Week of 27th April 2020
Bua na Cainte(Login details previously given)
Maths Junior & Senior Infants
Look at the powerpoint below as an introduction to 2D Shapes
Enter code IRLTWINKLHELPS
Look at everyday shapes powerpoint 2D
Discuss the properties of circle,triangle,rectangle and square.How many sides?Corners?Are all sides the same length?
Have your child go on a shapes hunt around the house and garden
Complete shape hunt worksheet
Complete the shape worksheets below.
All Write Now(pg.32)
Just Phonics(pg.68-69)-ue sound.
Have a look at the powerpoint in the left column on ue words
Tricky Word Sentences.
These can be written in a news copy(Project copy) or use a sheet or notebook.Pupils should read the sentences before writing them and draw a picture to illustrate one of the sentences. I have used orange font for the tricky words.All other words your child should be able to read by sounding out.
Some children are painting in the corner.
He had a smart green scarf.
We went to the park for a picnic.
The rabbit has black spots.
Reading Zone Activity Book (pg.48)
Reading Zone Activity Book (pg.49)
Optional Extra Activities:
Free writing-Write stories,words,draw pictures
Copy sentences from class reader
Use play-doh to make sight words and capital letters
Alphabet scavenger hunt.Try to find things at home beginning with each letter of the alphabet,sound the word and write it down
Keep a diary of activities completed at home to share when we are back at school
Online games(links provided on blog last week)
Create a time capsule.
Go to folensonline(login details provided previously) and type in Reading Zone Senior Infants.A selection of additional readers are available.These contain vocabulary already covered this year.
www.getepic.com Access to free online books.
Teach your Monster to read
Spellings Week 6:
Learn and write assigned spellings each day.
PAT Worksheet 5.-ut and -ap words(Worksheet available above.)
Get your child to identify the picture and he/she sounds out the word and writes it beside the picture. There is an extra line with no picture beside it.This is for your child to come up with his/her own -ut and -ap word.
If you don't have access to a printer have your child write the words in a copybook(News copy-Project Book) or alternatively use a sheet of paper.
New sound "ai".Have a listen to Jolly phonics song linked below and look at the pictures below and have your child blend the words and identify the pictures.
www.youtube.com and select Jolly Phonics (Group 4-Letter "ai")
Just Phonics Workbook (pg.28)
Just Phonics Workbook (pg.29)
Just Phonics Workbook (pg.30)
www.getepic.com (Free access to online books)
Teach your monster to read
On Folens website(details for login provided previously) if you type Reading Zone Junior Infants you will find access to additional class readers that contain vocabulary already covered.
Keep revising over letter sound flashcards
Blend the following ai words:
Optional Extra Work:
Continue to keep revising over correct letter formation
Use play-doh to make letters of the alphabet
Copy sentences from class reader and draw a picture to illustrate
Complete an alphabet hunt to find objects in your home that being with the letters a-z
Find objects in your home that start with the same sound as the letters in your name
Play online games(links on blog provided last week)
Free writing-write words,draw pictures
Create a time capsule
SESE Week of 27th April
Listen to the story Jack and the Beanstalk.The story is available as a powerpoint half way down the page on the website below.Alternatively if you have it at home read that instead.
Re-tell the story in sequence using the vocabulary first....next...last..
Draw your favourite scene from the story and colour your picture.
Last week the pupils watched the online videos and learned about the main parts of a plant and also that plants grow from seeds.This week the pupils can discuss what fruit and vegetables they can name.What is your favourite fruit and vegetable?They can then sort the pictures below into the categories of fruit and vegetables.
Religion Week of 27th April
Senior Infants Programme.
This week we are looking at Theme 6:Jesus
Week 1: We listen to stories
Please have a look at the available resources and story for this week.
P.E Week of 27th April
It is Active Schools Week so please have a look at the links under Recent News with activity ideas for this week.
I hope all the boys and girls had a nice Easter and enjoyed a break away from their school work.I hope you are all keeping well at this uncertain time.The health and safety of everyone is the most important thing now.Please do not feel overwhelmed with school work.
The children may continue on Monday 20th April with the work already assigned.If your child has already completed this work I will add some links on the blog to keep him/her busy.Please remember that children work at different paces and have different concentration spans.
I am really missing all the Junior and Senior Infants.If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may find this helpful if you are finding it difficult to get your child to focus on his/her school work or feel it would be useful to have a structure to the day.Do not feel obliged to follow this timetable.It is just a suggestion.I understand that this is a difficult time for everyone.