Integrated Humanities_ Term 2 Assessment Details.

Integrated Humanities_ Term 2 Assessment Details.

Dear Students and Parents,

Please note the syllabus content and paper format for Integrated Humanities.

Criteria for  the Units:

A Knowing and Understanding

B Investigating

C Communicating

D Thinking Critically

 

Unit Objective Strand
World Religions

Investigating

Thinking Critically

II and IV

III and IV

Trade and Economics

Knowing and Understanding

Investigating

Communicating

Thinking Critically

I and II

II and IV

I

II and IV

World Wars

Knowing and Understanding

Investigating

Communicating

Thinking Critically

I and II

II, III and IV

I, II and III

I, II and IV

Innovation and Technology

Knowing and Understanding

Investigating

Communicating

Thinking Critically

I and II

I, II, III and IV

I, II and III

I, II, III and IV

Cold War

Knowing and Understanding

Investigating

Communicating

Thinking Critically

I and II

I, II, III and IV

I, II and III

I, II, III and IV

Topic List as per Units.

Name of the Unit Topics for the Unit
World Religions
  • Basic information about Religion, Core beliefs, Traditions and Festivals
  • Impact of Religious Celebrations on Environment.
  • Lifestyle of indigenous people and modern man.
  • Importance of Religions in establishing World Peace.
  • Impact of personal beliefs on the life of people.
Trade and Economics
  • Need and Benefits of Trade, Imports and Exports, Needs and Wants, Scarcity, Advantages and Disadvantages of Trade.
  • Understanding the role of buyers and sellers in the competitive market.
  • Concepts of shortage, equilibrium and surplus.
  • Role of Demand, Supply and Prices in the market.
  • Specialization and Comparative Advantage.
  • Complexity of Global Trade.
  • Impact of Containerization on Trade.
  • Connections with ancient and modern trade.
  • Political impact on Trade.
  • Globalization and Sustainability.
  • Domestic and International Trade.
  • GST.
  • Types of Trade Barriers.
World Wars
  • Reasons for World War I and II
  • Course of both the Wars and how wars ended.
  • Social, Political, Economic and Military impact of Wars on the major countries involved.
  • Treaty of Versailles and its impact on Germany.
  • Ideologies of Fascism and Nazism.
  • Great Depression of 1930
  • Various invasions and failure of League of Nations.
  • Impact of Wars in present times.
  • Establishment of United Nations.
Innovation and Technology
  • Relation of Wars and Technological Advancements.
  • Various Clusters. (Communication,Medical, Electronics, Space exploration and Transportation)
  • Impact of Innovation in today’s times.
  • Moral/ Environmental concerns related to technology/innovation.
  • Economic, Social, Political and Environmental impact of Innovation on people/society/nation.
Cold War
  • Events (Proxy War) and Treaties as mentioned on Central Presentation
  • Role of Leaders in Cold War, Impact, Outcome and relevance in today’s time.

The assessment will be divided in two components:

Paper 1: On screen assessment with  combination of Criteria B & C- 90 Minutes.

Paper 2: Pen and Paper assessment with combination of Criteria A & D- 60 Minutes.

Other Details:

  • Fully charged Chromebook will be required along with personal stationery and earphones. In case, Chromebook is given for repair, please bring the receipt of the same.
  • All the resources shared on Curricle (subject resource sheet and Central Presentation), Google Classroom as well as the worksheets provided(online or in hard copy) and Class discussion will be considered as a part of the syllabus and will be sufficient to prepare for the examination.
  • Questions will be asked based on the Criteria of individual Unit. Eg: If a Unit-X has catered to learning objective A- strand (i), (ii), (iii)  and objective B-strand (i)and (ii) only, then the questions from this unit will only be based on Objective A and B.

Regards,

MYP Integrated Humanities Team.

 

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