International School Library Month 2015

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December 4, 2015

This year also the International School Library Month was celebrated at Happy Home School with much interest and enthusiasm as it is done by the international body known as the International Association of School Librarianship (IASL). This organization has selected October as the month in which the international community celebrates the International School Library Month (ISLM).

 

The ISLM theme for 2015 is School Library Rocks

Library Rocks

 

To view Happy Home School’s news on International Association of School Librarianship’s website click on to:

http://iasl-online.mlanet.org/International-School-Library-Month-2015#Pakistan

 

 

 Library activities

Various activities were organized at the school including the following:

 

bookbHappy Home School Storytelling Competition in Urdu and English was organized on November 4, 2015. Sixteen schools of Karachi participated in the Interschool Storytelling Competition.

Inter - School Storytelling Competition

Inter – School Storytelling Competition

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bookbHHS Bookmark Exchange Project Pakistan in which 27 schools participated!

FI - Bookmark Exchange

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bookbArt Competition was organized for Grade V.  Topic was ‘Peace in My World’.

 

bookbLet me tell you a story: Mothers of Primary Section showed keen interest in this activity. They came to tell the stories during the library periods.

 Mother reading a story

A mother is reading a story to the students during the library period

 

Students keenly listening to stories

Students keenly listening to stories

bookbAt Happy Home School two Literary Figures are celebrated every year. This year they were Rudyard Kipling (English) and Nazeer Akber Aabadi (Urdu).  Throughout the year students read extracts their work and came to know about the authors life history. An exposition of their work was presented in our Library.

 Rudyard

Excerpts from Rudyard Kipling’s writings were read by the participants during English Elocution held at HHS

 

bookbElocution Competition in Urdu and English for Grade VI-X.

Inhouse Elocution

Group photograph of the participants of Urdu Elocution

bookbVarious kinds of other activities were held during the library periods: Fun with New Words for Grade II, Odd One out – Thinking Skill for Grade III. Vocabulary Game for Grade IV, Dictionary Game for Grade V, Jungle Book  (Activity) for Grade VI-VII, How to write a Book Review for Grade VII- VIII .

 Students playing dictionary game (2)

Students playing dictionary game

Jungle Book Activity

Jungle Book Activity was organized for Grade VI and VII

 

Vocabulary Game

Playing Vocabulary Game

 

 

bookbAssembly Presentations were also held to celebrate International School Library Month.

20151030 Assembly Presentations

Students presenting a skit during assembly presentation

 

bookbClass and School Bulletin Boards: Related to the theme of International School Library Month were prepared.

bookb Book Fair: A book fair was arranged in which books of several varieties were available for the young learners at discounted prices.

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