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Transitions

author: Anuradha Sud, Shiladitya Ghosh, Sheila Bhattacharya & Monica Bose

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Transitions 6-8 brings alive History and Civics for learners and transforms these subjects into an exciting journey. The books strictly follow the guidelines of the Inter State Board for Anglo-Indian Education and the ICSE Board. The series fosters a sense of history in young learners by reconstructing the past and introduces young minds to people and events from the past. It also makes students feel responsible towards their surroundings and fellow beings.

 

Transitions 9–10 is our completely revised and updated edition mapped to CISCE Curriculum for History and Civics. A plethora of beautiful photographs, images, timelines, maps and stories have been incorporated to help learners learn in an organised manner. Comprising exciting visuals and new features, the series aims to make the study of the past and present a joyous learning experience for middle school learners.

About Author

Books 6-7

Anuradha Sud spent her childhood in Patna from where she completed her secondary examination under Bihar Board from St Joseph’s  Convent Patna in 1978.

While teaching in St Augustine’s Day School Kolkata, she completed her B.Ed., in English and Social Studies from Annamalai University in 1989, followed by M.A. in History in the year 1992 from the same university. She has 29 years of teaching experience.

 

Book 8

Shiladitya Ghosh is Director, Curriculum and Training at Shiv Nadar Foundation, Vidya Gyan Leadership Academy, he is passionate about making ‘teaching and learning’ in the classroom exciting and meaningful such that it brings the students back to the class again and again.

He has served as the Director, Teacher Empowerment Initiatives at Encyclopedia Britannica. Earlier he has worked as the Regional Implementation manager at XSEED.

 

Transitions 9-10

Sheila Bhattacharya has taught history for 12 years at the secondary level. She has taught at Mayo College Ajmer and Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai.

Monica Bose has taught for 35 years at the secondary level. She was the Vice-Principal and Senior Academic Coordinator of pre-primary to class X (including History Department), Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai. She is a consultant for ICSE schools and also undertakes teacher training workshops. She is a member of Library Sub-Committee BNHS.

About the Series

Transitions 6-8 is a completely revised and updated edition of three books mapped to ICSE syllabus for History and Civics. A plethora of beautiful photographs, images, timelines, maps and stories have been incorporated to help learners learn in an organized manner.

 

Transitions 9-10 conform to the latest ICSE syllabus. The content has been carefully planned and crafted to ensure comprehensive coverage of the prescribed syllabi. The simple, clear, and smooth-flowing text enables learners to imagine, think, question and interpret logically the various transitions and crossroads in history. The Civics section explains the nuances of the political scene in a lucid and easy-to-follow style

Salient Features

Transitions Book 6 to 8

  • Four colour edition with new vibrant visuals and addition of detailed maps which support the text
  • Glossary of new words with explanation in simple and crisp language
  • In Focus encapsulates the area of study in each chapter
  • Timelines help place events in a proper chronological sequence
  • Move Forward, a lead-in activity, that introduces the topic and probes prior knowledge
  • Add On contains additional information and interesting facts
  • Connecting Bridges, indicating parallel historical developments in other parts of the world
  • Time to Think poses thought-provoking questions
  • Picture study reinforces learning and improves retention
  • Revision Webcharts with every chapter ensure easy and quick recall
  • Useful Weblinks enable further exploration of topics
  • Root of the Word, explaining the origin of key words and concepts
  • Two model test papers for assessment.

Transitions Book 9 and 10

  • In Focus: encapsulates the area of study in each chapter
  • Timelines: help place historical events in a proper chronological sequence
  • Move Forward: introduces the topic and probes prior knowledge
  • Add On: contains additional information and facts
  • Connecting Bridges: indicates parallel historical developments in other parts of the world
  • Time to Think: poses thought-provoking questions
  • Glossary: enhances the vocabulary of the learners
  • Picture Study: reinforces learning and improves retention
  • Webcharts: gives a short summary of the chapter
  • Web Links: enable further exploration of topics
  • Root of the Word: explains the origin of key concepts in Civics
  • Model Test Papers: two test papers help in assessment
  • Double Spreads: attractive infographics based on specific concepts

Supporting Material

Transitions 6-8

For learners:

Madhubun 360° free mobile app to enrich the learning experience by adding a new dimension

Comics by Amar Chitra Katha to shed more light on the concepts taught

QR codes with interesting videos and animations to make the chapter more interesting

For facilitators:

• Teacher’s Support Book

• Fun Animations

• User-friendly Test Generator

• Printable Worksheets

• Exciting Games

• i-Book with Interactive Activities

• Interesting Timelines

• Digital Dictionary

• Concise Answer Keys

• Extensive Lesson PlansSpecific

 

Transitions 9-10

For Facilitators:

  • 2D and 3D animations
  • Timeline widget
  • Digital dictionary
  • Concept-based game
  • i-book with interactivities
  • User-friendly test generator
  • Additional printable worksheets (with answer key)

New Transitions -History and Civics- 6

New Transitions -History and Civics- 6

isbn
9789352712656
price
335

New Transitions - History and Civics - 7

New Transitions - History and Civics - 7

isbn
9789352712663
price
385

New Transitions -History and Civics-8

New Transitions -History and Civics-8

isbn
9789352712670
price
395

Transitions - History And Civics ICSE Class 9

Transitions - History And Civics ICSE Class 9

isbn
9789352719037
price
375

Transitions - History And Civics - 10

Transitions - History And Civics - 10

isbn
9789352719044
price
390

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