Homework will follow a very predictable format for the first term at least.
4 spellings and a spelling exercise from SpellBound
Sentences in copybooks based on spellings (starting Monday September 23rd)
10 maths questions from New Wave Mental Maths
Sight words or reading
Homework should be supervised and checked but I would like you to encourage your child to work as independently as possible. If they ask for help talk them through it rather than giving them the answer.
Reading for pleasure is so important - it would be great to encourage your child to borrow books from the library. They will start to bring home books from the school library shortly
We are now in second class and are all settled into Room 2A. Some of us were in room 2A in Junior infants so it's a little strange to be back!
We have been working hard over the last 2 weeks - getting to know our new teacher, learning our class rules and getting stuck into 2nd class work.
Our class rules are
1. Raise your hand for permission to speak
2. Follow Instructions Quickly
3. Kind hands, kind feet, kind words
4. Make Smart Choices
Here is a little preview of what we will be learning in September.
Counting forwards and backwards
mental addition and subtraction
working on the 100 square
revising tens and units
mental maths games
Sight words and reading "keep going"
Phonics - blends and digraphs
Writing Genre - lists
Gaeilge - Mé Féin
Cómhrá ginearálta, mo theaghlach, na baill choirp, dánta agus amhráin
Science - My Body
Geography - My Local Area
History - My Family Tree
My name is Carmel O'Mahoney. I have been teaching in St Cronan's for 12 years. I love running, singing and teaching!