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.  …

Lexia Core 5

In fifth class, Room 13 did a reading program on a website called Lexia Reading Core 5.Ms O’ Brien is the teacher who started it. She picks a few boys to go with her to get the laptops in Room 26. Lexia Core 5 could be on any mobile device. All you have to do…

Capacity Experiment

Last week we did a science project on capacity. We started off with a bowl of water then we got a bottle of water and put it upside down in the bowl. Then we twisted off the cap in the bowl. We put a straw in the bottle then you take a big breath and…

Shoebox Appeal

In room 13 we were helping other countries by helping team hope fill shoeboxes, with LOTS of things   like toys , food ,clothes , washing equipment [soap]  and other things like them. We also sent a picture of all the boys in our class. We’re not allowed to put liquids in the box or food…

My Lion Costume

As you know, Halloween is known for candy, horror movies and costumes. Well this year I made my own costume. The costume was a huge, heavy and quite frightening Lion Head from the movie “Hercules”! It’s about a man called Hercules, who is the son of Zeus and he is haunted by his tragic past.…

Papier Mâché

Before the Halloween break, Mr. Conaghan told us we were going to make papier mâché masks. He told us that day for homework to bring in newspapers in order to make them. Once everybody brought them in we got a start on them. Mr. Conaghan called four boys out at a time to do their…

Protractors

For Maths, Room 13 have been learning how to use a protractor. A protractor is shaped like a semi-circle and is used for measuring angles. Certain angles are used on the right or left hand side. If your angle is on the right hand side, you use your inside scale. If your angle is on…

The Power of Design

This year room 27 got a visit from a person who works as a designer for TV3 as part of our junior achievement programme. The junior achievement programme helps to learn skills that you could use in the world. Sinead came in and was talking about shapes and designs in a lesson called the power…