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Unformatted text preview: 4th Proof \ Praveen \ Assig_in_English_Plus-11_(Core)_TH \ 15-07-19\09:39 Reader _______________________  Date __________ 11 CBSE Assignments in ENGLISH PLUS CORE TEACHERS' HANDBOOK (Progressive Educational Publishers) Full Marks Pvt Ltd New Delhi-110002 MRP: ` 80.00 (Inclusive of all taxes) CONTENTS SECTION A: READING SECTION - C: LITERATURE TEXTBOOKS ♦ Factual Passages Assignments – 1 to 5 ............................. 3 – 4 Hornbill — Prose .......................................................... 36 – 52 ♦ Discursive Passages Assignments – 1 to 5 ........................ 4 – 5 1. The Portrait of a Lady ...................................................... 36 ♦ Literary Passages Assignments – 1 to 5 ............................ 5 – 6 2. “We’re Not Afraid to Die... if We Can All Be Together” .... 38 ♦ Note-Making & Summarising Assignments – 1 to 5 ........ 6 – 9 3. Discovering Tut : the Saga Continues .............................. 41 4. Landscape of the Soul....................................................... 43 SECTION - B: WRITING SKILLS & GRAMMAR 5. The Ailing Plant : the Green Movement’s Role ............... 45 Part - I : Writing Skills .................................................... 9 – 31 6. The Browning Version ..................................................... 47 ♦ Integrated Exercise for Practice ..................................... 9 – 24 7. The Adventure................................................................... 48 • Short Composition........................................................... 9 8. Silk Road .......................................................................... 50 I. Notice .......................................................................... 9 Hornbill — Poetry ......................................................... 52 – 55 II. Poster.......................................................................... 10 1. A Photograph ................................................................... 52 III. Advertisement............................................................ 12 2. The Laburnum Top............................................................ 53 • Long Composition.......................................................... 13 3. The Voice of the Rain ....................................................... 53 I. Business Letters/Placing Orders/Complaints ........... 13 4. Childhood.......................................................................... 54 II. Letters to Editor.......................................................... 14 5. Father to Son .................................................................... 55 III. Applications for Job................................................... 16 Snapshots ....................................................................... 55 – 68 IV. Letters to the School/College Authorities.................. 18 1. The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse ..................... 55 • Very Long Composition................................................. 19 2. The Address ...................................................................... 57 I. Article........................................................................ 19 3. Ranga’s Marriage ............................................................. 59 II. Speech........................................................................ 20 4. Albert Einstein at School ................................................. 60 III. Report......................................................................... 22 5. Mother’s Day.................................................................... 62 IV. Narrative..................................................................... 23 6. The Ghat of the Only World.............................................. 63 ♦ Assignments – 1 to 10 ................................................... 24 – 31 7. Birth ................................................................................. 65 Part - II : Grammar ....................................................... 31 – 35 8. The Tale of Melon City .................................................... 67 ♦ Integrated Exercise for Practice ................................... 31 – 34 UNIT ASSIGNMENT QUESTION PAPERS 1. Determiners ..................................................................... 31 ♦ Unit Assignment Paper – 1 ........................................... 68 – 71 2. Tenses .............................................................................. 31 ♦ Unit Assignment Paper – 2 ........................................... 72 – 75 3. Clauses ............................................................................ 32 4. Modals ............................................................................. 33 5. Sentence Transformation.................................................. 33 6. Sentence Re-Ordering...................................................... 