The Ultimate Groundhog Day Unit

The Ultimate Groundhog Day Unit
The Ultimate Groundhog Day Unit
The Ultimate Groundhog Day Unit
The Ultimate Groundhog Day Unit
The Ultimate Groundhog Day Unit
The Ultimate Groundhog Day Unit
The Ultimate Groundhog Day Unit
The Ultimate Groundhog Day Unit
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45 MB|62 pages
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The Ultimate Groundhog Day Unit is filled with activities to enhance your balanced literacy program. This unit contains literature connections to these children's books: "Who Will See Their Shadows This Year?" "Groundhog's Special Secret," "Gregory's Shadow," "Go to Sleep, Groundhog!" & "Groundhog Gets a Say." In addition, the activities are aligned with ELA Common Core standards. Without a shadow of a doubt, your students will enjoy these activities.

This 62 page PDF File includes:
-Page 2: Literature Connections
-Page 3: My Schema (groundhogs)
-Page 4: All About Woodchucks (Informational Reading Selection)
-Page 5: Informational Writing Organizer (groundhogs)
-Page 6: Tree Map Organizer (groundhogs)
-Page 7: Writing Page (groundhog theme)
-Page 8: Fact vs. Opinion Organizer (groundhogs)
-Page 9: Making Words Lesson (hibernate)
-Page 10: Making Words Lesson (groundhog)
-Page 11: ABC Order (groundhog theme)
-Page 12: Syllables (groundhog theme)
-Page 13 : Groundhog Day Predicting (shadow or no shadow)
-Page 14: Introduction Page (Groundhog's Special Secret)
-Page 15: Vocabulary Organizer (word: challenge)
-Page 16: Predicting Organizer (Will Lila be the first one up?)
-Page 17: Character Map (Lila)
-Page 18: Dialogue Organizer
-Page 19: Sequence Organizer (beginning, middle, end)
-Page 20: Visualizing Organizer (setting)
-Page 21: Visualizing Organizer (story events)
-Page 22: Story Map Organizer + Favorite Part
-Page 23: Opinion Writing (Cite textual evidence)
-Page 24: Evaluating Organizer (favorite part)
-Page 25: Introduction Page (Who Will See Their Shadows?)
-Pages 26-28: Key Details + Illustrations Organizer
-Page 29: Opinion Writing (Cite textual evidence)
-Page 30: Evaluating Organizer (favorite animal)
-Page 31: Introduction Page (Gregory's Shadow)
-Page 32: Vocabulary Organizer (word: brave)
-Page 33: Character Chat (character changes)
-Page 34: Asking Questions Organizer
-Page 35: Making Connections Organizer
-Page 36: Character Map (Gregory)
-Page 37: Character Organizer (See, Feel, Think, Do)
-Page 38: Written Response
-Page 39: Author's Message Organizer
-Page 40: Double Bubble Map (compare/contrast Gregory & Lila)
-Page 41: Character Traits Organizer
-Page 42: Introduction Page (Go to Sleep, Groundhog)
-Page 43: Vocabulary Organizer (word: hibernate)
-Page 44: Event & Character Reaction Organizer
-Page 45: Problem/Solution Organizer
-Page 46: Asking Questions Organizer (when, what, why)
-Page 47: Opinion Writing
-Page 48: Persuasive Writing Organizer
-Pages 49-50 Persuasive Writing Paper
-Page 51: Evaluating (favorite part)
-Pages 52-53: Letter Writing Pages (Dear Groundhog,)
-Page 54: Introduction Page (Groundhog Gets a Say)
-Page 55: Vocabulary Organizer (word: alert)
-Page 56: All About Groundhogs Organizer (facts)
-Page 57: Key Details & Illustrations Organizer
-Page 58: Opinion Writing
-Page 59: Written Response (cite textual evidence)
-Page 60: Dialogue Organizer (crow & squirrel)
-Page 61: Written Response (cite textual evidence)

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Total Pages
62 pages
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