Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day - Reading: History, Fun Facts and Activity Pack is a set of informational text and fun activities focused on the history and lore of Groundhog Day and the nature of the groundhog. In this learning filled packet you get:

•An information packed text about the history and traditions of Groundhog Day.

•Fun facts about the most famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil.

•Facts about groundhogs

•A Follow-up true/false quiz requiring close reading of the text

•A writing activity in which students write a letter to Phil stating whether they would prefer more winter or an early spring, including a graphic organizer for planning.

•Two options for the final copy of the letter: a scaffolded form and lined decorative paper.

•A fun word search using vocabulary from the text

•A true/false quiz

•Answer keys for all 

**Comes with Read To Me, a feature that allows Macintosh and Windows users to read along with highlighted text. This is accessed very simply by clicking on a link at the end of the packet, or by entering the web address into a search engine.**

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