3rd June – Coastline Trail

Hello Senior Infants I hope you are all out enjoying that beautiful sunshine! Fionn celebrated his 7th birthday last week and had an amazing day! Before looking at the photo I’m sure you all could’ve guessed what present he got!! It had to be a dinosaur of some sort!! Happy Birthday Fionn!! 🎂🎉🎈

 

Our sponsored walk was originally planned to take place this coming Friday but unfortunately this will not be going ahead this year. Instead, Mr. Lalor has very kindly made a ‘Coastline Trail’ for all of us to take part in! I have attached the document link in your email. I hope you and your family enjoy taking part! Please send me some photo’s while out on your walk!

As you all know, this week is very short as we are closed Monday and Tuesday.

English
Phonics  

If you have collected your Spelling made fun workbooks, please continue on at your own pace.

Digraph revision

 

Worksheet attached in email

Continue learning letter names

 

Revise the digraphs: /qu/ /ou/ /oi/ /ue/ /er/ /ar/

 

Complete the digraph board game challenge. You will need 2 or more players.

Revise the letter names of the alphabet.

 

Tricky words:

Day, did, get

 

Read and write sentences with their new tricky words.

 

 

Writing:

My News

Written using cursive handwriting.

 

Continue cursive handwriting practice;

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Bank Holiday Weekend: focusing on Who? What? When? Where? and Why? Introduce feelings words in to their news; I was happy/glad/sad when….. etc.

 

Practice cursive handwriting- If you have collected your books from school; continue on to the next page; cover approximately 2-3 letters each week but continue to revise others. You can avail of our Go with the Flow online resource here http://data.cjfallon.ie/resources/gwtf-handwriting/index.html#!/book-sections/1/section-groups/1

 

Reading:

The Bad Tempered Ladybird

 

Book review sheet attached in email

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continue with extra reading material available online:

If you are unsure what reading level to start your child on, please email me.

 

 

Listen to the story ‘The Bad Tempered Ladybird’ by Eric Carle

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bH6UIYCRmAE

  • Write a book review.

 

·        Nessy are also offering free access for 4 weeks. They have programmes to support reading and spelling and are recommended for children with reading difficulties. Email  virtualschool@nessy.com to sign up for this.

·        Another one to revise phonics through read along stories is starfall https://www.starfall.com/h/

 

 

 

Maths
Number:

Busy at Maths Home/School Links Book

 

If you have collected the Busy at Maths home/ school links book, please feel free to work away at your child’s own pace. This book can also be accessed through cjfallon online.

 

Number

 

 

 

·        Complete the pages on Time using Busy at Maths pages 100 and 101. Also available using cjfallon online.

 

Gaeilge
Revise all

Éadaí (Clothes)

Dathanna (Colours)

Na huimhreacha (numbers)

An Aimsir (weather)

Siopadóireacht (Shopping)

Ag Comhaireamh (counting)

Continue to revise Éadaí, Dathanna and Aimsir using the links shared in previous blog posts.

Revise the numbers 0-10. A haon, a dó, a trí etc.

Revise counting:

Bí ag comhaireamh na hainmhithe. (Count the animals)

Aon mhoncaí amháin

Dhá Mhoncaí

Trí mhoncaí

Ceithre mhoncaí

Cúig mhoncaí

mhoncaí

 

 

 

 

 

Art

 

The Bad Tempered Ladybird

 

Download colouring sheets here https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-t-12577-the-bad-tempered-ladybird-colouring-sheets

 

Science
Enviromental Awareness and Care/ Caring for my locality

 

Worksheets attached in email

Download and play minibeast videos here: https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-t-5144-minibeasts-videos-powerpoint

·        Listen to the story ‘The Bad Tempered Ladybird’

·        Become familiar with a number of mini-beasts and the various characteristics that they have

·        Become familiar with the habitat of the mini-beasts and explore these habitats in a minibeast hunt to try to find some around your area.

 

 

 

Exploring and Investigating

Mr. Lalor’s Coastline Trail

http://greenlanes.ie/index.php/news/717-greenlanes-walking-challenge.html

Link to document also shared in email

·        Take part in a Coastline Trail with your family.

 

 

 

As always, if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me on my email.

Mrs. Teeling and Elsa Bear 😀🐶

 

 

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