Insects Research Writing Unit
FREEBIE in the PREVIEW! This Insect Unit has been COMPLETELY UPDATED and has DOUBLED IN SIZE!!!! This unit is from my science-"simple research" writing unit. If you have already purchased this unit, simply go to "My Purchases" and click re-download. :o)
This unit is an excellent resource to integrate informational text (non fiction facts) with his bug books. Great for literacy and math centers!!!! It has different levels for writing templates, too!
-Over 160 PAGES of FUN!!!!!!
This Insect packet includes:
-My Insect Research Journal cover with Entomologist's name!
-Colorful title headers: Entomologist, are, help, can, study (great for whole group discussion)
-2 Who are Entomologists? Focus chart with writing and tree focus map
-I want to be an Entomologist because... (2 for leveled writing)
-KWL and use your Schema graphic organizer
-Colorful headers: Insects, are, help, can, have
-Insects Thinking/Focus bubbles and writing template
-Insects Tree focus map and writing template
-Insect Vocabulary template: compound eyes, exoskeleton, thorax, abdomen, antennae
-2 different I can compare insects- List writing
-I can compare animals: spiders and insects VENN
-3 My favorite insect is (opinion writing)-different writing templates
-Research writing booklet template. It integrates text features like: pictures, diagrams, captions, headings, a glossary, and a table of contents.
Different Insects include:
With Each insect-there are these pages:
-Handwriting page with informational text (for leveled learning)
-Edit and rewrite informational text (for leveled learning)
-Fact Writing tree focus map
-Tree focus map
-Fact Writing Chart
-Bubble focus chart to describe
-Brace focus chart focusing on insect parts
-2 "All About..." writing templates per insect (for different levels of learning)
-Opinion writing template
-For butterflies and ladybugs-Life Cycle writing template
-for ladybugs: vocabulary template
Printables with this packet: Insect themed
-create compound words
-ABC order cut and paste
-Color by sight word bugs picture with: to, are, they, in, was, like, go, for, am
-Color by sight word with "entomologists: went, if, because, there, saw, with, am, can
-Caterpillar Math measuring recording sheet
-Caterpillar Measuring cards
-Cross Method 10 more/ 10 less/ 1 more/1 less with 120's chart
-Roll and COLOR and/or Roll and Cover-one you can copy for students and one you can copy-laminate for students (to use less paper) adding doubles
-Recording Sheet Roll and Cover (adding doubles)
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