Fireman Sinéad

Sinead has decided what she will be when she’s big — a fireman. There are no women fireman everyone tells her, but Sinead doesn’t listen. She practises and practises. And one day a real fire happens. And Sinead discovers that maybe she can be a fireman after all!

This book by Anna Donovan is aimed at younger pupils. There is a document for the teacher containing suggestions on how to use the book as a cross-curricular resource in the First Class classroom. There are also worksheets for the pupils to complete.

Teacher’s Guide  Ideas for using the book in the classroom (.pdf file 60KB)

Activity Sheet 1 –  Comprehension questions based on pages 6 – 9 (.pdf file 36KB)

Activity Sheet 2 –  Complete the worksheet to find what the kids want to be when they grow up (.pdf file 75KB)

Activity Sheet 3 –  Comprehension questions based on pages 10 – 14 (.pdf file 36KB)

Activity Sheet 4 –  Comprehension questions based on pages 15 – 21 (.pdf file 37KB)

Activity Sheet 5 –  Comprehension questions based on pages 22 – 27 (.pdf file 54KB)

Activity Sheet 6 –  Comprehension questions based on pages 28 – 35 (.pdf file 36KB)

Activity Sheet 7 –  Comprehension questions based on pages 35 – 41 (.pdf file 41KB)

Activity Sheet 8 –  Comprehension questions based on pages 42 – 49 (.pdf file 44KB)

Activity Sheet 9 –  Comprehension questions based on pages 50 – 59 (.pdf file 38KB)

Activity Sheet 10 –  Illustrate four main events in the story (.pdf file 29KB)

These resources have been made available to Seomra Ranga with the kind permission of the O’ Brien Press. (www.obrien.ie/) O’ Brien Press retains the copyright of the resources.