1st Class

Teacher’s Name: Ms Yvonne Kenny
Teacher’s Email: ykenny @stbrendansps .ie

SEN teacher support- pdoyle @stbrendansps. ie
( please note there are no spaces when typing into your email- we had to include re SPAM)

Weekly Plan 15th – 25th June 2020 – First Class – Ms. Kenny

Dear Parent/s,
Thanks to all the boys for their great work over the last week and the last term. Thanks for sharing all your wonderful work via Seesaw, by email and by post.
For the last week and a half I am just going to give you a few suggestions to do with your son. If you would like to finish off any work from last week’s plan that you didn’t get completed due to the assessments please do.
I will put up some activities on seesaw too over the next week or so, so please feel free to give some of them a go!
Also boys can keep working on their SESE projects and send photos of them in via email or seesaw once completed.
As always I am here to help and you can email me on ykenny@stbrendansps.ie
Keep safe and try your best and have a lovely safe summer.
Many thanks,
Kind regards,
Ms. Kenny

Maths
Cracking Maths
Addition 7 page 150 & 151
Weight page 152 – 155
Check up page 156
To link in with weight in Maths the boys might like to bake something. Here is a link to give you some ideas https://ncse.ie/visual-recipes Feel free to send in any photos of the boys baking to me by email or through Seesaw.

English
Even if you don’t have time to bake, maybe write out your favourite recipe and the steps involved in it. Draw a picture to go with it. Again feel free to share your recipes with me!
Or make your own sandwich and write out the things needed and the steps involved – again draw a picture and feel free to share it!
Play What am I game? https://ncse.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/What-am-I-Junior.pdf
Play Charades https://kidactivities.net/charades-ideas-for-kids/
Reading try read something every day either from books you have at home or on EPIC or even a book from the library (contact and collect service available from 8th June – ring or email Birr library and they will give you an allocated time to collect books/DVDs)
Check out Offaly libraries Cruinniú na nÓg programme for some online events starting Saturday 13th June 2020 – events include things like art, storytelling, stop motion, science and animation etc.
https://www.offaly.ie/eng/Services/Libraries/News/Cruinniu-na-nOg-programme-2020.html
Art
Bubble Snake Maker Resources

• An empty plastic bottle • A piece of muslin or old washcloth • A rubber band.
Preparation
1. Cut the bottom off your plastic bottle
2. Cut your fabric into a circle.
3. Assemble your Bubble Snake Maker by putting the fabric over the open bottom of your bottle and securing it with the rubber band.
4. Put some washing up liquic in a bowl and add a little bit of water.
5. Dip your Bubble Snake Maker in.
Let’s play • After dipping into the soap mixture, gently blow into the mouth of your bottle. • A slow, gentle stream of air will create a long chain of bubbles. ( Just don’t inhale, or you might get a mouthful of bubbles ~ yuck! )

Draw a sandcastle

Check out Art for kids hub on YouTube for more ideas or to pick something you would like to draw.
PE Ideas
Sevens: two or more players and a tennis ball.
The idea: complete the following routine without dropping the ball.
1. Throw the ball against the wall and catch. 2. Throw against the wall, allowing one bounce and catch in your hands. 3. Throw against the wall, but clap once before you catch the ball. 4. Throw to the wall, allowing one bounce and spin around before you catch the ball. 5. Clap your hands behind your back before the catch. 6. Touch the ground. 7. Jump up and clap.
Add more challenge by completing the round with either: one hand, under a leg or eyes closed.

Obstacle course
Make a simple obstacle course, use things you can jump over, crawl under, walk backwards, crab walk etc. use a skipping rope, hula hoop, scooter/bike as part of your obstacle course! Have fun and be safe and send in photos if you wish!
Hopscotch
If you need help remembering how to play or the rules check out this link!!!!
http://www.helpmykidlearn.ie/activities/5-7/detail/hopscotch

Virtual School Tour
Attachment will be send out to parents via email

Weekly Plan 8th -12th June 2020 – First Class – Ms. Kenny

Dear Parent/s,
Only a couple more weeks of school left, I would just like to say well done to everyone for all the great work they are doing.
It is great to see so many boys using SeeSaw or sending me work by email. As always I am here to help and you can email me on ykenny@stbrendansps.ie
Keep safe and try your best,
Many thanks,
Kind regards,
Ms. Kenny

Monday
English
Writing – write 5 sentences (or more if you like) in your copy or on a page telling me the things you liked most about your time in First class. Draw a picture to go with it. (please feel free to email it to me or send it to me on seesaw!)
Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home
Maths
Cracking maths capacity page 145
Tables -4
Gaeilge – revision mé féin
This we will revise mé féin (myself). I would like you to create a booklet about yourself in Irish. Each day we will add a page to the booklet. Each day draw a picture and write the sentence at the bottom of the picture.
Is mise__________ (my name is….)

