This packet has 120 printable handouts to bring wildlife safely into your classroom: butterflies and caterpillars, tarantulas and spiders, ants and aphids, grasshoppers and ladybugs, dragonflies and damselflies, honeybees and wasps, bugs and beetles, flies and roly-polies, centipedes and millipedes, assassin bugs and bed bugs, cockroaches and mosquitoes, snails and their shells.
Students will work on a variety of activities: Word search, Unscramble, HangSpider (like hangman), Writing stories, Flashcards, Quizzes, Describing, Listing, Cloze paragraphs, Fill-in-the-blank, Antonyms, Similes, Comparative and Superlative Adjectives, Prepositional phrases, Nouns, Dialogue, Simple sentences, Compound sentences, Complex sentences, Writing Questions, Word puzzlers, Problem-solving, Multiplication, Division, Nature photos, and more…
Common Core ELA Standards: RI.2.7 and RI.3.7 and L.2.4b and L.3.1b and L.3.1i and L.3.4b and L.4.1e and L.4.5b and L.4.5c and L.5.5a and L.5.5c and W.2.3 and W.3.3b and W.4.3 and W.5.3 and Math.3.OA.7
Take a look at the Preview to see a few sample pages.
If you would like more on insects and other bugs, here are several others you may like:
Comparing Bugs and Me
Internet Research: Insects, Bugs & Spiders
Describing Butterflies, Bees & Birds
Descriptive Writing: Butterflies, Birds, Bees and more
Emergency Lesson Plans: Butterflies and other Insects
Insects and Spiders
Writing about Wildlife