CBSE Class 9 English Language and Literature Syllabus for 2021-22

In this page, you can find the direct PDF links to reduced Class 9 English Term-based Syllabus for 2021-22 academic session. You can download the files or read the simple analysis of all the deleted topics/ chapters for 2021-22 Term-based Board Exam.


Term-based Reduced Syllabus

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We have also provided the syllabus for the 2021-22 session that was previously restored so that you can compare the deleted and added topics.

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Part Unit Name Marks
Term I Term II
A Reading 10 10
B Writing and Grammar 10 10
C Literature 20 20
D Internal Assessment 10 10
TOTAL 100

Part A: READING (Term I and Term II)

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)

Part B: WRITING SKILL (Term I)

1. Descriptive paragraph (Person)

2. Short Story (based on beginning line, outline, cues etc.)

Part B: WRITING SKILL (Term II)

1. Descriptive paragraph (Diary)

2. Story writing (based on beginning line, outline, cues etc.)

Part B: GRAMMAR (Term I and Term II)

1. Tenses

2. Subject Verb Concord

3. Modals

4. Determiners

5. Reported Speech

6. Commands and Requests

7. Statements

8. Questions

Part C: LITERATURE (Term I)

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

Beehive (Poetry)

1. The Road Not Taken

2. Wind

3. Rain on The Roof

4. A Legend of The Northland

Part C: LITERATURE (Term II)

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

Beehive (Poetry)

1. No Men Are Foreign

2. On killing a Tree

3. The Snake Trying


These are all the <red> chapters/ topics deleted <red> from Class 9 English Syllabus for 2021-22 Term-based Board Exams.

<red> GRAMMAR <red>

<red> Use of Passive Voice <red>

<red> Clauses: Noun, Adverb Clauses of condition and time, Relative Clauses <red>

<red> Prepositions <red>

<red> LITERATURE <red>

<red> Beehive (Prose) <red>

<red> The Snake and the Mirror <red>

<red> Kathmandu <red>

<red> Beehive  (Poem) <red>

<red> The Lake Isle of Innisfree <red>

<red> The Duck and the Kangaroo <red>

<red> A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal <red>

<red> Moments <red>

<red> Iswaran the Storyteller <red>

<red> The Accidental Tourist <red>