SESE – Project
For the next two weeks I would love if you would complete a project on your favourite animal/ favourite team/player, favourite sport or favourite person or favourite book/author or favourite country – please pick something you are interested in.
Write out some interesting facts, draw some pictures or cut out/print pictures (please don’t worry if you don’t have access to a printer – I love to see the boys own drawings)
Some useful websites:
www.dkfindout.com
https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/
Look on Epic – there are many books on the app that might have information for your chosen project
Maybe you have a book or magazine at home that will help you find out some facts!
Please send me photos of completed projects by email or through seesaw!
Tuesday
English
Story – listen to the story online ‘The night I Followed the Dog’

In your copy or on a page answer this question
Do you think the little boy had fun the night he followed the dog? Why or why not? Use details from the story to support your answer
Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home
Maths
Cracking maths capacity page 147
Tables -4
Gaeilge –mé féin
Today add a new page to your booklet pick the sentence for your age and draw a picture showing your age!
Tá mé sé bliana d’aois (6 years old)
Tá mé seacht mbliana d’aois (7 years old)
Tá mé ocht mbliana d’aois (8 years old)
Wednesday
English
Pretend you are a pet. If you had a secret life what would it be? Describe a day in your secret life as a pet. Remember to use first, next, then and finally – draw pictures to go with your story.
Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home
Maths
Cracking maths capacity page 147
Tables -4
Gaeilge – Mé Féin
Today add another page to your booklet
Is maith liom_________ (I like___________)
Ideas to help you finish your sentence: milseáin (sweets), úll (apple), spórt (sport), teilifís (television), ag imirt peil (playing football) ag snámh (swimming), cáca milis (cake) or chose a one of your own!
Thursday
English
Write a profile for your pet (if you do not have a pet think of a pet you would like to have and write the information for that instead) Include some of the following information and any other information about your pet : type of pet, name of pet, age of pet, colour of your pet? What your pet likes to eat? What do you like most about your pet? What do you do to look after your pet?
Remember to draw a picture of your pet – please email or send it to me on seesaw if possible.
Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home
Maths
Cracking maths – Capacity page 148
Tables -4
Gaeilge – Mé Féin
Today please add another page to your booklet, write the sentence and draw a picture.
Ní maith liom__________ (I don’t like________)

Some words to help you – obair bhaile (homework), brocaoií (broccoli) ispíní (sausages) ag snámh (swimming)
Friday
English
Reading – read a book on EPIC or a book you have at home
Maths – Cracking Maths Addition 7 page 149
Tables -4
Gaeilge – Mé Féin
Design a front cover for your booklet, maybe draw a picture of your family and label it – please send photos to me of your booklet through seesaw or by email.
Art – Try make a dog using empty kitchen paper roll

Toilet Paper Roll Dogs – Crafts With Toilet Paper Rolls


or draw a puppy

P.E
Spell out your name and do the activity for each letter. You can do your first name and surname!
A spin around in a circle 5 times N take 10 giant steps forward
B Hop on one foot 5 times then the other. O walk sideways 10 steps
C Jump up and down 10 times P Throw and catch a ball 10 times
D Run to the nearest door and back Q crawl like a crab
E Pretend to ride a horse for the count of 10 R touch your toes 10 times
F do 10 jumping jacks S Roll into a ball and up 5 times
G Walk like a bear for a count of 10 T Pedal a bike with your arms for a count of 10
H Balance on your left foot for a count of 10 U Flap your arms like a bird 10 times
I Hop like a frog 5 times V Reach for the clouds for a count of 10
J March like a solider for a count of 10 W Walk on your knees on the grass for 10
K Balance on your right foot for a count of 10 X Do 5 push ups
L Pretend to jump rope for a count of 10 Y Dance for a count of 10
M Walk backwards 10 steps Z Do 3 cartwheels

Weekly 3rd – 5th June 2020 – First Class – Ms. Kenny

Dear Parent/s,
Short week this week due to Bank holiday and school closure Tuesday.
It is great to see so many boys using SeeSaw or sending me work by email. As always I am here to help and you can email me on ykenny@stbrendansps.ie
Keep safe and try your best,
Many thanks,
Kind regards,
Ms. Kenny

Monday Bank Holiday
Tuesday School Closure

Wednesday
English
News – write in your copy or on a sheet of paper, some news from the long weekend, draw a picture to go with it.
Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home
Maths
Cracking maths Money 2 page 142
Tables -3 (revise as short week)
Gaeilge – An Aimsir
Get an A4 page and fold it into three sections. Record the weather for each school day for this week. Draw a picture of what the weather is like and then write under your picture.
An Chéadaoin (Wednesday), An Déardaoin (Thursday), An Aoine (Friday)
An Chéadaoin

Inniu tá sé An Déardaoin

Inniu tá sé An Aoine

Inniu tá sé

Inniu tá sé …….. (Today it is…..)
Pick one of these to finish your sentence
Grianmhar (sunny), gaofar (windy), scamallach (cloudy), ag cur báistí (raining)

Thursday
English
Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home
Maths
Cracking maths Money 2 page 141
Tables -3
Gaeilge – continue weather chart
Friday
English
Write an acrostic name poem using your own name
Reading – read a book on EPIC or a book you have at home
Maths – Cracking Maths Money 2 page 144
Gaeilge – continue weather chart – send me a picture of your weather chart on seesaw or by email.
Art – draw a shark

