6th Class Work at Home – Week: May 18th – May 22nd 2020


Am don Léamh 6 pg 62/63 (a,b,c & d )Cad ba mhaith leat a dheanamh? (What would you like to do?)

If unsure of words use dictionary or Google Translate.


Unit 20 – Mary Robinson

Read pgs 106,107 and 108

Ans: p.109 Q’s A1-5, B1-4, C1-3, D1 and 4.

Use the internet to find out about the Presidents of Ireland from 1938 to present.


Materials that changed the World

Read pgs 114 and 115

Divide the materials and make a list of the natural and synthetic (made from artificial substances) materials.

Answer the following:

  1. How many of the materials have you seen?
  2. What use can be made of each? (eg. Sand is used in construction and is used to make glass)
  3. Which material might be the most expensive and which may be the cheapest?
  4. Which material do you think is the most useful and why?
  5. Are any of the materials present in your home?


Starlight Reader: Unit 16 A Poetry: ’First Day At School’ pg.182

Ans pg 183 A1-5, B1-5 and blue box, C1-6,

p.184 QD Fill in the missing words, E Q1-8– subject (who or what the sentence is about) and predicate (action the subject does).

pg.185 QF Create a Mind Map for just one of the choices listed.


Maths: Data pgs 155-158

Monday: *Averages; Add the numbers together and divide by the amount of numbers*

p.155 Q2,3,4,6 and 7 eg( Q1= 47+43+44+46=180/4=45)

p.155 Q5 * change years and months to months * eg 11yrs 3 mths =135mths (11×12+3)


p.156 Multiple Bar Charts Q1,2,3,4 and 5 ( Use the colour code to identify each type of vehicle)

p.156  Trend Graphs Q6


p.157 Making pie charts * 360 degrees in a circle*

Q’s 1,2,3,4 and 5 ( ½ of 360 = 360/2=180) ( 90 degrees = 90/360=1/4 )

For question 1 change all fractions to the same number under the line (3/5+3/10 will change to 6/10+3/10)

Thursday: Solving Problems

p.158 Q1(i)a and b  * drawing a multiple bar chart  using data provided *

(ii) a,b,c and d *Round numbers before completing questions*(77 rounds to 80 etc.)

Friday: Solving Problems

p.158 Q2 Draw pie chart and answer questions. (Use Protractor!)

* Change fraction to degrees as worked upon on Wednesday*

p.158 Q3 Create a Trend graph using the data provided.



Religion:  Grow in Love 6 Theme 9 Lesson 3 – We Can Choose to Shine Like Jesus

Read pg 98 – Key Words and Who Are ‘The Real Stars’

Read pg 99- The Parable of The Prodigal Son, p.100 Think About It on this reading.

Read pg 100 – A Christian Hero: St Thérese of Lisieux, The ‘Little Flower’ (1873-97), Exercise on this reading (think about it, no writing)

Page 100 Learn- For memorisation.

Read pg 101 Read the poem ‘The Loving Father’



Art:  Matisse Cut outs

You need: paper, scissors, glue and colours.

Cut out different shapes and designs using bright, vibrant colours to ‘draw with scissors’.


  • 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.