Help students learn the history behind St. Patrick’s Day and sharpen their reading comprehension skills with this informational text resource. Every year, on March 17th, Irish people throughout the world wear green, pin a shamrock to their clothing and celebrate. But what’s behind (or who is behind) this holiday? Where and why did it begin? What is the story behind the shamrock? Students will learn answers to these questions and more!
Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level: 5.1
Grade level: Fifth Grade
The SMOG Index: 5.8
Grade level: Sixth Grade
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Provide your students with extra handwriting practice with these Easter themed (bunny and eggs) pages. Students will practice printing manuscript letters and words such as Easter, bunny, basket, eggs as well as two simple sentences: ‘The Easter eggs are in the Easter basket” and “The Easter eggs are dyed many colors.” Students will also love coloring the pictures!
An analogy is a comparison between two things, comparing two things which are comparable in significant respects. Here are 3 analogy worksheets with a St. Patrick’s Day theme. Here is an example of the type of analogies that are included…
finish line : race
pot of gold : ___________
These are multiple choice worksheets. Answer keys included.
This 257 page book holds an 1893 copyright and was written to give information about historical figures living just before and during the beginning of United States history. It is not meant to be used as a textbook but rather a supplement to add stories and facts about the people written about within the pages. It is recommended for 5th-12th grades.
Suggested uses: Use with your regular curriculum to add another layer of information or give to students to use as a source information when doing research and/or projects.
8 fun St. Patrick’s Day themed riddle coloring pages! Each page is ready to color and has a riddle on it…. Riddle example:
“Why should you never iron a four leaf clover? You don’t want to press your luck!”