Welcome to Grade 5

Arabic G5

Arabic G5

This week, the G5 learned a lot about the short story, how to analyze basic elements, analyze characters and events, how to write an end to a story, and produce a written text for a story through a storyboard. Students also studied many grammar rules.

Art: 3D shapes

Art: 3D shapes

We continue to explore how to give drawings the illusion of being 3D. The students applied their knowledge of value, light, and shading to make these amazing drawings. Have a look at some excellent examples of 3D art.

Biographies, Inquiries, Subtractions and Surveys!

Biographies, Inquiries, Subtractions and Surveys!

Hello everyone, Well it's been a busy week this week in Grade 5. We have been completing our drafts of biographies of famous rights activists, inquiring into a right we are passionate about, exploring our mathematical thinking about subtraction and completing a survey...

Yoga

Yoga

  In 5th and 6th grade we are working on the Health-Related Components of fitness.  Here they are working on flexibility through Yoga.

Art: exploring value with line techniques

Art: exploring value with line techniques

This week the students continued to explore how to draw 3 dimensional objects using shadow. They created value scales and learned about hatching and cross hatching techniques. Featured artists this week are Gabriel, Elaaf, Luca, and Gabriel.

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...

A great collaborative week in G5

A great collaborative week in G5

Hi everyone, Grade 5 have spent the week working on 3 and 4 digit column addition, diving deep into research about human rights and inquiring into the form and function of reading and writing biographies. They have been looking at primary and secondary sources of...

G5 Arabic:

G5 Arabic:

G5 students learned during this week many skills that help them support their curriculum and Arabic language learning skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening, as the unit included many skills, whether spelling including hamzat, or grammar rules that enable...

Grade 5 Week 3

Grade 5 Week 3

Week 3 What another great week in grade 5!! The students are confidently moving in and out of their different classes and learning online and offline, with great time management and thinking skills. They have been continuing to learn more about their own identity as...

Art Class Mascot

Art Class Mascot

Our first task of the school year was deciding on a Mascot that represents each art class. Group A decided that their Mascot would be Picasso. Group B decided that they wanted to be represented by a dragon. Ms. Markin taught each class how to draw their mascot. Group...

“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...

G5 First Full Week

G5 First Full Week

Hello everyone, It has been wonderful to be at school for our first full 5 day week.  This week we have learnt new IT skills (Jamboard and split screening) and watched videos to help provoke our thinking about our G5 community, as well as lots of maths, reading,...

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...

Primary Music

Primary Music

Dear ABIS comunity, This week we have had some fun with music instruments bingo, listening to classical Cartoon music and brainstorming with upper grades about our future performances ! I have to say for the first week of online learning the children and their parents...

Visual Arts by Ms. Markin

Visual Arts by Ms. Markin

As our first week comes to a close I would like to introduce myself to you in my new role as Primary Visual Arts and Dance teacher. Throughout the school year the students will be participating in both sets of lessons.   Our first unit will be completed through...

Wonderful 1st Week Back!

Wonderful 1st Week Back!

Hello everyone, It has been wonderful to see everyone this week.  Grade 5 students have really impressed us with their friendliness and how well they have coped with online, face-to-face learning. It’s a new challenge and they excelled. This week we have been sharing...

We Are Back!!!!!!

We Are Back!!!!!!

  It has been a wonderful start to the school year.  I have had a chance to meet most of my classes in primary and all of my classes in middle school.  We have done some "getting to know you" activities and some fun activities.  All the anticipation of how the...

Information Literacy with Primary

Information Literacy with Primary

Hello Abis Primary! It has been a pure delight meeting some of the amazing 2nd to 6th grade students this week. What fun I have had talking about books and reading with them! With the second graders we read a lovely book called "All are Welcome" by Alexandra Penfold...