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Video explaining how the Proclamation was printed in 1916.

The first part of the video talks about the National Print Museum.

Scoilnet has lots of resources about the Proclamation that have been reviewed by teachers for their relevance to the Irish curriculum. Here are three - use the Scoilnet search to find all teacher-reviewed resources.

Reimagining the Proclamation

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/16395/16071.pdf Added: 05 Nov 2015 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Lesson Plan

Support material for the 'action learning' project on writing a new proclamation for 2016. The methodologies will assist in facilitating classes to discuss and engage with the main ideas of the Proclamation, to decide if they are relevant in today’s society with the aim of identifying, discussing and creating their vision for Ireland in 2016. The focus is to gather ideas, share prior knowledge, formulate a plan, develop teamwork strategies, listening, speaking and writing skills.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SESE History

Strand: Eras of Change & Conflict

Strand unit: Modern Ireland

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of these periods
  • examine and become familiar with evidence which informs us about the lives of people in the periods studied, their thoughts and concerns, especially evidence which may be found locally

Suggestions for use: The suggestions in this document are highly practical and include prompts to assist teachers to differentiate resources and methodologies, depending on class groups, which may help to frame the new Proclamation. Some terrific suggestions!

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Share Alike Creative Commons
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