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BLUEBELLS SCHOOL INTERNATIONAL

2019-20-HOLIDAY HOMEWORK-MIDDLE SCHOOL

CLASS VI

SUBJECT: ENGLISH

SUBMIT BY 5 th July

ACTIVITY

GUIDELINES

RESOURCES

PRESENTATION

1.READING

1.READ well any ONE-

 

* The speech is to be written on one side of two to three sheets of A4 Size coloured paper *You will be asked to give this speech in Class as Subject Enrichment Activity. *Selected speeches will be sent to Blossoms for publishing and Displayed in the Class Creative Corner AND HHW Exhibition

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selected Book from the Suggested Reading List 2.DRAW & CREATE- A CARTOON OR COMIC STRIP to highlight incidents in the story that you liked. OR WRITE AN ARTICLE on why you chose this book, what you liked or disliked in it and whether the theme/character or storyline connects to us and our life in any way

CREATIVE

-AROUND THE WORLD IN 80

WRITING

DAYS-

OR COMIC

WHENI WAS A BOY-RUSKIN BOND

STRIP

THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING- STEPHEN HAWKING

GEORGE’S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE-ROALD DAHL

BUTTER CHICKEN-PARO ANAND

2.BOOK

1.WRITE -beginning with a line or two that is like a quotation from the book about author, characterization, plot and enduring values and messages in the book. 2. Use coloured A4 sheets or chart paper folded to form a runner to write on and illustrate with colourful drawings as cover and to present inspiring thoughts and quotations from the book

REVIEW

a) READ any one book written BY James Herriot- suggested title - ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL b)WRITE a book review about the author, themes, characters and analyze the story in comparison to others you have read

 

*To be presented as Intersection Panel Discussion and Displayed during HHW Exhibition

SUBMISSION DATE - 5 TH JULY 2019

This Holiday Homework is designed to add fun to your summer vacation as well as sharpen your language, thinking skills, imagination and creativity. You will be assessed for well-researched content and creative presentation. Plan well, enjoy the effort and widen your horizons as you travel through the world of books!

Meenakshi Bana

HOD, Dept. of English.

BLUEBELLS SCHOOL INTERNATIONAL

2019-20-HOLIDAY HOMEWORK-MIDDLE SCHOOL

CLASS VII

SUBJECT: ENGLISH

Submit by 5 th July

ACTIVITY

GUIDELINES

RESOURCES

PRESENTATION

1.READING

1.READ well any ONE-

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* The poem/article is to be written on one side of two to three sheets of A4 Size coloured paper *You will be asked to give recite/speak on the topic in Class as Subject Enrichment Activity. *Selected poems/articles will be sent to Blossoms for publishing and Displayed in the Class Creative Corner AND HHW Exhibition

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selected Book from the Suggested Reading List 2.WRITE a POEM or magazine ARTICLE on the theme/any character or storyline and how connects to

LITTLE WOMEN-LOUISA ALCOTT

CREATIVE

WRITING

THE UPSIDE DOWN KING- SUDHA MURTHY

WONDER -R.J.PALACIO

GEORGE AND THE BIG BANG THEORY-LUCY HAWKING

THE OTHER-PARO ANAND

2.BOOK

us and our life in any way

REVIEW

a)READ any ONE book written by J R R Tolkien . Suggested Title: THE HOBBIT

1.WRITE -beginning with a line or two that is like a quotation from the book about author, characterization, plot and enduring values and messages in the book. 2. Use coloured A4 sheets or chart paper folded to form a runner to write on and illustrate with colourful drawings as cover and to present inspiring thoughts and quotations from the book

 

b)WRITE a book review about the author, themes, characters and analyze the story in comparison to others you have read

*To be presented as Intersection Panel Discussion and Displayed during HHW Exhibition

 

Submissions-5 th July

2019

This Holiday Homework is designed to add fun to your summer vacation as well as sharpen your language, thinking skills, imagination and creativity. You will be assessed for well-researched content and creative presentation. Plan well, enjoy the effort and widen your horizons as you travel through the world of books!

