Tag Archives: Literacy

Write a Book 2018

Congratulations to our three Write a Book Winners this year. Our fantastic trio travelled to the Galmont Hotel in Galway to receive their prizes. They had all worked so hard on their individual books and were worthy winners, representing Clontuskert … Continue reading

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Congratulations Write a Book Winners and Highly Commended

Congratulations to Clontuskert’s Write a Book Winners and Highly Commended students. The Winners in each class group will be invited to the Galmont Hotel (Radisson Blu) in Galway for the presentation on Tuesday March 20th 2018 to celebrate their win … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge 2017

Today Bríd from Ballinasloe Library came to tell us about the Summer Reading Challenge for 2017. 
We hope to register for the challenge. From the start of July you register in the new library building in Ballinasloe and get a bookmark … Continue reading

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Write a Book 2017

Congratulations to Clontuskert’s four Write a Book Winners for 2017. There were some amazing entrants this year and the standard of writing was very high. The Award Ceremony took place in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Galway this evening. 
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Microsoft Celebration Day

Today we were delighted to welcome Dr. Kevin Marhsall of Microsoft and TD Mary Mitchell O’ Connor to St. Augustine’s N.S. Clontuskert. Joe Lyons from the school’s Board of Management welcomed the guests to the school. Dr. Kevin Marshall is … Continue reading

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Independent Writing in the Junior Room

Today the junior room have been working on independent writing in class. They came into the Senior room to read out their stories

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Dympna O’ Byrne visits

Today Dympna O’ Byrne from PDST is visiting to help us with our comprehension work. We have looking at inferring as a strategy for comprehension.

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Creative Writing: Descriptive Writing

Today in Creative Writing we have been looking at Descriptive Writing.
This is how we have planned our Writing session.

Use this website to find examples of Metaphors: http://examples.yourdictionary.com/metaphor-examples.html
Here you can find examples of Similes: http://examples.yourdictionary.com/examples-of-similes.html

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Reading Buddies today

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