Below are the books we will be reading for our St. Patrick’s Day unit in March.
Lucky Tucker by Leslie McGuirk
This adorable little story is about a little dog who’s day started off terrible, but his luck changed after he rolled in a bed of clovers. Your students will love following along with Tucker on St. Patrick’s Day!
The Night before St. Patrick’s Day by Natasha Wing
These “Night Before..” books by Natasha Wing are my new favorites! In this book, we meet a brother and sister that are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with their parents. They catch a leprechaun and he plays a big trick on them!
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Clover by Lucille Colander
The old lady books are a favorite in our classroom. They are so silly and perfect for sequencing practice! This crazy old lady eats clovers, a bird, butterfly, pot, gold, and so much more!
That’s What Leprechauns Do by Eve Bunting
This one might be my favorite out of the four! We follow three little leprechauns and their antics on their journey to the rainbow. Kids will love hearing about the pranks they pull!
We will be using these 4 books to work on our story map and comprehension skills during story time. After we read the story through once, we go through the book page by page to discuss story elements such as character, setting, and the sequence of the story. I use the visuals from my story time packs to aide the students when we are working on the story map. After we fill out the story map, I pull up the questions from the pack and students take turns looking back in the book and answering the questions by using the picture answer choices. Below is are story maps for our St. Patrick’s Day stories.
Below are some other cute books we will be reading during circle time, transitions, and at the end of the day!
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