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…

Genius Hour

Genius hour started in Google when they gave their employees 20% of their time to work on their own idea. This made a big company 3M which you might know from projectors. Our class [Room 5] are doing Genius hour every Friday. Genius hour give us one hour every Friday to do a small project…

Autumn Leaves Wax Resistant Art

This week in art we learned about wax resistance. We all drew autumn leaves with crayons and then we had a mini experiment to see if we could still see the crayon when we put a paint wash over it. The crayon resisted the paint and we could see it perfectly on the page! Miss…

Halloween Fun Day in Room 8

We were really lucky this year and Miss Peacock let us have a Halloween fun day! We had lots of fun and check out some of the things we did. In the morning, we did an experiment called The Puking Pumpkin. It was really cool. We carved out a pumpkin, and then we got our…