CBSE Class 8 English Syllabus

CBSE class 8 English has two divisions:

  1. English Literature
  2. English Grammar & Composition

Syllabus of both divisions are listed below,

CBSE Syllabus For Class 8 English Literature

( From Honeydew book )

Chapter 1 – The Best Christmas Present in the World
Poem – The Ant and the Cricket
Chapter 2 – The Tsunami
Poem – Geography Lesson
Chapter 3 – Glimpses of the Past
Poem – Macavity – The Mystery Cat
Chapter 4 – Bepin Choudhury’s Lapse of Memory
Poem – The Last Bargain
Chapter 5 – The Summit Within
Poem – The School Boy
Chapter 6 – This is Jody’s Fawn
Poem – The Duck and the Kangaroo
Chapter 7 – A Visit to Cambridge
Poem – When I set out for Lyonnesse
Chapter 8 – A Short Monsoon Diary
Poem – On the Grasshopper and Cricket
Chapter 9 – The Great Stone Face- I
Chapter 10 – The Great Stone Face- II

CBSE Syllabus For Class 8 English Literature

(From It So Happened)

Chapter 1 – How the Camel got his Hump
Chapter 2 – Children at work
Chapter 3 – The Selfish Giant
Chapter 4 – The Treasure within
Chapter 5 – Princess September
Chapter 6 – The Fight
Chapter 7 – The Open Window
Chapter 8 – Jalebis
Chapter 9 – The Comet- I
Chapter 10 – The Comet- II

CBSE Syllabus For Class 8 English Grammar & Composition
It has two parts English Grammar and English Composition (Writing).

CBSE Syllabus For Class 8 English Grammar

  1. Order of Words and Clauses
  2. Direct and Indirect Speech
  3. Active and Passive Voice
  4. Tenses
  5. Noun
  6. Pronoun
  7. Verb
  8. Adverb
  9. Prepositions
  10. Conjunction
  11. 11 Phrases and Idioms
  12. Vocabulary
  13. Comprehension Reading

CBSE Syllabus For Class 8 English Composition (Writing)

  1. Notice
  2. Story
  3. Formal and Informal Letters
  4. Diary Entry
  5. Essay

Also Click on the below link to download PDF of class 8 English syllabus:

CBSE Class 8 English Syllabus

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