Emma’s 3rd Class

We’re very lucky to have Saoirse from Junior Achievement coming into us for a few weeks. Last week we learned about Residential, Business and Industrial Zones. This week we learned about what makes a city.

Emma’s 3rd Class

We’ve been working very hard on Multiplication for the last two weeks. We’ve used the Cuisinere Rods to help us figure out the concept and played lots of games. We worked hard on making up our own multiplication word problems; we had 7 cows with 4 legs each, 5 bags of apples with 10 apples […]

3rd Class Emma

We had a lovely trip to Newbridge Library where we had a Maths Detective workshop. We’ve been working very hard on fractions in maths learning about eighths, quarters and halves.  

Bronze Age in Emma’s 3rd

We’ve been learning lots about the Bronze Age this week. We’ve been studying artefacts including replicas from The National Museum of Ireland. Copper Ore Sheepskin Flint and Shaping Stone Flint Arrowhead

3rd Class Emma – Time and Stone Age

    Each table were asked a question about the Stone Age; where did they get their food, how did they clothe themselves, how did they make weapons, in what type of homes did they live and what did they do to keep themselves busy? Each group brainstormed their ideas on post-its and shared the […]

3rd Class Emma

We’ve been working on learning the counties of Ireland and the four provinces. We worked really well with our partners, we divided the tasks between us and communicated well with each other.

Working Hard in Emma’s 3rd

We worked really hard this week in Emma’s class on lots of tests. We were very lucky that we had Therese, Niamh and Michael in our class every day to help with our reading. We got some lovely new sets of books for group reading. Each page in the book has a different colour smiley […]

Cooperative work in Emma’s 3rd Class

We have all worked really hard this week to work well with each other. We have been concentrating on positive body language and positive verbal language. In PE, we had to work with our table mates to make it across the halla with just two mats and without touching the floor (which was really lava!) […]

3D Printing in Emma’s 3rd Class

We have had a very busy couple of weeks in 3rd Class! We have started to make projects on Poland and have been researching information from our books, atlases and fact sheets. We eventually had to throw our bread experiment out because it was so smelly! We tested a number of surfaces on slices of […]

Book Week in 3rd Class

We had so much fun this week during book week. We got some time to explore new worlds in exciting books! We were very grateful that Sophie’s mum Ashling came in to read to us. We were all very proud of our comic strips that we made and we even got a night off homework […]

Watercolour in Emma’s 3rd

We are all SO proud of our watercolour abstract art! We could create our picture in whatever way we wanted or whatever way the paint brush took us! Some took up the whole page, some had lots of white on the page, some used big splodges, small speckles, dark colours, bright colours and some created […]

Emma’s 3rd Class

Bhí am spraoi againn le haghaidh Coicís na Gaeilge! We had so much fun at the Céilí with the Gaelscoil and learning some new Irish songs for assembly. We had great fun with the Toraíocht Taisce and the Tráth na gCeisteanna digiteach! We’re practising our spoken Irish all the time and are getting confident with […]

Transport in Emma’s Class

We’ve started to learn about Transport in Emma’s Class. We worked really well in our groups to order a timeline of methods of transport from the past. The earliest started with the stone wheel in 3500BC! We had lots of different ideas about what order they went in but we listened, communicated and compromised with […]

Emma’s Class: Working Hard on our Times Tables

We’ve been working so hard this week on our Times Tables and you can tell! We played boardgames and worked on a game called Hit the Button online. We really enjoyed that. Some of us have even been playing it at home and there is a huge improvement in our abilities! You can even download […]

Science in Emma’s 3rd Class

This week we did science with Kathy, Gracie’s mum. We are very grateful that Kathy came in to share her expertise, parents are always welcome in our class. Before we started our experiment, we put on our safety glasses and gloves which Kathy brought in for us. She kindly let us keep them. We dipped […]