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Apr 12, 2013 ... SYLLABUS. 2013-2014. CLASS : VIII. Recog. by Directorate of Edu. Govt. of N. Delhi. Aff. to C.B.S.E., Ministry of H.R.D., Govt. of India cation,.

2017 - 2018

CLASS : VIII

* Recognized by Directorate of Education, Govt. of NCT, Delhi * Permanently Affiliated & Accredited to CBSE, MHRD, Govt. of India * Affiliation No. 2730165

Under the aegis of Seth Pokhar Mal Educational Society

Pitampura, Delhi - 110034

Tel : 27314235, 27313693, 64666462 Fax : 27311473

Website : www.rdpschool.edu.in

Email : [email protected]

Our Vision : Excellence in Education Our Mission : To strive for the strong foundation of young learners in the age group of 3+ to 17 years which will facilitate them to become active participants in life long learning and earning by integrating both national and international dimensions in the curriculum supported by the state-of-the-art infrastructure. Our Philosophy : “You are a Child of immortality. Your roots go deep to eternity, Your reach is unto infinity." “ A child is not a vessel to be filled but a lamp to be lighted."

Mission Statement (2017 - 2022) “The school will develop a well-knit system to contribute towards Digital India Programme by digitalizing 40% of its processes by 2018 and 60% by 2022 consequently reducing the paper usage and promoting environmental sustainability. The school will contribute toward the clean India mission by organizing frequent cleanliness drives, spreading awareness about hygiene through street plays and other mass awareness programmes."

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INDEX

Page No.

1.

Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...........

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2.

Examination schedule……………………………..………………………………………………………………………………………………………………....

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English………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..…………

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Mathematics………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………............. 11-14

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Hindi….…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………......... 15-18

6.

Science…………..……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..............……...... 19-21

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Social Science……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………............. 22-25

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German …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………....... 26-27

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French……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………....... 28-29

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10. Spanish ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..... 30-31 11. Information & Communication Technology…………………………………………………………………………………………………..............…

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12. Physical & Health Education…………………………………………………………………………………………………………….......................…

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13. Life Skills………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...……

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14. Visual and Performing Art ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….............…

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15. Library Task ...........................................................................................................................................................

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16. Intra Class Activities……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………......…

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17. Year Planner……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………....…

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18. List of Holidays ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………......…

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R.D.P.S. RUKMINI DEVI PUBLIC SCHOOL Session: 2017-18 Class: VIII This booklet provides an overview of scholastic and co-scholastic areas to be held in the academic session of the respective class along with concerned syllabi, evaluation system and tentative schedule of the same. I. INTRODUCTION The holistic development of the child involves both the scholastic and the co-scholastic areas of pupil's growth. Thus, we try to inculcate the habits of regular study, discipline, sense of responsibility, co-operation, community service and civic consciousness in our children. In order to meet our target of preparing young Rukminians to face the future challenges with confidence, the school believes in preparing and evaluating the students qualitatively in scholastic and co-scholastic areas. Areas of Assessment 1) Scholastic Areas

2) Co-Scholastic Areas

3) Co-Scholastic Activities

1. (A) SCHOLASTIC AREAS (Academic subjects) : This includes academic subjects and Internal assessment details of the respective subjects. The student will be assessed in the 6 academic subjects namely Language I, Language II, Language III, Mathematics, Science and Social Science. Regular classes are provided by the school in the above mentioned academic subjects. Students will be evaluated in all the subjects for their understanding comprehensively through Periodic Tests, Notebook submission, Subject enrichment activities, half yearly and yearly exam. Marks and grades both will be awarded for individual subjects as per the 8 point grading scale. Marks Range

91-100

81-90

71-80

61-70

51-60

41-50

33-40

32 & below

Grade

A1

A2

B1

B2

C1

C2

D

E (Needs Improvement)

1. (B) Periodic Assessment: Periodic assessment will be done by the respective subject teacher twice in the session in Term 1 and Term 2. Under periodic assessment, the students will be assessed through periodic Tests (30 marks); Notebook Submission (5 marks) and Subject Enrichment Activities (5 marks) for Language I, Language II, Language III, Science, Mathematics and Social Science. Under Subject Enrichment, activities related to speaking and listening skills will be taken up for languages, practical lab work for Science, Maths Lab practical for Mathematics, Map work & project work for Social Sciences. Details for the same are mentioned in the syllabus pages of respective subject.

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CO-SCHOLASTIC AREAS (Non- academic subjects) For holistic development of the students co-curricular activities in Work Education, Art Education, Health and Physical Education will be carried out by r e s p e c t i v e teachers. The aspect of regularity, sincere participation, output and teamwork be the generic criteria for grading in co-scholastic activities.

Co- Scholastic Areas/ Activities Work Education



Art Education

Health and Physical Education

Work Education: Work education will hone the computer literacy skills of the students. -

ICT comprises of curriculum related to Information and Communication Technology. Regular classes are provided by the school in this subject. It will be assessed on the basis of 3 point grade scale term-wise (A = Outstanding B = Very Good and C= Fair) under the guidance of respective subject teacher.

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Annual Project: Every student has to complete an annual IT project. The details are as follows: Guided by the mission statement and the ACT approach, an annual project is assigned to the students of classes V to VIII to equip them with the skills o a global lifelong learner. It is a research project in which student's work in groups to find answers of their research questions related to their chosen subject areas. In class VIII, the focus of the project work will be on collaboration with peers across the globe.

Annual Project work plan (2017-18) Phase

Particulars

Duration

Expected Learning Outcomes

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1.1) Orientation Session to brief guidelines and group details 1.2) Formulation of research questions on the chosen topic 1.3) Division of research question into four subquestions to reach conclusion

03.04.17 to 05.05.17

Student will be able, 1. To comprehend the guidelines and support material to frame the 'research question'. 2. To collaborate on shared online platform within group.

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2.1) Collection, analysis and organization of information, to reach conclusion in accordance to the research questions using Google docs for collaboration.

06.5.17 to 16.07.17

Student will be able, 1. To conclude and find answers to their research questions. 2. To prepare the final word document ready to be converted to digital flipbook.

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Preparing the digital flipbook using www.flipsnak.com

17.7.17 to 24.9.17

Student will be able, 1. To create the digital flipbook using the various features available on the flipbook creation platform (maximum 15 pages)

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Preparation of research work Presentation (PPT / props / play etc.)

25.9.17 to 14.1.18

Student will be able, 1. To prepare the story board of their chosen mode of presentation 2. To use apt pictures, props, dialogues etc as applicable to their chosen mode of presentation. 3. To enumerate their content in bullet form.

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Mock sessions

15.1.18 to 28.1.18

Student will be able, 1. To practice coordination between the partners in accordance to their final presentation -PPT / props / play etc.

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Final Evaluation

29.1.18 to 02.02.18

Student will be able, 1. To give final presentation in confirmation to the guidelines of the presentation rubric within the time duration of 6 minutes.

It will be assessed on 3 point grading scale term-wise (A = Outstanding B = Very Good and C= Fair). •

Art Education: A student has to choose any one of the following options: Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, Indian Dance, Bharatnatyam & Contemporary Dance, Electronics, Dramatics. Drawing & Painting will be a compulsory subject under Art education It will be assessed on the basis of 3 point grade scale term-wise (A = Outstanding B = Very Good and C= Fair) under the guidance of respective subject teacher.



Health and Physical Education: Health and Physical activity (Sports) is given regular class twice a week. Students are provided with an opportunity to get professionally trained in the area of interest focusing on Physical Fitness, Sportsmanship, Self Sacrifice and Health Care. It will be assessed on the basis of 3 point grade scale term-wise (A = Outstanding B = Very Good and C= Fair) under the guidance of respective subject teacher.

