Happy Groundhog’s Day is a 128 page pack that combines learning about Groundhog’s Day, hibernation, and shadows all in one nice neat package! Super fun!!
Groundhogs Can/Have/Are chart and KWL chart – These pages are a great way to introduce and begin a discussion of groundhogs. You will be surprised at how little your students know about groundhogs.
Groundhog Labeling – Groundhog parts poster and labeling sheet.
Groundhog Prediction Anchor Graph – Use these pieces to create a graphing poster for your students. They will predict whether there will be an “early Spring” or “6 more weeks of winter” and place their groundhog prediction under the correct column.
(I included both colored, as well as, black and white groundhogs.)
4. Groundhog Writing Prompts and Coloring Pages – great reflective writing prompts to get your students writing about this holiday and just fun coloring pages.
5. Vocabulary Cards – perfect to incorporate vocabulary and keep them in the forefront all unit long.
6. Groundhog Headband – attach to a sentence strip to make a headband.
7. Phil’s Hole – Dolch sight word game (using pre-primer and primer words).
8. Groundhog, Groundhog, What Do You See? – emergent reader (double book for easy printing)
9. Groundhogs – nonfiction student reader (double book for easy printing)
Hibernation Goodies –
Hibernation Sort – Sort the animals in to 2 categories: Hibernate or Do Not Hibernate based on what you know about which animals hibernate. (included recording sheet)
Put A Ring On It!– Put a ring on the animals that hibernate and an “X” on animals that do not hibernate.
Hibernator Posters – large posters of some well-known hibernators. I also included quarter-size posters and real-life photos.
Hibernators? – Place the animals in their correct hibernating spot.
Which Animals Hibernate – emergent reader in which students fill in correct beginning sound (double book for easy printing)
Hibernation – printable student reader (double book for easy printing).
Hibernation Writing Prompts - great reflective writing prompts to get your students writing about this holiday and just fun coloring pages.
Shadow Goodies –
Shadows Can/Have/Are chart and KWL chart – These pages are a great way to introduce and begin a discussion of shadows. This is a great way to find out what your students know about shadows and their misconceptions.
How is a shadow made – Poster and student recording sheet
Groundhog Shadow Strips – Use these strips to demonstrate that shadows are made dependent on where the sun (light source) is in relation to the object creating the shadow. (recording sheets included)
Animal Shadow Matching – Use the pictures of animals and shadows to match the correct animal with its shadow.