Groundhog Day Activities

Groundhog Day Activities
Groundhog Day Activities
Groundhog Day Activities
Groundhog Day Activities
Groundhog Day Activities
Groundhog Day Activities
Groundhog Day Activities
Groundhog Day Activities
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Engage your students this Groundhog Day with these non-fiction reading articles and activities, perfect for close reading practice! This pack also includes highly engaging ELA activities, writing and challenge writing activities, and math activities.

Non-fiction articles include the following text features: headings, glossary, bold words, photograph, and caption. Activities and projects require students to use text-based evidence and encourage critical thinking.

Short on time to teach about groundhogs? Complete activities in group settings and encourage meaningful discourse in a short amount of time!

Save 20% by purchasing the winter holiday bundle:

Winter Holidays No Prep BUNDLE

CONTENTS:

READING

  • Groundhog KWL Chart
  • 3 Non-Fiction Reading Passages and Activities:
    • Groundhogs (Response Questions and Venn Diagram)
    • Hibernation or Torpor (Response Questions and Main Idea)
    • Who is Phil? (Both Color and BW versions) (Response Questions)

  • Facts and Opinion Graphic Organizer
  • Student Note Taking Sheet
  • Student Presentation Directions (Optional Activity)
  • “Me As a Reader” Non-Fiction Reading Reflection
  • Groundhog Poem and Reflection

GRAMMAR and MORE

  • Groundhog Flip Book
  • Dictionary Look It Up Activity
  • Cloze Reading Activity
  • Groundhog Verbs
  • Groundhog Personification
  • Groundhog Word Search and Answer Key
  • Groundhog 3-2-1 Reflection

WRITING

  • More Winter, or Time for Spring? Opinion Writing Challenge
  • Includes directions and editing checklist
  • *Opinion Writing Prompt & Graphic Organizer
  • *Explanatory Writing Prompt & Graphic Organizer
  • *Narrative Writing Prompt & Graphic Organizer

MATH

  • Groundhog Multiplication & Division Word Problems
  • (with answer key)
  • Groundhog Probability

Teacher Suggested Use and Book List included

Recent feedback on this product:

"So many cute activities to use for Groundhog's Day; didn't even have enough time to use them all! Will allot enough time for all of them next year! Thanks for such a comprehensive unit!"

"Great fun for older kids!"

"This is a great reading comprehension activity that helps students learn more about groundhogs."

"Thank you for this awesome resource! The kids loved learning so much about Groundhog's Day. Such great variety of differentiated learning. Thank you for making this."

Suggestions for Effective Classroom Use:

  1. Morning Work
  2. Centers
  3. Partner Work
  4. Independent Reading Practice
  5. Independent Writing Practice
  6. Whole Class Instruction
  7. Bulletin Boards-Many activities included could be used for a bulletin board display this February.

See the preview for everything included!

Need more winter activities?

February Bulletin Board

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Chinese New Year

Multiplication and Division Winter Themed

Winter Sub Plans-No Prep

Winter Opinion Writing

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