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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. 

Try some of this yoga adventure Betsy the banana

 

Gaeilge 

Revise the vocabulary for Éadaí salacha

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

Listen to and practise our poem Seo í an fhuinneog

 

Maths

 

Identify the next shape in the pattern using SP train.

Ask your child 

- What is the pattern? e.g. blue square, yellow triangle, blue square, yellow triangle. 

- What shape/colour comes next?

- What shape is missing in this pattern?

 

Junior infants worksheet:

 

                            

 1. Use coloured pencils or crayons to                                

     create two or three coloured patterns.

     Ask your child to describe the pattern to

    you using both shape and colour e.g. blue

    triangle, green circle, blue triangle, green  

    circle etc.       

       

Senior infants group 1 and group 2 worksheet

 

                   

1. Find the 'Counting' worksheet.                     2. Encourage your child to articulate

    Record each number using a                            their patterns e.g. 6 looks like three 

    different pattern of dots.                                   dots on the top row and three dots 

                                                                              on the bottom row.  

                                               

Fruit break - Have some fruit and take a break

 

Phonics 

Please revise  yesterday's phonic lesson

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

Listen to the jolly phonics song for 'ee' at 6:43

 

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

 

Junior infants worksheet :

 

Make a list of three to four /ee/ 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 Charlee and the bee                     2. Summarise the story into a beginning, middle

    again.                                                                           and end.

                                                                                         Write one or two sentences for each. 

 

                         

3. Build the /ee/ words. Cross each                             4. Read the /ee/ words and colour the 

    word out when you use it.                                           pictures. 

 

Senior infants group 2:

                    

 1. Find the /ee/ sentence writing template             2. Revise the /ee/ words from your worksheet

     in work pack B.

   

3. Put each /ee/ word into a short sentence. 

  

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

Junior infants 

- Begin reading your second reader and revise it throughout the week.

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

Senior infants

- Begin reading your fourth reader and revise it until Friday.

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

 

Lunch - Eat lunch and head outside for a run around

 

Rhyming  (Work pack B)

Rhyming words have the same end sound e.g. goat, boat or bat, cat. An awareness of rhyme is also important for reading and writing.

Emphasize the end sound of each word as you read it e.g. bAT, pEG, sAT. 

Develop your child's awareness of rhyme using the 'Body parts game' as explained in Tuesday's learning plan. 

 

Practise this skill using Grover's rhyme time game 

 

                       

 1.  Find the second rhyming worksheet in              2. Circle or dot the correct rhyming word 

      work pack B.                                                          in each row. 

 

Art 

Gather some recyclable materials and let's make a HOUSE!

- Position any open flaps into an arc shape to act as a roof. Stick these together and cover with tinfoil. Otherwise form a roof by folding 

  paper, tinfoil or cardboard and sticking it down. 

- Seal any further open flaps using sellotape or masking tape. 

- Paint the box, if you wish and allow it to dry 

- Draw features for the house on paper e.g. windows, door, chimney etc. and cut these out.  

- Secure the features using glue or sellotape. 

- Send pictures of your work to fThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

           

             Milk carton house                                                 Cereal box house 

                 Toilet roll house 

 

Survey 

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.