2nd Class Work at Home – Week: May 11th – May 15th 2020

Maths:

Master Your Maths: Monday to Friday plus weekly test.

Cracking Maths: Please continue to revise every day. https://content.yudu.com/web/1yssw/0A224cw/CM2/html/index.html?origin=reader

Tables: Skip Counting in 2s to 20 and 5s to 50

English:

Continue with Spelling Made Fun + Activities. Put spellings into sentences.

Reading from Core Reader ‘Happy Birthday to You!’ and complete activities from Skills book pg 62 – 65

Gaeilge:

Pick any two Spellings and Revise this week.

Continue with Duolingo practice each day.

CÚLA 4 Ar Scoil at 10am on TG4

Religion:

Revise the prayers before and after Communion.

Say a Hail Mary to celebrate May as the month of Holy Mary.

In the Grow in Love programme we are looking at Theme 9 – Creation Lesson 2 – God wants us to be happy.

In the workbook please complete – Adam and Eve p.52 & 53

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: Bealtaine (Meaning the month of May in Irish.)

Become familiar with some traditions and games associated with May Day in the past in Ireland.

Encourage your child to re-enact some May Day traditions at home (e.g. laying flowers on doorsteps or decorating the May Bush).

Workbook pages 78 – 79

Art:

Pick a bunch of spring flowers (such as tulips, daffodils, daisies, dandelions, bluebells etc.)  in the garden/park. Ask your child to display and arrange the flowers in a bunch or in a vase.

Place the flowers in front of your child and ask them to draw the flowers exactly as they see them in still life on a blank sheet and colour.

If there are no flowers available to draw you may follow the link and draw a flower bouquet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0-jHiAovALE

P.E

Try and do 60 minutes of exercise each day.

Resources

  • 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.