Christmas of days gone by!

Searching through http://www.tes.co.uk I have found this fantastic lesson idea and accompanying resources for teaching students about Christmas during the Medieval and Tudor times and comparing these experiences to their own experience of Christmas today. I think this lesson idea would work perfectly in a Junior Cycle History classroom and would allow the students to step inside the shoes of the people from the Medieval and Tudor period. Below I have shared the Powerpoint Presentation for this lesson and to download the worksheets which come with this lesson please click on the link below.  🙂

http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Christmas-through-time-Medieval-and-Tudor-6381111/

medieval christmas

 

medieval christmas dinner

tudor christmas

 

merry christmas 2

The Renaissance

renaissance

For anyone who will be doing the topic of The Renaissance in the new year or coming up to Christmas below is a collection of Powerpoint Presentations that can be used as the backdrop for five lessons which I made during my Third Year Teaching Practice placement.

Lesson 1: An introduction to the Renaissance

Lesson 2: Leonardo da Vinci

Lesson 3: Michelangelo

Lesson 4: The Renaissance outside of Italy

Lesson 5: Renaissance literature

The American Revolution 1775-1781

the american revolution

For anyone taking on the topic of the American Revolution 1775-1781 in the new year or in the run upto Christmas the powerpoint below is a collection of presentations for seven lessons which I made during my Third Year Teaching Practice placement.

Lesson 1: Introduction and Causes of the American Revolution

Lesson 2: The Battles of Lexington and Concord 1775

Lesson 3: The American War of Independence 1775-81

Lesson 4: People in History: George Washington

Lesson 5: Structure of the United States of America Government

Lesson 6: The Importance of the American Revolution

Lesson 7: Loyalists VS Patriots