texts. 8 marks
Q.11: One out of two Very Long Answer Question on theme or plot involving interpretation, inference and character, in about 200-250 words based on prescribed novel text for extended reading. 10 Marks
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