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Day: September 20, 2014

Recap of the day- 20/9/2014

Recap of the day- 20/9/2014

Settling Task:-

Learners wrote 2 sentences using the words “under” and “behind”.

[Unit Of Inquiry]

Read aloud of the story- “Grandfather’s Journey” by Allen Say. After the read aloud learners had a discussion on the same. Following questions were asked to the learners.

Questions:- 1) What do you think grandfather did in this story? 2) What was the reason grandfather did so? 3) How did grandfather feel doing so?

Learners discussed on the above questions and came up with the word “migration”.

Language

Empowering English- Learners read the story “The monkey and the crocodile”. They also coloured the adjectives in the story.

Language Development- Learners revised the concept of grammar through the exercise given in the Language with ease reference book.

Math

Learners drew symmetrical objects making connections with the real life examples.

Note:- L.E.A.P session was conducted.

Homework

Language

Learners have to do the given graphic organizer worksheet.

Regards,

Disha Thakkar.

Grade 5 Alliance: Highlights and homework of the day

Grade 5 Alliance: Highlights and homework of the day

UOI:

Learners tuned into the new unit with the hot potato activity conducted in the class. They demonstrated their understanding about the questions asked to them during this activity.

Math:

Learners created their own word problem involving decimals through the market simulation activity.

Empowering English:

Continued with the question answer of Ch. 8 The Marrog. The students wrote their answers in their EE notebook.

Language with ease:

Week 6, Day 2 was completed.

Homework:

Math:

Solve the following sums on addition and subtraction of decimals: (convert the paise into Rupees to get the answer in Rupees.

example: Rs 10.45 + 56 paise = Rs 10.45 + Rs 0.56 = Rs 11.01

 

  • Rs 9.71 + Rs 25.82
  • Rs 24.56 – Rs 8.91
  • Rs 5.12 + 53 paise
  • Rs 202 + Rs 2.02
  • Rs 5 – 88 paise
  • Rs 1.96 – 99 paise
  • Rs 2000 – 72 paise
  • 65 paise  – 25 paise
  • Rs 15.52 – 37 paise

 

Language:

1) Complete the grammar worksheet given to you.

2) Hunt (search) for a ‘short story for kids which has irony’. Copy the story on google document and share it with your class mates to read.

UOI:

Find 5 words connected to “well being” . (Example: health) and write them in your UOI notebook.

Student of the day is Aryan Pillai. I appreciate him for being responsible for his learning as well as for the duties given to him.

‘Highlights of the week’ [15th to 19th September]’

‘Highlights of the week’ [15th to 19th September]’

Circle Time:

WOW: Communicator   [We express our ideas confidently.]

Morning message: There are seven days in a week. They are Sunday, Monday….

Drills: What is your father’s name? My father’s name is…

Revision of rhymes:

Oh! The cuckoo, oh! The cuckoo, up and down, open the shut them, be proactive.

Miss Molly had a dolly who was sick ,sick ,sick…

Revision of wiggles:

Head, shoulders, knees and toes.

Wiggle it… Children’s song by Patty Shukla  [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfoY49Nnnns]

Shake and move by Patty Shukla [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5RUzkySseE ]

I can do it by Patty Shukla [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4HFZxPbHxO]

Jump jump star [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G6CxMlvQeg]

Reach Up High – Tofa Tafa with Lyrics – Children Love to Sing Kids Action Dance Party Songs ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRpMZUylwfY )

If you are a kid [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr9ge4XGUYs]

Read Alouds:

[1] Put me in the zoo by Robert Lopshire

[2] K is for Kissing a cool Kangaroo by Giles Andreae

[3] Rumble in the jungle by Glies Adreae and David Wojtowycz

[4] Grandfather and I by Helen E.Buckley. Jan Ormerod

[5] Big Red Barn  by Margeret Wise Brown

[6] Goldilocks and three bears.

[7]Me and My Family tree by Joan Sweeney

[8] Jenny’s Faraway Family by Delores Lowe Friedman or

[9] If you give a mouse a cookie

[10] If you take a mouse to school
UOI 1: “How we express ourselves”

”We can express feelings and communicate meaning through different stories”

Revision of sequence – The story’s beginning, middle, end , message ,title , place, character and  when  of the stories.

STORIES : ‘Cinderella,The Rainbow fish, Snow White, Mercury and the woodman ,The shepherd boy.

UOI 2:  “Who WE Are”

Family and friends play a role in our lives

Tuning In was done through read aloud

1…Me and my family tree by Joan Sweeney

2.. Jenny’s Faraway Family by Delores Lowe Friedman or

3.. Meteor

Role play was done by the teachers on this topic.

Language:

Revision of small letters [ a,b,c,d,e,f] along with the sound and its association with pictures

Learners were given clay/chalks and they were asked to make/write letters a-f with correct formation.

