Welcome to Grade 5

Our Place in Space!

Our Place in Space!

Our mind's have been blown this week! We started tuning in for our brand new Unit of Inquiry under the transdisciplinary theme of Where We Are in Place And Time. Our Central Idea is that 'Curiosity adds to our understanding of our place in the universe.' We started...

The Resiliency of Musicians

Throughout history, Artists have been asked to create and express in less than ideal situations. We do not always have the perfect environment available to us. The musicians at ABIS have been no different, showing resiliency and flexibility as the adapt to COVID-19...

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...

Finishing off and ready for the holidays!

Finishing off and ready for the holidays!

Hello everyone, It's been another busy week in Grade 5. We have been watching the iMovies we created to showcase our Rube Goldberg machines, sharing our google slides we used to enhance our instruction writing, showing what we know about about multiplication and...

K1 Celebrate Learning

K1 Celebrate Learning

This week we have been reflecting on our unit of inquiry, ‘Who We Are’ the children have looked at their bodies and made a picture puzzle of them and naming the parts. They have also made an ‘I can’ book about their experiences through out the unit. Being a Rainbow...

K1 Celebrating Learning

K1 Celebrating Learning

This week we have been reflecting on our unit of inquiry, ‘Who We Are’ the children have looked at their bodies and made a picture puzzle of them and naming the parts. They have also made an ‘I can’ book about their experiences through out the unit. Being a Rainbow...

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....

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 (...

STEM in Action!

STEM in Action!

This week the classroom turned into a construction zone as all of our teams built, rebuilt, rebuilt, rebuilt and tested their own Rube Goldberg machines.They were assessing themselves on the following ATL Skills: Communication I listen to information and the...

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...

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...