English Language & Literature

Class 10

Syllabus

Correct Format for Letter

The letter writing format is an important factor that students must know for writing a formal letter accurately in exams. In CBSE Class 10 English Term 2 Exam 2022, students will have a letter-writing question on either ‘Enquiry’ or ‘Placing Order’. We will explain below the right format for both Enquiry and Placing Order letters. Students must keep the correct format in mind be careful about the accuracy of content while writing a formal letter.

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Words and Expressions - 2

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Supplementary Reader

Sample Papers

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Factual Passages

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Analytical Paragraph Writing

A type of descriptive writing which is written on the basis of given chart, graph, data, clues, etc. is called analytical paragraph. This form of writing requires analysis and comparison of the given facts and figures and drawing conclusion based on the given data. It is used to derive information from a collected set of data. This data can be in the form of bar graph, table, line graph or pie chart, etc. The data can also be given in the form of clues or data outlines. This form of writing is used to interpret the facts presented in the given source. A graph or chart is a visual stimulus to depict the data. The purpose of analysis is basically to examine the whole part as a basis for clarification, interpretation and discussion. The student is required to provide an analysis and comparison of the given facts and draw conclusions based on the given data. Compile the given set of data and frame it into a paragraph. However, remember not to include any additional information which has not been mentioned in the given graph or clue.

Formation of Analytical Paragraph :

  • Beginning: Always begin your writing by giving an introduction of the given information. Describe the topic of analytical paragraph writing in 2-3 lines.
  • Body of the Analytical paragraph : In the body of the analytical paragraph, divide the given information in two paragraphs. State the facts given in the graph or chart. Draw comparisons if required and write the information using a crisp language. Never deviate from the topic and don’t add any information not provided in the chart or graph.

Conclusion : This is the concluding part of Analytical paragraph writing, sum up the information in last paragraph in a very precise form.

Points to remember:

  • Understand the objective of the given graph or chart.
  • Use given evidence to make your point.
  • Write the introduction, body paragraphs and conclusion.
  • Don’t include facts that can’t be supported with a reference.
  • Focus on the quality and not the quantity.
  • Keep it clear, concise and unambiguous.
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