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Angel Island Immigrant Journeys

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Young historians study the Angel Island Immigration Station with activities examining primary and secondary source materials, maps, and websites. The unit begins with individuals creating a map of Angel Island, labeling sites on the...
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St. Patrick's Day Story Starters

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Let me tell you about the day I caught a leprechaun....Kids will love the whimsy of these story starters as they imagine they found the mystical pot of gold at the end of the rainbow and weave a tale of the luck a 4-Leaf Clover brought...
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Crash Course Theater and Drama

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Forsooth! Here’s a collection that has everything you ever wanted to know about the theater and drama—everyone from Aristotle to Chikamatsu, from Moliere to Shakespeare to Williams. From Banraku to Zaju, every type from comedy to...
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Exploring the Irish in America Through Found Poetry

For Teachers 7th - 9th
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...
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Traditional Irish Music

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Celebrate sean-nós, céilí, and the lilting music of the Emerald Isle with a set of language arts activities! Learners complete word puzzles, vocabulary exercises, and comprehension questions about traditional Irish music.
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Irish Idioms Exercise

For Students 7th - 11th
Whether or not it’s St. Patrick’s Day, whether or not your pupils are studying the Gaeilge, they will have a great fun with this activity of Irish Idioms. An answer sheet is provided. That’s grand!
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The Luck of the Irish

For Teachers 4th - 9th
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.
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Irish Immigration

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While today, the Irish are considered white, this was not always so in the age of nativism and xenophobia. Using political cartoons and newspaper excerpts from the Gilded Age, budding historians discover how the concepts of race and...
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Synge, Wilde, Shaw, and the Irish Renaissance: Crash Course Theater #36

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Some of the greatest plays contain only one act. A video, the 36th in the Crash Course Theater and Drama playlist, provides an overview of playwrights connected to the Irish Renaissance, particularly J.M. Synge, who was known for his...
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Irish in the U.S. in the 19th Century

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Sixth graders examine how racial categories have changed over time.  In this history lesson, 6th graders discover that the Irish were not considered white for most of the 19th century and occupied a place of racial ambiguity in America. 
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The New York City Draft Riots: A Role Play

For Teachers 8th - 10th
This is a fun, thought-provoking instructional activity. Learners use census data from 1855, primary source documents, their historical knowledge, and information regarding the New York City Draft Riots of 1863 to construct and engage in...
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The Irish Myth of the Giant's Causeway

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When an Irish giant and a Scottish giant face off in a mythical duel, it is a cunning woman who determines the outcome with her clever tricks. Introduce viewers to geomythology—myths that explain the occurrence of natural features—with...
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Irish Step Dancing School

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Murray visits an Irish step dancing school in this film. Learners will love talking about this interesting form of dancing. They can even give step dancing a try.
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Understanding the 1855 Census Database

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Use data from the 1855 New York census to better understand the Irish immigrant experience during the late 19th century. Young historians analyze information from the census and build three hypotheses regarding the residents of the Five...
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A Touch of Green: St. Patrick's Day in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Try these ideas to add some Irish flair to your classroom this St. Patrick's Day.
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Irish Immigration in 1800s “Was the Treatment of Irish Immigrants as Second-Class Citizens Justified?”

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Here are a few words you don't hear fifth and sixth graders saying every day; nativism, xenophobia, subversive, and chauvinistic nationalism. As they gather around for a rousing discussion about the treatment of Irish immigrants, they'll...
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Irish Proverbs

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Add a literary twist to your St. Patrick's day celebration with a worksheet that asks kids to explain what they think the Irish proverbs on this worksheet mean.
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An Irish Blessing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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....
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A Life For A Life: Irish Tower Houses

For Students 4th - 8th
In this language arts instructional activity, students review Irish tower houses. After reading a book about these towers (title not included), students complete 5 short answer questions, illustrate a tower, and have the option of...
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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with Dance

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Erin go bragh! Enliven your St. Patrick's Day celebration by teaching your class members some of the combinations found in traditional Irish step dancing.
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The Myth of Oisín and the Land of Eternal Youth

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Viewers learn about Echtrai, an Irish myth genre, with the retelling of the myth of Oisin and his visit with Niamh to Tir na nOg, the land of eternal youth.
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Modernizing a Traditional Irish Folktale

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners write their own folktales based on "Cathal O'Cruachan and the Cowherd." In discussions they examine the animal symbolism in the story, as well as the characters, events, problems, and solution. With partners, they select...
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Irish-Americans: Work and Song

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils explore Irish-American culture. In this immigration lesson plan, students watch video segments regarding immigration in the 1840's and 1850's. Pupils discuss the discrimination Irish-Americans faced as they listen to songs and...
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Germans and Irish in Augusta and Franklin Counties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine 19th century newspapers, a last and testament, and census manuscripts to analyze the Irish and German immigrant communities in the 1850s and 1860s. They write a letter from the perspective of an Irish or German...

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