CBSE Class 9 English Syllabus 2022 – New Term-wise (1st and 2nd term syllabus) – Download PDF

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Knowing and fully understanding the syllabus is very important before starting the preparation for an exam. The students who are in class 9th should familiarize with CBSE Class 9 English syllabus 2022 to score good marks in both mid-term and annual examination. English is a subject that will not only help students in clearing the exam but it will also boost their confidence and proficiency in oral/ written communication. The syllabus of English subject contains various topics from prose, poetry, grammar, etc. Go through this post to find complete information related to CBSE Class 9 English Syllabus 2022.

CBSE 9th Class English Term I Syllabus 2022 – 1st Syllabus 

The written examination of English Subject will carry 80 marks (40 mark in each term). Apart from this, 20 marks (10 marks in each term) will be provided on the basis of student’s performance in the internal assessment. The duration of written exam will be 3 hours and the internal assessment will take place at the school level. The unit-wise syllabus of CBSE 9th Class English Term – I Subject Paper is given in the table below.

CBSE Class 9th Syllabus English Term I 2022 – 2023

Section

Weightage (In Marks)

Reading

10 Marks

Writing & Grammar

10 Marks

Literature

20 Marks

Total

40 Marks

Internal Assessment

10 Mark

Grand Total

50 Marks

Let’s go through the section wise syllabus of CBSE class 9th English 1st Term as given below.

Reading

Question based on the following kinds of unseen passages to assess inference, evaluation, vocabulary, analysis and interpretation:

  1. Discursive passage (400-450 words)
  2. Case based Factual passage (with visual input/ statistical data/ chart etc. 200-250 words)

Writing

  1. Descriptive paragraph (Person)
  2. Short Story (based on beginning line, outline, cues etc.)

Grammar

  1. Tenses
  2. Subject-Verb Concord
  3. Modals
  4. Determiners
  5. Reported Speech
  6. Commands and Requests
  7. Statements
  8. Questions

Literature

Questions based on extracts / texts to assess interpretation, inference, extrapolation beyond the text and across the texts.

Moments

1. The Lost Child

2. The Adventures of Toto

3. In the Kingdom of Fools

4. The Happy Prince

Beehive

Prose

1. The Fun They Had

2. The Sound of Music

3. The Little Girl

4. A Truly Beautiful Mind

5. My Childhood

Poems

1. The Road Not Taken

2. Wind

3. Rain on The Roof

4. A Legend of The Northland

CBSE 9th Class English Term II Syllabus 2022

CBSE Class 9 Syllabus English Term II 2022 – 2023

Section

Weightage (In Marks)

Reading

10 Marks

Writing & Grammar

10 Marks

Literature

20 Marks

Total

40 Marks

Internal Assessment

10 Mark

Grand Total

50 Marks

Reading

Question based on the following kinds of unseen passages to assess inference, evaluation, vocabulary, analysis and interpretation:

  1. Discursive passage (400-450 words)
  2. Case based Factual passage (with visual input/ statistical data/ chart etc. 200-250 words)

Writing

  1. Descriptive paragraph (Person)
  2. Short Story (based on beginning line, outline, cues etc.)

Grammar

  1. Tenses
  2. Subject-Verb Concord
  3. Modals
  4. Determiners
  5. Reported Speech
  6. Commands and Requests
  7. Statements
  8. Questions

Literature

Questions based on extracts / texts to assess interpretation, inference, extrapolation beyond the text and across the texts.

Moments

  1. Weathering the Storm in Ersama
  2. The Last Leaf
  3. A House is not a Home
  4. The Beggar

Beehive

Prose

  1. Packing
  2. Reach for The Top
  3. The Bond of Love
  4. If I were You

Poems

  1. No Men Are Foreign
  2. On killing a Tree
  3. The Snake Trying

CBSE Class 9th English Internal Assessment 

Guidelines for Assessment in Listening and Speaking Skills (ALS)

ALS must be seen as an integrated component of all four language skills rather than a compartment of two. Suggested activities, therefore, take into consideration an integration of the four language skills but during assessment, emphasis will be given to speaking and listening, since reading and writing are already being assessed in the written exam.

Listening Skills:
The focus is to use the assessment of Listening Skills for improving learners’ competency to listen for basic interpersonal, instructional and academic purposes. A number of sub-skills need to be developed in the everyday classroom transaction. Given below are some of the sub-skills of listening which need to be assessed for the Internal Assessment component of Listening:

i. Listening for Specific Information
ii. Listening for General Understanding
iii. Predictive Listening
iv. Inferential Listening
v. Listening for Pleasure
vi. Intensive Listening
vii. Evaluative Listening

Hence, the assessment items being prepared by subject teachers must assess the above.

Speaking Skills:
Assessment of speaking skills must be made an important component of the overall assessment, using this assessment as learning.

I. Guidelines for Assessment in Listening and Speaking Skills:

A. Classes 9-10:
As part of Subject Enrichment Activities for Internal assessment, the Assessment of Listening and Speaking Skills will be for 03 marks.

It is recommended that listening and speaking skills should be regularly practiced. Artintegrated projects based on activities like Role Play, Skit, Dramatization etc. must be used. Please refer to the Circular no. Acad-33/2020 dated 14th May 2020 at the http://cbseacademic.nic.in/web_material/Circulars/2020/33_Circular_2020.pdffor details

i. Activities:

  • Activities for listening and speaking available at www.cbseacademic.in can be used for developing listening and speaking skills of students.
  • Teachers can also use the NCERT book ‘Interactions’ available at the link: https://ncert.nic.in/pdf/publication/otherpublications/Interactions.pdf
  • Subject teachers should also refer to books prescribed in the syllabus.
  • In addition to the above, teachers may plan their own activities and create their own material for assessing the listening and speaking skills

ii. Parameters for Assessment: The listening and speaking skills are to be assessed on the
following parameters:
a) Interactive competence (Initiation & turn taking, relevance to the topic).
b) Fluency (cohesion, coherence and speed of delivery).
c) Pronunciation
d) Language (accuracy and vocabulary)

Note: You can check the suggestive rubric in the teacher’s guidelines given below.

CBSE Class 9th English 2022Teacher’s Guidelines

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  1. I know but my my coarse is not complete but I prepared for exam

  2. Jayanthi Chandrasekaran

    English syllabus is not reduced this academic year. Us this the final one or can we expect any changes?

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