Author: Cecilia Flores

Jun
21

Thank you!

What an amazing way to close our last 9 days of school! After our 5th Unit Celebration, Sharing the Planet, we took some time to reflect about our learning… Then we prepared the last unit celebration of our year long ongoing unit of inquiry How We Express Ourselves: Poetry. Our 6th unit celebration was presented […]

DETAIL
Jun
10

Swamped!

We had an eventful week with our Toddler through Grade 3 musical, Swamped! We really enjoyed representing all the animals from the Okefenokee swamp and singing together! We were reflective about our unit, Sharing the Planet, and checked our life strip to see how many attribute cards we earned… One of our summative projects was […]

By Cecilia Flores | Uncategorized
DETAIL
Jun
02

Unit Celebration for Sharing the Planet!

As we wrapped up our unit of inquiry, Sharing the Planet, we took some time to record in our pictionary the academic language that guided our inquiry: interdependence, survive, adapt, ecosystem, flora, fauna, and human interaction. Eric (Sunflower) explained beautifully to the class what interdependence meant by using the example of a tree providing fruit […]

DETAIL
May
27

Building the summative…

We began our week with Ms. Patricia & Ms. LiYan presenting the Creation Story. We all really enjoyed the narrative and the experiments presented to help us see it in a different perspective. We are continuing to grow as readers and writers in our Literacy Circles and some of our friends are now choosing their […]

DETAIL
May
20

Family Fun Day!

We are continuously growing as readers and now we are reading chapter books during our literacy block. We work together in differentiated tasks to help each of us continue to grow! As we continue to research our ecosystems, flora, and fauna we are learning very interesting facts and how to write it in our own […]

DETAIL
May
14

Happy Mother’s Day!

As we grow as writers, we are also learning how to become more independent. We created a check list for our narrative writing pieces. This will help us reflect on our writing and work towards making it better each time. We are so excited for the collaborative work of our unit Sharing the Planet. We […]

By Cecilia Flores | Uncategorized
DETAIL
May
03

Taking action!

Our literacy circle book this week was, The Talent Contest, in connection with our upcoming QAIS Got Talent Show for our Family Fun Day. Besides continuing to work on our reading and writing skills it has helped us to ease our nervousness about auditioning for the talent show. For this new unit of inquiry, Sharing the […]

DETAIL
Apr
30

Sharing the Planet!

We kicked off our new unit of inquiry, Sharing the Planet, by celebrating Earth Day. We brought in old t-shirts and transformed them into beautiful and reusable shopping bags…all we used were a pair of scissors and our creativity! We have all taken action and started doing our part in helping our Earth by reducing […]

DETAIL
Apr
19

Sharing and reflection time…

Thank you friends from both QAIS and Baishan for coming to our classroom and giving us the opportunity to share with you all our learning from our latest unit of inquiry, How We Organize Ourselves: Transportation Systems. It put a smile on our hearts to see how interested you were about seeing the city we […]

By Cecilia Flores | Uncategorized
DETAIL
Apr
08

Grades 1 & 2 Unit Celebration!

Our central idea and lines of inquiry for our unit, How We Organize Ourselves…  我们本单元的中心思想和探究线索:我们如何管理自己… After unpacking our central idea and lines of inquiry, discussing and breaking down in various ways all the academic language we put the finishing touches to our combined summative project.  分析了本单元中心思想和探究线索后,我们以各种方式讨论和分解所有的学术语言,为我们的共同总结项目做了最后的润色。 March 14th, Pi day, is celebrated all around the […]

DETAIL
TOP