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Dates
1st Aug 2020
to 30th Sep 2020

Age Range
All ages

Venue
Drumhome Heritage Society

Address
Drumhome Heritage Society
Ballymagroarty
F94Y2X8

Monastic Locations and Natural Resources_Drumhome Heritage Society

COLMCILLE PROJECT_ LESSON PLAN

Monastic Locations and Natural Resources

AIMS and EDUCATIONAL LEARNING 

To make pupils aware of the rich heritage in their area.
Mapping To virtually identify and find on a map  these places using a Nav Sat to explore directions to these Early Monastic linked sites, in the surrounding areas. To find these locations using modern methods digital programmes and to discuss and explore Navigation in ancient times. To explore, using resource material, offered by Drumhome Heritage Society  the archaeological findings at the 4 x marked Locations, as identified in recent Archaeological explorations
To help pupils understand why these were strategically chosen places e.g Along the Wild Atlantic Way. What the benefits of these locations were for travel and for food gathering or growing. 

Friends in High Paces  We look at Colmcille’s Lineage and Blood Line We learn he was of a Royal Blood Line His people  were Kings and Chieftains. The land on which his monastic settlements were established was because of  land offered to him for his monasteries and his teaching
To offer a basic understandings of building materials used for building purposes from Library to Church  Use of local resources Hard Wood, Granite & Limestone  and forest Hardwoods
The Written Scriptures Explore the various aspects  of Monastic Life in the  500 / 600s  The Spiritual pathways / The l

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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