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Week 30 Plans

This is a template for lesson plans during an insect unit. Pick and choose what ideas and resources work for your learners.

Insects - Whole Group

These resources can be used during whole group instruction for a bug theme. They include a poem, word cards, tracing page and table sign in sheets.

Bug Interactive Poem

Use this poem during a thematic lesson, whole group or a literacy center and have learners learn different types of bugs

Insects Thematic Plans

Use these plans as a guide for engaging insect read alouds and activities in the classroom.

Insect or Not

Read Bugs Are Insects and use the poster and sorting activity to determine what makes an insect. Learners may complete this section of their insect book.

Insect Adaptations

Read I Love Bugs and use the poster and chart to discuss different insect adaptations. Learners may complete this section of their insect book.

Insect Habitats

Read Bug Homes and use the poster and chart to discuss different insect habitats. Learners may complete this section of their insect book.

Insect Life Cycle

Read Caterpillar to Butterfly and use the poster and chart to discuss different insect life cycles. Learners may complete this section of their insect book.

Invent an Insect

Read Beetle Bop and review information from the unit. Have learners use what they have learned to create their own insect.

Bug Sensory Charts

Explore catching bugs with the five senses. Complete the charts together and have learners draw and write about their experience catching bugs using their senses on the interactive page.

Bugs Predictable Chart Class Book

Use this resource to create a class book from the predictable chart created during the week.

Literacy Center | Missing Vowel

Have learners place the correct vowel sounds on each of the word cards.

Literacy Center | Short Vowel Sort

Have learners sort the pictures on a pocket chart by their vowel sound.

Literacy Center | WTR Sight Words

Have learners write the words they find around the room.

Math Center | Addition

Have learners roll a number and use the mat to solve their equation.

Math Center | Shape Sort

Have learners sort the pictures by their shape.

Math Center | Subtraction

Have learners choose an equation and use the subtraction mat to solve.



Literacy Resources

Preschool Resources

Circle Time and Calendar Resources



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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Fluently add and subtract within 5.
Associate the long and short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.
Use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of different plants or animals (including humans) and the places they live. Examples of relationships could include that deer eat buds and leaves, therefore, they usually live in forested areas; and, grasses need sunlight so they often grow in meadows. Plants, animals, and their surroundings make up a system.
Construct an argument supported by evidence for how plants and animals (including humans) can change the environment to meet their needs. Examples of plants and animals changing their environment could include a squirrel digs in the ground to hide its food and tree roots can break concrete.
Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive. Examples of patterns could include that animals need to take in food but plants do not; the different kinds of food needed by different types of animals; the requirement of plants to have light; and, that all living things need water.


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