Welcome to Grade 5

Peace Quotations

As part of our peace unit we have taken some time to find quotations about peace and research the people who said them. We made a list on the board of the people and then researched their background to see if we felt they were worth listening to. We had a great...

ABIS Community Iftaar Next Week: May 22nd

Although we are coming to the end of this school year, the Student Council has organized one last event: The ABIS Community Iftar. Since Ramadan is a chance for families to gather together, it only seems fitting that our ABIS family take the opportunity...

Where in the World

As an introduction to our Peace unit, we asked the Grade 5 students to name as many countries on a world map as they could. Working in pairs and WITHOUT the aid of an atlas or technology it was a wonderful challenge for the students. We then led into looking at where...

G5 are preparing for the final tests

This week, G5 practice on many activities and tests for previous years to gain experience and ability to pass the final ministerial tests for Arabic and Islamicon many activities and tests for previous years to gain experience and ability to pass the final ministerial...

Assembly for Ramadan

Students participated Omanis from different educational levels in the Assembly for Ramadan where students gave a lot of information and the various paragraphs of poetry and the Koran and Puppet Theater presents new ideas about Ramadan and competitions

SAY CHEESE!

On Tuesday afternoon during STEAM, the Grade 5's made a simple cheese using only full cream milk and lemon juice. We wanted them to see that modern food production had its origins in ancient practices. One quarter of a cup of lemon juice was added to one litre of...

Global Perspectives Visit to Grade Five

Last week, grade fives had a visit from the grade nine global perspectives class. The grade nines were doing a project about culture and identity, and it was great for the grade five students to see an example of a presentation from the older students. They asked...

Coming Next Week! ABIS CHARITY BAZAAR!

The Community Council have organized a new event. A Charity Bazaar! An event where you can sell items that you may not need or use anymore. Keep in mind that the items MUST be in good condition, and small enough to transport. The event will take in place in the Gym on...

Learning a new skill

Just before the Spring break some of the Grade 5's had the opportunity to learn a new board game. Backgammon was new to most of the students and great fun was had in the learning process.

Summative assessment in Grade 5

Over the last 2 weeks we have been finishing up,our Space unit. The students had a choice of what they researched and how they presented it. Some of the students investigated the life of an ancient astronomer but, instead of writing a biography, they presented their...

Working can look different for different purposes

In Grade 5, students work in a variety of large and small groups. They also work individually. Sometimes students get the choice of how they work, and with whom, other times the groups or pairs are randomly generated or specifically chosen by me. A trip to our...

International Day is here

With a blast of colour and national pride, the Grade 5 students took part in the parade of nations this morning for International Day. Everyone represented their country in some way and we had a great time.

Football Tournament

Congratulations to our U16 and U10 football teams for taking out their divisions of the ABIS Tri School Football Tournament  involving teams from ABIS, Future Science and SIS that has been running for the past six weeks. In the U16s ABIS was first with Future...

How many kilometres per hour can you run?

Grade 5 has been studying velocity. They calculated that Usain Bolt ran at 37.56 kph when he set the world record. The students were timed running for 10 seconds, then their distance was measured. In class we did the mathematics of metres per 10 seconds to metres per...

Reading Café

Rowan presented one of the Arabic language classes in a very interesting way, where she distributed a number of cups and placed in each cup a set of questions for each of her colleagues called (reading cafe)

Primary lock in

48 students in grades 4-6 were busy having lots of fun at the Primary Lock In on Thursday March 14 from 1-6pm. They started with cooperative games in the gym. Students had their choice to make crafts, play in the pool or play in the gym. After all that activity, it...