Senior Room Class News

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Senior Room Homework 2

Welcome to our Homework Corner!

Here is a copy of the Homework Sheet you were given in school to complete from the 13th March to the 27th March. Please check that you have completed all of these tasks before moving on to the next set of work.

Homework Sheet

These are the tasks to complete from the 30th March to the 3rd April. When we return to school, I will expect to see all tasks completed. I am looking forward to seeing your finished Ancient Egypt projects!

Work hard on these tasks and then you can enjoy two weeks off for your Easter holidays. 

Homework Sheet 2

Some Tips

  • Have your breakfast and get dressed.
  • Set a time to get started each day.
  • Make sure you set up a space to do your work.
  • Working at a desk is best.
  • Take your time and complete your work carefully.
  • Neat handwriting please.
  • Check spellings using a dictionary.

IXL

This is a super website which is in line with our maths curriculum. I sent your username and password by email. I have seen that some of you have tried it already and I am very proud of you for giving it a go!

https://ie.ixl.com/

Mangahigh

Have a go at some activities on  Manga High.

https://app.mangahigh.com/en-gb/login

Khan Academy

See what you can learn on Khan Academy.

https://www.khanacademy.org/join

Chess

Play a game of chess or try out some of these.

http://movesforlife.ie/

https://www.chesskid.com/

Touch Typing

Now would be a great time to brush up on your typing skills. These websites will help.

https://www.typingclub.com/

https://www.typingpal.com/en

Dabbledoo Music

Try out some music lessons like we do in school.

https://dabbledoomusic.com/p/parents-subscription-full-access/?product_id=1122889&coupon_code=13196R

Primary Planet

You can view this magazine online. Lots of interesting information and ideas!

https://www.theprimaryplanet.ie/?fbclid=IwAR2vNqdtYLVxa_ij9uBBAXr3hjtellOtlhuur1yFZHrQ1po1kXeuwPUilD0

Senior Room Homework Corner

Welcome to our Homework Corner!

Here is a copy of the Homework Sheet you were given in school. It’s a good idea to tick off the tasks as you complete them to keep track of what you have done and what you still need to do.

Homework Sheet

Some Tips

  • Have your breakfast and get dressed.
  • Set a time to get started each day.
  • Make sure you set up a space to do your work.
  • Working at a desk is best.
  • Take your time and complete your work carefully.
  • Neat handwriting please.
  • Check spellings using a dictionary.

Seesaw

Watch this video and learn how to sign in to Seesaw. I am the only one who can see what you add to Seesaw. If you take good quality photos of your Maths Challenge, Exploring Spelling and Ancient Egypt project, I will be able to give you feedback. These are the QR codes you need.

3rd and 4th:

5th and 6th:


Parts of the Circle

http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/qr/c/circle.html

Mangahigh

Use your username and password from Maths Week to log in – https://www.mangahigh.com/en-gb/

It is great that this site has been made freely available this month. If you have misplaced your login details, ask a parent to send me an email and I will give you your username and password again.

Music

Would like to do some of our Dabbledoo lessons at home? Follow this link: https://dabbledoomusic.com/p/parents-subscription-full-access/?product_id=1122889&coupon_code=13196R

Ancient Egypt Project

Our Individual Projects on Ancient Egypt

Aims:
• to learn about ancient Egypt
• to use note-taking skills
• to present a project to the class
Due date:  Projects must be completed and handed in on Monday, 30th March 2020.
Projects are to be typed if possible. If this is not possible, neat handwriting on lined paper is also acceptable. Projects will be presented in their scrapbooks. Scrapbooks should be covered in nice paper.
Content of the project:
• Cover page with title ‘Ancient Egypt’ and first name clearly written
• Contents page
• Introduction (about ancient Egypt)
• The Pyramids
• Houses and Homes
• Clothes
• Food
• Two other topics of your own choice
• Conclusion (describe what you learned and how you got your information)

If you have done some reading about Ancient Egypt, give this Kahoot a go: https://kahoot.it/challenge/0553660?challenge-id=a7e27935-5272-47a6-b284-868bb90b3c34_1584131106956  No need to rush as it is not timed.

Would you like to take a virtual trip to the Pyramids of Giza?  https://www.google.ie/maps/about/behind-the-scenes/streetview/treks/pyramids-of-giza/

Ancient Egypt

Mummification

Camels

Useful websites:

https://www.scoilnet.ie/scoilnet-services/world-book/ – use this link to access World Book Online

https://www.dkfindout.com/us/history/ancient-egypt/

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/history/egypt/ten-facts-about-ancient-egypt/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zg87xnb

This a great learning path from Scoilnet:

https://www.scoilnet.ie/learning-path/ref/7698/

Countries in the EU

The seniors completed excellent projects on countries in the EU. They also created models to accompany their written work. I am very proud of the children for all the effort they put into these projects. They also did a wonderful job presenting these projects at our Open Day.