BLOCK SYLLABUS FOR HALF YEARLY EXAM FOR STD.X (INTERNATIONAL) – 2014

 BANGLADESH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL & College

DHOS, MOHAKHALI, DHAKA CANTONMENT

BLOCK SYLLABUS FOR HALF YEARLY EXAM FOR STD.X (INTERNATIONAL) – 2014

Sub: Bengali

Contents

Teaching

Days

Type of Question

Distribution of marks

দুই বাংলার শ্রেষ্ঠ গল্পপরিভাষা

অনুবাদ

চিঠিপত্র

রচনা

Revision

 

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Translation– Bengali to EnglishTranslation– English to Bengali

Single line sentence (English to Bengali)

Essay writing in Bengali / Letter writing

 

সময়: :৩০ ঘন্টা

The distribution of marks will be as per IGCSE specification

According to IGCSE specification total marks in Bengali Language is 100. It should be converted to 75 and class test marks 25 should be added to this to make it 100.

Class Test:Essay writing / letter writing,  single line sentence

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The question pattern will be as per IGCSE specification.* C.W, H.W, রিভিশন টেষ্ট/ সারপ্রাইজ টেষ্ট

The distribution of marks will be as per IGCSE specification (Essay writing or letter writing-20, Single line sentence-5)=25

IPT

সর্বমোট

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সর্বমোট= ১০০

Sub: English Language

Contents

Teaching Days

Type of Question

Distribution of marks

Section-AComprehension:-

Passage-1

 

 

Passage-2

12

Analytical, Informative, Open ended questions 1-5, will be given.

Narrative, descriptive, argumentative, Comparative, questions. 3-6 questions will be given.

Time: 2:30 hrs

14

16

Section-B

Directed Writing:

 

 

12

No option will be given. One piece of directed writing will be given asking the students to inform or instruct. They may also be asked to use a recognized form of writing such as a letter, a report, a newspaper article, interview, leaflet, complaint, diary, memo writing.

Content-9

Tone and audience- 7

Expression and accuracy- 9

10

Section-CCreative Writing

 

 

Revision

12

02

Story writing, Argumentative, Narrative, Descriptive, Discursive

 

 

35

According to IGCSE specification total marks in English Language is 100. It should be converted to 75 and class test marks 25 should be added to this to make it 100.

Class Test-1:Section-A:

Comprehension

Class Test-2:

Section-B:

Directed writing

Section-C:

Creative Writing

01

Questions based on comprehension (4 question will be given based on due comprehension)

Descriptive, narrative, argumentative, story writing

*Revision Test/Surprise Test

4´3=12

13

IPT

Total

39

Total = 100

 

 

 

Sub: Biology

Contents

Teaching

Days

Type of Question

Distribution of marks

Topic 1: ReproductionTopic 2: Inheritance

Topic 3: Cell division

Topic 4: Cloning

Topic 5: Selective breeding

Revision of previous chapter

 

 

06

06

06

06

06

06

a) Comprehension (A passage will be given on particular topic. The student will be asked to answer the given questions based on the passage.)

b) Fill in the blanks

c) Multiple choice questions

d) Structural questions about topics based on:

i) Graphical representation

ii) Table

iii) Diagrams

iv) Figures

Time: 2 hrs for P-I

&

Time: 1 hr for P-II

There will be two papers in biology. According to IGCSE specification paper one contains 120 marks and papers two contains 60 marks. 66.66% of paper one and 33.34% of paper two should be added to make it 100%. Then it should be converted to 75% and class test marks 25 should be added to this.

 

Class Test:Topic 1: Reproduction

Topic 2: Inheritance

Topic 3: Cell division

01

    • Fill in the blanks
    • Diagrams
    • Graphical Representation
  • *Revision Test/Surprise Test

The distribution of marks in class test will be as per IGCSE specification (Fill in the blanks- 10, Diagrams-5, Graphical Representation -10)

IPT

Total

39

Total = 100



Sub: Human Biology

Contents

Teaching

Days

Type of Question

Distribution of marks

Topic 1: Reproduction & heredityTopic 2: Disease

Topic 3: Non-pathogenic organisms & their importance

Revision of previous chapters

12

12

12

02

a) Multiple choice questions

b) Structural questions about topics based on:

i) Graphical representation

ii) Table

iii) Diagrams

iv) Figures

Time: 2 hrs for P-I

&

Time: 1 hr for P-II

There will be two papers in human biology. According to IGCSE specification paper one contains 120 marks and papers two contains 60 marks. 66.66% of paper one and 33.34% of paper two should be added to make it 100%. Then it should be converted to 75% and class test marks 25 should be added to this.

