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Brexit Worksheets

http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/1606/160626-united-kingdom.pdf Added: 03 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Lesson material includes an article to read on Brexit, a warm-up activity, before reading activities, phrase match, gap fill, listening activity, comprehension questions, multiple choice quiz, role play cards, after reading activities, survey and discussion questions, spelling, putting text back together, words in correct order, circle the correct word, insert the vowels, put a slash where the spaces are andhomework activities. Answer sheet is also provided.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
English

Strand: Writing

Suggestions for use: Use this topical lesson to explore the Brexit in your English lesson. Print the worksheets and activities and plan to cover over a duration or period of time.

JC
English

Strand: 3. Writing

Suggestions for use: Use this topical lesson to explore the Brexit in your English lesson. Print the worksheets and activities and plan to cover over a duration or period of time.

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking

JC
CSPE

Strand: Short Course

Strand unit: 3.3 The Role of the Media in a Democracy

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Democratic Classroom PowerPoint

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19225/18919.pptx Added: 07 Sep 2016 Contributor: Anne Kinsella Resource type:

Excellent PowerPoint to introduce Democratic Classroom. Slides include an introductory video, a walking debate, a slide to digitally record the agree and disagree opinions, slides on creating democratic classroom with rules and examples! Homework idea also provided.

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SC
Politics & Society

Strand: 1. Power & Decision Making: School

Strand unit: Topic 1: General Resources

Suggestions for use: For use at beginning of school year to establish rules and commitment of students to course.

Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Politics & Society Class Presentations

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19299/18993.ppt Added: 16 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

A large PowerPoint (90 slides) used during the first three weeks's of students studying the subject Politics & Society. The slides cover a general introduction to the subject and its assessment. Further slides get into the detail of the course, including power and decision making in school, issues facing traveller children, and an introduction to the philosophy of John Locke. Homework assignments are also included on the PowerPoint.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
Politics & Society

Strand: 1. Power & Decision Making: School

Strand unit: Topic 1: General Resources

Suggestions for use: The material here is an example of what one teacher taught in classroom from the first three weeks of the course. Compare and learn.

Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Share Alike Creative Commons
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Key Thinkers on Key Topic: Hobbes

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/20865/20588.pdf Added: 05 Jan 2017 Contributor: Donal Mc Carthy Resource type: Guide/notes

This series of handouts link the theoretical work of the courses key thinkers to key topics namely: Power and decision making, education, Class and Gender equality, education and culture and identity. This handout is on Thomas Hobbes and offers students a start point when considering the key thinkers position on each of the above topics.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
Politics & Society

Strand: 1. Power & Decision Making: School

Strand unit: Topic 1: General Resources

Suggestions for use: Hobbes is a key thinker linked with many of the strands on the course but most relevant in strand 1 and 2. This handout helps students link his work and ideas with topics that they will encounter in these and other strands. It would be advised students keep this handout in their folders for reference during the rest of the course when the ideas of the thinker become relevant in other contexts and even in assessment.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Scheme of Work - 5th Year Politics & Society

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19305/18999.pdf Added: 19 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Lesson Plan

Covers pooible class work for the period September to December. Based around five class periods per week the scheme covers work in all four strands as well as linkage to literacy and numeracy.

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SC
Politics & Society

Suggestions for use: Useful for teachers when planning out the work for a full term.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Share Alike Creative Commons
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Democracy and the General Election

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/16509/16185.pdf Added: 18 Feb 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Module of work for CSPE created by Conor Harrisson exploring many aspects of democracy and the mechanics of voting in an Irish general election. The module is activity centered and contains a strong visual element. Includes a specific section on the 'gender election' specific to the 2016 campaign.

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JC
CSPE

Strand: Democracy

Strand unit: Voting/Elections

Suggestions for use: Print ooff and plan a class around these activities. Really excellent resource!

Key Skills: Being Creative Managing Information and Thinking Working with Others Literacy Numeracy

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Presidents of Ireland - Timeline of Activities

https://president.ie/en/the-president/interactive-timeline Added: 10 Oct 2018 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type:

An interactive timeline of the activities carried out by the presidents of Ireland. Students can click on each of the presidents to explore the activities of a specific president of Ireland.

