In the last
two weeks, we learnt the four most basic operations and integers using
number line .We practiced few
questions , made story problems in pairs and solved them by using number
lines. Furthermore, we started with a new unit ‘Points, lines and angles’.
Language and Literature
past two weeks we analyzed the pamphlets made by us. We focused on the
features of pamphlet designing and how pamphlets convey information on a
particular subject to the readers. We reflected on the understanding of
rhetorical triangle (speaker, audience and purpose) to create a pamphlet. We
also recalled our grammar concepts such as parts of speech and subject-verb
By: Suvaan Mohan Gupta MYP1C
In the past two weeks, we presented our
understanding of the unique features of the stone
age through graphic organizers. We learnt about the metal age too. We also
watched videos and reflected on them to know about
heritage and its importance .We also discussed
the consequences of losing our own heritage.
By: Rishabh Iyer Kochhar MYP 1C
We were introduced to a new unit used for
measuring tiny objects i.e micrometer. We learnt how to calculate
magnification of microscopic objects. We
attempted a few
problems to learn to calculate
magnification. Later in the week we appeared for our formative
By: Aditri Nakul MYP 1A
Over the past two weeks, we did an activity on
lab safety to understand th various
safety measures that should be followed in
the lab . We also learnt the first aid measures to be undertaken in case of an emergency. We finished our unit
with an activity wherein we discussed the
importance of accuracy and precision in measurement.
we worked on a collage on carbon footprint. We researched the topic by using
some guiding questions given to us. We also collected pictures from old
newspapers and magazines. We utilized only one- side used paper to be in tune
with the topic ‘carbon footprint’ and theme ‘sustainability’.
Joe ben MYP 1 C
In the past weeks, we
continued with our presentation of the previous unit , gamification of
learning. We also analysed the existing product and researched on the
topic. Furthermore, we summarized the design outline for our product .
JoeBen MYP 1C
French: After our formative assessment of the current unit,
we revised the adjectives used for describing our parents. We watched videos
and did skill-building activities. We displayed our understanding of various
adjectives by describing our friends. We were also introduced to a new
grammar topic, ‘Adjective Possessive’.
By: Geet Dhooria MYP 1D
Hindi: We had practiced a poem
by Faiz Ahmad Faiz for Hindi Diwas
performance. We also discussed the poem in relation to our unit ‘my personal world’
to focus on the freedom of expression. We also discussed the role of family in
shaping our identity and personality.
Spanish: During the past two weeks we
learnt the expression of the verb “estar” to discuss civil status of a person
in Spanish. We watched a presentation in which a person describes his family
members. We also learnt the vocabulary related to countries and nationalities
Eva Sadhwani MYP 1A
In the last two weeks we learnt a new art form
called ‘Impressionism’ and observed some visuals of the same to develop a
better understanding. We appeared for
a formative assessment based on criterion A of Arts i.e. Knowing and understanding. Later, taking inspiration from famous
landscape artist’s work, we created our layouts for the final
Apoorv Gupta (MYP 1A)
Physical and Health Education (PHE)
In our unit ‘fitness through sports’, we
discussed the benefits of yoga and practiced
“Surya Namaskar”. We also played badminton and table tennis matches.
We did an interpretation activity based on videos. We understood how
sculptures are a source as well as an inspiration to make movements. We
watched the video showing cave
paintings of Bhimbetka caves it made
us understand that cave paintings are
a source for stories and movements. We also learnt how classical ballet evolved
with time and had minor changes with change in lifestyle and working patterns
Agarwal MYP 1B
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
Language and Literature
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.
Anoushka Sharma MYP1C
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.
Suri MYP 1B
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.
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.
Verma MYP 1D
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’.
Joeben MYP 1 C
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
We started our first math class of this session with an ice breaking activity on numbers. This was followed by filling a sheet with our personal information using math terms .We also reviewed the concepts of numbers by creating a jersey choosing a number from the count of 1-99 and wrote the properties and special qualities of that number. We also reviewed concepts of geometry with a crossword puzzle and by building a mathematical town using geometric shapes in groups.
By: Rishab Iyer Kochhar
Language and Literature
We commenced the self-exploratory journey of language and literature with an immersive activity ‘compass point’ and ‘elements of a story’. We were introduced to a couple of command terms and discussed them in detail. We were also introduced to ‘types of text’ to promote our understanding of the forthcoming unit -Introduction to language and literature. By :Sanvi Suri
Ms. Urvashi Sahni
We started our class with discussion of Global context, Key concept.
