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Homework for the weekend

Homework for the weekend

Dear students,

  • If you have not given peer feedback in the biography written by your, you need to do so, without fail.
  • You need to do the primary as well as secondary research for your chosen community.
    You need to complete Task 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Big Six Research Tool by Sunday EOD.
    Repository link for the SA communities has already been shared with you.
  • A gentle reminder for the Book Review Mega Presentation beginning from Monday – 18/02/19.
  • A separate blog post will be done for the human library, kindly go through the same.
    Keep researching, be inquirers and communicate effectively!!
Winners – The Rise of the orator – JAM Session Literary Event

Winners – The Rise of the orator – JAM Session Literary Event

Dear Parents,

Today we conducted the final round of the event ‘The rise of the orator’. We began with the top 24 from the whole grade and then we had our final 8 orators. The competition was tough and it was a delight listening to the creative 1-minute speeches by these young speakers.

Here are our winners:

1st Position – Nishka Modi (Grade 6 Evolve) (Dignity House)

2nd Position – Parisha Thakkar (Grade 6 Enlighten) (Liberty House)

3rd Position – Heer Desai (Grade 6 Enlighten) (Liberty House)

The other finalists were:

  1. Kanav Singhal
  2. Aditya Mittal
  3. Shiv Bergi
  4. Kashyap Patel
  5. Anshika Bhargava

 

Thanks and regards

Grade 6 Team

Highlights and Homework – Day 3 – February 14th

Highlights and Homework – Day 3 – February 14th

UoI – Using the comprehension strategy ‘Determining importance,’ learners inquired about significance of rituals and traditions. They used resources like books such as How I celebrate, What do you believe and What is culture? and online resource – https://www.speakingtree.in/allslides/mysteries-explored-shocking-science-behind-hindu-traditions/151580

Math – Learners practised finding equivalent fractions through multiplication.

Language – Learners learned about hooks and endings. They watched the videos 

Homework –

UoI –

Task 1 – Visit the link and frame questions for the speakers chosen by you: Human Library

 

Task 2 – Visit the link, read the article and take your notes through anchor chart stated as below.

https://raisingchildren.net.au/babies/family-life/routines-rituals/family-rituals

Create a table to reflect on what you read. ( minimum 2 points)

Connection +

 

 

 Question ?

 

 

Wow! 

 

 

 The gist of the Article:

 

 

Math –

Task 1 – Complete the Mixed bag- Cycle 26 worksheet.

Task 2 – Complete the Equivalent Fractions worksheet.

Language –

Task 1 – Complete the mix bag –Lang_Mixed Bag cycle 26

Task 2 – Create interesting hooks as directed in the worksheet – Hook your reader worksheet

Highlights of the week : 11th Feb to 14th Feb

Highlights of the week : 11th Feb to 14th Feb

Circle Time :

  • Introduction to the rhymes :

 

FAMILY RHYME

Daddy is special, daddy is special,

Yes he is, yes he is,

Daddy is special, daddy is special,

Yes he is, yes he is.

(Replace Daddy with other family members)

                                      Sources Unknown.

 

ME & MY FAMILY

Me and my sister are quite a pair,

We like to sleep with our teddy bears,

My brother wants to sit on my daddy’s knee,

Me and my family.(2)

Me and my mom drive all over town,

We talk about things while we ride around,

My grandparents take good care of me,

And talk about the way things used to be,

Like a big tree my family grew,

Aunts and uncles and cousins too,

Put them all together and what do you see?

Me and my family. We are a family

                       Sources Unknown.

 

Read aloud of the following books:

  1. My Family by Arshi Naiz
  2. Why I Love My Mummy illustrated by Daniel Howarth

 

UOI:

Central idea : Family and friends play an important role in our life.

  • Field trip to Nuclear Family

 

UOI :

Central idea : We play to explore and have fun.

 

  • Chiddya Udd play

 

 

Language :

  • The monkey and the cap seller story through Puppets.

 

Math :

  • Revision of Quantification of numbers 5-10

 

Closing circle :

Story : The two goats.

