Gaeilge Resources

by admin on 20/04/2016

acmhainniWe are working on our Gaelbhratach in school this year and recently had some Gaeilge CPD in support of our work. It’s always difficult to come across resources to help with the teaching of Gaeilge in the classroom. The following are some sites that come recommended to source some books and resources online, [click to continue…]

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Story Word List 01

by admin on 18/04/2016

story_word_listThis resource is aimed at pupils starting off on the road to writing. It consists of a really basic vocabulary to get them writing some basic sentences about any topic. It contains a general list of 44 words that they might need to write a basic story. It also includes [click to continue…]

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Census 2016 Resources

by admin on 14/04/2016

census-2016-logoThe 2016 Census will take place on Sunday April 24th next, when every household in the country will complete their Census form. The census is a count of the population of the country. It also asks questions relating to every person in the country on Census night to collect information on a variety of important topics including age, education, language spoken, employment, health etc. [click to continue…]

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Under / Over Sorting 02

by admin on 13/04/2016

under_over_02This resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or pupils with speech and language difficulties. It focuses on the concept of the difference between under and over. This resource also aims to encourage the development of oral language skills.

All three pages should firstly be laminated. The small images on page 3 should be cut out. Velcro should be attached to the shapes on pages 2 and at the back of all cut out images [click to continue…]

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Number Puzzle 12

by admin on 12/04/2016

number_puzzle_12This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils who are working on numbers. It is based on the consolidation of numbers in the range 25-34. The resource features images of children sleeping.

Laminate all of the pages in the resource and cut each one up into ten separate strips. Laminate another piece of A4 card. Adhere a long strip of velcro to the laminated card at the top and the bottom. Adhere a square of velcro to the top and bottom [click to continue…]

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Book Review: Storm Weaver

April 12, 2016

Storm Weaver is about four friends who go on a journey between realms. They set out on a quest to kill the evil Queen Maeve – she wants to be the Queen of the Gods. They want to stop her because she will only use her powers for evil. One of the four friends finds […]

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Under / Over Sorting 01

April 12, 2016

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or pupils with speech and language difficulties. It focuses on the concept of the difference between under and over. This resource also aims to encourage the development of oral language skills. All three pages should firstly be laminated. The small images on page 3 should be cut out.

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Digital Art Week 2016

April 8, 2016

April 24th – 29th sees the arrival of our 6th annual Digital Art Week. This gives primary school children around Ireland the opportunity to share their digital art with other children around the country and complete some fun visual arts activities.

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Sentence Strips 11

April 4, 2016

This resource is aimed at pupils in first to third classes or SEN pupils. Its purpose is to assist with the understanding of both sentence structure and reading for meaning. These sentences are made up of six words. Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut out the five sentence strips and the corresponding […]

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Lawnmower Number Strips 02

April 4, 2016

This resource is aimed at pupils in infant classes or SEN pupils. Its purpose is to assess the ability of the pupil to correctly count objects, in this case, lawnmowers. The focus is on counting of numbers in the range 1-10. Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut out the ten number strips, […]

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Cloze Sentences 01

April 3, 2016

This literacy resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils. It is made up of cloze sentences with one word missing at the end. The missing words are all magic-e words. The pack contains a base board, the missing words and twelve sentences. The pupil has to decide which of the twelve words best […]

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Peg The Opposites

April 2, 2016

This peg literacy resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils. It is made up of cloze sentences with one word missing. The focus of the sentences is learning antonyms (words of opposites meaning). The pack contains 20 cards – on the left hand side of each card is a sentence with […]

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Sentence Strips 10

April 1, 2016

This resource is aimed at pupils in first to third classes or SEN pupils. Its purpose is to assist with the understanding of both sentence structure and reading for meaning. These sentences focus on questions. Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut out the five sentence strips and the corresponding words, which are […]

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Peg Cloze 04

April 1, 2016

This peg literacy resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils. It is made up of cloze sentences with one word missing. The pack contains 20 cards – on the left hand side of each card is a sentence with a word missing. The pupil has to use a clothes peg to […]

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Peg Cloze 03

April 1, 2016

This peg literacy resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils. It is made up of cloze sentences with one word missing. The pack contains 20 cards – on the left hand side of each card is a sentence with a word missing. The pupil has to use a clothes peg to […]

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