The students were asked to make labelled right angle triangles on the class note book and tell the names of different sides such as perpendicular, base and hypotenuse. They acquired the knowledge about Trigonometric Ratios, Trigonometric ratios of specific angles and trigonometric identities. Competency based Learning .They were asked to calculate the length of the broken part of the tree which had broken due to heavy storm.
Mnemonics to remember T- ratios
“P”and it “B”adri “P”rasad
“H”ari “H”ari “B”ole
“S”ona “C”handi “T”olo
OR “Some people have curly brown hair turned permanently Black”. After learning the Mnemonics, the students were eager to complete the NCERT questions based on T-ratios. The students were able to recall the Trigonometric ratios of an acute angle of a right-angled triangle, given one Trigonometric ratio, to find the others and to evaluate an expression, to derive the values of the trigonometric ratios of 0,30, 40, 60 & 90, understand the relationships between the ratios, to be able to make the table of values of the six trigonometric ratios of the angles and to apply them to verify the result and evaluate the expression. They were able to acquire the knowledge about Trigonometric Ratios, Trigonometric ratios of specific angles and trigonometric identities. https://bit.ly/3wG7H5C https://bit.ly/3tI16FW https://bit.ly/3Nl2iqr The students were able to apply the T-ratios in their real life situations.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little “extra.” Each Suncitizen tried to put in that little ‘extra’ during their Mid Term Examinations which began in the month of August 2022. They then commenced their journey of furthering their syllabus with the chapter ‘Footprints without Feet’. The introduction to the chapter was given with the reference to a Hollywood movie ‘The Hollow Man’ based on the same theme and the book 'The Invisible Man'. The story was read, explained and discussion of character analysis, elements of the story, the morality of the protagonist [Value Education Integration] because of which he was categorized into a brilliant scientist and but a lawless person was done. [SDG 3: Good health and well-being] The students were then explained the techniques to attempt HOTS and value-based questions. The concept of the poem 'Amanda!' was initialized with reflective discussion on parent child relationship. The students gave vast insight about their personal lives. The poet and the poem were then introduced to the students and after a thorough explanation of the contents of the poem, the learners were able to develop a philosophical approach to this most important relationship of human existence. [Integration: Philosophy] Elements of the poem, its rhyme scheme, significance of the repetition of the name Amanda after each line, tone, theme, message, literary devises, Q&A, etc. were discussed. The students were eager to read the story titled, ‘Mijbil the Otter’ being unusual in name. They were introduced to the story by a class discussion where all shared their views on owning unusual pets, their pros and cons. [SDG 15: Life on Land] They were excited to learn that the species in the story was named Maxwell's otter after the author Gavin Maxwell. The chapter was read, difficult vocabulary understood and pronounced, and NCERT exercises done. The students began the next story by discussing how curiosity among children leads to various discoveries. 'Madam Rides the Bus' was read with much interest and inquisitiveness and the chapter took its time to complete while the students discussed among themselves how things happen around us without our knowledge and how life teaches in its own time about life and death [SDG 3: Good health and well-being]. The story was brought to conclusion with the discussion of value-based Q&A and the question in the CBSE question bank. The 'Making of a Scientist' invoked the interest among students to know more about Richard Ebright being a fairly young scientist who made a science breakthrough with his cell theory. The students viewed for themselves the images of Monarch and Viceroy butterflies, trying to distinguish between the two. The chapter was then read, understood and exercises done. The educator also tried to motivate the students by highlighting the achievements of the scientist at such a young age and the hard work it necessitated. [Life Skill Integration] Diksha Weblink: https://diksha.gov.in/ncert/play/content/do_31319481201825382412055?contentType=Resource
The struggles in the life of the American poet John Berryman, his troubled life due to he as a boy being a witness to his father’s suicide and ultimately he himself committing suicide at the age of 57 moved the students to a better understanding of his famous poem ‘The Ball Poem’. The students understood the emotions involved in the poem of a boy who loses his favourite toy and realizes his sense of responsibility metaphorizing both the boy and his toy with the poet and his father. The students recognized the epistemology of loss, the material world where things would get lost in future and there would be no one to help. [Life Skill Integration] The elements of the poem, the message conveyed by the poet along with Q&A were discussed. Diksha Weblink: https://diksha.gov.in/ncert/play/content/do_313075373947486208110744?contentType=ExplanationResource The learners took a break from literature and practiced their writing skills by understanding the nuances of writing a Formal Letter of Enquiry. A revision of the Formal Letter format (already understood in the past months) was done along with the discussion of the life situations when such letters were necessitated to be written. [Life Skills Integration]. A sample letter was discussed and practice question given. Assessment of Speaking & Listening Skills (ASL): The students appeared for their 'Listening Skill CBSE practical for English' via Audio clip and worksheet. Finally, the month ended with the revision for the Half Yearly Examination via worksheets and MS Forms [IT Integration].
History - Chapter- 3- Print Culture and the Modern World
The topic Print and its culture, when started, was discussed to recall the previous knowledge of it. The class was taken ahead with the help of a video on printing newspapers and their important role in our daily lives. The students could relate this to the real life situation and developed a better understanding of the concept. Different topics in the chapter were explained with the help of a video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnDAuhgNHp4 and a PPT. A new term like censorship was introduced to the students. They discussed about the writings of the writers during the 18th and 19th century and the ban on these writings due to reasons like critical opinion of the common people about British and how they brutally exercised their control world wide. After the end of the chapter, questions and answers were discussed. Revision worksheets were assigned and discussed.
Civics - Chapter-Democracy and Diversity
The chapter was carried forwarded from the last month. Diversity, differences and divisions in the society were explained.Their consequences on the society were explianed with real life examples. The students were asked to analyze the real life scenario where they have observed the differences causing divisions in the society. The effect of the difference and divisions in the politics of India were explained with examples of different political parties and their approch towards ticket distribution during the elections.
Chapter-Gender, Religion and Caste
The students were asked about the perception of an ideal woman in the different domains of the society. SDG10 Gender Equality and its importance was discussed in order to have a balanced society. Disparity in the wages given to men and women was explained. Government initiatives were explained in order to understand the initiatives and their impact on the society. Revision was done for the Half Yearly examination.
Geography- Chapter 4 - Agriculture was taken up with the students. A KWL activity to test prior knowledge revealed interesting information such as crops are polluted, millet are now more expensive than wheat and rice etc. The lesson continued with classification and distribution of crops and the related map work. The children integrated the lesson with SDG1 - Zero poverty and understood more about food security. The Lesson concluded with the creation of a question bank by the student and attempting of a quiz online.
Physics - Chapter : Electricty
With the help of prior knowledge the students discusse the basic components of an electric circuit such as key, switch, wire, cell, battery, bulb, etc. Integration with Chemistry: With the help of motion of electrons during the formation of cation and anion, the students understood the meaning of free charge particles which can move and constitute current in the circuit. The students also undertood the mathematical formulae for current and unit of current. After the discussion on current, the students concluded that current is a scaler quantity. They understood how an ammeter should be connected in a circuit to measure the current flowing in a circuit. They also understood the relation between the charge of one electron and the number of electrons in one column. With the help of a real-life example of flow of water, the students understood the concept of potential different and movement of charge particles from higher potential to lower potential and connection of voltmeter in the circuit to meansure the voltage drop across a particular resistor in circuit. With the help of lab activity using mannau connections of components as well as kit, the students observed the change in behaviour of current and potential in a circuit and listed the observations and drew their conclusion on a graph paper. On the basis of this lab activity, the students understood the idea behind Ohm's law. "Curiosity is mother of all inventions" After the lab activity the students were more curious about the resistance of a wire or other compnent so they studied about the factors affecting resistance and drived mathematical relation as well for lentgh of conductor and area of cross-section of wire. On the basis of resistance, the students were able to differentiate between insulators, conductors and semiconductors. With the help of circuit diagrmas, students understood the combination of resistance in series and parallel and practiced the numericals on the combination of resistors in class.
