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Maidin mhaith gach duine and welcome to Week 8 of learning from home.

Morning meeting

Yesterday was a double whammy as TWO students in our class turned 6 years old! 

Can you guess who our birthday students are? I'll give you three clues for each.

 

1. Our first birthday student loves all things outdoors, playing football or rugby, camping or hiking. 

2. He is a big fan of pokémon.

3. His name begins with /b/

 

1. Our second birthday student orders a hot chocolate with marshmallows when at Strandfield.

2. He is a huge fan of An Garda Síochána.

3. His name begins with /e/ 

 

                                                 Happy birthday boys! 

                                    Wehope you both had a fantastic day. 

 

       

 Let's get bright eyed and bushy tailed with this special morning warm up It's your birthday 

Gaeilge 

We are continuing to explore the theme of television this week. Please watch the lesson An teilifís

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

  

Maths

 

 Use a deck of cards to play a game of your choice.

- Snap

- Go fish

- Make up your own game

 

 Fruit break - Take a ten minute break and grab a healthy snack. 

Phonics

Junior infants: 

Please watch today's phonics lesson.

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

Listen to the jolly phonics song for /qu/ at 10:28 and practice the actions for the /qu/ sound by making a duck's beak using your two hands and say "qu, qu, qu".  

   

Junior infants worksheet:

                          

1. Find the /qu/ colouring worksheet.                     2. Colour in the /qu/' sounds. The sound 

                                                                                    could be at the start or the end of the word. 

Senior infants: 

Watch Magic e in action! 

Please watch today's phonic lesson

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

 

Senior infants worksheet:

                         

1. Find the /u_e/ colouring worksheet.                     2. Colour the /u_e/ sounds.

    

Tricky words 

Junior infants: 

- Teach new 'What' and 'When'

- Revise all the blue tricky words so far by playing a matching game. 

Senior infants:

- Practice reading and writing your second set of tricky word balls. 

Reading

Junior infants:

- Begin reading Top dog and revise it until Wednesday.

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

Senior infants group 1: 

- Begin reading your first reader Christmas Adventure  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 Painting the loft and revise it until Wednesday 

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

   

Lunch - Have your lunch and get some fresh air. 

 

 SESE 

We are learning about 'Electricity'. 

Explain or elicit from your child that

Electricity is a type of energy that gives items the power to work. It flows along wires and can even flow through the air.

We all use electricity every day, for cooking, cleaning and for leisure activities.

 

Consider which of the following items use electricity and which do not. 

 

 

Survey 

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