Excursions is a comprehensive course in Social Studies for the young learners. This series for classes 1 to 8 has been designed as per the latest curriculum prescribed by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations. Following the curriculum, Excursions offers a course in Environmental Studies for classes 1 and 2, integrated Social Studies course for classes 3, 4 and 5 and separate Geography and History and
Civics courses for classes 6, 7 and 8. In line with the new syllabus, the
series follows a thematic and structured approach. The course material
provides activities for cross-curricular linkages to connect learning across
subject areas.

Key Features

Reflect has warm-up tasks to initiate the learners into the topic and relate to it
FactPedia provides interesting titbits of information
Figure Out tasks encourage referencing and research skills
DIY contains application-based activities for experiential learning
Green Earth sensitizes learners towards conservation of the environment
Think Box (HOTS) promotes out-of-the-box thinking for curious minds
Picture Study have been provides visual-based exercises for inferential learning
Life Skills and Values provide real-life situations to skill learners to excel in life
Enjoy provides creative and fun tasks to encourage cross-curricular learning
Pin It Up activities given for extended learning
Across the Boundary pages provide varied activities for integrated learning
Game provides engaging fun tasks with built-in learning

About The Authors >/b>

Meenakshi Wattal, an educationist for over three decades, believes learning must be multidimensional. She is an innovative teacher, a workshop facilitator, a teacher trainer and an author.

Debahuti Das of The Heritage School, Kolkata, has a teaching career extending over two decades, and has been a pioneer in evolving innovative methods of teaching. She is a workshop facilitator and always helps children to think out of the box.

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