St. Patrick's Day Close Reading: History, Myths & Traditions

St. Patrick's Day Close Reading: History, Myths & Traditions
St. Patrick's Day Close Reading: History, Myths & Traditions
St. Patrick's Day Close Reading: History, Myths & Traditions
St. Patrick's Day Close Reading: History, Myths & Traditions
St. Patrick's Day Close Reading: History, Myths & Traditions
St. Patrick's Day Close Reading: History, Myths & Traditions
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St. Patrick's Day is a holiday with a rich and vibrant history that includes much more than just wearing green to avoid being pinched. This resource includes a 5 page close reading article and comprehension questions that will allow your students to delve deeper into this holiday. Your students will learn not only about St. Patrick, but about the strength of the Irish Americans, and the traditions that have carried on today.

Your students will learn:
- Biographical information about St. Patrick
- Myths surrounding St. Patrick
- Origins of St. Patrick's Day
- History surrounding St. Patrick's Day
- Strength and political influence of Irish Americans
- Traditions (ex.cabbage & Irish bacon)
- Symbols (ex. leprechauns)

Your students will:
- Cite evidence to support analysis of the text
- Demonstrate knowledge of key details and events
- Demonstrate the significance and impact of events
- Determine the author's purpose

Also Included:
This resource includes an Annotate the Text reference sheet. Use this guide during close reading to mark the text.

*This article has been analyzed for readability. It has been placed at the 7th grade level. This text would also work well with above/below grade level students.

For a fun twist, this information is also included in my St. Patrick's Day GAME: Two Truths & A Lie

Thank you! Have a blessed day.
Michelle McDonald

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8 pages
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