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4th - 7th, Homeschool
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Kids' Wings brings you terrific literature guides for 3 Awesome, Beautifully Illustrated Science books:





"Once, I jumped when a piece of wood hopped from under my feet
and turned into a toad, unlike any I had seen before." Nic Bishop

So, you think you know a lot about frogs, do you? Well, get ready for a BIG surprise! There are some things you probably don't know! When you read Nic Bishop Frogs, you will discover the answers to lots of questions like:

What is the difference between frogs and toads?
How many more bones do you have than a frog? Which bones are missing in frogs?
How do green-eyed tree frogs climb trees?
Where are frogs' ears?
How do frogs use their eyes in other ways than in seeing?
Which frogs are poisonous?
Which frog can jump the longest distance?
How do frogs survive in dry places?
Can frogs freeze and survive?
Can you name three ways that frogs breathe in their lifetimes?
What remarkable things does a strawberry dart poison frog do to protect its tadpoles?

Absolutely amazing photographs and descriptions of a menagerie of frogs will delight readers of all ages!

The Kids Wings literature guide for Nic Bishop Frogs comes to you in both PowerPoint and PDF formats and includes these activities:

Getting Ready to Read Nonfiction: Pretest

Discussion Cards

Crossword Puzzle

Readers’ Theater Introduction

Readers Theater--Froggy Facts

Map Study

Note Taking

Complete the Picture

Multiple Choice Comprehension Activities, 2 pages

Frog Research: Learn More About Frogs



Scientist/Photographer/Writer Nic Bishop loves spiders! He goes on expeditions in search of them! He even raises them at home! Now he is sharing what he has seen and learned from his eight-legged friends in a book he wrote!

Do you know how which spider is the biggest?
What can all spiders do that insects cannot do?
Do you think any spiders have wings?
How many parts does a spider's body have?
If you were a spider, how would you eat your prey?

Nic Bishop will tell you answers to these and other questions you might have about spiders. He answers you in his photographs and his story!

The Kids Wings Literature Guide comes to you in both PowerPoint and PDF formats for ease and excellence in Printing and Projection! The Spider Activities include:

he 19-page Kids' Wings Unit for Nic Bishop Spiders includes:

Getting Ready to Read Nonfiction

Readers' Theater

Crossword Puzzle

Discussion Cards

Multiple Choice Comprehension


Spider Research

My Spider Story

Editing and Revising a Letter to a Parent

Label the Spider Parts

Draw a Fictional Spider

Write a Letter to Nic Bishop

Bug Fun

Logic Puzzle

Answer Pages



What do you know about butterflies and moths? Do you know which one
~ is secretive?
~ has an organ called an osmeterium for protection?
~ has a fatter body?
~ are so tiny you need a magnifying glass to see it?
~ drinks blood?
~ doesn't have a mouth?
~ makes a clicking noise to confuse bats?
~ has a knob on the ends of its antennae?

All these questions and many more are answered in Nic Bishop's Butterflies and Moths. Gorgeous full page and even four-page fold-out photographs will add to touch your heart, your knowledge, and put you in awe of nature's most beautiful and unusual creatures.

The Kids Wings Unit for Nic Bishop Butterflies and Moths comes to you in both PowerPoint and contains these activities:
Getting Ready to Read Nonfiction: Pretest
Readers Theater Script: Metamorphosis
Discussion Cards
Crossword Puzzle
Butterfly or Moth?
Start with a Butterfly
Multiple Choice Comprehension
Answer Keys


PLEASE NOTE: Kids Wings materials are written by highly experienced master teachers and librarians. We hire professional proof readers who are also master educators. We do our best to be sure each of our literature guides is top quality and error free, and classroom tested, but if you think we can do better, we welcome your input. If you find an error in our materials, please email us at so we can make corrections. After it is revised, we will invite you to download a newly polished copy and will probably attach a surprise to our reply as a thank-you!

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Total Pages
40 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 months
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