2nd Class Work at Home – Week: Jan 11th – Jan 15th 2021

Click the button below to see a social story about having a teams call with my teacher. This may be very useful for some children prior to joining a group call.

Social Story – A Teams Call With Teacher

When books are being collected from the school at the prescribed times for each class level during the week beginning Jan 11th, each pupil will receive a username and password which will allow them access to Microsoft Office365 – this online resource will allow each child access a range of Microsoft features such as Word, PowerPoint, Outlook (email) and Microsoft Teams. 

The following video shows how to join a Microsoft Teams meeting:

Download Microsoft Teams App


Cracking Maths

·        Comparing and Ordering: pg.67-71 – complete one page per day.

·        Use this video to revise greater than and less than:


Master Your Maths:

·        Week 14 – pg.32 and 33

·        Complete one column each night and Week 14 Test at the back of the workbook on Friday.

Tables: Skip Counting in 2s (2,4,6,8,10,12,14,16,18,20).

Optional Extras:

Additional Maths Worksheet



Please engage in revision of Maths by using the IXL Website – Second Class –

Section A Counting and Number Patterns

This will revise skip counting, the number line, odd and even numbers the hundred square and counting in a fun and engaging way.  https://ie.ixl.com/math/class-2

See link below for mental maths games: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/7-11-years/mental-maths


Spelling Made Fun

List 14.

  • Learn 4 spellings each night and put them into sentences in English Copy (please write the date each day).
  • Complete the activities in the book throughout the week.


  • Core Reader: Read The Boy Who Cried Wolf – pg. 36-39.
  • Starlight Skills Book: The Boy Who Cried Wolf’

Complete activities on pg. 38 in a new page in English Copy. Write the Title and the date.

For folensonline you must sign up on website (free of charge) to view the workbooks online.

  1. Go to ie and click register
  2. Select Teacher
  3. Fill in a username, email and password
  4. For Roll Number use the code:  Prim20 for primary book resources
  5. When logged in please follow the following steps
  • Search Starlight 2nd Class
  • Starlight 2nd Class Resources
  • Starlight Combined Reading and Skills Book for ‘The Boy Who Cried Wolf’.


Duolingo is a free website that you can use to learn Gaeilge.

CÚLA 4 Ar Scoil is on daily at 10am on TG4.


Please continue to recite the prayers in preparation for the First Confession at the back of the Grow in Love book.

  • The Confiter.
  • Our Father
  • Prayer for Forgiveness
  • Prayer after Forgiveness
  • Act of Sorrow

Please watch mass each Sunday and practice responses with the children.


Free Access to Grow in Love Online @ https://app.growinlove.ie/en/login

Use the following email and password

Email: trial@growinlove.ie     Password: growinlove

S.E.S.E – Small World Book.

History Say Cheese p.39 –

  • Make a Timeline of your life in Small World Copy you could include when you were born, when you started school, when you went into 2nd Class, when there was a pandemic etc..
  • g. I was born —————— Started School    —————————-Now                                    ……… 2012                                          2017                                          2021
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xc64qurhFng&ab_channel=60SecondHistories

The Seaside p.40

John Barry p.41

P.E: Try and do 60 minutes of exercise each day.

P.E. with Joe Wicks https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBsXs1WmPcektsQyFbXTf9FO


Rainbow Sun


1 half of an orange/yellow paper plate

Orange & yellow card or colour white card various colours.

Crepe paper(rainbow colours) or coloured strips of paper


1.      Draw a mouth and some eyes onto the paper plate.

2.      Cut the triangles out of the yellow and orange card. Glue them onto the paper plate.

3.      Glue the crepe paper onto the bottom of the half paper plate in a rainbow sequence.


  • RTE Home School  – will broadcast two hours of “school on TV” to support primary school children and their parents at home. It will air every weekday, for two hours from 10am on RTÉ2 starting Monday, 11 January 2021.

  • Cúla4 on TG4 provides plenty of Gaeilge programmes which children can watch to keep up their Gaeilge learning.

  • Water Safety Now every child can learn basic water safety skills at home

  • Twinkl.ie have excellent school closures packs which can be used as extra work from home should your child like to do some extra activities – use code CVDTWINKLEHELPS for a free month when signing up

  • Let’s Play Ireland is a government-led initiative aimed at promoting play for all children living in Ireland during the COVID-19 emergency.

Special Education Needs

  • NCSE  – The National Council for Special Education (NCSE) is currently preparing online resources for children with Special Educational Needs who are at home as a result of the schools’ closure.