33 7. Error Correction............................................................... 34 ♦ Assignments – 1 to 10 ................................................... 34 – 35   Note: Please note this Teachers’ Handbook contains the Solutions/ Hints for the Assignments/ Unit Assignments Papers given in the book Assignments in English Plus Core - 11 published by Full Circle Education (P) Ltd.   © All rights reserved with the Publishers. (ii) 1st Proof \ Praveen \ Assig_in_English_Plus-11_(Core)_TH \ 15-07-19\09:39 Reader _______________________  Date __________ SECTION - A: READING Factual Passages B. 1. The sleek looking hi-tech electrical chimney takes care of fumes as well as noise. 2. In the old times for the housewife, life in the kitchen of old times was an ordeal. The kitchen was like a dungeon which kept her captive with chains. Compared to the dungeon, modern kitchen is a place of recreation where cooking is a fun. So now life in a kitchen is enjoyable and simple. 3. With the availability of gadgets, ingredients for delicacies and ‘helping hands’, working women find it simple to try out the most complicated of recipes. 4. OTG stands for Oven-Toaster-Grinder. C. 1. Govern 2. Passe ASSIGNMENT – 1 A. 1. (d) they emit their own light at night 2. (c) Different 3. (a) vary 4. (a) abdominal organs 5. (d) cold but efficient in terms of energy 6. (c) interesting/attractive B. 1. The females of the predatory fireflies called photuris versicolon mimic the flash pattern of males of other species. They give a single flash and attract the photinus males to their mouth. 2. The names other than fireflies are: (i) lightning bugs, and (ii) glow-worms 3. Species of fireflies are found in India, South Asia, South America and the warmer parts of Europe and the USA. 4. Glow-worms emit an intense green light when they are disturbed. This is meant to frighten off the predators. C. 1. Generate 2. Predators ASSIGNMENT – 4 A. 1. (b) Reputation of being the nerve centre and backoffice to the world, and its production centre. 2. (c) Because of its young population. 3. (a) a great propensity to consume 4. (a) Growing labour pool and rising consumption demand. 5. (b) alliance 6. (c) confide B. 1. An abundant supply of capital is a prerequisite of employment creation. In India the foreign investors face too many bureaucratic hurdles. 2. Our labour laws basically hinder employment growth. They are ostensibly designed to protect the labour. As a result, the growth of jobs is discouraged. 3. We can ensure that India and its youth attain their full potential with the help of business pursuits and support given to educational charities. 4. If we raise spending in infrastructure and speed up privatization, we can address the growing gaps in infrastructure. C. 1. Ostensibly 2. Impede ASSIGNMENT – 2 A. 1. (c) militant group 2. (b) retired US General 3. (b) Haidar al-Abadi 4. (c) intensify 5. (c) Middle East 6. (b) stopping B. 1. The passage discusses the rise of ISIS militant group in Iraq and Syria. 2. The ISIS has made substantial gains. 3. The goal of the Iraqi Prime Minister was to build a stable government. 4. The majority of the city’s population fled away because the jihadies continued to attack them. C. 1. Substantial 2. Envoy ASSIGNMENT – 5 A. 1. (d) one of the most accomplished archers of his times. 2. (d) always yielded the desired results. 3. (b) India’s top batsman. 4. (c) He was unable to tolerate pressure and politics within. 5. (c) attraction 6. (d) mystify ASSIGNMENT – 3 A. 1. (b) it has every utensil behind closed doors 2. (c) it takes care of fumes quietly 3. (b) recreate 4. (a) gadgets and ingredients for delicacies are easily available 5. (c) the food processor 6. (d) irritable 3 1st Proof \ Praveen \ Assig_in_English_Plus-11_(Core)_TH \ 15-07-19\09:39 B. 1. Dravid’s admirers and fans called him “The Wall : Upright and Unbreakable”. 2. Dravid’s intelligence, charm and good-looking face could have made him prone to vices. But he never tried to look beyond the eyes. 3. On the eve of a match he used to spend around 30 minutes by the pitch. Here he often tried to discover the mysteries of the pitch and make friendship Reader _______________________  Date __________ with the devils within. He also thought over all his previous big games played here. 4. Like Arjuna, Dravid is also known for unflinching focus and unyielding dedication for his skill. The similar traits have also marked out Dravid for greatness at the young age. C. 1. Unravel 2. Pinnacle Discursive Passages ASSIGNMENT – 1 A. 1. (b) Peace and unity 2. (c) by believing in themselves. 3. (d) admirable 4. (a) loss 5. (d) Mahatma Gandhi 6. (c) Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan B. 1. The great men spread the message of peace and love. Their arguments inspired the freedom fighters. As a result, they became ardent admirers of India, her people and culture. 2. Radhakrishnan presented Indian wisdom as a spiritually advanced before the British. He also desired India to believe in herself. Hence, he tried to break the British fetters on Indian consciousness. 