Grade 5/6 and MYP China Trip
Students in grades 5, 6, and MYP embarked on a trip to China last week. During this two-week field trip, students will practice Chinese speaking skills; observe and recognize regional differences among areas in China; explore opportunities for services in local schools and communities; and to learn traveling skills. Through visits to historical site, students will have the opportunity to make real-life to classroom connections: Ancient Civilizations (Where we are in place and time) for Grade 5/6 and Revolutions (Individuals and societies) for MYP3.
During this trip, students will visit International schools in Guangzhou (Guangdong province) as well as Zhuzhou and Chaling (Hunan province). Students will commit to services for the local community, including teaching English to lower elementary students, visiting elderly homes and homes in impoverished communities. Students will also enjoy sightseeing, experience local culture, and partake in home-stays.