Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland

 

1.  Objective

1.1  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

1.2  acquire some knowledge of the major personalities, events or developments in these periods

1.3  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

1.4  begin to develop some appreciation of the ‘mind-set’ of former generations

1.5  acquire insights into the attitudes and actions of people in contemporary Ireland

1.6  develop a growing sense of personal, national, European and wider identities.

2.  Recall

2.1  Brainstorm major personalities, events and developments during this period.

2.2  Create a list of the major personalities, events and developments during this period.

2.3  Create a table listing the major personalities, their attitudes, beliefs and motivations towards those events or developments.

2.4  Brainstorm people’s views on tolerance and equality during this period.

2.5  Make a before and after list of the changing views on tolerance and equality during this period.

2.6  Record some examples of the actions and attitudes of ordinary people during this period.

2.7  Find evidence of how these movements related to personal, national, European or wider identities.

3.  Performance

  Record a short video/radio show/debate demonstrating the following:

3.1  Major personalities involved in events or developments in this period.

3.2  Their attitudes, beliefs and motivations towards those events or developments.

3.3  Changing views on tolerance and equality during this period.

3.4  Insights into the actions and attitudes of ordinary people during this period.

3.5  How these movements related to personal, national, European or wider identities.

4.  Assessment

Your artefact will be evaluated using the following criteria:

4.1  Accuracy of major personalities, events and developments.  (15 x 4%)

4.2  Evidence of attitudes, beliefs and motivations to the events and developments.  (10%)

4.3  Examples of changing views on tolerance and equality.  (10%)

4.4  Evidence of insights into the actions and attitudes of ordinary people during this period  (10%)

4.4  Your argument for how these movements related to personal, national, European or wider identities. (10%).

4.5  The accuracy and quality of your references for the evidence you obtained.

4.5  The clarity and design of your artefact.  (10%)