Category: FOURTH CLASS FIFTH CLASS SIXTH CLASS

Fourth Class-Mrs. O’Connell & Ms. Shine

Maths

  • Keep practising all your multiplication tables
  • Maths Matters pg 95, pg 96, pg 97
  • Do a shape search in your house. List all the 2D and 3D shapes that you can find!

English

  • Spellcheck Week 26 + 27
  • Reading Zone – Unit 21 – Read a number of times and do all the exercises
  • Choose a story from the worksheet Fire or Animals to write. If you were not in school when work packs were given out then choose either of these themes and write a story. Remember to use lots of adjectives and adverbs and begin each sentence in a new and interesting way!

Irish

  • Bun go Barr, you don’t have this book home with you but it is available online at my.cjfallon.ie
  • Revise Aonad 1, Mo Bhreithlá, déan na ceachtanna go léir ( do all the exercises ).
  • Scríobh scéal – Mo Bhreithlá

Other

History

  • Unit 11 – The Saga of Leif Erikson; read, list important facts and do exercises A, B and C

Geography

  • Learn all the counties of Ireland and be able to write them in on a blank map

Section B

Please consider doing some of these activities also…….

  • Play a board game
  • Play a game of cards
  • Draw/paint a picture
  • Read a book
  • Write a poem

CJ Fallon and Folens the book publishers have made their online resources available. Any text book you didn’t bring home can be found on their sites.

If you like please keep a little diary of all your activity – we would be delighted to see this diary when we return to school.

Fifth Class-Ms. O’Reilly

Maths

Mental Maths:

  • Continue to complete one mental maths activity each day. (Don’t forget about Problem Solving!)

Daily 10:

  • 10 minutes each day. Level 4 activities. Set timers to an appropriate time for you!
  • (Try a mixture of all activities each day – Addition, subtraction, ordering, partitioning, values, rounding, multiplication, division, doubles/halves, fractions)

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/daily10

2D shapes:

  • Mathemagic 5 : Chapter 6 (2D Shapes)

Maths book can be found online via the CJFallon online resource bank. Follow these steps to access the book.

https://my.cjfallon.ie/dashboard/student-resources/?levels=0&classes=0&subjects=0&serieses=0&booktitles=0&types%5B0%5D=Book+Sample

Primary > 5th class > Maths > Mathemagic> Mathemagic 5 > Online Book.

Art:

  • Create a tangram picture you can bring with you when we return to school!

English

Novel: “Wild Flower Girl” by Marita Conlon McKenna

  • (You should all have received a copy of this novel on the last day of school)
  • Continue to read one chapter each day.
  • Write a summary of the events taking place.

(Remember a summary should include only the important details from the chapter)

https://www.obrien.ie/wildflower-girl

Follow link to access teaching guide. This guide includes “discussion points” for the novel. Please discuss these questions with your daughter as she continues through the novel.

By end of week: Unit 1 Farewell and Unit 2: The Long Voyage should be complete.

Spelling:

  • Spellcheck: Continue to revise all vocabulary previously learnt.

Each day: Choose 10 words and complete some of the following activities.

  • Look up words in the dictionary to obtain meaning.
  • Write synonyms (words that mean the same)
  • Write antonyms (words that mean the opposite)
  • Write your words in pencil, then and trace all the consonants in red
  • Write all the words in alphabetical order
  • Write each word using 5 different writing tools (pencil, pen, marker, crayon, colouring pencil)
  • Write your words in pencil, then and trace all the vowels in blue
  • Rainbow writing

Handwriting:

  • Just Handwriting: Complete one page each day.
  • Writing: Explanation Writing

(Explanations are written to explain how something works or the process involved in actions, events or behaviour. E.g. How does a rainbow occur? Explanation texts are organised by: a definition or statement, and a sequenced explanation.)

Research and write an explanation for one of the following:

  • Why does it rain?
  • How do seeds grow?
  • How does a frog or fish or butterfly grow?

