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Common Syllabus English V-X

CLASS V SYLLABUS – ENGLISH 2009-10
Month

Section A
(Reading)

Section B
(Writing)

Section C
(Grammer)

Section D
(Literature)

Apr-May

Unseen Poems (1) (Resource Book) Unseen Passengers 
(Resource Book) W.B.
Unit 1

Notice Writing
Message writing (based on telephonic conversations)

Editing (Time Tense)
Past, Present & Future
Mixed Bag (parts of speech: Revision of Nouns; Pronouns, Adjectives; Verbs; Adverbs

Prose
L.R. Dream of Gold
Poetry
L.R. The Pencil’s Story

July

Unseen Poem
(See Fever – L.R.)
Unseen Passenges (2)
(Resource Book)
W.B. Unit 4

Formal Letter
Application for leave (Principal)
Poster

Rearranging sentences
Guided composition
Mixed Bag (Gender, Number, Degrees of Comparison; Articles)

Drama
C.B. The Rat’s feast
Poetry
L.R. Trains

Aug

Unseen Poem
(snakes are slithery –C.B)
Unseen Passenges (1)
(Resource Book)
W.B.
Unit 4

Speech writing
(a) Assembly (aided –verbal/visual)

Process writing (voice)

Prose
C.B. Secret

Aug

REVISION FOR TERMINALS

Sep

TERMINALS

Sep

Unseen Passeges (1)
(Resource Book)
W.B.
Unit 5

Formal Letter
Letter to the Editor
(aided –verbal/visual)

Mixed Bag (simple Modals)
Omissions

L.R. Isn’t there a Room Anywhere?

Oct-Nov

Unseen Poem
Recycling Rap C.B.
Unseen Passages (3)
(Resource Book)
W.B.
Unit 8 & 9

Letter of complaint (Authorities)
(aided –verbal/visual)
Postcard writing

Reported speech (based on simple dialogues)
Mixed Bag (conjunctions: And, Either – or, but because, so for, Yet, Neither – Nor, although, unless)                                                              

Prose
L.R. Goodbye Mr. Chips
Poetry
Poetry
C.B. Kestrel
C.B. The Outsider

Dec.

Unseen Poem
(Harm no living Thing-C.B)
Unseen Passages (2)
(Resource Book)
W.B.
Unit 8 & 9

Itinerary (beginning: Guided followed by Self Attempts)

Reported Speech based on simple cartoon strips)
Mixed bag-(Prepositions: in on, into, at, under, behind, between, among, beside, besides, for, since)

Drama
LR. Hamaguchi Gohei
Poetry
L.R. Our Little River

Jan

Unseen Passages (2)
(Resource Book)
W.B. Unit 10

Message writing (based on situations)

Integrated (complete)

Prose.
L.R. Many Moons Poetry
C.B. War

Feb

REVISION



SUMMER FIELDS SCHOOL
CLASS VI SYLLABUS – ENGLISH 2009-10

Month

Section A
(Reading)

Section B
(Writing)

Section C
(Grammer)

Section D
(Literature)

Apr-May

Unseen Poems

(Grandma- L.R.)
Unseen Passenges (2) 
(Resource Book)
 W.B.
Unit 1 & 2

Notice Writing
Message writing (telephonic conversations)

Formal Letter

Application for leave (Principal)

*Omissions
* Mixed Bag (parts of speech)
* Rearranging sentences

Prose
L.R. The selfish giant
Poetry
L.R. The Blighty cow
C.B. Where did all the Bustards Go

July

Unseen Poem

(Diwali C.B.)
Unseen Passages (2)
(Resource Book)
W.B. Unit  3 & 4

Formal Letter

* Letter of complaint (Authorities)
* Poster

* guided composition
* mixed Bag (Gender, Number, Degrees of comparison; Articles)
* Process writing (voice)

Drama
C.B. The shadow of Buddha
Poetry
C.B. No such Thing.

