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Chiranjiv Bharati School, Palam Vihar (Class IV Social Studies Syllabus) Book: Social Studies for Juniors Class

IV by Goyal Brothers Prakashan Month Days Content Skills Activities Evaluation April 22 Ch 1 Face of our Motherland *The students will know about the 1) On the map of India, show the Revision India The Crown and the Cone of India neighbouring countries of India. physical divisions and colour the exercise and India & the World * They will also learn about the same. Class test. India & Its Neighbours Physical Features of India. 2) Do the Question No. E given on FAI &F A II Physical Division s of India page no. 9 of the text book. 3) On the map of Asia, mark & label India & its neighbouring countries. Ch 2 The Northern Mountain Wall Peaks in the Himalayas Karakoram Mountains Greater Himalayas or the Himadri Range The Himachal Range Shiwaliks How the Himalayas Help Us Life in the Northern Mountains The North-Eastern States The students will learn about * The location of the Himalayas * The first persons to climb Mt. Everest * The Three Ranges of the Himalayas * How the Himalayas are useful to us. *The states lying in the Northern Mountains * The crops grown , the languages spoken, the dresses worn, the festivals celebrated by the people living in these states.

4) Find out the names of three animals living in snow clad mountains, Animals with chick fur and layers of fat stay warm. 5) Make a collage of the crops grown, the dresses worn and festivals celebrated by people living in Northern Mountains.

Revision exercise FAI & F A II

May

15 Ch 15 Means of Transport Types of Transport The students will learn about: * The different means of transport used nowadays. 6) Do Activity no. 2 on page no. 102 of your text book FA1

Ch16 Means of Communication The students will learn about the different means of communication. July 24 Ch 3 The Northern Plains Himalayan Rivers and the Ganga, Brahamaputra, Satluj basins. Life in the Northern Plains Knowledge expansion of students in the areas of : * States lying in the Northern Plains *The main rivers originating in the Himalayas and their basins *Types of crops grown, languages spoken, the dresses worn, the festivals celebrated in these states. 8) On the map of India, mark & color the Northern Plains. 9) Make a list of the wildlife sanctuaries, national parks and bird sanctuaries located in the fertile Northern Plains of India. 7) Write the names of three educational programs you have seen on television. FA1 FAII

Ch4 The Western Desert of India The Indian Desert Climate Life in the Desert and Central Plateau

Students will learn about: *The location of Thar Desert *The type of climate and vegetation in the Thar Desert *Life in Deserts and Central Plateau *How can we check the spread of deserts

10) Draw a picture of Life in desert showing people wearing cheerful bright colours, in a stunning contrast with the arid brown desert. 11) On a map of India, mark and lable the Indian Desert.

SA1

Aug

21 Ch 5 The Southern Plateau Malwa, Chhotanagar, Deccan Plateau Life in the Southern Plateaus Students will learn about*The location of Southern Plateaus * The states located in the Southern Plateaus * The crops grown, languages spoken, the clothes worn , the minerals found and the festivals celebrated in these states. Students will learn about : * The major seasons of India * How seasons affect our life. 12) Mark & Label the Southern Plateaus. 13) We all use cotton in our daily life. Paste pictures of the things made by using cotton. Class test SAI

Ch 8 The climate of Our Country Factors affecting climate Seasons of India Summer, Winter, Monsoon, Spring and Autumn Sept 23 Ch6 Coastal Plains and the Islands of India The Coastal Plains Western & Eastern Coastal Plains Importance of coastal plains The Islands The Andaman and Nicobar Islands Lakshadweep Islands The Importance of islands

14)Make a collage on fruits and vegetables we get in different seasons in India .(Summer, Winter and Rainy Season)

Class test SAI

Students will learn about *new terminology like gulf, island, lagoon. *locating the coastal plains, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep Islands on a map of India. * The crops grown, languages spoken, the dresses worn and the festivals celebrated in these states.

15) Mark and label the following on the map of India: Lakshadweep islands, Ahmedabad, Anand, Gir Forests, Goa and the Malabar coast. 16) Paste the pictures of the products made by coconut.

Class test and activity. Map work

Ch7 Life in Eastern Coastal Region States located in the Eastern Coastal Region Life in The Eastern Coastal Regions

The students will learn about the * States located in the Eastern Coastal Region * The crops grown, languages spoken, the clothes worn and festivals celebrated in these states.

17) Make a collage on the Natural Disaster Tsunami which hit Andaman & Nicobar Islands in December 2004.

Oct

16 Ch 9 Soils of India a) Types of soils Students will learn about : *What is soil? How is it formed? *What is soil erosion? *Ways to prevent soil erosion *The different types of soils found in India. 18) On a map of India, mark and label the various soils found in India. Class test

Nov

15 Ch 11 Water Resources Canals, wells, tanks, dams Students will learn about : *Plants, Human beings and animals need water. *The main sources of water *The main means of irrigation in India. *Conservation of water The students will know*The two levels of Government in our country *The functions of the State Governments *How the members of the Parliament are elected. 19) Make a list of ANY FIVE ways by which we can save water. 20)Make a collage of pictures showing water pollution and write down any three ways of reducing water pollution 21) Name five Political Parties of India and draw their symbols. 22) Do Activity No.2 on page no.129 of your text book FAIII

Ch 20 Our Government a) The Central Government b) State Governments c)Judiciary

FAIII SAII

Dec

21 Ch 12 Our Mineral Resources a) Metallic minerals & Non-metallic minerals The knowledge of students will be enhanced regarding the availability of minerals in India, where are they found and what are minerals. 23) Make a non-fire dish in the class, thus saving on the fuel. 24)Do the activity no.1 given on page no. 85 of your text book FAIII

Ch 13 Agriculture a) Kharif vrops/Rabi crops b) Cereals or Foodgrains c) Fruits & Vegetables

Students will learn about the different crops grown in different seasons in different states.

25)Find out the staple food of your family and collect samples of various types of pulses from the market 26)Write any four ways by which you can save leftover food.

FAIII

Ch 19 Our National Symbols a) National Flags b) National Anthem c) National Song & Emblem

Students will learn about the National Symbol, Anthem, Emblem and Song of our country.

27) Collect and paste pictures of our National animal, National bird, National flower, National emblem and National game in the copy.

SAII Class test FAIII

Jan

18 Ch 14 Our Human Resources a)Humans as a resource Students will learn about the most important resource of a country. The steps government is taking to improve human resources. Students learn about the meaning of socialism, secularism, democracy and republic. They will come to understand the Fundamental Rights, Duties and Directive Principles laid down in the constitution. 28)Find out the present population of your state and city you are living in.

Ch21 Our Goals, Rights & Duties a) Our Fundamental Rights, Duties & Directive Principles. b) Meaning of Sovereign, Socialist, Secular & Democratic

29)Make a list of your Rights and Duties in the school (What you must do and what you must not do in the school)

SAII

Feb

21 Ch 17 Our Rich Heritage a) Language b) Our Dresses c) Dance & Music Revision Read L-18- Thoughts That Make Us Better Human Beings at home during Winter break. Students will learn about the rich culture and heritage of India. 30)Make rangoli on a greeting card of your favorite festival.

Mar

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