Thursday, 30 April 2020

Tuesday, 28 April 2020

SESE project





Alicja's bridge for the SESE project


   
Mikolaj's boat for the SESE project, called 'Miktanic'😊

Sunday, 26 April 2020

Seesaw

Afternoon everyone,

Almost everyone will have received their code for their seesaw account.  I will be communicating with you through it.
The blog will still be used to display any work you want published.
Your work for the week is now on seesaw.

Wednesday, 22 April 2020

An active padlet

Afternoon everyone,

Here is an active padlet from another primary school.
Check it out, lots of physical activity ideas.
https://padlet.com/ballygiblinmarieh/dfyblac77krpg99b

David Walliams

Don't forget, you can listen to David, read his books.
Follow the link below.
https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/

Interested in sewing and textiles

The great british sewing bee starts tonight on on BBC1 at 9pm,
for anyone interested in sewing, textiles or how items of clothes are made.

lady-sewing-face-mask-to-protect-against-virus.jpg

Earth Day

Hi Everyone,

22nd April is Earth Day.
Follow the link below to National Geographic Kids to find out more.

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/kids-club/cool-kids/general-kids-club/earth-day/

Tuesday, 21 April 2020

Monday, 20 April 2020

Worry


Remember when we read the ‘Huge bag of worries’ at the start of the year
It is better to open the bag and talk about our worries.  
Muinteoir cliona discussing worries on the home hub.  

Scientist phil

Anyone watching the home hub?
So interesting about why we get dizzy when we spin around.

I see maths

These online maths lessons are fun, have  look and see what you think:

http://www.iseemaths.com/lessons56/

Working from home: 20th-24th April.

Hi Everyone,

I hope everyone is keeping well.
This is our work for this week.
We are beginning weight this week in Busy at maths.

Monday 21st April.


Mental maths:Wk: 30, Mon

English in Practice: Day: 125

Reading Zone: Read Unit 21: Parts A-C, questions and answers.

Gaeilge: Duolingo activities.
Next page in Am dom léamh.

SESE: Skellig Michael:
This topic incorporates Religion, history and Geography
Follow the link below to Twinkl to give you an idea of what it is and start to do some research, leading towards a report.
https://www.alarms.org/kidrex/results/?q=skellig+michael&cof=FORID%3A10&ie=UTF-8&safe=high&cx=004805094470466704532%3Ayjrgzqordo8&sa.x=102&sa.y=30


Tuesday 22nd April

Mental maths:Wk: 30, Tue

English in Practice: Day: 126

Reading Zone: Read Unit 21: Parts D-E, questions and answers.

Maths:
We are beginning a new topic this week.  It is weight on page 135 of our Busy at math.
Pg. 135 deals with estimation, read the information at the top and complete the table.

Pg. 136 deals with weight in fraction and decimal form.  We have a good understanding of this already so work your way through it steadily. 
 Remember to use topmarks for lots of fun maths games.  
Wednesday 23rd April 

Mental maths:Wk: 30, Wed

English in Practice: Day: 127

Gaeilge: let’s talk.! Practise your agallamh, which was sent home in your gaeile notes.

Creative writing:
Remember when we last spoke, we talked about creative writing based around the Celtic gods and goddesses?

use kidrex to research your favourite god/goddess and create a piece of creative writing.
Have fun!

Thursday 23rd April 


Mental maths:Wk: 30, Thurs

English in Practice: Day: 128

Art: Michelle Reader


Science: Every April 22nd is Earth Day.  Never heard of it? Follow the link below and do some research of your own using www.kidrex.org to find out more.


Friday 24th April


Mental maths: Fri Test, week 30

Maths: Weight will continue on next week as well.  If you want to work on, do so. It is pages 135-139

Poetry:  
RTE home hub covered ‘Haiku’ poetry on Tuesday.
Watch the home hub and have a go, also below is the link to help explain it more;


Sunday, 19 April 2020

5th class padlet

https://padlet.com/kmccaughey1/ssodvmmbz3d5


Hi everyone, the link above takes you to a padlet I have created with lots of resources.
Have fun.

RTÉ home hub timetable



Contact me

Please send any photos, stories or anything you have been up to these last few weeks and I will put them on the blog.

