This bundled file combines a 31 page informational e-book about St. Patrick's Day and 2 Readers' Theater scripts.
The informational book
uses visuals and relatively simple text (geared towards grades 1-3 students) to answer the following questions about St. Patrick's Day:
o Who was St. Patrick?
o What is the history behind St. Patrick's Day?
o What are some of the symbols of St.Patrick's Day and where did they come from?
o How do people celebrate St. Patrick's Day today? Why do so many people around the world celebrate St. Patrick's Day?
It also includes includes:
links to you-tube videos
showing St. Patrick's Day parades in New York, Montreal and Dublin, the "greening" of the river in Chicago and a short video on the history of St. Patrick's Day
links to websites
providing further information on St. Patrick's day. Note: the reading level for these websites is much harder that the text from the e-book.
Links were verified as active March 6, 2016
on information found in the e-book.
The 2 Readers' Theater Scripts
are written with primary students in mind and contain parts for High Emergent to Fluent readers. A table indicating the reading level of each part is included.
One script tells the story of leprechauns trying to steal gold from a rich man and the other tells the story of 2 bunnies and a chipmunk trying to get to the other side of the rainbow where there are loads of carrots and nuts, but they are being followed by a fox.
The information book and each readers' theater script are available separately but you save $1.50 if you purchase this bundle. DO NOT purchase the individual products if you have purchased this bundled resource.
You already have them.
St. Patrick's Day: Why and How it is Celebrated
St. Patrick's Day Readers' Theater: The Other Side of the Rainbow
St. Patrick's Day Readers' Theater: Leprechauns Looking for Gold
Other seasonal resources you may be interested in:
Halloween: Story Writing and Readers' Theater
Christmas Readers' Theater for Grades 1 and 2