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Saint Patrick's Day Banner of Lake in Ireland

ESL Saint Patrick's Day Lesson

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March 17 is Saint Patrick's Day. Saint Patrick's Day is an Irish holiday, but it is celebrated by people from many different countries. Here in the United States we celebrate it by wearing green, watching parades, and eating corned beef. Everyone can be Irish on Saint Patrick's Day! (3 pages)

Saint Patrick's Day Calendar

When is Saint Patrick's day?

  • It is on March 17.

  • We celebrate it by wearing green clothes.

  • We say "Happy Saint Patrick's Day!"


Farm House in Ireland

Who is Saint Patrick?

  • Saint Patrick was a missionary who lived in Ireland. He died around March 17, 493.

  • When he was 16 years old, Saint Patrick was captured and made a slave.

  • He was a slave for six years.

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