This is a comprehensive
and very versatile
Simply choose whatever information and activities are appropriate for your students, then “print & go”
Don’t know anything about bees? Doesn’t matter.
It’s all in here
, so you too can enjoy learning right along with your students.
I put in a ton of work, so you don’t have to!
The packet includes
* Honey bee vocabulary (54 words) with definitions
& fun word work
activities to practice these new science terms, with a “My Bee Words”
cover for a student-made dictionary
* A detailed explanation of each stage of the bee’s life cycle
, complete with posters, worksheets, puzzles, games & crafts
students can do to help reinforce these concepts.
* In depth information
about the 3 types of bees (queen, drones & workers
) and all of their duties, which help run a healthy hive, along with worksheets
, a craft & assessment game
to help check comprehension.
* Parts of a bee
* 30 real photographs
of the different honey bees, their hives, stages of their life cycle, pollination, and beekeepers. Use these (2-on-a-page) photo posters
to introduce the lesson, explain things, then as a bulletin board
display featuring students’ work. You can also have older students pick one and write about it, or make a list of descriptive words.
about bees, which are displayed on mini posters
(2 on a page). Simply choose your favorites.
Share the information with your students, then check comprehension
with the quick true
quiz, which can be given orally to younger kiddos, who show their answers with a Popsicle stick puppet paddle
* I enjoy incorporating language arts with science, so there are a variety of writing prompt activities
which will enhance what students have learned.
* A class book
, along with several poems
, plus a variety of word work
activities (including rhyming
) are also included.
* There’s even a splash of math
as well; the puzzles
practice counting forwards & backwards
plus skip counting
. Take that teachable moment to review ordinal numbers
and the hexagon
shape with the life cycle crafts
, while the “roll & color”
life cycle game
skills, and the honeycomb worksheets reinforce guess-timation
, plus greater & less than
, with another graphing
Take a minute to check out the PREVIEW
to see the nice variety of activities packed into this jumbo packet.
* I hope you find the bee book bibliography
and educational inks
to some awesome YouTube videos, helpful in making things especially real and exciting for your students.
I’m Diane from Teach With Me, wishing you a fun-tastic time learning about this fascinating and extremely important creature.
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