Cupcake Number Strips

by admin on 13/02/2016

cupcake_number_stripsThis resource is aimed at pupils in infants/first classes or SEN pupils. Its purpose is to assess the ability of the pupil to correctly count objects, in this case, cupcakes. The focus is on numbers 6-15 so that the pupil has experience of bridging a ten when counting.

Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut out the ten number strips, the two blank answer strips and the yellow answer boxes. Place velcro in each of the answers boxes on the right of each number strip [click to continue…]

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Pizza Vocabulary Matching

by admin on 13/02/2016

pizza_vocabularyThis resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or SEN pupils with speech and language difficulties. It assumes an ability to read. The pizza vocabulary would also need to be taught in advance. Its aim is to assess whether pupils can match the pizza-related words with the appropriate images.

Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut up the images into 12 separate cards. Cut up the pizza vocabulary on page 3. [click to continue…]

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Station Signs

by admin on 13/02/2016

station_signsLots of schools have recently been adopting Station Teaching as a methodology for the teaching of either literacy or numeracy. An example of types of stations for literacy stations in a classroom would be: spelling station; phonics station; creative writing station; grammar station; word puzzles station; reading station. [click to continue…]

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Dolch Loop Cards 07

by admin on 12/02/2016

dolch_loop_cards_07Dolch words are a list of 220 “service words” developed in the 1940s by William Dolch. They consist of a series of sets of words which are considered to be vocabulary which occurs most frequently in children’s reading material. Although some of the words in the lists can be sounded out phonetically, they really should be memorised as “sight words”.

These Loop Cards (sometimes called “Follow Me Cards) are based on Dolch Word List 7. They follow the format “I have …. / Who has ….” and they are aimed at helping pupils to memorise the Dolch list they are learning in a fun [click to continue…]

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Rugby Vocabulary

by admin on 12/02/2016

rugby_vocabIt’s Six Nations season again and this resource consists of sixteen pages of flashcards with rugby vocabulary. There are three flashcards per page in an oval shape and in the green of Ireland! The pack also contains a display header.

The vocabulary could be used to teach the rudiments of the game or it could be used to write a match report on a rugby game. [click to continue…]

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Toilet Signs

February 10, 2016

These signs are to be used as visual prompts as to when the class toilet is being used and when it is free. There are two signs here which are designed to be placed back to back and laminated. Pupils are encouraged to turn the sign to the “Toilet Busy” side when entering the toilet […]

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Number Strips 01

February 8, 2016

This resource is aimed at pupils in second/third/fourth classes or SEN pupils. Its purpose is to assist with the understanding of HTU by ordering them on a number strip. Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut out the five number strips and the corresponding numbers, which are colour co-ordinated to assist with matching. Place velcro […]

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Sorting Electricity

February 7, 2016

This resource is aimed at pupils in junior classes or pupils with speech and language difficulties. Categorisation is an important skill for younger/SEN pupils to develop. This resource aims to develop categorisation skills as well as to encourage and develop oral language and discussion on the differences between things that need and don’t need electricity. […]

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Peg Which Is The Smallest 06

February 7, 2016

This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils. It is based on reinforcing the concept of hundreds, tens and units. The pack contains 20 cards: on the right hand side of each card are four numbers – the hundreds and tens are the same, only the units are different. This may make it […]

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Peg Which Is The Largest 06

February 7, 2016

This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils. It is based on reinforcing the concept of hundreds, tens and units. The pack contains 20 cards: on the right hand side of each card are four numbers – the hundreds and tens are the same, only the units are different. This may make it […]

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Éirí Amach na Cásca 1916

February 6, 2016

Seo cur i láthair Powerpoint faoi imeachtaí a thárla i rith Seachtain na Cásca 1916. Tá eolas ann faoi imeachtai roimh 1916; an Chéad Chogadh Domhanda; eagraíochtaí a bhí páirteach; ceannairí a bhí páirteach; na daoine a cuireadh chun báis; tionchar agus éifeacht an Éirí amach agus go leor eile.

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100 Square Puzzle 03

February 4, 2016

This resource is designed to give pupils practice in knowing their way around a 100 square. For pupils working on HTU, this hundred square represents numbers from 201 to 300. There are five puzzles in this pack. In each 100 Square, 15 numbers have been removed and replaced with smiley faces. The following sheet contains […]

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Peg Which Is The Smallest 05

February 4, 2016

This resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils. It is based on reinforcing the concept of hundreds, tens and units. The pack contains 20 cards: on the right hand side of each card are four numbers – the hundreds and units are the same, only the tens are different. This may […]

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Election Phrases Word Mat

February 4, 2016

This word mat contains thirty-two common phrases that are likely to be heard in the media and social media during the course of an election, perhaps especially during a general election. This word mat encourages pupils to find out the meaning behind each of the phrases. (.pdf file 144 KB)

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Political Parties

February 3, 2016

With the country in election mode and talk of the election all around, it gives teachers the perfect opportunity to teach about politics and the election process through the “Developing Citizenship” Strand of the SPHE curriculum. This resource consists of the names of the main political parties fighting the 2016 General Election.

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