Lord of the Dance
Try your hands - er - feet at some Irish step dancing:
Kiss the Blarney Stone
Here's an interesting tradition/superstition about kissing the Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle in Ireland. Check out the video to find out what you are rumored to receive if you kiss the stone.
Now make up your legend. What do you have to do to receive something in your legend? What will you receive if you accomplish this feat?
Did you know the Guinness Book of World Records was started in Ireland? The first edition was published in 1955, when Sir Hugh Beaver, managing director of the Guinness Brewery, had an argument about which bird was the fastest. When Beaver found no answers in any of the books he looked at, the idea for a book of records was born.
Explore some of the latest and more popular records before we take a shot at setting some classroom records of our own.
You can definitely see a pattern to the old Lucky Charms cereal commercials.
Make a storyboard for for a couple of these to establish your understanding of the pattern.
Then, with your group, create your own Lucky Charms commercial. Who will play the part of Lucky? Who will be the kids chasing him? Remember a TV advertisement is usually about 30 seconds long.