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Day: February 19, 2018

Homework- 19th February

Homework- 19th February

~Create your life/story map- It should be a display of pictures- This map should describe you and important events and people in your life that have helped you to become who you are.

Guiding points: full name, birth date, place you belong to or have lived at (write all if you have lived at several places), family tree, relationships/friendships, experiences (mistakes, tragic/sad moments, joys, lessons learnt), most cherished memories as a family, write about your family culture/traditions/rituals/beliefs/values, likes and dislikes, talk about role models or person you aspire to become like, your aspirations etc

This can be done on chart paper or several pages bundled together.

~ Complete the pending homework if any.

~Get the UOI SA signed by your parents.

Homework for the day – 19th Feb’18

Homework for the day – 19th Feb’18

1. Complete the life cycle chart from home and bring it to school tomorrow.

2. Get the exhibition contract signed by your parent. Ensure that they are reading it thoroughly before signing.
3. Listen to the audiobook of chapter 4 and 5  and read along from the book. Link to audiobook: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQJ4bIAnYTk&list=PLRMhlXrIlwi5mXDW0LQQfgtwV5d8nJSaR&index=2
4. Culmination Celebration – Book Review

  1. Prepare for the culmination celebration (Mega Presentation). Keep the following in mind: Choose the appropriate form of expression.Prepare the speech, don’t forget to add important details like author’s name, the main character, etc.

    Practice speaking in front of the mirror at least twice to build confidence.

    As informed, be mindful of public speaking criteria as well.

  2. Upload your mega PPT to the folder created by me, by clicking on the following link:  https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/1hCnSB3kGrnXWswpJ2ajeCKyy7-6AmkN9
Homework of 19th February

Homework of 19th February

Homework:

  1. Ask your parents to read and sign the exhibition contract given. Once done staple it in your PYP exhibition journal.
  2. Complete the life map, if pending and get it to school tomorrow, without fail.
  3. Read Chapter 6 of Holes, using the Comprehension strategy – ‘Determining importance’ and write the summary of the chapter in your Language notebook.
  4. Work on your Term 2 portfolio pieces.
  5. Prepare for the mega presentation. Keep the following in mind:Choose the appropriate form of expression.

    Prepare the speech, don’t forget to add important details like author’s name, the main character, etc.

    Practice speaking in front of the mirror at least twice to build confidence.

    As informed, be mindful of public speaking criteria as well.

  6. Upload your mega presentation PPT to the folder created by me, by clicking on the following link:

 

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1nTFnloJe_pMvgOi-DKosILUf8b3bM9gc?usp=sharing

7. Upload your ‘My Teacher’ speech video to the folder created by me, by clicking on the following link:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1p6f0DJp9XuJvzUg8bC7npZD3C29eJTY5?usp=sharing

Reminder: NES National Science Fest 2018 on 24th February,2018

Reminder: NES National Science Fest 2018 on 24th February,2018

Dear students,

NES International School Mumbai, Swapnanagari, Mulund west, Mumbai – 400082-in association with South Asian International Baccalaureate schools association has arranged a competition for Grades 7,8,9 and 11 on 24th February,2018. Interested students should send their names by email to Manish sir latest by 19thFebruary,2018.

There are different categories under which you can register yourself as below:

1.Science working model

Category (Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-group of 3 member

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-Group of 3 member

Rules :
Dynamic and not static models
Models to be prepared by students themselves
Students must be prepared to answer judges’
questions about the content and development
of their projects.
A Team of maximum 3 students can participate.

2.Science Quiz Competition

Category(Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-Group of 2 member

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-Group of 2 member

Event Details :
Various rounds of question answer sessions

based on scientific and technological
know-how

3.Scientific drawing and painting

Category(Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-Group of 2 member

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-Group of 2 member

Rules :

Only poster colours, water colours and pencil colours allowed

Sketch pens, ink pens, oil colours, refill pens and wax crayons are not allowed

Drawing sheets will be supplied to the students. All other materials to be brought
by students themselves

4.Science Fiction competition

Category(Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-3 individual

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-3 individual

Event Details :
The competition in-charge will assign a
topic on the spot.

Rules :

Maximum word count – 500 words

It should be entirely the original work of the entrant and not have been published
previously

5.JAM(Just a minute) competition

Category(Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-Group of 2 member

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-Group of 2 member

Rules :
The Participants are challenged to speak for one
minute on a given science subject without
“repetition, hesitation, or deviation.”

