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.
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.
Ms. Farrelly and Mrs. Murphy.
- The Grumpy Teaspoon-2nd Class. Unit 1. Read pages 4, 5 and 6. Orally answer activities A and B on page 7. (This is replacing Read at Home. Do one page a day) www.folensonline.ie
- Extra Reading-Please continue to read books from home. These two websites also contain a variety of books for different levels. https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/books/free-ebooks/ https://connect.collins.co.uk/school/Portal.aspx (use email@example.com password-parents20!)
– 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/
- 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….
- 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
-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
- T U T U T U T U T U T U
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=
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?
- 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
5. Draw the coins you need to make..
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?
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.
- fuinneog =window
- éadaí= clothes
- cuirtíní= curtains
- vardrús= wardrobe
- cófra= press
- lampa= lamp
- sorn= cooker
- doirteal = sink
- cuisneoir= fridge
- doras = door
- bord= table
- bréagáin = toys
- an chistin= the kitchen
- an seomra suí= the sitting room
- an seomra folctha= the bathroom
- an seomra leapa= the bedroom
- an seomra bia= the dining room
- Tá leabhar in aice leis an gcófra= The book is beside the press.
- Tá leabhar ar an gcófra= The book is on the press.
- Tá leabhar sa chófra= The book is in the press.
- Tá leabhar faoin gcófra = The book is under the press.
- deoch= drink
- ceapaire= sandwich
- cáca= cake
- úll= apple
- cáis= cheese
- banana= banana
- milseáin= sweets
- piorra= pear
- bainne= milk
- oráiste= orange
- Ba mhaith liom cáis= I would like cheese.
- Ba mhaith leat cáis= You would like cheese.
- Ba mhaith leis cáis= He would like cheese.
- Ba mhaith leí cáis= She would like cheese.
- I would like an apple. (Ba mhaith liom úll)
- I would like a sandwich. (Ba mhaith liom ceapaire)
- He would like a drink. (Ba mhaith leis deoch)
- She would like sweets. (Ba mhaith leí milseáin)
- You would like a pear. (Ba mhaith leat piorra)
- He would like milk. (Ba mhaith leis bainne)
(use the new words and phrases to help with meaning)
- 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-
Religion Week 1 and 2
Theme 8– We can live as Jesus asked