Class Test:Topic 1: Reproduction & heredity

Topic 2: Disease

01

    • Multiple choice questions
    • Diagrams
    • Graphical Representation

 

*Revision Test/Surprise Test

The distribution of marks in class test will be as per IGCSE specification (Multiple choice questions- 10, Diagrams-5, Graphical Representation -10)
IPT

Total

39

Total = 100

Sub: Physics

Contents

Teaching Days

Type of Question

Distribution of marks

1. Atoms and Radioactivity2. Radiation and half-life

3. Application of radioactivity

4. Particles

5. Problem solving

Revision of previous chapter

06

06

07

26

06

Comprises two papers as per the IGCSE Examination. The question pattern will be as per IGCSE

 

 

Time: 2 hrs for P-I

&

Time: 1 hr for P-II

There will be two papers in Physics. According to IGCSE specification paper one contains 120 marks and papers two contains 60 marks. 66.66% of paper one and 33.34% of paper two should be added to make it 100%. Then it should be converted to 75% and class test marks 25 should be added to this.

Class Test1. Radiation and half-life

2. Application of radioactivity

3. Particles

01

The question pattern will be as per IGCSE

The distribution of marks in class test will be as per IGCSE specification.

IPT

Total

52

Total = 100



Sub: Chemistry

Contents

Teaching Days

Type of Question

Distribution of marks

Atomic Structure, Periodic table, DiffusionElectrolysis,

Acid, base, and salt

Rate

Ammonia

Equilibrium

Moles

Halogen

Sulphur

Alkane

Alkene &

Alcohol

Polymer

Extraction of metals

Revision

03

03

03

03

03

03

02

03

03

03

03

04

02

Formula of compoundName of compound

Answers from tables

Equation writing

Chemical test of compounds

Fill in the blanks

Molar calculations

Equations from electrolysis

Structured question

Different effects on the preparation of sulphuric acid

Behavior of HCI in different solvents

Finding structural isomers

Distinguishing gases using chemical reactions

Time: 2 hrs for P-I

&

Time: 1 hr for P-II

There will be two papers in Chemistry. According to IGCSE specification paper one contains 120 marks and papers two contains 60 marks. 66.66% of paper one and 33.34% of paper two should be added to make it 100%. Then it should be converted to 75% and class test marks 25 should be added to this.

75

1st Class Test :Polymer

Extraction of metals

2nd Class Test :

Acid, base, salt

Rate

01

DefinitionsName of monomers

Structural formula of polymers

Name of fertilizer related to NPK

Short question

Broad question involving experiments

Chemical reactions

The distribution of marks in class test will be as per IGCSE specification (Definitions-2, Name of monomers-4, Structural formula of polymers-2, Name of fertilizer related to NPK-4, Short question- 3, Broad question involving experiments-6, Chemical reactions-4)

IPT

Total

39

Total = 100

Sub: Pure Maths

Contents

Teaching Days

Type of Question

Distribution of marks

Ex: 14c (1-10)Ex: 15a

Ex: 15b

Ex: 15c

Ex: 15d

Ex: 17C (1-10)

Ex: 18(a, b, c)

Revision

Indies and logarithm

A.P & G.P Series

Quadratic Equation

Trigonometric Ratios and Equation

Geometry

Differentiation

03

03

04

05

04

06

13

 

The question pattern will be as per IGCSE

 

 

 

 

 

Time: 2:30 hrs

There will be two papers in Pure Math. Paper one contains 100 marks and papers two contains 100 marks. Marks of two papers should be added and made average. Then it should be converted to 75 and class test marks 25 should be added to this.

75

Class TestEx. 14c, 15a, 15b, 15c

Ex. 17c

01

CT questions will be as per IGCSE pattern

*Revision Test/Surprise Test

The distribution of marks in class test will be as per IGCSE specification, Ex:-14 (1´4= 4), Ex:-15 (3´5=15), Ex:-17 (2´3=6)

IPT

Total

39

Total = 100



Sub: Accounting

Contents

Teaching Days

Type of Question

Distribution of marks

PartnershipCompany final A/c

Manufacturing A/c

Revision & solving of question paper

08

08

08

14

The question pattern will be as per IGCSE

Time: 2:30 hrs

Comprises paper as per the IGCSE Examination.

