Class XI

SYLLABUS

Syllabus and Question Pattern| class XI 2020-21|Complete Solution| |CBSE&UP Board

Section A: Reading Skills

Section B: Writing Skills and Grammar

Section C: Literature Text Book and Supplementary Reading

Part- A Reading [ MCQ40 Marks ]

I. Multiple Choice questions based on one unseen passage to assess comprehension, interpretation and inference. Vocabulary and inference of meaning will also be assessed. The passage may be factual, descriptive or literary. Ten out of eleven questions to be done. (10×1=10 Marks)

II. Multiple Choice questions based on one unseen case-based factual passage with
verbal/visual inputs like statistical data, charts etc. Eight out of Nine questions to be
done. (8×1=8 Marks)

Note: The combined word limit for both the passages will be 600-750

Grammar [ MCQ- 8 Marks ]

III. Multiple choice questions on Gap filling (Determiners, Tenses)
IV. Multiple choice questions on re-ordering/transformation of sentences (Total eight questions to be done out of the ten given). Literature Section 14 Marks
V. Multiple Choice questions from an extract from Poetry from Hornbill to assess comprehension and appreciation. Any 1 out of 2 extracts to be done.(3×1=3)
VI. Multiple Choice questions based on two Prose extracts, out of the three given, from Prose (Hornbill as well as Snapshots to assess comprehension and appreciation.(6×1=6)
VII. Text based Multiple Choice Questions to assess comprehension, analysis and interpretation, from Prose and Poetry. Five questions out of six to be done. (5×1=5)

Part- B Reading [ Subjective-40]

Reading Section: 8 Marks
Q1. Note Making and Summarization based on a passage of approximately 200-250 words.
I. Note Making: 5 Marks
○ Title: 1
○ Numbering and indenting: 1
○ Key/glossary: 1
○ Notes: 2
II. Summary (up to 50 words): 3 Marks
○ Content: 1
○ Expression: 1


Writing Section: 16 Marks


Q2. Short writing task -Notice writing up to 50 words. One out of the two given questions to be answered (3 Marks: Format : 1 / Content : 1 / Expression : 1)

Q3. Short writing task –Poster up to 50 words. One out of the two given questions to be answered.(3marks:Format : 1 / Content : 1 / Expression : 1)


Q4. Letters based on verbal/visual input, to be answered in 120-150 words. Business or official letters (for making enquiries, registering complaints, asking for and giving information, placing orders and sending replies), letter to the school or college authorities, regarding admissions, school issues, requirements/suitability of courses, etc. One out of the two given questions to be answered (5 Marks: Format: 1 / Content: 2 / Expression: 2)

Q5 .Writing composition based on visual/verbal inputs in 120-150 words. May be descriptive/argumentative in nature such as speech/debate. The theme should be contemporary topical issues. One out of the two given questions to be answered. (5 Marks: Format: 1 / Content: 2 / Expression: 2)


Literature Section: 16 Marks


Q6. Two Short answer type question(one from Prose and one from Poetry from the book Hornbill), out of four, to be answered in 30-40 words. Questions should elicit inferential responses through critical thinking. (2×2=4)


Q7. One Short answer type question, from Prose (Snapshots), to be answered in 40-50 words. Questions should elicit inferential responses through critical thinking. Any 1 out of 2 questions to be done. (1×2=2)

Q 8. One Long answer type question, from Prose/poetry (Hornbill), to be answered in 120-150 words to assess global comprehension and extrapolation beyond the text. Questions to provide evaluative and analytical responses using incidents, events, themes as reference points. Any 1 out of 2 questions to be done.(1×5=5)


Q.9 One Long answer type question, based on the chapters from the book Snapshots, to be answered in 120-150 words to assess global comprehension and extrapolation beyond the text. Questions to provide evaluative and analytical responses using incidents, events, themes as reference points. Any 1 out of 2 questions to be done. (1×5=5)

Deleted Topics [Due to COVID-19]


Writing
● Classified Advertisements,
● Letters to the editor (giving suggestions/opinions on an issue) Provide realistic context in the form of a newspaper report/article to which the students may respond.
● Application for a job with a bio-data or résumé
● Article & Report Writing
● Narrative
Grammar
● Modals
● Clauses
● Change of Voice
● Error Correction, editing task/cloze passages
Literature
Hornbill
● Father To Son
● The Adventure
Snapshots
● The Ghat of the Only World
● The Tale of Melon City

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