Surely leprechauns are cute little fellows who do no harm to anyone? Be warned! They are nasty little creatures, just waiting for the chance to trick someone and gain power over them. When Jimmy meets up with one of them, very strange things start to happen. But how can he get rid of him? Does Grandfather have the answer? Can they trap this clever little fellow and outwit him?
This book by Dan Kissane is aimed at pupils in middle standards. There is a document for the teacher containing suggestions on how to use the book as a cross-curricular resource in the Second Class classroom. There are also worksheets for the pupils to complete.
Teacher’s Guide – Ideas on how to use the book in the classroom(.pdf file 70KB)
Activity Sheet 1 – Questions based on the front and back cover (.pdf file 52KB)
Activity Sheet 2 – Comprehension questions based on pages 7 – 16 (.pdf file 48KB)
Activity Sheet 3– Draw your own Leprechaun (.pdf file 34KB)
Activity Sheet 4– Comprehension questions based on pages 17 – 25 (.pdf file 52KB)
Activity Sheet 5 – Cloze Exercise based on pages 26 – 30 (.pdf file 36KB)
Activity Sheet 6 – Write an account on the strange happenings based on pages 31 – 41 (.pdf file 45KB)
Activity Sheet 7 – Comprehension questions based on pages 42 – 49 (.pdf file 41KB)
Activity Sheet 8 – Comprehension questions based on pages 50 – 58 (.pdf file 111KB)
Activity Sheet 9 – Create your own foul recipe (.pdf file 76KB)
Activity Sheet 10 – Comprehension questions based on pages 56 – 64 (.pdf file 95KB)
Activity Sheet 11 – Comprehension questions based on pages 65 – 68 (.pdf file 51KB)
Activity Sheet 12 – Comprehension questions based on pages 69 – 80 (.pdf file 102KB)
Activity Sheet 13 – Comprehension questions based on pages 81 – 95 (.pdf file 114KB)
These resources have been made available to Seomra Ranga with the kind permission of the O’ Brien Press. (www.obrien.ie/) O’ Brien Press retains the copyright of the resources.