CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 English Language and Literature 2017-18

Latest CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 of English Language and Literature 2017-18

Here, latest syllabus of CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 English Language and Literature for the session 2017-18. The new session has started and board updated the new syllabus. From this year. students will have the 80-20 (annual-internal) marks pattern. Three periodic tests will be also taken by the schools 

In Board examination, the entire syllabus will come. The Annual examination will be of 80 marks, with a duration of three hours. 

The Question paper contains three sections:

Section

Total Weightage 80
A
Reading Skills
20
B
Writing Skills with Grammar
30
C
Literature Textbook and Extended Reading Text
30

TOTAL
80

Section A Reading: 20 Marks

• Question 1: A Factual passage (Eight VSAQs) : 8 Marks
• Question 2: A Discursive passage (Four SAQs and Four VSAQs) : 12 Marks

Section B Writing and Grammar: 30 Marks

• Question 3: Diary/Article (based on MCB): 8 Marks
• Question 4: Short story based on clues: 12 Marks
• Question 5: Gap filling with one or two words: 3 Marks
• Question 6: Editing or Omission: 4 Marks
• Question 7: Sentences Reordering or Sentence Transformation: 3 Marks

Section C Literature Textbook and Extended Reading Text: 30 Marks

• Question 8: One out of two extracts from prose/poetry/play (Four VSAQs): 4 Marks
• Question 9: Four SAQs from the Beehive and Moments: 2 ✖ 4 = 8 Marks
• Question 10: One out of two long answer type questions from the Beehive and Moments: 8 Marks
• Question 11: One out of two Very Long Answer Question on prescribed novel: 10 Marks

Prescribed Books:

• Beehive – Textbook for class IX
• Moments – Supplementary Reader for Class IX

Extended Reading Texts (either one)

• Gulliver’s Travels (unabridged) by Jonathan Swift
• Three Men in a Boat (unabridged) by Jerome K. Jerome

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CBSE Syllabus for Class 9 English Language and Literature 2017-18

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