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Andrew O'Sullivan

The Bishop - Chess for Beginners 4

Grades: 6th Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
Subjects: Character Building, Math

Student Instructions

For this lesson we are learning about the Bishop. Watch the videos attached. The first video, The Bishop (https://youtu.be/COKv0t4pvTY), will teach us how the Bishop moves and captures. The following video are fun mini-games to play with a friend, parent or guardian. They will help us to become familiar with how the Bishop moves and captures. Bishop’s Rule - https://youtu.be/s4t1g6nguQc Bishop versus 3 Pawns - https://youtu.be/qk9gjl_HZG8 Watch the videos and try teach someone at home all about the Bishop. When you are comfortable playing with the Bishop, try the following mini-game. Chess Without Royalty - https://youtu.be/Wit_Eo66JQE Click here to play the Bishop versus 3 Pawns online against a computer. Look at the multimedia to instructions to learn how to change level and side. https://chessplus.net/interactive-games/bishop-versus-3-pawns/ If you are using a computer or laptop, follow the link below to learn more about the Bishop. The activity below may not work on a tablet or phone. https://lichess.org/learn#/2

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

For more information with regards to teaching chess, visit ficheall.ie Ficheall is the network of primary school teachers in Ireland who promote the playing of chess in schools for the social and cognitive benefits it has for students. Ficheall provide support for teachers to teach children how to play chess, encourage every primary school in Ireland to promote chess and organise fun and inclusive chess tournaments between local schools.