Monday, 5 December 2016


We will be preparing a French project.  We will start it on Monday, Dec19, 2016, Insha’Allah. Your child will write three paragraphs using his/her own words. Since we studied a lot of things about characters and events, they will find useful resources in many activities we did in class, such as (questions totals, questions partial etc…). Your child should write a story extension by using creative and imaginative ideas as they wish. Let's begin with the following example as the student's choice as the alternative story continuation.
( Aicha va à l'entraînement de basket-ball après l'école et elle joue tellement bien , ses amis sont là aussi et ils sont très fiers d'elle….. )
  I will require your full support, in order for this project to be a successful one.
I would ask you to help your child understand the criteria in the rubric for reading / writing.  For those who might find the project challenging, I need your help in encouraging them to constantly seek my assistance. I will give them more help if required.
        Please feel free to contact me by email or directly if you have any questions or concerns.

You find below the rubric (reading and writing) and the summary of the story

Un frère pénible.
The story is about a family that lives in downtown Montreal. There is an older sister and younger brother in the family who argue all the time. The sister, Aïsha, complains that her brother, Raoul, teases her all the time. The brother claims that he picks on her because she
is their mother’s favourite and she can do no wrong. They try out for the same basketball team and Raoul makes the team but Aïsha doesn’t. This causes Aïsha a lot of grief because she practised basketball all summer long, but Raoul didn’t. Aïsha spends some time complaining with her friends about annoying siblings and they all agree that siblings can be annoying. At the end of the story, Raoul becomes injured and he gives up his spot on the
team to Aïsha. Aïsha concludes that she has the best brother in the world.


French teacher coordinator

Please refer to the following rubrics:

Rubric for the reading comprehension of the story.
Teacher Name:  Said                                               Date:      12  /    19     / 2016

Student Name:                                                     Grade:  
Level 1
Level 2
Level 3
Level 4
Student explains the main event and supports it with relevant details from the story

With limited effectiveness

With some effectiveness

considerable effectiveness

With a high degree of effectiveness
Knowledge and Understanding
Student  identifies the topic of the story  and names of characters

With limited effectiveness

With some effectiveness

With considerable effectiveness

With a high degree of effectiveness
Thinking :
Student identifies the problem/major events /the solution

With limited effectiveness

With some effectiveness

With considerable effectiveness

With a high degree of effectiveness
Student reads
aloud using conventions ,vocabulary and terminology taught in this unit .

With limited effectiveness

With some effectiveness

With considerable effectiveness

With a high degree of effectiveness

Title is creative, sparks interest and is related to the story and topic.
Title is related to the story and topic.
Title is present, but does not appear to be related to the story and topic.
No title.
The story is readable, clean, neat and attractive. It is free of erasures and crossed-out words. took great pride in it.
The story is readable, neat and attractive. It may have one or two erasures, but they are not distracting.
The story is readable and some of the pages are attractive. It looks like parts of it might have been done in a hurry.
The story is not neat or attractive. It looks like the student just wanted to get it done and didn't care what it looked like.
The story contains many creative details and/or descriptions that contribute to the reader's enjoyment. The author has really used his imagination.
The story contains a few creative details and/or descriptions that contribute to the reader's enjoyment. The author has used his imagination.
The story contains a few creative details and/or descriptions, but they distract from the story. The author has tried to use his imagination.
There is little evidence of creativity in the story. The author does not seem to have used much imagination.
Spelling and Punctuation
There are no spelling or punctuation errors . Character and place names that the author invented are spelled consistently throughout.
There is one spelling or punctuation error in the final draft.
There are 2-3 spelling and punctuation errors in the final draft.
The story has more than 3 spelling and punctuation errors.

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Math Test on Friday, December 2

Math Test Review:

Ch.3 Test on Friday Dec 2, 2016
  • Organize data into tally chart with intervals- Sketch a graph to display the data
  • Plot points in a coordinate grid
  • Create Line graph and broken line graph
  • Comparing two set of data using Scatter plot
  • Mean mode, median, range
  • Ch review Q 1abc, Q2ab, Q3abc, Q5ab, Q6bd
Ahlam Rashid,OCT

Arabic Resource from Tr. Sahar

Assalamu alaicum Dear Parents,

I ask Allah you are doing very well. I would love to recommend this great website:

 with high resolution for leveled Arabic stories, videos, games,....etc. It has the same concept of RAS KIDS in English. Please, encourage your child to listen and read from it on a daily basis to help them in Arabic.

Tr. Sahar

Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Arabic Update from Tr. Nesreen

إلى الأهالي الكرام,
السلام عليكم و رحمة الله و بركاته, و بعد,

سنبدأ بمشيئة الله مشروع القراءة القصصية من خلال الموقع الالكتروني الرّائع :
سنبدأ حاليا بالمستوى المتوسط 

 أرجو الالتزام بالواجب المحدد

"الواجب ليوم الاثنين: قصة " اختفت الحروف

أ. نسرين زاهده ( صف عبد الرحمن بن عوف).

