Insects Informational Text | All About Insects

Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd
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55 pages
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Engage your students in insects nonfiction informational text passages that are high interest! All About Insects includes: bees, grasshoppers, lightning bugs, dragonflies, and ants!

What's Included:

The comprehension pages are aligned to Common Core Standards and focus on a variety of skills:

•Main Idea and Details

• Answering who, what, where, when, why and how questions

•Meaning of Words

•Using Text Features

•Using Images to Clarify Text

•Comparing and Contrasting

•Point of View

There is a variety of ways to check for understanding. Many of these require students to write their answers and thoughts, giving students opportunities to write about their learning.

•Text-Based Questions

•Text-Dependent Questions

•Comprehension Sketches (Inferencing)

•Open-Ended Response Question (Requiring Evidence-Based Answers)

•Culminating Performance Task

In the Culminating Performance Task, students will advise a friend on what to keep in mind when building an insect-friendly garden. They will apply what they've learned about insects to give convincing advice.

Your students will love the Trading Cards that are included Each insect has 6 trading cards with a fun fact about the insect. There are a total of 30 cards for students to collect and trade! I've included instructions and ideas on how to use the trading cards.

Each insect has 4 comprehension pages that can be used with collaborative groups or partners, guided instruction, whole class, or at centers.


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