Annual Plan Social Science For VI-VIII 2021-22

Annual plan of Social Science for classes VI-VIII As Per NEP 2020

The Annual plan of Social Science for classes – VI-VIII is as per the New Education Policy. It is a complete guideline about the lessons to be taught to the students. Every good teacher and school require an Annual curriculum plan. This Annual curriculum plan of Social Science has general objectives of learning, syllabus distribution, projects and assessment guidelines. It includes Social Science curriculum provided by CBSE which is based on National Curriculum Framework (NCF) – 2005. The Annual Plan of  Social Science for classes VI -VIII will help the teachers and students to achieve excellence in learning. 

Annual Plan of Social Science for classes VI-VIII 

Annual curriculum plan of Social Science VI-VIII

Social Science Annual curriculum plan for classes VI-VIII – 2021-22

CLASS VI 

SOCIAL SCIENCE 

Annual Plan Social Science – 2021-22 

TERM 

I 

PORTION TO BE COMPLETED 

SCHEDULE OF ASSESSMENT & UNIT TESTS 

TEST DATE AND PORTION 

ACTIVITIES PLANNED

 

APRIL TO SEPTEMBER  Unit 1 – THE EARTH OUR HABITAT  
Chapter 1 – The Earth in the Solar System
2 – Globe Latitudes and Longitudes
3 – Motions of the Earth
4 – Maps 
ASSESSMENT-I   SYLLABUS FOR UNIT TEST -I
Geog.
Ch 1 -The Earth in the Solar System
History
Chapter 1 – What, Where, How and When?
Pol. Sc.
Ch 1 – Understanding Diversity
Holiday Home-Work Worksheet / Project
Prepare a model of Solar System from waste materials.
OR
Prepare a video showing Day and Night (Rotation) on Earth.
  HISTORY 
Unit 2: History our Past
Chapter 1 – What, Where, How and When?
2 – From Hunting – Gathering to Growing Food
3 – In the Earliest Cities
4 – What Books and Burials Tell Us
5 – Kingdoms, Kings and an Early Republic
6 – New Questions and Ideas 
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT-II   SYLLABUS FOR UNIT TEST –II
Geog.
Ch 3 – Motions of the Earth
History
Ch 4 – What Books and Burials Tell Us
Pol. Sc.
Ch 3 – What is Government
ACTIVITY FOR ASSESSMENT –II
Act – 1 (10) Multidisciplinary Project 
Write an essay in Hindi/English on the topic ” Dog is the best friend humans have”.
OR
Debate/ Discuss on the topic “Hunting is better than Farming”
Activity 2 (10)  
Group Activity:
Collage “Difference between democratic and non-democratic form of government 
OR PPT Topic: What diversities do you see in your surroundings? 
OR
Measure the distance of any five places on the map and calculate the actual distance on the earth. (integrating with Mathematics) 
  POLITICAL SCIENCE: Social and Political Life
Unit 3     
Chapter 1 – Understanding Diversity
2 – Diversity and Discrimination
3 – What is Government4 – Key Elements of a Democratic Government  

 

 

 

TERM – II 

PORTION TO BE COMPLETED

 

SCHEDULE OF ASSESSMENT & UNIT TESTS

 

TEST DATE AND PORTION

 

ACTIVITIES PLANNED 

  GEOGRAPHY 
Unit 1 – THE EARTH OUR HABITAT  
Chapter 5 – Major Domains of the Earth
6 – Major Landforms of the Earth 
7 – Our Country India
8 – India Climate Vegetation and Wildlife  
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT-III   SYLLABUS FOR UNIT TEST -III
Geog.
Ch 5- Major Domains of the Earth
History
Chapter 7 – Ashoka, The Emperor Who Gave Up War
Pol. Sc.
Chapter 5 – Panchayati Raj
ACTIVITY FOR  ASSESSMENT -III
First Activity- (10) MCQSecond Activity -2 (10)
Map Skills: On a political map of India identify and locate the following:
1) Longitudinal Extent
2) Latitudinal Extent
3) Standard Meridian
4) Sea and Oceans
OR
Compare the landforms, dress, food and occupation of Chhattisgarh with Gujarat.
  
