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Groundhog Day Non-Fiction Article



Total Pages: 28 pages
Answer Key: Included with rubric
Teaching Duration: 90 minutes
File Size: 2 MB
File Type: PDF

Groundhog Day Non-Fiction Article

Have your students embark on an educational journey with this Groundhog Day Non-Fiction Article created for middle school students. Discover the historical and current traditions of the holiday with this Groundhog Day Non-Fiction Article. This resource contains 3 post-reading activities for students to practice their reading comprehension skills and encourage cross-curricular learning.

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Resource Includes:

  • Engaging Non-Fiction Article: This article will help students learn about the origins and traditions of Groundhog Day.
  • Modified and Regular Versions: Every student is unique, therefore both the modified and regular versions of the non-fiction article are provided, ensuring that all learners can access and enjoy the material.
  • MP3 Audio Files: MP3 files for each article are provided to help with a variety of learning styles and needs.
  • 3 Post-Reading Activities: Assess your students’ comprehension with thought-provoking comprehension questions. Enhance their grammar skills with two options: paper-based activities and self-grading Google Forms. And watch their writing skills flourish with a long-answer writing response.
  • Answer Keys: Help assess student learning using the provided answers.
  • Seamless Online Learning: Both print and digital options are provided.

Why Choose This Groundhog Day Non-Fiction Article?

✅ Versatile Usage: Perfect for Groundhog Day or any time you want to explore intriguing non-fiction material with your students.
✅ Comprehensive Learning: Promote reading skills, historical knowledge, and critical thinking with a single resource.
✅ Comprehensive Support: Benefit from a teacher lesson plan and a pre-reading K-W-L chart to guide your teaching journey.
✅ Cross-Curricular Connections: Help your students make connections with other subjects as they explore the historical aspects of Groundhog Day.

Teacher Feedback – Groundhog Day Non-Fiction Article:

  1. “This is an excellent resource that requires very little prep to deliver to students. I purchased it in the morning and was able to use it with my class during our first period. I love that the text is grade level appropriate and there is a modified version for students who need it. It is something that can be used digitally or through printing and my students enjoyed reading about the different traditions and where Groundhog Day came from.”
  2. “I really enjoy using these reading response tasks for themed days! My kiddos always find these readings engaging and enjoy doing the reading response questions. Such a great way to reinforce steps to writing a reading response.”
  3. “A great resource to use to gather a quick reading comprehension assessment. I really like how there are modifications provided as well. Thank you!”

Use this article with this Article of the Week Differentiated Lessons program and this Article of the Week Holidays Around The World Non-Fiction Articles Bundle.

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