Welcome to the Grade 3

Here you’ll find exciting news from the teacher about what’s happening in the classroom, pictures of student learning experiences and work, updates from the Music and P.E. teachers, and special announcements from the Director. You can expect new posts weekly, so check back often for all the latest school and Grade 3 happenings!

Robert Munn-New PE Teacher

Robert Munn-New PE Teacher

Hi,  I am very excited to be teaching at ABIS.  I have been teaching Physical Education for the last 20+ years in a variety of places such as Spain, Germany, and the USA.  I love to travel and visit new cultures. My favorite part of teaching is the relationships that...

Hello from the New Information Literacy/Teacher Librarian!

Hello from the New Information Literacy/Teacher Librarian!

Hello Abis Community! My name is Margot Simonds and I am very excited to be the new Information Literacy teacher this year.  I am from the northeast part of the United States and have lived and taught in many different places around the world. Besides devouring books,...

Great times and New Experiences in Grade 3

Great times and New Experiences in Grade 3

We have had so many great times together in Grade 3 this year. Our days at school were packed with learning and new challenges. Moving in to Grade 3 meant increased responsibility and expectations and this years Grade 3 students have stepped up and bravely embraced...

More Than Words – Grade 3 end of year photos

More Than Words – Grade 3 end of year photos

Congratulations class, you have successfully completed grade 3. It has been a unique year with a number of challenging events. I have never experienced so much rain in such a short time resulting in flooding that closed the school. This year we said goodbye to Sultan...

Celebrating 50 days of Distance Learning part 2

Celebrating 50 days of Distance Learning part 2

Last week I shared some of the outstanding work from my grade 3 class. I would like to continue by sharing work from the rest of the students. Grade 3 have been busy creating work on the theme of 50. Work included poems using 50 words, exercise in sets of 50 and art...

Thinking Creatively

Thinking Creatively

We have been looking at some of the artworks of Vincent Van Gogh this week. Before finding out about him and his life, we looked closely at a few of his famous artworks and wrote our responses to them. Some of us also made our own version of Van Gogh’s chair painting....

Celebrating and Contemplating

Celebrating and Contemplating

For the official start of summer, Grade 3 were invited to write acrostic poems. Read the poems to see what summer means to each writer. Many of us took up the challenge of making a cake to share with our family to celebrate 50 days of Home Learning. Maryam and Mais...

Home Movie Competition

Home Movie Competition

We have some wonderful home movies in so far and there is one week left to go. If you wish to make an exciting action movie or hilarious comedy you’ve still got time. Get your entries in by the 11th of June for your share of the house points and awards.

Celebrating 50 days of Distance Learning

Celebrating 50 days of Distance Learning

Grade 3 have produced some amazing work during our 50 days of Distance Learning. In this post I would like to celebrate some of the highlights. Thank you for your continued support. Aboriginal art by Najim Students created a time capsule to be opened when they are 18....

The Highlights of Eid

The Highlights of Eid

A few students in our class have kindly shared some photos of their family celebrating Eid. Read on to hear the highlights of some of our Eid celebrations.

Home Movie Challenge

Home Movie Challenge

The home movie challenge is going well and we have received some entries already. A few have been in the drama category as well as one very creative Sports Movie. Remember you can earn House Points with your movie. The more people ( students ) you have in your movie...

Preparing for Eid

Preparing for Eid

Despite fasting and the excitement of preparing for Eid, some students in Grade 3 have continued earnestly with their learning. AbdulMuhsen, Al Moataz and Ahmed would like to share these slides with you about how they celebrate Ramadan and Eid. ✨ After learning about...

Inspiring Inventors

Inspiring Inventors

As Grade 3 inquire into inventions and innovation, some of us really enjoyed learning about Leonardo Da Vinci this week. Three of our girls felt inspired to build a flying machine. Ahmed and Fatma extended themselves by undertaking research to find out who invented...

A Glimpse into Grade 3’s Learning

A Glimpse into Grade 3’s Learning

We are starting to inquire into Inventions and Innovation. We learned a little about Alexander Graham Bell and were astonished to find out that he made his first invention at the age of 12! It was interesting for us to note that he taught Helen Keller for a bit,...

House Points

House Points

Students across school are still earning house points. We will continue to keep track in houses. Here is the current tally of points Keep showing off your use of good Approaches to Learning and your attributes of the Learner Profile. Here is to all of us doing good...

Time to get creative

Time to get creative

Week 31 has been a very creative week for the students in Grade 3. Students were given the task of sorting through items of rubbish, such as glass, paper, card and plastic and thinking of different ways of sorting. The students rose to the challenge and discovered...

Extending Thinking through Novel Study

Extending Thinking through Novel Study

Over the past few weeks we have been enjoying reading the classic children’s story ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ by Roald Dahl. Reading quality stories is a great way to develop our language skills and writing. As we read about the marvellous inventions in Mr...

SKIPPING CHALLENGE

SKIPPING CHALLENGE

Over the past 4 weeks students in Grades 1, 5 and 6 have been taking part in a skipping unit. Many students made great progress with their skipping and by the end of the unit could do some amazing tricks. The top three in each grade earnt house points. Grade 1 Carole...

Week 30 homeschool grade 3

Week 30 homeschool grade 3

This week Grade 3 have been working hard and creating shape poems. They used their creativity to design calligrams. A calligram is a word or piece of text where the letters create a picture that is connected to the word. The results were very effective with the...