Welcome to Grade 6

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,

Faces.

Faces.

It's funny how you can miss seeing faces while actually being able to see faces! While we miss having the students in the classroom, it is lovely to once again see their faces without masks! Congratulations to all students who made an extremely smooth transition back...

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

It's been another busy week as groups worked hard to complete Exhibition tasks that involved them all being together. We had many collaborative activities going on including a World Map display of endangered animals, podcasts, interviews, information videos and lots...

Songwriters, performers, artists…

Songwriters, performers, artists…

We have had a busy week in Grade 6 continuing to prepare for Exhibition. This week we recorded our parody of the Beatles song: 'Let it be' which we rewrote to fit in with the issues we have been exploring in our groups. We have also been preparing final group logos...

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...

Welcome back Mentors!

Welcome back Mentors!

All PYP Exhibition groups met up with their mentors this week to discuss their ideas for action and Exhibition presentations, it's getting exciting! All surveys were returned this week and students spent time organising, analysing and presenting the data they...

International-mindedness in Music

International-mindedness in Music

As you know, a main focus of the IB is to encourage students to become internationally-minded through their learning. This is described as an openness to the world and a recognition of our deep interconnectedness to others. Grade 7 musicians have been open to the...

Grade 6 Return to Exhibition!

Grade 6 Return to Exhibition!

Working in groups is hard, especially when you have to be socially distanced, but Grade 6 continue to do a great job! This week saw them completing and sending out their research surveys to school members, reflecting on where they are now in the Exhibition journey,...

Exhibition art prep

Exhibition art prep

We have been working on resting stencils of our exhibition topics. This is a challenging task as students have to think about their use of negative space when the art is finished.

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.

Biomes, Exhibition and celebrating Mother Tongues

Biomes, Exhibition and celebrating Mother Tongues

Grade 6 has continued to work hard right up until the break. This week, the students have worked in different groups (socially distanced) to create presentations of a chosen biome. They have been practising their own version of The Beatles ‘Let It Be’, renamed ‘You...

Arabic G6: Poetic analysis

Arabic G6: Poetic analysis

During this week, the students studied a poem about the glory of Oman, where they analyzed the vocabulary and extracted the sub-ideas, the general idea and the methods contained in the text, and the students excelled in presenting their ideasThe students also...

Second formative assessment:

Second formative assessment:

During this week, G5 / G6 students performed the second formative assessment of the Ministerial Arabic Language and Islamic Education subjects, applying the criteria contained in the ministry document including the specific lessons that were studied.

Busy bees!

Busy bees!

In Grade 6 we have been exploring descriptive language to scaffold our story writing that will be coming up after the holiday. Our Visit Oman website went live in time for the ABIS Oman Museum visits this week, we also enjoyed visiting the exhibits in LC3 and seeing...

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!

Oman Week in Grade 6

Oman Week in Grade 6

What a week it’s been in Grade 6. We may not have been able to go away for Oman Week but we have certainly had a packed week. From climate change speeches to weaving to the Walkathon. Scavenger hunts and a pajama party movie. And we created a Visit Oman website with...

ABIS Museum

ABIS Museum

G6 students excelled in presenting their ideas by organizing the event of the Omani Museum, which included all aspects of heritage in Oman. Many thanks to our students for the effort made in collecting, arranging, organizing and presenting information in a wonderful...