Meenakshi Bana

HOD, Dept of English

BLUEBELLS SCHOOL INTERNATIONAL

2019-20-HOLIDAY HOMEWORK-MIDDLE SCHOOL

CLASS VIII

SUBJECT: ENGLISH

Submission Date-5 th July

ACTIVITY

GUIDELINES

RESOURCES

PRESENTATION

1.READING

1.READ well any ONE-

 

* The poem/article is to be written on one side of two to three sheets of A4 Size coloured paper *You will be asked to give recite/speak on the topic in Class as Subject Enrichment Activity. *Selected poems/articles will be sent to Blossoms for publishing and Displayed in the Class Creative Corner AND HHW Exhibition

&

selected Book from the Suggested Reading List 2.WRITE a poem or magazine article on the theme/any character or storyline and how connects to us and our life in any way

IT SO HAPPENED- SUPPLEMENTARY

CREATIVE

WRITING

A BRIEF HISTORY OF TIME-STEPHEN HAWKING

THE SUBTLE KNIFE- PHILIP PULLMAN

THE BEST OF SATYAJIT RAY-SATYAJIT RAY

GREAT EXPECTATIONS- CHARLES DICKENS

 

NO GUNS AT MY SON’S FUNERAL-PARO ANAND

2.BOOK

1.WRITE -beginning with a line or two that is like a quotation from the book about author, characterization, plot and enduring values and messages in the book. 2. Use coloured A4 sheets or chart paper folded to form a runner to write on and illustrate with colourful drawings as cover and to present inspiring thoughts and quotations from the book

REVIEW

a)READ the book titled THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER by MARK TWAIN b)WRITE a book review about the author, themes, characters and analyze the story in comparison to others you have read

 

*To be presented as Intersection Panel Discussion and Displayed during HHW Exhibition

 

SUBMISSIONS-5 TH

JULY 2019

This Holiday Homework is designed to add fun to your summer vacation as well as sharpen your language, thinking skills, imagination and creativity. You will be assessed for well-researched content and creative presentation. Plan well, enjoy the effort and widen your horizons as you travel through the world of books!

Meenakshi Bana

HOD, Dept of English

BLUEBELLS SCHOOL INTERNATIONAL

2018-19-HOLIDAY HOMEWORK-MIDDLE SCHOOL

CLASS IX

SUBJECT: ENGLISH

SUBMISSION DATE-5 th JULY 2019

ACTIVITY

GUIDELINES

RESOURCES

PRESENTATION

1.READING

1.READ well any

-Pride & Prejudice Jane Austen

* The review is to be written on sheets of A4 Size coloured paper AND ILLUSTRATED *You will be asked to g speak on the topic in Class as Subject Enrichment Activity. *Selected writings will be sent to Blossoms for publishing and Displayed in the Class Creative Corner AND HHW Exhibition *To be presented as Intersection Panel Discussion

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ONE-selected Book from the Suggested Reading List 2.WRITE a book review about the author, themes, characters and and how it links to the present. 3.Begin CREATIVELY with a line or two /quotation from the book about author, characterization, plot and enduring values and messages.

1.The theme of the newsletter:

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Emma - Jane Austen

BOOK REVIEW

Original plays:

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Midsummer Night’s Dream – W.

Shakespeare

- The Tempest - W. Shakespeare

- No Guns at my son’s funeral-Paro

Anand

- Ignited Minds by A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

- A Village by the Sea - Anita Desai

- Difficult Daughters Manju Kapoor

Long Walk To Freedom - Dr. Nelson Mandela -Three Men in a Boat-Jerome K. Jerome

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1.Take a cartridge sheet and cut it in half, horizontally. Fold this sheet in half. 2.On the front page, design the cover for your newsletter. Use all sides 3.Give it an attractive name and decorate this top sheet well. 4.Use lots of colours, designs and innovative material to make your newsletter attractive

2.NEWSLETTER

Mahatma Gandhi- Apostle of Truth, Non-Violence, Freedom 2.Write one self- composed poem, one article and one letter to the editor on the issue chosen. 3.Draw a cartoon strip or a poster (or both), based on the issue chosen

Display during HHW Exhibition

This Holiday Homework is designed to add fun to your summer vacation as well as sharpen your language, thinking skills, imagination and creativity. You will be assessed for well-researched content and creative presentation. Plan well, enjoy the effort and widen your horizons as you travel through the world of books!

