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Class IX (English)
The student will develop the ability to :

  • comprehend and communicate orally, using vocabulary for personal, social and academic purposes;
  • comprehend and communicate orally, using spoken language for personal and social purposes;
  • comprehend and communicate orally, using spoken language to participate in academic settings;
  • present information orally to demonstrate appropriate consideration of audience, purpose and the type of information to be conveyed;
  • develop an interest in the acquisition of new vocabulary, in order to increase effectiveness in communication;
  • use vocabulary and apply knowledge of correct syntax to comprehend written texts;
  • skim text in order to quickly understand its purpose;
  • read for a purpose, and successfully scan text to extract information;
  • read language fluently and identify facts and evidence in order to interpret and analyze texts;
  • identify and analyze texts in terms of elements and techniques of written language as used in various literary genres;
  • identify and analyze purposes, structures, and elements in case of language texts;
  • gather information in language from a variety of sources, analyze and evaluate the quality of the information obtained and use it to answer questions;
  • plan for writing in language by building on prior knowledge, generating words and organizing ideas for a particular audience and purpose;
  • write language for a variety of purposes with clear focus and coherent organization;
  • evaluate and revise word choice, sentence variety and organization of ideas when writing language for a particular audience and purpose;
  • understand and apply knowledge of standard language, grammar, spelling and conventions to improve their writing;
  • use, analyze and produce a variety of media in language, including audio, television, internet and emerging technologies;
  • develop, integrate and apply the use of the four language skills, i.e. Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing
  • use English effectively for study purposes across curricula
  • enquire and draw conclusions
  • get exposed to a variety of writings in English and develop the ability to appreciate literature

Class IX (Social Science)
The student will develop the ability to :

  • organize ideas and information with considerable effectiveness in understanding democracy and the related issues;
  • enable students to expand their horizon and critically analyse the contemporary world Political issues;
  • strengthen their capacity for political analysis by formulating contemporary developments in historical perspective;
  • understand the implication of processes that led to Environmental concerns in the Political senario;
  • understand the need for peace keeping organizations in this world of conflict;
  • reflect on the traditional and non-traditional components of security

Class IX (Science)
The student will develop the ability to :

  • understand the basic concepts, principles, laws and processes of scientific knowledge.
  • appreciate the evolving nature of Science and scientific knowledge.
  • develop a coherent knowledge and understanding of the environment around them.
  • appreciate Science as an activity that can be carried out by all people as a part of the daily life and develop scientific attitude.
  • use scientific method and scientific skills to eqvaluate ideas and make appropriate choices and decisions.
  • recognise the applications of Science and Technology for welfare of humankind.
  • understand the impact of Science and Technology on environment and take informed decisions.
  • nurture interest in Science and take up study of Science as career options.
  • be imaginative and curious and explore the magic of Science.
    acquire a sound foundation for higher studies in the subject.

 

Class IX (Mathematics)
The Mathematics Curriculum helps students develop strategies that improve their logical thinking and analytical ability. These include the ability to approximate and estimate, to use trial and improvement techniques, look for patterns and make hypotheses. It will help in the development of Computational Skills and logical and spatial intelligences. The Mathematics Lab activities will be an integral and a compulsory part of the Mathematics curriculum and will be examinable from classes VI to X under formative assessment.
At Secondary level, Mathematics is being offered at two levels – Core and Elective. A student can opt for either Mathematics (Core) or Mathematics (Elective). In Mathematics (Elective), some of the concepts have been dealt with more depth as compared to Mathematics (Core).
Also in Mathematics (Elective) the level of activities and questions are higher as compared to Mathematics (Core).