St Patrick’s Day is celebrated on 17th March every year, but who is this patron saint of Ireland and Northern Ireland?
The text within the resource pack introduces who St Patrick was and why he became Ireland’s patron saint. Comprehension questions are included to develop a range of skills including retrieval and inference.
The resource could be used in whole class, group guided reading sessions or as an independent reading activity.
This resource pack includes:
- St Patrick’s Day text
- St Patrick’s Day comprehension questions
- St Patrick’s Day comprehension answers
National Curriculum programme of study links
Pupils should understand what they read by checking that a book makes sense to them, discussing their understanding and exploring the meaning of words in context