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JC
CSPE

Strand: Democracy

Strand unit: President of Ireland

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Power & Decision Making in the School

https://www.ncca.ie/media/2586/politicssociety-topic-1.pdf Added: 09 May 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Detailed NCCA document listing the learning outcomes and the big questions that teachers need to pursue. Includes possible class activities for each section of Topic One and has web links to external sites that may be used as possible resources.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
Politics & Society

Strand: 1. Power & Decision Making: School

Strand unit: Topic 1: General Resources

Suggestions for use: Essential resource for teachers. Print out and follow suggested activities.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Rights Url: http://www.ncca.ie
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Irish Presidential Election 2018

https://www.scoilnet.ie/index.php?id=1509 Added: 18 Oct 2018 Contributor: Dave O'Mahony Resource type:

This is a collection of resources about the role of President in Ireland, how democracy works and voting rights. There are also quizzes, activities and resources available to help students engage with the topic.

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5-6 SPHE
JC CSPE
TY TY Subject Sampling

How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SPHE

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • begin to explore the concept of democracy
JC
CSPE

Strand: Democracy

Strand unit: President of Ireland

TY
TY Subject Sampling

Strand: Politics & Society

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Democracy - A Short Introduction

https://ed.ted.com/featured/RgaIhs2w Added: 10 Nov 2016 Contributor: Tara Fitzharris Resource type: Audio / Video

This is a short 3 minute video explaining the concept of democracy. it is followed by a multiple choice quiz, there are also some prompts for further discussion with students on the topic. This is a useful resource for the teaching of ESD for Junior Cycle students.

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JC CSPE
JC Supplementary Resources
SC Politics & Society
5-6 SPHE

How it maps to the curriculum

JC
CSPE

Strand: Democracy

Strand unit: Voting/Elections

JC
Supplementary Resources

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: This can be used as teaching aid to facilitate further discussion by students on the topic of democracy. The quiz could be used as a revision aid at the end of class to reinforce the main concepts covered.

SC
Politics & Society

Strand: 2. Power & Decision Making: National/EU

Strand unit: 1. The Making of the National Policy

5-6
SPHE

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • begin to explore the concept of democracy
Asset type: Video
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Politics and Society Resource Document File

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19222/18916.docx Added: 07 Sep 2016 Contributor: Eukaria OGrady Resource type: Guide/notes / Reference / Other

General list of websites with pdfs, data, statistics and activities for all strand and topics

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SC
Politics & Society

Suggestions for use: Website, pdf, resources, data, statistics for all topics including action project

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Share Alike Creative Commons
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Rights and Responsibilities in Communicating with Others - NCCA Possible Learning Activities

https://www.ncca.ie/media/2591/ps-topic-4.pdf Added: 12 Dec 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Lesson Plan

Source: NCCA website. The ideas and resources provided here are not prescriptive, and teachers will discover many other ways of achieving the learning outcomes. The resources include links to websites, research, articles and videos.

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SC
Politics & Society

Strand: 4. Citizenship: Rights & Responsibilities

Strand unit: 1. Rights to Freedom of Expression


Strand: 4. Citizenship: Rights & Responsibilities

Strand unit: 2. Developing Skills: Listen & Communicating


Strand: 4. Citizenship: Rights & Responsibilities

Strand unit: 3. Negotiating & Resolving Conflicts


Strand: 4. Citizenship: Rights & Responsibilities

Strand unit: 4. Evaluating Information & Ideas


Strand: 4. Citizenship: Rights & Responsibilities

Strand unit: 5. Democratic Practices in Wider Society

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Budget 2018 - Questions for Merrion Street Video

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/24779/24502.pdf Added: 11 Oct 2017 Contributor: Aoife McDonnell Resource type: Worksheet

Leo Varadkar and Pascal Donohoe explain Budget 2018 objectives within the linked Merrion Street video. This PDF document contains a list of questions which could be used in engaging students to discuss the budget.

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SC Politics & Society
JC CSPE
JC Business Studies

How it maps to the curriculum

SC
Politics & Society

Strand: 7. Globalisation & Identity

Strand unit: 1. National Identity

JC
CSPE

Strand: Short Course

Strand unit: 2.1 Sustainability

JC
Business Studies

Strand: 3. Our Economy

Strand unit: 04. Government Revenue & Expenditure

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