6th Class Work at Home – Week: April 27th – May 1st 2020

Maths Answers Monday

6th CLASS   WEEK 27th  APRI-31st April


Unit 17- The Troubles

Read pgs 90/91/92/93/94   Ans pg92 Q1,2,3   & pg 95  A1-5, B 1-4, C 1-4

Google videos- Civil Rights March/ Derry/January 30th 1972- (You do not have to write answer for D1 just watch the video clip)

Pg 95 E1 John Hume- google and write a paragraph on this man- one of the greatest of modern Ireland


Unit 18  Weather & Climate

Read pgs 99,100,101,102,103

Answer pg 101 Q A1-5  &  pg 103  Q A1-5 , B1,2,3


Take a walk/ kick a football/ Do some exercises

RELIGION –  Grow in Love 6

Read pg 86-A Christian Hero-St. Maximillian Kolbe (a modern day saint) based on this Ans Q1-5 pg 87

Pg 87 Answer “Think about It”  (you don’t have to write answer- just think about it)

Pg 87 Do Journal Exercise       pg87 Read “We Remember Jesus’ Sacrifice at Mass”

Pg 88 Read “ The Body of Christ” & “Parable of the Real Vine”

Pg 88 Think about it  (THINK- no writing in this exercise)

pg 89 Read the poem “At Mass We Remember”


Am don Léamh 6 pg 56/57 Páirc an Chrócaigh (Croke Park)

If unsure of words please use Google Translate    pg 57 Ans A,B,C & D


Spelling- next week in spellbound & get a parent to give you spelling test on Friday

Starlight Reader:  Read pg 164/165/166-  The Trouble with Lightning

Ans : pg 167-A1-5, B 1-5 & blue box, C 1-6, pg 168- D (& not pink box), E (yellow box proof reading only), pg 169 Choose F OR  G ( choose one only- NOT both)


  • RTE Home School  – will broadcast over an hour of “school on TV” to support primary school children and their parents at home. It will run from 11-12 Monday to Friday on RTÉ 2, with a shorter “catch-up” segment later in the afternoon. It will be aimed particularly at children in 1st to 6th class.

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

  • My 2020 Covid-19 Time Capsule – a great resource to help capture the memories from the time we spend safe at home.

  • 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.

  • Active HOME Week are inviting you to participate in the ‘Active HOME Week‘ challenge.

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.

Messages for 6th Class

  • #Messagesfor6thclass  – Some helpful messages for 6th class pupils as they move from Primary School to Secondary School