  HISTORY: History our Past 
Chapter 7 – Ashoka, The Emperor Who Gave Up War
8 – Vital Villages, Thriving Towns
9 – Traders, Kings and Pilgrims
10 – New Empires and Kingdoms
11 – Buildings, Paintings and Books 
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT-IV  PORTION FOR UNIT TEST –IV
Geog.
Chapter 8 – India Climate Vegetation and Wildlife
History
Ch: India-My Motherland (Map work)
Pol. Sc.
Chapter 10 – New Empires and Kingdoms
ACTIVITY FOR  ASSESSMENT –IV 
First Activity (10):
Recording of a weather chart and analyzing the reasons. (To be done in Home work notebooks.)Second Activity (10):
Homework/ Classwork note-books to be assessed. 
  POLITICAL SCIENCE 
Chapter 5 – Panchayati Raj
6 – Rural Administration
7 – Urban Administration
8 – Rural Livelihoods
9 – Urban Livelihoods
  
     
    SESSION ENDS     

Annual Plan Social Science for classes VI-VIII

CLASS – VII 

SOCIAL SCIENCE 

Annual Plan Social Science- 2021-22  

TERM-     I 

PORTION TO BE COMPLETED 

TEST

PLANNED 

TEST DATE AND PORTION 

ACTIVITIES PLANNED

 

APRIL TO SEPT.  Geography 
(Our Environment)
Chapter 1: Environment
2 Inside our earth
3: Our changing earth
4: Air
5: Water 
ASSESSMENT-I   PORTION: UNIT TEST –I 
Ch-1: Components of environment 
Ch-9: Medieval Period SYLLABUS FOR UNIT TEST –II 
  Ch3: The surface and interior of the earth 
Ch10: The rise of small kingdoms in the North India.  
First Activity  (10)  
Holiday Home-Work 
Worksheet / Project 
 
  History  
Chapter 1 Tracing changes through a thousand years.
2. New kings and kingdoms.
3. The Delhi Sultans.
4. The Mughal Empire.
5. Rulers and Buildings.
6. Towns, Traders and Craft persons. 
ASSESSMENT-II  SYLLABUS FOR UNIT TEST –II 
  Ch3: The surface and interior of the earth 
Ch10: The rise of small kingdoms in the North India.  
Second Activity (10)  
Group Activity:  
Make a collage comparing the kingdoms of North with South Indian Kingdoms. 
OR 
PPT Topic:  
L -18: Democracy and Equality 
L -3: The surface and interior of the earth  
L-20: importance of Media   
  POLITICAL SCIENCE 
Chapter 1. On Equality
2. Role of the Government in Health.
3. How the state Government works.
4. Growing up as Boys and Girls.  
     

TERM – II 

PORTION TO BE COMPLETED 

TEST

PLANNED 

TEST DATE AND PORTION 

ACTIVITIES PLANNED 

OCT. TO FEB.  Geography  
Chapter 6. Natural vegetation and wildlife.
Ch- 7. Human Environment – Settlement, Transport and Communication 
8. Human environment interactions- The Tropical and the Sub-Tropical regions
9: Life in the Deserts.    
ASSESSMENT-III   PORTION FOR UNIT TEST –III                                                      
Chapter 5: Water surrounding the earth (Map-work) 
Chapter 7 Tribes, Nomads and settled communities.
Chapter 5 Women change the world. 
ACTIVITY – III 
MCQ Activity- (10)   
Activity -2 (10) Map Skills (10) On a political map of India identify and locate the following:  
Water Surrounding the Earth 
  
  History  
Chapter 7 Tribes, Nomads and settled communities.
Chap. 8 Devotional Paths to the Divine.
Ch- 9 The Making of Regional Cultures.
Chapter 10. Eighteenth century Political Formations. 
ASSESSMENT-IV   SYLLABUS FOR UNIT TEST –IV  
Ch: 15 The Mughal Empire 
Ch: 21 Advertising and Democracy 
Ch- 7. Human Environment – Settlement, Transport and Communication  
ACTIVITY–IV 
Act-1 (10): Recording of a weather chart and analysing the reasons. (To be done in Home work notebooks.) Activity 2 (10): 
Homework/ Classwork  
  Political Science 
Chapter 5 Women change the world.
Ch 6. Understanding Media
Chapter 7. Markets around us.
Ch 8. A shirt in the market.
Chapter 9. Struggles for equality. 
     
