Third Class trip to the Museum

We got the bus into town on the 17th of January 2019. Our class were going to the National Museum of Ireland to visit the Ancient Egypt exhibit. When we were waiting for our tour guide our teachers let us eat our lunch for 10 minutes. After a while we went inside and we were…

Book Review: The Ice Monster

This story is about a girl named Elsie who finds a mammoth Elsie brought a mammoth back to life by touching it’s heart. She used a pickaxe to break him out of the ice. Once the mammoth came out it was angry because they didn’t get him out in time.  A professor told Elsie to…

Cookie Monsters

Today in Room 8 we made chocolate chip cookies and we loved them. We had to use lots of ingredients. A couple of days ago miss said we had to behave well to make the cookies. These are the ingredients we had to use, brown sugar, unsalted butter, eggs, salt, self raising flour and chocolate.…

The Solar System

In room 5 we are learning about our solar system. First we got some black card. Then we drew the lines of orbit. Next, we drew the planets on the lines. After that, Mr O’ Connor gave us some white chalk to go over the orbit lines and draw some stars. Next Sir gave us…

Room 4 School Tour

Yesterday we went on our school tour on the 6th June 2018. We went to UCD (University College Dublin). We had lots of fun. The person that brought us around was called Lisa. The first place we went into was the football pitch. We didn’t play football though. We played with a sliotar and something was…

Peer Reading

In late May Some of the sixth classes split in two and went to read with the younger classes. Half of their class stayed in their room, while the other came to ours. They brought a book and we helped them read it. We helped by giving assistance if they can’t read a word, taking…

Homemade Toothpaste

Last week in class, we did a science lesson about making homemade toothpaste. We used lots of ingredients. We used 3 teaspoons of bread soda, ½ a teaspoon of salt, 2 teaspoons of glycerin,  1 teaspoon of peppermint and 2 teaspoons of water. The equipment we used was a plastic teaspoon and a plastic cup.…

Sound – Paper Telephones

In Room 4 we did an experiment with paper telephones. We used paper cups and string. So first we put a hole in the bottom of the paper cup and then we put a hole in the other cup. Then we put the string through the cup and then tied a knot at the end…

Art – Elephants Room 4

We made elephants head out of clay.   We got the clay and started to put them into a ball. Then we made two ears by moulding them into two ears.   Then we started to make the trunk and tusks. We had to make sure that everything was nice and strong so that everything…