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Day: March 1, 2018

Highlights of the week : 26th Feb to 1st March

Highlights of the week : 26th Feb to 1st March

Circle Time :

Revision of all the rhymes.

Read aloud of the following books:

  1. I Hate Bedtime! By Hans Wilhelm
  2. Olivia Goes To Library by Pat Resnick
  3. How Many Stars In The Sky? By James e. Ransome
  4. Be Patient, Monty by NA
  5. Daisy Has The Hiccups by Macmillan English Explorers
  6. Our Den by Gabby Pritchard and Alessia Girasole

UOI:

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

  • Revision of types of animals.

UOI:

Central idea: We play to explore and have fun.

  • Fms : Cutting clay with birthday knife.

Language:

  • Word of the week: Wild
  • Revision of pre writing strokes.

Math:

  • Revision of all the concepts done till now.

Homework:

Language: Draw the slanting line

Note:

 

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

 

Regards,

Nursery Team

 

G11 FRENCH CURRICULUM FOR APRIL 2018 EXAMS

G11 FRENCH CURRICULUM FOR APRIL 2018 EXAMS

Dear parents,

Please note that for April 2018 exams, we would have

  1. Paper 1 –  text-handling exercises (reading comprehension) from all topics that have been covered so far in Panorama Francophone 1: students will be given 4 texts and they would have to answer objective questions based on the same. Marks : 40 and Time : 1 hour and 30 minutes .
  2. Paper 2 – written task – section A where the students choose a topic and write minimum 50 words and section B where the students will write minimum 100 words. Question for this paper would be based on topics covered in Panorama Francophone 1.
  3. Internal assessments : we will have individual oral to be conducted in class ( last week of March ) where the student will be shown a visual stimulus and they have to present it for 2 minutes. Then, they will be asked questions based on the stimulus and this will be followed by a general conversation. Marks : 25  and the duration for every student is 10 minutes along with 15 minutes preparation.

The reference book for the curriculum is Panorama francophone 1 (Daniele Bourdais, Sue Finnie). The units that will be a part of the curriculum are:

Unit 5 – En ville

Unit 6 – Mon paradis sur terre

Unit 7 – Temps libre

Unit 8 – Projets de vacances

Unit 9 –  Au lycee

Unit 10 – Faites la fete

Unit 11 – La sante pour tous

Unit 12 – L’evolution du shopping

Unit 13 – Nous, les jeunes

Unit 14 – Le Francais dans le monde

Regards,

Rim Baroudi

Grade 7 Language & Literature Final term examination syllabus 2017-18

Grade 7 Language & Literature Final term examination syllabus 2017-18

Dear Students,

Please find the final term examination syllabus and details below:

 

Unit Name Topics Criteria to be assessed
Unit 1 – Exploring Literary Texts Short Stories:

  1. How I Taught My Grandmother to Read by Sudha Murthy
  2. The Necklace by Guy De Maupassant

Poems:

  1. Leisure by William Henry Davies
  2. Wicked Postman by Rabindranath Tagore

Criterion A -: Analyzing

i. identify and comment upon significant aspects of texts

ii. identify and comment on the creator’s choices

iii. justify opinions and ideas, using examples, explanations and terminology

iv. identify similarities and differences in features within and between texts.

Criterion B -: Organizing

i. employ organizational structures that serve the context and intention

ii. organize opinions and ideas in a logical manner

iii. use referencing and formatting tools to create a presentation style suitable to the context and intention.

Criterion C-: Producing Text

i.produce texts that demonstrate thought and imagination while exploring new perspectives and ideas arising from personal engagement with the creative process

ii. make stylistic choices in terms of linguistic, literary and visual devices, demonstrating awareness of the impact on an audience

iii. select relevant details and examples to support ideas.

Criterion D-: Use of Language

i. use appropriate and varied vocabulary, sentence structures and forms of expression

ii. write and speak in an appropriate register and style

iii. use correct grammar, syntax and punctuation

iv. spell (alphabetic languages), write (character languages) and pronounce with accuracy

