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Goofy Groundhogs

Deborah L. Gutosky

Pacific Edge Publishing

40 pp, blackline masters,  (downloadable pdf format)

Level: Grades 1-3


   $4.95 (PDF)




Get ready for Groundhog Day with this new resource. In this teacher-friendly unit you will find easy-to-learn songs; a play for your students to perform; and Language Arts, Math, Writing, Science, Art and Reading activities.



The unit could be used as a learning centre or to supplement teacher-led lessons. Each activity is designed for independent work by primary children. Best of all, this unit was written by a primary teacher who understands the need for ready-to-use resources!


Table of Contents


What Is Groundhog Day?

What Does A Groundhog Look Like?

What Does A Groundhog Do In Winter?

What Does A Groundhog Sound Like?

What Are The Groundhog's Enemies?

Where do Groundhogs Live?

How Does A Groundhog Dig Holes?


PLAY: Spring Is Here!



Mr. Groundhog Song

This Old Groundhog Song



Compound Words Puzzle

Word Search

Make a Story Map - The Groundhog Body Guard

Groundhog Body Guard Application (sample)

Groundhog Body Guard Application

Sorting Words

Draw And Label A Picture Of A Groundhog

Rhyming Words

Alphabetical Order

Groundhog Poem

Silly Sentences

Story Starters

Goofy Groundhogs Story Writing Sheet



Goofy Groundhog Puzzle

Find The Hidden Message

Adding Pictures




Grow Your Own Groundhog

Make A Silhouette

Make A Shadow Stick

I Think Ice Is Nice #1 Experiment

I Think Ice Is Nice #2 Experiment

Science Experiment Report Form



Make A Groundhog Picture

Make Gerald Groundhog



Goofy Groundhogs

Self Evaluation

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