Democracy

Democracy

A full unit of work on Democracy in Ireland. Includes 8 PPTs. Each PPT has lesson aims at the beginning and to-do/Homework slides that can be amended to suit your class/textbook. Key terms are underlined. Comic Sans font is used in all PPTs to make them more accessible to students presenting with dyslexia. Also included is a key term/definition summary page which can be used to assess the students at the end of the topic.
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Weathering- Chemical, Mechanical and Mass Movement

Weathering- Chemical, Mechanical and Mass Movement

Four PPTs on weathering... 1. An introduction to denudation and weathering as one process of denudation 2. A PPT on mechanical weathering (freeze-thaw action) including a simple animation, easy to copy diagrams and photos 3. A PPT on chemical weathering (carbonation) with detail on surface and underground features of carbonation using The Burren (Ireland) as a case study. Includes a link to a YouTube video on the Burren and lots of coloured diagrams 4. Final PPT is on Mass Movement. Discusses landslides, mudflows and soil creep. Has two links to YouTube clips which show landslides and lahars occurring Each PPT is well laid-out and easy to follow. Key terms are highlighted/underlined. There are some 'to-do'/'homework' slides which direct the students to the text book/workbook I use (Geoplanet by EDCO) but these slides can be adapted to suit your own class/books. *For more PPTs and revision hand outs see 'My Shop' *
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Ma maison/My house

Ma maison/My house

An 80 slide PPT based on 'Ma maison'. Aimed at HL Junior students or Ordinary level senior students. A different way to present key vocab. Each slide is colour coded (blue/pink/green) to convey the gender/number of the noun. Each slide also has a photo and a word. There are a couple of activity slides too e.g. write a paragraph about your house, work in pairs to orally describe the bedroom in the photo etc... Also attached is a comprehension with English questions which can be used at the end of the PPT presentation in class/for HW etc... For a more basic 'Ma maison' PPT suitable for junior students and for more worksheets on this topic, see 'My Shop'.
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Aerial Photographs

Aerial Photographs

A clear and comprehension revision handout based on Aerial Photographs (aimed at Junior Cert Curriculum in Ireland). The topic is summarized over 3 A4 pages - including headings such as sketching an aerial photo, location on an aerial photo, traffic management on an aerial photo etc... For more revision hand outs like this, see 'My Shop'.
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OS Maps Revision Notes

OS Maps Revision Notes

A clear and easy to follow 3 page revision hand out on 'OS maps'. Entire topic is summarized under headings like 'Sketching an OS map', 'settlement on an OS map', 'grid references' etc... Aimed at Junior Cert Geography Curriculum in Ireland. Suitable for both junior and senior students but may need to be adapted for senior students. For more geography revision notes like this, see 'my shop'.
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Human Rights - CSPE

Human Rights - CSPE

A 24 slide PPT based on the Irish CSPE curriculum. Discusses the concept 'Human Dignity'. Explains in simple terms; prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, racism and disability. Some slides have links which bring you to Youtube clips which will help the students to understand the key terms better. One Youtube clip has been made into a class activity and the slide contains the link to Youtube video and questions which the students should answer. There is a think-pair-share discussion activity too. Also contains 'to do' and 'homework' slides which are based on an Irish CSPE textbook but can be easily amended to suit your class. All transitions and animations are in place and the PPT is ready to use! Word document can be copied and distributed to help students study for exam. All key points and key terms are summarized.
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Rocks

Rocks

4 resources for the study and assessment of the 'Rocks' chapter. First resource is a 34 slide PPT. This explains how each rock type is formed and gives two detailed examples of each. Includes activity/homework slides (one to be adapted depending on the workbook/textbook you use). Colourful with images and links to Youtube animations. Second resource is a homework 'Tic-Tac-Toe'. This lists lots of different kinds of homework assessments based on rocks and allows the student to choose their own HW depending on their learning style. A cloze test is also attached. This is a simple gap-fill exercise which can be used as an AFL activity, for Hw or as a short exam. Finally, there is a revision worksheet which again can be used for HW, class activity or as a simple exam. *For a 2 page revision handout on Rocks, see 'My shop'.
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Plurals/Les Pluriels

Plurals/Les Pluriels

A 9 slide PPT which presents 'plurals' in French. The PPT firstly explains regular plurals, gives examples and has an exercise to follow. It then explains irregular plurals and again gives examples and has an exercise. Also explains how to change the definite and indefinite article. Transitions and animations are already included.
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French Oral Exam Presentation

French Oral Exam Presentation

A PPT used for preparation for the French oral exam. Presented in a clear and colorful way. Questions and answers included. Can be used for ordinary level students and can easily be supplemented for higher level students.
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The Restless Atmosphere- Air masses, ocean currents, fronts

The Restless Atmosphere- Air masses, ocean currents, fronts

A 4 page revision hand out based on the Restless Atmosphere. Included are notes on solar energy, latitude, wind, global wind patterns, the coriolis effect, air masses, fronts, depressions, anti-cyclones and ocean currents. Well laid out in grids and so, easy to follow. Includes key terms and essential diagrams. Could be used for initial teaching but I use in 3rd year for revision. For more revision hand outs see 'My Shop'
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Weather Forecasts and Weather Instruments

