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The Class 10 Health and Physical Education students should be able to perform the following: 

  1. Participate in games, sports and yoga activities.
  2. Share their experiences after playing sports of their choice.
  3. Discuss visual physical changes by participating in games/sports and other physical activities such as chest expansion, heavy and fast breath etc.
  4. Identifies and make effort to resolve problems of CWSN while doing the activity and improvisation with or without apparatus.
  5. Undertake endurance training for enhancing lung capacity.
  6. Discuss the relationship between bone health, exercise and strength training especially among girls and CWSN.
  7. Locate pulse in the neck, wrist and ankle.
  8. Measure the body parts, weight and record them and view video clipping, recordings for various types and method of measurement.
  9. Gather and share information/ materials related to rules of games, sports (such as pictures/videos).
  10. Prepare chart and present current rules related to games/sports viz. athletics, football, basketball, hockey, cricket etc.
  11. Collect and discuss latest information related to world cup Olympics, Paralympics, Asian games and various federations and organisations from different sources.
  12. Collect, share and discuss biography of award winners of various games, sports, including those with special needs like Arjuna awardees/ Dronacharya awardees, Padma award winners, state awardees etc. and their achievements as a motivational tool. Also do Question Papers for Class 10 Health and Physical Education
  13. Discuss concepts and their application in different subjects which can be used in physical education and games including physical in different subject areas.
  14. Collect information about various indigenous games form family /community members. History, awards and rewards, renowned personalities of the game concerned (Football, swimming, kho-kho, athletics, Olympics, Asian Games etc.)
  15. Adopt/adapt the rules and attempt to play with peers.
  16. Discuss the indigenous local area games and their significance on health.
  17. Share personal experiences from daily life and enlist most common stressors and discuss various reasons of stress and how those stressful situations were resolved.
  18. Participate in recreational games and activities like laughter yoga, clapping, dumb charades, antakshari etc. Organise modified formal, fun games etc. and simulation exercises.
  19.  Participate in the group discussion of case studies and in role play. Uses e-learning methods and resources (like SWAYAM Portal by GOI) on related issues.
  20. Collect information about different aspects (origin, history and its impact) of yoga with its importance to healthy life.
  21. Prepare posters /presentation emphasizing general guidelines, dos and don’ts and benefits of yogic activities.
  22. Engage in asanas and visualize them with the objects, animals associated with the asanas.
  23. Use appropriate audios and videos for demonstration including CWSN. For example: shot put, discus throw, high jump, long jump, short sprints etc.
  24. Organise a visit to the nearby playground, gymnasium, sports facility etc.
  25. Share experiences about sports apparatus (dumbbells, batons, ropes, cones etc.) and safety measures.
  26. Make a plan for organizing junior school sports meet and present.
  27. Make a presentation and assign duties for committee formations.
  28. Draw simple fixtures with proper procedure for maximum 12 teams on single league and single knock out basis.
  29. Gather information about locally available fruits, vegetables, animal products and their value to the health.
  30. Discuss information and prepare dietary plan as per age, gender and sports person and share with peers.
  31. Explain the harmful effects of insecticides and pesticides on health.
  32. Discuss safety measures in created/ simulated situations, while playing and in the playground.
  33. Collect information/videos and other material from different sources regarding first-aid
  34. Collect information on what is to be given priority when there is an emergency like fire, earthquake, etc. help youngsters and elderly in emergencies such as injury, heart attack.
  35. Attend and participate in expert talks and debates. Also solve Sample papers for Class 10 Health and Physical Education
  36. Participate in poster making, model making of play fields, markings, apparatus used in respective sports like badminton, table-tennis, chess, carrom, gymnastics etc.
  37. Discuss the effects of misuse of drugs, smoking, drinking, addiction.
  38. Discuss the reason of drug addiction and find groups venerable.
  39. Visit de-addiction centres and collect information regarding ways of prevention and de-addiction.
  40. Visit nearby PHC (physical health centre), discusses and prepares a report on own observation.

