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.
Here are some photos of grade 5 in action during the past few weeks. There are some pictures of them on their field trip to the Navy Museum and May 4th Square as part of our unit of inquiry about Peace and Conflict. There are also some photos from their work in the art room, […]
Grade 1 students enjoyed a second opportunity to share their love of books with the grade 5 students this morning. It was a fantastic collaborative experience that supports literacy for the both the younger and older students, while forming important multi-age relationships across the PYP community.
Last week grade 1 students had a unique opportunity to visit the Qingdao Municipal Museum in connection with our central idea, “personal histories are documented to show journeys through time and place” within the PYP organizing theme Where We Are in Place and Time. At the museum students were invited to analyse recently […]
Grade 6 students visited Jimo Quan Primary School this week. Their two-minute Youku video of the experience is a must see! Our students guided the Jimo students through a 45-minute English language lesson. Then, they taught them three different games they had invented in Mr. Reuben’s Physical Education class. Students bonded while playing together on the Jimo […]
A few grade 4 students delivered a speech to the class to get their classmates’ vote in order to win as class representative in QAIS student council. After listening to the speeches, Grade 4 class carefully weighed their decisions and voted for 2 class representatives. Below are images and videos from the wonderful speeches […]
Grade 4 students used their understanding of fractions and procedural writing to follow a recipe! Students worked in groups in working out how to convert a recipe for 12 muffins into a recipe for 6 muffins. Their recipe contained measurement in metric and in cups and table- and teaspoons. Some groups chose to use the kitchen scale while some […]
The students in grades 6 and 5 joined with the young readers in grades 2 and 1 last week to share their love of reading and literature. The older and younger students took turns reading books aloud during their time together. Not only is this a fun way to spend time together every few weeks, […]