NOIDA PUBLIC SR. SEC. SCHOOL
SUMMER ASSIGNMENT
CLASS VIII
ENGLISH
General instructions:
1. Q 1,2,3 are to be done neatly on ruled A4 size sheets.
2. Q4&5 are to be done in your Language notebook.
1. You are required to create your own story book based on the new version of ‘The Hare and The
Tortoise story’ (a motivational story) in your own words in the form of dialogues with suitable
pictures and the moral ofneach stage.
2. Put on your creative caps and write a poem in about 10-15 lines on any one of the following topics
Childhood
Save Water
Nature
I Want to Be……….
Summer
Holidays
Examination
Myself
3. Answer the following in about 80-100 words (Value based questions):
i. What message does the poem ‘The Guest House’ convey?
ii. How can the Christmas be celebrated everyday and not just on the day of Christmas?
4. Answer practice paper 1 of your sample paper in your language notebook.
MATHS
1. Label and paste the following on A3 size sheets.
(i). Find formula for Area and Volume of Cylinder
(ii). Find formula for area of circle
(iii). Verify Pythagoras Theorem
(iv). To find formula for Area and Volume of Cylinder
(v).To verify the sum of Interior angles of quadrilateral is 3600.
(Roll Nos 1 – 5 )
(Roll Nos 6 – 10 )
(Roll Nos 11 – 15 )
(Roll Nos 16 – 20 )
(Roll Nos 21 – 30 )
2. Prepare the following on A3 size sheets:
a. Do a survey of your class and collect the data from all students of your class who spent more than 4 hours
in watching TV. Represent the collected data, in the form of a histogram by paper cutting and pasting.
b. Write how much you spent during a day in your summer vacations in the following headings:
(i) reading
ii) homework
iii) play
iv) sleep
(v) watching TV
vi) others
c. Represent the information in a Pie chart.
(i) Squares and square-roots from 1-50.
(ii) Algebraic identities
3. Answer the following questions on A4 size sheets:
i. Arrange the following in ascending order
, , ,
ii. Simplify : +
+
+ +
iii. The sum of two rational numbers is -15. If one of them is
find the other.
iv. Find five rational numbers between and .
v. The sum of three consecutive multiples of 8 is 888. Find the multiples?
vi. Solve the following equation:
- = + 15
vii.The perimeter of a rectangular swimming pool is 188 m. Its length is 4 m more than twice its
breadth. What are the length and breadth of the pool?
viii. There is a rectangular plot, reserved for the construction of a school. The length and breadth of the plot
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are in the ratio 7 : 8. At the rate of Rs.110 per metre, it costs Rs.66000 to fence the plot. What are
the dimensions of the plot?
SOCIAL SCIENCE
1.
Make a purposeful project on recently occurred earthquake with
suitable map of India and Nepal depicting the affected areas. Use the information given below:
a)
Epicentre
b)
Frequency on reactor scale
c)
Aftermaths
d)
Reasons/causes
e)
Consequences
f)
Steps taken by Indian Govt. to help Nepal and also to evacuate
visitors from India and other countries
g)
Use Pictures data, and other information
Note: Make a separate notebook to do the FA 1 Assignment
GEOGRAPHY --Chapter– 1—RESOURCES
1. Short Answer Questions:What does the word ‘Value ‘mean?
What does the word ‘Utility ‘denote to?
What are the basis of classification of resources?
a)
b)
c)
2. Long Answer Questions:a)
Differentiate between human resources and Human-made resources.
CIVICS ---- chapter– 1 THE INDIAN CONSTITUTION
1. Short Answer Questions:a)Why does a country need a constitution?
b)Why was Shabnam happy that she had not watched TV?
2. Long Answer Questions:a) Make a list of key features of the Indian Constitution..
HISTORY -- chapter–1 HOW, WHEN AND WHERE
1. Short Answer Questions:a)What is ‘History’?
b)What is colonial?
c)Name the periods on which James Mill divided the Indian history.
2. Long Answer Questions:a)Why do we try and divide history into different periods?
SCIENCE
ACTIVITY
1 Write about festivals which are related to agriculture (activity file).
2. Write about the wonderful world of microbes (activity file).
3. Make a chart on sources of vitamins. Mention the diseases caused by their deficiency.
Answer the following on the ruled sheets.
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1. Device an activity to show that organic waste is biodegradable while plastic is not.
2. Collect different types of seeds and put them in small bags. Attach these bags in a herbarium file and
label them
3. Collect new agricultural machine pictures and paste them in a file with their names and uses.
4. Visit a farm or nursery nearby and gather information abouti) Importance of seed selection
ii) Methods of irrigation
iii) Effect of extreme weather on the plants
iv) Fertilizers and manure used
v) Effects of continuous rain on the plants
5. During a field trip some students visited an agricultural farm and saw a few birds eating earthworms.
They enjoyed the scene and they also started picking and killing the earthworms with pleasure. The
farmers strongly objected.
i) What could be the reason behind such a behavior of the farmer?
ii) What values do you find missing in the student’s behavior?
iii) Write two identifying features of the earthworm.
6. Complete the NCERT questions of the topics completed in the class from chapter 1,2 &3 (H.W.
Copy).
7. Make diagrams of the topics completed in the class of chapter 1, 2 & 3(H.W. Copy).
8. Gather information about the endangered plants that are referred in Red Data Book.
ART & CRAFT
1. By making use of scrap bottles make a pencil stand (wih zip).
2. Make a painting/collage/poster on ‘World Nature conservation Day’ with a suitable title/slogan.
COMPUTER SCIENCE
1. Prepare a power point presentation on ‘PEER PRESSURE’ of 7-10 minutes including
introduction, causes, consequences & how to overcome it.
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