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Nov
28

Unit Celebration How the World Works

Our Unit Celebration week finally came! We were so excited getting ready to share our learning from our unit of inquiry How the World Works! This week we also got the opportunity to visit Grade 5 for their Trade Day! And we were invited by Ms. Trisha and Grade 7 to be the audience for […]

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Nov
20

Getting ready for our summative…

Times flies when you are having fun learning! This week we started our preparation for our summative of How the World Works! We collaborated with our partners to make a plan… We also decided the different hero quotes related with QAIS Mission Statement to display on our bulletin boards… And we shared our ideas and […]

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Nov
13

Setting the stage…

This past week we continued exploring measurement with non-standard units… Thank you Grade 6 for reading to us your amazing stories…we really enjoyed listening to your creativity! We are now setting the stage for our summative project about transportation systems. We have been working in our respective water, ground, and air transportation groups to create […]

By Jessica Vargas | Function . Grade 2 . How we organize ourselves
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Nov
13

Forces, Motion and Super Heroes!

Our weeks in Grade 3 just keep getting better and better! We started our week creating some Fact Families in a triangular 3D shape using multiplication, division and 3 digit numbers… We also celebrated our 5 friends who earned all 10 attributes, we are very proud of you Lisa, Charlotte, Beckham, Arthur and Kevin WK, […]

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Nov
07

Autumn Celebrations

We had a fantastic week full of celebrations @QAIS Grade 3! We started our week with our Autumn Celebration! We learned about the Mexican celebration “El Día de los Muertos”, a beautiful celebration of life where Mexican people remember their loved ones who are not longer with them in this life… In collaboration with our […]

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Nov
06

Road Transport Museum!

We began our week by dressing up in our favorite costumes for our Autumn Festivals Carousel. We really enjoyed learning about Diwali (India) with Mr. Skinner and guest, Día de los Muertos (México) with Ms. Cecilia and Ms. Jessica, baking delicious Halloween (North America) cookies with Mr. O and Ms. Jackie, and learning dance moves with […]

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Oct
30

PYP3: How the World Works

What an awesome week in Grade 3! We started our week exploring and learning about fact families in Math! And using force and motion to play with a triangular dice as we were practicing fact families… During this week we also identified and chose the attitudes we will work on in order to become caring, […]

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Sep
18

Welcome Grade 2!

We are very excited to give a warm welcome to our Grade 2 students! We are looking forward to an incredible journey together. During our first  few weeks of school  we have had fun getting to know each other, learning our class routines, creating our essential agreement, and learning together.We enjoyed reading with our Grade […]

By Jessica Vargas | Connection . Function . Grade 2 . Language Acquisition
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Mar
01

Arts, Science, Language and Fun

The grade 3 students have just completed their PYP unit focusing on the arts and how people use different forms of expression to convey their uniqueness as human beings.  During the unit of study the class went on a field trip to the Qingdao History Museum where they watched and learned about shadow plays.  The […]

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Feb
24

The Impact of Structures

Grades 5 and 6 focused their recent inquiry on factors that influence architectural design. Over the course of the unit, they built bridges and other structures on the beach, and took a field trip to Beijing to see firsthand thousands of years of architectural evolution. For their summative project, students canvassed QAIS, researching the use […]

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