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Maidin mhaith gach duine!

Here is today's teaching and learning plan. 

 

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Morning meeting

Get grooving with this morning warm up  GoNoodle - Saved by the bell

On Tuesday and Thursday morning we engage in a few minutes of mindfulness, where we focus on breathing and stretching. 

Hold on tight on this magic carpet ride

 

Junior Infants

- Revise Hey Diddle Diddle (Chant or sing the nursery rhyme)

- Revise set 3 using Initial sounds 2b

  Use the 'match' icon in the column on the left hand side to match each picture to the correct sound. 

 

Senior Infants 

- Practice your Word work 2b

  Use the 'spell' icon in the column on the left hand side to practice spelling four letter words. Encourage 

  your child to read the sentence and guess the word before spelling it or they can click the 'speaker' to

  hear the word and spell it there after. 

 

 

8:50

10:20

Maths

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 29 Thursday

-  Unit 17 Work It Out pg 37 Thursday

-  Complete pgs 28 and 29 in 'Operations maths school book' 

 

Junior infants (To be completed after the teams call)

- Practise numbers 3 in 'Operations maths school book' pg 28

       

 

Senior infants (To be completed after the teams call)

- Practise numbers 9 in 'Operations maths school book' pg 68

        

 

 

10:20

10:40

Fruit break

Grab a healthy snack and stretch your legs

 

10:40

11:00

Gaeilge

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

 

Junior infants and senior infants should revise the luascartaí 

First class should revise the luascartaí 

 

Gaeilge activities

- Both classes can practice the cómhra using this week's vocabulary

 

 

11:00

11:40

Guided reading (First class only)

11:00 - 11:40 Pygmy Shrews 

11:40 - 12:20 Natterjack toads

 

English activities (To be completed after the teams call)

-  You can practise your spellings on Quizlet: u__e

-  Re-read the Starlight text 8b and complete pg 68

- Complete pg 34 in 'Jolly Grammar 1' (Assigned on the teams call)

Complete 'Sounds make words' pg 32

 

 

Phonics

Junior Infants

This week we are revising the sounds in set 3 : Gg, Oo, Uu, Ll, Ff, Bb. We will revise two sounds today.

- Revise /l/ with the Alphablocks - Ll  and revise /f/ with the Alphablocks - Ff

- Print the /Ll/ and /Ff worksheets or view online and complete the activities orally 

                   

  

 

Senior Infants

Race till the end with /oi/

-  Revise the /oi/ sounds on pg 61 of 'Sounds make words' 

       

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

-  Read all pages of your second guided reader

           Atlantic puffins: 'A cake for cuddles' 

           Bottlenose dolphins: 'Big bat's lunch' 

           Horseshoe bats: Can you see me?

 

11:40

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12:00

 

Aistear

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

    accessories.

    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

   materials

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

sink) 

 

12:00

12:30

 

Lunch

Have your lunch and get some fresh air

 

12:30

1:30

 

Art

 We're going green!

 This week I would like to finish our discussion surrounding recycling and taking care of our environment by creating a green collage. 

This collage can be made of natural or processed materials. For example you can make a collage using green packaging or advertisements or perhaps using materials you find whilst out walking such as leaves or moss.

Take pictures of green objects in your environment and create a collage using a free app like 'Pic collage'

 Let your creativity shine!

 

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.