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Homework: Week 3

Scríobh amach na freagraí sa chóipleabhair

Scríobh amach na freagraí sa chóipleabhair

What is the best age to be and why?

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 32 Q’s 1 -7

Scríobh amach na freagraí sa chóipleabhair

Scríobh amach na freagraí sa chóipleabhair

Term 3:

Homework: Week 2

**Wednesday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home:** pg 101: + q’s written

**English in Practice:** pg. 53 Day 103

**No Spellings**

**Maths:**

**Tables: Multiplication Triangles: 6**

**Mental Maths:** pg.54 Wednesday

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 31 Q’s 1 -7

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Léigh sa Bhaile: lth 45:

**Thursday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home:** pg 102 + q’s written

**English in Practice:** pg.53 Day 104

**Maths:**

**Tables: Multiplication Triangles: 6**

**Mental Maths:** pg.54 Thursday

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Léigh sa Bhaile: lth 46

Homework: Week 2

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 31 Q’s 1 -7

Term 3

**Homework: **Week 1

**Monday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home:** pg 97 + q’s orally

**English in Practice:** pg. 50 Day 97

**Spellings: **Look, cover, write, check

**Maths:**

**Tables: **Multiplication Triangles: 3

**Mental Maths:** pg.52 Monday

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Léigh sa Bhaile: lth 41:

Scríobh amach na freagraí sa chóipleabhair

**Tuesday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home: **pg 98: + q’s orally

**English in Practice:** pg.50 Day 98

**Maths:**

**Tables: Multiplication Triangles: 3**

**Mental Maths:** pg.52 Tuesday

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Léigh sa Bhaile: lth 42:

Scríobh amach na freagraí sa chóipleabhair

**Talking Tuesday:**

**The Greatest-Kidz Bop**

**Wednesday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home:** pg 99: + q’s orally

**English in Practice:** pg. 51 Day 99

**Spellings**

**Maths:**

**Tables: Multiplication Triangles: 3**

**Mental Maths:** pg.53 Wednesday

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 30 Q’s 1 -5

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Léigh sa Bhaile: lth 43:

Scríobh amach na freagraí sa chóipleabhair

**Thursday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home:** pg 100 + q’s written

**English in Practice:** pg.51 Day 100

**Spellings**

**Maths:**

**Tables: Multiplication Triangles: 3**

**Mental Maths:** pg.53 Thursday

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Léigh sa Bhaile: lth 44

Scríobh amach na freagraí sa chóipleabhair

Scríobh amach na freagraí sa chóipleabhair

Scríobh amach na freagraí sa chóipleabhair

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 30 Q’s 1 -5

Scríobh amach na freagraí sa chóipleabhair

Scríobh amach na freagraí sa chóipleabhair

Term 2:

**Homework: **Week 12

**Monday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home:** pg 93 + q’s Written

**English in Practice:** pg. 48 Day 93

**Spellings: **Look, cover, write, check

**Maths:**

**Tables: **Multiplication Triangles: 12

**Mental Maths:** pg.50 Monday

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Léigh sa Bhaile: lth 37:

**Tuesday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home: **pg 94: + q’s written

**English in Practice:** pg.48 Day 94

**Maths:**

**Tables: Multiplication Triangles: 12**

**Mental Maths:** pg.50 Tuesday

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Léigh sa Bhaile: lth 38:

**Talking Tuesday:**

**Talk about the first time your parents voted.**

**Wednesday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home:** pg 95: + q’s written

**English in Practice:** pg. 49 Day 95

**Spellings**

**Maths:**

**Tables: Multiplication Triangles: 12**

**Mental Maths:** pg.51 Wednesday

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 29 Q’s 1 -5

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Léigh sa Bhaile: lth 39:

**Thursday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home:** pg 96 + q’s written

**English in Practice:** pg.49 Day 95

**Spellings**

**Maths:**

**Tables: Multiplication Triangles: 12**

**Mental Maths:** pg.51 Thursday

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Léigh sa Bhaile: lth 40

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 29 Q’s 1 -5

Here is a useful rubric for you to use as a self-assessment to prepare for the Public Speaking Competition.