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Discipline: Discipline significantly impacts career shaping and it helps build character. Sincerity, good behaviour and values develop strength and foster unity and co-operation. The students will be assessed for discipline based on the factors like attendance, sincerity, behaviour, values, tidiness, Respectfulness for rules and regulations, attitude towards society, nation and others. Grading on discipline will be done by the class teacher term-wise on a 3 point scale (A = Outstanding B = Very Good and C= Fair)

II. EVALUATION AND PROMOTION The students will be assessed via Periodic Assessment, half yearly and yearly exam spread over the complete academic session which is split in two terms.

Term/ Duration

Tool

Term-I (April –September)

Term–II (October-March)

Periodic Assessment

Half yearly exam

Periodic Assessment

Yearly Exam

Periodic Test–I (30) (Reduced to 10) Notebook Submission (5) + Subject Enrichment activities (5)

Written exam for 80 marks with syllabus covered till announcement of half yearly exam dates by school

Periodic Test–II (30) (Reduced to 10) Notebook Submission (5) + Subject Enrichment activities (5)

Written exam for 80 marks with 30% syllabus of 1st term covering significant topics + entire syllabus of 2nd Term.

Details of Subject enrichment activities are mentioned in the syllabus pages of respective subjects.

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1. Scholastic Areas

Notebook Submission

- Work Education: ICT Annual Project

Half Yearly & Yearly Exam

Periodic Assessment

Periodic Test

2. Co-scholastic Areas

Subject Enrichment Activities

- Art Education - Health & Physical Education

Written exam of 80 marks

3. Discipline

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Attendance Sincerity Behavior Values Tidiness, Respectfulness for rules and regulations, - Attitude towards Society, Nation and others



Promotion to the next class will be as per the norms.



In case there happens to be a holiday on a particular Periodic Test date, the exam will be held on the next working day.



Each student should have 75% of attendance in the session to be eligible to appear in Periodic Test, Half yearly and Final Exam.



It is mandatory for each student to appear in all the Periodic test, Half yearly and Final Exam. If a student misses Periodic test, Half yearly and Final Exam for any reason, one chance of retest is permissible. Amount of Rs. 500/- per subject will be charged as retest fees. Retest date will be informed to the student / parents.



In case a student misses to appear in retest for any reason, absent will be marked and it will be considered as zero for final grading. No second chance will be given for retest.



The answer sheet of Periodic Test/ Half yearly after being checked by the teacher and also checked by the concerned student will be sent to the parents for their information and acknowledgment.

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Examination Schedule

Class : VIII

Test Exam Subject

*Periodic Test I

**Half Yearly

*Periodic Test II

**Yearly Exam

English

10.07.17

15.09.17 onwards

11.12.17

28.02.18 onwards

Mathematics

17.07.17

Science

24.07.17

Social Science

31.07.17

22.01.18

Hindi

09.08.17

29.01.18

Third Language (German/French/Spanish)

14.08.17

*M.M.:30 ; Duration: 1hr

(Date sheet will be provided one month prior to the commencement of the examination)

***11.09.17

**M.M.: 80 ; Duration: 3 hr.

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18.12.17

(Date sheet will be provided one month prior to the commencement of the examination)

26.12.17

29.12.17

***19.02.18

***M.M :40 ; 1 hr 30 min

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Subject : English Prescribed Books :

TEST/EXAM (M.M.)

Periodic Test -1 30 03.04.17 to 09.07.17 Working days: 32 Test Date: 10.07.17

Syllabus: 2017-2018 1. CB: Pearson's Active Teach Images Course Book (8) 3. GB: Pearson's Cornerstone Grammar and Composition Skills (8)

2. WB: Pearson's Active Teach Workbook (8) 4. GK: Pick Your Brain (8)

PERIODIC ASSESSMENT / USE OF ICT

DETAILS OF CHAPTERS TO BE COVERED

PARENTS' INVOLVEMENT

Subject Enrichment Activity Assessment of Speaking Activity: Based on the lesson 'The Open Window', a speaking activity will be conducted wherein students will narrate an incident that occurred with them and left them feeling embarrassed.

CB: L9 WB: L9 WS

: Water Watch (7 pds) : Water Watch (2 pds) : Bio-sketch (3 pds) Notice Writing (3 pds) GB: Unit 7 : Simple Tenses (3 pds) Unit 8 : Continuous Tenses (3 pds) Unit 9 : Perfect and Perfect Continuous Tenses (3pds) Unit 16 : Conjunctions (3 pds) PR: L7 L1 Revision

Class : VIII

ICT: Extra marks Presentation on the following topics: - Bio-sketch - Notice Writing - Conjunctions - Simple Tenses - Continuous Tenses - Perfect and Perfect Continuous Tenses • E-Assessment of 'Grammar topics' • Listening and Speaking Activities in Language Lab • Self-exploration of Grammar Topics in Learning Lab

: The Open Window (2 pds) : The Earthquake (1pd) : (2 pds)

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• Discuss about how laughter serves as a best medicine and how sense of humour changes with time and age.

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CB: L2 L5 WB: L2 L5 WS Before Half yearly 10.07.17 to 14.09.17 Working days: 46

: : : : :

Ozymandias My Financial Career Ozymandias My Financial Career Formal Letter Writing

Subject Enrichment Activity Assessment of Listening Activity: Listening Activity on the following themes will be conducted through the worksheet provided and notified to the students through prior information : • Tips on an ideal home ( Track No. 1.1) • Safety measures to be taken on roads (Track No. 1.2) • Composition and benefits of coconut water (Track No. 1.3) A speech about the architecture of the Lodhi dynasty era (Track No. 1.4)

(10 pds) (7 pds) (3 pds) (2 pds) (3 pds)

GB: Unit 10 : Modals (8 pds) Unit 22 : Simple, Compound and Complex sentences (4 pds) PR: L8 : The Nightingale and the Gloveworm (2pds) L10 : From Storytelling to Filmmaking (2pds) GK : Language and Arts- Women as Wordsmiths, Harry Potter, Shakespeare and his Works, Etymology, Languages of the World, Bestseller of the World, The Name's Bond (1pd) Revision : (4 pds)

ICT: Extra marks Presentation on the following topics: - Formal Letter Writing - Simple, Compound Sentences - Modals • Listening and Speaking Activities in Language Lab • E-Assessment of 'Grammar topics' • Self-exploration of Grammar Topics in Learning Lab

• Discuss the importance of flora and fauna with your ward and motivate him/her to prepare a scrap book on it. • Take your ward to an NGO, which deals with disaster victims and motivate them to donate generously.

Half Yearly 80

Syllabus and assignments covered from 03.04.16 till 14.09.17 + G.K. Worksheets

15.09.17 Onwards

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Subject Enrichment Activity Assessment of Listening Activity: Based on the lesson, 'An Insult that Created an Empire' students will deliver a speech on the topic 'We learn little from victory, but a great deal from defeat'

CB: L6

: The Glove and the Lions (7 pds) L11 : Television (7 pds) L 14 : After Twenty Years (7 pds) Periodic Test -2 WB: L6 : The Glove and the Lions 30 (2 pds) L11 : Television (2 pds) L 14 : After Twenty Years (2 pds) WS : Article Writing (3 pds) 26.09.17 Diary Entry (3pds) to GB: Unit 6 : Determiners (4 pds) 10.12.17 Unit 19 : Direct and Indirect Speech Working days: 48 (4 pds) PR: L3 : Nimai Forever (1 pd) L4 : The Way through the woods Test date: 11.12.17 (1 pd) L12 : An Insult that created an Empire (2 pds) Revision : (3 pds)

ICT: Extra marks Presentation on the following topics: - Article Writing - Diary Entry - Determiners - Direct and Indirect Speech • Listening and Speaking Activities in Language Lab • E-Assessment of 'Grammar Topics' • Self-exploration of Grammar Topics in Learning Lab

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• Discuss the importance of saving water with your ward and guide them how to do so.

