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BBC Article: Coronavirus: Foster criticises Irish unity claim by Sinn Féin

Added: 07 May 2020 Contributor: PDST Resource type:

This BBC news story concerns the tensions between Unionist and Nationalist communities and political parties in Northern Ireland over Identity and the nature of the Northern Ireland response to Coronavirus.

How it maps to the curriculum

Politics & Society

Strand: 7. Globalisation & Identity

Strand unit: 1. National Identity

Suggestions for use: The resources in this learning path could be used as stimuli for students, with the teacher creating tasks around an essential question, or set of questions. Students could be asked to use the resources included to create; a paragraph response, discursive essay response, voice clip of their response, research of further data on this topic or to critically evaluate the sources, amongst other ideas. Learning Outcomes: 2.1, 2.4, 2.6, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4,7.2, 7.3, 7.4. Topics: Topic 7: Globalisation and Identity Topic 5: Human Rights and Responsibilities in Ireland Topic 2: Power and Decision Making at National and European Level

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