Welcome to Grade 5

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...

Noggle in Grade 5

Noggle in Grade 5

This week we tried a new number activity called "Noggle". Students had to use their knowledge of the order of operations to reach a target number. The possibilities were many!

Which One Does Not Belong?

Which One Does Not Belong?

This week in a number talk activity, students had to decide which picture did not belong and justify their choice. The yellow cylinder is an obvious one for color, but students found many other reasons why each of those shapes might not belong. Give it a try!

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...

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...

Distance Cooking

Distance Cooking

Over the past two weeks of distance learning students have made omelets and pancakes as a practical application of measuring skills. It's been quite a hit with the students and we plan on more cooking and baking!

Exploring Biodiversity

Exploring Biodiversity

Students completed an introductory activity on biodiversity in Seesaw on Tuesday and shared pictures of a diverse range of organisms. One of the strangest was a tardigrade, which you can see in the picture.

Ski Trip

Ski Trip

Once upon a time a group of skiers and one snowboarder from ABIS went on a ski trip to Artesina in Italy. Well who could have thought that so much could happen in one week. Despite the virus threatening our return and a serious injury to Reed we managed 5 days of...

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...

Food Systems – Final Projects in Seesaw

Food Systems – Final Projects in Seesaw

Students have been busy submitting their final projects for our unit on the industrialization of the food system. One student wrote, "Industrialized food saves time and effort for making it from scratch." What does your child see as positives and negatives?

Using Seesaw in Grade 5

Using Seesaw in Grade 5

We have really honed our Seesaw skills these first weeks of distance learning, haven't we? This week we used Seesaw to review rounding. So glad it has become an important part of distance learning!

We’re still performing!!

We’re still performing!!

So it might not be in the normal band or choir setting, but ABIS musicians are still practicing at home thanks to submissions being handed in using Google Classroom. Honing Individual practice is an integral part of becoming a well-rounded musician and this period of...

Week 1 in the Books

Week 1 in the Books

We made it through week 1! All things considered, I believe that it has been an excellent week of distance learning, and I have truly felt a sense of community. Let's continue to support each other next week and enjoy the Sunday holiday with our families.

Arabic in G5

Arabic in G5

G5 students studied this week a poem that talks about science and scholars and its value in achieving the goals of the individual, and one of the students participated in a presentation and asked many questions to the rest of the class

Dance in Grade 5

Dance in Grade 5

Did you know that we have dance on Thursdays? I visited the students this morning and loved the warm up routine. Ask your kids to show you!

ABIS achievement in Quran Competition

ABIS achievement in Quran Competition

congratulate ABIS for the great achievement in Quran Competition which was done by Lamar Al Mamari G5 Durra Yousif Al Abdulsalam G4 Rawnaq Al Rubaie G2 Indeed, during this week, the students finished the last stage of the competition Students are eligible to...

Football

Football

The ABIS football league will be heading into the fourth round when things get back to normality. ABIS teams are going relatively well in all divisions with our 16 yrs team recording a draw with Future Science and a loss to SIS, the 13s two wins and a loss and the 10s...

TAISM Relay Gala

TAISM Relay Gala

What a fun evening of swimming the ABIS swim team had on Tuesday at TAISM. Swimming 5 relays in each age group our swimmers gained two firsts, eight seconds and nine thirds in 25 events involving TAISM, BSM, ABA, ASG and ABIS. The highlight for ABIS was the senior...

Arabic as an Additional Language

Arabic as an Additional Language

The students pictured are reviewing days of the week with Ms Eiman to begin their Thursday lesson. They are very happy to finally be learning from a native speaker!

Buddy Time and More

Buddy Time and More

It was great to see our ECC buddies again and get reacquainted! A bonus was going upstairs to the Oman Week Exhibition and seeing some wonderful works of art. Several Grade 5 students remembered their time in Grade 1.