Research links:

https://worldbook.kitaboo.com/reader/worldbook/index.html?usertoken=Mjk5MzQ6MTpJUjA5MjAxNjoyOmNsaWVudDE2OTc6MTY5NzoyMjE2Mjg4OjE6MTU4NDM4MDExMzA2Mjp1cw==

https://www.dkfindout.com/uk/

https://www.kiddle.co/

Please Note:

Author John Boyne has launched a short story writing competition. This may be of some interest to some of you.

Short Story Competition

Irish

Reading:

  • Léigh sa Bhaile: Read a page each day and listen to the audio. Tell a parent/ sibling what the text was all about.

https://my.cjfallon.ie/dashboard/student-resources/?levels=0&classes=0&subjects=0&serieses=0&booktitles=0&types%5B0%5D=Book+Sample

Primary > 5th class > Gaeilge > Léigh sa Bhaile> Léigh sa bhaile Leabhar E > Online Book.

  • Audio Clips of the reading can be found also.

Primary > 5th class > Gaeilge > Léigh sa Bhaile> Léigh sa bhaile Leabhar E > Audio.

Vocabulary:

  • Ríra: Aonad 1 : Bricfeasta Blásta
  • Irish book can be found online via the CJFallon online resource bank. Follow these steps to access the book.

https://my.cjfallon.ie/dashboard/student-resources/?levels=0&classes=0&subjects=0&serieses=0&booktitles=0&types%5B0%5D=Book+Sample

Primary > 5th class > Gaeilge > Ríra> Ríra 5 > Online Book.

Engage with the language:

  • Weekly news for children available via Maynooth University (Froebel Dept)

https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/sites/default/files/assets/document//Eleathanach%20344.pdf

10 ag a 10

10 @ 10

Plenty of appropriate cartoons are available to watch are TG4 or Cula4.

https://www.cula4.com/en/?gclid=CjwKCAjwsMzzBRACEiwAx4lLGwaukCipwQyX9HUPIA3A7Cm1k0rsUAp7fCbRoKe194k8cjP5SAF3EBoCdWoQAvD_BwE

Other

SESE:

  • Small World History: Unit 6 “Traders and Explorers”.
  • Read chapter and complete questions throughout chapter.
  • History Project: Complete a project on one of the following explorers (or an explorer of your own choosing)
  • Ferdinand Magellan
  • Bartolomeu Dias
  • Vasco De Gama
  • Christopher Columbus

WILF:

  • Name of the explorer and personal background.
  • Purpose of his expedition and his travel route. (Why did he go and how did he get there?)
  • Results of the expedition. (What did he discover? What effect did this have on people? What changed after the expedition)
  • Science Project: Design and Make a boat that can float on water.
  • Atlas Hunt: Continue with pages relating to the counties and provinces of Ireland.

SPHE

  • Journaling: This is a strange and challenging time for all people, including children. Record your daily activities, emotions and thoughts in a journal. This will not be read by the teacher, however I encourage each girl to take ten minutes each day to reflect. This can be written in any language you feel most comfortable with.

Please consider doing some of these activities also…….

  • Play a board game
  • Create a new game and write the rules
  • Play a game of cards
  • Draw/paint a picture
  • Help with the cooking and the cleaning.
  • Go for a walk with your parents
  • Take part in daily exercise
  • Continue to enjoy the activities you love in the safety of your home- singing, dancing, playing and instrument, creating dramas, writing stories etc.
  • Listen to interesting podcasts.

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/the-best-podcasts-for-kids

https://www.rebelgirls.com/pages/podcast

https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/lifestyle/culture/10-of-the-best-podcasts-for-children-898795.html

  • Watch television that will help you to learn about the world around you.
  • Read as much as you can!
  • If you like please keep a little record of all your activity – we would be delighted to see this diary when we return to school.

Stay safe and we will see you again soon!