Meenakshi Bana

HOD, Dept of English

BLUEBELLS SCHOOL INTERNATIONAL

2019-20-HOLIDAY HOMEWORK-MIDDLE SCHOOL

CLASS X

SUBJECT: ENGLISH

SUBMISSION DATE-5 th JULY 2019

ACTIVITY

GUIDELINES

RESOURCES

PRESENTATION

1.READING

1.READ well any

- Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte

* The review is to be written on sheets of A4 Size coloured paper AND ILLUSTRATED *You will be asked to g speak on the topic in Class as Subject Enrichment Activity. *Selected writings will be sent to Blossoms for publishing and Displayed in the Class Creative Corner AND HHW Exhibition *To be presented as Intersection Panel Discussion

&

ONE-selected Book from the Suggested Reading List 2.WRITE a book review about the author, themes, characters and its links to the present. 3.Begin CREATIVELY with a line or two that is like a quotation from the book about author, characterization, plot and enduring values and messages.

1. SELECT any one theme-Peace & Reconciliation or Civilization and Violence or Social Issues of Concern 2.WRITE one self- composed poem, one article and one letter to the editor on the issue chosen. 3.DRAW a cartoon strip or a poster (or both), based on the issue chosen

- Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte

BOOK REVIEW

-English August-Upmanyu Chatterjee

Julius Caesar - W. Shakespeare (Original Play)

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Frenchman’s Creek – Daphne du

Maurier

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Short Stories Count Leo Tolstoy

-Guide R.K Narayan -English August-Upmanyu Chatterjee

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Love Story Erich Segal

Murder on the Orient Express A. Christie -Story Of MY Life-Helen Keller -Diary of a Young Girl-Anne Frank Supplementary Reader

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2.WRITING

1.Your portfolio should be a folder or a runner 2.On the front page, design the cover. Use all sides

PORTFOLIO

 

THEME-

Gandhiji-His

3 The Portfolio should be creative, informative and self-explanatory with Imaginative presentation of facts and opinion

Life, Struggles,

Display during HHW Exhibition

Actions and

Beliefs

 

4.Use lots of colours, designs and innovative material to make your File/Folder/Runner attractive

SUBMISSION DATE:

5 TH JULY

This Holiday Homework is designed to add fun to your summer vacation as well as sharpen your language, thinking skills, imagination and creativity. You will be assessed for well-researched content and creative presentation. Plan well, enjoy the effort and widen your horizons as you unravel.

Meenakshi Bana

HOD, Dept of English

BLUEBELLS SCHOOL INTERNATIONAL - 2019-20 HOLIDAY HOMEWORK-MIDDLE SCHOOL

CLASS XI

SUBJECT: ENGLISH

SUBMISSION DATE-5 th July 2019

ACTIVITY

GUIDELINES

RESOURCES

PRESENTATION

1.READING

1.READ well any

- No Guns at my Son’s Funeral – P. Anand

* The review is to be written on sheets of A4 Size coloured paper AND ILLUSTRATED *You will be asked to g speak on the topic in Class as Subject Enrichment Activity. *Selected writings will be sent to Blossoms for publishing and Displayed in the Class Creative Corner AND HHW Exhibition *To be presented as Intersection Panel Discussion

&

ONE-selected Book from the Suggested Reading List 2.WRITE a book review about the author, themes, characters and its links to the present. 3.Begin CREATIVELY with a line or two/quotation from the book about author, characterization, plot and enduring values and messages.

