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Tom Crean

Tom Crean

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/25420/25156.pptx Added: 14 Dec 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

A PowerPoint presentation on life of Tom Crean including details about the various expeditions he was a part of as well as maps and pictures from that time.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Story

Strand unit: Stories from the lives of people in the past

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become aware of the lives of women, men and children from different social, cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds, including the lives of 'ordinary' as well as 'more famous' people
  • discuss the chronology of events in a story
  • examine and begin to make deductions from some simple relevant evidence
  • express or record stories through oral and written forms, art work, music, drama, mime, movement, information and communication technologies
Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
Rights: Attribution Creative Commons
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Crean: The Extraordinary Life of an Irish Hero

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/28889/28625.pdf Added: 10 Dec 2018 Contributor: Dave O'Mahony Resource type: Case Study / Reference / Textbook / Primary Source / Secondary Source

PDF version of the biography of Tom Crean, Irish Explorer who served on three major Antarctic Expeditions under Captain Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton kindly made available by the author Tim Foley. The book is very well written and provides first hand accounts, newspaper articles and photographs of the life and times of Tom Crean.

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5-6 SESE History
5-6 English
TY TY Core Subjects
JC English
TY TY Subject Sampling

How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Story

Strand unit: Stories from the lives of people in the past

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become aware of the lives of women, men and children from different social, cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds, including the lives of 'ordinary' as well as 'more famous' people
  • discuss the actions and feelings of characters
  • discuss the attitudes and motivations of characters in their historical context
  • discuss the chronology of events in a story
  • express or record stories through oral and written forms, art work, music, drama, mime, movement, information and communication technologies
  • use appropriate timelines
5-6
English

Strand: Reading

Strand unit: Competence and Confidence in Using Language

TY
TY Core Subjects

Strand: English

JC
English

Strand: 2. Reading

Strand unit: 02. Read for a Variety of Purposes

TY
TY Subject Sampling

Strand: History

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:


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