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Day: August 26, 2016

Highlights of the Week for Cycle 9

Highlights of the Week for Cycle 9

Circle time:

Phonological awareness:

Word of the week-“Caring”

Morning message: We love others. We help others. We share our belongings.

Rhyming word was given by the teacher and the learners had to come up with more words.

To develop the Listening Skills the learners were given multiple instructions and then one of the instruction was missed. Learners had to listen carefully and guess which instruction was missed.

 

Entry Ticket:

Revision of 5 senses as an entry ticket.

How many tentacles does an octopus have?

How many colors are there in the rainbow.

Revision of the sight words.

 

Exit Card:

Which number comes after 5

Revision of Word of the week

Name any body part that starts with letter ‘n’

 

Introduction of rhyme:

Miss Molly had a dolly who was sick, sick, sick. So she called for the doctor to come quick, quick, quick. The doctor came with his bag and his hat, And he knocked on the door with a rat-a-tat-tat. He looked at the dolly and he shook his head. And he said, “)Miss Molly, put her straight to bed.” He wrote on the paper for a pill, pill, pill. “I’ll be back in the morning with the bill, bill, bill.”

Free play:

  • Jodo blocks
  • Rangomatery
  • Wooden blocks
  • Clay
  • Ganit mala
  • Puzzles

PlayHouse: The learners were taken to the playhouse wherein they took up different roles as father, mother, uncle, aunty, kids etc. and played with the resources provided to them. This activity helped them to develop their social skills.

 

Puppet theater:

Learners were taken to the Puppet Theatre and the teacher narrated a story where in the teacher role modelled using puppets a  question and answer conversation. This activity helped learners to improve their oral fluency.

 

Language

1)The teacher introduced letter “n” through a story.

Following Words were introduced:

Nose,nose ring, nest, nuts, napkin, nice, near, next, nail, night, nice,no, neighbour, never,nightingale, nails, nature, neck, need, notes, net, notebook, nine,neat, name, nachos, naughty, narrow, newzland, necklace, news, newspaper, nurse, numbers, ten, hen, can, pan, pen

 

2) Formation of letter “n” was done in the air.

3)Teacher also introduced words which had letter “n” sound as an ending sound.

4)Teacher asked new words from letter “n”

5)www.starfall.com was shown for letter n

6) Letter n jolly phonic rhyme was done

Hear the aeroplane, /nnn/-

Hear the aeroplane, /nnnn/!

Hear the aeroplane, /nnn/…. .

….making lots of noise.

7) Introduction of peer work through hand up/down strategy was done.
8)Letter ‘n’ worksheet was done

Information Time:

Teacher gave information about news that means it gives us information about common topic like events across cities/countries, sports, movies etc through mouth, advertisements, posters etc..News are important because it help us be connected with each other.We get to know about news through newspapers.


Learning centers:

          1)Clay sticking and letter tracing on laminated sheet of letter n and p was done

2) Letter n worksheet

3)Sorting of the picture objects with its letters ( n & p)

4) Letter clipping ( associating letters with its objects)

5)Letter sorting ( p,n)

6)Free writing on the slate

 

  • Introduction of tricky word “She”.Teacher introduced to read a sight word through the sight. It was done by reading on the board and sight word booklet.
  • Blending of the letters  p..i…n…,p..a..n.., t…a..n.., t..i…n.., s…i…n…., s….a……p……,n…..a…p….,t…..a…p…, p…..a…..t.., p…..i…..t….., t..i…p.. Teacher reinforced all the letter sounds, then used different strategies like open hand to close hands, use fingers for three letters and catch a word, use your hand with three parts and mix it and make a word sit.
  • Reflection of letter n associated objects through slates, board, oral, paper as per teacher’s choice.
  • Drawing book:Page no 24 and 25 were done

 

Math:

1)Introduction of number 7 through the story” The hungry caterpillar by Eric carl was done.

2)Introduction of forward counting through the story ” Mouse count” was done.

The number 8 was introduced through an Octopus where the teacher gave information about the octopus and told them that an octopus has 8 tentacles.

Learning Centers

Center 1: Association of number 3 to 8 through hammering activity

Center 2: Forward counting through puzzle.

Center 3: Sticking clay on number flash cards

Center 4: Forward counting through bus

Center 5:Worksheet on number 7 and 8, number booklet 7 and 8.

 

Visual arts activities:

Language: Learners were guided to make necklace .

Math: The learners made an octopus by sticking the tentacles of the octopus to its head.

 

Guided Play :

Language: Parking lot activity for revision of sight words.

Math: Hop ball activity for forward counting.


UOI:

Transdisciplinary theme :- Who we are
Central Idea:- We use our senses to discover and understand our world.

Summative assessment was done.

UOI:

Transdisciplinary theme :- How we express ourselves

Central Idea:- Stories are told in variety of ways for different purposes.

  • Three fish friend story was presented through drama

Through drama the learners will get an understanding that stories is another medium through which stories can be told.

Homework:

Worksheet – Cut and colour booklet of letter n

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:

  • Kindly send the worksheet in the folder itself.
  • Please share your child’s reflection at home about his/her learning through Daily Dairy.
  • Please send the Reading log for the month of August.

