St. Patrick's Day in America Grades 3-5, Informational book plus skills worksheets for easy differentiation. There is a teacher copy of the book and students have individual readers of the same. Each include a glossary to help with unfamiliar words. Multiple Common Core objectives covered!
Be sure to look at the preview to see if the activities are appropriate for the level of your students. This will be challenging for most 3rd graders.
The following questions are answered in the information:
Why do we celebrate
St. Patrick’s Day?
Why do we wear green
on St. Patrick’s Day?
What is a leprechaun
What does the shamrock
have to do with St. Patrick's Day?
Do four leaf clovers bring good luck?
Why do you get pinched
if you do not wear green on St. Patrick’s Day?
What does corned beef and cabbage
have to do with St. Patrick’s Day traditions?
These questions and many more are answered in this non-fiction book.
Patrick's Proper Nouns
Students use their readers to search for proper nouns. They are asked to highlight and then record on a worksheet
- Two different writing activities are given for your choice. Use one or both!
Students read through their books to help them learn synonyms by using context clues. Thesaurus work is recommended
to compare and contrast how America and Ireland celebrate St. Patrick's Day
Patrick's Place Value Puzzle
Students hunt for numbers to fill in a St. Patrick's Day message
St. Patrick's Problems
Word problems. Some of the problems are very easy and some are thought-provoking. Some are multi-step. All problems are higher-level independent reading level. You will need to use your teacher-judgement as to whether or not you use this as an independent activity.
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