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Gaelic Games

Gaelic Games by Scoilnet

All about the GAA, from when it started to what's happening now.


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Get to grips with hurling, camogie, football, handball and rounders.

Camogie

http://www.camogie.ie/about-_camogie.asp Added: 23 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Clear historical account with pictures of the development of the game from 1932 to the present. Covers the periods of domination by the various counties.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE History

Strand: Local Studies

Strand unit: Games & Pastimes

Suggestions for use: More for background information but the visual images would be suitable for class. Ask students to identify where clubs are in their county or locality.

Strand: Local Studies

Strand unit: Games & Pastimes

Suggestions for use: More for background information but the visual images would be suitable for class. Ask students to identify where clubs are in their county or locality.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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GAA Oral History Project

http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/center...ish/gaahistory/Previous_Themes.html Added: 23 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Project

Listen to interviews, read the quotes and view images and documents relating to the history of Gaelic Games.

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How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Local Studies

Strand unit: Games & Pastimes

Suggestions for use: Get students to check out their county and listen to an interview or view an old picture. Discuss how things have changed over time.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Play Rounders

http://www.simplerounders.co.uk/?page_id=13 Added: 23 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Outlines how to play the game, including the batting rules and how to score.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
Physical Education

Strand: Games

Strand unit: Understanding and appreciation of games

Suggestions for use: Background information. Get out and play the game!

Strand: Games

Strand unit: Understanding and appreciation of games

Suggestions for use: Background information. Get out and play the game!

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Handball Lesson Plan

http://www.gaahandball.ie/clubzone/downloads/coaching-resources Added: 23 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Lesson Plan

Coaching support material for the sport including detailed lesson activities, set for a six week period, to develop an understanding and appreciation of the skills of the sport of handball.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
Physical Education

Strand: Games

Strand unit: Understanding and appreciation of games

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • develop an increased understanding of use of space
  • develop problem-solving and decision-making strategies, and an understanding of the tactics and strategies for use in modified games situations
  • discuss and improve control in movement skills relevant to games

Suggestions for use: Print out and prepare for class. Pick the appropriate section as the overall lesson is aimed at a six week programme. Very comprehensive and easy to follow.

Strand: Games

Strand unit: Understanding and appreciation of games

Suggestions for use: Print out and prepare for class. Pick the appropriate section as the overall lesson is aimed at a six week programme.

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Ceim Ar Aghaidh

http://ceim.gaa.ie Added: 23 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Lesson Plan

Extensive series of lesson ideas and worksheets incorporating elements of Gaelic Games into the curriculum. Covers all subjects. Online version of a pack developed in 2009 and sent to all schools.

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How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
3-4
5-6
Physical Education

Strand: Games

Strand unit: Understanding and appreciation of games

Suggestions for use: This is huge so you need to select specifics. All lesson ideas are well thought out with clear objectives. Covers all levels.

Strand: Games

Strand unit: Understanding and appreciation of games

Suggestions for use: This is huge so you need to select specifics. All lesson ideas are well thought out with clear objectives. Covers all levels.

Strand: Games

Strand unit: Understanding and appreciation of games

Suggestions for use: This is huge so you need to select specifics. All lesson ideas are well thought out with clear objectives. Covers all levels.

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

Counties of Ireland

http://test.scoilnet.ie/Res/gerodonovan090899110255_2.html Added: 07 Apr 2000 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Fill in the counties of each province, name the counties in which you would find a list of towns and identify a number of counties from their outlines.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE Geography

Strand: Human Environments

Strand unit: County, Regional and National Centres

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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World Book Web

Hurling

Hurling is known as the fastest field game in the world.


Camogie

There are over 500 camogie teams in Ireland.

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