Math:

Introduction of Seriation with manipulatives, flashcards .

Revision  of Patterns

Learners revised  2 attribute of patterns [ABAB]They made connections with real life patterns too.) Learners understood that they see patterns around them in real life.

Forward counting: 1- 9 (through ladder activity & train activity)

Association of number: 1-9(through different learning engagement)

Revision:

  • numbers ‘1-9’

Revision of pre math:

Strong-weak,far\near,fat\thin,thick\thin,in\out,open\close,front\back etc.

GUIDED PLAY:

Guided Play 1:- Learners were divided into 2 groups and they had a quiz between 2 groups, where teacher asked question based on the words starting from letter a-f. learners had to give the correct word and could score points.

Fine Motor Skills: Firefly pattern book

Practice of tracing worksheet & colouring worksheet.

Free Play:

  • Link up blocks
  • Wooden blocks
  • Construction blocks
  • Kitchen set
  • Other toys
  • Puzzles
  • Sand Pit
  • Clay

 

Important Points:-

  • Kindly send one postcard size family photograph with all family members and one passport size photograph of each family members. You are requested to send all the photographs by 23rd September, 2014(Tuesday)
  • Kindly practice recognition,sound and association of the small letters a,b,c,d, e and f with your ward. Kindly note we are focusing only on the small alphabets, so please do the same at home. Capital letters will be done later in the year.
  • Practice recognition, association and forward counting of numbers [1-9] regularly with your child.
  • Please send 2 lap size napkins 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)
  • Kindly sign in diary for note/circular. Also take out circular from the diary.Please mention about the things sent ( objects, library books) etc. in diary.(When you send to teacher)
  • Try to do more of fine motor skills activities with your child at home, it will help them develop their writing skills.
  • If your child is reflecting about his/her learning at home then please inform the respective HRT (home room teacher) through mail or communication diary. Please keep a track of your child’s progress/learning.

☺Happy weekend!☺

Regards,

Ambuja Sharma.

Highlight of the day: 20th September’14

Highlight of the day: 20th September’14

[Unit Of Inquiry]

Today, we had an interesting learning engagement “Hot Potato Activity”. Learners were paired up and they had to write an answer to the question written on the paper. There were 10 questions to be answered and the time given was 2 minutes. The purpose of doing this activity was get to know the prior knowledge about the upcoming unit. The learners were able to reflect that these questions talk about our health/ well being/ and also its about heart, mind, body and soul.

Language

Learners completed the remaining answers in their notebook of Ch-8 Nobody Knows.

Math

Learners created and solved  word problem on addition and subtraction for decimals using real life situation. The students had to pick up books from the library and add the prices of the books shopped by them and later subtract it from their desired pocket money. They solved this word problem in their Math note book.

Homework

[Unit Of Inquiry]

Write 5 words connected to ‘well being’ in your UOI book.

Language

Complete the grammar revision worksheet given today.

Hunt for a short story for kids which has ‘irony’. Copy the story on google doc and share it with your class mates to read.

Math

Solve task no. 4 and watch the videos in task no. 5, 6 and 7 related to addition and subtraction of decimals.

https://www.blendspace.com/lessons/TS1wx3bg8gm5Bw/decimals

Draw and add the following on the given graph paper: 4.5 + 3.2, 6.4 + 2.8, 5.7 + 4.0
Draw and subtract the following on the same graph paper : 7.9 — 3.2, 5.0 — 4.6, 9.6 — 6.9

 

 

Highlights and homework of 20th September

Highlights and homework of 20th September

Day 1

Highlights

UOI : Learners wrote few questions in their UOI notebook based on which they will interview their parents and grandparents. The questions and the purpose of the interview was discussed with them in the class.

This was a Tuning in activity for the new unit.

Language : Learners listened to an audio clip of Chapter 9 of Charlotte’s Web and the chapter was discussed in the class.

Learners were given websites which they used to research on spiders using the Chromebook.

Homework

UOI : Answer the following questions written in your UOI notebook based on the interview of your parents and grandparents as discussed in the class:

1) What did you eat when you were young?
2) How did you travel when you were young?
3) How did you communicate when you were young?
4)How did you dress when you were young?
5) How did you spend your spare time when you were young?

The same questions have to be asked to parents and grandparents.

Language : Complete the graphic organizer of spider with facts written on it with the help of the following websites on the A4 sheet given:

Note: Day 5 will be followed on Monday 22/9/2014
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Highlights of the day – 20th September.

Highlights of the day – 20th September.

[Unit Of Inquiry] Today, we had an interesting learning engagement “Hot Potato Activity”. Learners were paired up and they have to write an answer to the question written on the paper. There were 9 questions to be answered and the time given was 2 minutes. The purpose of doing this activity was get to know the prior knowledge about the upcoming unit. The learners were able to reflect that these questions talk about our health/ well being/ and also its about heart, mind, body and soul.