BOOK REVIEW

- Othello - W. Shakespeare

- Animal Farm George Orwell

- 1984 - George Orwell

- The Old Man & the Sea

Hemingway

- A Farewell to Arms - Hemingway

- A Doll’s House – H. Ibsen

- Pygmalion G.B. Shaw

- Arms and the Man G.B. Shaw

Train to Pakistan Khushwant Singh

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- Silas Marner

- The Guide R K Narayan

-Up from Slavery-Booker T. Washington

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2.WRITING

1. SELECT any one theme-from Gandhian ideology- Truth & Non- Violence, Freedom, Diversity & Harmony or Civilization 2.WRITE one self- composed poem, one article and one letter to the editor on the issue chosen. 3.DRAW a cartoon strip or a poster (or both), based on the issue chosen

 

PORTFOLIO

1.Your portfolio should be a folder or a runner 2.On the front page, design the cover. Use all sides

3 The Portfolio should be creative, informative and self-explanatory with Imaginative presentation of facts and opinion

Display during HHW Exhibition

4.Use lots of colours, designs and innovative material to make your file/folder/runner- attractive

SUBMISSION DATE:

5 TH JULY

This Holiday Homework is designed to add fun to your summer vacation as well as sharpen your language, thinking skills, imagination and creativity. You will be assessed for well-researched content and creative presentation. Plan well, enjoy the effort and widen your horizons as you unravel.

Meenakshi Bana

HOD, Dept of English

BLUEBELLS SCHOOL INTERNATIONAL

2018-19-HOLIDAY HOMEWORK-MIDDLE SCHOOL

CLASS XII

SUBJECT: ENGLISH

Submission Date-5 TH JULY 2019

ACTIVITY

GUIDELINES

RESOURCES

PRESENTATION

1.READING

1.READ well any

 

* The review is to be written on sheets of A4 Size coloured paper AND ILLUSTRATED *You will be asked to g speak on the topic in Class as Subject Enrichment Activity. *Selected writings will be sent to Blossoms for publishing and Displayed in the Class Creative Corner AND HHW Exhibition *To be presented as Intersection Panel Discussion

&

ONE-selected Book from the Suggested Reading List 2.WRITE a book review about the author, themes, characters and its links to the present. 3.Begin CREATIVELY with a line or two that is like a quotation from the book about author, characterization, plot and enduring values and messages.

- The Countdown Amitava Ghosh

BOOK REVIEW

- A Doll’s House – Henrik Ibsen

- The Namesake Jhumpa Lahiri

- The Kite Runner Khaled Hussaini

A Thousand Splendid Suns Khaled Hussaini

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- Waiting for Godot- (Play)

- Coma Robin Cook

- The Fountainhead- Ayn Rand

-My Experiments with Truth M.K. Gandhi

- Raavi Paar and other stories-Gulzar

- Short Stories Sadat Hassan Manto

- Jonathan Livingstone Seagull

Richard Bach

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Family Matters by Rohinton Mistry

1. SELECT any one theme-from Gandhiji’s Selected Works- his search for truth, adherence to Non-iolence and Vision forHumanity 2.WRITE one self- composed poem, one article and one letter to the editor on the issue chosen. 3.DRAW a cartoon strip or a poster (or both), based on the issue chosen

To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee -The Invisible Man-H.G Wells

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2.WRITING

PORTFOLIO

1.Your portfolio should be a folder or a runner 2.On the front page, design the cover. Use all sides

Display during HHW Exhibition

3 The Portfolio should be creative, informative and self-explanatory with Imaginative presentation of facts and opinion

4.Use lots of colours, designs and innovative material to make your folder/file/runner- attractive

SUBMISSION DATE:

5 TH JULY

This Holiday Homework is designed to add fun to your summer vacation as well as sharpen your language, thinking skills, imagination and creativity. You will be assessed for well-researched content and creative presentation. Plan well, enjoy the effort and widen your horizons as you unravel.

Meenakshi Bana

HOD, Dept of English