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I am a qualified teacher with specialisms in Spanish, Geography & Irish. I have worked as a teacher in Ireland, Australia and the UK. I teach children the way I want my son to be taught. I try to make colourful resources that will engage and make teachers and students lives easier. I don't always get it right but I'm always learning and striving to. Claddagh Classrooms
Careers Booklet  - KS3
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Careers Booklet - KS3

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This 34 page booklet contains various exercises to do with careers and focusing on students strenghts and weaknesses. They can be used as individual topics for PSHE lessons or as a module as a whole. I use it as a module for Careers in Year 9. The booklet is broken down into sections as follows: 1. Basic careers introduction. 2. Getting to know you. 3. What is important to me? (Values & Belief systems) 4. Thinking about the future. 5. Careers language. 6. Skills audit – What can I do well? 7. Employability Skills. 8. Gender inequality. 9. Time management. 10. Skills audit – Check-in. 11. Evaluation Claddagh Classrooms As always the amazing Kate Hadfield has done the artwork.
An Aimsir Láithreach - The Present Tense
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An Aimsir Láithreach - The Present Tense

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This is a fantastic resource for teaching the Aimsir Láithreach. It can used to aid in your lessons or as a revision resource for exam years. The booklet contains: Notes on conjugation List of the three exception groups and how to conjugate them Reference sheet for irregular verbs Exercises for each type of verb x 4 There is an editable and also a .pdf version of this resource with clip art form the wonderful Creative Clipart. Any issues email me and I’ll have it sorted within 24 hours. Claddagh Classroom
Gramadach na Gaeilge
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Gramadach na Gaeilge

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Bundle contains Grammar revision mats and exercises for some of the most prominent grammar topics in Irish; An Aimsir Chaite, An Aimsir Fháistineach, An Aimsir Láithreach, An Modh Choinniollach, Séimhiú & Urú. Bain taitneamh as!
La Ropa - Activity Booklet
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La Ropa - Activity Booklet

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This 9 page booklet, suitable for KS3, contains various activities covering the topic of clothes in Spanish. There are word searches, multiple choice tasks, matching exercises, online dictionary work, translations tasks, description tasks and comprehensions. This us perfect for revision and also as an accompaniment when teaching the topic. All activities can be printed and used as stand alone starters / plenaries or homework tasks:)
Mi Barrio Work Booklet
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Mi Barrio Work Booklet

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This 20 page booklet is an excellent revision tool for students for the topic of 'My area' in Spanish. This booklet can also be used as a means of preparing students for their written controlled assessment. The booklet contains various activities which aim to help students master the following aspects: 1. ¿Dónde vives? 2. ¿Qué hay en tu barrio? 3. Direcciones 4. Hablando de tu barrio 5. Problemas en tu barrio Each section contains a series of activities such as translation, fill in the gaps, comprehensions, matching exercises and ordering information. The final aspect of the boklet is a controlled assessment type of activity where students will produce a written piece about their area. They will be able to attempt to include the following: ¿Dónde vives exactamente? Describe tu barrio. ¿Te gusta tu barrio? ¿Por qué? ¿Hay mucho que hacer para los jóvenes / los adultos? ¿Cuál es lo bueno / lo malo de tu pueblo? ¿Qué te gusta más de tu pueblo? ¿Cómo es la gente por lo general? ¿Qué deportes se pueden practicar? ¿Hay muchos problemas? ¿Si pudieras cambiar algo en tu ciudad, qué cambiarías? ¿Cómo será tu pueblo ideal en el futuro? Enjoy!
Na Forainmneacha Réamhfhoclacha - Prepositional Pronouns (Gaeilge/Irish)
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Na Forainmneacha Réamhfhoclacha - Prepositional Pronouns (Gaeilge/Irish)

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This is a resource to help teach the topic of prepositional pronouns in Irish. It contains a list of the most common prepositional pronouns in Irish and also two sheets with the most common phrases associated to each one. It is a confusing topic for students but I found these revision sheets helped a lot:) As always I have attached .pdf for printing and .doc for editing.
An Aimsir Chaite - The Past Tense
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An Aimsir Chaite - The Past Tense

