Butterfly release day lessons!, Can also be used as a fun spring mini unit! Includes 3-D triorama of butterfly life-cucle, perfect end of unit project! Lessons provided in persuasive butterfly writing, narrative butterfly writing, and informative butterfly writing. Includes butterfly themed activities for Math , ELA, science, social studies
TRIORAMA -label life-cycle 1st, cut words and glue with correct picture. Follow directions on separate tri-orama directions sheet
POETRY The Caterpillar By: Christina Rosetti
Read 2X for fluency practice. Complete the attached parts of speech paper. How many nouns can you find? How many verbs can you find? How many adjectives can you find?
CATERPILLAR TO BUTTERFLY PARTS OF SPEECH POEM Students create a poem which starts with the word Caterpillar and ends with Butterfly. Prompts for which part of speech to write is labeled below each Final copy included. Makes a great bulletin board display ! Use the My Butterfly or My Caterpillar brainstorming sheets to gather ideas before writing
MY BUTTERFLY or MY CATERPILLAR brainstorming sheets to gather ideas before writing Have students brainstorm how many nouns, verbs,
ABC ORDER- put the words from The Caterpillar poem in ABC order.2 versions order by 1st letter and order to 2nd letter
INFORMATIVE WRITING Complete the research poster on the Monarch butterfly. I enlarge this For younger kiddos. This can be used to take notes on or as the final copy, This makes.a great hallway display!
PERSUASIVE WRITING Prompt given, Butterflies are important helpers in nature. Students are provided with graphic organizer (differentiated) and writing paper (2 styles). Students Should read “Natures Helpers” first.
NARRATIVE WRITING predesigned setting, students add characters from the provided
strip of characters. One idea is to instruct students to provide a problem, solution and at least 2 characters from the strip.
KWL-Butterfly shaped KWL to tract information what you already Know, Want to know and Learned about butterflies, 2 versions: Lined and unlined
COLOR BY NUMBER Follow the color code- place value
TIME TO THE HOUR Color Word Clocks :Color the clock for each time word. Read the color code.
TIME TO THE HALF HOUR Read the analog clock and write the digital time below,
TIME TO QUARTER HOUR Clock Color- Read the time to the Quarter hour on the clock, color one of the three choices provided.
SUBTRACTION Horizontal Subtraction, 25 problems per page
Mix- horizontal and verticals with missing subtrahend and minuend
GLOBAL BUTTERFLY–How to say the word butterfly around the world. Look up the countries on the globe