Explore with Ms.Overland's Grade 5 class at Dominican International School Kaohsiung.
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Today we finally had the opportunity to paint our maps and begin labeling them. They turned out a MILLION times better than I expected! Way to go, Grade 5!
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What a fabulous first day of school! I am so happy to meet all of you! :-) Below is a copy of the Welcome Letter that I sent home today. There's no homework except for the parents to please tell me about their child and send me email and contact information! Have a great evening!
Dear Parents and Students, WELCOME TO GRADE FIVE! My name is Kathleen Overland (everyone calls me Kathe), and I am very excited about this coming school year. Here’s a little bit about me: I’m from the USA and grew up in Washington State. I’ve lived in Taiwan with my husband and two kids since January 2017. I’m passionate about teaching kids how to be lifelong learners that will use their knowledge to make the world a better place. My own educational journey includes my teaching credentials and Masters in Education from the University of Washington. As for teaching experience, I’ve had the privilege of teaching at both public and private schools in a variety of grades. I look forward to getting t…
Our beloved student teacher, Ms.C taught one final lesson on the Present Perfect Verb tense before we took this picture. Then, we headed downstairs to take a picture with the Grade 2 class, since they also had the opportunity to learn from her. We are all so grateful she was part of our classrooms the past four months! We will miss her a LOT!
Friendly reminder that tomorrow is our September Mass in the morning. Students need to wear their formal uniforms (see picture below) and can bring a change of clothes that are casual. After mass, students may change into their casual clothing since it's Casual Friday (2nd Friday of every month).