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PARENT’S ORIENTATION

“Learning is a journey, not a Destination”
Congrats ! You are now a parent of a sixth grader.

The role of parents in the holistic development of the child .WHY ARE WE HERE TODAY? We are here to discuss: i. How can we help our child have a safe. secure and a bright future? ii.

How to prepare our children for their life ahead? 2. How can we overcome the problems our children are facing? .OUR MAJOR CONCERN 1.

even parents are confused !! .THE PROBLEM Kids are not the only ones wondering about THE TRANSITION from elementary school to middle grade.

The Transition There must be a lot of apprehension and nervousness in both you and your child about their transition from elementary to middle classes. .

How to deal with the Change? It is easy to assume that your child’s education is the sole responsibility of the school. Team Work . but REMEMBER that education is most effective when parents and school work together.

Single mother teacher Cycle Test System Limited homework Until Now Less syllabus for Exams Tailor made answers .

What’s New??? CONTINUOUS AND COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATION SYSTEM .

4 S.2 S.A.A.2 2A 2B 2C 2D 3A 3B LIFE SKILLS WORK EDUCATION VISUAL AND PERFORMING ART ATTITUDES AND VALUES CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION .A.A.EVALUATION FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT F.3 + F.A.A.1 F.1 + F.

SCHOLASTIC AREA ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE .

SCHOLASTIC EVALUATION Assessment which is carried throughout the year by the teacher formally and informally  It is diagnostic and remedial  Tasks of Formative Assessments: • Class Test • Story Writing • Notebook Marking • Group Discussions • Dramatization • Role Play • Practical work •Projects .

.SCHOLASTIC EVALUATION Duration of various Formative Assessments: • Formative Assessment-1 April to May •Formative Assessment-2 July to August •Formative Assessment-3 October to December •Formative Assessment-4 January to February Marks for each task may vary. Each Formative Assessment carries 10% marks for final result.

 Time duration allowed will be 3 hours.SCHOLASTIC EVALUATION End of term or end of the year exams  Maximum Marks for each subject will be 90. . The syllabus for each term remains limited for that particular term.  30% marks will be added in the final result.

A.A.A.-1 [30%] TERM-2 • F.A.-2 [10%] • S.TERM WISE WEIGHTAGE TERM-1 • F.-3 [10%] • F.A.-2 [30%] .A.-4 [10%] • S.-1 [10%] • F.

3+4=20% S.1+2=20% FIRST TERM 10% APRIL-MAY 10% 30% JULYAUGUST SEPTEMBER S.Type of Assessment Formative Assessment-1 Formative Assessment-2 Summative Assessment-1 Formative Assessment-3 Formative Assessment-4 Summative Assessment-2 Percentage of Weightage in academic session Month Term Wise Weightage F.A.A.2=30% .A.1=30% SECOND TERM 10% OCTOBERNOVEMBER 10% 30% JANUARYFEBURARY MARCH F.A.

. Every task assigned to them is graded. Understand the relevance of Regularity and Punctuality in Formative Assessment.W and H.Tips For Students Maintain C. Do not miss formative assessment parameters.W. Share problems with the class teacher. notebook neatly.

DO’S and DONT’S for Students • Submit HW and Projects on time. • Maintain school diary sincerely and communicate the same to the parent. • Complete CW in the stipulated time meant for that subject daily. • Prepare lessons daily so that they are not overburdened during tests and Summative Assessments. . • Understand that each activity is being regularly scrutinized by the teacher.

completing his/her work regularly. Apart from motivation. • The parents should / must attend the various programmes conducted by the school. it becomes moral duty of the parents to provide healthy atmosphere at home. it is a good mode to recreate where a child is learning by doing. Hence. This motivates a child. TIPS FOR PARENTS • It is required that the parents support their child in his development by encouraging him to participate in various activities.• It is sure that a child learns his first lesson at home. .

Don’t provide external help. • Check the School Diary daily for positive and negative feedback. • Guide the child through the projects and assignments given to him. TIPS FOR PARENTS • Parents should keep in touch with the teachers in regard with the progress of the child. .• A good parent will always make sure that his / her child is not adopting wrong ways and means to get their conditions fulfilled.

We act as the role model for our children.TIPS FOR PARENTS • Understand that the task given is for better understanding of the concept • Emphasize on neat and regular work. So it is through our actions that we give direction to our child. • It should be kept in mind that our children note our actions and learn from the same. .

• Nurture creativity of your child. • Teach Independence. • Understand that if a child shows negative behaviour. • Provide teachers with relevant feedback and support. its due to the growing curiosity amongst them. • Encourage and reinforce every positive behaviour. .GENERAL TIPS • Carefully regulate the time your child spends on T. Computer and other activities .V.

• Be clear about expectations and responsibilities. • Be patient. • Know what motivates your child. • Help to build his self esteem.GENERAL TIPS • Build open communication with your child. • Understand that HW deepens the understanding of what is being taught. child’s .

Focus on what will remain consistent. too. Successful students need to know that the same practices that made them successful in elementary school will make them successful as middle-school students. • Closely observe the company your child is in. • Don't create unnecessary stress about the transition. .GENERAL TIPS • Nurture empathy in your child.

Essence “Your Child Needs Your Presence More Than Your Presents” .

Final Word “A child needs more empathy and guidance than instruction” .