Being a big fan of Laura Ingalls Wilder I created a family tree-graphic organizer. It is student friendly and comes with a detailed lesson plan. You will need a copy of your own Little House in the Big Woods, By Laura Ingalls Wilder or a copy of
I enjoy doing this lesson every year with my students. You just need a bag of M&M's and this hand out. This lesson teaches students that a fraction is part of a whole and the basics of a numerator and a denominator. This set comes with the
Attached is 2 hours of Groundhog's Day lessons. The Standards are written to third grade, but the lesson is adequate for 4th and 5th as well.
Lesson Plans: Prediction
The Groundhog Daily-Handout