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WW1 Learning Path

By Maire Ní Chroinin

Browse the five resources in this learning path. They can be used to help you do your project on WW1. Remember to paraphrase as much as you can. Feel free to include other sources and resources. The best of luck.
5 resources in this Learning Path

1

BBC - World War I for Primary

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/0/ww1/25827997 Added: 16 Jun 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

Set of resources covering most aspects of the Great War. Includes sections on My Life; My family; My town; My Country - 100 years ago. Excellent timeline included as well as a profile of famous personalities, lots of image galleries and detailed assembly notes with scripts..

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
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 chronology of events (beginning, middle, end) in a story
  • discuss the actions and feelings of characters
  • discuss the attitudes and motivations of characters
  • use appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: This is a vast site so pick appropriate sections as a focus for class on some aspect of the War. Perfect for IWB.

Strand: Eras of Change & Conflict

Strand unit: World War I

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
  • record the place of peoples and events on appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: This is a vast site so pick appropriate sections as a focus for class on some aspect of the War. Perfect for IWB.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

2

Why Men Of Ireland Volunteered To Fight In The First World War

http://www.iwm.org.uk/history/why-m...red-to-fight-in-the-first-world-war Added: 06 Dec 2016 Contributor: Emer Ní Chéidigh Resource type: Guide/notes

This is an article written by Lisa Peatfield about why Irish men chose to fight on behalf of England or the United Kingdom in World War 1.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Eras of Change & Conflict

Strand unit: World War I

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

3

Irish War Memorial Records

https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/beta/u/0/exhibit/QQmpYR5c Added: 13 Dec 2016 Contributor: Emer Ní Chéidigh Resource type: Guide/notes / Project

This is an exhibit about the Irish men that fought for the British Army in the Great War. This was a difficult decision as the Irish were rebelling against the British rule. It tells of the records that are left of these men.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Eras of Change & Conflict

Strand unit: World War I

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

4

DK WW1 Facts For Kids

http://www.dkfindout.com/uk/history/world-war-i/ Added: 15 Jul 2016 Contributor: Priscilla Flynn Resource type: Reference

Nice website which provides a comprehensive overview of World War 1, which class members can easily navigate and research WW1 under the following topics: Origins of the War, The Allies, The Central Powers, Joining the Army, The Western Front, The Eastern Front, War at Sea, Desert Warfare, Women at War, Spying on the Enemy, Verdun, The Somme, Passchendaele, Gallipoli, Wartime Art and Poetry, The End of the War.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Eras of Change & Conflict

Strand unit: World War I

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
  • record the place of peoples and events on appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: To create class quizzes, to research and complete timelines, factfiles, projects.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

5

Christmas Truce 1914 in World War 1

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/trenches.htm Added: 17 May 2006 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Eye Witness account from British soldier Frank Richards who partook in the extraordinary Truce of Christmas 1914 during World War 1, between the German and British army. (Contains some advertising.)

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Eras of Change & Conflict

Strand unit: World War I

Suggestions for use: Eye Witness account from British soldier Frank Richards who partook in the extraordinary Truce of Christmas 1914 during World War 1, between the German and British army.

JC
History

Strand: 3. The History of Europe & The Wider World

Strand unit: 4. World War I / World War II

Suggestions for use: Students can utilise this resource as an example of a primary source, when studying the work of the historian.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

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