⭐⭐1st-11th March in the Junior Room⭐⭐
During this time we had lots of fun taking part in free play. We began working on the theme Sa Bhaile as Gaeilge agus Lá ‘le Pádraig. We are working really well on continuing to use our Gaeilge throughout the day. Also, to celebrate Seachtain na Gaeilge, we are giving a certificate ‘Gaelgóir an Lae’ each day.
In English, we continued to work on report writing. Firstly, we viewed lots of different reports on various topics. We then worked in pairs to firstly write our own report and we then began typing them. We also continued to work on our handwriting, reading and phonics.
We celebrated Pancake Tuesday, by creating our own pancakes on paper. We also learnt all about Lent and Ash Wednesday and we created a Lenten Chain.
In P.E, we continued to work on dance. We have learned some lovely dances and are looking forward to performing them at the school céilí.
In History, we we learned about how we have changed over time and we worked on a cutting and pasting activity based on this. We also learned about Saint Patrick.
For Drama, the children took part in a hot seating activity based on what we had learned about Saint Patrick.
We are learning about planting for task 3 of the Incredible Edibles project. We are looking forward to observing our plant pots over the next while.
The boys and girls dressed up for World Book Day and we took part in various activities throughout the day to celebrate for example Buddy Reading with the Middle Room and creating our own book marks.
In Maths, we continued to work on Money, we had great fun playing shop and using coins.
During this time, in Art we made beautiful spring butterflies, spring scenes on paper plates and leprechauns.
We learned some lovely Irish songs in Irish for Seachtain na Gaeilge.
Finally, for Engineer’s Week, the children took part in the paper tower challenge, we had great fun and the children created fabulus towers using just paper and tape.