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Month: October 2016

Leap- Learners put on the ‘Six Thinking Hats’

Leap- Learners put on the ‘Six Thinking Hats’

The learners were shown the clips of “The Gruffalo” (Gruffalo- The Gruffalo clip compilation-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yHoyg_pwT2w) and they were explained the other hats in the class.

home work:

Finish the Red thinking hat, Black thinking hat and the Green thinking hat tasks.

Red thinking hat: How does the mouse feel now?

What was the mouse’s hunch?

Black thinking hat : What are the risks with Mouse’s plan to be known as the scariest

animal in the forest?   Draw the mouse.

What problems can you see on the mouse’s walk?

Green thinking hat: If you were the author, what creative changes would you like in

the story?

Mind Map for “The Gruffalo”

Please take good care of the worksheets given to you and bring it on next LEAP class after Diwali Vacation. Do not loose the booklet given to you.

WISH YOU ALL  A HAPPY AND PROPSPEROUS DIWALI

Highlights of the week :24th to 27th October,2016

Highlights of the week :24th to 27th October,2016

  • Circle time
  • Read alouds were done from the Sr. KG monthly read aloud list
  • Activities related to initial sounds of words were taken up (sh, th, ch) in Phonological Awareness.

Language:

  • Introduction of ‘ip’ word family (dip, lip, hip, sip, tip, rip, nip, slip, skip, flip, trip, zip, ship, clip, blip, whip, chip, snip.)
  • Revision of ‘ip’ , ‘It’ and ‘in’ family words through learning centres.
  • Introduction of sight words: could, would ,should and right by framing sentences.

Math:-

  1. Revision of the concepts (Number names, Ascending, Descending order) through centres.

UOI:-

Events

  • Transdisciplinary theme: How we organize ourselves.
  • Central idea: Planning an event requires multitude of skills.

Learners planned an event of their choice using the research tool “Super 3 ” with the guidance of the teacher. Post the execution of the event students also reviewed it.

Potluck party:

The students shared their food with their peers and enjoyed the potluck party.

A gentle reminder regarding the Diwali homework:

The students need to complete the homework and  submit it on the first day after the Diwali break.

Wish you a happy Diwali and a prosperous new year.

 

Regards,

Sr.KG.Team

Happy Diwali!!

Happy Diwali!!

A huge thanks to all the parents who volunteered for diya painting and sweet making. The sweets were really yummy. I’m sure the parents and all the children had a wonderful experience by celebrating Diwali at school, like this.  We all appreciate your efforts☺☺☺

Wishing all the parents of Grade1 a very happy Diwali. Have a wonderful time with your family n friends and try to say no to crackers!!

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Regards,

  1. Grade 1 team.
Glimpse of Diwali Celebration

Glimpse of Diwali Celebration

Students of grade1 celebrated Diwali by enjoying the activities like diya painting ,sweets making ,cleaning of the class and had a potluck party.Happy Diwali and prosperous New Year.

 

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Day 5-Highlights and homework of the day!! (27th October, 2016)

Day 5-Highlights and homework of the day!! (27th October, 2016)

Highlights:
U.O.I:
Students played a game on Kahoot to reflect on their literacy, numeracy and logical thinking skills.

For better understanding of the importance of Teamwork and to make connections with the LOIs, the students watched half of the movie “Chak de India” in the school. The students are asked to watch the rest of the movie as a part of their HW.

Note: Parents, Kindly show the movie to the students even if they have seen it earlier, as this time the purpose behind watching the movie is different. The students needs to fill the reflection sheet which is given, after watching the movie.

Language:
The students wrote apology letter in the booklet Yertle the turtle and they also did book review of the same.

Potluck party:
The students shared their food with their peers and enjoyed the potluck party.

A gentle remainder regarding the Diwali homework:
The students need to complete the homework and need to submit it on the first day after the Diwali break.

Wish you a happy Diwali and a prosperous new year.

Regards,
Gulzar and Sagarkanya.

Highlights of the week ( 21 October- 27 October)

Highlights of the week ( 21 October- 27 October)

Circle time:

Word of the week(wow)- Reflective

Morning message: We share our learning.

Structured drill:- When do you feel sad?                    

    Ans: I feel sad when ______.

Introduction of Rhyme:

Three little kittens have lost their mittens and they began to cry,

Oh mamma dear, we sadly fear, our mittens we have lost.

“What! Lost your mittens, you naughty kittens,

then you shall have no pie”

Meow moew,, and we shall have no pie.”

Three little kittens have found their mittens and they began to smile.

oh mamma dear, look here look here, our mittens we have found.

What! found your mittens, you good little kittens

Now you shall have some pie.’

Meow meow,, now we shall have some pie.”

Revision of after/before numbers, greater than/less than,more less.

Revision of d letter words.

Phonological awareness:- Oral activities:

  • Identify the rhyming words: Teacher spoke two words like play-clay, bus- ton and asked to identify whether they are rhyming words or not.
  • Activity: Teacher formed 10 pairs in the class and gave 7 jodo blocks of the same colour.Then, the teacher slowly and clearly spoke the passage about a flower and asked students to put forward a block whenever they heard the word /flower/.This activity has enhanced their listening skills.

