Please find instructions for this week’s History lessons below. If you have any queries or concerns regarding any of the activities below, please don’t hesitate to email during normal school hours.
Textbook pages: 115-117
Learning Intention: 1) To describe what life was like in Ireland for women in the first half of the twentieth century.
1) Read pages 115, 116 & 117.
2) Using the information you obtained, create a mindmap which illustrates the life of women in Ireland during the first half of the twentieth century.
3) If somebody you know was alive in Ireland during the 1950s/1960s, interview them to find out what life was like. (You can interview a member of your family via telephone or skype if needs be) Tip: before the interview commences have a set of at least 10 questions prepared. Remember what the purpose of the interview is, you want to find out about women in Ireland at the time. Think about creating questions around women in work, women as mothers, women as wives, women in society, etc.
4) Add any additional information you obtained from your interview to your mindmap.
Textbook pages: 117 & 118.
Learning Intention:1) Describe the role female activists played in women's liberation during the 1960s, otherwise known as the decade of change and state the changes that came about as a result.
1) Answer question 1-5 on page 117 of your textbook, in your copy.
2) Read page 118 & 119.
3) Design a rally poster published by the Irish women's liberation movement which highlights points in which Irish women were unhappy with in the 1960s. For example, women were considered the property of their husband.
4) Create a ladder of change in your copy, highlighting the steps taken to achieve equality for women in Ireland in the second half of the Twentieth century.
Textbook pages: 120
Evidence Book pages: 39
Learning Intention: 1) Describe the achievements of Dorothy Stopford Price.
1) Answer questions 1-5 on page 120 of your textbook, in your copy.
2) Read page 120 and create a fact file, containing at least 10 facts on Dorothy Stopford-Price.
Textbook pages: 109-121
Learning Intentions: 1) To compare and contrast the life of women in Ireland in the twentieth and twenty first century.
Activities: 1) Interview your mam/sister/aunt, etc. and find out what life is like in Ireland for women today.
2) Create a venn diagram to illustrate the similarities and differences between life for women in the 20th and 21st centuries. (You have made and completed venn diagrams before. Draw two large overlapping circles in your copy, preferably using a compass. Name one circle 20th century and the other 21st century. Any information you enter into the intersection of both circles are things that are common/similar to both centuries. Any information in either circle, is different.
Ms. N. Dalton.