Hello everyone, some people were finding some files were not opening so I've laid out all subjects here. Hope this helps. Any other problems please email me and I'll do my best to help. firstname.lastname@example.org Ms O' Hanrahan
English Oral language: Aesop’s Fables Click on the link https://rainbow.cjfallon.ie/#/units/first/13 Click the interactive poster and listen to the story. Discuss the story. Examples of questions to ask after listening to the story. In what country did Aesop live?Why did the North Wind and Sun have a competition?Why do you think the North Wind thought he was very strong?What lesson did the story teach the people?Do you think there would have been a TV camera filming Aesop telling the story?What lesson did Aesop teach the people by telling them the story? Topic Specific Language – Discuss these words with the children to help with understanding of the story. Play the vocabulary games Aesop – Greek writer of fables moral - the lesson about right and wrong learned from a story or event parted – to cause to be apart; separate. eavesdrop - to listen to other people talk without letting them know. fable – a short tale that teaches a lesson. The characters in fables are often animals who speak and act like people. powerful - having or able to use power or force. nodded - to express by lowering and raising the head. agreement - the act of coming to a common understanding or of agreeing exhausted - to make tired; wear out flapping - to move or beat quickly up and down.
There are lots of other fables like this one, I will attach some more if you would like to read them. Discuss what the moral or lesson is in each story. The Boy who cried wolf, The Tortoise and the Hare, The Lion and the Mouse.
Reading Over the next two weeks you will be reading ‘A Forest Adventure’ so no need to rush through it this week.
Remember to take your time, it is important to read the story a number of times to help your fluency.
Writing News – once a week you could write a few sentences in your News copy about what you have been doing at home to keep busy. This will be a nice diary you will have to read back on.
Skills Book – pages 81-84
Creative writing – could you write a recount about a class trip you were on? Maybe it was your school tour last year or in Junior Infants. Can you remember where you went? Tell me about it. Remember to start at the beginning, giving as much detail as you can.
Handwriting complete next 2 pages
Gaeilge https://www.folensonline.ie/home/ page 10 and at the top of the page you will see ‘Ar an teilifís’ children can listen to the story, song and poem and play the games. Children can complete page 98 in their Abair Liom, I will attach a video explaining how to do it.
Religion Go to www.growinlove.ie To login - username:email@example.com password:growinlove Click First Class book and go to theme 8 lesson 1
S.E.S.E Wildflowers – See powerpoint attached
Art Art with nature, using wildflowers you find, can you create a fun picture with these on the ground outside. I will link some ideas for you.