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Homework for 23rd February

Homework for 23rd February

Homework :

  1. Answer the following questions (based on today’s exploration session) in your PYP Exhibition book.

Q. What is the big idea and common connection between all the centers?

(Summarize your understanding of the exploration in 6-7 sentences.)

2. Complete the cyclic reflection and blob worksheet, if pending.

3. Update portfolio pieces, if pending.

4. Answer the following questions from ‘Holes’, in your Language notebook. Remember to answer in complete sentences.

  1. What does Stanley gain when he agrees to help X-Ray? What does he lose?
  2. Were you surprised to discover that the Warden is a woman? What else do you find out about the Warden in this chapter?
  3. Do you think Zigzag and the other campers are correct in believing that the Warden is always watching them, or are they just being paranoid?
  4. Can you think of some reasons why Zero might not be familiar with any nursery rhymes or the show Sesame Street?
  5. What does Stanley find out about Zigzag in this chapter?

5. Read Chapters 18 to 21 of ‘Holes’. Answer the following questions, in your Language notebook. Remember to answer in complete sentences.

  1. Why does Stanley write his letter in the tent?
  2. Do you think it is fair for Stanley to take the blame for Magnet? Why?
  3. Why does the warden send Stanley to the dressing room?
  4. What is special about the warden’s nail polish?
  5. How does Stanley relate to his great-grandfather’s experience?

 

 

 

Homework of 22nd February

Homework of 22nd February

Homework :

1. Complete the note-taking and summarizing of Chapter 7 from ‘Holes’, if pending.

2. Read Chapter 10 to 14 from ‘Holes’.

3. Explain the following quote by Michael Crichton in your own words, in your PYP exhibition journal –
“If you don’t know history, you don’t know anything; you’re a leaf that doesn’t know it’s part of a tree.”

You can complement your answer with a drawing/painting, as we know, a picture speaks a thousand words.

4. Answer this question in your PYP exhibition journal – What according to you is the connection between past, present, and future?

5. Complete the Blob worksheet.

6. Complete portfolio work, if pending.

Note: You don’t need to do the cyclic reflection at home. We will do it in school tomorrow. But make sure all the other homework is completed.

 

Homework of 20th February

Homework of 20th February

Homework : 

  1. Be ready to influence others to read the book chosen by you. (Be mindful of book review criteria)

Practice it twice in front of the mirror and evaluate yourself based on public speaking tips.

Upload your mega presentation PPT to the folder created by me, by clicking on the following link.  If you have a chart/poster instead of a PPT, click a picture of it and upload it to the folder. Remember to give ownership rights to me and commenting rights to yourself.

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

2. 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

3. Complete the Scavenger hunt worksheet.It will require you to explore the FS exhibition website ( https://pypex2017-18.weebly.com/ ). You need to involve your parents too in this exploration.

4. Upload your portfolio pieces for Term 2, if pending.

 

 

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

Homework of 15th February

Homework of 15th February

Homework :

  1. The Math and Language mixed bag homework has to be done in the mixed bag notebook.
  2. The Blob worksheet has to be pasted at the last page of your PYP exhibition journal. A table has to be drawn with the headings – Date, Colour, and reason. Update the blob worksheet and the table as discussed in class.
  3. Work on your portfolio pieces(1 each – UOI, Language, Math) for Term 2 and update the following spreadsheet, as discussed in class:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1OPLbfTvyNCw-PvLPbJ0hyb4AlXVq40Ml3eCoewH2wjA/edit?usp=sharing

4. Solve the questions from the following worksheet, in your Math notebook:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1exeAt1CK_6-9ccyH4_X4mYzqTuKeaNJuPts_sGIMtlA/edit?usp=sharing

5. Time to revive your childhood!!

  • Bring photographs of your childhood memories that are close to you. These photographs can be of your favorite childhood memory/achievement/family get together/tradition etc.

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

Have a great weekend!! 

 

Homework of 13th February

Homework of 13th February

Homework : 

  1. Language: Read the 2nd and 3rd chapter of ‘Holes’. Draw the camp green lake as described in the first three chapters, on an A-4 Sheet and attach this sheet to your Language notebook.

Answer the following questions in your Language notebook:

  1. What was the philosophy behind the concept of Camp Green Lake for bad boys?
  2. What were the various dangers that the camp inmate would face at Camp Green Lake?
  3. What was the image that Stanley and his family had about the camp?
  4. Why was the curse put on the Yelnats family?
  5. What happened with Stanley’s great-grandfather? Was he lucky or unlucky according to you?

You need to make a character chart about Stanley’s character and update it with his physical features and his behavioral characteristics. You need to keep on updating the chart throughout the book.

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

Get your public speaking and persuasive letter FA signed by your parents.