Senior Infants Emergency Closure Work 2: March 30th – April 3rd

Dear parents,

Please keep your PM readers safe. These readers were expensive and need to be returned when students are back to school.

Below is some work that you can complete with your child during the prolonged school closures. Reading and writing is important and should be done daily. Make sure you have a routine with work as well as fun!!

  • Maths: maths big book page 77-85 (one page per day). Talk through each page and make sure they form their numbers correctly.
  • There are lots of maths online games available free. Encourage your child to play maths games daily. There are apps available also!

 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/addition-and-subtraction

 

  • English: phonics small booklet-11-15 (one page a day). Practice letter formation and words.
  • Handwriting-Do a page a day of handwriting from their books. We are using cursive handwriting so encourage proper letter formation.
  • Practice writing full sentences in their copies. 3 sentences per day. You can dictate sentences or write about any of the following topics or choose your own!

-my favourite toy     -My favourite book

-adventures of the magic scarecrow

-My favourite animal         -the scary monster.

  • Read daily–books from home. Read books to your child also.
  • Free e-books online-read daily!

https://connect.collins.co.uk/school/teacherlogin.aspx

username: parents@harpercollins.net

Password: Parents20!

  • Sign up to go noodle-it is free! Get your child to pick their favourite dance/activity and show you! Better still, practice with them!
  • Play card games/board games

If you have any questions or want to send on pictures of work etc my email is lredmond@tarahillns.ie

Please also see below suggestions from the SET – Special Education Team.

If you have any questions you can contact us on our school emails – pgrey@tarahillns.ie, rmcgirr@tarahillns.ie, hfurlong@tarahillns.ie

Suggested SET work for Senior Infants.

  • Sight Words/Flashcards-recognition of these words, Play games like Slap/Swat the word, Memory games, BINGO etc. These can be sourced in www.sightwords.com. Ask your child to compose a sentence using a word, write the sentence in a copy, get your child to read over sentence, use as a revision tool.
  • Handwriting Practise- cursive sheets on twinkl website.
  • Phonics- Fuzzbuzz Letters Book. Sheets with CVC words to write and draw a picture  g rat, mat etc. Use the Sight and Sound Book B to practise blending. “Hairy Phonics” is a free app which is good as is The Jolly Phonics App. Twinkl website is excellent for generating phonic sheets.
  • Reading- read to your child as often as possible and hear your child read to you too- share the reading. Encourage expression and fluency and changing voice to express recognition of punctuation e.g pause for a comma, stop for a fullstop, surprise for an exclamation mark and a questioning tone for a question mark and change voice when there are speech marks. There are lots of books on line to read.

 

 

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Senior Infants Emergency Closure Work 1:

Dear parents,
Below is some work that you can complete with your child. Reading and writing is important and should be done daily.

  • Maths: maths small book page 11-21 (one page per day). Talk through each page and make sure they form their numbers correctly.
  • English: phonics booklet-2-10 (one page a day). Practice letter formation and words.
  • Read daily–books from home.
  • Write daily 2 sentences about your day.

e.g. Today is Monday. I played with my mam. Staple them all together to create a book. Design a front cover.

  • Play card games/board games
  • Practice letter formation of letters that we have learned so far
  • Practice ‘Look, Say, Trace, Cover, Write, Check’ using Tricky Words we have learned so far.
  • Write sentences using these Tricky Words.
  • Practice number formation of numbers 1-10.
  • Make a number line and practise maths games on it.
  • Write a story and illustrate it. Suggested topics : The Funny Snowman, The Sad Angel, The Hungry Reindeer.
  • Bake then write and illustrate a recipe.
  • Twinkl is a great site for lots of really good resources and they are offering free access for 1 month due to school closures which is brilliant.

 

  • Special education team work links below also

Below are a list of websites which you may find useful

Special Education Team – Emergency Work

Below are some really useful websites to have a look at:

 

English:

www.readingbear.org – phonics

www.storyberries.com

www.sightwords.com – good for sightwords

www.oxfordowl.co.uk – ebook library and other bits

www.primaryresources.co.uk

 

 

Maths:

www.primaryresources.co.uk

www.aaamath.com

www.nrich.maths.org