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Day: September 24, 2014

Visual art Activity

Visual art Activity

Students were introduced to the3D shape- ‘Sphere’ . They were asked to make different real life objects using clay of sphere shape that they see around them. Some kids made ladoo, globe, snow man, sun, ball etc. A few glimpses of the same are:

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Regards,

Maria.

G8_French_Verve_Revision plan and Speaking test

G8_French_Verve_Revision plan and Speaking test

Hello students,

Following is the revision plan for our forthcoming classes. Also note that since you have the Business Fair, your test has been postponed and so the test will be held on one of the days ( it has not yet been mentioned in the revision plan). I will post a notification for the same.

Day 2 9/25/2014 Describing one’s house – 15 minutes
Revision starts…
We begin with how to construct a sentence in French
Sample Role-play
Day 3 9/26/2014 Revision – verbs and possessive adjectives
Day 4 9/29/2014 Revision worksheet
Speaking test
Day 5 9/30/2014 Revision worksheet
Speaking test
Day 2 10/7/2014 Listening practice
Day 3 10/8/2014 Listening test
Day 4 10/9/2014 Revision of verbs, construction of sentences especially for the written task. Using articles
Day 5 10/10/2014 How to read a text in case you do not understand all the verbs. How to respond to the questions of a reading comprehension paper.
Highlights of the day – 24/09/14

Highlights of the day – 24/09/14

Day 1:

Settling task:- Students wrote the new words for dictation - [imagination, perspective, curious, nibble, marvellous, adventures, appreciation, enchanted, strange, impatient]

[Unit Of Inquiry] Tuining-in activity:- Learners were introduced to the imagination workstations. They were given prompts for each workstation. The workstations and the prompts are as follows:

(1) Rangometry: Learners placed the rangometry objects on the scrapbook and drew the outline of it. Thus, turning it to an imaginary object. Prompts: (i) What instigated you to create this object? (II) Mention the number of shapes used by you.

(2) Thumbprints: Learners created three times using three thumbprints on their own.
Prompts: (I) Name the themes. (II) Why have you created this object / picture.
(3) Imaginary Body: Learners imagined how they want their body to be and thus drew an imaginary body?
Prompts: (i) What is different about it? (ii) Why do you think we should have this kind of physique?
(4) Circle interpretation:
Learners drew five circles and thus created an imaginary object from it.
Prompts: (i) Why you chose to make this figure? (II) What you thought while choosing it? Give reason.
(5) Suzan Striker worksheet: Learners saw several pictures. The pictures referred to the use of scissor to create several imaginary objects. The learners were given three worksheets and they had to select any one to create the imaginary picture.
Prompts: (I) Did you enjoy the activity.
Learning Outcome: To stimulate imagination.
[Language] Empowering English: Learns recited the poem “Conversation”. The animal sounds were discussed through the poem. The sound of several animals was also written on the board. Thus, the learners were introduced to the figure of speech “Onomatopoeia.”

 
Learning Outcome: To enhance the comprehension skills through poems.

 

[Homework] Math:- Draw a bar graph as per the data given below in your graph book and answer the following interpretations.

Data for H.W – Mr. Izhan collected the following data from an ice-cream parlor: The ice-cream seller sold number of ice-cream cones each week at the Marvolous Ice Cream parlor during the month of August.
The data are as follows: Week1-100 cones; week2-300 cones; week 3-500 cones; week 4-250 cones and week5-400 cones. 

Interpret the following questions and answer them in your book:

1) In which week the seller sold the highest amount of ice-cream cones?

2) In which week the seller sold the least amount of ice-cream cones?

3) How many cones he sold in week 2 and 5?

4) How many more cones did he sell in week 3 than in week 4?

Lang:-  Learn the poem- Conversation from Empowering English and write the names of animals, names of their sounds and their sound (sound that they make) in your lang book. Also learn well the dictation words of last week.

Regards.

 

Highlights and Homework.

Highlights and Homework.

DAY-1

Settling Time: Learners wrote words of the week. “imagination, perspective, curious, nibble, marvelous, adventures, appreciation, enchanted, strange and impatient”

UOI: 

Learners were introduced to the imagination workstations. They were given prompts for each workstation. The workstations and the prompts are as follows:

(1) Rangometry:
Learners placed the rangometry objects on the scrap book and drew the outline of it. Thus, turning it to an imaginary object.
Prompts
(i) What instigated you to create this object? (II) Mention the number of shapes used by you.
(2) Thumb prints:
Learners created three themes using three thumbprints of their own.
Prompts:
 Name the themes
(3) Imaginary Body:
Learners imagined how they want their body to be and thus drew an imaginary body?
Prompts:
(i) What is different about it? (ii) Why do you think we should have this kind of physique?
(4) Circle interpretation :
Learners drew five circles and thus created an imaginary object from it.
Prompts:
 
(i) Why you chose to make this figure?(ii) What you thought while choosing it? Give reason.
(5) Suzan Striker worksheet
Learners saw several pictures. The pictures referred to the use of scissor to create several imaginary objects. The learners were given three worksheets and they had to select any one to create the imaginary picture.
Learning Outcome: To stimulate imagination.
Language: 
Empowering English: Learns recited the poem “Conversation”. The animal sounds were discussed through the poem. The sound of several animals was also written on the board. Thus, the learners were introduced to the figure of speech “Onomatopoeia.”
 
Learning Outcome: To enhance the comprehension skills through poems.
 Math:
A real life example was given to the learners to represent the data through the graph. The data was written on the board and the learners represented it through the Bar Graph. Learners also answered several interpretation questions based on the data analysis.
Learning Outcome: To enhance data handling skills.
Homework:
Math :

Make a bar graph on the age of brothers and sisters in your graph book. You can take 4 children of your house. (they can be cousins) The X- axis will have the name of the cousins and Y – axis will have the age of the cousins

 Note:
 The middle year students have organized a business fair in the school. Kindly send a maximum of 100 rupees with the students, so that they can purchase the items of their choice from the fair.
Inter house Yogasan competition

Inter house Yogasan competition

The dates for inter house yogasan competition are as follows. Competitors get ready. If any further query meet Mr. Akhil Gujarati. Competition will be in their PS classes and venue is assembly area.

Date                 Day           Grade           Time
26\9\2014        3                   4             9.55 to 10.45
29\9\2014        4                   3             7.45 to 8.35
29\9\2014        4                   2             9.55 to 10.45
30\9\2014        5                   5             7.45 to 8.35
30\9\2014        5                  6              9.55 to 10.45
1\10\2014        6                  7 & 8      9.00 to 9.45

Discover: Reflection of the day – 24th September’14

Discover: Reflection of the day – 24th September’14

Amazing day !!

UOI:  Ice Age Part-2 movie was shown as a finding out stage where the learners came to know that animals also shift from on place to another due to various reasons.

Single subjects: PS, Gujarati and music.

Note: Tomorrow G-8 has organized business fair so kindly send only Rs.100 with your child.

Regards,

Shruti 🙂