We all know that Groundhog’s Day is Feb. 2 but what do you really know about a groundhog? This fun, interactive book tells more about a groundhog. This interactive, adapted book, “What do You Know About a Groundhog?” will appeal to children of all ages and readers and non-readers alike. Children love to put the picture images on each page as the story is read. The predictable sentences and picture cues allow for easy comprehension and sentence and question formulation when retelling.
There are 15 pages in the story including 2 activity pages. All of the picture images are also provided.
“What do You Know About a Groundhog? teaches these facts:
1. Groundhogs live in holes in the ground called burrows
2. Groundhogs have thick, curved claws for digging
3. Groundhogs eat wild grasses and berries
4. Groundhogs can swim and climb trees
5. Groundhogs hibernate or sleep during the winter
6. Groundhogs are also known as woodchucks and are part of the squirrel family
7. If the groundhog sees his shadow then there will be 6 more weeks of winter
8. If the groundhog doesn’t see his shadow, then it will be an early spring
Each page includes space for l or more images to be placed. Students will keep reading to learn more about a groundhog.
How To Use:
-Students can use “What do You Know About a Groundhog?” during independent, individual, small-group or large-group time. The story could even be sent home for additional practice.
-Students are engaged as they follow the story and place images on pages.
-Great for students with speech and language delays and disorders. The visual representation of the story helps with sentence formulation and story retelling.
-Includes a "wh" question page to address additional IEP goals.
-Easy assembly will provide years of learning and smiles.
-Set your computer to print all pages in landscape orientation
-Print all pages on cardstock
-Place book pages in clear page protectors
-Use rings to hold pages together
-Place Velcro dots on circles on pages in story
-Cut and laminate story images and place corresponding Velcro dot on back