Welcome to Grade 4

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The G4 students reported on the most important events that took place throughout the school year, their favorite moments, and the values, principles and skills that students learned this year and supported them for a new academic year.

Novel Study

Grade fours have been working in small groups to complete weekly tasks about their novel. Each group has a different novel to read. Students worked to complete the tasks of a small group discussion (questions they have generated), a written response, and vocabulary...

Grade 4 Math

This week the students worked on questions covering a broad range of math topics to discover what concepts they are confident with and which require more review over the final weeks of school.

ABIS Community Iftaar Next Week: May 22nd

Although we are coming to the end of this school year, the Student Council has organized one last event: The ABIS Community Iftar. Since Ramadan is a chance for families to gather together, it only seems fitting that our ABIS family take the opportunity...

Shelter Building for the Amazon

As part of the Amazon adventure scenario from last week, students built shelters to protect themselves from the rainforest elements. Through this activity, students completed the engineering design process by constructing and testing their designs. Grade fours and...

Number Talks

Number talks are a fantastic way to get students thinking about mathematics and how they solve problems. How did you get to the number seven?

STEAM adventure

For STEAM this week, students worked in groups of three or four to navigate in the Amazon Rainforest after a make believe plane crash. Students used map scales, keys and longitude and latitude coordinates to figure out where they were. Grade fours and fives decided...

Assembly for Ramadan

Students participated Omanis from different educational levels in the Assembly for Ramadan where students gave a lot of information and the various paragraphs of poetry and the Koran and Puppet Theater presents new ideas about Ramadan and competitions

Grade six exhibition

Grade fours got the opportunity to view the process that grade six students took to complete their exhibition. Grade six students did a nice job of explaining the steps it took to complete their final projects. Grade four students had the opportunity to ask many...

Coming Next Week! ABIS CHARITY BAZAAR!

The Community Council have organized a new event. A Charity Bazaar! An event where you can sell items that you may not need or use anymore. Keep in mind that the items MUST be in good condition, and small enough to transport. The event will take in place in the Gym on...

What is your energy source?

For their current unit of inquiry, grade fours worked in groups of three to research and identify the form and function of an energy source. Then they presented their findings to their classmates. It was impressive to hear grade fours explain how geothermal, hydro,...

Engineering Project

A week ago, grade fours and fives worked in small groups on an engineering STEAM project. Their objective was to produce a boat that could withstand holding ten Omani coins. Students planned, created, and modified as a team using limited resources ( 6 by 6 inch...

Reader’s Theater

This week, grade 4 students have been learning to use their voices to portray sad, scary, excited, bored and angry. It has not been easy to both read fluently and portray an emotion via reader's theater scripts like The Lion and the Mouse.

Paraphrasing and presentations

Studies reveal that for students to obtain new information in nonfiction text, they must think, react, and connect to notes. Grade four students worked on paraphrasing information, questioned it, and responded to new ideas in partners. They were able to look for the...

Football Tournament

Congratulations to our U16 and U10 football teams for taking out their divisions of the ABIS Tri School Football Tournament  involving teams from ABIS, Future Science and SIS that has been running for the past six weeks. In the U16s ABIS was first with Future...

Follow Up Activities

After guided reading sessions, students ate assigned follow up activities related to the books they have read. Below are pictures of presentations related to these activities.

Primary lock in

48 students in grades 4-6 were busy having lots of fun at the Primary Lock In on Thursday March 14 from 1-6pm. They started with cooperative games in the gym. Students had their choice to make crafts, play in the pool or play in the gym. After all that activity, it...

Swim Gala

Well done to all those who participated in this year's ABIS Swimming Gala. With our scoring system working well and a new programme the day went smoothly with the Primary section finishing a bit early and the Secondary right on time. Congratulations to the Desert...

Reading day in mother tongue

Mothers participated in the reading day in the mother tongue by reading stories in Arabic for all their native speakers. Ms. Khadija and some G8 students also participated in a presentation of a representative scene,