The Class 10 Visual Art students should be able to perform the following: 

  1. Take part in outdoor sketching and painting at suitable sites/ location for practicing artistic exploration of natural and man-made objects.
  2. Experience difference of light with shade, soft with hard surface, dull and bright colours by going deeper in to the study of trees, foliage, leaves, shrubs, flowers, roots etc. along with teacher.
  3. Observe and identify all elements (line, shape, form, texture, color, space, composition and perspective) in natural settings; scenes, situations etc., sunny day for sharp light and shade, architectural view for geometrical shapes and lines, trees and foliage for curves and contours, landscapes for areal perspective etc.
  4. Discuss elements of visual arts in classroom using exemplary work of artists to pin point each element and its value in the given art work. 
  5. Practice different type of compositions (horizontal vertical, symmetrical, asymmetrical etc.) with the help of view finder (in immediate or given surroundings). use mobile cameras to click compositions based on color perspective and linear perspective.
  6. Take impressions of different tree barks to explore variety in textures, make still life of 3-4 objects (can be one book/ block, one or two fruit/vegetable, a bottle (or any symmetrical object) a cloth/drapery etc. to practice different shapes, light & shade texture, line and perspective etc.
  7. Make colour wheel, different colour combinations, theme and situation based colour schemes, shades and tones etc.
  8. Take part in hands-on-experience with variety of 2-D and 3-D materials of different kind and understand the basic difference between the two. For example working with 3-D materials such as; clay, soft wood, soft stone, empty cartons/ boxes of cardboard etc. while creating sculptures on the given subject/theme and 2-D materials such as; paper, pencil, crayons, water or poster colours etc., and with non-conventional low-cost regional materials of painting and sculpture.
  9. Take part in classroom viewing of video clips, slide shows on different methods and materials in visual arts, like; drawing painting, pencil and charcoal sketching, oil-pastel and colored chalk drawing, block printing, print making, wall painting & mural making, making of comic strips, clay modeling, terracotta and pottery. Also solve Question papers for Class 10 Visual Art
  10. Sculpture making with soft wood/plaster of paris and soft stone, construction of 3-D forms with mixed medium, designing of new utility products as crafts etc.
  11. Discuss the 2-D and 3-D work done by different artists with clear mention of their characteristics and reasons behind grouping them in the specific category. Create figurative compositions with 2-D and 3-D methods and material.
  12. Discuss various social themes/issues and take part in Painting composition on the social theme of their choice and create awareness about them.
  13. Experience that all 3-D work of art can be felt and understood with close eyes, while working experimenting with sculpture, clay modeling, terracotta, pottery, relief work etc. Relate that Braille also works on the same principle and that visually impaired learner can enjoy/ understand the 3 -D work of art and can also create/express through 3-D art materials.
  14. Make catalog/s on tools, equipments and material of any one art form in groups. Different teams can be given different tasks for better results. Explore all possibilities (books,  Internet,art teachers, artists, experts etc.) to find out traditional as well as modern tools, equipments and materials for the selected art form/s.
  15. View exemplary art work (from art exhibitions or from selected pictures) followed by classroom discussions (facilitated by the teacher/s). Classroom viewing of selected digital images of known artists to experience their aesthetics value and use of techniques.
  16. Meet and interact with visual artists and artisans of different art forms to know what and why of their styles, and what motivated them to continue with their practice etc. and do art stories in team. The best way is to do Sample Papers for Class 10 Visual Art
  17. Make and present short report (audio video, and/or written form) of visit/s event/s, exhibitions etc. in small teams of 2-3 students. Make scrap book/s on different art forms with mention of art work of great artists in the relevant field. Classroom sharing through presentation, (use of mobile, camera and ICT can be promoted for such activities). Share reports/art stories in print media as well as on social media platforms for wider publicity and promotion of arts and artists.
