CBSE Class 11 English Writing Notes Set C

CBSE Class 11 English Writing Concepts (Part B). Learning the important concepts is very important for every student to get better marks in examinations. The concepts should be clear which will help in faster learning. The attached concepts made as per NCERT and CBSE pattern will help the student to understand the chapter and score better marks in the examinations.


Writing Skills - 20 Marks

WRITING 20 Marks 40 periods

Question 3: One out of two short writing / composition tasks based on notice/ poster/ advertisement. (50 Words) 05 Marks

Question 4: One out of two compositions in the form of article, speech, report writing or a narrative (150 - 200 Words) 08 Marks

Question 5: Writing one out of two letters based on verbal input. It would cover all types of letters. 07 Marks

 Letter types may include:

(a) business or official letters (for making enquiries, registering complaints, asking for and giving information, placing orders and sending replies):

(b) letters to the editor (giving suggestions on an issue)

(c) application for a job

(d) letter to the school or colleges authorities, regarding admissions, school issues, requirements /suitability of courses etc. 07 Marks

Short compositions 

Word limit 50

Q.3. one of the two short writing/composition tasks based on notice/poster/advertisement. Point to remember while drafting short composition. Information should be brief & to the point Category of the reader should be taken into account Simple and formal language should be used It should be drafted in a box .

Marking scheme

Format – 1 (notice/title, date, and writer’s name with designation)

Content – 2

Expression – 2

Examples of short composition


Points Issuing organization in capitals State nature of announcement in capital Date of the notice Caption in capitals Message is informative and concise, in words and numbers Authority responsible for the notice, with designation be written.

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