What is the History of Saint Patrick's Day?

The Problem-Solving Teacher
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5th - 7th
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In this collaborative research project, your students will discover some of the events in history that helped Saint Patrick’s Day develop into the modern holiday we know.  They will also review reliable vs. unreliable sources, and how to vet a source.  The writing process will guide them as they prepare this expository writing presentation.

Great for 5th grade, 6th grade, and 7th grade.


- Reliable Sources Mini-Lesson

- Research and Sources Graphic Organizer

- Two Prewrite Worksheet

- Collaboration Worksheet

- Draft Worksheet

- Rubric

- Digital and Printable Versions

- Easy to assign

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Keywords: Poetry, Limerick, Creative Writing, The Writing Process, Saint Patricks Day, St. Patrick's Day, Digital Activity, Virtual Learning, Remote Learning

Total Pages
50 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
Link ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., in contrast, especially).
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.


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