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MathAlgebra has been an interesting concept. Simplifying expressions, understanding like and unlike terms, and finally solving equations kept us on our toes. We watched interesting and engaging videos of the conc
epts for better leaning. We had daily drills to revise prior learning of distributive property and integers to be able to take our understanding of the unit forward. We completed our first collaborative formative assessment on investigation of patterns and received feedback on the same. We are enjoying exploring the concept of algebra this term.
By: Aditri Zutshi 
Language and LiteratureWe revisited the conventions of diary writing and discussed how reflection is an important element that helps understand our feelings and emotions. In addition to this, we engaged in an experiential learning activity, wherein through role-play we were sensitized towards people with disability and wrote our reflection on the same. We read a few chapters from our text Wonder to explore the theme of the novel.
By: Tanush Anand MYP1A
Individuals&SocietiesIn the past week, we continued learning about diversities and other unit related terminologies through activities like making comic strips and role-play. We saw a video on stereotyping and wrote our reflection of the same. We watched a presentation where we saw how people are breaking stereotypes to achieve great heights in life. We are now taking the Formative Assessment for which we are creating a poster on diversity and its impact.
By: Aryaa Tiwari MYP1C  
ScienceBiology/Chemstry:We were introduced to the concept of neutralization through a video discussing how acids and bases neutralize each other when mixed. We learned many applications of neutralization in real life. We reinforced our understanding of acids, bases, and neutralization through a self- reflection activity. Then we inquired how do buildings corrode and how oceans get acidified. Further, we learned about acid rain and discussed its causes.
By: Atiksh Verma MYP 1D
Physics: Last week, we learned about various types of forces: contact and non-contact force. We did a Tug of War activity through which we learned about balanced and unbalanced forces. We saw that when the string was not moving on either side, a balanced force was acting on it. We attempted some questions on calculating the net force of an object when various forces are acting on it. We also learned that force is a vector quantity. Videos were shown to demonstrate the deformation caused in objects due to the application of force, through which we designed an investigation cycle.
By: Rishabh Iyer Kochhar MYP 1C 
Product DesignOver the last two weeks, we were introduced to our new unit Wooden Manipulatives and presented with a real-life design problem. We followed criterion A of the design cycle to inquire and analyse the problem. We were asked to make a mind-map to organize our inquiry questions. We also interviewed our clients as a part of the primary research and wrote some guiding questions to conduct secondary research.
By: Aakarshan Rai MYP ID
     
Language AcquisitionSpanish
During the past two weeks, we learned how to talk about sports using verbs Jugar and Practicar. We also learned some new expressions related to free time activities. On Read Aloud Day, we read an interesting story to brush up our reading skills in Spanish. In the last class, we practised the conjugation of verbs like Gustar and Encantar to talk about our likes and dislikes. 
By: Subah Goyal MYP 1 B

 French
During this week, we covered expressions with faire and jouer verbs. We learned about contracted articles through task sheets and interactive activities like Unjumble the Tumble and Find the Verb. Also, we learned the vocabulary of French activities and sports using audio-visual resources. These links aided us in pronouncing the French words and accents. Moreover, we learned how to talk about our likes and dislikes in French.
By: Yash Veer Pratap Banga MYP 1D             
Hindi
In the past two weeks, we delved deeper into our unit Weekend and leisure activities. In this unit, we have done a reading and speaking task on what a leisure activity is, followed by a writing task. We used Audio-visual stories to enhance our reading and speaking skills.  
By: Tanush Anand MYP 1A  
Physical and Health Education (PHE)We continue with our unit Athletics. We were divided in groups of Client and Coach where we observed the client’s current performance to reach a successful achievement. We also learned to distinguish the strengths, weaknesses and areas of development of a client.
By: Ayaana Aggarwal MYP 1A 
Visual ArtWe were introduced to our second unit Nature Morte through a group discussion on still life and its elements. We inquired into some famous still life artists and observed their artwork to critically analyse them. We also sketched some simple objects kept on our tables to understand the proportions and symmetry better. We are now taking the formative assessment. We chose three objects to arrange them into a composition to study them with pencils and a medium of our choice, following the given checklist.
By: Kanav Agarwal MYP 1D
DanceWe learned a dance routine which used steps from the dance form of Garba and modern techniques. We also did a group activity in the format of a game consisting of two rounds: self-composition and revising the dance routine learned before.
By: Reeya Gokulgandhi MYP 1A  
DramaWe brainstormed on our prior knowledge about street plays. In our groups, we improvised to create a short street play. We reflected on each other’s performance to identify elements of a street play.

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