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!

Leading our Conferences Confidently

Leading our Conferences Confidently

This week students in Grade 3 put a great deal of thought, effort and time into preparing a slideshow of their learning to present to their parents for their conference on Tuesday or Wednesday. Making the slideshow was a new experience and presenting it in the...

We’re back online!

We’re back online!

It was great to see Grade 3 students smiling faces on Wednesday morning. Thanks to being online, Mohammed was able to rejoin the class from India. It is was exciting to see him again. Here are some photos of our learning spaces and our thoughts about being online...

Launching our Mini Business

Launching our Mini Business

As well as having fun dressing up each day for Spirit week, Grade 3 have worked together to produce a plan for our mini business. With some help from a few adults we found a shop that could print our products with the design we created in Oman Week. We had to do lots...

Spirit Week in grade 3M

Spirit Week in grade 3M

From casual to Disney to PJs, the students made a massive effort with their costumes. My favorite day of the week was 'Twin Day.' The students had carefully communicated with each other to find marching costumes. Here are some photos of the week to celebrate Spirit...

Spirit Week in the Library!

Spirit Week in the Library!

Spirit Week was a lot of fun this week in the library! We even had a visit from Ms. Frizzle from the Magic School Bus books on Wednesday. I think the week may have tired out the grade 5s!!! .

Lots of New Words

Lots of New Words

Part of our literacy this week has been reading and analyzing poems. We are becoming good at recognizing the language features that are used by poets. Learning to reading certain poems in rhythm can take some practice. We have been surprised that although some poems...

Trading Thursday

Trading Thursday

As Grade 3 learn about how goods and services are traded, we had a Trading Thursday today. During the week we practised bartering to negotiate on an agreed price through role play. Mr Isles joined in our role play but wasn’t happy with the deal so wasn’t successful in...

Grade 3 Swap Shop – a lesson in trade

Grade 3 Swap Shop – a lesson in trade

Today was a very exciting day for the students. Each child brought in an item they no longer needed hoping they could swap for something they wanted. We started the 'Swap Shop' by walking round the tables to see what was available. If they saw something they were...

Library Times- Book Clubs, Bravery and Backpacks

Library Times- Book Clubs, Bravery and Backpacks

This week the library has been hopping, with books coming in and out, a new Scholastic Book Order opening ( see more below)  and students talking lots about reading. We are still working hard to organize and get the library up to date. There are quite a few...

Have a wonderful holiday

Have a wonderful holiday

I would like to thank all parents and students for the lovely cards and delicious chocolates for teachers day yesterday. In all the years I have been teaching I have never experienced such lovely comments.As a class we raised a total of 87 OMR, which is a great...

Stand Up Tall!!

Stand Up Tall!!

Primary Information Literacy classes read " Stand Up Tall, Molly Lou Melon"  by Patty Lovell this week and really took a close look at ways to describe characters.  We looked at physical descriptions, as well as personality characteristics and also character actions.

A Productive Week

A Productive Week

We started the week seeing some examples of weaving that Rawnaq brought to school. Her Grandmother and uncle showed her how to weave with date leaves. The surprise of ice blocks to celebrate our efforts for the Walkathon last week was most welcome! What a fantastic...

Grade 3 Oman week celebration.

Grade 3 Oman week celebration.

Students in grade 3 celebrated Oman week with lots of fun activities that embraced Omani culture. Ms Khadija explained the customs connected to serving coffee and dates. We learnt to serve the coffee to guests with the right hand and to eat an odd number of dates. Ms...

Omani Traditions

Omani Traditions

We have enjoyed a wonderful Oman Week in Grade 3. On Sunday we learned how to make Omani coffee and then experienced the custom of having coffee and dates. Did you know you are supposed to eat an odd number of dates? We had fun dressing up in the colours of the Oman...

Oman Week in PE

Oman Week in PE

We couldn't take the students out to explore Oman, so we designed games that involved bringing Oman into our school grounds. The students especially loved the assault course where the had to cross Jebel Shams and successfully carry their water over the sand dunes!

ABIS Museum

ABIS Museum

G6 students excelled in presenting their ideas by organizing the event of the Omani Museum, which included all aspects of heritage in Oman. Many thanks to our students for the effort made in collecting, arranging, organizing and presenting information in a wonderful...

Together Everyone Achieves More

Together Everyone Achieves More

Our class have been preparing for the walkathon in Oman Week by walking or running around the track for about 12 minutes each morning. We created a table to record the number of laps we completed individually and collectively. Knowing that 1 lap of the track is 400...

Grade 3 success!

Grade 3 success!

Students in grade 3 have been very busy. In maths we have developed a good understanding of multiplication as repeated addition. Students can say their 5 x table with confidence. Hamid learning that multiplication is repeated addition. In English we had a walk to the...