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 Lá fhéile Pádraig daoibh 

 

Go raibh míle maith agaibh as na pictiúir agus na físeáin de Lá Glas sa Bhaile. 

Bhí sibh go hiontach agus is aoibhinn liom na hamhráin.

 

Thank you all so much for the pictures and videos of Lá Glas sa Bhaile.

You were wonderful and I loved the songs. 

 

All Junior and Senior infants will receive Work pack B by post. If you do not receive the initial work pack or work pack B by Thursday of this week, contact us using the School email address

 

Morning meeting

We begin every school day with a morning meeting, much like a company or firm where we share important news and updates, revise previous learning and get ideas flowing!

 

Use this morning warm up Go Noodle - Hello to get your learner alive, alert, awake and enthusiastic!

 

On Tuesday and Thursday morning we engage in a few minutes of mindfulness, where we focus on breathing and stretching. Here is a simple video to follow Go Noodle - Melting.

 

Gaeilge 

Please watch today's Gaeilge lesson An Bosca Éadaigh.   

Follow the link to access the Luascartaí. Practice the vocabulary by clicking the flashcard and displaying the picture at least twice. 

   - Students should repeat each term as it is introduced. 

   - Students and parents should assign a simple action to each word.

   - Play the matching game by clicking the 'match' icon in the left hand column, as shown in today's lesson. 

 

Students can practise describing what they are wearing using the last phrase "Tá _______ orm" and adding in whatever clothing items that they are wearing today. 

Maths

Complete the following physical counting exercises. The students must count out loud as they move.

- 10 jumping jacks

- Marching on the spot for 6

- 5 hula hoops in one direction and 5 hula hoops in the other (hip circles)

- Hoping on your right foot for 8

- Hoping on your left foot for 8

- Hit the sky above your head for 15

- Crouch down on your hunkers and count backwards from 10 to 1 and jump up at *BLAST OFF*

 

Junior infants worksheet:

Number formation rhymes : 

  Number 1 "Stand up tall so it won't fall".

  Number 2 "Back and long like a swan".

  Number 3 "Curl for you, curl for me".

 

                  

 1. Find the 'Write' maths worksheet        2. Trace each number using a                 3. Colour the pictures. 

     Revise the rhymes for forming            pencil. 

     numbers 1, 2 and 3.  

     Practise tracing these in the air

     and on the table. 

 

Senior infants group 1 and group 2 worksheet

Use this Ten frame to help you with your worksheet. 

      

               4 + __ = 9                                        4 + 5 = 9 

 

           

1. Find the 'Combining worksheet'         2. Draw the apples and write the 

    Use the ten frame link to figure              missing number. 

    out how many more apples you 

    must add to 4 apples to have 

    9 apples altogether. 

 

       

3. Use the ten frame for every sum.        4. Colour

    Draw the apples and write the 

    missing numbers. 

 

Phonics 

Please revise yesterday's phonic lesson. Apologies if you could not access it on Monday! 

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

 

Build 'ai' words using Forest phonics. Junior infants will need help from an adult and Senior infants should aim to play independently. 

 

Junior infants worksheet :

If you did not receive your pack in time for yesterday's worksheet, you can complete it today :) 

Revisit Monday 16th's daily learning plan for instructions. 

 

Make a list of three to four 'ai' words and help your child to spell each or allow them to copy your writing. Draw a picture for each word.

 

 

Senior infants have been split into group 1 and group 2 and have received different worksheets as a result. 

Senior infants worksheet group 1:

                                           

1. Read the story of Faith and Zain                     2. Summarise the story into a beginning, middle

    again.                                                                   and end.

                                                                                 Write one or two sentences for each. 

 

                       

3. Build the 'ai' words. Cross each                      4. Read the 'ai' words and colour the 

    word out when you use it.                                   pictures. 

 

Senior infants group 2:

Students should write a list of all the 'ai' words that they can think of.

 

If you did not receive your pack in time for yesterday's worksheet, you can complete it today :) 

Revisit Monday 16th's daily learning plan for instructions. 

 

Tricky words 

Junior infants : Teach new 'So' and 'My'

Revise all the pink tricky words so far by playing 'Go fish'. 

Go Fish card game tutorial

Each player should be dealt five cards and the students should aim to collect the most pairs

 

Senior infants :

Revise all your tricky word balls. 

 

Reading

Begin reading your first reader with your adult.

              - Junior infants should read a minimum of three pages a day.  

              - Senior infants should read a minimum of five pages a day.

 

SESE

Get groovy watching and copying The Five senses song. 

 

Explain that today we will be focusing on the third sense of TASTE.

         Make some french toast! (or a similar tasty treat)

 

1. Write or draw a list of ingredients.

2. Collect the necessary equipment. Weigh and prepare the ingredients. 

3. Assist where possible with mixing, plating etc. 

 

 

Encourage your child to add a sweet and sour topping and discuss which they liked best. 

 

Survey 

Thank you so much to all those who completed yesterday's survey. Most families found learning from home to be "enjoyable" which is absolutely fantastic to hear! 

Please provide feedback on today's learning. Parent's Daily Feedback. All responses are anonymous. 

Parents and guardians can take pictures of the children's work and forward them to the  School email address . I will correct any work and provide feedback via the Aladdin App noticeboard.