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Processes and presentations

April 16, 2018

Unit 4 allowed the children to understand the processes of several products which we use daily.  As a result the children baked bread, made butter and bought a yoghurt to share with the class.  Alexandr’s dad, Sergei, prepared a presentation for the Group 2 classes about the design and manufacture of denim – very interesting!

UNIT FIVE SHARING THE PLANET

April 16, 2018

Sharing the planet Central Idea: Plants sustain life on Earth and play a role in our lives. Lines of inquiry: Caring for plants Products we derive from plants How plants contribute to life on Earth Learner Profiles: principled, caring Key concepts: causation, perspective, responsibility Vocabulary list: Things plants need: soil (nutrients), water, sunlight, air Parts […]

Home sweet home!

February 19, 2018

During Unit 3 the children went on a neighbourhood walk to observe the different houses and they also designed and created houses using an array of different materials.  Of course, ‘what’s in the box?’ was a highlight for us all!  Enjoy the photos!  

UNIT FOUR HOW WE ORGANISE OURSELVES

February 19, 2018

Unit 4:   HOW WE ORGANISE OURSELVES Central Idea: Many products go through a process of change before they are consumed or used. Lines of Inquiry: Origins of products Distribution of products Changes products go through How people select the products they use Vocabulary list: products change distribute origin consume process dairy wheat transport factory buy […]

Nature and a whole lot more!

January 09, 2018

The children enjoyed nature by observing it; drawing it; feeling it; creating with it and finding it. Great fun!

UNIT THREE WHERE WE ARE IN PLACE AND TIME

January 09, 2018

Unit 3 –  WHERE WE ARE IN PLACE AND TIME Central Idea: Homes reflect cultural influences and local conditions Lines of Inquiry: What constitutes a home How homes reflect family values and local culture Factors that determine where people live Learner Profiles: Knowledgeable: We develop and use conceptual understanding, exploring knowledge across a range of […]

A great start for all!

November 09, 2017

The children have enjoyed exploring relationships during our first unit. They have been playing together, working as a team and having fun in the classroom.  Highlights of the recent weeks include a school tour, buddy activities, interactive music sessions and of course Halloween!  Enjoy the photos!

UNIT TWO HOW WE EXPRESS OURSELVES

November 08, 2017

Our second unit is: HOW WE EXPRESS OURSELVES Central Idea: Exploring nature through the eyes of an artist deepens our experience, appreciation and enjoyment of nature. Lines of Inquiry: Patterns in nature The artist in us Nature as inspiration for creating art Unit related vocabulary to review in your home languages:  seasons (summer, winter, spring, […]

UNIT ONE WHO WE ARE

September 28, 2017

Our first unit is: WHO WE ARE Central Idea: People’s relationships with each other can have an impact on well-being. Lines of Inquiry: – How we develop relationships – How relationships affect us – Roles and behaviours within relationships Unit related vocabulary to review in your home languages:  relationship, well-being, family, parents, brother, sister, mother, […]

Welcome to Group 2 Yellow!

September 22, 2017

Dear parents, The children have enjoyed their first few busy weeks in school. They have been forming friendships, exploring the classroom and trying different activities. We look forward to a fun-filled and prosperous year together!   We go to the library on Tuesday and to the gym on Wednesday and Friday. Kind regards, Miss Carla […]