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Highlights and Homework of Grade 3 Imbue – Day 1

Highlights and Homework of Grade 3 Imbue – Day 1

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

UOI:

Learners did 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) Thumbprints:
Learners created three themes using three thumbprints of their own.
Prompts:
(I) 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: Learners did a class survey on the liking for the flavour of ice-cream. They were introduced to the steps of making a Bar Graph. Thus, they plotted the data in the graph book by making a Bar Graph.

Learning Outcome: To introduce graph to enhance data handling skills.

Learners orally predicted the further story of the reader “The Magic Faraway Tree”and read chapter 2 “Off to the enchanted woods”. 

Learning Outcome: To enhance their imagination skills.

Homework:
Math: Graph book
Record the amount of time she spent on five activities over a twenty four hour period and draw a bar graph, as follows:
1. School
2. Study time and classes
3. Watching Tv
4. Playtime
5. Sleep
Recap of the day – 24-09-2014

Recap of the day – 24-09-2014

Settling Task:

Learners revised the 5 Transdisciplinary Skills (Research skills, Social management skills , Communication skills , Thinking skills and Self- Management skills) orally.

[Unit Of Inquiry]

A guest speaker session was conducted by the HOS- Vardan Kabra. He shared his history of migration with the learners. He also shared the reasons of his migration and the terms like “migrant” and “immigration” were introduced in the session.

[Language]

Language Development: Learners revised the grammar concepts from their LWE reference book.

[Homework]

Learners have to do the given reflection sheet on the movie “Ice Age The Meltdown”.

Regards,

Chandani Patel.

Highlights and Homework of Grade 3 Ideate – Day 1

Highlights and Homework of Grade 3 Ideate – Day 1

Settling task: Compound words worksheet.

UOI:

Learners completed 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) Thumbprints:
Learners created three themes using three thumbprints of their own.
Prompts:
(I) 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.
 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. They also measured their peers height through measuring tape to collect the data.
Learning Outcome: To enhance data handling skills.
Homework:
Math:
1. Answer the following interpretation questions: (Number of people visited different places during Diwali vacation)
Interpret the following questions for the above bar graph and answer them in your graph book.
[Q.1) Which place did highest number of people visit in Diwali vacation?
Q.2) Which place was visited by least number of people?
Q.3) How many people visited Dubai?
Q.4) What is the total number of people visiting Kutch, Goa and Simla?
Q.5) How many more people visited Kashmir than Shimla?
2. Make a bar graph from the following data.
Number of ice-cream cones sold each week at the Marvellous Ice-cream parlour during the month of August. Make two columns,column 1 -Number of week ; column 2-No.of icecream cones sold.
The data is as follows : Week 1-100 cones; Week 2-300 cones; week 3-500 cones; week 4-250 cones and week 5-400 cones.

Grade 6, Enlighten, Highlights and homework for 24th September, 2014

Grade 6, Enlighten, Highlights and homework for 24th September, 2014

UOI: Discussion of I-wall and the role of revolutionaries in Indian freedom struggle

Language: Writer’s workshop: Students learnt the structure of a persuasive letter and wrote a letter together as a class

Homework:

UOI:

Task 1 and 2 -Submission date: 25th September; 

Task 3-submission-Monday-29th September

Task 1)Video on Bhagat Singh and Chandrashekhar Azad and understand their perspectives on Indian freedom struggle:

Blendspace-Task 8 and 9: https://www.blendspace.com/lessons/ICxMZu0fxejKNQ/grade-6-sovereignty

Task 2)Answer the questions for I Wall based on the videos on Bhagat singh and Chandrashekhar Azad

Task 3)Think back on your learning throughout the case study of Indian freedom struggle and represent your understanding on the following points (A3 paper) (You can do it creatively)

a)Answer the I-wall questions based on your overall understanding of the Indian freedom struggle
b)What were your key learning from the case study?
c)How can you motivate people to apply it in real-life . For example, During the first session we learn that Britishers gained an upper hand over India because the kings were not united during that time, so I can apply this learning in class/sports that a united team cannot be divided (Unity is strength)
d) You can include pictures/map of India

