Friday, 31 May 2013

Friday, 15 February 2013


Theme for 2013 Total Defence Day:
The theme seeks to convey the message that we are able to enjoy what we have in Singapore today because of the determination and hard work of generations of Singaporeans who have stuck together, overcoming many challenges along the way and bringing Singapore forward to what it is today. 

As long as we remain united as one, we will succeed in building a secure and bright future for ourselves and our children.

Lesson Objectives  :
active citizenry involvement in the defence of a nation is critical in sustaining the peace and security of the country.
each citizen has a part to play in building a united and resilient communities (for e.g. social, economic, political, etc) that contribute to the nation's security and success.


Instructions for group work.
Create comic strip using appropriate applications & drawing tools. Your topic: Psychological Defence.
The comic strip must fit into 1 A4 size paper.
Best entry from each class
will be submitted to the NE Committee for final selection.

Topic: Sec 4 – Psychological Defence

"Singaporean and proud of it"

Loyal and committed to our country
When Singaporeans are united in pride and passion for our country, we will stand up to defend what is ours and protect our independence as a nation.

Having the will and resilience to overcome challenges

Whatever the crisis or challenge, our ability to overcome challenges depends on how mentally strong we are. It is this will and the commitment of our people that will decide how strong we are as a nation.


Group:
Formation of Group - 3 or 4 people in a group.
Appointment of leader, scribe, timekeeper.

 Deadline: 17/02/2013 ( 2359)

More information could be found on the Total Defence Website:


Some Comic Strip Creating Softwares:-
  1. http://www.pixton.com/
  2. http://www.comicstripcreator.org/
  3. http://www.toondoo.com/
  4. http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/
  5. http://chogger.com/
  6. http://www.storyboardthat.com/

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

08/01/13

CCA Fair's tmr guys, so all the best to promoting your ccas. Have fun!

Things to do:
1) Complete the social studies SBQ Homework (Including Source E which we received today)
2) Those who have not submitted the AUP form, remember to get it signed and submit it to Si Yuan tomorrow
3) Those who have not submitted the Food Donation Drive form, remember to get it signed and submit it to Soh Fan tomorrow
4) For HCL Students: for those who have not completed the holiday hw, COMPLETE IT.
5) For FOE Students: complete Revision Tutorial 12 from the notes we were given today and submit it next tuesday.
6) Complete activity 1,2 & 3 from the Energy Changes worksheet we received today by thursday

Things to remember:
1) The food donation drive is on the 19th of January:
- Those who are going directly there, report at 8am
- Those who are following the school there, report in school at 7am
2) Math file check is on monday in Week 9, so please remember to file everything in by then and bring your file on that day. You are supposed to receive a template of the cover page for the math file, and arrange all worksheets in chronological order(most recent at the front)
3) Chemistry Practical is next week
4) File your social studies stuff and label your documents in the contents page we were given today
5) Maths diagnostic test is next week

Other Stuff:
1) For HCL Students, O Level results for Normal Chinese will be released this Friday, so mentally prepare yourself :D. Those who get below B3 will be advised to drop to normal chinese.

Events:
- CCA Fair (Tomorrow)
- S4 Parents' briefing (18 January)
- Motivation cum career guidance camp (28-30 January)
- Level test 1 (20 Feb to 1 March)
- Official opening and Celebrations@SST (13 April)
- Common Test (23 March to 3 April)
- FOE Mid-Year Exam (10 May)
- SPM (25 May)
- School Oral Exam (29-30 July)
- Prelim (14 to 23 August)
- FOE Prelim (30 August)
- Graduation ceremony (27 September)
- Prom night (20 November 2012)

==========287 days to first O level paper==========

Monday, 7 January 2013

07/01/13

Things to do:
1) Complete the social studies SBQ Homework (Including Source E which we received today)
2) Those who have not submitted the AUP form, remember to get it signed and submit it tomorrow:
Niloy
- Shawn
- Tse Tzang
- Daniel
- Bernard
- Matthew
- Jonathan
- Christopher
- Imran
3) Write 3 things you know, or think you know about energy reactions
4) Those who have not attached the english stuffs into the english journal, please do so.
5) Sign the form for food donation drive on the 19th of January and submit it tomorrow. 
6) For HCL Students: for those who have not completed the holiday hw, complete it by tmr.

