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Grade 9_Final Term Syllabus_L&L_2018-19

Grade 9_Final Term Syllabus_L&L_2018-19

Dear Students and Parents,

Please find the Final Term Assessment syllabus and details below:

Grade 9  Criterion-wise units
Criteria Units to be assessed

Criterion A: Analysing

i. identify and explain the content, context, language, structure, technique and style of text(s) and the relationship among texts

ii. identify and explain the effects of the creator’s choices on an audience

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

iv. interpret similarities and differences in features within and between genres and texts.

Unit 2 – Sea of stories 

Unit 3 – Is seeing always believing?

Unit 4 – A perfect society 

Unit 5 – What binds us blinds us 

Criterion B: Organising

i. employ organizational structures that serve the context and intention

ii. organize opinions and ideas in a coherent and logical manner

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

Unit 2 – Sea of stories 

Unit 3 – Is seeing always believing? 

Unit 4 – A perfect society 

Unit 5 – What binds us blinds us 

Criterion C: Producing Text

i. produce texts that demonstrate thought, imagination and sensitivity, while exploring and considering 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 develop ideas.

Unit 2 – Sea of stories 

Unit 3 – Is seeing always believing? 

Unit 4 – A perfect society 

Unit 5 – What binds us blinds us 

Criterion D: Using 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

v. use appropriate non-verbal communication techniques.

Unit 2 – Sea of stories 

Unit 3 – Is seeing always believing? 

Unit 4 – A perfect society 

Unit 5 – What binds us blinds us

Unit wise topic list:

Unit 2 – Sea of stories

Short Stories

  • The Examination Day by Henry Slesar
  • All Summer In A Day by Ray Bradbury
  • Kabuliwala by Rabindranath Tagore 

Forms of Writing – Narrative

Unit 3 – Is seeing always believing?

Six Documentary Modes:

  • Expository
  • Observational
  • Interactive/Reflective
  • Poetic/avant-garde
  • Performative
  • Participating

Conventions Of Documentary:

  • Mode
  • Theme
  • Purpose
  • Tone
  • Mood
  • Graphics
  • Voice-over
  • Real footage of events
  • Point of view
  • Archival footage
  • Diegetic sound
  • Non-diegetic sound
  • Interviews
  • Mise-en-scene

Unit 4 – A perfect society

  • Novel: Divergent by Veronica Roth

Unit 5 – What binds us blinds us

Poems:

  • Mother Any Distance by Simon Armitage
  • You’re by Sylvia Plath
  • I Wanna be yours by John Cooper Clarke

Forms of Writing – Opinion Writing

Assessment Details:

  • Paper will consist of short, medium and long response questions.
  • The assessment will be an on-screen assessment to assess Criteria A, B, C, and D.
  • Duration will be 120 minutes- to attempt all the questions.
  • 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 central presentations), Google Classroom as well as the worksheets provided(online or in hard copy) will be considered as a part of the syllabus and will be sufficient to prepare for the assessment.

NOTE:

UNIT 1: Book club (Presentation and communication skills)

In this unit, students will read and present books. The skills developed and catered are presentation and communication skills. The Summative Assessment for the same will be taken in the month of March.

In case of any query/concern, please feel free to approach any of the Grade – 9 Language and Literature educator.

Thanks and regards,

Grade 9 Language and Literature team

Fountainhead School

Opp. Ambetha Water Tank | Rander-Dandi Road

Kunkni | Surat India 395 005

(T) 8000-130-031

www.fountainheadschools.org

 

Grade 8_Language and Literature_Final Term Assessment Syllabus_April 2019

Grade 8_Language and Literature_Final Term Assessment Syllabus_April 2019

Dear Students and Parents,

Please find the details of syllabus of the academic year 2018-19 below:

Grade 8  Criterion-wise units
Criteria Strands Units
Criterion A: Analysing i.identify and explain the content, context, language, structure, technique, and style of text(s) and the relationship among texts.

