English Core Class 12 Term-II Syllabus

The syllabus consists of three sections: (i) Reading Comprehension (ii) Creative Writing Skills (iii) Literature.

Exam Structure

Section Title Marks
A Reading Comprehension 14
B Creative Writing Skills 8
C Literature 18
  Total 40

A. Reading Comprehension

(Two Passages)

  • Unseen passage (factual, descriptive or literary/ discursive or persuasive) - 8 Marks
  • Case Based Unseen (Factual) Passage - 6 Marks

B. Creative Writing Skills

Short Writing Tasks - 3 Marks

  • Formal & Informal Invitation Cards or the Replies to Invitation/s

Long Writing Tasks (One) - 5 Marks

  • Letter of Application for a Job
  • Report Writing

C. Literature

Questions based on extracts/texts to assess comprehension and appreciation, analysis, inference, extrapolation

11 Marks for Flamingo + 7 Marks for Vistas = 18 Marks

Flamingo (Prose)

  • The Rattrap
  • Indigo

Flamingo (Poetry)

  • A Thing of Beauty
  • Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers

Vistas (Prose)

  • Should Wizard Hit Mommy?
  • On the Face of It
  • Evans Tries an O Level
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