CBSE Class 10 English Language and Literature Syllabus 2023-24: Key Changes and Updates

BoardCBSE
Class10
Session2023-24
SubjectEnglish Language & Literature (184)
TypeSyllabus
Official Websitehttps://cbseacademic.nic.in
CBSE Class 10 English syllabus (2023-24)

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (Code No. 184)

CLASS – X (2023-24)

  • Theory - 80 Marks
  • Internal Assessment - 20 Marks

SECTION - WISE WEIGHTAGE

Section AReading Skills20 Marks
Section BWriting Skills with Grammar20 Marks
Section CLiterature40 Marks

Section A (Reading Skills)

Reading Comprehension through Unseen Passage

  1. Discursive passage of 400-450 words. (10 Marks)
  2. Case-based passage (with visual input- statistical data, chart, etc.) of 200-250 words. (10 Marks)

Section B (Grammar and Writing)

Grammar (10 Marks)

  1. Determiners
  2. Tenses
  3. Modals
  4. Subject-verb concord
  5. Reported speech
    • Commands and requests
    • Statements
    • Questions

Writing Skills (10 Marks)

  1. Formal Letter based on a given situation in 100-120 words. (5 marks)
  2. Writing an Analytical Paragraph (100-120 words) on a given Map/Chart/ Graph/Cues. (5 marks)

Section C (Literature)

Reference to the Context

  1. One extract out of two from Drama/Prose. (5 Marks)
  2. One extract out of two from poetry. (5 Marks)

Short and Very Long Answer Questions 

  1. First Flight and Footprints without Feet (30 Marks)

FIRST FLIGHT

Prose

  1. A letter to God
  2. Nelson Mandela - Long Walk to Freedom
  3. Two Stories About Flying
  4. From the Diary of Anne Frank
  5. Glimpses of India
  6. Mijbil the Otter
  7. Madam Rides the Bus
  8. The Sermon at Benares
  9. The Proposal (Play)

Poems

  1. Dust of Snow
  2. Fire and Ice
  3. A Tiger in the Zoo
  4. How to Tell Wild Animals
  5. The Ball Poem
  6. Amanda!
  7. The Trees
  8. Fog
  9. The Tale of Custard the Dragon
  10. For Anne Gregory

FOOTPRINTS WITHOUT FEET

  1. A triumph of Surgery
  2. The Thief's Story
  3. The Midnight Visitor
  4. A Question of Trust
  5. Footprints Without Feet
  6. The making of a Scientist
  7. The Necklace
  8. Bholi
  9. The Book that Saved the Earth

WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS – II (WORKBOOK FOR CLASS X)

  1. Units 1 to 4 and Units 7 to 11

Download Class 10 English Language & Literature Syllabus for 2023-24 [PDF]

Also See:
CBSE Class 10 Social Science Syllabus 2023-24
CBSE Class 10 Mathematics Syllabus 2023-24
CBSE Class 10 Science Syllabus 2023-24
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