Class 12 English Elective syllabus

SECTION – A Reading for 20marks with 60 periods

1. An unseen passage and a poem for 60 Periods .Objective Type Questions including Multiple Choice Questions from a literary or discursive passage of about 950-1000 words. (1x12=12 marks)

2.  Four short Answer Questions to test interpretation and appreciation and to be answered in 50-60 words each on a poem of about 24 - 28 lines  which carry (2x4=8 marks)

SECTION –B 30 marks Creative Writing Skills and Applied Grammar for 60 Periods

  1. Two Long Answer Questions out of 3 wuestions to be answered in 120-150 words each: A discursive and interpretative writing. (6x2=12 marks)

  2. One Very Long Answer Question out of two to be answered in 150-200 words: An essay on an argumentative/discursive topic such as an article/report/speech. (10x1=10 marks) 3. Eight objective Type Questions: Transformation of Sentences: (8 marks)

SECTION – C 20 marks Literature  for 60Periods

  1. One Short Answer Question out of two to be answered in 50-60 words to test understanding and appreciation.(2x1=2 marks) Page 7of 24

  2. Two Short Answer Questions out of three to be answered in 60-80 words to test understanding and appreciation. (4x2=8 marks)

  3. Two Long Answer Questions out of three to be answered in 80-100 words each to test deeper understanding, interpretation, appreciation. (5x2=10 marks)

SECTION D (16 Marks) Fiction 40Periods

  1.  One Short Answer Question out of two to be answered in 60-80 words to test understanding and appreciation and seek comments, interpretation, evaluation and appreciation of characters, events, episodes and interpersonal relationships.(4x1=4 marks).

  2. One Long Answer Question out of two to be answered in 120-160 words to test deeper understanding, interpretation, appreciation and drawing inferences.(6x1=6 marks) Students can select one of the two prescribed texts.

Seminar presentations for 20 marks

  1. Presentation - book review /a play /a short story/a novel/novella (tale, table, and parable) to be followed by a question-answer session.

  2. Poetry reading to be followed by interpretative tasks based on close reading and literary analysis of the text. Critical review of a film or a play. Conducting a theatre workshop to be followed by a discus

 



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