Words and Expressions 2 is a sequence to the textbook in English for Class X, First Flight. Like Words and Expressions 1, it is a self-study material. It lays emphasis on providing a variety of rich and comprehensible inputs.
The textbook of Science for Class X is a continuation of Class IX Science textbook. It is an integrated approach to science at this level, with no sharp divisions into disciplines such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Environmental Science. The theme of each chapter has been introduced with examples from daily life.
This book begins where the Political Science textbook stopped last year in Class IX. Last year the tour of democracy introduced you mainly to some basic ideas, institutions and rules of democracy. This year the focus shifts from the institutions to the process. The book introduces you to how democracy works in practice and what can be expected of it.
We live in a world where the existence of nations is taken for granted. We see people as belonging to nations and having a nationality, and we assume that this sense of belonging has existed from time immemorial. We consider countries as the same as nations, and use the two terms as synonyms, making little distinction between them. We think of countries as unified entities, each with a demarcated international boundary, a defined territory, a national language, and a central government.
This book introduces a simplified view of the process of development in the Indian economy. In this book the first beginnings of development are seen in terms of the emergence of agriculture, manufacturing and services as three distinct sectors of the economy. The purpose of the book is to understand the economic life around us and also to think about what we would mean by economic development for people.