Searching for a St. Patrick's Day Activity for your middle school students? Check out this fun informational article series about all things Ireland and St. Patrick!
Students will have fun learning about the history of Ireland, its Patron Saint, incredible castles, and Leprechauns! Additionally, students will practice their nonfiction reading skills at the same time!
I love keeping students engaged by utilizing this March holiday to pique their interest!
Also included are comprehension check crossword puzzles for each article to help students practice reading for detail. Answer keys are of course included!
These informational articles make great texts for Jigsaw Reading Activities and would also make great Sub Plans for your middle school students!
- "The History of Ireland"
- "The Castles of Ireland"
- "The Life of St. Patrick"
- 4 two-page informational articles on Ireland and St. Patrick.
- A comprehension check crossword puzzle for each article! (4)
- Crossword puzzle answer keys.
- Teacher Guidelines and Instructions
- BONUS: Link to a FREE St. Patrick's Day resource!
- Reading Informational Texts
- Reading for Detail
- Close Reading
- Informational Text Features
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