Tuesday, April 26, 2016

26 April 2016

Since all that happened for today was revision for the upcoming tests and there was no homework given, I guess this post is just here to wish everyone good luck for the upcoming examinations.

So All The Best For Your Exams.

p.s. I'm not good with words.

Friday, April 22, 2016

22 April 2016

Admin
What we discussed in class the respective locations: 
Talked about the sport that we 'chose' to take place in.

Math
What we discussed in class: 
Discuss TKGS paper.

English
Homework:
  Complete Literary Device Practice Exercises by [ Tuesday 26 April 2016 ]

What we discussed in class:
a.Tone -> Emotion/feel
b.Unusual(Contrast/opposite) + Effective -> Emphasise(purpose/in context)
c.Irony -> Opposite(Humour) and Actual vs Expected
d.What effect -> Purpose + Context
e.Explain + with ? details -> relevance with tone in context <- Quote

Chemistry
What we discussed in class: 
Steps of making a salt
1. Titration(SPAN salts)(SPAN - Sodium,Potassium,Ammonium,Nitrate)
  -For acid + alkali or acid + soluble carbonate
2.Precipitation(Insoluble salts)
  -___(aq)+___(aq)=___(s)+___(aq)
3.Soluble salts that arent SPAN
Acid + Excess insoluble base/carbonate/metal


Past stuff
 Complete paper 2 of 2014 practice paper by [ Monday 25 April 2016 ] [ Biotechnology ]
  Complete evaluation questions from 2013 and 2014 by [ Tuesday 26 April 2016 ] [ History ]
  Complete the composition by [ Tuesday 26 April 2016 ] [ Chinese ]

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.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

21 April 2016

Chinese
Homework:
  Complete the composition by [ Tuesday 26 April 2016 ]

What we discussed in class: 
Discussed openings for compositions.

Social Studies
What we discussed in class: 
Discussed reasons behind Invasion of Kuwait and the practice paper on Cod wars and invasion of Kuwait.

Math
What we discussed in class: 
Can't type about future

English
What we discussed in class:
Discussed inferential questions.

Chemistry
Homework:
  Complete MCQ 6-20, 27-35 of 2014 Chemistry CT by [ Friday 22 April 2016 ]

What we discussed in class: 
Did a quiz on Speed of reaction and Electrolysis.

Past stuff
  Complete DSA-JC/EAE form if interested by [ Friday 22 April 2016 ] [ Admin ]
 Complete paper 2 of 2014 practice paper by [ Monday 25 April 2016 ] [ Biotechnology ]
  Complete evaluation questions from 2013 and 2014 by [ Tuesday 26 April 2016 ] [ History ]

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.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

20 April 2016

Chinese
What we discussed in class: 
Had oral practice.

Math
What we discussed in class: 
Discussed more on Trigonometry.

History
Homework:
  Complete evaluation questions from 2013 and 2014 by [ Tuesday 26 April 2016 ]

What we discussed in class:
Discussed Evaluation questions.

English
What we discussed in class:
Answer of comprehension Questions
1.Identify keywords/Question type
2.Understand the requirements and the question
3.Locate/Underline relevant info in the text
4.Paraphrase:Answer the question

Past stuff
  Complete Iraq-Kuwait War(GCE 2009) by [ Thursday 21 April 2016 ]
  Complete DSA-JC/EAE form if interested by [ Friday 22 April 2016 ]
 Complete paper 2 of 2014 practice paper by [ Monday 25 April 2016 ]
  Bring Chinese TYS for the [ coming lessons ]

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.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

19 April 2016

Sports and Wellness
What we discussed in class the field: 
Did NAPFA.

Chinese
What we discussed in class: 
Did some parts of the composition.

Biotechnology
What we discussed in class the lab: 
Agarose gel electrophoresis and cell counting.

Math
What we discussed in class: 
Discussed Trigonometry.

English
What we discussed in class:
Finished discussing the situational writing planning.

Chemistry
What we discussed in class: 
Discussed most of the MCQs for the Acids,Bases,Salts and Qualitative Analysis practice paper.

Past stuff

  Complete Q2 of the Biology Common Test 2015 Paper 2 by [ Wednesday 20 April 2016 ]
  Complete Iraq-Kuwait War(GCE 2009) by [ Thursday 21 April 2016 ]
  Complete DSA-JC/EAE form if interested by [ Friday 22 April 2016 ]
 Complete paper 2 of 2014 practice paper by [ Monday 25 April 2016 ]
  Bring Chinese TYS for the [ coming lessons 


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.

Monday, April 18, 2016

18 April 2016

Admin
What we discussed in class: 
Had a lesson on 'Leaving a Legacy' .

Biotechnology
Homework:
 Complete paper 2 of 2014 practice paper by [ Monday 25 April 2016 ]

What we discussed in class: 
Discussed the paper 1 of 2014 practice paper.

Social Studies
What we discussed in class: 
Tip for SBQs : Read everything once to get a feel of the context then start writing.

