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Highlights of the Day – 05/09/18

Highlights of the Day – 05/09/18

Day 5,

Language:

  • The 7th chapter – Mr.Change-About and the Enchanter from the Reader ‘The Magic Faraway Tree’ was read to the students followed by students reading it using Popcorn strategy.
  • Students understood that giving a good title to a piece of writing is an important skill and the best way to choose a title is to connect it to the key idea through an activity. Students along with the teacher practiced the skill in the class.

UOI:

Discussion on the third line of inquiry-impact of machines on our lives was done.

Homework:

Refer common blog for Hindi and Gujarati homework.

Highlights of the Day – 04/09/18

Highlights of the Day – 04/09/18

Day 4,

Math:

  • Formative Assessment was conducted.
  • The students were taken to the Bridge area and were instructed to work in pairs. They were engaged in an activity ‘How Far Can You Go?’ to better conceptualize length units. Further discussions in the class helped students understand that distances can also be measured using the standard unit. They also understood that 100 cm = 1 m

Language:

The 7th chapter: Mr Change-About and the Enchanter was read from the Reader ‘The Magic Faraway Tree’.

Homework:

Solve the following word problems:

1. A monument is made up of combined total of 90,088 sandstone and limestone blocks. If 22,441 limestone blocks are used in the monument, how many sandstone blocks are used?
2. A Sports Supply Store supplies loose golf balls in two colours – white and yellow. The total number of golf balls in the stock is 98,966. If they currently have 48,151 white golf balls. Find how many yellow balls are there in the stock?
3. A food company surveyed its customers. They found 63,294 preferred the old apple muffins, while 3,664 preferred the new banana ones. How many customers responded to the survey?

 

Highlights of the Day – 30/08/18

Highlights of the Day – 30/08/18

Day 1,

Language:

  • The 6th chapter – What can they do now?  from the reader ‘The Magic Faraway Tree’ was read. The students tried to guess the meaning of the difficult words from the context first and then checked with a dictionary if their guess was correct.
  • Read aloud was done.
  • Formative Assessment was conducted.

UOI:

An activity related to problem solving through an experiment cycle was taken up as a group task.

Homework:

Complete the given worksheets.

Highlights of the Day – 28/08/18

Highlights of the Day – 28/08/18

Day 5,

UOI:

Formative assessment was conducted.

ICT:

Students explored online books on Simple Machines through Get Epic.

Math:

  • The students were tuned into the new unit on ‘Measurement’ through an example and classroom discussion. The students also reflected on their prior knowledge and understood the importance of using standard units of measurement.
  • The teacher posed a problem in front of the students and together they worked to find the solution to the problem. In finding the solution, students understood the purpose behind using a ruler and learned how to use it. They also made their own rulers.They measured different objects available in the class using the same ruler

Language:

Students showcased their understanding of the Magic Faraway Tree Ch-5 through a graphic organizer.

Homework:

Math

Measure the length and breadth of your lunch box, pencil-box, your favorite story-book, a photo-frame and Television remote. Write the measurements in your notebook.

Language

Frame sentences using the following adverbs.

  1. happily
  2. angrily
  3. quietly
  4. politely
  5. carefully

 

Highlights of the Day – 24/08/18

Highlights of the Day – 24/08/18

Day 3,

Math:

Students practiced solving 5-digit subtraction sums after comprehending the word problems.

Language:

  • The 4th chapter – The Land of Spells was read from the Reader ‘The Magic Faraway Tree’. The students tried to guess the meaning of the difficult words from the context first and then checked with a dictionary if their guess was correct.
  • Dictation was conducted.

Homework:

Complete the given worksheets.

UOI

Identify 3 complex machines. Write which simple machines were used to make that complex machine. What is the purpose of that complex machine?

Format:

Complex machine –

Purpose –

Simple machines used –

Happy Weekend 🙂