Unit 2 – A Writer’s Canvas

Unit 3 – Sounds of Solidarity

Unit 4 – Do Girls run the World?

Unit 5 – Let’s Escape on an Escapade!

ii.identify and explain the effects of the creator’s choices on an audience.

Unit 2 – A Writer’s Canvas

Unit 3 – Sounds of Solidarity

Unit 4 – Do Girls run the World?

Unit 5 – Let’s Escape on an Escapade!

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

Unit 2 – A Writer’s Canvas

Unit 3 – Sounds of Solidarity

Unit 4 – Do Girls run the World?

Unit 5 – Let’s Escape on an Escapade!

iv.interpret similarities and differences in features within and between genres and texts.

Unit 2 – A Writer’s Canvas

Unit 3 – Sounds of Solidarity

Unit 4 – Do Girls run the World?

Unit 5 – Let’s Escape on an Escapade!

Criterion B: Organising i.employ organizational structures that serve the context and intention

Unit 2 – A Writer’s Canvas

Unit 3 – Sounds of Solidarity

Unit 4 – Do Girls run the World?

Unit 5 – Let’s Escape on an Escapade!

ii.organize opinions and ideas in a coherent and logical manner

Unit 2 – A Writer’s Canvas

Unit 3 – Sounds of Solidarity

Unit 4 – Do Girls run the World?

Unit 5 – Let’s Escape on an Escapade!

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

Unit 1 – Books & Beyond

Unit 5 – Let’s Escape on an Escapade!

Criterion C: Producing Text i.produce texts that demonstrate thought, imagination and sensitivity, while exploring and new perspectives and ideas arising from personal engagement with the creative process

Unit 2 – A Writer’s Canvas

Unit 3 – Sounds of Solidarity

Unit 4 – Do Girls run the World?

Unit 5 – Let’s Escape on an Escapade!

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

Unit 2 – A Writer’s Canvas

Unit 3 – Sounds of Solidarity

Unit 4 – Do Girls run the World?

Unit 5 – Let’s Escape on an Escapade!

iii.select relevant details and examples to develop ideas.

Unit 2 – A Writer’s Canvas

Unit 3 – Sounds of Solidarity

Unit 4 – Do Girls run the World?

Unit 5 – Let’s Escape on an Escapade!

Criterion D: Using Language i.use appropriate and varied vocabulary, sentence structures and forms of expression

Unit 2 – A Writer’s Canvas

Unit 3 – Sounds of Solidarity

Unit 4 – Do Girls run the World?

Unit 5 – Let’s Escape on an Escapade!

ii.write and speak in an appropriate register and style

Unit 2 – A Writer’s Canvas

Unit 3 – Sounds of Solidarity

Unit 4 – Do Girls run the World?

Unit 5 – Let’s Escape on an Escapade!

iii.use correct grammar, syntax and punctuation

Unit 2 – A Writer’s Canvas

Unit 3 – Sounds of Solidarity

Unit 4 – Do Girls run the World?

Unit 5 – Let’s Escape on an Escapade!

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

Unit 1 – Books & Beyond

Unit 5 – Let’s Escape on an Escapade!

Unit wise topic list:

Unit 2 – A Writer’s Canvas

Short Stories

  • Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe
  • The Gift Of The Magi by O.Henry

Poem

  • The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

Form of Writing

  • Crime Report

Unit 3 – Sounds of Solidarity

Poem

  • Frog and the Nightingale by Vikram Seth
  • Refugee by Tenzin Tsundue
  • Prayer by Imtiaz Darker

Forms of writing:

  • Persuasive Writing

Unit 4 – Do Girls run the World?

Excerpt

  • Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
  • A room of one’s own by Virginia Woolf

Poem

  • Still I Rise by Maya Angelou
  • FLIRT strategy

Forms of writing

  • Opinion Writing

Novel

  • Breadwinner

Unit 5 – Let’s Escape on an Escapade!