R.D.P.S. CB: L15 L17

Before Yearly Exam 11.12.17 to 27.02.18 Working days: 44

Yearly Exam 80 28.02.18 onwards

: The Chimney Sweeper (8 pds) : The Importance of Being Earnest (8 pds) WB: L15 : The Chimney Sweeper (3 pds) L17 : The Importance of Being Earnest (3 pds) WS : Informal Letter Writing (3 pds) Email Letter Writing (3pds) GB: Unit 11 : Non- Finite Verbs (4 pds) Unit 13 : Active and Passive Voice (6 pds) PR: L13 : A Nation's Strength (1pd) L16 : Goodbye, Mr.Chips! (1pd) GK: The World- Enchanting Destinations, Civilization of the World, Famous Celebrities, People Changed the World, Museums of the World, Topical Learning- Page 56 & 57 (1 pd) Revision : (3 pds)

Subject Enrichment Activity Assessment of Listening Activity: Listening Activity on the following themes will be conducted through the worksheet provided and notified to the students through prior information: • Study about the status of the monsoon in India (Track No. 2.1) • A conversation between a teacher and a student (Track No. 2.2) • Five extracts of people talking about the works of the famous anti-apartheid (Track No. 2.3) • A speech about the performance at the historic monument (Track No. 2.4) ICT: Extra marks on the following topics: - Informal Letter - Email Writing - Non- Finite Verbs - Active and Passive Voice • Listening and Speaking Activities in Language Lab • E-Assessment of 'Grammar Topics • Self-exploration of Grammar topics in Learning Lab

• Discuss about how one could face challenges as when one grow from a child into an adult and how one face different challenges and needs guidance to face the world. • Help your ward to gather information on conservationists in India by talking about tiger activists like Mike Pandey and Valmik Thapar.

Syllabus and assignments covered from 26.09.17 till 27.02.18 + G.K. Worksheets + Literature: Chapter 2 : Ozymandias+ Writing Skills: Notice Writing and Formal Letter Writing+ Grammar : Unit 7: Simple Tenses + Unit 8: Continuous Tenses + Unit 9: Perfect and Perfect Continuous Tenses

Note: 1. Subject Enrichment Activity for 5 marks will be evaluated in Term I and Term II respectively. 2. Evaluation of Notebook submission for 5 marks will be done in Term I and Term II respectively on the basis of regularity, punctuality, neatness and notebook upkeep. Reference books: 1. High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren and Martin 2. BBC Compacta-8 3. English Grammar by W.H Wason * WS: Writing Skills * PR: Pleasure Reading

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Subject : Mathematics Prescribed Books : TEST/EXAM (M.M.)

Syllabus: 2017-2018

1. NCERT Maths class 8

DETAILS OF CHAPTERS TO BE COVERED

2. Maths Lab Manual VIII (RDPS) PERIODIC ASSESSMENT / USE OF ICT

Subject Enrichment Activity: Performance in Maths lab activities & recording done. Periodic Test– 1 30

03.04.17 to 16.07.17 Working days: 37 Test Date: 17.07.17

Ch 1 Ch 2

: Rational Numbers (7 pds) : Linear Equations in One Variable (11 pds) Ch 6 : Squares and Square Roots (10 pds) Ch 7 : Cube & Cube Roots (05 pds) Subject Enrichment Activities + Revision (4pds)

Class : VIII

Mathematics Lab Activities: Activity-1. To observe the number pattern and to generate the next step. Activity-6. To obtain square root of natural numbers. ICT: • Extramarks.com for ch- Rational Number, ch- Linear Equations in one variable, ch- Squares and Square Roots, ch- Cube & Cube Roots. • Online videos and practice worksheets.

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PARENTS' INVOLVEMENT

• Rational Numbers: Motivate your child in solving tutorials available on www.educosoft.com and other mathematical websites • Linear equations in one variable :Motivate your child in solving tutorials available on www.educosoft.com and other mathematical websites. • Squares and Square Roots: Assist and motivate your child in learning squares of numbers from 1 to 30. • Cubes and Cube Roots: Assist and motivate your child in learning cubes of numbers from 1 to 30.

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Ch 8 Ch 9

Before Half yearly

17.07.17 to 14.09.17 Working days: 41

: Comparing Quantities. (12 pds) : Algebraic Expressions & Identities (11 pds) Ch 13 : Direct and Inverse Variations (11 pds) Subject Enrichment Activities + Revision (7 pds) G.K. : Sports – Yubee Lakpee, Football Tournaments, The Commonwealth Games, Uncommon Sports, Decathlon, Unusual Sport , Topical LearningPage 54

Subject Enrichment Activity: Performance in Maths lab activities and recording done. Mathematics Lab Activities Activity-7. To verify identity:(a +b)2=a2 +b2 + 2ab Activity-8. To verify identity:(a -b)2=a2 +b2 - 2ab Activity-9. To verify identity:a2 - b2 = (a - b)(a + b) ICT: • Extramarks.com for ch-Comparing Quantities, Ch- Algebraic Expressions & Identities, Ch-Direct and Inverse variation

• Comparing Quantities: Involve your child in banking transactions and make them aware of pass book entries, calculation of interest, fixed deposit. Motivate your child in understanding billing entries so that your child can understand the practical utility of commercial mathematics. • Algebraic Expressions: Help your child in preparing a flow chart explaining the relationship between different types of expressions and their correlation with examples. • Direct and inverse variations: Try and explain your ward the relationship between various quantities observed in daily life like exchange rate and the value of rupee; speed and distance, quantity and cost; height and weight etc.

Half yearly 80

Syllabus and assignments covered from 03.04.17 till 14.09.17 + G.K. Worksheets

15.09.17 Onwards

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Periodic Test -2 30

26.09.17 to 17.12.17 Working days: 53 Test Date: 18.12.17

Ch 3 Ch 4 Ch 10 Ch 12 Ch 14 Subject

: Understanding Quadrilaterals (12 pds) : Practical Geometry (11 pds) : Visualising Soild Shapes (04 pds) : Exponents and Powers (9 pds) : Factorization (13 pds) Enrichment Activities + Revision (4pds)

Subject Enrichment Activity: Performance in Maths lab activities and recording done Mathematics Lab Activities Activity-2. To verify angle sum property of a quadrilateral Activity-3. To verify that sum of exterior angles of a polygon is 360° Activity-4. To verify that adjacent angles of a parallelogram are Supplementary Activity-10. To compare the surface area of two cubes and their combinations Group Activity: In a group of 4-5 members, make a power point presentation on 'Playing with numbers' on topics such as magic squares of odd order / magic squares of even order, number puzzles and riddles / divisibility rules/ letters for digits etc. Share your research with your classmates in the form of a small interactive session. ICT: • Extramarks.com and educosoft.com for Ch- Understanding Quadrilaterals, Ch- Practical Geometry, Ch- Visualising Solid Shapes Ch- Exponents and Powers and Ch- Factorization

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• Understanding Quadrilaterals: Help your child in preparing a collage on the topic: ”Real life applications of quadrilaterals” • Practical Geometry: Assist your ward to collect the pictures of five well known national and international buildings and to identify cones, cylinders, cubes, pyramids and other geometrical shapes in the structure of these buildings. • Visualising Solid Shapes: Give your child a basket full of fruits and help them in slicing each fruit horizontally and vertically, so that they can understand horizontal and vertical cross section of a 3D shape and help them in recognizing the 2D shape whatever is generated after slicing each fruit. Also tell them the top view, side view and bottom view of the fruits. • Exponents and Powers: Assist your child in understanding the comparison of very large numbers and very small numbers and help them in searching the real life applications of Exponents and prepare a project on the same. • Factorization: Help your child in preparing a flow chart explaining the relationship between different types of expressions and their correlation with examples.

