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Junior Infants - Ms. McGee

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​Work to be Completed During School Closure

30th March- 3rd April

 

Please continue to work on the following with your child/children. All lists, books and materials have been sent home. 

 

English / Literacy

 

  • Sight words - revise all sight words and work on the new sight word list.

  • Phonics checklist.

  • Read the 3 new books that were given in their book bags.

  • Read books from your own collection at home.

 

Websites & Apps

 

www.teachyourmonstertoread.com

https://www.nessy.com/uk/

www.phonicsplay.co.uk

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/  

         

www.vooks.com

www.teachhandwriting.co.uk

 

 

Maths

 

New Topics we will be moving on to when we return to school are, Addition, Time & Money.

Ways to work on this is give your child some money and play “shop” or opening up a “Tuck Shop” in your house for treats & snacks.

e.g.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-8134085/Mum-comes-ingenious-hack-stop-children-pestering-snacks-setting-tuck-shop.html

 

The following websites & apps are also great for working on the above concepts & more

 

www.topmarks.co.uk

www.splashlearn.com

 

 

Art Ideas

 

  • Create Rainbow art work and display in your front window as part of the newly trending “Believe in Rainbows” movement

  • And / Or Decorate your front window with Easter Pictures e.g. Easter Eggs, Baby Chicks, Bunny Rabbits, Spring Flowers, baby lambs etc

 

PE

 

Free play in the garden & out the front if possible, keeping in mind all recommendations for safe social distancing

 

  • Cosmic Yoga on YouTube

  • 10@10 exercises on RTE JR

  • PE with Joe Wicks “The Body Coach” on youtube at 9am week day mornings

 

 

Music

 

Some nice options for song singing

 

Wishing you all well,

Ms. Mc Gee

Parents may like to print the following

Useful Information

  • P.E. days are Tuesdays and Fridays. The children should wear their tracksuits on these days.