Weekly 25th – 28th May 2020 – First Class – Ms. Kenny

Dear Parent/s,
At this stage of the year, we are coming to the end of some of our workbooks; therefore I will be giving you other activities/projects to try. I will try keep them simple so you don’t need to print sheets but hopefully the boys can complete the work in any copy they have at home or on sheets. Please feel free to share their work with me by email or on seesaw.
It is so lovely to see the boys work and I would like to thank both you as parents and the boys for all the wonderful work they have completed at home.
It is great to see so many boys using SeeSaw or sending me work by email. As always I am here to help and you can email me on ykenny@stbrendansps.ie
Keep safe and try your best,
Many thanks,
Kind regards,
Ms. Kenny

Monday
English
Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 20 page 106 read the story and answer the questions.
Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home
Maths
Tables -3
Cracking Maths page 137
Please note addition with regrouping is a hard topic and one that will be revisited in second class.
Here is a link a website that shows another way of regrouping that some boys might find useful

Help Students Understand Addition With Regrouping Using Sticky Notes


Gaeilge
https://www.folensonline.ie/
Go to abair liom C resources – lesson 25 Ag pacáil (packing)
Click Póstaer – Scéal listen to the story and then click on ceistenna to answer questions based on the story.
https://www.teanglann.ie/en/fuaimis a good website to help with pronunciation of Irish words.
Words: culaith shnámha (swimsuit), hata (hat), t-léine (t-shirt), pitseámaí (pyjamas), sciorta (skirt), bríste gairid (shorts), gúna (dress), spéaclaí gréine (sunglasses), scuab fiacla (toothbrush), taos fiacla (toothpaste), uachtar gréine (suncream), ticéid (tickets), airgead (money), cás (case), scáthán (mirror), ag pacáil (packing)
PE – try do some exercise each day!
Tuesday
English
Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 20 page 107 – read the sentences and say whether they are true or false
Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home
Gaeilge
https://www.folensonline.ie/
Go to abair liom C resources – lesson 25 Ag pacáil
Click on Póstaer – Dán Ag Pacáil listen to the poem a few times and see can you say some of it too!
Maths
Cracking maths addition 6 page 138
Tables -3
SESE –Explorers Science – page 78 what animals live at the seaside?
Wednesday
English
Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 20 page 108 – use the correct colour for each noun in the picture – please note if you do not have these colours pick any four different colours for each of the following – person, place, animal, thing .
Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home
Maths
Cracking maths spatial awareness page 139
Tables -3
Gaeilge
https://www.folensonline.ie/
Go to abair liom C resources – lesson 25 Ag pacáil
Click comhrá ag pacáil – listen to the conversation and then answer the questions on it.
SESE – Science Explorers book page 79 What are the parts of a fish?
Thursday
English
Listen to the story ‘Clark the Shark’ online and then draw a picture of your favourite part of the story (send me a photo of your picture on seesaw or by email)

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home
Maths
Cracking maths subtraction page 140 and 141
Tables -3
Gaeilge –
https://www.folensonline.ie/
Go to abair liom C resources – Lesson 25 Ag pacáil
click on Póstaer revise words in foclóir 1 & 2
Art – paper envelop shark

MATERIALS — White business size envelopes Grey crayons or pastels Black marker or crayons Tape or glue White paper
Step 1: Color the envelope with grey crayon or pastel.
Step 2: Cut a triangle from one short edge of envelope to make mouth.
Step 3: Tape or glue the triangle to the top as a fin.
Step 4: Cut a row of triangles out of white paper to make teeth. Cut to fit the mouth.
Step 5: Glue the teeth inside the mouth.
Step 6: Draw a fin. Colour, cut, and glue fin to the side of the shark.
Step 7: Use the black marker or crayon to draw an eye and details.
Step 8: Trim the edge of the envelope opposite the mouth, making an opening for your hand.
Step 9: Put your hand in the envelope to make the shark move.
Friday No School

Weekly 18th – 22nd May 2020 – First Class – Ms. Kenny

Dear Parent/s,
I hope you are all keeping safe and that the boys are all keeping well, here is a list of suggested work for the boys for this week. We now have 14 boys from First Class using SeeSaw and a few more boys have also joined EPIC for their reading – the boys in first class have now read 166 books on EPIC – keep up the great work on both Seesaw and EPIC.
If anyone else would like to join either seesaw or EPIC and needs help doing so please email me and I will help you in any way I can to join up – ykenny@stbrendansps.ie
Please feel free to continue on with the boy’s handwriting book and master you maths book also.
Please also remember this is just a guide and to do what you can, I will be adding more activities to see saw each day also and please feel free to give these a try and if anyone would like to send me pictures of their work on see saw or by email I would love to see it.
Keep safe and try your best,
Many thanks,
Kind regards,
Ms. Kenny

Monday
English
Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 19 pages 102 and 103 – read the story and answer the questions
Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home
Maths
Tables -2
Cracking Maths page 132 – Addition 6 regrouping, remember to add the units first and remember we can only have one digit under the units side, then add the tens.
These videos might help explain, please note in the video they call the units ones.

