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XII English Paper Pattern

New XIII English Paper Patter
Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education
Subject: English
Std. XII Blur Print Details for Class XII Overall Evaluation = 80 Marks

Distribution of Marks as per the Sections in the Activity Sheet

Sr. No.

Name of the Section

Marks

Marks with Options

1.

Prose

34

34

2.

Poetry

14

14

3.

Writing Skills

16

48

4.

Novel – (As a Genre)

16

16

 

Total

80

112

Distribution of Marks as per the Questions in the Activity Sheet

Sr. No.

Type of the Question

Marks

%

Marks with Options

1.

Objective Type

18

22.50

18

2.

Short Answer Type

36

45.00

36

3.

Long Answer Type

26

32.50

58

 

Total

80

100%

112

Distribution of Marks as per the Objectives in the Activity Sheet

Sr. No.

Name of the Question

Marks

%

Marks with Options

1.

Knowledge and Understanding

33

41.25

33

2.

Application

23

28.75

23

3.

Skills

11

13.25

31

4.

Creativity

13

16.25

25

 

Total

80

100%

112

Maharashtra State Board
XII - English New Paper Pattern

Activity Sheet Format (80 Marks)
Subject – Compulsory English
Class – XII
SECTION I: Prose

(Reading for Comprehension, Language Study, Summary, Mind Mapping)    [16]
1 A. Read the extract and complete the activities given below: [12]
(Seen extract from Section No.l consisting of 275-300 words)
A1) Global understanding(02)

A2) Complex factual(02)
A3) Inference/Interpretation/Analysis(02)
A4) Personal response(02)
A5) Language study(02)
A6) Vocabulary(02)
B) Language Study (Non – textual Grammar) [04]
B1) Do as directed / Transformation of Sentence(03)

B2) Spot the error(01)
A. Read the extract and complete the activities given below: [18]
(Unseen extract consisting of 275-300 words)
A1) Global understanding(02)

A2) Complex factual(02)
A3) Inference/Interpretation/Analysis(02)
A4) Personal response(02)
A5) Language study(02)
A6) Vocabulary(02)
B) Summary Writing:(03)
Write the summary of the above extract with a suitable title with the help of the given points/hints.

C) Mind Mapping:(03)
Develop a ‘Mind Mapping’ frame/design using your ideas/thoughts/concepts to illustrate/develop on the given topic.

                                                                    SECTION II – POETRY
                                                       (POETRY AND APPRECIATION)
Q.3 A. Read the extract and complete the activities given below:
[10]
(Seen extract from a poem of about of 10 -15 lines)
A1) Global understanding(02)

A2) Inference/Interpretative/Analysis(02)
A3) Personal Response(02)
A4) Poetic Device(02)
A5) Creativity (compose 2-4 lines)(02)

                                                                        APPRECIATION (04)
Read the extract and write as per the instructions:
(Seen extract of 10 -15 lines from another poem, not asked in Q.3 A)


                                                              SECTION III (WRITING SKILLS)
Q.4     Complete the activities as per the instructions given below:
[16]
1. Drafting Virtual Messages/ Statement of Purpose/Group Discussion (04)

2. Email/Report Writing/Interview (04)
3. Speech/Compering/Expansion of Ideas (04)
4. Review/Blog/Appeal (04)
Note:
(In A, B, C and D paper setter should frame activities on all types in each set as options. Students are required to attempt any one activity from each set)

                                                                         SECTION IV
                                                  (LITERARY GENRE – NOVEL)         [16]
Q.5 (A) Complete the activities given below as per the instructions(04)
1. 
Activities on History of English Novel (02)

2. Activities on History of English Novel (02)
(Activities to be framed on MCQ/Match the columns/Chronological order/Fill in the Blanks/True False/Elements of Novel OR any other novel activity)
(Activities should not be repeated in the sub-questions)
(Please Note: Activities in Q.5 A should be framed on textbook content no. 4.1)

(B) Answer in about 50 words to the questions given below: (04)
(Questions to be framed on elements such as Plot/Structure/Theme/Setting/ Language/Character)

1. Describe/Explain/Compare/Contrast/Name/Discuss (02)
2. Illustrate/Interpret/Narrate/Justify/Find V Identify(02)

(Please Note: Activities in Q.5 B should be framed on textbook content no. 4.2)

(C) Answer in about 50 words to the questions given below: (04)

(Questions to be framed on elements such as Plot/Structure/Theme/Setting/ Language/Character)
1. Describe/Explain/Compare/Contrast/Name/Discuss (02)
2. Illustrate/Interpret/Narrate/Justify/Find/Identify (02)

(Please Note: Activities in Q.5 C should be framed on textbook content no. 4.3)

(D) Answer in about 50 words to the questions given below: (04)

(Questions to be framed on elements such as Plot/Structure/Theme/Setting/ Language/Character)

1. Describe/Explain/Compare/Contrast/Name/Discuss (02)
2. Illustrate/Interpret/Narrate/Justify/Find/Identify (02)

(Please Note: Activities in Q.5 D should be framed on textbook content no. 4.4)
Note/instructions for paper setters:

* Q. 1 to Q.4 are purely activity based questions.
* Grammar activities should be functional (in activity format) and not in a plain instruction based type.
* In case of mind mapping – the model answer will be just for reference and cannot be treated as exact.
* Activities should not be repeated by any means throughout the activity sheet.
* Varieties/Novel activities are expected throughout the activity sheet.
* Sec V – Q.5 B, C, D are purely memory based questions. Though varieties of options are mentioned at each place, similar format should not be repeated throughout Section V.

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