6th Class Work at Home – Week: June 2nd – June 5th 2020
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 their first group call.
Please send your email to the class teacher – this will allow them to send an invite for your child to join a group meeting online via Microsoft Teams.
The following video shows how to join a Microsoft Teams meeting:
On Fri. 5th June school will open for 6th class pupils for a limited time period (12.30-1.30pm). We are asking you to return the History & Geography book rentals , school library books, class novels (The Silver Sword & Guns of Easter) and school musical instruments on this day. If you have Religion (Grow in Love 6) or the 6th class Starlight English reader that you would like to donate to the school we will also gratefully accept these on the day. On that day we will also return any tour monies you have paid (including deposits which Tayto Park refunded).
Pg 122 Read KEY WORD twice: Read “St. Brigid” & Ans. Q1-3 & Think about it ( NO WRITING)
Pg 123Think About it (NO WRITING) Read”The Story of Hannah” and “Hannah’s Prayer” & ans. Think about it (THINK ONLY)
Pg 124 Complete Journal Exercise, read “ A Christian Hero: Chiara Luce Badano(1971-90), Think About Questions
Pg 125 Read “St.Brigid’s Blessing”
English: Memories of Scoil Ghobnatan
Reading: Finish Class novel
Create a comic strip based on your favourite events of your time in Scoil Ghobnatan. Eg. School tours, class occasions, sporting events, concerts etc.
Geography: UNIT 21 TRADE
Use the Internet to find out more about Fairtrade Ireland.
Design a poster to encourage people to but Fairtrade products.
Duolingo for schools- We are continuing to use this website for Irish. Each pupil has been assigned a username and password.
Each teacher has set up a class list with usernames & passwords. To access this a parent must email your class teacher firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com and we will forward the details to you. There are different levels in this- we will continue on to the 2nd level this week.
Maths; Chance (Mathemagic p.165-170)
Language of Chance ranging from certain to impossible Q1 and 2 (p.165)
Match the sentence to the most appropriate word Q1 (p.166)
WEDNESDAY: p.166, 167,168
Tossing Coins Q2 p.166; what is the Chance of 2 heads = 1 in 4 or 25% or 0.25
Dice Q1 p.167: chance of throwing a 1 = 1 in 6
Cards Q1 and Q2 p.168 ( no jokers in pack, 52 cards, 4 suits )
Throwing 2 dice Q2 and Q3: Show possible outcomes when you throw two dice
Eg. There is only one way to score 2 = 1+1,
For 3 = 1+2 and 2+1. etc
Changing Chance: Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4 and Q5
5 cubes in a bag, 3 are yellow, 1 is blue, 1 is red. Chance of drawing a yellow is 3 in 5 or 60%. Chance of drawing a blue is 1 in 5 or 20%
Icebergs and climate change
Read it — Try it safely — Explore it further
Melting ice is a concern due to global warming
You will need :
What to do:
Make an iceberg in your freezer
Partially fill bucket with tap water.
Place it on a level surface.
Place iceberg in bucket of water.
Add water from a jug until the water is all the way to the brim.
Observe the ice floating with the top of iceberg above the surface of the water.
Observe closely as iceberg melts.
Extension activity: Research “floating”, Archimedes and buoyancy
Explore differences between Arctic ice and Antarctic ice.
Draw/Paint/Colour/Sketch your name on an A4 piece of paper.
Please bring in to the school when you are collecting your books on 5<sup>th</sup> June.
For parents and students:
Help in Transitioning from Primary to Secondary
Visit Folens.ie to download the “Making the move from Primary to Secondary school” guidebook. (This can be found under the parents and students section)