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This packet is ideal for your language arts program and is embedded with a science theme.
Students will be reading and writing using informational text as well as reporting on the life cycle of the butterfly and facts about a butterfly.
1. Informational Text on the Life Cycle
Mini Book on the life cycle
Cut and Paste Life Cycle
Writing about the Life Cycle...Pre write activities and pages for final copies
Vocabulary Cards for posting
Ideas for researching and reporting on the butterfly's life cycle
2. Butterfly Literature
Reading Response Pages for...
I Wish I Were A Butterfly
Monarch Butterfly by Gail Gibbons
Waiting for Wings
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
3. Word Work
Making Words (butterflies, metamorphosis)
4. Reader's Theater
A wonderful story about a little seed that goes from a tiny caterpillar to a beautiful butterfly.
Pictures for making headbands for character identification
I think this packet will prove useful in your classroom as it is aligned with the Common Core Standards and provides activities that support building literacy with a science theme.