Gaeilge
Parent & Students please register as a teacher to get access to all our resources.
For roll number please use:
Prim20 for primary resources

https://www.folensonline.ie/
Go to abair liom C resources – lesson 25 Ag pacáil (packing)
Click on Póstaer Cuardach 1 – click on some of the people and listen to the story/conversation
https://www.teanglann.ie/en/fuaimis a good website to help with pronunciation of Irish words.
New Words: culaith shnámha (swimsuit), hata (hat), t-léine (t-shirt), pitseámaí (pyjamas), sciorta (skirt), bríste gairid (shorts), gúna (dress), spéaclaí gréine (sunglasses), scuab fiacla (toothbrush), taos fiacla (toothpaste), uachtar gréine (suncream), ticéid (tickets), airgead (money), cás (case), scáthán (mirror), ag pacáil (packing)

Tuesday
English
Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 19 page 104 revision – plurals, nouns and verbs
Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home
Gaeilge
https://www.folensonline.ie/
Go to abair liom C resources – lesson 25 Ag pacáil
Click on Póstaer – Cuardach 2 click on some of the people and listen to the story/conversation
https://www.teanglann.ie/en/fuaimis a good website to help with pronunciation of Irish words.
Maths
Cracking maths addition 6 page 133
Tables -2
SESE –Explorers Geography – page 76 What would you find at the seaside?
Wednesday
English
Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 19 page 105 revision phonics
Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home
Maths
Cracking maths addition page 134
Tables -2
Gaeilge
https://www.folensonline.ie/
Go to abair liom C resources – lesson 25 Ag pacáil
Click póstaer foclóir 1 – listen to the word and click on the correct picture
https://www.teanglann.ie/en/fuaimis a good website to help with pronunciation of Irish words.
Music and Art – see if you can make your own musical/percussion instrument using items you have at home (check the recycling bin!) here is a link to give you some ideas but please feel free to come up with your own. Please send me a photo of your instrument on See Saw or by email. Have fun creating sound and music!
https://www.learningliftoff.com/make-homemade-music-with-these-6-diy-instruments/

Thursday
English
Write an acrostic poem for Summer. An acrostic poem is a poem in which the first letters of each line spell out a word or a phrase. (Remember we did Spring acrostic poems in school). Here’s an example for you.

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home
SESE – Geography Explorers book page 77 Sort items into natural or man-made
Maths
Cracking maths addition page 135
Tables -2
Gaeilge –
https://www.folensonline.ie/
Go to abair liom C resources – Lesson 25 Ag pacáil
Póstaer click on foclóir 2 – listen to the word and click on the correct picture

Friday
English
Illustrate your acrostic summer poem – please send me a photo of your poem and illustration by email or See-Saw.
Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home
Maths
Cracking maths page 136
Tables -2
Gaeilge –
https://www.folensonline.ie/
Go to abair liom C resources – Lesson 25 Ag pacáil
Póstaer Amhrán – Tá mo chás lán – listen to the song a couple of times and sing along if you like!!
P.E. any activity that you enjoy.
Or try
Tin Can Alley
You will need;
Rice, an old sock to make a bean bag
9 Plastic or paper cups or old tin can
A small table or chair
Instructions
Put a cupful of rice into the sock and tie a knot to make a bean bag.
Arrange the cups into a pyramid on the table or a small wall

Aim:
Each child throws three bean bags at the tins set up in a pyramid shape. The aim is to get the cans knocked over is as few throws as possible. For a team game, you could set up two games and the team to have all their players succeed in knocking all the cans down first wins or gets additional bonus points.

Players: Teams or Individuals

Scoring Points: For each can knocked down, the player gains 1 point. If all the cans are knocked down, the points can be tripled. You could add a ten-point bonus for getting them all down in one or two throws. For team games, the team who has all players knock the cans over the quickest will score an extra bonus point or points.

For an extra challenge stand further back and try the activity again.

First Class Plan

Weekly 11th – 15th  May 2020 – First Class – Ms. Kenny

 

Dear Parent/s,

I hope you are all keeping safe and that the boys are all keeping well, here is a list of suggested work for the boys for this week. It is great to see so many boys using SeeSaw and EPIC – well done and keep up the great work, the class has now read over 100 books on EPIC – Fantastic!

If anyone else would like their code for Seesaw please email the consent form to me and I’ll send you your child’s code. If anyone has any questions please email me on– ykenny@stbrendansps.ie

Please feel free to continue on with the boy’s handwriting book and master you maths book also.

Please also remember this is just a guide and to do what you can, I will be adding more activities to see saw also and please feel free to give these a try and also if anyone would like to send me pictures of their work on see saw or by email I would love to see it.

