WEEK FOUR First Class Fun Week. 24.06.20 – 30.06.20

Week Three: Active School Week at Home. 15th – 19th June

A message from Ms. Harpur for 1st Class Active School Week at Home

A message from Mr. Gleeson for Ist Class Active School Week at Home

Week TWO: Wellbeing Week. 8th – 12th June

A message from Mr. Gleeson for 1st Class

A message from Ms. Harpur for 1st Class

week one: STEM ACTIVITIES. 3rd -5th June

A message for First Class from Ms. Harper

A message for First Class from Mr. Gleeson



Classwork for Week starting 1st Class Work 18-29 May 2020



Class Level: First Class

Teachers: Mr. A. Gleeson & Ms. E. Harpur

Mr. Gleeson  AlanGleeson@johnstowngns.ie
Ms. Harpur    EmmaHarpur@johnstowngns.ie

Special Educational Needs Teacher: SharonWalker@johnstowngns.ie
Special Educational Needs Coordinator: LisaCorbett@johnstowngns.ie


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Mental Maths


  • Textbook: New Wave Mental MathsMs. E. Harpur: Week 25 & Week 26 (10 questions per day).Mr. A. Gleeson: Week 26 & Week 27 (10 questions per day).
  • TablesTextbook: Tables BookAddition Tables: Revision of +1 up to +10New: +11 and +12




  • Textbook: Grammar 1 – Pupil BookMs. E. Harpur: Spelling 25 (ou) pg.50&51 & Spelling 26 (ow) pg.52&53Mr. A. Gleeson: Spelling 26 (ow) pg.52&53 & Spelling 27 (oi) pg.54&55.


Project Work


  • Research & Create project(s) on topic(s) of interest; countries, animals, pastimes, historical topics of interest (only suggestions – all other ideas welcome!)Be creative in the project presentation options available to the pupils.


Any other suggestions



  • D.E.A.R. Time (Daily) – Drop Everything And Read – Reading for Pleasure.Written Options: Free Writing (narrative), Procedural Writing (recipes, instructional writing),Recount Writing (Daily Diary Entries), Report Writing (Factual Writing based on a topic of interest), Book Reviews.Themes: Spring/Lent/Easter/An Chaisc/An t-EarrachWordsearches (based on the above mentioned themes), crosswords, dot-to-dot activities, sudoko, mazes.


Homemade Science Experiments


  • Engage with STEM challengesCreative tasks & activities; art & craft activities, baking, cooking, gardening.Daily physical activities.

Recommended Websites




youtube – cbeebies bedtime stories
youtube – just dance
youtube – cosmickidsyoga
youtube – Dr Bionics

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