Inside My Body

Inside My Body

Level: Primary

Series Title: Carlong Primary Integrated Studies (CPIS)

Subject: Integrated Studies

ISBN: 978 976 638 082 3

Pages: 168

Age Group: 5 - 7 years

Published: 2004

Carlong has pioneered the development of a comprehensive range of activity-oriented textbooks for Jamaica's new, completely integrated curriculum for the first three years of primary school. The series is organized around the curriculum's focus questions and emphasizes concept formation, content coverage, skills development and vocabulary building.

To ensure comprehensive coverage of the curriculum, there are five books for each year, making a total of fifteen books for three years.


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.
U. Eugenie Harrison
an educator at the early childhood level and at the tertiary level, where she taught for 10 years. She is one of the authors of Carlong's original Carlong Primary Social Studies series.
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

  • Total integration across subject boundaries, between individual lessons and from one term to the next
  • Use of focus questions from the MOE's Curriculum Guide to assist teachers and students
  • Sound pedagogy coupled with exciting and relevant illustrations in the traditional Carlong blend

Look out For:

  • Vibrant and engaging illustrations
  • Words to Learn feature at the bottom of each page to reinforce words learnt in the lesson