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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

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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
Buddhism - What is the 8 Fold Path
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Buddhism - What is the 8 Fold Path

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This lesson focuses on what the Eight Fold Path is. It is suitable for KS3. In school we use the accelerated learning cycle to teach our subjects so please feel free to change 'Connect' to 'Starter' and 'Consolidate' to 'Pleanary'. The ppt. contains the following: A questioning connect task to encourage students to think of the rules we live by in society A video task to introduce the topic with a question to initiate pair work. A differentiated written task. (The differentiated task is a favourite of Ofsted, having under gone various in the past number of years) Pair work for a 'Consolidate' task. As always the .ppt and .doc are editable for your needs. Any questions - claddaghclassrooms@gmail.com Enjoy
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!
Mo Theach - My House Word Mat
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Mo Theach - My House Word Mat

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This is a very simple word mat that will help reinforce the topic of ‘Mo Theach’ when you’ve introduced it. My students find these useful when they first begin to compose pieces of written work. This is editable and has been uploaded in both .pdf and .doc formats. A free example of ‘Mo Theaghlach’ can be found in my shop. 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.
Qué Tiempo Hace - The Weather
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Qué Tiempo Hace - The Weather

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This resource contains a Weather Mind Map / Revision Mat and also various activities to do with the topic of the Weather, There is a comprehension, some translation work, some verb work and finally a word search. I tend to use this when introducing the topic and for GCSE revision.
El Condicional - The Conditional Tense Spanish
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El Condicional - The Conditional Tense Spanish

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I use this resource as a revision for my KS4 groups. It is a simple PowerPoint that states the rules of the Conditional Tense in Spanish. With the PowerPoint I have attached a booklet to aid with the lesson. The booklet contains the following: - 4 activities that students can complete in lesson or as homework / revision. (Fill in the gaps x 2, translate sentence and write a paragraph) - A notes sheet on the formation of the tense - A notes sheet on the most common irregular verbs. The final file is a cute exit slip to finish the lesson and see if there are any big gaps in students knowledge. Enjoy! Claddagh Classrooms
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
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.
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:)
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:)
Caitheamh Aimsire Spót - Hobbies Sport
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Caitheamh Aimsire Spót - Hobbies Sport

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This booklet can be used as a nice revision lesson/way of checking knowledge or as a way of framing your lessons on past times and sport. The booklet contains the following exercises and resources: Name the sport via images Name the sport vocabulary via images Stating what sports you like and dislike A list of useful phrases Using the phrases above in sentences and matching them to their English translation Using all your learning in the booklet to write a short essay on, ‘Cluiche a chonaic mé’ NOTE: This is uploaded in .pdf format. If you wnat anything changed please let me know and i’ll have it done within 24 hours!
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!
The Present Tense - El Presente
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The Present Tense - El Presente

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Resource contains a PowerPoint lesson for revising the Present Tense 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 selection of note sheets. 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.
Buddhism - What features are in a Buddhist Temple (Vahara)
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Buddhism - What features are in a Buddhist Temple (Vahara)

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This lesson focuses on what features there are in a Vahara. It is suitable for KS3. In school we use the accelerated learning cycle to teach our subjects so please feel free to change 'Connect' to 'Starter' and 'Consolidate' to 'Pleanary'. The ppt. contains the following: A picture connect task to engage students A video task to introduce the topic with some questions. A fact finding activity A differenctiated written task. (The differentiated task is a favourite of Ofsted, having under gone various in the past number of years) Pair work for a 'Consolidate' task. As always the .ppt and .doc are editable for your needs. Any questions - claddaghclassrooms@gmail.com Enjoy
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