Mindfulness Week 2020
Morty the Meany
Everyone gets angry from time to time, but dealing with our anger appropriately can be a struggle. Morty the Meany does a great job of showing how hard it can be to deal with emotions and teaches an important lesson on how to handle anger.
It is okay to be angry sometimes, as long as you don't hurt anyone else or their feelings.
Lucia's New School
It's 1909, and Lucia and her family have just moved to New York City from Italy. She can't speak English, hasn't made any friends, and feels very alone. In Lucia's New School, students will go on a journey with Lucia as she adjusts to living in a new country and realizes she's not as alone as she thought she was.
It's hard making friends sometimes.
Virtual Tours Week 2020
The Legend of Giant's Causeway
The Giant's Causeway, one of the most popular sites in Northern Ireland, is a natural staircase stretching into the sea. This story is the delightful legend of how this causeway came to be. It details the crafty plan that puts a stop to Cucullin, the strongest giant--and biggest bully--around.
Erik is disappointed when he finds out his weekend plans with his mom have to be postponed. Little does he know that he and his Aunt Isa will have an epic weekend regardless. In Adventure in London, readers join Erik and Isa as they tour the amazing city and explore different landmarks.
More Places to Read About!
Sports Week 2020
Write about your favourite player
The Olympics Past and Present
To many athletes, competing in the Olympic Games is the ultimate honour, where they strive to be the best in the world. The Olympics: Past and Present examines the ways in which the Olympic Games in ancient Greece evolved into the modern-day Olympics.
Wimbledon is the oldest and most traditional of all the major tennis tournaments. Winning this competition can turn a tennis player into a legend. Each year, nearly half a million fans attend the matches to watch their favorite players battle it out for the Wimbledon Championship trophy.
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Farm Safety Week 1st to 5th of June
Chili Pepper Powder Surprise
Chili Pepper Powder Surprise is a story about Trisha and her first experience with a thoroughbred horse. She is visiting her cousin Adrian's farm in Tennessee from Chicago, and she's never seen anything as beautiful as the horse. Adrian dares her to get on the horse without his father's knowledge, and she reluctantly decides to give it a try. Suddenly, she and Pepper are racing dangerously out of control, and she has to think quickly to keep from getting seriously injured.
How could you stay safe if you were visiting a farm to go horse-riding?
All Kinds of Farms
Read about the different types of farms there are.
What ideas have you got for staying safe on different farms?
Are they being safe on these farms?
Take the Farm Safety Quiz
Water Safety Week 1st to 5th of June
Watch the Irish Water Safety Tips on
the River Nore in Thomastown in Kilkenny.
Playing It Safe
This reader is about having fun in the water while staying safe.