We were getting to know each other. We talked about our likes and interests.
What can you learn about us from our Art?
We enjoyed looking at and responding to the works of Picasso. We used pastels to draw portraits inspired by Picasso. Can you recognise us?
In History we were working on some Irish Myths and Legends. We chose to be a character from the story and wrote a diary entry for that character.
We have been learning many facts about Mount Everest.
We pretended to be mountaineers.
We wrote diary entries detailing our climb to Mount Everest's summit.
We interviewed a climber who told us all about his adventures climbing Mount Everest. He brought in a map, photos and some of the equipment he needed for his climb. He also remembered to pack a supply of sweets to share with his captive audience!
We are really enjoying working through our Weaving Well-Being programme. Well-being means feeling good and strong in our minds and bodies, feeling proud because we are doing our best. It means that we can cope with the little problems and disappointments in life.
We talked about resilience.
We thought about resilient people who inspire us.
We have been working on a Jigsaw of Perspective. We put our worry in the centre of the jigsaw and all the good things in our life around it. This helps us to see the big picture of our life, not just the problem piece!
Here is our class jigsaw.
We made individual jigsaws of perspective too.
A huge thank you to Ms. Darcy for all her hard work over the past three weeks. We have enjoyed your time in Room 11 so very much. We loved learning about Ancient Greece, Persuasive Writing, Bia, Data, Music, Basketball , Printing and so much more!
We are enjoying reading our Accelerated Readers so much. We also read books from the class library and books from home. One of our favourite times of the week is when we go to read in our beautiful School Library.
We enjoyed dressing up for Halloween!
We also helped the Senior Infants and went on a Witchy Walk around the grounds of the school!
Our Witchy Walk!
We learned about Day of the Dead.
It is a joyful time as people in Mexico celebrate the lives of those they have loved who have died.
Look at our fabulous art.
Our Christmas card designs arrived back from the printers! Our orders are in! Well done to all our artists!
Lots of girls in our class created shoeboxes to send to children in need all over the world. The shoeboxes are filled with lots of wonderful things.
Some girls brought their shoeboxes straight to the Parish Office.
The Bookfair visited our school. There were beautiful books on sale.
We loved browsing and buying!
We have been learning about All Saints Day and All Souls Day.
In November we remember those we have loved who have passed away.
"Those we love don't go away
They walk beside us everyday
Unseen, unheard but always near,
Still loved, still missed and very dear"
Look at our Garden of Remembrance.
We have been learning the poem
"The Moon"by Robert Louis Stevenson.
We used pastels to respond to the poem.
We looked at "Blue Nude "by Henri Matisse. He used his scissors as a drawing tool.
We created our own blue nudes..can you guess what they are doing?
We have been learning about the Breathing Process. We worked in groups to produce a 3d model. They explain how our lungs work. We presented them to the class.
We learned about how animals breathe too. Ask us how the following animals breathe.....
Fish, frog, earthworm, whale, insect, spider ..
We have been learning a lot about the importance of Road Safety.
In Geography , we worked as geographers and completed Traffic Surveys.
Our Key of Character Strength reminds us that we have lots of Character Strengths inside us which we can unlock and use whenever we need to.
There are 24 character strengths. We had to choose our top 5 character strengths.
Here are just some of our Character Strength posters.....
A huge thank you to Mick Waters from Microsoft for coming to visit us in our classroom. He hosted a truly inspirational Hour of Code. We really enjoyed this session and cannot to try some more coding on code.org/mc
We designed our own Road Safety Posters.
We had a talk about Road Safety with Ciara and Celine from the RSA. We have learned so much from their visit. They set up a village where we were able to practise all that we had learned. We passed the test and got a Road Safety Licence!
The countdown to Christmas is well and truly underway. We are very proud of our Christmas Cribs. We hope you like them too...
We wrote delicious recipes for the Butlers Hot Chocolate competition. We did not win but we are looking forward to trying some of these over the Christmas Holidays!
We enjoyed Scoil Bhride's Christmas Markets so much. We organised stalls and sold drinks, tasty treats, cookies, books, toys. We had so many customers and raised lots of money for the school. We managed to fit in a bit of shopping time ourselves too!
Here we are waiting for the customers to arrive!
Look who came to visit us in Room 11!!
Santa told us we were all on the Nice list!!
He brought a sack of treats and presents!
A huge thank you to Santa and all of his helpers!
A very Happy Christmas to all from Room 11 and Ms. Carberry.
We worked with Fabric and Fibre to create these beautiful pieces.
We have been learning lots of facts on Ancient Rome. We worked in partners. We chose an aspect of Ancient Rome that interested us. We researched our topics. Some of us worked on Fashion in Ancient Rome, Ancient Roman Slaves, The Colosseum, Food in Ancient Rome, Gladiators and lots lots more!!
During Art, we made our own Dioramas. We had to choose a scene from life in Ancient Rome. Here are just some of our wonderful ideas.
Mount Vesuvius Erupting
A Rich Person's Bedroom in Ancient Rome.
An Ancient Roman Slave cooking for her Master.
Poor Romans selling their child into slavery.
Romeo and Juliet
In Geography, we have been learning all about China. It was fun learning about Chinese New Year too.
We had to look up our own facts about China. We did projects. We could do them in poster form, a fact book or a powerpoint on a USB. We are presenting them to the class.
Everyone has worked so hard on them. Our teacher is very proud of us.
We read a story about a girl who was being bullied. We talked about different types of bullying. We wrote poems about Bullying.
Garda Dave Prendergast came into us to talk about being safe online. We loved his lesson, his stories and his jokes! We learned a lot about keeping safe when online. We learned what to do if we do not feel safe online.
Happy Valentines Day from all in Room 11 !