CBSE Class 9 English Language and Literature Syllabus (New) Released 2022-23



cbse class 9 syllabus

 

Class 9 English Language and Literature Syllabus (for Academic Session 2022-23 (Subject code 184)

 

Revised Syllabus for Academic Session 2022-23

The Official website of the CBSE provides details regarding the exam pattern, section – wise break up of marks, details of questions, word limit, etc. Students can check out the post below for more details on the paper pattern, syllabus, deleted topics, grammar topics list and writing skills syllabus for Class 9 English Language and Literature paper. For the literature section, the CBSE has prescribed two readers for Class 9 – Beehive English reader and Moments English Supplementary reader. Both these books are published by the NCERT.
 


Sections
AReading Skills(40periods)
BWriting Skills with Grammar(40 periods)
CLiterature Textbooks and Supplementary Reading Text (50 periods)

 

Section A

Reading Skills
Reading Comprehension through Unseen Passage 20 Marks

I. Discursive passage of 400-450 words. (10 marks)
II. Case-based passage (with visual input- statistical data, chart etc.) of 200-250 words. (10 marks)

(Total length of two passages to be 600-700 words)

Multiple Choice Questions / Objective Type Questions will be asked to assess inference, analysis, interpretation, evaluation and vocabulary

 

Section B

III Grammar – 10 Marks

  • Tenses
  • Modals
  • Subject – verb concord
  • Reported speech
    • Commands and requests
    • Statements
    • Questions
    • Determiners

 
IV. Creative Writing Skills – 10 marks

This section will have short as well as long writing tasks including compositions.

  • Writing a Descriptive Paragraph (word limit 100-120 words) on a person/event/situation based on visual or verbal cue/s. One out of two questions is to be answered. – 05 marks
  • Writing a Diary Entry/ Story on a given title in 100-120 words. One out of two questions is to be answered. – 05 marks

 

Section C

 
V. Reference to the Context – 40 Marks

I. One extract out of two from Drama / Prose.
II. One extract out of two from poetry. (5+5 = 10 Marks)
Multiple Choice Questions / Objective Type Questions will be asked to assess inference, analysis, interpretation, evaluation and vocabulary.

 
VI. Short & Long Answer Questions
I. Three out of Four Short Answer Type Questions to be answered in 40-50 words from the book B EEHIVE. – 3 x 3 = 9 marks
II. Two out of Three Short Answer Type Questions to be answered in 40-50 words from the book MOMENTS. – 3×3=9 marks
III.

  • One out of two Long Answer Type Questions from BEEHIVE to be answered in about 100-120 words to assess creativity, imagination and extrapolation beyond the text and across the texts. This can also be a passage-based question taken from a situation/plot from the texts. – 6 marks
    IV. IV. One out of two Long Answer Type Questions from MOMENTS on theme or plot involving interpretation, extrapolation beyond the text and inference or character sketch to be answered in about 100-120 words. – 06 Marks
     
    Prescribed Books: Published by NCERT, New Delhi
     

    Beehive

    Prose

    1. The Fun They Had
    2. The Sound of Music
    3. The Little Girl
    4. A Truly Beautiful Mind
    5. The Snake and the Mirror
    6. My Childhood
    7. Reach For The Top
    8. Kathmandu
    9. If I were You

     

    Poems

    1. The Road Not taken
    2. Wind
    3. Rain on The Roof
    4. The Lake Isle of Innisfree
    5. A Legend of The Northland
    6. No Men Are Foreign
    7. On killing a tree
    8. A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal

     

    Moments

    1. The Lost Child
    2. The adventures of Toto
    3. Iswaran the Storyteller
    4. In the kingdom of fools
    5. The Happy Prince
    6. The Last Leaf
    7. A House is not a Home
    8. The Beggar

     
    3. Words & Expressions – II (Workbook for CLASS X) – Units 1 to 6 & Units 8, 10 & 11
     
    Class – IX (2022 – 23)

    SectionsCompetenciesTotal marks
    Reading ComprehensionConceptual understanding, decoding, analyzing, inferring, interpreting and vocabulary20
    Writing Skill and GrammarCreative expression of an opinion, reasoning, justifying, illustrating, appropriacy of style and tone, using appropriate format and fluency. Applying conventions, using integrated structures with accuracy and fluency20
    Language Through LiteratureRecalling, reasoning, appreciating, applying literary conventions illustrating and justifying etc. Extract relevant information, identifying the central theme and sub-theme, understanding the writers’ message and writing fluently40
    Total80

     
    For more details and to apply, please visit the official website