Projects on Italy

On the 14 of January, Room 10 did projects about Italy. What we needed was: scrapbooks, white paper, colours, pencils and glue.  We started off with our Table of Contents which had our page numbers and titles but we didn’t write on it until the end. We had 3 weeks to finish our projects and…

Kickboxing

Kick boxing in our school is for the 5th classes. In kick boxing we learn how to protect ourselves. We have learned four types of punch. They are called the jab, across, uppercut and hook. We also learned many different types of kicks including forward kick, side kick, the roundhouse kick and the jump kick.…

Tag Rugby

We are learning tag rugby in Drimnagh castle. The man that teaches us is called Gareth. Gareth will be teaching us for 6 weeks. Tag rugby is rugby with a belt and you have two tags on the belt you are wearing. If you get a tag pulled off you keep the ball but if…

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS REPORT

We started learning about Christopher Columbus in January 2018 .We found out that he had his biggest voyage in 1492 with 3 ships the Niña, the Pinta, and the Santa María. Christopher sailed the Santa María. He bought the 3 ships from the King and Queen of Spain because the Portuguese King and Queen refused.…

HURLING IS BACK!!!

Its back! The senior and junior hurling will be training four days a week. Senior Training is on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and the juniors train every Thursday. Anyone who wants to join should ask the coaches Mr.ONeill,  Mr.OConnor and Mr.Devlin for a trial. The matches will be played in March and we will hope…

Report Writing

In room 15 we learned about reading and writing reports. We found out that the purpose of report writing is to document, organise and store information. We got an opportunity to write our own reports on a topic that interested us. We had great fun looking up the internet to help us find out some…

Erasmus Maths Challenge

This week we were given a maths challenge from Wales to my school Drimnagh Castle. The maths challenge was about a match of any sport and at the half time we had to find out the possibilities of how the home and away team scored their points. For example, let’s say a Gaelic football match…

Poetry from Room 15

In Rm 15, we wrote poems, using a method called the poetry machine. Here is the following strategy we used 1     Writing a noun   2      Then a fact about the noun. 3      Write three adjectives to describe the noun. 4      A simile to describe the noun. 5      Another simile. 6      Write how you feel…

Power Hour Story

In second class we are doing Power Hour. Power hour is an hour everyday where we work really hard on reading. It is really good fun and we really enjoy doing it. In power hour the first rotation is iPads. On the iPads we do comprehension. Our 2nd rotation is comprehension cards and Ms O…

The Eliminator

The Eliminator is a hurling competition that third and fourth class can do. It takes place over four weeks. You have a minute to do the skill and have to do the skill move that has been chosen as many times as you can. You have two tries on the one skill but in the…