Butterflies {Informational Text, Story & Poem}

Butterflies {Informational Text, Story & Poem}
Butterflies {Informational Text, Story & Poem}
Butterflies {Informational Text, Story & Poem}
Butterflies {Informational Text, Story & Poem}
Butterflies {Informational Text, Story & Poem}
Butterflies {Informational Text, Story & Poem}
Butterflies {Informational Text, Story & Poem}
Butterflies {Informational Text, Story & Poem}
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  1. This bundle is a collection of 10 units about different animals each with 3 Types of Text: Informational Text, a Story and a Poem for the whole year. The animals included in this bundle are: → Bats → Turkeys → Reindeer → Polar Bears → Seals → Lions �� Butterflies → Bees → Sharks → Elephants Every
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Three Types of Text: Year Long BUNDLE

Second and third grade teachers this Butterflies reading has 3 types of text! One product with Informational Text, a Fictional Story, and a Non-Fiction Poem. The story and the poem are original works that I've written especially for this product. I've provided two ways to interact with the informational text: Magazine Style with two columns per page and Full page which can be used for close reading and annotating.

Each literature type has 4-7 printables that are Common Core aligned and cover many of the ELA standards within the 3 major clusters: Key Ideas and Details, Craft and Structure, and Integration of Knowledge and Ideas.

Everything you need your students to know about Butterflies is included! The following topics are covered:
Life Cycle: Egg
Life Cycle: Larva
Life Cycle: Pupa
Life Cycle: Adult Butterfly
Characteristics: Head
Characteristics: Thorax and Abdomen
Food: What do caterpillars eat?
Food: What do butterflies eat?
Adaptations: Poison
Adaptations: Eyespots
Adaptations: Camouflage
Adaptations: Mimicry

The following skills are practice with the printables:

Comprehension/Purpose of the Text
Main Idea and Details
Author's Craft
Author’s Message
Character Point of View
Story Structure
Character Analyzing
Character Comparison
Character and Setting
Facts and Details
Analyzing Poetry

There are Teacher Mini-Lessons on:
•Activating Prior Knowledge
•Vocabulary Suggestions
•Visual Cue Cards
•Making Connections
•Reading with Voice
•Student Discussion Activities

The story and poem are both originals that I've written. I enjoyed writing these two fun and interesting pieces that I know 2nd and 3rd grade students will enjoy! Fun, relevant and educational…what more could you ask for!

You can use these in small student-led cooperative groups, whole class, small instructional groups, at a literacy center and so much more!

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