CBSE Class 9 English Language & Literature Syllabus [2023-24]: Topics and Chapters

BoardCBSE
Class9
Session2023-24
SubjectEnglish Language & Literature (184)
TypeSyllabus
Official Websitehttps://cbseacademic.nic.in

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE (Code No. 184)

CLASS – IX (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. Writing a Descriptive Paragraph (word limit 100-120 words) on a person/event/situation based on visual or verbal cues. (5 marks)
  2. Writing a Diary Entry/ Story on a given title in 100-120 words. (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. Beehive and Moments (30 Marks)

BEEHIVE Prose

  1. The Fun They Had
  2. The Sound of Music
  3. The Little Girl
  4. A Truly Beautiful Mind
  5. The Snake and the Mirror
  6. My Childhood
  7. Reach For The Top
  8. Kathmandu
  9. If I Were You

Poems-

  1. The Road Not taken
  2. Wind
  3. Rain on The Roof
  4. The Lake Isle of Innisfree
  5. A Legend of The Northland
  6. No Men Are Foreign
  7. On killing a tree
  8. A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal

MOMENTS

  1. The Lost Child
  2. The adventures of Toto
  3. Iswaran the Storyteller
  4. In the kingdom of fools
  5. The Happy Prince
  6. The Last Leaf
  7. A House is not a Home
  8. The Beggar

WORDS AND EXPRESSIONS – II (WORKBOOK FOR CLASS X)

  1. Units 1 to 6 and Units 8, 10 & 11

Download Syllabus for Class 9 English Language & Literature [PDF]

Also See:
CBSE Class 9 Maths Syllabus for 2023-24
CBSE Class 9 Science Syllabus for 2023-24
CBSE Class 9 Social Science Syllabus for 2023-24
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