It contains 100 marks will be converted to 75 and remaining 25 will be taken from Class Test

Class Test:Partnership

01

Accounting maths

The distribution of marks in class test will be as per IGCSE specification

IPT

Total

39

Total = 100

 

Sub: Maths B

Contents

Teaching

Days

Type of Question

Distribution of marks

Full IGCSE Syllabus

N.B: Books & Question Papers

The question pattern will be as per IGCSE

Time: 2 hrs for P-I

&

Time: 1 hr for P-II

Time: 2:30 hrs

Revision
1st Class Test1. Statistics and Probability

2nd Class Test:

1. Statistics and Probability

01

CT questions will be as per IGCSE pattern

*Revision Test/Surprise Test

The distribution of marks will be as per IGCSE specification

25

IPT

 

 

Total

40

Sub: Economics

Contents

Teaching Days

Type of Question

Distribution of marks

1. Globalisation(a) Globalisation & MNCs

(b) FDI & development aid

(c) Winners & looser from globalization

2. International Trade

3. Sec. C

Revision of previous chapter

18

08

The question pattern will be as per IGCSE.

Four question will be given to answer

Definition /

Data base /

Question /

MCQ

Short question

Broad question

Time: 2:30 hrs

4´25=100

100 marks will be converted to 75 and remaining 25 will be taken from Class Test

Class Test:1. Globalisation

(a) Globalisation & MNCs

(b) FDI & development aid

(c) Winners & looser from globalization

01

Definition / MCQShort question / one line answer /

Board question

*Revision Test/Surprise Test

The distribution of marks in class test will be as per IGCSE specification (Definition / MCQ = 10, Short question / one line answer-10, Board question-5)

25

IPT

Total

39

Total = 100

Sub: Commerce

Contents

Teaching Days

Type of Question

Distribution of marks

1) Communications2) Insurance

3) Business calculations

Revision

4) Banking

5) Business Finance

10

10

12

06

The question pattern will be as per IGCSE

Definition / fill in the blanks /

Short question / Math

Extract question

Time: 2 hrs

Distribution of marks will be according to IGCSE specification. There is one paper in commerce which contains 100 marks. It should be converted to 75 and class test marks 25 should be added to this to make it 100.

Class Test:1) Communications

2) Insurance

01

Definition / fill in the blanks /Short question / Math

Board question

*Revision Test/Surprise Test

 

25

The distribution of marks in class test will be as per IGCSE specification (Definition / fill in the blanks-10, Short question / Math-10, Board question-5)

IPT

Total

39

Total = 100

 

 

Sub: ICT

Contents

Teaching Days

Type of Question

Distribution of marks

Chapter-1: HardwareChapter-2: Backing storage, memory

Chapter-3: Software

Chapter-4: Word processing, Desktop publishing and graphics

Chapter-5: Spread sheets and modeling

Chapter-6: Databases (6)

Chapter-7: Graphics, audio, and video editing software (4)

Chapter-8: Presentation software (4)

Chapter- 9: Communication, networks and the Internet (4)

Chapter-10: Web authoring

Chapter-11: Data input and output (5)

Chapter-12: Application effects

Practical : as above

IGCSE Syllabus:

LO: 6, 7 & 10

LO: 14 & 15

Practical:

Spread sheet

DTP/WP Software

Database Software

Presentation Software

Art / Imaging Software

04

04

05

04

05

05

03

03

04

06

04

04

Comprises paper as per the IGCSE Examination. The question pattern will be as per IGCSE

 

 

 

Time: 2 hrs

There will be two papers in ICT. Paper one, theoretical, contains 100 marks and papers two, practical, contain 100 marks. Marks of two papers should be added and made average. Then it should be converted to 75 and class test marks 25 should be added to this to make 100.

 1st Class Test:

Unit: 4, 5

2nd Class Test:

Unit: 6, 8

01

The question pattern will be as per IGCSE

*Revision Test/Surprise Test

 

25

Distribution of marks in class test will be as per IGCSE specification (M.C.Q – 10 marks

Theory – 15 marks)

IPT

Total

52

Total = 100

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                                                            Col. Md. Anisur Rahman Chowdhury, psc (Retd.)

Principal