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The Great Irish Famine Learning Path

By Damien OFlynn

Click on any of the links to learn more about the Irish Famine
4 resources in this Learning Path

1

The Great Irish Famine Website

http://www.askaboutireland.ie/learn...th-centu/the-great-famine-an-gorta/ Added: 11 Apr 2018 Contributor: Damien OFlynn Resource type: Case Study / Guide/notes

A comprehensive description of the Famine from askaboutireland.ie containing images and information on the causes and effects of the Famine. Suitable for a fifth or sixth class level.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Eras of Change & Conflict

Strand unit: The Great Famine

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

2

Famine Prezi

https://prezi.com/f_j3aubre2av/the-irish-potato-famine-of-1845/ Added: 14 Aug 2017 Contributor: Bronagh Dunne Resource type: Guide/notes / Project / Secondary Source

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Eras of Change & Conflict

Strand unit: The Great Famine

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

3

How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Life, Society, Work & Culture

Strand unit: Life in the 19th Century

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these people
  • 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
Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

4

Annie Moore's Journey to America

http://www.resources.teachnet.ie/jlynch/2005/index.htm Added: 05 Dec 2016 Contributor: Emer Ní Chéidigh Resource type: Guide/notes

This is the story of Annie Moore from Cobh Co Cork, and her journey to America. Annie was the first person to present themselves at Ellis Island. There are lots of activities here for the children to compare their lives to that of Annie's and how Annie and her brothers might have felt.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE History

Strand: Life, Society, Work & Culture

Strand unit: Life in the 18th Century

Strand: Life, Society, Work & Culture

Strand unit: Life in the 18th Century

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

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