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Publisher: Viva Education
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Viva Social Studies is a series of three books for classes 3 to 5. It is completely in adherence to the latest curriculum of the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE).
As envisaged in the curriculum, the learners are introduced to various aspects and concerns of the present times through a wide range of contents drawn from the disciplines of History, Civics and Geography. The series aspires to inculcate a sense of appreciation for our past heritage; facilitate an understanding of the changes that have taken place in governance and to have a better understanding of the world and the pressing environmental concerns.
This series has been designed to present the concepts in a simple yet engaging manner. Each chapter has embedded exercises and activities that would make learning more meaningful and enable the learners to make connections with the wider world.
Key Features of the Series:
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Students of ICSE Class 3.
Theme 1: Understanding Changes
Chapter 1. Family Trends • What is family • Types of families • Generations • Working parents • Changes in the family • Adapting to changes
Chapter 2. Adapting to Changes • Changing school • Changing neighbourhood and lifestyle • Changes in lifestyle from past to present • Adapting to changes
Chapter 3. Changes in Means of Transport • History of transport • Land transport • Water transport • Air transport • Impact of changes in the means of transport • Ways to reduce problems caused by vehicles
Chapter 4. We Are Equal • Similarities and differences • Understanding gender • Changes in the gender roles • Both can do same work • Equal opportunities
Chapter 5. Understanding Time and Event • Need of sequencing • Time and event • Timeline
Theme 2: Community—Helping Each Other
Chapter 6. Community Helpers • Understanding community • Community helpers • Respecting community helpers
Chapter 7. Being Compassionate • Compassion—a kind act • Taking care of the old people • Taking care of the sick • Compassion for the needy • Being sensitive to the differently abled
Theme 3: Safety Rules
Chapter 8. Being Safe • Safety at home • Safety at school • Safety on the road • First aid • Safety while using the Internet • Good touch and bad touch
Theme 4: India—A Land of Rich Heritage
Chapter 9. National Heritage • Natural heritage • Cultural heritage: historical monuments, ancient literature, dance, music and paintings
Chapter 10. Festivals and Celebrations • National festivals • Harvest festivals • Religious festivals • Family occasions • Importance of festivals in India
Chapter 11. National Symbols and National Leaders • Our national symbols • National leaders
Theme 5: The Earth—An Introduction
Chapter 12. The Solar System • The milky way galaxy • The solar system
Chapter 13. Our Planet—The Earth • Life on the Earth • Essentials of life • Shape of the Earth
Chapter 14. Locating Places on the Earth • The model of the Earth: a globe • Maps • Differences between globe and map • Directions
Theme 6: The Environment—An Introduction
Chapter 15. Protecting Our Environment • Our environment • Pollution of our environment • Saving our environment • Clean home and surrounding • Case studies
About the Author:
Anupa Banerjee, M.A. B.Ed., has a teaching experience of twenty years. She has been affiliated with CBSE and ICSE schools. She is currently with The Heritage School, Kolkata.
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