Language

Learners did chapter no. 15, Prelutsky poem. They chanted this poem in the class and answered few questions related to it.

Math

Activity related to addition and subtraction of decimal numbers. The students had to pick up books from the library and add the prices of the books shopped by them and later subtract it from their desired pocket money. They solved this word problem in their Math note book.

Homework

UOI: Write 5 words connected to ‘well being’ in your UOI book.

Language: Grammar worksheet given.
E.E – Choose an animal you think represents you. You need to draw it, can even cloth the animal and write the characterstics along with the drawing.

Math: Online homework on blendspace. Task no. 4, 5, 6 and 7.

https://www.blendspace.com/lessons/TS1wx3bg8gm5Bw/decimals

‘Highlights of the week’ [15th to 19th September]

‘Highlights of the week’ [15th to 19th September]

‘Highlights of the week’ [15th to 19th September]

Circle Time:

WOW: Communicator   [We express our ideas confidently.]

Morning message: There are seven days in a week. They are Sunday, Monday….

Drills: What is your father’s name? My father’s name is…

Revision of rhymes:

Oh! The cuckoo, oh! The cuckoo, up and down, open the shut them, be proactive.

Miss Molly had a dolly who was sick ,sick ,sick…

.THE RIVER IS FLOWING:

Revision of wiggles:

Head, shoulders, knees and toes.

Wiggle it… Children’s song by Patty Shukla  [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfoY49Nnnns]

Shake and move by Patty Shukla [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5RUzkySseE ]

I can do it by Patty Shukla [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4HFZxPbHxO]

Jump jump star [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G6CxMlvQeg]

Reach Up High – Tofa Tafa with Lyrics – Children Love to Sing Kids Action Dance Party Songs ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRpMZUylwfY )

If you are a kid [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr9ge4XGUYs]

Read Alouds:

[1] Lucy’s Birthday by Playbooks

[2] The new Bike by school zoner

[3] The merry mixed up circus by a cute cuts book

[4]Eyes are for seeing by my book about body parts

[5]Shadows by Carolyn B. Otto

[6]Barbie girls can do anything! by Golden books

[7] If you see a tiger by Big flaps for little hands!

[8]And my family tree by Joan Sweeney

[9] The three bears and Goldilocks by Byron Barton

UOI 1:

”We can express feelings and communicate meaning through different stories”

 

Revision of sequence – The story’s beginning, middle, end , message ,“Title”  ‘place’ and character, When  of the stories.

STORIES : ‘Cinderella, The Rainbow fish, Snow white, mercury and the woodman ,The shepherd boy

UOI 2:   TDT-  “Who WE Are”

Family and friends play a role in our lives

Tuning In was done through read aloud

1…Me and my family tree by Joan Sweeney

2.. Jenny’s Faraway Family By Delores Lowe Friedman or

3.. Meteor

Role play was done by the teachers on this topic in “pulse”.

Revision of:

Pre math concepts-Learners did the matching of the  pre math concepts  in the worksheet: i.e. up-down, tall- short, hard- short, etc.

Language:

Revision of small letters [ a,b,c,d,e,f] along with the sound and its association with pictures

Learners were given clay/chalks and they were asked to make/write letters a-f with correct formation.

Math:

Seriation with manipulatives, flashcards and numbers.

Revision  of Patterns

Learners revised  2 attribute of patterns [ABAB]They made connections with real life patterns too.) Learners understood that they see patterns around them in real life.

Forward counting: 1- 9 (through ladder activity & train activity)

Association of number: 1-9(through different learning engagement)

Revision:

  • numbers ‘1-9’

 

 

Revision of pre math:

Strong-weak,far\near,fat\thin,thick\thin,in\out,open\close,front\back etc.

GUIDED PLAY:

Guided Play 1:- Learners were divided into 2 groups and they had a quiz between 2 groups, where teacher asked question based on the words starting from letter a-f. learners had to give the correct word and could score points.

 

 

Fine Motor Skills: Firefly pattern book

Practice of tracing worksheet & colouring worksheet.

Free Play:

  • Link up blocks
  • Wooden blocks
  • Construction blocks
  • Kitchen set
  • Other toys
  • Puzzles
  • Sand Pit
  • Clay

 

Important Points:-

  • Kindly send 1 postcard sized family photograph with all the family members present in the same who stays in the same house.
    Also send one passport sized photographs of all the family members who stays in the same house for UOI learning engagement. Please send by next week.
  • Kindly practice recognition,sound and association of the small letters a,b,c,d, e and f with your ward.

 

  • Kindly note we are focusing only on the small alphabets, so please do the same at home. Capital letters will be done later in the year.
  • Practice recognition, association and forward counting of numbers [1-9] regularly with your child.

