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Day: December 16, 2016

Highlights and homework of the day!!! (16/12/2016)

Highlights and homework of the day!!! (16/12/2016)

Highlights:

Language:

Dictation was taken.

Read aloud was done of the book “If you take a mouse to school” by Laura Numeroff.

Y-box practice was done.

Homework:

Language worksheet on Defining nouns to be done. The nouns are- hammer and journey. The students are supposed to find the meaning from the dictionary and further complete the worksheet.

Regards,

Sagarkanya.

Highlights and Homework -16th December

Highlights and Homework -16th December

UOI:-

Students reflected upon the guest speaker session which was led by Chetan Mehta sir to discuss about the initiative taken by one of the fountainhead students, Kushal Shah, to conserve water. Further, they got into their groups and brainstormed about other medium of expression they can use to convey the same message and presented it in the class.

Language:-

We, as a class, have created a mind map about a persuasive letter so as to convince the parents to allow their children to stay at their friend’s house for a night. They produced valid argument viewpoints and supporting details too.

Math: Students watched videos related to measure of central tendency and cleared their doubts.

Homework:-

1. Complete the math mix bag homework posted by Rachana ma’am.

2. Colour the card given to you in today’s library slot along with a sweet and lovely christmas message for the receiver.

3. Lang- Copy the persuasive mind map (I’ve mailed it) in your Lang notebook.

4. Watch the video of construction of pie-chart for better understanding:

Highlights and Homework for the day 16 Dec 2016

Highlights and Homework for the day 16 Dec 2016

Dear Parents,

Language: The students created a mind map to persuade the parents to allow the students to go for overnight at their friend’s place. Today, they started writing a persuasive letter to their parents on the same topic using the persuasion sentence starters, vocabulary used in writing a persuasive piece. They also understood the format for persuasive writing.

Maths: We discussed the formative assessment and the students learned how to represent a continuous data on a graph. Also we discussed about the real life use of graphs.

UOI: The students presented the Lotus Blossom Mind map along with their analysis of each medium.

Homework:

Library: Complete the Christmas cards and submit them on Monday.

Language: Draw a persuasive mind map in your language and EE notebook on any one of the below topics

‘Allowing chocolates on Friday at Fountainhead School’

Or

‘Adding Swimming/Tennis/Badminton/Cricket as a sports selective at Fountainhead School’

Maths: Mix bag posted by Rachana Ma’am

Draw bar graph for the following data in your graph book

1. The following table shows the year wise strength of a dancing school.

      Year  2006-07   2007-08   2008-09   2009-10   2010-11  
  No. of Students  
800
975
1100
1400
1625

Represent the above data by a bar graph.

2. The population in lakhs of six Indian states as estimated in 2001 is given below:

    State       Population (in lakhs)  
  Bihar
820
  Jharkhand
270
  Uttar Pradesh
1060
  Uttranchal
80
  Madhya Pradesh
600
  Chattisgarh
210

Represent the above data by a bar graph.

Draw line graph for the below data in your graph book

  1. The number of trees planted by Eco-club of a school in different years is given below.
Year 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Number of Trees to be Planted 150 220 350 400 300 380

Draw the line graph to represent the data.

2. The population of a particular state in different years is given below.

Year 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Population in Lakhs 35 40 50 65 90 105

Represent the above data using the line graph.

Thanks and regards

Himani Mehta

Highlights and homework for 16th December 2016

Highlights and homework for 16th December 2016

Highlights:-

UOI:-

Students reflected upon the guest speaker session which was led by Chetan Mehta sir to discuss about the initiative taken by one of the fountainhead students, Kushal Shah, to conserve water. They identified apt LPs and attitudes he showcased and his medium of expression too. Further, they got into their groups and brainstormed about other media of expression they can use to convey the same message.

Language:-

We, as a class, have created a mind map about a persuasive letter so as to convince the parents to allow their children to stay at their friend’s house for a night. They produced valid argument viewpoints and supporting details too.

