Who was Saint Patrick and why is he famous? Where did the tradition of wearing shamrocks on St. Patrick’s Day originate? This easy reader will teach your students the answers to these questions.
This lesson includes:
1. The Story of Saint Patrick Easy Reader (8 pages)
2. The Legend of St. Valentine Easy Reader with Cloze Exercise. This version of the book has words missing on each page. The teacher can read it and the students need to fill in the blanks.
3. Comprehension Questions
4. Easy Reader Scavenger Hunt: This is a different twist on a scavenger hunt. Students will read questions and hunt for the answers in the easy reader. They will be asked to look for nouns, adjectives, verbs etc. Then, they will continue to follow the directions and color their answers accordingly.
5. Alphabetize and Find Word Search Puzzle: All the words are from the story. The puzzle includes words like shamrock, legend, snakes, March, priest, Ireland, saint, dream, shepherd etc.
Tags: St. Patrick, St. Patrick’s Day, emergent reader, easy reader, beginning reader, legend, story, grammar, word search, scavenger hunt, alphabetize vocabulary
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