Studying the ICSE Class 10 English textbook is the best way to prepare for the English exam. Studying the authentic ICSE Class 10 English Book also makes it easier for students to learn the context and theme of the Short Stories and Poems. All students should invest in these, Treasure Trove Short Stories and Poem Treasure Trove books.

 

ICSE English Short Stories Treasure Trove

The ICSE curriculum for Class 10 includes various short stories from the Treasure Trove collection book. This book contains ten short stories on different themes. There will be three questions from the treasure trove collection in the ICSE English exam. Each question will carry 16 marks. Two questions must be chosen by students.

 

List of stories included in Treasure Trove collection

(i) Chief Seattle’s Speech 

(ii) Old Man at the Bridge – Ernest Miller Hemingway

(iii) A Horse and Two Goats –R.K. Narayan 

(iv) Hearts and Hands – O. Henry

(v) A Face in the Dark – Ruskin Bond

(vi) An Angel in Disguise– T.S. Arthur 

(vii) The Little Match Girl – Hans Christian Andersen 

(viii) The Blue Bead – Norah Burke 

(ix) My Greatest Olympic Prize – Jesse Owens 

(x) All Summer in a Day – Ray Douglas Bradbury

 

ICSE English Poems Treasure Trove

The ICSE curriculum for Class 10 includes various poems from the Poem Treasure Trove collection book. This book contains ten poems on different themes. There will be three questions from the treasure trove collection in the ICSE English exam. Each question will carry 16 marks. Two questions must be chosen by students.

List of stories included in Poems Treasure Trove collection

(i) The Heart of the Tree – Henry Cuyler Bunner

(ii) The Cold Within – James Patrick Kinney

(iii) The Bangle Sellers – Sarojini Naidu

(iv) After Blenheim – Robert Southey

(v) Television – Roald Dahl 

(vi) Daffodils – William Wordsworth 

(vii) I know why the Caged Bird Sings – Maya Angelou

(viii) The Patriot – Robert Browning

(ix) Abu Ben Adhem – Leigh Hunt 

(x) Nine Gold Medals – David Roth