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MY/DP Educational Trip Photos & Updates on Google+ Event

MY/DP Educational Trip Photos & Updates on Google+ Event

Hello parents,

You will find the photos & some updates from all the MY/DP Educational Trips at this Google+ Event:

https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cmu88chvq1sjlvh2fvrhju5glek

Please do join the event (login using our personal gmail or school parent email id for the best experience). Please feel free to comment and to ask questions. For those of you who haven’t created a Google+ account this will be good time to do so.

Regards,

Vardan Kabra

Recap of the day 23-12-2014

Recap of the day 23-12-2014

Settling Task:

Learners read the TDT (Transdisciplinary Themes) charts.

[Unit Of Inquiry]

Learners prepared for their Summative Assessment. They will present the same tomorrow.

[Read Aloud]

Nuts to You! – by Lois Ehlert

[Circle Time]

Learners did a learning engagement ” I am an international minded person because….” to revise the attributes of (IB) learner profiles.

Homework

Math

Learners have to do the given worksheet on subtraction.

Regards,

Chandani Patel.

Recap of 22nd and 23rd December

Recap of 22nd and 23rd December

Settling Task:-

1) Learners wrote number names from 8001- 8005 in their settling task notebooks.

2) Learners wrote expanded form in words for any two numbers of their choice.

Language

Learners had to speak for 1 minute on the Christmas props images shown to them. They were shown many props images from which they chose one and talked about it. Here, they focused on their  presentation skills (posture, expressions, audibility and confidence) which they came up with during U.O.I class discussions.

[Unit Of Inquiry]

1) Learners prepared for their summative assessment for the unit “How the world works.”

2) Learners continued working on their S.A. task.

Math

Learners practiced word problems.

Homework

Math

Learners have to solve the given worksheet on addition. (Note: They have solved the similar kind of worksheet in class)

Regards,

Pinky Shah 🙂

 

Highlights and Homework of 23rd December

Highlights and Homework of 23rd December

Day 2

Highlights :

LANGUAGE – Literary Event was conducted today.

MATH –  Learners practiced few more fraction word problems. Later, a doubt clearing session was taken up by the teacher in the class. Following word problems were taken up in the class:

1. You have 10 cookies and want to give 1/2 of them to a friend. How many do you give to your friend?

2. You have 6 doughnuts and you want to give 2/3 of them to a friend and keep the rest for yourself. How many doughnuts would your friend get?

3. You have 2/4 of a pizza and you want to share it equally between 2 people. How much of the pizza does each person get?

4. Mr Mehta is 160cm tall and his brother Tom is 7/8 as tall as him. How tall is Tom?

Homework :

Math – Solve the following word problems in your Math Notebook:

a). Five friends buy a package of 12 cookies and want to share them equally. Each friend will get 1/5 of the cookies. How many cookies will each friend get?

b). A baker is making cakes for a big party. She uses 1/4 cup of oil for each cake. How many cakes can she make if she has a bottle of oil that has 6 cups in it?

c). There are 24 hours in a day and scientists tell us that we should sleep for 3/8 of the day. How much time should we spend sleeping?

d). Skateboards cost Rs. 3600 each in my local store. The shopkeeper says if I buy one I can buy another for only 7/9 of the normal price. How much would a second skateboard cost?

e). Akshit collected 256 rare coins but lost ¾ of them on his way to school through a hole in his bag. When he arrived at school how many rare coins did Akshit have?

Important Note: Revise all the following taught concepts under Fractions for the Summative Assessment;

1. Equivalent Fractions

2. Conversion of Improper fraction to mixed fraction and vice versa.

3. Ascending and Descending order of fractions

4. Comparing Fractions

4. HCF and LCM (Basic method and Tree factorization method)

5. Multiplication and Division of fractions

6. Addition and Subtraction of Like and Unlike fractions

Spread kindness!! :)

Highlights and Homework of 23rd December

Highlights and Homework of 23rd December

Day 2

Highlights :

UOI – A detailed discussion of the given homework was done in the class. Later the teacher encouraged the students to unpack the Central Idea of the new unit and the Key Concepts related to the same. Learners came up with different words/statements and finally unpacked the Central Idea.

Math – Learners practiced solving word problems based on the real life application of their learned concepts. Teacher solved few word problems as exemplar for the learners. Following word problems were taken up in the class:

1. You have 10 cookies and want to give 1/2 of them to a friend. How many do you give to your friend?

 

2. You have 6 doughnuts and you want to give 2/3 of them to a friend and keep the rest for yourself. How many doughnuts would your friend get?

 

 

3. You have 2/4 of a pizza and you want to share it equally between 2 people. How much of the pizza does each person get?

4. Skateboards cost Rs. 3600 each in my local store. The shopkeeper says if I buy one I can buy another for only 7/9 of the normal price. How much would a second skateboard cost?

 

 

5. McDonalds sell milkshakes in two sizes. A small milkshake contains 300ml and a large milkshake contains 2/3 more.

 

(i) How much does a large milkshake contain?

