Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850 Fun Activities

Susan Campbell Bartoletti
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 81 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Create Traditional Irish Cuisine

Use the foods mentioned in the book to create a traditional Irish meal for class or family.

Explore Potato Farming

Plant and grow your own potatoes to get an understanding of how the plants grow and produce.

Work Toward Ending Hunger

Volunteer to work in a soup kitchen or a food pantry to help the local poor.

Learn Foreign Language

Learn how to say and spell your name in Gaelic.

Learn About Historical Figures

Read a biography on Queen Victoria.

Explore Ireland

Through maps or the internet, explore Ireland and its geography.

Examine Irish stereotypes

Examine Irish stereotypes and folk lore such as St. Patrick, the Blarney stone, pubs, etc.

Foreign Currency Exchange

Collect and exchange foreign currency with friends and family.

Produce Your Own Drama

Choose a favorite part in the book and act it out in class.

Create Corn-based Cuisine

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