Celebrate Groundhog Day with this reading, writing, math, and literacy packet. Differentiated activities geared for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades.
Answer keys for reading passages. 31 pages of ready to print and go groundhog themed pages. Each can serve as standalone activities.
In this unit you will find.
>> Prediction pages
>> Add or subtract double digit numbers with no regrouping
>> Add or subtract double digit numbers with regrouping
>> Add four double digit numbers with no regrouping
>> Add or subtract three digit numbers with regrouping
>> Add or subtract three digit numbers without regrouping
>> Groundhog growth chart and graph
>> Separate compound word and sentence writing
>> Compound word building
>> Shades of meaning
>> News Report creative writing piece
>> Interview with a groundhog creative writing piece
>> Groundhogs [Can/Have/Are] Chart
>> Spring: writing as a groundhog to practice perspective
>> Six more weeks of winter: creative writing as a groundhog
>> Two build a word sheets
>> Groundhog acrostic
>> Groundhog fact collecting sheet.
>> Wanted Poster
>> What Did the Groundhog Say? Two reflective writing pieces to use after
Two levels for each of the following three passages.
These passages are one page each. Three questions are printed right on the front. Each elicits a textual evidence response. No need to worry about printing front to back. :)
>> Title: Punxsutawney Phil 411
1st Passage Level (Lexile 440 Word Count 150)
2nd Passage Level (Lexile 640 Word Count 136)
>> Title: Who is a Groundhog?
1st Passage Level (Lexile 320 Word Count 87)
2nd Passage Level (Lexile 560 Word Count 111)
>> Title: What is a Groundhog?
1st Passage Level (Lexile 400 Word Count 82)
2nd Passage Level (Lexile 660 Word Count 90)
The following passage comes from my February Close Reading Unit
. For the purpose of this unit, I only included the passages with border. Therefore, what you will find in here may be difficult to implement Close Reading Procedures. There are three pages of questions for this passage. I did not include the graphic organizers found in the full February Unit
>> Groundhog Day *** One Passage written at three levels ***
1st Passage (Lexile 590 Word Count 217)
2nd Passage (Lexile 780 Word Count 258)
3rd Passage (Lexile 880 Word Count 303)
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Text dependent questions are designed for text evidence responses!
Each passage is written at FOUR levels. From first to fifth!
Each passage has five or more activities. Use for guided reading!
Each passage can be used as week-long homework!
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for the April Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the May Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the June Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the August Close Reading Unit. 10 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the September Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the October Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the November Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the December Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
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