This is a science unit about insects, plants, and trees that your students will never forget! Included in this packet are arts integration ideas and activities that get you and your students out of the classroom to experience all nature has to offer!
The contents of this mini-unit are listed below:
Anchor Charts: Parts of an Insect, Insect Information, Butterfly Life Cycle, Ladybug Life Cycle, Plant Life Cycle, Plant’s Needs, Parts of a Plant
Nature Scavenger Hunt: Teacher directions and checklist for students
Butterfly Life Cycle: Sequence and Match cards with numbers, pictures, and words
Plant Life Cycle: Sequence and Match cards with numbers, pictures, and words
Ladybug Life Cycle: Sequence and Match cards numbers, pictures, and words
Nature Word Wall: 39 words to introduce your students to new vocabulary
Nature Walk Activity and Recording Sheets for students to write about or draw what they observe on their walk
Investigative Report: Let students’ research and answer questions like: What is the largest insect? How do insects hear? Also included is a recording sheet
Insect Collection Booklet: Cover and pages to put their insect and describe it
Leaf Collection Booklet: Cover and pages to put their leaf and describe it
Insect I Have…Who Has Game
Ready Reports: Let your students choose an insect and research it! A fun recording sheet to write down all the cool facts they find is included! There is also one for flowers.
Insect Graphic Organizers: B/W and COLOR
Can, Have, Are Organizers for ants, bees, butterflies, caterpillars, dragonflies, grasshoppers, ladybugs, mosquitoes, and spiders
Double Bubble Map (Compare and Contrast) for Butterfly and Moth
Double Bubble Map (Compare and Contrast) for Coniferous Trees and Deciduous Trees
Tree Map for Plants We Eat
Hope you enjoy all this mini-unit has to offer!!