This unit contains a variety of first grade common core activities focused on the month of May. There is a nonfiction story about butterflies, with a number of related comprehension, close reading and vocabulary activities. Students will enjoy editing sentences for conventions, following drawing directions, illustrating butterfly vocabulary and showing their knowledge of long and short vowels. A number of math activities focused on clocks, adding three numerals, interpreting a graph and printing to 120 are also included. In addition there is a butterfly poem, and several special opportunities to write about butterflies. Students will love working on target skills while they enjoy this timely unit.