Groundhog's Day Graphing

This Groundhog's Day, challenge scholars to predict, estimate, tally, and graph in a weather-themed lesson in which class members play the role of the groundhog to forecast the weather come February second. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Track weather conditions at least a week prior to Groundhog's Day to aid learners in the prediction making process 
  • Create a Groundhog's Day-themed bulletin board featuring a groundhog, history, and the lesson's worksheets 
  • Watch a kid-friendly weather report on Groundhog's Day
Classroom Considerations

  • Groundhog Day is celebrated each year on February second 
  • Requires copies—you have the option of color or black and white 

  • Describes most suitable lesson components based on grade level 
  • Offers multiple prediction possibilities 
  • A link in the top right-hand corner changes the lesson's language to Spanish 

  • Minor typos are visible