CTET Comprehensive Guide Exam Goalpost, Paper - II, Mathematics and Science, Class VI - VIII, 2020

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ISBN: 9789389872033

568 pages

INR 499


CTET Exam Goalpost Comprehensive Guide, Paper-II Mathematics and Science, covers the complete syllabus of CTET paper II Mathematics and Science exam. All chapters have theories as well as relevant examples and practice questions that will help you in your preparation. This book helps you develop an effective exam strategy through chapters, practice questions and explanatory notes that are built within its core framework.


Section I. Solved Papers

  • December 2019
  • July 2019
  • December 2018
  • September 2016



Section II. Child Development and Pedagogy

Chapter 1

• Concept of Child Development and Pedagogy development and its relationship with learning

• Principles of the development of children

• Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning

• Motivation and learning

Chapter 2

• Piaget, Kohlberg and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives

• Critical perspective of the construct of intelligence

• Multidimensional Intelligence

• Language & thought

• Cognition & emotions

Chapter 3

• Influence of heredity & environment

• Factors contributing to learning - personal & environmental

• Socialisation processes: Social world & children (Teachers, Parents, Peers)

• Gender as a social construct, gender roles, gender bias and educational practice

Chapter 4

• Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion, etc.

• How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance.

• Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator.

Chapter 5

• Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived

• Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, ‘impairment’ etc.

• Addressing the talented, creative, specially abled learners

Chapter 6

• Distinction between assessment for learning and assessment of learning, school-based assessment, continuous and comprehensive evaluation: perspective and practice

• Formulating appropriate questions for assessing the readiness levels of learners, enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and assessing learner achievement

• Concepts of child-centered and progressive education

Section III English Language

Chapter 7

• Prose-based Reading Comprehension (RC) and related questions

Chapter 8

• Poetry-based Reading Comprehension (RC) and related questions

Chapter 9

• Learning and acquisition

• Principles of teaching language

• Critical perspective on the role of grammar in learning a language for communicating ideas in both verbal and written form

Chapter 10

• Language skills

• Role of listening and speaking: Function of language and how children use it as a tool

• Evaluation of language comprehension and proficiency in speaking, listening, reading and writing

Chapter 11

• Challenges of teaching language in a diverse classroom: Difficulties, errors and disorders

• Remedial teaching

• Teaching-learning materials: Textbook, multi-media materials, multilingual resources of the classroom

• Micro teaching and lesson planning


Section IV - Hindi Language

Chapter 12

अपठित गद्यांश एवं उन पर आधारित प्रश्न

Chapter 13

अपठित काव्यांश एवं उन पर आधरित प्रश्न

Chapter 14

भाषा विकास का शिक्षाशास्त्र

अधिगम तथा अर्जन

भाषा-शिक्षण के सिद्धांत

भाषा-शिक्षण में व्याकरण की भूमिका

Chapter 15

भाषा कौशल

भाषा शिक्षण में श्रवण तथा मौखिक अभिव्यक्ति की भूमिका

भाषायी कौशलों का मूल्यांकन

Chapter 16

शिक्षण में होने वाली समस्याएँ

निदानात्मक तथा उपचारात्मक शिक्षण

शिक्षण-अधिगम सामग्री

पाठ योजना


Section V Mathematics and Science

Chapter 17

• Knowing our Numbers

• Playing with Numbers

• Whole Numbers

• Negative Numbers and Integers

• Fractions

• Exponents and Powers


Chapter 18

• Introduction to Algebra

• Ratio and Proportion

• Time, Speed and Distance


Chapter 19

• Basic Geometrical Ideas (2-D)

Understanding Elementary Shapes (2-D and 3-D)

• Symmetry (Reflection)

• Construction (Using Straightedge Scales, Protractors, Compasses)


Chapter 20

• Mensuration

• Data Handling

• Probability


Chapter 21

• Nature of Mathematics

• Language of Mathematics

• Community Mathematics


Chapter 22

• Error Analysis and Related Aspects of Learning and Teaching

• Evaluation through Formal and Informal Methods



Chapter 23

• Place of Mathematics in the Curriculum

• Problems of Teaching Mathematics

• Diagnostic and Remedial Teaching


Chapter 24

• Food

• Nutrition in Animals

• Microorganisms

• Preservation of Food

• Food Resources


Chapter 25

• Materials of Daily Use

• Natural Resources



• The World of the Living

• The Plants

• Soil

• Animals

• Respiration

• Reproduction


Chapter 27

• Motion

• Newton’s Laws of Motion

• Force

• Pressure

• Sound

• Light

• Structure of Human Eye

• Natural Phenomenon


Chapter 28

• Nature and Structure of Science

• Objectives of Teaching Science at the Elementary Level

• Understanding and Appreciating Science


Chapter 29

• Approaches to Curriculum Transaction

• Approaches of Teaching Science


Chapter 30

• Evaluation – Cognitive, Psychomotor, Affective

• Problems in Teaching of Science

• Remedial Teaching

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