  18. Visit different places of artistic and historical importance (museums, galleries, art studios, heritage sites, monuments, Melas / fairs, exhibitions, festivals, ceremonies and celebrations, Haat and Bazar etc. for gaining first-hand experience of places, situations, people and of cultural heritage for visual richness and originality in their artistic expression. Make classroom narration and presentation and to share presentation/s on social media after discussing with teacher/s.
  19. Discuss and find out the salient features of traditional, contemporary and folk paintings.
  20. Make paintings while practicing traditional style (for example; Rajasthani miniature/Pahari miniature/ Mughal miniature) and folk styles of painting (for example;  Madhubani/Gond/Warli etc.) on contemporary topics.
  21. Use ICT in planning, production and publicity of art work; find avenues to promote their art work through print media(poster wall magazine, school bulletined and school magazine, and through social media platforms, like art-blogs, etc.
  22. Express and showcase their artistic talent on different platforms such as: in Kala Utsav of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Painting competitions organised by the Ministry of Power, by Petroleum Conservation and Research Association and many other departments and Ministries, in competitions organised by known organizations like; Shankar’s International Children’s Competition and others can encourage young minds (facilitated by teachers) go deeper in to the subject.
  23. Give observations on their own work of art and those done by their peers as a periodic exercise of self and peer evaluation of art activities.
  24. Paint, sculpt and construct freely using different mediums and maintain a folder /portfolio of the work done.
  25. Put up an art display or/and exhibition (at least once a year) at school level with a specific theme, where students are given responsibility to organise display, installations, organise resources (in consultation with teachers), prepare catalogues, make posters to advertise the event, invitation card for the parents/ community and officials, curate the show and make a  report of (print and video) the event while recording expression of students, staff and community on the show.
  26. Take part in art events, exhibitions and competition (inter-school at different levels) to  share their expression and view point with larger community, to understand multiple view points on the same subject/theme, experience work of other students and enhance their general sense of art appreciation.
  27. Display on classroom boards and on school boards by rotation, plan beautification of the  school campus, paint school wall/s with different themes, make placards, posters and banners for school campaigns/awareness campaigns etc.
  28. Practice and showcase artistic skills in daily activities of classroom organization, change in seating arrangement, in storing materials, tools & equipment’s and in maintain artifacts, in keep the surrounding clean and beautiful.
  29. Clean and maintain tools, equipment’s, materials used during the art activities, pick up the skill of preserving art products created by them.
  30. Organise artistic display of art work in classroom, on display boards on regular intervals to practice the skill of presenting art work.
  31. Make their own colors, brushes and hand-made papers, experiments with non-traditional materials for their projects/activities in team and give presentation on their innovation/s and products created in the process.
  32. Practice desired values with interest and understanding during classroom activities, appreciate and cooperate peers in practicing values, display team spirit as team leaders and followers, respect for sharing tools and materials.
  33. Draw and paint nature with understanding of its value for life on earth and spread awareness through art. Share concern through posters, slogans, picture captions etc. Take part in planning art campaigns for observing safe environmental practices and conservation of natural resources in daily life and make presentation(s).
  34. Do art project(s) on animals and birds to create awareness about their importance for the ecological harmony, to explore beauty of birds and animals by making posters, cards, masks and painting. make designs for t-shirts, badges etc. with interesting information on birds and animals.
  35. Read and narrate stories from the life of great artists and their respect for art and human values.
  36. Promote values by appreciating and acknowledging positive behaviour of peers with the help of teachers for reinforcing regular practice / use of life skills and values intentionally.
  37. Get acquainted with diversity of Indian culture its beauty with clear artistic examples of art elements used in them, classroom discussion on heritage arts and crafts through slide-shows or through actual art work for explaining their relationship with Indian Ecosystem.


