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!

Such Talent!

Such Talent!

What a fun week! Our class have been enthralled by the Talent Show this week. We felt so proud and happy to see at least one person from our class performing in the talent show videos each day. We have to admit we were concerned on Wednesday morning when we didn’t see...

Art: creating Masks

Art: creating Masks

The grade 3 students had a great idea. They wanted to turn their class mascots into Masks. Together we drew our masks and measured distance for our eyes. Students then created their own unique interpretations.

An inspiring week in Grade 3

An inspiring week in Grade 3

Dear parents, I would like to start by sharing a poem we have written as a class inspired by Sultan Qaboos. The poem was written in connection with our work on autobiographies and biographies. It is important for you to see the thought process behind writing the poem....

Inquirers and Researchers

Inquirers and Researchers

Inspired by the biographies we have read recently, Grade 3 have interviewed a person we admire to gather information to write a biography about this person. Some of us interviewed a parent, others a cousin and others chose a special friend. As we interviewed them we...

Short and Sweet

Short and Sweet

It may have been a short week but Grade 3 achieved some great work. In PSPE our class had fun making delicious, healthy salads. Some chose to make fruit salad. They all looked so colourful and tasty. It was hardly surprising that after making them, some students...

Inspiring People

Inspiring People

In Grade 3 this week we continued to explore biographies and autobiographies. As we pondered the facts we learned about Mahatma Gandhi and Helen Keller’s lives, we began to identify which facts were the most important. It is inspiring reading about how other people...

Actively Engaged Students

Actively Engaged Students

This week in grade 3 has been exciting with the students showing increased confidence with online learning. We have introduced break out groups where students receive guidance in a smaller group. Ms Liezel and Ms Willis have been an important part of the students...

Art: exploring all kinds of lines

Art: exploring all kinds of lines

We started our unit on lines this week. The students created wonderful pieces of art using lines as their medium. Our featured artists this week are Aysha, Ayyoub, Yahya, Al Muatasem, Pratiksha, Ibrahim, Isabel, and Alice. Be sure to post student work to Seesaw.

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...

Juggeling Time

Juggeling Time

    In 3rd and 4th grade we are inquiring about how to Juggle.  We have been very creative using plastic grocery bags instead of scarfs and socks instead of balls.

A very busy week in Grade 3!

A very busy week in Grade 3!

This week has been full of exciting online learning. Grade 3M have worked very hard and adapted to this new way of learning. As a class with the help of Ms Khadija and Ms Liezel we have learnt many new skills using the iPad. Students are improving their photography...

Making our Mark on Dot Day

Making our Mark on Dot Day

In Grade 3 this week we enjoyed celebrating International Dot Day by listening to the Dot Day story, singing The Dot Day song and of course wearing spotty clothes on Tuesday. We also made a couple of artworks for Dot Day. Alice decorated her room too! We traced around...

Dot day in Art Class

Dot day in Art Class

A couple of art classes were lucky enough to fall on International dot day. We used our lesson to create dot artwork that featured funny faces and four kinds of lines: zigzag, straight, curved, spirals. Featuring grade 3 and 4 art...

Art Mascot drawing

Art Mascot drawing

Grade 3 started the year by selecting an animal that best represented their group. Grade 3 group A selected a Panda and group B selected a Cheetah. Ms. Markin then taught each group to draw their mascot. Our grade 3 featured artists this week are Pratiksha, Alice,...

“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...

Grade 3 Online Learning Success!

Grade 3 Online Learning Success!

It has been an exciting week in Grade 3 with my class. We are starting to get to know each other and establish a consistent routine. The students have been quick to adapt to online learning and now know how to respect each other online by turning their microphone off...

5 Days of Online Learning

5 Days of Online Learning

The students in Grade 3 deserve to feel very proud of themselves after their first full week of online learning. We have found strategies to help us become punctual at returning from breaks on time and have become very slick at moving from class to class online. We...

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...