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					                          ENGLISH-STD XII – PAPER - II
                                      INSTRUCTIONS TO
                           QUESTION PAPER SETTERS

General : There are six sections (A to F) in the question paper.

A.    Supplementary Reader -            (Qns. 1 – 12 for 25 marks)

B.    Learning Competency -             (Qns. 13 – 22 for 15 marks)

C.    Occupational Competency -         (Qns. 23 – 24 for 15 marks)

D.    Strategic Competency -            (Qns. 25 – 26 for 05 marks)

E.    Creative Competency         -     (Qns. 27 – 36 for 10 marks)

F.    Extensive Reading       -         (Qns. 37 – 39 for 10 marks)

•     As and when each question is set, put the answer key on a separate sheet.
•     All questions are to be classified as low, middle or high order in terms of efforts to be
      put in by students for answering the questions concerned.
                                         SECTION - A
I.    A. The answer should be written in the form of a paragraph.
      B.   Each question asked should be from a different lesson. The options should not
           differ too much in meaning, from the right one.
      C.   A passage from any lesson from the supplementary reader can be given. Five
           questions, two of low order, two of middle order and one of high order are to be
           given.
      D.   The two lessons chosen for the essay type question should be different from those
           asked in Question No.1 A and C.
                                         SECTION - B
II.   A. The questions should be strictly based on the material given in the text.

      B. Sentences should test the knowledge on different tense forms, sentence structure,
         basic grammatical use, etc.
                                         SECTION - C
III. A. The passage chosen should be understandable rather than being abstract.
      B. The question should demand the inclusion of a Curriculum Vitae along with the
         covering letter.




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                                       SECTION - D


IV. A. The question need not necessarily be taken from the text book. But the items in the
       text be given priority.
     B. Scope for atleast three instructions be provided


                                       SECTION - E


V.   A.   Familiar proverbs can be chosen.
     B.   Precise, Catchy, and Comprehensive slogans can be chosen.


                                       SECTION - F


VI. Three topics be provided. One of matters of current events / ideas, another a debatable
    topic and the last a personal topic.
     (Questions are to be numerically arranged in Arabic Numerals from 1 – 39).




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                             DESIGN OF THE QUESTION PAPER
        Subject       :               English
        Paper         :               II
        Class         :               XII
        Time          :               3 hrs
        Marks         :               80


        Weightage of Objectives                            K             U/C         A/EX             TOTAL
Marks                                                      31             27           22                80
Percentage of Marks                                    38.75%           33.75%       27.50%            100%

Weightage to Forms of Questions

   Weightage of Forms of Questions                   E/LA          SA          VSA          O          Total
Number of Questions                                    4           -           28           5            37
Marks Allotted                                        35           -           40           5            80
Time (Mts.)                                           80           -           80           10        170 mts

                                                                                        Revision – 10
                                                                                                     180 mts.
Scheme of Sections and Weightage to Content

                                               Units / Sub Units                       Marks
  1.    Section – A        Supplementary – Reader                                            25
  2.    Section – B        Learning Competencies (Study skills)                              15
  3.    Section – C        Occupational Competency (Job skills)                              15
  4.    Section – D        Strategic Competency (Life skills)                                    5
  5.    Section – E        Creative Competency (Artistic Literary skills)                    10
  6.    Section – F        Extensive Reading                                                 10
                                                    Total                                    80

Scheme of Options : 1. Supplementary Reader – E – 1 out of 2 Questions
                    2. Extensive Reading – E – 1 out of 3 Questions
Difficulty Level :        Difficult        -      25%
                          Average          -      56.25%
                          Easy             -      18.75%
                                                  100%



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