Category Archives: PRIMARY

Snow Science!

In Grade 1, we thought that these past two weeks would be the ideal time to conduct some snow experiments! They fit in perfectly with our unit about “Solids, Liquids, and Gasses.” The students enjoyed the following experiments, among others: … Continue reading

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States of Matter

During the last few weeks we have been busy learning about the three states of matter for science. We have conducted many different experiments to explore the properties of solids, liquids, and gases. Some of these experiments included: making and … Continue reading

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Kindergarten students are 100 days smarter!

Kindergarteners had lots of fun celebrating the 100th day of school. The day started off with a search for 100 chocolate kisses around the classroom. The students then counted out their 100 collections that they brought from home and displayed … Continue reading

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Learning First-Hand About Antarctica!

Miss Bowler recently returned from a trip to Antarctica, and the students in Primary School and ECA have enjoyed hearing about her experiences and asking her many questions. Did you know that Antarctica is the driest, windiest, coldest and least … Continue reading

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Broadening Our Horizons in World Travelers Club

In World Travelers Club, we have enjoyed having guest presenters (including parents and other teachers) who have taught us all about their cultures and countries. It has been valuable for the students to be able to hear first-hand from these … Continue reading

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Learning About Rocks and Soil!

In Grade 1, we have been learning about our Earth’s land and natural resources. So far, we have focused on rocks, minerals and soil. We were excited to learn that we use rocks and minerals every day, including in our … Continue reading

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Vocabulary Parade 2017

Every year, TIS Primary participates in a special celebration to jazz up vocabulary instruction and to get everyone in the school community talking about words.   The annual vocabulary parade is an exciting way to boost logophilia (the love of words) … Continue reading

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Term 2 AR Celebration

Every term, students who meet their AR goal are treated to a special celebration. A record number of students met their goal in Term 2. Congratulations to all of the students who attended the AR Celebration December 12, 2017. To … Continue reading

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Grade 1 Habitat Fun!

The students in Grade 1 enjoyed learning about animals and their habitats this term. We finished our unit with an awesome Habitats Fair this week. The students created habitat dioramas in small groups and then presented them to their schoolmates … Continue reading

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ELC 1 Animal Unit

This term we learnt about the animal groups and answered many questions: What are the different animal groups? What are some characteristics of each of these groups? How are they different or the same? There was a lot of new … Continue reading

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