CBSE CLASS 8 SYLLABUS
Language I-English Class 8 Course Structure Term - I
Tales of Endurance and Struggle
Journeys to Remote Areas of the World
In the News
Language I-English Class 8 Course Structure Term - II
Family : The Ties that Bind
Real Life Drama
Ghosts and Humorous Ghost Stories
Social Science Class 8 Course Structure Term - I
Unit-1: Emergence of New Ideas: Renaissance in Europe
Unit-2: Renaissance and Humanism
Unit-3: Renaissance in Art and Literature
Unit-7: Basic concepts of Weather and Climate
Unit-13: Kinds of Constitutions (Case Studies)
Unit-17: Why Nations Trade
Social Science Class 8 Course Structure Term - II
Unit-4: Renaissance and Science
Unit-5: Renaissance and religion
Unit-6: New World Order: A. Industrialization of Europe: The Industrial Revolution B. Capitalism C. Colonization D. Imperialism
Unit-9: Natural Regions of the World - I
Unit-10: Natural Regions of the World – II
Unit-11: Natural Regions of the World - III
Unit-14: Peace and conflict Resolution: Meaning; Coexistence; Causes
Unit-15: Need for Peace in the Society and Combating Terrorism
Unit-16: Importance of Economics in Human Life
Science Class 8 Course Structure Term - I
Exploring Forces Understanding Pressure
Language of Chemistry
Metals and Non Metals
Chemical Effects of Electric Current
Cell- a Coordinator
Science Class 8 Course Structure Term - II
Some Natural Phenomena
The Night Sky
Synthetic Fibres and Plastics
Coal and Petroleum
Combustion and Flame
Air and Water Pollution
Cell to Organism
Landmark in the Human Development
Technology in Food Production
Mathematics Class 8 Course Structure Term - I
1 Rational Numbers
2 Exponents and Powers
3 Squares and Square Roots, Cubes and Cube Roots
4 Linear Equations in one variable
5 Understanding Quadrilaterals and Constructions
Mathematics Class 8 Course Structure Term - II
7 Algebraic Expressions, Identities and Factorization
8 Ratio, proportion and percentage
9 Direct and Inverse Proportion
10 Representing 3D in 2D
11 Playing with Numbers
12 Data Handling
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Class 8 Course Structure Term - I
1 Let us Practice
2 Network security
3 Cyber World
4 Spreadsheets – II
Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Class 8 Course Structure Term - II
7 Let us Integrate
8 Create the Future
Visual Arts Class 8 Course Structure
1. Clay-Work (Forms and Shapes):
(a) Rendering simple forms based on nature and man-made objects and carving designs on them in low-relief. The work should have a limit of one or two forms or figures. The topic for clay-work should be such that it should not cause frustration to the learner by having to make many figures or panoramic scenes with too many details.
(b) Hand pottery by pressing coil and slab method.
(c) Carving out patterns or simple forms from clay, plaster of paris , wood or soft stone blocks, etc.
(a) Making stables and movables by using collected thrown away three-dimensional materials or scrapes e.g., wood scrap, empty small cardboards or light wooden boxes, wire, bamboo-cuttings or strips, straw, worn-out toys and games materials, sea shells, coconuts and other nut shells and many other terms.
3. Masks and Puppets: Making of masks and puppets from paper, card board sheets, unused garments and materials, etc., representing different cultures.
(a) Identification and appreciation of some selected famous forms of Visual Arts (painting, sculpture, architecture and handicrafts, etc.) including the art forms covered in the curriculum of India and the country concerned, through the study of reproductions, collections and other reference material.
(b) A general introduction to the History of Indian painting, sculpture and Architecture (classical and folk forms) in brief by the Art teacher through story telling method.
(c) Understanding of important terms used in the field of Visual Arts during the process of practical activities.
(d) A general awareness of the Fundamental of Visual Arts (Elements and Principles).
(e) Some reproductions/photographs/prints of the famous Visual Arts forms (painting, sculptures, graphic-prints, monuments, buildings of cultural and historical importance) must be displayed in the Visual Arts Studio as well as in the main corridors/places in the school building prominently alongwith some text required for their appreciation.
(f) Verbal appreciation of art-works created/produced by the learner her/himself and by other fellow children.
(g) Visit programme of local museum, art gallery, zoo, monuments/building of cultural and historical importance.
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