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Grade 3 weekly newsletter

Published by sheejajayagopal, 2020-01-16 10:27:29

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DUNES INTERNATIONALSCHOOL Volume7 Issue 2 12 to 16 January 2020 ACADEMIC SESSION 2019-2020 Sneak Peek  Prepare well for the up- “ Education is like a lantern which lights your way in a dark alley” coming ASSET exam for Sci- ence which is scheduled for Assembly was conducted based on the theme ‘Education is must 19.01.2020 for all’. Every human being needs oxygen to survive in the world.  Hindi weekly test will be Education is as important as this because education gives people the conducted on 27th January knowledge and skills they require. Education is important to people 2020. of all ages and it has no limit. Children require education in order for them to learn how to speak and to write. During this assembly stu-  Info tech competition will dents showcased the importance of education through various per- be conducted between 19th formances. The speech and the skit gave the message how im- to 23rd January 2020. portant is education. Students conveyed the message through an action song. All the students are enthusiastically participated in the assembly.

“Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try” The ‘Knit-a-thon’ was an initiative by the UAE women aimed at breaking the Guinness World Record for the world’s largest blanket and setting an unprecedented record for the maximum knitted hearts to be dismantled and distributed to 3200 underprivileged children worldwide. Dunes International School contributed immensely to this noble cause at making the initiative a GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the maximum knitted hearts with 3200 blankets totaling 3100sqm. The school would like to thank the whole hearted contribution of the parents, students and staff in making it happened. Parcicipants were honoured during the assembly.

ASSET is a skill based test that measures student’s conceptual understanding, benchmarks school’s performance at an international, national & regional level with actionable insights through easy-to- understand reports. ASSET exams for Math and English was conducted for the students of grade 3 to 5 on 15-01-2020 and 16-01-2020 respective- ly. It helped them to identify their capabil- ity and real potential that can help them to overcome future obstacles in life and sur- vive better in today’s modern competitive world. They also motivated students to aspire for better and deeper grasp of math concept so as to enhance their reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills.

Sport develops a sense of friendliness among the children and develop their team spirit. It helps children to develop mental and physical toughness. ... These days sports are an integral part of the education. Sports day for children in pri- mary school has been proven to enhance mental and physi- cal development, as well as social skills and even improve- ments in academic performance. To mark the occasion of Indian Republic Day that coincides with the Annual Sports Meet of Dunes International school which is scheduled to be celebrated on January 26, prepara- tion of Floats representing various aspects of India is being carried at its full zeal . Our little ones are also presenting an Indian national flag formation .

Mohamed Thashreef- 3A Mohammed Mayyikarathi-3B Arwa Mohammedi -3C

Ayna Sanyo –3A Mohammed Akhtar–3B Mohammed Hani–3C

Discussion can be an effective way for stu- dents to engage with core concepts, apply them and to enhance their problem-solving skills. It promotes teamwork, elicits higher order thinking, and is especially applicable when a subject is complex or open-ended. Communication skills of students develop as they express themselves, state their ideas in a clear manner, and listen to the views of oth- ers. Students of grade 3 generate their own ideas, contributing explicitly to their own and others’ learning. Also, it draws out multiple explanations, enabling students to ask ques- tions they may not have asked if they were working individually and deepens their under- standing.

ASSET measures how well a student has understood concepts and gives detailed feedback on the same, to help them improve. The students were given questions for practicing for ASSET Exam. Questions are trickier and conceptual which require the students to have a wide thought process to solve the variety of problems based on logics and concepts. They were given time limit for discussion and solving of the questions. These challenging questions put up for the students helped them to enhance their critical and problem-solving skills. They got a clear idea of what was coming for the exam and were well-prepared.

Role play Role-play is any speaking activi- ty when you either put yourself into somebody else's shoes, or when you stay in your own shoes but put yourself into an imagi- nary situation! Grade 3c students used an imaginary situation on functional language for a multi- tude of scenarios which activated and practiced through role-play.

Debates as an activity, help reach multiple classroom objectives: they not only practice speaking and listen- ing skills, but also motivate students, develop their argumentation strategies, critical thinking and en- courage independent learning. Grade 3 Students learned the subtopic mass media by conducting a de- bate on the topic advantages and disadvantages of internet. It was a new experience as they learned how to debate on a topic if there is a difference of opinion.

The students were assigned to draw pictures of Eid to show the true essence and significance of the festival. Students drew some pictures of Eid that express joy and happiness. Students learnt how to celebrate the festival and how to greet their friend. They enjoyed doing the activity along with their classmates and friends. This activity helped them to learn the values of collaboration, hardwork and team- work.

The Art Room is a dream world for students at Dunes International School where fantasy turns to reality. From unique paintings and paper fabrications to ribbons and buttons, children at this school turn your imagination into your very own masterpiece. Humans are blessed with the creative skill and imagination to transform the most uninteresting image into a vibrant and spirited composition. The Students displayed these skills and also their dexterity in paper folding to present superlative Origami compositions to mark the Republic day encompassing a vibrant display of colours, festivity and nationalism which also uplifted the spirit of true patriotism among the students.

2020: Towards the next 50' Strategy for the Future Counsellor Desk H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Most of us already know the importance of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and communication. By keeping an open line of Ruler of Dubai, announced the UAE Strategy for communication, you’ll have a better relation- the Future, a comprehensive roadmap that will ship with your child and your child will come take the nation to the next era of development. to you when there’s a problem. But there’s another reason for communication — you Launched under the directives of H. H. Sheikh help your child integrate different parts of Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the his/her brain. Integration is similar to our UAE, the long-term strategy will steer the nation’s body in which different organs need to coor- growth by identifying the needs and challenges of dinate and work together to maintain a the future, addressing them through impactful healthy body. When different parts of the long-term plans, and successfully leveraging new brain are integrated, they can function har- opportunities for all-round development. moniously as a whole, which means fewer tantrums, more cooperative behavior, and The strategy is centred on three main themes — more empathy. To do that, talk through trou- new operational model for the government, bling experiences. Ask your child to describe building national capacity and setting strategic what happened and how he/she felt. Do not priorities for the future. provide solutions. You don’t need to have all the answers to be a good parent. Just listen- Under the new strategy, planning will become a ing to them talk and asking clarifying ques- mandatory part of the operations of government tions will help them make sense of their ex- departments. Future scenario reports on key sec- periences and integrate memories. tors will be published and serve as a benchmark for developing governmental plans and policies. Sunday What next 19.01.2020 “ASSET” Science Wednesday “Writer’s Hub Competition” 22.01.2020 Time Machine

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