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Educational Books - Secondary School Books

Macmillan Jamaica Secondary Social Studies is a course written specifically for the ROSE Social Studies curriculum for Grades 7, 8 and 9. The books cover the three core themes: Living Together, Working Together and Growing Together.

Key features:
• A skills-based approach to learning, developing thinking and

  research skills
• Activities which cater for a mixture of abilities and aptitudes
• Stimulating and varied activities, drawing from diagrams,

  drama and dialogue, verse and songs, newspaper extracts 

  and advertisements, emphasise personal relevance and

• Opportunities for small-group work, project work, class

  discussions, practical and creative activities and fieldwork
• Clear learning objectives at the start of each chapter to aid

  planning and involve students in their learning
• Reviews, short answer and multiple choice questions at the

  end of each unit to check understanding and progress
• A glossary defining words and terms used in Social Studies
• A subject index aiding navigation for teachers and students
• An examination-type End-of-Year test to help with revision

  and examination practice

About the authors

The authors are experienced Jamaican secondary school teachers, and bring a wealth of experience to this project, having between them worked as Education Officers for the Ministry of Education, Youth and Culture, acted as External Examiners, and have been involved in training teachers in Social Studies and Geography.

Macmillan Jamaica Secondary Social Studies sample pages

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