6th Class

‘Leg it to Lapland 2020 Challenge’ and the ’30 @ 30′ Christmas Challenge

Using Onomatopoeia with Art

Term 2:

Work schedule for Week 1

Week 1 (Monday 11th- Friday 15th January)…………below I have outlined the work you must complete over the 5 days. Balance it out by doing something from every subject daily. Important that you complete all aspects of work outlined.

Maths: Planet Maths (Topic 21 Money- x5 pages in the chapter so complete 1 page daily) Times tables (revise all tables daily by chanting them out loud similar to class) ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. English in Practice: English in Practice (p28, 29) Reading (read daily any articles of interest either books, online material etc) Starlight (Unit 7b The Teleficator- answer A, B, C, D) Spelling Check (week 16) X10 sentences (choose 10 spellings from week 16 and put them into sentences) Essay: ‘Covid 19 and how it has impacted our daily lives’ (x1.5-2 pages) ….discuss its origins; how it has affected the world; the discovery of a vaccine ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Gaeilge: Litriú – Fuaimeanna agus Focail (aonad 16) Abair Liom (Topaic 11 ‘Gléasta go Breá’ p80-85…..answer B, G, H)….use p160 in the book to help you answer the questions TG4 have very good programmes on daily to brush up on your listening skills Duo Lingo can be accessed online too ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. History: Research the internet on the following historical events and write down 10 facts on each event * The Flight of the Earls *The Great Famine * The Spanish Armada ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Geography/Science: Map Skills 2 (Chapter 7- Italy) Research the internet and write down 20 facts about Italy Small World (Read Unit 10 ‘Our Environment’………answer questions on p57 & p59 ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… PE Important especially during the lock down that you get some exercise in…jogging, walking, cycling, circuits etc daily ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Miscellaneous Listen to the news daily to keep up to date with news events happening throughout the world Access the following link to avail of free educational resources ……. https://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/healthandwellbeing/arid-40202144.html ‘Home School Hub’ starts again on RTE2 this Mon 11th from 10-12pm; also 3:20pm daily they have ‘After School Hub’January 9, 2021, 7:54 PM

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Term 1: 2020/21

  • As the first term comes to a close, I would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year :))
  • Christmas Tests: Week starting Mon 14th December (Maths, Gaeilge, Spellings, English & SESE)
  • The class are busily preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation which will hopefully be held in the spring of 2020.
  • We did individual projects on ‘Famous People’ in October which are on display in our school.
  • The Heritage Council have contacted us do a project on St Colmcille, in this the 1500th anniversary of his birth in 2021. We visited the ‘Old Abbey’ in Kilmacrennan as part of this project. Cary, a member of the council will do a virtual talk with the class in early December on Colmcille.
  • Mr Devenney also did a history tour with us into the old school across the road. He spoke to the class about what school was like long ago.
  • The school have entered a ‘virtual’ debating competition which will take place in the coming weeks.
  • The class are doing the ‘Leg it to Lapland’ run for Christmas to boost our fitness levels
  • The musicians are practicing again in preparation for Christmas
  • We are also doing the ’30 @ 30 Challenge’ in conjunction with the Donegal Sports Partnership which involves 30 minutes of exercise daily in the lead up to Christmas.