Novel Study:  ‘Haroun and the Sea of Stories.’

NOTE:

UNIT 1: Book club (Presentation and communication skills)

In this unit, students will read and present books. The skills developed and catered are presentation and communication skills. The Summative Assessment for the same will be taken in the month of March.

(This unit will not be assessed in Term 2 examination)

Assessment Detail:

The exam will be divided into 2 components:

(i) Component 1: On-Screen examination to assess Criteria A, B, C & D – 60 minutes*

(ii) Component 2: Pen and Paper examination to assess Criteria A, B, C & D – 60 minutes

*to provide for any extra time only if any technical issues arise during the online assessment the online components are scheduled for 90 mins.

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, practice papers 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 short and long responses type questions.

In case of any query/concern, please feel free to approach any of the Grade – 8 Language and Literature educator.

Thanks and regards,

Grade 8 Language and Literature team

Fountainhead School

Opp. Ambetha Water Tank | Rander-Dandi Road

Kunkni | Surat India 395 005

(T) 8000-130-031

www.fountainheadschools.org

 

Grade 9_Language and Literature_Final Term Assessment Syllabus_April 2019

Grade 9_Language and Literature_Final Term Assessment Syllabus_April 2019

Dear Students and Parents,

Please find the Final Term Assessment syllabus and details below:

Grade 9  Criterion-wise units
Criteria Units to be assessed

Criterion A: Analysing

i. identify and explain the content, context, language, structure, technique and style of text(s) and the relationship among texts

ii. identify and explain the effects of the creator’s choices on an audience

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

iv. interpret similarities and differences in features within and between genres and texts.

Unit 2 – Sea of stories 

Unit 3 – Is seeing always believing?

Unit 4 – A perfect society 

Unit 5 – What binds us blinds us 

Criterion B: Organising

i. employ organizational structures that serve the context and intention

ii. organize opinions and ideas in a coherent and logical manner

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

Unit 2 – Sea of stories 

Unit 3 – Is seeing always believing? 

Unit 4 – A perfect society 

Unit 5 – What binds us blinds us 

Criterion C: Producing Text

i. produce texts that demonstrate thought, imagination and sensitivity, while exploring and considering 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 develop ideas.

Unit 2 – Sea of stories 

Unit 3 – Is seeing always believing? 

Unit 4 – A perfect society 

Unit 5 – What binds us blinds us 

Criterion D: Using 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

v. use appropriate non-verbal communication techniques.

Unit 2 – Sea of stories 

Unit 3 – Is seeing always believing? 

Unit 4 – A perfect society 

Unit 5 – What binds us blinds us

Unit wise topic list:

Unit 2 – Sea of stories

Short Stories

  • The Examination Day by Henry Slesar
  • All Summer In A Day by Ray Bradbury
  • Kabuliwala by Rabindranath Tagore 

Forms of Writing – Narrative

Unit 3 – Is seeing always believing?

Six Documentary Modes:

  • Expository
  • Observational
  • Interactive/Reflective
  • Poetic/avant-garde
  • Performative
  • Participating

Conventions Of Documentary:

  • Mode
  • Theme
  • Purpose
  • Tone
  • Mood
  • Graphics
  • Voice-over
  • Real footage of events
  • Point of view
  • Archival footage
  • Diegetic sound
  • Non-diegetic sound
  • Interviews
  • Mise-en-scene

Unit 4 – A perfect society

  • Novel: Divergent by Veronica Roth

Unit 5 – What binds us blinds us

Poems:

  • Mother Any Distance by Simon Armitage
  • You’re by Sylvia Plath
  • I Wanna be yours by John Cooper Clarke

Forms of Writing – Opinion Writing

Assessment Details:

  • Paper will consist of short, medium and long response questions.
  • The assessment will be an on-screen assessment to assess Criteria A, B, C, and D.
  • Duration will be 120 minutes- to attempt all the questions.
  • 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 central presentations), Google Classroom as well as the worksheets provided(online or in hard copy) will be considered as a part of the syllabus and will be sufficient to prepare for the assessment.

