Examination brings a fever of preparations and planning. There is no end to what you can prepare and learn. When it comes to English Core in XII and X, CBSE makes question papers to check your writing skills and your understanding of what was asked to read. I once checked the answer sheets for CBSE last year and made some notes as an evaluator. Here come the much-awaited scribbles on the paper.
Parts of Speech - the categories of words we use to 'Speak' - are integral to learning a language. It is right to say that every speaker of a language must know what these parts are. While we have been teaching one language after another, this learning has been the pain area. Students tend to forget the definitions and they are not at fault. Right at the beginning, we went wrong in treating English or Hindi as a subject; it is a LANGUAGE!
CBSE has selected the following poems for Term 1 in grade IX English. The poems are distinct and also similar to each other. the distinction lies in the themes and the treatment given to the style of writing and the connotations implied. However, they are similar in one this - giving the lesson of goodness to the readers. This goodness is of self and for the betterment of the world.
Bharat Ratna Ustad Bismillah Khan is synonymous with the melodious music of Shehnai. He is the one whom we have seen playing Shehnai from Temples to the most prestigious stages of the world. Awarded all the civilian honours of India and considered a legend in music, Ustad Bismillah Khan's biographical sketch is in Grade 9 English of CBSE.
English for grade IX has two major verticals for the students. In the textbooks, we find some poems and many prose chapters. It is a logical as well as observed thing that every topic in the syllabus complements the other topics. This connection makes us feel good about the topics and the inherent themes. The notes are only for reference and smart learning.
Corona Pandemic has not allowed education to function normally. Not just the examination and assessment but the classes have not been able to start properly. However, CBSE has been trying to implement some ways to keep the assessment in an active mode. They have divided the session into two terms now.
In the NEW Normal - the ways can remain old! The Digital Content that has been composed and curated as an attempt to keep learning alive, must remain in the access of all. Here are some notes for Grade 11 English - CBSE Curriculum. With the intent of supporting the learners, these have been prepared and curated through web references.