Takshilha Class-V Semester-II

Takshilha Class-V Semester-II

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Takshilha is a series of ten books for Classes 1 to 5, comprising two books for each class. There is one book for each semester. Each book has an integrated course covering all the core subjects as well as EVS (in classes 1 and 2). The series has been structured on the guidelines of the National Curriculum Framework for School Education, 2005, integrating all the essential elements for a child's holistic development. The core subjects ? English, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies ? have been presented in a child-centric, interactive manner to sustain the interest of the learners of each level. Well-graded and precise contents have been effectively divided into topics and sub-topics. Scientific use of pictures, diagrams and illustrations, varied exercises to address multiple skills and suitable pre- and post-reading activities act as effective tools of conceptual learning. Key Features Child-friendly, interactive approach leading to effective learning outcome. Content of each class distributed across two semesters. Colourful presentation of concepts and learner- friendly layout. Colourful, vivid and accurate photographs, diagrams and illustrations. Varied reading texts and poems with adequate emphasis on listening, speaking, reading writing, comprehension and creative skills Explanation of mathematical concepts with the help of easy, worked-out examples and supported by interesting exercises. Establishment of scientific concepts through experiments, observations and inferences. Accurate and detailed presentation of a child's immediate and distant environment to develop awareness as well as a sense of responsibility In-text activities and questions to encourage independent thinking Varied exercises comprise subjective, objective, analytical and inferential questions as well as questions based on diagram and critical thinking Cross-curricular links and activities based on multiple skills address the strengths of all kinds of learners


1. Shivaji 7
2. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru 16
3. Green or Gold 25
I Wish I Were 34
4. A Grain of Wheat 37
The Story of Fidgety Philip 46
5. Monacella and Her Little Lambs 48
The Nightingale and The Glow-Worm 58
1. Place Value 62
2. Fundamental Operations 79
3. Factor and Multiples 97
4. Fractions 113
5. Decimals 132
6. Basic Geometry 159
Social Studies
1. The Globe : A Model of the Earth 182
2. Maps : Our Guides 190
3. Climate 197
4. Land of Dense Forest (Zaire) 206
5. Land of Ice and Snow (Greenland – Frigid Zone) 214
6. Life in Desert : Saudi Arabia 221
7. Temperate Grassland : Prairies 228
8. Conquering Distances 234
9. Communication 241
1. Nervous System 250
2. Musculo - Skeletal System 258
3. Food, Health and Diseases 268
4. Communicable Diseases 276
5. Emergency Care 281
6. Varying Lifestyles 287
7. Reproduction in Plants 297
General Knowledge
1. Nature 309
2. Language and Literature 316
3. India and the World 321


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