Chemistry- Chapter: Metals and Non-Metals
With the help of prior knoweldge, the students discussed the physical properties of metals and non-metals. During the discussion, the students listed some of the exception where some physical properties are not applicable. On the basis of several reactions involved in the chapter Chemical equations and reactions and Acids, bases and salts, the students understood the following chemical properties of metals: 1. Reaction of metals with acids and bases 2. Reaction of metals with oxygen (conclusion : metal oxides are basic in nature, there are some metals oxides which show both acidic and basic behaviour known as amphoteric oxides, different metals react in different manner and at different rate with oxygen) 3. Reaction of metals with water (Cold water, hot water and steam): Different metals react with water in different manner- some react with cold water whereas some react with hot water. 4. Reaction of metals with salt solution of other metals (A highly reactive metal can displace a low reactive metal only) 5. Reaction between metals and non-metals to form ionic compound. Electron dot structure of NaCl, MgCl2 etc. 6. Properties of Ionic compounds In addition to the properties, the students also discussed and learnt about the occurance of metals in earth crust and their extraction process from their ores (impure metal form). They learnt the process of roasting, calcination and electrolytic refining to extract metals of low recativity series, medium recativity series, high recativity series respectively.
Biology - Chapter: Heredity and Evolution
“Genetics is where we come from. It’s deeply natural to want to know.”- Ellen Ullmann Heredity and Evolution are the most essential and fundamental branches of biology and are linked to each other through inheritable traits. In this chapter, the students learnt about the rules of heredity, the mechanism by which variations are created and how the accumulation of these variations leads to evolution. The students researched about Gregor Johann Mendel who is known as the ‘Father of Genetics’ and his work on pea plants to understand the concept of heredity. This helped the students to appreciate the contribution of both Mendel and Darwin in understanding the foundational principles of inheritance. A class activity was held where students were asked to count the number of children with blue and brown eyes in the given class and to reason out the low frequency of blue-eyed children. This activity helped them understand the concept of dominant and recessive traits.
Recapitulation of Half-Yearly Syllabus was done through Google Forms Assessment [IT Integration]. Several Revision Worksheets were practiced to ensure holistic learning of the topics. The class tests were also conducted to prepare the students for the Half Yearly Examinations.
मास का प्रारंभ छात्रों की पूर्व सत्रीय परीक्षा से हुआ | छात्रों को परीक्षा में हुई त्रुटियों के बारें में जानकारी देते हुए शुद्ध रूप से लिखने का अभ्यास कराया गया | इतिहास विषय से एकीकृत करते हुए छात्रों को स्पर्श पाठ्य - पुस्तक के पाठ ' डायरी का एक पन्ना पढ़ाया गया | राजनीति विज्ञान और इतिहास से एकीकृत करते हुए पाठ से संबंधित गतिविधि कराई गई | व्याकरणिक विषय - पदबंध की परिभाषा और उसके भेदों से परिचित कराया गया | मास के अंत में रचनात्मक लेखन के पाँचों विषयों और व्याकरण के विषयों का लिखित अभ्यास कराया गया | पाठ्य - पुस्तक के प्रश्नों का मौखिक अभ्यास कराया गया |
As the volume of data increases, so does the need for a database management system (DBMS). The students learnt about RDBMS - Apache Office -BASE. They created tables by different ways -Design, Wizard and SQL command. They also practiced few SQL commands to make changes. They also did a practical of Queries which helped them in searching for and compiling data from one or more tables. They also learnt about forms and table relationship.
पाठ: - सुभाषितानि और पाठ- शिशुपालानाम् (पद्यांशावबोधनम् , गद्यांशावबोधनम् , अभ्यासप्रश्ना: , शब्दार्था:, अन्वय: , भाषिककार्यम्, अन्वय: , भावार्थादय:) अभ्यासपत्र द्वारा स्पष्टीकरण कराया गया । पत्रलेखन का अनुवाद विधिपूर्वक अभ्यासपत्र द्वारा स्पष्टीकरण सहित अभ्यास कराया गया । संधि , समास अवयय, कारक आदि व्याकरणिक उपविषयों की विकल्पात्मक रूप से पुनरावृत्ति कराई गई । समय: - प्रपत्रात्मक गतिविधि द्वारा समझाया गया।
The month of August started with learning new concepts. Culture & civilisations as in lesson 6 & 7 were completed along with text book reading. A new topic of grammar was also introduced- Pronom possessif with extra exercises from workbook and extra study material . Recap of letter writing with specific topics was done. As part of revision, message writing with different options of answering was also done. A separate revision worksheet was solved during the class for half yearly examination.
The month began with the revision of the grammar topics of all four cases (i.e., nominative, accusative, dative and genitive) with definite, indefinite and negative articles. The student was further introduced to the grammar topic of “Adjektivendungen ohne Artikeln’ and work was assigned in the Get Ready Practice book for German Part-1. The student solved the unseen comprehension in the Get Ready Practice book for German Part-1. He was asked to frame sentences on his trip to Ranikhet in order to practice past tense. E-Mail writing was practiced in the notebook.
Warm Up exercises Badminton: Scissor kicks, Gripping (forehand & backhand) Basketball: Shooting, Rebound, Offensive and Defensive skills. Football: Heading & throwing, Defense, Offense skills Self-Defence: Neck grab, Hair grab, Punch Gymnastics: Front roll, Back roll, Jump and stand position. Cricket: Orthodox catches, Underarm throw and catch, Wicket keeping, Running between the wickets
Dance has health benefits from increasing stamina, relieving stress, and body sculpting to name a few. But it's also great for mental and emotional health. Dance brings people together and provides them with a sense of community with people that have the same interests and passion. Students learnt Ganesh Vandana choreography in semi-classical style on 'deva shree ganesha' song.Through the dance they learnt various mudras like -- Pataak, ardh-chandra and expressed emotions through shringar ras and veer ras.
"When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a centain place on the floor; it's to enjoy each step along the way." The session began with a new dance style- Freestyle on a Krishna song embibing the spirit of love and devotion. We used freestyle body movements along with hand gestures and rhythmic foot movements to create a new choreography. They were also taught the basic levels of body like plie and releve. It is a good exercise for mind and body coordination, it also improves the body posture.
