St. Patrick's Day Reading Comprehension Passages - Digital Activities

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Engage your students this March (and keep them from looking for people to pinch) with these St. Patrick's Day reading comprehension passages and activities.

****Note: St. Patrick’s Day has its roots in Christianity and this is briefly mentioned in nonfiction texts 1 and 2. The nonfiction texts 3-6 and the fiction stories do not reference Christianity at all.****

Note: This resource now includes a digital version for use with Google Slides. To access the digital St.Patrick’s Day reading activities, see pages 3-4 of the PDF.

Click here to see the BUNDLE of all of my Seasonal Reading Comprehension Passages and Activities for 4th and 5th Grade


About the St. Patrick's Day Reading Comprehension Passages & Printables

This reading comprehension resource contains TEN St. Patrick's Day-themed reading texts:

  • 6 informational texts
  • 2 fiction stories
  • 1 poem
  • 1 play/drama

Each text contains 2-4 printables with reading comprehension questions, reading skill practice, or writing activities that are common core aligned and text dependent.

Choose to use all of the reading comprehension or skill printables or pick and choose the ones that best fit your needs.

Answer keys are included if they are appropriate to the printable.

Nonfiction Text 1: St. Patrick’s Day: A Brief History (Note: St. Patrick’s Day has its roots in Christianity and this is briefly mentioned in this text.)

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Main Idea
  • Opinion Writing Prompt

Nonfiction Text 2: Different St. Patrick’s Day Traditions (Note: St. Patrick’s Day has its roots in Christianity and this is mentioned in this text.)

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Main Idea & Details
  • Using Context Clues

Nonfiction Text 3: How Rainbows Are Formed

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Context Clues
  • Text Structure
  • Sequencing

Nonfiction Text 4: Common Leprechaun Myths

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Context Clues
  • Main Idea
  • True or False

Nonfiction Text 5: Why Is Gold so Valuable?

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Context Clues
  • True or False
  • Making Connections

Nonfiction Text 6: Chicago's Green River

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Context Clues
  • Cause and Effect

Fiction Story 1: Follow the Rainbow

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Using Context Clues
  • Evaluating Summaries
  • Theme

Fiction Story 2: The Leprechaun in the Mirror

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Using Context Clues
  • Point of View
  • Narrator's Main Point
  • Narrative Writing Prompt

Poem: The Color Green

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Using Context Clues
  • Opinion Writing Prompt

Play: The Southampton Shamrocks

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Evaluating Summaries
  • Theme
  • Challenges and Characters' Responses

About the St. Patrick's Day Digital Reading Activities

This St. Patrick's Day reading resource is also included in a digital format for use with Google Slides.

The reading passages and activities are exactly the same as the printable version. However, they have been converted to an optimal digital format with text boxes and some moveable pieces.

Check out the preview video to see the digital St. Patrick's Day reading activities.

More St. Patrick's Day Activities

St. Patrick's Day Nonfiction Reading Comprehension (Short Texts)

St. Patrick's Day Writing Prompts

St. Patrick's Day Fraction Math Activities

St. Patrick's Day Fraction Math Printables

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