3rd & 4th Class Links

20th April - 1st May

3rd class English: Get Set!

Week 1: The Ghost Teacher p. 171.

A Blind Man Catches a Bird  p.174-179. Answer questions p.180 and p.181.

Week 2: Desserts in Africa p. 182-185 Answer questions p186-187

Spellings – Week 28 and 29 Jolly Grammar 3 p 56-59 and online at

Week 28 https://www.spellingcity.com/view-spelling-list.html?listId=11386242

Week 29 https://www.spellingcity.com/view-spelling-list.html?listId=11386246


4th class English: Let’s Go! 

Week 1 From a Railway Carriage p. 179

Week 2 Dangers From the Deep p. 182 – 187. Answer questions p188-189

Week 1 and 2: English Novel – Under the Hawthorn Tree – Read chapters 9-14.

Spellings – Week 28 and 29 Jolly Grammar 4 p 56-59 and online at

Week 28 https://www.spellingcity.com/view-spelling-list.html?listId=16265061

Week 29 https://www.spellingcity.com/view-spelling-list.html?listId=16265056


English – 3rd and 4th class

 The School Hub 11am-12noon Wednesday 22nd April Biography – if you miss it you can watch it on RTE Player. You will learn about Autobiography. You will learn how to write for a purpose and with a particular audience in mind (Informational – biography). You will identify key information that must be included in a biography/autobiography.

The School Hub 11am-12noon Friday 24th April Poetry – if you miss it you can watch it on RTE Player. You will learn that English has different genres and that poetry can have different rules depending on the type of poem you are writing.

Week 1 and 2: English Novel – Under the Hawthorn Tree – Read chapters 9-14.



The School Hub 11am-12noon Tuesday 21st April Counties of Ireland - – if you miss it you can watch it on RTE Player

Counties of Ireland display poster.


Counties of Ireland

Provinces of Ireland

Watch the powerpoint presentations of Offaly and Dublin.

Complete the worksheet Dublin and Offaly Similarities and Differences

Counties of Ireland Car Registrations.



Modern Map of Cloghan. 

Examine and discuss this map with your family.

Compare the past with the present.  What has changed in the last 30 years?  Using materials around the house make a 3D map/model of Cloghan, putting in shops and houses from the past. Take a photograph of your map/model and email it to me.


Visual Arts

Marbling  - watch the School Hub on Monday – if you miss it you can watch it on RTE Player


Science – STEAM, Literacy, Numeracy and Art Activities.

The following activities can be completed using items found at home.

Make a paper aeroplane.

Make imaginative flowers.

Make Yummy Gooey Brownies.

Maths – Lollipop Logic.

Your parents can email the picture of your activities to me to tweet on twitter or tweet them themselves linking @stmarys_nscloghan and @athloneec #AECSchoolChallenge


News Flash Magazine

This months New Flash magazine can be read here.

Activities can be found here.


3rd class Planet maths Fractions and Multiplication

Week 1 Fractions p. 104-105 and p. 106-107

Week 2 Multiplication – p. 109  ,  p. 110-111 and p.112-113.


4th  class Planet maths Fractions and Multiplication

Week 1 Fractions  - p. 90-91 and p. 92-93

Week 2 Long Multiplication – These pages will be uploaded shortly.



3rd and 4th  class

Week 1 Eadaí

Week 2 Eadaí

The School Hub 11am-12noon every day,  if you miss it you can watch it on RTE Player

Cúla 4  













Grow in love – Theme 8 Lesson 1 Pentecost p. 64 and p.65-66

Grow in Love - Theme 8 Lesson 2 Life in a Parish p. 67-68 and p.69

Song: The Spirit of God is Upon Us https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZW4YraUiuQ




My Hero. My Heroine – write your storyboard and draw your pictures.  Ask your parents to email them to me at stmarysnscloghan@gmail.com

Supporting your Child's Emotional Well-being.  Use this link to help your child to fill his/her Piggy Bank Account with praise. Complete it over the next 3-4 weeks, explaining to your child why you wrote each word in the coins. Your child can colour in the picture. Put it on the front of the fridge as a reminder.



Physical Education

The School Hub 11am-12noon Thursday 23rd April Circuit training – if you miss it you can watch it on RTE Player


The GAA, supported by the Cumann na mBunscol and the GPA, are delighted to announce the publication the #GAAPrimary Challenges in a new weekly format - a series of learning & physical activities for children in Primary School.

For some fresh air and physical exercise, Inter-County stars set Skill Challenges that can be done at or nearby your home. And to top it all off, there are fun competitions and prizes.  Click here for the link to everything.


 Dabbledoo Music  - Parents enrol here to gain access if you have not already done so.

Week 20th – 24th April

Che Che Kooley is a traditional song from Ghana. In this activity you will learn the words and sing along to a special backing track. You can also add instruments or make up a dance.

Next weeks music and School Hub resources will be uploaded on Monday 27th April



16th March - 3rd April

English online activities

Read Between the Lines: The Park http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L8205/index.html

Read Between the Lines: Neighbourhood http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L8203/index.html

Read Between the Lines: Shopping Centre Assessment  http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L9677/index.html

Maths online activities

Stop the Clock - Match analogue to digital time  https://teachingtime.co.uk/

Daylight Saving Time - learn all about it  https://www.ducksters.com/holidays/daylight_saving_day.php

Telling the Time in Words Game   https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/resource/117/telling_the_time_in_words

The 3D Shapes I Know https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cg-Uc556-Q&feature=youtu.be

Activity - find pictures or photographs of 3D shapes. Create posters displaying these shapes.


An Easter Surprise  https://vimeo.com/171909572

Song - Jesus Remember Me - https://vimeo.com/230442483

How do you celebrate Holy Week and Easter  https://www.scoilnet.ie/primary/theme-pages/events/holy-week/


Na hUimhreacha Pearsanta http://subh.ie/uimhpearsbs/story_html5.html

An Seilide  https://www.seomraranga.com/2010/09/an-seilide/


How to Draw a Cartoon Easter Bunny https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=6&v=B2-BBVHA55c&feature=emb_logo

How to Draw an Easter Egg and Chick https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=0XqFCa9zPxA&feature=emb_logo

STEM - A Day in the Life of a Snail

Task - Create and produce a short oral presentation or digital presentation about a day in the life of a snail.

Find out about snails and where they live, what they eat, how they move and what dangers they face.

Go to https://www.scoilnet.ie/  Scroll down to the navy tab for  World Book Logo.     Click on the tab Enter World Book Online.  Click on Kids icon. They type Snail into the search bar.

Write a plan of each part of the presentation - pictures, drawings, photographs, and write a script which will explain where a snail lives, what it eats, how it moves and what dangers it faces.

Collect all of the materials you will need from around your home. Design posters and make models from resources in your home.

Create the oral presentation using your resources or make a documentary using an iPad, digital camera or smart phone. Save the digital presentation on a USB or email it to the school at stmarysnscloghan@gmail.com

Pupil Projects

Powerpoint presentation on the Life of a Snail. Click here.

Physical Education



Parents can enrol on the following website during the school closure to avail of free music resources