(ii) If Mr. Sharma drinks 2/3 of a small milkshake and Mrs. Sharma 1/2 of a large milkshake who drinks more?

Homework :

Math – Solve the following word problems in your Math Notebook:

a). The National History Museum has collected 125 dinosaurs. George has collected 3/5 of this total dinosaurs.  How many dinosaurs has George collected?

b). Mr Mehta is 160cm tall and his brother Tom is 7/8 as tall as him. How tall is Tom?

c). Five friends buy a package of 12 cookies and want to share them equally. Each friend will get 1/5 of the cookies. How many cookies will each friend get?

Keep reading!! 🙂 Make someone 🙂 today!!

Highlights and Homework – 23rd December 2014

Highlights and Homework – 23rd December 2014

Day 2

Highlights of the day :

UOI – Learners observed the demonstration done by the teacher and kept in mind the do’s and dont’s while doing the activity. Later, learners did the bottle activity inside the class individually under the teacher’s vigilance. This followed by “magnifying glass activity based on solar energy” for which the learners were taken to the balcony for the availability of sunlight which was again demonstrated by the teacher first and than by the learners in pair of two under teacher’s vigilance. A short discussion on conversion of one form of energy to another,  involved in the above activities was taken up by the teacher.

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MATHS -  Learners practiced few more fraction word problems. Later, a doubt clearing session was taken up by the teacher in the class. Learners raised their doubts related to any of the taught concepts of fractions and the same were cleared by the teacher.

LANGUAGE – Literary Event was conducted today.

Homework :

MATHS – Do the following word problems in Math notebook ;

(1) 1/10 of the marbles in a bag are red and 1/5 are blue. What fraction of all the marbles are red and blue?

(2) Akshit collected 256 rare coins but lost ¾ of them on his way to school through a hole in his bag. When he arrived at school how many rare coins did Akshit have?

(3) Pratham buys 25 stickers on Monday and 17 on Tuesday, On Wednesday he gives 1/6 of his stickers to Jai. How many does he  have?

(4) There are 25 pupils in the class, 3/5 of the pupils support Mumbai Indians and the remainder support Rajasthan Royals. How many pupils support Rajasthan Royals?

Important: Revise all the following taught concepts under Fractions for the Summative Assessment;

1. Equivalent Fractions

2. Conversion of Improper fraction to mixed fraction and vice versa.

3. Ascending and Descending order of fractions

4. Comparing Fractions

4. HCF and LCM (Basic method and Tree factorization method)

5. Multiplication and Division of fractions

6. Addition and Subtraction of Like and Unlike fractions

Highlights and Homework of 23rd December,2014

Highlights and Homework of 23rd December,2014

Highlights

U.O.I: Teacher demonstrated the “detergent activity based on chemical energy”. Learners observed the demonstration done by the teacher and kept in mind the do’s and dont’s of the activities. Later, learners in groups of two were given a beaker filled with some detergent, then added water to the beaker and followed the activity as demonstrated under the teacher’s vigilance. This  followed by “Paper fan activity based on wind energy”. Once the learners were done with the two activities, a short discussion on the form of energy involved in the above two activities was taken up by the teacher.

Language: Literary Event was conducted in the class.

Math: Learners practised word problems based on the real life application of their learned concepts. Homework was discussed by the teacher and solved the problems on board to clear the doubts.

Homework:

Math: Solve the following Word Problems:

1). Skateboards cost Rs. 3600 each in my local store. The shopkeeper says if I buy one I can buy another for only 7/9 of the normal price. How much would a second skateboard cost?

2). There are 24 hours in a day and scientists tell us that we should sleep for 3/8 of the day. How much time should we spend sleeping?

Keep Reading:)

Recap of the day- 23/12/2014

Recap of the day- 23/12/2014

Settling Task:-

Learners wrote expanded form of the number of their own choice in their settling task notebook.

[Unit Of Inquiry]

Learners prepared for their Summative Assessment. They will present the same tomorrow.

Language

Learners were given a set of 10 words individually. They wrote a story using those given words and sorted the words in different parts of speech (Proper noun, common noun, verbs, etc.)

Homework

Math

Learners have to do the given subtraction worksheet.

Regards,

Disha Thakkar.

‘Grade 3 Initiate Highlights and Homework Day 2 – 23rd Dec. 2014’

‘Grade 3 Initiate Highlights and Homework Day 2 – 23rd Dec. 2014’

Settling task –  Students wrote new words for the week – [New words:- plateau, valley, island, ridiculous, silliest, giggling, scattered, amazement, scampered, peculiar.]

UOI - Learners gave formative assessment of landforms, latitudes and longitudes.

Learning outcome: To reflect upon their understanding.

MATH- Learners gave summative assessment of term 2.

LANGUAGE- Learners gave summative assessment of term 2.

Homework :

UOI : Complete the given worksheet. (Locate the place according to Latitude and longitude mentioned in the sheet.)