The first event of the academic year 2019-20 is here! Literary Week gives the students an opportunity to immerse themselves into the world of literature. The event will be held from 22nd to 26th April 2019. The week is specially designed with a plethora of competitions and sessions to bring out the students’ latent inspirations and capabilities.
Given below are the events scheduled for the week:
|Grades||Date / Day||Event||Description|
|3-10||Monday, 22nd April||End it your way||The students will write an alternate ending to a book/story which will be given on the spot.|
|Judging criteria – Should have a creative ending, Descriptive language, Grade-appropriate vocabulary, Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling|
|3-10||Monday, 22nd April||Bookopedia||Students participate in a quiz on the major works in literature.|
|6-10||Tuesday,23rd April||Relay stories||Students will write a story in groups of 3.● The first student will start the story after which the second member will continue it and finally the third member will end it.● While each member writes their part of the story, the other member/s will wait at the waiting area for their turn. No discussions or prompting will be allowed.● On completing his/her part of the story, each member will proceed to the finish line and wait for the competition to end.● Each member will get 15 minutes to complete their part of the story.|
|Judging criteria – Creativity, Grade appropriate vocabulary, Grammar-Spelling-Punctuation, Descriptive language, Overall impact.|
|5-7||Wednesday24th April||Short and Sweet||A competition where the students will be given 2 topics on the spot to compose Haikus.|
|Judging criteria – Correct number of syllables used, Title, Creativity, Imagery.|
|1-10||Thursday25th April||English Poetry Slam Hindi Poetry Slam||A poetry recitation competition in English. Approximately 1 to 2 minutes.Students can choose their poems on any one topic from the list given below. A poetry recitation competition in Hindi. Approximately 1 to 2 minutes.Students can choose their poems on any one topic from the list given below.|
|Judging criteria – Diction, Pronunciation, Clarity, Voice modulation and Overall impact.|
|5-10||Friday26th April||Speak-Up (English) Speak-Up (Hindi)||An elocution competition in English. The students should speak for 2-3 mins on anyone topic from the list given below. An elocution competition in Hindi. The students should speak for 2-3 mins on anyone topic from the list given below.|
|Judging criteria – Diction, Pronunciation, Clarity, Voice modulation, Content and Overall impact.|
We hope that you will encourage your ward to participate in the Literary week activities and events with great enthusiasm.
(Attached – Poetry Slam topics, Speak-Up topics)