Ladybug Life Cycle STEM & Craft Ladybugs

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1st - 2nd, Homeschool
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Learn about the life cycle of ladybugs and the needs during each stage. Engineering design comes into play when students apply their knowledge to design a model habitat for a ladybug.

This lesson has a hands on activity, data collection, craft, and STEM challenge.

Lapbook Pieces include:

♥Spotting Observations

♥KWL Chart

♥Label the Insect Parts Flower

♥Life Cycle Stem

♥Needs Tabs

♥Vocabulary Cards and Pocket

♥ Writing Pages and Thinking Map

STEM Design includes:

♥Optional Take Home Instructions

♥Student Checklist

♥Example of Ladybug Habitat with Pictures

♥Planning Map

♥Ladybug Piece

This lesson takes approximately one week. Safety tips, Common Core connections, teacher tips, and enrichment is provided in the 5E lesson plan. Each day is full of detailed plans, so all you will need to do is copy and paste into your lesson plans!

Please download the preview to view the Lapbook and STEM challenge.


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Total Pages
41 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is...).
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.


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