Lets Celebrate St Patricks Day
In a question and answer format, this book gives a history of this holiday from its beginnings to how it is celebrated around the world today. At the end of the book, readers are invited to make a St. Patrick's Day banquet with a special shamrock cake and other green goodles.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published February 6th 2003 by Millbrook Press
(first published February 1st 2003)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-3 of 3)
Mar 17, 2012 Abbey Smith rated it 5 of 5 stars
I use this book every year in my classroom around St. Patrick's Day. This year, I used the book to not only teach my students about St. Patrick's Day, but also to teach Main Idea/Supporting Details. I really like the way the author proposes a question as the heading on each page, and then answers the question in writing. This type of question/answer format really helps my students understand the information and not be overwhelmed by so many facts at one time. The illustrations are fabulous and m...more
Peter Roop, a Wisconsin State Teacher of the Year, has been bringing books and children together for over 30 years. He has written extensively for Cricket and Cobblestone Magazines. He currently writes and speaks full-time. Last year he visited 10 states and talked with over 10,000 students! Connie Roop, a high school environmental science teacher, is a recipient of the Women Leaders in Education...moreMore about Peter Roop...