Homework:-

1. Complete the math mix bag homework posted by Rachana ma’am.

2. Punctuate and parse the statement under week 9 day 2 in your LD notebook.

3. Colour the card given to you in today’s library slot along with a sweet and lovely christmas message for the receiver.

 

Day 4-Highlights and homework of the day!! (16th December, 2016)

Day 4-Highlights and homework of the day!! (16th December, 2016)

UOI:

  • An artificial aquarium was created in the class and students reflected on the effect of water pollution on the survival of water animals. The students also saw a video related to different species of endangered animals.

Language:

New Reader – ‘The Magic Finger’ by Roald Dahl was introduced through a short discussion of the cover page, author and illustrator. First three pages of the book were read aloud by the teacher with explanation.

Homework:

Language worksheet on Defining nouns to be done. The nouns are- friends and portfolio. The students are supposed to find the meaning from the dictionary and further complete the worksheet.

Math:

  • In math notebook: Make 2 groups of 5, 6 groups of 1, 3 groups of 5, 6 groups of 2.
  • Learners will illustrate and write how many  groups can be made from 20 glasses at home. Example if a child has 14 glasses,  then he/she can make different groups like 2 groups of 7 / 7 groups of 2.

Regards,

Bhumika 🙂

Grade 5, Reciprocity – Homework for 16th December, 2016.

Grade 5, Reciprocity – Homework for 16th December, 2016.

Math : 

A. Draw and add the following on the graph paper:

  1. 3.3 + 7.4
  2. 2.1 + 4.0
  3. 5.0 + 6.7

B. Add the following decimals (transferring meanings to symbols)

  1.  0.6+3.2
  2. 0.62+0.32
  3. 5.4+6.8
  4. 2.9+7.58
  5. 2.712+6
  6. 3.2+12
  7. 2.0+0.9

UOI : Research on your chosen aspect and sub aspect from the links shared with you through mail.

Mixed bag worksheet : Shared with you on drive.

 

Highlights and Homework of the day : 16th December

Highlights and Homework of the day : 16th December

Maths:

  • The Grouping strategy was practiced with students’ involvement.

Language:

  1. Further reading of the reader Magic Finger was done by the teacher along with cross questioning to check their understanding. The students were then given time to read on their own and ask for difficult words that they come across.
  2. Dictation was taken.

Y-box practice was done.

Homework:

Language:

  • Learners will answer the questions on page 5 in the Magic Finger workbook.
  • Read the book , “The magic finger”. (Page number 1 -15).

Math:

  • In math notebook: Make 3 groups of 4, 2 groups of 2, 5 groups of 3, 2 groups of 1.

Important note:

  • Tomorrow is PTM ,so please do come to know the curriculum for the coming months.
  • Monday is Grade 2 -Sports day, so please do come to encourage our students.

Thank you..

Happy Weekend!!

Regards,

Runa Nath (HRT)

16th December,2016 Highlights and Homework

16th December,2016 Highlights and Homework

Highlights:

Language:

  1. The poem ‘My most Magnificent Zoo’ was recited in the teacher along with the students’ participation. The students looked for the two animal names that have been mixed to make up the strange animals in the zoo.
  2. Dictation was taken.

Math:

Array- was introduced to them. (A combination of rows and columns is called an ARRAY.)

UOI:

  1. The students were shown a video related to the reasons behind the animals becoming endangered.
  2. Formative assessment to check their understanding of the concepts introduced during the unit was taken.

Homework:

LWE: Complete till Week 12 Day 3.

Math: 

Learners will illustrate and write in A4 sheet, how many  groups can be made from 20 glasses at home. Example if a child has 14 glasses,  then he/she can write the number of rows and columns and make different groups like 2 groups of 7 / 7 groups of 2 and do repeated addition for the same.

Language:

Complete Q-2 and 4 on page no. 108 of EE in itself.

