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Second Class 2 (Ms. Lowe)

Fáilte go Rang a Dó (2)

 

Welcome everyone to our class page. Please check in regularly to see what we get up to throughout the year! 🙂 

Our PE days are: Wednesday and Friday. Please ensure tracksuits and runners are worn on these days.

 


April

Science Week🧪

 

 

March

Congratulations to our Assembly Award Winners for the month of March.


Seachtain na Gaeilge ☘️ 🇮🇪

Bhaineamar an- taitneamh as Seachtain na Gaeilge.


Léitheoireacht Beirte


Lá Glas ~ Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh!

 

World Book Da2022 📚

To celebrate World Book Day we dressed up as our favourite book characters. We had lots of fun sharing our favourite book with our classmates. Check out our costumes! Can you guess which book character we are? 📚📚

We also took part in the ‘Masked Reader challenge’ and enjoyed trying to identify our teachers voices. 

 

February

Maths

We enjoy participating in some mental Maths activities such as Noggle, Daily 10 and Problem of the Day.

 

Art

We learned all about the life and work of Wassily Kandinsky. Kandinsky explored the effect of placing different colours side by side. We created a large snail using concentric circles with contrasting colours.

 

Lá Fhéile Vailintín💕

We discussed the story of St. Valentine and created some lovely artwork to share with our families. To top off our day, we were given a homework pass and got to spend more time with family and friends.


Congratulations to our Assembly Award winners for the month of February.

 

 

January- 2022

Second class (2) engaged in lots of activities for Wellbeing Week. We enjoyed some meditation sessions and the class discussed their uniqueness. We constructed a paper chain each link representing our individual strengths.

 

Meditation and Mindfulness

 

I can/ you can

 


Compliment Cup

The children discussed kindness and enjoyed participating in the ‘Compliment Cup’ activity. Each child was given the opportunity to compliment and say something positive about another classmate. 🌸 

 

To conclude ‘Wellbeing Week’ we participated in some board games. The children enjoyed relaxing together with a little competitive fun!

 

Literacy
We played a game called ‘Roll and Read’. This helped us to revise our ‘y’ and ‘igh’ sound.

 

Well done to our January Assembly Award winners!

 

December

Congratulations to our Assembly Award winners for the month of December.


 

Festive Fun in Rang a Dó (2)

 

We had a very special visitor…..🎅🏻🎅🏻🎅🏻

 

‘Dash to find Dancer’

 

 

 

SESE 

In SESE we learned all about the Brazilian soccer player Pelé. Lucas was very happy to share many interesting facts about Brazil with the class. His friends were very excited to see Pelé’s autobiography signed by the man himself. ⚽️ ⚽️  🇧🇷

 

November

Gaeilge Power Hour

We began Gaeilge Power Hour in Rang a Dó (2). We are joined each afternoon by Ms. Mc Glynn and Ms. Mulderrig. We are are working on phonics, Irish reading and verbs. We work at three different stations. Déantar briathar amháin gach seachtain agus cuireann na páistí an briathar sin san Aimsir Chaite. Chruthaíonn said abairtí ag úsáid an briathar. Bíonn na páistí ag léamh agus ag déanamh fonaicí le Múinteoir Mc Glynn agus Múinteoir Mulderrig. Maith sibh a pháistí! Sár-obair!☘️☘️ 

 

It’s TOY SHOW time again!! The class enjoyed designing a Christmas jumper for Ryan.🎄🎅🏻

 

Assembly Awards
Congratulations to our Assembly Award winners for the month of November. Maith sibh!

 

October

Happy Halloween from Rang a Dó (2)🎃

 

Congratulations to our three Assembly Award winners for the month of October. Keep up the great work!

 

Pyjama/Jersey Day 

We had a pyjama/jersey day. Everyone wore their pj’s or favourite jersey to school and we collected lots of money for a chosen charity. 

 


MATHS WEEK

The class really enjoyed Maths Week. We participated in various maths games, challenges and a Maths scavenger hunt. Lots of fun and learning had by all!

 

We designed some ‘spooktacular’ Halloween masks. 🎃

 

Art

For Art this term our theme is Portraits. We drew half of our faces using charcoal. They are proudly displayed outside our classroom door. 

We also explored the life and work of an artist called Edward Munch and created our own interpretation of ‘The Scream’. Take a look at some samples of our work. 🖌🖍

 

Science

In Science we have learned all about trees in particular the Coast Red Wood tree. We also studied different parts of plants. We planted some cress seeds and had lots of fun watching them grow. The class discovered that plants need soil, water and lots of sunshine. Here you can see our results! 🌳🍃

 

 

PE-Outdoor and Adventure

We worked together using a map,  instructions, hoops, cones, quoits and beanbags to create ‘Funny Faces.’ 

 

September

Rang a Dó (2) had a very busy September! We are settling back into school life very well.

 

English-Recount Writing

This term we are doing Recount Writing. We looked at page layout, discussed how we write a good recount and recapped on capital letters, full stops and finger spacing. The children were delighted to see some of their work displayed on the ‘Wow Wall’. 

 

 

Art – Monochromatic Portraits

For Art, Ms Moriarty set the class a challenge to create Monochromatic Portraits which will be displayed in the lobby during Friendship Week. Here we are busy at work!

 

PE- Outdoor and Adventure

We enjoyed participating in a scavenger hunt.

 

Digital Learning- Ipads

The children enjoyed using the ipads. We recapped on skills previously learned in First Class- Recognising the icon for the device having Wifi, recognising that the iPad battery is low, opening safari and typing in words to carry out a search. We finished off with some fun Maths activities.

The class also had such fun using the iPads for a Kahoot Quiz where we revised some of the topics we have covered. We got very competitive!! Grúpa Gorm came out on top on this occasion!

 




 

Congratulations to our Assembly Award Winners for the month of September. 😀 Maith sibh!