Butterflies Informational Text, Story & Poem

Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd
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80 pages
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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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