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  • Holiday Homework

    IGCSE Year 1

    English

    Your Task Choices (Please choose one option from the Poster Task and one option from the Written Task)

    You should …

    Poster / Presentation: 1. PowerPoint presentation detailing research into the author of your novel.

    2. Create a poster detailing a new character to be introduced into your novel.

    And

    Written 3. Write a review of your novel.

    4. Rewrite the opening of your novel; changing the tone/genre. e.g. serious to silly/ romance to

    sci-fi.

    Title of the book: Choose one

     Famous Five:5 are together again by Enid Blyton

     The One by Kiera Cass

     The Castle of Adventure by Enid Blyton

     Adventures of Huckleberry Fin by Mark Twain

     The Wishing Chair by Enid Blyton

     The Magical Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton

    Deadline: 1st July 2019

    Read the above mentioned book during your holidays and

    Choose one of the tasks.

    Your Success Criteria: (Once you’ve chosen the format for your work,

    follow the guideline below to make your work as

    good as possible)

    1. Author PowerPoint: -6 slides

    -Use images (sound and video optional)

    -Find facts/information about them; their life, their

    interests, their work, their inspiration, interesting,

    strange facts etc.

    2. New Character: -A3 poster

    -Image of new character

    -Information boxes on their character and

    personality.

    -Brief explanation of how they fit in the story

    and effect they have on it.

    3. Review: - Research other reviews of the novel (awards etc)

    - 800 words.

    -Use headings / subheadings.

    - Analyse plot / language / characters / structure

    etc.

    4. New Opening: -Review original opening to the novel.

    -Max 700 words.

    - Decide on language / details you are going to

    alter to change the genre.

    -Use language suited to that genre.

  • Global Perspectives

    1. Read the newspaper every day. Get the cuttings of articles providing you information related

    to the following topics. Paste the newspaper cuttings in a scrap book. Highlight the important

    information in the articles. (At least 30 articles)

    • Demographic change

    • Education for all

    • Employment

    • Fuel and energy

    • Globalisation

    • Law and criminality

    • Migration

    • Transport systems

    2. ‘Many people aged over 65 believe more money should be spent on their welfare.’

    How could you test this claim? You may consider the types of information, sources of evidence or

    methods you might use.

    3. Individual report- Make an individual report on the topic “Digital World”.

    The word count between 1500-2000 words. Wirte the report in the following sequence:

    -Topic

    -Frame a question

    -introduction

    -Global Perspectives

    -National Perspectives

    -Personal Perspectives

    -Possible Scenarios

    -Courses of action

    -Personal Response

    -consequences

    -Word count

    -References

    Science (Bio/Chem)

    HOLIDAY HOMEWORK TO BE DONE IN SCIENCE NOTEBOOK

    1. Observe any 5 plants or animals of your area and record your observations on the basis of the

    following :

    (a) Name of plant/animal.

    (b) Scientific name

    (c) Habitat

    (d) Body design

    2. Worksheet of chapter C2 : The nature of matter

  • ICT

    1. Make a note of all the external hardware devices you can think of and explain their

    functionalities.

    2. Suggest some application software’s for a teacher and explain how they can be used in

    completing her work.

    3. What does ROM stand for and what does it do?

    4. What does RAM stand for and what does it do?

    5. What is the main difference between RAM and ROM?

    6. Write an explanation of the difference between volatile and non-volatile memory

    7. Find out about menu-based interfaces and form based interfaces. For a menu based

    interface find an information system at a local train station or bank. For a form based

    interface look at a typical website for booking a hotel room. Design both such systems in

    MS-word and paste it in your notebook.

    8. Find out about the use of concept keyboards in your school. Alternatively find a retail

    outlet (fast food outlets are good places to start) where a concept keyboard is used at the

    counter.

     Why is this a good type of input device to use?

     If there is a concept keyboard in a café or restaurant, what outputs do you think

    would be generated by the inputs?

    9. Type in MS-word pg. no- 22 of your book and copy contents and the formatting features

    used in it. Make sure that all the line spacing are to be maintained properly, insert

    appropriate image as required according to the document. Submit soft copy of it.

    10. Some school geography department record the weather in their area using an automatic

    weather station. How could the three sensors (pressure, light and temperature) be used to

    record the weather? If your school has a weather station like this then analyse the

    situation.

    Hindi

    प्रश्न – महादेवी वमाा द्वारा लिखी गई दो कहाननयााँ पढ़कर बताइए कक वह आपको कैसी िगीीं और क्यों ?

    साथ ही यह भी बताइए कक उन कहाननयों के ककन-ककन पात्रों ने आपको प्रभाववत ककया और क्यों ?

    यह कायय हहिंदी उत्तर पसु्तिका में ही करें | (शब्द सीमा – 200 स े300 शब्द )

    Art and Design

    1 SUBMIT ONE OBSERVATION SKETCH FOR EACH DAY.

    (A5 SKETCH COPY )

    2 CHOOSE ONE QUESTION

    a. Tangled

    b. Out of focus

    c. Changing times

    d. Shade and shadow

    Two sheets A3 sheets 4 sides of supporting studies.

  • Mathematics

    Simplify the following:

    1) ( p  ) 2) (x  )(x  )

    3) (n  )(n  ) 4) (n  )(n  )

    5) (k  )(k  ) 6) (x  )(x  )

    7) (a  )(a  a  ) 8) (k  )(k  k  )

    9) (r  r  )(r  ) 10) (n  n  )(n  )

    11)

    43 − 1

    + 10 12) (8 + 5) × 35

    + 6

    4 + 2 5

    27

    + 3

    45

    13)

    14)

    2 + 3 + 4 8(5 − 4) − 3

    15) 8 ×

    15 − (5 + 9) 16) 2 × 7 −

    10

    5 9 − 4

    17) (10 + 2 − 2) × 6 − 1

    18)

    49

    ×

    60

    7 2 × 5

    19) (2 + 6 × 2 + 2 − 4) × 2 8

    × (3 + 6) × 3 20)

    5 − 1

  • Find the value of the following:

    1) 2-4 x 1-3

    2) 10002 × 34

    3) 6-2 + 10003

    4) 82 + 41

    5) 1000-1 / 5-3

    6) 1003 × 10-6

    7) 1002 / 601

    8) 491 × 1-76

    9) 672 + 3-1

    10) 10-5 × 171

    11) 1003 × 10-6

    12) 10-5 × 171

    13) 932 × 71

    14) 2-4 x 5-3

    15) 3-2 x 2-3

    Solve the following equations:

    1) x      x 2) a    a  

    3) m    m 4) p     p   p  

    5)  p     p   6) p      p

  • 7)   (x  ) 8)   (x  )

    9)   (p  ) 10) (  x)  

    11)   k  (  k) 12) n    (  n)

    13) (x  )      x 14) n    (  n)

    15) (  x)  (  x)   

     Find the H.C.F. and L.C.M. of the following by prime factorization

    method:

    18

    72

    44

    55

    90

    42

    28

    21

    60

    70

    28

    64

    22

    64

    42

    12

    75

    80

    98

    70

  • Economics

    Q1 Create a slide show showing the core economics problem with the help of PPC showing the

    cost of choosing one alternative (Opportunity cost)

    Q2. Make a poster on economics problem i.e. Scarcity and Resources

    Or

    A poster on mobility of factor of production

    Q3. Read Economic Times and discuss any one topic as per your understanding

    Q4. Case Study (on the next page)

    Business Studies

    (1 MARK QUESTION)

    Q1. Give an example of activity which is economic in one side and noneconomic on other

    side.

    Q2. Why busines