 

Regards,

Nursery team

Homework for the weekend- 14th February 2019

Homework for the weekend- 14th February 2019

Dear students,

As you are aware that we are currently working on the summative assessment of our ‘Migration’ unit, this weekend’s task is based on it too. Keep a check of following tasks that need to be attempted:-

  1. Go to this folder and create another folder. Move your spreadsheet and pieces of evidence (interview video, audio, pictures etc.) in this folder. A ‘Master copy’ folder has been created for your reference.
  2. Once done, go through the tabs of the first 3 steps of Big 6. In case, they aren’t updated, do it at the earliest to avoid a backlog.
  3. Resources you may use before conducting an interview:-

a)Big 6 – This resource will give you enough information about each step of big 6.

b)Etiquettes to be followed – Keep in mind these etiquettes before and while conducting an interview.

c) Interview questions – Before you start formulating questions, go through this document to revise the types of questions.

d) Secondary research links– This contains a list of resources that might be helpful for your research.

e) Rubric– This contains the criteria based on which your performance will be assessed.

4. Shortlist at least 3 or maximum 5 people whom you can interview so as to extract relevant information.

5. Follow the etiquettes in order to book an appointment with those people.

6. Ensure that you are recording the interview for future reference and then moving it to your group’s folder. The recording can be done in the form of audio or video.

7. Go through the recordings and put down the relevant information in the form of notes in ‘Step-4’ tab of your spreadsheet. You also need to explore the secondary resources listed in ‘Step-3’ and take down notes.

Note:- All of these tasks will need a lot of cooperation and commitment from all of the group members. Hence, ensure that you are putting your best foot forward.

Homework of 14th February

Homework of 14th February

 

  • If you have not given peer feedback in the biography written by your academic buddy, you need to do so, without fail.
  • Keep working on the portfolio pieces of UOI, Math, and Language, as discussed in class.
  • You need to do the primary as well as secondary research for your chosen community.
  • You need to complete Task 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Big Six Research Tool by Sunday EOD. 
  • Repository link for the SA communities has been shared with you.
  • A gentle reminder for the Book Review Mega Presentation beginning from Monday – 18/02/19.
  • A separate blog post will be done for the human library, kindly go through the same.

Keep researching, be inquirers and communicate effectively!!

 

Homework for the weekend – 14th Feb 2019

Homework for the weekend – 14th Feb 2019

Dear Students,

You have got the gift of time, utilize it to achieve the best. Finish conducting interviews of the people who can give you insight into the migration of the community selected by you. Update the use of information sheet with the link to the audio/ video along with the notes and summary of the interview. Also, update the notes and summary of the data collected through secondary sources.

All the students who are yet to finish publishing of my biography, please do so in Google Doc and share with me by tomorrow end of the day.

Please note that a blog regarding Human Library which is scheduled for Monday will be posted by Shehla Ma’am by tomorrow. Request you all to go through the blog once before coming to school on Monday.

Thanks and regards

Himani Mehta

Highlights of the week 11th to 14th February

Highlights of the week 11th to 14th February

Dear parents,

We would like to express our gratitude towards all the parents who participated for storytelling event, and made the event successful.

Circle Time:

Introduction of new song

Bees! Zum! Zum! What a merry hum. (2)
There’s no reason for alarm,
For we won’t do you any harm,

Bees! Zum! Zum! What a merry hum. (2)
Working all the sunny hours,
Sipping nectar from the flowers,

Bees! Zum! Zum! What a merry hum. (2)

 
Source- Steiner rhyme

Phonological Awareness :

  • Activities related to Listening skills were conducted.
  • Drill: Who tells us stories?

 

Closing circle:

Story:   The Talkative Tortoise

Read aloud:

  • Read aloud from Class library.

Math:

  • Introduction of shapes (cube and square)
  • Introduction of number “18”
  • Oral counting from 1 to 50.
  • Revision of concepts done so far.

Language:

  • Introduction of letter “ q ”
  • Revision of blending.
  • Revision of tricky words  ‘I’, ‘the’,’he’, ‘me’, “to”, “be” , “all”, “are”, “we”, “was”, “do”, “she”.

 

Unit of Inquiry

TDT: How we express ourselves

Central idea: Stories are told in a variety of ways for different purposes.

Storytelling session:- Parents were invited to narrate stories through different mediums.

Artwork: FMS activity (playing with clay)

Handwork: Finger knitting

Homework:-

Language : Booklet of (j,z,w,v,y,x) page no 8, 11, 12

Math : Worksheet of Forward and backward counting.

Important points:-

  • Kindly send one extra pair of uniform daily with your child.
  • Kindly trim nails regularly.
  • Kindly give regular writing practice of all the letters and numbers done till date.

Happy Weekend !!

Regards,

Jr. KG Team