अगस्त माह में छात्र छात्राओं द्वारा की गई गतिविधिया: गायन अभ्यास: शुद्ध स्वर अलंकार राग, गीत - लोक गीत कजरी बुंदन बुंदन, वन्दे मातरम प्रयोग हुए वाद्य: तानपूरा, ऑडियो ट्रैक गायन तकनीक: गायन के अभ्यास की बुनियादी तकनीक, प्रतियोगिता में प्रस्तुति के महत्वपूर्ण बिंदु छात्र छात्राओं ने इंटर स्कूल गायन प्रतियोगिता मे हिस्सा लिया तथा बहुत ही अच्छा प्रदर्शन किया एवं स्वतंत्रता दिवस कार्यक्रम मे वन्दे मातरम गीत की प्रस्तुति की Class X अगस्त माह में छात्र छात्राओं द्वारा की गई गतिविधिया: शास्त्र, क्रियात्मक- तानपूरे का विस्तृत अध्यन , तिलवाड़ा ताल राग भूपाली की परिचय एवं बोल राग, गीत – सरगम गीत, ,राग सारंग आरोह अवरोह बंदिश प्रयोग हुए वाद्य: तानपूरा, ऑडियो ट्रैक गायन तकनीक: गायन के अभ्यास की बुनियादी तकनीक, प्रतियोगिता में प्रस्तुति के महत्वपूर्ण बिंदु सन्दर्भ वीडियो लिंक: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8hv1rrYV8M
UP IN THE BLUE SKY-- A traditional western classical composition which indulges different flavours of classical symphonies and how music becomes the mode to communicate through different melodies and rhythms was done in the Western Music lessons.
Drama / Theatre
Mirroring Activities where students follow the teacher in various actions & postures were conducted. Body Sculpting - An activity in which students are divided into teams of two where one becomes the sculptor while the other becomes a model and they make things (living/non living) and then their roles are switched.
Creative Composition- 75 years of Indian Independence for ABHIVYAKTI 1.0 Exhibition on 15th August- Students were asked to make a composition on 75 years of independence/ their expression on the definition of India. This was done as a group work (a group of 4 students) on half imperial size paper using acrylic/ poster colours. Students learnt the use of space, line, lay outing, balance and colour. Selected works were displayed in the exhibition, at the school's reception on 15th August.
Some triangles were prepared in advance and the students were asked to quickly cut them, at the start of the lesson, without the use of rulers or protractors. They were then asked to classify the triangles in any way they see fit and justify their choices. Following the activity, the learners discussed in class, the Congruent and Similar Triangles and then were able to state and prove the theorem of "Thales (BPT)" as an application based learning. They were able to decide and select the most appropriate condition to apply in a given situation. The students were able to, • Acquire the knowledge about similarity • Acquire the knowledge about the similarity of triangles • Understand the conditions for similarity of triangles • Understand the criteria for similarity of triangles • Understand the Thales theorem and its application • Understand the Converse of Thales theorem • Understand the Areas theorem • Understand the Pythagoras theorem • Apply the theorems in daily life situations • Develop the skill of applications of theorems in new situations NCERT (TEXT BOOK) questions were discussed in the class.
"Everything is theoretically impossible until it is done"
Lab. Test: The students did an activity to test the presence of Starch in the leaf with Iodine Solution. They also performed an experiment with lime water to prove that carbon dioxide is more in concentration in exhaled air than in inhaled air. Both these activities helped them to test and validate the concepts learnt in Chapter 1- Life Processes.
Chapter: Control and Coordination
The students were introduced to the two systems in our body that are responsible for Control and Coordination through several real life examples. They tabulated the differences between Nervous and Endocrine Systems. The students understood the classification of the nervous system through concept maps and PowerPoint presentation. They learnt about the structure of neurons, relax arc and parts of the brain by drawing labelled diagrams in their notebooks. [Art Integration].
The learners identified the different hormonal glands in the human body and tabulated the function of each of them with the help of creative PowerPoint presentation and related video link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFeJeFaX0HY
The excess or deficiency of hormones has a harmful effect on our body. The students discussed about few of such diseases and their probable treatment plans. [SDG 3- Good Health and Well Being] The students participated in an engaging Kahoot Quiz for recapitulation [IT Integration]. They also did Peer Assessment Activity on the topic for evaluating and providing feedback on the work of their peers.
Chapter: How Do Organisms Reproduce?
The class did a Think-Pair-Share Activity to discuss the importance of Reproduction function in the continuation of species on the planet. The students recalled about two types of reproduction, internal and external fertilization, oviparous animals, viviparous animals and hermaphrodites. They were given a Home Assignment, to draw a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast asexual and sexual reproduction [Math Integration]. Students made the Mind map consolidating all the different ways of asexual reproduction in their notebook for better conceptual understanding [Art Integration].
Lab. Activity- Two activities were conducted based on the concepts learnt:
1. Dissection of Flower
2. Dissection of Kidney Bean Seed
The anatomy of human male and female reproductive organs was explained in detail with the help of videos and diagrams. This helped in easy understanding through visualization.
Chapter: Human Eye
The students discussed the importance and use of an eye as a precious part of Human body. In addition, they understood the parts of the human eye like: Cornea, Iris, pupil, cilliary muscles, Eye lens, aquous humor, vitreous humor, retina (rods and cons) and also learned their functions. The students understood the function of the human eye. Based on the discussion on the functions of the human eye, the students also understood the important function of cilliary muscles to adjust the focal length of human eye and power of accommodation. Based on the discussion "why sone students use eyeglasses or spectacles and what is the cause of the problem", the students discussed the defects of vision in human eye such as Myopia, hypermetropia, presbyopia, cataract, etc. They understood the meaning, cause, change in vision and correction of eye defects. Observing the beautiful phenomenon is the speciality of eye, to admit this, the students observed the dispersion of light through a triangular glass prism in different positions and understood the formation of a rainbow. Light has several phenomenon hence taking it further, the students understood the concept of atmospheric refraction and scattering of light. Every phenomenon has its influence on life so the learners understood the applications such as,
1. Blue color of the sky
2. Reddish color of the sun at sunrise and sunset
3. Dark color of the sky at high altitudes
4. Recombination of white light
Based on prior knowledge, the students discussed and explained the basic terms related to electricity like switch, circuit, cell, battery, etc. They understood the physical significance of electric current and its mathematical formulae. In addition, they understood how to measure the electric current and potential difference with the help of the lab experiment on OHM's Law.
Lab Activities: To verify OHM'S Law.
Chapter: Acids, Bases and Salts
With the help of chemical reactions and lab activities, the students understood the chemical properties of acids and bases like:
1. Reaction of Acids and bases with metals
2. Reaction of acids and bases with metals oxides and non-metal oxides
3. Reaction of acids and bases with common substance
4. Distinguish the acids and bases into conductors and insulators
5. Reaction between Acids and Bases
6. Dilution of Acid and method to dilute
Also, with the help of change in color of pH paper in different substances like curd, lemon juices, sanitizers etc., the students after observing the different colors were able to distinguish the acids from the bases. They discussed about the importance of pH in everyday life such as acid rain, amount of acid/base in soil, use of bases for safety of teeth, uses of bases in the case of insect/ant/bee bites etc.
"Everything is so salty" - The students understood about the following salts using the information - common name, chemical name, chemical formula, chemical reactions, uses of salts and other properties of salts.
