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CXC: Social Studies Essentials - With SBA, Study Guide & Exercises - New Edition

Level: Secondary

Series Title: General

Subject: Social Studies

ISBN: 978 976 638 004 5

Pages: 274

Age Group: 15 17 years

Published: 2000


This new, updated and expanded edition provides comprehensive coverage of all the topics in the CSEC Social Studies Syllabus and has been well received by teachers across the Caribbean. There is strong emphasis on the environment and comprehensive, up-to-date information on CARICOM. In addition, the text provides detailed guidelines for the SBA component of the examination. A review section includes a variety of exercises, multiple choice and short answer questions, essay questions as well as examination papers that simulate the CSEC examination. A variety of stimuli, including source documents, illustrations, photographs, graphs, maps, cartoons, tables, statistics, calypsos etc. enhance students' understanding of the themes and topics taught.

  • Comprehensive coverage of the topics for Sections A and B of the CSEC Social Studies syllabus:
    Individual and Family, Individual and Society, Development and Use of Resources,and the Options: Consumer Affairs, Communication, Tourism
  • Addresses demands of the three profiles of the examination: Knowledge, Interpretation, Application
  • Detailed guidelines for doing the SBA component of the examination
  • Strong focus on the Caribbean, the environment and gender studies
  • Comprehensive information on CARICOM
  • Includes examination papers that simulate the CSEC examination
  • Guidelines to writing an essay

Look out For:

  • Source documents
  • Variety of stimuli: photographs, line illustrations, graphs, maps, cartoons, tables, statistics, crosswords, calypsos
  • Up-to-date statistics
  • A Review Section which includes review exercises and questions, multiple-choice tests; short-answer questions; essay questions
  •  Glossary/concept bank of important terms

 


Feedback

Anonymous
December 12, 2008
i want to buy this book
Chris
Scotland
September 03, 2009
Very interesting book. Great pictures and really interactive. My students enjoy this book.
Abigail .K. Williams
Jamaica
June 01, 2010
This book is very vague and has limited information and i think it should not be used at all in the school system.
Omar Hinds
Jamaica
July 20, 2011
I would need Help on getting my S.B.A Completed?
Omar Hinds
Jamaica
July 20, 2011
I would need Help on getting my S.B.A Completed?
asheika
jamaica
September 22, 2011
need help with ma SBA

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