7 Sst Annualplan Anuradha

June- Aug

What Books, Burial , Buildings and Paintings Tell Us

  • Vedic Age
  • Epics
  • Megaliths
  • Temples and Stupas
  • Ajantha Paintings

Learning Outcomes-

  • Understanding the way archaeologists have used books, burial sites, buildings and paintings to trace history
  • Appreciating the differences in society and its culture through the Rig Veda and Burial Sites
  • Importance of recording of different stories in epics giving a perspective on their life styles
  • Ability to appreciate the religious buildings which exists till date and as visual records of history


  • Rural Livelihoods like Agriculture, Crafts, Fishing
  • Urban Livelihoods ranging from small vendors to big Business, Markets

Learning Outcomes-

  • Ability to identify rural livelihoods, their functioning and problems
  • To outline the functioning of various livelihoods in an Urban setup and to be able to mark the discrepancies existing in each ones functioning
  • Understanding different types of markets and markets as connecting point for rural and urban livelihood

Major Domains of the Earth and our Environment

  • Environment and its various types
  • Natural Environment- Lithosphere, Atmosphere, Hydrosphere and Biosphere
  • Ecosystem

Learning Outcomes-

  • Outlining and differentiating the presence of different types of environment
  • Marking out the salient features of Lithosphere, Atmosphere, Hydrosphere and Biosphere
  • To be able to comprehend how the environment creates suitable living conditions through the functioning of various ecosystems

Sep- Dec

Kingdoms. Kings and Early Republic

  • Emergence of Kings
  • Formations of Janapadas and Mahajanapadas
  • Working of Ganans and Sanghas
  • Magadh as Mahajanapada and Vajji as an example of Ganas
  • New ideas and thinking
  • Rise of Mauryan Empire and emperor Ashoka

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding the importance of rise of Kings
  • Marking the development of republics with their administrative functions
  • Appreciating the requirements of taxes as regions under one rule evolved
  • Through the case study of Magadh and Vajji differentiating between rules of janapadas and ganas
  • Importance of rise of Buddhism and Jainism and their teachings and effects on rulers
  • Outlining the importance of one of the first major dynasties of India and their contributions in various field

Gender Stereotypes

  • Understanding equality
  • Growing up as Boys and Girls
  • Women’s work and equality
  • Breaking stereotypes
  • Women’s movement

Learning Outcomes-

  • To know the importance of equality as defined by Indian constitution
  • Understanding the difference between sex and gender
  • Understanding how different cultures can contribute differently in the growth of boy and girl
  • Appreciating all work irrespective of whom and why is it done
  • Outlining the various contributions of women in breaking stereotypes and various movements that were started by women which helped in their uplifting

Inside the Earth and Earth’s major landforms

  • Interior of the Earth
  • Rocks and Minerals
  • Lithospheric plates
  • Earthquakes and Volcanoes
  • Mountains, Plateau, Plains, Weathering and Erosions

Learning Outcomes-

  • Understanding the different layers of earth and the active nature of the interiors of earth
  • Ability to appreciate the pulsating earth’s interior resulting in the formation of various landforms
  • To be able to trace the functioning of various agents like river, sea, winds and glacier in changing the existing landforms


Life in the early Cities and villages

  • People of the Villages and cities, occupations
  • Silk route
  • Beginnings of Bhakti

Learning Outcomes-

  • To be able to outline how societies got organized in villages and cities
  • Appreciating the contribution of the rulers for betterment of their subjects
  • Outlining the importance of trade especially with reference to silk route and its contribution in spreading culture
  • Understanding how Hinduism spread and gained importance in people’s life through the Bhakti Period

State Government

  • Legislative assembly
  • Functions of a state government with special reference to health

Learning Outcomes-

  • To understand the working of democracy at a state level
  • To outline the structure that holds on the functioning of the state government
  • Acknowledging the importance of state government in the smooth functioning and welfare of the people
  • Ability to recognize the shortcomings in the responsibilities and knowing the means and ways by which people can critique the same

Air and Water

  • Composition of the Atmosphere
  • Structure of the atmosphere
  • Weather and climate
  • Water Cycle, Distribution of Water bodies
  • Ocean Circulation and Ocean Currents

Learning Outcomes-

  • To be able to understand how the atmosphere with its specific composition makes a liveable condition on earth
  • To be able to outline the various layers and their specific functions
  • Comprehending how temperature, moisture, air pressure and winds contribute in creating the weather and climate of a place
  • To understand the importance of water cycle and trace the distribution of various water bodies
  • To understand the reason for the occurrence of waves and tides
  • To understand the change in temperature on land surfaces due to ocean currents
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