1. Sodium Hydroxide
2. Baking Soda
3. Bleaching Powder
4. Washing Soda
5. Plaster of Paris
7. Water of Crystallisation
Chapter 2 - Nationalism in India
The lesson was carried forward from the last month with recap through an oral quiz. Civil disobedience movement, Dandi March, Hindustan socialist Republic association and their contribution in Indian history were discussed. Detailed information about the events were given using a PPT. The contribution of revolutionaries was shared and appreciated by the students. The idea of collective belonging was understood by them by using examples of the National Anthem, the National song, the National flag etc. Reflection was done through a chronological activity. The students were divided into groups and were given to arrange chronologically, some chits with the names of important events of Indian history. Peer checking was done to strengthen collaborative learning.
Chapter 3 - Print Culture and the Modern World
The topic was introduced by asking thought provoking question about the importance of printed material in our lives. The learners were quick enough to list many of the reasons with explanations. The evolution of printing was explained with the help of the PPT. The students were shown images of early printing techniques to appreciate the hard work and the technological advance over the years. Information about the first printing machine by John Gutenberg was given and well taken by the learners.
Water Resources The students were exposed to the various traditional water conservation techniques followed from ancient times bringing integration with History. They also analyzed the current water situation around them and came to the conclusion that every drop counts. They promised to save water at their own individual level. They also watched the ppt on water scarcity and were able to understand the difference between Physical and Economic water scarcity. Thought provoking images were shown to emphasize the looming water crisis. In order to prepare well for the Midterm exams, revision was done with the help of MCQs and map work.
Chapter 2 - Sectors of Indian Economy
The topic was introduced by categorizing activities by giving an example of the journey of wheat to the factories as different products. Importance of each sector in the economy of our country was discussed in detail.
Terms like GDP, Goods and Service value were explained using examples and case study of India. Tabular data was used to compare the GDP of different decades. The students were able to understand the growth of Indian economy and the difference in the growth of each sector. Notes and question and answers were discussed for better understanding. The limitation of each sector was explained. The students were asked about the employment challenges in the Indian economy. They contributed to the topic by giving numerous ideas to create more job opportunities at the rural and the urban level.
Chapter 2 - Federalism
The topic was taken forward from last month. The recap was done with a board activity where students listed key features of Federalism. The language policy of Indian constitution was discussed in order to understand the linguistic boundaries of states.
The policy of decentralization was explained with the help of a PPT. The hierarchy of Indian federalism was explained. The students were asked about the recent political instability and change of state government in Maharashtra and the center-state mechanism was explained.
Self management skills help students to control thoughts, wants, feelings and actions. It allows to maximize the productivity and performance. The students thus explored different stress management techniques- Physical exercise, yoga, meditation, etc. They understood the importance of effective stress management skills which helps to break the hold stress has on life, so that they could be happier, healthier and more productive. The ultimate goal is a balanced life; with time for work, relaxation and fun, the resilience to hold up under pressure and meet challenges head on.
The students did a role play activity and went for a nature walk. The IT lessons also included the advanced topics of Open Office Calc. The students learnt using the macro recorder how to create a simple macro and use a macro as a function. They also learnt to work in multiple sheets and creating references. The students them performed the practical of What-if Analysis Tools - Scenarios, Goal Seek and Solver.
As it is said, "A little progress each day adds up to BIG RESULTS".
The learners began the month of July by recapitulation of the previously done chapter of 'Two Stories about Flying'
They then moved forward in their journey of being laureates in English Literature by critically analyzing the poem 'How to Tell Wild Animals'. The concept was initialized by a class discussion on wild animals [SDG 15: Life on Land]. After a thorough read and explanation of the contents of the poem, the learners were able to develop a reflection and were able to express and form an individual opinion and deeper understanding of the wild animals mentioned, identify and relate the animals on the basis of their characteristics as expressed by the poet and appreciate the humour, style and theme of the poem. They then identified the poetic devices and discussed the Q&A, HOTS and value based questions.
The chapter, 'From the Diary of Anne Frank' was introduced to the students by checking their pre knowledge on Holocaust, Nazis, German Invasion, World War II, etc. [SSc Integration] The students learned about Anneliese Marie ‘Anne’ Frank, a German–born Jewish girl who wrote about her life in her personal diary while in hiding with her family and four friends in Amsterdam during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II [SDG 16: Peace, Justice and and strong institutions]. The chapter was read, explained and the Q&A done. Weblink: Documentary on Anne Frank- https://www.annefrank.org/en/anne-frank/diary
The learners took a break from literature and practiced their writing skills by understanding the nuances of writing a Formal Letter of Complaint. A revision of the Formal Letter format (already understood in the past months) was done along with the discussion of the life situations when such letters were necessitated to be written. [Life Skills Integration]. A sample letter was discussed with the students who concluded the topic by writing some practice letters of their own.
From their MCB: First Flight, the students were exposed to their country's diversity of people and places through the chapter 'Glimpses of India'. They were excited to learn that apart from the British, the Dutch and the French, the Portuguese also played a part in the history and culture of our country. 'A Baker from Goa' gave an insight to the baking tradition inherited by the Goans and its importance in their day to day lives. Where 'Coorg' and 'Tea from Assam' revealed which parts of India grow coffee and tea respectively. [SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities]
The students enhanced their creative and critical skills by transcoding information from a given graph, chart, map, report, line graph, histogram or a cue to writing it in the form of an Analytical paragragh. [Math/Statistics Integration]
The grammar topic of Reported Speech was refreshed by the learners by revisiting the basic rules and concepts and understanding the usage of the reported speech.
A general discussion on detective stories gave a suitable platform to the next chapter. The students thoroughly enjoyed reading the suspense story 'The Midnight Visitor' and then analysed the character of the witty, brave, clever and never more than a whisker away from adventure secret agent Ausable. They visualized the difference between the secret agent characters showcased in the cinema world as against the one in real life [Psychologhy Integration]. The chapter was brought to conclusion with the discussion of Q&A, the HOTS and the value bases questions.
The next chapter 'A Question of Trust' was introduced in the class with a GD on trust especially among thieves. The students discussed the importance of morals such as trust, honour, judgement, justification of one's deeds, etc. [Life Skills/Value Education Integration]. The learners read the comprehension, interpreted the text, enriched their vocabulary, and communicated their thoughts, ideas, views and opinions verbally. [Speaking Skills]
Finally, the month commenced with the revision for the Mid Term Examination.
