Activities include: drawing, labelling, measuring (non-standard, millimetres, centimetres), observing and documenting, completing the life cycle, writing, designing a habitat, creating an acrostic poem, life stages flip book, creating an "I wonder" statement and researching the answer (and more). It also includes several graphic organizers used to describe each life cycle stage - as well as observation inquiries (to be used with the naked eye or using a microscope such as the Zoomy).
If you missed caterpillar season and still want a taste of this package, check out my simple Science Inquiry Observation Sheets for Students.
The KWL chart has a full page for each section to accommodate large printers, drawers, and students with a wealth of knowledge and connections and ability to communicate them.
Writing portions include the following versions for differentiation:
- primary printing lines with dotted sentence starters
- regular lines with dotted sentence starters
- primary printing lines
- plain printing lines
This package also includes 8 words for your word wall (with an orange background).
Read my blog post about how I began my inquiry unit and this blog post about looking closely, activating prior knowledge, and "I wonder" statements!
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Check out my Growth and Changes in Animals Writing Prompts