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Tasks - The Troubles

Based on the resources The Orange and the Green and The Troubles.

Comprehension

Study the texts "The Orange and the Green" and "The Troubles" and match the concept with its explanation

The Orange Order conflicts from the 1960s until the 1990s
Partition militant organisation in favour of a united Ireland
Plantation the division of Ireland into two parts
Ulster order associated with William of Orange
Republican a person that wants to remain in the UK
IRA a person that wants to be a part of Eire
Good Friday Agreement painting or grafitti applied on walls
Mural the Gaelic name for Northern Ireland
Bloody Sunday policy of colonising Northern Ireland
Loyalist incident when 14 protesters were killed
The Troubles seize-fire treaty signed in 1998
Key
  1. The Orange Order=order associated with William of Orange
  2. Partition= the division of Ireland into two parts
  3. Plantation = policy of colonising Northern Ireland
  4. Ulster= the Gaelic name for Northern Ireland
  5. Republican= a person that wants to be a part of Eire
  6. IRA=militant organisation in favour of a united Ireland
  7. Good Friday Agreement= seize-fire treaty signed in 1998
  8. Mural= painting or grafitti applied on walls
  9. Bloody Sunday= incident when 14 protesters were killed
  10. Loyalist= a person that wants to remain in the UK
  11. The Troubles=conflicts from the 1960s until the 1990s

Tasks about the Murals

Below you can study murals from Belfast, Northern Ireland. As you can see murals are huge images, e.g. on walls and public surfaces. They are often made as a means of persuasion and protesting.

  1. Why do you think the mural is chosen as a means of communicating protest?
  2. Murals are often found in urban areas. Why, do you think?


Focus on the individual mural expressions and the texts about “The Orange and the Green” and “The Troubles”:

  1. What do you think the Republican mural expresses? Explain the use of colours and symbols to support your statement.
  2. What do you think the Loyalist mural expresses? Explain the use of colours and symbols to support your statement.

Discussion

  1. Study the Bobby Sands’ mural.
    What can you find out about Bobby Sands? Which party in the conflict do you think has composed this portrayal? Why do you think the artist chose to portray him? Give reasons for your answer by pinpointing various devices used.
  2. Is mural painting art?

Vocational (art)

  1. Discuss which tools are required in large mural projects, like the ones below.
  2. Focus on ONE of the mural expressions below and comment on use of motif, colours, symbols and techniques. What kind of message do you think it conveys?
Republican Mural.photo.
Republican Mural
Loyalist Mural.photo.
Loyalist Mural
Bobby Sands.photo
Bobby Sands

Learning content

The British Isles

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Fagstoff

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    The UK

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    An Introduction to England

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    A Closer Look at England

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    An Introduction to Scotland

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    A Closer Look at Scotland

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    An Introduction to Wales

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    A Closer Look at Wales

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    An Introduction to Northern Ireland

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    A Closer Look at Northern Ireland

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    An Introduction to Ireland

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    Easy Text - The UK

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    Easy Text - An Intro. to England

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    London

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    Liverpool

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    Manchester

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    Cambridge

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    The North - South Divide

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    The Faces of London

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    Easy Text - An intro. to Scotland

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    Braveheart

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    Bobby - the Faithful Dog from Edinburgh

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    Easy Text - An intro. to Wales

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    Easy Text - An intro. to Northern Ireland

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    The Troubles

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    The Troubles, Introduction - Text in Brief

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    The Troubles, History - Text in Brief

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    The Troubles, 1960s to Today - Text in Brief

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    The Orange and the Green

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    Flags in Northern Ireland

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    Radio Play: Into Exile

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    Dublin

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    Irish Proverbs

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    Molly Malone

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    Frank McCourt: Angela's Ashes

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Oppgaver og aktiviteter

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    UK Quiz - General Knowledge

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    England Quiz

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    Task - Match place and description

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    Plan a Holiday in Scotland

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    Task: Bobby - the faithful dog...

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    Wales Quiz

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    Northern Ireland Quiz

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    Tasks: Into Exile

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    Task: Molly Malone

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    Quiz Molly Malone

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    Edinburgh Castle

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    Loch Ness

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    In the Name of the Father (film)

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Kildemateriale

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    The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill and Came Down a Mountain

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