ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
CLASS VI 2016 17
1. Reading and Recitation , Spell check , Construction of sentences , Framing
and Answering of Questions will be an integral part of each lesson.
2. Language study will be taken as an on-going and integral part of each lesson.
3. Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing and Vocabulary skills will be done
according to each lesson.
4. Each lesson will be supplemented by Web Support for better understanding.
READER : Chapter 1 : The Mind Reader
Chapter 3 : Cross Country
Chapter 5 :The Special Prize
Chapter 7 : Bill And The Boom Box Rocket
Chapter 10 : The Test
POEM : 1. In Morning Dew
WRITING ABILITY : 1. Diary Entry
2. Notice Writing
3. Self-Composed Poem
4. Guided Composition
READING ABIITY : Unseen Comprehension
SPEECH ABILITY : 1. Conservation is Survival
2. Cruelty Towards Animals
PROJECT 1: Design a brochure for a place you have visited in your city. ( Pg-
DEBATE : Are examinations necessary ?
SUGGESTED BOOK : Selected/ Short stories of Rabindranath Tagore
READER : Chapter 9 : The Happy School
Chapter 12 : The Price of Freedom
Chapter 13 : Fifth Form Justice
Chapter 15 : A Genius Without Frontiers
Chapter 16 :Daddy Long - Legs
POEM :1. The Pobble Who Has No Toes
2. The Laburnum
WRITING ABILITY : 1. E-Mail Writing
2. Informal Letter Writing
3. Article Writing
4. Newspaper Report
SPEECH ABILITY : 1. To err is human, To forgive is divine.
ACTIVITY : Biographical Sketch choosing three polymaths ( Pg 143)
DEBATE : Jack of all trades, master of none.
PROJECT 2 :1.Prepare a mind map on the uses of tree with pictures. ( Pg
2. History of communication from ancient times to the
SUGGESTED BOOK : One Thousand One Arabian Nights.
NOTE: Questions based on Mathematical aptitude, quick calculation, tables,
dictation of large numbers and interesting games and activities on mathematical
concepts will be done regularly.
Chapter 1: Knowing Our Numbers
Chapter 4: Basic Geometrical Ideas
Chapter 2: Whole Numbers
Chapter 5: Understanding Elementary Shapes
Chapter 3 : Playing with Numbers
Chapter 6: Integers
Chapter 13: Symmetry
1. Explain the concept of parallel lines, intersecting lines and concurrent lines by paper folding.
2. To add and subtract two integers with bindis or buttons. 3. Number strip game(Pg No.123) 4. To study line of symmetry by making patterns by paper cutting.
Lab Manual Activities:1,2,3,4,6,7,11,15
Chapter 7: Fractions
Chapter 8: Decimals
Chapter 9: Data Handling
Chapter 14: Practical Geometry
Chapter 12: Ratio and Proportion
Chapter 11: Algebra
Chapter 10: Mensuration
1. To add and subtract decimal numbers on a 10X 10 grid by shading.
2. To find perpendicular bisectors of different geometrical figures by paper
3. Draw a bar graph to represent population of any five major cities.
4. To find the ratio of number of boys and girls in the class.
Lab Manual Activities: 9, 10, 12, 13,14
Note : Demonstration of practical activities, drawing and labelling of diagrams will be done along with each topic.
Chapter 1: Characteristics of Living Beings -Cellular Organisation (pg. 5 and 6 only)
Chapter 5: Food and its Sources
Chapter 6: Components of Food
Chapter 7: Separation of Substances
Chapter 8: Sorting Materials into Groups
Chapter 12: Light
Chapter 16: Natural Resources (For Reading Only)
1. To study ingredients present in the various meals taken during the day and their source.
2. To test the presence of (a) Starch and (b) Fat in the given food sample.
3. To separate a mixture of sand and water by sedimentation, filtration and decantation.
4. To observe the settling of milk into curd. Do you think this change is reversible ?
5. To prove rectilinear propagation of light.
6. To observe the reflection of light by plane mirror.
Chapter 3: Plants- Parts and Functions.
