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…

Johnny Cooper Report

Johnny Cooper is a man who plays Gaelic for Dublin. He is an amazing Gaelic footballer. He does not just play for Dublin he also plays for his club Na Fianna.  The position he plays is in the back line. The number on his shirt is number two. He has one brother who also plays…

Reindeer Art

In room 3 we love art, but we especially love Christmas art. We have painted reindeer portraits, made stained glass windows and even fashioned our own antlers and sparkly noses for ourselves. Don’t we look cute? We’re the room three Rocking Reindeer, and we’re looking forward to the holiday festivities!

Christmas Rice Krispie cakes

On Thursday we made Christmas Rice Krispie cakes. Our teacher got the ingredients which were, cooking chocolate, Rice Krispies and snow flake toppings. Ms Murphy got a microwave and melted the chocolate. We checked on it after 2 minutes. We put the Rice Krispies into a bowl and poured the chocolate over it and stirred…