TEACHERS’ MANUAL STD VI - ENGLISH TERM – I CONTENT

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Content Formative Activities and Objectives Time Schedule List of Activities from Text Book Additional Activities Guidelines Expected Level of Learning Blue Print and Sample Question Paper

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LIST OF SUGGESTED FA- a AND FA- b ACTIVITIES Sl. No. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. FA (a) Singing Poetry recitation Memory Activities (I can activities) Puppetry Role Play Craft Module Making Scrap Book Games Listening to Stories Telling Stories Writing Stories Free Drafting Illustration Answering Open Questions Debate Discussion (small group) Recording a visit Recording a Field Trip Student Presentation – ICT, Chart, Black board. Mind mapping Reference Information gathering Dictionary work Student evolved experiments Interview Case study Creative Writing Reading Library /Supplementary book. Home work FA (b) Alternative Response type True/False, Right/Wrong, Yes/No. Matching type Matrix type Multiple choice Fill in the blanks Sequencing Activities Dictation Very Short Answers Short Answers Filling summary formats / Graphic Organisers. Quiz Riddles & Puzzles Problem solving activities Application /Inference activities Competency related Drawing Remedial work.

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1. OBJECTIVES OF FA –A & B ACTIVITIES FA –A ACTIVITIES Learning Name of the Activity Area Speaking Discuss and Share Talking together Share with your class. Objectives .

Expresses one’s view fluently listens and responds to other’s view Courteous in all exchanges in the group Purposeful in sharing Logical and sequential in communication
Speaks confidently Builds participation skill Encourages the students to communicate in English Speaks boldly to a large group

Writing

Express your thoughts in the space provided Discuss and write Journal writing Write an informal letter Write a story Creative writi0ng. Listen and do Draw a picture based on the poem or concept. -

Shows effort to communicate Expresses thoughts in writing Develops creativity and imagination
Recalls their past experiences Guides to think independently

Listening

Drawing

Writes for specific purpose Reveals linguistic skills Writes meaningfully both in a personal and impersonal way Responds personally to a topic Creativity with originality in expression Listens carefully Shows attention Shows involvement Completes work Attains the competency through the activity Demonstrates aesthetic sense Neatness of work

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FA- B ACTIVITIES

Learning Area Writing

Name of the Activity Answer the questions – content based Multiple choice questions Open ended question Fill in mind map Enhances students -

Objectives Comprehends and answers direct and inferential question Understands and selects the appropriate answer Increases vocabulary Helps in expressing emotions and feelings Makes relevant connections. Organizes information Clarifies concept by mapping vocabulary of the

Fill in story pyramid

Vocabulary

Learning new words

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Learns new words Learns synonyms and antonym Improves their word power Understands the usage of words according to the situation Knows the formation of words

Link the opposites -

Understands noun groups Learns the rules and uses of nouns, adjectives and adverbs and applies them in writing Makes relevant connections

Grammar Match the correct adjectives with nouns. Use punctuation marks.

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2. TIME SCHEDULE

Standard - VI

Term - I

Subject - English

Month June

July

August

Week I week II week III week IV week I Week II week III week IV week I week II week III week IV week

Learning Area Prose Grammar Poem Supplementary Reader Prose Grammar Poem Supplementary Reader Prose Grammar Poem Supplementary Reader

Topic Boat Song Parts of Speech Discovery Tsunamika Her Dream bicycle Noun and adjective Biking The Meaning of Education An Open Letter Verb and tense form Night The Fairy Crane

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TIME SCHEDULE

Month

Area

Week

Activity FA-A

Objective

Page No.

Activity FA-B

Page No.

