Good morning everyone and welcome to week 2 of remote teaching and learning!

I hope to see you all at our online classes through the morning. Once you have attended the class you can then complete the daily activities for that subject.



Morning meeting

Let's get bright eyed and bushy tailed with this morning warm up Go Noodle - Hello 2.0


Junior Infants

- Describe the weather today as Gaeilge. Watch our weather video from October as a reminder.

- 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, f, b


Senior Infants 

- Describe the weather today as Gaeilge. Watch our weather video from October as a reminder.

- 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.






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


First class ( To be completed after the teams call)

-  Unit 14 Number facts pg 28  Monday. 

-   Unit 17 Work It Out pg 36 Monday





Fruit break

Grab a healthy snack and stretch your legs





Please note that junior and senior infants have different vocabulary this week to first class.

Junior infants and senior infants please watch the lesson 'Mála nua'

First class please watch the lesson 'Cóta nua'


Gaeilge activities 

Junior infants and senior infants practise the luascartaí by clicking the flashcard and displaying the picture

-  Students should repeat each term as it is introduced, assigning a simple action to each word   

- Students should practice naming real life objects or can make their own flashcards


First class practise the luascartaí by clicking the flashcard and displaying the picture

-  Students can play the matching game by clicking the ‘match’ icon in the left hand column




Spelling and starlight

11:00 – 11:40 1st class


English activities (To be completed after the teams call)

-  You can start learning your spellings on Quizlet: u__e

-  Complete ‘Jolly Grammar workbook’ Spelling Activity Unit 17 pg 34 (after online lesson)

-  Re-read the Starlight text 8b and complete Exercise A on pg 66

    You can use your copy and take a picture of the completed writing prompt

           Why do you think the boy felt guilty?

Revise the formation of capital letters H and A on pg 19 in 'All write now'



Junior Infants

This week we are revising the sounds in set 3 : Gg, Oo, Uu, Ll, Ff, Bb. We will revise one sound each day.

- Revise /g/ with the Alphablocks - Gg

- Print the /Gg/ worksheet or view online and complete the activities orally


- Complete pg 41 in 'Starlight pre reading skills book' 



Senior Infants

Please watch the lesson /oi/

Pause the video at various points to seek answers or a response from your child. Each student should practice reading the /oi/ words in the video. 

Listen to the jolly phonics song for /oi/ at 11:02 and practice the actions for the /oi/ sound by cupping your hands around your mouth as if hailing a passing boat, saying "oi, oi ship ahoy!". 


English activities

-  Complete the /oi/ sound colouring sheet


-  Tricky words: teach new words 'could' and 'should'

-  Complete ‘Starlight skills book’ pg 31







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

Choose one activity each day from the following menu. 

 1. Roleplay: Set up a sports shop using a desk, cash register, money,  clothing, shoes, sporting equipment and


    The children can pretend to be a sales assistant or a customer and role play some of the following

     scenarios: Asking customer if they can help

                     Paying for item – cash or card

                     Trying an item on

                     Returning something as it was the wrong size

                     Making a complaint

 2. Construction: Pupils can construct any of the following: A pitch or court (football, tennis, basketball etc.)

                                                                                          Circuit training course

                                                                                          Obstacle course

   These can be constructed in miniature or in actual life size. For example, green sugar paper and   

    white chalk could be used to mark a football pitch with blocks acting as goal posts. While your child could

    design their own obstacle course in the garden

3. Arts and crafts: Design your own team jersey or  create a bat and ball type game using a variety of junk


4. Water play: Explore and observe how various balls react when placed in water (water proof or not, float or







Have your lunch and get some fresh air






Junior Infants, Senior Infants and 1st class


Read the story of 'Kingwastealots picnic' or look at the pictures and infer your own version of the story.



Design a sign about littering within the royal gardens. 

 - Junior infants should draw a picture

 - Senior infants should draw a picture and a write a sentence

-  First class should illustrate the sign and create a slogan against littering

              e.g. Don't Be Bitter, Stop This Litter!

                    Be clean, be green, be a recycling machine. 



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