Year 12 Introduction
Scheme of work
L1-2 A brief history of Ireland before 1800
L3 Change & continuity
L4 What was Ireland like in the 19th century?
L5 Ireland before 1801
L6 The geography of Ireland
Year 13 lessons & key questions
Overview/scheme of work
Overview - mindmap
Scheme of work/lesson plansSelect reading list
Notes for teachers
Unit 1 Act of Union & Daniel O'Connell
Booklet 1 The Act of Union
L1 Why did some people oppose the Act of Union?
L2 What impact did the Union have on Ireland?
Booklet 2 Daniel O'Connell & Catholic Emancipation
L3 How did Catholic Emancipation fare before O?Connell?
L4 Who was Daniel O?Connell?
L5 How was Catholic Emancipation achieved?
Booklet 3 Daniel O'Connell after Catholic Emancipation
L6-7 What next for Daniel O?Connell?
L8 How successful was O?Connell in gaining what he set out to achieve?
PowerPoint for Unit 1
Unit 2 The Irish Famine
Booklet 4 The Irish Famine
L9 What caused Ireland to suffer between 1845 & 1850?
L10 How did different groups respond to the Irish Famine?
Famine sources - images
L11 How did the Nationalists react to the Famine?
L12 What effect did the Great Famine have on the Irish?
Famine - Graphic History (pdf)
PowerPoint for Unit 2
Unit 3 1850-1900
Booklet 5 Why did Gladstone get involved in Ireland and what did he do?
L13 How effective were Gladstone's early measures?
Booklet 6 Irish nationalism, 1848-1900
L14-16 What were the aims and methods of the different nationalist movements during the period 1848-1890?
Techniques for starters
L17 What were the aims, methods and impact of the Fenian movement?
L18 What were the aims, methods and impact of the Land League?
L19 What were the aims, methods and impact of the Home Rule movement?
L20 Why did the Home Rule Bills fail?
L21 To what extent were the aims and methods of O'Connell simply copied by Irish nationalists between
1860 and 1890?
PowerPoint for Unit 3
Unit 4 Ulster Crisis & beyond
Booklet 7 Ulster crisis
L22 How did Irish Nationalism develop between 1890 and 1914?
L23 How would the nationalist groups react to the events of 1890-1914?
L24-5 What is the future of Ireland 1?
L26 What is the future of Ireland 2?
PowerPoint for Unit 4, Lessons 22-6
Booklet 8 Easter Rising, Sinn Fein, Government of Ireland Act
L27 Why did the Easter Rising take place?
L28 What happened during the Easter Rising?
L29 What was the impact of the Easter Rising?
L30 How did Sinn Fein develop into the major Irish Republican group after the Easter Rising?
Booklet 9 Government of Ireland Act/Michael Collins/Conclusion
L31 Was the Government of Ireland Act a real achievement for the Irish?
L32 What were the results of the Anglo-Irish War?
L33 How has history treated Michael Collins since 1922?
L34 Why was Ireland partitioned in 1921?
PowerPoint for Unit 4, Lessons 27-34
Year 13 coursework preparation - 5 lessons/7 parts
Part 1 Recapping on change & continuity
Part 2 Paragraph structure
Part 3 Coherency
Part 4 Introductions
Part 5 Conclusions
Part 6 Your coursework
Part 7 Top tips