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Quran Rubric for Tr. Hoda

Assalamu Alaikum respected parents,
MashaAllah, grade 6 finished memorizing and applying tajweed rules on Surah Al-Tahreem,and they had test .
They started memorizing Surat Al-Talaq .
A rubric was sent home please sign and return.
If you have any question please send me an email.
Jazakum Allahu Khairan,

T.Hoda Harb

Monday, 21 November 2016

Electric Toy Science Project

Science Project
Electric Toy
Due Wednesday, Nov 30
First Check: Nov 24th & 25th

Design and construct a toy or device that uses electricity to work. Examples are: toy car, robot, a device that pulls tissues from a box, a robot that feeds your fish.

Please follow the guidelines listed below:

  • Work could be individual or in pairs. So, you can work alone or with one other student in grade 6.
  • Use any kind of materials to make your toy, but make sure it is of moderate size and that you can easily carry it to school. The only materials not allowed are glass and sharp dangerous parts.
  • You can use some parts from a broken toy.
  • Your toy could operate by batteries, solar panels, or both.
  • Prepare an oral presentation 3-4 minutes discussing your toy: how you built it, materials used, challenges you faced and how you could improve it in the future.
  • First check is on Thursday,  November 24 for 6A, and Friday, November 25 for 6B. First check will be marked. For the “First Check”, you should show me that you have started working on your project by providing one of the following:

- a colored sketch/drawing of your toy on your Science Journal
- a draft of your short description on your Journal
- a list of the materials needed for your toy on your Journal
- email me a picture of yourself working on your model.

Enjoy Your Time!

Monday, 14 November 2016

Math Test on November 17

Math Test-Chapter4

Thursday November 17,2016
·         Addition and subtraction of whole numbers/decimal numbers using mental math strategies
·         Use estimation to decide if the answer to a given problem is reasonable
·         Solving multi-step word problems
·         Skills Bank Questions1-9,12,13 on pg 130-131

Tr. Ahlam

Friday, 11 November 2016

Science Quiz on Wednesday, November 16

Science Quiz

  • Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
  • Review worksheets page 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55
  • Review the booklet from the workshop.
Tr. Dina

Saturday, 5 November 2016

Grade 6 Math Test - Monday, November 7

Math Test - Chapter 2
Monday November 7,2016
·              Writing whole numbers greater than 100 000 in words form, expanded form, and standard form
·              Sketch a block model for whole numbers
·              Ordering and comparing whole numbers & decimal numbers
·              Rounding decimal numbers to the nearest tenth or hundredth
·               Renaming numbers using place value concepts
·              Word problem similar to what we’ve done in the class.

Have a nice weekend and JAK,
Ahlam Rashid,OCT
Grade 6A Homeroom Teacher
Abraar School: Islamic Education for the Next Generation

Thursday, 3 November 2016

Please contribute to the Abraar Bake Sale

Bake Sale Form

Dear Parent/Guardian(s)


PST will be organizing the first Bake Sale this year during the Parent Teacher Interviews on Nov. 18 2016. Funds collected during this Bake Sale will be used towards purchasing new exciting gym equipment.  Your support and contributions will be appreciated. Please fill out the form or sign up online using.

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

French Work from Tr. Said

Assalamu Alaikum Dear Parents, I hope my email finds you in good health and Eman.

   You find below what we did in the French class:

1- We introduced the characters of story (un frère pénible)

Le narrateur
Amis de Aisha
2- We started a new vocabulary; we were putting new words into their writing and speaking. We used repetition exercises such as index cards, association games and mnemonics.

La/une langue
Le basket-ball
L’/un entraîneur
La/une salle a manger
La/une petit déjeuner
Les/des céréales
Dépêche-toi !
En retard
La/une montre
La/une blague
Le/un terrain
Le/un bol
Plus tard
Se prépare
La vaisselle
Tu as raison
La/une santé
Tire la langue
Se dispute

3- We started to read the story (part one) – un frère pénile -
 I read the play with the whole class (we repeat several times words that I notice are mispronounced by students).
I point to the words as I read them for weaker students to follow.
I stop and ask questions for clarification from time to time. 
Please encourage your child to read the story  and practice with him/her the vocabulary. You find below  the story of un frère pénible with listening .

4- We did the following activities: 

 - Choisis le bon mot (students should use all available cues to determine meaning of the sentence as well as the optional words in the activity.)

 - Mets les mots en ordre (students should use all available cues to determine meaning of the sentence.)

-les contraires

-drôles d’histoires

-les phrases coupées.

5- Viewing the play on video/DVD

6-  les mots qui vont ensemble.

7-  les verbes d’action et les verbes du premier groupe.


Jazakoum allah khairan

French teacher.