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…

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.…

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…

Junior Achievement

In December, Anthony from Deloitte started coming to work with our class. We did many science experiments. For the first one we learned about bones and Anthony gave us a gigantic paper human skeleton and cutouts of names of bones and we had to match the cutouts.   On the second week we did paper…

Haka Gaelach

In room 10 we learned a dance called the Haka Gaelach.  First the whole class watched a video about a rugby team called the all blacks that do a dance called the Haka before they play their matches. Then our teacher said we were going to try to learn it in Irish. On the first…

Christmas Fun Run

Every year our school organises a Christmas fun run. All of the boys are allowed to wear red clothes and / or a Santa hat. The boys from room 27 set up an obstacle course for us all to have fun completing. Your class will continue working as if it is a normal day until…