PROGRAM NAME

GRADE 10

ELIGIBILITY

AFTER RELEVANT GRADE 9

DURATION

1 YEAR

English (E 1001) - Grade 10

Unit Area Covered Marks
Listening skills Speaking skills Reading skills Writing skills Language structure and conventions; literary devices
Unit 1 05 Read more
Unit 2 05 Read more
Unit 3 10 Read more
Unit 4 10 Read more
Unit 5 20 Read more
Unit 6 10 Read more
Unit 7 05 Read more
Unit 8 10 Read more
Unit 9 05 Read more
Unit 10 20 Read more
Total Marks 100

Unit 1


Section 1 : Listening skills

  • Listen and respond to an interview with a Nobel Prize winning scientist.
  • Listen and respond to film clips
  • Listen to grasp the main idea.
  • Listen for specific information

Section 2 : Speaking skills

  • Participate actively in group discussions
  • Present their viewpoint with clarity using multimedia.
  • Hold a Press conference.
  • Discuss views and reach a consensus.

Section 3 : Reading skills

  • Understand the meaning of new words in context.
  • Understand the elements of a short story.
  • Appreciate a poem on science.

Section 4 : Writing skills

  • Write a biosketch of a scientist.
  • Write a diary entry.
  • Write a newspaper report.
  • Use literary devices like similes and metaphors to improve their writing.

Section 5 : Language structure and conventions; literary devices

  • Conditional Clauses

Unit 2


Section 1 : Listening skills

  • Watch a film / interview related to the theme and respond to what they hear.
  • Listen actively to questions in an interview format.
  • Listen closely to follow dialogue in English.

Section 2 : Speaking skills

  • Take part in a dramatization of the text
  • Conduct an interview.
  • Present their findings with the help of multi media.

Section 3 : Reading skills

  • Read and understand historical texts/ accounts of excavations.
  • Identify the main events chronologically.
  • Deduce the meanings of unfamiliar words.
  • Read and understand a poem on the subject.
  • Suggested texts: Graphic novel.

Section 4 : Writing skills

  • Learn to write dialogue for a skit/play.
  • Write an article.
  • Write a newspaper report.
  • Write an account of events in chronological order.
  • Write an account of events in the past as a part of the events.

Section 5 : Language structure and conventions; literary devices

  • Adverbial Clauses

Unit 3


Section 1 : Listening skills

  • Listen and respond to an extract from a story to grasp the main idea.
  • Listen for specific information.

Section 2 : Speaking skills

  • Participate actively in group discussions.
  • Present their view point with clarity.
  • Discuss ways to resolve conflict.
  • Debate for and against an idea and come to a consensus.

Section 3 : Reading skills

  • Understand the meaning of new words in context.
  • Understand the elements of a short story.
  • Appreciate a poem on science.

Section 4 : Writing skills

  • Write a story about the supernatural creating a suitable atmosphere.
  • Write with logical continuity.
  • Write an article.
  • Use literary devices like similes and metaphors to improve their writing.

Section 5 : Language structure and conventions; literary devices

  • Difference between Phrase, Clause and sentence Relative.

Unit 4


Section 1 : Listening skills

  • Watch a film related to the theme and respond to what they hear.
  • Listen actively to questions in an interview format.
  • Listen closely to follow dialogue in English.

Section 2 : Speaking skills

  • Take part in a dramatisation of the text.
  • Conduct an interview.
  • Outline point of view.

Section 3 : Reading skills

  • Read and understand the Diary as a literary genre.
  • Identify the main events chronologically.
  • Deduce the meanings of unfamiliar words.
  • Read and understand a poem on the topic.

Section 4 : Writing skills

  • Learn to write dialogue for a skit/play.
  • Write a Diary entry.
  • Write a description of a character.

Section 5 : Language structure and conventions; literary devices

  • Noun Clauses

Unit 5


Section 1 : Listening skills

  • Watch a film/ interview/ TV documentary related to the theme and respond to what they hear.
  • Listen actively to questions in an interview format.
  • Listen closely to follow dialogue in English.

Section 2 : Speaking skills

  • Take part in a dramatization of the text.
  • Conduct an interview.
  • Present a description of their workspace with the help of multi media.

Section 3 : Reading skills

  • Read and understand drama/ radio film script as a literary genre.
  • Deduce the meanings of unfamiliar words.
  • Read a biography.

