The Insects Are Hungry - Emergent Reader (English & Spanish)

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the Spanglish Senorita
Grade Levels
PreK - 2nd
Formats Included
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60 pages
the Spanglish Senorita


This Bilingual Easy Reader "The Insects Are Hungry?" and "Los Insectos Tienen Hambre" is perfect for teaching beginner readers about Insects and Food vocabulary and beginning reader concepts!

This Bilingual Easy Reader Book about insects and food was created to engage and build confidence in our emerging readers, while helping to practice sight words, one-to-one word correspondence and basic primary level instructional standards.

What is included? There are four versions of this book included.

  1. A teacher version in color. (English & Spanish)
  2. Student black line to color, and save on ink. (English & Spanish)

How to use this book?

  • Guided Reading Groups & Small Groups - Use this book as a tool for guided reading practice in the classroom with assistance from instructor.
  • Whole Group Read Aloud - Display the book onto a projector and model reading the book as a whole group read aloud.
  • Additional Practice / Homework: Print and send book home with students to allow students access to books at home, and for additional practice.

Suggested Guided Reading Level: C

  1. Repetition: This book does not have a clear pattern, and requires decoding skills from early readers.
  2. Short Syllables: This book contains very simple text with varying levels of complex syllables. It contains past tense verbs such as "they ate" "comió" and "comieron."
  3. Basic Level Introduction: This book follows a similar story line to the Very Hungry Caterpillar, while also containing easy to read text.

Sight Words:

- Estos | These

- tiene | have

- una | one

- dos | two

- tres | three

- mucha | very & a lot

Vocabulary Words:

- insecto | insect

- hoja | leaf

- manzanas | apples

- peras | pears

- tomates | tomatos

- comida basura | junk food

- sueño | sleepy

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Terms & Conditions: This product contains a single user license. If you wish to share this book with others, please purchase additional licenses as the copyright to this book belongs to The Spanglish Señorita. If you have any questions regarding this product or others, please contact me via the Contact Seller forum on my Teachers Pay Teachers site.

Online Learning: During these unpredictable times, you have permission to distribute these books in an online format to your parents & students only for educational purposes. It is my hope that my materials will continue to provide your students and families with opportunities to learn.

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Total Pages
60 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page by page.
Understand that words are separated by spaces in print.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.


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