ENGLISH/ HINDI/GUJARATI/SANSKRIT Part I• Composition – -content -way of expression -vocabulary -flow of ideas / thoughts ( i.e. introduction,body, conclusion)
• COMPREHENSION• Set pattern of evaluation for answering questions• Precis ( word limit, expression should be correctly done)( 8 to 10 marks)• Word meaning ( 1 mark each)
• GRAMMAR• 1 mark each for transformation ( active to passive ,preposition/verb carry 1 mark,in board)• In lower classes ½ marks can be for the same
LETTER Address ( ½ marks)Date: 5th September,2011( ½ mark)Salutation(Dear Sir),( ½ mark) expression (5 marks) content ( 2 ½ marks)Subscription; (Yours sincerely), ( ½ mark) (Name) ( ½ mark) ( separate marks need not be shown)( even an averagely written letter with correct format can fetch 5 ½ out of 10)
LITERATURE Paper II• The facts carry maximum marks• Board allocates 90 % for facts and• 10 % for language/ spelling• 1 mark is deducted for four spelling• One spelling wrongly written many times will be penalized only once.• Concept clarity and ability to communicate should be the top priority.
MATHS• If formula is correct give half mark always , for 1 mark question• For each step marks should be pre decided ( if a child has done few steps correctly then marks has to be given)• If the method of solving is correct but the last answer is wrong then ½ mark should be deducted• ½ mark to be deducted if unit is wrongly written• If the numerical is solved by substituting wrong values and procedure is correct, then some mark should be given.• For geometrical construction it should be mentioned in the question itself to ‘write the steps.’
SCIENCE• Technical terms should be used in all the answers. ( formation of sentence can be changed)• Type of short answer questions that can be asked i) True and false , if false correct it,ii)select odd one out,Iii) match the followingiv) Fill ups.• Rewriting the statement in true/false, fill up and match the following is compulsory.• If the question to select odd from the following, then justification should be given with the answer ( if it is not given then no marks should be given.)• MCQ should be avoided• Fill ups should be given in twisted form Eg ear…………… auditary nerve then eye……………..?? ( answer optic nerve)
• Valency, formula , balancing complete equation ( 1 mark each)• If the balancing equation is not reduced to simplest ratio then no marks, in lower classes some marks may be deducted.• If the chemical formula is not written correctly then do not give any mark at all . Eg Write chemical formula of Ammonium Chloride. ( NH4)2 CO3 But if child writes NH4CO3 Do not give marks at all• Diagrams to be drawn only with pencil( whereas in physics some times rough diagram is needed to solve the question which can be drawn with pen)• In case of differences or similarities between two things both the points should be correct, if either of the points is incorrect ,then do give any mark to that point.• The use of words like element/compound should be checked, deduct some marks if wrongly used ( shows the clarity of concept)• In lower classes spellings of technical term should be considered , so that they are trained properly.• In physics direction of incident beam,direction of current in the circuit should be shown.
HISTORY AND CIVICS• If in an answer concepts are right but technical terms are not written the deduct half mark• If self explanatory statement is there then statement is not required: eg What is ordinance? ordinance is self explanatory law. ( mark can be given) But if the child, writes ordinance can be issued by president when both the houses are not in session ( here no key word then half mark can be deducted.• Three points to be written for three marks,to the point( with explanation for long answers.)• Look for the quality answer not quantity• Some marks should be awarded if the child has written few relevant answer
GEOGRAPHYMAP Work• Accuracy to be seen ,if the place is shown half cm away from the exact location then ½ mark to be deducted.• Has to be done according to instruction• Has to be done with sharpen pencil , colour pencils can be used(Brown ,blue and yellow)Subjective questions• Give reason 1 mark for each point• Eg name any two regions where tropical evergreen vegetation is found in India. ( ½ + ½ ) Name any two tree or economically useful plants? ( ½ + ½)