Groundhog Day has a fascination for elementary students. They love watching Punxsutawney Phil predict the early spring or more snow. Actually, I think students like the thought of more snow days!
If you want some engaging resources for late January or February, I have resources for Groundhog Day!
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Let’s Get Started with A Groundhog Day Flip Book
These little mini-flip books are so fun to make. It’s easy for you, too, since two pages of the booklet fit on one sheet of paper means less copying!
Students cut out their own pages by following the cutting lines I created for them. I do advise completing all the work before cutting the pages apart!
Students will write about groundhogs, write about legend of Groundhog Day, write about the location of the official Groundhog Day ceremony, and complete vocabulary sections.
This booklet is perfect for:
- small groups
- sub days!
Nonfiction Groundhog Day Task Cards
I love these task cards so much! Students read passages from pages that are designed to resemble magazine layouts. The pages are colorful and fun to use. (I also provide the pages in black and white for your convenience!)
The task cards have questions about the text features marked on the pages.
There are also basic comprehension questions. The task cards are color-coded depending on the topic. But, I provided those in black and white also. Just print them on colored paper!
These are perfect for the same uses as the flip book- centers, small groups, sub days.
If you are reluctant to print and cut out all those parts I have another set you will love!
The same nonfiction task card set above is also available in the Boom format. The magazine articles are the same. I just placed one article on a page with the questions. On the Boom website, students just click their answer and automatically advance to the next card and question. (By the way, you can use Boom cards with a free Boom account!)
This set is so fun! If a student misses a question they can try again!
And for you there is not printing, laminating, or cutting.
Have you tried Boom cards? I have a great collection in my TpT store for math, reading, and science topics.
Start with the Groundhog Day set and you will be hooked!
What better way to engage your students during these long winter months. Grab a set of task cards, boom cards, or flip books and learn all about Groundhog Day!
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What about a Color-by-Number?
Are you ready to keep students engaged? These color-by-number sets will definitely do that. My sets include 5 coloring worksheets. Students solve math problems to find the number codes and then color accordingly.
The groundhog set features multiplication. Your 4th and 5th graders will enjoy the math problems and, of course, they will love revealing the pictures.
You will love these easy Print and Go sets! (Click the image to see this resource!)
Save some money and grab all 3 Groundhog Day resources in a bundle! Just click the image to see the details!
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