Wednesday, September 26, 2012


English – Class VI

Time: Flexible             UNIT TEST – ORAL/WRITTEN                 Weightage: 30%
 I.       Listening and Speaking (oral)                                                           5m
          Tell us about your family or describe the Elephant

II       Reading and responding (written)

Read the following and answer the questions.                                                          6m

Wilma Rudolph was born in a poor family in Tennessee. At the age of four, she had       pneumonia with scarlet fever which left her paralyzed with polio. She had to wear a          brace and the doctor said she would never put her foot on earth. But her mother
encouraged her. She told Wilma that with God-given ability, persistence and faith
She could do anything she wanted. Wilma said, ”I want to be the fastest woman
Runner in the world.”

1.      Where did Wilma born?


            2. What attacked her in the age of four?

            3. What did Wilma wants to become? How did she achieve?

III      Conventions of writing [written]                                                      4m
Now read the following sentences and use question marks or exclamatory marks where necessary.
          Where the champion of the Israel shouted Goliath
 IV     Creative Expressions                                                               2 1/2m
Can you suggest another title for the story?(What can a dollar and eleven cents do) Why?

V      Vocabulary                                                              5m
Write words related to “Hospital”
1.                                                                                                               6.
2.                                                                                                               7.
3.                                                                                                               8.
4.                                                                                                               9.
5.                                                                                                               10.

VI      Grammatical Awareness                                                         2 1/2m
Read the following sentence and identify the contracted forms. Rewrite them in long form.
“I don’t know” she replied. ”he’s really sick and Mummy says he needs an operation”