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This resource has been given a make over! There are two files; one .pdf that contains the loves clipart from Chirp Graphics and another .ppt editable version for any additions that you may wish to do. There are two aspects to this update: Contains a notes reference sheet and sheet with all irregular verbs Contains 4 different exercises based on the tense. There are basic verb exercises, fill in the gaps, verb conjugations and finally a short translation exercise. Any issues email me claddaghclassrooms. Bain taitneamh as!
El Pretérito Perfecto Mat
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El Pretérito Perfecto Mat

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Revision mat on formation of El Preterito Perfecto. Useful for GCSE Revision. NIce simple steps to help students get to grasp with the formation. I’ve also finally updated this and made the corrections! Claddagh Classrooms
The Imperative - El Imperativo Spanish
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The Imperative - El Imperativo Spanish

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Resource contains a PowerPoint lesson for revising the Imperative in Spanish. It can also be adapted to be used as a lesson to introduce the same topic. It contains notes on formation of the tense, a worksheet that accompanies the lesson and also a revision mat for the topic. The work sheets are in .doc format to edit and rework depending on your needs and also in .pdf. This ensures that when printing, all the worksheet is printed and none of the margins are missing. The worksheet contains 5 activities starting off with basic conjugations, to irregular verb conjugations to more creating new school rules. The first three activities can be used with weaker ability students to encourage using the tense while later ones will be a challenge for higher ability students.
Oíche Shamhna Tascanna Halloween Irish Tasks
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Oíche Shamhna Tascanna Halloween Irish Tasks

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These resources are for use in GCSE/Junior Cycle Classes. There are 3 different sheets, each one representing a Halloween character in which students are asked to write about the character. To help there are a series of questions and also a box for key words. I have a low ability class so we scaffolded everything on the board first and they filled in their key word box before they began the task. It has worked a treat. as there are copyrighted clip art used these are in .pdf format only. If there are any mistakes, please email and i will correct immediately. Is mise le meas, Claddagh Classrooms (Claddaghclassrooms@gmail.com)
Mo Theaghlach Mata Focal
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Mo Theaghlach Mata Focal

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Very simple Word mat for KS3/1st year topic of myself and my family, Mé Féin agus Mo Theaghlach. My students always find it handy to have everything on one sheet of paper when I need them to free write. CLaddagh CLassrooms
Scrúdúbéil  - Ceisteanna Coitianta
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Scrúdúbéil - Ceisteanna Coitianta

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This wee lovely contains a list of common questions that students can prep for their scrúdúbéil (Speaking assessment). This is the first of 2 booklets. This one contains questions on the following topics: Mé Féin Mo Theaghlach Mo Theach Mo Scoil Caitheamh Aimsire Mo Cheantar Laethanta Saoire There are just over 120 questions. Any issues please email:) Claddaghclassrooms@gmail.com
Na haimsirí Gaeilge - Verb tenses in Irish Booklet
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Na haimsirí Gaeilge - Verb tenses in Irish Booklet

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This booklet contains a revision mat for all tenses in Irish taught at Junior Cert (GCSE) and Leaving Cert (A Level) The tenses included are An Aimsir Chaite An Aimsir Láithreach An Aimsir Fháistineach An Modh Coinníollach Each of these tenses are essential to students attempting any exam and are a great resource for revision! Bain taitneamh as:)
Scéal Naomh Pádraig - St. Patrick's Story as Gaeilge
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Scéal Naomh Pádraig - St. Patrick's Story as Gaeilge

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UPDATED 2020 This booklet is an excellent resource for your Irish classroom this St. Patrick’s day. Ideal for Junior Cert / GCSE classes, the story of St. Patrick is told in simple Irish. The story is followed by tasks (Vocab, comprehension, & writing) based on the story. The story is free in my store so please make sure you downlad! Please note this is a .pdf resource only. Bain taitneamh as:) Claddagh Classrooms
Séimhiú & Urú Leabhar Oibre - Séimhiú & Urú Booklet
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Séimhiú & Urú Leabhar Oibre - Séimhiú & Urú Booklet

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This Booklet contains all you need to know about Seimhiú and Urú in Irish. (The most essential & confusing grammar rules for students) The booklet contains: A revision mat for Séimhiú A revision mat for Urú A practice exercise of 20 questions combining both sets of rules Answers to the practice questions. Bain taitneamh as:)