You are invited to attend Kevin's 5th class assembly which takes place this Friday (13th October). Our short assembly will be take place in Kevin's prefab after the main assembly.
Monday, 9 October 2017
Monday, 2 October 2017
The Intel Mini Scientist competition.
Children will once again be entering the Intel Mini Scientist Competition.
Information on the competition can be found on http://www.miniscientist.ie/?
Children will be working in groups.
Children can find helpful tips and resources on various topics/experiments on http://www.education.com/
Children should choose a topic area and begin some research and establish a suitable research question i.e. what they want to find out.
We kindly ask that you enable your child to work individually or collaboratively with their peers. Adults can guide, monitor and support their work where necessary.
I will post further updates here soon. Any questions or queries please do not hesitate to ask me.
Here is a list of some suitable websites to help with their research and brainstorming:
To help children consolidate their learning I have a selection of online games they may wish to engage with.
· (Games to build vocabulary and awareness of language )
· https://www.khanacademy.org/ Khan Academy – parents will need to registrar with an email address.
· http://www.presentationhelpdesk.com/your-millionaire-game-332.html Who wants to be a millionaire maths game based on problem solving.
· Equivalent fractions http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/fractions/memory_equivalent1.htm
· www.thatquiz.org ( and geography)
· Mathematical vocabulary explained: http://www.ncca.ie/en/Curriculum_and_Assessment/Parents/Primary/Infant_Classes/Glossary_of_mathematical_terms.pdf
· http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=Symmetry This webpage includes a symmetry game.
· http://www.teachingmoney.co.uk/eurosite/euroindex.html This a website site with loads of games involving money.
.manchester.ac.uk/media/servic es/thechildrensuniversityofman chester/flash/energy_house.swf
activities/explorer/ecosystems /be_an_explorer/map/line_exper iment14.swf
page/resource/age/subject/topi c.cfm?age=Age%20range%207-11& subject=Science
.manchester.ac.uk/media/servic es/thechildrensuniversityofman chester/flash/globalwarming. swf
Thursday, 28 September 2017
Key questions for research:
The History of the GAA
1. What does GAA stand for?
2. In what year was the GAA established?
3. The GAA was set up to encourage people to play?
4. Which of the following sports is NOT a GAA game?
5. The day on which people were killed at a match in Croke Park is known as
6. Which stand in Croke Park is named after the footballer who was killed on Bloody Sunday?
7. Why was the 2007 Ireland V England rugby game in Croke Park so special?
8. Why is the Cusack stand named after Liam Cusack?
9. Bloody Sunday happened during
10. In what county was the GAA set up?
Where was the GAA founded?
When was the GAA founded?
Which of these men was NOT a founding member of the GAA?
What is the name of the cup that the All Ireland Football winners receive each year?
What is the name of the cup that the Hurling All Ireland winners receive each year?
Where are the All Ireland finals played every year?
The only All Ireland final played outside of Ireland was played in which city?
What other country do Ireland compete against in the International Rules competition?
How many people can Croke Park hold?
What county has won the most All Ireland Football finals?
What county has won the most All Ireland hurling finals?
Examine the following and how they have changed over the course of the history of the GAA. 1888-2017
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