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!

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

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...

Expressing Ourselves through Art

Expressing Ourselves through Art

This week Grade 3 have created some fabulous artworks to express themselves. The prompt for this Artwork was a special place to escape to. Students started with the sentence beginning, “I might be stuck at home, but in my mind I am...” and then they created an artwork...

Great Thinkers and Communicators

Great Thinkers and Communicators

I am seeing so many fantastic examples of wise thinking and great communicating. It makes it quite difficult to select which pieces to share. Students in Grade 3 have been doing some superb thinking this week about the impact of the choices consumers make. When...

Skip, Skip, Skipping

Skip, Skip, Skipping

Over the last few weeks grades 1, 5 and 6 have been undertaking a skipping challenge. Their efforts have seen some of them improve their skills to an unbelievable level. Special mention to Renée, Emma, Rawan and JJ in grade 6. Mohammed Q, Christopher and Zainab in G5...

Earning As we Learn

Earning As we Learn

In Grade 3 we are learning about trade, and goods and services. To understand how money is used in trade and in an economy, our class have been earning ABIS $ by producing goods (our school work as well as some yummy food items) and some people have also started to...

Wacky Wednesday PE

Wacky Wednesday PE

A big thank you to all who participated in Wednesday’s Wacky Day PE. There was lots of fun and crazy PE activities happening.🤪🤪🤩🏃🏼‍♂️

Home schooling week 27

Home schooling week 27

Dear parents, Thank you for your continued support this week. The students have been fully engaged in all the activities I have set and those of the specialist teachers. The quality of the work has been of a high standard. Students are completing work on time and...

Showcase of our Learning

Showcase of our Learning

In Grade 3 we are doing our best to continue our learning from home. This means overcoming challenges and learning to be disciplined with our time. The first five people in our class earned their White Belt in recorder this week. Here are two of them. Students...

Adapting to Home Learning

Adapting to Home Learning

Although we were expecting to do our learning at school this week, look at the fantastic learning that students in Grade 3S have been doing at home this week. This is some of the work we have done to learn and practise the 3 times table. We have learnt a lot about how...

Omani Artefacts

Omani Artefacts

We were treated this week to see many interesting and beautiful Omani artefacts. Students took photos at home of artefacts and then wrote an explanation of their artefact. Many of the artefacts are too heavy or precious to bring to school. So it was a treat to see the...

Fun at the Pool

Fun at the Pool

I could hear our class having so much fun at the pool on a Wednesday I had to go and see what they were up to. Some children are working on their streamlined bodies kicking and gliding, and stroking with long arms. Others were practising their kicking using flippers....