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http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/products?ed=all&gr=Welcome%21 Added: 03 Jul 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

When you need fast, reliable information for homework, reports, or just a lingering question, World Book Online is the place to go. From pre-primary to secondary and beyond, World Book has databases for every learner at every level for an immersive learning experience.

- Early World of Learning (Ages 3-7)
- World Book Kids (Ages 7-10)
- World Book Student (Ages 10-14)
- World Book Advanced (Ages 14 and up)

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Suggestions for use: - Early World of Learning (Ages 3-7)
- World Book Kids (Ages 7-10)
- World Book Student (Ages 10-14)
- World Book Advanced (Ages 14 and up)

Suggestions for use: - Early World of Learning (Ages 3-7)
- World Book Kids (Ages 7-10)
- World Book Student (Ages 10-14)
- World Book Advanced (Ages 14 and up)

Suggestions for use: - Early World of Learning (Ages 3-7)
- World Book Kids (Ages 7-10)
- World Book Student (Ages 10-14)
- World Book Advanced (Ages 14 and up)

Suggestions for use: - Early World of Learning (Ages 3-7)
- World Book Kids (Ages 7-10)
- World Book Student (Ages 10-14)
- World Book Advanced (Ages 14 and up)

Suggestions for use: - Early World of Learning (Ages 3-7)
- World Book Kids (Ages 7-10)
- World Book Student (Ages 10-14)
- World Book Advanced (Ages 14 and up)

Suggestions for use: - Early World of Learning (Ages 3-7)
- World Book Kids (Ages 7-10)
- World Book Student (Ages 10-14)
- World Book Advanced (Ages 14 and up)

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Language: English
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Character mind-map: Felix in 'Once' by Morris Gleitzman

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/22504/22227.pdf Added: 23 Apr 2017 Contributor: Anne-Marie Ryan Resource type: Worksheet

Mind-map for the character of Felix in 'Once' by Morris Gleitzman, a prescribed novel for Junior Cycle English. Students are given characteristics of Felix and must find quotes and examples from the text to support these characteristics.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
English

Strand: 2. Reading

Strand unit: 06. Character/Setting/Story/Action

Suggestions for use: I have found it useful to project this mind-map on to a whiteboard and fill in the examples using suggestions from students. This mind-map has been used with lower ability students in particular as it provides a simple overview of a main character.

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Language: English
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Novel opening activity: 'Once' by Morris Gleitzman

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/22506/22229.pdf Added: 23 Apr 2017 Contributor: Anne-Marie Ryan Resource type: Worksheet

Worksheet containing activities based on the opening of the novel 'Once' by Morris Gleitzman, a prescribed novel for the Junior Cycle English specification. Students learn about the characteristics of an effective novel opening and identify these characteristics in the opening of 'Once'.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
English

Strand: 2. Reading

Strand unit: 04. Respond to Literary Texts Critically

Suggestions for use: As a pre-reading activity, students should be taught the characteristics of an effective novel opening (listed on worksheet). They should then read chapter 1 of the novel 'Once'. It would be good have a general class or small group discussion to see whether or not students can identify the opening characteristics in the first chapter of the novel. Then the individual students should write down examples of each characteristic identified in the chapter.

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking Literacy

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Language: English
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'Once' by Morris Gleitzman: plot event sequencing activity/plot summary

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/22502/22225.pdf Added: 23 Apr 2017 Contributor: Anne-Marie Ryan Resource type: Game

List of plot events for the novel 'Once' by Morris Gleitzman, a prescribed novel for the Junior Cycle English specification.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
English

Strand: 2. Reading

Strand unit: 07. Key Moments

Suggestions for use: This resource could be used as a plot summary to aid students with revision of the key moments of the novel. It could be made more interactive by cutting out the plot events, mixing them up and getting students to arrange the plot events in the correct order.

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking Literacy

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Language: English
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Penguin Teachers' notes for the novel 'Once' by Morris Gleitzman

https://cdn.penguin.com.au/462/document/Once.pdf Added: 28 Mar 2017 Contributor: Anne-Marie Ryan Resource type: Guide/notes / Lesson Plan

Guide for teacher to the novel 'Once' by Morris Gleitzman, a prescribed novel for Junior Cycle English.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
English

Strand: 2. Reading

Strand unit: 04. Respond to Literary Texts Critically

Suggestions for use: Contains a number of suggested resources and activities which teachers can use in teaching the novel 'Once', including discussion questions based on each chapter of the novel.

Key Skills: Literacy

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Language: English
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Sample Answer on Opening Chapter of 'Of Mice and Men'

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/24130/23853.pdf Added: 15 Aug 2017 Contributor: Dara Hogan Resource type: Demonstration / Guide/notes / Lesson Plan

This annotated sample answer provides a simple guide to the use of quotes and key moments in an answer. It encourages the students to read closely and note authorial intention in their texts.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
English

Strand: 3. Writing

Strand unit: 07. Show Critical Appreciation to their Texts

Suggestions for use: Students should be encouraged to make a close reading of the opening pages of 'Of Mice and Men' noting the authors physical description of the main characters and also their character traits. The annotated sample answer provides guidance in using these quotes and integrating them into an answer.

Key Skills: Being Creative Communicating Managing Information and Thinking Literacy

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Language: English
Rights: Attribution-Noncommercial Creative Commons
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The Theme of Dreams in 'Of Mice and Men' - Sample Answer

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/24129/23852.pdf Added: 15 Aug 2017 Contributor: Dara Hogan Resource type: Guide/notes / Lesson Plan / Reference / Exam Papers

An annotated sample answer which provides guidance in the use of quotes, key moments and examples when writing about a theme in a novel. The answer follows the theme of dreams in a chronological manner though the novel.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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English

Strand: 3. Writing

Strand unit: 07. Show Critical Appreciation to their Texts

Suggestions for use: The answer can be used as a template or exemplar for the students to examine other themes in Of Mice and Men or other texts on their course. Students should be encouraged to annotate the answer and understand the use of quotes and key moments.

Key Skills: Being Creative Communicating Managing Information and Thinking Literacy

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Language: English
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'Once' by Morris Gleitzman (Part One: Audio)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fkgf6ZvIEQ0 Added: 22 Jun 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Audio / Video

A Youtube audio book for 'Once' by Morris Gleitzman. The audio covers the first part of the book read by the author. The story is about a young Jewish boy who is determined to escape an orphanage in search of his parents.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
English

Strand: 1. Oral Language

Strand unit: 04. Listen Actively Noting Main Points

Suggestions for use: Assign the listening activity as a homework exercise to re-cap on reading material for next lesson.

Asset type: Audio
Language: English
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The Outsiders by S.E Hinton - Activities

https://www.prestwickhouse.com/samples/200332.pdf Added: 28 Nov 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

A task/activity suggested for each of the 12 chapters within the novel 'The Outsiders' by S.E Hinton. 11-page booklet by Prestwick House.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
English

Strand: 2. Reading

Strand unit: 04. Respond to Literary Texts Critically

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Language: English
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Letter Writing - JCSP

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/24629/24352.pdf Added: 19 Sep 2017 Contributor: PDST Resource type: Worksheet

This booklet is about writing letters. People can tell a lot from the way you write letters, so you will need to practice writing many kinds of letters. This workbook will give students a chance to write informal letters, postcards and formal letters.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
English

Strand: 3. Writing

Strand unit: 01. Clear Purpose in Writing


Strand: 3. Writing

Strand unit: 09. Engage in Writing Process (Personally)

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Language: English
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