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Monday

 

To recognise Northern Ireland as one of the countries in the United Kingdom.

 

  • What is the capital city of Northern Ireland?
  • What sea separates Northern Ireland from the rest of the United Kingdom?
  • How many people live in Northern Ireland?
  • What is Northern Ireland Famous for?

See PowerPoint slides.

Additional (optional) activity:

I can create a picture of the ‘Giant’s Causeway’ in the style of Ben Mosley using shapes such as squares, rectangles, pentagons, hexagons and octagons.

 

See example picture.

Ben Mosley - Giant's Causeway

Tuesday

 

To recognise Northern Ireland as one of the countries in the United Kingdom.  

 

Like other nations in the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland has some national symbols too. The most famous is the Shamrock.

 

  • What type of plant is a Shamrock?
  • How many leaves does a Shamrock have?
  • Why is the Shamrock a national symbol of Northern Ireland? 

 

 

Additional (Optional) activity:

I can draw a Shamrock, the national symbol of

Northern Ireland.

 

See Mr Webb’s example.

 

Mr Webb's picture

Wednesday

 

To recognise Northern Ireland as one of the countries in the United Kingdom.  

 

Irish people are famous for their unique style of folk dancing. Watch the video to learn more.

Additional (optional) activity:

I can perform my own Irish dance.

 

Watch Mr Webb’s attempt at Irish Dancing to inspire you!

Thursday

 

To recognise Northern Ireland as one of the countries in the United Kingdom.  

 

The famous Titanic was built in Northern Ireland. Find out some interesting facts about the Titanic.

Additional (optional) activity:

I can make my own unsinkable ship.

 

Design and make your own boat using materials of your choice. Test to see how well it floats in a paddling pool, sink or even in the bath.

Can you time how long it takes for your boat to sink?

Friday

 

To recognise Northern Ireland as one of the countries in the United Kingdom.  

 

The Northern Irish flag is very similar in colour and style to the English St. George’s flag.

 

Can you design a new flag for Northern Ireland?

 

See Mr Webb’s flag design.

Mr Webb's flag

Additional (optional) activity:

I can write a myth about Lough Neagh.

See PowerPoint for background information.

 

See Mr Webb’s Lough Neagh myth.

Mr Webb's Lough Neagh Myth


Don't forget to check out the Music resources on the school website too.


 

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  • Blandford Road, Hamworthy,
  • Poole, Dorset, BH15 4AX
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