Aug

Unseen Poem

(Lotus – L.R)
Unseen Passages (1)
(Resource Book)
W.B.
Unit 5

*Speech writing
(a) Assembly (aided –verbal/visual)

*Cloze Type

L.R. The Stalled Ox

Aug

REVISION FOR TERMINALS

Sep

TERMINALS

Sep

Unseen Poem

Circus Elephant L.R.
Unseen Passages (1)
(Resource Book)

* speech writing- (b) Debate (aided – verbal/visual)

* Mixed Bag (Modals)
*Editing

Poetry
C.B. Metamorphosis

Oct-Nov

Unseen Poem

(how the tortoise got its shell – C.B.)
unseen Passages (3)
(Resource Book)
W.B.
Unit 6

Formal Letter

* Letter to the Editor (aided-verbal/visual)
*Post card Writing

*Reported speech (based on dialogues)
*Mixed Bag (conjunctions: And, Either – or, but because, so for, Yet, Neither – Nor, although, unless, therefore, Until/Till, Whenever,/Wherever, Lest, As long as)                                                             

Prose
L.R. Kumaraish
Poetry
Poetry
C.B. the flying machine

Dec.

Unseen Poem

(Yark C.B)
Unseen Passages (2)
(Resource Book)
W.B.
Unit 7

Formal Letter

* Letter to the Editor (aided-verbal/visual)
*Notice Writing

* Reported Speech based on cartoon strips)
Mixed bag-(Prepositions: in on, into, at, under, behind, between, among, beside, besides, for, since, above, below, beyond, towards, of, off, until)

Prose
C.B. The Christmas Morning
Poetry
LR. The Boy who boasted.

Jan

Unseen Poem

(the Ballonists C.B.)
Unseen Passages (2)
(Resource Book)
W.B. Unit 8

* itinerary
*message writing

Integrated (complete)

Drama
L.R. High Treason

Feb

REVISION



SUMMER FIELDS SCHOOL,
CLASS VII SYLLABUS – ENGLISH 2009-10

Month

Section A
(Reading)

Section B
(Writing)

Section C
(Grammer)

Section D
(Literature)

Apr-May

Unseen Passages (2) & Poems 
(Resource Book)
 W.B.  Unit 1
Unit 1 & 2

* notice writing
* Letter to the Editor
Speech writing –
(a) Assembly

*Omissions
* Rearranging sentences
* Cloze type
* Mixed Bag (Homophones; Homonyms; Determiners)

Prose
L.R. Prince and the Peacock
Fans
Poetry
C.B. Unit 1 Sec: 3- Nine Gold Medals
Drama
(Resourced)

July

Unseen Poem

L.R. Poem 1
Unseen Passages (2)
(Resource Book)
W.B. Unit  2

* Telgram
* Magazine article

* Guided composition
* mixed Bag (Proverbs and figures of speech)
* Reported Speech

Prose
L.R. M.R. Pickwick
Poetry
L.R. Tiger

Aug

Unseen Poem

L.R. Poem 4
Unseen Passages (1)
(Resource Book)
W.B. Unit 3

*postcard writing

*Reported Speech
* Editing

Poetry
L.R. Invention of shoes

Aug

REVISION FOR TERMINALS

Sep

TERMINALS

Sep

Unseen passages (1)

(Resource Book)
W.B.
Unit 4

Unseen Poem

Unit 4; Sec III

* Poster
* Itinerary

* Mixed Bag (Modals)
*Headlines and Process writing (voice)

------------

Oct-Nov

Unseen Poem

C.B.
Unit 3; Sec III
Unit 5; Sec III
unseen Passages (3)
(Resource Book)
W.B.  Unit 5

*Message writing
* Speech writing- (a) Debate

*Mixed Bag (prepositions & conjunctions)
* Reported speech
*Dialogue writing

Drama
L.R. Chaambali
Prose
L.R. The fun they had

Dec.

Unseen Poem

C.B.
Unit 6; Sec III
Unseen passage (2)
(Resource Book)
W.B. Unit 7

* Letter to the Editor
*Telegram

*Reported Speech
* Headlines and Process writing (voice)

Prose
CB. Unit 7 Sec: 1- Neighbour poetry
L.R. Poem 3-  A tragic Story

Jan

Unseen Poem

C.B.
Unit 7; Sec III
Unseen passages (2)
(Resource Book)
W.B. Unit 7

*Speech writing

  1. Assembly
  2. Debate

* Magazine article

Integrated (complete)

Prose
L.R. The Medicine Man comes.

