Taking Care of Myself

Taking Care of Myself

Level: Primary

Series Title: Carlong Primary Integrated Studies (CPIS)

Subject: Integrated Studies

ISBN: 978 976 638 081 6

Pages: 192

Age Group: 8 - 9 years

Published: 2005

Each activity-oriented textbookwill 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


U. Eugenie Harrison
is an experienced educator who also taught at the teriary level for over 10 years. She is the Principal of Harrison's Preparatory School, Jamaica.
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.
Wintlett Browne
taught social studies at the secondary and tertiary levels 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