5th Class Work at Home – Week: May 25th – May 29th 2020


  • Correct Master Your Maths [answers below]
  • Revise Multiplication & Division tables (topmarks.com)
  • Revise Maths Notes copy

Maths questions for this week:


·         Prime number- no factors except itself and 1. Examples 2, 5, 11, 19

·         3rd square number = 3 squared= 9

·         10th square number = 10 squared = 100

·         Triangular numbers = 1 +2+3+4+5+6+7+7

·         So 1st triangular number is 1, 2nd triangular number is 1+2= 3…etc

·         10mm = 1 cm, 29mm= 2cm 9mm = 2.9 cm


  • Revise Irish Notes copy
  • Scéal an Lae: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwspl08EtkY&list=PLbcLsUBW9b3AsknOKbR0-K_No4maqeKBB&index=4  Listen to the story and pick out words/phrases you understand. Don’t worry if you don’t understand the whole story.
  • Duolingo website/App – for extra Gaeilge practice
  • As we are finished Am Don Léamh we are going to look at short stories from another book.
  • Léigh ‘Litir Cuig Cara Pinn’ & ‘Cluiche Ceannais na hÉireann’ agus freagair na ceisteanna. [Read & answer the questions]



  1. What do you think about Mr. Pandanski’s reaction to Stanley’s find? Do you think it is strange?
  2. If you attended Camp Green Lake, what nickname would you give yourself and why?
  3. Why is Stanley surprised that X-Ray is the leader of the group?
  4. Describe Stanley’s second find.
  5. How does Stanley try to protect Mr. Pandanski?
  6. How does the warden threaten Mr. Pandanski?
  7. Why does X-Ray not speak to Stanley about the tube at breakfast time?
  8. What changes does the warden make after X-Ray’s find?
  9. In your opinion what kind of person is the warden?
  10. How does Stanley get injured?


  • Unit 32 Learning and all activities.

*Spelling test can be completed at the back of Spellbound book*


  • Continue to keep a daily diary. It will be lovely to look back on this in years to come!


Topic: Energy & Power


  • Page 75 Activity D- Pick 1 of the following 1, 2, or 3

Visual Art

Task: Expand a picture

  1. Cut an item from a magazine, newspaper or photograph.
  2. Stick it on a sheet of paper and design a picture around it.

Here are some examples:


Lesson 1: Sing- along

Che Che Koolay is a folk song from Ghana in West Africa.

  • It is a call and response What do you think this means?
  • Listen to the music.
  • Can you tap your toes and feel the pulse of the music?
  • This song is in the Akan language. Can you learn the words?
  • Can you teach this song to a younger/older brother or sister or to your parents!

Che Che Koolay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIdp_Nj0tgk

Lesson 2: Listen to these songs.

Can you make up your own dance moves to go with these upbeat songs?

*You can respond to these songs using last week’s ‘Music Journal Entry’ if you wish*


Keep exercising each day. Try this week’s challenge or come up with your own!

S.P.H.E. Complete these activities from ‘At Home with Weaving Wellbeing’

*Please email us if you have any questions or if you want to share children’s work*

Mrs. Henderson phenderson@scoilghobnatan.com
Ms. Murphy [Room 25] mmurphy@scoilghobnatan.com
Ms. Murphy [Room 30] memurphy@scoilghobnatan.com



  • 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.