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Middle School Activities

Welcome to the Middle School page! Here you will find studies and curriculum available for download. Content is organized by subject. Simply scroll down the page and click on the item to download for your use in the classroom.

Art

Thumbprint Art

How to make a thumbprint Groundhog!

Download and print worksheet below.

Thumbprint Art>>

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Category: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Art

Shadow Play

Groundhog Day is the perfect time to study shadows. Studying

shadows is not only fun, but also will get the creativity flowing.>>

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Category: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Art

English

Vocabulary words game

Use this game to practice the Groundhog Day vocabulary words. Cut out the 21 cards and distribute to the students.  Students can get more than one card and all students do not have to have the same amount of cards.  The student with the...>>

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Category: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, English

Word scramble

Can you unscramble the following Groundhog Day words?

Download here!>>

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Category: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, English

Vocabulary words

Banquet - a big dinner party
Burrow - the underground home of Punxsutawney Phil
Celebrate - to have a party
Celebration - a big party
Famous
 - well known<br...<span class="news-list-morelink">>>

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Category: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, English

Story & Questions: The Groundhog Legend

The origin of they groundhog legend is based on the old Scotch couplet, “If Candlemas Day is bright and clear, there’ll be two winters in the year.”

During the conquering of Northern Europe, the Romans brought this tradition to the Germans....>>

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Category: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, English

Crossword Puzzle

Ready for a fun challenge? See if you can solve the Groundhog day crossword puzzle.

Downloadable version posted below.

Crossword Puzzle>>

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Category: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, English, Popular Pages

Word search II

Another exciting word search. Give it a try and let us know how you do!


Downloadable version posted below.

Word Search II>>

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Category: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, English

Word search

All of these words have something to do with Groundhog Day. Click the document below for the word search printable version.>>

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Category: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, English

Math

Phil's Handlers Secret Message!

Use the code to discover the secret message!>>

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Category: Lesson Plan, Math, Elementary School, Middle School

Phil's Math Message

Phil has a special message for you. Solve the math problems below. Then use the code to find the message. (The first one was done for you.)

Click here for a...>>

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Category: Elementary School, Middle School, Math

Phil's Maze

Help Phil find his picnic! Trace the route from beginning to end! Click here for a printable version of the puzzle.>>

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Category: Elementary School, Middle School, Math

Shadow or Spring Game

Math teachers can tie this into the study of fractions or decimals by looking at the portion of students who are eliminated in each round. You can also discuss theoretical probability vs. experimental probability when counting the number of times...>>

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Category: Middle School, High School, Math

Trek To Gobbler’s Knob

 

The...>>

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Category: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Math

Where is Phil? Coordinate Game

Before play begins, have two students sit across from each other with a barrier placed between them.>>

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Category: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, Math

Mixed Studies

Classroom celebration ideas

Ideas for Groundhog Day Celebrations for Elementary or Middle School Teachers1. Have students find as many smaller words as they can in GROUNDHOG DAY.2. Have students find as many smaller...

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Games

Race to Gobblers Knob? Pin the Tail on the Groundhog? We have compiled a list of  interactive, fun and creatives games to play!

Click on "Phil's Games" below to download and print!

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Groundhog Bingo

Bingo is entertaining any day of the year and "Groundhog Bingo" is most appropriate and fun for February 2nd. Prepare game cards with 25 squares and the letters P-U-N-X-Y across the top....

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Music

Groundhog Wonderland Song

(to the tune of "Winter Wonderland") From: Holiday Ideas for Youth Groups, Wayne Rice & Mike Yaconelli, Youth Specialties, Zondervan Publishing House, Grand Rapids,...

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I'm Dreaming of the great Groundhog Song

(to the tune of "White Christmas") From: Holiday Ideas for Youth Groups, Wayne Rice & Mike Yaconelli, Youth Specialties, Zondervan Publishing House, Grand Rapids, Michigan

I'm...

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Song List

For Music/Poetry that was submitted during the Merchandise Fair go to:

Marilyn Ferguson:

www.marilynspoetry.com

 

Lana Dalton:

lanapdalton@mac.com

 

 

“Up At the Knob”(sung to the tune of...

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