St. Patrick’s Day!
St. Patrick’s Day <ul><li>We celebtrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 because it is believed that St. Patrick died on Marc...
The Irish <ul><li>St. Patrick’s Day is a worldwide celebration of Irish culture and history. St. Patrick’s Day is a nation...
St. Patrick’s Day <ul><li>It is a celebration of Ireland’s patron saint, St. Patrick. </li></ul>
Ireland
St. Patrick <ul><li>St. Patrick was born in 385 AD. At age 16, he was captured and sold into slavery to a sheep farmer. He...
Wear Green! <ul><li>In Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day, people traditionally wear a small bunch of shamrocks on their jackets...
Chicago <ul><li>Chicago has a large Irish-American population. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a parade on St. Patrick’s Day an...
 
Leprechauns <ul><li>Leprechauns are a popular symbol of St. Patrick’s Day. </li></ul><ul><li>According to legend, if you s...
Shamrock
Lephrechaun
Rainbow
Pot of gold
 
Ireland
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  1. 1. St. Patrick’s Day!
  2. 2. St. Patrick’s Day <ul><li>We celebtrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 because it is believed that St. Patrick died on March 17 in the year 461 AD. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Irish <ul><li>St. Patrick’s Day is a worldwide celebration of Irish culture and history. St. Patrick’s Day is a national holiday in Ireland, but today it is celebrated all over the world. </li></ul>
  4. 4. St. Patrick’s Day <ul><li>It is a celebration of Ireland’s patron saint, St. Patrick. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Ireland
  6. 6. St. Patrick <ul><li>St. Patrick was born in 385 AD. At age 16, he was captured and sold into slavery to a sheep farmer. He escaped when he was 22 and spent the next 12 years in a monastery. In his 30s he returned to Ireland as a Christian missionary. Many say he brought Christianity to Ireland. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Wear Green! <ul><li>In Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day, people traditionally wear a small bunch of shamrocks on their jackets or caps. </li></ul><ul><li>In the United States, you can get pinched for not wearing green. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Chicago <ul><li>Chicago has a large Irish-American population. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a parade on St. Patrick’s Day and the river is dyed green. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Leprechauns <ul><li>Leprechauns are a popular symbol of St. Patrick’s Day. </li></ul><ul><li>According to legend, if you stare at a leprechaun, he cannot escape, but the moment you look away, he disappears. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Shamrock
  11. 12. Lephrechaun
  12. 13. Rainbow
  13. 14. Pot of gold
  14. 16. Ireland

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