Non-Fiction Reading: Alien Invaders: Gypsy Moths - a CCSS aligned activity

Grade Levels
7th - 12th
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Invasive species. Such an enormous problem! Reading for information. Such an important skill!

Engage your students with this interesting and informative article based on scientific information about the gypsy moth and its caterpillar.

Activities to accompany this one-page article include:
Defining relevant vocabulary
Mapping the spread of the invasive species
Labeling the life cycle of an insect
Finding the main idea
Supporting the main idea with details from the reading
Summarizing important facts

Answer key included.

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