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Are you looking for a stress-free, engaging way to spice up your writing period? These Saint Patrick's Day writing activities take all the stress out of finding paired text for writing instruction. It's a great sequencing writing activity to use around the holiday to help students practice their informational writing!


The print and digital resource includes printable differentiated articles and many graphic organizers to help students learn how to write informational essays. Have your 4th, 5th, or 6th grade students explore the articles and engage with the St Patrick's Day prompts. This writing resource can be used as a literary response, in writers workshop, or as test prep practice.


*This is a digital product; nothing will be mailed to you. 


This text-based informational writing resource includes:

  • Two differentiated articles at varying Lexile levels:
    - St. Patrick's Day (850-925, 925-1000 & 1000-1100)
    - The Greening of America (900-1010, 1050-1150 & 1150-1200)
  • St Patrick's Day prompt: Read about the history of St. Patrick’s Day and how the celebration changed. Then, write an informative essay describing how St. Patrick’s Day started and how the holiday began to be celebrated in the United States. Use information from the passages in your essay.
  • Graphic organizers 
  • Planning sheet (three variations to choose from)
  • Final draft paper
  • Essay planning sheet
  • Seven-day lesson guide (lesson plans are NOT print and teach, but give you suggestions and tools to build a lesson to meet your students' needs)
  • Editable writing lesson plan template
  • Writing long-range planning guide
  • Writing grading rubric + editable version


Here are some other text-based information writing resources you might like:

Opinion Writing Prompt - Tiny Home Living

Opinion Writing Prompt - Real or Artificial Christmas Tree

Holiday Writing Text-Based Compare and Contrast Different Cultures

New Year Resolution Writing Prompt - Text Based Informational Writing

Opinion Writing Prompt - Valentines Day

Presidents Day Writing Prompt - Washington and Lincoln


As always, thank you for browsing! Please ask any questions you may have about my resources!


Jessica Bradley - The Learning Room


*This is a digital product; nothing will be mailed to you. 

Saint Patrick's Day Writing Activities: Text Based Informational Writing Prompt

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