Lesson Plan St. Patrick's Day Celebrations Learning Objectives
Students will be able organize information on a topic using a graphic organizer as a nonfiction prewriting exercise.
Introduction (5 minutes)
Ask students to think about holiday
traditions that people practice throughout the year. Explain that traditions are things that people do year after year as they celebrate. Have students share out answers with a nearby classmate.
Ask students to reacall any holidays that happen in the month of March.
Have students think, pair, and share their answers with a peer.
Instruct students to then think, pair, and share any familiar St. Patrick's Day traditions.
Have students share out answers whole class.
Explain to students that today they will be learning about St. Patrick's Day as they work on using the correct structure of an informative essay.