 

  • Please send 2 lap size napkins 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)
  • Kindly sign in diary for note/circular. Also take out circular from the diary.Please mention about the things sent ( objects, library books) etc. in diary.(When you send to teacher)
  • Try to do more of fine motor skills activities with your child at home, it will help them develop their writing skills.
  • If your child is reflecting about his/her learning at home then please inform the respective HRT (home room teacher) through mail or communication diary. Please keep a track of your child’s progress/learning.

☺Happy weekend!☺

Regards,

Jigna Chevli

Highlights of the week’ [15th to 19th September]

Highlights of the week’ [15th to 19th September]

Circle Time:

WOW: Communicator   [We express our ideas confidently.]

Morning message: There are seven days in a week. They are Sunday, Monday….

Drills: What is your father’s name? My father’s name is…

Revision of rhymes:

Oh! The cuckoo, oh! The cuckoo, up and down, open the shut them, be proactive.

Miss Molly had a dolly who was sick ,sick ,sick…

.THE RIVER IS FLOWING:

Revision of wiggles:

Head, shoulders, knees and toes.

Wiggle it… Children’s song by Patty Shukla  [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfoY49Nnnns]

Shake and move by Patty Shukla [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5RUzkySseE ]

I can do it by Patty Shukla [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4HFZxPbHxO]

Jump jump star [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G6CxMlvQeg]

Reach Up High – Tofa Tafa with Lyrics – Children Love to Sing Kids Action Dance Party Songs ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRpMZUylwfY )

If you are a kid [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr9ge4XGUYs]

Read Alouds:

[1] Little red riding hood

[2] Fish is fish

[3] Seven habits of happy kids [1st Story].

[4] The rainbow fish

[5] Jack in the bean stalk

[6] The clever pigeon.

[7] Big Red Barn

[8] Goldilocks and three bears.

[9] The clever plan

[10]Me and My Family tree

[11] Jenny’s Faraway Family

[12]Rumble in the jungle.

[13] If you give a mouse a cookie

[14] If you take a mouse to school
UOI 1: “How we express ourselves”

”We can express feelings and communicate meaning through different stories”

Revision of sequence – The story’s beginning, middle, end , message ,“Title”  ‘place’ and character, When  of the stories.

STORIES : ‘Cinderella, The Rainbow fish, Snow white, mercury and the woodman ,The shepherd boy

UOI 2:  “Who WE Are”

Family and friends play a role in our lives

Tuning In was done through read aloud

1…Me and my family tree by Joan Sweeney

2.. Jenny’s Faraway Family By Delores Lowe Friedman or

3.. Meteor

Role play was done by the teachers on this topic in “pulse”.

 

Language:

Revision of small letters [ a,b,c,d,e,f] along with the sound and its association with pictures

Learners were given clay/chalks and they were asked to make/write letters a-f with correct formation.

Math:

Introduction of Seriation with manipulatives, flashcards .

Revision  of Patterns

Learners revised  2 attribute of patterns [ABAB]They made connections with real life patterns too.) Learners understood that they see patterns around them in real life.

Forward counting: 1- 9 (through ladder activity & train activity)

Association of number: 1-9(through different learning engagement)

Revision:

  • numbers ‘1-9’

Revision of pre math:

Strong-weak,far\near,fat\thin,thick\thin,in\out,open\close,front\back etc.

GUIDED PLAY:

Guided Play 1:- Learners were divided into 2 groups and they had a quiz between 2 groups, where teacher asked question based on the words starting from letter a-f. learners had to give the correct word and could score points.

Fine Motor Skills: Firefly pattern book

Practice of tracing worksheet & colouring worksheet.

Free Play:

  • Link up blocks
  • Wooden blocks
  • Construction blocks
  • Kitchen set
  • Other toys
  • Puzzles
  • Sand Pit
  • Clay

 

Important Points:-

  • Kindly send one postcard size family photograph with all family members and one passport size photograph of each family members. You are requested to send all the photographs by 23rd September, 2014(Tuesday)
  • Kindly practice recognition,sound and association of the small letters a,b,c,d, e and f with your ward. Kindly note we are focusing only on the small alphabets, so please do the same at home. Capital letters will be done later in the year.
  • Practice recognition, association and forward counting of numbers [1-9] regularly with your child.
  • Please send 2 lap size napkins 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)
  • Kindly sign in diary for note/circular. Also take out circular from the diary.Please mention about the things sent ( objects, library books) etc. in diary.(When you send to teacher)
  • Try to do more of fine motor skills activities with your child at home, it will help them develop their writing skills.
  • If your child is reflecting about his/her learning at home then please inform the respective HRT (home room teacher) through mail or communication diary. Please keep a track of your child’s progress/learning.

☺Happy weekend!☺

Regards,

Tasneem