CBSE Class 10 English Assignment - Story Writing

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CBSE Class 10 English Assignment - Story Writing. Students are advised to refer to the attached assignments and practice them regularly. This will help them to identify their weak areas and will help them to score better in examination. Parents should download and give the assignments to their children for practice.


A short story is a work of fiction and it usually focuses on one plot, one main character

and a central theme. Short stories contain underlying themes that teach children to

draw broader conclusions and to think on a wider level.

Main points related to story writing:

Title- The title of the story must be interesting and it should evoke curiosity.

Planned and logical series of events must be reflected and the events should not

deviate the story from its theme.

There must be an interesting theme of the story which is the controlling idea of

the story.

The depiction of the characters must be interesting and convincing.

Characterization is an important part of story writing. If the writer wishes to

show someone to be very good, the goodness of the character must be felt by the


Language of the story must suit the story. It should be as per the setting of the



Complete the following stories: (150 to 200 words)

Q.1. Anuj had gone on a holiday for one month and when he returns, he turns the key in

the lock and opens the door. To his horror, he finds………….

Q.2. It was festive time. There was a lot of excitement in the air. The sound of crackers

could be heard all around. Shashi was enjoying it every bit. But all of a sudden……….

Q.3. Ravi is excited as he is going to his favourite place Darjeeling. It is his lifetime wish

to be there. Before starting the journey, he ensures that he hasn’t forgotten

anything. He gets into the train, settles in his seat and looks around……

Q.4. Raj wishes to be a champion footballer, so what if he is poor and his parents can’t

get him admitted in any football academy. He will realise his dream one day but


Q.5. Kiran fills up the form to get admission in Air Force but how her parents will react

once they come to know about it. After all she belongs to a traditional family which

will never allow her to make a career in Air Force which she wants to but


Story completion on the basis of the given outline

Q.6. A miser_ loses purse having hundred gold pieces sad goes to the tower

announces reward of ten gold pieces farmer approaches the miser

returns his purse miser counts the gold pieces, satisfied thanks the farmer

the farmer asks for reward the miser blames the farmer of already taking

reward from the purse as it had hundred and ten gold pieces farmer approaches

Court judge finds the purse having space for hundred gold pieces declares

that the purse can’t be of the miser farmer gets the purse with hundred gold

the miser has over reached himself

Q.7. A distressed king his subjects lazy places a big stone in the middle of a

road next day merchants pass and go around it an officer does the same

a young soldier does the same everyone curses the stone blame the

king and his government the king removes the stone _finds an iron box

marked “For the person who moves away the stone” and filled with gold people

feel ashamed.

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