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Grade 4 weekly newsletter 1

Published by sheejajayagopal, 2019-11-28 08:41:15

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DUNES INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL Volume 6, issue 4 ACADEMIC SESSION 2019-2020 24-28 November 2019 Sneek Peek Reminder Glimpse of this week  School ID card is man- Anti bullying:- datory for all students. Bullying exists in many forms, including physical aggression, name-  Periodic test will begin calling and spreading rumors. Preventing and stopping bullying in- on 4th December stu- volves a commitment to creating a safe environment where children dents will disperse ear- can thrive, socially and academically, without being afraid. School has ly at 12 noon from 4th organized a week long activities such as Awareness sessions, helping December till 12th De- hands activity, poster making, slogan writing, ant bullying parade, cember. street play on ‘No Bullying’ to observe “Anti Bullying Week” in the school. A display of signed hand prints was created as a visu-  SEP activities and sup- al reminder of students' pledge to take a stand against bullying. port classes will be sus- pended from 4th till further notice.

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CAREER GUIDANCE Career education is an integral part of providing information, advice, and guidance in a progressive manner to our secondary students. This engages the students with a comprehensive understanding of career opportunities in different fields and in differ- ent parts of the world. They can then translate these into effective and appropriate career decisions. Talk on career opportunities in Germany was organized in Dunes International School highlighting the benefits of studying in Germany at graduation level, medium of instruction, available unique applied courses with regular upgrades and various financial aspects

Although Commemoration Day commemorates the fallen in civil and humanitarian ser- vices, its emphasis is clearly on military martyrs. The reason for choosing 30 November for the holiday was that the first UAE soldier to die in defense of his country occurred on this date. This was during the Battle of Greater Tunb, when Iran attempted to seize off- shore Emirati islands just prior to the nation’s formal unification on 1 and 2 December.

Save electricity, save money, save earth It is important to conserve electricity as the natural resources that provide sources for electricity are being depleted faster than they can be regenerating. Conserving electricity also saves money Nowadays people are wasting this resource too much. Fossil fuel power plants burn carbon fuels such coal, oil or gas to generate steam that drives large turbines that pro- duce electricity and produce large amounts carbon dioxide, which causes climate change. The students of 5G presented a Power point presentation to showcase the need of conserving electricity which is the need of the hour. They pointed out the ways we waste this resource and suggested steps to reduce its wastage.

It is the responsibility of the head teacher and governing body of the school premises to ensure that fire evacuation drills are carried out. Dunes International School has conducted a fire drill. Whole school gathered to the assembly very quickly. When all assembled in the assembly area , all the classes showed the green card which shows all are presented. Teachers has taken head count of their classes and went back to school.

\"Students of grades 3 to 5 had their sports day preliminary rounds on 26th and 27th November 2019. All the students have given equal opportunity to show their talents and best performers have been selected to participate in the upcoming sports day. Almost all the students have actively participated with the sportsman spirit and en- couraged others victory\"

4A 4B Noel 4C Jibran Nusayba ben sabin ahmed fatima

Class 4A Diya fatima Class4B Hoorlyn shahjahan Class 4C Yashashvi patel

The French students of Dunes international school participated in the organized tour to the Louvre Museum, Abu Dhabi and enjoyed it at its maximum. More than 50 French students from Grade 5 to Grade 9 participated in this trip on 20th November 2019. Students were amused to see the amazing art classics paintings of VAN GOGH in the massive beautiful archi- tecture. They also were able to see the portrait of Vincent Van Gogh, paintings of Leonardo da Vinci, Pablo Picasso's Portrait of a Woman and many more. The students rejoiced the amazing artefacts, the presentation and everything that this museum offers to the region including the beauty of the building itself.

Types of Industries is an introduction of a vast topic – Industries of India for the grade 4 students. They sorted the available goods from the classroom environment into cottage industries, small scale industries and Large-scale industries. Each group of students explained the reason for categorizing the items in different groups.

A quiz is a form of game or mind sport, in which the play- ers (as individuals or in teams) attempt to answer ques- tions correctly. It is a game to test your knowledge about a certain subject. A quiz is also a brief assessment used in education and similar fields to measure growth in knowledge, abilities, or skills. Quizzes are usually scored in points and many quizzes are designed to determine a winner from a group of participants – usually the partici- pant with the highest score. They may also involve elimi- nating those who get too many questions wrong, the win- ner being the last man standing.

Students were learning idioms in a play way method. They all are asking question to each other. After that they have set the target for each others like match the following, fill in the blanks, look at the picture and guess the idiom. Tell the idiom by looking the expression. They learnt how important is that to use idioms in a daily life. Language is more beautiful by using this. Few students shared their thought with class, they said we used to speak idioms but not aware about that. Thus they know what idioms are they will try to use this in daily life. They all were glad because they leant expression also .

Morning assemblies are a very important part in a student’s life. Students learn actions to go along with the song, which gives a sense of happiness and ex- citement to start the day. Singing boosts confidence and dancing keeps one active and fit.

Tally marks and bar graphs: A bar graph is a visual tool that uses bars to compare data among categories. A bar graph may run horizontally or vertically. The important thing to know is that the longer the bar, the greater its value. Displaying data using bar graphs, histograms and frequency tables can help us to un- derstand information in a visual way. For people who are visual learners, a picture is worth a thousand words. Grade 4 Students have learned how to collect the data of sides from the different shapes and they were drawn bar graph for collected data.

Year of Tolerance : Tricks to remember things “Tolerance is the ability or willing- ness to tolerate the existence of Convert words to pictures opinions or behavior that one dis- Use memory spots. likes or disagrees with.” Use rhymes Improve Your Diet When H.H Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan declared 2019 as Try Common Mnemonics the Year of Tolerance, they real- Remember More with Chunking ized that there is an increasing Make New Connections That Are Visual need for coexistence and harmony Write It Down, Don't Type It Out globally. To fulfil this, it’s im- portant to strengthen human rela- Share What You're Learning tions. Relate new things to what you already know H.H. Sheikh Mohammed declared What Next Ghaf tree as the logo of the Year of tolerance because of its great significance that the tree bears as an indigenous tree. It is a symbol of the stability of the desert and a witness to old customs. The late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan has given the Ghaf tree a great importance. The Ghaf tree sym- bolizes stability and peace in the desert and has the ability to adapt in the desert. Its flowers produce high quality nectar. UAE rulers used to meet their citizens and listen to their demands directly under the shadows of these trees and we will all remain in the shad- ow of tolerance and coexistence.

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