Dear Plum Blossom Parents, 亲爱的梅花班的家长您好， This week we began our new unit of inquiry which is all about Emotions and Feelings. 本周我们开始了新的探究单元，关于情绪和感情。 The transdisciplinary theme is ‘How We Express Ourselves” and the central idea is: ‘WE EXPRESS OUR THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS IN MANY DIFFERENT WAYS”. 其主题是“我们如何表达自己”，核心思想是：“我们用许多不同的方式来表达我们的思想和感受”。 Here is our UNIT LETTER for you to view and download. […]
Our Grade 4 and 5 beginners don’t only learn Chinese but use it to explore the world by talking to people. As their teacher, the most joyful thing is to see the sparkle in their eyes when they are trying to make the conversations happen. I strongly believe the IB spirit of lifelong learning is […]
We are happy to announce that we have four new faces in the Toddler class. During the past few weeks we have been busy welcoming and helping our new children settle in our learning environment. They have been adapting to the new environment and the routine at their own pace, and have been going through […]
三、四年级“虚拟世界” 本单元，我们带领孩子们去了如是书店，让孩子们就所学中文知识，对在书店阅读的中国读者进行中文问卷调查，从中了解到大家对于在书店买书与在网店买书的不同态度，并以此结合四年级的探究单元——虚拟世界，让孩子从不同角度加深对虚拟世界的认知。 PYP 3 and 4 Language Acquisition students had the opportunity to use the Chinese in a real context!! They went to a bookshop and interviewed local people! Chinese Language Acquisition’s unit was integrated with PYP 4’s POI: Virtual and real environment. First, students wrote a questionnaire about different opinions about bookshop shopping and book Internet […]
二年级“诗歌” 本单元，结合二年级的POI主题——“诗歌”，我们教给孩子们中文诗歌，让孩子体会中文诗歌之美，孩子们也试着自己创作诗歌，并且在二年级邀请PYP全体同学参加的诗歌展示会上，向同学和家长们朗读我们所学诗歌，赢得大家的掌声和鼓励。 In this unit , Chinese Language Acquisition’s content was integrated with PYP 2 ‘s POI on Poetry. Students have learnt Chinese poetry, and also tried to write their own Chinese poetry by themselves. Students showed the Chinese poetry on their final Poetry Slam. Text and images by Ms. Steffani Lu.
PYP 1’s fourth unit’s title is roles in based on the concept of “community”. In Chinese class, we talked about how to make our QAIS community more beautiful. So the students decided to make a free library and planted plants for the school as a group. 在第四个探究单元中，一年级的探究主题是社区中的角色。中文课上，孩子们为如何建设一个更美好的QAIS出谋划策：创建免费图书馆以及种植花草。 Text and images by Ms Hailey Chen.
结合四年级探究主题——材料，我们组织学生们进行语言实践——做泡芙。将做泡芙的过程制作成教学文本，带领学生掌握过程中重要的语言知识，随后带领学生进行制作实践。结束后学生品尝到自己所做泡芙。最后一起将制作泡芙的过程，做成一个海报，巩固所学语言知识和实践能力。 Combine with the POI of grade 4: material , in our Chinese class, students learned the language knowledge of how to make puff . Then we made puff together . Finally, students made a poster of how to make puff in Chinese. Words and images by Ms Stephanie Liu.
本单元结合二年级的探究主题——发明创造，我们重点学习了中国四大发明之一——造纸术。使学生了解各种纸的中文名称，并能够动手将各种纸分门别类粘贴定位。与此同时，由纸的话题延伸至要节约用纸的观念培养，并以“节约用纸”为文本进行语言知识的学习。 Connecting with grade 2 POI—invention, we learned one kind of China’s invention— paper. Students learned how to identify different kinds of paper in Chinese. Then using the “save paper” lesson, students’ sense of saving paper has been improved. Images and text by Ms Stephanie.
We were very excited to work on our summative project for our first unit of inquiry, Who We Are, which was all about celebrations. We really enjoyed organizing our personal pictures about celebrations that are important to us. We wrote about how we celebrate them and why. We then took some to share with each […]