Sample Question Paper Summative Assessment II English Language and Literature Class IX Part 1

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Code No. 184

Marking Scheme

Section a – Reading 15 Marks

Q 1 Objective: To identify the main points of the text.

Marking: 5 marks, one mark for each correct answer.

No penalty for spelling, grammar and punctuation errors. Accept any other answer equal in meaning to the answers given below:

Answers:

  • we see new places.
  • talking needlessly.
  • not littering the places.
  • not expecting too much.
  • liberally

Q 2 Objective: to identify the main points of the text.

Marking: 5 marks, one mark for each correct answer.

No penalty for spelling, grammar and punctuation errors. Accept any other answer equal in meaning to the answers given below:

Answers:

  • they carry goods and people.
  • used a log.
  • sails were made.
  • more economical and efficient.
  • inefficient.

Q 3 Objective: Local and global comprehension of a poem.

Marking: 5 marks, one mark for each correct answer.

No penalty for spelling, grammar and punctuation errors. Accept any other answer having the same meaning as the answers given below:

Answers:

  • a lot of work.
  • personification.
  • it is too much.
  • putting it off.
  • watching television.

Section B Writing 15 Marks

Q 4 Letter writing (6 marks)

Objective: To write in a style appropriate to an informal letter

Content: 3 marks

Fluency: 1 mark

Accuracy: 2 marks

Under content credit should be given for the candidate՚s creativity in presenting ideas.

However, some of the following points may be included.

Value Points:

  • Greeting
  • How you felt after your mother left … lonely/scared/anxious etc.
  • How you met a friend … introduction.
  • How the meeting helped you recover from loneliness and anxiety.

OR

Letter writing 6 marks

Objective: To write in a style appropriate to a formal letter.

Content: 3 marks

Fluency: 1 mark

Accuracy: 2 marks

Under content credit should be given for the candidate՚s creativity in presenting ideas.

However, some of the following points may be included.

Value Points:

  • Expression of desire to join the coaching classes.
  • Reasons – your interest in medicine, your good academic record, desire to serve in rural areas.
  • Assurance to live up to the expectations of teachers and parents.

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