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.

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Shadow Play

Groundhog Day is the perfect time to study shadows. Studying

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

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...More>>

Word scramble

Can you unscramble the following Groundhog Day words?

Download here!More>>

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    ...More>>

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....More>>

Crossword Puzzle

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

Downloadable version posted below.

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Word search II

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


Downloadable version posted below.

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Word search

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

Math

Phil's Handlers Secret Message!

Use the code to discover the secret message!More>>

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...More>>

Phil's Maze

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

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...More>>

Where is Phil? Coordinate Game

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

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,...

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...

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...