Thursday, 21st May

This is a difficult time so there is no pressure on parents to do any of these activities. There is enough stress added to many households as it is. These are just suggestions if you want them…and the suggested work I am putting up for our own school and my multi-grade class of 2nd, 3rd and 4th …but don’t forget to try and slot some reading time into your day! There are activities here for children from 3 years to 12, just select your own class level.

If you partake in the activities I would encourage you use a copy and keep everything you do each day in the one copy. Maybe you can show all your work to your teacher when you return to school!

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Physical activity

If you don’t catch the live workout, here is a video of his workout from yesterday!

Today’s ‘Read aloud’ suggestions in English and Irish

Story-time read aloud for younger children

Why not watch ‘An Féidir Leat’ clár 6 today!

Please click link below for the most recent available ‘Elevenses’ by David Walliams

Aistear: Learning through play (new ‘Fire’ theme) for 3-6 year olds

English activities (select according to class and ability)

Click on the link below to access different rhymes…

Word recognition

Older pupils can adapt this to sticking on their words of the day…give the defination of the word as you get into position on the Twister mat!

Choose one of these spelling activities for each day this week. (1st -6th classes)

English ‘Words of the Day’ (WOTD)

Expand your child’s vocabulary daily with the Word of the Day.

Junior classes: There will be a fire themed word each day (taken from Nibbler’s Aistear Adventures)

Middle classes: This week we will revise ‘jungle’ themed words of the day (Taken from Language for Living box 2) (For those in my classes who may have done these already please look at the senior words of the day now)

Senior classes: This week we will revise ‘desert’ themed words of the day (Taken from Language for Living Box 3)

To do:

Introduce the new word daily, discuss it and put it into a sentence. Plan for the use of this word throughout the day, in written work or orally. Display the word in a prominent place for your child to see it, creating a word wall. Revise the growing bank of words daily to ensure retention to long term memory.

Irish activity

Maths (Select according to your child’s level)

This weeks counting rhyme…Ten Fat Sausages

Mental maths for 1st to senior classes this week

Science: Fire extinguishers

‘I’m bored’ / Rainy day suggestions for this week. There is something there for all ages!

Scavenger Hunt

If you have any questions for me, or suggestions that you would like me to include, please contact me. My details are at the bottom of the ‘home’ page. I will do my best. More activities will be posted tomorrow!

Julieanne

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