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Hello! I am an experienced secondary school teacher from Ireland. My subjects are RE and History. Have a look at some of my resources that are available and make sure to leave a review! All of them have been tried and tested in mixed ability classrooms in Ireland and the UK.

Hello! I am an experienced secondary school teacher from Ireland. My subjects are RE and History. Have a look at some of my resources that are available and make sure to leave a review! All of them have been tried and tested in mixed ability classrooms in Ireland and the UK.
Introduction to Shinto - Eastern Religions

Introduction to Shinto - Eastern Religions

Shinto is the native religion of Japan. This resource will give a broad overview of Shintoism in Japan. It discusses how Shinto is fundamentally different to religions that more commonly found in the West. There are questions throughout the presentation that can be used for normal lower order questioning during class, or as a written activity. The presentation contains lots of interesting pictures and bright colours to engage the students. It is suitable for KS3 and KS4. It can be used in both a denominational and non-denominational classroom. The worksheet is differentiated. The answers to the word search are at the end of the presentation.
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Free Scientology Worksheet

Free Scientology Worksheet

This is a worksheet that is suitable for a single lesson as part of an introduction to Scientology. It can be used for KS3 and KS4 class groups. It can be used as part of a module on new religious movements or cults.
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The Medieval Manor

The Medieval Manor

This is a PPT and worksheet about the Medieval Manor. It is suitable for mixed ability classes for KS3 and Junior Cert. It has a series of lower order questions based on the functions of important buildings around the manor and then a longer question for the students to design their own manor. If you liked this resource, please review and have a look at my other resources!
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The Presidency of Ronald Reagan

The Presidency of Ronald Reagan

This is a PPT on the presidency of US President Ronald Reagan. It is suitable for a Leaving Cert mixed ability class and includes an essay question on ‘In your opinion, who was the most successful US President from Roosevelt to Reagan?’ 1 A4 page. It covers these topics: Reducing Big Government Reagonomics Iran-Contra Affair Relations with the USSR If you liked this resource, please review and have a look at my other resources!
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The Formation of the Gospels

The Formation of the Gospels

This is a PPT about the formation of the Gospels. It is suitable for KS3, KS3, Junior and Leaving Cert. classes. It covers: The life and teaching of Jesus The oral tradition The written Gospels It uses bright and colourful imagery as well as simple language to get the most important points across which means that it can be used in a mixed ability class. It is suitable for both denominational and non-denominational class groups. If you liked this resource, please review and have a look at my other resources!
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What is a Sacred Text?

What is a Sacred Text?

This is a PPT exploring the idea of Sacred Texts. Best suited to KS3/Junior Cert. class groups of mixed ability. It is suitable for UK and Irish Religious Education curriculum classes. What is a sacred Text? Why are they special? The different sacred texts of different religions. If you liked this resource, please review and have a look at my other resources!
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American Revolution - Colonial America

American Revolution - Colonial America

This is a PPT of Colonial America, before Indepdence. It explores who lived in America before the Europeans, and why people moved to American. Who lived there before Europeans? Christopher Columbus and other explorers. The first settlers The 13 Colonies Why move to America? It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class and I recommend for it to be used along with the textbook for questions and answers. It can be used for a single class or a double if using additional questions and writing activities. If you liked this resource, please review and have a look at my other resources!
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Major Events of the 1798 Rebellion

Major Events of the 1798 Rebellion

This is a PPT of the causes of the 1798 Rebellion. It details the major events of the Rebellion: Repression of the United Irishmen. The Rebellion in Wexford. The successes of General Humbert. The capture of Wolfe Tone. It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class. If you like this resource, please remember to leave a review and check out this complete set for all the 1798 resources for a discount! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/complete-set-of-resources-for-1798-rebellion-11918447
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Causes of the 1798 Rebellion

Causes of the 1798 Rebellion

This is a PPT of the causes of the 1798 Rebellion. It details the causes of the Rebellion: Religious divisions. Penal Laws. Lack of Representation. Other Revolutions It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class. If you like this resource, please remember to leave a review and check out this complete set for all the 1798 resources for a discount! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/complete-set-of-resources-for-1798-rebellion-11918447
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Results of the 1798 Rebellion

Results of the 1798 Rebellion

This is a PPT of the causes of the 1798 Rebellion. It details the results of the Rebellion: Why they United Irishmen didn’t win. The Act of Union 1801. The 1803 Rebellion. Decline in the Protestant Ascendency. Increase in Sectarianism It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class. If you like this resource, please remember to leave a review and check out this complete set for all the 1798 resources for a discount! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/complete-set-of-resources-for-1798-rebellion-11918447
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Major Figures of the 1798 Rebellion

Major Figures of the 1798 Rebellion

This is a PPT of the causes of the 1798 Rebellion. It details the causes of the Rebellion: The United Irishmen. Wolfe Tone. Napper Tandy. Lord Fitzgerald. It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class. If you like this resource, please remember to leave a review and check out this complete set for all the 1798 resources for a discount! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/complete-set-of-resources-for-1798-rebellion-11918447
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Complete Set of Resources for 1798 Rebellion

Complete Set of Resources for 1798 Rebellion

This is a set of PPTs that will cover the whole 1798 Rebellion section over 4-8 class periods. Causes of the Rebellion Major Figures Major Events Results of the Rebellion It is suitable for mixed ability Junior Cert classes. I recommend that these PPTs are used in conjunction with questions from the class textbook to reinforce learning.
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Complete Set of  Introduction to Islam and Muhammad