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Before Yearly Exam

Ch 15 Ch 11 Ch 05

: Introduction to Graphs (8 pds) : Mensuration (14 pds) : Data Handling (10 pds)

G.K. 18.12.17 to 27.02.18 Working days: 39

: Out of the box- Accidental Inventions, Logo Logic, Cryptic Code, Innovative Gadget, Watermelon Snow, Different , Topical Learning: Page 55 (2 pds) Revision : (5 pds)

Subject Enrichment Activity Performance in Maths lab activities and recording done. Mathematics Lab Activities Activity-14. To represent histogram by paper cutting and pasting Activity-5. To represent given information on a pie chart. Activity-11. To obtain a formula for total surface area of a cuboid. Activity-12. To obtain a formula for the area of a trapezium Activity-13. Perimeter And Area of Rectangle. ICT: • Extramarks.com for Ch- Introduction to Graphs, Ch-Mensuration and ChData Handling.

• Introduction to Graphs: Prepare double bar graph of any of the cricket match held recently and compare the performance of both the teams. • Mensuration: Assist your child in finding area and perimeter of different-2D shapes in the living room. Assist him/her in making and analyzing house maps. Give your child some 3D shapes used in everyday life and tell them to distinguish between their CSA and TSA and find their volume. • Data Handling: Assist your child in analyzing the data of weather forecast of two weeks and prepare comparative piecharts depicting the same.

Yearly Exam 80

Syllabus and assignments covered from 26.09.17 till 27.02.18 + G.K. Worksheets + Ch 1- Rational Numbers +Ch 2 Linear Equations in One Variable covered in Term 1

28.02.18 onwards Note: 1. Subject Enrichment Activity for 5 marks will be evaluated in Term I and Term II respectively. 2. Evaluation of Notebook submission for 5 marks will be done in Term I and Term II respectively on the basis of regularity, punctuality, neatness and notebook upkeep. Reference books: 1) New enjoying Mathematics class 8 (Oxford) 2) Mathematics RD Sharma class 8

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Subject : Science Prescribed Books : TEST/EXAM (M.M.)

Syllabus: 2017-2018 1. Science –Textbook for Class VIII (NCERT)

: Crop Production and Management (9 Pds) Ch 4 : Materials: Metals and Non30 Metals (9 Pds) Ch 13 : Sound 03.04.17 (8 Pds) to Ch 2 : Microorganisms: Friends And 23.07.17 Foe (7 Pds) Ch 14 : Chemical Effects of Electric Working days: 42 Current (7 Pds) Test Date: 24.07.17 Revision : (2 Pds)

2. Pick your Brain (8) PERIODIC ASSESSMENT / USE OF ICT

DETAILS OF CHAPTERS TO BE COVERED

Ch 1

Periodic Test– 1

Class : VIII

Subject Enrichment Activity: 1. To study the reaction between a metal with oxygen and a non metal with oxygen. 2. To study the reaction of a metal with an acid and a base. 3. To study that frequency varies with length. 4. To study focussing of Compound Microscope and observe permanent slides of different microbes. Record your observations. 5. To study Electroplating and record your observations. ICT Ch 1:

Crop Production and Management (Extramarks) Ch 4: Materials: Metals and Non- Metals (Extra Marks) Ch 13: Sound (Extramarks) Ch 2: Microorganisms: Friends And Foe (Extramarks) Ch 14: Chemical Effects of Electric Current (Extramarks) International Dimension Activity: Project name – Harnessing Renewable energy for bright and clean future. Collect information on methodologies used in the following countries: a. Solar energy power generation in Denmark. b. Energy Production by garbage in Sweden

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PARENTS' INVOLVEMENT

• Help your ward in understanding the various ways of storing food items at home by highlighting the techniques of storage adopted at home.

R.D.P.S. Ch 16 Ch 5 Ch 6

: Light (10 Pds) : Coal and Petroleum (7 Pds) : Combustion And Flame Before Half yearly (8 Pds) Ch 18 : Pollution of Air and Water 24.07.17 (5 Pds) to G.K : Science- What is ZrO2?, Tech 14.09.17 Firsts, Black Box, People in the Working Days: 36 Periodic Table, Who does What?, Dinosour World, Topical Learning- Page 51 (1pd) Revision : (5 Pds)

Subject Enrichment Activity: 1. To study the laws of reflection of light 2. To study different zones of candle flame. 3. Map Pointing: On a map of India, locate Petroleum and Coal refineries in India. ICT: Ch 16: Light (Extra Marks) Ch 5:

Coal and Petroleum (Extra Marks)

Ch 6: Combustion And Flame (Extra Marks) Ch 18: Pollution of Air and Water ( Extramarks)

• Help your ward in understanding the importance of Eye Care to avoid Defects of Vision. • Assist your ward in understanding the harmful effects of burning fossil fuels and help them to adopt ways and strategies to reduce them

Half Yearly 80

Syllabus and assignments covered from 03.04.17 till 14.09.17 + G.K. Worksheets

15.09.17 Onwards

: Cell-Structure and Functions (8 Pds) Ch 11 : Force and Pressure (10 Pds) 30 Ch 12 : Friction (8 Pds) Ch 9 : Reproduction in Animals 26.09.17 (10 Pds) to Ch 3 : Synthetic Fibres and Plastics 25.12.17 (8 Pds) Working days: 58 Ch 7 : Conservation of Plants and Animals (10 Pds) Test Date: 26.12.17 Revision : (4 Pds) Periodic Test -2

Ch 8

Subject Enrichment Activity: 1. To observe a permanent slide of Plant Cell(Onion Peel) and Animal Cell (Cheek Cell) and draw comparison between them. 2. To understand that liquid exerts equal pressure at the same depth. 3. To study the effect of friction on the nature of surfaces in contact. 4. To identify fibres through a burning test. 5. To study Asexual Reproduction in Amoeba and Hydra using Permanent slides. ICT: Ch 8: Cell-Structure and Functions(Extra Marks) Ch 11: Force and Pressure (Extra Marks) Ch 12: Friction (Extra Marks) Ch 9: Reproduction in Animals (Extra Marks) Ch 3: Synthetic Fibres and Plastics(Extra Marks) Ch 7: Conservation of Plants and Animals (Extra Marks)

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• Help your ward in preparing a chart on animal and plant cell e n u m e ra t i n g t h e difference between the two. • Counsel your ward about the importance of Personal Hygiene relating it to good Reproductive Health.

R.D.P.S. Ch 10

: Reaching the Age of Adolescence (9 Pds) Before Ch 15 : Some Natural Phenomena Yearly Exam 9 Pds) Ch 17 : Stars and The Solar System (9 Pds) 26.12.17 G.K : The Universe – Mission to Mars, to Mysteries of the Universe, 27.02.18 Constellations, Space Stations, Space Movies, Topical Learning Working Days: 35 – Page 52 & 53 (1 Pd) Revision : (7 Pds)

Subject Enrichment Activity: 1. To collect information on various Constellations and make a report on same. 2. To study Artificial Satellites. ICT: Ch 10: Reaching The Age of Adolescence (Extra Marks) Ch 15: Some Natural Phenomena (Extramarks) Ch 17: Stars and The Solar System (Extra Marks)

• Take your ward to a nearby Planetarium and enhance his/ her understanding of various planets, constellations and stars.

Yearly Exam 80

Syllabus and assignments covered from 26.09.17 till 27.02.18 + G.K. Worksheets+( Ch 16: Light +Ch 13: Sound+ Ch 6: Combustion and Flame) covered in Term I

28.02.18 onwards Note: 1. Subject Enrichment Activity for 5 marks will be evaluated in Term I and Term II respectively. 2. Evaluation of Notebook submission for 5 marks will be done in Term I and Term II respectively on the basis of regularity, punctuality, neatness and notebook upkeep. Reference books: 1. I Explore- A Science Textbook-8 (Cambridge Publications) 2. Science power 8 –Srijan publications 3. Active Teach Universal Science-8 (Pearson)

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R.D.P.S.

Subject : Social Science Prescribed Books :

TEST/EXAM (M.M.)

