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Response to Text: Global Warmingd

Global Warming

Please read the article on Global Warming here before answering the questions.


1) What is global warming?

→global warming is the earth’s heating up over time.


2) What increases heat-trapping greenhouse gases?

  1. a) The sun     b) burning Fossil Fuels
  2. c) The water d) schools


3) Which layer of the Earth do Fossil Fuels come from?

  1. a) Mantle b) Inner Core
  2. c) Crust d) Outer Core


4) What are fossil fuels made from?

  1. a) minerals from rocks b) planting trees
  2. c) minerals from the water d) dead animals and plants


5) Why are fossil fuels so detrimental to the Earth?

→they release large amounts of carbon dioxide


6) True or False: Greenhouse gases trap rain and storms.

  1. a) True                         b) False


7) How did Greenhouse gases get the name “greenhouse”?

→when the heat goes into the earth it can’t get back out.


8) True or False: Without an atmosphere, the Earth wouldn’t be as warm as it is now.

  1. a) True                     b) False


9) What can we do to slow global warming?

           → we can plant less and don’t use that much power.


10) Why do you think learning about Global Warming is so important?

           → because so the earth can live for ever.

Response to Text: St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day

Please read the article on St Patrick’s Day here before answering the questions.


1) When is St Patrick’s Day celebrated?

  1. a) 16th March b) 17th March
  2. c) 18th March                                d) 19th March


2) Which of the following was not how St. Patrick’s Day was celebrated?

  1. a) Formal     b) Fun
  2. c) Religious d) Traditional


3) Where was St Patrick originally from?

  1. a) Britain b) Ireland
  2. c) France d) Italy


4) Why do you think St Patrick’s Day was such a religious event?

→because Patrick brought Christianity in ireland.


5) In which ways has St. Patrick’s Day changed over time?

→it used to be a traditional,religious, and formal event but now it’s a celebrated event.


6) Leprechauns and four-leaf clovers are a symbol of Britain.

  1. a) True                         b) False


7) Why is Green such a symbolic colour in Ireland?

→stories about green being protection


8) True or false: St. Patricks used to teach with a four-leaf clover or shamrock in his hand.

  1. a) True                     b) False


9) Why do you think people say that St. Patrick’s got rid of all of the snakes in Ireland?

           → In fact many animals found throughout Europe and North America don’t live on the island of Ireland—the ocean keeps the critters away.