Keep safe and try your best,

Many thanks,

Kind regards,

Ms. Kenny

 

Monday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 18 page 98 Reading Poem Mice

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

Maths

Tables -1 (starting subtraction tables this week)

Cracking Maths page 126 100 square Subtraction

Gaeilge

Parent & Students please register as a teacher to get access to all our resources.
For roll number please use:
Prim20 for primary resources

https://www.folensonline.ie/

Go to abair liom C  resources – lesson 2 An Zú

Click on Póstaer Scéal- listen to the story Ceisteanna – answer the questions on the story

https://www.teanglann.ie/en/fuaimis a good website to help with pronunciation of Irish words.

Words: moncaí (monkey), sioráf (giraffe), bear bán (polar bear), eilifint (elephant), rón (seal ) cangarú (kangaroo), piongain (penguin), muc (pig) uachtar reoite (ice-cream), fón (phone), eochair (key)

 

Tuesday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 18 page 99 future tense verbs

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

Gaeilge

https://www.folensonline.ie/

Go to abair liom C  resources – lesson 2 An Zú

Click on Póstaer –Amhrán listen to the song and sing along it you like!

https://www.teanglann.ie/en/fuaimis a good website to help with pronunciation of Irish words.

Maths

Cracking maths 100 square page 122

Tables -1

SESE –Explorers page 73 What birds live in Ireland?

Some websites you might like to look at:

http://www.photobirdireland.com/garden-birds.html

https://birdwatchireland.ie/irelands-birds-birdwatch-ireland/list-of-irelands-birds/

Wednesday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 18 page 100 long o sound

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

Maths

Cracking maths more subtraction using the 100th square page 128

Tables -1

Gaeilge

https://www.folensonline.ie/

Go to abair liom C  resources – lesson 2 An Zú

Click on Dán An Zú – listen to the poem – see if you can say some of it!

https://www.teanglann.ie/en/fuaimis a good website to help with pronunciation of Irish words.

 

SESE – History Explorers book page 74 Who was Mary Anning?

Some websites you might like to look at:

https://www.dkfindout.com/us/dinosaurs-and-prehistoric-life/fossils/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zd8fv9q/articles/zf6vb82

Thursday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 18 page 101 Cloze – read the words, finish the story.

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

SESE – history explorers book page 75 How are animals fossils formed?

Maths

Cracking maths Time page 129 o’clock

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/time/teaching-clock

Tables -1

Gaeilge –

https://www.folensonline.ie/
Go to abair liom C  resources – Comhrá – listen to the conversation and answer the questions (ceisteanna)

 

 

 

Friday

English

Write 5 sentences (or more if you would like!!) telling me some things you have been doing this week and draw a picture to go with it – send me a photo on seesaw or by email!

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

Maths

Cracking maths page 130 half past and page 131

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L9643/index.html#

Tables -1

Gaeilge –

https://www.folensonline.ie/

Go to abair liom C  resources – An Zú lesson 2 – Pléasc an Bálun – An Zú – game

Art – Draw an alarm clock

https://youtu.be/daVViMt3nsg

P.E. any activity that you enjoy.

Or try the standing long jump challenge – please feel free to send me your results by email or on seesaw!!!

Standing long jump

 

 

 

Place a marker on the ground (stick, rope or anything you have)

Use your arms to help you take the longest jump you can.

Mark where you land.

Measure how long you jumped.  You can use a measuring tape or count how many steps between your starting and finishing point.

The more you practice the better you will become

What can you do to make your jump longer?

Remember this is a jump from standing, so no running to start with.

Now try it on one foot-Hop

Jump What distance did you jump? Hop What distance did you jump?
1   1  
2   2  
3   3  
4   4  
5   5  
6   6  
7   7  
8   8  
9   9  
10   10  

 

 

Weekly 5th -8th  May 2020 – First Class – Ms. Kenny

Dear Parent/s,

I hope you are all keeping safe and that the boys are all keeping well, here is a list of suggested work for the boys for this week. It is great to see so many boys using SeeSaw and EPIC – well done and keep up the great work, the class has now read over 100 books on EPIC – Fantastic!

If anyone else would like their code for Seesaw please email the consent form to me and I’ll send you your child’s code. If anyone has any questions please email me on– ykenny@stbrendansps.ie

Please feel free to continue on with the boy’s handwriting book and master you maths book also.

Please also remember this is just a guide and to do what you can, I will be adding more activities to see saw also and please feel free to give these a try and also if anyone would like to send me pictures of their work on see saw or by email I would love to see it.

Keep safe and try your best,

Many thanks,

Kind regards,

Ms. Kenny

 

Monday Bank Holiday

 

Tuesday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 17 page 92 read the story ‘Butters’ and answer questions on page 93

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

Gaeilge

Parent & Students please register as a teacher to get access to all our resources.
For roll number please use:
Prim20 for primary resources

https://www.folensonline.ie/

Go to abair liom C  resources – lesson 2 An Zú

Click on Póstaer – An Zú curdach 1 click on some of the people in the poster and listen.

 

https://www.teanglann.ie/en/fuaimis a good website to help with pronunciation of Irish words.

