Home Learning 3/16

Dear all,

Over the next 2 weeks we will be posting home learning on your google classrooms (First posts tomorrow at 9:00 am). You are expected to check in twice every day; we suggest at 9am and 3pm but that is up to you.

For specialist activities, please visit Seesaw. Check the Activities link in Seesaw to find them!  Also check Ms Linday’s blog for loads of fun activities. Be a balanced learner and make sure every day includes every lesson from Art to Maths!

All updates regarding Home Learning will be on the Home Learning Page.

Any questions? Email your homeroom teacher and we’ll get back to you asap. Stay safe!

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Monday, March 9, 2020

This week we will begin unpacking our new unit, How We Organize Ourselves, while also finishing up our visual and performance art pieces that we have been working on over the last couple of weeks.

The students seem excited about moving on and had a very lively discussion about the different events that we have at KIS throughout the school year, and what exactly needs to be done in order to prepare each one.

We will be looking forward to having several guest speakers this week who will share their experience with setting up events.

In math, we have begun to learn how read time using analog clocks (with hour and minute hands), while also continuing to improve our addition and subtraction skills.

As always, as we continue inquiring into our new unit, you can visit this page to find out more about our learning outcomes and to see how we create transdisciplinary integration.

 

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Last week, we began to consider which types of performance and visual arts we want to create for the exhibition that we will be doing at the end of March. This will connect with our newest unit, Exciting Events.

We also had a coffee meeting. You can see from below what was covered. It was a great opportunity for parents to actually experience how assessment takes place in the PYP. It seemed like everyone had a lot of fun and we were quite impressed with the work they created, which they shared on Seesaw.

Grade 2 Term 2 Coffee Meeting

As always, as we continue inquiring into our new unit, you can visit this page to find out more about our learning outcomes and to see how we create transdisciplinary integration.

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Home Learning for Self- Quarantined Students

Please click on the following link if your child is home due to the self-quarantine regulations.

http://klearning.ict.kis.ac.th/kblog/g2/home-learning-emergencies/

Please feel free to email/contact any of the G2 teachers if you ever have any questions or need more work assigned.

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Tuesday, February 25

Last week we had a wonderful week with lots of reading activities. The tongue twister challenge, the poem in the pocket, the parents coming in and reading in their native languages, the book fair! All of these different activities will surely help our students develop a deeper love and appreciation for reading and the different forms that it can talk.

We also had the most amazing time during character dress-up day and we want to thank all of the parents for their amazing efforts in helping their children participate.

Please be reminded that there are no after-school classes this week, except for Chinese class and the normal coaching (swimming, football, basketball).

As always, as we continue inquiring into our new unit, you can visit this page to find out more about our learning outcomes and to see how we create transdisciplinary integration.

 

Please take note of the following dates –

 

March 11th – Battle of the bands

April 3rd– Songkran celebrations

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Coffee Meeting – Tuesday, Feb. 25

Just a reminder –

We are having our G2 Coffee Meeting next Tuesday, February 25, from 8am – 9am.  Be prepared to do some creative thinking!

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Book Week!

Book Week Flyer (1)

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Monday, February 10

Last week we continued going further in our exploration of art forms and the create/design process that artists use. We spent a couple of days investigating how artists express themselves using graffiti and each student came up with their own tag- a special way of writing their own names.

We also are tuning into how different cultures have different forms of art and we began the process of making a pinata, which comes from Mexico.

Also, on February 19th, we will celebrate International Mother Tongue Day. If any parents would like to come and read stories to us in their native language (besides English), then please read the following letter and contact one the G2 homeroom teachers.

International Mother Tongue Day

IMPORTANT DATES:

 

Please take note of the following dates –

February 17th-18th – School closed

February 19th-21st – Book week/creativity  week

Wednesday 19th – Poetry Writing & Lunchtime Tongue Twister Competition

Thursday 20th Feb – Cat Illustrations: Live link-up with Greek Illustrator, Katie Sabry.

– Friday 21st Feb –Book Character Costume Dress-up. Prizes for the best effort & imagination.

Tuesday, 25th Feb  – G2 Coffee Meeting

March 11th – Battle of the bands

April 3rd– Songkran celebrations

 

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Book Fair – Feb. 19-21

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Home learning for students who are away

If students are away this week, either due to illness or the high pollution levels, here are some things that they can do to help them keep up with what is happening in class.

3d shapes

Remember: A face must be flat and straight!  It cannot be curved. Thus, a sphere has ZERO faces.

For reading, please remember that students have KidsA-Z  that they can do.

For writing, students can write journals each day. They should make an effort to focus on correct capitalization, punctuation, neat hand-writing, and using description to tell us personal narratives of things that they do each day.

They can use this guide to help them stretch out their ideas into longer personal narratives.

Stretching out a story

They should also think about the feelings and images that they want to share with their audience. The following link might be helpful.

Authors have intentions

As always, they can also complete all of the things on the weekly homework, which can be found here.

https://klearning.ict.kis.ac.th/kblog/g2/homework/homework-term-1-week-6/

 

 

 

 

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