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RIBBONS - PARADES - DYE - SHAMROCKS - PINCHED - CELEBRATION
St. Patrick’s Day is a 1. _______________ honoring Saint Patrick. People wear green colored clothing and some women wear green 2. ____________ in their hair. People who don’t wear green clothing get 3. _______________ as a punishment. People also wear 4. ______________, which are a symbol of Ireland. As well, there are 5.____________ on the streets and sometimes people 6.______________ food and drinks in green.
The Man Who Vanished Snakes!
CAPTURED - MIRACLES - IRELAND - MONASTERY - SLAVE- ANGEL - SNAKES - LEGEND
Saint Patrick is the patron saint of 7.______________. According to 8._____________, Saint Patrick was born in Britain and then 9. _______________ by pirates and sold as a 10._______________ in Ireland, where he worked as a sheppard. He escaped with the help of an 11._____________ and then lived in a 12.____________ for twelve years before going back to Ireland. When he returned to Ireland he performed many 13.______________. According to one myth, Saint Patrick got rid of all of the 14.________________ in Ireland.
MISCHIEF - POT OF GOLD - FAIRY - TRICKY - VANISH - EYE
A leprechaun is an Irish 15.____________ or magical being. They are very 16.____________ and like to make 17.______________. If you catch a leprechaun, they can tell you where a 18.___________________ is. But be careful, If you take your 19.____________ off of them for an instant, they 20._________________.
activity adapted from lanternfish