🎄Spreading Christmas Cheer 🎄

All the children of St. Joseph’s designed a stocking, bauble, present or Christmas jumper to display in Gorey Shopping Centre. Be sure to take a look!

A big thank you to the SET team and Alan for organising such a beautiful display.

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Ms Conway’s 2nd Class Work 22nd-26th June

Hi 2nd Class, Parents / Guardians.

Congratulations on keeping up with your work from school each week. I have really enjoyed teaching each of you this year and I am so proud of all your hard work. This being the week of the holidays, below are some suggestions of fun experiments and activities for 2nd class. You can pick and choose what you would like to do. Stay safe, stay happy and stay active! As always, you can contact me on marie.conway@stjosephsgorey.ie

Enjoy your holidays!!

M. Conway ☺

Build a Bug Hotel

This experiment will help encourage bug activity in your garden.

Make your own Bug Hotel using the following:

  • Cardboard tubes
  • Pine cones
  • Twigs
  • Dried leaves
  • Shredded cardboard

 

Volcano experiment

Follow the instructions below to create your own volcano. If you would like an extra challenge you could make the mountain part of the volcano using clay, sand or play-doh and place the plastic bottle inside it.

How to make a Volcano

Make your own volcano using the following:

  • 10 ml of dish soap
  • 100 ml of cold water
  • 400 ml of white vinegar
  • Food colouring
  • Baking soda (fill a cup about ½ with baking soda, then fill the rest of the way with water)
  • An empty 2 litre drinks bottle

 

Lava Lamp

Make your own lava lamp using the following:

  • A plastic bottle
  • Vegetable oil or Baby oil
  • Food colouring
  • Water

P.E.

  • With Joe – Live – Mon to Fri @ 9am on Youtube
  • Practise hurling/camogie/football etc. Skills
  • Put on your favourite song and dance!
  • Go for a walk/ run/ cycle with a parent or guardian.
  • Bullseye: Take 10 steps back from a bucket or bin and throw/kick a ball into it! Keep moving back until you can’t score anymore.

SPHE

Pick as many of the following mindful activities that you would like.

  • Mindful yoga

Art

  • Draw and paint a picture of your favourite memory from this year in Second Class.
  • Pretty Portraits: Draw a portrait of yourself and your family.
  • Recycled Robo: Build a robot using recycled materials from around the house.

Ms Conway’s 2nd Class 15th – 19th June

Hi 2nd Class, Parents / Guardians.

I hope you all had a great weekend! There is only work listed for both English and Maths to complete Monday to Thursday this week. Keep up all of the good work you are doing at home and remember to read, write and do a little number work each day. Make sure that you get lots of exercise and enjoy the nice sunny weather. Please continue to send on your completed work, or if you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me on: marie.conway@stjosephsgorey.ie

**This week we are also focusing on Wellness Week. So I would like you to try some of the fun and relaxing activities that are listed for each day on the Wellness Week sheet below!** 

2nd Class Wellness Week 15th- 19th June

MONDAY 15TH JUNE

English: Complete the Jolly Grammar Sheet <ie> for the /ee/ sound : Jolly Grammar Spellings and Sentence sheet

Spellings: quit, sweet, field, (put these into sentences).

10 minutes DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) time every day. Reading options include: our class Novel “Jasper goes on Holiday”. This can be accessed from: Edco Learning Click LOGIN and input – USERNAME: primaryedcobooks  PASSWORD: edco2020   Then you can search the novel in the search box and click into it. Or  you can read a book of your own choice from home. Focus on reading your book aloud and using expression for any parts of your book that have someone speaking.   Or Pick an article on the following website to read: Youngzine News

TUESDAY 16TH JUNE

Maths: Continue with your Mental Maths (Week 36).

Mathemagic: Page 161 (see page below if you do not have your book). Complete questions 1- 9.

For the last few weeks we have been skip counting in 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s, 6s and 10s. You have looked at the songs and videos to help you. Keep going over these as much as you can! Test yourself on these using : Hit the button

Additional Daily Maths Games Online: Daily 10 Maths Games

WEDNESDAY 17TH JUNE

English: Complete the Jolly Grammar Sheet <ie> for the /ee/ sound : Jolly Grammar Interesting Words Sheet

Spellings: piece, chief, thief, (put these into sentences).

10 minutes DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) time every day. Reading options include: our class Novel “Jasper goes on Holiday”. This can be accessed from: Edco Learning Click LOGIN and input – USERNAME: primaryedcobooks  PASSWORD: edco2020   Then you can search the novel in the search box and click into it. Or  you can read a book of your own choice from home. Focus on reading your book aloud and using expression for any parts of your book that have someone speaking.   Or Pick an article on the following website to read: Youngzine News

THURSDAY 18TH JUNE

Maths: Continue with your Mental Maths (Week 36).

Mathemagic: Page 162 (see page below if you do not have your book). Complete questions 1- 8.

 

For the last few weeks we have been skip counting in 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s, 6s and 10s. You have looked at the songs and videos to help you. Keep going over these as much as you can! Test yourself on these tables using : Hit the button

Additional Daily Maths Games Online: Daily 10 Maths Games

Keep up your great work!

M. Conway ☺