Related concept & Statement of inquiry. We also watched a video familiarizing
us with our first unit ‘Knowing Our Ancient Past’. We were shown videos about
primary and secondary sources as well. We also did an activity related to it.
We made graphic organizer and wrote the difference and similarities between
primary and secondary sources.
Aditri Zutshi MYP-1A
Biology/Chemistry : In the last two weeks, we were introduced to Global context, Key concepts and Related concepts to learn how learning takes place within a context. We did an activity in which we chose a news headline from the newspaper and explored what global context and possible exploration might connect to that article. We were equipped with the skills of addressing questions involving command terms. We tried to frame our own questions using command terms for better understanding. We also started our unit ‘Life on Scales’ and attempted our benchmarking assessment towards the end of this week. By: Aditri Zutshi(MYP 1A)
Physics: In our skill-building lessons, we first learnt about criteria i.e. A, B, C and D. We understood what each criterion means and learnt about investigation. We learnt new terms like hypothesis, variables, apparatus etc. and also learnt how to frame a hypothesis through various scenarios. We also learnt about independent, dependent and controlled variables, the difference between materials and apparatus in an experiment and we gained knowledge on how to analyse a given data. We were given some scenarios where we had to apply this knowledge and we could do it successfully.
By: Kevin (MYP 1C)
Design and Technology
Ms. Leepakshi Julka
The first class of product design started with an icebreaker design challenge, wherein the students were divided into two different teams and were asked to make a challenging maze for the opponent team with empty juice cartons, old books and cardboard rolls. Both the teams developed their creativity, communication and social skills through this activity. For the next design challenge, students had to design, create and test a bridge using only one sheet of paper. This was followed by a discussion on their understanding of the word “design”. They were shown a few videos on product design and were asked to reflect on how design is a powerful tool to solve problems. Students also had a discussion how common products which they extensively use in their lives have evolved. They observed and appreciated the clever design features that have been added to solve user problems.
By: Shreya (MYP 1A)
Ms. Bhavya Joshi
unit was introduced with an interesting activity
in which students watched a movie, ‘Soar’. Thus, identifying
design elements and basic concepts related to it. They discussed
command terms of design and created their account on ‘scratch: mit.edu‘ which will be used by them to design games.
Ms. Akansha Uniyal
Ms. Tanvi Arora
were engaged in ice breaking sessions and activities associated with IB learner profile and ATL skills with a limited introduction to spanish
vocabulary. They were also collaboratively engaged in constructing a shared
way of thinking, communicating, and implementing through presenting
themselves in class, miming and playing games.
This week started off with various ice
breaking activities in which we revised the daily greetings , playing with numbers and pronouncing the french
alphabets. We played various games
to recapitulate our vocabulary as well as had a quiz on the french culture and
civilisation. Lastly, we learnt how to introduce ourselves by
playing a game in which the teacher gave us various words on cards and we
made as many phrases as we could by using them.
Hindi- Phase 1&2: We shared our experiences about
vacation and also discussed about Hindi language and its importance at
national and global level. We participated in two language games- ‘identify
the adjective’ and ‘turn and pass’ which was based on observation and
listening skills. We also participated in essential agreement activity and
shared our views in written and oral form in class. Storytelling was also
introduced in class as well Towards the end of the week we also appeared
for our benchmarking assessment based
on criteria B, C and D.
By: Laisha Anand (MYP 1C)
Physical and Health Education (PHE)
Mr. Soji Cheriyan
Ms. Bandana Rawat
In our new unit ‘Fitness through sports’ we discussed about the physical fitness and how fitness helps in sports and day to day life. We played a basketball match for physical fitness. By: Aditri Nakul (MYP 1A)
We brainstormed on folktales and stories. We explored our favourite short stories to create narratives. We worked on devising performances based on stories.
