Assessment Plan

Dear students,

Find the Assessment Plan for this semester. It is important that you keep record of it!

Units to be covered: 

  • Nº1 What’s light and
  • Nº3 How can we tell what’s right?

1.- PT 23 March: Integrated Skills Test based on Unit 1: What is light?

2.- PT 11 April: Trinity Reading and Writing:

3.- ED 25 April: “Science Experiment”

4.- ED 18 May: “Performance Assessment”.

5.- ED 8 June: “Performance Assessment: Fables and Bitstrips”

6.- PT 21 June: Integrated Skills Test based on Unit 3: “How can we tell what is right?”

MYP Inquiry questions (Period 1)

Big Question 1: What is light?

Inquiry questions:

Factual: What are the elements that form light?

Conceptual: Has light helped overcome the problem of poverty in the world?

Debatable: Could we live without artificial light?

Survey: evaluating Joomag




Last year we created together a digital travel magazine using the web page Joomag.

This year other groups would like to explore and use this online platform and for that we need your expertise!

Please click on the following link and answer just 8 questions! Future magazines depend on you!!



Photo description activity

Today we will work on a very interesting and educative activity! Pay attention to the instructions and work silently:

  1. Open the app “photo booth” on your ipad.
  2. Select one effect that may work in order to take a photograph that includes both, a convex and concave effect.
  3. Write down a 100-130 word photo description including at least: 2 sentence with 3 adjectives in sequential order (refer to the picture below) and at least 3 time expressions.
  4. Post your photo description and photograph here

Extra Material

Dear all, find 3 links with exercises that might help you practice for our up coming test. If you have questions, don’t hesitate and ask your teacher!

Structure Test: Unit 1″What is light?” Wednesday, 23 March

Content and Skills:

1) Reading Comprehension: Main idea, secondary ideas and details, vocabulary in context.

2) Listening Comprehension: Trinity Format (note taking and answering question)

3) Writing: Describe and Object

4) Vocabulary and Grammar: Key Words and Academic Words from reading 2 + Order of Adjectives + Adverb Clauses of Time


A) Keystone D Textbook: Unit 1 “What is light?” (pp 16, 19-20 ,30)

B) Class Website Material, videos, explanations, examples, online practice)


Adverbs Clauses of Time

Today you will learn what adverb clauses of time are and how to use them. To start, let’s read the definition provided in your Textbook:

Adverb clauses of time express when. An adverb clause of time begins with a time expression, such as, after, when, until, while, since, nad whenever. When adverb clause of time begins the sentece, use a comma. When an adverb clause finishes the sentece, there is no need for a comma.

Adv. Clauses of Time

Now complete the handout and check what you have learned.