ICSE Class 8 Syllabus

 

English Syllabus :

 

Literature Writing Skills Grammer
The Ant- Lion Comprehension Passages Tenses
‘Where the mind is without fear’ – Rabindranath Tagore Informal Letter Writing Adjective Clause
The Silver Lining Descriptive Essays Tenses
‘The Solitary Reaper’ – William Wordsworth Informal Letter Writing Conjunctions
‘The Open Window’ – H. H. Munro Comprehension passages Voice
‘Night of the Scorpion’ – Nissim Ezekiel Descriptive Essays Voice
Karma -- Khushwant Singh Formal Letter Writing Homonyms / Homophones
‘The Chowgarh Tigers – Jim Corbett Narrative Essays Conjunctions
A Boy’s Best Friend ---Issac Asimov Comprehension passages Articles
The Inchcape Rock -Robert Southey Argumentative Essays Figures of Speech
The Umbrella Man- Roald Dahl Formal Letter Writing Degrees of Comparison
Girls Mrinal Pande Imaginative Essays Degrees of Comparison
  Informal Letter Writing-Revision  
  Comprehension passages-Revision  

 

 

Mathematics Syllabus :

 

S. No. Chapter Name S. No. Chapter Name
1. Ratio & proportion 2. Linear equations in one variable
3. Simultaneous equations 4. Congruency of triangles
5. Percentages 6. Statistics- Pie chart, histograms
7. Quadrilaterals (properties with lines of symmetry) 8. Construction of quadrilaterals and triangles
9. Perimeter and area of plane figures 10. Solids- Volume and Surface area
11. Profit, loss & discount 12. Simple interest
13. Simplification of Algebraic expression 14. HCF and LCM
15. Pythagoras theorem (direct sums only) 16. Basic concepts
17. Venn diagrams    

 

 

 

Physics Syllabus :

 

S. No. Chapter Name S. No. Chapter Name
1. The Universe 2. Heat
3. Light 4. More about Solids , Liquids and Gases
5. More about Energy 6. Static Electricity
7. Magnetism and Electricity    

 

Chemistry Syllabus :

 

S. No. Chapter Name S. No. Chapter Name
1. Matter 2. Atoms and Molecules
3. Elements, Compounds and Mixtures 4. Basic Chemistry: Terminology and reactions
5. Air and Burning 6. Oxygen
7. Acids, Bases and Salts 8. Hydrocarbons – An elementary study
9. Water 10. Metals and alloys
11. ELECTROLYSIS    

 

Biology Syllabus :

 

S. No. Chapter Name S. No. Chapter Name
1. Cell :The Unit Of Life 2. Tissues: Plant and Animal Tissues
3. Vegetative Propagation and Micropropagation 4. The Flower
5. Pollination and Fertilization 6. Seeds-Structure and Germination
7. Five Kingdom Classification 8. Economic Importance of Bacteria and Fungi

 

 

History/Civics Syllabus :

S. No. History S. No. Civics
1. Decline of the Mughal Empire 1. World as a Global Community
2. Rise of Regional Powers and the Marathas 2. International Cooperation: The UNO and How It Works
3. The Europeans in India and the Anglo French Struggle 3. UN Agencies and the Role of UNO
4. Establishment of the British Empire 4. India and her neighbours
5. Impact of the British rule in India 5. The US Civil War and Abraham Lincoln
6. Social and Religious Reform Movements 6.  
7. The American Revolution    
8. The French Revolution and Napolean    
9. Nationalism in Europe    

 

 

Geography Syllabus :

 

S. No. Chapter Name S. No. Chapter Name
1. WEATHER AND CLIMATE 2. PRACTICAL STUDY OF CLIMATE
3. EUROPE: THE LAND AND ITS RESOURCES 4. EUROPE: PEOPLE AND THEIR ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES
5. BANGALORE: THE SILICON VALLEY OF INDIA 6. ASIA: THE LAND AND ITS RESOURCES
7. ASIA: PEOPLE 8. INDIA: RELIEF FEATURE AND DRAINAGE
9. INDIA: FAUNA 10. PLANTATIONS IN KERALA
11. COTTON TEXTILE INDUSTRY IN MUMBAI 12. WHEAT CULTIVATION IN PUNJAB
13. MOISTURE AND PRECIPITATION 14. INDIA: CLIMATE

 

 

 

 

Computer Application Syllabus :

 

S. No. Chapter Name S. No. Chapter Name
1. Spreadsheet Software (Microsoft Excel) 2. Arrays
3. Searching and Sorting in Arrays 4. Object Oriented Programming System (OOPS)
5. Object 6. Three salient features of OOPS - Inheritance, Encapsulation and Polymorphism
7. Class 8. Byte Code
9. JVM 10. Characteristics of Java
11. Types of Java Programs 12. Blue J - its advantage
13. Class as a basis of all Computation in Java 14. Methods in Java
15. If – Else Construct    

 

 

French Syllabus :

 

S. No. Chapter Name S. No. Chapter Name
1. La France 2. Au Lycée
3. La Famille 4. Une journée bien réglée
5. Les saisons 6. Voyages
7. La rentrée 8. L’argent de poche
9. Faire des achets 10. Les loisirs et les sports
11. Les fêtes