Section 4 : Writing skills

  • Learn to write dialogue for a skit/play.
  • Write a Diary entry.
  • Write a description Of a character.
  • Design an invitation, a poster and a brochure for a Play/ Video/ Music Show.

Section 5 : Language structure and conventions; literary devices

  • Types of sentences.
  • Transformation of sentences.

Unit 6


Section 1 : Listening skills

  • Listen and respond to a play/ film.
  • Listen to grasp the main idea.
  • Listen for specific information.

Section 2 : Speaking skills

  • Participate actively in group discussions.
  • Present their viewpoint with clarity.
  • Predict the solution of the mystery.

Section 3 : Reading skills

  • Understand the meaning of new words in context.
  • Understand the elements of a short story.
  • Appreciate a graphic novel.
  • Read and understand the study of character and situation in a play on the given theme.

Section 4 : Writing skills

  • Write a short story.
  • Write with logical continuity.
  • Use literary devices like similes and metaphors to improve their writing.
  • Write a Diary Entry.
  • Write a newspaper report.

Section 5 : Language structure and conventions; literary devices

  • Active and Passive Voice

Unit 7


Section 1 : Listening skills

  • Listen and respond to a poem/ popular song.
  • Listen to grasp the main idea.
  • Listen for specific information.

Section 2 : Speaking skills

  • Participate actively in group discussions.
  • Present their viewpoint with clarity.
  • Enact scenes from a story/ poem.

Section 3 : Reading skills

  • Understand the meaning of new words in context.
  • Understand the elements of a short story.
  • Appreciate a poem on war.

Section 4 : Writing skills

  • Write a mythological story.
  • Write a simple poem about a mythological character.
  • Create a storyboard and a comic strip based on a mythological story.
  • Write with logical continuity.
  • Use literary devices like similes and metaphors to improve their writing.

Section 5 : Language structure and conventions; literary devices

  • Finite and Non Finite Verbs.

Unit 8


Section 1 : Listening skills

  • Listen to a song or film on the theme.
  • Listen for gist and specific information.
  • Listen closely to follow dialogue in English.

Section 2 : Speaking skills

  • Express their opinions and ideas in a group discussion.
  • Debate an issue, giving reasoned arguments for their views.
  • Participate in role play.

Section 3 : Reading skills

  • Read a variety of texts with the theme of human relationships.
  • Read to understand the gist of the texts.
  • Read for specific information.
  • Understand meanings in context.
  • Find out the etymology of selected vocabulary in the given text.
  • Read and understand a poem on the given theme.

Section 4 : Writing skills

  • Write a summary.
  • Write an informal letter.
  • Write a description of a person Compare.
  • Compare and contrast ideas and write a point of view.
  • Plan writing and organize ideas step by step.
  • Write a short play or skit.

Section 5 : Language structure and conventions; literary devices

  • Reported Speech.

Unit 9


Section 1 : Listening skills

  • Watch a film related to the theme and respond to what.
  • Listen actively to questions in an interview format.
  • Listen closely to follow dialogue in English.

Section 2 : Speaking skills

  • Take part in a dramatisation of the text.
  • Conduct an interview.
  • Hold a press conference.
  • Present a description of the efforts of crusaders with the help of multi media.

Section 3 : Reading skills

  • Read and understand non-narrative/ factual texts.
  • Identify the main feature of such texts.
  • Summarise the given piece.
  • Deduce the meanings of unfamiliar words.
  • Read a poem on the theme.

Section 4 : Writing skills

  • Learn to write a formal letter.
  • Write a newspaper article.
  • Write a description of a place.
  • Outlining a point of view.

Section 5 : Language structure and conventions; literary devices

  • Present and Past Perfect and Perfect Continuous Future Tense.

Unit 10


Section 1 : Listening skills

  • Listen and respond to a sports commentary.
  • Listen to grasp the main idea.
  • Listen for specific information.

Section 2 : Speaking skills

  • Participate actively in group discussions.
  • Present their viewpoint with clarity.
  • Debate for and against an idea and come to a consensus.

Section 3 : Reading skills

  • Read and understand non-narrative/ factual texts.
  • Identify the main features of such texts .
  • Understand the elements of a biography/ autobiography.
  • Summarise the given piece .
  • Deduce the meanings of unfamiliar words.
  • Read a poem on the theme.

Section 4 : Writing skills

  • Learn to write a diary entry.
  • Write a newspaper article.
  • Write a biosketch.
  • Write a news paper report.

Section 5 : Language structure and conventions; literary devices

  • Articles and Determiners.
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