The Class 10 Performing Art (Music) students should be able to perform the following: 

  1.  listen to the sounds in nature and outside noise and make sense of musical and non – musical sounds.
  2. Miming of different types of sounds in which people express.
  3. Participate in the discussions on speech and voice modulation in music.
  4. Listen to different kinds of voices of musicians, sounds of varied musical instruments, electronic instruments like keyboard .
  5. Listen to music played through different types of Musical instruments like Dhol, Sitar, Ravanhatta, Sarangi, Shehnai, Damruetc.
  6. Listen to various types of recorded music presentations and live shows of artists from varied States.
  7. Take pictures of sculptures, paintings, etc. related to music and musicians.
  8. Record videos of dance, vocal and instrumental, music theatrical presentations and utilize in classroom.
  9. Comprehend the dialect of musical compositions, of different communities.
  10. Show videos of dance forms both classical and semi classical.
  11. Read books on Music and Dance to know the Historical Development of art forms and their gradual evolution.
  12. Listen to different types of Musical instruments and identify their categories viz., Tat Vadya (string instruments), Ghana Vadya and Avanaddha Vadya (Percussive instruments), SushirVadya (Blowing instruments), etc.
  13. Sing raga Bhairav, Bhairavi, Khamaj, Bihag, etc.
  14. Select scales for singing varied forms in music.
  15. Listen to various types of recorded music presentations.
  16. To play varied talas and their layakaris by using fingers and palm for producing the correct sound on tabla, dholak, khol, Mridangam, or any percussive instrument.
  17. Sing and play different genres of classical music like Dhrupad, Khyal, Kriti, Varnam, Tarana or Tillana, Padam and Gat. The best way is to do Sample Papers for Class 10 Performing Art (Music)
  18. Listen to musical recordings in repositories like NROER, Swayam portal, etc.
  19. Sing ragas with rhythmic accompaniment (two drutkhayals) along with basic elaboration or one chaukakalaand two madhyamakalakritis in the prescribed ragas Bhairav, Bihag, Durga, etc in Hindustani music and the Ragas Mayamalavagowla and Bihag in Carnatic music.
  20. Learn varied talas and their layakaris.
  21. Listen and learn compositions like khyal, geetam, kritis, varnam, gat, bhajan, folk songs of different states, etc.
  22. Differentiate types of rhythmic patterns to understand the importance of time cycle in music to demonstrate talas like Jhaptal and Tilwada in Hindustani music or Aditala, Khanda , TriputaTalam in Karnatak music listening.
  23. Listen to audio-visual recordings of the rhythmic sounds of the West, Carnatic Tala Vadya Kacheri, sounds of the Tabla Tarang, Kashtha Tarang, rhythmic sounds of tribal music, rhythmic accompaniment and solo performances on percussion instruments.
  24. Listen and play laykari of taals with thah, dugun, tigun, chaugun. (LEC-DEM by the teachers or students along with recitation).
  25. Listen to recordings of complex bols rendered by Tabla/Mridangam/ Pakhawaj players and also recitation of some of these bols.
  26. Record or play different kinds of drums in western music also and try to know the rhythmic patterns in western and Indian styles.
  27. Create small compositions based on the ragas by the end of the year.
  28. Give tune to poems and also rhyming lines which can be put to tune .
  29. Tune the poems in textbooks and also present musical drama based on the stories in textbooks.
  30. Create sound by using the waste like plastic bottles, dry leaves, hollow bamboo twigs, etc. Also can be motivated to use waste materials.
  31. Plays the game, spinning a yarn musically(sing musical lines to carry the story forward) e.g. if the theme is deforestation lines can be made by the players and then presented in a formal way.
  32. See videos of theatre , dance , visual arts to understand the inter-relation.  E.g. a phad painting from the state of Rajasthan is connected to the Bhopas who sing the  story. Such videos can be shown. The learners are asked to write create/stories and painting along with Musical pieces as the traditional phad painters and bhopas.
  33. Take care of musical instruments like Harmonium, Tanpura, Tabla or Dholak which require proper care and storage space. Almirahs, Wooden boxes or stands for Tanpura and other instruments should be made. These have to be maintained by the children. The boxes should be kept neatly, dust should be wiped with cloth everyday and after practice every day the Musical Instruments have to be kept back in their respective place. Also solve Question papers for Class 10 Performing Art (Music)
  34. Learn ragas Bihag and Bhairavithrougharoha, avroha and pakad. A small composition in the raga has to be learnt. Let the children sit in a groups of five and write a sargamgeet in Ektaal. Each group will sing their line of sargamgeet after some rehearsal.
  35. Reflect on the lines created by the learners one by one.Four lines can be selected from all the creation and then the whole class may practice it.
  36. Apply any art form in classroom, school premises, own house, social gatherings, public functions, etc. The ideas generated by different children should be discussed practically and performed. Platforms like school assembly, household celebration of festivals or any important day should be recorded through. Pictures or videos to be showcased.
  37. Give opportunity to the differently abled for participation in musical activities and also present their musical talent in the class, public places, assembly individually.
  38. Visit to the museums/ galleries.
  39. Interact with the artists and artisans and watch their live performances/ in fairs and festivals or any other programme.
  40. Interact with the artists to know about evolution of Music , ragas etc.

The Class 10 Dance students should be able to perform the following: 

