Welcome to Grade 2!

Happy Holidays Grade 2

Happy Holidays Grade 2

With the help of our handy compasses we have navigated our way to the holidays. We hope you have a great break. Ahsan and Nicole                  Hussain and Joao

Grade 2 has its First Online assembly!

Grade 2 has its First Online assembly!

Today we celebrated another group we belong to: our house group! The children wore their color shirts to school today and we did many activities to show our house spirit! We started by introducing the different houses and the children and teachers who belong to them....

Art: exploring lines

Art: exploring lines

Our grade 2 artists have been exploring how to make art using 8 kinds of lines. Every week we have made new drawings using our favourite lines.

Where are we in Grade 2? Anyone got a map?

Where are we in Grade 2? Anyone got a map?

This week we have journeyed into our new unit of inquiry on Mapping (Maps are Created to Represent and Understand our World). We've started by find out what we know and want to know about mapping and also created a map of what matters to us in our hearts. We have also...

Week 6 of IPAD school!

Week 6 of IPAD school!

We had a busy week in grade 2. Time is going so fast! Ms Fatma and I are so happy to see the children everyday. They are becoming very independent getting to and from classes! We finished our Working Together unit of inquiry for now with the Family Fun Night and we...

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...

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...

Fantastic Fourth Week

Fantastic Fourth Week

We are really getting into the swing of working together online. Here is a selection of the activities we have been working on this week.   Unit of Inquiry - Organising our Family Fun Night We have been busily working with Ms Wendy's class as all the students...

We Have Our Ipads!

We Have Our Ipads!

It was an exciting week because we all have our school iPads. That means we can share our work with our class. We are also learning new technological skills. In addition to completing our work we can take photos, make videos, record our voices and express ourselves...

Library Lions!

Library Lions!

In second grade this week in Information Literacy, students listened to the story "Library Lions" by Mindy Sterling. In the book a lion visits the library and learns all about how libraries work and their rules. He becomes an important part of the library. Students...

Week Three in Grade 2

Week Three in Grade 2

Once again we've had a blast online. All together at last...the Grade 2s all work on their books with Ms Celine. INTERNATIONAL DOT DAY We drew dot pictures Dot Safari Hunt   Some of our procedures Our writing.

You+Me=We

You+Me=We

The time is going so quickly! I cannot believe we have finished 3 weeks of learning together online! Everyone is getting more comfortable with our new normal. We added another job to our job chart...Learn from each other. We are all trying hard to do that! Learning...

Grade 2 Visual Art Making Mascots

Grade 2 Visual Art Making Mascots

To start our school year each group of grade 2 students voted on an animal that best represented their class. Grade 2 group A chose a wold and group B chose a lion. Ms. Markin then taught each group how to draw their mascot. Here are a few of the class drawings. Our...

“Planting Stories” in Primary

“Planting Stories” in Primary

In 4th and 5th grade this week we read "Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller, Pura Belpré" by Anika Aldamuy Denise, a book about one of my heros. Students thought about and shared what traits they thought that heros had, and a bit about their own...

Terrific Week Two

Terrific Week Two

What a truly terrific and tremendous week. The Grade 2s worked so hard, displayed the best manners and were so eager to share their thoughts, ideas and questions. I was also very impressed by how frequently they complimented each other. In class, we have been...

The Second Week of Second Grade

The Second Week of Second Grade

I am so happy to see such happy faces everyday online. Someone wrote in a comment on seesaw that this is the year of corona. That is true. It is also the year that we learned how to follow the link, click on the link, chat in the chat box and pin someone! It is...

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...

Information Literacy News

Information Literacy News

I have been having so much fun getting to know the primary students better this week. We have had lots of conversations around books and reading. Some of the things we have done: We have talked about our favorite books in grades 2-6. We have talked about genre in...

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...