How Groundhog's Garden Grew
Journeys Unit 5 Lesson 25
Common Core aligned
Pg. 3-4 Vocabulary in Context – copy sides A and B together, fold on the solid lines, cut on the dotted lines – illustrate and write a sentence for each vocabulary word
Pg. 5 Find Your Spelling Words! - look for your spelling words and color them depending on how they are spelled
Pg. 6 Plant the Seeds! – take the spelling words on the seeds and write them in the correct garden depending on how they are spelled – write each word three times
Pg. 7 Illustration of completed projects.
Pg. 8 Sequence of Events Garden Bag – cut on the dotted lines to form handles and on the solid outside lines, fold and glue sides to form a garden bag – write the sequence of events in order on the garden tool cards and put them in the bag
Pg. 10 My Seed Identification Sheet – glue seeds onto the garden cards and write the name of each seed – you need to provide seeds
Pg. 11-14 My Plant Observation Book! – copy the cover and back page, copy page A and B back to back once per book to provide the first page with the “plant’s name” line, copy the rest of the book with pages B and C back to back – copy as many pages as needed- staple together – you need to provide the seed, dirt, and pot for the student
Pg. 15 Illustration of completed projects.
Pg. 16-18 Irregular Action Verbs! – copy pages A and B back to back, fold on the solid lines and cut on the dotted lines – write a sentence for each verb
Pg. 19 Looking for Context Clues! – pick a word out of the reading selection that you do not know the meaning of – write the sentence that the word is in – look for clues in that sentence that will help you to find the meaning of the word
Pg. 20-26 If I Had a Garden… - creative writing and craft activity – copy patterns onto construction paper, cut out, glue together, and attach the writing paper
Pg. 27-30 Groundhog and Squirrel paper bag puppets – copy patterns onto brown and white construction paper, cut, glue, and add to paper bags – act out story to show sequence of events
Pg. 31-38 Plant a Word Garden! – a game to practice your High-Frequency Words! Each player gets a game card garden, take turns turning over a seed to read and place in your garden, the first person who plants all their seeds – wins! Watch out for the weed seeds! You’ll lose your turn! Can be laminated.
Pg. 39 Thanks and Credits!