Ms. Srishti Saraf
We discussed the differences and
similarities between PYP and MYP curriculum . We then learnt about
different criteria of art and how we can achieve them. Later to mark the year
of sustainability we created free
expressions on newspapers with the medium of our choice and shared our
reflections with each other.
outlined in the curriculum we began this week with introduction to rhetorical
triangle and to reinforce the same we
identified speaker, purpose and
audience of an article in a newspaper. In an
extensive discussion we compared diary
entry and diary logs. To enrich our vocabulary we
chose a few phrases from the comprehension passage and practised their usage by making sentences
with the same. We started analyzing different sentences from newspaper
articles to recapitulate tenses used in our communication. We were also familiarized with the assessment
criterion A for our forthcoming formative assessment
:Saanvi Suri MYP 1B
Physics A few weeks ago, we started with our unit ‘ life on scales’. We did an activity wherein we used our body parts (handspan, foot) to measure objects inside the class like the whiteboard, cupboards, bulletin boards etc. We found that the measurement taken by us was different from our friends. In the next class, we did a follow-up activity and also wrote a reflection on the activity . By:Niharika MYP 1 D
Biology/Chemistry In the past week we identified various equipment used in laboratory for scientific measurements. We also learnt the use of each equipment. We learnt to find the least count of measuring cylinder, ruler and laboratory thermometer. We did an activity to find out the temperature of hot and cold water using laboratory thermometer. By: Samvit MYP 1D
We started our week with multiple discussions on the unit ‘Knowing our Ancient past’ and its global context, key concept, and related concepts. We analyzed our work to discover the ATL skills used. We then had activities to enhance our knowledge of ‘Primary’ and ’Secondary’ sources with the help of videos and newspaper articles. We delved deeper by creating a timeline of our personal history. We also read and annotated the second chapter of the textbook ‘A New Life’ to broaden our understanding of the Paleolithic Age. By:Aditri Nakul MYP1A
In the last two weeks we learnt how to solve multi-step word problems using stratergies like GRASP and RICE. These strategies helped us decode word problems. We also learnt how to perform all the 4 operations i.e addition, subtraction, multiplication and division using BEDMAS rule. We also engaged in a fun activity where we prepared bookmarks using our knowledge of mathematical concepts and recording them on the bookmark. By: Rohan Phargade MYP1C
French We started our term by revising the concepts done last year such as prepositions, ‘ER’ ending verbs and essential agreements through word searches and various group tasks. Then we continued our unit discussing global context, key concept, related concepts and our prior knowledge of family members in French. We also watched videos to enhance our knowledge of the family members and discussed relations with a’ family tree’ in French. By Aditri Nakul MYP1A Spanish We started our unit by doing a group activity to create a “Statement of inquiry” for our new unit based on our own understanding. Every group came up with an interesting SOI in which we tried to understand each other’s perspective. Then we learnt to introduce ourselves in Spanish with the help of a conversation. Later, we watched an interesting Youtube video based on the vocabulary for the family members in Spanish. By: Eva Sadhvani MYP1A Hindi We had a story telling session in our class. We also wrote a short paragraph about ourselves. We also discussed our benchmarking assessments in class. We also had a discussion on various aspects of oneself and how this affects our way of living and personality.
We brainstormed individually on the game that we would design
and identify the client for the same. We identified different elements
in a game using the software. We will now work on Scratch to acquire
the skills required for our product.
We were introduced to our first unit ‘Outlook’ in which we got the opportunity to inquire about landscapes. We discussed the global context, key concepts and the related concepts of the unit to form our statement of inquiry in different groups. We also developed our vocabulary by learning new word called ‘aesthetics’. Later, we created a KWHLAQ chart individually to record our prior knowledge. By: Tushita Nagpal MYP 1D
This week in product design we saw a video called- Martha Speaks -Martha’s doghouse in which kids about our age go about solving a real-life problem by designing a doghouse. It gave us an insight into the different steps involved in designing a product but in a fun way. We reflected on the challenges and the mistakes that the young designers made in the process. Our discussion made us realize that while designing it is important to follow the design cycle. We are now beginning to understand the first step -inquiring and analyzing. By:Aditri Zutshi MYP1A
Firstly we loosened ourselves with simple theater exercises.Then, we discussed and wrote about different types of folktales. We created our own plays based on any story of our choice. We collaborated in groups to develop our performance and performed various characters. We created our own play which is a remake of snow white. By:Nysa MYP 1 C .
We were divided into groups and each one created a story with sketches and drawings.The stories were interchanged, we made our own interpretation and expressed it through movements.We could draw relations as to how early man was inspired by cave paintings which lead to creation of dance movements.In the next class we understood that detailing and specification in instructions could minimize the change in movements with passing time and thus classical forms evolved By:Rishabh Kochhar MYP 1C
We continued with our unit ‘ Fitness through sports’. We discussed about the components of physical fitness and the benefits of exercise. We played short-sited football matches. By: Yashvi Seth Myp1B