ग्रीष्मकालीन गृहकार्य पर चर्चा करते हुए छात्रों को स्पर्श पाठ्य - पुस्तक के पाठ - तोप को पढ़ाते हुए उसे पाठ्यक्रम में रखने का उद्देश्य स्पष्ट किया गया | प्राचीन वस्तुओं को धरोहर की तरह से सँभालकर रखना चाहिए -इस बात को उन्हें समझाया गया | सतत विकास लक्ष्य - गुणवत्तापूर्ण शिक्षा से एकीकृत करते हुए गतिविधि कराई गई | पूरक पुस्तिका के पाठ हरिहर काका का मौखिक वाचन कराते हुए पाठ की संपूर्ण व्याख्या कराई गई | पाठ को कराने का मुख्य उद्देश्य छात्रों को रिश्तों के बदलते स्वरूप पर जानकारी देना था | मनुष्य धन की लालच में इस कद्र डूब जाता है कि वह पाप करने से भी नहीं हिचकिचाता | इस बात से छात्रों को अवगत कराया गया | अभिनय और जीवन मूल्यों से एकीकृत करते हुए छात्रों को अभिनय कला का प्रदर्शन करने को कहा गया जिसे वे अपनी परीक्षाओं के बाद प्रस्तुत करेंगे | रचनात्मक लेखन के विषय सूचना लेखन और लघु कथा लेखन का प्रारूप स्पष्ट करते हुए इन विषयों का लिखित अभ्यास कराया गया | छात्रों को परीक्षा की तैयारी कराई गई |
पाठ: -५ जननी तुल्य वत्सला – पाठवाचनम् गद्यांश-पद्यांशावबोधनम् , अभ्यासप्रश्ना: , शब्दार्था:, अन्वय: , भाषिककार्यम्, अन्वय: , भावार्थादय: अभ्यासपत्र द्वारा स्पष्टीकरण कराया गया । 1) व्यंजनसंधि – मोऽनुस्वार, तुकागाम, वर्गस्य प्रथमवर्णस्य तृतीयवर्णे पंचमवर्णे च परिवर्तनम् । 2) विसर्गसंधि – विसर्गस्य उत्वम्, रत्वम् , विसर्गस्यलोप: , विसर्गस्य स्थाने स् श् ष् । 3) समास - द्वन्द्व: , अव्ययीभाव: - अनु उप सह निर प्रति यथा स्त्रीप्रत्यय - टाप् , ङीप्। 4) कारक – उपपदविभक्ति: - अनुवाद (अशुद्धिसंशोधनम्) अव्ययशब्दा: , अनुवाद – चित्रलेखनम् पठितावबोधनम् पत्रलेखनम् आदि कार्य अभ्यासपत्र द्वारा स्पष्टीकरण कराया गया । उपर्युक्त संधि और समास दोनों व्याकरणिक पाठ्यवस्तुओं को तालिका के द्वारा और पाठ: -५ जननी तुल्य वत्सला से अनुप्रयोगात्मक रूप से अभ्यास कराया गया ।
The students were introduced to many grammar topics- Plus que parfait, Pronom personel"y, en", Demonstrative pronoun. To enhance the topic, they solved many exercises in the workbook. Culture & civilization of lesson 5 and 6 were discussed and solved during the class. A revision sheet [CBSE format] was shared with them to help them prepare for the mid term examination. Topics like unjumble the dialogue, complete the paragraph with help words, Proverbs, recap of informal letter, message were done to help students practice .They performed the famous Prévert’s poem « L’accent grave » It is about a funny skit between a professor and a student.
The month commenced with the revision of the phrases learned earlier to present a topic. The student then learned to talk about eating habits with a quick recapitulation of grammar and vocabulary learned earlier. The students further read three blogs and answered the questions asked.
The students then learned to form past participle with the help of the infinitives and revised the present perfect tense with regular and irregular verbs. This was followed by a revision of the conjugation of irregular and separable verbs.
The students also revised imperatives and an exercise to practice the phrases learned to introduce a topic was also done. A revision sheet based on CBSE format was also shared to help the students prepare for the mid term examination. The month was concluded with a presentation on Hamburg, followed by a song to revise present perfect tense and to introduce simple past tense.
• Warm-up exercises like on-the-spot jogging, jumping and running.
• Agility exercises like modified zig-zag running with cones.
The students of Grade III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX & X were equally distributed in different sports. They explored all the sports mentioned below:
BADMINTON: Ready Position: Sidestep, Chase, Moving front & back, Lunge
BASKETBALL: Ball handling, Dribbling, Passing CRICKET: Batting & Bowling, Fielding & Wicket Keeping
FOOTBALL: Ball control & dribbling, Passing & Receiving, Shooting & Kicking SELF
DEFENCE: Wrist Grab - Technique 1 (Same hand & Opposite hand, From behind same side hand)
GYMNASTICS: Basic gymnastic skills in simple routing - floor, mats & other gymnastic equipment.
Understanding the role of strength & flexibility, technique & fitness, safety for self & others.
"I enjoy the freedom of modern dance as well as the constraints of classical dance." The month began with a choreography on a patriotic song in fusion dance style. Students enjoyed learning various gestures and postures with the peppy rhythmic song- "Satyamev Jayate".
"When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor; it's to enjoy each step along the way." The session began with a new dance style- Freestyle on a patriotic song imbibing the spirit of love and respect towards the nation. We used lines and curves (tools) to create a new choreography. They were also taught the basic levels of body like plie and releve. It's a good exercise for mind and body coordination, it also improves the body posture.
Students learnt how to coordinate and function as a cohesive group through the Random Alphabet exercise. They were also taught about characterization and given the task of coming up with 5 characters with unique character traits and quirks.
जुलाई में छात्र छात्राओं द्वारा की गई गतिविधिया: गायन अभ्यास: शुद्ध स्वर अलंकार राग, गीत - लोक गीत कजरी बुंदन बुंदन प्रयोग हुए वाद्य: तानपूरा, ऑडियो ट्रैक गायन तकनीक: गायन के अभ्यास की बुनियादी तकनीक, प्रतियोगिता में प्रस्तुति के महत्वपूर्ण बिंदु छात्र छात्राओं ने इंटर स्कूल गायन प्रतियोगिता मे हिस्सा लिया तथा बहुत ही अच्छा प्रदर्शन किया। Class X जुलाई माह में छात्र छात्राओं द्वारा की गई गतिविधिया: शास्त्र, क्रियात्मक- द्रुपद ,धमार , तराना ,ठुमरी , तिलवाड़ा ताल राग भूपाली की परिचय एवं बोल राग,गीत – सरगम गीत, ,राग भूपाली आरोह अवरोह बंदिश प्रयोग हुए वाद्य: तानपूरा, ऑडियो ट्रैक गायन तकनीक: गायन के अभ्यास की बुनियादी तकनीक, प्रतियोगिता में प्रस्तुति के महत्वपूर्ण बिंदु सन्दर्भ वीडियो लिंक: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hj9ZnkCyoNA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8hv1rrYV8M
In their Western Music lessons, the students got a wider introduction to the world of Bucket Drumming, Indian Classical Tabla and Classical Upright Piano. Different playing patterns, the art of Improvisation, different Time Signatures were the core essence of these lessons.
Landscape/ seascape - using non linear perspective
The students learnt how to use oil pastels, non-linear perspective and picture composition using warm & cool colours.
Creating colour gradient
Non Linear Perspective - Perspective: a technique used to show 3D depth on a flat 2D picture plane.
Five Types of Non-Linear Perspective: Overlapping, Size, Placement, Detail, Color. Overlapping- one object covers the second-the first appears closer.
Large objects appear closer-small objects appear far away. This skill was taught through an integration with SSt- Agriculture (sunflowers).
Landscape- Vincent Van Gogh’s sunflowers (Style - Neo-impressionism) in oil pastels
The students learnt how to use oil pastels, non-linear perspective and picture composition using warm & cool colours.
Non Linear Perspective - Perspective: a technique used to show 3D depth on a flat 2D picture plane. Five Types of Non-Linear Perspective: Overlapping, Size, Placement, Detail, Color. Overlapping- one object covers the second-the first appears closer. Large objects appear closer-small objects appear far away. This skill was taught through an integration with SSt- Agriculture (sunflowers).
