English Prose

SSC (Maharashtra Board)

Std 5

1. What A Bird Thought

2. Daydreams

3. Be a Good Listener

4. Strawberries

Std 5 (Answers)

1. What A Bird Thought

2. Daydreams

3. Be a Good Listener

4. Strawberries

5. The Twelve Months

6. Announcements

7. Major Dhyan Chand

8. Peer Profile

9. Triantiwontigongolope

10. Three Sacks of Rice

11. Be a Good Speaker

12. Count your Garden

14. A Lesson for All

15. Bird Bath

16. Write Your Own Story

17. On the Water

18. Weeds in the Garden

19. Be a Good Host and Guest

20. Only One Mother

21. The Journey of the Great Oz

22. A Book Review

23. Write your own Poem

24. Senses Alert

25. The Man in the Moon

26. Water in the Well.

27. The Legend of Marathon.

28. All about Money

29. A Lark

30. Be a Netizen

31. Give your mind a workout!

32.Helen Keller

33. Rangoli

Std 6

1.1 Don’t Give Up

1.2 Who’s the Greatest

2.1 Clothesline

Std 6 (Answer)

1.1 Don’t Give Up

1.2 Who’s the Greatest

1.3 Autobiography of a Great Indian Bustard

1.4 Children are going to School

1.5 A Kabaddi Match 

1.6 The Peacock and the Crane

2.1 Clothesline

2.2 The Worth of a Fabric

2.3 A Wall Magazine for your Class

2.4 Anak Krakatoa

2.5 The Silver House

3.1 It can be Done

3.2 Seven Sisters

3.3 Stone Soup

3.4 Sushruta – A Peep into the Past

3.5 The Donkey 

3.6 The Merchant of Venice

3.7 At the Science Fair

4.1 Sleep, My Treasure

4.2 The Story of Gautama’s Quest

4.3 Mr Nobody

4.4 A Mad Tea Party

4.5 If I can stop one heart from breaking

4.6 The Phantom Tollbooth

4.7 The Sword in the Stone

4.8 An Autumn Greeting

Std 7

1.1 Past, Present, Future

1.2 Odd One In

1.3 In Time of Silver Rain

2.4 How Doth the Little Busy Bee

2.4 Parody – How Doth the Little Crocodile

Std 7 (Answers)

1.1 Past, Present, Future

1.2 Odd One In

1.3 In Time of Silver Rain

1.4 The King’s Choice

1.5 Seeing Eyes Helping Hands

1.6 A Collage

2.1 From a Railway Carriage

2.2 The Souvenir

2.3 Abdul becomes a Courtier

2.4 How Doth the little busy bee

2.5 Learn Yoga from Animals

2.6 Chasing the sea monster

2.7 Great Scientist

3.1 Tartary

3.2 Compere a Programme

3.3 A crow in the house

3.4 The Brook

3.5 News Analysis

3.6 Think Before you Speak!

4.1 Under the Greenwood Tree

4.2 Unke Munke Timpetoo

4.3 The Red-Headed Leagued

4.4 Home Sweet Home

4.5 Seeing Eyes Helping Hands

4.6 Papa Panov’s Special Chistmas

Std 8

1.1 A Time to Believe

2. Three Rules ( old Syllabus)

Std 8 (Answers)

1.1 A Time to Believe

1.2 Dick Whittington and his Cat

1.3 The Pilgrim

1.4 Revathi’s Musical Plants

2.1 Vocation

2.2 Nature created Man and Woman as Equals

2.3 The Worm

2.4 Three Visions of India

2.5 The Happy Prince

3.1 The Plate of Gold

3.2 The Kite Festival

3.3 The Lost Leaf

3.4 Leisure

4.1 The Vet

4.2 Revolutionary Steps in Surgery

4.3 The Bees

4.4 Ramanujan

4.5 A Battle to Baffle

2. Three Rules  (old Syllabus)

Std 9

1.1 Life

1.2 A Synopsis – The Swiss Family Robinson

Std 10

1.1 Where the mind is without fear

1.2 The Thief’s Story

1.3 On Wings of Courage

1.4 All the World’s a Stage

1.5 Joan of Arc

1.6 The Alchemy of Nature

2.1 Animals

2.2 Three Questions

2.3 Connecting the Dots

2.4 The Pulley

2.5 Let’s March

2.6 Science and Spirituality

3.1 Night of the Scorpion

3.2 The Night I Met Einstein

3.3 Stephen Hawking

3.4 The Will to Win

3.5 Unbeatable Super Mom- Mary Kom

3.6 The Concert

4.1 A Thing of Beauty is Joy For Ever

4.2 The Luncheon

4.3 World Heritage

4.4 The Height of the Ridiculous

4.5 The Old Man and The Sea: Book Review

4.6 The Gift of Magi

Std 12

SECTION ONE (Prose)

1.1 An Astrologer’s Day     R K Narayan

1.2 On Saying “Please”           Alfred George Gardiner

1.3 The Cop and the Anthem             O’Henry

1.4 Big Data-Big Insights

1.5 The New Dress     Virginia Woolf

1.6 Into the Wild        Kiran Purandare

1.7 Why we Travel      Siddarth Pico Raghavan Iyer

1.8 Voyaging Towards Excellence     Achyut Godbole

SECTION TWO (Poetry)

2.1 Song of the Open Road    Walt Whitman

2.2 Indian Weavers                 Sarojini Naidu

2.3 The Inchcape Rock           Robert Southey

2.4 Have you Earned your Tomorrow            Edgar Guest

2.5 Father Returning Home    Dilip Chitre

2.6 Money       William H. Davies

2.7 She Walks in Beauty         George Gordon Byron

2.8 Small Towns and Rivers   Mamang Dai

SECTION THREE (Writing Skills)

3.1 Summary Writing

3.2 Do Schools Really Kill Creativity? (Mind-Mapping)

3.3 Note–Making

3.4 Statement of Purpose

3.5 Drafting a Virtual Message

3.6 Group Discussion

SECTION FOUR (Genre-Novel)

4.1 History of Novel

4.2 To Sir, with Love E. R. Braithwaite

4.3 Around the World in Eighty Days           Jules Gabriel Verne

4.4 The Sign of Four   Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle

ICSE/CBSE

Merchant Of Venice

Poems

Stopping By The Woods  On A Snowy Evening