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Day: January 19, 2018

Recap of the Day 5 – 19/01/18

Recap of the Day 5 – 19/01/18

UOI:

The unit was taken further and learners were introduced the definition of Natural resources. Later they understood how resources can be categorized as renewable and nonrenewable. They deepened their understanding by watching a video.

Language:

Examples of some new connecting words and phrases from the chapter 4 ‘Sequencing with grammar’ from the Empowering English book (page no. 15 and 16) were introduced and used in sentences to understand their usage.

Homework:

  • Complete the given worksheets.
  • Make sentences of your own using the connecting words and phrases given below.

1) unless

2) instead

3) whether

4) therefore

5) to sum up

6) even though

Grade 12 ESS Detail for Mock examination

Grade 12 ESS Detail for Mock examination

Dear ESS students,

The syllabus for Grade 12 Mock examination for ESS to be held in the month of March 2018 will be as under:

Unit 1: Foundations of ESS.

Unit 2: Ecosystems and Ecology

Unit 3: Biodiverstiy and conservation

Unit 4: Water, aquatic food production systems, and societies

Unit 5: Soil systems, terrestrial food production systems, and societies

Unit 6: Atmospheric systems and societies

Unit 7: Climate change and energy production

There will be two papers exactly the same way as in your final DP examination. The information related to your papers is given below:

Paper 1: Will feature a detailed case study in form of a Resource booklet and the paper will have case study based questions.
Duration: 60 minutes. Maximum marks : 40

Paper 2: This paper will have two sections.
Section A : Short answer type questions. (25 marks)
Section B: 2 Essay type questions of 20 marks each (40 marks)
Duration: 2 hours. Maximum marks: 65 marks

In both papers, you will be writing answers in the booklet itself, within the boxes provided. You will be allowed to carry calculators during the examination. Please carry your own set of stationary as well (pencil, eraser, sharpener, ruler and such).

 

 

Winners of the Spelling Bee – Literary Event.

Winners of the Spelling Bee – Literary Event.

Dear Parents,

We are delighted to announce the winners of the Grade 3 Literary event – Spelling Bee inter-house competition.

Before announcing the winners, we would like to congratulate all the students who participated in the competition.

The winners are as follows:

Position      Name                                Section                      House

1st                 Pal Patel                                Imbue                           Dignity

2nd               Mishty Shah                      Illustrate                         Liberty

3rd               Naisha Dalal                     Illuminate                         Unity

 

Regards,

Grade 3 Team

Highlights of 15th Jan to 19th Jan

Highlights of 15th Jan to 19th Jan

Circle Time :

Introduction to the rhymes:

 

  • Horsey horsey
  • Jungle safari

Lyrics of the Rhymes:

HORSEY-HORSEY

  Horsey! Horsey don’t you stop,

  Just let your feet go clippity clop.

  The tail goes swish,

And the wheels go round, giddy up.

  We’re homeward bound.

                    By Anonymous

JUNGLE SAFARI

Jungle safari………Huh hah huh! (2)

Look at the animals everywhere.

Listen for the animal’s sounds in the air.

Can you hear the monkeys?

OOH OOH AHH AHH (2)

Can you hear the lions?

Roar ………..Roar

Can you hear the elephants?

TRUMPET ………. TRUMPET

Can you hear the snakes?

SSSSSSSSSSSSSS

Jungle Safari…….Huh hah huh. (3)

                             By Anonymous

Read aloud of the following books:

  1. Biscuit by Alyssa Satin Capucilli
  2. Chicks by Sandra Horning
  3. Old Macdonald Had A Farm by David Ellwand
  4. That’s Not My Lion by Fiona Watt
  5. The Fram Book by  Jan Pfloog
  6. Monkey See, MOnkey Do by Marc Gave
  7. Lullaby Moon By Rosie Reeve

UOI:

Central idea: Animals and people interact in different ways in different contexts.

  • Introduction of farm animals and their baby animals.
  • VA activity: Sheep and Cat
  • Show and tell of Farm animals

UOI:

Central idea: We play to explore and have fun.

  • FMS activities: pouring water through funnel and threading beads.
  • Treasure hunt in sandpit.

Language:

  • Word of the week: Farm animals
  • Simple sentence through TPR (Total Physical Response).

Math:

  • Quantification and association of numbers 11 to 15 through manipulatives.
  • Sorting through shapes and colours.
  • Revision of numbers 1 to 9.

