March 17th

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North American Visiting Teacher 2011-2012
CEIP Ferran Sunyer

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March 17th

  1. 1. March 17th Why is this a special day?
  2. 2. It´s St. Patrick´s Day! March 17th (seventeenth)
  3. 3. What? <ul><li>St. Patrick´s Day </li></ul><ul><li>is an </li></ul><ul><li>Irish Holiday </li></ul>
  4. 4. ST. PATRICK <ul><li>He is a Saint of Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>He spread Christianity throughout Ireland. </li></ul><ul><li>He died on March 17th, 493. </li></ul>
  5. 5. IN THE USA, PEOPLE CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK´S DAY <ul><li>There are 34 million U.S. residents who claim Irish ancestry, second only to German. </li></ul>
  6. 6. We celebrate St. Patrick´s Day in the USA!!! <ul><li>The Chicago River has been dyed green every year since 1962. </li></ul>
  7. 7. In the USA <ul><li>WE WEAR GREEN CLOTHES! </li></ul><ul><li>EVERYTHING IS GREEN ON MARCH SEVENTEENTH! </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Chicago St. Patrick´s Day Parade
  9. 9. What can you see on March 17th?
  10. 10. SHAMROCKS
  11. 11. POT O´ GOLD & RAINBOW
  12. 12. LEPRECHAUNS
  13. 13. IRISH DANCERS
  14. 14. IRISH PRIDE
  15. 15. BAGPIPES
  16. 16. HARPS In ancient Ireland, harps were played to tell stories and sing songs. Harps are depicted on Irish coins since 1500.
  17. 17. GREEN <ul><li>Ireland is “The Emerald Isle” </li></ul><ul><li>Green is the colour of Ireland. </li></ul>
  18. 18. EVERYTHING IS GREEN ON ST. PATRICK´S DAY!

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