6 FREE Groundhog Day Worksheets

FREE Groundhog Day Worksheets

The page you have reached is for worksheets about Groundhog Day. This American and Canadian holiday would be an excellent topic for a cultural lesson or even a short activity. There is currently just one such worksheet but with new worksheets being added all the time, there are bound to be more to choose from soon. The worksheet has four activities to help students practice identifying and using compound words such as the word groundhog. The theme is Groundhog Day but you can decide whether or not to actually include this in your lesson on compound words. For adult students or English clubs, consider watching the movie Groundhog Day and completing some fun activities related to the film. If you are looking for more holiday worksheets, choose another subsection or the general holidays and celebrations section to see what Busy Teacher has to offer. Since this section is still growing, please take a minute to upload your Groundhog Day worksheets for other teachers to use. Busy Teacher appreciates the worksheet contributions of its members and other teachers can certainly benefit from your expertise.

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What is Groundhog Day?
Groundhog Day is a holiday celebrated on February 2 in the United States and Canada. According to folklore, if it is cloudy when a groundhog emerges from its burrow on this day, it will leave the burrow, signifying that winter-like weather will soon end. If it is sunny, the groundhog will supposedly see its shadow and retreat back into its burrow, and the winter weather will continue for six more weeks. Modern customs of the holiday involve celebrations where early morning festivals are held to watch the groundhog emerging from its burrow. In southeastern Pennsylvania, Groundhog Lodges (Grundsow Lodges) celebrate the holiday with fersommlinge, social events in which food is served, speeches are made, and one or more g'spiel (plays or skits) are performed for entertainment. The Pennsylvania German dialect is the only language spoken at the event, and those who speak English pay a penalty, usually in the form of a nickel, dime or quarter, per word spoken.
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Groundhog Day Reading

Groundhog Day Reading

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This is a reading worksheet about groundhogs. This may be used in a Groundhog Day Lesson as an introduction or if the students do not know what a groundhog is. The worksheet includes vocabulary ...
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Groundhog Day Presentation

Groundhog Day Presentation

The topic of this color presentation is Groundhog Day. It can be used for holiday English lessons with school children. They can learn the history, customs and traditions. The presentation contain ...
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Groundhog Day Activity

Groundhog Day Activity

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This is a listening activity about Groundhog Day. It is designed for lower-intermediate or high school level EFL classes. The teacher can choose how to use this document, but basically introduce t ...
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Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

Some Funny presentation for elementary students. Cool images will help young students easily to understand new material. Children can learn new words and expand their vocabulary (shadow, wood ...
7 Views 4,566 BegElem
Groundhog Day Video Worksheet

Groundhog Day Video Worksheet

Interesting activities for advanced adult learners about a really typical and funny American festivity: the Groundhog Day. It contains listening, vocabulary and speaking activities. The listening ...
8 Views 11,714 Adv
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Groundhog and Other Compound Words: Groundhog Day Activities

Groundhog and Other Compound Words: Groundhog Day Activities

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This 2-page Groundhog Day lesson plan includes several fun activities on wordbuilding in general and compound nouns in particular that your learners will enjoy, as well as the detailed teacher's i ...
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