New words: moncaí (monkey), sioráf (giraffe), bear bán (polar bear), eilifint (elephant), rón (seal ) cangarú (kangaroo), piongain (penguin), muc (pig) uachtar reoite (ice-cream), fón (phone), eochair (key)

Maths

Cracking maths ordinal numbers page 122

Tables 12+

SESE – Science explorers book page 70 What is it made of? For part B find three objects made from different materials at home and complete the table.

Wednesday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 17 page 94 exclamation marks

See link for short video on exclamation marks and question marks

https://youtu.be/yakEk2VT9nQ?t=5

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

Maths

Cracking maths ordinal numbers page 123

Tables 12+

Gaeilge

https://www.folensonline.ie/

Go to abair liom C  resources – lesson 2 An Zú

Click on Póstaer – An Zú curdach 2 click play and listen to the story.

https://www.teanglann.ie/en/fuaimis a good website to help with pronunciation of Irish words.

New words: moncaí (monkey), sioráf (giraffe), bear bán (polar bear), eilifint (elephant), rón (seal ) cangarú (kangaroo), piongain (penguin), muc (pig) uachtar reoite (ice-cream), fón (phone), eochair (key)

 

 

SESE – Science Explorers book page 71 Design and make a hat – even if you can’t make a hat please try create a design for one.  If you do make a hat please feel free to email me a picture or send a picture on seesaw.

Thursday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 17 page 95 Magic e

See short video on Magic e

https://youtu.be/c3oA4wfUBak

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

SESE –Explorers book page 72 What happens in Summer?

Maths

Cracking maths ordinal numbers page 124

Tables 12+

Gaeilge –

https://www.folensonline.ie/
Go to abair liom C  resources – lesson 2 An Zú

Click on Póstaer – An Zú foclóir 1 – click play and choose the right picture

https://www.teanglann.ie/en/fuaimis a good website to help with pronunciation of Irish words.

New words: moncaí (monkey), sioráf (giraffe), bear bán (polar bear), eilifint (elephant), rón (seal ) cangarú (kangaroo), piongain (penguin), muc (pig) uachtar reoite (ice-cream), fón (phone), eochair (key)

 

Friday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 17 page 95 &96 Narrative Writing – plan a story about a monkey called Chico – choose a setting, problem, solution and ending for the story. Then write the story of Cheeky Chico on page 96.

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

Maths

Cracking maths Check-up 3 page 125 – if possible please send me a picture of this page on seesaw, thanks

Tables 12+

Gaeilge –

https://www.folensonline.ie/

Go to abair liom C  resources – lesson 2 An Zú

Click on Póstaer – An Zú foclóir 2 press play and match the word to the picture

Draw your favourite animal in the zoo and write the Irish word under the picture.

https://www.teanglann.ie/en/fuaimis a good website to help with pronunciation of Irish words.

New words: moncaí (monkey), sioráf (giraffe), bear bán (polar bear), eilifint (elephant), rón (seal ) cangarú (kangaroo), piongain (penguin), muc (pig) uachtar reoite (ice-cream), fón (phone), eochair (key)

Art – draw an ice-cream cone

https://youtu.be/UW6H5dAPuhY

or you could try to make an ice-cream cone – I understand you may not have all the bits needed but you might be able to make something similar with items you have!

https://youtu.be/s4W9jgNnjmo

Again feel free to email/seesaw any photos that you might like to share with me of your creations.

P.E. any activity that you enjoy or maybe see how many of each of the following you can do in 30 seconds: star jumps, hopping on one foot, running on the spot, squats, reaching up high and then touching your toes

Joe wicks PE on youtube

TJ Reids facebook live Tuesday and Thursday at 12pm

Katie Taylor – on twitter or Instagram – boxing circuit for kids

Weekly 27th April – 1st May 2020 – First Class – Ms. Kenny

Dear Parent/s,

I hope you are all keeping safe and that the boys are all keeping well, here is a list of suggested work for the boys for this week. It is great to see some boys using SeeSaw and EPIC – well done and keep up the great work! If anyone else would like their code for Seesaw please email the consent form to me and I’ll send you your child’s code. If anyone has any questions please email me on– ykenny@stbrendansps.ie

Please feel free to continue on with the boy’s handwriting book and master you maths book also.

Keep safe and try your best,

Kind regards,

Ms. Kenny

 

Monday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 16 Grace the Cow page 86 & 87 , read the story and answer the questions

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

Maths

Cracking Maths – subtraction page 115

https://www.arcademics.com/games/mission

Tables 11+

Gaeilge – An Circín Rua – The Little Red hen

Listen to the story – folensonline.ie

https://www.folensonline.ie/

Parent & Students please register as a teacher to get access to all our resources.
For roll number please use:
Prim20 for primary resources

Go to abair liom C  resources – lesson 27 and click on the story and listen to story

English version of story

https://www.enchantedlearning.com/stories/fairytale/littleredhen/story/

 

New words: arán (bread), An Circín Rua (the little red hen) madra (dog) cat (cat) lacha (duck) cruithneacht (wheat) plúr (flour)

 

SESE – History – explorers book  What did people wear in the past? Page 66 – if possible phone a grandparent/older relative and ask them the questions and fill in their answers on page 66

 

Tuesday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 16 page 88 – proper nouns

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

Gaeilge – An Circín Rua – The Little Red hen

Listen to the story – folensonline.ie

https://www.folensonline.ie/

Parent & Students please register as a teacher to get access to all our resources.
For roll number please use:
Prim20 for primary resources

Go to abair liom C  resources – lesson 27 and click on the story and listen to story

English version of story

https://www.enchantedlearning.com/stories/fairytale/littleredhen/story/

 

New words: arán (bread), An Circín Rua (the little red hen) madra (dog) cat (cat) lacha (duck) cruithneacht (wheat) plúr (flour)

Maths

Cracking maths subtraction  page 116

https://www.arcademics.com/games/mission

Tables 11+

SESE – History Explorers book page 67 How Clothes have changed?

