Insects and Plants

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Grade Levels
2nd - 4th
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38 pages
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Welcome to the world of insects and plants.

This 38 page resource is a perfect companion to the recently updated FOSS insects and plants unit. This unit also works as a stand alone unit.

This unit allows your class to study the importance of insects and plants, and learn how both benefit the other. In this unit students will learn how insects and plants are both part of the human food chain, and necessary for our very existence.

This unit is structured as follows:

*Notes and tips on teaching the unit for teachers.

*Student Introduction to the unit

*Detailed informational text about insects, and activities including:

Insect anatomy

Lifecycle of insects

Identifying insects versus bugs

Explanation of metamorphosis

Butterfly metamorphosis

The importance of insects

*Detailed informational text about plants, and activities including:

Parts of plants

Lifecycle of plants,

How plants and insects work together

Annual, biennial, and perennial plants


*Answer Keys

This unit includes reading, writing, and coloring activities about plants and insects. A great way to integrate science with reading and writing.

This unit can be used by itself, or become a great addition to an existing curriculum.


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Total Pages
38 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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