Week #9: Oct. 4th – 8th

Thank you for another great week of learning in EY3!

For our Unit of Inquiry, EY3 students continued exploring the differences between big problems and small problems and about solving small problems using Kelso’s Choices.
Kelso's Wheel1 (LGS)The video below, Kelso Beyond the Classroom, shows some more examples of  small problems, as well as possible ways that these problems could be solved.

EY3 students also used their communication and research skills to interview someone in their community about their roles and responsibilities.

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In Literacy, the students once again used their communication skills as they created journal entries about their weekends and retold the events making connections to question words such as Who?What?When?Where? Why?, and How?


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Kelso's Choices Story Cover Pages (2 and 3)They also responded to two Kelso’s Choices stories:
A Visitor and The Fly Boys. Students continued to make connections to the characters in the story, their own experiences, and shared their understanding of how problems were (or could be) solved.

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Tally O'Malley

In a Literacy/Numeracy activity, students listened to the story, Tally O’Malley, used their fine motor skills to illustrate images from the story, and used their communication skills to talk about what objects the characters were tallying in the story and what colours they were.

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In Numeracy students explored activities involving data handling. They practiced making tally marks as well as sorted a collection of objects into different groups according to their attributes.

Students also participated in group decision making by voting for their favourite FunZOOM activities.

Here are a few pics from our Friday FunZOOMs…

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Coming up after the October Break…
Literacy – We will continue sharing our holiday recounts (Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?) as well as responding to stories connected to Kelso’s Choices.

Math – We will practice data management skills such as making tally marks and pictographs as well as sorting objects according to their attributes.

UofI – We will generate questions to ask a guest speaker (someone in our community) about their responsibilities and the choices they make in their daily lives.

Week Ahead - Week #10 (Oct 18-22)

Reserving books from the PYP library (for pick-up)
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If you visit the library websiteclick Primary Library and you’ll see a  photo box titled “Remote Learning Book Request”. Here, you will be able to fill in a Google Form to reserve library books.

– Please place your order weekly by every Monday and Tuesday at 2:00PM.
– Wait to receive a confirmation email from Ms. Earth on Wednesday.
– Books may be picked up on Thursday and Friday between 7:30AM – 4:30PM, books will be placed on the tables in the Secondary School parking lot.

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Important Dates
Calendar Reminder IMGOctober Break –  Mon. Oct. 11th – Fri. Oct. 15th (NO SCHOOL)

Chulalongkorn Day –  Mon. 25th Oct. (NO SCHOOL)
In remembrance of HM King Bhumibol’s Birthday  –  Mon. 6th Dec. (NO SCHOOL)
Last day of Term 1  –  Fri. 17th Dec.
December Break –  Mon. 20th Dec. – Fri. 7th Jan. (NO SCHOOL)

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     See you all on October 18th!
Happy Break (drinks) 2

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