 

Language: Writer’s workshop:

1. Watch this PPt for revising your learning about Persuasive writing

http://www.powershow.com/view/a7fe6-NDVjN/Persuasive_Letters_powerpoint_ppt_presentation

2. Refer to the following link to understand how a same thing has been written in different ways. The link also shows how they have been assessed by the teachers in detail. This will help you to have a clear picture of how to go about writing a persuasive letter.

http://infosite.georgiaoas.org/documents/essaysamplepaper/8119persuasivepapers.pdf

Highlights and homework of 24th September, 2014

Highlights and homework of 24th September, 2014

Highlights:

Language: The learners observed the picture of Aishwarya Rai and described it.  Later they wrote a descriptive paragraph on the following picture of  in their Language writing notebook.

 

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Homework:

Language:  

1) Learners will visit their kitchen at home. They will observe the following and take notes/mind map using the following  prompts; It smells like…, It feels like…, It appears like…, It sounds like…, It tastes like… in their language writing book.

 

 

 

G-6 Excogitate Homework for 24th Sep’14

G-6 Excogitate Homework for 24th Sep’14

Highlights:

UOI- Discussion of I Wall questions and watching video on Bhagat Singh

Language- Making collage on Achievements of Ancient India

Lang:

1. Research on your group’s designated field of modern Indian Geniuses. i) Computer, Science and Technology, ii) Medical Science, iii) Art, iv) Business/ Social Entrepreneurship.

2. Also discuss with your parents and grandparents and research on i) the impact of foreign invasions and British rule and ii) Late and few translations of documents from Sanskrit and Pali. Write it in your Lang NB.

Math: Complete Revision 1 worksheet.

UOI:

1) Watch the Video on Chandrashekhar Azad and Bhagat Singh and answer the questions for I Wall based on the videos.

Blendspace-Task 9: https://www.blendspace.com/lessons/ICxMZu0fxejKNQ/grade-6-sovereignty

2) Think back on your learning throughout the case study of Indian freedom struggle and represent your understanding on the following points (A3 paper) (You can do it creatively) submission-Monday-29th Sept

a)Answer the I-wall questions based on your overall understanding of the Indian freedom struggle.
b)What were your key learning from the case study.
c)How can you motivate people to apply it in real-life . For example, During the first session we learn that Britishers gained an upper hand over India because the kings were not united during that time, so I can apply this learning in class/sports that a united team cannot be divided (Unity is strength).
d) You can include pictures/map of India.

COMPLETE YOUR ONLINE PORTFOLIO FOR THE GOVERNMENT UNIT AND THE GIVER.

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY 24-09-2014. DAY-01

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DAY 24-09-2014. DAY-01

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

UOI: Learners completed the imagination workstations that were introduced yesterday.

Learning outcome- To stimulate imagination.

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.

Note- Students visited the business fair by Grade 8 students. Now they won’t be going to the fair tomorrow as there is loss of time if they are allowed all the days. They can visit the fair now on Friday. You can send Rs. 100/- with students and not more than that.

Homework:
Language- Learners need to learn the poems- “Cats”, “Mice” and “My Cousin Fred.”

Recap of the day – 24/9/2014 – Day 1

Recap of the day – 24/9/2014 – Day 1

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

[Unit Of Inquiry]

Learners guessed the TDT of the unit on the basis of the videos seen by them and the activities of the workstations. Thus, they came up with the TDT of the current unit “How we express ourselves”. They continued with the activities of the workstations.

Learning Outcome: To stimulate imagination.

[Language]

Learners orally predicted the further story of the reader “The Magic Faraway Tree”and read chapter 2 “Off to the enchanted woods”. 

Learning Outcome: To enhance their imagination skills.

[Math]

Checking of the homework was done and the doubts were cleared.

[Homework]

[Math]

Make a bar graph on the chocolates liked by family members. The chocolates are Fruit and Nut, Silk, Crackle and 5 Star  The X- axis will have the name of the chocolates and Y – axis will have the likings of the family member. Kindly label the x-axis and the y-axis and mention the scale as well.
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.