In 2016 the students of Griffith College designed costumes to reflect biographical details of women who played an integral part in the 1916 Rising. We studied seven of these and matched the costumes to the participants- Elizabeth O’Farrell, Countess Markiewitz, Rosie Hackett, Margaret Skinnider, Nora Connolly O’Brien, Jenny Wyse Power, Mary Spring Rice.
Our New Pod Titles
We voted for the following animals and will receive ‘Adoption Packs’ from Dublin Zoo shortly.
Celebrating International Women’s Day, March 8 th 2021
Have fun spotting these birds during their very busy nesting season.
Bud Watch: Sycamore
Thanks to Paddy Madden and ESC Kildare.
Have a look at our space themed worksheets! Produced for the ‘Fly me to the Moon’ project at https://ark.ie/
Weekly learning plan 8th March- 12th March
Read at Home 8th-12th March
Daily Well-being Prompts.
You have completed absolutely super work in all areas of the curriculum! Thank you and well done. Here are some samples.
Have a look at this Positivity Challenge on SeeSaw.
Some of the work which you will find on SeeSaw today.
5th Class are looking forward to sharing our experience of learning at home with a Primary School in Ypsonas, Cyprus, through the eTwinning programme. The title of our project is Ar Scáth a Chéile a Mharimid, Η ισχύς εν τη ενώσει, We are Strong when we are United.
Waiting for the Light. Our Winter Projects inspired by Jole Bartoli
We have been observing the Winter Palette each day. Here are our responses using paint and colour!
WOW Wall. Please admire our wonderful Art Work
Our Class Motto
Initialed Rice Cakes
We use the seven elements of art when we are creating: Line, Colour, Shape, Form, Value, Texture, Space.
Weaving Well Being. Congratulations to all the girls who identified their 5 best character strengths along with 3 which they can work on!
We are studying the music of Frederic Chopin and wrote a report on his life. Enjoy our beautiful ‘Piano’ illustrations.
Drawing from Observation in the Garden
We use this acronym to remind ourselves of the high expectations we have for relating to each other.
We learned about the German tradition of Schuletüte where German children are given a cone shaped holder which contains sweets and school requirements for their first day at school.
STEAM activity. Making a Cone.
On Friday, to honour the German tradition, each cone received a chocolate coin.
Creating our names using Playdoh
Cursive Writing Checklist
We used this taxonomy of the Growth Mindset to practise our letters.