Hello everyone, dia dhaoibh!
We hope you’re all keeping well and staying busy. Your teachers have been hard at work and went back to school this week to organise our rooms for September.
Thank you to everyone who has sent in photographs of their work to share on the website, it is fantastic to see what you’ve been doing at home. Keep up the amazing work. This is our second last week of work for you, can you believe it? Summer holidays begin at the end of June.
We’re really looking forward to seeing you all back in school in September!
This week we are reading the book ‘I Love Animals’ by Flora Mc Donnell. You can watch Ms. Mc Geough reading the story below.
‘My favourite farm animal is a ____ because ____’.
‘I would like a pet ____ because ____’.
‘I don’t like ____ because ____’.
Phonics: Continue with you Phonics Homework book – if finished, continue practising one letter a day.
Extra writing practice: you could copy down the names of the farm animals to label your pictures.
An Feirm (The Farm)
Listen to and practise saying the vocabulary and phrases in Ms. Toomey’s video: Feirm
Listen to Ms. Toomey sing “Tá Feirm ag an bhFeirmeoir”. Try to sing along!
– Use your flashcards from last week to play Snap, Go Fish, Cluiche Kim and Who Am I?
– Do you know how to say any of these words in a different language?
– TG4 an Irish Broadcaster on television has a version of RTÉ’s Home School Hub. Explore its Irish resources at the following link: https://www.cula4.com/en/shows/cula4-ar-scoil/.
Downloading Bua na Cainte B (your child’s Irish programme)
If you decide to download it, the username is “trial” and the password is “trial”. However, you will need a laptop and fast broadband as it is a huge file. A free version is available at this link https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2l9k7prhpldw0od/AACvW1YAwQfDlaeDnbWBc1X0a?dl=0 . Click Mac or PC (whatever your computer or laptop is-the majority are PC), then click on ‘Senior Infants’, and finally click on ‘Bua-b-setup-pc.exe’. Your computer should automatically start downloading a trial version of Bua na Cainte.
– If you are using Bua na Cainte this week, go to:
– An Teilifís
– Tá Feirm ag an …
We are learning the names of animals and their babies. Animals are just like humans they grow and change as they get older.
Ms. Meenagh adopted a new kitten. Watch the video to meet her!
Questions about the kitten:
Sounds in our environment – animal sounds
We hope you enjoy doing some of these activities at home! Wishing you and your families all the best and missing you lots.
Ms. Meenagh and Ms. Gilroy