Complete Set of Introduction to Islam and Muhammad

This bundle consists of three different PPTs on: The early life of Muhammad. The development of Islam. The spread of Islam. Each resource consists of a PowerPoint Presentation that uses bright attractive colours and pictures throughout. At the end of each presentation there is a questions section that can either be used for orally or for written work at the end of the lesson. Additionally each presentation uses ‘thought bubbles’ throughout to highlight key questions and points of interest.
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Scientology - Introduction to Scientology

Scientology - Introduction to Scientology

This is a PowerPoint Presentation and worksheet that can be used for KS3 and KS4 or Junior and Leaving Cert classes. It can be used in both a denominational and non-denominational classroom context. It can be used as part of a module on cults or New Religious Movements (NRMS). The PPT contains a basic introduction to Scientology, as well as basic beliefs. The presentation includes a link to a short YouTube video from a news broadcast outlining some of the beliefs of Scientology. The Presentation also includes some discussion and writing tasks for the students to do. There is also a PDF worksheet included which includes extra information on Scientologist symbols and the same exercises as in the PPT.
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Islam - The Spread of Islam

Islam - The Spread of Islam

This is a presentation about the spread of Islam after the death of Muhammad. It covers from the time of his death until the last of the Four Rightly-Guided Caliphs. This is suitable for one full lesson period. Learning objectives are included at the start of the presentation. It also includes questions at the end of the presentation that can either be completed orally by the students, or as a full writing activity. There are plenty of thought bubbles throughout the presentation for further discussion of important ideas with the class. This lesson can be used for KS3 or KS4 in either a denominational or non-denominational classroom setting.
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Christianity - Historical sources for Jesus

Christianity - Historical sources for Jesus

This is a presentation about the historical sources about the life and death of Jesus. It covers the meaning of different kinds of historical sources (primary and secondary) as well as contemporaneous historical sources from the time of Jesus. This is suitable for one full lesson period. Learning objectives are included at the start of the presentation. This lesson can be used for KS3 or KS4 or Junior and Leaving Certificate in either a denominational or non-denominational classroom setting.
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Islam - The Four Caliphs

Islam - The Four Caliphs

This is a presentation about the development of Islam under the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad. It covers from the time of his revelation until his death in 632 CE. This is suitable for one full lesson period. Learning objectives are included at the start of the presentation. It also includes questions at the end of the presentation that can either be completed orally by the students, or as a full writing activity. There are plenty of thought bubbles throughout the presentation for further discussion of important ideas with the class. This lesson can be used for KS3 or KS4 in either a denominational or non-denominational classroom setting.
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Christianity - Discipleship in the New Testament

Christianity - Discipleship in the New Testament

This is a PowerPoint Presentation and worksheet that can be used for KS3 and KS4 or Junior and Leaving Cert classes. It can be used in both a denominational and non-denominational classroom context. It can be used as part of a module on Christianity. The PPT contains a basic introduction to the idea of discipleship in the New Testament. The Presentation also includes some discussion and writing tasks for the students to do. Learning objectives are stated at the start of the presentation. There is also a PDF worksheet included which includes extra information on discipleship and the same exercises as in the PPT.
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Introduction to Racism - 3 Worksheets

Introduction to Racism - 3 Worksheets

This resources consists of 3 worksheets that can be used over three class periods. It can be used as an introduction to racism. It is suitable for KS3 and KS4 classes. All acitivities can also be used as discussion activities for the whole class or in groups. What is prejudice? How can adults be prejudiced against teenagers? Racism and prejudice in schools. Racism and prejudice in the workplace.
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Islam  - Early Years of the Prophet Muhammad

Islam - Early Years of the Prophet Muhammad

This is a presentation about the early years of the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad. It covers Arabia from the time of his birth up until his revelation from God. This is suitable for one full lesson period. Learning objectives are included at the start of the presentation. It also includes questions at the end of the presentation that can either be completed orally by the students, or as a full writing activity. There are plenty of thought bubbles throughout the presentation for further discussion of important ideas with the class. This lesson can be used for KS3 or KS4 in either a denominational or non-denominational classroom setting.
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Scientology - Criticisms

Scientology - Criticisms

This is a PowerPoint Presentation that can be used for KS3 and KS4. It can be used in both a denominational and non-denominational classroom context. It can be used as part of a module on cults or New Religious Movements (NRMS). The PPT contains some basic criticisms of Scientology. The presentation includes a link to a short YouTube clip from the Louis Theroux film ’ My Scientology Film’ that shows members of Sea Org harassing him. The Presentation also includes some discussion and writing tasks for the students to do. There is also a PDF worksheet included which includes extra information on Scientologist symbols and the same exercises as in the PPT.
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Introduction to Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy

This presentation and worksheet will give a broad overview of Philosophy. It discusses where and when Philosophy began, although it mostly focuses on what exactly is philosophy. There are questions throughout the presentation that can be used for normal lower order questioning during class, or as a written activity. The presentation contains lots of interesting pictures and bright colours to engage the students. It is suitable for KS3 and KS4. It can be used in both a denominational and non-denominational classroom. The worksheet is differentiated and the pupils can either complete it during the presentation or afterwards.
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Inspirational People - Gandhi

Inspirational People - Gandhi

This is a PowerPoint Presentation of the life of Mahatma Gandhi. Suitable for KS3 or KS4. The package has enough content for 1 class period. It can be used as an example of an inspirational religious person. It can be easily used for both denominational and non-denominational classes. It includes both writing and discussion activities. There is also a worksheet building on the teachings of Gandhi and extra information.
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