Use this morning warm up GoNoodle - Hello 2.0 to get those minds and bodies moving!
On Tuesday and Thursday morning we engage in a few minutes of mindfulness, where we focus on breathing and stretching.
Are you Ready to Launch!?
We are revising the theme of food this week. Please watch the lesson An Caifé.
Follow the link to access the Luascartaí. Practice the vocabulary by clicking the flashcard and displaying the picture.
- 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
Practice our poem Buail bos
Complete the following physical counting exercises. The students must count out loud as they move.
- 10 jumping jacks
- Marching on the spot for 15
- 7 hula hoops in one direction and 7 hula hoops in the other (hip circles)
- Hoping on your right foot for 6
- Hoping on your left foot for 6
- 4 star jumps
- Crouch down on your hunkers and count backwards from 10 to 1 and jump up at *BLAST OFF*
Revise the Number 5 formation rhyme
Revise the Number 10 formation rhyme
Junior infants worksheet:
1. Find the second 'Write' maths 2. Count the number of items in each set.
worksheet. Trace the number 5 using Write number 5, starting with the neck,
your finger and practising the number round tummy and a hat on top.
Senior infants worksheet:
1. Find the 'Combine' maths worksheet. 2. Count and record the number of shapes
in each set. Add them together and record
the total amount.
FRUIT BREAK - Grab some fruit and take a break.
Please revise yesterday's phonic lesson.
Listen to the jolly phonics song for /sh/ at 9:42 and practice the action for the /sh/ sound by placing your index finger over your lip and saying "Sh, sh"
Pause the video at various points to seek answers or a response from your child. Each student should practice reading the /sh/ words in the video.
Junior infants worksheet :
1. Find the /sh/ handwriting worksheet. 2. An adult should write at least two /sh/ words on the
Ask your child to trace the /sh/ sound back of the sheet for the student to copy.
on the sheet using their finger and in the
air using "magic ink".
Then trace the letters using a pencil.
Please watch 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 /a_e/ words in the video.
Senior infants worksheet :
1. Find the /a_e/ matching worksheet. 2. Read each word aloud and colour the
Remember magic e gives all its power to
to make the vowel say its name. He is then
too weak to say anything so he becomes silent.
Junior infants :
Junior Infants will receive a green card with the 30 tricky words that are covered in Junior Infants. These will be revised again in Senior Infants.
All Junior Infants should receive the remaining eight tricky words in Work Pack B.
- Teach new 'Like' and 'Have'
- Revise all the blue tricky words so far by playing a 'Go fish'.
Senior infants :
Senior Infants will receive two or three sets of tricky word balls.
Each set should be practiced for two weeks.
- Practice your first set of tricky word balls.
You can rewatch the Oxford Owl Readers tutorial
- Begin reading your first reader Big bad bug and revise it throughout the week.
- Junior infants should read a minimum of three pages per day.
Senior infants group 1
- Begin reading your first reader Red Planet and revise it throughout the week.
- Senior infants should read a minimum of five pages per day.
Senior infants group 2
- Begin reading your first reader Silver foil rocket and revise it throughout the week
- Senior infants should read a minimum of five pages per day
LUNCH - Eat some lunch and exercise outside.
Rhyme Time (Work pack B)
Rhyming words have the same end or final sound. Emphasise the end sound of each word as you read it e.g. bAT, pEG, sAT.
Practise this skill using the Rhyming pairs game
1. Find the first rhyming worksheet in 2. If you have small scissors you can assist
work pack B. your child with cutting out the pictures
Otherwise you can cut the table out for
3. Match the pictures into rhyming pairs.
Secure each using glue, sellotape or
PS: The item shown at the top of the right
hand column is a "pail" like in the 'Jack
and Jill' nursery rhyme.
Thank you to those who have already shared feedback with me about learning from home.
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 . I will correct any work and provide feedback via the Aladdin App noticeboard.