Kinds explored how the simple machine works by making windmill and spinner.
G3 students learned the vocabularies of animals and landform.
Here is a song for G1 and G3 students to practise. They are going to have a performance on 31 Jan ES assembly.
It's the beginning week of Unit 3 'Culture'. For turning in, students discussed what do they know about the culture. Many students mentioned that Chinese New Year is coming. G2 Students did the paper cut for the year of the rat.
We learned this song 'xiao chi' in Kindergarden. This is also a poem. A Small Pond
From fountainheads water streaks out thin and quiet.
Soft and Sunny are trees reflected in the pond.
A slim lotus leaf, not yet unfurled, scarcely appears
When on its pointed tip a dragonfly is alighted.
Here is the video: youtu.be/SrmVnS9foAU
G5 students presented their work about their school live.
G2 students explored the Hieroglyph, one type of the Chinese characters by using pen brush to do calligraph.
We learned seasons in the class. "chun tian" "xia tian" "qiu tian" "dong tian". Here is the video for Kinds to watch at home:youtu.be/19VrhE3WpSE.
This is a poem "jiang xue" -a River Scene in Snow
Authored by: Liu Zongyuan Tang Dynasty
"Birds vanish from the surrounding hills, footprints fade from the winding trails;Clad in a leaf cape and a hat i n a boat alone, an old man is fishing on a river in snow."
G3 students explored how to use pen-brush "mao bi" to write in class.
Story for Kindergarten - ‘shen qi de shu’ 《神奇的树》: youtu.be/sAb7BhGenbw
New project "Tree and seasons". Kinds worked with their partner to explore the change of the tree in different season.
G1 students has enjoyed making a words bank in class.
A game to practise the vocabularies that we have learnt in class.
G2 students explored the timetable. They compared class timetable and my timetable.
G3, G4 and G5 started reading program this week. They have set up reading goals for themselves. In the reading program, students are going to follow 4 steps: choose a book - practise - read in front of the class - type the book.