Carlong Social Studies Essentials for CSEC© With SBA, Study Guide & Exercises And Interactive DVD

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Mervyn Sandy Carlong Social Studies Essentials for CSEC With SBA, Study Guide and Exercises And Interactive DVD is a new edition of CXC Social Studies Essentials with SBA, Study Guide and Exercises that provides more comprehensive coverage of the CSEC Social Studies syllabus. The textbook is a ...Read more



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  • Mervyn Sandy

Carlong Social Studies Essentials for CSEC With SBA, Study Guide and Exercises And Interactive DVD is a new edition of CXC Social Studies Essentials with SBA, Study Guide and Exercises that provides more comprehensive coverage of the CSEC Social Studies syllabus.

The textbook is accompanied by an exciting interactive DVD that will help students to understand better the most challenging topics. The DVD features numerous videos, games, quizzes and statistical data to enhance the students' learning experience.

The textbook and DVD help to prepare students to do well in the examination and expose them to real-life Caribbean and global examples to further concretize and clarify concepts.

Organization of the text

The textbook is organized into 3 parts.

Part 1 provides useful information for the students and teachers, with special focus on the structure of the syllabus and the examination.

Part 2 focuses on the 11 teaching topics:

Section 1 The Individual in Society

Section 2 The Family and Society

Section 3 Contemporary Issues among Individuals and Society

Section 4 Social Groups

Section 5 Institutions

Section 6 Sustainable Development and the Use of Resources

Section 7 Physical and Natural Resources

Section 8 Regional Integration

Section 9 Communication

Section 10 Consumer Affairs

Section 11 Tourism

N.B. A step-by-step task-based SBA Guide is presented over four sections (4 - 7) to help the stu.dents complete their SBA in a timely manner.

Part 3 consists of two full examination test papers that simulate the CSEC examination. These test papers provide useful practice for students as well as private candidates.


Key Features: Objectives and Overview presented at the start of each section
See examples on pages: 8, 9, 33, 34, 93, 94, 163, 164, 214, 215, 293, 294

Take Care notes focus on the areas of weakness to which students should pay more attention
See examples on pages: 8, 33, 93, 118, 163, 214, 257, 351

Case Study provides various scenarios for students to respond to
See examples on pages: 18, 19, 44, 45, 58, 59, 83, 112, 171

Research questions direct students to additional useful information
See examples on pages: 15, 38, 53, 75, 130, 168, 188, 203, 219, 261, 284, 343

Applying the Concepts tests students' ability to apply content or theory to real-life situations
See examples on pages: 30, 62, 113, 157, 206, 251, 320, 347

Examination Tip provides useful information on what to look out for in the examination
See examples on pages: 90, 113, 207, 289, 347

SBA Guide provides detailed guidelines on how to do the SBA
See pages: 116 - 117, 160 - 162, 210 - 211, 254 - 255

Multiple Choice Questions and Essay Questions at the end of each section test students knowledge of the various topics
See examples on pages: 64, 91 - 92, 115, 158, 209, 253, 290,291, 349, 374 - 375

Varied Exercises offer practice that will engage different learners and sharpen their critical thinking skills
See examples on pages: 47, 56, 156, 170, 251, 336

Two full examination practice papers simulate the CSEC examination
See pages: 379 - 403

Comprehensive index provides easy references
See pages: 406 - 408
Look Out For:

  • Interactive DVD that provides extra material and caters to all types of learners
  • Tips and pointers on how to do well in the examination
  • How to Write a Good Essay Guide
  • Simulated practice examination papers
  • Glossary/Index
  • SBA Checklist

 

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