Class 12 CBSE English
- March 22, 2023
- Posted by: English Melon
- Category: Class 12
The English syllabus of Class 12 CBSE English is most important for the students because this is a very high-and easy-scoring subject and students should know about the topics that have been snipped off from the syllabus to avoid studying them.
Section A – Reading | Class 12 CBSE English
Marks: 20 | Reading Comprehension through “Unseen” Passage – 20 Marks. NB: Unseen does not mean the passage will be “invisible.”
- One passage to assess comprehension, interpretation and inference.
- Vocabulary and inference of meaning will also be assessed.
- The passage may be factual, descriptive or literary. (10×1=10 Marks)
- One case-based passage with verbal/visual inputs like statistical data, charts etc. (10×1=10 Marks)
- Note: The combined word limit for both the passages will be 700-750 words.
- Questions Types: Multiple Choice Questions / Objective Type Questions.
Section B – Creative Writing Skills | Class 12 CBSE English
Marks: 20; The section has Short and Long writing tasks.
Notice up to 50 words. One out of the two given questions is to be answered. (5 Marks: Format: 1 / Organisation of Ideas: 1/Content: 2 / Accuracy of Spelling and Grammar: 1 ).
Write your School’s Name Here
Write “NOTICE” here!
Sardar Patel Vidyalaya, Lucknow
Write the Date, here.
Write the Subject, here.
Include the following information: Who should take a notice? What is the NOTICE / program / news? What is the reason / advantage? Additional Information.
Write the Designation / name of the writer.
New Citizen’s School, Delhi
22nd September, 2023
Change in School Timings
All students are hereby informed about a change in school timings from 1st October, 20xx. The school will now start at 9 a.m. & end at 3 p.m. In the past few years, it has been seen that winters are rather severe and it becomes quite difficult to start early due to the extreme cold weather and the dense fog. So these new timings will be followed till further notice.
Formal/Informal Invitation and Reply up to 50 words. One out of the two given questions to be answered. (5 Marks: Format: 1 / Organisation of Ideas: 1/Content: 2 / Accuracy of Spelling and Grammar :1 ).
Letters based on verbal/visual input, to be answered in approximately 120-150 words. Letter types: Application for a job + with bio-data / resume.
Letters to the editor (giving suggestions or opinions on issues of public interest).
One out of the two given questions is to be answered. (5 Marks: Format: 1 / Organisation of Ideas: 1/Content: 2 / Accuracy of Spelling and Grammar :1 ).
Article / Report Writing, descriptive and analytical in nature, based on verbal inputs, to be answered in 120-150 words. One out of the two given questions to be. (5 Marks: Format: 1 / Organization of Ideas: 1/Content: 2 / Accuracy of Spelling and Grammar:1).
Section C – Literature | Class 12 CBSE English
This section will have a variety of assessment items including:
- Multiple Choice Questions,
- Objective Type Questions,
- Short Answer Type Questions
- Long Answer Type Questions
What is assessed? Comprehension, analysis, interpretation and extrapolation beyond the text.
4. Reference to the Context (40 Marks)
- 1 prose extract out of two from the book Flamingo to assess comprehension, interpretation and analysis. (6×1=6Marks)
- 1 Poetry extract out of two from the book Flamingo to assess comprehension, interpretation, analysis and appreciation. (6×1=6 Marks)
- 1 Prose extract out of two from the book Vistas to assess comprehension, interpretation, analysis and appreciation. (4×1=4 Marks)
- 5 short answer type questions from Flamingo. Word-count: 40-50. Marks: 5×2=10.
- 2 short answer type question, from Vistas; Word-count: 40- 50. Any 2 out of 3 questions to be done. 2×2=4 Marks
- 1 Long answer type question, from Flamingo (Prose / Poetry); Word-count: 120-150 words. Questions can be based on incident/theme/passage/extract/event as reference points to assess extrapolation beyond and across the text. The question will elicit an analytical and evaluative response from students. Any 1 out of 2 questions to be done. (1×5=5 Marks)
- 1 Long answer type question from Vistas; Word-count: 120-150; to assess global comprehension and extrapolation beyond the text. Questions to provide evaluative and analytical responses using incidents, events, and themes as reference points. Any 1 out of 2 questions to be done. (1×5=5 Marks)
Book 1 – Flamingo
- The Last Lesson
- Lost Spring
- Deep Water
- The Rattrap
- Poets and Pancakes
- The Interview
- Going Places
- My Mother at Sixty-Six
- Keeping Quiet
- A Thing of Beauty
- A Roadside Stand
- Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers
Book 2 – Vistas
- The Third Level
- The Tiger King
- Journey to the end of the Earth
- The Enemy
- On the Face of It
- Memories of Childhood 1 & 2
Internal Assessment | Class 12 CBSE English
- Assessment of Listening Skills – 05 marks.
- Assessment of Speaking Skills – 05 Marks
- Project Work – 10 Marks