Remarks

June

Prose Boat Song

I

II

Group Discussion “Writing about your dream” Journal Writing Let us playNaming object & Place

Speaking Writing

46 46

Question and 44 answer-content based

Writing Writing

47 49

Let us understand 46 –MCQ Let us remember -(Open ended question) Fill in pyramid story 46

Singing a Singing Song related to theme Grammar Parts of Speech Poem Discovery III III Fill in the Creative space Writing “You like to discover”

45 Refer Dictionary to find out meaning of difficult words Revise parts of speech New wordscontent based 46 Add Act-2 Add Act-3 50

50

Supplementary IV Reader. Tsunamika July ProseI Her Dream Bicycle

Composition

Filling in the given circle“Why Shanthi was happy? Sharing and speaking about bicycle Writing an informal letter– to a friend

Writing Skill

56

Skim and scancomprehension questions Answer the questions Words to learn Linking the opposites

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56

Speaking Skill

58 Let us remember -MCQ 57

Writing skill

59

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Grammar Noun

Poem Biking

III

Fill in the blanksexperience of riding Draw a picture based on the poem. Collect & Share your ideas about education

Writing Skill

63

Complete the Columns (Noun) Fun with Noun – Puzzle Fill in the blanks with adjectives. Fill in the blanks with suitable words Let us understand-MCQ

60

61 61 64

64

Drawing

63

Supplementary IV Reader The meaning education.

Listening Speaking & Writing

64

Skim and Scan 67 Comprehension question

August

Prose An Open Letter

I

Group Discussion Speaking “List out the values to become a good human being” Fill in the Writing spider map (Content based) Discussion- Speaking How to treat our earth better?

Add Act

Related to Life Skill Activity.

71

Answer the 69 question-content based Let us understand 70 – MCQ Let us remember 70 open end question Fill in the blanks 72 with simple present tense Choose the correct Form of 73 verb. Use correct punctuation mark 73 Related to life skill activity.

72

Grammar Tense

II

Composition Letter writing

III

Write a Writing formal letter to the class teacher

74

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Poem Night

IV

Fill in the Writing boxDescribing Night. Project workmaking models of sun, moon, earth, stars, etcand describe it Expansion of Story outline You can do more-Study your locality and make a list. Project workCreating a story strip. Rearrange the given sentences in cogent order. Discuss“If you were a bird” Creativity & Speaking Skill.

75

Fill in the circle 75 content based

Add Act

Let us 76 understand- Open endedcontent based questions

August

Supplementary Reader The Fairy Crane

IV

Writing

77

Skim and Scan Fill in the blanks. Answer the questions comprehension

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80

Writing 77

Writing

78

Writing

Add Act

Speaking

Add Act

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3. LIST OF TEXT BOOK ACTIVITIES
Lesson Unit : 1 Boat Song FA-A Name of the Kind of Activity Activity Discuss – Your idea about Group Adityan’s Activity reaction when he comes to know the stranger is his king Fill in about Individual yourself- Write Activity your dream Talking togetherTalk about important PeoplePresident, Collector, teacher, doctors, etc. Thinking further – Discuss, think and Write about your dream Project workVisit and record about historical sites near students native place Journal writing-Experiences as a traveller -Write any of your personal experience Group Activity Page No. 46 Name of the Activity Answer the questions -content based -oral questioning FA-B Kind of Activity Individual Activity Page No.

44

Boat Song

46

Boat Song

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Let us understand -Content based MCQ Let us remember Content-Open ended question

Individual Activity

46

Individual Activity

46

Boat Song

Individual Activity

47

Fill in story pyramid

Group Activity

46

Boat Song

Individual Activity

47

Boat Song

Individual Activity

47

Let’s play – Individual Name the place Activity
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Lesson

FA-A Name of the Kind of Activity Activity and objects in the prose lesson. You can do Individual more –Find out Activity which are the vegetables or things that float or sink in water. Analyse the texture, character and quality of the thing.

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Name of the Activity

FA-B Kind of Activity

Page No.

49

Grammar Parts of Speech

Poem Discovery

Fill the space Individual given below – Activity you like to discover

50

Let us revise Fill in the blanks with suitable parts of speech -New words – Content based.

