CBSE Class X English Support Material – Writing – Notice

A notice conveys information in a comprehensive manner.

Characteristics of a well-written Notice:

  • Proper heading /title
  • Date of issue
  • Name and designation of the issuing authority
  • Relevant content

The content should answer the questions like

-what
-when
-where
-from whom
-Accurate expression

SOLVED EXAMPLES

Q-1 You are Veena/Vinod ,the cultural secretary of R.M.Public school, Alkapuri,Vadodara .You have been asked to inform students of class IX to XII about an Inter School Dramatics Competition. Draft a notice in not more than 50 words for the students’ Notice board with all necessary details. Put the notice in a box.

RM PUBLIC SCHOOL  ALKAPURI   VADODARA

NOTICE

  30 June, 2011

OPPORTUNITY  FOR  BUDDING ACTORS

An Inter School Dramatics Competition will be held on 30-7 2011 at Town Hall .An audition will be held to select students for the school team.

Date: 07-07-2011

Time : 11.30 am

Venue: School Auditorium

Eligibility: Class IX to XII

Last date for giving names : 07-07-2011

Veena

Cultural Secretary

 

Q-3) You are Arvind / Anushka Sharma, secretary of the Eco Club of your school. (Modern School, Bikaner) which is celebrating ‘Ban the Plastic Week ‘to create awareness regarding harms of plastic. Draft a suitable notice in not more than 50 words

MODERN SCHOOL , BIKANER

15 Sept., 2011                                  NOTICE

BAN  THE  PLASTIC

The Eco Club is observing a Plastic Ban Week i.e. from 2 October to 8 October, 2011 in our school. Several activities including songs, street plays, declamation, and poster making competitions will be held to create awareness about the ill-effects of plastics on our environment. For further details, contact the undersigned.

Arvind Sharma

Secretary, Eco Club

FOR PRACTICE

1) You are Amit/Amrita, Head boy/girl of your school. (Zenith Public School, Riwa) Your school is organizing a tour to Mumbai and Goa during the Autumn Break .Write a notice in not more than 50 words giving detailed information to the students and inviting them for joining it.

2) You are Ravi/Rachana, the sports secretary of RJ Public School, Ajmer. Write a notice in not more than 50 words asking students interested in Hockey to give their names for selection for the school Hockey Team. Give details of trial, selection etc. (5 marks)

3) Richa is the head girl of Mother Teresa School, Kochi. Her Principal has asked her to put up a notice , asking House Captains to submit names of volunteers for, ‘save water campaign’ for which a march is to be held on 20 August,2011. Write a notice in not more than 50 words. (5 marks).

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