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Grade 4 weekly newsletter

Published by sheejajayagopal, 2019-11-02 02:01:04

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DUNES INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL Volume 5 issue 3 ACADEMIC SESSION 2019-2020 Sneak Peek 28th —31st October 2019 Reminder Glimpse of this week  Students should come in Parents, teachers and students are all viewed as proper school uniform partners in learning. The main objective of the meeting was to create a common platform, where teacher and parents  Those who have not en- come together to discuss student’s performance and devise ways to rolled for “Friendship at enrich their learning experience. The teachers briefed the parents its best” to give their about their ward’s performance during first term. Together they identi- names and submit the fied the areas of strength and weakness of the child and sorted out amount by Sunday . ways to boost the child’s performance. In Dunes International School Kindly refer the circular parent teacher conference was scheduled on 31st where in parents for the details. were encouraged to appreciate student’s participation in all academic activities. This helped to create the necessary consciousness among  Prepare well for the Eng- parents to stimulate their interest in the students and the school. lish weekly test which will be conducted on Sunday

Snap shot Morning assemblies plays a very important role in a student’s life. Singing songs to start the day has a positive effect on one’s life. Here, students learnt a new song with vigor and enthusiasm. Assembly theme was based on uses of social media. Students learnt that we should use social media wisely. Students were able Identify the facts of Internet, realize the importance of social media and how to keep personal email id safe.

Exhibition DUNES XPRESSION!- “The Learning Footprint” Learning becomes eternal when there is engagement, collaboration and participation. DUNES XPRES- SION- the learning footprint, an exhibition aimed to boost students’ critical thinking, communication and collaboration was organized on the 30th of October, 2019. It’s cross curricular link made it a memo- rable event for the students. The “GLOBE THEATRE” exhibited Shakespeare’s renowned plays; King Lear, Othello, Macbeth and Julius Caesar which took the visitors on a journey back to the 16th and 17th Centuries. Islamic education, SST and Arabic mingled together with their astounding idea of Quranic Garden where they explained each exhibit with a background from Quranic revelation. With the motive of pop- ularizing science and increasing awareness among stakeholders about close relationship between Sci- ence, Technology and Society, the students exhibited their practical skills on the theme “I Spy Science”. Students explored fun of science using common kitchen chemicals thereby gaining an insight on entre- preneurship skills. They used magic chemistry to make the audience think about scientific concepts. The Math hall came up with an innovative idea where they shared the tips of Vedic Math and the way of remembering the trigonometric values using palm. They enjoyed solving puzzles and made math learn- ing fun to the visitors.

Diwali meaning\" row of lights\" is celebrated to honor the victory of good over evil and brightness over darkness. A five day festival is celebrated with full of joy and prayers are offered for the welfare, prosperity, wealth and wisdom. It is a time for introspection, to contemplate and dispel our own darkness and per- sonal demons. Let light shine within yourself, and also shine this light out- wards.

ASSET is a skill based test that measures student’s concep- tual understanding, benchmarks school’s performance at an international, national & regional level with actionable insights through easy-to-understand reports. It allow stu- dents to know the stands and pinpoints of strength and weakness. It provides concrete ideas of improving assess- ment methods.

Mohd Austin Mohd . al shah jobins faizaan

Class 4A Varnika Anil Class4B Abhinand prajith Class 4C Sameeha Rayana

Jal tharang is a musical instrument. Ceramic bowls with different levels of water will be beaten with two sticks in both hands makes vibrations and create smoothening sound. The students learnt different uses of water and its multi dimensional uses .

Factors are the components of multiplication problems. Students need to understand how to factor numbers, particularly when dealing with fractions. Factorization can be an extremely abstract concept for students. These hands-on activities can help students to get the clear idea when introducing the complicated concept, making the abstract tangible and bringing the lesson easy. Grade 4 students found the factors of the numbers by using multiplication and division by grouping the seeds.

Keeping a beat is very important, which is what the students are learning. Pace and patience go hand in hand and helps in mind and body, keeping control of motor skills. Students keep beat with the cajon and shakers.

Paragraph Writing Writing is an important part of life. It helps express feelings and thoughts to the other in a rela- tively permanent way. Writing encourages and enhances critical thinking, creative thinking and helps in organizing thoughts and improve communication skills. Writing also improves develop professional arguments about a topic and articulate opinions. It also helps in better presentation of facts. The main motive of conducting paragraph writing ac- tivity was to showcase the ability to express words in their own way, enable a child to create his/her own unique identity and encourage the students to enhance their thinking and writing skills. Through the activity, students exposed their quality literature representing a variety of literary styles.

Creativity is the artist's secret weapon. It will give to students the ability to prac- tice creative thinking skills, in turn making you a stronger artist. Sketching, doodling, or drawing has been shown to improve the ability for students brain to function and im- prove concentration. Drawing makes our attention span better or worse when trying to com- plete a basic task.

Pollution :- Grade 4 students leant the differ- ence between polluted and non pol- luted environment . They have drawn picture and written the what is the difference an some of them has share their thoughts how we can control of it. There are many things you can do to reduce your impact on the environment. If we all use ener- gy, transport and other goods and services more carefully, we can re- duce harmful emissions to our air, land and water. Everyday choices have the power to make a differ- ence, and help protect our environ- ment for a clean and sustainable fu- ture.

Year of Tolerance Tips for Maintaining a healthy brain for kids 1. Eat Smart CO-EXISTENCE Blue berries TOLERANCE Leafy greens Beets DIALOGUE Egg yolks Fatty fish The idea of tolerance is deeply Nuts 2. Add a supplement rooted in the fabric of the cul- Vitamin D ture, heritage and traditions of Omega –3 3. try meditation the UAE, a society that derives 4. Emphasis healthy sleep habits its priorities from a combina- 5. make play a priority tion of its Islamic religion, cen- turies-old authentic Arab cus- toms, as well as the teachings and wisdom of the nation’s blessed founding father, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, consolidating the pillars of goodness on which the country was established. The UAE has established itself as a bridge of communication between the peoples of the world and, since its estab- lishment, has created an open, respectful environment NUTS- The Friendship at its Best on 7th November 2019 Flag day on 3rd No- vember

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