Groundhog Day Lesson for Kids: History & Facts


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Groundhog Day is a tradition celebrated every year in the United States. On what day do people enjoy Groundhog Day festivities?

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1. In America's history, settlers came from countries all over Europe. From what country were many settlers who landed in Pennsylvania?

2. The largest Groundhog Day celebration is in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. What is the name of the area where the official celebration is held?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

On this worksheet and quiz, you will answer questions that test you on some interesting facts about Groundhog Day and groundhogs in general.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will answer test questions on:

  • What a rodent is
  • When Groundhog Day is celebrated
  • Where you'd actually go to enjoy an official Groundhog Day celebration

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - understand what you have read about where and when people enjoy Groundhog Day
  • Information recall - remember what you read about another name for a groundhog
  • Knowledge application - use what you have learned to explain where some of the settlers of Pennsylvania came from

Additional Learning

Take a look at the lesson titled Groundhog Day Lesson for Kids: History & Facts to find out more. You will learn how to:

  • Explain what a meteorologist does
  • Discuss how the groundhog can tell if there will be an early spring
  • Describe his chances of getting it right