AKSHAY URJA DIWAS: A RAY OF HOPE FOR FUTURE!
'Renewable energy for clean energy is the best alternative for better and brighter future.’ Akshay Urja Diwas is an awareness campaign about the development of renewable energy,celebrated on 20th August every year in India. A special assembly was conducted by the students of Grade-2 to make the school aware of the use of renewable sources of energy. They spoke about the 'Impact of Akshay Urja in India'. They shared the importance of fossil fuels which is very expensive and vets depleted very fast besides creating air pollution and global warming. They urged the students and the gathering to promote and conserve the renewable energy sources for sustainable energy supply. In the end, all the students took an oath together to save the renewable energy(Akshay Urja) apart from the traditional energy.
रोमांचक कहानियों से प्रेसीडीअंस ने की काल्पनिक दुनिया की सैर
साहित्य की सभी विधाओं में कहानी सबसे पुरानी विधा है। जनजीवन में यह सबसे अधिक लोकप्रिय है। कहानियाँ बच्चों को नई अवधारणाओं और भाषा से परिचित करवाने का एक अच्छा माध्यम है। कहानियाँ लोगों को जीवन का अर्थ समझने में मदद करती हैं। छात्रों के भाषा कौशल विकास में कथावाचन एक महत्वपूर्ण भूमिका निभाता है। कहानी सुनाने और सुनने से बच्चों के भाषा ज्ञान के साथ साथ उनके श्रवण कौशल विकास एवम् बौद्धिक कौशल का भी विकास होता है। जिसके चलते बच्चे रचनात्मक तथा आत्मविश्वासी बनते हैं। कथावाचन न केवल बुद्धिमत्ता और ज्ञान को याद रखने योग्य तरीकों में आगे बढ़ाता है,बल्कि यह विद्यार्थियों की कल्पना विकास में भी सहायक होते हैं।
STUDENTS ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE IN A LISTENING ACTIVITY
Everything in writing begins with language, language begins with listening. Listening is an important skill to learn any language. Effective listening in the classroom saves time and results in improved academic and social skills. When developing these skills, it is important that the child becomes an active listener, which means that he uses what he hears from you and others as part of the communication process. To develop the listening and attention skills of our Presidians, a listening activity was planned. Children listened to an audio and completed a worksheet based on their listening. To conclude, listening and learning go hand in hand.
PRESIDIANS HOST A FOOD FAIR TO MARK INDIA’S CULINARY DIVERSITY
When poets write about food, it is usually celebratory. Grade 3 students of Presidium Pitampura organised a Food fair in the school under the theme ‘Food’ in EVS. India is famous for its cultural diversity and it is said that you have to taste a culture to understand it. They learnt about the different regional foods of India and thus brought different food items from their house which were displayed in the respective state stalls. They created beautiful reading cards for their food item which was also displayed along with the food item. The students lovingly and excitedly invited the incharges and the teachers to come to their Food fair and taste the different food items. They answered the questions asked by the teachers and showed all the table manners as a good host. The students were very enthusiastic to taste the food they had brought so they all sat together and tasted different food items. It was a wonderful experience of eating together for the students and teachers both.
SPREADING A SOCIAL MESSAGE ON RAKSHABANDHAN
The chaste bond of love between a sister and a brother is one of the deepest and noblest of human emotions. Students of grade Prep celebrated Rakshabandhan a day before Rakshabandhan festival, marked by usual fervour and gaiety that one associates with this auspicious occasion. Girls tied rakhis on the hands of their classmates (brothers). Brothers gave their lovely sisters sweets and gifts as a token of love. When a rakhi is tied on the wrist of brothers,it underscores the need for a harmonious social life, in which individuals co-exist peacefully as brothers and sisters. In all, it was a successful attempt to make the celebration a success by spreading the social message.
INDEPENDENCE DAY: THE DAWN OF A NEW BEGINNING, OF FREEDOM
The Independence Day of India, which is celebrated religiously throughout the Country on the 15th of August every year, holds tremendous ground in the list of national days, since it reminds every Indian about the dawn of a new beginning, the beginning of an era of deliverance from the clutches of British colonialism of more than 200 years. This big day is celebrated all over the nation with great respect and pride. Presidium Pitampura celebrated this day by presenting a timeline of our freedom struggles which ended in “azadi". Beautiful dances and enactments stole the heart of audience. A heart touching poem recited by a grade 6 students, brought tears to everyone's eyes. Our honorable guests congratulated everyone for this important day and motivated children to love their country and respect the freedom.
EID CELEBRATIONS FILL SOULS WITH RESPECT FOR ALL RELIGIONS
We all face difficult times. It is only the grace of God that gives strength to endure. Presidians celebrated Eid with traditional fervor and gaiety.They depicted the importance of the festival through a speech. Students sensitised the audience to respect all religions and faiths. They also gave a gleaming dance performance and culminated the assembly with a beautiful poem.
LEARNING THE ART OF APPRECIATION WITH SPECIAL ACTIVITIES
Being told you were appreciated is the most simple and uplifting thing one can hear. Appreciation Day was one such day where all the teachers planned various activities to make our students feel special and acknowledged them for all the good things they do. Grade 2 children celebrated Appreciation Day by showing gratitude towards the helper staff. They made beautiful badges and wrote thanking messages on them. This activity inculcated kindness and gratitude in our children, and being empathetic towards them. Students of Grade 1 shared the importance of books and realized that they must take care of their books. They expressed their regards and appreciated their books by making attractive bookmarks and writing beautiful messages on them. Grade 3 students were given appreciation coupons which offered various
ENGLISH ACTIVITY EXPOSES STUDENTS TO DEGREES OF ADJECTIVES
An adjective is a word that modifies a noun or a pronoun. Every adjective has three degrees which express the intensity of adjective in increasing order, for example, big-bigger-biggest. Comparative degree shows property of one thing in comparison to only one thing. Words like ‘than’ and ‘to’ are used for this. A superlative adjective is used to show a property of one thing in comparison to many other things. A superlative degree expresses highest intensity. An activity related to degrees of adjectives was conducted in grade 4 where students related different sentences with the degrees of adjectives using concrete objects.
PRESIDIANS RAISE AWARENESS ON MONSOON DISEASES
With monsoon hitting North India a little earlier this year, it was a sigh of relief from the heat for the people. Rains that bring down the temperatures & increase the joy but they are also the prime cause of diseases that arise due to stagnant water. Dengue being the most vital of all. Students of grade 6 carried out Monsoon & Dengue Awareness at Pitampura branch. They highlighted on the causes, symptoms and prevention of dengue fever. Dengue being one of the most chronic diseases of the modern age, awareness regarding it specially in monsoon season was utmost required to keep the children and their family in good & healthy state.