Syllabus: 2017-2018

History: Our Pasts-III (Part 1 and 2) Civics: Social and Political Life-III

Geography: Resource and development 2. Pick Your Brain (Class 8 G. K) PERIODIC ASSESSMENT / USE OF ICT

DETAILS OF CHAPTERS TO BE COVERED

History Ch 2 : From Trade to Territory (8 pds) Ch 5 : When people Rebel (8 pds) Periodic Test– 1 Geography 30 Ch 1 : Resources (5 pds) Ch 2 : Land, Soil ,Water ,Natural 03.04.17 Vegetation and Wildlife to Resources (7 pds) 30.07.17 Civics Ch 1 : The Indian Constitution (5 pds) Working days: 47 : Understanding Secularism Test Date: 31.07.17 Ch 2 (5 pds) Subject Enrichment Activities + Revision (9 pds)

Class : VIII

Subject Enrichment Activities•

Time Line of your own life covering important events happened. (History) (ch1) Worksheet Assessment (history) (ch-3) Project Work (History) (ch-4)

• •

ICT: Extra marks.com

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PARENTS' INVOLVEMENT

• Parents may discuss with their wards about the various resources available at home and their respective importance. • To generate a sense of responsibility, parents are expected to highlight and discuss about our rights as an individual in the family and society. • Elders may instill the virtue of equality and respect towards all the religions.

R.D.P.S. History Ch 6 : Colonialism and the City(8 pds) Geography Ch 3 : Mineral and Power Resources Before Half yearly

31.07.17 to 14.09.17 Working Days: 36

Subject Enrichment Activities(7pds)

• •

Map Exercise on Geography(ch-3) Brochure making on present “Union Government” including the images of the prominent members of the COM, their portfolios and major policy initiatives. (Civics) (Ch-3) Discussion on role of citizens in working of democracy. (Civics) (ch-4)

Civics Ch 3

: Why do we need a Parliament (6 pds) Subject Enrichment Activities. + Revision (12 pds) • GK

: India- The Bharat Ratna, Indian Noble Laureates, Institutes of Repute, Indian Olympic heroes, Indians at Tussauds, India's Disneyland, Pride of Kumaon (3 pds)

ICT: Extra marks.com

• Parents may discuss about the need to save energy and other resources and make their wards take initiative in this direction in their homes first. • Elders may tell about the administrative past of Delhi and how it has changed over the years. • Parents should motivate their kids to read newspapers and update themselves with various achievements of Indians in the fields of arts, literature, sports, science etc.

Half yearly 80

Syllabus and assignments covered from 03.04.17 till 14.09.17 + G.K. Worksheets

15.09.17 Onwards

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R.D.P.S.

Periodic Test -2 30 26.09.17 to 21.01.18 Working days: 67

History Ch 8 : Civilising the “Native”, Educating the Nation (9 pds) Ch 9 : Women, Caste and Reform (9 pds) Ch 11 : The Making of the National Movement : 1870s-1947 (10 pds) Geography Ch 4 : Agriculture (6 pds) Ch-5 : Industries (7 pds)

Civics Test Date: 22.01.18 Ch 5 Ch 8

Subject Enrichment Activities• Poster on different kinds of cloth material and their unique embroideries used in the past. (History) (ch-7) • Flashcard making on different schools of painting eg. kalighat, mathura, gandhara, mural etc. History (Ch-10) • Flowchart on key players involved in Criminal Justice System (Civics) (ch-6) • Worksheet Assessment (Civics)( Ch-7)

: Judiciary (6 pds) ICT: : Confronting Marginalisation Extra marks.com (6 pds) Subject Enrichment Activities. + Revision (14 pds)

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• Parents could show and name the varieties of pulses, cereals, etc. to their kids while buying and serving them for meals. • Parents may help their wards to identify and segregate products belonging to agroand mineral-based industries. • Grandparents may discuss about their childhood days and, if possible, about some of the local leaders or any interesting incident during the freedom struggle. • Parents may accompany their wards to talk to police personnel and get a first hand information about the functions of the police.

R.D.P.S.

Before Yearly Exam 22.01.18 to 27.02.18 Working days: 30

History Ch 12 : India After Independence (7 pds) Geography Ch 6 : Human Resources (6 pds) Civics Ch 9 : Public facilities (6 pds) Subject Enrichment Activities. + Revision (10 pds) GK

: India- World Heritage Sites, Unique India, Topical Learning- page 49, 50, 58-60 (1 pd)

Subject Enrichment Activities• Map Exercise on Geography (ch-6) Brainstorming Session on 'Bhopal Gas • Tragedy' and need for laws in order to ensure social justice, safety and protection. Civics (ch-10) ICT: Extra marks.com

• Elderly members of the family may discuss about how we overcame various challenges after Independence and how far we have come in level of development. • Parents may discuss about the respective importance of every member of the family [with special reference to female members] as a human resource.

Yearly Exam 80

Syllabus and assignments covered from 26.09.17 till 27.02.18 + G.K. Worksheets + Ch-3 (Geography) + Ch-1,3 (Civics) covered in term I

28.02.18 onwards

Note: 1. Subject Enrichment Activity for 5 marks will be evaluated in Term I and Term II respectively. 2. Evaluation of Notebook submission for 5 marks will be done in Term I and Term II respectively on the basis of regularity, punctuality, neatness and notebook upkeep. Reference books: 1. Freedom Struggle: Bipin Chandra 2. A Text book on Environmental Studies: Erach Bharucha 3. Understanding the Constitution: Subhash C. Kashyap

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R.D.P.S.

Subject : German Prescribed Books : TEST/EXAM (M.M.)

Syllabus: 2017-2018

Class : VIII

Hallo Deutsch Arbeitsbuch Grundkurs Deutsch für Junge Lerner

PERIODIC ASSESSMENT / USE OF ICT

DETAILS OF CHAPTERS TO BE COVERED

Periodic Test– 1 30 03.04.17 to 13.08.17

Modul 5 Lektion 1 : Stefan, wie geht's dir? Arbeitsbuch : Lektion 1

Subject Enrichment Activity: Role Play ICT: PPT on Imperativ, Language Lab

Lektion 2 : Gesund leben Test Date: 14.08.17 Arbeitsbuch : Lektion 2

Before Half yearly 14.08.17 to 10.09.17

Lektion 3 : was hast du für deine Gesundheit getan? Arbeitsbuch : Lektion 3

Subject Enrichment Activity: Listening Comprehension ICT: PPt on Modal verben, Language Lab

Half Yearly 40

Syllabus and assignments covered from 03.04.17 till 10.09.17

11.09.17

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R.D.P.S. Periodic Test -2 30 11.09.17 to 28.12.17

Modul 6: Lektion 1 : Wo ist Tina? Arbeitsbuch : Lektion 1 Lektion 2 : Hast du Lust ins Kino zu gehen? Arbeitsbuch : Lektion 2

Subject Enrichment Activity: Reading Comprehension ICT: PPt on Prepositions, Language Lab

Lektion 3 : Ordnung muss sein! Arbeitsbuch & Lehrbuch : Lektion 3

Subject Enrichment Activity: Listening Comprehension ICT: PPt on Prepositions Akk und Dativ ,Language Lab

Test Date: 29.12.17

Before Yearly Exam 29.12.17 to 18.02.18

Yearly Exam 40 19.02.18

Syllabus and assignments covered from 11.09.17 till 18.02.18 + chapter 2 & chapter 3 Covered in Term-1

Note: 1. Subject Enrichment Activity for 5 marks will be evaluated in Term I and Term II respectively. 2. Evaluation of Notebook submission for 5 marks will be done in Term I and Term II respectively on the basis of regularity, punctuality, neatness and notebook upkeep. Reference books: Deutsch Interessant 2,3: Wir Plus

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R.D.P.S.

Subject : French Prescribed Books : TEST/EXAM (M.M.)

