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Maidin mhaith gach duine.

I'm looking forward to seeing you on our teams calls this morning. Double check what time you're on and don't forget to raise your hand if you have a question or if you want to tell us something.

 

 

Morning meeting

Get grooving with this morning warm up  Jump like the bunny

 

On Tuesday and Thursday morning we engage in a few minutes of mindfulness, where we focus on breathing and stretching. Get ready to blast into the sky with rocket launch

 

Juniors Infants 

- Sing the 'Days of the week'

   Discuss: "What is the last day of the week?"

                 "If today is Thursday, what day is it tomorrow?"

                 "Which day of the week begins with /M/?"

- Use the alphabet flashcards to revise the following sounds

            s, a, t, i, p, n

            c, k, e, h, r, m, d

            g, o, u, l,

   Reveal the flashcards one at a time and ask your child to identify the sound it makes using the action

 

Senior Infants

- Revise your vowel combinations. Match each sound to its corresponding picture.

   Use the Jolly Phonics songs included in our phonics lesson if you're not sure of a sound.

 

 

8:50

10:20

Maths

Online classes (click the link to join the class or join from the calendar on Teams)

 

Maths Activities

Junior Infants

- Complete 'Operation Maths School book' pg 27

 

Senior Infants

- Complete 'Operation Maths School book' pg 61

 

First class

-  Unit 13 Number facts pg 27 Thursday. 

-  Unit 16 Work It Out pg 35 Thursday 

 

 

10:20

10:40

Fruit break

Grab a healthy snack and stretch your legs

 

10:40

11:00

Gaeilge

Please revise the lesson ‘Ag siopadóireacht le Mamaí’ 

 

Watch the comhrá 

 

Gaeilge activities 

- Practice the luascartaí by clicking the flashcard and displaying the picture

  •   Junior Infants should practice naming real life objects or can make their own flashcards
  •   Senior infants and 1st class can play the matching game by clicking the ‘match’ icon in the left              hand column

- Roleplay shopping for food items that we are practising this week. Practise being both the shopkeeper and

   the customer 

 

11:00

11:40

Guided reading groups (First class)

11:00 - 11:40 Pygmy Shrews 

11:40 - 12:20 Natterjack toads

 

English activities

-  Revise your spellings on Quizlet: o__e

-  Re-read the Starlight text 8a and complete pg 63 or 64 (Whichever you have not completed yet)

-  Complete  pg 29 in 'Sounds make words' 

-  Practice 'L' and 'E' on pg 18 of 'All write now'

 

Phonics

Junior Infants

Please rewatch the lesson /Bb/

Pause the video and ask your child to identify something that begins with ‘b

Listen to the jolly phonics song for /b/ at 5:24 and practice the actions for the /b/ sound  by placing both hands together as if batting a ball, and say "b, b, b".  

 

English activities

-  Complete the /b/ handwriting worksheet in the pink ‘Jolly Phonics booklet’

   Encourage your child to draw two things that begin with /b/ on the back of this sheet

       

Complete pg 39 in the 'Starlight pre reading skills book'.

   Listen to the following clips and colour the sounds that you hear   Santa Claus

                                                                                                          Opening presents 

                                                                                                          Slurping

                                                                                                           Piano

   Circle all those objects that begin with /p/

               

 

Senior Infants

Round up some cows with /ou/

 

English activities

-  Revise the /ou/ sound on pg 60 of 'Sounds make words'

                

-  Tricky words: revise new words 'saw' and 'put'

-  Complete ‘Starlight skills book’ pg 30

-  Read all pgs of your first guided reader. 

         Atlantic puffins: 'The Great cake bake off'

         Bottlenose dolphins: 'What do bats eat for lunch?'

         Horseshoe bats: The dragon balloon

 

11:40

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12:00

 

Aistear

This week, we are exploring a thematic unit based on 'The supermarket'. 

Choose one activity each day from the following menu. 

 -  Roleplay: Set up a supermarket in your home. Sort products onto shelves, price individual items, serve customers and keep the area clean.

 -  Construction: Build a new supermarket for your town. Design a plan, including designated areas for dairy products, poultry, fruit and vegetables etc. Use wooden blocks, lego or cardboard for your construction.

- Arts and crafts: Use coloured paints to print different types of fruit and vegetables.

- Writing: Create posters for offers within store, write shopping lists and make signs for each aisle. 

   Recall your journey to the supermarket, what did you see, hear and smell.

- Playdough: Make different types of fruit and vegetables using playdough

 

12:00

12:30


Lunch

Have your lunch and get some fresh air

 

12:00

12:30

 

Art

It's time for a pizza party!

 1. Draw and cut out a large circle to act as the pizza base.

 2. Choose what toppings you would like and gather some materials to represent them or draw,

     colour and cut them out. 

     If you have paint or playdough readily available, you can use these to create your perfect

     pizza. 

                                               

 

12:30

1:30

Parent feedback form

Please provide feedback on today's learning Daily Parent Feedback

 

Parents and guardians can take pictures of the children's work and forward them to the school email address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

I will correct any work and provide feedback via the Aladdin App noticeboard.