Wednesday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 16 page 89 – final consonant blends

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

Maths

Cracking maths Subtraction page  117

https://www.arcademics.com/games/sailboat-subtraction

Tables 11+

Gaeilge – Gaeilge – An Circín Rua – The Little Red hen

Listen to the story – folensonline.ie

https://www.folensonline.ie/

Parent & Students please register as a teacher to get access to all our resources.
For roll number please use:
Prim20 for primary resources

Go to abair liom C  resources – lesson 27 and click on the story and listen to story

English version of story

https://www.enchantedlearning.com/stories/fairytale/littleredhen/story/

 

New words: arán (bread), An Circín Rua (the little red hen) madra (dog) cat (cat) lacha (duck) cruithneacht (wheat) plúr (flour)

SESE – Geography Explorers book page 68 Where does wool come from?

Thursday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 16 page 90 narrative writing – read the narrative and answer the questions

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

SESE – Geography Explorers book page 69 What other materials come from plants and animals?

Maths

Cracking maths subtraction and 3D shapes pages 118 & 119

https://www.arcademics.com/games/sailboat-subtraction

Tables 11+

Gaeilge – An Circín Rua – The Little Red hen

Listen to the story – folensonline.ie

https://www.folensonline.ie/

Parent & Students please register as a teacher to get access to all our resources.
For roll number please use:
Prim20 for primary resources

Go to abair liom C  resources – lesson 27 and click on the story and listen to story

English version of story

https://www.enchantedlearning.com/stories/fairytale/littleredhen/story/

 

New words: arán (bread), An Circín Rua (the little red hen) madra (dog) cat (cat) lacha (duck) cruithneacht (wheat) plúr (flour)

Friday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 16 page 91 – pick your favourite story , think about where the story is set, draw a picture of the story setting and write three sentences about the story setting.

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

Maths

Cracking maths 3D shapes pages 120 & 121

Tables 11+

Gaeilge – An Circín Rua – The Little Red hen

 

New words: arán (bread), An Circín Rua (the little red hen) madra (dog) cat (cat) lacha (duck) cruithneacht (wheat) plúr (flour)

Pick four of the new words, draw a picture and write the word under the picture.

Art – make something out of recycled material /items in your house or make something from your lego and if you like post a photo of your art on see saw for me to see!!

If this is not possible try drawing a turtle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGqtZbdjhNU again feel free to send me a picture on see saw or email it to me.

P.E. any activity that you enjoy or maybe see how many of each of the following you can do in 30 seconds: star jumps, hopping on one foot, running on the spot, squats, reaching up high and then touching your toes

Joe wicks PE on youtube

TJ Reids facebook live Tuesday and Thursday at 12pm

Katie Taylor – on twitter or Instagram – boxing circuit for kids

Weekly Plan 20th – 24th April 2020 – First Class – Ms. Kenny

Dear Parent/s,

I hope you are all keeping safe and that the boys are all keeping well, here is a list of suggested work for the boys for this week. It is great to see some boys using Epic for their reading – well done and keep it up! If anyone has any questions please email me on– see above email addresses.

Keep safe and try your best,

Kind regards,

Ms. Kenny

 

Monday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 15 pages 80 and 81 – read the story ‘The Diary of a Killer Cat’ and do activities on page 81

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

Maths

Cracking Maths – Place Value pg. 107

Maths games place valuehttps://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/place-value

Games to try on Topmarks website – place value basketball, place value charts and daily 10 – if possible try do one game each day

Tables 10+

Gaeilge – need to register as teacher on folens online website, for the roll number please use Prim20 – please don’t worry if you can’t log in to this.

Ag Imirt Rugbai – listen to the song each day

Poem – an liathroid listen to the poem each day

New words – geansaí – jumper bríste gairid – shorts , liathróid – ball stoca – sock, bróg peile – football boots

SESE – Geography: Explorers book How do we use water? Page 62

 

 

Tuesday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 15 page 82 – ing endings

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

Gaeilge – need to register as teacher on folens online website, for the roll number please use Prim20 – please don’t worry if you can’t log in to this.

