## Second Class

Suggested Weekly Work for Second Class – 30/3/’20- 3/4/’20

A note from teacher:

I hope everyone in Second Class is okay.  I know this is a difficult time for everyone.  Do your best with this work but please do not worry if you are unable to access the websites.  Do your best and keep safe.

Wishing both Bella McEnroe Burke and Bella Guinan a very happy 8th birthday. Hope you enjoyed your days.

Ms. Mullins

English

Discuss the story with your child. Ask them to retell the story in their own words and identify their favourite part.

Read an article on National Geographic Kids, learning about the Blue Whale
https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/blue-whale/

Spellings

New vocabulary/spellings into sentences-orally.
Week 23rd March

 Spike strike knife knives smile while size prize White write quite drive driver alive arrive kite

Writing:

• Name the largest mammal in the world
• Where are the blue whales found?
• What does the blue whale eat?
• Why was the blue whale hunted for many years?

Handwriting – To access folens online:

Register as a teacher and use the code Prim20 for Roll Number.

Focus on capital letters in attached writing [A-J] – P.26

https://www.folensonline.ie/home/library/programmes/writeon-book1/ebook/

Grammar:

Kn as in Knit https://my.cjfallon.ie/preview/student/1299/54 [Page 51]

Capital Letters: https://my.cjfallon.ie/preview/student/1295/23 [Page 6]

Maths:

• Mathletics to be done at home – [If you have lost your login details, please let us know and these can be forwarded to you directly]

• Tables work [-10]

• Count up in 2’s, 3’s and 4’s

• Use hundred square to identify number before and after a number.

e.g.

165

+  48­­­­__

47

+ 27__

Time: half past, quarter past, quarter to, digital time

[ask children the time at home – what time will it be in half an hour, what time was it half an hour ago]

Duo lingo Gaeilge – a fun way to learn Irish online https://www.duolingo.com/learn

An Cháisc – Easter

Fóclóir/Vocabulary:

 An Cháisc - Easter Seacláid - chocolate Ciseán cásca – Easter basket Ubh chásca – Easter egg An t-Earrach - Spring Lus an chromchinn - Daffodil Sicín – chicken Milseáin - Sweets Coinín - rabbit

SPHE:
Myself
Keep a gratitude journal, listing 3 things you are thankful for each day.

SESE:

Story of Florence Nightingale –

https://www.twinkl.ie/resource/t-h-146-florence-nightingale-powerpoint

Take a nature walk look at the spring flowers talk about your favourite one/ draw a picture of it

Revise counties of Ireland

PE:

Practice Mindfulness (Cosmic Kids yoga)

Youtube [Pick some activities on the following]:

• Go Noodle
• Just Dance

Religion:

Prayers – revise Sign of Cross, Hail Mary and Our Father

To help teachers, students and parents during this difficult time Grow in Love granting free access to Grow In Love AND Soul seekers online series. Simply login on the www.growinlove.ie website with the following details:

Email: trial@growinlove.ie

Art:  Get creative with Easter art

Ongoing work:

Start a project on a topic/topics that interests your child.  The children can add a page each day.  It could be about their favourite book, person, film, hobby, football team, Disney character or a country. They could draw, paint cut out pictures to add into their book each day and they can present their masterpiece when school starts back.

I will be in touch with you again after the Easter holidays. Have a happy Easter and enjoy it as best you can.

Ms. Mullins

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