Title Viva SmartScore Literature Companion 9, Revised & Updated
Subtitle English Language and Literature (Based on Beehive and Moments)
Author Viva Education
ISBN 9789389401486
List price Rs 495.00
Price outside India Available on Request
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 584
Book size 140 x 216 mm
Publishing year 2020
Original publisher Viva Education
Published in India by Viva Education
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory Worldwide
Status New Arrival
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SmartScore Literature Companion for class 9 makes the coursebook Beehive and the supplementary reader Moments accessible and easy for every learner. It explains the texts and language concepts in the textbooks in never-before detail, apart from providing answers to the exercises in them. This one-stop reference companion is the source of everything including historical backgrounds of the literary texts, aesthetic and moral aspects, cultural impact, and contemporary relevance.


Main features:

  • Chapter summaries
  • Author biographies
  • Extensive annotations and paraphrases
  • Thematic analysis
  • Language analysis
  • Extended glossaries
  • Character sketches
  • Reference-to-context questions
  • Answer key to textbook questions and exercises
  • Extra questions with answers


About the SmartScore Series:

SmartScore English Language and Literature is an indispensable portfolio of practice material for every student aiming to excel in school and board exams. It contains focused assignments, practice modules and tests covering all four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The content is developed to suit both classroom use and self-study. Exhaustive in its coverage of the curriculum and comprehensive in skill integration, this series is the ultimate aid for impressive test performance.


Features of the assignment book:

  • Ten modules: Reading, Writing (four separate modules for articles, descriptive paragraphs, diary entries and short stories), Grammar Concepts, Grammar Integrated, Literature, Subject Enrichment and Practice Tests
  • Classroom, practice and homework assignments
  • 18 practice tests and papers
  • Viva SmartScore Audio app


Download the SmartScore Audio App for listening skills practice through the QR code on the cover



Unit 1: The Fun They Had • The Road Not Taken

Unit 2: The Sound of Music • Evelyn Glennie • The Shehnai of Bismillah Khan • Wind

Unit 3: The Little Girl • Rain on the Roof

Unit 4: A Truly Beautiful Mind • The Lake Isle of Innisfree

Unit 5: The Snake and the Mirror • A Legend of the Northland

Unit 6: My Childhood • No Men Are Foreign

Unit 7: Packing • The Duck and the Kangaroo

Unit 8: Reach for the Top • Part I: Santosh Yadav • Part II: Maria Sharapova • On Killing a Tree

Unit 9: The Bond of Love • The Snake Trying

Unit 10: Kathmandu • A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal

Unit 11: If I Were You


Unit 1: The Lost Child

Unit 2: The Adventures of Toto

Unit 3: Iswaran the Storyteller

Unit 4: In the Kingdom of Fools

Unit 5: The Happy Prince

Unit 6: Weathering the Storm in Ersama

Unit 7: The Last Leaf

Unit 8: A House Is Not a Home

Unit 9: The Accidental Tourist

Unit 10: The Beggar

Target Audience:

Useful for the CBSE students of class 9.


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