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G9 Humanities subject- revision plan

G9 Humanities subject- revision plan

Dear students and parents,

G9 IH term paper is scheduled on 31 Oct.

Teachers have completed syllabus for unit 1 and unit 2 and have begun with revision. The revision will cater to students’ queries and misconceptions. Emphasis during revision will also be on helping students structure their answers and for this we will revise command terms, explain what different assessment criteria means, role model how to write answers, give students time to answer some questions in class and help them identify gaps and missing points- in general we will try to cater to the question “what does it take to score higher Achievement Levels in IH?”

Please find the link to Mock Paper here.

This paper will be uploaded on Curricle. Pls check curricle for accessing resources for unit 1 and unit 2

By the end of revision cycle i.e. by 18 Oct we will also share exemplar answers to these questions.

Wish you all the best for your term exams.

On behalf on G9 IH teachers.

G8 Humanities subject- revision plan

G8 Humanities subject- revision plan

Dear students and parents,

G8 IH term paper is scheduled on 29 Oct.

Teachers have completed syllabus for unit 1, unit 2, unit 3 and have begun with revision. The revision will cater to students’ queries and misconceptions. Emphasis during revision will also be on helping students structure their answers and for this we will revise command terms, explain what different assessment criteria means, role model how to write answers, give students time to answer some questions in class and help them identify gaps and missing points- in general we will try to cater to the question “what does it take to score higher Achievement Levels in IH?”

Please find the link to Mock Paper here.

This paper will be uploaded on Curricle. Pls check curricle for accessing resources for unit 1, unit 2 and unit 3.

By the end of revision cycle i.e. by 18 Oct we will also share exemplar answers to these questions.

Wish you all the best for your term exams.

On behalf on G8 IH teachers.

G7 Humanities subject-revision plan

G7 Humanities subject-revision plan

Dear students and parents,

G7 IH term paper is scheduled on 26 Oct.

Teachers have completed syllabus for unit 1 and unit 2 and have begun with revision. The revision will cater to students’ queries and misconceptions. Emphasis during revision will also be on helping students structure their answers and for this we will revise command terms, explain what different criteria means, role model how to write answers, give students time to answer some questions in class and help them identify gaps and missing points- in general we will try to cater to the question “what does it take to score higher Achievement Levels in IH?”

Please find the link to Mock Paper here.

This paper will be uploaded on Curricle. Pls check curricle for accessing resources for unit 1 and unit 2.

By the end of revision cycle i.e. by 18 Oct we will also share exemplar answers to these questions.

Wish you all the best for your term exams.

On behalf on G7 IH teachers.

Integrated Humanities- First term assessment syllabus and details

Integrated Humanities- First term assessment syllabus and details

Dear Students and Parents,

Please find the first term assessment syllabus and details below:

Grade 9
Criteria Units covering these criteria
Criterion A: Knowing and understanding Resources and threats to sustainability
Criterion B: Investigating Engines of economy
Criterion C: Communicating

Resources and threats to sustainability

Engines of economy

Criterion D: Thinking critically

Resources and threats to sustainability

Engines of economy

 

Grade 9
Unit Name Topic List
Resources and threats to sustainability

Importance of natural resources to sustain our quality of life

Recognizing renewable and non renewable resources

Advantages and disadvantages of using non renewable resources

Meaning of sustainability

Why is it difficult to maintain sustainability and build sustainable systems

Trend of our ecological footprints on earth

Threats to sustainability- Depletion, pollution and destruction

Understanding depletion using fresh water as a case- water usage, variations in the amount of water use, water quality and availability, water rich and water poor countries, differences in water availability within countries

Tapi river as a natural resource and threats to its sustainability

Multi-purpose dam projects- how sustainable are they?

Understanding pollution using air pollution/smog as a case- air quality, causes and consequences of air pollution/smog, strategies to improve urban air quality

Understanding destruction as a threat to sustainability using cases

Three approaches to ensuring sustainability- conservation, efficiency and discovery

Understanding examples of sustainable practices

Common access resources, problems associated with common access resources and how can international cooperation help, international attempts to common access resources

Debates about sustainability- looking at opposing points of view- end of the world is just round the corner vs it is not happening anytime soon and may be we should pay attention to other pressing social issues.

Engines of economy

What is economy

Sectors of economy

How different sectors contributes to the economy

How surat economy operates, different businesses and industries contributing to it, which institutions aid the working of these businesses and industries, what are the challenges and opportunities faced them, import and export, understanding ownership and stakeholders, does foreign exchange impact the industry and how

How government regulation can act as friction and lubricant to an economy- LPG (liberalization, privatization and globalization) in India and its impact in past, present and future, GST and demonetization and case studies to understand it better.

Types of economy- command economy, market economy and mixed economy

How do we measure economy- GDP, GNP and per capita income

Lubricants to economy- Banks, FDI, Forex, stock exchange.

Examination Detail:

– The exam will have only 1 component:

On-Screen Examination to assess Criteria A, B, C and D- 120 mins

  • Questions will be asked based on the Criteria of individual unit assessed during Summative Assessments. Eg: If a Unit-X has catered to learning objective A- strand (i), (ii) and objective B-strand (i) only, then the questions from this unit will only be asked in Criteria A and B.
  • Fully charged Chromebook will be required along with personal stationery and earphones. In case your Chromebook is given for repair, bring a receipt for the same.
  • All the resources shared on Curricle(subject resource sheet and google presentation), Google Classroom as well as the worksheets provided(online or in hard copy) will be considered as a part of the syllabus and will be sufficient to prepare for the examination.
  • Paper will include MCQ-type questions, short and long responses.

