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Grade 2 Kiswahili intermediate class researched on different insects to find out how harmful or harmless they can be to people. They learned that some insects are harmless and others are harmful but some can real be both. They also learned different diseases that are spread by bugs/wadudu.Watch this! Sharing the Planet with wadudu on PhotoPeach
Sharing the Planet with wadudu on PhotoPeach
In Grade 3 French we have been linking with their Where We Are in Place and Time unit by learning about an inspirational French person: Jacques Cousteau. Students have been inquiring into his life and achievements and learning how to describe him in French.
In Grade 4 French we have been linking with their How We Express Ourselves unit by learning about the techniques of a famous French artist: Henri Matisse. The students are using vocabulary about shape, color, and feelings to describe his work and their own work.
The week of February 8 – 12 was an exciting one at IST – our first time celebrating the amazing language diversity at our school! During the week, students had opportunities to engage in their own home languages as well as explore new languages. Here is a short video about the week.
Sing along with grade 4 colors in Kiswahili.
This week Grade Five has started to work on independent projects across all languages. The kids have come up with a variety of different topics they would like to explore including …
Daily Life in Tanzania
Churros and Mexican desserts
We are looking forward to learning more about the various cultures and languages together!