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Viva ICSE Computer Studies 5

Viva ICSE Computer Studies 5

Viva ICSE Computer Studies 5

Viva ICSE Computer Studies 5

Based on the Latest CISCE Curriculum

  • By: Anuradha Sharma


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ISBN: 9789388386432

Bind: Paperback

Year: 2020

Pages: 124

Size: 8.5 x 11 Inch

Publisher: Viva Education

Exclusive Distributors: Viva Books

Sales Territory: Worldwide



Lab Activities • Project Work • Activity Time

Based on Windows 10, MS Office 2016


ICSE Computer Studies is a series of 8 books for classes 1 to 8. The series is based on the latest ClSCE curriculum.


What makes ICSE Computer Studies special?

  • Learning Outcomes: List of concepts to be learnt at the completion of the chapter
  • Let's Learn About: List of topics to be learnt
  • Activity Corner: Warm-up activity given to assess the previous learning of concepts
  • Do and Learn: Sample practical questions given to strengthen the understanding of concepts
  • Think and Discuss: Discussion-based questions given to enhance thinking skills
  • Learn More: Additional information given to enhance knowledge
  • Computer Etiquette: Computer ethics and manners to be followed while working on a computer
  • Quick Recall: Summary of the chapter given for quick revision
  • Tech Terms: Definitions of important terms given at the end of the chapter
  • Exercises: Objective and subjective questions included under various segments
  • Building Values and Life Skills: Questions based on life skills and values to build interpersonal skills such as creative-thinking, problem-solving, team-building and teamwork in students
  • Testing Knowledge: Thought-provoking questions to assess the application of knowledge and enhance thinking skills in students
  • Linking Knowledge: Questions given to help students form links with other subjects
  • Lab Fun: Interesting lab activities given to assess the application of concepts
  • Learning is Fun: Hands-on activities and projects given to enhance observation, imagination and creativity of children, and to promote group work
  • Practise More: Question bank given at the end of the book to help students prepare for examination
  • Take Challenge: Additional objective questions given to assess knowledge by applying thinking skills


Interactive Learning App

  • Activities
  • Exercises
  • Technopedia
  • Points to Remember
  • Printable Worksheets


Teacher's Resources

  • Detailed Teacher's Manual
  • Teacher's App
  • Online worksheets at

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Target Audience:

ICSE students of class 5.


Chapter 1. Evolution of Computers: Early Calculating Devices • Mechanical Counting Devices • Electromechanical Counting Devices • Electronic Counting Device • Modern Calculating Devices or Computers • Generations of Computers • Characteristics of a Computer • Advantages of a Computer • Limitations of a Computer  

Chapter 2. Types of Software: Software and Its Types • System Software • Application Software • Differences between System Software and Application Software • Operational Support Systems (OSS) • Defragmentation  

Chapter 3. Advanced Features of Word Processor (Part I): Format Painter • Applying Superscripts and Subscripts • Applying Shadow Effect • Applying Headers and Footers • Inserting Column and Column Break • Inserting Page Break • Inserting Line Break • Setting Margins • Setting Page Orientation • Setting Paper Size • Indenting Text  

Chapter 4. Advanced Features of Word Processor (Part II): Finding and Replacing Text • Working with Shapes • Working with Drawing Tools • Inserting WordArt • Inserting Pictures • Adding Watermark • Applying Borders and Shading • Inserting Cover Page  

Chapter 5. Presentation Software: Special Effects - Using Inbuilt Templates • Enhancing the Presentation Display • Specifying Alignments • Specifying Line Spacing • Applying Themes • Changing Colour Scheme • Changing Background Colour • Inserting Objects in a Slide • Inserting a Chart • Formatting a Chart • Rearranging Slides in Slide Sorter View  

Chapter 6. An Introduction to Scratch Programming: Concept of Program and Programming • Introduction to Scratch • Starting Scratch • Components of a Scratch Window • Creating a New Project • Creating a New Sprite Using a Paint Editor • Saving a Sprite • Moving a Sprite • Adding Sound • Control Block • Executing a Conditional Statement • Saving a Project • Opening a Project  

Chapter 7. Internet Services: Internet • Connecting to the Internet • Types of Internet Connection • Popular Services on the Internet • E-mail • Netiquette

Practise More

Take Challenge

About the Author:

Anuradha Sharma (MSc IT, BSc, PGDSLM, BEd) has been teaching in many reputed schools in Bangalore for over 18 years. She has a vast and rich experience being an educator, trainer and examiner for evaluation of examinations from past 2 years for class 10. She is currently working as High School Coordinator and Head of the Department (Computer Science).

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