    SESSION ENDS     

Annual Plan Social Science for classes VI-VIII

CLASS VIII  

SOCIAL SCIENCE  

Annual Plan Social Science – 2021-22 

TERM-I 

PORTION TO BE COMPLETED 

TEST

PLANNED 

TEST DATE AND PORTION 

ACTIVITIES PLANNED 

  GEOGRAPHY 
Resources-Utilization and Development 
1. Natural Resources-Land, Soil and water 
2. Natural resources-Vegetation and Wild Life  
ASSESSMENT-I   PORTION FOR UNIT TEST -I  
Geography:-Ch-1 Resources, Utilization & Development
History:
Ch-8: Modern Period
Civics:
Ch-15 Role of the Constitution till page 152  
ASSESSMENT – I (20)
Holiday Home-Work
ACTIVITY FOR  ASSESSMENT –II (20)
1. PROJECT-WORK INTERDISCIPLINARY (Group Activity) -(10) 
  HISTORY 
Chapter 1. How, When and Where  
2 From Trade to Territory
3. Ruling the countryside.
4. Tribes, Dikus and the vision of Golden Age
5 When People Rebel 
 

UNIT TEST

OR

ASSESSMENT-II  

SYLLABUS FOR UNIT TEST –II 
Geography: Ch:2 Natural resources –land soil &water. 
History:  
Ch-9 Establishment of British rule in India 
Civics: 
Indian Secularism  
2. (Activity- 10)
Listen to the News or read newspaper for two weeks and classify the news related to the working of the institutions:
The Legislature
The Executive
The Judiciary in a Scrap Book  
  POLITICAL SCIENCE 
Chapter 1  The Indian Constitution 
2 Understanding Secularism 
3 Why do we need a Parliament 
4 Understanding Laws
5 Judiciary 
     

TERM-II 

PORTION TO BE COMPLETED 

TEST

PLANNED 

TEST DATE AND PORTION 

ACTIVITIES PLANNED 

  GEOGRAPHY 
Unit 1 – THE EARTH OUR HABITAT  
Mineral and energy Resources 
Agriculture  
Manufacturing Industries  
Human Resources  
ASSESSMENT-III   PORTION PLANNED FOR UNIT TEST -III  
Geography: Ch 4: Mineral and Energy Resources
History:  Ch 12 Impact of British Rule on India    
Civics:  Ch-19: The Union Executive   
ACTIVITY FOR  ASSESSMENT –III (20)
1. (Activity- 10 ) Make a table of different crops with the following : soil, temperature, rainfall, areas where found.
(Group Activity) 2. (Activity- 10)
Make a power point presentation on any one
Colonial Architecture in India.
Difference in construction style in City of old Delhi and New Delhi. (Group Activity)
  HISTORY 
Chapter 6 Weavers, Iron Smelters and Factory Owners.
Chapter 7. Civilizing the “Native” Educating the Nation.
Chapter 8. Women Caste and Reform.
Chapter 9. The Making of the National Movement 1870 – 1947.
Chapter 10 India after Independence 
ASSESSMENT-IV  PORTION:
UNIT TEST –IV  
History:
Ch 13-The Nationalist Movement (1870 to 1947)
Geography: Ch-5 Agriculture
Civics:
Ch 6- The Judiciary 
ACTIVITY FOR  ASSESSMENT –IV   
1. *Worksheet on important landmarks in the development of our country. (Activity- 10) 
OR
Draw the picture of any 5 freedom fighters and mention their contribution in Hindi/English.
OR
Compare the Indian education system with the education system introduced by the British. 
  POLITICAL SCIENCE 
Chapter 6. Understanding our criminal justice system
Chapter 7. Understanding Marginalization
Chapter 8. Confronting Marginalization
Chapter 9. Public Facilities
Ch 10. Law and Social Justice. 
     
    SESSION ENDS     

 

Annual Plan Social Science for classes VI-VIII 

 Conclusion: 

Annual Plan Social Science of  VI-VIII includes: 

  • Connecting knowledge to life outside classroom. 
  • Learning is shifted from rote method to understanding concepts. 
  • Activities designed for overall development of children. 
  • Read for knowledge, not for exams. 

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