Middle School

Vocabulary words

Banquet - a big dinner party
Burrow - the underground home of Punxsutawney Phil
Celebrate - to have a party
Celebration - a big party
 - well known         
February - the second month of the year
Forecast  - a prediction of the weather
Gobbler’s Knob - where Phil makes his forecast
Groundhog - the type of animal of which Phil is one
Legend - a story handed down from the past
Mammal - a warm blooded animal with hair or fur who 
gives birth to live young
Meteorologist - another name for weatherman
Prognosticator - one who foretells future events
Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania - the home town of the   
world famous groundhog
Seer - one who sees
Shadow - a dark figure cast upon the ground
Spring - the season of new life
Trek - a journey
Weather - the conditions of the atmosphere
Winter - the coldest season