Feb

REVISION



SUMMER FIELDS SCHOOL,
CLASS VIII SYLLABUS – ENGLISH 2009-10

Month

Section A
(Reading)

Section B
(Writing)

Section C
(Grammer)

Section D
(Literature)

Apr-May

Unseen Poems

C.B. Unit 1, Section 3
Unseen Passages (2) 
(Resource Book)
 W.B.
Unit 1

*notice writing
* Letter to the Editor
* Speech writing
(a) Assembly

*Omissions
* Rearranging sentences
* Cloze type
* Mixed Bag (Homophones; Homonyms; Determines)

Prose
L.R. Lesson I
The Tiger’s Whisker
L.R. Lesson 6- Cricket for the crocodile
Poetry
L.R. Poem 5- the Louse and the Mosquito

July

Unseen Poem

C.B. Unit 2, Section 3
Unseen Passages (2)
(Resource Book)
W.B. Unit  2

*Telegram
* Magazine article

* guided composition
* Reported speech
* mixed bag (proverbs & Figures of speech)

Drama
(Resourced)
Poetry (Resource book)
Stopping by the woods on a snowy Evening by Robert Frost.

Aug

Unseen Poems

C.B. Unit 6, Section 3
Unseen Passages (1)
(Resource Book)
W.B.
Unit 3

* Postcard writing

*Reported speech
*Editing

Poetry
L.R. Poem 1-The Buddhist Parable

Aug

REVISION FOR TERMINALS

Sep

TERMINALS

Sep

Unseen Poem

C.B. Unit 4, Section 3
Unseen Passages (1)
(Resource Book)
W.B.
Unit 4

*poster
* Itinery

* Mixed Bag (Modals)
*Headline and Process writing (Voice)

Poetry (Resource book) The Coromondal Fishers by Sarojini Naidu

Oct-Nov

Unseen Poem

L.R. Poem 2
C.B. Unit 5, Section 3
Unseen Passages (2)
(Resource Book)
W.B.
Unit 6

* Letter to the Editor
*Telegram

*Reported speech
* Headlines and Process writing Bag (prepositions & Conjunctions)

Prose
L.R. My Elder Brother
C.B. Unit 1 Section 2 Vihishan’s Counsel
Poetry L.R. The village School master

Dec.

Unseen Poem

C.B. Unit 3, Section 3
Unseen Passages (2)
(Resource Book)
W.B.
Unit 6

* Letter to the Editor
* Telegram

*Reported speech
* Headlines and Process writing  (voice)

Prose
L.R. Atilla
Poetry (Resource book)
The Highway Man

Jan

Unseen Poem

C.B. Unit 7, Section 3
Unseen Passages (2)
(Resource Book)
W.B.
Unit 7

*Speech writing-

  1. Assembly
  2. Debate

* Magazine article

Integrated (complete)

Drama
L.R. The Quality of Mercy

Feb

REVISION



SUMMERFIELDS SCHOOL KAILASH COLONY
CLASS IX SYLLABUS- ENGLISH (2009-10)

MONTH

SECTION A
(Reading)

SECTION B
(Writing)
Based on MCB units

SECTION C
(Grammar)

SECION D
(Literature)

April-May

(1)Telegram
(2)Letter to the Editor

Integrated

  • Omissions
  • Reported Speech

Prose
(a) The Missing Mail
Poetry
(a) The Palanquin Bearers
(b) The Brook

July

Resource Book

  • Notice writing
  • Magazine article

Integrated

  • Rearranging

      Sentences

  • Cloze Type
  • Editing

Drama
(a) The Bishop’s
     Candlesticks
Poetry
(a) I cannot remember my
     Mother

August

Resource Book

  • Postcard writing

(1) Assembly speech

Integrated

  • Headlines and Process

      Writing (Voice)

Prose
(a) Woman on Platform 8
Poetry
 (a) The Road not taken

September

 

Revision for Terminals

September

 

Terminals

October-November

Resource Book

  • Message Writing

(2) Debate
(3)Itinerary

Integrated

  • Guided Composition
  • Reported Speech
  • Dialogue Completion

 

Poetry
(a) The Seven Ages
(b) The Solitary Reaper 
Prose
(a) The Necklace

December

Resource Book

  • Letter to the Editor
  • Telegram

Integrated Grammar Practice

Poetry
 (b) Lord Ullin’s Daughter
Prose
(a) The Pendulum

January

Revision for Final Term

 

February

Final Term

 

Syllabus for Half-Yearly— All content done till August.
Syllabus for Final Exam— All content done over the session.

