Students explored 2D and 3D shapes during the Visual art integration with the math strand shape and space. They learned to draw 3D shapes such as cube, cuboid, cone, cylinder and sphere, followed with enhancing their coloring skills by coloring the same. Through this activity, they enhanced their understanding of the properties (edges, vertices and faces) of 3D shapes.
Students explored human stick figures under the TDT “Who we are”. Through the activity of creating stick figure with the use of match sticks and drawing the same they understood the importance of each line in drawing a stick figure. They enjoyed the activity and here are the glimpse of the same.
Students explored different style of working of Authors and illustrators i.e -1.Sandhya Rao- Thumbprint and Pattern. 2.Eric carle – Collage work in their unit on Authors and Illustrators, under the TDT, How we express ourselves.
Students were tuned into the unit How we express ourselves (signs and symbol). During the integration they explored “Non verbal communication” through dance and learnt “Jana Gana Mana” by using different hand and body gestures. They have also learnt meaning of each word in National anthem Jana Gana Mana.
Student`s learned Namaskar and its importance as well as its meaning.
They learned “ Elements of Dance” (Body, Space, Energy, Time and Relationship) by observing teacher action. Students were tuned into the unit How we express ourselves (signs and symbol) in their dance class. They enjoyed the learning engagement of creating different signs using gestures.
A teacher explained the meaning of different symbols as well as asked students to make real life connections.
As you all are aware that students are learing about save animals under the TDT, Sharing the planet , students who are selected in animal dance for Y-Box performance are suppose to make posters on “SAVE ANIMALS/TIGER” which will be used as prop for their dance performance. They can include slogans, pictures or quotes.
Size of the poster has to be A3 with sticks attached on both the sides or in middle. Here is the reference picture for you.
last date for submitting the poster is 2nd Dec, 2016.
Make a cake : Integration with dance for Grade 1 students
Students of grade 1 have been learning the recipe of baking a cake through dance and music during their dance classes since last few classes. They have been using the video (the link for which is given below) to learn the same. They are expected to watch this video at home and learn all the ten steps of the cake recipe as they will be writing the same during one of the upcoming dance classes. Since this is a part of the integration of “Products”unit, their assessment will be done on the basis of the recipe they have memorized and written during the assessment.