St Patrick's Worksheets Reading Comprehension Gap filling, Homophones, Alphabetical Order - Myths

These reading comprehension worksheet and activities can be used in the lead up to St Patrick’s Day or for your myths/legends unit.

Students can pair up for reading the passages.

This product contains two reading passages and a dedicated worksheet on homonyms.

Worksheet on homophones:
Section A: 7 sentences - students choose and write in the correct word so that the sentence makes sense.
Section B: The words that are not used in Section A, students make up 7 sentences of their own.
E.g. Section A - Saint Patrick is the patron saint of ___________. (Island/Ireland)
Section B - 'Island ’ would be incorrect if used in the above sentence, so in this section students make up a sentence with ‘island’.

Text 1: The Evil Black Pig of Monaghan (St Patrick is challenged to get rid of the pig which causes fear and destruction in the village) contains 4 paragraphs Sections A to D. Students can work in pairs to read the story and then answer the 12 questions.
Tasks included: Searching for answers in the text, gap filling, multiple choice, adding paragraph headings, word work such as finding a compound word, dictionary work.

Text 2: Leprechauns: (Symbol of St Patrick’s Day/Ireland) - Students complete both paragraphs with missing words using the 9 words in the in the word box.

Additional work/Early finishers:
There are 8 tasks to complete in the second part of Text 2 worksheet which relates to various word and sentence work and putting words into alphabetical order.

Answers/Solutions included.
Total pages: 11

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