Autumn Activities in 1st and 2nd Class

We were very busy in autumn in our classroom!! Below are but a few of the activities we completed!!

In English we focused on recount writing and learned about story structure. We practiced various poems and focused on expression when reading aloud.  Second class are working on a book entitled ‘Rainforest Animals are Important’, which we hope to send off for publication on completion.  We engaged in various online workshops via zoom to learn about different author’s and their creations. We also listened to a Halloween story called ‘The Spooky Invitation’ and created our own invitations and recipes based on the story.

In Gaeilge we learned lots of vocabulary around the themes of Mé Féin and An Bhaile.  We also worked on the theme of Oíche Shamhna.   We played games, we sang songs and did roleplays in order to practice the new vocabulary we encountered.

In Art, we completed lovely self portraits and worked on Picasso style pictures, we extended pictures to create autumn images,  we did some Halloween prints and also made some lovely Halloween figures.

In S.E.S.E. we learned about homes and houses in our environment, our county, changes in autumn and we also made memory books, detailing all the important events in our lives to date. We enjoyed learning about the origin and History of Halloween.

We have been very lucky to have had Ross in with us over the  past number of weeks, helping us develop our Gaelic skills. We also engaged in some Halloween themed P.E. games with our teacher.

We also engaged in our monthly School Assembly and performed some songs for the whole school. We also got introduced to our new student council.

We had a visit from Janet who showed us how to make up shoe boxes for the Shoe Box Appeal.

We would like to wish everyone a SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN!! STAY SAFE EVERYONE!