Free play:

Learners were given different toys :

Jodo blocks

Rangomatery

Wooden blocks

Clay

Puzzles

They enjoyed playing with the toys and mingled up with their friends.

It helped them to enhance their Social and Communication skills.

Puppet theater:

Revision of the story “Pepper (Priya) watches too much Tv” using hand puppets.

Language:

Revision of  letters ‘c’, ‘k’, ‘e’, ‘h’, ‘r’, ‘d’, ‘m’ was done through various activities.

Revision of all the tricky words done till now.

Tricky words worksheet

Colouring book P. N. 28 & 29.

Math:

Introduction of before numbers through a number line and a video.

Revision of 2d shapes.

Revision of common pairs.

Summative assessment :

 

  • Identification of numbers and their quantification
  • After numbers
  • Backward counting
  • >,<, =

 

Visual Art:

Decorating of Diya with colours, glitters, abhla etc.

UOI:

Transdisciplinary theme :- How we organize ourselves

Central Idea:-

People’s need determine how they use the spaces and facilities in and around buildings.

Learning Engagements:

Bag rack Activity:

All the bag racks of Jr.KG classes were made messy by the teachers before the arrival of the learners. There was no space for them to keep bags. Once the learners started coming and began to follow their routines and procedures, they wondered what is wrong with the racks and voiced their opinion like “ why have you kept everything in the rack, where will we keep our bags now?. Students have also come up with multiple solutions for the same.This activity showcased their understanding of space.

Jar activity:

Firstly, teacher filled the jar with sand, water, small stones and big stones where there will be less objects were fitted in the space. Later, teacher asked for the alternate way to fill the jar and tried to fill the same by adding big stones and emphasized on is there any more space left in the jar? so then it was filled with small stones, sand and water.This way, the space has been used in an organized way to fit in more objects in the jar. This activity showcased their understanding of how we use space.

Bedsheet dance activity ( integration with dance):

Learners were asked to dance on open bedsheet till the music was on.Here, all the learners were able to fit on the bedsheet as there was enough space for all.It was repeated many times till the small fold of the bedsheet.This way, different quantity of students could stand on every fold of the bedsheet.This activity showcased their understanding of how we use space.

Homework:

Diwali homework sheet

Happy Diwali and a prosperous new year !!!

Important note:

Kindly send back the homework sheet when the school reopens.

Regards,

Junior KG Team

DIWALI CELEBRATION IN NURSERY!

DIWALI CELEBRATION IN NURSERY!

Our little tiny tots celebrated last day school before Diwali vacation with a POT LUCK party and lots of activities. They painted and decorated their own diya , played games in the class. All the students were very enthusiastic and enjoyed a lot.

WISHING YOU ALL A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS DIWALI.

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REGARDS,

Jimmi and Maria.

IBDP Orientation Presentation & Video

IBDP Orientation Presentation & Video

Dear Parents & Students,

Sharing here the IBDP Orientation Presentations & Videos for your reference. Please note that we have shared the subject selection for IBDP with students and this presentation and video will be helpful to you to make your subject choices.

Please keep the following points in mind before filling up the form:

1. You should also go through the subject guides of all subjects available on our website before making the final decision.

2. You should review you Naviance test report (Do what you are, Career Interest Profiler, Career Key) and also discuss the same with your parents. It is important to look at the careers suggested by the test as this will give you idea about what subjects should be taken. We will also review the report in one on one meeting.

3. Your subject choices should be aligned with Diploma program and career you want to pursue.

4. Subject choices should be discussed with you parents before filling up the form.

Kindly note that the final subject combination provided by the school is to satisfy maximum no of students so everyone’s requirement may not be met.

One on one counseling will be scheduled after Diwali break.

IBDP Orientation 1 – Presentation

IBDP Orientation 1 – Video Link

IBDP Orientation 2 – Presentation

IBDP Orientation 2 – Video Link

Regards

Fountainhead School

IGCSE Subject Selection (Grade 9 – 2017-18)

IGCSE Subject Selection (Grade 9 – 2017-18)

Dear Students,

Please fill the IGCSE Subject Selection (Grade 9 – 2017-18) Click here – form for the subjects that you want to take up next year. Please go through the orientation presentation & video before you fill this form (especially parents and students who were absent on the day of orientation). Please fill this form by 25th Oct, 2016.

Please keep the following points in mind before filling up the form:

1. You should also go through the subject guides of all subjects available on our website before making the final decision.

2. You should review you Naviance test report (Career Cluster Finder) and also discuss the same with your parents. It is important so look at the career cluster suggested by the test as this will give you idea about what subjects should be taken. We will also review the report in one on one meeting.

3. Your subject choices should be aligned with Diploma program and career you want to pursue.

4. Subject choices should be discussed with you parents before filling up the form.

Kindly note that the final subject combination provided by the school is to satisfy maximum no of students so everyone’s requirement may not be met.

One on one counseling will be scheduled after Diwali break.

Regards

Fountainhead School