Scríobh amach na freagraí sa chóipleabhair

Choose your motion and discuss ideas with your parents. Decide whether you are proposing or opposing the motion.

Scríobh amach na freagraí sa chóipleabhair

Draw a spider graph, and record all your ideas

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 28 Q’s 1 -5

Scríobh amach na freagraí sa chóipleabhair

Research: use books, the internet, newspapers to find facts to back up your arguments

Scríobh amach na freagraí sa chóipleabhair

Plan: plan out your speech, into an introduction, different paragraphs for each argument and then finally your conclusion.

Homework Week 9

**Monday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home:** pg 85 + q’s written

**English in Practice:** pg. 44 Day 85

**Spellings**

**Maths:**

**Tables: **Multiplication Triangles: 4

**Mental Maths:** pg.46 Monday

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Léigh sa Bhaile: lth 24:

**Tuesday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home: **pg 86: + q’s written

**English in Practice:** pg.44 Day 86

**Talking Tuesday: Irish Myths and Legends**

**Maths:**

**Tables: Multiplication Triangles: 4**

**Mental Maths:** pg.46 Tuesday

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Léigh sa Bhaile: lth 25:

**Wednesday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home:** pg 86: + q’s written

**English in Practice:** pg. 45 Day 87

**Spellings**

**Maths:**

**Tables: Multiplication Triangles: 4**

**Mental Maths:** pg.47 Wednesday

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 26/27 Q’s 1 -5

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Léigh sa Bhaile: lth 26:

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 26/27 Q’s 1 -5

Freagair na ceisteanna sa cóipleabhair

Freagair na ceisteanna sa cóipleabhair

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 25 Q’s 1 -5

Freagair na ceisteanna sa cóipleabhair

Freagair na ceisteanna sa cóipleabhair

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 23 Q’s 1 -5

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 22 Q’s 1 -5

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 21 Q’s 1 -5

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 20 Q’s 1 -5

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 17 Q’s 1 -5

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 16 Q’s 1 -5

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 15 Q’s 1 -5

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 14 Q’s 1 -5

Léigh: Amchlár Teilifíse lth 32

Dean: C agus D lth: 33

Litriú: Look, Cover, Write, Check

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 13 Q’s 1 -5

Léigh: Amchlár Teilifíse lth 32

Gramadach: Abairtí

Litriú: Look, Cover, Write, Check

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 10/11 Q’s 1 -5

**Homework: **Week 8

**Monday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home:** pg 29: + q’s orally/written

**English in Practice:** pg. 14 Day 25

**Spellings:** Look, Cover, Write, Check

**Maths:**

**Tables: **Revision: x11 tables write out in maths copy

**Mental Maths:** pg.16 Monday

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Sa Bhialann lth:28

**Dean:** A agus B lth: 29

**Litriú:** Look, Cover, Write, Check

**Tuesday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home: **pg 30: + q’s orally/written

**English in Practice:** pg.14 Day 26

**Talking Tuesday: **Science Fair: Talk with your parents about possible experiments to present at the Science Fair in November.

**Spellings:** Look, Cover, Write, Check

**Maths:**

**Tables: **Practice x11 tables orally

**Mental Maths:** pg.16 Tuesday

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Sa Bhialann lth 28

**Dean:** C agus D lth: 29

**Litriú:** Look, Cover, Write, Check

**Wednesday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home:** pg31: + q’s orally/written

**English in Practice:** pg. 15 Day 27

**Spellings:** Look, Cover, Write, Check

**Maths:**

**Tables: **Practice x11 tables orally

**Mental Maths:** pg.17 Wednesday

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 9 Q’s 1 -4

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Sa Bhialann lth:28

**Gramadach: Abairtí **

**Litriú:** Look, Cover, Write, Check

**Thursday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home:** pg 32 + q’s orally/written

**English in Practice:** pg.15 Day 28

**Spellings:** Look, Cover, Write, Check

**Maths:**

**Tables: **Practice x11 tables orally

**Mental Maths:** pg.18 Thursday

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Sa Bhialann lth:28

**Gramadach: Abairtí **

**Litriú:** Look, Cover, Write, Check

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 9 Q’s 1 -4

- The European Space Agency are looking for astronauts to take part in future missions to Mars. Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut? What qualities would you need to be an astronaut? What sacrifices would you have to make?

