READING AND QUIZ

ARWACHIN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, DILSHAD GARDEN

READING CLUB REPORT 

Class 1-3 (2017-18)

As rightly said

“Books give a  soul to the universe,wings to the mind,flight to the imagination and life to everything”

                                                                                                                        -Plato

Reading stimulates your brain ,strengthens creativity and boosts knowledge.The students of reading club were engaged in the following reading activities recently-

Recap Vocab

Reading Club  students were given levelwise books of different topics and important words were recalled and remembered spellings and meanings for class 2 and 3.

Rapid reading Game

Students read high frequency words and had a rapid reading game.

Mix Bag

The students were given the different genres of books Aesop fables,science encyclopedias,magazine,Indian tales and spellings and  word meanings were recalled with the help of dictionary.

 

ARWACHIN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, DILSHAD GARDEN

READING CLUB REPORT

 Class 4-6 (2017-18)

As rightly said

“A book is a magical thing that lets you travel to far-away  places without ever leaving your chair”

                                                                                                                                                                   -Katrina Mayer

The benefits of reading are not limited to entertainment. One can learn and improve skills that can add value to your life. Reading novels to pass the time is a great way to exercise the brain. Reading  every day improves vocabulary and writing skills. Reading is a fundamental skill that every human should develop.

Some of the activities conducted during the reading club are:-

Vocab Game

The students worked in partnership and searched the meanings of the difficult words from the books provided to them.After learning the meanings ,they played Tic-Tac-Toe game based on the vocabulary.

Fruity Checkers

The children have read adventure books and played fruity checkers game during club period with collected word meanings

Favourite pick

The students read books of their choice and the library quiz was conducted.

Amazing facts

The children have read biographies,encyclopedias and Do it yourself books and collected interesting facts.

Mix-Bag

The children were divided into  groups according to their choice and read aloud plays,read along songs,newspaper quiz and amazing facts, ideas were shared and prepared  to be presented in interactive assembly.

 

ARWACHIN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, DILSHAD GARDEN

READING CLUB REPORT

 Class  7-12 (April- July)

 “Learning gives Creativity, Creativity leads to thinking, Thinking provides knowledge, Knowledge makes us Great….

Reading is a fundamental skill that every human should develop. It helps one to increase one’s imagination, awareness as well as the knowledge. Reading every day improves the vocabulary and the writing skills.  The students of reading club read different types of books in the library such as:

Indian History:

The students were asked to read books related to Indian history. The students selected books related to freedom fighters their biographies, their contribution in the freedom struggle etc. They enjoyed the session enriching their knowledge related to freedom movements.

Vocab Game

Through checkers game the students asked each other the meanings of the difficult words from their prescribed story books and enriched their vocabulary. They learnt new words and how to work as a team.

Amazing facts

The children read encyclopedias. They collected interesting facts and shared them with their friends.

Art and craft

The students chose books on calligraphy and learnt the tricks to write beautifully in different style. They also learnt paper art.

 

  ARWACHIN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL,DILSHAD GARDEN

READING CLUB REPORT

(CLASS: 1-6)

(2016-2017)

 

Reading Club is a wonderful way to engage the students and contribute to the reading culture and develop various life skills at the school. It opens up new avenues  and gives us a chance to enhance our life skills.Some of the life skills which our children keep learning through the reading club are critical thinking,self realization,inter-personal skills,creativity,communication skills. Some of the activities to promote these lifeskills are:-

 

Class 1-3

  • Reading fairytales and storybooks and finding new vocabulary word meanings using dictionary.
  • Developing interpersonal skills through solving puzzles in small groups on topics of antonyms, synonyms, homonyms, math, sentence building, transport and communication etc.
  • To learn to cope with  stress they read poetry of famous authors on various topics like nature humour,animals,universe,seasons,transport.Children of class 3 were taught to create their own poems on those topics.
  • Children engaged in a Wordhunt from books related to  grammar after reading  stories on empathy  from Panchatantra and Aesop fables.
  • Children celebrated Friendship Day understanding the true meaning of friendship through character building stories and understood the meaning of sharing and caring for others.
  • They read Mythology and stories of Krishna on the occasion of Janmasthami.
  • Engaged in BINGO SIGHT WORD  game where children had to read and mark the words according to their level.

 

Class 4-6

  • Dumb charades of famous book characters after reading their favourite books  on them.
  • Children read stories inspired by movies  and had a discussion on their favourite part of the book and understood the importance of developing  critical thinking on comparison of books and movies.
  • They read articles from newspapers and magazines.
  • Read a book on their favourite hobbies like music ,sports etc.
  • They enacted a read aloud play  based on  true life stories of famous personalities which inspired self realization.
  • They will be reading adventure and thrillers will have a story retelling  just  a minute on stories read .

                                       

READING CLUB

CLASS: 7-10

(2016-2017)

Reading helps us to increase our imagination, awareness as well as our knowledge. The students of reading club read different types of books in the library such as:

They have read about famous people through biographies. After reading the struggle of famous people, they were highly motivated and learnt to deal with stress and become self reliant.

They read fiction of their own choice. After that, they played Dumb Charades,in which they had to enact and narrate the summary of the book. This helped them to develop their communication skills.

The students were asked to read the books on the following topics: Great Indian men and women, Inventions and Inventors .They enjoyed reading them and learnt about new discoveries and unique facts.

Books on Science and space were read by them .They learnt many new terms and facts about space.

They had also played Mind Power Games. It helped in enhancing their memory and improved their concentration .It was a powerful tool for mental workout. Along with these activities reading club always tries to inculcate reading habit among them.

 

CLEANLINESS DRIVE

During the reading club the activities on cleanliness were taken up for classes 1 to 12.

1. Children of classes 1 to 3 read books on cleanliness and made pop-up cards on the value of cleanliness.

2. Class 4 to 6 children wrote slogans on how to keep the library clean. All the posters were displayed in the library.

3. Children of classes 7 to10 were made aware on how to arrange the library books on the shelves subject wise

 

Inter-house G.K. Quiz Competition

The inter-house General Knowledge quiz competition was held at Arwachin International School on 18th November 2014. There were six participants in each house from classes VI to XI.

There were four rounds in the Competition. The first round was “Take Your Pick” in which students had to choose one colour out of four. The four colours represented the following topics: Science and Technology, Language and Literature, The world around us and the natural world. The students were then asked questions based on the topics that they had selected.

The second round was an audio visual round in which 4 audio tracks based on Sports were played and 4 visuals were shown in which students had to recognize the singer and the sportsperson.

The third round was based on Current Affairs and latest who’s who of the Indian politics.

 The fourth round was a Rapid fire round in which each house was asked 10 questions within the duration of 1 minute.

There was an audience round as well based on IQ.

The quiz was a great success, all the participants’ answered enthusiastically. The final scores are as follows:

                                                  Bose:       110

                                                  Tagore:   105

                                                  Tilak:     70

                                                  Shastri:    05

 

 

Newspaper fun

Reading and quiz club helps to create proficient readers. It also enhances their thinking ability. They get to know about the literature that they read. Newspaper is a great way to improve summarization skill, learn more about the world events, and work with real-life reading materials at the same time. The students of Class 4 to 6 were instructeds to read the newspaper each day and summarize the articles in the categories of:

  • Science facts
  • Sports
  • World and
  • Photographs 

They created a collage out of the collected articles. The best collage was displayed on the library bulletin board. Every student showed keen interest in doing this activity.

                       

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