Individual Activity

48

Individual Activity

50

Fill in – mind Individual map Activity

51

Supplement ary Reader Tsunamika

Draw or write the feeling early morning or dawn evokes. Fill in the Unit II Prose given circle Why Shanthi Her Dream was happy? Bicycle Her Dream Shall we fill Bicycle in? Describe what
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Individual Activities

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Let us understand content basedOpen ended question Skim and scan -Answer comprehension question

Individual Activity

51

Individual Activity

53

Individual Activities

56

Answer the Individual question – Activity Content based question Words to learn Individual – Link the Activity opposites

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Small group discussion

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Lesson

Her Dream Bicycle

FA-A Name of the Kind of Activity Activity happened in Malar’s Family Share this with Small the class group discussion -Speak about bicycle

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Name of the Activity

FA-B Kind of Activity

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Let us remember – MCQ Content based You can do moreReading comprehension

Individual Activity

57

Individual Activity

62

Talking together discuss Share

Small and 58 large and group discussion 59

Her Dream Bicycle Grammar, Noun Adjective and Adverb.

Imagine-Write Individual an imaginary activity informal letter.

Complete columns

Poem Biking

Fill in the box- Individual Experience of Activity riding Draw a picture Individual based on the Activity poem Sharing your (hobby) the activity which you find more Individual Activity

63

Biking

63

the Group/ Individual Activity Fun with Individual Nouns-Puzzle Activity Match the Group/ correct Individual adjectives Activity Fill in the Individual blanks with activity adjectives Fill in the Individual blanks with activity adverbs Fill in the Individual blanks with Activity suitable words from the poem Let us Individual understand Activity -Content based MCQ

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61 61

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Poem Biking

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FA-A Lesson Name of the Kind of Activity Activity relaxing and enjoyable Biking Listen and do- Group Give rhyming Activity words. Supplement Collect and Group ary Reader share your Activity ideas about The education. meaning of Education. Unit III Fill in this Small Prose Spider map Group An Open -Summarise Activity Letter and discuss about the lesson An Open Talking Small Letter together Group Discuss and Activity share ideas conveyed in the lesson An Open Thinking Individual Letter furtherActivity Discuss how our earth could be preserved better. Grammar Tense

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Name of the Activity

FA-B Kind of Activity

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Skim and Individual ScanActivity Comprehensio n question

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71

Answer the Individual question Activity Content based question

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71

Let us understand content based MCQ

Individual Activity

70

72

Language enrichment activity Poem Night

Writing Formal letter

Individual activity

74

Fill in the Individual given box activity Describe your experience in

75

Fill in the blanks with Simple present tense Choose the correct form of the verb Let’s revise – End punctuation mark Use correct punctuation mark Fill in the circle with words from the poem

Individual work

72

Individual work Individual work

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73

Individual /pair 73 work Individual Activity 75

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Lesson

FA-A Name of the Kind of Activity Activity starlit night/ moonlit night/ new moon night

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Name of the Activity Let us understandOpen ended questioncontent based. Skim and scan –Fill the blanks

FA-B Kind of Activity Individual Activity

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76

Supplement ary reader The Fairy Crane The Fairy Crane

The Fairy Crane

Let us expandExpansion of a story using given outline You can do more. Study your locality and make a list Project – Create a story strip or recreate a known story.

Individual activity Individual activity

Individual activity

79

77 77 Answer the questioncomprehension Individual Activity 80

Individual activity

78

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4. ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR FA - A & B Unit I Lesson Boat Song Name of the Activity Group Discussionmodes of transport Learning Area Listening & Speaking Type of Assessment FA-A Guideline Remarks

Procedure

i)Divide the class into Group groups. Activity ii) Assign a mode of transport to each group iii)Give time for them to discuss in group about each of the transport. iv)Each group has to present and other group may supplement i)Divide the class into groups. ii)Give chance for the group to sing a boat song or theme related song. iv)They may sing a song in their regional language or encourage them to tune the given song. i)Write sentence strips as Ravi is a tall boy Group Song Every one in the group should sing the song Individual Activity

I

Boat Song

Sing a theme related song

Language FA-A enrichment activity singing skill

I

Grammarpart of Speech

Identify the part of speech and construct a sentence

Reading Writing

& FA-B

ii)Cut down the sentence strip into words. iii)Give it to group iv)Ask the students to label the part of speech of each word iv)Ask them to make use of every word to frame a sentence I. Grammar Part Riddle – To Problem FA-B of Speech revise parts of solving Skill speech i) The teacher has to frame Group questions relevant to the Activity grammar item. ii) Divides the class into groups. iii) The teacher gives the riddle one by one. iv) The group that gives the correct answer first gets the mark.