3. He dedicated the book, titled ‘Religion and Society’ to Indian women. In this book, he honoured their character. 4. He says that India has produced millions of women who have never found fame. But their daily existence has helped civilise the race. Their warmth of heart, self-sacrificing zeal, unassuming loyalty and strength are the glories of this ancient race. C. 1. Immortality 2. Unassuming ASSIGNMENT – 2 A. 1. (d) he carried a cane in his hand. 2. (c) a flick of cane on the body. 3. (b) inhale 4. (b) become more refined 5. (d) they have to bid for the limited seats 6. (d) Out of date B. 1. The foot-rule has replaced the cane because it can injure without leaving a mark. 2. As one progresses to higher classes, the tools of torment become more refined. 3. The month of ‘June’ is a state of suffering for parents and children because they have to appear for admissions. 4. The writer is opposed to examination system. He calls it the culmination of all sadistic impulses and 4 real wrecker of young nerves. According to him examination should have no place in a civilized world. C. 1. Obsolete 2. Frantically ASSIGNMENT – 3 A. 1. (c) it keeps one healthy 2. (b) immunize 3. (d) we should keep cuts and abrasions covered 4. (b) it is acidic in nature 5. (c) seeking proper immunisation 6. (d) poisonous B. 1. In case the cut or abrasion is left open, the disease producing micro-organisms penetrate the body and cause disease. So we should keep cuts and abrasions covered. 2. Gastric juice is produced by our intestinal tract. It is acidic in nature. It kills all extraneous organisms which enter our body through food. 3. Defensive mechanism is the power of human body to fight against various disease producing agents. 4. We can increase our defensive mechanism by seeking proper immunisation. B. 1. Secrete 2. Toxic ASSIGNMENT – 4 A. 1. (d) The old man had a family. 2. (d) A genuine person. 3. (a) the charcoal fire 4. (d) Crookedly 5. (a) supporter 6. (c) bite B. 1. The old man sold his peanuts in the Landour bazaar. 2. During winter, he slept in the rickshaw coolies’ shed. 3. The small boys and the patrons of the cinemas bought his peanuts the most. 4. The demands for peanuts were the most on cold winter evenings or misty monsoon days. C. 1. Hunched 2. Immense Assignments in English Plus Core – 11 Teachers’ Handbook 1st Proof \ Praveen \ Assig_in_English_Plus-11_(Core)_TH \ 15-07-19\09:39 ASSIGNMENT – 5 A. 1. (b) tools 2. (d) an immeasurable amount 3. (c) Higher animals intelligence may fuel debate on ethics and cruelty. 4. (a) Parrots can imitate or repeat a sound. 5. (d) Ability to classify the number, colour and kind of objects. 6. (a) able B. 1. Ability to use tools is the effective measure of our mental ability. On the other hand, instinct is a skill programmed into our brain by its genetic heritage. 2. For scientists, insight is a flash of sudden understanding. According to them, insight makes animals Reader _______________________  Date __________ capable to solve new problems without trial and error. 3. The chimpanzees first select a right twig. Then they trim and shape it to serve its purpose. They carefully insert the twig into the entrance to a termite mound and turn it skillfully to fit the inner tunnels. They also shake the twig to attract the insects. They pull out the twig tool without scrapping off termites. At last, they use its lips to skim the termites into mouth. 4. A parrot can separate five objects of two different kinds. He has capacity to make difference between the number, colour and kind of things. Thus, he has knowledge of a basic thinking skill. C. 1. Distinguish 2. Instinct Literary Passages ASSIGNMENT – 1 A. 1. (b) eating raw fish and its juice 2. (c) they provide vitamin C 3. (d) he wanted to exist like a shipwrecked sailor 4. (a) success 5. (d) he was trying to rescue his air-filled cushion from sea water. 6. (c) the soft substance between the skin and bones of animal or human bodies B. 1. Dr Bombard wanted to avoid using the sealed fishing equipment because he wanted to exist like a shipwrecked sailor. 2. Dr Bombard bent his knife and tied it to the end of the oar because he wanted to use it as a pointed oar. 3. Dr Bombard would have drowned because he was trying to rescue his air-filled cushion from sea water. 4. Sharks could have attacked and wounded Dr Bombard. The sword fish could have cut the rubber raft to pieces very quickly with its vicious sword. That would have been the end of the experiment. C. 1. Dinghy 2. Flesh ASSIGNMENT – 2 A. 1. (c) a powerful presentation of the working classes 2. (a) they exploit and bring them down 3. (b) a metaphor 4. (d) impose 5. (d) they are deprived of the fruit of their labour 6. (a) the top outside floor of a ship B. 1. The poem conveys that there is great disparity in society. 