AD's English Literature : Syllabus for SSC Exam For English Teacher Recruitment: Pass Category & Hons/P.G.Category( West Bengal, India)

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Syllabus for SSC Exam For English Teacher Recruitment: Pass Category & Hons/P.G.Category( West Bengal, India)



New Pattern of SSC Exam Consist of One/Two Paper/s:


Pass Category:(for classes VI to VIII) only TET( Paper II)
H/ PG Category:(for classes VI to VIII)TET & Subject( Paper I)
H/ PG Category:(for classes IX to XII) only Subject( Paper I)
Paper II

TET( Paper II) for Pass Category Or TET Paper For Qualifying to Paper I (Subject Paper) H/ PG Category:(for classes VI to VIII)TET & Subject( Paper I)


I. Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Questions( MCQs)

a) Child Development (Elementary School Child)
• Concept of development and its relationship with learning
• Principles of the development of children
• Influence of Heredity & Environment
• Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
• Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
• Concepts of child-centered and progressive education
• Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
• Multi Dimensional Intelligence
• Language & Thought
• Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
• Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on
diversity of
language, caste, gender, community, religion etc.
• Distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-
Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and
practice
• Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for
enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner
achievement.
b) Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs 5 Questions
• Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and
deprived
• Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc
• Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners
c) Learning and Pedagogy 10 Questions
• How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in
school
performance
• Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning;
learning as
a social activity; social context of learning.
• Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’ Alternative conceptions of
learning in children; understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the
learning
process.
• Cognition & Emotions
• Motivation and learning
• Factors contributing to learning personal & environmental

II. Language I. 30 Questions
( MCQs)
a) Language Comprehension 15
Questions
Reading unseen passages- two passages one prose or drama and one poem with
questions on comprehension, inference, grammar and verbal ability (Prose passage
may
be literary, scientific, narrative or discursive)
b) Pedagogy of Language Development 15
Questions
• Learning and acquisition
• Principles of language Teaching
• Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a
tool
• Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for
communicating
ideas verbally and in written form;
• Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties,
errors
and disorders
• Language Skills
• Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading
and
writing
• Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual
resource of
the classroom
• Remedial Teaching

III. Language- II 30 Questions
( MCQs)
a)Comprehension 15 Questions
Two unseen prose passages (discursive or literary or narrative or scientific) with
questions on comprehension, grammar and verbal ability
b) Pedagogy of Language Development 15 Questions
• Learning and acquisition
• Principles of language Teaching
• Role of listening and speaking; function of language and how children use it as a
tool
• Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for
communicating
ideas verbally and in written form;
• Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom; language difficulties,
errors
and disorders
• Language Skills
• Evaluating language comprehension and proficiency: speaking, listening, reading
and
writing
• Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual
resource of
the classroom
• Remedial Teaching

  
IV (a) For Mathematics and Science teacher : Mathematics and Science - 60 MCQs of 1 mark each
                                               or


(b) For Social studies teacher: Social Studies - 60 MCQs of 1 mark each


Paper I  60 Marks ( Subjective / MCQs)

ENGLISH (HONS./PG) 

< It is the old Syllabus. New Syllabus is yet to update>

Poetry

Sidney : Loving in Truth
John Donne : The Good Marrow
George Herbert : Virtue
Alexander Pope : The Rape of the Lock (Cantos I & II)
Blake : The Tyger; The Lamb
P. B. Shelley : Ode to the West Wind; to a Skylark
W.B. Yeats : The Wild Swans at Coole
T.S. Eliot : Hollow Men

Drama

Novel
Jane Austen : Pride and Prejudice
Charles Dickens : David Copperfield

Short Story and Essay

A. Short Story
Joseph Conard : The Lagoon
James Joyce : Araby
Somerset Maugham : The Lotos Eater
Katherine Mansfield : The Fly
B. Essay
G.B. Shaw : Freedom
Francis Bacon : of Studies

Grammar and Usage

Common Errors
Subject Verb Agreement; Tenses; Active and Passive Voice, Articles, Prepositions,
Adverbs, Adjective
Sentence Forms
Simple Compound, Complex, Relative Clauses
Joining and Splitting of Sentences
Narration
Direct and Indirect
Composition
A single paragraph of about 50-60 words to be written on a given topic
Literary Devices:
Rhetoric and Prosody

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