2nd Class: 27th April 2020

Dear Parents/ Guardians,

We hope you are still all keeping well. Thank you so much for sending emails and photos of your child’s work last week. It was so lovely to see the fabulous work that the children have been doing. We are looking forward to seeing more work this week!

Like last week, we have outlined a programme of work for your child. Once again, there is absolutely no pressure to complete all of these activities. Remember, you can contact us by using the following email address: secondclasswork@scoil-bhride.com.

Kind Regards,

Ms. Lanigan, Ms. Fogarty, Ms. Mc Mahon, Ms. Martin, Mrs. Troy, Mrs. Kelly, Ms. Keyes

Suggested Timetable

If you would like to print this, click on the timetable below.

1 – English

Reading

Do 1 x comprehension everyday (Monday- Thursday).

Read the comprehension carefully and answer the five questions into your English copy.

Spellings

Unit 28- Do one activity/ half a page each day. You can even get someone at home to give you a Spellings Test at the end of the week!

Free Writing

Writing Task: Interview one person at home.

Use the interview questions below to help you. You can write the answers in your Free Writing copy or print the picture below.

2 – Maths

Operations Maths At Home Book

Do pages 40, 41 & 42

Mathletics

Click on the picture below to sign into your Mathletics. Do the activities that have been assigned by your teacher. You can also email the teacher to get an update on your child’s gold bars!

Mental Maths

Week 29- Pg 62-63

Do the 10 daily questions. You can use the hundred square below, if yours is still in school. There are lots of addition questions in your book this week. So, remember to use our Maths strategies that we have learned.

3 – Irish / Gaeilge

Conversation 1

Conversation 2

Written activities

Can you complete these sentences? Write them on a sheet or in a copy. Practise your spellings too!

4 – History

Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell designed the very first telephone. Watch the animated video below to learn about his invention.

Task

Since, Bell’s invention, telephones have changed a lot, especially mobile phones. In the picture below, the mobile phones are in the wrong order. Can you order the phones from oldest to newest? Email your answers to your teacher. (Hint: Phones C & D are not touchscreen!)

Mobile Phone Timeline

Here is a short timeline of what mobile phones could do long ago. What do you think mobile phones will be like in the year 2030?

Email your ideas to your teacher. You could draw what it would look like and write two or three things you think phones will be able to do in the future.

1999– For the first time you can send messages to people on other networks- text messaging takes off!

2002- You can now take lots of photos and some short videos on your mobile phone.

2004- With 3G, you can now watch music, video message your friends and download games.

5 – Religion

Theme 8 Lesson 2 “I will send a helper”

Video 1

Video 2

Task

Watch the videos before you complete the pages in your workbook. Remember, your prayers are at the back of your workbook too.

Do Pg 46 & 47
Click to hear the song
Prayers

6 – Art

Drawing Task- Watch the video and draw a Spring bouquet of flowers. All you need is a sheet of paper and some colouring pencils. Make sure to email pictures to your teacher.

7 – Music – Singing with Nuala

Click on the picture to hear a new song from Nuala this week. It is called Sansa Kroma. Hope you enjoy it!