Literacy: Poetry Analysis: Mrs. World: A Global Warning. We analysed our English poem in our pods focusing on onomatopoeia and personification.
MAYO FOR SAM! There is great support for Mayo in the All Ireland Final tomorrow. Hopefully Sam is coming home to the west!
3rd and 4th class: Have a look at some of the work that has been going on in the 3rd and 4th classroom this term!
We had a great day on Friday when we had our Sports Day. We finished off the day with a special treat. We had Supermac's and some lovely ice creams. Active Week was brilliant!
This week we were very lucky to be able to use the Bricí Spraoi equipment. The children really enjoyed it. They built zoo animals, forts and dinosaurs as well as many other things.
We really enjoyed being active this week. We did lots of activities including races, throwing and catching, dance and yoga.
Art: Construction- We are designing and building our art constructions using the title of "History" as a stimulus. Some have chosen to construct the Titanic, Egyptian Pyramids, The Statue of Liberty, a catapult, Mount Vesuvius in Pompeii and the GPO.
Report Writing Genre: We have been researching the Nobel False Widow Spider this month on the school tablets. We displayed our facts on information posters.
We had great fun planting in the polytunnel today. We planted vegetables and we are really looking forward to watching them grow!
ONLINE LEARNING: Native American Totem Poles: We have been designing our own totem poles in 5th and 6th class. Here are some samples of the wonderful work that was uploaded.
REMOTE LEARNING: Here are some fantastic work samples from the children in 5th and 6th class during remote learning in January. Gaeilge: "An Timthriall Uisce / Water Cycle". Maith sibh!
GAEILGE: SCÉAL NA NOLLAIG: Have a look at our illustrations and 3D models to accompany our preformance of "Scéal na Nollaig" in 5th and 6th class.
REPORT WRITING GENRE: We have been researching plastic pollution in our oceans. We planned our reports and will use the information gathered to complete the final draft of our reports.
Chess in 5th and 6th class: We are playing chess games in our pods. We are concentrating on our tactics to beat our opponents.
LITERACY: BIG BOOKS: We are reading beautifully illustrated big books as a whole class that correspond to the theme of the week. Everyone enjoys having a story read to them no matter what age!
We have been discussing the big book in our pods. We have focused on the cover, blurb, illustrations, publisher, author, characters and summarising the stories.