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Unit

Lesson

Name of the Activity

Learning Area

Type of Assessment

Procedure For example i) .I am a four letter word without me you cannot form a sentence – Verb. ii) It is a nine letter word which describes a noun – Adjective.

Guideline Remarks

I.

Boat Song

Findout the new Reading words.

FA-A

i)Ask the students to pick Individual out the difficult or new Activity words in the prose lesson ii)Find out the meaning of new words by referring to a dictionary iii)Call out students to come and write their words with meaning on the blackboard. Ask the students to draw Individual and paint things that they Activity can see in a galaxy i)Teacher summarises the Group story in five simple Individual sentences ii) Jumbles the sentence order and write it on the blackboard. iii) Asks the students to arrange it in a correct sequence. i)Divide the class into two groups ii) Each group has to speak on the topic assigned. iii) The other groups have to defend it. i) The teacher jumbles the letters of the content words. ii) Give the jumbled word list to each group iii) Allow some time to discuss and come out with the correct word.

I

Poem Discovery

Paint a galaxy

Thinking & FA-A Drawing Skill Reading and FA-B writing

I.

Supplementary Rearrange the Reader sentences Tsunamika

II

Prose Her Dream Bicycle

Debate “ which is i)Listening better-Riding by & bicycle or by Speaking motorcycle”

FA-A

Her Dream Bicycle

Rearrange the Reading jumbled letters Writing

& FA-B

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Unit

Lesson

Name of the Activity

Learning Area

Type of Assessment

Procedure iv) The teacher may give clue to findout the correct word, by giving the synonym. Example: CHATTHAC Clue Speak.

Guideline Remarks

II.

Poem Biking Supplementary Reader The Meaning of Education.

Find out the Reading rhyming words. Group Discussion Listening List out the speaking values to become and writing a good human being.

FA-B

Ask the students to find out the rhyming words in the given poem. i)Divide the students into groups. ii) Ask them to list down various values and qualities helpful to become a good human being i)Divide the class into small groups ii)Give time to go through the supplementary reader. iii)The teacher should frame the questions iv)Select one student as a quiz master and one acts as a score giver. v)Conduct minimum of three or four rounds. vi)For each correct answer 2 marks, and 1 mark will be given for pass over question. i)Ask students to collect 25 words in present tense form (regular / irregular) ii) Ask them to find out past and past participle of those words and write them in a chart. eg: give – gave- given i)Ask students to make models of sun/moon/stars and other planets by using available materials May be conducted as a life skill activity.

II.

FA-A

The meaning Quiz contest of Education.

Speaking

FA-B

III.

Grammar Tense

Assignment – Grammar Collect 25 main and Writing verb – words

FA –A

III

Poem Night

Project work- Craft & FA-A making models Speaking of sun/moon/stars and other planets.

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Unit

Lesson

Name of the Activity

Learning Area

Type of Assessment

Procedure (Chart, Clay, Cardboard, Wrapper Sheet, etc) ii) Give ten days time. iii) When they exhibit the model they have to tell some facts related to it.

Guideline Remarks

III.

Supplementary Reader The Fairy Crane

Just a minute“If I were a bird” Express your feelings.

Speaking

FA-A

i) Give the topic. ii)Give some time to imagine. iii)Give one minute for each student to express their imagination. iv)Make sure there is no wrong answer. i) Summarise the story in five simple sentences. ii) Jumble the sentences. iii) Ask the students to arrange it in the correct sequence.

The Fairy Crane

Rearrange the sentences in cogent order.

