2nd Class Plan of Work

2nd Class Plan of Work
Mrs. Murphy & Ms. Farrelly

  2nd – 12th June 



This 2 week plan applies to all boys in Mrs Murphy and Ms Farrelly’s 2nd Class from Tuesday 2nd of June to Friday 12th of June. 

Mrs Murphy can be contacted during school hours by emailing amurphy@scoillorcain.com

Ms Farrelly can be contacted during school hours by emailing cfarrelly@scoillorcain.com

Dear Parents/Guardians,


We hope you are all keeping well. A big thank you for the wonderful work that you, the parents, are doing at home to support your child’s learning. Keep going, the summer is near! 


Please find suggested material below. Please do not feel under pressure to get through all of this work, you and your son’s well-being is most important at this time.


We would love if you shared some photos of the activities that your son has been doing. Please email the photos to your class teacher and we will upload them onto the pupil section on the school website.


Please note that learning support and language support teachers have put up work separately on the website. If your son normally goes to learning support or language support then please look up the name of that teacher and complete work attached. 


Kind Regards,

Ms. Farrelly and Mrs. Murphy.

English Week 1


Resources Online

1. www.cjfallon.ie

2. Parent/Student Resources

3. Student Resources

4. Primary+2nd Class+ Subject+book+online book

1. Folensonline.ie and click register

2. Select teacher

3. Fill in username, email and password.

4. For roll number use the code-Prim20

1. www.twinkl.ie

2. Create account for free

3. Type in name of worksheet or powepoint that you wish to  access

 

Phonics (Sounds)

Reading

   

Comprehension and Grammar

 

The grammar exercise in this chapter is adding -ing to verbs that end in magic e. We drop the e and add ing for example make= making, race= racing

 

  • N.B-If your son is struggling with the comprehension in The Green Genie book then please complete- Two Little Frogs book Unit 18 pages 72 and 73 instead. https://www.folensonline.ie/

 

Oral Language

 

 Continue to give your child opportunities to speak and listen. This is very important for their confidence. Possible discussion may be about-books, games they play, TV programmes, things they have built, SESE topics. 


​Using the link attached, listen to the poem called “Today I wore a Costume”. Discuss all the things the child dressed up as. Ask them what costume was their favourite? Did they find it funny? Why? https://www.poetry4kids.com/poems/ 

Writing

  • My News (1-2 times a week)
  • Write a Newspaper Article, pretend it is the year 2030 and you have been asked to write about the 2020 Pandemic. Make sure your Newspaper Article has an interesting title. You could include the following….
          – What age you were?
           -What happened? 
          – What things could you not do?
          – What things did you do instead?
           – How did you feel? 
           -What games did you play at home?
           -How did you do your school work? 
          -What things did you miss?
          – What was the first thing you did when it was over? 

Keep this somewhere safe and look back over it in 10 years time ! 
     
Alternatively, write a newspaper article based on any event you would like to write about. 

Handwriting

​Please note, in 2nd Class we do not start learning how to join our handwriting. The focus is on making sure they form letters correctly. 

      


Week 2 English 

Phonics (Sounds)

 

Reading

  • The Grumpy Teaspoon-2nd Class. Unit 2. Read pages 8, 9 and 10. Orally answer activities A and B on page 11. (This is replacing Read at Home. Do one page a day) www.folensonline.ie 

Comprehension and Grammar

 

The grammar exercise in this chapter is using joining words (and, but, because) to make two sentences into one for example: Dave could not play outside. He was very ill. Dave could not play outside because he was very ill. 

 

  • N.B-If your son is struggling with the comprehension in The Green Genie book then please complete- Two Little Frogs book Unit 19 pages 76 and 77 instead. https://www.folensonline.ie/

 

Oral Language

 

  • ​Using the link attached, listen to the poem called “My Dog Likes to Dig”. After listening to it ask questions like: Did you like the poem? Did it remind you of anything? What was your favourite part? Pick two new words and look up the meaning.  https://www.poetry4kids.com/poems/


Writing

 

My News (1-2 times a week)

-Help your parents to write this weeks shopping list. 

-Write instructions for a game you play/ something you made e.g cupcakes/ something you build e.g lego piece.

-Write interview questions for a family member or family friend that you could ring. Think of the questions you would like to ask them and write them out before you ring. 






Handwriting

​Please note, in 2nd Class we do not start learning how to join our handwriting. The focus is on making sure they form letters correctly. 

Week 1 Maths 

 

Resources Online

1. www.cjfallon.ie

2. Parent/Student Resources

3. Student Resources

4. Primary+2nd Class+ Maths+Master Your Maths+online book

Below is a link to Cracking Maths

https://www.gillexplore.ie/products

 

 

​-Each day ask your child the following questions: What day is it? What day was yesterday? What day will tomorrow be? What date is it? What season is it? What month is it? What date will this day next week be? etc..

