Welcome to Grade 4

Anarchy in Grade 4

Anarchy in Grade 4

Well!! Grade 4 didn't know WHAT was going on when they got to school on Monday! "No questions," said Ms Kirsty. "Suit yourself," said Ms Amy. On arriving, students looked for the timetable and the magnetic signs for the board but they were not there! As the students...

More success in the swimming pool!

More success in the swimming pool!

ABIS hosted the first swimming meet in Sohar for this academic year on the weekend. Swimmers from Nautilus swimming club travelled from Muscat to compete against swimmers from our ABIS community. The picture shows their success! Well done to all those who competed and...

More success in the swimming pool!

More success in the swimming pool!

ABIS hosted the first swimming meet in Sohar for this academic year on the weekend. Swimmers from Nautilus swimming club travelled from Muscat to compete against swimmers from our ABIS community. The picture shows their success! Well done to all those who competed and...

Happy Holiday!

I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a safe and memorable holiday whether traveling abroad or staying in Oman. Students, well done! Every grade from K 1 to Grade 6 has been a pleasure to teach. I can see a big improvement in all students during PE...

Happy Holiday!

I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a safe and memorable holiday whether traveling abroad or staying in Oman. Students, well done! Every grade from K 1 to Grade 6 has been a pleasure to teach. I can see a big improvement in all students during PE...

Library Reading Goals

Library Reading Goals

This week during ABIS library classes, grades 3-6 reflected on their own reading habits and how they can become better readers. Students then chose one library reading goal to work on in January. Grade 2 students also talked about goal setting and how to choose "just...

Happy Winter Break!!

Happy Winter Break!!

Mr. Cooper and Mr. Munn would like to wish everyone a happy winter break. Do not forget to get outside, have fun, and read a good book.                                         We will keep with our swimming schedule when we get back in January. Enjoy your break....

Making paneer is a chemical change

Making paneer is a chemical change

As part of the Grade 4 students' investigation into chemical and physical changes we have completed some small science experiments which demonstrate either a chemical or a physical change.  Did you know that when you add an acid to hot milk that there is a chemical...

ABIS Arts Showcase in 3…2….1….

ABIS Arts Showcase in 3…2….1….

Its almost here!!! On Sunday, December 12, the ABIS Arts Showcase will go LIVE! This website will only be published for a short period of time so don't miss it! Check out the budding artists in the Primary, the emerging Sound Editors in the Secondary, and the rigorous...

Good Readers at ABIS Library!!

Good Readers at ABIS Library!!

Here in the ABIS library we have been talking about what good readers do. Students have worked in small groups to collaboratively brainstorm and create lists of things that good readers do to become better and stronger readers. There has also been lots of reading (...

A short successful week

Students were introduced to some new songs and musical activities this week. The first song is called Funga Alafia, a folk song from West Africa. The song translates to “Welcome my friends, I greet you in peace.” We used a call and response activity to learn the words...

Becoming verb hunters

Becoming verb hunters

Grade 4 students have been inquiring into the spelling of verbs in the past tense.  Why do some verbs just have an 'ed' added and some don't?  What's the difference between 'I was hoping' and 'I was hopping'?  In groups we read through a piece of our latest shared...

A short successful week

Students were introduced to some new songs and musical activities this week. The first song is called Funga Alafia, a folk song from West Africa. The song translates to “Welcome my friends, I greet you in peace.” We used a call and response activity to learn the words...

ABIS Library “Tops” for the Month of November

ABIS Library “Tops” for the Month of November

For the month of November, Grade 2 is the top class of borrowers at the ABIS library. Grade 2 students have borrowed an average of over 6 books per student during the month of November! Way to keep reading grade 2! 1,452 books in total were borrowed from the ABIS...

The ABIS Arts Showcase is coming!

As we learn to live and thrive in a world with Covid-19, it is more important than ever to have the Arts. The Arts help us process our present, remember our past, and explore our future. In order to celebrate and display the work of our students, the ABIS Arts...

Grade 4 brought their umbrella BECAUSE it was raining.

Grade 4 brought their umbrella BECAUSE it was raining.

This week Grade 4 looked at cause and effect in English. We worked with signal words like because, so, therefore, since, and for this reason. We then made sentences putting the cause at the beginning and the effect at the end, as in: It was raining so I got very wet....

Move to Music!

Move to Music!

One of the activities that every year group enjoys and that is moving to music. The kindergarten students used movement to show an understand of the beat and low and high sounds. Grade 3 were quick to learn a new song and moved to the beat inventing their own rhythms....

Happy Long Weekend!

Happy Long Weekend!

Once again, our week was chock-a-block full of fun and learning.  We are continuing our learning about matter and have begun to delve into chemical changes and evidence of it happening.  Our still life is coming along.  We completed our pencil sketch and dabbled with...