Thursday, January 7, 2016

7 January 2016













Here is a summary of what happened today.


Admin
What we discussed in class: 
Please include the index number at the top right.
Once a form has been given, hand in on the next school day.

' All things are ready, if our mind be so. ' - William Shakespeare


Sports and Wellness 
What we discussed in class: 
Practise the art of looking up and down constantly while dribbling.

Biology
Homework:
  Complete Q1 and Q2 of the worksheet given out by [ Monday 11 January 2016 ]

What we discussed in class: 
Went through the homeostasis worksheet and did 3 questions on about the topic. 

Social Studies
Homework:
  Complete the SS Holiday Homework by [ Friday 8 January 2015 ]

What we discussed in class: 
Class seating arrangement
Scheme of work 2016( Includes important dates such as the tests )
Recap on Northern Ireland
Collection of holiday homework
Diagnostic test

Time
-Mining for time ( Squeeze out time ) ( Study while waiting for bus )
-Storing time ( Filing )
-Refining time ( separate the value of time to a particular time of the day ) ( Do mundane things at the end of the day, learn at the start of the day and rest after meals. This varies from person to person )

Math
Homework:
  Complete homework 2 - Measures of central tendencies by [ Monday 11 January 2016 ]

What we discussed in class: 
Practised more about mean,median and mode.

English
Homework:
  There will be a quick test on [ Monday 11 January 2016 ]

What we discussed in class:

Paper 2 Section A -> Visual texts [ 5m ] ~ 10minutes recommended(Analysis 2-3minutes, Answer Questions 7-8minutes)

~Visual Texts~

When reading the text,
-Text type   - Commercial ad, Political campaign social awareness, poster, infographic
-Audience   - Specific
-Purpose   - Primary( Raise awareness ), Secondary( Call to action ), Tertiary( Direct vs Indirect )
-Approach   - Ethos(Ethics; Authority/Credibility/Evidence/Proof), -Pathos(Passion;Emotion/Appeal/Feelings), Logos(Logic/Logical sense/Reasonable)
-Symbol   - Visual Effect for Purpose(Similarity/Comparison effect)

When answering,
-Look for the question type
-Look for the key words
-Look for the question requirements 
-Answer the question

Chinese
Homework:
  Complete the comprehension if you have not done so by [ Friday 8 January ]
  Complete the Chinese Holiday Homework by [ Friday Morning 8 Jan 2016 ](Comprehension only but others have to be done by [ Monday 11 January 2016 ] ) 

What we discussed in class: 
(50%) Oral [ 1-18 July 2016 ]
(20%) Listening Comprehension [ 19 July 2016 ]
(60%) Composition and (70%) Comprehension [ 30 May 2016 ] ( Can retake if unhappy or <C6)
Prelims are only given to those who want to retake their Chinese O'Levels

"Responsibility is stronger than strength; Small details are key to success; Actions speak louder than words"

Google Classroom code : 2er49i


1. Read the question first
2. Skimming through and highlighting key points
3. Scanning for the answers
4. Answering the questions

Types of questions ( Combination between questions is possible )
-Repetition
-Explanation
-Rearrangement
-Extension
-Evaluation
-Creative ( Usually not found in the passage or unable use the answer available )
拟人 -   当人来描写
拟物 - 把人当动物或别生命
反问句 -‘难道,怎么,哪,何尝’ 
比喻 - ’好像,好比‘

Past Stuff

[ Week 3 ] might have a surprise Biology test



  Submit the History holiday homework to Phone by [ Tuesday 12 January 2016 ].


  Enter Google Classroom code : 1d8w6iq ASAP

  Extension of learning ( A1 & A2 students ) ASAP



  Submit the holiday homework to Phone by [ Tuesday 12 January 2016 ].



  Check Facebook regarding the service learning details

  Look at the dates for the JC/Poly Open House and go to one of them before there's none left.

- A photo taking session involving the cohort will be happening on [ Wednesday 3/2/16 ]

If there is something that I missed or if there is a mistake that I had made, please feel free to inform me on the Facebook/Whatsapp group or private message me.

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