Syllabus for Half-Yearly
Class IX

  • This Paper has two codes – 1/1/1; 1/1/2
  • The Paper contains 17 Questions
  • The Paper carries 80 marks
  • Marks for internal Assessment—20 marks
  • Time allotted is 3 hours and Reading Time -15 minutes
A

Reading(16)

B

Writing(24)

C

Grammar(16)

D

Literature(24)

1.

Unseen Passage (10)

3 & 4

Notice Writing / Message Writing / Postcard / Poster
(4+4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.
to
11.

Editing / Omitting /  Rearrangement of sentences /
Guided Composition / Dialogue Completion / Cloze Type /
Process Writing / Headlines /
Reported Speech

12.
&
13.

 Two extracts out of three from different poems, each followed by two or three questions (3+3)

14.

One out of two questions (with or without an extract (poem) (3) 50-75 words.

2.

Unseen Passage/Poem
(6)

5.

Formal Letter:
Letter to the Editor(8)
(150-175 words)
(based on a verbal stimulus such as an advertisement, notice, newspaper clipping, tabular data, diary extract, notes, letter or other forms of correspondence)

14.

Two questions based on one of the drama texts OR
If an extract
is not given, the word limit will be roughly 75 words for one question(3)

15.

One out of two questions from the drama texts based on theme, character, plot.(3) 50-75 words.

 

NOTE:
(1)Syllabus for Half-Yearly --- Complete Content till August.

6.

Speech writing (Assembly Speech & Debate) / Magazine Article  / Itinerary(8)
150-175 words
(based on a visual stimulus such as a diagram, picture, graph, map, cartoon or flow chart.)

16.

One out of two Questions (fiction) (3) 50- 75 words.

P.S: One of the longer (10 marks) compositions will draw on the thematic content of the Main Course book.

 

17.

One out of two extrapolatory questions (fiction) (6) 150-175 words.
Questions will test comprehension at different levels : literal, inferential and evaluative.

Class IX

  • This Paper has two codes – 1/1/1; 1/1/2
  • The Paper contains 17 Questions
  • The Paper carries 80 marks
  • Marks for internal Assessment—20 marks
  • Time allotted is 3 hours and Reading Time -15 minutes
A

Reading(16)

B

Writing(24)

C

Grammar(16)

D

Literature(24)

1.

Unseen Passage (10)

3 & 4

Notice Writing / Message Writing / Postcard / Poster
(4+4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.
to
11.

Editing / Omitting /  Rearrangement of sentences /
Guided Composition / Dialogue Completion / Cloze Type /
Process Writing / Headlines /
Reported Speech

12.
&
13.

 Two extracts out of three from different poems, each followed by two or three questions (3+3)

14.

One out of two questions (with or without an extract (poem) (3) 50-75 words.

2.

Unseen Passage/Poem
(6)

5.

Formal Letter:
Letter to the Editor(8)
(150-175 words)
(based on a verbal stimulus such as an advertisement, notice, newspaper clipping, tabular data, diary extract, notes, letter or other forms of correspondence)

14.

Two questions based on one of the drama texts OR
If an extract
is not given, the word limit will be roughly 75 words for one question(3)

15.

One out of two questions from the drama texts based on theme, character, plot.(3) 50-75 words.

 

NOTE:
(1) Syllabus for Final Exam --- Complete Content

6.

Speech writing (Assembly Speech & Debate) / Magazine Article  / Itinerary(8)
150-175 words
(based on a visual stimulus such as a diagram, picture, graph, map, cartoon or flow chart.)

16.

One out of two Questions (fiction) (3) 50- 75 words.

P.S: One of the longer (10 marks) compositions will draw on the thematic content of the Main Course book.

 

17.

One out of two extrapolatory questions (fiction) (6) 150-175 words.
Questions will test comprehension at different levels : literal, inferential and evaluative.


