Kindergarten ELA St Patrick's Day Activities



This Kindergarten ELA St Patrick’s Day Activities pack is filled with ELA activities for kindergartners. There are St. Patricks’ Day themed activities for each of the six Common Core Standards domains (RL, RI, L, SL, RF, and W). Your students will practice their ELA standards while incorporating the St. Patrick’s Day theme as well. This will take some of the stress off of your plate by providing you with standards-based and Common Core-aligned seasonal activities!
Each domain will have 3-4 activities. The domains are Reading Literature, Reading Informational, Writing, Speaking and Listening, Language, and Foundational Skills. There will be a mix of hands-on partner, whole group, and independent activities.
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St. Patrick’s Day Activities Included:

Reading Literature: 2 partner activities and 2 whole group activities
  • RL.K.9- Compare and Contrast
  • RL.K.4- Unknown Words
  • RL.K.2- Retelling a Story
  • RL.K.1- Ask and Answer Questions
Reading Informational: 3 partner activities and 1 whole group activity
  • RI.K.9- Compare and Contrast
  • RI.K.1- Ask and Answer Questions
  • RI.K.8- Author’s Point and Reasons
  • RI.K.4- Unknown Words
Writing: 3 partner activities and 1 independent activity
  • W.K.8- Research Writing
  • W.K.1- Opinion Writing
  • W.K.3- Narrative Writing
  • W.K.3- Fictional Narratives
Speaking & Listening: 3 partner activities
  • SL.K.4- Describing People
  • SL.K.2- Understanding Read Alouds
  • SL.K.6- Expressing Thoughts and Feelings
Language & RF: 3 partner activities and 1 independent activity
  • L.K.5.b- Antonyms and Synonyms
  • L.K.5.d- Shades of Meaning
  • RF.K.3.d- Word Families
  • RF.K.4- Fluency
This St Patrick’s Day set is part of a growing bundle. Want all future themes?
This resource is an add-on to the ELA units I have created for Common Core. All of these activities are standards-based activities. What makes these unique is that they are themed to a holiday or a season!
  • These activities were created to be used alongside the ELA curriculum! If you’re interested in checking that curriculum out, click here!
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Standards covered in this particular unit:


RL.K.9- With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.
RL.K.4- Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.
RL.K.2- With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
RL.K.1- With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.


RI.K.9- With prompting and support, identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).
RI.K.1- With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
RI.K.8- With prompting and support, identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.
RI.K.4- With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.


W.K.8- With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
W.K.1.- Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is…).
W.K.3- Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.


SL.K.4- Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with prompting and support, provide additional detail.
SL.K.2- Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood.
SL.K.6- Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly.

RF & L

L.K.5.b- Demonstrate understanding of frequently occurring verbs and adjectives by relating them to their opposites (antonyms).
L.K.5.d- Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs describing the same general action (e.g., walk, march, strut, prance) by acting out the meanings.
RF.K.3.d- Distinguish between similarly spelled words by identifying the sounds of the letters that differ.
RF.K.4- Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.


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