CBSE Syllabus for Class 11 History
Course Structure for Class XI History (2017-18)
|1.||Introduction to World History|
|Section A||Early Societies||15|
|3.||From the beginning of time|
|6.||An empire across three continents|
|7.||Central Islamic lands|
|Section C||Changing Traditions||20|
|11.||Changing cultural traditions|
|12.||Confrontation of cultures|
|Section D||Paths to Modernization||20|
|14.||The Industrial Revolution|
|15.||Displacing indigenous People|
|16.||Paths to modernization|
|Map work (units 1-16)||5|
Class XI: Themes in World History
|1. Introduction to World History
Section A: Early Societies
3. From the Beginning of Time
Focus: Africa, Europe till 15000 BC
4. Early Cities
Focus: Iraq, 3rd millennium BC
Section B: Empires
6. An Empire across Three Continents
Focus: Roman Empire, 27 B.C to A.D 600.
7. Central Islamic Lands
Focus: 7th to 12th centuries
8. Nomadic Empires
Focus: the Mongol, 13th to 14th century
Section C: Changing Traditions
10. Three Orders
Focus: Western Europe, 13th-16th century
11. Changing Cultural Traditions
Focus on Europe, 14th to 17th century.
12. Confrontation of Cultures
Focus on America, 15th to 18th century.
Section D: Paths to Modernization
14. The Industrial Revolution
Focus on England, 18th and 19th century.
15. Displacing Indigenous People
Focus on North America and Australia, 18th-20th century.
16. Paths to Modernization
Focus on East Asia, late 19th and 20th century.
17. Map Work on Units 1-16
18. Project work
Please refer Circular separately for guidelines.
Project work will help students:
- To develop skill to gather data from a variety of sources, investigate diverse viewpoints and arrive at logical deductions.
- To develop skill to comprehend, analyze, interpret, evaluate historical evidence and understand the limitation of historical evidence.
- To develop 21st century managerial skills of co-ordination, self-direction and time management.
- To learn to work on diverse cultures, races, religions and lifestyles.
- To learn through constructivism-a theory based on observation and scientific study.
- To inculcate a spirit of inquiry and research.
- To communicate data in the most appropriate form using a variety of techniques.
- To provide greater opportunity for interaction and exploration.
- To understand contemporary issues in context to our past.
- To develop a global perspective and an international outlook.
- To grow into caring, sensitive individuals capable of making informed, intelligent and independent choices.
- To develop lasting interest in history discipline.