CRITICAL THINKING -- Groundhog Day Hink Pinks, Hinky Pinkies, and Hinkity Pinkities
Hip, hip, hooray! It's Groundhog Day! Add to the enjoyment of this just-for-fun holiday with Groundhog Day Hink Pinks, Hinky Pinkies, and Hinkity Pinkities
. Your students will love working on vocabulary, parts of speech, synonyms, rimes, making inferences, and interpreting data while having fun with these riddles. All the while, they will be exercising their critical thinking skills.
are riddles wherein the clues lead you to a 2 word answer. Each answer word must have just one syllable and the 2 words must rhyme. Hinky Pinkies
are 2 word rhymes with 2 syllables in each word. Hinkity Pinkities
are rhyming word pairs with 3 syllables each.
Here's how they work:
Hink Pink clue: hibernation
Hink Pink answer: deep sleep
Hinky Pinky clue: goes back in his burrow
Hinky Pinky answer: rehide inside
Hinkity Pinkity clue: forecast explanation
Hinkity Pinkity answer: prediction description
In this packet you will find 20 cards with Groundhog Day themed clues and, naturally, an answer sheet. Copy the cards on cardstock (pink, of course), then laminate them for years of use. They work well in a literacy center. Or, if you prefer, use them as a warm-up activity, sponge activity, or anchor activity. Solve several together to ensure your students' success. This activity is CCSS aligned.
If you enjoy Groundhog Day Hink Pinks, Hinky Pinkies, and Hinkity Pinkities
, check out these similar holiday units:
• Valentine’s Day Hink Pinks, et al
• Easter Hink Pinks, et al
• Thanksgiving Hink Pinks, et al
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