This product can be used with any text about the butterfly life cycle! Students can read the text, use the included graphic organizer to record information about all 4 stages of the butterfly life cycle, and then use their graphic organizer to write a 4 paragraph informative essay using the writing template provided. The graphic organizer focuses on the skill of finding the main idea and supporting details about each stage of the butterfly life cycle. The writing template enables students to write an organized 4 paragraph essay which includes an introduction statement (bold beginning), details about each stage, and a closing statement (exciting ending). It also requires students to use transition words in each paragraph. Symbols are also included on the writing template as a helpful tool for students to remember a 2-finger indent to begin each paragraph as well as commas after each transition word. This product is perfect for guided reading groups and literacy/science centers!
This product includes:
-a graphic organizer (main idea & supporting details)
-a writing task cover page
-a writing template
-a transition word reference sheet
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