Light refraction, [Physics Integration]
Painting- 1. Ashokan Lion Capital, 2. Kailashnath Temple, 3. Nature Study in pencil shading
Chapter 2 Polynomials
The students explored the tour of polynomial in daily life situation. The chapter introduced by various uses, the polynomials in daily real life situations for modelling of various buildings and objects, as used in industries and in construction. The student were made aware of their usage even in marketing, finance, stocks, etc.
The students learnt to find zeros of linear polynomial, Quadratic polynomial, Cubic polynomial using graphical method- on graph sheet. Competency Based Learning: The questions based on case study questions were explained in the class with the help of bridges, fly overs, etc. NCERT text book questions were explained as per the level of understanding of the students.
Chapter 1- Real numbers
The students were asked to do a small activity - Pairing Game- Rational and Irrational numbers. Recall Euclid’s division lemma, Euclid’s division algorithm, fundamental theorem of arithmetic. Know the proof of √2 , √3 etc are irrational condition for a rational number to have a terminating or non- terminating recurring decimal expansion .
Compare HCF and LCM. Compare rational numbers with terminating decimal expansion and non terminating recurring decimal expansion.
Apply the result in proving 2+√3 ,1/√5, √5+√3 etc are irrationals.
Use in finding whether the decimal expansion of a rational number is terminating or non-terminating recurring.
Apply the knowledge of LCM and HCF in practical situations.
Chapter 15 - Probability
The students learnt,
• To recognize the outcomes of the given random experiment.
• To recall the definitions of Random experiment, outcome, event, favorable outcomes, trial, empirical Probability, theoretical probability.
• To differentiate between empirical probability and theoretical probability.
• To find the sample space of the given random experiment.
• To find the probability of the given event.
• To cite examples for Random experiment and event.
• To use the knowledge of probability in daily life.
• To use the learnt concepts in solving exercise problems.
• To analyze the problem to choose appropriate method to solve it.
• To suggest alternative method to solve a problem.
• To construct the line graph for empirical Probability, theoretical probability.
• To handle geometrical instruments with ease and proficiency. To carry out the oral and written calculations with ease and speed.
Chapter: Light ( Reflection and Refraction) Using the prior knowledge and real-life activities, students understood the phenomenon of reflection of light and its laws. Using the spoon activity, students understood the concept of spherical reflecting surfaces like concave and convex mirrors and plane mirrors. Some students from classroom visited the restroom to experience the characteristics of image formed due to plane mirrors and others thought of same and then discussed about the outcomes.
In addition, with the help of spoon activity and ray diagrams, students understood the rules of image formation due to concave and convex mirrors and how image formation takes place due to these mirrors in various positions of object. Students understood the meaning of various variables like u, v, f, R & m and derived relation known as Mirror formula. Students solved numerical on the mirror formula to enhance their understanding about the relation.
By using several apparatus in Physics Lab, students observed different activities related to propagation of white light through glass, water etc. to understand the refraction of light. Based on the observations from the activities, students were able to differentiate between rarer and denser medium and propagation of light in these media. In addition, the students understood the laws of refraction and related the concept of refractive index with the speed of light in these media.
With the help of ray diagrams, students understood the image formation due to spherical lenses and experienced the applications of same in spectacles used. The students understood the meaning of various variables like u, v, f, R & m and derived relation known as Lens formula. Students solved numerical on the lens formula to enhance their understanding about the relation. With the help of discussion about the use of spectacles, the students understood the meaning of Power and understood the relation with focal length of lenses.
Lab activity observed by students:
1. Propagation of light through glass and water [only observed]
2. Refraction through a rectangular glass slab [demonstrated in lab]
3. Refraction through a triangular prism [demonstrated in lab]
4. Dispersion of white light and rainbow formation [only observed and will be done with topic]
Chapter: Chemical reactions and Equations
With the help of several discussion based on prior knowledge, students differentiated between physical and chemical changes and listed properties of chemical change. With the help of recapitulation of symbols and valancies, the students understood how to convert the word form of reaction to symbolic form and how to balance the equations. The students practiced balancing of equations. With the help of several examples, the students understood about the following types of reactions:
1. Combination Reaction
2. Exothermic Reaction
3. Decomposition Reaction and it's types: photolytic, thermal and electrolytic decomposition
4. Endothermic Reaction
5. Displacement Reaction
6. Double displacement Reaction
7. Precipitation Reaction
8. Oxidation Reaction
9. Reduction Reaction
The students solved the worksheet based on the above topics.
Chapter: Acids, Bases and Salts
With the help of various discussions, students were able to differentiate between acids and bases on the basis of difference between their taste and their conductivity. In continuation, students understood the significance of indicators and types of indicators. The students were made to understand the change in behavior of indicators and were made to list the change of following indicators in acids and bases:
1. Red Litmus
2. Blue Litmus
4. Methyl Orange
5. Vanilla Essence
6. Red Cabbage
The students started the session with recapitulating about all the processes going on in a living organism. By discussing the real life examples, the students listed the characteristics of living things. Students comprehended that photosynthesis happens in the autotrophs. Students understood the different types of heterotrophic nutrition with the help of concept maps and related youtube video https://youtu.be/6nCRODqTngg.
Students understood with the help of diagrams/pictures and models that the Human beings are omnivore animals who have a complex digestive system. (Related to SDG- 15 which helps to understand the nutrition process in plants). Students also learnt about the intracellular digestion seen in single-celled organisms through a diagram. Students made the diagrams to familiarize themselves with various digestive organs in humans and their role in digestion. (Art integration as they required to use their creative skills.)
Students understood primary role of the circulatory system and functioning of the heart. They also did breathing exercises and watched a related video to understand the mechanism of breathing. The students jogged in the class to understand why athletes faced muscle cramps and correlated it with aerobic/anaerobic respiration. (Inter disciplinary with sports) Educator demonstrated the process of recording pulse which the students had hands on practice in school infirmary in the month of July. Students also saw images of different respiratory organs to differentiate the ways in which animals from different habitats respire. The students understood different types of respirations with appropriate examples with the help of a flowchart (Inter-disciplinary with art ) and discussed related activities. They were able to correlate heart beat and pulse. Students also understood the implications of different Blood Pressure values and its clinical implications. Students understood that different organisms follow different modes of excretion such as kidney, lungs, skin and eyes depending on their habitat and food habit. Students drew the diagram of Excretory System. (Inter-disciplinary with art and related to SDG 3 which helps to understand body systems and importance of keeping healthy) Thus, the students developed the skill of drawing diagrams, observation and inquiry. The students also practiced several HOTS Questions, Reasoning Based Questions and MCQs based on the concepts to assess their learning.
The session commenced with on boarding the children to thought provoking content- the availability of Natural resources in the country and their innate importance. The children were made aware of the reasons and need to know about the condition of their country with respect to the resources their classification and their uses/importance. Soil as a resource, its types and uses keeping in mind the chemical composition was also highlighted. Its condition, status and the crisis that it faces today– the threat to human existence because of its depletion and degradation was discussed and means and methods of conservation were taken up. The students joined the Save Soil movement led by Sadhguru and pledged to write a letter to the Prime Minister to give urgent attention to the danger this natural resource is in.
Ch 1- Development The topic was introduced with the introduction of the speech "Tryst with Destiny" by Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru. The students were questioned on their knowledge about India and Pakistan together and were then asked to compare the two countries on different parameters. The develpment of India in different domains was explained. "Different people and different goals" theory was explained by an activity where students were asked to write 3 short term and long term goals of their life. They were asked to understand and observe the difference in their goals with respect to their peers. Different parameters of development, developed and developing countries were discussed with the help of a PPT.