SUMMERFIELDS SCHOOL KAILASH COLONY
CLASS X SYLLABUS- ENGLISH (2009-10)

MONTH

SECTION A
(Reading)

SECTION B
(Writing)
Based on MCB units

SECTION C
(Grammar)

SECION D
(Literature)

March

 

 

 

---------------

 

(1)Message Writing
(2)Assembly Speech

 

 

  • Rearranging

      Sentences

Drama
(a) Julius Caesar
Prose
(a) Cutie Pie
Poetry
(a) Mirror

April

 

 

----------------

 

  • Letter to the Editor

 

 

  • Reported Speech
  • Cloze Type
 

Poetry
 (a) The Frog and the
     Nightingale
(b) The Night of the
     Scorpion
Prose
(a) The Ultimate Safari

May

 

Resource Book

 

(1)Telegram

  • Debate

 

  • Omissions  & Editing
  • Dialogue Completion

 

 

Poetry
(a) Ode to the West Wind
Prose
(a) The Letter

July

1st Assessment (50 marks)

July

 

----------------

  • Notice writing
  • Magazine Article

 

 

---------------------

 Prose
(a) The Tribute

 

August

 

Resource Book

(1)Postcard Writing
(2)Itinerary                              

 

  • Guided Composition
  • Headlines and Process Writing ( Voice)

Poetry
(a) The Rime of the
     Ancient Mariner
Drama
(a) A Christmas Carol

September

1st Term Evaluations (100 marks)

September

Recapitulation of Content based on Result Analysis

October-November

 

Revision—Practice Papers for 1st Pre-Boards   (100 marks)

December

 

Revision—Practice Papers for 2nd Pre-Boards (100 marks)

 

1st Assessment (50 marks)
Class X

  • The Paper contains 10 questions
  • The Paper carries 50 marks
  • Time allotted is 2 hours

 

   
B

Writing(20)

D

Literature(30)

1.

2.
3.

Message Writing /Telegram(4)
Letter to the editor (8)
Article Writing / Speech Writing (8)

  4

1 RTC poem (3)

5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.

1 RTC poem (3)
1 out of 2 questions poem (4)
1 Q play(4)
1RTC play(4)
1 out of 2 Qs prose(4)
1 out of 2 Qs extrapolatory Q prose(8)

Syllabus for Half-Yearly
Class X

  • This Paper has two codes – 1/1/1; 1/1/2
  • The Paper contains 17 Questions
  • The Paper carries 100 marks
  • Time allotted is 3 hours and Reading Time -15 minutes
A

Reading(20)

B

Writing(30)

C

Grammar(20)

D

Literature(30)

1.

Unseen Passage (12)

3 & 4

Notice Writing / Message Writing / Postcard / Poster
(5+5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7.
to
11.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Editing / Omitting /  Rearrangement of sentences /
Guided Composition / Dialogue Completion / Cloze Type /
Process Writing / Headlines /
Reported Speech

12.
&
13.

 Two extracts out of three from different poems, each followed by two or three questions (3+3)

14.

One out of two questions (with or without an extract (poem) (4) 50-75 words.

2.

Unseen Passage/Poem
(8)

5.

Formal Letter:
Letter to the Editor(10)
(150-175 words)
(based on a verbal stimulus such as an advertisement, notice, newspaper clipping, tabular data, diary extract, notes, letter or other forms of correspondence)

14.

Two questions based on one of the drama texts OR
If an extract
is not given, the word limit will be roughly 75 words for one question (4)

15.

One out of two questions from the drama texts based on theme, character, plot.(4) 50-75 words.

 

NOTE:
(1)Syllabus for Half-Yearly --- Complete Content
(2)Syllabus and design for Pre-Board ---- same as above with complete content.

 

 

 

 

6.

Speech writing (Assembly Speech & Debate) / Magazine Article  / Itinerary(10)
150-175 words
(based on a visual stimulus such as a diagram, picture, graph, map, cartoon or flow chart.)

16.

One out of two Questions (fiction) (4) 50- 75 words.

P.S: One of the longer (10 marks) compositions will draw on the thematic content of the Main Course book.

 

 

17.

One out of two extrapolatory questions (fiction) (8) 150-175 words.
Questions will test comprehension at different levels : literal, inferential and evaluative.