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1916 - Easter Rising Learning Path

By Ann Moran

Class lessons in order. Share link with children to help with project research.
4 resources in this Learning Path

1

Easter Rising PowerPoint

http://www.seomraranga.com/2012/02/the-easter-rising/ Added: 14 Aug 2015 Contributor: Maria Rogerson Resource type:

PowerPoint on the Easter Rising 1916 and accompanying worksheet on Elizabeth O'Farrell

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Politics, Conflict & Society

Strand unit: 1916 and the foundation of the state

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • acquire some knowledge of the major personalities, events or developments in these periods
  • engage in simple studies of some of the more important aspects of periods in which political changes or movements have had an important influence on the lives of people in Ireland
  • explore, discuss, compare and develop some simple understanding of the attitudes, beliefs, motivations and actions of differing individuals and groups of people in the past

Suggestions for use: Use of PowerPoint presentation as an introduction to project work on the area of the Rising.

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

2

Eyewitness account's of the Easter Rising

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/15416/15057.docx Added: 14 Aug 2015 Contributor: Padraig Seery Resource type: Primary Source

This word document contains eyewitness accounts of the Easter Rising from Easter Monday to Saturday 29th April

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Politics, Conflict & Society

Strand unit: 1916 and the foundation of the state

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • acquire insights into the attitudes and actions of people in contemporary Ireland
  • acquire some knowledge of the major personalities, events or developments in these periods
  • develop a growing sense of personal, national, European and wider identities

Suggestions for use: Easter Rising project work.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: Attribution Creative Commons
Special Needs:

3

The Irish Flag

https://www.scoilnet.ie/irishflag/ Added: 09 Dec 2015 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

A Scoilnet website exploring episodes in the historical evolution of the Irish tricolour flag. Content for the site was based on original research and is presented through a 'timeline' and 'stories' associated with the flag. Most of the stories have questions for students embedded and there is a separate section for Primary Activities.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
History

Strand: Supplementary Resources

Suggestions for use: The story of the flag is closely interwined with the evolution of a sovereign state. Use some of the stories here to support the textbook.

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking Literacy

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Politics, Conflict & Society

Strand unit: 1916 and the foundation of the state

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • acquire insights into the attitudes and actions of people in contemporary Ireland
  • acquire some knowledge of the major personalities, events or developments in these periods
  • begin to develop some appreciation of the ‘mind-set’ of former generations
  • engage in simple studies of some of the more important aspects of periods in which political changes or movements have had an important influence on the lives of people in Ireland
  • explore, discuss, compare and develop some simple understanding of the attitudes, beliefs, motivations and actions of differing individuals and groups of people in the past

Suggestions for use: Get the class to explore the origins of the Irish flag. Tell the story of thomas Francis Meagher.

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

4

1916 Easter Rising

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/15823/15485.pdf Added: 19 Aug 2015 Contributor: Karen Byrne Resource type: Other

A word search highlighting key words used in teaching primary school students about the 1916 Easter Rising

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Useful Websites

Suggestions for use: Use in a station teaching activity, as a small group lesson or as a whole class activity to introduce key words in teaching about the 1916 Easter Rising

Asset type: Image
Language: English
Rights: Attribution Creative Commons
Special Needs:

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