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History Quest 6 – Web Links

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Chapter 1: The Celts

This site is full of games and information – all about the Celts: Web Link
A short quiz on the Celts: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image A printable wordsearch for you to print up and use as an activity in class: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image Lots of Celtic designs for you to print off and have your class colour: Web Link

Chapter 2: Feasts and Festivals

Find holidays in all different countries with this link: Web Link
Short quiz on feasts and festivals in Ireland: Web Link
Then try this crossword: Web Link
Find out about festivals from all around the world: Web Link

Chapter 3: Plantations and Settlements 1

You might find this map of Ireland from 1556 to1620 of some interest: Web Link

Chapter 4: The Aboriginal People

Teacher Icon Image Art lesson based on Aboriginal hand-print art: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image Another art lesson – how to make a didgeridoo: Web Link

Chapter 5: Plantations and Settlements

Teacher Icon Image  Here is an account of the Plantation of Ulster as a backdrop to explain the roots of the Northern Ireland conflict: Web Link
Lots of information about the Flight of the Earls here: Web Link

Chapter 6: The Liberator – Daniel O’Connell

Read this article on Daniel O’Connell – lots of detail here! Web Link
Quiz on Daniel O’Connell: Web Link
…and a crossword: Web Link

Chapter 7: The Great Famine

A nice interactive site about Irish Famine: Web Link

Chapter 9: Marie Curie

A very good essay on Marie Curie with photos and illustrations: Web Link
Another good account of the life of Marie Curie – includes a timeline of her life: Web Link

Chapter 10: 1916 Easter Rising

The text of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic and biographical details of all those who signed it: Web Link
Try this crossword based on the Easter Rising: Web Link

Chapter 11: World War II

This fascinating BBC library has lots of short audio clips about the Second World War: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image This site will really bring your World War II lesson to life – has photos plus information on all the important events: Web Link
‘Fling the Teacher’ quiz game all about World War II: Web Link

Chapter 12: Martin Luther King Jr

A detailed biography of Rosa Parks – also includes an interview with the woman herself: Web Link
An interactive timeline of the life of Martin Luther King Jr: Web Link
A short biography of Martin Luther King Jr: Web Link
Learn about the life of Martin Luther King Jr through these photos: Web Link