Syllabus: 2017-2018

Class : VIII

Apprenons Les Francais 3 , cahier d'exercises 3

PERIODIC ASSESSMENT / USE OF ICT

DETAILS OF CHAPTERS TO BE COVERED

Periodic Test– 1 30 03.04.17 to 13.08.17

LECON 0 : La France, qu' est-ce que c'est? Leçon 1 : la rentŕee Leçon 2 : Il est francais

Subject Enrichment Activity: Reading comprehension ICT: PPt on negations, Language Lab

Leçon 3 : la journée de Madame Lavigne Leçon 4 : Kalu est malade Leçon 5 : Faire des courses

Subject Enrichment Activity: Creative writing ICT: PPt on repas francais, Les verbes pronominaux, Language Lab for prononciation drill.

Test Date: 14.08.17

Before Half yearly 14.08.17 to 10.09.17

Half Yearly 40

Syllabus and assignments covered from 03.04.17 till 10.09.17

11.09.17

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R.D.P.S. Periodic Test -2 30 11.09.17 to 28.12.17

Leçon 6 : Mme lavigne cherche un manteau Leçon 7 : Allons à Paris

Subject Enrichment Activity: Dialogue Writing ICT: PPt on preposition de lieu, Les adjectifs démonstrastifs, Language Lab

Leçon 8 : Les photos de Manuel Leçon 9 : Au Café de Laurent Leçon 10 : Encore une lettre de rouen

Subject Enrichment Activity: Informal letter writing ICT: PPt on les verbs RE, Les adjectifs interrogatifs, Language Lab for Pronunciation drill

Test Date: 29.12.17 Before Yearly Exam 29.12.17 to 18.02.18 Yearly Exam 40

Syllabus and assignments covered from 26.09.17 till 18.02.18 + chapter 3 & 4 covered in Term 1

19.02.18

Note: 1. Subject Enrichment Activity for 5 marks will be evaluated in Term I and Term II respectively. 2. Evaluation of Notebook submission for 5 marks will be done in Term I and Term II respectively on the basis of regularity, punctuality, neatness and notebook upkeep. Reference books:

Flambeau 3, petit pas 2

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R.D.P.S.

Subject : Spanish Prescribed Books : TEST/EXAM (M.M.)

Syllabus: 2017-2018

Class : VIII

Clave del Sol 3

PERIODIC ASSESSMENT / USE OF ICT

DETAILS OF CHAPTERS TO BE COVERED

Periodic Test– 1

La cultura de España Preterito Perfecto Preterito Indefinido 03.04.17 Verbos irregulares en Preterito Indefinido to L-1 Amigos para siempre 13.08.17 El Futuro Simple Test Date: 14.08.17 El imperativo 30

Before Half yearly 14.08.17 to 10.09.17

Subject Enrichment Activity : Role Play

ICT : PPT on Indefinido, Perfecto etc, Language Lab for Speaking Drill

L-2 Una Fiesta Familiar L-3 Nuestro tiempo libre L-3 Un Calendario de fiestas - una carta formal

Subject Enrichment Activity : Reading Comprehension ICT : PPT on Futuro, Imperativo etc, Language Lab for Pronunciation Drill

Half Yearly 40

Syllabus and assignments covered from 03.04.17 till 10.09.17

11.09.17

30

R.D.P.S. Periodic Test -2 30 11.09.17 to 28.12.17

Preterito imperfecto Oraciones condicionales (Presente + Futuro) L-4 El dia de la paz (Dar concejos y peticiones) L-5 La nueva Mascota Tener expressiones L-7 ¿ Comemos Fuera?

Subject Enrichment Activity : Listening Comprehension Dialogue Writing ICT : PPT on Preterite imperfecto Language Lab: Speaking Drill

Test Date: 29.12.17

Before Yearly Exam 29.12.17 to 18.02.18

Subject Enrichment Activity : Informal Letter writing

L-8 ¿ Nos Vamos de Viaje? L-9 ¿ Que Quieres Ser de mayor?

ICT : PPT on Condicional Language lab for Pronunciation Drill

Yearly Exam 40 19.02.18

Syllabus and assignments covered from 26.09.17 till 18.02.18 + El Futuro Simple + Preterito Perfecto + Preterito Indefinido covered in Term 1

Note: 1. Subject Enrichment Activity for 5 marks will be evaluated in Term I and Term II respectively. 2. Evaluation of Notebook submission for 5 marks will be done in Term I and Term II respectively on the basis of regularity, punctuality, neatness and notebook upkeep. Reference books: Español 2000

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R.D.P.S.

Subject : Information and Communication Technology

Syllabus: 2017-2018

MONTH

PARTICULARS

April'17 & May'17

• •

Working with Open Office – Calc Advanced features of Spreadsheet Software

July'17 & August'17

• •

Services available on Internet Graphics using BASIC

September



Half Yearly Exam

October'17



Networking & its Communication Channels

November' 17 & December'17



Using Animation Software – PENCIL

January'18 & February'18



Operating System

March'18



Final Exam

NOTE:

Class : VIII

Students will be assessed by subject faculty as per grades prescribed by CBSE.

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R.D.P.S.

Subject : Physical and Health Education Syllabus: 2017-2018 MONTH April ’17 & May’17

• •

Historical Development of the game. Measurement of the field / court.

July'17 & August' 17

• •

Latest General Rules of the game. Fundamental skills of the game.

September' 17

Half Yearly Exam

October'17 & November'17

• •

Specific warming up exercises related to the game opted. Match practice for utilization of skills.

December ’17 & January’18

• •

Intra class/ inter class competitions Specific training for developing skills & techniques

February'18 March'18

Class : VIII PARTICULARS

Match practice session Yearly Exam

* Yogic Practices for Health and Harmony : Garudasana, Baddapadmasana, Gomukhasana, Ardhamatsyendrasana, Bhujangasana, Shaiabhasana, Makarasana, Matsyasana, Naukasana, Setubandhasana, Halasana, Shavasana and Pranayamas. * Available options are Athletics/ Badminton/ Basket Ball/ Handball/ Kho-Kho/ Table Tennis/ Volleyball NOTE:

Students will be assessed by subject faculty as per grades prescribed by CBSE.

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R.D.P.S.

Subject : Life Skills

Syllabus: 2017-2018

Class : VIII

Reference Book : Life Skills Education : Class VIII (C.B.S.E) MONTH

PARTICULARS

April'17

Ch- 1

Nurturing Inner self

May'17

Ch- 2

Growing up Beautifully

July'17

Ch- 3

Taking charge

August'17

Ch- 4

Civic Sense

ACTIVITIES • •

Make a list of 3 things you constantly dream about and write a note on the same. Every night recall the events of the day. Focus on what you did and how you felt and analyze them for a week in the form of a paragraph.

• •

Prepare a balanced diet reference chart for yourself for a week. Discussion on 'steps to healthy adolescence'

• •

Make a priority list and time plan for a week. In pairs, prepare a school calendar mentioning Inter school Activities, workshops, events for your class.

• •

Write a paragraph on 'I am proud to be an Indian'. Make a list of which you can do for the betterment of your nation. Half Yearly Exam

September'17 •

List down all traffic rules and prepare a chart on A – 3 sheet on various traffic Rules & Signals

• •

In groups of four, prepare a project on any one of the following: Hinduism/ Jainism/ Buddhism/Sikhism/ Christianity Discuss the same in your class through a presentation.

Ch – 5 Our Heritage



Write a note on superstitions and how they can be removed

January'18

Ch – 6 Life is Beautiful



Write a paragraph on 'Joy in helping others'

February' 18

Ch – 6 Life is Beautiful



Write an article on Optimism in life with reference to the saying ' Every Cloud has a Silver Lining'.

October'17

Ch- 4

Civic Sense

November'17

Ch- 5

Our Heritage

December'17

March' 18

Yearly Exam

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R.D.P.S.

