Author Archives: jfarmer84

It started with Iron Man

My younger sister and I have turned a bit of a personal joke into a blog and Facebook page. It’s called It started with Iron Man. Basically what we do is when we are around the toy department of a store … Continue reading

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Tongue Twister

The class has now covered Acrostic and Rhyming poems. The next lesson is about tongue twisters. We all sat over in the library corner on comfy cushions and I read the students a Dr Seuss book. We talked about different tongue twisters. … Continue reading

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Rhyming Poem

As I spoke about in my 2nd Year placement post, my 1st poetry writing lesson was creating Acrostic Poems using the students names. The next poetry lesson was about rhyming. To make this a bit easier on the students we … Continue reading

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Acrostic Poems

As I mentioned before the class created some Acrostic Poems. I’ve created this post to show you guys some of the examples of the work that they students created. I was very proud of their work. Sorry about the photos. … Continue reading

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2nd Year Placement

So a few weeks back I undertook a 2 week placement in a Catholic Primary school in my local area. I was placed in a Prep/One composite class. The school is a medium size school with both male and female … Continue reading

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Sesame Street helps

An article on the NBC News site states that Sesame Street are introducing a character that has a parent in jail. Statistics show that one in twenty eight children have a parent behind bars. Kudos to Sesame Street for talking … Continue reading

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Ice Breakers

A few weeks ago I had to plan an ice breaker session for a group of at risk students. I used trusty old Pinterest and came across this ice breaker which utilises M&Ms. I think the image was eventually downloaded … Continue reading

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