CBSE Class 11 English Syllabus

CBSE Class 11 English Syllabus

CBSE Class 11 English Syllabus

SECTION –A (20 marks)

Reading

An unseen passage and a poem

1. The section will have 12 questions including 6 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ),

i.e. 6 MCQs from a Literary or Discursive passage of about 900-950 words, and 6 Objective Type questions (1×12=12marks)

2. 04 Short Answer Questions to be answered in 50-60 words. It shall be asked from a poem of about 20-24 lines to test interpretation and appreciation. (2×4=8marks)

SECTION –B (20 marks)

Creative Writing Skills

1. One Very Long Answer Question out of two to be answered in 150-200 words.

An essay on an argumentative/discursive/reflective/descriptive topic. (10×1=10marks)

2. One Very Long Answer Question out of two to be answered in 150-200 words.

A composition such as an article / a report /a speech. (10×1=10marks)

SECTION – C (30 marks)

A. Literature

1. Eight Objective type Questions out of 09 to test comprehension, literary appreciation and drawing inferences in poetry and prose.

(1×8=8marks)

2. Three Short Answer Questions out of 04 to be answered in 50-60words to test understanding, appreciation and analysis. (2×3=6marks)

3. One Long Answer Questions out of 02 to be answered in 120-150 words to test literary appreciation and drawing inferences. (1×6=6marks)

B. Arms and the Man – [Drama] (10marks)

Two Long Answer Questions out of three to be answered in 80-100 word to test the evaluation of characters, events and episodes. (5×2=10marks)

C. Fiction (10marks)

1. Two Short Answer Questions out of three to be answered in 50-60 words to test analysis of characters, events, episodes and interpersonal relationships and understanding of content, events and episodes (2×2=4marks)

2. One Long Answer Question out of 02 to be answered in 120-150 words to test literary appreciation and drawing inferences. (6×1=6marks)

Section -D (20 Marks)

Seminar 

  • Presentation – book review /a play /a short story/a novel/novella (tale, table, and parable) to be followed by a question-answer session.]
  • Poetry reading to be followed by interpretative tasks based on close reading and literary analysis of the text. Critical review of a film or a play.
  • Conducting a theatre workshop to be followed by a discussion
Section Area Of Learning Marks
Section-A Reading Skills 20 marks
Section-B Writing Skills and Grammer 30 marks
Section-C Literature and Long Reading text 30 marks
Section-D Assessment of Speaking 7 listening Skills 20 marks
  Total Marks 100 marks

CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 English (Hornbill)

  • Chapter 1: The Portrait of lady
    Poem:        A Photograph
  • Chapter 2: We are not afraid to die… if we can all be together
  • Chapter 3: Discovering Tut: The saga continues
    Poem:        The Laburnum Top
  • Chapter 4: Landscape of the soul
    Poem:        The Voice of the rain
  • Chapter 5: The Ailing planet: The Green Movement’s Role
  • Chapter 6: The Browning version
    Poem:        Childhood
  • Chapter 7: The adventure
  • Chapter 8: Silk road
  • Poem:       Father to son

CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 English (Snapshots)

  • Chapter 1: The summer of a beautiful white horse
  • Chapter 2: The address
  • Chapter 3: Ranga’s Marriage
  • Chapter 4: Albert Einstein at school
  • Chapter 5: Mother’s Day
  • Chapter 6: The Ghat of the only world
  • Chapter 7: Birth
  • Chapter 8: The tale of a melon city

CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 English (Woven Words)

Chapters

  • Chapter 1:  Lament
  • Chapter 2: A Pair Of Mustachios
  • Chapter 3: The Rocking-Horse Winner
  • Chapter 4: The Adventure of the Three Garridebs
  • Chapter 5: Pappachi’s Moth
  • Chapter 6: The Third and Final Continent
  • Chapter 7: Glory at Twilight
  • Chapter 8: the Luncheon

Essay

  • Essay 1: My watch
  • Essay 2: My three passions
  • Essay 3: Patterns of creativity
  • Essay 4: Trivial verse
  • Essay 5: What is good book?
  • Essay 6: The story
  • Essay 7: Bridges

Poem

  • Poem 1: The peacock
  • Poem 2: Let me not to the marriage of True Minds
  • Poem 3: Coming
  • Poem 4: Telephone Conversation
  • Poem 5: The World Is Too much with us
  • Poem 6: Mother Tongue
  • Poem 7: Hawk Roosting
  • Poem 8: For Elkana
  • Poem 9: Refugee blues
  • Poem 10: Felling of The Banyan Tree
  • Poem 11: Ode To a nightingale
  • Poem 12: Ajamil and the tigers

 

 

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