Knowing And Taking Care Of My Body

Knowing And Taking Care Of My Body

Level: Primary

Series Title: Carlong Primary Integrated Studies (CPIS)

Subject: Integrated Studies

ISBN: 978 976 638 074 8

Pages: 192

Age Group: 8 - 9 years

Published: 2005

Each activity-oriented textbook will help to prepare pupils for the demands of the discrete subject approach (Grades 4-6). The activities are lively, practical, challenging and generate an enthusiasm for learning through group work, puzzles, games and the Arts.


Vilma McClenan
was Coordinator of the UWI Distance Education Centre (UWIDEC), Mona, for many years. She is a distinguished science educator, who in 2000 was awarded the Silver Musgrave Medal from the Institute of Jamaica for Science and Technology Education. She is also the main author of the landmark First Steps in Science (FSIS) series.
Bernetta Porter
former Senior Education Officer in the MOE, Jamaica and has been the Training Officer for the Primary Education Support Project (PESP). She has also served as Assistant Coordinator of the NAP.
Phyllis Reynolds
a distinguished educator who has worked as both teacher and administrator. She is a former Assistant Chief Education Officer for Curriculum in Jamaica.
Hortense Morgan
former primary school principal and was in the forefront of science education in Jamaica for many years.
Sharon Neil
taught English as Principal Lecturer at the tertiary level. She is a Senior Education Officer in the MOE, Jamaica where she has served on the Primary Education Implementation Project (PEIP) and on the NAP.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage of all the Focus Questions, Objectives and Attainment Targets of the Revised Primary Curriculum (RPC)
  • Concepts taught in a completely integrated way
  • Foundation for upper primary (Grades 4-6)
  • Pupils develop critical-thinking, problem-solving and science process skills
  • Assessment Tasks interwoven throughout the books, and at the end of each Focus Question
  • Teacher/Parent Help pages involve parents and guardians
  • Attractive photos and illustrations to aid the learning process