Reading and FA-B Writing

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5. GUIDELINES

Guidelines to conduct Individual, Pair and Group Activity

Individual Activity:  Ask the students to have a separate notebook for English.  Select a topic suitable to the student level.  Provide necessary information.  Ask the students to write in their note book.  Give time to present.  Prior information to be given to bring necessary material. Pair Work    Organise students in pairs. Give them the topic with necessary information. Inform them of their role in the pair and the way to present.

Small Group Activity             Divide the class into small groups. Ensure that the group has all levels of students. Choose a student in the group to act as a group leader. Instruct them their role in the group. Give the topic and allow them to discuss among themselves. Inform them the way to execute the work. The teacher has to observe the students. Encourage every student to come out with one’s ideas. The group leader should consolidate the ideas of group members. The group leader or any representative of the group has to present their ideas before the larger group. Other groups have to listen and give comments Change the group frequently. Assign the group leader role in rotation.

Remedial Measures Remedial Measures: Note: The teacher may choose any number of activities and practise any number of times according to the need.

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ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES Activity : 1 Unit Lesson Name Page number Name of the Activity Topic : : : : : I Boat Song 46 Group Discussion Discuss your ideas about Adityan’s reaction when he comes to know the stranger is his king. 30 minutes FA –A Speaking

Duration Type of assessment Task

Objectives Enable the students to i) Express one’s view ii) Listen carefully to other’s views iii) Maintain courtesy in all exchanges within the group iv) Have a purpose in the sharing v) Have a clear learning based benefit for all members : Discuss in small groups and present it in large

Task

Procedure: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Divide the class into small groups. Choose a student in the group to act as a group leader Allow some time for them to discuss. The teacher has to observe the process Encourage every student to come out with their ideas. The group leader should consolidate the ideas of their group. The group leader comes and presents their ideas before the class. Other groups have to listen and give comments. Score 2 marks 2 marks 2 marks 2 marks 2 marks

Assessment parameters: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Participation Expression Creativity Relevance Presentation

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Activity : 2

Unit Lesson Name Page Number Name of the Activity Topics Type of assessment Duration Task Objectives: Enable the students to i) ii) iii) iv) v)

: : : : : : : :

I Boat Song 46 Write your dream Write about your dream FA –A 15 Minutes Writing

Exhibit interest in self –expression Show focus in writing Reveal linguistic skill Show effort to communicate Take care of written presentation

Procedure: i) ii) iii) iv) Give the topic Allow some time to think Ask them to write Fix a time limit

Assessment Parameter: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Self –expression Relevancy Sentence construction Effective communication Neatness and legibility 2 marks 2 marks 2 marks 2 marks 2 marks

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Activity : 3 Unit Lesson Name Page number Name of the Activity Topic Type of assessment Duration Task Objectives: Enable the Students to i) ii) iii) iv) v) Participate with interest Understand the theme of the Song Appreciate its meaning Develop sensitivity to tune Develop sensitivity to rhythm. : : : : : : I Boat Song 45 Singing a theme related song Sing a boat song or put the song sung by Adityan in different tune. FA –A 20 Minutes Singing

Procedure : 1. The teacher explains the situation and sings the song given in the text. 2. Invites students to write song based on the theme or to sing a known theme related song, or set the song given in the text into different tunes. 3. Students may be asked to practise the song in group. 4. Give time for the group to come and sing. Note: The students can sing the song in their regional language Assessment parameter: 1. Participation 2. Team Spirit 3. Theme Relevance 4. Involvement 5. Tune and rhythm 2 marks 2 marks 2 marks 2 marks 2 marks

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Activity : 4 Unit Lesson Name Page number Name of the Activity Topic Type of assessment Duration Task : : : : : : : II Biking (Poem) 63 Draw a picture based on the poem Picturing the poem “ Biking” FA –A 20 Minutes Drawing

Objectives: Enable the Students to i) ii) iii) iv) Show interest in the art form. Complete the work. Reveal originality in concept and design. Demonstrate aesthetic sense.

