G3 really enjoyed taking part in Ms Marry’s Gardening Week. The boys submissions are really impressive and creative! Well done G3 on your amazing gardening efforts!
Boys, I hope you are all enjoying reading one of my favourite Roald Dahl novels-George’s Marvellous Medicine!
Please find attached comprehension questions for you to answer (orally or in written form) after you have completed each chapter.
George’s Marvellous Medicine- comprehension questions continued (Ch5- 15)
Chapter 5- The Cook Up
Chapter 6- Brown Paint
Chapter 7- Grandma Gets the Medicine
George is very worried about what his father will say when he sees what growing Grandma has done to the house.
Help George think of some believable excuses to tell his father.
Excuse No. 1
Excuse No. 2
Excuse No. 3
Chapter 8- The Brown Hen
Chapter 9- The Pig, The Bullocks, The Sheep, The Pony and The Nanny Goat.
Chapter 10- A Crane for Grandma.
Chapter 11- Mr Kranky’s Great Idea
How does Mr. Kranky think he can solve this problem?
Chapter 12- Marvellous Medicine Number Two
come across whilst making marvellous medicine number two.
does he know he has forgotten it?
number two on?
back to the village to buy flea powder and shoe polish?
QUESTION AND ANSWER ╬
In this activity the answers are given, your job is to think up the questions that
would go with the answer.
Question 1 Who _________________________________________________
Question 2 Where _________________________________________________
Answer The barn
Question 3 How _________________________________________________
Answer By adding everything he can into a saucepan
Question 4 Why _________________________________________________
Answer To get Grandma out of the roof
Question 5 When _________________________________________________
Answer After she has done the grocery shopping in the village
Question 6 What _________________________________________________
Answer A crane
Chapter 13- Marvellous Medicine Number Three
be able to make the marvellous medicine again? How do you
from the last few chapters?
Chapter 14: Marvellous Medicine Number Four
marvellous medicine right?
parents would have been feeling when the chicken shrunk to a
Chapter Fifteen- Goodbye Grandma
actually in his hand?
liquid when he knows what it is?
to drink the liquid? Why?
until she disappears.
╬ WHAT HAPPENS NEXT? ╬
Now that Grandma has disappeared George’s family only has the problem of the
huge animals to deal with. What happens next?
╬ BOOK REVIEW ╬
Score out of 10
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I liked the character of ________________________ because __________________
I enjoyed this book because _______________________________________________
I would recommend this book to readers who ____________________________
Draw an illustration of the best part of the book.
Write a paragraph about the book to get another reader interested in
Design a new front cover for the novel
3rd – 4th class work:
Choose as many activities from the lists below as you like that you think are appropriate for your child. The activities are divided under the following headings:
All activities are suitable for 3rd to 4thclass children – Maths has been separated into 3rd/4th class level but your child can try questions from another level if they wish!
There are also links to lots of useful educational apps and websites on the school app if you wish to use them to supplement this material.
Maths (Applicable to all class levels across 3rd-4th):
Challenge – Can you create your own word problems for yourself or a family member to complete? J
Maths problems – 3rd/4th class level:
Q1. Fill in the missing number in these patterns:
Q2. Lucy is going on holidays. Her luggage allowance is 19kg 500g. When she weighs her case, she finds that it weighs 21kg 760g. How much does she need to take out to reach the weight allowed?
Q3. I went to the shop with €20. I bought a magazine for €2.60, some sweets for €1.30 and a CD for €7.90. How much did I spend altogether? What change was I given? How much would I have spent if I did not buy the magazine?
Q4. Emma reads 7 pages of her book each night before bed. How many pages will she read in a) one full week? b) a fortnight? c) 3 days?
Q5. Room 19 took part in a survey on how they get to school. One quarter of the class are boys and the rest are girls.
Q6. Try these sums:
Q7. Write these numbers in words:
Q8. Write these numbers in figures:
Q9. Put these numbers in order from the smallest to the biggest:
32.1 12.3 23.1 1.32 3,132 3,312
Q10. Write, in analogue time,
Q11. Fill in the blanks so that the sum is correct;
Q12. Fill in the blanks;
Maths problems – 4th class level:
Q1. Try these long multiplication questions;
Q2. Write, in digital time, i) 40 minutes before and ii) 25 minutes after these times:
Boys, please find below suggested Irish tasks for you to work ON. All assignments are based on work already covered and practiced in class.
Tasks include grammar and the last topic we covered together Eadaí.
Images of the tasks will be attached to this blog post. You can complete your chosen ones in your homework hardbacks.
I have broken down the chapter for each class, into a certain amount of questions to be completed each day. However, feel free to complete them at your own pace over the next 2 weeks.
Thursday 19th-Q1, 2 pg. 127 & Q3 pg.128
Friday 20th – Q4, 5, 6 pg. 128 Q7, 8 pg. 129
Monday 23rd Q1 pg 130
Tuesday 24th- Q1 pg 132 Q2 a-f pg 132
Wednesday 25th Q2 g-r pg 132
Thursday 26th- Word Problems
Q1-8 pg 133
Friday 27th Q9-15 pg 133
4th Class – Chapter 21- Money
Thursday 19th- Q1- 2 pg 145 Q3, 4, 5 pg 146
Friday 20th- Q6, 7 pg 146 Q1-5 pg. 147
Monday 23rd Q6 pg 147 Q1 pg. 148
Tuesday 24th Q2, 3 pg 148
Wednesday 25th Q4, 5 pg. 148
Thursday 26th Q1-4 pg 149
Friday 27th Q5-8 pg 149
Boys, please practice both your multiplication/division Tables using the Tables pack I gave you and sites like Hit The Button
Useful Maths links:
Hit the Button
Coolsciencelab.com (Math resources page)
Boys, please select a European country, of your own choice and research it under the following headings;
Project can be completed in their homework hardback, which they brought home on Thursday.
Art work can also be completed for the project- drawing, painting, Lego model, construction piece etc
Project can be completed over the next 2 weeks.
Hi boys, I hope you, along with all your family, are keeping safe and well. As discussed last Thursday all updates on your assigned work/tasks will be found on G3 section of the school blog.
Take care and stay safe,