St. Patrick's Day in America Activities | Digital AND Printable

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3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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Your 4th and 5th-grade students (and some 3rd graders) will enjoy learning about the traditions of St. Patrick's Day in America with this digital AND printable high-interest, informational Close Reading resource. The Google Slides™ activities are perfect for your Google Classroom™ and the printable has several extras. Your students will love learning about who St. Patrick was and why we celebrate St. Patrick's Day in America. Not only that, you will cover multiple objectives during this U.S. History study. FUN for students and NO PREP for the teacher! A glossary and additional interesting information are included along with many real photos. Whether teaching in-person, online, or hybrid, I have you covered. Buy this resource for only $1.00 more than the cost of the individual resources.

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The download for the digital version includes a PDF with:

  • Link to your copies in Google Slides
  • Information to assist with your Google Classroom
  • Answer Keys

This engaging resource answers the following questions:

Who was St. Patrick?

☘ 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 don't wear green on St. Patrick’s Day?

☘ What do corned beef and cabbage have to do with St. Patrick’s Day traditions?

These questions and many more are answered.

Activities Included in this interactive and informative resource:

Reread to read closer - answer questions about the text

☘ Patrick's Proper Nouns Students use their readers to search for proper nouns

Word Search- Drag and drop (digital)

Writing Activities - Two different writing activities are given for your choice. Use one or both

Sneaky Synonyms- Drag and drop to match the words (digital) worksheets (printable)

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. You will need to use your teacher-judgment as to whether or not you use this as an independent activity.

BE SURE TO LOOK AT THE PREVIEW to make sure the activities are appropriate for your level of students. Our GT 3rd graders loved this but it may not be appropriate for all 3rd graders.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.
Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine the main idea of a text and explain how it is supported by key details; summarize the text.
Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.


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