Turn your students into fact and fiction experts in this book study companion unit for "Charlie the Caterpillar" by Dom De Luise. Kids will especially love "A Datapillar is Born", a fun activity that will have them gathering facts and making colorful Caterpillar Datapillars to brighten up the classroom!
Also included in this unit: "Fiction Prediction" (pre-reading questions), "Sorry, Charlie!" (post-reading discussion), "Where's the Word?" (word search), "The Sequel" (writing a story), "Fact and Fiction" (nonfiction and fiction books), "Just the Facts" (more Datapillars that can be made for any nonfiction topic, all year long!), and adorable bookmarks. Student worksheets come in color and black and white.
"Charlie the Caterpillar" is a charming story about friendship and inner beauty and a great read-aloud for any time of the school year. Some of the activities in this unit can be adapted for other fictional caterpillar/butterfly stories.