Discussing Michael Collins - the Film


PRE-VIEWING ACTIVITIES - Cloze Text
WHILE-VIEWING ACTIVITIES
AFTER-VIEWING ACTIVITIES


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PRE-VIEWING ACTIVITIES


Prepare yourself for watching and discussing the film by searching for information about the key issues with the help of the references given beneath. Learn the facts as well as new vocabulary so that you can answer the following questions as a test afterwards.


Answering these questions you prove that you are able to use the Internet as a resource for learning and that your knowledge about Ireland is sufficient to discuss the film.
 

You should be able to describe these characters :
Cosgrave, Cathal Brugha, Harry Boland, Joe O'Reilly, James Conolly, P.H. Pearse, Arthur Griffith, Eamon DeValera, Michael Collins, etc.



Find information about
 

Michael Collins

Skibbereen

- turn to an exercise dealing with his childhood (cloze text) 
http://www.michaelcollins.com/

http://www.toad.net/~sticker/nosurrender/chistory.html 
http://inac.org/history/hunger.html

Irish History on the Web
 http://wwwvms.utexas.edu/~jdana/irehist.html

The seven signatories of the Easter Proclamation (from left):

Padraig Pearse, James Connolly, Thomas Clarke, Thomas MacDonagh, Sean MacDermott, Joseph Plunkett & Eamonn Ceannt
http://www.agenda.co.nz/poblacht.htm

 

For annotations and assignments that go with the Easter Proclamation click on Easter 1916
 
 

The Partitioning of Ireland and the Government of Ireland Bill

Lloyd George

front cover

http://cain.ulst.ac.uk/othelem/fox.htm#chap4 
http://proni.nics.gov.uk/records/private/carson.htm

http://www.cartref.demon.co.uk/eng/stamps/dlgbio.htm

 

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