Class 9 Communicative English Syllabus

 

Class 9 Communicative English Syllabus for Academic Session 2024-25 (Subject code 101)

 

Syllabus for Academic Session 2024-25

Check out the Class 9 Communicative English Syllabus in this post. 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, grammar topics list and writing skills syllabus for Class 9 Communicative English paper. 

 

SECTION-WISE WEIGHTAGE

Section
Title
Total Weightage
A
Reading Skills
20
B
Writing Skills
24
C
Grammar
10
D
Literature Textbook
26
TOTAL
80

 

SECTION A: READING SKILLS (10+10=20 Marks)

  • The section will have two unseen passages with the maximum word limit of 600 words. The passages can be of any two types out of the following: literary / factual / discursive. Please refer to the Main Course Book.
  • Objective Type Questions (including Multiple Choice Questions), and Very Short Answer type Questions will be asked to test inference, evaluation, analysis and vocabulary in context.

 

SECTION B: WRITING SKILLS (24 Marks)

This section will have a variety of short and long writing tasks.

class 9 english score full marks

  • Notice Writing for school assembly/ Resident Welfare Association/ School Events/ Classroom information etc. (maximum 50 words) 4 Marks
  • Dialogue Writing, (maximum 100 words) 5 Marks
  • Informal Letter (maximum 120 words) 7 Marks
  • Paragraph on one out of two themes from the Main Course Book, based on verbal or visual cues (maximum 150 words) 8 Marks

 

SECTION C: GRAMMAR (10 Marks) 

 

Grammar items will be taught and assessed over a period of time.

  1. Tenses
  2. Modals
    1. Subject – verb concord
    2. Reported Speech
      1. Commands and Requests
      2. Statements
      3. Questions
  3. Clauses:
    1. Noun clauses
    2. Adverb clauses
    3. Relative clauses
  4. Determiners

The above items may be tested through test types as given below:

  • Gap filling (3 marks)
  • Editing or Omission (4 marks)
  • Sentences Reordering or Sentence Transformation in context. (3 marks)

 

SECTION D: LITERATURE TEXTBOOK (26 Marks) 

  • Two out of three extracts from prose/poetry for reference to the context. Very Short Answer Questions and Short Answer Questions will be asked to assess local and global comprehension, interpretation and analysis. 8 marks (4+4)
  • Six Short Answer Questions out of seven, from the Literature Reader, to test local and global comprehension of theme and ideas, analysis and evaluation (30-40 words each) 2×6 = 12 Marks
  • One out of two Long Answer type Questions to assess how the values inherent in the text have been brought out. Creativity, imagination and extrapolation beyond the text and across the texts will be assessed. This can also be a passage-based question taken from a situation/plot from the texts. (120 words). 6 marks 

 

Prescribed Books: Interact in English Series by CBSE (Available on www.cbseacademic.nic.in)

  • Main Course Book (Revised Edition)
  • Literature Reader (Revised Edition)
  • Workbook (Revised Edition)

 

Internal Assessment: (20 marks)

 

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