Weather Forecasts and Weather Instruments

A 2 page word document which summarizes the different weather instruments and what they are used to measure. Well laid out in a grid so it is very easy for students to follow. Can be used for initial teaching or can be given before exam as a revision resource. For more revision hand outs or a detailed PPT on this topic, see 'My shop'
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The Water cycle, Rain and Clouds

The Water cycle, Rain and Clouds

A 3 page revision hand out on the water cycle, clouds and rainfall. Well laid out in grids and so, easy to follow. Includes key terms, essential diagrams and a sample answer on relief rainfall. Can be used for initial teaching but I use in 3rd year for revision. For more revision hand outs or detailed PPTs on these topics, see 'My Shop'
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Rivers- Revision handout

Rivers- Revision handout

A 3 page word document which summarizes 'rivers'. Includes key terms such as meander and river basin, gives an overview of the different stages of the river, briefly explains the different features of erosion and deposition and uses a waterfall and a meanders/ox-bow lakes as two long question examples. Very useful for revision but can also be used to teach the topic initially. *For lots more revision notes, see 'My Shop'*
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Vocabulaire- French Vocabulary Booklet

Vocabulaire- French Vocabulary Booklet

This is a very comprehensive and well structured vocabulary booklet for Junior Cert or Leaving Cert/GCSE French. It has 27 pages in total. All topics needed for the Junior Cert are covered (from days of the week, to food, to directions, pastimes and animals). Each unit of vocab is presented in a grid over one page. The French words are written in in black and the English translations are written in in a different colour for each topic. Also includes a full page of useful verbs in the first person 'je' in the present, past and future tense. The key 'je' verbs for ordinary level French are highlighted but can of course, be amended. The booklet can be printed and put together to suit your preferences/class needs. This is a very easy and clear way of presenting or revising vocab and serves extremely helpful to the students. *For the same booklet, without the English translations, see 'My Shop'.
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The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming

The Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming

A 2 page word document revision hand out which summarizes global warming and the greenhouse effect. Includes key terms, reasons for and solutions to global warming, diagrams and a sample answer on how human activity causes global warming and what impact this might have on a country. Well laid out in a grid and easy to read and follow. Can be used for initial teaching or can be given out as a revision resource close to exams. For a detailed PPT on this topic or lots more revision handouts, see 'My Shop'.
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Tertiary Economic Activities Revision Notes

Tertiary Economic Activities Revision Notes

A well laid out and comprehensive 2 page word doc based on Tertiary Economic Activities. Gives examples of jobs in the services sector, explains how economic development is linked with tertiary economic activities, discusses tourism as the world's largest industry and uses Spain as a case study of tourism (benefits to economy, social and environmental impacts). A go to resource for Junior Cert Geography Students or any students studying economic geog. *For similar revision hand outs on Primary and Secondary Economic Activities, see 'My Shop'*
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Secondary Economic Activities Revision Notes

Secondary Economic Activities Revision Notes

A comprehension and well laid-out revision hand out on Secondary Economic Activities. 2 word document pages. Explains what secondary economic activities are, what jobs are involved, key terms such as industrialized region, industrial inertia, a footloose industry... Uses Intel and RUSAL Aughinish as a light and heavy industry case study, briefly touches on the British iron and steel industry and finally on the effects of industry on the environment. For a full and detailed PPT on this topic, as well as a revision quiz, see 'My Shop'.
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Primary Economic Activities Revision Notes

Primary Economic Activities Revision Notes

A well laid-out and comprehensive revision hand out based on Primary Economic Activities. 2 page word doc. Explains what primary economic activities are, what jobs are involved in this industry, discusses farming as a system with inputs, processes and outputs, briefly discusses different renewable and non-renewable resources including mining, forestry, oil and fishing. A quick go-to guide for Junior Cert students. For a detailed PPT on this topic see 'My Shop'.
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Les Professions/Les Métiers

Les Professions/Les Métiers

2 word docs based on 'Les professions/Les métiers' in French. First documents is a well laid-out grid with key professions that students need to know for the French Junior Cert exam (Could be added to for older students). French is written in, Students write the English in, either in class with the teacher, or at home. This can be used as a dictionary task. Second document is a one page word document worksheet based on the professions/jobs in French. Contains one translation exercise and one comprehension exercise. Could be used for HW, class task or exam.
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Aerial Photographs- An introduction

Aerial Photographs- An introduction

A 26 slide PPT (19 slides of notes, exam questions at the end of PPT) which introduces Aerial Photographs to geography students. Differentiates between vertical and high/low oblique aerial photographs, using examples. Also explains how to locate features on a aerial photo using correct terminology e.g. foreground, middleground, background. For more PPTs on Aerial photographs and a great value bundle, see 'My Shop'.
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