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St. Patrick's Day Writing: If I Found a Pot of Gold...

Could there be a pot of gold waiting for you at the end of that rainbow? Or is it hiding elsewhere? In this St. Patrick's Day lesson plan, students will write about what they would do if they found a pot of gold.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to produce a piece of narrative writing that includes transitions and at least three details of what happened when they found a pot of gold.


(5 minutes)
  • Explain to students that this month people all over the world celebrate the culture of Ireland with a holiday called St. Patrick's Day.
  • Ask students to share what they know about St. Patrick's Day.
  • Tell students that part of Irish folklore is the belief that fairies put a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow which is closely guarded by leprechauns.