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Transitions - History And Civics ICSE Class 9

Transitions

author: Anuradha Sud & Shiladitya Ghosh

Supporting Material: Available

Transitions 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.

About Author

Books 3-5
Soumitra Kapur has done her B.A. and B.Ed. in History. She started her journey as a primary school teacher in December 1992 in Hindi High School, Kolkata. Subsequently, she shifted to Sushila Birla Girls' School (under the same trust, Vidya Mandir, Society) in 1995.
 
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 to 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 3-5 is a completely revised and updated edition of three books mapped for Social Studies for primary learners. The content has been presented in a simple student friendly manner. Everyday example are given from the learners immediate environment to help in easy comprehension of the concepts.
 
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 organised 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 3 to 5

  • 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
  • Move Forward, a lead-in activity, that introduces the topic and probes prior knowledge
  • Tailends contains additional information and interesting facts
  • Stop Over, contains in-text questions to check knowledge retention
  • Think it Over poses thought-provoking questions
  • Picture study reinforces learning and improves retention
  • Sum it up revision mind maps with every chapter ensure easy and quick recall
  • Useful Weblinks enable further exploration of topics
  • Model Test Papers for assessments

 
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
  • AddOn 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

  • Important questions from ten year ICSE Board papers
  • Photo Study questions based on the ICSE pattern
  • In Focus highlights the main topics covered
  • Timeline to present events in historical sequence with pictures
  • Excerpts and speeches provide a conceptual background
  • What's More provides interesting facts to engage learners attention
  • Maps, diagrams and pictures for visual representation of text and clearer understanding of the concepts
  • Time to Think whets curiosity and encourages discussion
  • Task on Hand encourages reading and research
  • Double page revision web chart after each chapter which is now in 4 colour
  • Two Model Test Papers for classes 9 and 10
  • Solved Sample Questions Papers For class 10

Supporting Material

Transitions 3-5
For Facilitators:
Teacher's Support components containing:
     •   Lesson Plans
     •   Rubrics for assessment of project work and activities
     •   Template for worksheets in the Lesson Plans
     •   Answer keys
     •   Interactive CD with flip book to make the classroom interactive
 
Transitions 6-8
For Learners:
     MobApp QR codes enrich the learning experience by adding a new dimension
For Facilitators:
Teacher's Support components containing:
     •   Lesson Plans
     •   Rubrics for assessment of project work and activities
     •   Template for worksheets
     •   Outline of maps
     •   Answer keys
     •   Suggestions for effective learning
     •   Interactive CD with pneumonics

New Transitions -History and Civics- 6

Coursebook

isbn
9789352712656
price
315

New Transitions - History and Civics - 7

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isbn
9789352712663
price
365

New Transitions -History and Civics-8

Coursebook

isbn
9789352712670
price
370

Transitions - History And Civics ICSE Class 9

Coursebook

isbn
9789325967564
price
375

Transitions - History And Civics - 10

Coursebook

isbn
9789325967571
price
375

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