Subject : Drawing & Painting MONTH

Syllabus: 2017-2018 Theory •

April' 17 & May' 17



July ' 17 & August' 17



Concept of Negative & Positive space



• Introduction to texture and its importance in Art

September ' 17

Class : VIII Practical



Poster design: Prepare a poster on given theme/ topic with premium poster colours. Paper Sculpture: Material required: Coloured pastel sheet, newspaper, foil paper, fevicol, scissors, cutter etc. Figurative composition: Topic : Local Market scene, A visit to see monument, Rainy Day. Texture painting with poster colours, colour mixing pallete, painting brushes etc

Half Yearly Exam

October ' 17 & November' 17



Study of Human Anatomy

• •

Study of Human Figure: study of Human Anatomy & Proportion. Abstract Art with any Medium

December ' 17 & January' 18



Introduction of different Folk Art in India



Object Drawing/ still life study with Poster colours.

January' 17 & February ' 18

• •

Revision

Caricature Drawing/ cartoon character: create a cartoon or caricature character on your Drawing file. Revision

March ' 18

NOTE:



Yearly Exam

Students will be assessed by subject faculty as per grades prescribed by CBSE.

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R.D.P.S.

Subject : Bharatnatyam

Syllabus: 2017-2018

Class : VIII

& Contemporary Dance MONTH April’17 & May’17 July’17 & August’17

Theory

Practical



Introduction of German folk dance (International Dimension)

• •

warm up learning steps of 'Berez Ka' Props management



Knowledge of different classical dances & Folk Dance



Mudra, Taal, Foot work, Exercise, Folk Dance hand, leg practice

September’17

Half Yearly Exam

October’17 & November’17



Vedas and Mudras



Folk Dance, Pakka adavus, Senior Annual Day Practice

December’17 & January’18



Nayak nayika bhava



Ganapati vandana/ Contemporary item

February ' 18



Choreography

• •

Contemporary presentation/ self composed choreography. See pictures of dances or a film

March’18

NOTE:

Yearly Exam

Students will be assessed by subject faculty as per grades prescribed by CBSE.

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R.D.P.S.

Subject : Instrumental Music MONTH

Syllabus: 2017-2018 Theory

Class : VIII Practical

April' 17 & May' 17



Alankar

• •

Practice of Alankar Practice of different types of Patterns in 4 beats.

July ' 17 & August' 17

• • •

National song. National Anthem Prayer 'O Great God'

• • •

Practice of National Song. Practice of National Anthem Practice of Prayer 'O Great God'

September ' 17

Half Yearly Exam

October ' 17 & November' 17



Prayer 'Hey Sharde Maa'.

• •

Annual Day Practice School Prayers

December ' 17 & January' 18

• •

School Song Teen Taal

• •

Practice of School Song. Practice of Teen taal on Tabla.

February ' 18



Revision



Revision

March ' 18

NOTE:

Yearly Exam

Students will be assessed by subject faculty as per grades prescribed by CBSE.

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R.D.P.S.

Subject : Vocal Music MONTH

Syllabus: 2017-2018 Theory

Practical

April' 17 & May' 17

• •

Different forms of Music. Different types of Vocal Music

• •

Practice of 'Alankar' Patriotic Song

July ' 17 & August' 17



'Alankar, Swar, Saptak' Comparative study

• •

Patriotic song Folk Song

September ' 17

Class : VIII

Half Yearly Exam

October ' 17 & November' 17



Raga- Brief description

• •

Annual day Song English Prayer –'Showers of Blessing'

December ' 17 & January' 18

• •

Classical Music Description of Raga



Christmas Carol

February ' 18



Revision work



Revision work.

March ' 18

NOTE:

Yearly Exam

Students will be assessed by subject faculty as per grades prescribed by CBSE.

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R.D.P.S.

Subject : Dramatics

Syllabus: 2017-2018 Theory

MONTH

April' 17 & May' 17

• •

Speech, Diction Body Language.

July ' 17 & August' 17



Reading & analysis of a one act play for theme, plot, structure and characterization

September ' 17

Class : VIII Practical



Solo performance on various (improvisation) current issues



Creating a performance of a story based on student's self experiences.

Half Yearly Exam

October ' 17 & November' 17



Personality development test



Mime performances

December ' 17 & January' 18



Discussion on current issues and social awareness



Public Performance on social awareness

February ' 18



Reading and understanding the stories of various authors.



Public performance on the same

Yearly Exam

March ' 18

NOTE:

Students will be assessed by subject faculty as per grades prescribed by CBSE.

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R.D.P.S.

Subject : Indian Dance MONTH April’17 & May’17 July’17 & August’17

Syllabus: 2017-2018 Theory

Practical



Introduction of Indian Classical and Folk Dance



Knowledge of Glances (Eye) According to Abhinaya Darpan Discussion of Indian Classical Dance (Kathak)



September’17

Class : VIII



Practice of Basic Movements of Indian Classical (Kathak) Dance and Folk Dance (Garba)

• •

Tatkar, Hastak, Taal, Laya Hand Movements

Half Yearly Exam

October’17 & November’17



Discussion of Indian Folk Dance

• • •

Bengali Folk Dance Basic Steps, Hand Movements Choreography

December’17 & January’18



Definition of Ang, Pratyang, Upanga and Rasa



One Semi Classical Dance (Theme Dance/ Patriotic Dance)

February’18



Discussion of Vandana



Practice of Ganesh Vandana

March’18

NOTE:

Yearly Exam

Students will be assessed by subject faculty as per grades prescribed by CBSE.

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R.D.P.S.

Subject : Electronics

Syllabus: 2017-2018

April' 17 & May' 17

July ' 17 & August' 17

Practical/ Projects

Theory

MONTH • • •

Resistance Resistance Color Coding Series and Parallel Connection

• • •

AC and DC Concept House Wiring Diagram Assignment 1

September’17

Class : VIII Requirements (Students to bring the material)

• •

Introduction to tools and techniques Introduction to Soldering



Fire Alarm Circuit

• •

Electronics tools Electrical and Electronic Components.



Resistor, Thermistor, Diobe, Transistor, 555 timer, Capacitor, Speaker

Half Yearly Exam

October ' 17 & November' 17





Judge's Decision Board



• •

Introduction to PN Junction diodes Logic Gates Assignment 2

IC-7408, IC base, connecting wires, Toggle switches, LED, 9V battery, IC-7805

December ' 17 & January' 18

• • •

Introduction to Transformers Rectifier Circuits Assignment 3



Regulated Power Supply



Transformer, Diodes, Resistor, capacitor, Voltage Regulators, PCB

February ' 18



Revision



Revision



None

March ' 18

NOTE:

Yearly Exam

Students will be assessed by subject faculty as per grades prescribed by CBSE.

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R.D.P.S.

Subject : Library Task

Syllabus: 2017-2018

Class : VIII

“All that mankind has done, thought, gained or acquired, it is lying as in the magic preservation in the pages of books”. It is thus imperative to develop reading ability and interest for reading amongst the students through extensive exploration of the library resources. Suggested readings will help in broadening the horizons of our students pertaining to general & contextual knowledge. It will also inculcate required moral values and life skills in the impressionable minds of young enthusiastic learners, Libopedia Booklet will enhance awareness of students in different areas of knowledge. It will complement the formal curriculum and the interest of the children in variety of areas. The details of the same are as follows:

Libopedia Booklet • •



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Suggested Books for Reading

Booklet 1 will carry a set of 200 multiple choice questions and Booklet-2 will have 100 MCQ's from different areas. The booklet will be given as per following scheduleBooklet 1 : Summer Break Booklet 2 : Winter Break Objective type questions will be framed from various heads in every booklet- Language & Literature - Plant & Animal Kingdom - Information Technology - Global Insight - Mental Ability and Logo's - Sports: National & International - Environment - Important Dates & Events - Current Affairs - World & its people The booklets will be issued to each student from the library. The students will fill in the booklet as per the given guidelines while referring different resources like – Books, Journals, Magazines, Newspapers, and Internet etc. To measure the growth of knowledge of the students, each booklet will be evaluated and the Libopedia GK Test will be conducted in the month of January, 2018. Questions will be framed on the basis of two booklets and current affairs in the Libopedia G.K Test. Based on the marks obtained in the Libopedia G.K Test and in the two booklets, the top scorers will be taken as a team for Libopedia G.K QUIZ for each class. The quiz will be conducted in the month of February, 2018. The winner team of the Libopedia G.K QUIZ will be awarded with the Prizes in Special Assembly.

