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Grade 8_First Term Examination for Social Science

Grade 8_First Term Examination for Social Science

Dear students,

Kindly note the following details about the first term examination which is going to start from 13th October, 2014

Syllabus going to be covered in first term:

1. Nehru’s Legacy :

a) Socialism, Democracy, Capitalism & Communism
b) Non-Alignment & Panchsheel
c) Nehru’s Foreign Policy & founding principles of the policy

2.Indira Gandhi:

a) India/Pakistan relation
b) Emergency, War
c) Operation Blue Star
d) Assassination

3. Rajiv Gandhi:

a) Beginning of leadership
b) Role in abolishing Licence Raj
c) IPKF & Sri Lanka
d) Muslim Rights – Shah Banu Case
e) BOFORS
f) White & Green Revolution

4. Narasimha Rao:

a) Economic Reforms of 1991

b) Economic liberalisation

c)Privatization

d)Globalization

5. Economic Concepts:

a) Sales
b) Costing
c) Break even
d) Price
e) Profit
f) GDP
g) Per capita income
h) National Income
i) Imports/Exports
j) Sectors of economy (Agriculture,Industry & Service)

Duration & Marks of the paper: 

  • Paper 1: 1 hr 30 mins; Marks- 50

Students will write in question paper .

Regards,

Shezin & Arwa

 

MY: Updates regarding ‘Maths Science Trivia’

MY: Updates regarding ‘Maths Science Trivia’

All MY students took part in the first round of ‘Maths science trivia’. Selected students from round one participated in the final round. The participants showed great energy in both the rounds of the event which is worth appreciating. The result of the event is as follows…..

Group First place Second place Third place
A (Grade 7 & 8) Unity Dignity Liberty
B (Grade 9 & 10) Dignity Integrity Unity

Glimpses of ‘Maths Science trivia’ that had happened in MY as part of the inter-house event……

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FSMUN Committee Selection

FSMUN Committee Selection

Dear Students,

This is regarding the FSMUN being organized on 24-25 Jan, 2015. I had earlier asked for applications for the FSMUN volunteers. This is the process that we followed to select the two key roles: the Secretary General (Executive Board) and the Director General (Organizing Committee).

After receiving the applications we first short listed the candidates for each of the two roles using the following two criteria:

a. Number of MUNs attended; performance in the MUNs as well as the variety of MUNs attended
b. Any organizing experience inside or outside of school

 

Using this we shortlisted 5 candidates for the DG position and 3 candidates for the SG position. All the candidates were then called for a short interview with a faculty committee where we looked at the following things:

 

– why do they want to take up this role?
– what makes them competent for this role?
– how would they handle difficult situations?
– what content knowledge do they have about their respective areas of work?
– how well would they be able to effectively lead teams?

 

The 3 member selection committee for this comprised of: Bhumika Parmar, Shezin Siganporia and Vardan Kabra.

 

While it was a close call in both the positions, this is what we decided upon:
Secretary General: Yash Lekhwani
Assistant Secretary General: Aashna Jain
Director General: Riya Shah
Assistant Director General: Shreya Thummar

 

Please note that these are the best choices that we could make given the limitations of time and information. We trust these candidates to do an effective job with the responsibility assigned to them. It is possible that they may make mistakes or errors of judgement. In case any of you feels that way then you may first approach them. In case you are still not satisfied then you may approach any of the three faculty members listed above or Ms. Subhalaxmi Iyer.

 

We hope that all students (and parents) will support this endeavor. We wish the student committee the best for the first FSMUN and we hope that it’s a grand success.

 

Regards,

Vardan Kabra
Head of School

Grade 10 International Math-Statistics H.W

Grade 10 International Math-Statistics H.W

Topic – Measures of central tendency

Type of h.w. – non-research based

Homework : Solve the following questions.

1. Five people play golf and at one hole their scores are 3, 4, 4, 5, 7. For the scores,

find (a) mean (b) median (c) mode.

2. Eight people work in a shop. They are paid hourly rates of £2, £15, £5, £4, £3, £4, £3, £3.
(a)  Find mean, median and mode for the given data .
(b) Which average would you use if you wanted to claim the staff were : (i) well paid (ii) badly paid.

3. A gardener buys 10 packets of seeds from two different companies. Each pack contains 20 seeds and he records the number of plants which grow from each pack.

Company A : 20, 5, 20, 20, 20, 6, 20, 20, 20, 8
Company B : 17, 18, 15, 16, 18, 18, 17, 15, 17, 18

(a) Find the mean, median and mode for each company’s seeds.

