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CBSE SYLLABUS FOR CLASS 10 ENGLISH

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (CODE NO. 184) SYLLABUS CLASS 10 (2018-19) SECTION WISE WEIGHTAGE

Section
Weightage

A

Reading Skills

20

B

Writing Skills with Grammar

30

C

Literature Textbook and supplementary text

30

Total

80

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                                       TERM WISE SYLLABUS

              FIRST TERM (APRIL 2018 TO SEPTEMBER 2018)

TEXT BOOK

SUPPLEMENTARY

  LANGUAGE SKILLS

GRAMMAR

FIRST FLIGHT

READER:  FOOTPRINTS WITHOUT FEET

Ch. 1: A Letter Of God

Poems: Dust Of Snow Fire And Ice

Ch.1: A Triumph OF Surgery

WRITING : Story based on verbal and visual input.

LISTENING: A variety of exercises such as spotting the error , oral compression exercise, vocabulary (word replacement)

Exercise using paragraph form the lesson.
Teacher may use hard outs wherever possible.

Verb in the indefinite tense

(Present and past )
Usage of Prepositions: of , from, with , in ,on ,at , into, across, along , beside ,between, among etc

Ch.2: Nelson Mandela : Long walk to freedom POEM: Tiger in the Zoo

SPEAKING: Holding conversation

in pairs/groups. (WH questions could be reinforced by talking about surroundings.)

Use of Can/Could , Shall /Should, Will/Would, integrated exercise for error correction ( With grammar

SUMMER VACATION

Read The Prescribed Novel                                                                                                                                                                      Diary Of A Young Girl 1947 (June 12, 1942 to March 14, 1944) Or

The Story of My Life 1903 (Chapter 1-14)
Write the character sketch of any five characters you have liked to your Home Work Assignment Notebook.

Ch.3: Two Stories about Flying

  1. i)  His First Flight
  2. ii)  The Black Aeroplane.

Ch.4: From the Diary of Anne

Frank
Poems: The Ball Poem
How to tell Wild Animals Ch.5: The Hundred Dresses-I Ch.6: The Hundred Dresses-II Poems: Amanda

 Animals

Ch.2: The Thief’s Story Ch.3: The Midnight Visitor
Use Cal Lab for the lessons to promote comprehension through visual/ verbal input CH.4: A Question of Trust (Suggested use of CAL LAB)

Ch.5: Footprint Without Feet

WRITING: Letter to Editor- complaining about shortage of water in your area and need to raise public awareness about the need to save water.
Story writing: With a sentence / Phrase given as beginning to the story.
Reading Skills: Sequencing of sentences of sentences to complete a meaningful story
Letter to the Editor: Insanitary conditions in your locality-garbage accumulation, flies and mosquitoes, diseases haw dhow citizens can play a vital role in improving the condition.
Article writing: Digital India, Judicious use of Gadgets.

Usage of must, ought to, need to, have to , had to, and their negative forms. Determiners and conjunctions integrated grammar practices with all topics covered so far. Clauses: noun, adverbs of time and condition , relative clause. Reported Speech:

Statements, commands and requests, interrogative sentences.

Integrated grammar practice

Jumble sentences from the text for practices.

Revision of writing skills and syllabus covered

Mid Term Exams

SECOND TERM (OCTOBER 2018 TO NOVEMBER 2018)

TEXT BOOK

SUPPLEMENTARY

LANGUAGE SKILLS

GRAMMAR

FIST FLIGHT

READER; FOOTPRINTS WIHOUT FEET

Ch.7 Glimpses of India Ch.8 : Mijbil the otter

Ch.6: The making of a scientist
Ch.7: The Necklace Ch.8: The Hack Driver

Writing Skills– Article Writing :

 Tourism in India

Use of a , an ,the
 Reordering of words to

make meaningful sentences.

CH.9: Madam Rides The Bus POEMS:

Trees

Fog
Ch.10: The Sermon at Benaras CH. 11: The Proposal POEMS:
Tale Of Custard The Dragon For Anne Gregory

Ch. : Bholi
Ch. 10 The Book that

saved the Earth

 Taking care of Animals Listening Skills: Short Passage read out loudly followed by questions to be done in hand-outs.
Reading Skills: Passages form different sources eg.
Newspaper, Texts, Magazines could be used.
Speaking Skills: Holding conversations in pairs and groups on a given topic.
(Classroom or School Situation)

Practice of Determiners

December 2018 to February 2019

Revision of Chapters done through Reference to context, short and long questions to promote creativity, imagination and extrapolation beyond the text.

Revision of Chapters though short questions and long questions to promote creativity, Imagination and extrapolation beyond the text

Listening Skills: Listening to pieces of conversation and answering multiple choice questions.
Speaking Skills: Speaking for a minute on topics relevant to the lives of students and their immediate environment.

Writing Skills: Letter to the Commissioner of Municipal Corporation about potholed and broken roads in the colony. Article Writing: Education and Health: Keys to development.

Transformation of sentences:

Active-Passive voice, Reported Speech, Gap Filling exercise

Revision of Chapters through very short questions

Revision though short questions

Revision of Writing Skills on Current Topics of social relevance

Integrated grammar practice.

Revision of syllabus form text book and support material for Periodic Tests.

March 2019

Boards Exams

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