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Martin Luther

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Scoilnet has created two PowerPoint presentations & collected external resources to help you and your class celebrate the 500 year anniversary of Martin Luther pinning the Ninety-Five Theses to the door of Wittenberg University Church in 1517.

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Martin Luther (Reformation) - PowerPoint

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/21618/21341.pptx Added: 01 Mar 2017 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Presentation

PowerPoint presentation with activities and lesson material provided for use in the classroom. Martin Luther's life is illustrated through Google Map images and research tasks. (Image Pins are clickable to view the location in street view) Tasks encourage students to share opinions, discuss, reflect on differences of opinion and negotiate with peers in deciding on agreeable points to share with the class through feedback. Exit task and exam questions also provided.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
History

Strand: Reformation

Suggestions for use: Use the PowerPoint in class to direct the class in activities. Prior to lesson, print appropriate task slides from the PowerPoint to hand out to the class groups.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking Staying Well Working with Others

Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Share Alike Creative Commons
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Martin Luther's Beliefs - PPT

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/21679/21402.pptx Added: 07 Mar 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Presentation

A PowerPoint presentation covering Martin Luther's beliefs. The PowerPoint guides the class through activities which explore the ideas and beliefs of the Lutheran Church. (Teacher will need to create their own Padlet discussion board for their class)

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
History

Strand: Reformation

Suggestions for use: Digital activities are carried through this presentation. Student access to internet is needed for kahoot, padlet and edpuzzle. Teacher will need to create own Padlet discussion board.

Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
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Edpuzzle - Martin Luther

https://edpuzzle.com/media/58beae39ec1e4458c1b74ca9 Added: 07 Mar 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

A video with embedded questions based on Martin Luther and the Reformation. Questions are multiple choice and provide instant correction.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
History

Strand: Reformation

Suggestions for use: Use as a recap at the start of the lesson. Students with iPads/ Tablets / Desktops can listen to the video with headphones.

Asset type: Video
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Martin Luther Worksheet

http://www.sfponline.org/Uploads/10...20.%20Martin%20Luther_worksheet.pdf Added: 27 Feb 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Worksheet

Reading comprehension on Martin Luther detailing how he prepared to burn the papal bull, indulgences, the 95 thesis, diet of the worms and acceptance of reforms. Questions follow the reading exercise.

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JC
History

Strand: Reformation

Suggestions for use: Independent reading exercise with questions for students to complete.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Martin Luther - Worksheet

http://homeschoolden.com/wp-content...n-Luther-Reformation-Worksheets.pdf Added: 27 Feb 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Worksheet

Worksheets and notes on selling of indulgences, Johann Tetzel, the 95 Theses, and Luther’s reforms. Worksheets include fill in the blank exercises with answers for student peer assessment.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
History

Strand: Reformation

Suggestions for use: Worksheets to facilitate discussion and learning on Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Reformation Leaders - Interview Form.

https://www-tc.pbs.org/empires/martinluther/classroom/form.pdf Added: 27 Feb 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Worksheet

A great activity allowing students to take on the character and role of a reformation leader in the form of an interview. Students can put their knowledge/ research together by completing the worksheet.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
History

Strand: Reformation

Suggestions for use: A reflective writing piece on the role of a leader in the reformation period.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Martin Luther - Driven to Defiance

https://www-tc.pbs.org/empires/martinluther/classroom/chart.pdf Added: 27 Feb 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Worksheet

A very good worksheet linking Martin Luther's life to his defiance against the Catholic church. The worksheet guides students to research the life of Martin Luther from being a student, monk, in Rome and in Wittenberg. At each stage of his life, students will record the environment, activities, social issues and effect on Martin Luther.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
History

Strand: Reformation

Suggestions for use: Students to explore the question; Why was Martin Luther driven to defiance? What location had the greatest affect? Why?

Information could be placed around the room in stations using QR Codes.

Key Skills: Communicating Managing Information and Thinking Working with Others

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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95 Theses Rap - Worksheet

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19644/19367.pdf Added: 25 Oct 2016 Contributor: Anne-Marie Ryan Resource type: Worksheet

This worksheet is designed for students listening to the '95 Theses rap', an educational rap song based on the life of the religious reformer Martin Luther. The video of the song is accessible here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPZ7b9XZiK0

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
History

Strand: Reformation

Suggestions for use: The teacher could play the video the '95 Theses rap' and students could follow the lyrics on their worksheets. Working in groups and using the boxes on the worksheet they could identify the relevant historical events referred to in the rap.

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking Literacy

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Reformation Revision

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19477/19200.pdf Added: 07 Oct 2016 Contributor: Sinead OSullivan Resource type: Assessment

Key questions for students to answer for the Reformation

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
History

Strand: Reformation

Suggestions for use: Supports students to revise the topic of the reformation at the end of the topic/year.

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

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Martin-Luther Added: 27 Feb 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

Information and reference about Martin Luther. Details include information on his early life, his conversion to monastic life, doctor of theology, the indulgences controversy, excommunication, the diet of worms and his later years.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
History

Strand: Reformation

Suggestions for use: Reference for students completing project work on the reformation.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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Martin Luther - Interactive Reference

http://www.pbs.org/empires/martinluther/fla/ml_main.html Added: 27 Feb 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

An interactive reference for researching about the life of Martin Luther. Sections include work, church service, rest, penance, meals and community service.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
History

Strand: Reformation

Suggestions for use: Reference for students learning about the life of Martin Luther.

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