IPC & Fun Day!

Continuation of IPC Presentations:Students continued with their landform presentations. Each student included personal pictures they took at the landform they have visited in the past and shared some interesting facts. IPC Landform Art:Students chose 4 to 5 landforms that they learned in the past week and included in their art. They sketched carefully and decorated […]

Welcome back & Happy New Year!

I hope everyone had a wonderful winter break, and you are all back feeling refreshed.  New Year’s Resolution/One Word Goal:Our Semester two started with brainstorming our class goals by thinking about what we want to see “MORE” and “LESS” in 4K this year. We all had post-its to think and write down our thoughts.  Then we […]

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Spirit Week:This week, we had dress-up days in which students dressed up based on the themes. It was great to see students across the school dressed up.Pajama Day: Twin/Group Dress up day:  Christmas attire: IPC: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunami:Students learned closely about earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis by looking at various videos and documentaries. Students now […]

December is here!

Continuation of IPC Rock PresentationsWe finished off listening to everyone’s rock presentations. There were even more interesting facts that the students researched. Some took the initiative to explore the questions and wonders that came up while they were researching on their rock, which was wonderful to see!  Well done 4K! Grade 5C Body System Presentations5th-grade […]

Giving Thanks!

Happy Thanksgiving! Students read about the why and how Thanksgiving is celebrated. They wrote down what they were thankful for and colored the turkey. On the day of Thanksgiving, I created a poster about what I am thankful for.  Students also surprised me with their thankful messages to me.  Raffle TicketsStudents got one free raffle […]

New Units

This week has been a busy week for 4th graders starting new units. IPCWe started off our unit with a provocation activity where both 4th-grade teachers acted as if an earthquake was happening during class. (We played some sound effects on Ms.AE’s speaker) 4th graders remembered to drop, cover and hold on to the desk. […]

Writer’s Workshop Celebration and more…!

Writer’s Workshop CelebrationStudents have been working hard to publish their realistic fiction and they had a big celebration on Tuesday. We had Mrs. Forbes-Dias, Ms. AE, Mrs.Pentland-Smith, and Ms.Furstenau joining our Writer’s Workshop Celebration. They each had their summary of their realistic fiction on their desks to encourage people to read their work. As they […]

Happy Halloween!

Halloween:Students wore Halloween accessories and attended the game show hosted by ESSC. Grade 4 played “Bouncing Eyeballs and Pumpkins Game.” They had to get as many ping pong balls in the bucket as possible! We also had a Monster Mash Dance – off where all of us danced together! Breast Cancer Awareness:October is breast cancer […]

Sakura Medal Books/ IPC Group Work

Sakura Medal BooksThe Sakura Medal is an annual reading program in international schools across Japan that encourages students to read and enjoy recently published books from an international list selected by librarians.  Last week, 4K students had the chance to take a look at some Sakura Medal Books and see what books that are offered […]