Category: FIRST CLASS SECOND CLASS THIRD CLASS

First Class-Mr. McCrudden & Ms. Duffy

Maths 

  • Mental Maths: Next Week – Week 25/26
  • Go on a maths trail and look for shapes in the environment
  • Draw and colour all the 2D shapes you find.
  • Draw and colour all the 3D shapes you find.
  • Revise topic on money
  • Counting Forwards (from 1 or from another given number)
  • Count in 2’s/ 5’s/ 10’s etc.
  • Matching number names with numerals e.g. twelve – 12

English 

  • Two little frogs: Unit 17 – The Colours of the Rainbow
  • Just Handwriting: Up to Pg. 30
  • Keep a daily diary/Write your news (Yellow Homework Copy)
  • Spellcheck: Revise all spellings – Have a mini spelling test/spelling bee
  • Practise reading daily – Encourage independent reading
  • Practise tricky words

Irish 

  • Revise your colours and days of the week as Gaeilge
  • Use the app ‘Duolingo’ to develop basic skills in Irish
  • Do your best to write some simple Irish sentences in your news – Inniu an ______ Inné an _______ Amárach an________. Tá an aimsir gaofar/tirim/grianmhar/fliuch/ceomhar/ fuar/te

Other 

Art:

  • Make a mother’s day card
    PE:
  • Go outside and do some physical activity, ask your child to show you our dance ‘Come to me’. We have been learning this dance for Seachtain na Gaeilge
    Science/Geography/History (Optional) –
  • Give your child a choice of projects (about anything!) to choose from and let them create a wonderful project to show their teacher when we get back to school. e.g. favourite animal, country, planets, a famous person in history etc.

Please consider doing some of these activities also…….

Play a board game – snakes and ladders
Play a game of cards – snap, uno, memory etc.
Draw/paint a picture
Do a jigsaw
Write a postcard to a friend/family member in another country!
Design a new cover for your favourite book
Investigate! Do your toys float or sink?
Practise cutting out pictures
Do some gardening

If you would like, please keep a little diary of all your activity – we would be delighted to see this diary when we return to school.
You know your child best – you know what they need and what works best for them so do it your own way. Don’t be under any pressure to complete every single idea that you see. Pick and choose what you think will work best for you and your family.

 

Second Class- Ms. Kilroy & Ms. Cusack

Maths

  • Mental Maths: P54 and p55
  • 3D shape hunt- Take a walk around your house and draw and write all the 3D objects you can find.
  • Tables- All take away tables. If you have time you can play the games on www.schoolhub.ie

English

  • Spellcheck: P62 and 63
  • Green Genie: p13-15
  • Handwriting: P30 and P31
  • Reading: Keep up the reading log and read any other books you have at home.

Irish

  • An Aimsir- Gaeilge Sheet attached. (If you cannot print this- children can write the sentences on a page and draw the pictures to match)

https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3A5a411cdd-12e1-464d-812b-cf4fddfdbe8d

Other

  • Write an ‘Ireland’ acrostic poem:

Children can write sentences or words.

For example:

In the land of green, / Irish

R

E

L

A

N

D

Please consider doing some of these activities also…….

  • ·        Play a board game
  • ·        Play a game of cards
  • ·        Draw/paint a picture
  • ·        Watch something on Cúla4/TG4
  • ·        Make a Lego maze
  • ·        Tidy your bedroom

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.

Third Class- Mr. Maguire & Ms. Dudgeon

Maths 

  • Mental Maths (Continue with the following weeks activities Monday to Friday review, including problem solving section)
  • Some maths activities you could do at home with your children to get those brains working – https://pdst.ie/ProblemSolving

See activities:

  • Dice Train
  • Magic V
  • Teddy Town
  • School Fair
  • Necklaces

English 

  • Spellcheck (Complete blocks 1-4 and linked activities for the next week). Parents can test their children on the words if you wish.
  • Reading: 15 minutes reading every day. This can be your schoolbook (The Talking Horse) or books that you have at home.
  • Handwriting Book: Pick one page each day. Take your time with this.
  • Complete a daily diary of your news (Monday to Friday) Don’t forget to use capital letters and full stops!

Pick one of these story titles. Please write 1 page a day:

  • When I grow up
  • My favourite way to relax
  • Why Engineers are important
  • If I won the lotto
  • My favourite subject in school
  • The importance of farming
  • Reading or Writing – what I prefer the most.
  • My hopes for the future
  • Climate Change – what can we do to stop it
  • I was stranded on a desert island…

(Stories can be longer than 1 page if you wish, but make sure you are writing one page per day! Make sure children are re-reading their own work and changing any mistakes that they see.)

Irish 

  • Bun go Barr: Pick a story each day to read from the book. These should be stories that we have already read. Try your best to complete one of the activities after the story each day. Don’t forget to title and label each section you complete in your copy.
    Other

Project:  

  • Children have been asked to complete one of these projects over the course of the two weeks. If you have already started, then that’s great! Please continue or get started on Monday if you have not.

Options:

Healthy Eating
The Vikings
My Locality (where you live!)

If you have permission, you can use the internet to search for information.

This is to be completed over the course of a number of days.

Use the card provided to complete your project. Remember- the most important thing is that you are showing me new information. You can do this through facts, pictures or both. You can print off a computer or hand-write the information. Use your SESE books if you like!

Please consider doing some of these activities also…….

Play a board game
Play a game of cards
Draw a self portrait
Play games with dice
Make a scrapbook
Put on a play
Make paper aeroplanes

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.