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Plantations in Ireland Learning Path

By Anne-Marie Ryan

Contains several resources that can be used to teach the 2nd year history unit 'Plantations in Ireland'.
14 resources in this Learning Path

1

Groups in Ireland in 1500 - Presentation

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19694/19417.pptx Added: 31 Oct 2016 Contributor: Anne-Marie Ryan Resource type: Presentation

Powerpoint presentation introducing the three groups living in Ireland before the Plantations: Gaelic Irish, Anglo-Norman lords and English living in the Pale. Includes lesson objectives and think-pair-share activity.

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History

Strand: Plantation in Ireland

Suggestions for use: This presentation can be used in conjunction with other resources in the 'Introduction to the Plantations' learning path.

Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
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Ireland in 1500 - Worksheet

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19695/19418.pdf Added: 31 Oct 2016 Contributor: Anne-Marie Ryan Resource type: Worksheet

Worksheet containing exercises for students studying the topic Plantations. Contains a map which students can cut out and mark showing the areas of land ownership belonging to different groups living in Ireland before the plantations. Also contains an exercise where students fill in a table with information relating to the groups.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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History

Strand: Plantation in Ireland

Suggestions for use: Can be used in conjunction with other resources as part of the 'Introduction to the Plantations' learning path.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
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3

Plantations in Ireland - Timeline

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19696/19419.pdf Added: 31 Oct 2016 Contributor: Anne-Marie Ryan Resource type: Worksheet

Timeline of key events relating to the Plantations in Ireland from 1500s onwards. Contains spaces for students to fill in the ruler in charge of each plantation.

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History

Strand: Plantation in Ireland

Suggestions for use: Students should be given this timeline at the beginning of the unit on the Plantations in Ireland. They can fill in the timeline as they learn about each plantation in class. This resource can be used in conjunction with other resources that make up the 'Introduction to the Plantations' learning path.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
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4

Surrender and Regrant - Worksheet

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19698/19421.pdf Added: 31 Oct 2016 Contributor: Anne-Marie Ryan Resource type: Primary Source / Worksheet

Contains a cloze test exercise on the policy of surrender and regrant pursued by Henry VIII in Ireland in the 16th century. There is also a primary source exercise relating to surrender and regrant.

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History

Strand: Plantation in Ireland

Suggestions for use: Having taught the policy of surrender and regrant, teachers could give students this worksheet in order to assess their learning.

Strand: Early Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 1 Tudor Ireland 1494-1558

Suggestions for use: Having taught the policy of surrender and regrant, teachers could give students this worksheet in order to assess their learning.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Laois-Offaly plantation - Presentation

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19699/19422.pptx Added: 31 Oct 2016 Contributor: Anne-Marie Ryan Resource type: Presentation

Presentation for a single class lesson on the Laois-Offaly plantation. Contains lesson objectives, questions for think-pair-share activities, a map activity and primary source activity.

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History

Strand: Plantation in Ireland

Suggestions for use: The content of this presentation could be used to deliver a single class lesson on the Laois-Offaly plantation.

Strand: Early Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 1 Tudor Ireland 1494-1558

Suggestions for use: The content of this presentation could be used to deliver a single class lesson on the Laois-Offaly plantation.

Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
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6

Munster Plantation - Presentation

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19700/19423.pdf Added: 31 Oct 2016 Contributor: Anne-Marie Ryan Resource type: Presentation

Presentation (in pdf format) on the Munster Plantation. Suitable for a single period class lesson on the Munster Plantation. Contains a slide with a revision summary of the Laois-Offaly plantation, cartoons helping to illustrate why the Munster plantation happened and an explanation of how the plantation happened.

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SC
History

Strand: Plantation in Ireland

Suggestions for use: Could be used with the worksheet 'Plantation of Munster' also available through the Scoilnet website.

Strand: Early Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 2 Elizabethan Ireland 1558-1603

Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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7

Munster Plantation: Excerpt from 'The Story of Ireland' Documentary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLw...XFZzywL868d5i1QdabzW8Tjp45D&index=1 Added: 01 Nov 2016 Contributor: Anne-Marie Ryan Resource type: Audio / Video

This video clip contains excerpts from the BBC documentary 'The Story of Ireland' relating to the Munster Plantation in Youghal, Co. Cork. There is a worksheet available through Scoilnet containing questions based on this video clip.

