Q 1. Note making
Read the passage ‘Green Sahara’ given on pages 96-98 in Hornbill and make notes on it using an appropriate format. Use minimum four abbreviations 5 marks
Q 2. Make a summary of the above in 80 words 3 marks
Q 3. Read the newspaper article ‘ A New Deal for Old Cities’ on pages99-101 of ‘Hornbill’ and divide it into four sections. Give suitable sub-heading for each section.(One has been done as an example) 4 marks
Q 4. Read Chapter 4 on pages 102-106. Study the techniques of writing an essay. Follow the steps given and write essays on the topics
a. Success begins in the mind
b. Think before you shop. 10 marks each
Q 5. Refer chapter 5 (Pages 107-115)
Write the following letters: 6 marks each
a. You have not received your Roll Number card for the Class XII examination. Write a letter to the Registrar, Examination Branch, CBSE asking for it.
b. Write a letter to the President, Resident’s Welfare Association of your locality suggesting some measures that could be taken for solving the problem of water scarcity and conserving water.
c. Write a letter to the editor of a magazine expressing your views on the deteriorating law and order situation in your city.
Ms Sasikala, PGT (Eng)