Geography: Ireland

The second two weeks of school we learned about Ireland using Layers of Learning, year 2 unit 2. Since the kids have a grandmother living in Ireland, it’s a place they hear about a lot. Cameron remembers a lot about the month we spent there in 2013. Fritz and Adrian have vague memories of it.

We found places, including their Nan’s house, on the map of Ireland.
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We looked through the book I made of pictures from our trip to Ireland.
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We watched a video of a Riverdance performance.
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We learned about the Aran Islands and watched a video about them.
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We had a feast of Irish stew, Irish flag veggies, and (gluten free) soda bread.
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We learned about the annual Puck Festival.
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The boys each learned about a famous Irish person and taught what they learned to their brothers. (Cameron chose John B. Cosgrave, Fritz picked Jonathan Swift, and Adrian learned about Ernest Shackleton.)
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