9th Class

Division of Syllabus      Session-2017-18          SOCIAL SCIENCE     CLASS 9TH

PRESCRIBED BOOKS:

1. India and the Contemporary World-I (History) - Published by NCERT

2. Contemporary India I (Geography) - Published by NCERT

3. Democratic Politics I (Political Science) - Published by NCERT

4. Economics - Published by NCERT

5. Together-Towards a Safer India - Part II, a textbook on Disaster Management -Published by CBSE

Month

Particulars of Chapters , Revision and Evaluation Schedule 

April

Geography Chapter No -1,2,3

May

Geography Chapter No-4  Economics – Chapter No 1,2

Pre-Mid Test 20 Marks ( Geography and Economics Only )

June

Project Work and Summer Vacations Assignment

July

History – Chapter No 1, 2,

August

Political Science – Chapter No 1,2,3

September

Revision Work     & Mid Term Test-80 Marks ( Syllabus Covered Till August)

October

History – Chapter No 3 , 6

November

Political Science – Chapter No 4, 5,6 + Post Mid Term Test 20 Marks (History and Political Science)

December

Geography Chapter No -5,6  & Economics Chapter No-3,4

January

Revision Work and  PRE-BOARD Exam – 80 Marks ( Full Syllabus)

February

Revision

March

Final Exam conducted by CBSE – 80 Marks Covering All the Syllabus 

Note- Internal Assessment will be of 20 marks based on Class Room Enrichment Activities, Project Work, Note Book work and Periodic Tests.

Themes for Project Work:

Every student has to compulsorily undertake any one project on the following topic/theme

1. Disaster Management (Pertaining to class IXth curriculum of Disaster Management only).

Details of Chapters -

History

1 The French Revolution

2  Socialism in Europe and the Russian Revolution 

3  Nazism and the Rise of Hitler

4  Forest Society and Colonialism   OR  5  Pastoralists in the Modern World OR  6  Peasants and Farmers

Geography

1 India - Size and Location

2 Physical Features of India

3 Drainage

4 Climate

5 Natural Vegetation and Wild Life

6 Population

Political Science

1 Democracy in the Contemporary World

2 What is Democracy and Why Democracy

3 Constitutional Design

4 Electoral Politics

5 Working of Institutions

6 Democratic Rights

Economics

1 The Story of Village Palampur

2 People as Resource  

3 Poverty as A Challenge

4 Food Security in India

CLASS –IX 2017-2018  LIST OF MAP ITEMS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCE

Subject - History

Chapter-1: The French Revolution

Outline map of France (For locating and labelling/Identification)

Ø Bordeaux    Ø Nantes    Ø Paris    Ø Marseilles

Chapter-2: Socialism in Europe and the Russian Revolution

Outline map of World (For locating and labelling/Identification)

Ø Major countries of First World War

(Central Powers and Allied Powers)

Central Powers - Germany, Austria-Hungary, Turkey (Ottoman Empire)

Allied Powers - France, England, (Russia), America

Chapter-3: Nazism and the Rise of Hitler

Outline map of World (For locating and labelling/Identification)

Ø Major countries of Second World War

Axis Powers – Germany, Italy, Japan

Allied Powers – UK, France, Former USSR, USA

Ø Territories under German expansion (Nazi power)

Austria, Poland, Czechoslovakia(only Slovakia shown in the map), Denmark,

Lithuania, France, Belgium

SUBJECT-GEOGRAPHY

CH-1 : INDIA-SIZE AND LOCATION

1-India-States with Capitals, Tropic of Cancer, Standard Meridian, Southern most,

northern most, eastern most and western most point of India (Location and Labelling)

CH-2 : PHYSICAL FEATURES OF INDIA

Mountain Ranges: The Karakoram, The Zasker,The Shivalik, The Aravali, The Vindhya,

The Satpura, Western & Eastern Ghats

Mountain Peaks – K2, Kanchan Junga, Anai Mudi,

Plateau -Deccan Plateau, Chotta Nagpur Plateau, Malwa plateau

Coastal Plains- Konkan, Malabar, Coromandal & Northern Circar (Location and Labelling)

Ch-3 : Drainage

Rivers : ( Identification only )

a) The Himalayan River Systems-The Indus, The Ganges, and The Satluj

b) The Peninsular rivers-The Narmada, The Tapi, The Kaveri, The Krishna, The

Godavari,The Mahanadi

Lakes: Wular, Pulicat, Sambhar, Chilika, Vembanad, Kolleru

CH-4 : CLIMATE

1. Cities to locate : Tiruvananthpuram, Chennai, Jodhpur, Bangalore, Mumbai,

Kolkata, Leh, Shillong, Delhi, Nagpur. (Location and Labelling)

2. Areas receiving rainfall less than 20 cm and over 400 cm (Identification only)

CH-5 : NATURAL VEGETATION AND WILD LIFE

Vegetation Type : Tropical Evergreen Forest, Tropical Deciduous Forest, Thorn Forest, Montane Forests and Mangrove- For identification only

National Parks : Corbett, Kaziranga, Ranthambor, Shivpuri, Kanha, Simlipal & Manas

Bird Sanctuaries : Bharatpur and Ranganthitto

Wild life Sanctuaries : Sariska, Mudumalai, Rajaji, Dachigam (Location and Labelling)

CH-6 : POPULATION (location and labelling)

The state having highest and lowest density of population

The state having highest and lowest sex ratio

Largest and smallest state according to area