Language and Literature
In the last two weeks we discussed the art of persuasion by decoding the elements that go into the making of a persuasive speech. Thereafter, we summarized the chapters from ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ and analyzed the major characters using STEAL. As a part of the looping back exercises, we practiced writing diary entry and internal monologue.
By – Aryan Tomar
Last two weeks we learnt about area and perimeter of two dimensional shapes. We also calculated area and perimeter of complex 2-D shapes. With this we completed our last unit for the term.
After learning about various separation techniques, we had our formative assessment in the form of a quiz. Thereafter, we had revision and doubt solving session to prepare ourselves for the Term End Assessment. We took our second Formative Assessment and eagerly waiting for the levels.
By- Medha Ummat
Biology- We started the unit ‘Sorting it all out’. The global context, key concept and the related concepts were shared in the class. We learned about classification and its need. Following this, using the given information card, we worked in groups in which we were given set of questions to work on. This was followed by whole class discussion. Thereafter, we also completed a scavenger hunt task based on domains and classification using the Holt’s life science textbook. We then learned about the five-kingdom classification.
By- Priyam Bhargava
Individual & Societies
We researched and presented our information on Mughal architecture. We understood how religious tolerance during Akbar’s rule created a tolerant state. Next, we discussed the structure of the middle ages using the feudal system and started exploring the period of Renaissance.
We were introduced to the new unit ‘Les activites du weekend’ and this aided us in making a connection to the previous unit covered on daily routine. We explored the usage of vocabulary and expressions of daily routine for gaining a deeper understanding of learning more vocabulary on sport and cultural activities of France. We implemented our understanding of the unit’s key and related concepts by trying our hands on exercises based on a sample passage. Moreover, summative assessment on criteria B, C, and D was conducted. After feedback was given, we attempted the assessment again and worked on our mistakes.
We had a discussion related to the new unit ‘My world: food, culture and habits’. We discussed about the various changes in our society and culture over the period of time. Thereafter, we wrote short paragraph on this theme and shared it with our peers.
We had discussion related to the new unit ‘My world: food, culture and habits’. We discussed about the various changes in our society and culture over period of time. Thereafter, we wrote short paragraph on this theme and shared it with our peers.
We started our new unit “El tiempo libre”. We discussed how we spend our leisure time. Thereafter, we took a formative assessment on criterion B (comprehending written and visual text).
We have completed the final design of our house/building using Google Sketchup. This final sketch is the sum of our learning in terms of our understanding of architecture, research on various buildings and the understanding of Google Sketchup design software. We are very happy with the final outcome.
Working on criterion C, we have designed our website and are getting one on one feedback to improvise it. We will submit the final modified website following which we will peer review and evaluate our websites.
We watched a video on genres of music which helped us to identify the key characteristics of various genres. Thereafter, we listened to songs from these genres.
We are working on different eras in which different kinds of architecture were created around the world. We are also trying to analyze the art forms associated with these architecture and the different forms and perspective used. Next, we will study and try to understand the architecture of the panels where paintings, designs, frescos, murals etc. are made.
We discussed about the importance and effect of the general and specific warming-up in the sports and how it helps in enhancing the performance of the athlete. We also researched and discussed about the importance of rest and sleep on human body. Following this, we practiced the skills and techniques of soccer like dribbling, passing and shooting.