English is an essential language for both communication purposes and also it’s a common second language in the education system. The poems and the prose in the curriculum help students to learn the language in a very convenient way.
The syllabus of class 9 English
The English literature of class 9 has Beehive and the supplement reader Moments. Beehive is a combination of prose and poetry. A good vocabulary is an important factor in English but also writing the answers in a significant manner is very essential. You can refer to NCERT class 9 English solutions for all the answers from the exercise in an accurate way.
The chapters in Beehive.
- The Fun They Had.
- The Sound Of Music
- The Little Girl
- A truly Beautiful Mind
- The Snake and The Minor
- My Childhood
- Reach for the Top
- The Bond Of Love
- If I Were You
The poems are
- The Road Not Taken
- Rain On The Roof
- The Lake Isle Of Innisfree
- A Legend Of The Northland
- No Men Are Foreign
- The Duck And The Kangaroos
- On Killing A Tree
- The Snake Trying
- A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal
You can practice the exercises from the Beehive and the NCERT solutions to get a thorough knowledge to write answers and also the familiarity in proper usage of words and articles.
Tips and strategies to prepare for the Class 9 English Exam.
The study strategy is very simple. Preparing a proper study timetable and distributing the time between the subjects in an appropriate manner is the first step to proceed with the exam preparation.
Know the syllabus.
The first step to prepare for the English exam is to know the total chapters of prose, poems, and grammar and make a timetable of the schedule. Make sure to complete all syllabus much before the exams so you will have enough time for revision. Distribute the chapters in small study sessions. This will be more convenient.
Stick on to the schedule
Once the study plan is done follow it strictly. Keeping the study sessions separately for Reading and writing would be better to get proper practice on both.
Allot a study area which you will be studying every day. Change of place will drag your concentration elsewhere. Keep your study area neat. Don’t study clumsily.
Taking a break
Taking short breaks in between your study sessions will help to keep your mind fresh. You can try out your favorite things in your break time.
Have a proper good night’s sleep. Don’t overdo things or study late at night. This will hamper your next day’s routine and you won’t be able to concentrate in class, nor at home. The day gets wasted without doing anything.
Avoid Long hours of study
Don’t study for long durations. This will make you lose interest in the subject. Take your time to understand the concept and fundamentals of the language.
When you read the chapter you will come across many words or phrases which you might find difficulty in understanding. Make a note of it and try to find the meaning from the dictionary or NCERT solutions which will help you to use the words or phrases in different contexts. Your notes should be well prepared and understandable to help you during revision.
Review the chapters
Make a regular habit to review the chapters that you would have studied previously. This way whatever you would have studied will be in your mind for a long time.
Tips for Reading and writing
Whenever you are reading a chapter it’s always better to read it out loud. This helps to be familiarized with words and sentences. Once you have read the chapter, understand the concept of the chapter and the storyline. Try writing the answers from the exercises framing the sentences on your own. Correct your answers with the NCERT solutions. It need not be the same but the content and the grammar should be appropriate.
When you are reading the poem, understand the summary and make a note of the words used in the poem. Answer the exercises questions. Remember your writing skills will be best when you also practice reading thoroughly.
The best way to practice vocabulary in English is to make a note of the difficult words and phrases and understand the meaning. Take help from the dictionary while you study English. Practice writing the summary of each chapter. This will increase your thinking skill and also your writing skill.
English grammar is very important for any answers or a paragraph you write. Without proper grammar, the answer you write will not have any proper meaning. Grammar is the foundation of any language. So you should practice grammar as much as possible.
Solving Question papers
Once you have completed the chapters and the grammar. Now you are ready with your preparation. But it’s important to test your progress. Try to solve the previous years’ question papers and sample question papers managing the timeline as well. This will give you the practice of completing the paper in a given time without much pressure. Solve all the questions and the grammar part. Compare your answers from NCERT and know the mistakes you were making. Rectify the mistakes so when you solve another question paper these mistakes would be resolved.
Passage writing and essay writing
Practicing passage and essay writing will help a lot in developing your writing skills and also your grammar. The passages for practice are given in the book or NCERT solutions. Similarly, for essays, choose any topic and write with proper content. You can choose any topic or even from NCERT solutions. Try framing your sentence giving proper content to the topic. This is the best way to improve the language.
These are the tips to prepare for English Exam. Following all these regularly and systematically students can score high in English.
Making a proper study plan and following regularly. Studying in small durations with breaks. Practice reading and writing with a full understanding of the chapters. Notes should be systematically prepared. Solve the sample question papers keeping the timeline in mind. Complete the syllabus much before the exam so you have enough revision time.