课本剧 · 比赛
沪语童谣 · 比赛
中华成语 · 比赛
中华诗词 · 比赛
Winter is coming. On a sunny morning, all the JIAOKE students and teachers are meeting on the playground. Accompanied by the relaxing music, there are more and more people on the playground. Every students look very excited. Although the wind blows slightly cold, it can not resist the enthusiasm of the students. That is because the Reading Festival that everyone looks forward is coming. British writer Bacon once said, “Reading makes a perfect man.” On November 16, the 7th Reading Festival of 2020 kicked off with the speech by Ms. Yan Ting, Head of Research and Mr. Clewer, Head of English Department.
On November 10th, the preliminary contest of drama was held. Each of the participating classes took to the stage with their carefully rehearsed performances. Students used their lunch break to rehearse the performance in order to bring a perfect performance.
Finally, on December 4th, the final competition was held in the assembly. All the participators came to watch the performance. When audience saw the their performance, they gave them a warm applause and cheered for them. All the students showed a bright smile when they finished their performance.
The competition of Shanghai nursery rhymes is the important competition of the reading festival. At the preliminary competition on November 23, each group of contestants was fully prepared and full of enthusiasm. The preliminary competition ended in lots of beautiful Shanghai nursery rhymes. After intense selection, the final was finally held on December 3. This was more exciting than the preliminary competition, all the students were full of strength. In the rich activities, we also felt the charm of Shanghai dialect.
On December 8th we held the final of idiom competition in the school hall. The competition was divided into two levels – one for the sixth grade and one for the eighth grade. The opponents would be selected by drawing lots. There were three exciting matches, and the winning groups all won by narrow margins. The idiom competition not only tested the students’ abilities of memorizing the idioms, but also enriched more idioms knowledge for themselves.
On December 11, we held the final of the Chinese ancient poetry competition in the assembly hall. The final had two teams competing – the local curriculum team versus the BC curriculum team. The competition was conducted by drawing lots. This time, there were six intense and fierce competition sections, and the final the local curriculum team won the competition.
The activities are wonderful and interesting. You’ll find the pleasure of reading! After learning about the above activities, I believe you are ready to try. This is a good time for you to show what you love! Let’s look for and feel the green and vitality in the book in this cold winter day, taste the warmth of knowledge from the book, and let the charming fragrance of books float in our campus. Let reading be along with every step of our growth, and make us more confident and substantial towards a better future.