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Give your students some fun and engaging writing tasks while celebrating Groundhog Day! This pack provides 3 different writing tasks, each with 2 options to meet the needs of all students, and matching papers!
*Writing Prompt #1-Write a story about what happens when Punxsutawney Phil oversleeps and missed Groundhog Day.
Matching Papers are provided for students to write their stories on!
**2 options include story prompts with and without specific literary elements and writing techniques. 2 pre-writing organizers and 2 rubrics are included!!
Also included-2 pages of a notes about literary elements and writing techniques!
*Writing Prompt #2-Perspective writing tasks about Groundhog Day. Students get multiple roles to select from and then write a first person account of Groundhog Day through his or her eyes.
**2 options are provided. One option gives specific word choice expectations, while the other option does not give specific writing expectations to allow for a quick writing task.
*Writing Prompt #3-Two different options to write a journal AS Punxsutawney Phil! One option is about Punxsutawney Phil on Groundhog Day. The second option is about Punxsutawney Phil on a normal day!
Matching papers are included!
Each writing prompt works best if students have some background knowledge on Groundhog Day.
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