Procedure: i) Explain the poem thoroughly. ii) Ask the students to picture the ideas expressed in the poem. iii) Fix a time limit. Assessment parameters: 1. Comprehensive of thought 2. Originality 3. Aesthetic Sense 4. Interest and Focus 5. Creativity 2 marks 2 marks 2 marks 2 marks 2 marks

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Activity : 5 Lesson Name Unit Page Number Name of the Activity Topic Type of assessment Learning Area Duration Task Objectives : i) ii) iii) iv) : : : : Boat Song I 49 Project Visit historical site – Record it. FA-A Writing 1 Week Visiting, collecting and organizing information

: : : :

To make the students aware of the historical sites near their village. Understand the significance of the historical monument. To develop their observational, organising and writing skill. To assess their writing skill.

Task : Students write about a historical site they have visited. Procedure: 1. Students have to visit a historical place near their school. 2. Collect enough primary and secondary data about the historical site - its name - its story- the history behind it - location - architecture and monuments - its popularity - its significance today - how it is maintained and managed - transportation system and roads. 3. Along with it the students may write. - How he/she admires it - His/her experience of visiting the place. 4. Record it. If possible collect pictures, photos, or articles related to it. 5. Organize it in a proper sequence. 6. On the basis of the gathered information, Students will write a report. Assessment Parameter Content Accuracy of historical fact Observation and Review - 2 Marks - 2 Marks - 2 Marks

Language (Accurate & Cohesive) - 2 Mark s Originality and Creativity - 2 Marks

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Note to the Teacher: The teacher can select any topic listed below as a project work depending on the availability of source and need. 1. 2. 3. 4. History of the native place. History of a nearby temple. Tourist Spot What is your native place famous for? why?

Activity : 6 Unit Lesson Name Page No. Name of the Activity Topic Type of Assessment Duration Task Objectives: To enable students to i) ii) iii) Procedure: i) While teaching prose the teacher has to write the new words on the blackboard. Explain the words. ii) After finishing the class, clean the blackboard. iii) Ask the students to recall the words. iv) The students have to come to the blackboard write down the word and explain it. v) The teacher can make necessary correction. Assessment parameter: i) ii) iii) iv) v) Initiation Participation Effort to recall from memory Enthusiasm Involvement in the activity - 2 Marks - 2 Marks - 2 Marks - 2 Marks - 2 Marks : : : : : : : : III An Open Letter 72 Memory Activity Can you recall? FA-A 30 minutes Memories

recall the keywords in the content empower memorizing skill participate in the learning process

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6. EXPECTED LEVELS OF LEARNING

Reading

- Learns to read independently ( if necessary read with the help of teacher - Reads and comprehends short passages - Understands and enjoys short stories - Understands written instruction and follow it - Appreciates poetry- theme, simile, rhythm, style, etc - Learns to skim and scan - Uses dictionary effectively Writes in sentences Writes complete answers Uses Punctuation mark correctly Uses words to make sentence Writes in sequence Learns to write Formal letters Expands the hints given Writes without hesitation Develops Ability to draw mind map Listens to carry out instruction Listens to understand Expresses one’s view Listens and responds to other’s view Speaks clearly and correctly before others Develops participation Gains confidence in speaking Sequences one’s ideas in speaking. Understands parts of speech Classifies words into noun, adjective, verb and adverb. Recognizes all types of noun and adjectives Recognizes verb and adverb. Picks out verbs and uses verbs in sentences. Knows tense Forms Knows to write Formal and Informal letters.

Writing

Listening Speaking

Grammar

Language Function

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7 .BLUE PRINT FOR STANDARD VI Understanding 37% 22 marks VSA SA LA Application/ Skill 30% 18 marks VSA SA LA

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Sections

Knowledge 33% 20 marks VSA SA LA

Total 100% 60 marks

Vocabulary –A a) Synonym b) Antonyms. c) Make Sentences 3(1) 3(1) 3(1) 09

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Grammar B Fill in the blanks MCQ Punctuation 3(1) Prose C Short Question Answer Long Question & Answer Poetry D Quote from Memory 1(5) Appreciation 3(1) Questions Paragraph Questions Supplementary Reader E MCQ Draw mind map Jumbled sentences Language Function Letter Writing Creative writing Picture composition Total 3(1) 5(1) 3(1)

