Groundhog Day Writing Prompts Here are 10 Groundhog Day writing prompts you can use to ring in the holiday with your classroom or your own personal journal. If you enjoyed these prompts, buy the entire collection of 1,000 Writing Prompts for Holidays on Amazon.
431. Imagine that you
were counted upon to determine if spring would come early or not. What kind of
media attention would you get? Why might people think you have such
432. Create a
conversation between the famous Punxsutawney Phil and one of his groundhog
brothers. What would their opinions be about Groundhog Day? Do they enjoy it?
Why or why not?
433. Describe the
inside of a groundhog's underground house. What sort of items might you find
down there? Do you think it would be comfortable for humans? Why or why not?
434. Which prediction
would you rather the groundhog make, six more weeks of winter or an early
spring, and why?
435. If a
weather-predicting groundhog sees his shadow, he almost immediately runs back
into his burrow. What do you usually think when you see your shadow and why?
How would your life be different if you were afraid of your shadow?
436. In the 1993 movie Groundhog Day, the main character
relives the same day over and over again. Imagine that you were stuck in the
same day repeated many, many times. What would you do with your time and why?
437. Have you ever made
a prediction about whether or not something would come true? If so, were you
right and why did you make the prediction in the first place? If not, predict
something that might happen at some point in February. Why do you think that
438. You hear a whisper
and look behind you. It's your shadow asking for your help. What does your
shadow ask you to do and how are you able to try to save the day?
439. Imagine that the
other woodland animals got jealous of Punxsutawney Phil and did everything they
could to replace him. Would they be successful? Why or why not?
440. What if
Punxsutawney Phil accidentally predicted six more years of winter? How would you cope with all the snow and ice? How
would you get Phil to change his prediction?
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