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St Vincent De Paul Infant School, Marino, Dublin 9

Senior Infant Home Activities

School Closure: Home Activities

Class Level: Senior Infants    Date: 18th-22nd January         

A reminder that adult supervision is necessary when your child is using the internet, Seesaw and educational links/ videos included below. 

To access the previous week’s work please follow this link: Senior Infants Home Activities Archive  

Note: The week’s work is a menu only, from which you can choose to do some, or all of the lessons/activities. It is there to help you and your family. Our hope is that the structure of the work we provide will make life easier for you, not more difficult. Do what works best for you and your family. 

 

Seesaw: Remember to send on some of your work to your teacher on Seesaw: https://web.seesaw.me/platforms  

Date

English

Gaeilge

Maths

Other

 

Resources/links needed this week

 

  • Writing copy (Project Book 15a) 
  • Mrs Murphy’s Handwriting copy- green letter copy. 
  • Away with Words 
  • Flashcards to write tricky words on. 

·        Link 1

·        Link 2

Resources/links needed this week

 

·        Bua na Cainte workbook

·        Bua na Cainte programme

This is available for free from Edco (see School website, under School Closure Jan 2021 tab, Useful Links and Website Log Ins for access.) It is available on Pc/laptop only. If you can’t access these, the lessons and games are recorded and you will find them under the Senior Infant Bua na Cainte videos tab on the website.

Resources/links needed this week

 

  • Busy at Maths 
  • 8x small objects e.g. cubes/ buttons 

 

·        Link 1

·        Link 2

·        Link 3

Resources/links needed this week

·        Grow in Love Website

·        Home School copy book (Sent home in September)

·        Links in each subject box

Mon

Story: Visit Seesaw to listen to a story read by one of the Senior Infant Teachers!

Writing: Write your weekend news in your copy and draw a picture. 

Sentence starters: 

Last weekend I…

I ate…

I played… etc.

Phonics: Revise Jolly Phonics sound ‘y’.

Say the sound/do the action/sing the song/brainstorm ‘y’ words. 

(Available on Jolly Phonics app if you have this). 

Click link 1 above 

Bua na Cainte:

Caitheamh Aimsire- (Hobbies/ Pastimes)

Ceacht 6 - Lesson 6 (video 7 on website if unable to download programme).

Press yellow speech bubble to play lesson 

Cluiche - Game (video 8 on website if unable to download programme).

Press console to play games. 

Choose from two games or play both: 

Tasc Éisteachta  

Cad é? 

Watch Number Blocks #8 Link 1

Play Funky Mummy Game Link 2 (Choose + Up to 10)

SESE- Geography- The Arctic

Ask your child what they know about the Arctic

Watch this video and see if they were right: The Arctic

Optional:

Kids National Geographic: 10 Facts about the Arctic

Tues

Story: Visit Seesaw to listen to a story read by one of the Senior Infant Teachers!

Writing: Mrs Murphy’s handwriting copy- complete next three pages in letter copy. 

Phonics: In your copy write as many words as you can that have the ‘y’ sound and draw little pictures to go with them. 

10 @10   as Gaeilge   

 Eipeasóid 3

Workbook: Busy at Maths p.58 

SPHE- My Body and The 5 Senses

Talk to your child about our 5 Senses- can they name them?

Sight, Touch, Smell, Hearing, Taste

What do we use each sense for?

What body part is responsible for each sense?

Optional Worksheets-pick one:

·        Drawing

·        Cut and Paste

Optional:

·        Look at this animation from Twinkl (Log in and make a free account)

·        Play this Interactive Game

·        Listen to the Five Senses song

Optional PE: Live Workout with the Edge Gym at 9:30 

Wed

Story: Visit Seesaw to listen to a story read by one of the Senior Infant Teachers!

 

Revise Jolly Phonics sound ‘x’.

Say the sound/do the action/sing the song/brainstorm ‘x’ words. 

(Available on Jolly Phonics app if you have this). 

Click link 2 above 

 

Tricky words: Introduce ‘so’ on flashcard. Ask your child to say word/ read word/ write word/ put into sentences orally.  

Optional extension: write a sentence in your copy using the tricky word ‘so’.  

Bua na Cainte:

Caitheamh Aimsire 

Ceacht 7- Cómhra 7.1- Lesson 7- Conversation 7.1 (video 9 on website if unable to download programme). 

Cluiche- Game (video 10 on website if unable to download programme).

Tasc Éisteachta 7.1 

Workbook: Busy at Maths p.59  

Religion

·        Read the story ‘The Holy Family - http://www.growinlove.ie/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/JI_theme04_teacher_sample-1.pdf

·        Grow in Love workbook: Complete the page 28. 

Thur

Story: Visit Seesaw to listen to a story read by one of the Senior Infant Teachers!

Writing: Mrs Murphy’s handwriting copy- complete next three pages in letter copy. 

Away with Words: Complete Pages 42 & 78 (Y & X)

10 @10   as Gaeilge   

 Eipeasóid 4

Workbook: Busy at Maths p.60  

PE

Five Senses Scavenger Hunt- Go on a scavenger hunt in your garden or somewhere near your house. Use your 5 Senses and see what you can:

·        See

·        Hear

·        Taste

·        Touch

·        Smell

Optional:

Can you find some of the items mentioned in this scavenger hunt worksheet? Senses Scavenger Hunt

Weekly Optional:

Get Active Ideas

Optional PE: Live Workout with the Edge Gym at 9:30 

Fri

Story: Visit Seesaw to listen to a story read by one of the Senior Infant Teachers!

 

Tricky words: Introduce ‘my’ on flashcard. Ask your child to say word/ read word/ write word/ put into sentences orally.  

Optional extension: write a sentence in your copy using the tricky word ‘my’.  

Bua na Cainte: 

Caitheamh Aimsire 

Ceacht 7- Cómhra 7.2 (Lesson 7- Conversation 7.2) (video 11 on website if unable to download programme).

Cluichí- Games (video 12 on website if unable to download programme).

Press console to play games. 

Tasc Éisteachta 7.2

Bua na Cainte workbook 20 

Activity: With 10 objects/counters in front of them – get your child to make combinations using them and record them. For example:

5 + 5 = 10

3 + 4 = 7

Play Hit the Button game on Topmarks Link 3 (Select Number Bonds, then select addition within 10)

Arts- Music

Listen to the Five Senses song and try to sing along.

Point to each body part and copy the actions.

Turn on the subtitles so the lyrics are displayed.

Link to Lyrics

From the SEN Team for all children   

LINK TO TEACHING VIDEOS   

  

This week’s Work 

Optional: 

The Learning Support Team, also known as SET, have made some teaching videos for all the children in the class.  

The weekly video/activity suggested may be practised daily or as often as possible.  

Teaching Video:   

Listen to this story about the Artic- Video 31- The Polar Bear Son 

 

TeachingVideo  

Watch Video 2: Learn to read short vowel sounds/CVC words (scroll down to the end of the page)