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 words, which are colour co-ordinated to assist with matching. Place velcro in each of the boxes on the sentence strips and on the rear of the individual words. [click to continue…]
This resource is aimed at pupils in first to third classes or SEN pupils on the road to learning to spell. These spelling strips are made up of words of five letters. There are twelve spellings in the set.
There are a number of ways to use the resource. There is a set of strips with the spelling outline and a set of strips with blank spaces.
Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut out the twelve spelling strips [click to continue…]
Space Week, Ireland’s newest national STEM week in parallel with World Space Week, takes place from October 3rd to 8th. It is a special week to focus on the wonders and realities of the Universe around us.
Participating in Space Week with your class means you will use the powers of creativity, critical thinking, science, technology, engineering and maths to help shape your understanding of life on Earth and our place in Space. [click to continue…]
“George Speaks”, a novel by Dick King Smith (author of “The Sheep Pig” and “The Hodgeheg”), is about a baby called George, sister to Laura and son to Mum and Dad. However, George is no ordinary small baby. He does all the usual baby things like sleep a lot, drink milk, wear nappies – however George, very early in life, discovers he can speak. He first divulges the secret to his sister Laura, and later to his parents.
The story of the novel, told in eight chapters, concerns the first year of George’s life [click to continue…]