SBQ
Step 1- Question analysis ( What type of question is this )
Step 2- Source Interpretation ( What are the keywords in the source )
Step 3- Construction of answer ( What format should be used )

Math
What we discussed in class: 
Did Trigonometry review practice.

History
What we discussed in class:
Chapter 2 - How did Stalin establish his authoritarian dictatorship over USSR?

Chapters 4 & 6 - Causes of WWII in Europe &Asia:
      Why did Britain & France pursue the appeasement policy? Why wasn't the policy able to prevent WWII?
      Most important cause for outbreak of WWII in Europe?
      Why did Japan attack China during the 1930s / USA (Pearl Harbor) in 1941.
      Most important cause of outbreak of WWII in Asia-Pacific?

Chapters 5 & 7 - Causes of Germany & Japan's defeat in WWII
      Why was USA's involvement in WWII vital for the defeat of Germany/Japan? Were there other important factors as well?

English
Homework:
  Complete the draft for stimulus 4-6 by [ Tuesday 19 April 2016 ]

What we discussed in class:
Stimulus 1
~Planning~
(i)What
 -Who
 -Where
 -When
 -Why ( Factual )
(ii)Reasons
 -Link to importance of awareness ( Distraction by e-devices )
  -Why -> Danger, Distraction +  Near school 
(iii)Process -> How to prevent
  (2)a. Mirror -> Eliminate blind spot
  (1)b. Traffic wardens -> P for SST ( Parents )
  (3)c. Speed strips -> Vehicles will slow down
(iv)Conclusion
  1. Thank the reader - Principal
  2. Offer - Help/details/clarification
  3. Hope - Events would not occur, suggestions adopted.

Stimulus 2
P:
  a.Raise awareness of dangers of profiteering
  b.Possible solutions
  c.Why -> Teen -> should be concerned
A:
  General Public
T:
  Formal Letter
R:
  Formal + Persuasive + Factual + Neutral tone( Logos + Ethos ) ( Minimise Pathos )
(i)5W1H - Profiteering
  -Behaviours
    -In public
      -Jumping of Queue
      -Scuffles
    -Online
      -Auctions
      -Sales
      -Abuse of social media( Facebook)
(ii)Role modelling
  -How they are bad role model, impressionable youths
  -Negative social trends
  -Youths of today are adults of tomorrow
~Planing~
Recount+Reasons+Process
(i)What
 -Who
 -Where
 -When
 -How
(ii)Why -> Impacts & consequences ( Now + Future )
(iii)Solutions
-Issue Queue numbers
-Limit number of sets per customers
-Strictly enforce social media policy
-Police officers on patrol
(iv)Conclusion
  1. Thank the reader
  2. Offer
  3. Hope

Stimulus 3
P:
  a.Acitivites -> Bond + Camaraderie + Fun
  b.Propose + 1 Activity
  c.Student leaders -> assist teachers
A:
  CCA Teacher in charge
T:
  Report + Proposal
R:
  Formal + Persuasive
Ideas
a.Obstacle course - Cooperation to overcome -> build trust } Fun cause solve problems
b.Bamboo rafting - Cooperation to overcome -> build trust } Fun cause water-borne/sense of achievement
c.Campfire - Preparation + Activities(Singing/Rehearals)
d.Trust fall/Flying Fox/Abseiling } Trust in your group mates } Fun cause adrenaline rush
How Student Leaders can assist
-Safety(Provide extra eyes to look out for danger)
-Head count(Keep track of people)
~Planing~
(i)Activities + Reasons(1-3 Paragarphs) -> Group them by the nature of the activity/fun(Obstancle course+Bamboo rafting)
(ii)Role of Student Leaders
(iii)Conclusion
  1. Thank the reader
  2. Offer
  3. Hope

Past stuff
  Complete all MCQs,Q1&3 from Section B and Q1 from Section C Workbook by [ Tuesday 19 April 2016 ]
  Complete Q2 of the Biology Common Test 2015 Paper 2 by [ Wednesday 20 April 2016 ]
  Complete Iraq-Kuwait War(GCE 2009) by [ Thursday 21 April 2016 ]
  Complete DSA-JC/EAE form if interested by [ Friday 22 April 2016 ]
  Bring Chinese TYS for the [ coming lessons ]

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.

Friday, April 15, 2016

15 April 2016

Admin
Homework:
  Complete DSA-JC/EAE form if interested by [ Friday 22 April 2016 ]

What we discussed in class the auditorium: 
Had a briefing on the selection of schools.
Here's a tl;dr

DSA_JC held around [ MAY ]
EAE held around [ June ]

CHECK draft of SGC and do not lose the original one as a replacement is costly and of a lower quality.

Being accepted does not change the fact that you can forget about O-Level. Still required to meet the minimal requirements.

There are many talks for EAE, if you want more info such as the timing then search for them online.

Sports and Wellness 
What we discussed in class the field: 
Completed 2.4km run.

