October 19th – K1C

Dear parents,

We have begun our new unit of inquiry into the transdisciplinary theme how the world works with the central idea: Water is a natural resource that can be explored. The children tuned into the unit by exploring our new science lab, playing in the water table and by going on a “water walk”.

This week we started Show & Tell. We discussed what it means to be a good speaker. We speak clearly and try to project our voice so others can hear. We also talked about being good and respectful listeners and what our bodies look like while doing this. The students were a bit nervous and excited to stand in front of their classmates to share, but they did a fantastic job! I was so proud of them! We are putting all of the photos in a “Holiday Book” that they can look at on a regular basis.

Next week for Show and Tell, please send in a tool to explore water.  For example: Container, spoon, funnel, tube, dropper… Be creative 🙂 We will use descriptive language to talk about the ‘tool.’

This morning we welcomed schools from all over Asia at the D-12 APAC volleyball school assembly. K1 adopted Brent International School from Manila. The children decorated flags with the Brent logo to carry and headbands with their Lions mascot to wear. We cheered loud and made them feel welcome. We also had the opportunity to get a picture with our adopted team. Tomorrow we will be attending a volleyball game to show our support and school spirit. So exciting!

Please enjoy these pictures of the week!

UNIS Hanoi is using Easyblog! We are currently using Easyblog portfolio to capture and reflect on your child’s learning, and we would like you to be able to view your child’s work in real time. Please click this K1C subscription link and follow the instructions to subscribe if you are a new parent at UNIS Hanoi, or if you are a returning parent but have not yet subscribed to your child’s portfolio. Once you subscribe, you will receive an email notification when your child adds a blog post. This is new for K1 this year, so please be patient as we get it up and going. Thank you!
If you are a teacher parent at UNIS, please use your personal email to subscribe to your child’s Easyblog account.


  • FRIDAY (tomorrow): The children are asked to wear blue to support UNIS at the APAC volleyball tournament!!
  • Please ensure your child has extra changes of clothes at school and replace when needed.

Have a lovely weekend!

Deborah & Thu

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