Shamrocks, Saints And Shillelaghs

Here’s the story behind some Irish icons and St. Patrick: SHAMROCK: Shamrocks are actually clover plants.  The small, three leafed herb appears on the United Kingdom’s coat of arms with the English rose and Scottish thistle. The shamrocks found in U.S. flower shops are often imposters. IRISH FLAG: Green stands for Catholics, orange for Protestants…
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St. Patrick’s Day Word Search

St. Patrick’s Day is March 17th.  How many words related to this holiday can you find in the puzzle below?   Download and print by clicking here  

St. Patrick’s Day Newspaper Activities

In Ireland and Northern Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day is a religious holiday in honor of the patron saint of Ireland. But in the United States, it is primarily a secular, or non-religious, holiday in which people don green attire and lucky shamrocks in celebration of Irish heritage. Parades are also a big part of St.…
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March 2nd Is Read Across America Day

NATIONAL READ ACROSS AMERICA DAY (DR. SEUSS DAY) National Read Across America Day is an annual event that is part of Read Across America, an initiative on reading that was created by the National Education Association. Each year, National Read Across America Day is celebrated on March 2nd, the birthday of Dr. Seuss.  However, if it…
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2016 March Newspaper Activities

Check out these daily lesson plans using the newspaper for the month of March. This calendar provides a subject specific focus for each day of the week with activities for every school day of the month: Monday – Language Arts, Tuesday – Social Studies, Wednesday – Math, Thursday – Science, Friday – Newspaper Information. To…
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