Grade 9_Integrated Humanities_Important_Final Term Assessment Syllabus_April 2019

Grade 9_Integrated Humanities_Important_Final Term Assessment Syllabus_April 2019

Dear Students and Parents,

Please find the final term assessment syllabus and details below:

Grade 9 Criterion-wise units
Criteria Units to be assessed
Criterion A: Knowing and Understanding

Unit 1 – Natural Resources and Threat                        to Sustainability

Unit 2 – Engines of Economy

Unit 3 – Human Development

Unit 4 – Peace and Conflict

Criterion B: Investigating

Unit 3 – Human Development

Unit 4 – Peace and Conflict

Criterion C: Communicating

Unit 1 – Natural Resources and Threat                        to Sustainability

Unit 2 – Engines of Economy

Unit 3 – Human Development

Unit 4 – Peace and Conflict

Criterion D: Thinking Critically

Unit 1 – Natural Resources and Threat                        to Sustainability

Unit 2 – Engines of Economy

Unit 3 – Human Development

Unit 4 – Peace and Conflict

 

Unit wise topic list:

 

Unit 1 – Natural Resources and Threat to Sustainability

  • Natural resources.
  • Finite and Infinite resources.
  • The significance of the resources.
  • Consumption.
  • Sustainability.
  • Threats to Sustainability – Depletion, Pollution, Destruction.
  • Multipurpose projects.
  • Making Informed Choices
  • Ways to enhance sustainability.
  • Common access resources.
  • International cooperation to enhance sustainability.
  • Debates regarding Climate Change/ Sustainability.

 

 

Unit 2 – Engines of Economy

  • Sectors of Economy.
  • What is the Economy?
  • Surat Economy – Case.
  • Indian Economy.
  • The New Economic Policy of 1991.
  • The economic crisis 1991-1992.
  • Types of Economy.
  • Economic systems.
  • GDP.
  • GNP
  • Per-capita.
  • Globalization.
  • Samsung – case  (MNC).
  • Friction – GST, Demonetization, Recession, Scam.
  • Lubricants – Banks, Stock exchange, Forex, Financial institutions, and FDI.

 

Unit 3 – Human Development

  • Consumerism.
  • Needs and wants.
  • Maslow’s Need Hierarchy Theory.
  • What is Human Development?
  • The standard of Living.
  • The concept of Poverty.
  • Types of Poverty.
  • Causes and Impact of Poverty.
  • The vicious cycle of Poverty.
  • Factors affecting the development of Country.
  • Human Development Index.
  • Life expectancy.
  • Sustainable Development Goals. (SDG)
  • Social Entrepreneurship.

 

Unit 4 – Peace and Conflict

  • Dell’s Theory.
  • What is Conflict?
  • Types of Conflicts.
  • Kargil War- Territorial Conflict.
  • Tibet- China Conflict (Ethnic and Territorial).
  • War and Human nature.
  • Causes and effects of Conflicts.
  • Global Conflicts.
  • Superpowers.
  • Role of the United Nations.
  • Other Intergovernmental Organisations. ( NATO)
  • Resolving conflicts – Security Council.
  • Israel-Palestine conflict. (Religious and territorial)
  • Sanctions.
  • Types of Sanctions.
  • US-China Trade war.
  • Peace Process.
  • Syria – Case.
  • Why Peacemaking is difficult?

Assessment Details:

  • Question Paper will consist of questions seeking a short, medium and long response.
  • The assessment will be an On-Screen assessment to assess Criteria A, B, C & D – 2 HOURS
  • All the resources shared on Curricle(subject resource sheet and central presentations), Google Classroom as well as the worksheets provided(online or in hard copy), classroom discussions, case studies examples, and notes will be considered as a part of the syllabus and will be sufficient to prepare for the assessment.

 

Important notes for On-screen Assessment:

  • Fully charged Chromebook will be required along with your personal stationery and the usage of only wired earphones is permitted. In case your Chromebook is given for repair, bring a receipt for the same.
  • Rough papers will be given if needed for rough work. These will not be taken as submissions.

 

In case of any query/concern, please feel free to approach any of the Grade – 9 Integrated Humanities educator.

 

Thanks and regards,

Grade 9 Integrated Humanities team.

 

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