“Tell me and forget. Teach me and remember. Involve me and learn.” - Benjamin Franklin
Faridabad, 2nd-7th August, 2021:Equipping students with the skills to find, analyse and evaluate information can help them make their own connections. Associating knowledge gained with existing background information helps to build greater meaning and increase engagement. To make learning a joyous experience, Social Studies week was observed from 2nd August to 7th August. Students participated in various activities and also learnt about many new concepts.
Tear and Paste - Map Activity Theme: Physical Features of India Students labelled the physical features of India and learnt about the states in each physical feature.
Exploring Wildlife Theme: Democratic Republic of Congo Students explored and wrote about the wildlife of the Democratic Republic of Congo. They also presented a talk show on the same.
Clay Model Theme: Longitudes and Latitudes Students made a clay model of latitudes and longitudes using different materials like clay, thread, wool. etc and through this, they learnt about the longitudes and latitudes that pass from India.
Clay Model Theme: Volcano Students made a beautiful volcano model. Students learnt about the working of volcanos and their types.
Flip-Flap Book Theme: Types of Natural Vegetation Students created beautiful flip-flap books and shared details about different types of natural vegetation through them.
Creating Social Advertisement Theme: Education for All Students made posters for promoting education for all. They wrote their own slogans for the poster.
Slogan Writing Theme: Conservation of Resources - Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Students wrote their original slogans and used their calligraphy skills to display them beautifully.
Scrapbook Theme: Challenges of nation-building A report is written for a clear purpose and to a particular audience. Specific information and evidence are presented, analysed, and applied to a particular problem or issue. The information is presented in a clearly structured format making use of sections and headings so that the information is easy to locate and follow. Student of Xl was asked to prepare a report on Human Rights. Including all facts and figures as well as a number of incidents of violation of Human Rights in the world.
Newspaper Report Theme: Human Rights Scrapbooking, a crafting and documenting activity, involves taking books with blank pages and adding photos, memorabilia, journaling, and embellishments. Students of Class Xll were asked to prepare a scrapbook on Chapter 9: Challenges of Nation-Building.