Biology
Homework:
  Complete Q2 of the Biology Common Test 2015 Paper 2 by [ Wednesday 20 April 2016 ]

What we discussed in class: 
Discussed the reproduction in plants worksheet and the questions from the Common Test 2015.

Chemistry
What we discussed in class: 
Finished the topic on electrolysis.

Past stuff
  Complete Cod Wars(GCE 2013) by [ Monday 18 April 2016 ]
  Complete the two SEQ by [ Monday 18 April 2016 ]

  Complete 2013 and 2014 surprise questions by [ Monday 18 April 2016 ]
  Complete all MCQs,Q1&3 from Section B and Q1 from Section C Workbook by [ Tuesday 19 April 2016 ]
  Complete Iraq-Kuwait War(GCE 2009) by [ Thursday 21 April 2016 ]
  Bring Chinese TYS for the [ coming lessons ]

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.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

14 April 2016

Chinese
What we discussed in class: 
Did oral practice.

Biology
What we discussed in class: 
Did the MCQs for the practice paper.

Social Studies
Homework:
  Complete Cod Wars(GCE 2013) by [ Monday 18 April 2016 ]
  Complete the two SEQ by [ Monday 18 April 2016 ]
  Complete Iraq-Kuwait War(GCE 2009) by [ Thursday 21 April 2016 ]

1. Explain how disputes over natural resources between Iraq and Kuwait had led to Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990.[5m]
2. Explain two other causes of Iraq-Kuwait war in 1990. Which one of them is more significant in causing the war? Explain your answer.[10m]

What we discussed in class: 
Format for Common Test:
Full paper(1h45min)
5 SBQ
 -Iraq-Kuwait
3 SEQ(Choose 1 out of 3)
 -Bonding
 -Terrorism
 -Diplomacy and Deterrence
 -Iraq-Kuwait

Math
What we discussed in class: 
Revised Matrices and Binomial Theorem.

English
What we discussed in class:
Situational Writing
Section B (30m)
Task Fulfilment (10m)
Language (20m)

Awareness of purpose, audience and context ( Register )
Relevance
Development and organisation of information/ideas
Appropriate use of given information and visual stimulus

Tips :
Look at the second last line/sentence/paragraph; "write a ____ to ____" (First blank determines the format(Formal, informal,etc.) and second blank determines the purpose and register(Proposal, recount, etc.))

Prompts 3-5
-Info/Visual Text based stimulus≥1
-Advocacy/Justification 1min
-Aim/Purpose
-Your own take/Point 0-1

Past stuff
  Complete Q3-7 of Assignment 03 of integration part 2 by [ Friday 15 April 2016 ]
  Complete "Thank you Ma'am" for the El Reading Programme by [ Friday 15 April 2016 ]
  Complete 2013 and 2014 surprise questions by [ Monday 18 April 2016 ]
  Complete all MCQs,Q1&3 from Section B and Q1 from Section C Workbook by [ Tuesday 19 April 2016 ]
  Bring Chinese TYS for the [ coming lessons ]

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.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

13 April 2016

Sports and Wellness 
What we discussed in class the field: 
Did NAPFA.

Chinese
What we discussed in class: 
Did more comprehension questions.

Math
What we discussed in class: 
Did sets worksheet and went through them.

History
Homework:
  Complete 2013 and 2014 surprise questions by [ Monday 18 April 2016 ]

What we discussed in class:
The structure of surprise questions.

English
What we discussed in class:
Continued with oral practice.

Past stuff
  Complete Q3-7 of Assignment 03 of integration part 2 by [ Friday 15 April 2016 ]
  Complete all MCQs,Q1&3 from Section B and Q1 from Section C Workbook by [ Tuesday 19 April 2016 ]
  Bring Chinese TYS for the [ coming lessons ]

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.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

12 April 2016

Admin
What we discussed in class the auditorium: 
Talked about the upcoming test. More info can be found in the SST and google sites.

Sports and Wellness 
Homework:
  Bring your Macbook to complete the assessment for [ Wednesday 13 April 2016 ]

What we discussed in class the Multi-Purpose Hall: 
Did training for many muscles in the body.

Chinese
What we discussed in class: 
Did some questions and went through them from the practice paper.

Biology
What we discussed in class: 
Continued discussion and completed some question in the practice paper on heredity.


Biotechnology
What we discussed in class: 
Did Plasmid transformation and agar plating.

Math
What we discussed in class: 
Continued discussing linear law questions.

Chemistry
Homework:
  Complete all MCQs,Q1&3 from Section B and Q1 from Section C Workbook by [ Tuesday 19 April 2016 ]

What we discussed in class: 
Completed the topic of the rate of reaction and started on electrolysis.

Past stuff
  Complete the two hypothesis questions by [ Wednesday 13 April 2016 ]
  Complete Q3-7 of Assignment 03 of integration part 2 by [ Friday 15 April 2016 ]
  Bring Chinese TYS for the [ coming lessons ]

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.