Sixth Class-Ms. McKay

Maths

  • Continue mental Maths (Have 3 weeks of mental maths done by 27th)
  • Continue with work from Tried and tested book (only the pages that I gave you last Thursday)

Answer these questions

  • If a car travels 45 kilometres in 45 minutes, what is its speed?
  • If 100g of rice costs €0.25, what would an entire Kilogramme cost?
  • If 500ml of perfume costs €25, what would the entire Litre cost?

Explain these equations (Hint: they have a connection to circles)

  • D= 2 X R
  • R= D divided by 2
  • C= D x 3

https://youtu.be/Hlal9ME2Aig Watch this video and answer these questions

  • What is a negative number?
  • Which direction do we move on the number line when we add?
  • Which direction do we move on the number line when we subtract?
  • What are some of the mathematical uses for negative numbers? One example would be temperature, when the temperature goes below zero.

Extra Revision activities:

  • visit http://my.cjfallon.ie, click ‘Student Resources’, then filter to the title you require, making sure ‘Online Book’ is selected under ’Resources’.

Click – Primary, Class 6th: Subject: maths, Series: Busy at maths 6, Resource: online book

  • Do as many activities as you can from chapter 10 (2 D shapes) in Busy at maths 6 in your 999 copy.

English

  • Continue with work given in school last week (finish sheets, written activities etc that I wrote on the board)

Thesaurus hunt

Find the synonyms for the following words and put them into sentences

  • Happy
  • Sad
  • Bored
  • Lucky
  • Funny
  • Excited
  • Good
  • Bad
  • kind
  • Find the poem online and learn the poem ‘Down by the Salley Gardens’
  • Continue with spellcheck activities that I wrote on the board last Thursday
  • Follow this link. Read a book

https://worldbook.kitaboo.com/reader/worldbook/index.html?usertoken=OTM6MTpPNjEzODoyOmNsaWVudDE2OTc6MTY5Nzo2NTExMzg6MToxNTMzMTU4OTAzODQ3#!/bookshelf

  • Based on what you read, write a story, a report, a diary entry, a recount or a book review. (Pick at least 1)

Irish

  • Continue with the work that I gave you from “Sin é” in class last week. Read some more of the stories in the book and practise your Irish Reading.
  • Revise all Irish verbs in your Blue Folder. Show me some evidence of revision in your 999 copy. Write out some verbs in your 999 copy.
  • Scríobh na briathra rialta seo san aimsir caite, aimsir láithreach agus aimsir fháistineach

m.sh tóg

A.C = Thóg, A.L= Tógaim, A.F. Tógfaidh

  • Cas
  • Can
  • Fan
  • Fág
  • Póg
  • Siúl
  • Ól
  • Ith
  • Much

Other

  • History: Continue with the project that I gave you to complete in Small World History in Ireland after the 1916 Easter Rising ( The chapters that I wrote on the board last Thursday)
  • Geography: Continue with the chapter I gave you last Thursday in Small World Geography on Transport.

Twinkl: Setting this up is really easy to do – go to www.twinkl.ie/offer and enter the code IRLTWINKLHELPS.

  • Topic: Electricity
  • Do some worksheets
  • Read a powerpoint
  • Carry out an experiment
  • Complete an activity
  • Keep a record of what you did and what you have learned. We will discuss it on our return to school
  • Revise EU countries and capitals and flags.
  • Test yourself with these games.
  • https://www.playgeography.com/games/capitals-of-europe/

Art:

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNCdRwdlfZI Watch this video and learn how to draw a Celtic Knot. Draw your own and decorate it.
  • All Work to be done in 999 Copies unless it is otherwise stated
  • Don’t be overwhelmed. Do as much as you can but keep busy! Do your best!!! 😊
Sixth Class-Mr. Devlin

Maths

  • Continue Mental Maths (Just do one week)
  • Using this code write out your name,

A=1, B=2, C=3………….. Z=26.

