Tradition / Facts :
Famous groundhog makes winter prediction - VIDEO - 2 February 2017
"Punxsutawney Phil, Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog predicts six more weeks of winter on groundhog day.
The tradition takes place every year on February 2nd."
Groundhog Day 2017: Punxsutawney Phil Predicts 6 More Weeks of Winter - Text + Audio + Pictures - 2 February 2017
"Every February 2nd, Americans observe Groundhog Day.
On this day, Punxsutawney Phil, a groundhog, looks for his shadow and predicts if warm weather will arrive soon."
Day - "a traditional festival celebrated in the
USA and Canada on February 2." (Wikipedia)
Description of the Groundhog :
INTERACTIVE exercises :
Exercises TO PRINT :
Lesson plans :
INTERACTIVE games :
"It is the story of a family of groundhogs who learn that each
member of the family is special and has something to contribute, regardless
of size, strength, or age.
Each member of Phil's family was named after something to do with
On their own special pages they will tell you something about their
names, play fun and educational games with you and teach you about
Games TO PRINT :
- Groundhog Day - a short story with audio - for beginners (starfall.com)
Shadow' by Robert Louis Stevenson (repeatafterus.com)
to the poem. (librivox.org)