Grade 7 Language & Literature Final term examination syllabus 2017-18

Grade 7 Language & Literature Final term examination syllabus 2017-18

Dear Students,

Please find the final term examination syllabus and details below:


Unit Name Topics Criteria to be assessed
Unit 1 – Exploring Literary Texts Short Stories:

  1. How I Taught My Grandmother to Read by Sudha Murthy
  2. The Necklace by Guy De Maupassant


  1. Leisure by William Henry Davies
  2. Wicked Postman by Rabindranath Tagore

Criterion A -: Analyzing

i. identify and comment upon significant aspects of texts

ii. identify and comment on the creator’s choices

iii. justify opinions and ideas, using examples, explanations and terminology

iv. identify similarities and differences in features within and between texts.

Criterion B -: Organizing

i. employ organizational structures that serve the context and intention

ii. organize opinions and ideas in a logical manner

iii. use referencing and formatting tools to create a presentation style suitable to the context and intention.

Criterion C-: Producing Text

i.produce texts that demonstrate thought and imagination while exploring new perspectives and ideas arising from personal engagement with the creative process

ii. make stylistic choices in terms of linguistic, literary and visual devices, demonstrating awareness of the impact on an audience

iii. select relevant details and examples to support ideas.

Criterion D-: Use of Language

i. use appropriate and varied vocabulary, sentence structures and forms of expression

ii. write and speak in an appropriate register and style

iii. use correct grammar, syntax and punctuation

iv. spell (alphabetic languages), write (character languages) and pronounce with accuracy

Unit 2: Myths And Legends
  1. Difference between Myths And Legends
  2. Why do mosquitoes buzz
  3. Medusa
  4. St. Brigid’s Cloak
  5. Egyptian Cinderella
  6. Story of Jason and the Golden Fleece
  7. Thor’s Hammer
Unit 3: Wonder Novel
  1. Character Analysis
  2. Literary Analysis
Unit 4: Take A Stand
  1. Persuasive Writing
  2. Advertising:- Commercial, Charity and Public Service
  3. Logos, slogans and posters
  4. Persuasive speeches
Descriptive Writing Components: Sensory words, Use of Figurative Language (Simile, Metaphor, Personification and imagery) Students should use a varied vocabulary and sentence structure to express their ideas.
Narrative writing Components: The essay should be in the form of a story that should have the following: a) Plot b) Setting c) Atmosphere d) Character e) Theme f) Point of View g) Use of Figurative Language


Examination Detail:

The exam will be divided into 2 components:

(i) Component 1: Pen and Paper examination to assess Criteria B & C – 60 min

(ii) Component 2: On-Screen examination to assess Criteria A & D – 90 min

  • Fully charged Chromebook will be required along with your personal stationery and earphones. In case your Chromebook is given for repair, bring a receipt for the same.
  • All the resources shared on Curricle(subject resource sheet and google presentation), Google Classroom as well as worksheets provided (online or in hard copy) will be considered as part of the syllabus and will be sufficient to prepare for the examination.
  • Paper will include MCQ-type questions, short and long responses.


Warm Regards,

Language & Literature Team

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