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CBSE Class 9 English Communicative (Code No. 101) Section Wise Weightage
|Section||Total Weightage 80|
Note: The examination will be of 80 marks, with a duration of three hours.
English Communicative Exam Paper Format And English Communicative Syllabus 2023-24
Section A: Reading
Weightage: 10+ 10 = 20 Marks
The section will have two unseen passages with the maximum word limit of 600 words. The passages can be of any two types out of the following:
- literary / factual / discursive
Objective Type Questions (including Multiple Choice Questions), and Very Short Answer type Questions will be asked to test inference, evaluation, analysis and vocabulary in context.
Section B: Writing Skills
Weightage: 24 Marks
This section will have a variety of short and long writing tasks.
- Notice Writing for school assembly/ Resident Welfare Association/ School Events/ Classroom information etc. (maximum 50 words) (4 Marks)
- Dialogue Writing, (maximum 100 words) (5 Marks)
- Informal Letter (maximum 120 words) (7 Marks)
- Paragraph on one out of two themes from the Main Course Book, based on verbal or visual cues (maximum 150 words) (8 Marks)
Section C: Grammer
Weightage: 10 Marks
The Grammar syllabus will include the following areas in class X.
- Subject – verb concord
- Reported Speech
- Commands and requests
- Noun clauses
- Adverb clauses
- Relative clauses
The above items may be tested through test types as given below:
- Gap filling (3 marks)
- Editing or Omission (4 marks)
- Sentences Reordering or Sentence Transformation in context. (3 marks)
Section D: Literature Textbook
Weightage: 26 Marks
- Two out of three extracts from prose/poetry for reference to the context. Very Short Answer Questions will be asked to assess global comprehension, interpretation, inference and evaluation. (8 marks (4+4))
- Six Short Answer type Questions out of seven from the Literature Reader to test local and global comprehension of theme and ideas, analysis, evaluation (30-40 words each) (2 x6 = 12 Marks)
- One out of two Long Answer type Questions to assess how the values inherent in the text have been brought out. Creativity, imagination and extrapolation beyond the text and across the texts will be assessed. This can also be a passage-based question taken from a situation/plot from the texts. (120 words). (6 marks)
CBSE Class 9th English Communicative Prescribed Books
INTERACT IN ENGLISH SERIES Published by CBSE, New Delhi
- Main Course Book (Revised Edition)
- Workbook (Revised Edition)
- Literature Reader (Revised Edition)
Class X English Communicative Competencies
|Testing competencies/ learning outcomes||Marks|
|Demonstrative Knowledge + Understanding (Knowledge based simple recall questions, to know specific facts, terms, concepts, principles or theories, identify, define, or recite, information, Comprehension – to be familiar with meaning and to understand conceptually, interpret, compare, contrast, explain, paraphrase information)||Upto 30%|
|Conceptual Application (Use abstract information in concrete situation, to apply knowledge to new situations; use given content to interpret a situation, provide an example or solve a problem)||Upto 35%|
|Analysis, Evaluation and Creativity |
Analysis & Synthesis- classify, compare, contrast, or differentiate between different pieces of information; organize and/or integrate unique pieces of information from a variety of sources.