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Apr
21

How the World Works

We were all very excited to come back after our fun-filled Spring break. We loved sharing and hearing the relaxing, fun, or exciting experiences we all had. We have started our fifth unit of inquiry, How the World Works. In this unit we will focus on Earth’s changes. We unscrambled our central idea: Earth goes […]

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Apr
14

Unit Celebration: How We Express Ourselves

We wrapped up our unit of inquiry How We Express Ourselves: Story-telling with an intimate unit celebration for our parents! For this unit we chose to sing the song Brave, which speaks about raising our voices in a positive way. We “let the words fall out” with positive messages. We were courageous and presented all […]

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Apr
14

Exhibition begins…

Exhibition time is here… we started our process since day 1 in Grade 5 and now it is our turn to use and apply everything that has been part of our journey…We are so ready to present who we are as learners, stay tuned…the best is yet to come! Math is an essential element of […]

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Apr
09

EC Lotus – Montessori PYP: Having so much fun with relationships!

What a pleasure it was to have our Lotus family members join us Wednesday for our celebration of our Relationships Unit of Inquiry! It was such a special opportunity for our children to share their learning with the people they care about so deeply in their lives – their first teachers! Let’s take a pictorial […]

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Apr
05

Enriching experiences in Bamboo Cottage.

Ready for a break? Our students definitely need a well deserved pause since they have been working hard for the past months. Do you want to see? We kicked off the past week celebrating Yi’s birthday! She turned 3 and we gathered together with her family to sing her our well practiced song in three […]

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Mar
31

Summative…

We are reaching the end of our unit of inquiry, How We Express Ourselves, and this week we focused on wrapping up our summative projects in preparation for our upcoming unit celebration. We started by sharing with our team our individual interpretation of our respective stories.   After sharing we split up in smaller groups […]

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Mar
31

Meeting our Exhibition Mentors and HONK!

What an eventful week we had in Grade 5! We completed our ATL posters, which helped us to guide our inquiry as we organized ourselves to present our proposal for Exhibition to our Mentors! To be able to integrate Math in our Exhibition process we are learning about Statistics. Collecting and analyzing data is an […]

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Mar
24

We Are Family!

Dear Parents, Welcome to our ‘Week in Photos’ on the QAIS blog. This week has been busy with challenging and meaningful work happening in all areas of the classroom. The cultural area has seen lots of activity, with some of our youngest children creating their own maps using the continent puzzle. It has been wonderful […]

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Mar
24

Pot of Gold!

We kicked off our week with a fun filled morning with our Grade 5 Learning Buddies doing a “green challenge” to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. We were pleasantly surprised when we found a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow! Our literacy blocks are very productive. We are working on vocabulary puzzles for […]

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Mar
17

Eventful Literacy Week!

We began our literacy week with D.E.A.R (Drop Everything And Read). Throughout the week we enjoyed reading our favorite books at various times of the day! We enjoyed going to the black box theater and experiencing The History of Writing so creatively. A special shout out and thanks to Mr. Tommy Beck for sharing with […]

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