2. Because they are deprived of every basic facility of life. 3. It means the people of England must come to their senses and realise the poor plight of the depressed classes. Section - A: Reading 4. The poem is all about the social condition of England. C. 1. Scourge 2. Tempered ASSIGNMENT – 3 A. 1. (d) a typical land labourer 2. (a) he carries a huge burden on his shoulders 3. (a) terrible 4. (b) empty 5. (c) to beware of the rebellions 6. (d) alliteration B. 1. The poet asks the power of the world to set the things right which have been ignored for centuries. 2. The poet wants to say that disparity in society must end. Everyone should have an equal right to live. 3. The emptiness of ages in his face signifies the sufferings he has faced and it also signifies how deprived he has been of the basic facilities of life. 4. The silence of the centuries signifies that the labourers have accepted their suffering as a curse of their fate. C. 1. Censure 2. Immemorial ASSIGNMENT – 4 A. 1. (d) huge tracts of jungles 2. (c) they cling to their primitive ways of life 3. (b) govern 4. (b) shells in their ear lobes and septums 5. (d) they use clubs to crack heads 6. (a) to take rest B. 1. The native tribals of Brazil inhabit the forbidden zones which are prohibited to outsiders. They are ignorant about the outside world. These tribes often indulge in violent warfare among themselves. 5 1st Proof \ Praveen \ Assig_in_English_Plus-11_(Core)_TH \ 15-07-19\09:39 2. Jumi and Jemi belonged to Matis tribe. Their faces were tattooed. They had adorned themselves with shells in their ear lobes and septums. 3. The Korubo tribals often suffer from malaria. The other danger, especially for the children, is in the form of huge anaconda–a large American snake that crushes its victims to death before eating them. 4. The Korubo are called head bashers because they use clubs to crack heads. They prefer the club to the bow and arrows. C. 1. Maloca 2. Massive ASSIGNMENT – 5 A. 1. (d) spends all his time in sleeping. 2. (c) to make our mind prepared for any fate. 3. (d) None of these. A.    I. Title: Effective Office Communication II. Notes: 1. Effective Comm’n (a) Imp. but difficult to achieve. (i) structure language & style, tone & jargon. (ii) consciousness, interest & practice (iii) skill (b) facilitates action 2. Creating a Good Report. Aim of a Report inform record persuade impress instruct recommend motivate (b) present argmt. - logl. manner (c) reader’s perspective (i) easy to read & understand (ii) clear objectives (iii) proper shape & structure 3. change attitude Structure of a Report Beginning Middle End Introduction Details Conclusion Sum-the contents 6 4. (d) work daily 5. (d) destine 6. (a) aim B. 1. As per the poet, death is not the ultimate goal. Life does not end with death. 2. By working diligently, we can make our lives noble and elevated. We can also reach heights. After our death, our noble deeds may encourage others. 3. The poet compares this world to a battlefield and a temporary camp for troops. The human beings are compared with troops. 4. The poet compares a dejected person with a forlorn and shipwrecked brother. Both of them need encouragement. C. 1. Mournful 2. Forlorn Note-Making & Summarising ASSIGNMENT – 1 (a) Reader _______________________  Date __________ attract attn. maintain int. pull together arouse int. create desire to read gain acept. lead to end suggestions recommendations 4. Presentation of a Report (a) determine whether it would be read (b) how carefully it would be read (c) overall impact (d) computers help by (i) variety of fonts (ii) colourful pages (iii) impressive tables and graphs (iv) page layouts, appendics Key to Abbreviations comm’n. — communication argmt. — argument logl. — logical prob. — problem attn. — attention int. — interest acept. — acceptance B. Summary Effective communication involves better structure, language, style, tone and jargon. A report has many aims. It presents argument in logical manner. The reader’s perspective helps in making the reports easy to read and understand. A report has a beginning, a middle and an end. The introductory part attracts attention, arouses interest and creates desire to read. The details maintain/ interest gain acceptance and lead to an end. The concluding part sums up the contents and presents the conclusions, suggestions and recommends further actions. The presentation of a report is important as it determines whether it would be read, how carefully it would be read and the overall impact. Computers help in it by variety of fonts, colourful pages, tables and graphs, effective layouts, exhibits, appendics.Using all these tools, a report can be well presented. Assignments in English Plus Core – 11 Teachers’ Handbook 1st Proof \ Praveen \ Assig_in_English_Plus-11_(Core)_TH \ 15-07-19\09:39 ASSIGNMENT – 2 A.    I. Title: Noise Menace II. Notes: 1. Noise pollution – ignored (a) escalating & medically injurious (b) near Diwali (i) noise of crackers (ii) pollutants emitted (c) Some reactions (i) DOE — campaigns in schs. – harmful effs. of crackers on eardrums & lungs (ii) DPCC — say no to crackers (iii) NG...
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