Groundhog Day Activities Non-Fiction

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Groundhog Day

Celebrate this special February holiday with content rich activities!

This no-prep Groundhog Day pack is perfect to teach your students all about this holiday this February. This pack is a great mix of reading, writing, 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!

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

Teacher Suggested Use and Book List included

Suggestions for Effective Classroom Use:
Morning Work
Centers
Partner Work
Independent Reading Practice
Independent Writing Practice
Whole Class Instruction
Bulletin Boards-Many activities included could be used for a bulletin board display this January.

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This pack is also part of a money saving bundle:

Winter Holidays No Prep BUNDLE

Need more winter activities?

Multiplication and Division Winter Themed

Winter Sub Plans-No Prep

January Writing

Winter Opinion Writing
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Groundhog Day Activities Non-Fiction
Groundhog Day Activities Non-Fiction
Groundhog Day Activities Non-Fiction
Groundhog Day Activities Non-Fiction