Unit 2: Myths And Legends
  1. Difference between Myths And Legends
  2. Why do mosquitoes buzz
  3. Medusa
  4. St. Brigid’s Cloak
  5. Egyptian Cinderella
  6. Story of Jason and the Golden Fleece
  7. Thor’s Hammer
Unit 3: Wonder Novel
  1. Character Analysis
  2. Literary Analysis
Unit 4: Take A Stand
  1. Persuasive Writing
  2. Advertising:- Commercial, Charity and Public Service
  3. Logos, slogans and posters
  4. Persuasive speeches
Descriptive Writing Components: Sensory words, Use of Figurative Language (Simile, Metaphor, Personification and imagery) Students should use a varied vocabulary and sentence structure to express their ideas.
Narrative writing Components: The essay should be in the form of a story that should have the following: a) Plot b) Setting c) Atmosphere d) Character e) Theme f) Point of View g) Use of Figurative Language

 

Examination Detail:

The exam will be divided into 2 components:

(i) Component 1: Pen and Paper examination to assess Criteria B & C – 60 min

(ii) Component 2: On-Screen examination to assess Criteria A & D – 90 min

  • Fully charged Chromebook will be required along with your personal stationery and earphones. In case your Chromebook is given for repair, bring a receipt for the same.
  • All the resources shared on Curricle(subject resource sheet and google presentation), Google Classroom as well as worksheets provided (online or in hard copy) will be considered as part of the syllabus and will be sufficient to prepare for the examination.
  • Paper will include MCQ-type questions, short and long responses.

 

Warm Regards,

Language & Literature Team

Highlights of the week (26th Feb – 1st March)

Highlights of the week (26th Feb – 1st March)

Circle Time:

Y-box practice.

 

Read aloud:

Read alouds from Sr. KG monthly read aloud list.

 

Math:

  • Revision of all the mathematical concepts done till date.

 

Language:

  • Introduction of ‘er’ digraph was done.

Words having ‘er’ digraph – her, herb, silver, deeper, summer, dinner, ladder, longer, sister, chatter, helper, sender, blender, litter, paper, mermaid, river, herd, printer, singer, jumper, zipper, duster, waiter, thunder, cooker, mixer, helicopter, corner, understand.

  • Dictation of ‘ue’ digraph words.

 

UOI:  

  • TDT- Sharing the Planet.
  • Central Idea- Animals adapt to survive in their natural habitat.
  • Tuning in was done through:

             ~Introduction of the four components of a habitat and reflection of the same.

              

Homework:

  • Language:

Write the following sentences in the language notebook.

    • who: Who is that boy?
    • where: Where is my bag?
    • which: Which is your book?

The parents are requested to sit and guide their child while they are writing the sentences.

 

  • Math:

Write the days of the week 2 times in the math notebook.

 

Important points :

  • Please note that the library books will be issued on Monday and ensure that you return the books on time.
  • Every Wednesday is a fruit day.
  • Kindly ensure revision of taught concepts in Math.
  • Kindly ensure daily revision of tricky words (reading and writing).
  • Kindly conduct at least one read aloud everyday.
  • Give writing practice for the taught number names (One to Ninety nine only).

 

Happy Holi !!!

Regards,

Sr. KG  Team.  

 

International Mathematics : Weekend Homework

International Mathematics : Weekend Homework

Grade9 – G9 Revelation
Homework assigned by: ankita.nandwani@fountainheadschools.org
Submission Date: Mon Mar 05 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0530 (IST)
Internet Required: Yes
Details: Complete questions from 10 to 20 of the worksheet uploaded in the Google Classroom.
Expected Time: 40 minutes minutes

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK

Circle Time:
Phonological Awareness – Identifying the initial sound.

Word of the week: Interdependence

Morning message: We all are interdependent on each other..

Rhyme:
Revision of all the Rhymes.

Introduction of new rhyme ‘Behind the tree’

Behind the tree * *

And under the house * *

There lived a teeny * *

Tiny mouse * *

She loved to sing * *

She loved to tap * *

But most of all * *

She loved to clap * *

She clapped all night * *

She clapped all day * *

She clapped to frighten * *

The cat away * * * * * * * * (lots of claps) .”

Meowwwwww”


 

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

Formative assessment of tricky words, letters /j/z/x/w/v/y.

Revision of blending and tricky words, sounds.

 

Math:
Revision of all the concepts through activities and learning centers (Seriation, greater than-lesser than, tens and ones, backward counting and before number)

Formative assessment of after/before number, revision of 2D/3D shapes through games.

UOI:
Transdisciplinary theme: Sharing the planet.
Central Idea: Plants sustain life on Earth and play a role in our lives.

Students were taken for a field trip to Botanical garden wherein they were asked to observe and explore different plants and trees. Discussion about the same was taken in the class.

