Welcome to the Grade 1

 

Elmer is not an ordinary elephant. . .

Elmer is not an ordinary elephant. . .

Grade 1 is not ordinary either! We are all different - that makes us special. We are happy we are not all the same! Just like a puzzle, we need all of our differences to fit together and make our class special. when we don’t have all the different parts somehow,...

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Grade Ones Shine Bright!

Grade Ones Shine Bright!

Sharing their unique star qualities, kind words and helping hearts, look at the Grade Ones who are making their community and world a good place to be! They have also been making inquiries and collecting data. In Reading and writing, we have been thinking about...

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Reading, writing and researching in Grade 1

Reading, writing and researching in Grade 1

It is another short week - but there is so much learning happening in Grade 1. We wrote ‘yum’ and ‘yuk’ stories to help us think about trying something new and being open minded. We read about Carla’s Sandwich and thought about how being different is creative and...

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Helping Hands

Helping Hands

As we read and talked about the Little Red Hen story, we also wrote a list of how our helping hands are going to help at home. We loved making our Little Red Hen handprint. We also chose a few topics to collect data about at home and are sharing this information with...

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Sending happy hearts from a Grade 1

Sending happy hearts from a Grade 1

We know helping others to do things can really make our work easier. We have been thinking a lot about using kind words and helping hands to be caring. We know kind words can make things easier too. We know even small kind things can make someone’s day. We gave some...

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Kindness in Grade One

Kindness in Grade One

" If someone makes a mistake, we say it's ok, we all learn from our mistakes!"- Emma Ravic G1. We have had a wonderful week writing certificate pledges of how we will be kind. We also had fun collecting data about our learning buddies: their favourite food, colours...

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Another busy week

Another busy week

This week some of us have been involved with the secondary scavenger hunt, taking photos for our house teams. In Grade 1 we have been keeping fit in the mornings, reading stories and exploring the writing process. In Grade 2 we have been playing maths games looking at...

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Getting the music space ready…

Getting the music space ready…

The music space in LC3 has gone under a little face lift recently... the big surprise can wait until you get back to ABIS soon (hopefully!)... but you can enjoy this wall display for now. Thanks so much to Mr. Mike (KG music teacher) for putting this together for us...

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We are caring learners

We are caring learners

Caring learners are kind. Caring learners have kind hearts and use their helping hands and kind words. Grade 1 is caring. Grade 1 is a great place to be!

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Going Dotty About Dots!!!

Going Dotty About Dots!!!

It has been an exciting and interesting week to base many activities around the Dot Day story. We found out about the author Peter H Reynolds and how International Dot started. We have made several artworks to show what a dot can turn into. We enjoyed being creative...

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Grade 1 are making books

Grade 1 are making books

This week We have been reading and making books in grade 1. They have been listening to different stories then making their own books so they can be authors and illustrators. The children have been awesome, creating fiction and non fiction books They then became Risk...

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Grade 1 is going dotty!

Grade 1 is going dotty!

We had so much fun with dots this week! We found out that there are always things we can’t do . . . Yet! Dot Day is the best way to celebrate all the amazing things we can do - if we just try. We read and listened to dot stories - and then we used our curious minds to...

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Reading and writing stories

Reading and writing stories

What a wonderful week we have had reading and writing stories. This week I read a story with grade 1, “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.” After they made their own books so they could create and write their own stories. The grade 2 class had 2 different stories, “Don’t...

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Smarty Pants in Grade 1.

Smarty Pants in Grade 1.

Look at us! We are smarty pants! We are open minded learners. We are not scared to try out new ways to learn. We can learn in the class. We can learn online. We can learn anywhere! See what we can do!

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Week 1

Week 1

We had a great week in Physical Education.  Students in the primary were up and moving, exercising, and throwing and catching socks around their homes.  In MYP we have started discussing Personel Fitness Plans and working with warm-ups and getting them active.  I look...

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Primary Music

Primary Music

Dear ABIS comunity, This week we have had some fun with music instruments bingo, listening to classical Cartoon music and brainstorming with upper grades about our future performances ! I have to say for the first week of online learning the children and their parents...

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Come and Find Out About Grade 1 AW & KJ

Come and Find Out About Grade 1 AW & KJ

Well done Grade One's you have made a sterling start to Home learning online. Everyone has persevered despite a few challenges. Well done for persisting and thank you for your patience and your parents help! Before school and at play times, we have enjoyed being able...

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