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Happy Groundhog Day! Four Lesson Plans, Activities for the Classroom

Happy Groundhog Day! Four Lesson Plans, Activities for the Classroom

Happy Groundhog Day! Today, teachers across the country will be bringing the holiday into their classrooms through lesson plans, activities, games, books, and more. 

Education World has plenty of lesson plan ideas and activities educators can use for Groundhog Day:

  1. Groundhog Day Party: Activities and Games Across the Grades: On this page, teachers can share the history of Groundhog Day with their students as well as lesson plans for geography and mathematics, games, and more. The article also offers some resources including:
  1. Six Books to Read on Groundhog Day: Education World provides teachers with six books they can bring into the classroom to teach their students about Groundhog Day, including:
  1. Every-Day Edit: Groundhog Day: Teachers can bring a quick lesson on Groundhog Day with this resource. Students are given a paragraph about Groundhog Day and are asked to find and correct the grammatical errors in the text. 
  2. Graphing Groundhog Predictions: This lesson plan combines visual arts, mathematics, science, and social studies in one unit. Students are given resources about Punxsutawney Phil's past predictions, and are asked to create a bulletin board graph illustrating them. Students will learn how to research and create a graph. 

 

Article by Kassondra Granata, Education World Contributor

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