Life Cycle of a Chicken

Sheila Melton
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Your students will think you're egg-cellent when you introduce these Life Cycle of a Chicken sorting picture cards, printables and activities!

Over 60 pages in all! This is a great addition to your Life Cycle curriculum and will add discovery and excitement to your Science Center!

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Be sure to check out my other Life Cycle units!


Life Cycle of a Frog

Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Life Cycle of a Ladybug

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The Life Cycle of a Chicken unit includes:

**Life Cycle of a Chicken Real Picture Sorting Cards:

A great addition to your science center! Students can put the life cycle stages in order and complete any one of the included printables. Sorting cards come in two versions, real-life chicken life cycle pictures and realistic clip art pictures. Both sets come with and without picture labels. Also includes full-size, color life cycle poster that could be used as a reference in your science center (2 versions), black and white life cycle stages student printable for science journals, sorting header cards (2 versions) and life cycle arrows for sequencing the stages.

**Chicken Life Cycle Classroom and Student Books:

2 versions of the life cycle book are included. You can use the full-size, color version to read to your class as a whole group activity or keep it in your classroom library. The black and white student versions can be kept in their science journals or completed as an activity in the science center. You can make the student copies interactive by having students highlight, circle or box key life cycle vocabulary words with crayons, colored pencils or highlighters.

**Life Cycle of a Chicken - black and white, no-prep printables include:

Life cycle graphic organizers

Sequencing life cycle stages

KWL chart


Chicken life cycle ABC order

Label the parts of a chicken

Label the parts of an egg

Chicken life cycle flap book (2 versions, with and without labels)

Chickens vs Chicks venn diagram

Find and color chicken life cycle stages

**Life Cycle of a Chicken - black and white, no-prep writing templates and printables:

Life cycle sequencing graphic organizers (first, second, third, last)

Describe each stage of life cycle and draw a picture of it (2 versions)

Draw a picture of a chicke and a chick and describe how they are alike.

Describe the changes a chicken goes through during its life cycle

Draw a diagram of the chicken life cycle and write 3 facts you know about chickens

Chicken themed writing paper (primary and regular lined versions)

**Life Cycle of a Chicken Egg Hatching Journal and Printables:

"My Egg Observation Journal" students will love recording their daily observations in this egg-shaped journal

"What's Hatchin' Chick?" - Students draw/describe what happened when the chicks started to hatch (primary and regular lined paper)

"3 Things I learned about Hatching Chicks"

"My favorite part of hatching chicks was..."

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Sheila Melton

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