This reader contains informational text about bees, pollination and why we need them. The reader is nonfictional, to the point and easy to read. The reader covers facts about bees, life cycle, pollination, endangerment of the species, consequences and how humans can help. Print out large copies to use as bulletin boards or posters in your classroom!
The reader is suitable for 2nd and 3rd grade, in addition to use in intervention situations. Vocabulary cards and reading response page are included. The file format is PDF. Note: For a black and white version, simply print the reader in grey scale from your printer settings.
This reader is a part of the Bees and Pollination Unit!
Content in the reader
★ Bee facts
★ What is pollination?
★ Anther/stigma poster
★ Why are bees so important?
★ Poster of crops that would disappear without bees
★ Why do bees transport pollen?
★ The anatomy of a bee
★ Compound eyes
★ Queen bees
★ Honey bee life cycle
★ Worker bees
★ Beekeeping, protection and products
★ Endangered species
★ Bee Highway
★ What can you do?
★ Reading response page
The vocabulary cards come in three types:
→ image + word + definition
→ image + word
This opens up for a wide variety of uses, for example as a vocabulary center. The words included are: bee, insects, pollen, nectar, honey, pollinator, flowers, beeswax, honeycomb, nest, hive, colony, insect housing, anatomy, ecosystem, species, insecticide, pesticide, beekeeping, sprout and seed.
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