English Language Week was celebrated in all campuses of Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori and High School, says a press release.
The Language Week celebrated at SLS, Zaraj Campus had a lot of exciting English language activities planned for the students to help them deepen their understanding of the English Language. The activities mainly focused on learning English grammar concepts, enhancing vocabulary and recognizing patterns of pronunciation in a fun filled way.
The Montessori students were brought outside to the play area where they performed various language activities prepared by their teachers. The Junior Montessori classes played “Hit the Letter Game” which had all the students attentively listening to the phonic sounds of different alphabets and hitting the same alphabet pasted on the wall with a ball. A sound hopscotch activity and a sound slap game were also played by the students of Junior Montessori enhancing their phonemic hearing and identifying skills.
The activities planned for Senior and Advanced Montessori focused mainly on word formation. The students enthusiastically played the “Power Word Game” and made new words by adding vowels to the already given words. The “CVC Words Passing the Pillow Activity” was loved by all. The students made new words keeping in mind the Consonant – Vowel – Consonant sequence of word formation. They also expanded their vocabulary through games like “Action word role play”, “Action word finder”, and “The vowel activity”.
The Primary and the Secondary students were no less in taking part in various activities. The “Revolving Wheel Game” was played in every classroom. Questions were asked from the students in the form of riddles focusing on grammar concepts like tenses, parts of speech, vocabulary words etc. It was an enriching activity that truly engaged all the students, who participated actively.
The English Language Week came to an end when a special morning assembly was conducted on the last day of the week. An on spot quiz competition was held by randomly selecting the students from the audience. The participants actively answered the questions one after the other while the audience cheered and supported the teams. The quiz competition was followed by a puppet show performed by the primary students who shared some effective tips with the audience on how to improve their English language. The intonation pattern of the voices behind the puppets added a lively effect to the presentation. Section Head, Ms. Sidra Omer praised the students and the teachers on a well celebrated week, emphasizing on the learning of English Language through activities.
All campuses of Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori & High School celebrated International Day of Mother Earth, says a press release.
Students of Civil Lines Primary Branch held a special assembly with a belief that Earth Day can be celebrated every day, and every individual can make a difference. The special assembly started off with a brief introduction about the background of the day highlighting the mission to broaden and diversify the environmental movement in order to maintain a healthy sustainable environment.
The first presentation of the day focused on elaborating easy everyday steps that one can adopt to promote a healthier environment. The Primary students shared with their fellow friends the advantages of conserving natural resources, alternatives that one can follow to reduce pollution and the importance of educating one another to do the same. The second presentation was an act highlighting the efforts being done on the governmental level to attain a cleaner and greener environment emphasizing on the tree plantation campaign being held countrywide. The audience listened carefully to the students on the stage and later planted a tree in the school compound along with their Head Teacher.
A thought provoking dialogue between two friends was also presented with an objective to instil the feeling of ownership and responsibility to take care of their mother Earth. The students were shown to realise how badly the humans have been treating their mother earth and how every individual can put in their part to make a difference. The three R’s (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) were greatly stressed upon as the students promised to reduce the use of plastic and to reuse and recycle the materials around them.
The special morning assembly came to an end on a cheerful note when a group of students performed on the Earth Song. Holding colourful pompoms they sang and pledged to make their mother earth a cleaner and greener planet for all the species to live in. Section Head, Mrs. Huma Nasir appreciated the students and the duty teacher for a well prepared assembly conveying a lot of useful information to the audience.
The secondary students of Sadeeqa’s Learning System (SLS) Montessori & High School celebrated Autism Awareness Day, says a press release.
The Harley Street Senior Branch held a special assembly in this regard creating awareness among the students about the Autism Spectrum Disorder by highlighting its causes, symptoms and ways to cope up with it.
The special assembly started off with an introduction about the day outlined in the form of a dialogue between a doctor and a student discussing various features of the disorder. The students were informed about the severity of the disorder depending upon the age, its causes and treatment. Some statistics were also shared pointing out the occurrence of ASD more in males as compared to females. The next presentation focused on displaying the most commonly observed symptoms in an individual suffering from Autism. Limited social interaction, sensitivity towards sounds and noises, limited vocabulary and difficulty in identifying objects in the surroundings were explained through the help of a demonstration.
Different levels of Autism Spectrum Disorder were explained by a student of grade 10 who started off with highlighting the beauty lying in the differences among individuals and that just like physical differences our brains also work differently. The last presentation of the special assembly was on a beautiful song performed by a group of grade 7 students, giving away the message about appreciating an autistic individual by encouraging them instead of isolating them.
The special assembly came to an end when the duty teacher Ms. Zunaira shared with the teachers some tips and strategies to deal with the students struggling with difficulties by reminding them that the best way to connect with the students is through love and acceptance. Principal of SLS, Harley Street campus senior branch, Mobeena Moazzam appreciated the teachers and the students for sharing information about Autism through a well prepared special assembly.
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