Engage your kindergarten and first graders as they learn all about fireflies using any book or resource you have in your classroom! Your students can read emergent readers and respond, create a life cycle wheel, and even read a favorite firefly story with the included freebie.
This bundle includes:
Your students will love the variety of choices to show what they have learned after researching about fireflies. This firefly resource is perfect to use with your summer or bug and insect unit! With a life cycle wheel, cut and glue booklet, graphic organizer and more, you can choose the materials just right for your kindergarten, first grade or second graders. This resource makes a great companion to any book or video you have access too about the life cycle of the firefly!
This resource includes:
Firefly Life Cycle and Research Companion
*Vocabulary or word wall cards
*full color 1/4 page life cycle pictures and word cards (great for modeling or group work)
*Writing pages (2 line sizes)
*Flippable KWL activity (2 versions)
*2 cut and glue life cycle activities
*cut and glue (or draw and write) life cycle booklet
*label a firefly scene
Firefly Differentiated Emergent Reader
Build fluency and comprehension as your kindergarten or first graders read this firefly life cycle reader. It's differentiated in three different levels to meet the needs of your class! The included firefly vocabulary word cards are great for a word wall, matching, or to support written response! There are three basic response type follow up activities including scrambled sentences, cut and paste sequencing, and an opinion response. Learning about lightning bugs or fireflies is a great end of the year activity, beginning of the year activity, or even a summer practice activity!
3 levels of 1 emergent reader (4 reading pages per version)
2 scrambled sentences
1 half page cut and paste sequencing
1 opinion response
As well as my freebie for
How to Survive as a Firefly
These activities are designed to be used as a companion to How to Survive as a Firefly by Kristen Foote.
This freebie includes an anticipation guide to use before and after reading the book How to Survive as a Firefly.
It also includes a follow up comprehension activity, where student identify important words, things they have learned, and then one wondering question.
(This resource has images created by Erica Salcedo are used with permission from The Innovation Press.