Are you ready to dig deeper into truth about groundhogs? (pun intended)
Then this is the perfect companion unit for your groundhog activities. Based upon Common Core Standards for informational reading and writing , your students will learn about groundhogs as well as their cousin the prairie dogs.
Included in this unit:
What Do You Think? Anticipation Guide
An anticipation guide is a comprehension strategy that is used before reading to activate students' prior knowledge and build curiosity about a new topic. It also helps you know if the students have any misconceptions.
Two separate reading selections are provided that are the heart of this unit. You can use this information to write compare and contrast paragraphs as well as a variety of writing activities that are included.
Create an underground burrow cutaway with full color instructions and tracing templates.
Game—CHOMP! On the Prairie
Students will gain understanding of food webs and the importance of the prairie dog to other species in their habitat.
To appeal to different levels of students. Choose the ones that work best for your students.
Working with Words
Printable activities on the skills of compound words, and making words to supplement your unit during the week.
To use their knowledge in creative ways including poetry, flap books, and more.
This unit is also great for animal studies.