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Important note for class photo

Important note for class photo

Dear Parents and students,

Kindly note that on Monday 28th January, grade 7 acuity students need to be present for  Class Photo & ID card for the year 2019-20.  The venue is Amphitheater and timing is 9:45 a.m to 10:00 a.m. Students need to be present on that day and dress up in proper uniform (school t-shirt and pants)

 

Regards,

Grade 7 Acuity Mentor Teacher.

Reminder for the IH exhibition

Reminder for the IH exhibition

Dear Parents and students,

This is a gentle reminder for tomorrow’s IH exhibition. Kindly go through the rubrics of the assessment criteria on which you will assess your child. Click here:  Rubric

Kindly refer to the given blog post link for more details: http://blog.fountainheadschools.org/index.php/2018/07/14/grade-7-exhibition-details/?utm_source=subscribe2&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=postnotify&utm_id=361341&utm_title=Grade+7+Exhibition+details

 

Regards,

Integrated Humanities team.

 

Grade 7 Exhibition details

Grade 7 Exhibition details

Dear Parents,

the Integrated Humanities Team cordially invite you to the Grade 7 Exhibition based on their Unit – Biomes.

Students are working collaboratively to showcase their enduring understanding acquired through this unit and  will creatively exhibit their learning about the different biomes.

This event will give you the opportunity to experience the teaching-learning process that your ward goes through along with a powerful and authentic process for assessing their understanding. Assessment details will be shared with you later. Details are as follows

Exhibition Date: Friday 20th July, 2018

Venue: Grade 7 Wing

Exhibition  time: 9:15 am – 10:00 am

We will adhere to the above timing.

Guidelines for parents for the smooth execution of the event:

8:45am to 9:15 am.- Settling time (Parents to arrive at school by 8:45 with their RFID card and reach the grade 7 wing by 9:15)

9:15 am to 10:00 am – Going through the exhibition and assessing your ward

10:00 am to 10:30 am – Parents are requested to leave the school 

Punctuality and carpooling will be highly appreciated.

Looking forward for active participation !!

Regards,

Integrated Humanities Team.

 

Integrated Humanities: Grade 7 Exhibition on Impact of Geography

Integrated Humanities: Grade 7 Exhibition on Impact of Geography

Dear Parents,

Integrated Humanities Team cordially invites you to Grade 7 Exhibition based on their Unit – Impact of Geography.

Students have worked collaboratively to showcase the enduring understanding acquired through this unit. Students will exhibit their learning about different biomes, creatively.
This event will give you the opportunity to experience the teaching-learning process that your ward goes through along with a powerful and authentic process for assessing their understanding. For this, parents will be marking their ward based on a Task-Specific Rubric which will be shared with in advance.
 
Exhibition Date: 27th March 2018
Venue: Grade 7 Wing
Time: 10:00 am to 01:00 pm.
 
The timing for the respective sections are as under:
10:30 am to 11:30 am – Acuity, Insight, Cognizance, Vision
11:45 to 12:45 pm – Idea, Acumen, Perspicacity, Envisage
Punctuality and carpooling will be appreciated.
Looking forward to active participation !!
Regards,
Integrated Humanities Team.
Grade 7_Integrated Humanities_Final Term Examination Syllabus_2017-18

Grade 7_Integrated Humanities_Final Term Examination Syllabus_2017-18

Dear parents and students,

The final term examination syllabus and paper pattern details are given below:

Syllabus (Grade 7)

Units

Objective and strands

Topics for the unit
Unit 1: Colonization

A- Knowing and understanding – strands – ii

B- Investigating – strand – iii and iv

Causes, effects and reasons for colonization- American and Indian, their Political, economical and social impact on them
Unit 2: Human Rights

A- Knowing and understanding – strands – i, ii

B- Investigating – strand -i, ii, iii, iv

C- Communication – strand – i, ii, iii

D- Thinking Critically – strand – i, ii, iii, iv

Indian Constitution, Rights and responsibilities, Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Discrimination and  its repercussions, case studies
Unit 3: Tryst with Destiny

A- Knowing and understanding – strands – i, ii

B- Investigating – strand – ii, iii, iv

C- Communication – strand – i, ii, iii

D- Thinking Critically – strand – ii, iii, iv

Revolt of 1857 and all the events listed in the curricle
Unit 4: Food and Consumption

A- Knowing and understanding – strands – i, ii

B- Investigating – strand – ii, iii, iv

C- Communication – strand – i, ii, iii

D- Thinking Critically – strand – ii, iii, iv

Types of sectors, technological developments in agriculture, Green and white revolution
Unit 5: Geography

