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You’re in Luck for Last Minute St. Pat’s Lesson Plans

St. Patrick’s Day is On Its Way! For classes around the world, that can only mean one thing: the Luck of the Irish is in full bloom as we celebrate the Luckiest Day of the Year. Are you looking to add a little jig in your teaching two-step? Or perhaps you’re in the mood for a bit of mischief and hoping to make other teachers green with envy as they marvel at all of the student-centered wonder and excitement that your classroom has to offer? Whatever pot o’ gold lies at the end of your proverbial educational rainbow, EMC² Learning has got you covered with all sorts of spirited St. Pat’s activities.

And if you’re already a member of the EMC² Learning community, you’re in luck! This week, we’re shining a spotlight on a treasure trove of seasonal resources that have been precision engineered with student engagement in mind. Simply give a click to any of the links below to capture the magic that awaits inside the EMC² Learning library! 

 

A DONNYBROOK OF DETAILED READING
Battle lines are emerging from every corner of the Emerald Isle as rival leagues of Leprechauns are popping up in all sorts of places to lay claim to the Four Green Fields! Are you ready to try your luck and help your wily band of Wee Folk lock down control? In Territory Takedown, students will divide into competing teams and delve into all sorts of detailed close reading activities inspired by your current unit of study. Simply plug in a few prompts related to your course content and let the magic begin!

A ST. PAT’S STEM CHALLENGE THAT’S SWEETER THAN SODA BREAD
The Emerald Isle has been overrun by a pesky posse of Leapin’ Leprechauns! And we need your students help to send these wily Wee Folk packing! In this hilarious STEM challenge, your classes will compete and solve all kinds of questions related to your course content all while simultaneously battling rival brigades and trying to dream up a high flying solution to launch these micro-sized menaces back to the mythical lands where they came. Bring STEM into any classroom and let the battle begin!

LET YOUR WEE FOLK’S IMAGINATIONS RUN WILD
Double down on details with this clever game of cooperation and content recap. In Dublin Details, your students will need to be nimble, clever, and quick as they work together to make a break through your curriculum in hopes to capture the elusive leprechaun. Round by round, this wily little trickster will throw all sorts of spirited distractions and obstacles in the direction of your student sleuths. To capture him, they’ll need to write some seriously detailed accounts of what they’re learning — all while practicing teamwork, strategy, and an increasingly keen attention to detail!

The activities featured in this blog post are just a handful of the 700+ resources available in the EMC² Learning library. This entire library is available to Engagement Engineers and members of the Creative Corps, and is included with your annual site membership. We hope you’ll consider joining us as an Engagement Engineer to unlock a full year of site access. For complete details including our exclusive limited time offer for annual site membership, click here.

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