 

Happy Weekend!!!

 

 

Grade 7_English Highlightsand H.W of the week_all sections

Grade 7_English Highlightsand H.W of the week_all sections

Dear All,

This week we began with the Unit “Poetry”. The children were acquainted with the Statement of inquiry and Global context of the unit. We then began with Cinderella by Roald Dahl.

This is a Revolutionary poem which aims to make the children think about learning from Fairy tales and look at the characters and situations from a new perspective.

Post the reading of the poem, the children were given a written task as a reflection of their understanding.

Bookclub: This week the Bookclubs had interesting reading reflections from children where they shared and read out excerpts of the books that they liked and thought would inspire their classmates.

Homework: The children are required to attempt Question 4 and 5 from the chapter Cinderella Files . 

Submission Date: Tuesday, 30th August

Regards

Grade 7 team

Time-slot for the Parent Teacher Interaction

Time-slot for the Parent Teacher Interaction

Dear Parents,

Here’s the schedule for the Parent Teacher Interaction scheduled on 27th August. Please be there 5 minutes prior to the time allotted to you.

 

Time slot Name of the student
7:40 – 8:00 Mishthi Gupta
8:00 – 8:20 Reyansh Surani
8:20 – 8:40 Vihana Shah
9:20 – 9:40 Aria Patel
9:40 – 10:00 Nitya Jariala
10:00 – 10:20 Jinay jain
10:20 – 10:40 Taksh Ahir
10:40 – 11:00 Naksh Nangalia
11:00 – 11:20 Aaradhya Agarwal
11:20 – 11:40 Kriyansh Shah
11:40 – 12:00 Viha Mehta
12:30- 12:50 Yashika Daswani
12:50 – 1:10 Hemish Patel
1:10- 1:30 Mohammed Memon
1:50 – 2:10 Tanishq Goel
2:10 – 2:30 Arushi Manguviya
2:50 – 3:10 Deshna Chhalani

Regards,

Priyanka Reliawala

HRT,Jr Kg Violet

Grade 8 – Regarding Scratch Programs done till now.

Grade 8 – Regarding Scratch Programs done till now.

Dear Students,

I would be checking your Scratch account in the coming ICT slot for the programs that we have done till now. If you have lost access to your account, forgot your password or username or you have any other issues, please solve it and keep your programs ready. You might even be asked to explain the programs.
You can drop an e-mail to me if you require any help.
The programs that we have done till now:
1. Animation to describe yourself
2. Debug IT 1.1
3. Debug IT 1.2
4. Debug IT 1.3
5. Debug IT 1.4
6. Debug IT 1.4
7. Story using ‘Broadcast’ & ‘When I receive’ blocks.
8. Story of “The Thirsty crow”.
Note: The 8th program – Story of “The Thirsty crow”has not been done in G8-Vivacity.
Thank you,
Jay Patel.
Mathematics: Trigonometry

Mathematics: Trigonometry

Grade11 – All
Homework submitted by: ranjeet.dutta@fountainheadschools.org
Submission Date: Mon Aug 29 2016 00:00:00 GMT+0530 (IST)
Internet Required: No
Details: Only for the students of Mathematical Studies SL , all problems between the exercise set of 3H and 3M of Oxford Publication textbook.
Expected Time: 75

Mathematics: Further Functions

Mathematics: Further Functions

Grade10 – All
Homework submitted by: ranjeet.dutta@fountainheadschools.org
Submission Date: Mon Aug 29 2016 00:00:00 GMT+0530 (IST)
Internet Required: Yes
Details: Dear Learners of International Mathematics core curriculum,
You are expected to solve following exercises from Haese and Harris Publication:

Exercise set 24 B.1 ( full exercise on page 442 )
Exercise set 24 B.2 ( only first problem all sub-questions a to f on page 444)
Expected Time: 45

Grade 10_India Studies_Highlights of the week.

Grade 10_India Studies_Highlights of the week.

Dear Students & Parents,

This week in Grade 10 India Studies Class, we continued with the Case Study based on Environment Sustainability.

We watched the video based on the reasons for Environment Degradation.

We also discussed about Biodiversity, Impact of Population Growth, Impact of Urbanization, etc.

Various ways of Environment Conservation, Protection and Preservation alongwith its disadvantages of each method was also explained.

Unit Test Papers are shared with students.

Parents are requested to revert through DD Communication in case of any concern.

Regards,

Hina Hakim.

Grade 9_Enterprise_Highlights of the week.

Grade 9_Enterprise_Highlights of the week.

Dear Parents & Students,

This week in Grade 9 Enterprise slots, we held the discussion on the Research Work which students had done earlier on Mahatma Gandhi & Andrew Carnegie.

Their life and the skills they used in order to achieve their goals were discussed. Also, we have completed the third Unit: Attributes/Skills needed to run an Enterprise.

All the questions based on Unit: 3 were discussed.

Students are requested to be prepared for the Test based on Unit: 3, details of which shall be given in next cycle.

Parents, please note that Unit Test papers are shared with students, please revert through DD in case of any concern.

Regards,

Pragati Sagar & Hina Hakim.