Ch1- Power Sharing A cartoon was shown to introduce the topic related to the political condition in Pakistan. Students were asked to give their opinion about the current situation in Pakistan and Russia-Ukraine War. Power Sharing and its different modes were explained with the help of a flow chart. Case study of Sri Lanka and Belgium was discussed with the help of a PPT . Students were asked to bring information about LTTE and its involvement with Rajiv Gandhi's assasination. Students were able to summarise the positive and negative aspects of Power sharing and its importance in present day scenario.
Ch2- Nationalism Of India The topic was introduced with the singing of the National Anthem and thus asking students why being in the position of 'attention' was followed while singing it. The students were then asked to answer a thought provoking question about what it was being an Indian for each one of them. The topic was introduced and a link was build to understand the broad meaning of Nationalism. The situations prevalent during World War I were discussed and understood by the students and a list of all the problems faced by the Indians was made. Return of Gandhi ji from South Africa and his idea of Satyagrah was explained in detail. Students located the places on the map where Gandhi ji initiated the Satyagrah movement. Khilafat movement and its impact was shared. The students were asked about the cureent scanario of our country where religion was a factor for hatred among communities. Students prepared a time line and understod the reasons leading to Non-Cooperation movement. Chauri Chara movement and its importance was shared with the help of visuals.
The IT lessons commenced with discussion of IT syllabus and collation of practical tasks. Students were asked to create a folder in OneDrive to save month wise Practical tasks. The students created a pamphlet on SDG Goal – 16 Peace Justice and Strong Institutions. They used the styling features of Writer and also inserted graphics to create pamphlets. They got the opportunity to learn the features of Apache Office writer - Templates, Tables of Content and Mail Merge. IT class was continued with Apache Office Calc and they learnt to do the calculations and different features like Consolidate, grouping sheets, Goal Seek etc. Students understood the importance of Open Office softwares.
The English lessons commenced with icebreaker activity where the students wrote down their individual characteristics, qualities, likes, interests, talents etc. using explicit descriptive words anonymously and the others tried to recognize each other through them. The students familarised themselves with Grade 10 syllabus, its pattern, the type of questions and answers expected before starting with the first chapter "A Letter to God". The students recapitulated the concept of 'story' and its elements through a video: https://youtu.be/Zr1xLtSMMLo.
The students were introduced to the world leader Nelson Mandela and Aparthied through a short biographical video: videohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PyfOrbO0xf4. Content Analysis of the chapter was done through Comprehension, Characterization, Vocabulary, Figures of Speech, Grammar, Listening. The students critically analyzed the importance of the impact of racial discrimination, identify the main points and work in collaborative manner communicating ideas with each other. Thereafter a subject-enrichment project was done by students which was integrated with SST and ICT under SDG 3, 10 &16 by making groups of four and doing a comparative study via a PPT of the principles and lives of Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King who used non-violence to achieve their aim. The students analysed the stories from the supplementary reader "A Truimph of Surgery" and "The Thief's Story" in order to demonstrate understanding of their significance in literature and narratives. They explored different Interpersonal, Intrapersonal, Naturalistic multiple intelligences. The concept initialization of the two Robert Frost poems "Dust of Snow" and "Fire and Ice" was done via a group discussion among students on Nature, its ferocity, the effect of its beauty and tranquility: https://youtu.be/XMlR4ToFWQw. The students identified and appreciate significant, literary elements and poetic devices such as– Personification, Oxymoron, Metaphor, Imagery, symbol, Simile, Alliteration, Repetition, Transferred Epithet, Rhyme scheme, etc.
"A Tiger in the Zoo" poem concept initialisation was done via GD on FREEDOM. The students were intruduced to the poet and the poem, reading, explanation, critical analysis, discussion of the elements of the poem, literary devices, rhyme scheme, etc., Q&A (NCERT, HOTS, Value based). The concept was closed by the students with a SUBJECT/ART INTEGRATION ACTIVITY (Life Skills, ICT, SST: Geography, Fine Arts, SDG 3 & 15) by making a poster on wildlife conservation under Competency Based Learning. The concept intialisation of the chapter "Two Stories about Flying: a) His First Flight b) Black Aeroplane" through a short video on COURAGE: https://youtu.be/UBiDjhgntWA to reiterate what it takes to be courageous. Introduction to the authors, stories, reading, explanation, vocabulary, meanings, analysis, elements, plat of the stories. Q&A (NCERT, HOTS, Value based) Formal letters were introduced to the students with format and samples as per CBSE. The students did an activity under Global Movement to Save Soil on https://consciousplanet.org/ wherein they wrote a formal letter to the Honb'le Prime Minister of India campaigning to save the degradation of soil.
अप्रैल माह में छात्रों को स्पर्श भाग -२ में रचित पाठ -१ बड़े भाई साहब पढ़ाया गया | पाठ को पूरा पढ़ाने के पश्चात पाठ की संपूर्ण प्रश्नोत्तरी पर चर्चा की गई | पाठ के कुछ अन्य महत्त्वपूर्ण प्रश्न भी कराए गए | पाठ से संबंधित गतिविधि भी कराई गई | पाठ को कराने का मुख्य उद्देश्य छात्रों को प्राचीन शिक्षा प्रणाली और वर्तमान शिक्षा प्रणाली में अंतर बताना था | काव्य - खंड में रचित कविता - कबीर की साखियाँ और मीरा के पद पढ़ाए गए | कबीर की साखियों से संबंधित साखियों का सस्वर गायन करते हुए गतिविधि कराई गई | व्याकरणिक विषय रचना के आधार पर वाक्य - भेद कराए गए और वाक्य रूपांतरण करना सिखाया गया | व्याकरणिक विषय समास की परिभाषा देते हुए उसके अनेकों उदाहरणों के माध्यम से विषय को स्पष्ट किया गया | इससे छात्रों को समास - विग्रह और समस्त पद बनाने की जानकारी प्राप्त हुई | पाठ्य - पुस्तक में रचित पाठ-२ तताँरा वामीरो कथा का वाचन कराया गया और पाठ से संबंधित प्रश्नोत्तर भी कराए गए | पाठ को कराने का मुख्य उद्देश्य छात्रों को इस बात से अवगत कराना है कि रूढ़ियाँ जब बंधन बनने लगे तो उनका टूट जाना ही बेहतर है | रचनात्मक लेखन के विषय - औपचारिक पत्र -लेखन का प्रारूप स्पष्ट करते हुए उसका मौखिक अभ्यास कराया गया | सतत विकास लक्ष्य- ५ लैंगिक समानता से एकीकृत करते हुए उन्हें अपने मित्र को पत्र - लेखन करने को दिया गया | सतत विकास लक्ष्य -४ गुणवत्तापूर्ण शिक्षा से और बड़े भाई साहब पाठ से एकीकृत करते हुए उन्हें अनुच्छेद लेखन का लिखित अभ्यास कराया गया |
