1st, 2nd & 3rd Class

 

Welcome back everyone as  we embark on another year of learning and laughter…….

Have a Peek at some of our Art Activities

we have completed in class!

 

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Classroom News & Events!

Advent 2019

In Mrs. Mc Guirk’s Rooom, we have been learning about Advent and the significance of the Advent Wreath. We watched a video on Advent, completed various worksheets and also made our own Advent Wreaths.  

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Writing Genres 1st-3rd Class

This month we have been focusing on persuasive writing.  After learning about how to write using persuasive language, the boys and girls designed their own brochures to persuade families to go on a ‘Winter Retreat’.  The children really enjoyed this activity and produced some excellent writing.  The children also shared some of their ideas in […]

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Readers Theatre Initiative in 1st, 2nd and 3rd Class!

Readers Theatre   During October 2019, we commenced something new in our classroom called Reader’s Theatre! In order to develop fluency and allow the children the chance to focus on their reading tone, changing their voice for different characters their reading pace and also their eye contact, children pick a paragraph of writing of their […]

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Having a Happy Halloween in 1st, 2nd and 3rd Class!!

Halloween in Our Classroom 2019! This year we were ‘SPOOKTACULARLY’ busy in Mrs Mc Guirk’s classroom.  We created many pieces of art which can be seen below in our  gallery.  We played Irish games and sang Irish Songs for ‘Oíche Shamhna’.  We created some lovely ‘Cat agus Frámaí Oíche Shamnha’.  Our maths lesson included Halloween […]

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Maths Week 2019

As part of Maths Week (12th -20th October), Mrs McGuirk’s room participated in various events associated with the theme ‘Keeping Active’ both physically and mentally. Children participated in active number rhymes with actions.  We continued with our Malin to Mizen head walking challenge. We participated in number orienteering and we also completed a maths trail.  […]

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Timeless Memories in 1st, 2nd and 3rd Class

In our History Lessons (Myself and My Family and Change and Continuity), we have been learning bout the changes we go through during different time in our lives.  The  children put in lots of effort gathering information and writing about the important milestones in their lives. They then told the class about them in the […]

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Bricfeasta sa Seomra Ranga 2019

We had great fun speaking Irish today and having our breakfast together in Mrs. Mc Guirk’s Room. We practiced our vocabulary(fóclóir), while having some ‘Bia Blasta’.    

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Have a Fantastic Summer!

Have a fantastic summer everyone! Congratulations on a great years work – Relax and enjoy the well deserved break! From Mrs. Mc Guirk Best of Luck 3rd class as you continue on your journey to fourth class!

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Schools in the Past

We would like to extend our thanks to local man Frank Rooney who visited our school on Thursday 20th June 2019. Frank told the children some very interesting stories about life long ago, going into detail about life at school when he attended St. Michael’s National School. The children really enjoyed hearing about how he […]

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Bike Green – Monaghan Sports Partnership

On Friday 21st June 2019, we were very fortunate to be offered a free taster session from Bike Green by the Monaghan Sports Partnership. Junior Infants, Senior Infants and First Class got to learn many valuable cycling skills, using balance bikes. A massive thank you to Seán and Francis for coming to visit us today […]

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