3(1) 3(1) 09 C5 3(1) C3 1(5) 08

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VSA-Very Short Answer SA –Short Answer LA- Long Answer C- Choice Question

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MODEL QUESTION PAPER CLASS : VI SUBJECT : ENGLISH TIME ALLOWED MAXIMUM MARK SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT Section –A VOCABULARY 1. Choose the best Synonym from the options given below a) Reassuring i) imagining ii) encouraging iii) helping iv) maintaining b) Guessed i) thought ii) fought iii) pushed iv) dreamt c) Sacred i) scared ii) feared 3x1 = 3 : : 2.30 Hrs. 60

iii) holy iv) terrified 3 x 1 =3

2. Choose the correct antonym from the options given below. a) Regular i) sincere ii) always iii) irregular iv) often b) Lazy i) active ii) slow iii) soft c) Strong i) bright ii) weak iii) dull iv) powerful 3. Frame sentences for the following words a) Chat b) happy c) letter iv) dreamy

3x1 = 3

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Section –B – GRAMMAR

3. Fill in the blanks with adverbs given in the box Slowly loudly quickly safely a) The turtle moves -------------------------b) The cat -------------------- climbed the tree. c) The children were laughing -------------4. Choose the correct form of verb and fill in the blanks to complete the sentences a) She ------------------- (am /are/is) counting the sweets in the box b) I ---------------- (am /are/is) cooking dinner c) The children ------------- (is/am/are) playing 5. Punctuate the following sentence who are you asked adityan Section –C – PROSE 7. Answer any 3 of the following questions in about 2 or 3 sentences each 1x3 = 3 a) What was the name of the boatman? b) Who had made the boat? c) What course is Mallika doing in Mathur ? d) Who is Chief Seathl? e) Where is the land that Chief Seathl is writing about? 8. Answer any one of the following in about 80 words ( 6 to 7 sentences ) a) What did Adityan dream of? b) Why do you think Shanthi was happy when she was able to cycle? c) What do you think happened to the forests?

3x1 = 3

3 x1 =3

1x3 = 3

1x5 = 5

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Section –D- Poetry 9. Quote from memory a) Quote from memory “The Sun ------------------------------------------------- mine” 10. Read the given lines and answer the question given below “Hair streams Fields race Ears sting Winds chase” a) Identify the speaker of the poem? b) Why does the speaker feels so? c) Why does the speaker say “Winds Chase”? 3x1= 3 1x5 =5

11. Answer anyone of the following in about 6 or 7 sentences a) What does the poet want to discover in her life? b) Explain the poets experience of biking. c) Describe the night scene from the poem “Night”. SECTION –E- Supplementary Reader

1x5 = 5

12. Choose the correct answer from the options given below a) Tsunamika once lived--------------. i) in a forest ii) in a village iii) near sea side iv) on the ocean floor. b) Nandhini saved the life of ----------------i) her teacher ii) Anitha’s mother iii) Poor man iv) Anitha’s father c) The crane daughter weaves cloth with -----------i) Silk ii) Jute iii) feather iv) silver thread

3x1 =3

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13. Complete the mind map given below Old man saved a caught in a snare . . MIND MAP A young

5x1 = 5 came to their house

Fly away

through the window of weaving room.

Cloth at night

14. Rearrange the sentences in a cogent order i) Tsunamika spread her love to all the people of the world

3x1 = 3

ii) Tsunamika lived on the ocean floor wanted to see the sun, the moon and stars. iii)She prayed and a giant wave took her to the land. 15. Write a letter to your class teacher requesting him/her to grant leave for a day 4x1 =4 Date ………. From -----------------------------------------------To - -------------- -------------------------Respected Sir/ Madam Sub: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Reg.

I am ----------------------------------------.So I am unable to attend the class. Please grant me ------------------- a day. Yours ---------------------------www.TeacherTN.com

16. Write 3 sentences about your hobby.

1x3=3

17. Look at the picture and answer the following questions

3x1=3

1. Name the animals in the picture 2. How many animals do you find? 3. Mention two uses of these animals

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