Lois Ehlert does not disappoint her fans with her book, Waiting for Wings. It is a beautifully illustrated rhyming book which follows the life cycle of 4 of the more common butterflies. Butterfly and flower facts are included as a separate section at the back of the book along with directions for planting a butterfly garden.
Depending upon the level of your students the book may be used as a read aloud or in small group reading instruction. The items in this packet can be used in more than one way. Some can be used as classwork, homework, or center work. The amount of time needed to complete this packet depends on the ability of your students and the number of items you choose and how you choose to use them.
The included skills are listed below:
•Inside/Outside Circles graphic organizer
•Life Cycle of a Butterfly graphic organizer
•Author’s Purpose graphic organizer
•Waiting for Wings Syllable Sort learning center activity and record sheet
•Venn Diagram Comparing Butterflies and Moths graphic organizer
•Butterfly Research graphic organizer
•Butterfly Report printable
•Acrostic Butterfly Poem Template
•Sequencing Cut and Paste Foldable
There are worksheets, printables, graphic organizers, foldables, and a center activity with record sheet.
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