Bet You Didn't Know: St. Patrick's Day History

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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 informative video.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have learners watch the video independently before checking for understanding with the worksheet
  • Project the worksheet onto the board and pause the video periodically to fill in the answers as a class
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires access to the Internet
  • Includes a link for the necessary video
  • Incorporates well-known and little-known facts about Ireland
  • Answer key make assessment easy and straightforward
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