All the research has been done. This is a no-prep activity.
Just print and you can laminate it and have it for years.
I have my students play against each other. They have fun while they are learning.
It is filled with lots of Facts about Ireland, St. Patrick and the origin of St. Patrick's Day. Who, when, where and why do we celebrate St. Patrick's Day?
There are over 50 questions. Some questions are: true/false, multiple choice, fill in the blank.
An example of a question is:
St. Patrick had an adventurous life. He was captured by pirates at the age of 16. The Irish Pirates brought him to Ireland to tend the flocks of a chieftain. Six years of slavery made him a devote?
The first official celebration of St. Patrick's Day in the United States occurred in 1780. In what city and state?
New York, New York City
Morristown, New Jersey
What kind of land mass is Ireland?
The correct answer is in bold. Very easy to use and lots of information.
To enhance this game you can show them the power point on Ireland as well before, during or after you play the game.
I know my students love it and learn so much.