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 5 Q’s 1 -4

- Do we have a family crest? What does it mean?

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 5 Q’s 1 -4

What makes Cork so special?

Word Problem Wednesday: Mad 4 Maths: pg 8 Q’s 1 -4

As per the homework policy in the school the recommended time for 4th class homework is 40 mins. Please let me know via the homework journal if there are any issues with homework. Here are some tips to make homework a more pleasurable experience for all involved.

-For Irish comprehensions, encourage your child to be a detective and try to find the key words of the questions in the text. All the answers are there and encourage your child to have a go. Mistakes are proof that they are trying.

-Make sure the child is not hungry or very tired when starting on homework. Provide a snack and or rest before expecting the child to start homework.

-Have a specific time and place for homework. Stick to this routine consistently and explain it to the child. If necessary, use the clock to show how long the homework will take. The setting should be quiet. TV/ Playstation etc should be switched off. Ensure your child has all the necessary books and equipment before beginning.

- Try and remain calm and positive with your child.

- Praise and encourage your child throughout the homework session.

-For children with attention/reading difficulties, consider breaking homework into chunks with brief movement breaks.

-For writing exercises, if child is becoming frustrated write the beginning of the sentence and encourage him/her to finish, or write some words and encourage him/her to fill in the blanks.

-If your child is struggling to read a sentence, give them the word and move on.

-Keep me informed of difficulties that your child may be having with homework, particularly if the homework seems to take a long time or if the child often has difficulty in a particular subject area.

Here is the homework for this week:

**Homework: Week 3**

**Monday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home:** pg 5: The Wooden Horse of Troy + q’s orally/written

**English in Practice:** pg. 4 Day 1

**Spellings:** Look, Cover, Write, Check

**Maths:**

**Tables: **Revision: x8 tables write out in maths copy

**Maths:** pg.6 Monday

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Cara Pinn lth: 6

**Dean:** A agus B lth: 7

**Tuesday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home: **pg 6: Light Houses and Lightships+ q’s orally

**English in Practice::** pg.4 Day 2

**Talking Tuesday: **discuss these proverbs with your parents, try to see if you know any more

**Spellings:** Look, Cover, Write, Check

**Maths:**

**Tables: **Practice x8 tables orally

**Maths:** pg.6 Tuesday

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Cara Pinn lth: 7

**Dean:** C agus D lth: 7

**Wednesday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home:** pg 7: Ghost + q’s orally/written

**English in Practice:** pg. 3 Day 3

**Spellings:** Look, Cover, Write, Check

**Maths:**

**Tables: **Practice x8 tables orally

**Mental Maths:** pg.7 Wednesday

Word Problem Wednesday:

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Cara Pinn lth: 6

**Gramadach: **Sin é lth 8: 1-8

**Thursday:**

**English:**

**Read at Home:** pg 8: FineAir Airport Check-in + q’s orally/written

**English in Practcie:** pg.3 Day 3

**Spellings:** Look, Cover, Write, Check

**Maths:**

**Tables: **Practice x8 tables orally

**Mental Maths:** pg.7 Thursday

**Gaeilge:**

**Léigh:** Cara Pinn lth: 6

**Gramadach: **Sin é lth 10: 1-6

-For Irish comprehensions, encourage your child to be a detective and try to find the key words of the questions in the text. All the answers are there and encourage your child to have a go. Mistakes are proof that they are trying.

-Make sure the child is not hungry or very tired when starting on homework. Provide a snack and or rest before expecting the child to start homework.

