What,Where How and When: (a) Familiarise the learner with the major developments to be studied. (b) Develop an understanding of the significance of geographical terms used during the time frame. (c) Illustrate the sources used to reconstruct history.

On the Trail of the Earliest People online test for class 06 Social Science. These online MCQ tests includes all main concepts of the chapter in CBSE class 06 Social Science. It is very useful for testing the command over the topic and equally useful for various Olympiads.

From Gathering to Growing Food: (a) Appreciate the diversity of early domestication. (b) Identify the material culture generated by people in relatively stable settlements. (c) Understand strategies for analyzing these.

In the Earliest Cities: (a) Appreciate the distinctive life in cities. (b) Identify the archaeological evidence of urban centres. (c) Understand how this is used to reconstruct processes such as craft production.

What Books and Burials Tell Us: (a) Implications of farming and herding. (b) Archaeological evidence for crops, animals, houses, tools, pottery, burials, etc. (c) Case study: the North-West, and North-East.

Kingdoms Kings and an Early Republic: (a) Introduce the concept of the state and its varieties. (b) Understand the use of textual sources in this context.

New Questions and Ideas: The Upanishads, Jainism, Message of Lord Mahavira, Mahavira Spreads his Religion, Doctrines of Jainism, The Jain Sangha and the Division in Jainism.

Ashoka the Emperor Who Gave Up War: Rise if Magadha, Ashoka: From a Warrior to Messenger of Peace, Mauryan Administration, Military System, Achievements of Mauryas.

Vital Villages Thriving Towns: Rapid Increase in Agricultural Production, Growth of Crafts and Craftsmen, Increase in Trade, How did People Live?, The second Urbanisation: Towns and Cities, Functions of Towns, Life of People of Tamil Nadu: Under the Cholas and the Pandyas.

Traders Kings and Pilgrims: Sangam Age, Southern Kingdoms, Sangam Literature, Foreign Trade, Conquerors from Distant Lands, Trade, Religion.

New Empires and Kingdoms: (a) Introduce the idea that strategies of expansion, and their logic, differ. (b) Explain the development of different administrative systems. (c) Understand how prasastis and caritas are used to reconstruct political history.

Buildings Paintings and Books: (a) Develop a sense of appreciation of textual and visual traditions of the period. (b) Introduce excerpts from texts and visual material for analysis and appreciation.

The Earth in the Solar System: Planet: Earth in the solar system. To understand the unique place of the earth in the solar system, which provides ideal condition for all forms of life, including human beings.

Globe Latitudes and Longitudes: Globe: the model of the earth, latitudes and longitudes; motions of the earth rotation and revolution. To understand two motions of the earth and their effects.

Motions of the Earth: To understand two motions of the earth and their effects. The Earth has two types of motions namely, rotation and revolution.

Maps: Maps: essential components of maps distance, directions and symbols. To develop basic skills of map reading. Components of Maps.

Major Domains of the Earth: To understand interrelationship of the realms of the earth. Four realms of the earth: lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere: continents and oceans.

Major Landforms of the Earth: To understand major landforms of the earth. Mountains- A mountain is any natural elevation of the earth's surface with a peak or a summit.

Our Country India: India in the world: physiographic divisions of India- To comprehend broad physiographic divisions of India Locational Setting, India's: Neighbours and Administrative Divisions, Physical Divisions.

India Climate Vegetation and Wildlife: India in the world: physiographic divisions of India – mountains, plateaus and plains; climate; natural vegetation and wild life; need for their conservation. To describe the influence of land, climate, vegetation and wildlife on human life; To appreciate the need for conserving natural vegetation and wild life.

Diversity (Understanding Diversity and Diversity and Discrimination): understand and appreciate various forms of diversity in their everyday environments, develop a sensitivity towards pluralism and interdependence, understand how prejudice can lead to discrimination, understand the difference between diversity and inequality, recognise that there are multiple identities within ourselves that we use in different contexts and that these can come into conflict with each other, understand that the Constitution compels us to respect diversity.

Government (What Is Government and Key Elements of a Democratic Government): gain a sense of why government is required, recognise the need for universal adult franchise, appreciate need to make decisions with collective sanction, understand key elements that influence the functioning of democracy.

Local Government and Administration (Panchayati Raj, Rural Administration and Urban Administration): understand local level of government functioning, understand the workings of the pnchayati raj and appreciate its importance, gain a sense of who performs what role within the local administration, understand how the various levels of administration at the local level are interconnected, understand the intricacies involved in the local administration’s provision of water.

Livelihoods (Rural Livelihoods and Urban Livelihoods): understand conditions that underline and impact life strategies of various groups of people, understand that these conditions and opportunities for making a living are not equally available to all.



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