Anglais : Groundhog day 2017 

Voici une idée de webquest niveau A2+/B1 que vous pouvez faire utiliser directement à vos élèves. Si vous cherchez d’autres ressources, cliquez sur le dernier lien à la fin de la page pour aller sur le meilleur site de ressources sur le sujet : le site de Michelle Henry, avec des fichiers audio, une fiche sur le film, des poèmes, une chanson, des exercices interactifs, des webquests et des lesson plans.

 

Webquest

 

Answer the following questions:

1. What does a groundhog look like? Use descriptive words to describe its features.

http://www.learner.org/jnorth/spring1998/critters/everywhere/ghog98nathistory.html  

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/mammals/rodent/Groundhogprintout.shtml

http://www.hww.ca/en/wildlife/mammals/woodchuck.html  

 

2. What do groundhogs eat?

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/groundhog.html

http://www.georgiawildlife.com/sites/default/files/uploads/wildlife/hunting/pdf/Game_Mgmt/Publications/FactSheets/Woodchuck%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf  

http://www.massaudubon.org/learn/nature-wildlife/mammals/woodchucks-groundhogs/about  

 

3. How are groundhogs called in Canada?

You have seen the answer as you explored the previous sites.

 

4. Identify what creatures are enemies of groundhogs.

http://www.ncwildlife.org/Portals/0/Learning/documents/Profiles/woodchuck.pdf   

 

5. Describe what a groundhog's burrow looks like.

http://www.learner.org/jnorth/images/graphics/s/BURROW.jpg

 

6. What happens during hibernation?

http://animals.mom.me/groundhog-hibernation-3613.html

http://www.hww.ca/en/wildlife/mammals/woodchuck.html  

 

7. When is Groundhog's Day and what happens on that day?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groundhog_Day

 

8. If a groundhog sees his shadow on Groundhog's Day, what is that supposed to mean?

http://www.groundhog.org/about/history/

 

9. What is the link between the candles of Candlemas and groundhogs?

http://www.stormfax.com/ghogday.htm

http://www.groundhog.org/about/history/

 

10. And now take a quiz to check what you know........

http://a4esl.org/q/h/mc-lb-ghd.html  

 

Learn from those sites

Enchanted Learning

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/mammals/rodent/Groundhogprintout.shtml   

Wildlife Canada

http://www.hww.ca/en/wildlife/mammals/woodchuck.html

Dunkirk Dave (with the predictions of the last 10 years!)

http://www.dunkirkdave.com/category/predictions/

Wilstar : How did the groundhog get a holiday of his own?

http://wilstar.com/holidays/grndhog.htm

Stormfax Almanac

http://www.stormfax.com/ghogday.htm

The official Groundhog site : with fun facts and videos of the inner circle)

http://www.groundhog.org/about/fun-facts-faq/

Fact Monster (discover Punxsutawnay Phil, Wiarton Willie, and Pothole Pete)

http://www.factmonster.com/spot/groundhogday1.html

 

Pages of links

Groundhog handicraft and games

http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/happy_groundhog.htm  

The most comprehensive page

http://www.michellehenry.fr/ground.htm   

 

Christine Reymond

 

 

Par fjarraud , le jeudi 26 janvier 2017.

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