This lesson supports the common core standard:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.2Write informative/explanatory texts in which students introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
It includes reading material written on a 2nd grade level. The content can be used for a high achieving 1st grader or a struggling 3rd grader.
Complete lesson plan and black line masters are included.
Links to More Balanced Literacy Lessons
Life of a Ladybug
Life Cycle of a Frog