PARCC like assessments! Butterfly and Frog Life Cycle Reading Informational Text: Science Articles will help your students learn about life cycles, while also helping to prepare them for standardized testing- PARCC. Reading, Writing, and Science are all integrated into this product. There are two informational science articles, one about butterfly life cycles and the other about frog life cycles. There are annotating worksheets with each article, so students can analyze the passages. There is also a Venn Diagram where students can compare and contrast the two animals they learned about in the two passages. There are also life cycle questions on these worksheets. Included is a life cycle poster and a life cycle matching worksheet for both animals . There is also an assessment with PARCC like questions for each passage. KEY INCLUDED FOR ASSESSMENT! There is a writing prompt where students will compare and contrast the life cycle of a butterfly and the life cycle of a frog.
There are also three writing prompts- one narrative, one opinion, and one informative. There is also a sheet of lined paper with a border. Lastly, there are two writing crafts included- one butterfly craft and one frog craft. Students can decide to make a butterfly or frog with which to frame their writing. WRITING CHECKLISTS and RUBRICS INCLUDED for the three writing prompts!
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