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Позакласний захід з англійської мови «День Святого Патріка»
Обладнання : презентація Power Point, постери та плакати із зображенням символів свята, відео «The history of St Patrick’s Day».
Teacher : Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls! Good afternoon! It's lovely to meet you here at our festival of English devoting to St. Patrick’s Day. Today you will know how this day is celebrated in Ireland, about traditions connected with this holiday, about St Patrick and I hope you will enjoy our performance. So let’s begin.
(slide 2) This holiday is celebrated every year on March 17th, honoring the Irish patron saint, St. Patrick.
(slide 3) Who is St.Patrick? The patron saint and national apostle of Ireland.
(slide 4) Green is the official colour of St. Patrick’s Day. It is also the national colour of the Irish and the symbol of spring. Green stripes are painted on the streets where the parade will travel. People wear green shirts, ties, hair ribbons and hats on that day!
(slide 5) The national emblem of Ireland is shamrock. Shamrock symbolizes the rebirth of spring. You are thought to be lucky if you find a four-leaved clover. Other story says, that Patrick used the shamrock to teach. The three leaves of the shamrock represented Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
(slide 6) Leprechauns are little Irish fairies, and they are thought to work as shoe-makers for other fairies. The Irish say that if a leprechaun is caught by a human, he will reveal where he hides his pot of gold. On this day, pictures of leprechauns are hung everywhere. Some people even dress up as leprechauns complete with their big green hats!
T : And now I’d like all of you to divide into 2 groups. Each group should choose a captain. Also I give you a symbol of our festival – shamrock. Please write down your name and surname on it. (Teacher hand out shamrocks)
T: You know that shamrock symbolizes the rebirth of spring. This day is very beautiful in Ireland; people sing Irish song and have a lot of fun. Let’s sing the song about spring. (children sing a song «Spring is here»).
Spring is here.
Spring is here.
The flowers, the trees,
The birds and the bees.
Spring is here.
Spring is here.
Everything is in bloom.
The grass is green.
The air is clean.
The birds are singing the song.
A warm, spring day.
All I can say,
I wait for spring all year long.
T: Oh, we’ll have many interesting things today and one Leprechaun is going to take part in our performance! Let us call Leprechaun on our stage!
(A leprechaun goes on the stage with a large big green hat)
Leprechaun : Hello my dear! Do you know who I am? Yes, I’m a Leprechaun. I’ m one of the symbols of this holiday. Today we should have a lot of fun, have a lot of parades and cultural events! And my the first task is to draw a face of Leprechaun but you will be with closed eyes. (Supplement 1). Of course I’ll give you a gold coin for this.
Leprechaun: On this day people usually dance and sing national songs. Now let’s dance with me. (Children dance)
Leprechaun : Thanks a lot for your dance. But it’s high time to go for me. But I leave my pot with gold coins. Good bye. See you next year.
T : Good-bye, dear Leprechaun.
T : But our competition must go on. The next task will be to solve puzzles (slides 7-15). Who will be the first I’ll give you a gold coin.
(the right answers are rock and roll, chance, lip, and prince.)
T : Now you should gather a picture from some pieces of paper.
T : As you know green is the official colour of St. Patrick’s Day. Children and adults wear something green. And shops prepare green food, green bread, green pasta, green ice-cream, green milkshakes. The next game is «I think about smth green». You see a different green subjects on my table. You should name these subjects. For each item I will give a coin.
(chair, basket, book, exercise-book, ball, flower, car, cup, plate).
T: Let’s see a video about this holiday.
T : Thanks for your attention. And now you should find in the table words about St Patricks day. You have 1 minute.
T : Good for you. The exercise – to put words in alphabetic order. (Supplement 2)
T : And would you like to know your future; You know that shamrock will bring your luck, specially four-leave shamrock. You can see a table with shamrocks. Who wants to try? (slides 17-49)
T : Our competition has come to the end. Kids tell me please, what information has you know from our holiday. Please write it down on your shamrocks.
T :. I am very pleased to congratulate our winners, and wish them great success in the following contests/ I hope you’ve learned a lot and remembered much about such a wonderful holiday as St. Patrick’s Day. I think all of you have got a lot of pleasure and enjoyed our ompetition. Thank you for your work. Now you know a lot about St. Patrick’s Day and you are real Irelands!
Список використаних джерел
St.Patrick really existed Born in the forth century in Britain Taken to Ireland as a slave at the age of 16 Escaped after six years Became a Christian priest, and later a Bishop in Ireland Returned to Ireland as a missionary Played an important role in the transformation of Irish Christianity According to popular legend, St Patrick rid Ireland of snakes. Who is St.Patrick? The patron saint and national apostle of Ireland.
Shamrock symbolizes the rebirth of spring. Patrick used the shamrock to teach. the three leaves of the shamrock represented Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Today the symbol of the shamrock is an Irish icon. You are thought to be lucky if you find a four-leaved clover. The national emblem of Ireland is shamrock. Shamrock symbolizes the rebirth of spring. You are thought to be lucky if you find a four-leaved clover. Other story says, that Patrick used the shamrock to teach. The three leaves of the shamrock represented Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
Leprechauns are little Irish fairies, and they are thought to work as shoe-makers for other fairies.The Irish say that if a leprechaun is caught by a human, he will reveal where he hides his pot of gold. On this day, pictures of leprechauns are hung everywhere. Some people even dress up as leprechauns complete with their big green hats!
St. Patrick's Day Word Search
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