St. Patrick & The Emerald Isle: Nonfiction Mini-Unit with Close Reading Practice

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This St. Patrick and The Emerald Isle Close Reading resource teaches students about Ireland, Northern Ireland, and the man known as Saint Patrick while practicing close reading skills. It includes original informational passages, structured close reading practices, writing response activities and more. Close reading exercises have students scouring for examples of key ideas, text structure, vocabulary, author’s craft and more.

This resource was designed to be little to no-prep for you, last at least three days in the classroom, and works extremely well as an emergency sub plan resource. Simply copy enough pages for your class(s) and keep on hand with a copy of the included Teacher Notes. Perfect for days when you have to be out unexpectedly!


This product includes:

1. Passages on The Republic of Ireland. Two levels are included - one appropriate for high third grade - fifth grade and the second for second - third grade students.

2. Passages on Northern Ireland. Two levels are included - one appropriate for high third grade - fifth grade and the second for second - third grade students.

3. Three Close Reading Activities for use with all of the country passages. Students work independently and in partners to study each passage closely.

4. Reading Response Activity. Using what they’ve learned about each country, students decide which they would rather visit. In their responses, students explain their choice and support it with evidence from the text.

5. St. Patrick Passages and Text Practice. Two levels of the passage are included - one appropriate for high third grade - fifth grade and the second for second - third grade students.

6. St. Patrick’s Day Close Reading Thinkmarks.

7. St. Patrick’s Day Student Bookmarks.

8. Answer keys for close reading activities.



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1 Week

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