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Here's just one of many writing prompts for specific days in
March that will entertain and motivate students...and adults!
Today is St. Urho Day in Finland. St. Urho didn't really
exist, but was made up by a department store manager as an
excuse to have a sale—and a party. It is said he chose today
for his saint to get ahead of the Irish and St. Patrick's
Day. He made up a story about St. Urho's holy chanting
driving away the grasshoppers that threatened to ravage the
wild grape vines of Finland. Since grapes have never grown
wild in Finland, the story is way bogus. The Finns know it,
but many of them celebrate the holiday anyway. A fake saint
deserves some fake traditions to go with his holiday. Invent
a tradition about how St. Urho's Day should be celebrated.
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