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This download contains an nonfiction reading comprehension passage about St. Patrick's Day. Students will read a full page passage about the holiday to answer 5 multiple choice questions and 4 short answer questions. The short answer questions require students to recall information from the passage, restate an event from the passage in their own words, and make a personal connection. Students will also identify true and false statements by cutting and glueing statements. They will correct the false statements to make them true. Students will color shamrocks to identify fact or opinion statements. A writing extension is also included, as students will choose from two prompts. "If you catch a leprechaun, he has to give you his gold. Choose one of the following prompts.
(1) How would you go about catching a leprechaun?
(2) What would you do with all of the leprechaun’s gold?"
This passage and its activities are geared toward a fourth grade level. It can be a great resource to include during the month of March.