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CBSE Class 5 English Syllabus


For the academic year 2022-2023, the CBSE English syllabus comprises all of the major chapters for Class 5 pupils to study. Class 5 students should go over the complete CBSE English syllabus in order to get good grades and feel confident while studying for their exams. All of the chapters in the Class 5 English syllabus equip pupils with a fundamental understanding of the English language.

CBSE Class 5 English Syllabus for 2022-2023

CBSE Class 5 English Syllabus Chapter Name

  • Unit 1: Ice-cream Man Wonderful Waste!
  • Unit 2: Teamwork Flying Together
  • Unit 3: My Shadow Robinson Crusoe Discovers a Footprint
  • Unit 4: Crying My Elder Brother
  • Unit 5: The Lazy Frog Rip Van Winkle
  • Unit 6: Class Discussion The Talkative Barber
  • Unit 7: Topsy-turvy Land Gulliver’s Travels
  • Unit 8: Nobody’s Friend The Little Bully
  • Unit 9: Sing a Song of People
  • Unit 10: Malu Bhalu Who Will be Ningthou?


The general objectives at Level -II are:

  • to provide print-rich environment to relate oracy with literacy.
  • to build on learners’ readiness for reading and writing.
  • to promote learners’ conceptualisation of printed texts in terms of headings, paragraphs and horizontal lines.
  • to enrich learners’ vocabulary mainly through telling, retelling and reading aloud of stories/folktales in English.
  • to use appropriate spoken and written language in meaningful contexts/situations.
  • to give them an opportunity to listen to sounds/sound techniques and appreciate the rhythm and music of rhymes/sounds.
  • to enable them to relate words (mainly in poems) with appropriate actions and thereby provide understanding of the language.
  • to familiarize learners with the basic process of writing.

At the end of this stage learners will be able to do the following:

  • narrate his/her experiences and incidents
  • exchange his/her ideas with the peers
  • carry out a brief conversation involving seeking/giving information
  • enjoy reading a story, poem, a short write-up, a notice, poster etc
  • take dictation of simple sentences and to practise copy writing from the blackboard and textbook and to use common punctuation marks
  • write a short description of a person, thing or place – prepare a notice, or write a message for someone
  • write a short composition based on pictures
  • take part in group activity, role play and dramatisation
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