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Day: November 24, 2014

November 24, 2014.

November 24, 2014.

Today’s homework:

Language:

Write any two naming words (nouns), two action words (verbs), two describing words (adjectives), two pairs of opposite words, two pares of rhyming words and two sound words in the language notebook.

Important note:

Bedding arrangement will be available for the students at the nature camp, the students can bring bed sheets if they want.

Warm regards,

Grade 1 Team.

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

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

Beautiful day !

New vocabularies: threaten – scary, fiction – unreal/imagination, non-fiction – real, fierce – angry and wild
Language:
Learners learnt new words and wrote 3 times in the notebook. Words are: over, sentence, little, went, answer, study, Earth, planets, wish and shade. They were explained the meaning of the same and they orally framed sentences using the above words.Learners tried to identify the parts of speech of the new words.
Language Development:Learners revised the grammar concepts from their LWE reference book.
Math:
Learners demonstrated their understanding of addition sums by using different manipulative like tooth picks/ rubber bands/ clay/ montiero cubes/ jodo blocks and rangometry. They were divided in groups of 4 by using a grouping strategy. They solved the given sums using the above resources.
 
UNIT OF INQUIRY:
Learners read all the 6 TDTs and tried to guess the TDT of the current unit.
Learners reflected their understanding by attending a worksheet on “What Earth is … Earth has… and Earth can…. “
Homework: Language notebook: Write 8 sentences using different prepositions. You can also draw pictures along with the sentence for the better understanding of the position.
NOTE:  We will be conducting poem recitation on 1st December so please prepare your child for the same.
Regards,
Shruti 🙂

 

Reflection of 24th Nov 2014

Reflection of 24th Nov 2014

Settling task:

  • Learners  drew two pictures  showing prepositions.

[Unit Of Inquiry]

  • To check their prior knowledge, discussion on appearance of sun, moon and stars was taken. They also discussed what are planets and their names.

[Math]

  • Revised Time reading concept.

[Read Aloud]

  • Roll no. 7 read a book ‘ I Will Teach My Dog 100 Words’ written by Michael Frith.
  • Read a book  ‘The Recess Queen’ written by Alexis O’ Neil.

[Language]

  •  Empowering English- Chapter 3- “I wish I were a tree” :- Learners orally discussed the differences and similarities between “Crow” and “Fly” given in the exercise in this reference book. The points were written in the graphic organizer- Venn diagram on the board.

[Circle Time]

  • Learners shared one positive  point about their classroom.

Music and Movement: 

  • Learners high spiritedly  danced on the wiggles.

1)Lets  Star Jump!

2) Follow me

 

3) A Tooty  Ta Ta

 

[Homework]

[Language]

  • learners have to write the differences and similarities of “Dogs” and “Cats” in the given A-4 size  sheet. (Venn- diagram is drawn on the sheet).

Note:

  • Roll no. 8 will do a re aloud tomorrow.

Regards,

Radhika Sharma 🙂

 

Recap of the day 24-11-2014

Recap of the day 24-11-2014

Settling Task:

Learners wrote one thing that they like about themselves.

[Unit Of Inquiry]

Learners discussed about “Sun” and “Earth” in details

[Language]

Learners were introduced 10 new spellings of the week- over, sentence, little, went, answer, study, Earth, planets, wish, shade. They were explained the meaning of the same and they orally framed sentences using the above words. Later on, they wrote the words two times in their writing notebook.

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

[Homework]

[Language]

Learners have to write 8 sentences on preposition in their given language notebook.

Regards,

Chandani Patel

Recap of the day

Recap of the day

Settling task: Learners had to draw a picture showing two preposition.

[Math]

Learners learnt  Splitting strategy of addition. They solved several examples orally using this strategy. They also did the same in their math notebook.

Splitting method:   eg:

      23 + 5420+3 + 50+4

70 + 7=77

NOTE: This is a mental math strategy which will help them to do the calculations faster.

[Unit Of Inquiry]

Learners discussed about day and night view of the sky. They also discussed how day and night occurs. They were shown a video and based on that they concluded that rotation of Earth on it’s own axis causes day and night.

[Language]

10 new words given. The words are over, sentence, little, went, answer, study, Earth, planets, wish, shade.

Learners enhanced their oral and aural skills.They discussed different ways of greeting others.

[Homework]

Write 8 sentences using prepositions.

(under, above, in, on , behind, over, below, in front of, near )

NOTE:  We will be conducting poem recitation on 1st December so please prepare your child for the same. Circular will be sent tomorrow.

 

Regards,

Pinky Shah

Recap of the day- 24/11/2014

Recap of the day- 24/11/2014

Settling Task:-

Learners drew two pictures showing prepositions in their settling task book.

[Circle Time]

Learners did self assessment sheet for checking their listening skills.

[Unit Of Inquiry]

Learners discussed about “Sun” and “Earth” in details.

[Language]

Learners were introduced 10 new spellings of the week- over, sentence, little, went, answer, study, Earth, planets, wish, shade. They were explained the meaning of the same and they orally framed sentences using the above words. Later on, they wrote the words two times in their writing notebook.

[Read Aloud]

“Huggly gets dressed” by Tedd Arnold.

[Math]

Learners practiced the concepts done till now using different manipulative like “ganitmala”, “place value cards” and “tally marks”. They did the same in groups of 4.

[Homework]

[Language]

Learners have to write 8 sentences using different prepositions in the given A- 4 size sheet.

Regards,

Disha Thakkar.

 

 

 

‘Grade 3 Initiate Highlights and Homework Day 5 – 24th Nov. 2014’

‘Grade 3 Initiate Highlights and Homework Day 5 – 24th Nov. 2014’

Settling task – Students did oral work and pair work of week 9 and day 2.

X-Box practice

UOI - Students watched videos on different zones which was followed by discussion.

Learning Outcome-To understand different zones of the Earth.

Math – Revision of all 4 methods of multiplication was done.

Homework –

UOI – Refer given below links and make notes in UOI notebook.

1) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGWLT8_89m8

2) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24jlwpSwox0 (start watching from 0.52 min till 2:35 min)

 

Highlights of the day- 24th November 2014 [Day 5]

Highlights of the day- 24th November 2014 [Day 5]

TDT :How we organize ourselves     

Central Idea : Many products go through the process of change before they are consumed or used.

Tuning in activity –

Treasure hunt:

Students explored the work stations and found the raw material for the finished products.

Learning outcome: To help students understand the connection of raw materials to the  finished products.

Math: 

Students were introduced to the calendar song. They recited and learned to create their own songs.

Learning outcome:To help students create their own songs.

Regards,

Bhumika Manglani 🙂