This 30 page unit includes:
A Measuring Tape - assemble and use (hint use a film canister to store)
Footprints to cut out and tape the measuring tape to. This will help make sure student's measurements are accurate. You will want to have some sidewalk chalk handy.
Recording sheet for shadow measurements - a large class graph will be used at the end of the activities.
Graphing Activities - You will need to take students outdoors at intervals on a sunny day.
Word Search with answer Key
Fill in the blank sentences with Groundhog Day words
Mini-book about Groundhog Day - 2 versions, one has clues the other does not.
Read and respond about groundhogs - This is one of the non-fiction stories that will be in my "180 Days of Non-Fiction Reading" unit available on-line in Jan 2013.
Creative writing pages