  1.  Engages in warm up activities before introducing elements of dance. (create connection between body, mind and spirit).
  2. Discuss and revise the classical dance form learnt in class IX; practise the basic footwork, other body movements, expressions, sahitya, costumes, rhythmic patterns, music etc.
  3. Practise the basic footwork used in the classical dance-form learnt in class IX.
  4. Engages in activities of recitation of dopadhant of prescribed Talas with Tali and Khali (Teen Tala, Jhaptala, Aditala, Roopak).
  5. Practice the basic mudras, movements of the dance style under consideration and also learn some new movements. The best way is to do Sample Papers for Class 10 Dance
  6. Develop a traditional repertoire of (duration 25-30 min) in the classical dance form being learnt Kathak – one more Vandana, Stuti or Sloka, Teen TalaNritta sequence involving Tora/Tukra, Tihai, Paramelu, Kavit, Gat Nikas, GatBhava, Paran & Lari other than what was learnt in class IX.
  7. Jhaptala – Tatkar, Thaat, Utthan, Amad, Tora/Tukra, Tihai, Paran and Lari.
  8. Abhinaya – one more composition (Bhajan/Thumri).
  9. Revision of the repertoire studied in class IX including Tarana.
  10. Bharatanatyam – Revision of Alarippu, Jatiswaram, Shabdam and Tillana learnt in class IX; Keertanam and Padam can now be learnt.
  11. Manipuri – Rasa dance, Lari Haroba, Khamba Thoibi.
  12. Kuchipudi – Tarangam, Dharuvus, Shabdam.
  13. Manipuri – Rasa dance, Lari Haroba, Khamba Thoibi.
  14. Kuchipudi – Tarangam, Dharuvus, Shabdam.
  15. Mohiniattam – Cholkettu, Jatiswaram, Tillana, Slokam learnt in class IX to be revised; Padam and Saptam can now be learnt.
  16. Odissi – Revision of Mangalacharan, Batu, Nritya, Pallavi learnt in class IX; Moksha Abhinaya; Moksha Abhinaya can now be learnt. Also solve Question papers for Class 10 Dance
  17. Sattriya – Nritta, Nritya (Story - telling), Natya (team or solo).
  18. Kathakali – playfully dramatize a different story from the one danced in class IX.
  19. Learn a tribal/traditional/folk dance other than the one learnt in class IX.
  20. Watch live performances of classical, folk, traditional and contemporary styles of dance.
  21. Discuss the contribution of artistes and artisans of different art forms.
  22. Develop a composition creating interesting rhythmic patterns that can be executed by the feet and adorned with movements of the arms and hands accompanied also with suitable facial expressions. Props and costumes may be crafted to enhance the dance created.
  23. Record own performance/friends’ dance performance and analyse or evaluate the performance. This will promote peer learning, self-learning.
  24. Practise any art form in classroom, school premises, home, or other places. Record, howcase and share with peers in the form of audio-video, picture, e-content materials.
  25. Visit library to read stories related to cultural history, evolution of Indian dance, and mythology.
  26. Visit museums to study objects and co-relate them to art and culture.
  27. Interact with the artists and artisans and document their work. A power point presentation or e-content material can be created from the documentation created.
  28. Discuss the life sketches of the Dancers and understand their learning processes as well as the challenges they faced.


The Class 10 Theatre students should be able to perform the following: 

  1. Study the rituals and their relevance: (as it is widely believed that theatre has its roots in ritual practices—primitive or historical). e.g. during Holi the Holikadahan is a ritual followed for hundreds of years. A short study of the historical background will help in understanding the origin and significance of these rituals.
  2. Perform a drama/play out of the event with a proper storyline and dialogues of different characters .
  3. Communicate through dialogues between characters as this is an important aspect of learning language and thinking out of the box. The best way is to do Sample Papers for Class 10 Theatre
  4. Discuss other similar type of situations in life and our surroundings to understand and critically analyse them.
  5. Discuss the purpose of the ritual which can then be understood by the learners.
  6. Observe nature in varied manifestations/ forms. Imitate the behaviour, movement, or sound of anything observable—trees, animals, birds, human beings etc.
  7. Connect nature and environment to rituals , festivals in our country.
  8. Imitate characteristics of a particular kind of environment and discover the aesthetics of life due to environment.
  9. Imagine various situations in connection to nature through the role of fantasy in our daily life.
  10. Understand the use of space in a classroom, assembly or any other place in the school.
  11. Utilize common things found in a school like tables, chairs, schoolbag, copies etc to be used as props for creating in a play or expression of a thought.
  12. Organize a space to create a scene
  13. Perform:

recitation of poems from the textbook

• storytelling from chapters in the textbook or any other

• characters from the books of history, language textbooks etc.

  1.  Create scripts to develop a scene of drama/theatre.
  2. Enact the scenes spontaneously with few interventions by the teacher in the beginning but gradually guiding the learner to improve expressions through elements of drama like facial expressions, dialogue delivery, movement, tonal quality, accent, carrying of costumes or props i.e. the body language etc. Also solve Question papers for Class 10 Theatre
  3. Use music, movement, visual arts, puppetry, mime, mask, multimedia to create a play. This should be implemented with the help of teachers in others art related areas.
  4. Analyse a play:

• Read a play by an established playwright:

• Analyse the play by scenes and units:

• Understand the forms of theatre both folk and proper stage presentations:

• Do Play reading:

• Attend a play performance and analyse it:

• View recordings of different plays which can be procured from the archives of cultural organizations in different.