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Sixth Class - Ms. Cheasty

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Work to be Completed During School Closure

30th March-3rd April

Sixth class,

Please take some time to complete the following:

1. Spellbound - week 27

2. Fuaimeanna agus Focail - week 27

3. My Read at Home - week 27

4. Novel - Complete one or more of the following 3 activities:

Select a novel of your choice that you have read recently or are currently reading.

- Write a summary of the story so far

- Draw a picture do depict a scene from the novel

- Write about one of the main characters and include; appearance, likes/dislikes, background/past, actions, thoughts and feelings. Find examples in the story that support and back up your character study. Think of suitable adjectives that describe the character and mention how the character might have changed mentally, physically or emotionally since the beginning of the novel.

5. Free Writing - Continue documenting your experience of your time off in a diary entry style (daily or every second day)

6. Brainteasers - complete question 3 of tests 1 to 25.

7. Tables Champion - move on to the next week.

8. Gaeilge- Watch some shows as Gaeilge on https://www.cula4.com/en/, TG4

9. Project- Continue working on your WW2 project.

Include titles such as:

  • How it began (events leading up to WW2)

  • Countries/Leaders in WW2

  • Evacuation

  • Rationing

  • Children in WW2

  • Role of Women

  • Events, e.g. Pearl Harbour, Stalingrad, D-Day

  • Results of the War

  • Bibliography

10. Art- Create a sea creature from plastic. Further details on this whole-school art project appear on our school website resource page.

11. P.E.- PE With Joe - Joe Wicks 'The Body Coach' is currently hosting daily workouts for kids of all ages. Check out his website and stay active!

12. Religion- Sunday Mass live stream from St. Mary's Pro Cathedral is available at 9.30am and 6.00pm. www.dublindiocese.ie

 

Websites to visit for project work -

www.twinkl.ie

www.natgeokids.com

www.khanacademy.org

www.dkfindout.com

www.ducksters.com

As discussed, your project may be presented in a style most suited to yourself - scrapbook, diary form, poster or otherwise - Be creative!

 

Optional extras:

www.scratch.mit.edu

www.topmarks.co.uk - Hit the Button for tables practise (Try beating your own time)

www.khanacademy.org is also a useful website for revising topics in maths.

Check out the activities to do during the school closure page for further links- Activities page

 

Wishing you all well this week, and over Easter,

 

Ms. Cheasty

Useful Information

  • P.E. days are on Fridays. The children should wear their tracksuits on this day. 

  • Irish dancing takes place every Thursday. The children should leave their dancing shoes (plimsolls) in school if possible, to ensure they are not forgotten. Please label shoes clearly.

  • Recorder takes place every Wednesday. The children should ensure they have their recorders and books packed every day as they will need to practise with their class teacher also.