Homework :

 

  • UOI : Colour the farm animals.

 

Note:

 

  • Kindly share your child’s reflection through daily diary, so we can display it on the action board.

 

Regards,

Nursery Team

 

Highlights of the week

Highlights of the week

Circle Time:

Phonological Awareness – Learning engagements for ‘Rhyming words’.
Word of the week: Responsible
Morning message: We are responsible for our belongings. We are incharge of our actions.
Structure Drill : Where do you live?
I live in Surat, Gujarat.

Rhyme:
Revision of all the Rhymes

Introduction of new rhyme- “Sally go round the sun”
Sally go round the sun
Sally go round the moon
Sally go round the Chimney pot ever afternoon, BOOM (X2)

Language:
Read aloud: Jr. KG monthly read aloud list.

Revision: letter sounds and blending

Introduction of new letter- ‘v’ through a story.
Jolly phonics song for letter ‘v’ and starfall.com
Circling and tracing of letter ‘v’

Learning Centres- letter- ‘z’, ‘w’, ‘v’

Introduction of new tricky word- ‘down’.
Revision of tricky words – live, give, little
Blending of words- van, vim, vet, vest

Math:
Revision of all the concepts through activities and learning centers (Seriation, greater than-lesser than, tens and ones, backward counting and before number)
Introduction of common pair- Bride-Groom’.

UOI:
Transdisciplinary theme: Sharing the planet.
Central Idea: Plants sustain life on Earth and play a role in our lives.
Field trip- Students were taken to KG farm as a part of tuning in activity.
After the visit, discussion was taken through KWL chart.

Homework:
Language: Reflection sheet of letter ‘v’.
Math: Firefly book: page number 28 Shape- Square.

Night out Guidelines:

List of items students need to bring:
Toilet accessories.
One pair of clothes, one nightwear & footwear
Warm blanket and bed sheet (Mattress and pillow will be provided from the school)
Sweater/ Jacket/ Inner-wear (thermal, warm clothes/socks ). All students should wear at least 4 layers of clothes (thermals, half sleeves t-shirt, full sleeves t-shirt and jacket/ sweater), should wear 2 pairs of socks (1 cotton and 1 woolen) and a pair of gloves.
Bottoms: Thermals followed by 2 layers of pants
Woolen caps/ monkey caps/ scarves
2 layers of covers (Bedsheet and Blanket)
Mosquito repellent

Important Note: All the items should be labeled properly to avoid confusion.

Happy Weekend!!
Jr. KG Team 🙂

HW for the weekend

HW for the weekend

Mixed bag:

Complete your mixed bag HW.

ICT:

Create online Google form on the topic- Attitudes towards Paper use (Purpose – Conducting survey to understand/study whether people uses papers wisely or not) and share it with class students along with me.

Fill all the information in your template sheet including task definition, information seeking strategies and location and access.

UOI:

Prepare survey questions in your UOI notebook for the topic “Women literacy”.

Have a great weekend!! 🙂

Grade12_Biology_Mock_Examination_2018

Grade12_Biology_Mock_Examination_2018

Dear Students,

The following is the curriculum and paper style of DP Biology for Mock exam 2018.

For SL  students there will be all 6 units in your examination and one optional topic. Please refer biology guide for units. Papers details are given below.

Paper 1 (multiple-choice questions)
Duration: 45 minutes
Weighting: 20%
Marks: 30
Paper 2 ( Data-based, Short-answer and extended-response questions)
Duration: 1 hours 15 minutes
Weighting: 40%
Marks: 50
Paper 3 (This paper will have questions on core and SL option material. Section A: candidates answer all questions. Section B: short-answer and extended-response questions from one option.)
Duration: 1 hour
Weighting: 20%
Marks: 35

For HL  students there will be all 6 units of SL and 5 units (as per the syllabus completion) of HL in your examination and one optional topic. Please refer biology guide for units. Papers details are given below.

Paper 1 (multiple-choice questions)
Duration: 1 hour
Weighting: 20%
Marks: 40
Paper 2 ( Data-based, Short-answer and extended-response questions)
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
Weighting: 36%
Marks: 72
Paper 3 (Section A: candidates answer all questions. Section B: short-answer and extended-response questions from one option.)
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Weighting: 24%
Marks: 45
Regards,
Jay Kosambia