-Tables + 10 + 11 

-Mental Maths 2nd Class, do 1 column a day Tuesday-Friday. (Most boys should now have this book at home, the page number may vary for each child so find where your child stopped and start on the next week. If you didn’t get the book back then do Master Your Maths 2 pages 18 and 19 instead) https://my.cjfallon.ie/preview/student/20355/8



Revision Work 


  1.   T  U                        T  U                 T  U                        T  U                  T U                       T U 

            7  3                         3  4                   5  1                         7  3                     2  6                       5  5

         – 2   5                       – 2  6                 -2  6                      –  4  4                  –  1  9                     – 2 6 

        ______                    ______            _______                 ______              ________             ________



2. Round to the nearest 10 (Remember: if the UNIT number is 1, 2, 3 or 4 we round down. If the UNIT number is 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9 we round up)   *4 or less we let it rest, 5 or more we go next door* 


 26= 


51=


27= 


35=


12=


3. If child is struggling, take out 10 pieces of pasta and 2 plates. Share the pasta equally. 


½ of 10=

½ of 8=

½ of 6=

½ of 12=

Half of 16=

Half of 20=

4.  Remember: When getting a quarter of a number we half and half again. For example-half of 20 is 10 and half of 10 is 5, so a quarter of 20 is 5. 

¼ of 8=

¼ of 16=

¼ of 12=

2 is a ¼ of=


5. Write these times in digital 


½ past 6=

½ past 12=

3 O’Clock=

6 O’Clock=

6. Remember: For one hour later the big hand goes the WHOLE way around the clock and back to where it started, the hour hand or small hand moves to the next number. 

What is 1 hour later than 2 O’Clock?

What is 1 hour later than 3 O’Clock?

What is 1 hour later than half past 3?

What is 1 hour later than half past 4?       


Week 2 Maths 

 

-Each day ask your child the following questions: What day is it? What day was yesterday? What day will tomorrow be? What date is it? What season is it? What month is it? What date will this day next week be? etc..

-Tables + 12 Revise + 1 +2 +3 +4 +5 


-Mental Maths 2nd Class, do 1 column a day Monday-Friday. (Most boys should now have this book at home, the page number may vary for each child so find where your child stopped and start on the next week. If you didn’t get the book back then do Master Your Maths 2 pages 20 and 21 instead) https://my.cjfallon.ie/preview/student/20355/8

Revision 


  1.    ​T U                 T  U                   T  U                        T  U                    T U                   T  U   

                7  6              4   5                     4 7                          3    3                   2  4                     7  3

             – 3  5              -1   6                 –  3  6                       – 2   6                 – 1  7                   – 4  9

           _______         _______             _______                    _______            ______                 _____


 

​2. ​           T  U                    T  U                         T  U                         T   U                      T  U                     T  U 

                2  3                     3  6                           4  8                          5  3                         2  7                      3  8  

             + 1  9                   +2  7                         + 2 6                       +3  6                       +3  4                    +2   0

            ______               ______                     ______                        _____                   ______                ______   



3.  On a sheet of paper, draw a clock face and draw the hands so they make the following times


¼ past 4

¼ past 6

¼ to 11

¼ to 8

4. How many Hundreds Tens and Units in the following numbers 


127 

131

199

124

5. Draw the coins you need to make..


1.75

1.05

98c

€1.65


6. Word Problems (RUDE-Read, Underline, Draw, Evaluate or ROSE-Read, Organise, Solve, Evaluate strategy) 

​-There were 16 Liverpool fans in the class and 14 Arsenal fans in the class. How many children were in the class in total?

-Tom had 26 dinosaur stickers. His mam bought him another 14 stickers. How many stickers did he have in total?

-There were 67 people watching a basketball match. 12 people decided to leave early. How many waited until the end?

-Kate planted 23 seeds. Paul planted 14 seeds and Kevin planted 29 seeds. How many seeds did Kate and Kevin plant altogether? What piece of information in this word problem did we not use? 


7.

Write 4 of your own word problems using the following rules.

1. Two of the questions must be adding sums. 

2. Two of the questions must be subtracting sums.

3. The answers to all questions must be under 99. 

              

 

Irish Week 1 

 

1. Go to www.folensonline.ie.

2. Click register.

3. Select Teacher

4. Fill in a username and password.

5. Roll Number-Prim20

6. The book we use is Fuaimeanna agus Focail 2

1. Go to www.edcolearning.ie/login

2. Fill in username with-primaryedcobooks

3. Fill in password with- edco2020

4. The Irish book we use is called Bua na Cainte 2

 


New Words A


  1.  fuinneog =window
  2. éadaí= clothes 
  3. cuirtíní= curtains
  4. vardrús= wardrobe 
  5. cófra= press
  6. lampa= lamp
  7. sorn= cooker
  8. doirteal = sink
  9. cuisneoir= fridge 
  10. doras = door
  11. bord= table 
  12. bréagáin = toys 

New Words B 


  1. an halla= the hall
  2. an chistin= the kitchen
  3. an seomra suí= the sitting room
  4. an seomra folctha= the bathroom
  5. an seomra leapa= the bedroom
  6. an seomra bia= the dining room 

Phrases

  1. Tá leabhar in aice leis an gcófra= The book is beside the press.
  2. Tá leabhar ar an gcófra= The book is on the press.
  3. Tá leabhar sa chófra= The book is in the press. 
  4. Tá leabhar faoin gcófra = The book is under the press. 
     

