Irish Culture Teacher Resources
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The Lore o' the Irish
Students examine the importance of folklore in Ireland and how that folklore reflects Irish culture. They first interpret various Irish folk tales, focusing on what about Irish culture can be better understood from these stories.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 85 Downloads
An Irish Blessing
Young scholars explore Irish culture by participating in a creative writing activity. In this good will writing lesson, students define "Irish Blessings" and utilize computer software to create a template for a blessing they will write. Young scholars write an Irish blessing and deliver it to a person in need, such as a boy or girl in a hospital.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 12 Downloads
You're Invited to a Ceili: Exploring Irish Dance
Students recognize a Ceili as an Irish dance of celebration and investigate Ireland while studying the dance. In this Irish dance lesson, students search the geography of Ireland, read poetry, identify costumes, draw and perform a dance.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 6 Views 28 Downloads
Irish Literature Scavenger Hunt
Fourth graders locate and evaluate various books, journals, anthologies, and Internet sources that contain information that may be used in answering the scavenger hunt questions related to Ireland and Irish literature.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Irish Immigration and Famine
Middle schoolers participate in a Reader's Theater and write a song. For this Irish immigration lesson, students discover reasons that people choose to immigrate and understand how power and politics affect immigration issues. The focus is the Great Potato Famine and Irish immigration to the United States.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
Twice Upon a Time: Multi-cultural Cinderella
Third graders read and compare and contrast various Cinderells stories from different cultures around the world. In this Cinderella lesson, 3rd graders learn that plot element can seem different but serve the same purpose. Students gain inight into how different culture's are unique.
3rd Language Arts 28 Views 167 Downloads
Social Studies: St. Patrick - Symbol of Irishness
Young scholars examine the history of St. Patrick's Day by creating characters and dialog reflecting Irish culture. A major part of the lesson is the construction of a float for a St. Patrick's Day parade. Also, students research and answer questions about Irish immigration to the United States and describe the origin and importance of Irish symbols.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 11 Views 32 Downloads
Cultural Diversity In The Classroom
Learners engage in a lesson that supports the fact that Asian people are part of the educational culture in schools. The lesson includes background information for the teacher. With the completion of the unit students develop a personal identity and its relationship to the culture of Asia.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History 9 Views 53 Downloads
Dig Into Ireland
Students explore environments and wildlife of Ireland to find out how they were formed, and how they helped form Irish culture. Students research online to determine connections between present elements in Irish culture and wildlife and these ancient forces.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Exploring the Irish in America Through Found Poetry
What was life like for Irish immigrants settling in America during the late 1800's? Learners examine primary source documents, such as lyrics, poems, and letters, to understand the immigrant experience. They then use those primary source documents to compose a found poem, which they will share with the class.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
The Art and Culture of the Afro-American
Your high schoolers will examine the community in which they live and discuss with the class. Using the Internet, they identify the importance of African-American art and how it relates to the African-American culture. Individually, they use one piece of art and recreate it in their own way.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Sixth graders are asked what is culture? They find out their family history and all the nationalities represented in their family. Students discuss their culture with the class. They create culture boxes with a design that integrates what their culture is.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Ideas for Teaching About Different Countries and Cultures
Students complete various activities to learn about world cultures. In this world cultures lesson, students visit websites, read books, share recipes, complete craft activities, and research the various cultures of a country in the world.
5th - 6th Language Arts 8 Views 6 Downloads
America, A Home for Every Culture
Students investigate the many cultures that are represented in America. In this American culture lesson, students look at the food, languages, music, and traditions that immigrants have contributed to the face of America. They complete activities from worksheet which include developing a menu from a multicultural restaurant.
3rd - 4th Languages 12 Views 60 Downloads
The Luck of the Irish
Learners are introduced to a variety of customs and traditions relating to the culture of Ireland. They view a video, explore the art of storytelling, research sport origins, cook Irish food and discuss well-known Irish proverbs.
4th - 9th Social Studies & History 5 Views 48 Downloads
Popular Dance: The Impact of Cultural Exchange
Tenth graders recognize that many groups contributed to the richness of culture in the United States. This lesson provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the groups of people who built their way of life in the United States.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads