Bunratty Castle

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Explore the wonders of County Claire, Ireland's Bunratty Castle. Through pictures and in-depth descriptions, go on a journey to see the exterior and interior of the castle. Learn why the grand castle was built, what materials were used to build it, and how each room served its purpose. Investigate how the castle's surrounding village was created, who lived there, and what their daily lives looked like. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Make copies of the slide show for pupils to reference, and take notes on, while the presentation is conducted 
  • If a class member is absent, provide them with the printed slide show and assign them the fill-in-the-blank worksheet as homework 
  • Schedule time in the library, or on mobile learning devices, to search additional informaiton about the catles of Ireland 
Classroom Considerations
  • The presentation is the first of two resources in a study of Ireland's Bunratty Castle
  • Information is well written and in detail
  • Pictures are real-life photographs 
  • None
Common Core