# Grade 8 syllabus - Cambridge International School

Software and s/w Development

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Cambridge International School
,

Phagwara

Syllabus of English

session 2012
-
13

Term

I (
April
-
Sept
)

Class

VIII

Sr.no

Chapters

FA
1

FA
2

SA
1

Prose

1

The Ant Lion

2

The Silver Lining

3

The World
Renowned
Nose

4

Siachen:The Forgotten
War

5

The Chowgarh Tigers

6

The Open Window

POEMS

1

I
stood tip
-
toe upon a
little hill

2

Where the mind is
without fear

3

The singular sangfroid of
baby bunting

4

Night of the scorpion

5

Last lesson of the
afternoon

6

The west wind

Romeo and Juliet

Grammar

Modals

Tenses

Direct Indirect speech

Prepositions, Active passive voice

Writing

Dialogue writing, E
-

mail writing

Story writing

Imaginary/ factual writing, Article, Letter,Speech

Comprehension

Reference to context

Speaking skills

will be assessed formatively in the classroom in the form of speech,
elocution extempore, presentations, role
-
plays, debate, group discussions etc.

Cambridge International School

,Phagwara

Subject

Mathematics

Syllabus for the First Term(2013
-
2014)

-
8

April

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1.

Exponent & Powers

2.

Rational Numbers

3.

Data Handling

SKILLS

1.
Exponent& Powers

Conceptual understanding of
exponents

Laws of Exponents

E
xpress
ing

the numbers in the
standard form

by using laws

2.
Rational Numbers

Properties of Rational
Numbers

Distributive Properties

Operation on Rational
Numbers (+,
-
, ×, ÷)

Real life application of rational
numbers

3.
Data Handling

Interpretation of Data

Express
i
ng

data
in the
graphical from using
histograms

Pie Chart

Probability

July

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1.

Square &
Square Roots

2.

Cube & Cube Roots

3.

Linear
Equations

4.

Algebraic Equations & Identities

5.

Visualizing the solid shapes

SKILLS

1.
Square & Square Roots

Basic Knowledge Of Squares

Perfect Squares

Exploring relationship between
square and square roots

Finding of Square roots by
different methods

Real
life application of square
and square roots

2.
Cube & Cube Roots

Basic Knowledge

of cubes

Cube Root by Prime Factorization

3.
Linear Equations

Solving linear equations

Application

of linear equations

(
Relation between age, area,
number, ratio, combination

of
currency notes etc.
)

ASSESSMENT

Class Work

Home Work

Quiz

Lab Activity

Worksheet

Mental Maths

Project

MCQ

4.
Algebraic Expression &
Identities

algebraic expressions

Multiplication of Polynomials

Standard identities & their
applications

5
.
Visualizing the Solid Shapes

Recognition of 2
-
D & 3
-
D objects

Different views of objects

Euler’s Formula

ASSESSMENT

Class Work

Home Work

Quiz

Lab Activity

Worksheet

Mental Maths

Project

Assignment

Cambridge International School

Syllabus
2013
-
14

Class VIII First Term

Subject Computers

MONTH

TOPIC

OBJECTIVES

ASSESSMENT

A

P

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Chapter:2(Working with Text
and Images in HTML)

To provide knowledge about different formatting effects which
we can use to make our web pages attractive.

Worksheets

Projects

Quiz

Homework

Class Work

M

A

Y

Chapter:3(Creating Tables and

To provide knowledge about how to create tables in web pages to
store information & how to link one web page to another web

Worksheets

Projects

Quiz

Homework

Class Work

J

U

L

Y

A

U

G

U

S

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Chapter:4:BASIC/PYTHON

1.To explain how to use BASIC
-
256 programming language to
write your very own computer programs or to make different
graphical shapes using following command lines in basic256.

o

PRINT

o

PLOT

o

LINE

o

CIRCLE

o

RECTANGLE

2.To

understand the concept of a Loops. i.e Drawloop etc.

1.

To practically implement the loops.

Assessment based on
on basics of Basic256
language.

Practical skills

Worksheet based on the

syntax of different

statements.

Chapter
-
9(Networking and E
-
Commerce)

To provide knowledge about Network by giving examples with
real world like ‘Network of Schools’ & ‘How we are using
internet for out Trade in the form of E
-
Commerce’

Worksheets

Projects

Quiz

Homework

Class Work

Cambridge International School, Phagwara

Syllabus of Science for First Term (2013
-
2014)

Class
-
8

Subject
s

APR/MAY

JUL/AUG

Physics

TOPIC
:

Light

S
-
Topic: diff.rays
, laws
-
reflection & its
types,multiple images, human eye, its
working,caring, Braille.

TOPIC
:

-
Force,friction,pressure

S
-
Topic: force & its
effects,contact,noncontact forces, types of
forces,pressure exerted by liquids,gases.

Chemistry

TOPIC
:

Metal &
non metals

S
-
Topic: properties

physical,chemical,
reaction with acids &bases,use indaily life

TOPIC
:

Chemical communication

S
-
Topic: introduction to periodic table,
balancing equations

TOPIC
:

Synthetic fibres & plastics

S
-
Topic: Natural,synthetic, proper
ties,
use,disuse.

Biology

TOPIC
:

Cells & tissues

S
-
Topic: cell,tissue,organs,system,
unicellular, multicellular,struct. & function
of cell,animal & plant cell,diff. types of
tissue

TOPIC
:

Microorganisms

S
-
Topic: diff. kinds,role,characteristics of
microorganisms, human diseases,plant
diseases,food preservation,nitrogen fixation.

TOPIC
:
Conserv
a
tion of biodiversity
-
project
report

Term project

:

A case study for the effect of preservatives, additives and

sweeteners on quality of foods.

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Guidance &Assessment by (Anjana & Indu)

Assessment in the form of :

Class tests

group discussions

group activities

presentations

quiz

project work.

Role play

Elocution

Surveys

Assignments

Lab explorations

Cambridge International School

Phagwara

Curriculum (2013
-
2014)

Subject: S.St

Class
-

VIII

Recommended Books

CCE edition Social Science History, Civics and
Geography by Ratna Sagar. Map Skills (Candid) and World Atlas.

First Term (History)

Chapters:

1.

The Modern Period

2.

The Expansion of British Power

3.

Life in the Rural Areas

6.

The Great Uprising

Project Work

Unit Four and Five (History):

Tribal Communities, Crafts and Industries

Civics

Chapters:

1.

The Constitution and the Need

for Laws

2.

Ideals of Our Constitution

3.

The Parliamentary System

Geography

Chapters:

1.

Resources

2.

Natural Resources

Land, Soil and Water

3.

Natural Resources

Natural Vegetation and Wildlife

5. Agriculture

6. Major crops and agricultural Development

Map Work

World’s Industrial Regions

World major Agricultural crops

World

Major cotton textile manufacturing regions

Second Term (History)

Chapters:

7.

Education and British Rule

8. Reforms in Indian Society

11. The National Movement: First
Phase

12. The National Movement: Second Phase

13. India After Independence

Project Work

Unit Nine and Ten: Colonialism and Urban Change, Changes in the Arts (Project)

Civics

Chapters:

4.

The Judiciary

5.

The Police and the Courts

7.

Untouchability
-

A Social Evil

8.

Geography

Chapters:

4.

Minerals and Power resources

7.
Manufacturing Industries

8. Industries
-
Comparative Studies

9.
Human Resources

10. Disaster and its management.

Map Work

World

Distribution of Iron, Copper, Bauxite, Mineral oil, Coal

World

Different rates of Population growth