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Saint Patrick's Day
Irlande (civilisation)
Irlande (géographie)
Irlande (histoire)
Irlande du Nord (civilisation)
Irlande du Nord (géographie)
Irlande du Nord (histoire)

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1 FIND A MAP OF IRELAND AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS : Page 1 - Page 2 - Page 3

YOUR MAP:

 

1. On which continent is Ireland located? _______________________________________________________
2. In what ocean is Ireland located? ___________________________________________________________
3. What is the name of the sea that borders Ireland on the east? ______________________________________
4. The island of Ireland is divided into the Republic of Ireland and the much smaller Northern Ireland (also called Ulster). What is the capital of the Republic of Ireland? _____________________________________________
5. What is the name of the bay near the city of Sligo? ______________________________________________
6. What is the name of the river that flows by Limerick? ____________________________________________
7. Is Wicklow on the north, south, east, or west coast of Ireland? _____________________________________
8. The highest point in Ireland is Carrauntoohil. Is Carrauntoohil in the northeast, northwest, southeast, or southwest
of Ireland? ______________________________________________________________________________
9. If you wanted to travel from Galway to Dublin, in which direction would you head? ______________________________________________________________________________________
10. Roughly how many miles is it from Dublin to Clifden: 2 miles, 20 miles, 200 miles, 2,000 miles, or 20,000 miles? ______________________________________________________________________________________

2 COLOUR THE IRISH FLAG AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS: Page 1 - Page 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1. In the Irish flag, what color is placed nearest the flagpole? _______________________________________
2. What color represents the native people of Ireland? ___________________________________________
3. What color represents the British who settled in Northern Ireland in the 1700's? ______________________
4. What does the color in the middle of the flag represent? ________________________________________
5. When was this flag first used? ____________________________________________________________

3 ST PATRICK : WHO’S THIS SAINT ? FIND AN ILLUSTRATION OF THIS SAINT AND BUILD HIS IDENTITY CARD:

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ST PATRICK’S PHOTO/ILLUSTRATION:

 

 

1 Date of birth:____________________________________________________________
2 Place of birth:____________________________________________________________
3 Real name:______________________________________________________________
4 What happened to him at the age of 16?:_______________________________________
5 What was St Patrick’s mission?:______________________________________________
6 Date of death: ___________________________________________________________

4 NAME AT LEAST THREE SYMBOLS OF IRELAND : Page 1 - Page 2 - Page 3

1 ________________________________________________________________
2 ________________________________________________________________
3 ________________________________________________________________

 

5 FIND THE ILLUSTRATIONS FOR THESE SYMBOLS WITH THEIR LEGENDS : Page 1 - Page 2 - Page 3

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6 HAVE A LOOK AT THE DIFFERENT CARDS PEOPLE SEND FOR ST PATRICK’S DAY:
Choose three of them and justify your choice: Page 1 - Page 2

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7 HAVE A LOOK AT ST PATRICK’S DAY FOLK SONGS, POEMS, BALLADS AND SAYINGS.
Choose the one you like best and write it here :
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8 CREATE YOUR OWN ST PATRICK’S DAY GREETING CARD. IT MUST INCLUDE THE IRISH FLAG, ONE OR MORE IRISH SYMBOLS, COLOURS, ETC… AS WELL AS THE BALLAD, POEM, SONG OR SAYING YOU’VE CHOSEN ABOVE.


YOU MUST GIVE THIS CARD TO YOUR ENGLISH TEACHER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

 


9 LET’S HAVE FUN! NOW THAT YOU’VE DONE A GREAT JOB, IT’S TIME TO RELAX…
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Unscramble the words below that have to do with St. Patrick's Day.


 

Webquest conçue par Michèle KIFFER (Collège Garang de Creutzwald - 57)

(Updated on 17/02/2016)