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Pages
20 Pages
Subject
Reading Comprehension & Learning, Europe, Seasonal
Languages
English
Product
Digital
Grade
3rd, 4th, 5th
Resource Type
Activities, Cooperative Learning, Printables
Standard
Not standard specific

Description

This St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt is the perfect mix of engaging and educational. While racing around the room to find and answer each fact card, your students will learn that this March holiday is about much more than green clothes and gold coins. They'll love learning fun facts and trivia about Irish history, culture, and traditions!

FIND MORE INFORMATION IN THE PREVIEW!

The Bridge Street Parade is HOW many feet long?

Your class will learn the answer to this question and many more once they complete the scavenger hunt. In addition to learning about the actual holiday, they will also learn about Saint Patrick as well as the culture and traditions of Ireland.

The St. Patrick's Day Scavenger Hunt Includes:

-24 Fact Cards

-3 Ways to Play (Recording Sheets included for each):
-----Traditional: Answer a 'right there" question about each fact card
-----Vocabulary: Define the underlined word on each card
-----Synthesize: After reading all the facts, apply the information to answer 6 higher-order
thinking questions.

Answer Key

Teacher's Guide and Set-Up Instructions


Ideas for Use:

-Whole-Class Activity: Hide the fact cards around your classroom, and have students search for them independently or in pairs or small groups. This is a great way to keep students busy during your holiday party!

-Centers: Mix things up and include this scavenger hunt as an option in your center rotations for March.

Independent Activity: Perfect for early finishers!


Why YOU Will Love this Activity:

-Educational Value: Enhances informational text comprehension in a fun, interactive way.

-Flexible: This versatile activity can be used 3 different ways, giving you more bang for your buck.

-Easy to Prep: Print either the vibrant color or practical black-and-white cards - they're 4 to a page, making them easy to cut and hide. Then, select and print your recording sheet…that's it!

Why YOUR CLASS Will Love this Activity:

-Movement-Based: St. Patrick's Day is a great day for students to have a reason to be up and out of their seats!
-Fun Facts: Your students will go home filled with new information about St. Paddy's Day to share with their families.
-Thrill of the Hunt: What's more motivating to students than being the first to find all the facts?


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ REVIEWS FOR THIS SCAVENGER HUNT

'This was a great way to practice restating the question and it got the students up and moving!"

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ REVIEWS FOR OTHER SCAVENGER HUNTS FROM CREATIVELY COMPREHENSIVE

'My students loved this as a quick and engaging intro to the History of Valentine's Day. They were so shocked that Valentine's isn't only about hearts and chocolate!"

'My students loved using this resource the last week of school! The paragraphs contained a lot of interesting facts about summer, and I loved hiding the cards in places that would require some good detective work!"

'I love all the scavenger hunts by this seller. This one was no different. It was a great way to celebrate Fire Safety Month. I love that there are different ways to use it."



Additional Details:

Best For: Upper elementary students who can read grade-level text independently. Can work for older students who don't mind clip art.

Please Note: As it is a holiday named after a saint, some cards include religious information in a historical context.
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