Activities in Room 12

I am in fifth class. It is brilliant. Our teacher is Mr. Grehan, he is really kind and does loads of fun things with my class. First we learned about the Normans. It was very exciting because most of our class didn’t know anything about it. We all learned loads and then we started to…

College Awareness Week

Our school is college aware. Recently our class did our own student ID cards as part of College Awareness Week. On our ID cards we had to draw our faces on the top right corner of the card and our teacher put the crests of Trinity College, UCD, DIT and DCU we looked at the…

How Smoking Effects Your Lungs.

How Smoking Effects Your Lungs In our class we did an experiment to show how bad smoking is for your lungs and this is our investigation QUESTION: Does smoking effect your lungs? MATERIALS: 2 cigarettes, some cotton wool, a bottle, a lighter METHOD: Step 1: Take off the cap and place the cotton in the…

The Dinosaur That Pooped a Planet

Last week our class Room 11 read a book called  ‘The Dinosaur that pooped a Planet.’ It was an action packed and funny book with lots of jokes and rhymes .The book is about a boy and his pet dinosaur who travel to space, but they forgot their packed lunch so the dinosaur got so…

Halloween Party

We had a big Halloween party in room 2. We had a spooky story time. We read the book Room on the Broom and some of our own spooky stories. Anne gave us some ice cream. We all dressed up in our costumes. We also made some tasty chocolate apples. Everybody had a lovely time.…

Room 7’s Science Experiment

We had great fun in Room 7 turning carnations different colours. We love doing science experiments. Directions: First we poured some water into our four containers until they were half full. We added 10-20 drops of food colouring to each container.  We used green, red and blue food colouring. We cut the stems of the…

Presentations

We are doing oral language presentations, on subjects we like. This is to help with reading (research),speaking out and expressing ourselves. We have had several of them, for example, we had one on duolingo a language app which I recommend, we had one on theories and even one on games. Here is a picture us…

Comprehension Cards

This is my class and I doing comprehension cards. My teacher and resource teachers want us to practice comprehension by ourselves. We are really confident we can do it all thanks to all the teachers. Now we understand stories and how to use comprehension strategies like predicting, connecting etc.

By Nathan E.

Lung Capacity

In room 5 we did a lung experiment to test our lung capacity. We did this to see if we got the average lung capacity to see if we are fit. We did it with plastic tubing [make sure it’s clean], a large plastic bottle, water and a basin. You put the water in the…

The Waiting Prince

This poem is inspired by the poem by Ann Bonner named, “Night Owl”.                 The Waiting Prince Night is near. Storm approaching. Waves banging the wooden deserted harbour.   Thunder heard in the distance. Ships with hangings sails fleeing.   Yet he stands under the arch Staring carefully. Waiting for his bride To arrive.  …