By introducing the continuous and comprehensive Evaluation (CCE) system the central board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has completely transformed our educational pattern. The CBSE has sent out a clear message that assessment must take into account all assessment also has to be continuous. In order to incorporate this assessment system, the CBSE has introduced Summative assessment and formative assessment.
The formative assessment will comprise of Projects, assignments, activities and class test/periodic tests for which board has already issued guidelines to the schools. The summative assessments will comprise of theory papers as per the prescribed design of the Question paper.
Trade and Globalization. (a) Expansion and integration of the world market in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. (b) Trade and economy between the two Wars. (c) shifts after the 1950s. (d) Implications of globalization for livelihood patterns. Case study: The Post-War International Economic Order, 1945 to 1960.
2. The Age of Industrialization
The industrialization 1850s – 1950s. (a) contrast between the form of industrialization in Britain and India. (b) Relationship between handicrafts and industrial production, formal and informal sectors. (c) Livelihood of workers. Case studies: Britain and India.
3. Work, Life and Leisure Cities in Contemporary World
Urbanisation and urban lives. (a) Patterns of urbanization (b) Migration and the growth of towns. (c) Social change and urban life. (d) Merchants, middle classes, workers and urban poor. Case studies: London and Bombay in the nineteenth and twentieth century.
4. Print Culture and the Modern World
Print culture and Nationalism. (a) The history of print in Europe. (b) The growth of press in nineteenth century India. (c) Relationship between print culture, public debate and politics.
5. Novels, Society and History
History of novel. (a) Emergence of the novel as a genre in the west. (b) The relationship between the novel and changes in modern society. (c) Early novels in nineteenth century India. (d) A Study of two or three major writers.
1. Resource and Development
Resource: Types-natural and human; need for resource planning; land as a resource; soil types and distribution; changing land-use pattern; land degradation and conservation measures.
2. Forest and Wildlife Resources
Forest and Wildlife resources. types and distribution, depletion of flora fauna; conservation and protection of forest and wildlife.
3. Water Resources
1. Power Sharing
3. Democracy and Diversity
4. Gender, Religion and Caste
2. Sector of the India Economy