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.
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 […]
Please enjoy the photographs of grades 1 and 5 students reading together last week in the grade 1 classroom. This sharing opportunity is meaningful and significant for all students to help further develop their literacy (reading fluency, pacing, vocabulary, confidence, etc.) skills and to foster meaningful cross-grade relationships within our QAIS learning community.
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, […]
Wow our last two weeks were just amazing! After a wonderful unit celebration we cleaned up to make room to get ready for our new unit of inquiry How the World Works! We reflected on our learning experience… Our Literacy Circles are helping us to have a better understanding of our reading and giving us […]
What an amazing week! We had our unit celebration for our first unit of inquiry Who We Are. We started our week reflecting about the different elements that would be part of our community… We decided to divide our class in three teams to cover our plan to build our own community… Each team checked […]
Awesome week Grade 3! We love working with our Literacy Circles, exploring the different ways to analyze a book is a fantastic way to work on our Reading skills! Our word bank is growing along with our vocabulary and spelling skills, we love adding words to help our class! This week we […]
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 […]
Another great week at QAIS! We started our week learning the different roles of the Literacy Circles! And we explored new reading tools, we love our reading phones!!! This week we had a very important celebration here in China, The Moon Festival. We had the opportunity to be story tellers and share some of our […]
What a week! We love to start our day with the Brain declaration that helps us to get our minds ready for an awesome day! Building community is a priority in our class, having “Complement Day” is a great way to learn to appreciate everyone in our class! This week we had our library orientation, […]