Week #15: Nov. 25th – 29th

Unit of Inquiry
Students are continuing to present their Family Histories artifacts to classmates as well as share family photos. We are learning about each other’s siblings, parents, grandparents, great grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and much more. Thank you for all the wonderful photos that you sent for us to be able to have these class discussions.

A big THANK YOU to Laila’s abuelo (grandfather) who came to visit us and read us a story written by Mexican author, Yuyi Morales.


Family Books with Ms. Lindsay (Library)

EY3 students will be putting together their Family Books with Ms. Lindsay this week. Thank you, parents for sending in your family photos/wefies/selfies.
She will be using them to create the books.

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EY3 Garden
Here are some photos of EY3 students hard at work in our garden last week. It’s always a pleasure to see new children being risk-takers and trying something new.

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PAWS fundraiser
PAWS BangkokThank you, parents, for all your donations towards PAWS charity for last Friday’s non-uniform day.

Because of your generosity, we were able to raise close to 20,000 THB for this organization. Your contributions are highly appreciated.

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KIS Cares
The Christmas tree is now up in the PYP atrium and the KIS Cares project is encouraging us to show our kindness through donations of  school supplies and Thai books this holiday season. We have a collection box inside the EY3 classroom.

KISCARES Donation Flyer

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Grade 4 students came to visit us last week to tell us about their student-led initiative. Details are in the slideshow below.


KIS CARES

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After-School Programme
Please click on the images below for information regarding ASP make-up classes and cancellations.

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Holiday Concert: Friday 13th December, 2019
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Our concert is fast approaching. Please practice singing the songs at home.
You can find details on Mr. Chris’ Music Blog at the following link:
https://klearning.ict.kis.ac.th/kblog/musickg/

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Literacy
61rcDTGeoLL._SY403_BO1,204,203,200_Rosie’s walk around the farmyard, pursued by the hungry but clumsy fox, has become a beacon in the world of children’s picture books, an ever-popular classic which generations have enjoyed. Children love the humour of this near-wordless story. One disaster after another befalls the poor fox while Rosie goes on her way, supremely unaware of the danger behind her. [Amazon.UK]

Rosie’s Walk, a story we have been reading in class, gives students the opportunity to practice retelling a simple story, while beginning to understand how to use position words such as across, around, over, past, through, and under.

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You can see a video of this classic story at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3kNUTwJhf8

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Numeracy
Here are a couple of songs that help us make connections to the calendar.

Library/Reading Resources
Students brought home their library folders yesterday.

Screen Shot 2019-08-23 at 1.03.17Please return them this Friday 29th November.

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Important Dates
calendar reminderNO SCHOOL –  Thurs. 5th Dec.
In remembrance of HM King Bhumibol’s Birthday
Parent Forum –  Fri. 6th Dec. (8:00 – 9:00 AM)
Hour of Code Week Mon. 9th – Fri. 13th Dec.
Learning Celebration Assembly – Tue. 10th Dec.
(Parents of recipients will be notified.)
EY3 Class Party
– Wed. 11th Dec. (1:30PM)
Report Cards Wed. 11th Dec.
EY1-G2 Concert –  Fri. 13th Dec. (11:30 dismissal)

Winter Break –  Dec. 14th – Jan. 5th, 2019

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