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Now or Never by Ramendra Kumar



Caravan To Tibet by Deepa Aggarwal



Harshavardhan by Devika Rangachari



Scientists of India by Dilip Salwi



The Wonder of Water by Nita Berry



Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb



Indira Pryadarshini by Manorama Jafa



A bridge Inside a Casket and Other Tales by Manoj Das



Mystery of the Falling Mountains by Nilima Sinha



The Best of Tagore by Jharna Basu



Letters from Grandparents Collection by Eminent Personalities



Our teacher by Sundra Ramaswamy



Indian Folktales by Anupa Lal



Gandhi- The Path to Greatness by Lushin Dubey



Children of the enchanted jungle by Tim Murari



They Mystery of Silk Umbrella by Asha Nehemiah



Biography of Abraham Lincoln (Graphic Novel)



Macbeth (Graphic Novel)

R.D.P.S.

Subject : Intra Class Activities

Syllabus: 2017-2018

Class : VIII

Co-curricular activities are an intrinsic part of the school's educational endeavour. The Intra Class Activity is a platform that facilitates our young learners to showcase their Attitude, Communication and Thinking Skills (ACT) incorporating the five domains (Cognitive, Moral, Social, Aesthetic and Physical)via strategically designed activities to promote the inculcation of 12 C's simultaneously. For each activity, the winners will be awarded with a merit certificate. Date

Name of the Activity

Material / Props required

Activity Details

07.04.17

“Bon Voyage” Brochure Designing based on the theme: World Heritage Day {Social & Aesthetics }

Students will make a brochure based 1 cartridge sheet Cut out related to the on the theme focusing on world topic Colours of any heritage sites medium.

21.04.17

Lyrics on Stage (English Poetry Recitation) Based on nature (World Earth Day) {Moral}

Students will recite an English poem based on the theme 'Nature'

28.04.17

Basket Ball {Physical}

Selection for the same will be done in the regular games periods. Final match will be taken up inter class wise.

05.05.17

Proverb Parabola {Cognitive}

Students will create a story in English using different proverbs given on the spot.

12.05.17

G.K./ IT Quiz {Cognitive}

Written GK /IT Test will be conducted to select two top scorers from each section. The selected teams from each section will participate in the final round.

07.07.17

Rendezous with Nature (Extempore) Topic: Preserving Environment (World Environment Day) {Moral & Social}

Students (4 per section) will share their opinion in English on the given theme

14.07.17

Creative Expression – Article Writing {cognitive}

Students will be asked to write an article in English based on the topic given on the spot (200-250 words)

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Judgment

Judgment Criteria

Best 3 Brochures will be awarded from the class.

Creativity, Clarity, Constructivism

Best 3 recitors from the class will be awarded.

Confidence, Communication, Clarity

One best team will be awarded from the class

Courageousness. Competence, Commandership (Reflected in scores)

Best 3 stories from the class will be awarded.

Creativity, Clarity, Constructivism

-

One best team from the class will be awarded.

Competence, Cosmopolitanism, Commandership (Reflected in scores)

-

Best 3 speakers will be awarded from the class

Confidence, Clarity, Communication

Best 3 articles will be awarded from the class.

Creativity, Clarity, Competence

Props as per theme

-

A-4 Size ruled sheet, pen

A-4 Size ruled sheets and pen

R.D.P.S. 21.07.17

Poster making {Aesthetic & Social}

Students will make a poster based on the topic given on the spot.

28.07.17

Contra – Diction English Debate Topic: Social networking sites Bane or Boon {Cognitive}

4 students from each section (2 for & 2 against the motion in pairs) will present their opinion in English on the topic

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Two best pairs from the class will be awarded

Confidence, Constructivism, Communication

04.08.17

G.K. & IT Quiz{Cognitive}

Written GK /IT Test will be conducted to select two top scorers from each section. The selected teams from each section will participate in the final round.

-

One best team from the class will be awarded.

Competence, Cosmopolitanism, Commandership (Reflected in scores)

11.08.17

“Singathon” Group Singing on Patriotic Song {Moral & Social}

A group of (8-10) students from each section will present a patriotic group song in Hindi.

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One best group of singers will be awarded from the class.

Confidence, Clarity, Culture

18.08.17

'Great chefs of R.D.P.S' any snack related to China, U.K, Italy etc. (Cognitive and social)

Students will prepare any non fire snack related to the given countries. Students will bring the material from home and will assemble in the school to prepare a snack.

Material related to snack, cutlery set, apron, tissue paper, hand sanitizer etc.

Best 3 snacks from the class will be awarded.

Creativity, Constructivism

25.08.17

Naya Daur Nukkad Natak (Swachhta Campaign) {Moral & Social}

Students (a team of 8-10 students per section) will present a Hindi skit based on the theme prepared by the class teachers & respective Hindi teachers

Jeans and Kurta as the One best skit will be costume awarded.

Confidence, Clarity, Constructivism

03.11.17

Slogan Writing on 'Anti Corruption' Theme: Vigilance awareness

Students will write a slogan in English based on the given theme

½ cartridge sheet, Best 3 slogans will be colours of any medium awarded from the class

Creativity, Clarity, Competence

10.11.17

Literary Quiz {Cognitive}

Quiz based on Book/ Authors, writings of Shakespeare & Vocabulary will be conducted

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½ cartridge sheet, Best 3 posters will be colours of any medium awarded from the class

-

One best team from the class will be awarded.

Creativity, Clarity, Constructivism

Competence, Cosmopolitanism, Commandership (Reflected in scores)

R.D.P.S. 24.11.17

Poster making on Constitution Day {Aesthetic & Social}

Students will make a poster based on the theme.

½ cartridge sheet, Best 3 posters will be colours of any medium awarded from each class

Creativity, Presentation, Message

01.12.17

3D paper sculpture (Aesthetic)

Students will prepare 3D paper sculpture depicting international monuments or symbols.

Newspaper, any coloured paper, cello tape, fevicol, acrylic colours, paint brush, water container, permanent markers etc.

Best 3 artistic creations from each class will be awarded

Material used, Creativity and Presentation

08.12.17

Elocution: Human Rights Day

4 students per section will share their opinion in English on the given theme.

-

3 best speakers will be awarded from the class

Confidence, Clarity, Communication

15.12.17

Badminton {Physical}

Selection for the same will be done in the regular games periods. Final match will be taken up inter class wise.

-

One best team will be awarded from the class

Courageousness, Competence, Commandership (Reflected in scores)

22.12.17

Playing with numbers (Mathematics Day)

Worksheet based on Sudoku Puzzles & Magic Square will be attempted by all the students

-

Top 3 scorers from the class will be awarded

Competence, Constructivism

19.01.18

Libopedia G.K Test {cognitive}

Written GK Test will be conducted to select two top scorers from each section. The selected teams from each section will participate in the final round on 09.02.18.

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02.02.18

Kho – Kho {Physical}

Selection for the same will be done in the regular games periods. Final match will be taken up inter class wise.

-

One best team will be awarded from the class

Courageousness, Competence, Commandership (Reflected in scores)

09.02.18

Libopedia G.K Quiz {cognitive}

The selected teams of written G.K Test held on 19.01.18 will participate in Final round.

-

One best team from the class will be awarded

Curiosity, Cosmopolitanism, Commandership (Reflected in scores)

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Competence, Cosmopolitanism, Curiosity

R.D.P.S.

Year Planner: 2017-18 MONTH April’17

DATE & DAY

Class : VIII DETAILS

03.04.17, Monday

Commencement of the session

03.07.17, Monday

Session Re-opening

15.07.17, Saturday

Gandhi Smriti & Darshan (VIII A-E)

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