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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Stewardship Cloze Test (CSPE)

Stewardship Cloze Test (CSPE)

A cloze test based on the concept of environmental stewardship. Includes all the key words associated with the topic. Good as a homework exercise, recap activity or exam.
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Aerial Photographs

Aerial Photographs

5 PPTs based on Aerial Photographs; 1. An introduction to the different types of aerial photos and an explanation on locating features on aerial photos 2. sketching Aerial photos 3. Settlement on aerial photos 4. Colour on aerial photos/determining land use/determining time of year 5. Economic activities on aerial photos
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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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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

Secondary Economic Activities

3 resources covering secondary economic activities. A detailed PPT with images, transitions and 'to do' slides directing students to exam questions/questions from textbook. Used Intel and RUSAL Aughinish as Irish case studies. Second resource is in a PPT format and is a revision quiz which can be used as a class activity or could be printed to make a worksheet. Final resource is a 2 page word document which summarizes the topic and can be distributed to students after the topic or in their final year as revision notes.
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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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Economic Activities- Revision Notes

Economic Activities- Revision Notes

3 X 2 page word doc revision hand outs based on primary, secondary and tertiary economic activities. Well laid out and comprehensive. A must have revision guide for geography students!
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Aerial Photographs- Colour, settlement and economic activities on aerial photographs

Aerial Photographs- Colour, settlement and economic activities on aerial photographs

3 PPTs based on aerial photographs. 1. Colour on aerial photographs - using the colour on the photo to determine time of the year and land use 2. Economic Activities on aerial photographs - Identifying different economic activities using evidence from the photograph 3. Settlement on aerial photographs - Using evidence from the photo to identify settlement patterns and historic settlement *To purchase these three PPTs along with others based on Aerial Photographs, see 'My Shop'.
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Sketching aerial photographs

Sketching aerial photographs

A short and simple PPT (8 slides) which explains how to sketch an aerial photograph. To buy this resource as part of an aerial photograph bundle, see 'My shop'.
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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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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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