Roald Dahl Day @ EIS 2017

The 13th of September is Roald Dahl’s birthday so today EIS students celebrated with some fun activities in the LRC. We were very impressed with the effort that our students made to dress up, make props and generally bring the Roald Dahl characters to life for us – definitely worth 5 house points!

Before school this morning and during morning break, we all listened to the audiobook ‘The Twits” while the students did some Roald Dahl crafts. Most students were inspired by George from ‘George’s Marvelous Medicine,’ or Willy Wonka, creating a, ‘DO NOT DISTURB – Inventions In Progress!’ door hanger. Others hoped to be like Matilda and surprise their teachers or their parents, with a slippery creature they designed:

“You have put a…a…a crocodile in my drinking water!” the Trunchbull yelled back. ‘There is no worse crime in the world against a Headmistress!’

Lots of students made Mr. Twit’s beard and pretty disgusting it was too – full of worms, old bits of cheese and fish bones! Finally, dozens of our students competed eagerly for the Scrumptumplious Quiz Prize. We will find out who won on Friday in assembly.

In Middle School, Grade 7 won a non-uniform day for completing their quiz quickly and correctly. Their knowledge of this great writer’s life and work was impressive. Our High School read some of Roald Dahl’s very spooky short stories from, ‘Kiss. Kiss’. Not many people know that Roald Dahl wrote fiction for adults as well as children.

Lunchtime was movie time today, with a showing of ‘Fantastic Mr. Fox’ for Primary and ‘Charlie and the Chocolate factory’ for Middle and High School students.

We are delighted to see that the LRC’s large collection of Roald Dahl books is vastly depleted. We hope that the children enjoy reading the stories at home as much as we enjoy reading them in the library.

Here are some photos of on Roald Dahl Day @ EIS!

 

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Scholastic Book Shopping 2016-17

Our first ever Scholastic Book Shopping (formally known as Scholastic Reading Club) for 2016-17 was a HUGE success! For many years, Scholastic Reading Club programs is a part of school library activities that grows kids a lifelong love of reading, gives the school community an opportunity to shop their own choices. Students and parents at EIS were so happy to participate Scholastic Reading club and thoroughly enjoy book shopping!

Academic Honesty Lesson

<< This blended lesson is developed for a partial completion of an Online Course>>

Academic Honesty Syllabus

Unit Plan-Academic Honesty

Module-Plagiarism (Academic Dishonesty)

10th/11th Grade Information Literacy (Academic Honesty Unit): Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty (Blended Format)

In our last module we’ve learned School’s Academic Honesty Policy and Procedure and in this module, we’ll walk through Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty and how to avoid plagiarism giving credit to the creators. You must complete this module within one week (13/3 to 17/3). Contact me with questions! Remember to write your weekly reflection blog by Saturday.

Standards

This module address the EUROPEAN International School HCMC Academic Honesty Curriculum for High school available at https://eishcmclrc.files.wordpress.com/2016/08/ms-hs_info-lib-litcurriculumn-zakir1016.pdf (lesson 10)

Module Objectives

  1. The learning will be able to (TLWBAT) explain Plagiarism as a whole
  2. TLWBAT avoid plagiarism and other academic dishonesty in particular with 90% accuracy on in-text citation, referencing, quoting and paraphrasing.
  3. TLWBAT demonstrate their understanding, answering and asking the question to peers and Mr. Z during the Chalk-Talk session on Friday Core-time.

Downloads for this Module

  1. Seek and Find
  2. Academic Misconduct
  3. Plagiarism: What it is and How to Recognize and Avoid It?
  4. School Academic Honesty Policy and Procedure/ Academic Honesty consent form

Learning Activities and Links

  1. School-wide Citation and Reference continuum and expectation.
  2. What is plagiarism?
  3. How to cite and reference to avoid plagiarism?
  4. How to avoid plagiarism employing paraphrasing, summering and quoting?
  5. Quiz

Videos:

  1. How to not plagiarize?
  2. How to paraphrase?

More resources:

  1. Plagiarism tutorial
  2. How to paraphrase

 

 

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