Welcome to Grade 5

Getting back to school on Sunday!!!!

Getting back to school on Sunday!!!!

I am looking forward to seeing everyone face to face next week.  It has been a long two weeks online.  When we get back remember to wear your PE Kit to class, a hat, proper sports shoes, and a water bottle.  We are still keeping our mask on in class and keeping social...

Holy Quran competition

Holy Quran competition

Today, our school received an honor from the Ministry of Education, where our students won advanced positions at the level of North Al Batinah. Congratulations to : Lamar Mohammed Al Mammari G6 Durah Yousuf Al AAbdulsalam G 5 Rawnaq Raid Mohammed Al Rubaii G3

Art: Found Objects

Art: Found Objects

The grade 5 students were challenged to create a piece of art that interacted with an object from their house. This was a great activity to help students expand their creative thinking and problem solving skills. Here are some examples from our lesson.

Back Online

Back Online

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday.  Ms. Simonds and I had a chance to travel around Oman.  What a beautiful country!  We have been working online the last week and will be online for next week.  Here are some reminders for our online class:...

Great to be virtually back in Grade 5.

Great to be virtually back in Grade 5.

The wonderful Grade 5 We are all so happy to back together virtually in 2021. Although we can’t wait to be back together in class, in another weeks time. This week we have begun our new inquiry unit ‘Our place in the universe impacts our lives on Earth’. We are...

G5 (not so) Simple Machines

G5 (not so) Simple Machines

Hello everyone, We have been inspired by Rube Goldberg to create simple machines to complete simple tasks such as pop a balloon, open a door, ring a bell. We have applied our knowledge of forces to change the speed of our machines, using the scientific method and have...

CHOIR & BAND

CHOIR & BAND

We are continuing practicing! Singing and playing at safe distance in the open air for future performances ( hopefully)!

Creating galaxies

Creating galaxies

As the students continue to explore Force and natural laws in their unit of inquiry we began to construct paintings of galaxies. Our hope is to pair these with our dances for an integrated art and movement video.

Digital Citizenship and Primary

Digital Citizenship and Primary

In Information Literacy classes, primary students have started their Digital Citizenship unit. Grade 3 students began investigating and discussing the "Rings of Responsibility" in relation to online behaviors. Grade 4 discussed personal and private information and how...

Scientific Method –

Scientific Method –

Hi everyone, This week we have been experimenting using the scientific method - asking questions, predicting, testing using independent and controlled variables and seeing how we can test fairly. We have been having such fun changing cone designs to see how we can...

High jumping in grade 5

High jumping in grade 5

The students have been working very hard on the Athletics unit.  We have been working on the 100, 200, and 800-meter runs, as well as the discus, shotput, long jump, and high jump.

Libraries Get a Facelift!

Libraries Get a Facelift!

Wow, we have been very busy in the primary and secondary libraries rearranging, organizing, and categorizing! Furniture has been rearranged to allow for easier browsing ( once we are back to normal), along with reading, meeting, and working spaces. Books are...

ATL in Arabic G5:

ATL in Arabic G5:

During the students' study of some Qur’anic verses through which they learned useful life values, the students searched for stories from the Qur’an that support these values.

A week of “learning to follow instructions”

A week of “learning to follow instructions”

Hello everyone, In grade 5 we have been learning to follow instructions by making pop up cards and origami cranes and dinosaurs hats. We are starting to make our own instructions so others can follow. In math we have been using multiple strategies to solve...

World Record 1 Mile Challenge

World Record 1 Mile Challenge

Grade 4 students in PE this week were set the challenge of trying to beat the World Record for 1 Mile (1609 meters). This was set by a Morrocan athlete named Hicham El Guerrouj, with an amazing time of 3 minutes 43 Seconds. That's just over 4 laps of our athletic...

Music lessons in the open air!

Music lessons in the open air!

Since we are back face to face the music lessons, singing and instruments playing has been taking place in the open air! Children are enjoying, singing and having fun while being outside.