 

 

Regards,

Tasneem

 

Grade 5 Alliance – 16th December’16

Grade 5 Alliance – 16th December’16

[Highlight Of The Day]

Math

Students had an interesting session of decimals where they were asked to select three library books and mention their costing. They were given the opportunity to reflect upon their understanding about the addition and subtraction of decimals through real life example of calculating the total cost of books bought and the amount of money left with them.

Here are a few glimpses of the same:

 

 

READING CHALLENGE

Homework

Math

Practice the concepts taught so far in decimals on Khan Academy.

Highlights of the week -12th to 16th December

Highlights of the week -12th to 16th December

[Unit Of Inquiry]

1.Read aloud of a book followed by the reflection sheet about the 5 elements of a story i.e. Character,setting(When and where),problem,solution and PLOT-(Beginning,middle and end).

Focus on the following things was made while reading books:

  • What information does the cover page of the book gives us?
  • Focus on Author/Illustrator/character/publisher
  • What is the theme of the story? ( big idea/message)

2.Read aloud of the book- ‘ A chair for my mother’ through which students were introduced to  Personal narrative writing in the form of Small moments-( It means any memorable moment we have and then to elaborate it with details.  )

Learners had to think of the small moments of their life and they made their own stories too.

Following steps were followed :

1.Use graphic organizer to plan writing.
2.  Organize ideas in a logical sequence.
3. Use appropriate writing conventions  (eg. word order)
4. Proof read own writing making some corrections & improvements.

Language

  • Reading of the Chapter 9 (Manu kaka’s special pets)

 Advertisements of pet shop (cutout of animals which they brought from home)

2.Read aloud of the book “The Mystery of a Jewelled egg”(Cambridge reader)

-After reading the book teacher made  Word splash of the word ‘mystery’.

3.Introduction to the new reader book”Captain Coconut and the missing bananas!!!

We clarified the difference between read aloud and a grade reader by sharing the given information with our students-

“READ ALOUD- Parents/teachers read aloud to you so that you can  enhance  listening and speaking skills. By asking/answering, by being good observers.
It is not necessary that the students will be able to read the book that was read aloud
READER- Apart from the above points it is expected from all the students to read the book  independently too.”

5.Dictation and formative assessment was conducted.

Math

1.Revision of 3D shapes and their properties-

  • Sphere- 1 face, no edges and no vertices
  • Cube- 6 faces, 12 edges and 8 vertices
  • Cuboid- 6 faces, 12 edges and 8 vertices
  • Cone- 2 faces, 1 edge, 1 vertex
  • Cylinder- 3 faces, 2 edges no vertices.

2.Introduction of two-digits addition sums with regrouping:

  • Teacher demonstrates addition of 2 digit numbers with regrouping with the help the place value kit.
  • Individually learners demonstrated with the help of the place value kit.
  • Students in their Math notebooks illustrated the whole process of addition.

    Students  used the language of addition  for example add,  plus, sum,  addend,.
    regrouping of addition of whole numbers (2 digits + 2 digit).

  • Video was shown to enhance their understanding about regrouping:

Language

Week 11 day 2 to Week 12 game

[Circle Time]

1.Structured Drill

I like the books of the author_________(name) because…..

  1. Whole class activity –Story making. Teacher starts by speaking the first line eg- Once upon a time…. all students add on to the story one by one.

3.Reading -exploring different books by different authors.

Homework

  • Language:Complete the given worksheet.
  • Math:
  1. Students need to solve the following sums in their Math notebook :

28 + 26, 34+ 29, 75+37, 88+ 34

  1. Write the ordinal number names for the following numbers-

13th,14th,20th,9th,11th and 10th.
Important Note :Kindly check the homework which we send on every Friday (only mix bag operation – Math/ Language).Teachers will just go through the same and give feedback to the students , if needed. Looking forward for your cooperation.

Regards,

Grade 1 team.