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Learning Social Science at Upper Primary Level 2 – Social Science Subjects and Concept

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Contents covered in this part of the PDF book under Learning Social Science at Upper Primary Level 2 – Social Science Subjects and Concept

Unit 3 : History

  • 3.0 Introduction
  • 3.1 Learning Objectives
  • 3.2 Meaning of History
  • 3.3 Nature of History
  • 3.4 Contents of History at Elementary Level
  • 3.5 Importance of Teaching of History in Social Science Curriculum
  • 3.6 Historical Approach to Understand the Past
  • 3.7 Concept Mapping of Two Chapters in History at Elementary Level
  • 3.8 Let us Sum up
  • 3.10 Suggested Readings and References
  • 3.11 Unit End Exercises

Unit 4 : Geography

  • 4.0 Introduction
  • 4.1 Learning Objectives
  • 4.2 Purpose of Teaching -Learning Geography
  • 4.3 Reflections on Geography
  • 4.4 Approaches to Teaching Geography
  • 4.5 Domain of Geography
  • 4.6 Teaching Geography at the Upper Primary Level
  • 4.6.1 Rationale and Objectives
  • 4.6.2 Contours of Content
  • 4.7 Lesson Plan on Transport
  • 4.8 Let us Sum up
  • 4.9 Glossary / Abbreviation
  • 4.10 Suggested Readings and References
  • 4.11 Unit-End Exercises

Unit 5 : Social And Political Life As An Integrated Subject Of Political Science / Economics / Sociology

  • 5.0 Introduction
  • 5.1 Learning objectives
  • 5.2. Contents of Social and Political Life in Social Science at Elementary Stage
  • 5.2.1 Social and Political Life- A Component of Social Science at Elementary Stage
  • 5.2.2 Social and Political Life – An integrated subject of Political science/ Economics/ Sociology
  • 5.2.3 Contents of Social and Political Life contributing to Social Science
  • 5.3 Methods/Approaches adopted by Social Scientists in Political Science, Economics and Sociology
  • 5.3.1 Methods/approaches adopted by Social scientists in understanding Political science
  • 5.3.2 Methods/approaches adopted by Social scientists in understanding Economics
  • 5.3.3 Methods/approaches adopted by Social scientists in understanding Sociology
  • 5.4 Importance of Social and Political Life as a part of Social Science Curriculum
  • 5.4.1 Significance of Social and Political Life as the part of Social Science curriculum
  • 5.4.2 Pedagogical principles of learning Social and Political Life : Social Science curriculum
  • 5.5 Developing Lesson Plan for Teaching Social and Political Life aspect of Social Science curriculum
  • 5.6. Let Us Sum Up
  • 5.7 Glossary/Abbreviations
  • 5.8 Answers to Check Your Progress
  • 5.9 Suggested Readings and References
  • 5.10 Unit-End Exercises

This study material was originally published on the National Institute of Open Schooling – NIOS website as part of the study material for the Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) programme.


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