The use of story for developing geographical knowledge, skills and attitudes

Fictional texts and novels bring real and imaginative environments into the classroom. They expose children to a variety of

Investigate materials used to construct homes

People who help us in our community


Scoil Nano Nagle, Clondalkin, Dublin

 ‘Local investigations will provide an important reference point for the child with which he/she can compare and contrast other places. T.G. Pg. 64


Fieldwork is working in the open environment. A trail is a local study. It can be carried out anywhere – indoors or outdoors. It is activity based

Planning for Integration








Infants – Second


  1. Cover all strands and strand units in the Geography Curriculum. Teachers do not have to cover all the content objectives; however, it is expected that

Natural features of the Earth-the mountains, hills, lowlands and other land forms, the seas, oceans, weather systems and climate give places their distinctive character. A knowledge of these features, how they were

The human environment is concerned with people who live in different environments, their activities and the environmental features which they have created. We also look at the interdependence of people in the local

Relevant literature, booklets, Department Circulars and


It is everyone’s


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