Dharamsala: Due to Covid-19 pandemic, with schools temporarily closed, CTA’s Department of Education has prescribed essay writing and book reading to keep students engaged during their daily study hours and to improve their language skills at home from April 8 to May 8.
- First grade students- Minimum 10 sentences, for example, on self, family, friends, environment, etc.
- 2nd graders: Minimum 15 sentences, for example, on self, home, important issues, environment, etc.
- 3rd graders: Minimum 150 words, for example, on important issues, diary, anecdotes and short stories.
- 4th graders: Minimum 200 words, e.g., on important issues, diary, anecdotes and short stories.
- 5th graders: Minimum 250 words, e.g., on important issues, anecdotes, letter writing, story writing,etc.
- 6th graders: Minimum 300 words or 6 paragraphs, e.g., on your thoughts, poetry, story writing, future goals, etc.
- 7th graders: Minimum 350 words or 6 paragraphs, e.g., on the correlations between actions, inanimate and animate beings, poetry, story writing, translation of stories into Tibetan, etc.
- 8th graders: Minimum 400 words or 8 paragraphs, e.g., on the correlation between actions, inanimate and animate beings, poetry, story writing, translation of stories into Tibetan, etc.
Criteria for Reading texts:
During school closure, the title of the book read at home, number of pages, name of the author and brief summary. Both hard copy or e-copy including those from Tibetan language website www.bodyiglobjong.com can be used for this purpose.
1)Best five essays from each class will be given individual awards and certificates.
2) Longest essay from each class will be given an award and certificate.
3) Those who have written more than 10 essays will receive certificates.
4) Well-written essays will be published successively in the Phayul Shejha collection.
5) Based on the number of pages read and summary, the best five readers from each class will be awarded individual prizes and certificates.
Contact details for registration of the assignments:
TCV Dharamsala School Publisher Mr Ming Chung la: [email protected] / 8353030227
Sambhota School Publisher Mr Pasang Tsering la: [email protected] / 9882570971
Tibetan Homes School, Rajpur Teacher Mr Sangpo la: [email protected] / 9760995576
- Students should provide their names, class and name of school with their assignments.
- Essays and books read submission should be done with assistance from Tibetan teachers, then mailed to the publishers.
- Parents and siblings are requested to provide as much assistance as possible with the assignment.
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