A- Knowing and understanding – strands – i, ii

B- Investigating – strand – i, ii, iii, iv

C- Communication – strand – i, ii

D- Thinking Critically – strand – ii, iv

Different Biomes – Grassland, rainforest, savanna, desert, coniferous, tundra, deciduous, chaparral
Factors affecting climate.
Earth’s grid system(Latitudes and Longitudes), Geographic divisions of the world
GPS and Time zone
Climate and Weather

The assessment will be divided in two components:

Paper 1: On screen assessment with  combination of 2-3 Criteria- 90 Minutes

Paper 2: Pen and Paper assessment with combination of 2- 3 Criteria- 60 Minutes

 

  • Fully charged Chromebook will be required along with personal stationery and earphones. In case, Chromebook is given for repair, please bring the receipt of the same.
  • All the resources shared on Curricle (subject resource sheet and Central Presentation), Google Classroom as well as the worksheets provided(online or in hard copy) and Class discussion will be considered as a part of the syllabus and will be sufficient to prepare for the examination.
  • Questions will be asked based on the Criteria of individual Unit. Eg: If a Unit-X has catered to learning objective A- strand (i), (ii), (iii)  and objective B-strand (i)and (ii) only, then the questions from this unit will only be based on Objective A and B.

 

Regards,

MYP Integrated Humanities Team.

Integrated Humanities: Important note for gr 7

Integrated Humanities: Important note for gr 7

Dear Parents and students,
Kindly note that due to logistic issues and lack of availability of common slots, we will not be doing the selling activity of the product sown by you all. But to get the clear understanding of the process of field to table, following are the things you will need to do:
1) You will have to harvest (cut) your product/yield, if it’s ready. You may take help of any adult for this task. You will have take a video/pictures of that and add it in your reflection.
2) With that raw product you will have to prepare something (any food item) and record the same as well.
Ones the final product (the food item) is ready click photo of the same and  can complete your reflection mentioning your understanding about the key concept – System, through this complete activity i.e from field to table.
For doubts and queries please ask your respected IH teacher.

Thanks and regards,

Anita Sibi.

Gr 7 IH: Field Trip

Gr 7 IH: Field Trip

Dear Parents and students,

As a part of the learning engagement for the ongoing unit, grade 7 will be going for a field trip on 24th January-2018 (day 2) to a farm and at a husk removing factory, to understand  the key concept – system.

Students are recommended to be present on that day to enhance their learning. They need to be in full school uniform (full pants and school t-shirt) to avoid detention and missing the field trip.

 

Regards,

Anita Sibi

Integrated Humanities: Gr 8 – Important note for revision

Integrated Humanities: Gr 8 – Important note for revision

Dear Parents and Students,

As discussed during the assessment orientation, we have shared a document of revision questions with exemplars through Google Classroom. Kindly refer it with the students to understand how to frame answers as per the command terms and criterion level.

For any queries/doubts please get in touch with the IH teachers.

Thanks and regards,

IH Team.

Integrated Humanities: Gr 7 – Important note for revision

Integrated Humanities: Gr 7 – Important note for revision

Dear Parents and Students,

As discussed during the assessment orientation, we have given mock paper for Integrated Humanities to the students. They have attempted it in the class and they are instructed to complete it at home(if not completed in the class). They need to bring the paper back tomorrow without fail so that they get timely feedback.

We have shared a document of revision questions with exemplars through Google Classroom. Kindly refer to it with the students to understand how to frame answers as per the command terms and criterion level.

For any queries/doubts please get in touch with the IH teachers.

Thanks and regards,

IH Team.

Grade 7: Integrated Humanities: Term 1 Syllabus and paper pattern

Grade 7: Integrated Humanities: Term 1 Syllabus and paper pattern

Dear parents and students,

The first term examination syllabus and paper pattern details are given below:

Syllabus 

Unit 1: Colonization

Unit 2: Human Rights

 

Important Note for syllabus: The hard copies of all the worksheets, case studies discussed in the class and the content covered through central presentations will be considered as a part of the syllabus.

Examination details

  • There will be one paper of Integrated Humanities in first term examination.
  • The paper will be of two hours and will consist of short, medium and long response questions.
  • The paper will assess all the four criteria with all the strands of Integrated Humanities –

            – Criterion A: Knowing and understanding

            – Criterion B: Investigating

            – Criterion C: Communicating

            – Criterion D: Thinking Critically

Highest achievement level: 32

Highest grade: 7

Important notes for paper:

– The entire paper is to be written in the space provided with either black or blue pen in the question paper booklet. Neither additional supplementary will be provided nor any extra paper will be considered as a part of the  solution.

– All the instructions will be available on the cover page of the question paper booklet.  Please read these instructions before attempting the paper.

– Sharing of any resources will not be allowed.

– You need to carry your own personal stationery.

In case of any query/concern, please feel free to approach any of the Grade – 7 Integrated Humanities Educators.

 

Thanks and regards,

Integrated Humanities Team.