-Have a specific time and place for homework. Stick to this routine consistently and explain it to the child. If necessary, use the clock to show how long the homework will take. The setting should be quiet. TV/ Playstation etc should be switched off. Ensure your child has all the necessary books and equipment before beginning.

- Try and remain calm and positive with your child.

- Praise and encourage your child throughout the homework session.

-For children with attention/reading difficulties, consider breaking homework into chunks with brief movement breaks.

-For writing exercises, if child is becoming frustrated write the beginning of the sentence and encourage him/her to finish, or write some words and encourage him/her to fill in the blanks.

-If your child is struggling to read a sentence, give them the word and move on.

-Keep me informed of difficulties that your child may be having with homework, particularly if the homework seems to take a long time or if the child often has difficulty in a particular subject area.

Here is the homework for this week:

- ‘a bird in the hand is worth 2 in the bush’
- ‘as gentle as a lamb’
- ‘look before you leap’
- ‘as sick as a dog’

Word Problem Wednesday:

Well here it goes; it is our first week of homework this week and we are easing you back into it! Here is the outline of the homework for this week. Irish answers are to be written in the homework copy. Dictation sentences in English and Irish will be starting next week. Just make sure you write in your journals how long it has taken you to do the work each night so I know if I need to adjust it. As always this is subject to change.

**Monday:**

**English:**

Read at Home: pg 1: Not So Lucky Luke

English in practice: pg. 2 Monday

**Maths:**

Tables: Revision: x2 tables

Mental Maths: pg.4 Monday

**Gaeilge:**

Léigh: Madra sa Chlós lth: 4

Dean: A agus B lth: 5

**Tuesday:**

**English:**

Read at Home: pg 2: Life in a Pouch

English in Practice: pg. 2 Tuesday

Talking Tuesday: prepare something short and simple in scrapbook to talk about on Friday

**Maths:**

Tables: Practice x2 tables

Mental Maths: pg.4 Tuesday

**Gaeilge:**

Léigh: Madra sa Chlós lth: 4

Dean: C agus D lth: 5

**Wednesday:**

**English:**

Read at Home: pg 3: Peppermint Creams

English in Practice: pg. 3 Wednesday

**Maths:**

**Tables: **Practice x2 tables

** Mental Maths:** pg.5 Wednesday

Word Problem Wednesday:

**Gaeilge:**

Léigh: Madra sa Chlós lth: 4

Gramadach: Sin é lth 2: 1-4

**Thursday:**

**English:**

Read at Home: pg 4: Coral Reefs

English in Practice: pg.3 Thursday

**Maths:**

Tables: Practice x2 tables

Mental Maths: pg.5 Thursday

**Gaeilge:**

Léigh: Madras a Chlós lth: 4

Gramadach: Sin é lth 2: 5-7

I hope you have a great week!

Read at Home: pg 1: Not So Lucky Luke

English in practice: pg. 2 Monday

Tables: Revision: x2 tables

Mental Maths: pg.4 Monday

Léigh: Madra sa Chlós lth: 4

Dean: A agus B lth: 5

Read at Home: pg 2: Life in a Pouch

English in Practice: pg. 2 Tuesday

Talking Tuesday: prepare something short and simple in scrapbook to talk about on Friday

Tables: Practice x2 tables

Mental Maths: pg.4 Tuesday

Léigh: Madra sa Chlós lth: 4

Dean: C agus D lth: 5

Read at Home: pg 3: Peppermint Creams

English in Practice: pg. 3 Wednesday

Word Problem Wednesday:

Léigh: Madra sa Chlós lth: 4

Gramadach: Sin é lth 2: 1-4

Read at Home: pg 4: Coral Reefs

English in Practice: pg.3 Thursday

Tables: Practice x2 tables

Mental Maths: pg.5 Thursday

Léigh: Madras a Chlós lth: 4

Gramadach: Sin é lth 2: 5-7

I hope you have a great week!

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