-Mental Maths: (Continue with the following week’s activities Monday to Friday review, including problem solving section)
-Puzzles: Click on the following link [ https://www.mathsweek.ie/2019/puzzles-for-all/] and try the following puzzles in your copy:
Try to figure these out in your copy before you look at the answer.
-Tables: x5, x6 https://www.visnos.com/demos/times-tables
*This short video will remind you how to measure using a ruler>>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukzMc1Lr-8s
Points to remember:
1m = 100cm
-Addition and subtraction of metres (m) and centimetres (cm) worksheet: Have a look at the 3rd class online Busy at Maths Book on the following link>> https://www.cjfallon.ie . Click on ‘Parent/ Student Resources’, then click on ‘Student Resources’. Following this, you will see a list of options such as class level, subject, etc.
Click on Primary > 3rd Class > Maths > Busy at Maths > Busy at Maths- 3rd Class > Online Book. You may be asked to put in your name and address to access the book. Once the cover comes up, enter Page 121 in the top right-hand corner. Try these sums in your copy.
-Addition and subtraction revision: (Number families) https://www.topmarks.co.uk/number-facts/number-fact-families
Start off simple by choosing numbers up to 10. Then work your way up to numbers up to 100. You can try this with subtraction also.
Please note: Parents should have received a text via the school with a unique code for the platform ‘SEESAW’. Download this app on a mobile device and log in using an email address and your child’s unique access code. There is a fun online activity for you to try at home. Leave a comment telling your teacher how you got on doing the activity!
-Spellcheck (Complete blocks 1-4 and linked activities for the next week). Parents can test their children on the words if you wish.
-Reading: Continue to read for 15 minutes every day. This is an excellent opportunity to practise your reading!
-Book Report: Choose one book which you have read this week and complete a book report. Outline the following: The name and author of the book, what happened in the book, did you enjoy the book and explain your reason why. Complete your book report with a picture of something that happens in the book.
-Handwriting Book: Pick one page each day. Take your time with this. If you have finished this book, then well done! Make sure you keep up that lovely handwriting when you are completing your other activities.
-Conjunctions: (a conjunction is a word that joins two sentences together.) For example: I am going to the restaurant. I am hungry. >>> I am going to the restaurant because I am hungry. Now, the word because has linked the two sentences together.
*Have a look at this short video to explain this further>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hvn2RL4gfTE
*Write 10 sentences using any of the following conjunctions: and/ or/ so/ but/ because
Titeann an bháisteach
Ar dhíonta na cathrach
A leithéid de thrup!
A leithéid de thrup!
-The poem above is depicting ‘An Bháisteach’, which means ‘the rain.’ Read the poem and re-write the poem into your copies. Imagine the sounds of the rain ‘Plip-plopití-plup’. (Tarraing Pictiúr) Draw a picture of how you imagine this rain would look and write 3 sentences underneath to describe the weather as Gaeilge. Don’t forget to use your briathar and Bun go Barr to help!
Mar shampla: (For example)
-Spellings: Ag comhaireamh (counting people). Pick two each day to learn:
Duine (one person), beirt (two people), triúr (three people), ceathrar (four people), cúigear (five people), seisear (six people), seachtar (seven people), ochtar (eight people), naonúr (nine people), deichniúr (ten people).
*Tune into TG4 each morning at 10am for ‘Cúla24 ar scoil’ and some fun Irish lessons!
-P.E: Lets get active with Joe Wicks- Complete one of these 5 minute workouts a day!
Dissolving skittles experiment: Give this fun science experiment a try at home >>>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkruWsAFaHo
Key word you are learning is ‘dissolve’. What does this mean?
Question: What do you think will happen when the warm water is added to the skittles? Predict and record what you think will happen before. Record your results.
Make sure you get help from a parent!
Try some yoga with Adriene at home. At a time like this, it is so important to take a moment to reflect, relax and yoga is an excellent way to do it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dF7O6-QabIo
-Reflect on the image below with a parent:
Don’t forget to tune into RTÉ’s SchoolHub everyday from 11am to see our very own Ms. Ní Chiosáin teaching some great lessons!
Please consider doing some of these activities also…….
Ms O’Shaughnessy’s Maths group:
This work is optional so only do it if you have time on your hands. If you can’t do any part of it, do not stress, just do your best! I am sticking to the same type of routine this week so hopefully you will be familiar with the games.
a. How quickly can you say the multiples for each Table? Ex. 22.214.171.124 etc. Time yourself. Can you improve on your time each day? Practice saying them and writing them down
.•b. Can you say the multiples backwards with and without a multiplication square/ table book? Again, time yourself, can you improve on your time? Practice saying and writing them.
c. Multiplication tennis-if you can find someone in your house to play with, play multiplication tennis. Use a table book or your homework journal or write out the multiples to help you. Start on a particular multiple and “bat” the numbers forwards and back: Ex: Person A says “25”, B says “30”, A says “35” etc. Change the number that you start on. For an extra challenge, ask person B to say the multiple that comes before Ex: A says 40, B says 35.
d. Write out the multiples for the x5 and x6 tables. What is the biggest 3 digit number you can make? __ _ _. What is the smallest 3 digit number you can make?
Make these numbers in as many different ways as possible. Do one each day. Try and use at least 3 of the operations-addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Ex: 35= 5 x 7, 30 +5, 40-5 etc.
Ms. Mc Keon’s English Group
If you don’t have the book at home with you go to https://my.cjfallon.ie/preview/student
Monday: The Chuck Wagon Restaurant p.55
Tuesday: Monsters p.56
Wednesday: Down by the Sea p.58
Thursday: How to Make a Paper Aeroplane p.59
Read each story twice. Write the answers to the questions in your copy.
Choose one or more of the following activities to do.
Draw pictures of some of the creatures you read about.
Ms. Tiernan’s Group:
If you have some extra time, you can read the following stories from the Read At Home 3 book:
Read the stories twice and answer the questions. You can get somebody to ask you the questions or you can write the answers on a page.
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