|Language and Literature||In the past two weeks, we did numerous activities related to the novel “My Family and Other Animals”. We wrote the summary and understood how to annotate a text. We also analysed the main characters of the novel and did a comparative analysis of the book cover and a movie poster of the novel. We were shown interesting videos to understand internal monologue and have finished reading the novel until chapter 12.
MYP 3 B
In the last week we discussed the topic of- ‘Density’, wherein the teacher demonstrated to the class, the mixing of liquids of different densities like glycerine, water, and oil. It helped us to understand that intermolecular forces acting on the various states of matter depends on the difference in density of solids, liquids, and gases. We also started to prepare models and investigation to show the relationship between density and volume as our formative assessment.
We discussed the names of a few bases based on our prior knowledge and created a mind map of their properties. Post that we observed the samples of acids and bases to understand the terms- dilute and concentrated. A diagrammatic representation helped us to understand the terms- weak and strong. Next, we discussed the need for indicators and identified samples of acid, base and neutral substance through practical activity.
By: Agastya Makkar
We compared the digestive system of ruminants and non-ruminants and learned about the ruminant stomach its parts and function. We also watched the video on blood vessels to understand and compare the arteries, veins and capillaries.
By- Advaith Pandalai
|Individual and Societies||In the past two weeks, we did various ATL based activities which enhanced our conceptual understanding of- ‘Colonialism’. We have been working on group presentation which requires us to do extensive research. For this, we had to first choose a colonial power and then one of its colonies. The research revolved around the economic, social, cultural and political impacts of colonialism on the colony.
Arnaa Garg -MYP 3 A
|Mathematics|| The past two weeks, we started expansion and factorisation of algebraic expression. We learnt algebraic identities and how to apply them to algebraic expressions. As an icebreaker activity, we used an online shape-based game to understand the concept better and a discussed of the topic ensued.
By Ahhana Verma
In this week, we continued with our unit ‘In and Around Town’. We did numerous listening and reading exercises to reinforce vocabulary of French shops and boutiques by accessing French manuals such as Tricolore 2 et 3. Moreover, we did an interesting ATL activity in which we guessed the name of a French shop along with its description. Next we designed a city map based on the information accessed from audio-visual tips. We also discussed our homework sheets and learnt more about grammatical structures and expressions to describe our neighbourhood. Lastly, we appeared for a formative assessment on criterion B.
By: Chirant Mukherjee
MYP 3 A
This week we were given a visual and written text about a coastal town called ‘Sitges’ in Spain. We used both skimming and scanning technique to read the text which helped us to identify the basic fact and main idea of the text. We were also introduced to the directions and prepositions of place and were given a task to design the map of an imaginary city using directions.
During the past two weeks, we saw a YouTube video for asking and giving directions using different verbs and prepositions, later we constructed a few sentences on the same topic which helped us to improve our understanding of grammar. We also learnt a lot of vocabulary to talk about the problems of a city and verbs related to environmental sustainability such as “reciclar” and “reducir” with the help of a presentation. Furthermore, we studied the usage and conjugation of conditional tense to express our wishes.
MYP 3 C
We read different text on healthy lifestyle and also revised vocabulary and expressions on illness.
Aryan Dalal, MYP 3A
We had poetry reading and an analysis session in class in which we discussed many poems by eminent Hindi poets. We chose some of poem to present during Hindi Diwas function.
We analysed two existing products based on 2D animation through SWOT analysis. We also summarized our research through a design brief on the concept we are working on. Summary of the research included primary, secondary and analysis of the products.
Ritvik Singhal- MYP 3B
In the last two weeks we discussed the unit of Abstract Act and its relevance in the present century, we also discussed colour schemes and the use of colour for symbolic representation. We started the research on our portfolios and understood how to analyse artwork in a critical manner. We then made a detailed mind- maps which included materials, mediums, design description to have a fair idea of the layout. We also finalised our layouts after considering multiple thoughts and ideas.
MYP 3 B
This week we focussed on skill development. While some of us have been learning macramé, others are trying crotchet and basic embroidery. We are enjoying the whole process of creating sustainable jewellery by bringing together a variety of materials in our pieces.
The past two weeks, we consolidated our work into a process journal in order to show the progress we’ve made so far with our projects. We collected screenshots, wrote descriptions about our work and are heading towards mapping it with the playwright of Hamlet. We also had a pop quiz in the class related to the story and are now gearing up to show the first draft of our innovation projects for feedback.
We practiced different types of chord formations – major, minor, augmented and diminished on the musical staff. We had our formative assessment based on the identification of the chords displayed in treble clef on the staff. We received feedback on the assessment by the teacher.
PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION
For the unit – ‘One for All and All for One’ we explored team skills in various sports such as basketball, football, and badminton. We formed inquiry questions and discussed and arrived at a common conclusion. We identified the role of each team member and understood their significant contribution to the team. As a class, we discussed various terminologies about different sports requiring team skills.