8th June – Summer ☀😎

Hello Senior Infants! I hope you all had a wonderful Bank Holiday weekend! I’ve heard some great things about your Coastline Trail and I received some lovely photos of children taking part! Well done!!

 

This week’s theme is “Summer”.

Here is your work to cover this coming week.

English
Phonics

Booklet attached in email

 

Complete the phonics activity booklet

 

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

Tricky words:

Goes, does, made, their

 

Read and write sentences with their new tricky words.

 

 

Writing:

My News

Written using cursive handwriting.

 

Continue cursive handwriting practice;

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creative Writing

 

My News: focusing on Who? What? When? Where? and Why? Use adjectives and feelings words in to their news.

 

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

Choose two or three creative writing prompt cards and complete them.

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-l-2408-creative-writing-prompt-question-writing-frames

Reading:

Meerkat Mail

 

 

 

 

Meerkat Mail prompt cards attached in email

 

 

 

Continue with extra reading material available online:

Khan Academy Kids App is available to download for free. https://apps.apple.com/us/app/khan-academy-kids/id1378467217

 

 

 

Listen to the story ‘Meerkat Mail’ by Emily Gravett

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcwuTRQ16MU

  • Revise the comprehension strategies ‘Prediction’, ‘Visualisation’ and ‘Making Connections’

·        Discuss the setting of the story of the story – the desert, hot weather, going on holidays, visiting etc.

·        Retell parts of the story using connective language

·        Complete the simple sentence writing prompt cards.

 

 

 

Khan Academy Kids App

You will find a range of both literacy and numeracy activities. There are a variety of e-book stories and non-fiction texts available with the option to read for yourself or to be read to.

 

 

 

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

 

Khan Academy Kids App

(If you so wish, you could complete some numeracy activities available for free on the app)

·        Complete the pages on Number using Busy at Maths pages 102, 103, and Capacity 115 – 118 . Also available using cjfallon online.

 

Gaeilge
 

Ar an Trá worksheet attached in email.

 

Revise the colours and point at the new vocabulary on the worksheet. (This is all listed on the second sheet)

Ar An Trá: (Listen and colour activity)

Follow the directions listed on the worksheet

 

 

 

 

Art

 

Water Spray/Gun Painting

What you will need:

A dry day!!

Water Gun/ Water Spray Bottle

Diluted poster paint

White A3 Card

https://www.firefliesandmudpies.com/squirt-gun-painting/?jwsource=cl

 

 

 

 

Sailing in to Summer worksheet attached in email.

 

Using a spray bottle or a water gun, dilute some poster paint with water. Attach the A3 page on to an easel outdoors, if you don’t have an easel you could also pin the page on to a tree.

Spray your page with the diluted paint. Have some fun and change paint colours. Finish once you are happy with your art. Leave to dry on the grass.

 

Complete Sailing in to Summer art worksheet attached in email

 

SPHE/Science
Download the following PowerPoints and discuss water safety and sun safety with your children

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/us-t-t-2547177-staying-safe-around-water-powerpoint

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-t-2546973-sun-awareness-information-powerpoint

·        Discuss water safety and sun safety using PowerPoint stimulus.

·        Design a poster for sun safety/water safety/ cleaning up the beach. (Poster templates attached in email)

 

 

Physical Education

 

Gymnastics

Movement:

https://pssi.pdst.ie/pdf/gym/gym_a_5.pdf

 

 

https://pssi.pdst.ie/pdf/gym/gym_a_6.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 5: Click on the link and using the pictures; ask your child to

-make a traveling sequence

-balance on a large body part

-balance on a small body part

-practice the forward roll

Lesson 6: Click on the link and using the pictures; ask your child to

-balance on the shoulders, raise legs high.

-balance on the side with one hand highest and one leg highest

-balance on the hands and feet

-balance on combinations of hands and feet etc.

 

 

 

 

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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