Sessioin 2 examination reforms (f)
Post on 14-Jul-2015
Examination ReformsSession - 2Examination ReformsSingle paper for languages.Summative exam for 80 marks and Formative Assessment for 20 marks.Duration: 3 hrs for writing answers and 15 minutes extra time for reading QPSingle Answer BookletPass mark in internals (FA) is 7 and in summative exam is 28Note: Student should pass in both separately.Questions should be open ending, descriptive, thought provoking and analytical in nature.Questions once appeared in the public exam should not be repeated in the later public exams in the same form.Nature of QuestioningQuestion given at the end of each unit must not be given in the public exams as such. Questions must reflect the academic standards.Nature of Questioning(Contd..)Formative AssessmentSummative Assessment
Types of AssessmentS. No.Items for Formative AssessmentMarks 1Childrens reflections.102Childrens written work103Project works104Slip test20Total 50Reflections: Learners own reflections (oral and written) on reading material other than textbook such as stories, news etc. Oral discourses produced individually in the classroom.Oral responses to the interaction done during the transactional process.Formative Assessment-Tools Written works: Textual exercises Written discourses produced individually in the classroom. Analytical questions given as home taskProject works: The oral and written performance of children during;Planning and preparation of tools.Execution/ Collection of data.Analysis & interpretation of data.Report writing and presentation.Project works - Allotment of Marks:6 marks for the written work (preparation of tools 2; collection of data and analysis-2, report writing-2) 4 marks for oral responses during the process and presentation of the report. Consider the indicators (written and oral) and award marks accordingly.Slip Test: It contains one discourse, one reading comprehension and one exercise on Vocabulary & Grammar. This should be conducted without prior notice.It should be done in a single period and based on syllabus covered during the formative period.
Teachers unit cum period plan that reflects childrens performance.Student portfolio.Notebooks of children.Textual exercises carried out by children.Products evolved in groups through collaboration.Scripts of Slip Test.
Evidences for FA: S. No.Items for Formative AssessmentMarks 1Childrens reflections.52Childrens written work53Project work54Slip test5Total 20Formative assessment-Cumulative Register
Note 1: R-Reflections; W-Written works; P-Project work; S-Slip test, 2: To condense each item into 5 marks, divide the total marks under each area by 8 for 10 marks and by 16 for 20 marks.There will be 3 Summative Tests in an academic year. The third summative exam is the public examination to be conducted by the SSC board. Each test is for 100 marks. Out of these, 20 marks are allotted to internal assessment and 80 marks for written test.Summative Assessment 15Internal Assessment (20 marks):The average of marks obtained in formative test(s) conducted earlier to the summative exam is to be considered for SA 1 and 2.For SA-3, the average of all four FAs should be considered for final results.
Summative Assessment 16Summative Assessment Guidelines
Written Test Two Papers (40 Marks each)
Section-A: Reading Comprehension -15 marksSection-B: Vocabulary and Grammar- 10 MarksSection-C: Creative Writing-Discourses -15 Marks17Paper I 13 E 40 Marks
Section-A: Reading Comprehension -15 marksSection-B: Vocabulary and Grammar- 10 MarksSection-C: Creative Writing-Discourse -15 Marks18Section AReading Comprehension (15 Marks)Q.No.Text TypeMarks AllottedMultiple Choice Very Short Answers1-7Passage from the textbook- A Reading104 x 1 = 43Q x 2M = 6M8-12Passage from the textbook- B and C Reading53 x 1 = 32Q x 1M = 2M19Section BVocabulary and Grammar (10 Marks)Q.NoText TypeMarks AllottedNature of the Questions13-17 Textbook based Passage (A,B and C Reading)5Editing the numbered sentences18-22Textbook based Passage (A,B and C Reading)5Cloze Test Filling the blanks from the given options20Section CCreative Writing Discourses: 15 MarksS.NoNature of the DiscourseDetails of the DiscoursesMarks allottedChoice23Major Group -AStory/Narrative, Conversation, Description, Drama/Play script, Interview and Choreography
10Internal Choice24Minor Group -AMessage, Notice and diary5No choice21Paper II 14 E 40 Marks
Section-A: Reading Comprehension -15 marksSection-B: Vocabulary and Grammar- 10 MarksSection-C: Creative Writing-Discourses -15 Marks22Section AReading Comprehension (15 Marks)Q.No.Text TypeMarks AllottedMultiple Choice Very Short Answers1-7Passage from the Text independent104 x 1 = 43Q x 2M = 6M8-12Passage from the text independent- poem53 x 1 = 32Q x 1M = 2M23Section BVocabulary and Grammar (10 Marks)Q.NoText TypeMarks AllottedNature of the Questions13-17 Text independent 5Answer as per the directions18-22Text independent5Cloze Test Filling the blanks from the given options24Section CCreative Writing Discourses: 15 MarksSl.NoNature of the DiscourseDetails of the DiscoursesMarks allottedChoice23Major Group -BBiography, Essay, Report/ News Report, Letter and Speech (script)10Internal Choice24Minor Group -BPoster, Invitation and Profile5No choice25For giving a question on discourse a context should be given as follows:verbal input: narrative/ hints.visual input: picture/ photographical input: charts & diagrams.numerical input: data in a tabular form.Discourse Inputs26Inputs given in the textbook at page no. 13Discourse: Biography
27Inputs given in the textbook at page no. 63Discourse Letter
28Discourse Report(Inputs given in the textbook at page no. 64)
29Grade Marks in Languages (100 M)Grade pointsA191 to 100 marks10A281 to 90 marks9B171 to 80 marks8B261 to 70 marks7C151 to 60 marks6C241 to 50 marks5D35 to 40 marks4E 0 to 34 marks3Summative Assessment - Grading 30