(b) Which company does the mode suggest is best?

(c) Which company does the mean suggest is best?

4. Adrian takes four tests and scores the following marks.  65, 72, 58, 77
(a) What are his median and mean scores?

(b) If he scores 70 in his next test, does his mean score increase or decrease? Find his new mean score.

(c) Which has increased most, his mean score or his median score?

5. A garage owner records the number of cars which visit his garage on 10 days.
The numbers are:  204, 310, 279, 314, 257, 302, 232, 261, 308, 217.

(a) Find the mean number of cars per day.

(b) The owner hopes that the mean will increase if he includes the number of cars on the next day. If 252 cars use the garage on the next day, will the mean increase or decrease?

Duration : 45 minutes

Submission Date : September 11,2014.

Regards,
Krishna and Kinjal

Grade 9_IS_First Term Syllabus_10/09/14

Grade 9_IS_First Term Syllabus_10/09/14

Kindly note the following details about the first term examination which is going to start from 13th October, 2014

Syllabus to be covered in first term:

 

1) Social & Cultural Development in India

2) Sustaining Indian Democracy (Democracy by Coalition & Threats to Indian Democracy)

Marks:  50

Duration: 1 hour 30 mins

Regards,

Shezin

Grade8_English_Verve and Vivacity_Homework

Grade8_English_Verve and Vivacity_Homework

Please complete Stave 1 of your Christmas Carol Workbook,                                               excluding stave One: Comprehension.

In questions where you are expected to rewrite in modern English, you are suppose to rephrase the dialogues/sentences in your own words and write. Do not analyse what is said, just rephrase the same in simple English. 

In Extended Answers, attempt question 1 and 2.

For any doubts/clarifications, send me an email.

Submission date: 11th September 2014 [tomorrow]

Grade 10 International Mathematics (0607) – First term examination syllabus

Grade 10 International Mathematics (0607) – First term examination syllabus

Dear Students,

Kindly note the following details about the first term examination which is going to start from October 13, 2014.

Part of curriculum which would be assessed in the first term exam is as follows :

For CORE :

  1. Probability
  2. Vectors
  3. Set theory
  4. Trigonometry
  5. Statistics
  6. Geometry

For EXTENDED :

  1. Probability
  2. Vectors
  3. Statistics
  4. Quadratic Equations
  5. Variation (Direct and Indirect)
  6. Surds
  7. Set theory
  8. Trigonometry

No. of papers : 3 (For core paper 1,3,5 and for extended paper 2,4,6)

Type of papers :

For CORE :

  • Paper 1 : Short response based questions (NO GDC IS ALLOWED.)
  • Paper 3 : Extended response based questions (GDC IS ALLOWED.)
  • Paper 5 : Investigations based questions (GDC IS ALLOWED.)

For Extended :

  • Paper 2 : Short response based questions (NO GDC IS ALLOWED.)
  • Paper 4 : Extended response based questions (GDC IS ALLOWED.)
  • Paper 6 : Investigations and modelling based questions (GDC IS ALLOWED.)

Additional material required during exam: 

GDC, Geometry box, Required stationary items

Duration & Marks of the paper: 

For CORE Papers :

  • Paper 1:  45 minutes (40 marks)
  • Paper 3 : 1 hour 45 minutes (96 marks)
  • Paper 5 : 1 hour (24 marks)

For EXTENDED papers :

  • Paper 2 : 45 minutes   (40 marks)
  • Paper 4 : 2 hours 15 minutes (120 marks)
  • Paper 6 : 1 hour 30 minutes (40 marks)

Students will write in question paper and There will be no internal assessment in first term.

Regards,

Krishna and Kinjal

 

Additional Maths First Term Syllabus

Additional Maths First Term Syllabus

3. Simultaneous eq

Dear students,

Kindly note the following details about the first term examination which is
going to start from 13th October, 2014

Syllabus going to be covered in first term:

1. Simultaneous equation

2. Indices & Surds

3. Factor of Polynomials

4. Vector

5. Calculus (Differentiation, Basics of integration)

No. of papers: 2 ( Paper 1 & Paper 2)

Type of paper: 

  • Paper 1 –  8 to 10 medium response questions.
  • Paper 2-  8 to 10 medium and extended response questions

Additional material required during exam: Required stationary items, Electronic calculator

Duration & Marks of the paper: 

  • Paper 1: 1 hr 30 mins; Marks- 50 & Paper 2  :1 hr 30 mins ; 50 marks

Students will write in question paper and there will be no internal assessment in first term.

Regards,

Uttam Maheshwari