NOTE:

UNIT 1: Book club (Presentation and communication skills)

In this unit, students will read and present books. The skills developed and catered are presentation and communication skills. The Summative Assessment for the same will be taken in the month of March.

In case of any query/concern, please feel free to approach any of the Grade – 9 Language and Literature educator.

Thanks and regards,

Grade 9 Language and Literature team

Fountainhead School

Opp. Ambetha Water Tank | Rander-Dandi Road

Kunkni | Surat India 395 005

(T) 8000-130-031

www.fountainheadschools.org

 

Book Club Mega Exhibition Term 2 – 2018-19

Book Club Mega Exhibition Term 2 – 2018-19

Dear Parents

Following is the flow of the book club exhibition in MYP for the Second term.

  1. The selected students (one from each section) will be divided into two groups.
  2. They will present their books in the respective venues from 9:45 to 10:45 am (2nd slot).
  3. All the other students will be the audience along with parents and teachers.
  4. After the presentation is done, everyone will move to their respective classes and all the students (the ones who will present in the second term) will present their books in their respective stations.
  5. The details of the event are as follows:

 

           Grade 7 – 5 March – Day 3

           Grade 8 – 6 March – Day 4

           Grade 9 – 11 March – Day 1

          Time – 9:45 to 11:25 am (Slot 2 and 3)

          Venue – X-box, Senior Library and Hippodrome

Regards

MYP Language and Literature Team.

 

Book Club Process Note: L&L 2018-19

Book Club Process Note: L&L 2018-19

Dear Parents

On behalf of the MYP Language and Literature Team, I’m sharing the ‘Book Club Process Note’ with you all again for Term 2. Its link is also added on the Resource Sheet on Curricle of the respective Grades. You can also go through the following link and in case if you have any concern or query, you can definitely get back to us. I would suggest you all read the contents of the note carefully and have better clarity on the entire process and to avoid ambiguity.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_K_1NwdgbYLCiM_6NNNxiZo8jkQ6GvgJPr7cCKioqHQ/edit?usp=sharing

Regards

MYP Language and Literature Team

Grade 7 Interdisciplinary Unit Exhibition

Grade 7 Interdisciplinary Unit Exhibition

Dear Parents

Grade 7 students had an enriching experience of interdisciplinary learning during their current unit of study based on the United Nations, Sustainable Development Goals.

During this unit, students worked on solving a multitude of challenges around them, ranging from improving the school infrastructure to eradicating poverty. Working alongside these challenges, the students are contributing their bit towards achieving these goals.

The culminating activity for this unit is an Exhibition which is an endeavour to empower the students to share their learning with their parents.

You are cordially invited to witness and encourage their thinking and efforts.

Details of the Exhibition -:

Date -: 11th December 2018

Time -: 11:15 am – 1:00 pm

Venue -: Grade 7 Wing.

Regards

Grade 7 IDU Team

Book Club Mega Exhibition Term 1-2018-19

Book Club Mega Exhibition Term 1-2018-19

Dear Parents

Following is the flow of the book club exhibition in MYP for the First term.

  1. The selected students (one from each section) will be divided into two groups.
  2. They will present their books in the respective venues from 9:45 to 10:45 am (2nd slot).
  3. All the other students will be the audience along with parents and teachers.
  4. After the presentation is done, everyone will move to their respective classes and all the students (the ones who will present in the first term) will present their books in their respective stations.
  5. The details of the event are as follows:

 

           Grade 7 – 8 October – Day 6

           Grade 8 – 4 October – Day 4

           Grade 9 – 12 October – Day 4

          Time – 9:45 to 11:25 am (Slot 2 and 3)

          Venue – X-box and Y-box

Regards

MYP Language and Literature Team.