Blog #3

Subject Blog Content
Math We appeared for our formative assessment based on operations of mathematics. We attempted real life application problems of LCM and HCF using our prior knowledge of prime factorization. Towards the end of this week we have been introduced to our forthcoming unit ‘integers’.
By : Amogh Kumar MYP1A  
Language and Literature Over the past two weeks we were familiarized with the command term summarize. We practiced the skill by reading stories and summarizing them. We were taught self-editing skills and edited our work by using the self-editing techniques introduced to us .Towards the end of this week we were introduced to pamphlets as a mode of communication as an extension to the flip task .We will be designing our own pamphlets focusing on issues identified by us.
By: Anoushka Sharma MYP1C  
Individuals      & Societies   We discussed Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic time-period. We watched a video about the stone age and reflected on the same by making a mind-map and a flowchart. We attained a clear perspective on this topic   after creating a Venn diagram depicting the difference between the three time periods. 
By: Saanvi Suri MYP 1B  
Science Biology/Chemistry Last week we observed and learnt how different liquids form concave and convex meniscus in plastic and a glass container. We also explored the working of a microscope and learnt the functions of each of its part. We saw slides of a few specimens under the microscope and its magnification. We also discussed the task for our upcoming FA.
By: Suvaan Gupta (MYP 1B)  
Physics: Last week we focussed on fundamental and derived units. We learnt that fundamental units are the basic ones and derived units are the ones we obtain by bringing together one or more fundamental units. We also attempted our formative assessment. Furthermore, we did an activity on lab safety wherein we made  posters illustrating lab safety measures.
By: Atiksh Verma MYP 1D  
Product Design This week, we worked on a collage on carbon footprint. We researched  on the topic by using some guiding questions given to us .We also collected pictures related to the topic from old newspapers and magazines. we utilized only one- side used paper to be in tune with the topic ‘carbon footprint’ and theme ‘sustainability’.  
By: Kevin Joeben MYP 1 C  
Digital Design In these two weeks we made a presentation on our unit, ‘gamification of learning’. We formed a game on a program software  Scratch. We have also created our scratch accounts and learnt the basics of the software. We also referred to some of the existing games and discussed the  changes we would like to bring in them . By: Suvaan Gupta MYP1B  
Language Acquisition French:
In the past two weeks, with regard to the content and concepts in the unit, ‘My Personal World” we watched interactive videos for recapitulating the vocabulary for the family members. We also learnt how to describe our family members focussing on their physical appearance   using qualitative adjectives. We attempted  many exercises on this topic with audio-visual texts to strengthen our concepts. Towards the end of this week we appeared for our FA based on criterion B.
By: Swarnika MYP 1 B
Hindi: We had poetry reading and analysis sessions in which we discussed the poem by Faiz Ahmad Faiz. We had singing practice of this poem, as it is to be presented on Hindi Diwas.   
Spanish: Over the past two weeks we learnt how to address our family members in Spanish and usage of the verb “estar” to talk about feelings.  We also learnt how to describe the physical features and personality traits of a person using descriptive words .Furthermore, we watched a power point presentation and read a short text to improve our reading skills.
By: Eva Sadhwani MYP1A  
Visual Art In order to make a connection and understand our global context i.e globalization and sustainability of our first unit “Outlook’ we painted some redundant flower pots and assembled them together to create installations of planters. This activity gave us an opportunity to develop our social skills as we worked collaboratively and also explored a new medium for art; acrylic paints . We also added to our vocabulary by learning a new word ‘contour’.  
Physical and Health Education (PHE) In our unit ‘Fitness through sports’ we discussed the rules and regulations of basketball and football after watching a power point presentation. We also played a variety of sports like, basketball, football and badminton for physical fitness.  
By: Bhuvansh Swamy MYP1A
Drama In drama we are working on our task of designing miniature set designs using waste material. We have planned our model and are working on it. We are working on our communication and collaboration skills. We have prepared our basic structures for our designs in our groups. 
By: Tushita MYP 1 D    
  Dance In these two weeks we participated in an activity through which we recapitulated the choreographic tools learned in the previous grade. We also made group choreographic works with the tools identified and recollected. Towards the end of this week we also prepared choreographic works after a brainstorming session which helped us to review the methods of storytelling.
By: Amaani Sharma MYP1D  

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