Insects: A Research and Writing Project PLUS Centers!

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This insect research project is designed to make research and writing developmentally appropriate and engaging for students. This resource contains everything you need to create anchor charts, graphic organizers, student research journals, and centers to conduct an insect research project in your classroom.

Insects included: ants, mosquitoes, dragonflies, fireflies, praying mantis, flies, beetles, and ladybugs


  • Schema/KWL Charts
  • Can/Have/Are Charts
  • Live/Eat Charts
  • Parts of an Insect Diagrams
  • True/False Sort
  • Insect/Not an Insect Sort
  • Writing
  • Engineer an Insect

12 Blackline Math and Literacy Centers:

  • Ten Frame Matching (to 20)
  • Number Order (to 100)
  • Addition to 10
  • Subtraction to 10
  • Place Value Spin (to 20)
  • CVC Word Matching
  • CVC-E Word Matching
  • Write the Room
  • Blends Matching and Sorting
  • Digraph Matching and Sorting
  • Middle Sounds Matching
  • Ending Sounds Matching

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Total Pages
190 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is...).
Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
With prompting and support, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.


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