A Textbook of
Geography For ICSE Schools for Class 8 (Includes the Essence of NEP 2020)
We are pleased to present the series A Textbook of Geography for Classes 6 to 8. This series has been written in strict conformity with the latest curriculum. The new curriculum deals with the development of children's understanding and appreciation of the world through a continuous interaction and exploration of the natural and human environment. It also aims at encouraging children to appreciate the interdependence of individuals, groups and communities and promotes a healthy respect for different types of cultures and ways of life of people around the world. This series endeavours to introduce the practical aspect of the subject, along with the text, through appropriate Diagrams, Pictures, Maps, Mind Maps (graphic organisers) and latest updates in the field of Geography. The series has been specially designed for the young learners to make the learning experience both enjoyable and informative.
The salient features of the books in this series are -
1. Simple, lucid and student friendly language with scientific, logical and practical approach.
2. Precise and to-the-point contents are given to avoid unnecessary details.
3. Maps and diagrams have been kept simple and clear.
4. In most cases there are separate maps for different types of information instead of
providing them in one map.
5. Map skills in regional geography play an important role in understanding the subject as well as laying foundation for the future Examinations. For all the continents covered in curriculum, Self Explanatory Colourful Maps with consolidated information have been given. For the convenience of the studens and teachers, Practice Maps have been provided.
6. Colourful Mind Maps at the end of each lesson, give the gist of the lesson at a glance and are ideal for a quick revision.
7. Worksheets under Classwork have been introduced to comprehend the lesson.
These are to be solved under the direct supervision of the teacher.
8. Comprehensive Exercise at the end of chapter contains all types of questions to consolidate learning.
9. Teacher's Resource Book containing answers of the exercise given at the back of each lesson is available.