Title Viva ICSE Computer Studies 5
Subtitle Based on the Latest CISCE Curriculum
Author Anuradha Sharma
ISBN 9789388386432
List price Rs 275.00
Price outside India Available on Request
Original price
Binding Paperback
No of pages 124
Book size 216 x 279 mm
Publishing year 2019
Original publisher Viva Education
Published in India by Viva Education
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory Worldwide
Status New Arrival
About the book



Lab Activities • Project Work • Activity Time

Based on Windows 10, MS Office 2016


ICSE Computer Studies is a series of 8 books for classes 1 to 8. The series is based on the latest ClSCE curriculum.


What makes ICSE Computer Studies special?

  • Learning Outcomes: List of concepts to be learnt at the completion of the chapter
  • Let’s Learn About: List of topics to be learnt
  • Activity Corner: Warm-up activity given to assess the previous learning of concepts
  • Do and Learn: Sample practical questions given to strengthen the understanding of concepts
  • Think and Discuss: Discussion-based questions given to enhance thinking skills
  • Learn More: Additional information given to enhance knowledge
  • Computer Etiquette: Computer ethics and manners to be followed while working on a computer
  • Quick Recall: Summary of the chapter given for quick revision
  • Tech Terms: Definitions of important terms given at the end of the chapter
  • Exercises: Objective and subjective questions included under various segments
  • Building Values and Life Skills: Questions based on life skills and values to build interpersonal skills such as creative-thinking, problem-solving, team-building and teamwork in students
  • Testing Knowledge: Thought-provoking questions to assess the application of knowledge and enhance thinking skills in students
  • Linking Knowledge: Questions given to help students form links with other subjects
  • Lab Fun: Interesting lab activities given to assess the application of concepts
  • Learning is Fun: Hands-on activities and projects given to enhance observation, imagination and creativity of children, and to promote group work
  • Practise More: Question bank given at the end of the book to help students prepare for examination
  • Take Challenge: Additional objective questions given to assess knowledge by applying thinking skills


Interactive Learning App

  • Activities
  • Exercises
  • Technopedia
  • Points to Remember
  • Printable Worksheets


Teacher’s Resources

  • Detailed Teacher’s Manual
  • Teacher’s App
  • Online worksheets at www.vivadigital.in

Download Teacher’s Support Material on www.vivadigital.in


Chapter 1. Evolution of Computers: Early Calculating Devices • Mechanical Counting Devices • Electromechanical Counting Devices • Electronic Counting Device • Modern Calculating Devices or Computers • Generations of Computers • Characteristics of a Computer • Advantages of a Computer • Limitations of a Computer  

Chapter 2. Types of Software: Software and Its Types • System Software • Application Software • Differences between System Software and Application Software • Operational Support Systems (OSS) • Defragmentation  

Chapter 3. Advanced Features of Word Processor (Part I): Format Painter • Applying Superscripts and Subscripts • Applying Shadow Effect • Applying Headers and Footers • Inserting Column and Column Break • Inserting Page Break • Inserting Line Break • Setting Margins • Setting Page Orientation • Setting Paper Size • Indenting Text  

Chapter 4. Advanced Features of Word Processor (Part II): Finding and Replacing Text • Working with Shapes • Working with Drawing Tools • Inserting WordArt • Inserting Pictures • Adding Watermark • Applying Borders and Shading • Inserting Cover Page  

Chapter 5. Presentation Software: Special Effects - Using Inbuilt Templates • Enhancing the Presentation Display • Specifying Alignments • Specifying Line Spacing • Applying Themes • Changing Colour Scheme • Changing Background Colour • Inserting Objects in a Slide • Inserting a Chart • Formatting a Chart • Rearranging Slides in Slide Sorter View  

Chapter 6. An Introduction to Scratch Programming: Concept of Program and Programming • Introduction to Scratch • Starting Scratch • Components of a Scratch Window • Creating a New Project • Creating a New Sprite Using a Paint Editor • Saving a Sprite • Moving a Sprite • Adding Sound • Control Block • Executing a Conditional Statement • Saving a Project • Opening a Project  

Chapter 7. Internet Services: Internet • Connecting to the Internet • Types of Internet Connection • Popular Services on the Internet • E-mail • Netiquette

Practise More

Take Challenge

About the Author:

Anuradha Sharma (MSc IT, BSc, PGDSLM, BEd) has been teaching in many reputed schools in Bangalore for over 18 years. She has a vast and rich experience being an educator, trainer and examiner for evaluation of examinations from past 2 years for class 10. She is currently working as High School Coordinator and Head of the Department (Computer Science).

Target Audience:

ICSE students of class 5.


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