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History

Strand: Plantation in Ireland

Suggestions for use: Use in conjunction with the worksheet available through the Scoilnet website containing questions based on this video clip.

Strand: Early Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 2 Elizabethan Ireland 1558-1603

Suggestions for use: Use in conjunction with the worksheet available through the Scoilnet website containing questions based on this video clip.

Asset type: Video
Language: English
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Questions Based on Video Clip: The Munster Plantation in Youghal (Worksheet)

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19703/19426.pdf Added: 01 Nov 2016 Contributor: Anne-Marie Ryan Resource type: Worksheet

Worksheet containing questions based on a video clip on the Munster Plantation. The video clip is accessible here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLwjmrohDhI&list=PLWYRzBXFZzywL868d5i1QdabzW8Tjp45D&index=1 and is an excerpt from the BBC documentary 'The Story of Ireland'. This video clip will help higher ability students to understand why planters like Walter Raleigh and Edmund Spenser felt justified in taking control of lands around Youghal, Co. Cork.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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History

Strand: Plantation in Ireland

Suggestions for use: Distribute copies of the worksheet to students. Play video clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLwjmrohDhI&list=PLWYRzBXFZzywL868d5i1QdabzW8Tjp45D&index=1 Play twice to allow for student understanding.

Key Skills: Managing Information and Thinking Literacy

Strand: Early Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 2 Elizabethan Ireland 1558-1603

Suggestions for use: Distribute copies of the worksheet to students. Play video clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLwjmrohDhI&list=PLWYRzBXFZzywL868d5i1QdabzW8Tjp45D&index=1 Play twice to allow for student understanding.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
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9

The Plantation of Ulster

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/plantation/index.shtml Added: 21 Feb 2006 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Secondary Source

This is by far the best site about the Plantation of Ulster. From the BBC it covers all aspects of the causes, course and effects of the plantation. It includes an interactive map and interviews with historians.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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History

Strand: Early Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 3 Kingdom v Colony 1603-1660

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SESE History

Strand: Politics, Conflict & Society

Strand unit: 16th and 17th Century Ireland

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • 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
Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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10

Map of Settlement during the Ulster Plantation

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/plantation/settlement/index.shtml Added: 11 Jul 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Secondary Source

Very clear map that shows the broad pattern of settlement during the Ulster plantation. On the same page you can listen to a historian explain the process of settlement.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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History

Strand: Early Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 3 Kingdom v Colony 1603-1660

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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11

Plantations in Ireland

http://www.timelines.tv/index.php?t=2&e=2 Added: 21 Apr 2008 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Secondary Source

Excellent video resource containing short excerpts explaining the English policy of plantation in Ireland.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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History

Strand: Early Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 1 Tudor Ireland 1494-1558

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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12

Plantations in Ireland -- Primary Sources

http://test.scoilnet.ie/Res/maryodubhain130899173512_2.html Added: 31 Mar 2000 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Visual and primary sources of information relating to the Plantations in Ireland with a range of challenging questions for students to complete.

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History

Strand: Plantation in Ireland

Suggestions for use: Useful for Revision of the Plantation of Ulster document question.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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13

Plantation of Towns in Ulster

http://test.scoilnet.ie/Res/maryodubhain130899120417_2.html Added: 31 Mar 2000 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Excellent worksheet containing facts from primary sources about the plantation of Ulster, plus a range of challenging questions for students to answer.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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History

Strand: Plantation in Ireland

Suggestions for use: May be used as a source based question from the job of the Historian or as a revision of the Plantation of Ulster Question5.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
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14

Plantations in Ireland - Class Test

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/19705/19428.pdf Added: 01 Nov 2016 Contributor: Anne-Marie Ryan Resource type: Assessment

Class test on the topic 'Plantations in Ireland' Includes a picture question, document question, short questions and people in history question. Test questions based on past Junior Certificate history examination questions.

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How it maps to the curriculum

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History

Strand: Plantation in Ireland

Suggestions for use: Class test could be given to 2nd year students at the end of the unit 'Plantations in Ireland'.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
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