This resource is a great way to practice a variety of reading skills while still learning about butterflies! This resource combines 5 of my butterfly reading products, and it covers main idea, context clues, text features, and comparing and contrasting. Some fun, ready-to-use culminating activities are also included!
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This resource allows students to improve their knowledge of text features while also learning about butterflies! This makes a great text feature spring activity.
This resource includes:
-a nonfiction passage about a monarch butterfly's life cycle in which students have to add text features to support the text
-a diagram of a butterfly's life cycle (for students to fill in)
-a writing assignment where students write a nonfiction article about butterflies, and include their own text features to support their text
This is a great resource to practice text features while studying about butterflies in the spring!
This resource helps students practice comparing and contrasting while learning about butterflies! Students read an informational reading passage comparing butterflies to moths and complete a Venn Diagram. Students also use a writing frame and information about Monarch Butterflies and Painted Lady Butterflies to write a short compare and contrast essay.
Included in this butterfly compare and contrast resource is:
-pictures of a butterfly and moth for students to compare and contrast
-a reading passage comparing butterflies and moths
-a venn diagram for students to compare butterflies and moths
-a venn diagram that compares monarch butterflies to painted lady butterflies
-a writing frame for students to write a compare and contrast passage comparing monarch and painted lady butterflies
-butterfly writing paper
These 20 task cards help students practice context clues while learning vocabulary related to butterflies. Students must read each task card and determine the meaning of a butterfly-related word using the context clues. The following is included:
-20 task cards using butterfly related vocabulary
-1 answer sheet
-1 differentiated option
-1 answer key
Have students practice main idea skills while reading about butterfly topics. This is a great way to practice ela skills while completing a butterfly unit.
Main idea is practiced in a variety of ways, including:
-determining supporting details when given a main idea
-determining the main idea when given supporting details
-coming up with appropriate titles on paragraphs about caterpillars
-crossing out details that do not belong in paragraphs about butterflies
-determining the main idea and supporting details of a short paragraph about unusual butterflies
An answer key is also included.
This resource contains 8 ready-to-use butterfly worksheets, including:
-a butterfly acrostic poem
-a butterfly themed Find Somebody Who
-a word search
-an A-Z reflection
-a venn diagram to compare butterflies to caterpillars
-a writing activity using butterfly vocabulary
-a making words activity
-a "Find the Fib" activity
These activities make a fun butterfly review or can be used as butterfly centers.
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Kalena Baker, Teaching Made Practical