Regards,

Humanities team

Integrated Humanities- First term assessment syllabus and details

Integrated Humanities- First term assessment syllabus and details

Dear Students and Parents,

Please find the first term assessment syllabus and details below:

Grade 8
Criteria Units covering these criteria
Criterion A: Knowing and understanding

Trade and economics

Hazards and responses

Criterion B: Investigating Business
Criterion C: Communicating

Trade and economics

Business

Criterion D: Thinking critically

Trade and economics

Hazards and responses

 

Grade 8
Unit Name Topic List
Trade and economics

Difference between needs, wants and desire

Why is trade needed

Benefits of trade

How did trade begin

Demand and supply

Import and export

Scarcity

Surplus, shortage and equilibrium

connections of trade, scarcity, prices, demand and supply

connections of scarce products and high prices

connections of over supply and low prices

Demand and supply curves

Specialization and comparative advantage

Limitation of comparative advantage

Diminishing marginal utility

Containerization

Free trade

Political impact of trade

Globalisation and sustainability

Difference between international and domestic trade

Domestic and international trade barriers

Hazards and response system

Geological processes of the earth- earth’s structure, plate tectonics, what causes the continental drift, plate boundaries and plate movements.

Difference between hazard and disaster

Causes and consequences of earthquake, volcano, flood and tsunami

Factors affecting disaster- time, population and wealth of nation

Different case studies to understand the causes, consequences and difference in response system

Role of technology in preventing hazards from becoming disasters

Role of government from preventing hazards from becoming disasters

Role of insurance in disaster management and mitigation

Business

What is business

What it takes to run a business

Factors of production

Case studies of entrepreneurs

Simon Sanek golden circle- start with why

What to include in a business plan

Importance of marketing in making the business successful

Examination Detail:

– The exam will have only 1 component:

On-Screen Examination to assess Criteria A, C and D- 120 mins

  • Questions will be asked based on the Criteria of individual unit assessed during Summative Assessments. Eg: If a Unit-X has catered to learning objective A- strand (i), (ii) and objective B-strand (i) only, then the questions from this unit will only be asked in Criteria A and B.
  • Fully charged Chromebook will be required along with personal stationery and earphones. In case your Chromebook is given for repair, bring a receipt for the same.
  • All the resources shared on Curricle(subject resource sheet and google presentation), Google Classroom as well as the worksheets provided(online or in hard copy) will be considered as a part of the syllabus and will be sufficient to prepare for the examination.
  • Paper will include MCQ-type questions, short and long responses.

Regards,

Humanities team

Integrated Humanities- First term assessment syllabus and details

Integrated Humanities- First term assessment syllabus and details

Dear Students and Parents,

Please find the first term assessment syllabus and details below:

 

Grade 7
Criteria Units covering these criteria
Criterion A: Knowing and understanding

Biomes

Globalization

Criterion B: Investigating Biomes
Criterion C: Communicating Biomes
Criterion D: Thinking critically

Biomes

Globalization

 

Grade 7
Unit Name Topic List
Biomes

Understanding biome and ecosystem

Types of biome

Components of biome and its interdependence

Factors affecting climate- latitude, longitude, climate zones, air pressure, air temperature, GPS and time zones, wind current, distance from sea, mountain barriers, ocean currents,temperature , precipitation, humidity, wind

Understanding maps and locating places using coordinates

Case study of desert biome

Case study of mangroves

Importance of diversity in a biome

Threats to sustainability of biomes and why we should find ways for maintaining sustainability

Globalization

What is globalization

Causes of globalization- trade, cheap labour, transport, communication

Is globalization new?

Impact of globalization on different aspects

Impact of globalization on trade- multinational and transnational corporations, how they operate their business, advantages and disadvantages of TNCs, sweatshop.

Impact of globalization on sports-investigating popular sports and their origin country, changes in sports due to globalization, role of globalization on sports and their popularity

Impact of globalization on gaming- video games popular today, impact of globalization on gaming, effect of gaming on kids due to accelerated globalization

Impact of globalization on culture-How is culture changing due to the impact of globalization, how is it impacting language, is it good bad or bad?

Examination Detail:

– The exam will be divided into 2 components:

(i) Component 1: Pen and Paper Test to assess Criteria A & C- 60 mins

(ii) Component 2: On-Screen Examination to assess Criteria B & D- 60 mins

  • Questions will be asked based on the Criteria of individual unit assessed during Summative Assessments. Eg: If a Unit-X has catered to learning objective A- strand (i), (ii) and objective B-strand (i) only, then the questions from this unit will only be asked in Criteria A and B.
  • Fully charged Chromebook will be required along with personal stationery and earphones. In case your Chromebook is given for repair, bring a receipt for the same.
  • All the resources shared on Curricle(subject resource sheet and google presentation), Google Classroom as well as the worksheets provided(online or in hard copy) will be considered as a part of the syllabus and will be sufficient to prepare for the examination.
  • Paper will include MCQ-type questions, short and long responses.