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Class 8                                                                         Social Science

Month

Subject

Unit/Topics

Activity

Map Skill

Map Book

April

Geography

Ch-1.     Natural Resources

Activity mentioned in Page 14.

   
 

Civics

Ch-1.     Our Constitution

Activity mentioned in Page 248.

   
 

History

Ch-1.     The Birth of Modern India

Activity mentioned in Page 128-129.

Page 129

 
 

History

Ch-2.     From Trade to Political Supremacy    

Activity mentioned in Page 141.

Page 141

Page 4

May

Geography

Ch-2.     Land, Soil and Water Resources      

Activity mentioned in Page 25.

Page 26

 
 

Civics

Ch-2.     Secularism and the Constitution  

Activity mentioned in Page 253.

   
 

Civics  

Ch-3.     The Parliamentary Form of Government    

Activity mentioned in Page 261.

   

July

Periodic Test I (Syllabus April and May)

July

Geography

Ch-3.   Natural Vegetation and Wildlife

Activity mentioned in Page 35.

Page 35

Page 18-23

 

Civics

Ch-4.   Law and Democracy

Activity mentioned in Page 266.

   
 

History

Ch-3.     The Peasants and the Raj

Activity mentioned in Page 148.

Page 148

 

Aug

Geography

Ch-4.     Minerals and Power

Activity mentioned in Page 51.

Page 51

Page 12-17

 

Civics

Ch-5.     The Judiciary

Activity mentioned in Page 274.

   
 

History

Ch-4.     Tribal Communities and the Colonial State    

Activity mentioned in Page 155.

   
 

History

Ch-5.     The Revolt of 1857  

Make a PPT on the heroes of 1857.  

Page 167

Page 6-9

Sept

Revision and Half Yearly Examination (Syllabus April to August)

Oct

Geography

Ch-5.     Agricultural Practice

Activity mentioned in Page 60.

Page 60

Page 44-48

 

Civics

Ch-6.     The Police and the Judiciary

Activity mentioned in Page 280.

   
 

History

Ch-6.     Colonialism and Changes in Urban Patterns

Activity mentioned in Page 175.

   
 

History

Ch-7.     Colonialism and Indian Industries

Activity mentioned in Page 183.

Page 183

 

Nov

Geography

Ch-6.     Major Crops and Case Studies  

Activity mentioned in Page 71.

Page 71

Page 24-29

 

Civics

Ch-7.     Marginalization: Social and   Economic

Activity mentioned in Page 287-288.

   
 

Civics

Ch-8.     Government and Development  

Activity mentioned in Page 296.

   
 

History  

Ch-8.     Colonial Education and Its Impact  

Activity mentioned in Page 193.

   

Dec

Periodic Test II (Syllabus October and November)

Dec

Geography

Ch-7.   Major Industries  

Activity mentioned in Page 86.

Page 86

Page 30-35

 

Civics

Ch-9.     Laws for the Welfare of the People  

Activity mentioned in Page 302.

   
 

History

Ch-9.     Women, Caste and Reform Movement    

Activity mentioned in Page 204.

   

Jan

Geography

Ch-8.     Some Comparative Case Studies  

Activity mentioned in Page 92.

 

Page 40-43

 

History

Ch-10. Art, Architecture and Literature

Activity mentioned in Page 214.

   
 

History

Ch-11. Indian National Movement  

Activity mentioned in Page 228.

Page 228

 

Feb

Geography

Ch-9.     Human Resources

Activity mentioned in Page 101.

Page 101

Page 36-39

 

History

Ch-12. India after Independence  

Activity mentioned in Page 236.

Page 236

Page 10

Feb

Revision

March

Annual Examination (Syllabus October to February + 30% of Term I)