Lesson Plan One

Grade level: High School

Learning Objectives

1. Students will conduct Internet research on the history of Ireland and the Irish in New Brunswick.

2. Students will create a rubric (set of rules or criteria) for evaluating information sources.

3. Students will synthesize information from varied sources to create a research-based presentation.

4. Students will learn how people in varied disciplines use information to learn about past societies.


Review the following sites and articles and also view the links in the “Procedures for Teachers” section:

Who were the Celts?

What is a Celt and Who are the Glasgow Celtics?

The Six Celtic Languages

Irish and Scots are the Same Tribe

Passage Tombs of County Meath

National Geographic – Archaeology

Climatologist Toolbox – Dendrochronology

Principles of Dendrochonology