Ag Imirt Rugbai – listen to the song each day

Poem – an liathroid listen to the poem each day

New words – geansaí – jumper bríste gairid – shorts , liathróid – ball stoca – sock, bróg peile – football boots

 

Maths

Cracking maths pg 108 & 109 plus  game from Topmarks website if possible

Tables 10+

SESE – Geography explorers bookWhere does water come from? Page 63

Wednesday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 15 page 83 ph says the f sound, e.g. phone

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

Maths

Cracking maths pg 110 &111 plus  game from Topmarks website if possible

Tables 10+

Gaeilge – need to register as teacher on folens online website, for the roll number please use Prim20 – please don’t worry if you can’t log in to this.

Ag Imirt Rugbai – listen to the song each day

Poem – an liathroid listen to the poem each day

New words – geansaí – jumper bríste gairid – shorts , liathróid – ball stoca – sock, bróg peile – football boots

 

SESE – Science  Explorers book Investigate Mixtures page 64

Thursday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 15 page 84 – Cloze – read the words. Finish the story

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

SESE – Science Explorers book page 65 – please do not feel under pressure to complete experiment even just discuss what would happen!

Maths

Cracking maths pages 112 & 113, plus  game from Topmarks website if possible

Tables 10+

Gaeilge – need to register as teacher on folens online website, for the roll number please use Prim20 – please don’t worry if you can’t log in to this.

Ag Imirt Rugbai – listen to the song each day

Poem – an liathroid listen to the poem each day

New words – geansaí – jumper bríste gairid – shorts , liathróid – ball stoca – sock, bróg peile – football boots

 

Friday

English

Let’s Talk Literacy – Unit 15 page 85 – reread the story ‘The diary of a Killer Cat’ – draw a picture of Tuffy and write words to describe him.

Reading – read a book on Epic or a book you have at home

Maths

Cracking maths pages 114, plus  game from Topmarks website if possible

Tables 10+

Gaeilge – need to register as teacher on folens online website, for the roll number please use Prim20 – please don’t worry if you can’t log in to this.

Ag Imirt Rugbai – listen to the song each day

Poem – an liathroid listen to the poem each day

New words – geansaí – jumper bríste gairid – shorts , liathróid – ball stoca – sock, bróg peile – football boots

Draw each of the above new words on a sheet and write the word in Irish below the picture

Art https://www.artforkidshub.com/how-to-draw-cartoon-elephant/

P.E. any activity that you enjoy or maybe see how many of each of the following you can do in 30 seconds: star jumps, hopping on one foot, running on the spot, squats, reaching up high and then touching your toes

Joe wicks PE on youtube

TJ Reids facebook live Tuesday and Thursday at 12pm

Katie Taylor – on twitter or Instagram – boxing circuit for kids

 

 

Monday 30th March – Friday 3rd April 2020 Ms.Kenny
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
English
Let’s Talk Literacy unit 14
Page 74&75 read the story and discuss answer questions on page 75

Read a book or listen to an audio story on Epic app – see details on page for useful websites

Maths
fractions
If possible cut items of food in half to show two items made one whole.
Get items of toys/lego up to 20 items and split them in half
Online -http://www.snappymaths.com/counting/fractions/interactive/halfornotimm/halfornotimm.htm

Tables 9+

SESE – backyard scavenger hunt – look for the following items
• An ant
• Brown leaf
• Butterfly
• Rock
• Cloud
• Yellow flower
• Ladybug
• Bird English
Let’s Talk Literacy Unit 14
Page 76 Nouns and Proper Nouns

Read a book or listen to an audio story on Epic app

Maths
Cracking maths fractions page 103
Tables 9+

SESE – History
Explorers book
The Salmon of Knowledge page 60 read the story and fill in the speech bubbles

Music/P.E – play musical statues with your family English
Let’s Talk Literacy Unit 14 page 77 Magic e

Read a book or listen to an audio story on Epic app

Maths
Cracking maths fractions page 104
Tables 9+

SESE – history explorers book
Page 61 English
Let’s Talk Literacy Unit 14
Page 78 plan a report – write four facts about summer and draw a picture for each fact
Read a book or listen to an audio story on Epic app

Maths
Cracking maths fractions page 105
Tables 9+

SESE – Geography
Explorers book page 58 – What happens in Spring?

Draw a spring picture to show some of the things you see in Spring , for example, lambs, chicks, spring flowers English
Let’s Talk Literacy Unit 14
Page 79 – using your plan on page 78 write your report about summer

Read a book or listen to an audio story on Epic app

Maths
Cracking maths page 106
Tables 9+

Art – draw an Easter bunny

How To Draw A Big Easter Bunny Portrait

or design and make an Easter card for someone in your family.

Useful Apps/Websites
Epic
Reading App – if possible please download the app Epic (see instructions and code for first class below). I have set up a profile for each boy in the class and the boys can read books or listen to audiobooks through this app.

Elevenses with The World of David Walliams –free audio story daily

Home


go to website and click on link for elevenses with The world of David Walliams

Physical Education – Wet day ideas
Joe Wicks – YouTube Daily PE workout – search for ‘P.E. with Joe’ on YouTube for 30 minute workout
RTE junior player Ten@ten

Maths
Practice tables and addition using the arcademics website below
https://www.arcademics.com/games?subject=addition