The project is a resource for the study of the causes,
course and results of the Great Famine in the 1840's.
The subject area is SESE – History and is designed for pupils of 5th and 6th classes.
Skills employed in the project include –
Study of websites dealing with the Famine
Evaluation of evidence
ICT - The project involves the use of internet skills, word-processing and PowerPoint presentations.
The story is largely based on information contained in two books
How I Survived the Irish Famine
by Laura Wilson
by Jim Rees