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History Quest 2 – Web Links

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Chapter 1: Aoife’s Story

Find out what your name means: Web Link

Chapter 2: Fionn and the Giant

Teacher Icon Image A wordsearch on Fionn and the Fianna: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image An account of how the Giant’s Causeway came to be: Web Link

Chapter 3: Happy Halloween

Complete this Halloween crossword: Web Link
This site has lots of Halloween activities to do: Web Link
Here’s a game for Halloween: Web Link

Chapter 5: The Chinese New Year

Plenty of Chinese New Year activities here: Web Link

Chapter 6: Hans Christian Andersen

Try this Hans Christian Andersen quiz: Web Link
This link has all the fairy tales written by Hans Christian Andersen: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image Clip from 1952 film of Hans Christian Andersen. [Note: YouTube clips are filtered out by HEAN (Department of Education web watch) so you will have to download this at home first if you wish to show it in school.] Web Link

Chapter 7: Saint Patrick and the Piece of Gold

This Shamrock Jigsaw Puzzle is a bit of fun! Web Link
Lots of fun activities on this site to do with St Patrick’s Day: Web Link
A crossword all about St Patrick: Web Link
Teacher Icon Image There are several video clips on this site about St Patrick but I would suggest reviewing them before deciding whether they are suitable for your class – the level is a bit difficult. Web Link

Chapter 8: The Children of Lir

Short quiz on the Children of Lir: Web Link

Chapter 9: Gráinne Mhaol

Teacher Icon Image A Gráinne Mhaol wordsearch for you to print out and have your class complete: Web Link
An account of the pirate queen’s visit to Howth: Web Link

Chapter 10: The Hearth

Quiz about rural homes in Ireland 100 years ago: Web Link

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