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Day: September 5, 2013

JR KG Green: Paper tearing Activity

JR KG Green: Paper tearing Activity

On 31st  August, 2013 students had a Paper Tearing activity, which involved tearing of newspapers into strips as an initiation activity of new material paper for ‘Paper Mache’ activity which was done in the same week. Moreover, this particular activity helped in developing the fine motor skills by strengthening the child’s small and big muscles and improving hand-eye co-ordination.

 

Highlights of Jr KG Orange from 22nd to 30th August

Highlights of Jr KG Orange from 22nd to 30th August

Highlights of the week are as follow:-

Circle Time:

Introduction of ‘Aawunniwunni kaya’ and revision of rhymes done till date.

UOI 1:

“Stories can engage the audience and communicate meaning”

Revision of Where (place) – Where did the story take place? (Example: Where did the hare and the tortoise decide to have a race?”

Revision of sequence – the story’s beginning, middle and end with different stories and “Title” of the story.

Revision of Who: Who is the character of the story? (Example: In the story “The very hungry caterpillar”, the caterpillar is the character of the story)

UOI 2:

‘We find different materials in the surrounding and they behave differently.’

 

Introduction of paper:

 

  • Learners were shown different types of paper and were asked to feel the different textures of the paper.
  • Paper tearing activity was done wherein the learners were asked to tear stripes of the paper.
  • Paper Mache activity: Learners created different objects with balloons, paper plates and glasses by mixing water and fevicol  and dipped paper stripes in the mixture(They learnt the concept of absorption.)

Pre math: Long-short, thick-thin, tall- short and hard-soft.

Language:

• Word of the week: Principled( I act honestly and with a strong sense of fairness, justice, and respect for the dignity of an individual, groups, and communities.)

• Drill: – What is your mother’s name?

Introduction of sight words: is, it and in.

Revision of letters “Aa , Bb, Cc, Dd, Ee, Ff , Gg” through different workstations of association, sorting, tracing and worksheets.

Introduction of letter ‘Hh , Ii and Jj’ along with the sound and its associations through different play way methods like sorting, coloring, associating etc.

Assessments were done in language.

Math:

Data Handling: (Sorting)

Revision of Sorting: – Learners were given different manipulative for sorting with different concepts of size, shape, colors etc.

Learners were able to state the purpose of doing sorting and state where we can use it in real life.

Numbers: (Counting/Identification)

  • Revisionof all mathematical operations till number 9 was done.
  • Revision of patterns was done with 2 attributes.
  • Assessments were done in math.

 

Quantity:

Learners were able to understand that the objects counted describes the quantity of the whole set. Learners were able to use numbers to represent quantities. Learners understood the purpose for learning numbers and using them at appropriate places.

Measurement: (Pre- Math Concepts)

• Revision of full- empty, big- small, open- close, top-bottom, empty-full, in-out, freeze-melt, up-down, heavy-light, wet-dry, hot-cold and narrow- wide.

FMS (Fine Motor Skills):

• Rolling pins with clay

• Lacing board

• Clay pinching and sticking on the flash cards

Free Play:

• Link up blocks

• Wooden blocks

• Construction blocks

• Kitchen set

• Other toys

RAK-Random Act of Kindness-Learners helped the class didi in placing all the resources at the proper place.

Homework

Math-worksheet

Language- worksheet

Important Points:-

1. Send only 1 object and 3 pictures of letter ‘Ii and Jj’ by Wednesday, 4/9/2013. Objects should be clearly labelled.

2. If your child is reflecting at home then please inform the respective HRT (home room teacher) through blog or communication diary.

3. Kindly practice identification of numbers, counting (quantity, forward, backward) in math and in language, practice identification of letters (capital and small letters) and its association (‘A’ for apple, almond, ambulance, apron, anchor, astronaut, etc.) with your child.

4. Please keep a track of your child’s progress/learning.

5. Kindly reinforce the vocabulary, which is mentioned above, with your child ( vocabulary introduced and pre math concept.)

6. Please send 1 lap size napkin regularly in the school bag and keep the lunch box and napkin in 1 small carry bag. (Kindly ignore if you are already sending it in this manner)

7. Try to do more of fine motor skill activities with your child at home, it will help them develop their writing skills.

8.Kindly file all checked (Homework) worksheets at home.

9. Kindly sign in diary for note/circular. Also take out circular from the diary.

10. Please mention about the object sent (show and tell, pictures, form),worksheet, library book etc. in diary.(When you send to teacher)

11. Please share/reflect about your child’s learning when they share it with you. You can write about it in any language (Hindi, Gujarati or English)

12.Learners will issue library books on their I-card only, on every
Monday which needs to be returned by Friday.

13. Kindly fill and send the UOI reflection sheet by Monday.

If there is no I-Card then the student will not be able to issue the library book. Also if the book is lost or damaged a fine will be charged and recovered from your child’s account. 

Regards,

Tasneem

Teacher’s Day Celebration[5th September].

Teacher’s Day Celebration[5th September].

 

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During celebration of ‘Teachers day’ middle years students were given chance to teach tiny tots of Jr.KG .As teachers they conducted few activities  related to patterns, pre-math concept(hard and soft). They enjoyed each other’s company and had wonderful time……

Regards,

Ambuja Sharma.