1ST TERM EUROPEAN CULTURE 14 15

TASK 1

Last year you learned many things about Scotland. Look at the chart and see if you can remember what these Scottish words mean.

Wordle: SCOTTISH WORDS
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Let´s revise some vocabulary on this topic:

DO THE EXERCISES IN THIS DOCUMENT IN GOOGLE DRIVE

HISTORY VOCABULARY ELECTIONS 2 TAKEN FROM THE TEXBOOK OXFORD PLUS OUP

The 18th September last year was an important day for Scotland. Can you remember why? Write a paragraph explaning what where when, who ...Include it in your Google Drive document.Who could vote? Who couldn´t? Answer the question using the following words: abroad, foreign, foreigner.



REMEMBER THE WORD TURNING POINT. What does it mean?You are looking at Turning points in History in class
In the same document, do the next task:

VOCABULARY 1



This page will help you with your History and European Culture classes

INFORMATION AND VOCABULARY ON ELECTIONS:
REFERENDUM TEXT


WHEN YOU FINISH
HISTORY VOCABULARY ELECTIONS 2 AND VOCABULARY 1 IN A GOGLE DRIVE DOCUMENT YOU HAVE SHARED WITH YOUR TEACHER, DO:

TASK 2


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WHO WAS MICHAEL COLLINS?

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This is the introduction to the film you are going to watch: INTRODUCTION
Open a new document in Google Drive. Find information on who he was and answer the following questions:



NAME OF THE DOCUMENT:

Michael Collins

PUT PARTS A, B AND D IN THE SAME DOCUMENT

A- ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS. DON´T COPY THE QUESTIONS. GIVE FULL ANSWERS. WRITE A FULL PARAGRAPH. AND FIND THE INFORMATION IN THE LINK BELOW.
If you can´t find the answer there, type the question in GOOGLE

1- Where and when was he born?
2- How old was his father when he was born?
3- Where did he work in England?
4- When did he go back to Ireland?

Here are some links to his biography :
http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/michael_collins.htm
http://www.aohdiv1.org/biography.html

B- FIND THESE PLACES IN DUBLIN: Just include a picture and a short explanation. Why is each famous?
Remember, we want to know the relevance of places 1 and 2 connected to Michel Collins´s days.
1- The Four Courts
2- The Castle (What is it?)
3- The GPO (What is it?)
4- Ha´penny Bridge
5- Kilmainham Gaol
6- Trinity College
7- Dun Laoghaire

Look for the following words that appear in the film .
Include them in your VOCABULARY document:

TRUCE, CASUALTIES, ASSAULT, FIASCO, G-MAN, BRIEF, CABINET, STEPPING STONE,


TASK 3

Let´s travel to Ireland

OPEN A NEW DOCUMENT IN DRIVE. NAME IT THE IRELAND TOUR taken from EGO4U

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  • Click on the names of the towns, cities, places and answer the questions.