Welcome to Grade 6

Exhibition is full steam ahead!

Exhibition is full steam ahead!

All of Grade 6 came together for the first 2 weeks of PYP Exhibition planning. Areas of inquiry have been chosen and groups have been formed and conceptual questions written to form the lines of inquiry  It was exciting to be together as a whole Grade level! Enjoy the...

G6 Arabic :

G6 Arabic :

The Arabic language students, while studying the Who We Are? Unit, gave a presentation about what they had studied in terms of introducing the biography and identity, and displaying the aspects of celebration and Omani culture, and at the end of their presentation...

Exhibition Planning has started!

Exhibition Planning has started!

A busy week, self assessment for the Who We Are presentations, creating Maths slideshows using fraction and decimal addition and subtraction and working as a whole grade to start the planning for our PYP Exhibition be exploring world news and identifying issues for...

Presentations

Presentations

This week we started to share our presentations about Who We Are. We learned how to think of more creative ways to share the different elements of our work and also how to create links throughout our presentations to jump to the relevant information, then back to the...

G6 Arabic :

G6 Arabic :

Every week, students learn many writing and cooperative skills that help them express themselves freely and develop their expressive and spelling ability, and the learning skills that students need throughout the years of learning as it makes them learners over a...

Getting the music space ready…

Getting the music space ready…

The music space in LC3 has gone under a little face lift recently... the big surprise can wait until you get back to ABIS soon (hopefully!)... but you can enjoy this wall display for now. Thanks so much to Mr. Mike (KG music teacher) for putting this together for us...

Who We Are.

Who We Are.

Another busy week in Grade 6. This week we have been busy writing mini autobiographies. We are exploring Who We Are by reflecting on  our own values, Learner Profile attributes and our Approaches to Learning goals. We've also managed to stay balanced by keeping fit on...

G6 Arabic :

G6 Arabic :

Students learned during this week many grammatical rules and writing skills that help them in their writing and expressing themselves and their culture, as each of them employed these rules and skills in creating a story of his creativity, expressing and writing about...

Art class Mascots

Art class Mascots

The first task of the year for grade six was to pick a mascot that represented their art class. Group A selected a sea Otter and group B selected a scorpion. Ms. Markin then taught each class to draw their Mascot and encouraged them to create a unique artistic...

What a Team!

We have had a great week but one of the most fun activities was collaborating to make a class movie to celebrate International Dot Day! It's not finished yet, but here's a sneak peak:

“Planting Stories” in Primary

“Planting Stories” in Primary

In 4th and 5th grade this week we read "Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller, Pura Belpré" by Anika Aldamuy Denise, a book about one of my heros. Students thought about and shared what traits they thought that heros had, and a bit about their own...

Grade 6 are go!

Grade 6 are go!

A great week exploring our Approaches to Learning and how they will look in our classroom and examining our Learner Profile to help us find out who we are and who we want to be. Our break out rooms are up and running and we are finding new ways to work together and...

Information Literacy News

Information Literacy News

I have been having so much fun getting to know the primary students better this week. We have had lots of conversations around books and reading. Some of the things we have done: We have talked about our favorite books in grades 2-6. We have talked about genre in...

Week 1

Week 1

We had a great week in Physical Education.  Students in the primary were up and moving, exercising, and throwing and catching socks around their homes.  In MYP we have started discussing Personel Fitness Plans and working with warm-ups and getting them active.  I look...

Primary Music

Primary Music

Dear ABIS comunity, This week we have had some fun with music instruments bingo, listening to classical Cartoon music and brainstorming with upper grades about our future performances ! I have to say for the first week of online learning the children and their parents...

G6 Arabic welcome

G6 Arabic welcome

During the two days, the students participated actively and communicated via the Internet, as they conducted various competitions during the Arabic language class

Visual Arts by Ms. Markin

Visual Arts by Ms. Markin

As our first week comes to a close I would like to introduce myself to you in my new role as Primary Visual Arts and Dance teacher. Throughout the school year the students will be participating in both sets of lessons.   Our first unit will be completed through...

Getting to know you!

Getting to know you!

It has been great to meet my students and we have been getting to know each other well. We have been using graphic organisers to share information, creating our own significant numbers and I'm quickly learning who my mathematicians are! We have also started to explore...