Before completing the activities in Bua na Cainte, make sure child is familiar with the new words and phrases above. 


​Fuaimeanna agus Focail 2 pages 58 and 59. (If child is struggling to learn the spellings, learn 4/6 instead of the 8) www.folensonline.ie

​Bua na Cainte 2 page 78, 79 and 81. www.edcolearning.ie/login     


Duolingo App (If you are struggling with the Irish and would like to support your child, then download this app onto your phone/laptop/ipad. Its very quick and easy to set up. Child can use it by themselves. The big advantage is child is hearing the pronunciation of words/sentences. The lessons are short, about 5 minutes) 

Irish Week 2 


​New Words 

  1. deoch= drink
  2. ceapaire= sandwich
  3. cáca= cake
  4. úll= apple 
  5. cáis= cheese
  6. banana= banana
  7. milseáin= sweets
  8. piorra= pear 
  9. bainne= milk 
  10. oráiste= orange
Phrases

liom=me
leat= you
leis= he 
leí= she

  1. Ba mhaith liom cáis= I would like cheese.
  2. Ba mhaith leat cáis= You would like cheese. 
  3. Ba mhaith leis cáis= He would like cheese. 
  4. Ba mhaith leí cáis= She would like cheese. 
Using these phrases above as a guide, try translate these sentences. The answer is in brackets, try it first without looking, then check was it right. 
  1. I would like an apple.               (Ba mhaith liom úll)
  2. I would like a sandwich.            (Ba mhaith liom ceapaire)
  3. He would like a drink.               (Ba mhaith leis deoch)
  4. She would like sweets.              (Ba mhaith leí milseáin)
  5. You would like a pear.              (Ba mhaith leat piorra) 
  6. He would like milk.                   (Ba mhaith leis bainne) 


​Fuaimeanna agus Focail 2 pages 60 and 61.(If your child is struggling to learn all 8 spellings, then learn 4/6 instead) www.folensonline.ie 

-​Bua na Cainte 2 page 82 www.edcolearning.ie/login      (use the new words and phrases to help with meaning) 

SESE Week 1 and 2 

Science

1. Grow a rainbow experiment! www.thebestideasforkids.com/grow-a-rainbow-experiment/

History 
  1. Window on the World Activity Book 2 pages 66 and 67. The Giant from Scotland. This is based on the Irish Legend called Fionn Mac Cumhaill. (If your son hasn’t got this workbook at home, read about the story in this link instead. https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t2-t-1260-the-legend-of-finn-mccool-powerpoint-
2. Now that you know the story of Fionn Mac Cumhaill do some research on The Giant’s Causeway that was mentioned in the story. Look up pictures of the famous landmark. 

Geography 

Aerial Photography is a photograph taken from an aeroplane or drone looking down at something. 
Use www.satellites.pro/Ireland_map to see an aerial view of your home and school. Is anything missing? Why might it be missing from aerial photograph? If you cannot access website just draw a picture of the aerial view of the school or your home. 


SPHE
Develop empathy through this storybook.

Think positively about small things that make you happy. They can be things that make you happy now or before these restrictions began. Write them down, cut them out and place in a jar or box. Design the outside of jar or box with your favourite colours. Whenever you are feeling sad or fed-up, look into your “happiness jar”.   🙂 

Art 

​Make paper planes. (To extend this, design and colour the sheet of A4 paper before folding it into paper plane) 




​P.E

– 

Challenge- Kids HIIT Challenge– 20 seconds doing movement and 10 seconds break. Straight onto next movement. Begin with 1 minute jog on the spot. 

1. Squat. 

2. Hammer fist (pretend you have a hammer in each hand and hit down and up) 

3. Star jumps 

4. Push ups 

5. Rollar skate (pretend you are on rollar skates, move hands and legs on the spot) 

6. Mountain Climbers. 

7. Shuffle and knee up (three shuffles to the right and right knee up, three shuffles left and left knee up) 

Take a 2 minutes break and repeat again. 


Minecraft Yoga – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02E1468SdHg

 

Youtube-Kids HIIT Workout https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lc1Ag9m7XQo



Religion Week 1 and 2 

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