Category Archives: 4th Class

October 2019 in Claire’s Fourth Class.

Wow! What another busy month in Fourth Class. We are still learning and having lots of fun while doing so. Here are a few pictures of what we got up to this month. We worked hard for 'Maths Week' and participated in some fun lesson starters. Thank you to Pádraig and Ultan who ran a…
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September 2019 in Claire’s Fourth Class.

It has been an exciting month in Claire's Fourth Class, getting back into the swing of things after the Summer Holidays and getting to know a new teacher! We have had lots of fun and have lots of interesting activities planned this year. Maths: In Maths we revised topics that were covered in Third Class…
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Maths in Fourth Class

The photographs below show the children using concrete materials and pictorial methods to understand decimal place value. This method also helped fourth class pupils further understand the relationship between fractions and decimals.
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Winter Baking in Fourth Class!

To finish off our term, Fourth Class children had a Winter Bake Off. There were five groups. Each group made a different yet delicious cake. The children baked Lemon Cake, Chocolate Truffle Cake, Carrot Cake, Flap Jacks and Chocolate Gooey Cake. Our judges Damien and Pádraig found it very difficult to pick a winner. Nevertheless,…
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Maths in Fourth Class

This term children focused very much on developing their understanding of multiplication and division. An array of strategies have been used. In the pictures below, it shows the children using concrete materials in pairs. This strategy was used to help children understand division and remainders.
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Great Lighthouses of Ireland

As part of SESE, children carried out a study on Ireland's Greatest Lighthouses. On a map, pupils pinpointed where these lighthouses are located. Children also learned about the history of lighthouses, how they were constructed and the role of the lighthouse keeper. This topic was also integrated into English. Pupils engaged in reading, comprehension and…
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