Homework:
Language: Tricky words- page number 21.
Math: Math Firefly Number Book- page number 63 & 72.

Wishing you all a very happy holi. Be safe, play safe and save water! 🙂

Happy Weekend!!
Jr. KG Team 🙂

Math : Weekend Homework

Math : Weekend Homework

Grade8 – G8 Verve,G8 Zing
Homework assigned by: ankita.nandwani@fountainheadschools.org
Submission Date: Mon Mar 05 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0530 (IST)
Internet Required: Yes
Details: Complete the worksheet uploaded in the Google Classroom.
Expected Time: 30 minutes minutes

Guest Lecture_Grade-8_Hindi

Guest Lecture_Grade-8_Hindi

Dear Parents,

कक्षा -८  में  हिंदी विषय में अपनी चौथी  ईकाई “शांति और संघर्ष समाधान” के दौरान इस  संदर्भ में और अधिक  जानकारी देने के लिए हिंदी विभाग ने शिक्षिका श्वेता गुप्ते (Computer science and Psychology) को Guest Lecture के लिए  आमंत्रित किया था | उन्होंने जीवन में शांति के महत्त्व ,संघर्ष के विभिन्न कारणों ,संघर्ष के विभिन्न प्रकारों पर विस्तृत रूप से चर्चा की | इसके अलावा उन्होंने नए परिप्रेक्ष्य के माध्यम से  संघर्षों के सुखद व रचनात्मक समाधान के तरीको पर भी बातचीत की |  विद्यार्थियों  ने  इस  अवसर का लाभ उठाया और वे Thinker, Open minded और Balanced  जैसे  लर्नरप्रोफाइल को कनेक्ट कर पाए |
Regards,

Hindi Team

HW for the weekend

HW for the weekend

Homework :

1 Mix bag (to be done in mixed bag notebook )

2. Read Holes till chapter 35-40 and prepare quiz according to your group requirement.

3.Create a poster/collage/painting/poem to showcasing your idea about India’s culture. Best pieces of work will be selected for final display on the day of exhibition. (separate paper- A3/A4- students can decide)

4. Complete your cyclic reflection and blob worksheet.

Happy Holi!!

Have a great weekend!! 🙂

International Contests in Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology- April / May 2018

International Contests in Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology- April / May 2018

Dear Parents,

After American Mathematical Contest; we are bringing to you some more international contests which are beneficial for the students.  Please find below the list of contests that are coming up.

Gauss Mathematics Contest (University of Waterloo in association with Transition Lab Preparatory School)

The Gauss Contests are an opportunity for students to have fun and to develop their mathematical problem-solving ability.

Date of the exam – 17th May, 2018

Format

Self Preparation – We recommend that students spend some time preparing for our contests by trying to solve problems. Go through past contests to see the topics covered. Complete guidebook – click here.

Sir Isaac Newton – Physics Contest (University of Waterloo in association with Transition Lab Preparatory School)

This exam is a test for high school physics and is offered the University of Waterloo.

Date of the exam – 4th May, 2018

Format

  • Online Exam

Self Preparation – Students can visit the link to practice for the exam.

Avogadro Chemistry Contest (University of Waterloo in association with Transition Lab Preparatory School)

The Avogadro exam is designed for high school students who have completed or are nearing completion of, their first high school chemistry course.

Date of the exam – 18th May, 2018

Format

  • Online Exam

  • Duration – 75 Minutes

  • 40 multiple choice questions

Self Preparation – Students can visit the link to practice for the exam.

Biology National Contest (University of Toronto in association with Transition Lab Preparatory School)

Any student can participate in the National Biology Competition, and on more than one occasion (e.g., a student can write both the 2018 and 2019 exams). Registered students in attendance at a secondary school are classified as official contestants.

Date of the exam – 27th April, 2018

Format

  • Online Exam

  • Duration – 75 Minutes

  • 50 multiple choice questions

Self Preparation – Students can visit the link to practice for the exam.

 

Last date to register for the Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry exam – 8th April, 2018

Last date to register for Biology exam – 28th Feb, 2018

 

Exam Fee:

It is given above. There will be additional charges (Rs. 100/- Maximum) which will be informed once the registrations are done. The amount will be adjusted from the imprest account. The exam fee is nonrefundable under any circumstances.

Registration Form to be filled from the parent id only: Click here to fill the form.

Write to us at career.ounselor@fountainheadschools.org in case of any further query.