Tradition / Facts :
Groundhog Day 2019: Punxsutawney Phil's big day - in pictures - 2 February 2019
"Thousands gather on Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania to witness the celebrated rodent’s weather prediction"
"Groundhog Club co-handler Al Dereume holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather-prognosticating groundhog.
Phil’s handlers said the groundhog had forecast an early spring."
- Seeing His Shadow - PHOTOS (online.wsj.com)
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 :
Day - sample lesson plan for teaching English with movies
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)