Category Archives: PRIMARY

Earth Day Gardening G1+ELC 1

To wrap up our earth week at TIS our class planted seeds in our primary garden. First, we prepared the soil by getting rid of weeds and adding new soil to the dirt. Next, we watered the soil and poked … Continue reading

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Student Led Conferences

On Friday, March 31 hallways were bustling with excitement. Nervous students and eager parents participated in the annual student led conferences. At the end of term three, student lead the conferences, showing their portfolios to their parents. While students assemble … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Goes to Work

This term Kindergarten revisited community helpers as a social studies theme. We focused on the people in our community that help us. To support this learning both Kindergarten classes visited the Hilacity Children’s Museum in the Xi Qing district of … Continue reading

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Color Science Fair

Six primary students from Grades 3 to 5 attended the Annual ISCOT Science Fair on Tuesday at Wellington College in Tianjin; SunHo and Lyn from Grade 5, Allison and Ethan from Grade 4 and JunTing and Maria from Grade 3. … Continue reading

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ELC 1 How To unit

How to…… During Term 3, ELC1 has been learning how to write instructions (Telling How to Do Something). The students have enjoyed doing hands-on learning for our “How To” unit. As a part of international awareness in our school, we … Continue reading

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Tanggu Nursing Home entertained by our Grade Four students!

Grade Four students visited the elderly this Wednesday, March 1st. After introductions and welcoming, students presented a play that tells the story “Great Yu and the Taming of the Yellow River.” This story tells of perseverance and great effort connecting … Continue reading

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Kindergarten Celebrates Community with Grade 5 Buddy Readers

This week the primary school’s focus has been on reading. Exciting activities such as T-shirts were sold to emphasize the joy of reading. Kindergarten talked about the importance of reading with people in our school community. To support this theme, … Continue reading

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Peanut butter and the Water Cycle

During Term 3, Ms. Bowler’s Grade 1 class has been learning about the water cycle and how to write instructions (“How To” writing). The students have enjoyed doing hands-on learning for both of these units. For the water cycle, they … Continue reading

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5th grade visit to Old Folks’ Home

This past Wednesday, the 5th grade class from TIS had the amazing opportunity to visit the Old Folks’ Home and spread some cheer and happy New Year’s wishes. The students performed a New Year’s skit entitled “The Great Race” that … Continue reading

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Teddy Bears

Children love Teddy Bears! On Thursday, TIS Primary presented more than 40 Teddy Bears to the Teda Cardiovascular Hospital. These bears were gifted by our very own students and we know they will be deeply loved by the children at … Continue reading

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