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The Easter Rising Powerpoint Presentation

https://www.scoilnet.ieuploads/resources/15068/14708.ppt Added: 03 Aug 2015 Contributor: Lisa Chaney Resource type: Presentation

Powerpoint presentation with slides showing the causes, the leaders, the events and several photographs.

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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
Asset type: Presentation
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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BBC - Vikings

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/vikings/ Added: 16 May 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Reference

Comprehensive site on most aspects of Viking life. Covers who they were, their sea skills, their warrior nature, their towns and much more. Includes quizzes and classroom activity suggestions.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Vikings

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: Use as a learning centre or station during a unit on the Vikings. The interactive games and quizzes would be a great way to help students review in addition to expanding upon that knowledge base. The activity sections within each area are really great and will provide lots of ideas for class.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Great Irish Famine Collection Page

https://www.scoilnet.ie/go-to-primary/theme-pages/history/famine/ Added: 27 Mar 2019 Contributor: Dave O'Mahony Resource type: Guide/notes / Audio / Video / Lesson Plan / Project / Reference / Worksheet

This collection page on the Famine brings together all the resources that Scoilnet has amassed over the couple of months. The collection includes a Powerpoint Presentation on the famine, a short film on the famine and lots of links to other engaging and interactive resources.

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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
JC
History

Strand: 2. The History of Ireland

Strand unit: 7. The Great Famine

Asset type: Document
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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The Great Irish Famine Online

https://dahg.maps.arcgis.com/apps/M...id=8de2b863f4454cbf93387dacb5cb8412 Added: 01 Oct 2018 Contributor: Dave O'Mahony Resource type: Guide/notes / Project / Reference / Tool

This site, from the Geography Department, University College Cork and Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht provides us with new ways of seeing the Famine, by revealing the complex local and regional dimensions, which raises questions about the social conditions which prevailed in different localities and the diverse responses in terms of relief. Behind the maps are the stories of individuals and communities and how they fared during this traumatic period.

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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
JC
History

Strand: 2. The History of Ireland

Strand unit: 7. The Great Famine

SC
History

Strand: Later Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 4 Diaspora 1840-1966

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

BBC - Day In The Life: Stone Age

http://vimeo.com/21927963 Added: 03 Jun 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

One of four episodes created by Beakus for BBC History to help get kids in to ancient history. This episode sees Eric, a 10-year old time-travelling boy, whizz off to the Stone Age. Duration 2.20 mins.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Stone Age Peoples

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become familiar with aspects of the lives of these peoples

Suggestions for use: Discuss what life would have been like in the Stone Age. What would people eat? Where would they live?

Asset type: Video
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Rights Url: http://vimeo.com/dmca
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The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/titanic.htm Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

An eyewitness account of the great ship - the Titanic - sinking into the icy waters of the North Atlantic. (Contains some advertising.)

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE History

Strand: Story

Suggestions for use: An eye witness account of the great ship; Titanic sinking into the icey waters of the North Atlantic

Strand: Story

Suggestions for use: An eye witness account of the great ship; Titanic sinking into the icy waters of the North Atlantic

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

BBC History: Egyptians

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/ Added: 15 Apr 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Gateway to the BBC's resources on Ancient Egypt. Covers daily life, pyramids, pharaohs, mummification, gods and beliefs, hieroglyphs. Excellent starting point for information.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Egyptians

Suggestions for use: You probably won't need to go much further than this site when teaching about Ancient Egypt. Clear menu links to detailed information. Not hugely dynamic but does contain images and maps so will be useful for class computer.

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Egyptians

Suggestions for use: You probably won't need to go much further than this site when teaching about Ancient Egypt. Clear menu links to detailed information. Not hugely dynamic but does contain images and maps so will be useful for class computer.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Ireland’s Early Inhabitants

http://www.askaboutireland.ie/learn...ull-story/irelands-early-inhabitant Added: 03 Jun 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

From the Ask About Ireland site, notes about Stone Age people and tombs as well as Bronze Age people. Links also for a timeline of early people in Ireland.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
SESE History

Strand: Early People /Ancient Societies

Strand unit: Bronze Age Peoples

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: Get the children to draw a timeline for early people in Ireland. This site will provide the information needed.

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

The 1916 Rising: Personalities & Perspectives

http://www.nli.ie/1916/ Added: 19 Dec 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type:

Detailed National Library website covering most aspects of the Rising. Includes a huge amount of primary source material and images contained in the Library. Also contains biographical notes on the main participants and those who were executed.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
History

Strand: Later Modern Ireland

Strand unit: 3 Sovereignty 1912-1949

Suggestions for use: Great source material for research study.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Empty Cooking Pot - A History of Ireland in 100 Objects

http://100objects.ie/education/lessons/?id=3731 Added: 06 Jul 2017 Contributor: Emer Ní Chéidigh Resource type: Lesson Plan

Here you will find a lesson plan, worksheet, stories and assessment about the 19th Century Empty Cooking Pot. Within the lesson plan there are discussion prompts about the Empty Cooking Pot, there are also links to worksheets and ideas for group work.

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5-6 SESE History
5-6 English
5-6 SESE Geography
5-6 SPHE
5-6 Drama

How it maps to the curriculum

5-6
SESE History

Strand: Story

Strand unit: Stories from the lives of people in the past


Strand: Eras of Change & Conflict

Strand unit: The Great Famine

5-6
English

Strand: Oral Language

Strand unit: Emotional & Imaginative Dev through Language


Strand: Writing

Strand unit: Emotional & Imaginative Dev through Language

5-6
SESE Geography

Strand: Human Environments

Strand unit: People and Other Lands

5-6
SPHE

Strand: Myself & the Wider World

Strand unit: Developing citizenship

5-6
Drama

Strand: Drama to explore feelings, knowledge and ideas, leading to understanding

Strand unit: Co-operating and communicating in making drama

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

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