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The Celts Learning Path

By Robert Leonard

Learn all about the Celts using the links. Once you are finished, complete a quiz on the Celts!
8 resources in this Learning Path

1

The Iron Age Celts for Kids

http://celts.mrdonn.org Added: 19 May 2016 Contributor: Denis Moynihan Resource type: Textbook

Simple introduction to the Celts for 3/4th class

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Celts

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • examine and become familiar with evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally
  • record the place of these peoples on appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: Introduce the topic

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

2

Craggaunowen Ringfort, County Clare, Ireland

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nMRCeSBedE Added: 06 Jul 2016 Contributor: Danny Charlton Resource type: Presentation / Primary Source

YouTube video showing us around a replica of an Iron-Age ringfort.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Celts

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with some aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • examine critically, and become familiar with, evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally and in Ireland, where appropriate
  • record the place of these peoples on appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: Watch video clip as a starter to your lesson on the Iron-Ages. Ask students to record five things they notice about the video which may have historical significance.

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

3

Celtic Symbols to Colour In

http://www.edupics.com/en-coloring-...ictures-pages-photo-celts-c414.html Added: 10 Nov 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Game

A selection of Celtic Pictures to print and colour in.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Celts

Suggestions for use: A selection of Celtic Pictures to print and colour in.

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

4

Boudicca's Revolt

http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/res..._ftp/ks2/history/boudicca/index.htm Added: 09 Nov 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Game

Discover the story of Boudicca’s revolt against the Romans from the ideas, thoughts and actions of four different people.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Celts

Suggestions for use: Pupils will learn the story of the Celtic Queen's Boudica revolt against The Romans, told from four different perspectives.

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

5

The Celts in Ireland

http://www.askaboutireland.ie/learn...le-celts/celts-in-ireland/index.xml Added: 25 Oct 2019 Contributor: Catriona OShea Resource type: Primary Source

The Ask about Ireland website has some good information about the Celts in Ireland. Students and pupils could reference the information as part of a Celts research project.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Celts

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

6

Ogham in 3D

https://ogham.celt.dias.ie/menu.php?lang=en&menuitem=00 Added: 21 May 2018 Contributor: Dave O'Mahony Resource type: Tool / App/software

Ogham stones are among Ireland's most remarkable national treasures. The Ogham in 3D project focuses exclusively on Ogham stones, bringing all of the available information together in a single searchable archive and adding a crucial new dimension to the work already carried out in the form of 3D models of the stones.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Celts

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • examine and become familiar with evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally
  • record the place of these peoples on appropriate timelines

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Celts

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with some aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • examine critically, and become familiar with, evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally and in Ireland, where appropriate
  • record the place of these peoples on appropriate timelines
Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English , Gaeilge
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

7

Craggaunowen - Crannog in Co. Clare

http://www.youtube.com/embed/461QhIFau6g?rel=0 Added: 04 Nov 2016 Contributor: H O Connell Resource type:

View the recreation of life in a crannog with some of the homesteads, animals and artefacts which existed in Ireland over 1,000 years ago. View the reconstructed crannog at Craggaunowen Outdoor Heritage Museum, Co. Clare.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Celts

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • examine and become familiar with evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally
  • record the place of these peoples on appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: Show video on a whiteboard. Pupils can create their own crannog as part of a Visual Arts Project.

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

8

Ogham Writing

http://www.dochara.com/places-to-visit/ogham/ Added: 02 Nov 2016 Contributor: H O Connell Resource type: Guide/notes

Learn of Ogham Writing - a primitive type of alphabet containing twenty main characters. Nice illustrations included along with famous Irish Ogham stone sites.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Celts

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples
  • examine and become familiar with evidence we have which tells us about these people, especially evidence of these people which may be found locally
  • record the place of these peoples on appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: Ideal site to complement the teaching of The Celts. Pupils to write their names in Ogham writing.

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

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