This thematic unit on insects is an all inclusive resource for the early primary classroom or upper primary ELL newcomers. This unit will help you infuse the insect theme into all subject areas across the primary curriculum. Your children will learn science content concepts about insects through math activities, writing, poetry, scientist notebooks, scientific observations, and art projects. They will increase language proficiency over the four domains of reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Teaching points, lesson ideas, and trade book suggestions are presented for your teaching needs. Enjoy teaching about insects with this beautifully designed and illustrated product.The activities and printables are differentiated to attend to the various proficiency levels represented in your classroom. You will find items that are designed for students who are on levels entering to bridging and pre-k to beginning second grade. All the items attend to rigor in the presentation of the unit's concepts and vocabulary but are presented on various proficiency levels that can comprehended by your diverse classroom population. Items are offered in color and black and white. Here are some of the items in this product:
The following items are some of the resources found in this unit.
-A detailed framework to help you plan this unit
-Butterfly life cycle poem book
-Bee concept poem and activity
-Seven different insect math activities
-Butterfly life cycle activity
-Scientist notebook for insects
-Scientist notebook for butterflies
-Insect word book
-Butterfly word book
-Ladybug Art Project
-Butterfly life cycle art projects
-Ladybug poem and activity
-Spider poem and activity
-Writer’s workshop prompt for insects
-Writer’s workshop prompt for butterflies
-Insects and Bugs Vocabulary Cards
-Ladybug life cycle and activities
-Silkworm life cycle and activities
-Earthworm life cycle and activities
-Bee life cycle and activities
-and more! over 150 slides!
***This unit includes my BUTTERFLY unit as well!!!***
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