Butterfly Life Cycle Step-by-Step Lesson Plans and Templates on How to Write Informational Text!
Copy lesson plans, and student templates on regular copy paper. Posters may be copied on cardstock and laminated so they will last longer.
Resource Includes the Following:
✷ Lesson Plans
✷ Guided Practice, Independent Practice & Assessment
✷ Literature List Suggestions
✷ 6 Traits Writing Posters
✷ Organizational Chart Example
✷ Finished Book Example
✷ Organizational Writing Chart
✷ Booklet Template
✷ Student Assessment Rubric
✷ Teacher Assessment Rubric
Includes the following: Objectives, CCSS, Timeline, Materials, Opening (who, what , when & how) , Model, Guided Practice, Independent Practice & Assessment. Unit taught covered our common core standards for informational text writing along with some of our science standards.
Literature List Suggestions:
List of books to read or use as research about butterflies.
6 Traits Writing Posters (Classroom & Individual Student):
Classroom poster and student poster used as a reference to how writing is done using the 6 Traits.
Finished Organizational Chart:
Example of how to fill out organizational chart with students. You can make a copy of student chart and show students how to fill out chart step by step.
Example of how a finished student booklet would look. You can show students using this example what expectations are for this informational writing piece.
Organizational Writing Chart:
Student Nonfiction organization chart to use as a prewriting exercise to their writing the actual Butterfly Life Cycle booklet.
Booklet Template (Cover and Individual Pages):
Student Butterfly Life Cycle booklet for students to write their text on. Children will make a life cycle of a butterfly book using an organizational writing chart to use for their final book copy. Their informational book will include the following text features: headings, diagram with labels, & graph. Books will be assessed by both student and teacher and may be read to classmates, younger students & buddies.
Student Assessment Rubric:
Students self-assess their own writing piece when finished using this rubric.
Teacher Assessment Rubric (2 types):
Teacher assessment rubric to assess students final Life Cycle of a Butterfly booklet. Two types are provided depending on your students age and ability level.
Students learn to write informational text about the life cycle of the butterfly with this step-by-step lesson plan!
► Writing Informational Text: 4 Units & Lessons
► Seasons: Informational Text Writing
► Butterflies: Activities & Centers