Punxsutawney Phyllis by Susanna Leonard Hill is a great story to read near Groundhog's Day. This picture book companion has comprehension activities, vocabulary practice, a groundhog craft, and two graphing activities.
*NOTE - This book is sometimes listed under the title, Wake Up, Groundhog.
Punxsutawney Phyllis Book Summary:
Phyllis can't convince Uncle Phil to get out of bed to make his prediction on Groundhog Day. When Uncle Phil realizes he has missed all the signs of an early spring, he knows it's time to retire and pass on the title of Punxsutawney Phil, only this time, it's Punxsutawney Phyllis!
Here are the contents of this book companion:
Pg. 1 Cover
Pg. 2 Book Summary
Pg. 3 Comprehension Introduction
Pg. 4-7 Comprehension Question Cards (color,B/W)
Pg. 8-9 Comprehension Questions with lines
Pg. 10-11 Comprehension Questions Answer Key
Pg. 12-13 Story Elements Spinners (color, B/W)
Pg. 14 Beginning, Middle, End
Pg. 15 Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then
Pg. 16 Vocabulary Introduction
Pg. 17-22 Vocabulary Cards (color, B/W)
Pg. 23-24 Vocabulary Match-Up and Answer Key
Pg. 25 Groundhog Craft Introduction
Pg. 26-27 Groundhog Craft Directions
Pg. 28-29 Groundhog Craft Templates
Pg. 30-32 Writing Templates
Pg. 33 Book Extensions Introduction
Pg. 34 What's in a Name?
Pg. 35-36 Spin, Tally, Graph Option 1 (color, B/W)
Pg. 37-38 Spin, Tally, Graph Option 2 (color, B/W)
Pg. 39 Credits
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