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Viva ICSE Social Studies - 3

Viva ICSE Social Studies - 3

Viva ICSE Social Studies - 3

Viva ICSE Social Studies - 3

Based on the Latest ClSCE Curriculum

  • By: Anupa Banerjee


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ISBN: 9789389401950

Bind: Paperback

Year: 2020

Pages: 132

Size: 8.5 x 11 Inch

Publisher: Viva Education

Exclusive Distributors: Viva Books

Sales Territory: Worldwide


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:

  • We will learn: states the learning objectives of the lesson
  • Warm Up: a lead-in task or discussion that is connected to the topic to be discussed
  • Let's Do: in-text activities related to the topic being discussed
  • Let's Discuss: in-text discussions based on the topic being covered
  • Fact Corner: information based on the topic but beyond the syllabus, presented in boxes
  • Now I Know: recapitulation of all the important topics covered in each lesson
  • Exercises: varied types of questions ranging from choosing the right option, fill in the blanks, completing the flow charts and mind maps, choosing true or false sentences, think and answer, and answering questions in detail
  • Life Skills: topics integrating various skills as delineated in the syllabus
  • Creative Corner: activities to aid the learners to express the concepts learnt creatively
  • Beyond Textbook: integrates activities to reinforce the topic learnt while connecting it with the surroundings
  • Words to Know: meanings of some new words used in the lessons
  • Quick Check: a compilation of questions based on each lesson for evaluation

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Target Audience:

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

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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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