Butterfly Life Cycle: Informational Text Writing

Butterfly Life Cycle:  Informational Text Writing
Butterfly Life Cycle:  Informational Text Writing
Butterfly Life Cycle:  Informational Text Writing
Butterfly Life Cycle:  Informational Text Writing
Butterfly Life Cycle:  Informational Text Writing
Butterfly Life Cycle:  Informational Text Writing
Butterfly Life Cycle:  Informational Text Writing
Butterfly Life Cycle:  Informational Text Writing
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Butterfly Life Cycle Step-by-Step Lesson Plans and Templates on How to Write Informational Text!


Resource Prep: 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


Resource Description:

Lesson Plan: 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.

Finished Book: 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!



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Total Pages
33 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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