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St. Patrick's Day Story Starters

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Let me tell you about the day I caught a leprechaun....Kids will love the whimsy of these story starters as they imagine they found the mystical pot of gold at the end of the rainbow and weave a tale of the luck a 4-Leaf Clover brought...
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Irish Immigration

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While today, the Irish are considered white, this was not always so in the age of nativism and xenophobia. Using political cartoons and newspaper excerpts from the Gilded Age, budding historians discover how the concepts of race and...
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Synge, Wilde, Shaw, and the Irish Renaissance: Crash Course Theater #36

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Some of the greatest plays contain only one act. A video, the 36th in the Crash Course Theater and Drama playlist, provides an overview of playwrights connected to the Irish Renaissance, particularly J.M. Synge, who was known for his...
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Traditional Irish Music

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Celebrate sean-nós, céilí, and the lilting music of the Emerald Isle with a set of language arts activities! Learners complete word puzzles, vocabulary exercises, and comprehension questions about traditional Irish music.
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The Myth of Oisín and the Land of Eternal Youth

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Viewers learn about Echtrai, an Irish myth genre, with the retelling of the myth of Oisin and his visit with Niamh to Tir na nOg, the land of eternal youth.
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Historical Overview of Ireland Activities Guide

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young historians continue their exploration of Ireland with a collection of social studies activities. From writing a character story about a person living in a particular era to designing Celtic panels and knots to drawing plans for a...
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St. Patrick’s Day Word Search

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Get in the St. Patrick's Day spirit with a 12-word, word search puzzle!
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St. Patrick's Day - Lá Fhéile Pádraig

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Youngsters use their imaginations and the story of St. Patrick to design original artwork for the holiday, by portraying where they think St. Patrick would have visited in the United States or illustrating what St. Patrick's Day means to...
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St. Patricks Day Lesson: The Real Story of St. Patrick

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Fun St. Patrick's Day facts abound. The lesson plan tells the story of the most famous icons associated with the holiday: the shamrock, snakes, Celtic religion, Irish history, and St. Patrick himself. 
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The Luck of the Irish

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students are introduced to a variety of customs and traditions relating to the culture of Ireland. They view a video, explore the art of storytelling, research sport origins, cook Irish food and discuss well-known Irish proverbs.
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Irish in the U.S. in the 19th Century

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Sixth graders examine how racial categories have changed over time.  For this history lesson, 6th graders discover that the Irish were not considered white for most of the 19th century and occupied a place of racial ambiguity in America. 
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Ireland Facts

For Students 4th - 6th
In this recognizing facts about Ireland worksheet, students choose multiple choice answers about the shamrock, Catholic rights in the 1600s, Irish volunteers, the wearin' o' the green, and Queen Victoria awarding the Irish with...
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Doomed to Die

For Students Pre-K - 6th
In this history worksheet, students read about dress in the 11th century. Students answer questions related to the reading. They are also asked to describe making an outfit for a visit to a palace.
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Role Play on the Plantation of Ulster

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students participate in historical role play about the Plantation of Ulster. In this historical role play lesson, students work in groups to depict the characters of the Plantation of Ulster. They practice and perform a radio program by...
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Bet You Didn't Know: St. Patrick's Day History

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Did St. Patrick really rid Ireland of all its snakes? Do shamrocks grow on every corner of the Emerald Isle? Learn all about Irish history and the true origins of St. Patrick's Day with a fill-in-the-blank worksheet that accompanies an...
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St. Patrick's Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Éire go Brách! Join in the festivities of St. Patrick's Day with a fun and informative video from a series on world holidays.
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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Dance

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Erin go bragh! Enliven your St. Patrick's Day celebration by teaching your class members some of the combinations found in traditional Irish step dancing.
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A Touch of Green: St. Patrick's Day in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Try these ideas to add some Irish flair to your classroom this St. Patrick's Day.
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Irish Immigration in America

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the reasons for the Irish to immigrant to America. They discuss the influence of industrialization and technological developments on the Northeast. They disover the challenges immigrants faced and what jobs they had to...
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March Into Shamrock Season

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use St. Patrick's Day activities to explore symmetry and words. In this lesson about St. Patrick's Day, students experience the Irish culture by learning about the Irish shamrock, and learning some Irish words. Students create...
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The History of St. Patrick's day

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders study the past of the Irish.  In this World History lesson, 10th graders create a timeline that represents the key events of the Irish coming to America. 
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St. Patrick's Day -- History and Traditions

For Students Pre-K - 6th
In this St. Patrick's Day worksheet, students answer questions about the history and traditions of the holiday. Students complete sentences about the history and traditions and a word search.
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St. Patrick's Day

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this St. Patrick's Day worksheet, students unscramble words to list St. Patrick's Day terms. Eleven terms are listed including shamrock, parade, and gold.
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All That is Irish and More - Activity 1

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students listen to examples of fiddle music and violin music to determine the similarities and differences between the two musical forms. A video link is included in this introductory lesson to fiddle music (Part One of Two).