CBSE class 11 English Syllabus

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CBSE class 11 English Syllabus

ENGLISH CORE (CODE NO.301)

CLASS – XI

PART A – 40 MARKS

Reading                                                                                                                                                           18 Marks

  1. 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)
  2. 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                                                                                                                                                      8 Marks

  • Multiple choice questions on Gap filling (Determiners, Tenses, Modals

Clauses, Change of Voice, Error Correction, editing task/cloze passages

  1. Multiple choice questions on re-ordering/transformation of sentences (Total eight questions to be done out of the ten given).

Literature Section                                                                                                     14 Marks

  1. 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)
  2. 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 – 40 MARKS

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: 2
  Expression: 1
Writing Section: 16 Marks

 

Q2. Short writing task –Notice/ Advertisement 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, Application for Job interview 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 Article/Report/ Narrative/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)

 

Prescribed Books

 

  1. Hornbill: English Reader published by National Council of Education Research and Training, New Delhi

 

  1. Snapshots: Supplementary Reader published by National Council of Education Research and Training, New Delhi

Question Paper Design 2021-22

English CORE XI (Code No. 301)

Section Competencies       Total %
            marks  
           
Reading Conceptual understanding, decoding,    
Comprehension Analyzing, inferring, interpreting, 26 32.5%
  appreciating, literary,  conventions and
  vocabulary, summarizing and using    
  appropriate format/s          
       
Creative Conceptual Understanding, application of    
Writing Skills rules, Analysis, Reasoning, appropriacy    
and of  style  and  tone,  using appropriate 24 30%
Grammar format and fluency, inference, analysis,    
  evaluation and creativity          
           
Literature Recalling, reasoning, appreciating    
Textbooks and literary convention, inference, analysis,    
creativity with fluency       30 37.5%
Supplementary      
             
Reading Text              

 

  TOTAL 80 100%
     
       
Assessment of 20
Listening and
Speaking Skills    
       
  GRAND TOTAL 100  

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