Chapter 4: Movements in Animals
Chapter 10: Changes Around Us
Chapter 13: Electricity
Chapter 14: Magnetism
Chapter 11: Measurement and Motion
Chapter 17: Waste Management (For Reading Only)
1. To prepare Herbarium file and compare types of venation and root system.
2. Examine the structure of flowers of any three plants.
3. To find out the direction in which joints bend, feel the ribs and backbone
4. Some chemical changes take place only in the presence of light. Find out about them.
5. To observe the settling of milk into curds. Do you think this change is reversible?
6. To make a simple electric circuit using colourful LEDs, cell, key and connecting wire.
7. To study experimentally that repulsion and not attraction is the sure test of magnetism.
8. To show magnetization of a sewing needle.
Note: Topics will be supplemented with Flow Charts, CDs, Presentations, Map work, Story
Narration and Outdoor visits.
Chapter 1: Studying the Past
Chapter 2: Early Humans- I (In the form of Story Narration and Presentations)
Chapter 3: Early Humans-II (In the form of Story Narration and Presentations)
Chapter 4: The First Cities
Chapter 5: The Age of Vedas (Reading only)
Chapter 6: Early Kingdoms (Reading Only)
1. On an outline map of India mark the major sites of early humans.
2. On an outline map of India mark the extent of Harappan Civilization. Also mark
the sites of the Harappan culture.
1. To make an artefact from air drying clay found in the Indus Valley Civilization.
2. To make a project on the history of coins in ancient India. Trace the origin of
coins, the different materials used to make them, the purpose they served and
the different shapes they were made in.
3. Visit to National Museum of Natural History.
Chapter 1: The Earth and the Solar System
Chapter 2: Latitudes and Longitudes
Chapter 3: Motions of the Earth
Chapter 4: Globes and Maps (Through practical activities)
1. To create a solar system emphasizing on the size of the planets.
2. Prepare a chart showing the phenomenon of seasons caused by earths rotation.
3. Create a large map of your locality using vibrant colours and symbols for different
SOCIAL AND POLITICAL LIFE
Chapter 1: Unity in Diversity (Through Role Play and Presentations)
Chapter 2: All Human Beings Are Equal (Through Role Play and Presentations)
Chapter 3: Forms of Government
Chapter 4: Democracy
Chapter 5: Panchayati Raj (For Reading Only)
1. Make a report comparing four states of India- one each from north, south, east
and west in terms of food, clothing, language spoken, festivals, etc.
2. Make a report on the awards conferred by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj for the
best performing states and panchayats. (Refer to www.panchayat.gov.in)
Chapter 7: Growth of New Ideas (In the form of stories)
Chapter 8: The First Empire-The Mauryas
Chapter 9: Life in Villages and Towns (For Reading Only)
Chapter 10: The Post Mauryan Period
Chapter 11: The Gupta and the Post-Gupta Period
ACTIVITY: To show documentary on Kalinga War
1. On an outline map of India mark the extent of Ashokas Empire.
Also mark the rock and Pillar Edicts(any five)
2. On an outline map of India mark the extent of Gupta Empire in AD 400. Also
mark the ancient towns.
Chapter 5: Major Domains of the Earth (Through Presentations)
Chapter 6: Major Landforms of the Earth (Through Presentations)
Chapter 7: India Location and Political Divisions
Chapter 8: India-Physical Features
Chapter 9: India-Climatic Conditions
Chapter 10: India- Natural Vegetation and Wildlife (For Reading Only)
1. On an outline map of the world mark the major plains of the World.
2. On a political map of India mark the Political Divisions of India and neighbouring
3. On an outline map of India mark the Standard Meridian and the Tropic of Cancer.
4. On an outline map of India mark the physical divisions of India.
5. On an outline map of the World mark a) All the Oceans b) All