6.Film making

Category (Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-group of 3 member

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-Group of 3 member

Rules :

Film Duration – 5 Minutes

The student should try to make the film interesting to watch and also ensure that
that enough details are put in towards the science background of the student’s project.
Student could add graphs and other visuals to demonstrate his/her work.
The judges will review the summaries and films, and will assess against the
given criteria

7.Essay Writing

Grades :
Sub-Junior Group – Grades 5 to 7
Junior Group – Grades 8 to 10
Senior Group -Grades 11 and 12
Event Details :
The competition in-charge will assign
a topic on the spot.

8.Skit

Event Details :
The skits would be based on the theme
“Science & Technology in to-day Society”.
Grades :
Junior Group – Grades 8 to 10
Senior Group – Grades 11 and 12

Rules :

A Skit (8 to 10 minutes) should be presented by a group of 5 students, thus inducing a sense of scientific awareness among the audience.

9.Science Spelling Bee Competition :

Grades :
Sub-Junior Group – Grades 5 to 7
Note :

All instructions will be given at the time of the event
Event Details :
Test of Scientific Vocabulary

 

10.Science Story Telling-

Grades :

Sub-Junior Group – Grades 5 to 7
Junior Group – Grades 8 to 10
Senior Group-Grades 11 and 12

Event Details:
Every participant will be given a Science
story suitable for narration on Scientific
method using Forest animals, 20 minutes
before the contest. Ability and talent
in narration will be evaluated.

11.Space Colony Design Competition
Grades :
Junior Group – Grades 8 to 10
Senior Group – Grades 11 and 12
Note :
Only one team comprising 3 members
from each category – Junior group
and senior group to participate

Rules:

Students will be given the Task to design a new Colony, to be discovered as a habitable
celestial body. The task is to design a Colony, complete with green houses, laboratory,
living quarters, rocket launch pads and industry to create fuel, using a combination of
the resources on the new celestial body and move cargo from the earth. In addition to
building the model, the students are to create a poster to accompany the model. This
poster should explain succinctly the reasons students chose to build the Colony either
on the Moon or Mars or other celestial body, its location on the space and what
resources from the Moon or Mars could be used to build a colony. Creativity has to be
demonstrated in the use of the type of energy that will sustain the colony.

For the purpose of this competition, students can attempt one of the following:

1.Create a variety of sketches on paper to represent the possible colony area in the
celestial body.
OR
2. Create a 3 – D model using any material like cardboard, paper, etc.

Rules for students who opt to build a model: (To be followed strictly)

a.All structures must be labelled clearly.
b. Materials for the space colony design competition will be provided.

There is no entry fee

Amount for food and travel expenses will be acknowledged to you by 20th Feb.

Amount will be deducted from imprest account.

One student can participate in one category only

Regards,

Manish Tiwari

 

HW for 19th Feb, 2018

HW for 19th Feb, 2018

Homework:

  • Complete your life map from home. You have to bring it compulsory tomorrow in the school.
  • Share your ppt for mega presentation with commenting rights by end of the day and transfer it to the folder shared with you.
  • Upload your UOI piece on seesaw for the unit “How we express ourselves”.

Star of the week: Laksh for displaying the attitude “Responsible” in the classroom.

Group of the week: Laksh, Krisha, Alefiyah and Nirvan for co-operating within the group and always on time after the transition breaks.

 

Highlights of the day 19th February 2018

Highlights of the day 19th February 2018

Day 6 Monday

UOI: Learners guessed the LOI’s from the content taught to them. The words ‘Needs’ and ‘Wants’ were explained and later learners made connections with their lives. Learners made connection of the second LOI with needs and wants.

Language: Learners discussed the important things needed in the story (Story Elements). Later, learners were asked to finish a story by adding an interesting end (solution) to it.

Learners were given time to make corrections in the homework.

Homework:

1)Language: If the story was written in today’s times, what other toys would you add to the land? Write and illustrate.

2)Complete the worksheet given.

Have a lovely day 🙂

Parents kindly sign the dodging worksheet and and send it back tomorrow.

 

Homework for the day

Homework for the day

PYP Exhibition:

Students need to create their life/story map- It will be a display of pictures- This map should describe them and important events and people in their life that have helped them become who they are–

Guiding points: full name, birth date, place you belong to or have lived at (write all if you have lived at several places), family tree, relationships/friendships, experiences (mistakes, tragic/sad moments, joys, lessons learnt), most cherished memories as a family, write about your family culture/traditions/rituals/beliefs/values, likes and dislikes, talk about role models or person you aspire to become like, your aspirations etc.

Language and UOI:

Upload the portfolio piece on Seesaw if not done yet.

Note: Work on the mega presentation. It is going to be conducted on 21st February.

Happy Learning!!!