Welcome to Grade 5

Arabic G5/G6 :

Arabic G5/G6 :

During this week, students completed a formative assessment that includes an oral presentation of topics from the student’s research, where they excelled in the choices of different topics, and supported them with evidence from Qur’anic verses, or poetic verses,

Bananas, Boxes and Student Led Conferences

Bananas, Boxes and Student Led Conferences

Hi everyone, Ramadan Kareem to all the families in G5 who are celebrating. May this be a special time for you and your families. Our first full week online has been a busy one - we have been finishing up our work on 3D Shape and Volume, photographing a scavenger hunt...

G 5 :Arabic presentation

G 5 :Arabic presentation

G5 students participated in some presentations, where each student chose a topic of his creativity and employed in it the skills of learning from research, thinking and perusal. They chose a variety of topics about choosing friends, and some of them chose about...

Online again…Troubleshooting, Empathy & Participation

Online again…Troubleshooting, Empathy & Participation

Hi everyone, Grade 5 have made a great start to our online learning. We have used the MoSCoW technique to work out a plan fro what we MUST do, SHOULD/COULD do and WON'T as online learners. Top of the list was troubleshooting, empathy and participation, as well as...

Spirit Week in the Library!

Spirit Week in the Library!

Spirit Week was a lot of fun this week in the library! We even had a visit from Ms. Frizzle from the Magic School Bus books on Wednesday. I think the week may have tired out the grade 5s!!! .

Arabic G5:

Arabic G5:

G5 students shared the basics of writing expressive topics, where they studied how to create an expressive topic from their style, taking into account the grammar and spelling, as each student chose one of the topics that talk about the means of technology from social...

Arabic G5:

Arabic G5:

G5 students shared the basics of writing expressive topics, where they studied how to create an expressive topic from their style, taking into account the grammar and spelling, as each student chose one of the topics that talk about the means of technology from social...

Debates, Dress Ups and 2D in G5

Debates, Dress Ups and 2D in G5

Hi everyone, We have celebrated spirit week by dressing as twins (or triplets or quads!), as Disney characters and in PJs. This week in Mathematics we finished our inquiry into length, area and perimeter and reflected on how much our knowledge has grown since the...

G5 Arabic

G5 Arabic

All G5 students shared together new learning skills aimed at various values of communication, cooperation and exchange of ideas. All Arabic speaking and non-Arabic speaking students participated in many competitions from which they learn a different value.

Library Times- Book Clubs, Bravery and Backpacks

Library Times- Book Clubs, Bravery and Backpacks

This week the library has been hopping, with books coming in and out, a new Scholastic Book Order opening ( see more below)  and students talking lots about reading. We are still working hard to organize and get the library up to date. There are quite a few...

Pi Day and Design

Pi Day and Design

Hello everyone, This week we celebrated the mathematics World Pi day and learnt how to use Pi to calculate the area and circumferences of circles. We used all of our knowledge of length, area and perimeter to a 3 day extended maths problem - design a food production...

Algebra, Persuasion & Chocolate in G5

Algebra, Persuasion & Chocolate in G5

Hello everyone, This week has been a shorter week but a busy one. We started the week with International Women's day and made rosettte cards for the important women in our lives. In Mathematics we have been building on our knowledge of perimeter and area to explore...

Band Playing Test

Band Playing Test

At ABIS we start all students on a new level of their musical journey in Grade 5 when they join either the band or the choir. This is an exciting moment as they begin to work towards public performances! Being a band member means that students have to take the agency...

Stand Up Tall!!

Stand Up Tall!!

Primary Information Literacy classes read " Stand Up Tall, Molly Lou Melon"  by Patty Lovell this week and really took a close look at ways to describe characters.  We looked at physical descriptions, as well as personality characteristics and also character actions.

Food Journeys and Measuring Like Da Vinci in G5

Food Journeys and Measuring Like Da Vinci in G5

Hello everyone, This week we have been unpacking our new Unit “From Field to Table......Food can go through many processes and journeys to reach our table." We listened to a story about journeys and investigated the journey many of our food goes on. We started to ask...

Oman Week in PE

Oman Week in PE

We couldn't take the students out to explore Oman, so we designed games that involved bringing Oman into our school grounds. The students especially loved the assault course where the had to cross Jebel Shams and successfully carry their water over the sand dunes!