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Sixth Class - Ms. Melvin


​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 - Focusing on chapters 1-8,  

 Complete one or more of the following 3 activities

  • Write a summary of the story so far

  • Draw a picture to depict a scene, e.g. Tom's house and garden, a room in Tom's                        house, Zach's bedroom

  • Write about one of the characters - Tom, Willie or Zach

- Appearance

- Likes/dislikes

- Background/past

- Actions/thoughts/feelings

- Think of some adjectives to describe your character, find examples in the story to             back this up.  Has this character changed (physically, mentally and/or emotionally)           from the first chapters?

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. PE- P.E 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 -







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

https://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,


Wishing you all well,

Ms Melvin

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.