शब्दकोश में वृद्धि करते हुए , वाक्यों में कारक-विभक्ति – उपपद विभक्ति , स्वर-व्यंजन संधि और अव्ययशब्दों का सम्यक ज्ञान प्राप्त कर पदपरिचय में निपुणता प्राप्त करना । तालिका द्वारा परसर्ग व वाक्यनिर्माण के साथ अभ्यास कराते हुए कारक का उपयुक्त ज्ञान प्रदान कराया गया । रचनात्मक विधा के अंतर्गत अनुप्रयोगात्मक रूप में अभ्यास कराते हुए स्पष्ट कराया गया । पाठवाचन , श्रवण कौशल , भाषिक कार्य और गद्यांशावबोधन कार्य करने की योग्यता प्रदान की गई । पाठ १ –शुचिपर्यावरणम्’ के माध्यम से गद्यांशावबोधन और पाठ २ –‘ बुद्धिबलवती सदा ’ के माध्यम से नाट्यांशावबोधन विधा और संवाद विधा से परिचित कराया गया । भाव पक्ष के साथ- साथ छात्रों ने स्वजीवन में कहानियों से सामंजस्यीकरण करते हुए मूल्यपरक प्रश्नों पर चर्चा की । संघर्षपूर्वक कठिन परिस्थितियों का साहस से सामना कर समाज के लिए प्रेरणाप्रद लक्ष्य प्राप्त करना । PBL- उपपद विभक्ति आधारित तालिका कराते हुए भित्तिपत्र तैयार कराया । साहित्यिक कल्पनाशीलता और सृजनात्मकता की योग्यता का विकास का मौलिक ज्ञान प्रदान किया गया। अंतर्विषयक- (कला और साहित्य) संवेदनशील होना , पर्यावरण का संरक्षण करना , साहस से परिस्थितियों का सामना करना सहयोग, आत्मसम्मान और सद्भावना जैसे मानवीय गुणों की समझ को विकसित करना आदि IBL - " कबाड़ से जुगाड़ " आधारित रोचक तथ्य द्वारा पर्यावरण संरक्षण एकत्रित करने पर भी चर्चा की गई ।
Started the session with recap of three types of verbs. Grammar topics from the previous year were done along with comprehension passages. Formal Curriculum vitae, informal letter, Proverbs, Nominal form of verbs were done along with recap of 5 different tenses. New grammar topic was introduced with a video- Relative pronouns [simple & compound]. The educational system of France and India was explained extensively to make students understand the difference. Lessons 1,2 &3 in the workbook were completed along with culture and civilization part.
The session commenced with a self-introduction with the help of the pointers and a recap of the grammar topics already covered. An invitation to a food tasting session was discussed and explained. Questions based on the invitation were also practiced and the student learned to form indirect questions with the help of the conjunction "ob". An article on "Food tasting session" was discussed and questions and answers based on it were practised. Student then learnt to write a recipe with the help of new vocabulary and verbs. He was then introduced to adjective endings without articles and also made to write a simple recipe using infinitives. Format of formal, semi formal and informal e-mail was explained and the same was practiced. Phrases related to introducing a topic were discussed and the student was given a topic to prepare a PPT. Regions in Germany, Austria and Switzerland were discussed and exercises based on the same were practiced.
Students practiced: • Warm-up exercises like on the spot jogging, jumping and running. • Agility exercises like modified zig-zag running with cones.
Students of Grade III C, IV C, V B, VI A, IX & X were able to play
BADMINTON: Ready Position: Sidestep (Chasse) Moving front & back.
Lunge: Students of Grade III D, IV D, V C, VI B, VII B, IX & X were able to play
BASKETBALL: Ball handling, Dribbling, Passing Students of Grade III B, IV B, V A, VIII B, IX & X were able to play
CRICKET: Batting & Bowling, Batting & Bowling, Fielding & Wicket Keeping Students of Grade III A, IV A, VII A,VIII A, IX & X were able to play
TABLE TENNIS: Grips, Ball control & movement, Stroke Plays Students of Grade III C, IV C, V B, VI B, IX & X were able to play
GYMNASTICS: Basic gymnastic skills in simple routing - floor, mats & other gymnastic equipment. Understanding role of strength & flexibility, technique & fitness, safety for self & others Students of Grade III D, IV D, & VIII B were able to play
ATHLETICS: Running Fundamentals, Sprints, Starts
A good beginning makes a big difference. This academic year began with new hopes and a positive mindset in order to make it a bright chapter for students' life. The session started with the auspicious 'Ganesh Vandana' along with the introduction of dance and asamyukta hasta mudras.
"When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor; it's to enjoy each step along the way." The session began with a new dance style- JAZZ. It's a good exercise for mind and body coordination, it also improves the body posture.
Students were made to feel comfortable followed by an introductory activity in the form of 'Which Fruit Are You?' The next few sessions focused on developing Reactions to various Actions performed by the facilitator for example a dramatic and strong reaction to the action of being slapped or hot water being thrown on your face or tasting a sour lemon, etc. The students were also made to do a Nukkad Natak on 'How a Democracy Functions, which was co written by students of Grade 8.
अप्रैल एवं मई माह में छात्र छात्राओं द्वारा की गई गतिविधिया: शास्त्र, क्रियात्मक- आलाप, तान ,मींड, कण, मुरकी,खटका, चौताल की परिचय एवं बोल। राग,गीत – सरगम गीत, सरस्वती वंदना, राग खमाज,आरोह अवरोह बंदिश। प्रयोग हुए वाद्य: तानपूरा, ऑडियो ट्रैक । गायन तकनीक: गायन के अभ्यास की बुनियादी तकनीक, प्रतियोगिता में प्रस्तुति के महत्वपूर्ण बिंदु ।
सन्दर्भ वीडियो लिंक: https://youtu.be/vrRYjch3UT8 https://youtu.be/IMcLvbNGJ_E
In their western music lessons, the students learnt: Vocal warm-up exercises with 7 notes of music in different scales Physical body warm-up exercises Song: 'Heal the World' (Michel Jackson) Intro part Students also learnt the guitar pattern of song Instruments: Taught holding drum sticks and stick bouncing techniques Techniques: Learnt how to sing in dynamics and different modes of singing Song URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02CcUCPkw-s
In their Visual Art lessons, students learnt:
Typography- Introduction to letters as a graphic (Nameplate/ initials). · Students were introduced to the study of types, as a reflection of their inner self. They were asked to design a nameplate using their name initials in their own style.
Picture composition/ poster on Earth Day- Students observed and related environmental issues into a visual composition.
Poster Making on Labour Day -Students recalled their observations from daily life and made a poster on ‘Stop Child Labour’.
Picture composition/ poster on Mother’s Day- Students observed the emotion of a child and mother and expressed it into a visual composition.
Composition: Creative & freehand Art Technique: Free hand, paper craft, colour mixing, geometric (with tools), colouring, outlining Art tools: Pencil, sketch pen, crayons, oil pastels, scale, craft paper, tissue, etc SDG: Good Health & Well Being, Quality Education, No poverty, Responsible Consumption & Production
In her Visual Art lessons, Jayashree learnt: • Mother Teresa by M F Husain (Theory and description) • Still Life in pencil shading (2 objects in a composition) • Crushed paper study (drawing a crushed paper in pencil shading) • Leaf study (drawing a dried leaf in pencil shading) Composition: Creative & freehand Art Technique: Free hand Art tools: Shading pencils and cartridge paper