Monet Pictures

Poppy Field by Claude Monet Two Fridays ago we painted pictures with splat painting. We copied the pictures from the famous artist Claude Monet. There were seven different pictures to pick from. We did not pick the same pictures as everyone else. One picture was of three girls on a boat. Another was a picture of flowers outside in the garden. One was a
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iPod Touches

A couple of weeks ago we started doing a pilot project on iPod Touches. The first thing we did was to check what time it was in different parts of the world. Then we did some maths on the calculator. Mr. Quinn downloaded some apps and games to play like Chicktionary, Planets, Flip It, PB Harmony and lots more. A couple of weeks later
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Paper Fish

  Last week we started making fish with paper. At first we got a bit piece of paper with a fish on it. Then we cut it out and folded it in half. Mr. Quinn called us up in turn and we picked two sheets of coloured paper. We cut the coloured paper into 2cm strips. Then we drew 2cm lines on the fish
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Krazy Kids

On Tuesday we went to Krazy Kids in Athlone on our schhol tour. There was a pitch black slide and an orange twirly slide and there was a yellow bumpy slide. There was a footaball pitch and a couple of stairs and there was a ball pit. All of them were great fun. Then we had chicken nuggets, sausages and chips. We were full
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Cooking With Rhubarb

Rhubarb growing in our organic garden A couple of Fridays ago we did cooking with rhubarb in the kitchen in school. We made rhubarb crumble, rhubarb fool and rhubarb and strawberry fool. We made them because we are in charge of the rhubarb in the school organic garden. Here are the ingredients we used to make rhubarb crumble: 700g rhubarb 35-50g sugar 110g white
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The Garda Visit

The Guards came to our school and they talked to us about what they do. We asked them questions about their work. They let us see their handcuffs. They had special uniforms. We went outside to see their van. We saw the place in the van where they keep the robbers. They put the siren on and we were allowed to sit down in
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Ice-Cream Party

On Monday May May 29th we had an ice-cream party in our classroom in school. Mr. Quinn bought some wafers for the class. He put the ice-cream in the middle of the two wafers. We had a piece of cake from our First Communion with the ice-cream. We watched a DVD called Alvin and the Chipmonks in our class. It was a great DVD
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Our PE Lesson

The 1st of June 2010 was a Monday and that is when we do PE. We did relay races using batons and egg and spoon races using wooden eggs and wooden spoons. Mr. Quinn split us into teams. Then we put cones in lines for the relay races. Mr. Quinn said “On your marks, get set, go!” Then we started the races. We had three
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Electricity

A few weeks ago we focussed on electricity. We worked in groups. We started by getting some wires, batteries, a bulb and crocodile clips. Then we made a circuit, starting with the battery and attaching the crocodile clips to the battery and the wires to see if we could bet the bulb to light. All groups were able to get a bulb working once.
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History Timelines

We did work in class on history timelines. Mr Quinn brought in old and new cameras. We worked out which one was the oldest and which one was the newest. He also brought in old records and CD’s. We had to work out which was the oldest and which was the newest. It was fun doing this type of history. By Sarah and Caoimhe
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