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Reading for Fun 3rd and 4th class

Reading for Fun 3rd and 4th class

       The Parents’ of both 3rd and 4th classes have been coming in over the last number of weeks to help out with our ‘Reading for Fun’ programme. In 3rd class the children have been reading ‘The Giggler Treatment’ and in 4th class the children have been reading ‘The Meanwhile Adventures’. Both books by Roddy Doyle are excellent reads for children (and adults). To mark the end of the ‘Reading for Fun’ programme we had a different activity to finish off with. In 3rd class the children were transformed into the role of ‘biscuit tasters’, much...
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Our Book Reviews

Our Book Reviews

My favourite book is One Direction Straight to the Top. Riley Brooks had made this book. I wrote a book review about it. It tells us all the profiles, it has quizzes and stickers at the very back. It tells us their journey as they started at X Factor and how they are world pop stars. It tells us about other famous people who love them as much as most people do. The reason I’ll like it is because it tests you about it to know if you really paid attention to it. Out of 10 I’d give it 10/10. By Grace Nkanga   I choose an author to write about. His name is...
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Trip to Tallaght Library

Trip to Tallaght Library

Last Wednesday, Ms O Callaghan`s and Mr Maguire`s class went to the County Library to meet the amazing author Alan Early. He wrote the Arthur Quinn trilogy. In his book, a twelve year old boy named Arthur Quinn and his friend Ash find an underground monster called Serpes. The book is based on Viking Legends and is set in Dublin. Alan Early knows a lot about the Vikings and their Gods. He told us he got a lot of information from researching Vikings. He played a game with us called ‘Who wants to be a Viking God?’ where he asked you questions about Vikings and if you...
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Reading for Fun

Reading for Fun

Reading for fun has been up and running for the past 5 weeks in both 3rd and 4th class. The 3rd class children have been reading Roddy Doyle’s book ‘The Giggler Treatment’ and in 4th class the children have been reading ‘The Meanwhile Adventures’. Both books have proved to be very popular with the children and parents alike. The school is very grateful to all the parents who have volunteered to help out with reading for fun over the past number of weeks. In total we have had over 25 parents helping out in the school this term. This is great to see and the...