To contact me, my email is

kmccaughey@killygarryns.ie

Regarding the marking of work, I will try to put up the answers for English in practice, mental maths and busy at maths near the end of the week.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Access learning resources


Follow the link below to have access to the  Twinkl home hub, then use the code below to get free access to lots of teaching resources.

https://www.twinkl.ie/resources/roi-resources/teaching-at-home-republic-of-ireland?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter_2020-04-19_IR_KeyStage1&utm_content=custom3.



We are delighted to be able to continue the offer of FREE access to the Twinkl Ireland website for another month. We are very grateful for your support in enabling us to help Irish children to continue learning during these challenging times.

Please follow these simple steps to sign up for free access:

Step 1: Go to www.twinkl.ie/offer

Step 2: Enter the code you have received, or IRLTWINKLHELPS if you have not yet been given a code

Step 3: Share the offer code and website link with anyone who could benefit

Nature

As part of our green school flag towards Biodiversity, if you see anything interesting in nature, let me know!


While out walking, we came accross this tree stump, can anyone remember the visit we had from Aidan from An Taisce?
Counting the rings? and other things that influence tree growth?

Below if the link to an taisce
https://www.antaisce.org/

Congratulations

Well done to everyone who hit their accelerated reading target last term!

Congratulations to :

Jack
Gary Mc Cabe
Caleb
Aoibhinn
Genevieve
Lucy
Alannah
Angelena
Emma
Garry Mc Govern
Bonnie
Grace
Ugne 
Kelly
Daria.

If I left anyone out, let me know...

Accelerated reading

Accelerated reading has been reset for the new term, if you log in you can check your new target.


20th April-24th April working from home.

Hi Everyone,

I hope everyone is keeping well.
This is our work for this week.
We are beginning weight this week in Busy at maths.

Monday 21st April.


Mental maths:Wk: 30, Mon

English in Practice: Day: 125

Reading Zone: Read Unit 21: Parts A-C, questions and answers.

Gaeilge: Duolingo activities.
Next page in Am dom léamh.

SESE: Skellig Michael:
This topic incorporates Religion, history and Geography
Follow the link below to Twinkl to give you an idea of what it is and start to do some research, leading towards a report.
https://www.alarms.org/kidrex/results/?q=skellig+michael&cof=FORID%3A10&ie=UTF-8&safe=high&cx=004805094470466704532%3Ayjrgzqordo8&sa.x=102&sa.y=30


Tuesday 22nd April

Mental maths:Wk: 30, Tue

English in Practice: Day: 126

Reading Zone: Read Unit 21: Parts D-E, questions and answers.

Maths:
We are beginning a new topic this week.  It is weight on page 135 of our Busy at math.
Pg. 135 deals with estimation, read the information at the top and complete the table.

Pg. 136 deals with weight in fraction and decimal form.  We have a good understanding of this already so work your way through it steadily. 
 Remember to use topmarks for lots of fun maths games. 
Wednesday 23rd April 

Mental maths:Wk: 30, Wed

English in Practice: Day: 127

Gaeilge: let’s talk.! Practise your agallamh, which was sent home in your gaeile notes.

Creative writing:
Remember when we last spoke, we talked about creative writing based around the Celtic gods and goddesses?

use kidrex to research your favourite god/goddess and create a piece of creative writing.
Have fun!

Thursday 23rd April 


Mental maths:Wk: 30, Thurs

English in Practice: Day: 128

Art: Michelle Reader


Science: Every April 22nd is Earth Day.  Never heard of it? Follow the link below and do some research of your own using www.kidrex.org to find out more.


Friday 24th April


Mental maths: Fri Test, week 30

Maths: Weight will continue on next week as well.  If you want to work on, do so. It is pages 135-139

Poetry:  
RTE home hub covered ‘Haiku’ poetry on Tuesday
Watch the home hub and have a go, also below is the link to help explain it more;



Thursday, 2 April 2020

Reading zone.

Hi guys,
I accidentally said unit 24 for reading zone, it’s actually unit 20.

But don’t worry if you did unit 24.  😀

Genius Hour

An interesting range of Genius Hour projects this afternoon.