In Unit of Inquiry, students researched about illegal migration. Students gained information about the California gold rush and partition of India. They researched on the rise in population across Europe due to Syrian refugee crisis. They shared their own experiences and learning about migration that they may have undertaken or seen.
In Math, students were introduced to the concept of angles through a hands-on activity where they created different kinds of angles (acute, obtuse, right, straight) using paper and ice cream strips. They attempted a formative assessment on angles to further reinforce their learning.
Students created random shapes and figures in their journals and were asked to look for the meaning of the word ‘perimeter and area’ with the help of dictionary and write their understanding. The students consolidated their learning and understanding through various practice sheets based on area and perimeter.
In English, students recapitulated and practiced verbs. They attempted a comprehension sheet on migration. They also tuned into the concept of ‘subject and predicate,’ through a video and learned how to identify the two parts of a sentence through extensive practice.”
During their Hindi classes, students read a story ‘raanee cheentee’ (रानी चींटी). They discussed the elements of a story, wrote new words and made sentences using different ‘viraam chinh’ (विराम चिह्न). They also made comic strip (चित्र-कथा).
For Hindi Ab-initio classes, students have learned number names (ek se tees) and counting through a ‘connecting the dots’ activity. They also completed the sentences making use of number names. They read a poem ‘pravasee pakshee’ and picked up new vocabulary. They also revised ‘aa’ ‘ee’‘u’and ‘o’ (आ, ई, इ, उ, ओ) matraa and framed sentences with the same.
In Spanish, students extended their knowledge of numbers from 30 to 50 and learned their pronunciation in Spanish. They also revised other topics related to their summative assessment. Students engaged in class activities wherein they practiced the body parts and animals in Spanish.
The objective of the French lesson was to get well versed with the concept of clothes in French. Through various activity sheets and classroom games, students were exposed to the concept. This technique allowed them to be actively engaged and learn effortlessly. They learned various clothes and the seasons in which they can be wore. They created their own clothing line by drawing their favorite type of clothing and naming them.
During Art lessons, as integration to the unit of inquiry on ‘migration throughout history’ students learned about the influence of Persian art on Indian art and architecture. They observed Indo -Persian motifs, pattern, and designs seen on few Moghul monuments. They are in the process of creating an indigenous design using the elements of Persian art.
In ICT, students continued to work on Logo programming and created various shapes using commands. They learned the meaning of program, command and execute as they began their coding process.
In Dance, the students learned pirouette preparations, starting with the feet positions to the toe-turn technique. Apart from that, they concentrated on spotting and style. Demonstration of different techniques were used during the dance routine. They also choreographed a fast, jazz dance piece.
During Music lessons, students practiced ‘Raag bhopali’ and percussion using different time signatures.
In Physical education the students continued with swimming where they practiced floating and kicking. They also practiced basic techniques of freestyle stroke and undertook endurance training. In Badminton, they practiced forehand and backhand shot. They also played rally match with their respective partners.