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St. Patrick's Day

Holidays & Events

Int – High Int

Teens & Adults

Grades 6–12

In this lesson, students read about the history of St. Patrick as well as facts about Ireland. The printable version includes a jigsaw with information about the legend of the Blarney Stone and leprechauns. "Green" idioms are introduced.

  • descent
  • shamrock
  • kidnap
  • slave
  • shepherd
  • bible
  • priest
  • convert
  • admire
  • miracle
  • pirate
  • parade
PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • introduction to idioms
  • comprehension questions
  • pair work
  • group work
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review(Type in the Blanks)
  • Guess the Idiom(Matching)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)