CBSE Class 6 NCERT English Syllabus (1)

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Activities and materials that promote language growth in the early years have been described in some detail in the preceding section. Work at the upper primary level providing a basis for action and interventions in schools is described below. In general, vocabulary development through reading extensively with comprehension and interest and writing activities of a higher order than hitherto developed are the main goals of teaching/learning at this stage.


The general objectives at this stage are:

• to negotiate their own learning goals and evaluate their own progress, edit, revise, review their own work

• to understand, enjoy and appreciate a wide range of texts representing different cultures, ways of living

• to be able to articulate individual/personal responses effectively

• to use language and vocabulary appropriately in different contexts and social encounters

• to be able to organise and structure thoughts in writing/speech

• to develop production skills ( fluency and accuracy in speaking and writing)

• to use dictionary suitable to their needs

• to understand and enjoy jokes, skits, children’s films, anecdotes and riddles At the end of this stage learners will be able to do the following:

• understand the central idea and locate details in the text (prescribed and non-prescribed)

• use his/her critical/thinking faculty to read between the lines and go beyond the text

• narrate simple experiences, describe objects and people, report events to peers

• speak accurately with appropriate pauses and clear word/sentence stress to be intelligible in familiar social contexts

• write simple messages, invitations, short paragraphs, letters (formal and informal) applications, simple narrative and descriptive pieces, etc.

• use his/ her proficiency in English to explore and study other areas of knowledge through print and non-print media

• to undertake small projects on a regular basis

Language Items

At the upper primary level, knowledge of grammar remains a process of discovery combined with a conscious effort to explicitly understand and name grammatical items. However, these should not be taken out of contexts to be treated as discrete teaching items.

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