Groundhog Day Reading Comprehension | Non-fiction Text, Questions & Videos

Mia McDaniel
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3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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February 1st is Groundhog Day! Incorporate this popular tradition into your reading comprehension lessons or speech and language therapy sessions!. Kids are truly fascinated by this quirky holiday! For non-readers, this can be used as a great listening comprehension activity! An adult should read the cards so the students can respond. Want a digital boom card version? Find it HERE.

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What’s in this download?

  • 14 passages discussing Groundhog day along with 3-5 corresponding critical thinking questions per passage (57 questions total)
  • 7 Video links to expand learning and spark further discussion
  • Writing prompt so students can respond to text in writing
  • Venn Diagram for suggested compare/contrast tasks (included)
  • 1 page board game - Wake up Phil and get him to Gobbler's Knob for the big day!
  • larger, 2 page board game
  • Suggestions for use and prep

Prep couldn't be easier - Just print, (laminate if you wish) & cut passages if desired.

► Passages can be used along with individual students, used for partner reading, or used for group discussion. Read passages aloud to turn this into a listening comprehension activity. Cards can be incorporated into the various games described in the download.

See all of my Groundhog Day products HERE.

Need more seasonal non-fiction packets for reading and language comprehension? Click HERE.

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