Intro to Insects! Vocab, graphic organizers, and lessons

Grade Levels
1st - 2nd
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I made this file to fill in a few gaps in my own second graders' learning. It is meant to serve as an introduction to metamorphosis, life cycles, parts of an insect, and insect behaviors. Perfect for sparking prior knowledge!

page 3-Visual Vocabulary cards
page 6-two life cycle displays (incomplete and complete metamorphosis)
page 8-body parts visual vocabulary cards
page 14-labeling parts of a beetle and mealworm
page 18-playing dress up for another way to see function of different body parts
page 19-observing activities with recording sheets-multiple levels for different writers and background knowledge
page 25-using gummy worms for comparing
page 28-incomplete metamorphosis activity with sponge grow animals
page 31-interactive metamorphosis booklet
page 36-graphic organizers including KWL, tree maps, flow maps, find the insects (insect vs. arachnid), double bubble, and bubble maps
Please see the preview for a look at the entire product!
Note that I used illustrated clipart so not every insect is scientifically accurate
Happy Learning!
Total Pages
50 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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