  • List all the prime numbers from 0-50. (There are 15 of them)

Answer these questions

  • If a car travels 45 kilometres in 45 minutes, what is its speed?
  • If 100g of rice costs 0.25€, what would an entire Kilogramme cost?
  • If 500ml of perfume costs 25€, what would the entire litre cost?

Explain these equations(Hint: they have a connection to circles)

  • D= 2 X R
  • R= D divided by 2
  • C= D x 3

https://youtu.be/Hlal9ME2Aig Watch this video and answer these questions

  • What is a negative number?
  • Which direction do we move on the number line when we add?
  • Which direction do we move on the number line when we subtract?
  • What are some of the mathematical uses for negative numbers? One example would be temperature, when the temperature goes below zero.

Answer these questions

  • – 2 – 4=
  • – 2 + 4=
  • – 5 – 5 =
  • – 3 – 5 =
  • – 10 + 11=
  • – 35 – 35=
  • +35 – 35 =
  • -35 + 35=

English

Thesaurus hunt

Find a synonym for the following words and put them into sentences

  • Happy
  • Sad
  • Bored
  • Lucky
  • Funny
  • Learn the poem ‘Down by the Salley Gardens’
  • Continue with spellcheck activities for one week
  • Read the story at this link; https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/reading-practice/computers
  • Answer the questions on this story on this link https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/sites/kids/files/attachment/reading-practice-computers-worksheet-v2.pdf
  • Continue with your piece of independent writing ( 1 and ½ pages in any genre except procedural)
  • world book Click on this link and read the book on Ancient Greece
  • Read the book and there will be activities on it next week, write down some of the things you found interesting as you’re reading.
  • Bake/cook something during the week.
  • Write the procedure for your dish
  • Write a recount of the experience

Irish

  • Comhrá a scríobh idir dhá cara nach bhfuil in ann a dtithe a fhágáil (can’t leave their house), úsáid na frásaí seo
  • Cad a rinne tú an seachtain seo?
  • An bhfuil aon cúlchaint(gossip) agat?
  • An bhfaca tú_______ ar _________?
  • Léigh na scéalta i BGB a thug mé daoibh agus lean ar aghaidh le na ceisteanna.
  • Freagair na ceisteanna seo
  • An maith leat a bheith abhaile ón scoil?
  • An raibh tú ag caint le na cailíní eile?
  • An bhfuil tú ag tnúth le dul ar ais ar scoil?
  • An bhfuil tú ag cabhrú sa bhaile?
  • An bhfuil tú ag troid le do shiblíní?
  • Cén leabhar a léigh tú an seachtain seo?
  • An bhfaca tú aon scannán?
  • Ar ith tú aon bia deas an seachtain seo?
  • Scríobh na briatra rialta seo san aimsir caite, aimsir láithreach agus aimsir fháistineach

m.sh tóg

A.C = Thóg, A.L= Tógaim, A.F. Tógfaidh

  • Cas
  • Can
  • Fan
  • Fág
  • Póg
  • Siúl
  • Ól
  • Ith
  • Múch
  • Scríobh faoin seachtain soar ón scoil. ½ leathanach sa chóipleabhar.

Other

  • History: Research the events of Easter Week 1916. Complete a timeline in your A4 pad. Use pictures to illustrate your timeline.
  • Countess Markiewicz: Write a short biography of Countess Markiewicz in your own words.
  • Geography: Learn the countries, flags and capitals of the EU countries.
  • Music: https://www.irish-folk-songs.com/the-foggy-dew-sheet-music-and-tin-whistle-notes.html Practice and learn this piece on the Tin Whistle.
  • Music: Write a short piece of music on a treble clef stave. You can print out a blank one here https://www.blanksheetmusic.net/ or just write it into your copy.
  • Art: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNCdRwdlfZI Watch this video and learn how to draw a Celtic Knot. Draw your own and decorate

All Work to be done in Homework Copies unless it is otherwise stated