Things to remember:
1) The food donation drive is on the 19th of January:
- Those who are going directly there, report at 8am
- Those who are following the school there, report in school at 7am
2) Math file check is on monday in Week 9, so please remember to file everything in by then and bring your file on that day. You are supposed to receive a template of the cover page for the math file, and arrange all worksheets in chronological order(most recent at the front)
3) Chemistry Diagnostic test is TOMORROW, so please prepare for it
4) Chemistry Practical is in week 2

Other Stuff:
1) For HCL Students, O Level results for Normal Chinese will be released this Friday, so mentally prepare yourself :D. Those who get below B3 will be advised to drop to normal chinese.

Events:
- CCA Fair (9 January)
- S4 Parents' briefing (18 January)
- Motivation cum career guidance camp (28-30 January)
- Level test 1 (20 Feb to 1 March)
- Official opening and Celebrations@SST (13 April)
- Common Test (23 March to 3 April)
- FOE Mid-Year Exam (10 May)
- SPM (25 May)
- School Oral Exam (29-30 July)
- Prelim (14 to 23 August)
- FOE Prelim (30 August)
- Graduation ceremony (27 September)
- Prom night (20 November 2012)

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STUFF WHICH TO BE COPIED INTO YOUR ENGLISH JOURNALS 
(For those who have not copied them)
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Big Idea: communication
Theme: serving the community
End task: letter of proposal (Formal persuasive writing)

Enduring understandings:
- Writing is a powerful tool for communicating
- Effective writing is coherent, logical and effective

Enduring questions:
- Why am I writing? For whom?
- How does knowing your audience and purpose contribute to effective writing?

Learning Outcomes:
- List the reasons of writing a letter of proposal
- Identify the element of effective letter of proposal
- Building up of knowledge, so as to be able to elaborate on the idea of service learning

Reasons for writing a letter of proposal:
When do you need to write a persuasive letter?
-Need to solicit money for projects, service learning trips or community project
- Need to make a claim
- To host certain events
- To invite distinguished speakers to your event

Elements of a persuasive letter
1) Subject - clear purpose (build up the audience confidence in the writer)
2) Introduction - the writer/organization (establish trust)
3) Background knowledge of the charity
4) Reasons or popular choice or socially acceptable actions
5) Information about the event/ beneficiaries

Elements of an effective formal persuasive letter
Skills needed:
1) Well-organized 
> Structure of paragraphs
> Appropriate connectors:
- However (to show contrast)
- Therefore-to (show consequence)
- With regards to (moving to a specific point)
2) Logical flow of events - information that is given to the reader flows in an orderly manner
3) Language
>use of persuasive words
- We would appreciate
- hope you will be able to assist
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==========288 days to first O level paper==========

Friday, 4 January 2013

04/01/13

Hi guys, I'm new at this, so forgive me if i'm missing out any information and feel free to add them in as a comment. Thanks!

Things to do:
1) Complete the social studies SBQ Homework (Including Source E which we received today)
2) Sign the AUP form and submit it on Monday
3) Write 3 things you know, or think you know about energy reactions

Things to remember:
1) The food donation drive is on the 19th of January:
- Those who are going directly there, report at 8am
- Those who are following the school there, report in school at 7am
2) Math file check is on monday in Week 9, so please remember to file everything in by then and bring your file on that day. You are supposed to receive a template of the cover page for the math file, and arrange all worksheets in chronological order(most recent at the front)
3) Temperature check is on next monday, so do bring your thermometer and ensure it is in working condition. Report to class, not the ISH
4) Bring Statistics notes next Monday
5) Chemistry Diagnostic test is on next Tuesday, so please prepare for it
6) Chemistry Practical is in week 2

Other Stuff:
1) The Science department is planning to organize AEMs(Advanced Elective Modules) during the following periods:
(a) March Holidays (18-22 March 2013) Nee Ann Polytechnic - Aviation
(b) June Holidays (3-7 June 2013) Republic Polytechnic - Aviation

The cost is $55, and the maximum capacity is 20 students, so for those who are interested, inform Mr Tan Hoe Teck as soon as possible.

2) For HCL Students, O Level results for Normal Chinese will be released next Friday, so mentally prepare yourself :D. Those who get below B3 will be advised to drop to normal chinese.

Events:
- S4 Parents' briefing (18 January)
- Motivation cum career guidance camp (28-30 January)
- Level test 1 (20 Feb to 1 March)
- Official opening and Celebrations@SST (13 April)
- Common Test (23 March to 3 April)
- SPM (25 May)
- School Oral Exam (29-30 July)
- Prelim (14 to 23 August)
- Graduation ceremony (27 September)
- Prom night (20 November 2012)

==========291 days to first O level paper==========