This resource provides you with a complete unit for studying the Life Cycle of a Butterfly. This unit includes an observation book, butterfly life cycle wheel, a four page nonfiction passage for Close Reading, Close Reading strategies, 15 interactive notebook flaps and folds, Text Dependent Comprehension pages, Writing Prompts, a True False Sort, and more.
This unit is aligned with CCSS on reading and writing informational text for 3rd grade.
It is also aligned with NGSS Life Science standards for 3rd Grade.
Science topics addressed include:
Diversity between species
Nonfiction Reading and Writing Skills addressed include:
Main Idea and supporting details
How graphics support the text
Answering text dependent comprehension questions
Paragraph writing: descriptive and informative
See my other resources:
3rd Grade Science Lesson Bundle
Properties of Water Unit
Starter Set of Flaps and Folds