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Grade 5 weekly newsletter

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DUNES INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL Volume 8 Issue 2 ACADEMIC SESSION 2019-2020 Sneak Peek 9th –13th February Reminder Glimpse of this week  Kindly prepare yourself for Assembly Computer science weekly test. “Spread the will come back to you”  Schedule and portions for Compassion is the concern we show to the sufferings of others. final examination uploaded Keeping this thought in mind, students of Grade 5 G presented the in the portal class assembly. The assembly started by singing Songs of praise followed by news. A skit was performed by the students that re-  Kindly find the circular for vealed the importance of friendship. For people who are depend- the important dates for the ent on others for help and support, compassion is often the most academic year 2020-2021 important factor in allowing them to lead fulfilling lives. The song in the skit showcased the emotions of a child losing her friend. The skit left a spark in each one’s mind – ‘A true friend is one who open our eyes.’ The assembly was informative as well as thought provoking. Students got a chance to learn 2 new scientific terms from the assembly – Heliotropism and Heliophytes.

AFRICAN ART Creativity is the ability to develop and express ourselves and our ideas in new ways. . Creativity is going beyond the usual - stepping outside of the box. It can be defined in many ways, such as how a person explores ideas or uses different ways to solve issues - and how one experiences life. Traditional African masks are one of the elements of great African art that have most evidently influenced Eu- rope and Western art in general; in the 20th century, ar- tistic movements such as cubism, fauvism and expres- sionism have often taken inspiration from the vast and diverse heritage of African masks Students from grade 5 making a beautiful African mask with their creativity and imagination by using different mediums such us sketch pen, water colour, colour pen- cils. This will help us to understand different culture tra- dition of different art form around the world.

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SCIENCE Flow Chart Teaching and Learning Strategy Flow charts are one type of graph- ic organizer where students’ thinking can be made visible. Flowcharts are better way of com- municating the logic of a system to all concerned. It allows students to chalk out their ideas and thoughts in a logical and organized fashion, giv- ing them the freedom to come back and reflect on it. The old saying “a picture is worth a thou- sand words” holds true for flowcharts. It is easier to explain the logic through the flowchart rather. With the help of flowchart, problem can be analyzed in more effective.

DRAMATIZATION Drama is the specific mode of fiction represent- ed in performance: a play, opera, mime, ballet, etc., per- formed in a theatre, or on radio or television. The enact- ment of drama in theatre, performed by actors on a stage before an audience, presupposes collaborative modes of production and a collective form of reception. Grade 5 students were divided in various groups for this activity. Topic and guidelines were given to them in ad- vance. They sat together with their groups and shared their ideas and planned how to perform. Each one of the all groups came and performed and others were observing them. This activity helped them in developing their critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills.

MATHEMATICS MATH WIZARD “Mathematics is not about numbers, equa- tions, computations or algorithms-It is about understanding” The Math Wizard brings joy to learning math facts by providing fun, silly, accuracy etc. Students were asked to solve a math paper that they have learned this year. Practicing for math wizard help them to think critically logically etc. Students were using problem solving skills to find the solution to the questions.

ENGLISH Five fingers retell reading strategy Five fingers retell reading strategy helps students acquire several skills such as listening, fore- casting, and summarizing and many mental skills. It is used to help students summarize the con- tent orally or complete a written summary. gives the learner the ability to formulate questions re- lated to the educational task. It helps to develops the learner's self-confidence and makes him take responsibility for his learning. It supports collab- orative work among learners and emphasizes the principle of constructive dialogue and active par- ticipation between the teacher and the learner. It also contributes in enriching the linguistic out- come of students by forming questions. It works to maintain the impact of learning through the participation of the learner in the educational process and gives learners the ability to self- assess and make meaningful judgments.

2020: Towards the next 50' Strategy for the Future HH Sheikh Mohammed announced that 2020 will be the year when developments will be made across the education, infrastructure, health and media sectors. He wrote: “We want 2020’s atmosphere to be similar to that of in 1970 when our found- ing fathers and their teams were preparing to embark on a new stage and new life.” The UAE is known for its strategic planning, and early adoption of innovation. This is one of the reasons that led it to become a pioneer across many sectors. Sheikh Mo- hammed’s announcement of the work, effort and expectations of next year, reminds us of the importance of planning ahead, for years and years to come, and this is espe- cially important for any young entrepreneurs planning to launch their own business- es.

Counselor Desk The school education system provides psychological counselling, which fo- cusses on addressing learning and educational problems and on developing educational skills, to children, young people, parents and teachers. It is pro- vided in nursery schools, schools and institutions attended by children and young people, as well as in counselling and guidance centers. the assess- ment of pupils’/students’ individual developmental and educational needs and their psychological and physical abilities in order to identify: their strengths, interests and aptitudes or talents; and reasons behind academic failure or difficulties in functioning, which make it difficult for the pu- pil/student to function and participate in institution . What Next Writer’s Hub Competition Computer science “Make a Book Mark” Weekly test 17-02-2020 16-02-2020 To 20-02-2020

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